In The Pits With The CMDRA 

Race II in the CMDRA 2001 Canadian Drag Bike Series was a huge success and started out with a bang on June 22nd in Prince George, BC, Canada. For all those unable to attend the action packed Nitro Weekend, I offer you my most sincere condolences. What did you miss? Well, where do I start? 

After Riding in from North West BC, I checked out the Harley Davidson of Prince George's Open House "Meet & Greet" BBQ which welcomed Drag Racers and Fans alike. It was complete with a Sportster Sale going on for those wanting to enter into and try out the CMDRA's new 883 Class Race the next day. A few Racers such as Steve Graf of Wayside Racing, and Ross Cuthbertson of Drag-On Racing were on hand, showcasing their Modified Bikes [Ross was "Rookie of the Year" for 2000, coming in 2nd Place last Season.]

Later on that night, at the Central Motorsport Park Race Track, a Street Legal Race was being held where the Racers ended up giving a great show. Needing to get some beauty rest, I headed off to sleep with visions of Top Fuel Bikes dancing in my head. 

Saturday's Qualifying saw Racers from far and wide participating. Nice to have some Americans at the CMDRA Races too! Hope they enjoyed the Event as much as I did. Fans, showing up in record numbers, had a great time as well. It was heartwarming to see all the little Guys & Gals picking up Hero Cards and getting Autographs from the Racers. Many Race Dreams took seed in the hearts & minds of the next generation in the Pits during the course of the weekend. Looking to the future, I see the Sport of Motorcycle Drag Racing continuing to grow. 

Hmm...the Action? Sunday was totally mind boggling! Racing, fast and furious, never seemed to end. The hunger to do better and go faster was palpable. Competition was strong. The reality of seeing supreme Motorcycle Drag Racing at it's finest was just incredible: everyone came to win. 

Some highlights in Top Fuel saw Ron Houniet of Fastlane Racing in 1st Place with Steve Heidner of Liberty Racing in 2nd; Winner in Pro-Dragster was Steve Cromb; Pro-Stock saw Lee Uhrich of Uhrich Racing take home the Trophy; Modified Winner was Steve Graf of Wayside Racing and the Super-Gas Winner was John Fyvie of FOF Racing. For a full set of the results check out Congratulations to all the Racers and their Pit Crews - you sure do give your Sponsors lots to be proud of! 

Well, I'm reeling from my Nitro Fix and am high on adrenaline. I'll admit it, I'm a Nitro Addict but I don't mind…I shudder to think what life would be like without the smell of burning rubber, Nitro in the air and the thunder of the Top Fuel Bikes as they Race down the Track. Makes a Girl think about getting in on some of the action, doesn't it? But for now I'm just happy being In The Pits helping out. Race III is just a few weeks away on July 14-15, 2001, at Mission Raceway Park in Mission, BC, Canada. See you there!

Written By:

Mrs. Nedra Lee Prisk, 
Business & Personal 
Development Consultant 
Prynx Productions