Last weekend’s USDRS/Stratford Spectacular was highlight ridden – we have posted an additional taste for all that in our event photo extra…
Canada’s newest TAFC licensed racer – Lyle Williams – made some nice progress forward testing his Firebird at GBM.
The event’s pre-race ceremony (hosted by Steve Martin) included Stratford Mayor Dan Mathieson and his son Ryan, Tim McDonald (from Ideal Supply) and GBM President Paul Spriet.
Last weekend Scott Wildgust was a test driver for the promising new TS Camaro owned by Louis Ouimette (from Timmins ON)
Canadian PM stalwart Eric Latino (who had his wife Rachael with him at GBM) was the quickest of all PM cars last weekend – Q#1 at 5.983 secs.
Luis Ramundo (Welland) purges the nitrous prior to a Saturday run in TS competition.
Just how cool is this ’38 Chevy Pro-Charger powered car raced by Bob Robinson?
The Cambridge-based Lowdown Hot Rods team had a very formidable event – in fact bothers Austin and Brody Van Der Geld faced each other in the TD semi-final round!
Gary Kraus’s new “Pony Up” AA/FA from Western New York made it’s GBM debut!
The province of Quebec was extremely well represented at GBM with numerous quality racers attending – including Denis LaChance’s new Camaro Pro Mod
Al Martorino was credited with the fastest Pro Mod run in the USDRS event – hitting 243.96 mph with his potent Mustang.
Neale Armstrong’s awesome Northern Warrior Jet dragster ran very well and thrilled the crowd over the weekend.
The Billy Braggs Outlaw 10.5 category featured high quality cars – including this face off between Tony Presto (far lane) and John Carinci.
Kenny Lang towed in from Manitoba for the race and promptly qualified for the tough Shellborne Fuels PM program.
That’s Kyle Harris with his son Ryan (in car) and daughter Christina. KHR had three race cars on hand for the weekend!
Dylan Hache had his show quality TAFC Firebird at Grand Bend last weekend.
That’s Canadian Outlaw 10.5 star – Nick Agostino working on his between rounds tuneup.
The Stratford Spectacular weekend included numerous famous local vehicles making exhibition runs – including the Hishon Brothers Willys.
Needless to say – the event’s attendance was a big success story!
All photos by Bruce Biegler & Brennan Shortall