Ontario’s close knit drag racing community is shocked by the news about the loss of one of it’s racers…

Joe Colavita

Giuseppe “Joe” Colavita, a long time drag racer within the Southern Ontario scene, and a participant within the Outlaw 10.5 and Top Sportsman category with his nitrous-injected Pontiac Trans-Am, lost his life under troubling circumstances, last Tuesday.

Caledon OPP have confirmed they are now investigating this case as a homicide after the 54-year old was found on a rural property just outside of Bolton Ontario.

We are encouraging anyone with any knowledge or information regarding this to immediately contact the Caledon OPP at 905-584-2241 or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS). You can also submit information online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. Being anonymous, you will not be required to testify in court and information you provide may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Everyone at DragRaceCanada offers it’s condolences to the family, friends and associates of Joe Colavita.