Nitro on for Labour Day at GBM!

Editors NoteIt seems hard to believe that the 2010 “feature” race season for Canadian drag racing is winding down already!   Southern Ontario area fans may thus wish to set their compasses for Grand Bend Motorplex over this coming Labour Day Weekend as that facility is primed to send the season off with a bang…


By:  Paul Spriet

Our second biggest event of the season – The Teamsters 879 “Thunder by the Beach” event presented by Rudy Held’s Performance Centre will once again take center stage at Grand Bend Motorplex this coming Labour day weekend (Sept 3-5th).   

Tim Boychuk will drive for Barry Paton at GBM

The event opens Friday night with an Test & Tune from 6-10pm and then really gets going on Saturday & Sunday. In addition to Grand Bends regular Thunder and Junior classes Saturday includes the “Night Of Nitro” featuring  300MPH match races between IHRA event winner – the  Paton Top Fuel Dragster (with scheduled driver Tim Boychuk)  & IHRA World Champion Dale Creasy’s Nitro Funny car, plus Prostaglia Nitro Funny Car Match races, Great Lakes Nostalgia Funny cars, Qualifying for the final PMRA Pro Mod and Napa Quick 32 races of the season , the Wheel standing Fire truck, Jet Funny car and Jet Truck runs, all capped off by an impressive Fireworks show.

Sunday will include the Grand bend classes, Eliminations in the PMRA and Napa Quick 32 programs, plus Jets, the Wheel stander and more !

Chicagoland's Dale Creasy -- a Canadian fan favorite -- will bring his nitro FC

Don’t miss your last chance to Smell the Nitro for one last time this year — at Grand Bend Motorplex this coming Labour day weekend!   Visit: for more details.