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Drag: NDRA Funny Cars ready to heat up the 'Hot August Nationals'


Grand Bend Motorplex in Grand Bend, Ontario once again hosts one of the largest community sponsored drag racing events in Canada. The Stratford Spectacular "Hot August Nationals" presented by Ideal Supply and NAPA Auto Parts will draw over 20,000 fans over the weekend of August 9 -11.

The three-day event will feature PMRA Pro Mods, PBSS Pro Bikes and Sleds, Quick 32 Sportsman Series, NDRA Alcohol Funny Cars, Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars and a Top Fuel Dragster that will thrill spectators pass after pass.

Right from when the gates open each day, the "Hot August Nationals" racing action will be continuous right into the night under the lights.

The National Drag Racing Association will be there with their NDRA Alcohol Funny Car Racing Series on Saturday afternoon and again on Sunday for their third event of the 2013 season.

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Along with the Alcohol F/Cs, the Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars will be on hand both days for high-caliber entertainment! Doug Cadman's Trackless Vehicle Ltd. sponsored '73 Dodge Charger; the Chi-Town Hustler is a renowned crowd favorite. Cadman will line up with Gary Kraus and his '72 Ford Mustang; the Pony Up for edge of the seat, flame belching duels of the 3,000 horsepower nitro guzzlers.

Topping off the racing program, the Stratford Spectacular "Hot August Nationals" presented by Ideal Supply and NAPA Auto Parts weekend will have added fun for racers and fans alike with vendors, fireworks and the "Party in the Pits" on Saturday night.

For information about the Stratford Spectacular Hot August Nationals presented by Ideal Supply & NAPA Auto Parts at the Grand Bend Motorplex, call (519) 238-7223, visit or

The NDRA is proudly supported by Ohsweken Speedway, Essroc Ready Mix, Miska Trailer Factory, Xylotek Solutions Inc., Fast Entertainment Inc., Trackless Vehicles Ltd, Cambridge Concrete Pumping, Shellbourne Fuels, Sousa Concrete, ClearShot Customs, Pegasus, InSight Graphics & Design, Carmen's Banquet Centre, Sportz Truck Tents and Canadian Drag Racer Magazine.

For more information about the NDRA and their 2013 schedule, visit the website: