Sportsman in Spotlight for Canada Day Weekend Event

Sportsman Racing Series Returns to Cayuga Dragway for Big Canada Day Spectacular Race Weekend…..Stefko Racing Super Gas competitors gear up for first weekend of season…

Bracket Race competitors in the DSE Automotive Sportsman Racing Series will trek towards legendary Cayuga Dragway this weekend for the second annual Canada Day Spectacular. The two-day event will represent points races number Three and Four in the chase for a share of the $14,500 Sportsman Racing Series year end purse.

The Canada Day Spectacular also highlights the return of the Stefko Racing Engines Super Gas Category for the 2013 season, which brings with it a new guaranteed purse and special Qualifier awards for both Saturday and Sunday’s #1 qualifiers. Thanks to John Stefko and Stefko Racing Engines, racers in the 9.90 index class can look forward to racing for atleast  $500 to win and $200 to Runner-up with the purse going up to $600 to win and $300 to runner  and $120 semi Finals at a minimum of nine cars.

 Located east of Toronto in Stouffville Ontario, Stefko Racing Engines (SRE) is Ontario’s “go-to” race engine builder. The core of the business is the efficient delivery of power and performance to your drivetrain. SRE will discuss your goals, analyse your needs and recommend the best solution to help you achieve those goals. Stefko Racing Engines boasts an accomplished list of satisfied customers, one of whom being Joe and Robin Ferrari who are the 2012 Grand Bend IHRA Mopar Nitro Jam Super Rod Champions.

Fans and Racers can expect to see Cayuga Dragway gates open on Friday June 28th at 6:30 pm for weekend parking and the Friday night “Take it to the Track” Test and Tune Program. Gates will re-open at 9am both Saturday and Sunday with Time Trials/Qualifying slated to start at 11am.

For those family members and fans who cannot attend the race a live streaming video/video feed with round by round racing results can be found at

Complete Event Schedule and more information on the DSE Sportsman Racing Series can be found at

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About the DSE Automotive Sportsman Racing Series
The DSE Sportsman Racing series was created at the end of the 2011 racing season as a way to promote grassroots level sportsman drag racing in Southern Ontario. The series will run 12 events with fiveChampionship Sportsman classes ranging from Super/Pro and Modified, to Super/Bike & Sled, Street Eliminator and Jr. Dragster.  Super/Gas and Frantic 14 will also be featured in the series this season.
Sponsored by DSE Automotive LTD which is managed by David and Andrew Stirk in Brampton Ontario, DSE Sportsman Racing Series is dedicated to creating a competitive series for sportsman level drag racers to participate in which is fun and cost effective, while still providing an excellent racing program for fans and spectators to enjoy.

About Stefko Racing Engines
Located in Stouffville Ontario, Stefko Racing Engines is a precision machine shop specializing in custom built engines and related equipment, primarily serving the performance automobile enthusiast for over twenty-eight years. They build High Performance V8 Engines for Oval Track and Drag Racing cars while also providing engine-rebuilding services to Classic Muscle Car owners looking to restore their Engine to factory specifications or beyond. Contact John today at (905) 642 6289 or visit

 Posted by:  Andrew Stirk