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TNT Super Series heads to St Thomas Raceway Park for two race weekend PLUS Race of Champions — Mid-point of the season sees a very tight championship battle!…

 This weekend has the country’s best sportsman racers heading to St Thomas Raceway Park in Sparta, Ontario for the second of three Canadian double-header weekends on the 2013 TNTSS schedule.

Presented by Kevin Orr Mechanical, this weekend will host two events in the 2013 Joe’s Transmission TNT Super Series, races 7 and 8 of thirteen.


Also this weekend is the Dilts Piston Hydraulics Race of Champions on Saturday night.  This is an “invitation only” FREE event – You have to be a past TNTSS event winner to qualify and there is no entry fee – and it will pay $1200 to the winner and $600 to the runner-up.

With 29 racers currently eligible to enter the ROC and one more chance with Saturday’s regular race to get in, the competition this weekend will be fierce.

“The Race of Champions is a great bonus race that will highlight the top contenders in the TNT series,” commented Ian Hill of Dilts Piston Hydraulics.  “I for one will be stationed on the finish line watching the action Saturday night!”

As an added bonus, Laurie Orr has posted two bounty awards, one for Saturday – Take out the points leader (Sam LoVetro Jr) and win $100, and one for Sunday – Take out Saturdays ROC winner and pocket $150.

Joining the Joe’s Transmission TNT Super Series this weekend will be the Can Am Stock/Super Stock Series and the PTRA along with regular bracket classes at St Thomas Raceway Park. for gate and start times.

Go to for everything you need to know about the best sportsman series in the country and for live, up-to-date information, follow the series on Twitter.



Current Dilts Piston Hydraulics Race of Champions Qualifiers

1 Dave Surmatchewski 10 5
2 Ted Barnes 5 4
3 Pete Maduri Jr 5 0
4 Jon Jablonski 4 2
5 Jamie Stoneman 4 2
6 Sam Lovetro Jr 4 1
7 Gary Kerl 3 2
8 Mark Herbold 3 1
9 Ken Jozwiak 3 0
10 Andrew Stirk 3 0
11 Bill Elekes 2 7
12 Tom Coonly 2 2
13 Paul Young 2 2
14 Joe Urbino 2 1
15 Jason Vitez 2 0
16 Chris VanBaalen 1 2
17 Harry Phelps 1 2
18 Steve McCarrick 1 1
19 Roy Lister 1 1
20 Scott Jahren 1 1
21 Gary Stowell 1 1
22 Jim Thomson 1 1
23 Marc Vezina 1 1
24 Barry Lingle 1 0
25 Rich Halleen 1 0
26 Jamie Tupper 1 0
27 Ray Martino 1 0
28 Rob Holden 1 0
29 Charlie Kenopic 1 0


About Kevin Orr Mechanical
Established in 1994, Kevin Orr Mechanical is a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning company providing service to commercial / industrial customers in and around the Greater Toronto Area. Contact them at (519) 941-2347 for all your HVAC needs.

About Dilts Piston Hydraulics

Dilts Piston Hydraulics is a full service hydraulic repair facility.  We offer sales, repair, and service calls 24/7.  At Dilts we offer full in-house repairs.  Our machine shop features multiple lathes, milling machines surface grinders and cylindrical grinders.  The pump and motor repair bay features 3 testing power units and our cylinder bay, with its dedicated crew, offer one of the quickest turn-around times for cylinder repair in the area.  The Dilts’ shop also has a small fabricating area that can work with all types of steels, stainless, aluminum or specialty type metals.  Dilts also can supply or repair custom built hydraulic power units, tube assemblies and lube systems.  Our eleven service men are ready for service calls ranging from onsite hydraulic trouble shooting to re-tubing systems.  We offer the area’s largest stock of u-cup seals and O-rings for those “fast” repairs.  Our web site can be found at .

About Joe’s Transmission

Joe Boniferro has owned and operated Joe’s Transmission Service in Niagara Falls, Ontario since 1984.  From the original single bay location, the business has progressed to a six bay, five employee automotive complex on Arthur Street.  The two storey building houses Joe’s Transmission (Commercial, Fleet and Performance Divisions) and Al’s Radiator Service.  They sell and install aftermarket high performance parts and accessories.  As a Firestone Dealer they sell and install drag racing tires.  Their specialty is building and repairing high performance transmissions.  Contact Joe and his team at (905) 374-6116 or visit them online at .

About the Joe’s Transmission TNT Super Series (TNTSS):

Since it began in 2006, the TNT Super Series has grown into one of the strongest, most competitive sportsman drag racing series in North America and has catapulted many competitors to success on the national and divisional stages.

The TNTSS is a self-governing organization with input from its teams.  Based on NHRA’s Super Street & IHRA’s Hot Rod classes, competitors run on a 10.90 index in the 1/4 mile (7.00 in the 1/8 mile) and race for a guaranteed purse that pays back more than 100% of the racer’s entry fees.  The yearend points fund provides cash & prizes to the top eight finishers and the Series Champion receives a prize package worth over $4000.00.

The TNTSS is committed to providing the highest level of competition backed by solid media support to showcase its participants across North America.  Events are contested at various drag racing facilities in southern Ontario and western New York and put on a spectacular show for the drag racing fan.

Posted by:  Lewis Robinson