St. Thomas Dragway will host it’s largest feature event of the season this coming weekend when fast Street Cars are featured during the RPM/Lucas Oil “War in the North” event….


RPM/Lucas Oil War In the North has signed Presenting Sponsors VP Racing Fuels and Revs Full Throttle Powersports.
With St. Thomas Raceway Park already a VP Racing Fuels products track, it was a natural fit.

“RPM Magazine has always been a great partner with VP and we’re happy to come on board as Presenting Sponsor of the RPM War in the North,” said Chris Wall, VP’s Chief Marketing Officer. “Drag racing has been and always will be VP’s core business and the wild heads up racing at this event provides the perfect showcase for VP’s industry-leading race fuels. We look forward to working with RPM to support the War in the North and keep growing the sport in Canada.”

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Race Fuel Technology™, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of Tudor United SportsCar Championship, AMA Supercross, TORC: The Off Road Championship, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, Pirelli World Challenge, PDRA and Rally America, among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.

As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across the U.S. are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive™ performance chemicals; VP PowerWash™ and more. VP also markets VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing. More information is available online at, or

Serving the Powersports Industry, Revs Full Throttle Powersports was excited to be on board with the War in the North event. Revs is the top Powersports provider in Welland carrying brands such as Ski-Doo, Spyder, Can-Am, Sea-Doo, Boss and Argo. Reach out to Revs for all your Powersports needs. They are number 1 in Customer Service. Visit Butch and everyone at Revs to make an informed, quality purchase. Check out their website today at

Visit the Revs Full Throttle Powersports website today for all your Powersports needs. They have everything you need for your “off track” adventures!

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With the RPM/Lucas Oil War in the North presented by VP Racing Fuels and Revs Full Throttle Powersports just around the corner, racers are ramping up for the big weekend. With Racing Classes for pretty much everyone, the event weekend will kick off with a Drag Race School on Friday put on by Derkzen Motorsports followed by Friday night Test and Tune. Saturday brings tons of excitement with ALL classes running along with the Canadian Thunder Nationals Battle of the Jets Presented by Karbelt and Parts Pro. See Rick Kopp and Lou Periera take on the track in the daylight and then just after dark for a light and smoke show that some say is better than fireworks! Join us for our Charity BBQ supporting Easter Seals Ontario following the last passes on the track. Check out the racer schedule and the fan schedule by clicking the links here: RACER SCHEDULE, FAN SCHEDULE.

MEET JET TRUCK DRIVER RICK KOPP with his JET TRUCK set up on display from 3:00 – 6:00 pm at the St. Thomas Canadian Tire on Friday July 3rd. We will be handing out discount coupons for $5. off a day pass and $10. off a Weekend pass during those hours.

Sunday offers up the finals and trophy presentation with the crowning of the King of Real Street Outlaw along with many other racer awards.

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Posted by: Trish Biro