PMRA Circuit Resets after Rainout 

PMRA circuit racers + associated racing series’ have been forced into a reset mode following problems with a rather crabby Mother Nature at Cayuga last Sunday……
By:  Bruce Biegler
Following the completion of all scheduled qualifiying — the elimination rounds for the PMRA, Quick 32 Sportsman Series and the all new PBSS were forced into a holding pattern by wet weather.    Series organzier Bruce Mehlenbacher has now confimed that the Round #1 event will be completed in conjunction with the next scheduled race — June 10-12th – back at Cayuga during the track’s Extreme Mayhem Nationals.
The postponed elimination rounds will be held during that weekend, which also features the second event for the three series.

Bruce Boland ran a career quick run to earn the first PMRA pole of the season

Bruce Boland, of Hamilton, Ontario, qualified number one in the PMRA with a career best 5.953-secs 235.47-mph posting. The former champion debuted his all new supercharged 1941 Willys.
Other pole sitters when action heads back include Pete Edwards in the Top Dragster division of the Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts.  The NY-based driver posteda 6.298-second, 216.81-mph run.  Defending champion Kevin Wicke, of Stratford, Ontario, took the number one spot in Top Sportsman with his 2006 Dodge Stratus on a 6.882-second, 200.35-mph run.
John Orfanidis, of Toronto, Ontario, qualified #1 in the new PBSS series presented by Wiseco Performance Products Pro Bike side; with a 7.837-second, 171.36-mph effort on his Suzuki GSX-R.  Taking the number one qualifier in the PBSS Pro Sled division was Dave Marshall of Prescott, Ontario, running an 8.861-secs164.41-mph.
Elimination rounds for the postponed event and qualifying for second event will be blended together and run in unison on Saturday (June 11th) followed by final eliminations for the second event on Sunday.  New and existing teams will have an opportunity to time trial their entries prior to this program.
The Victoria Day PMRA series opener did include the debuts of a number of spectacular new Pro Mod cars including new Camaro entries for Jay Santos (Halton Hills ON). Eric Latino (Whitby) and John Russo (Massachusetts).

Eric Latino's stunning new Pro Mod Camaro made it's debut

    DragRaceCanada’s Photo Gallery from Cayuga’s Victoria Day Weekend can be viewed:  HERE
The Pro Modified Racing Association (PMRA),, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts, and the Bike & Sled Series (PBSS), are headlining the Extreme Mayhem Nationals event, which will include Jet Dragsters and weekend camping.
Final eliminations for the Extreme Mayhem Nationals begin with round one in the Quick 32 Sportsman Series at 11:15 a.m. (On Sunday), followed by round one in the PMRA and round one in the PBSS at 1:00 p.m.
For information about Toronto Motorsports Park in Cayuga, Ontario call (905) 772-0303 or visit online at
(Bruce Biegler Photos)