Monday, February 18, 2013

No postings next week.

We will be away on holidays next week, so there will be no posts. We will update you on things when we get back, and hopefully we will have plenty of goods things to write.

If you have any updates you would like to share with us, about your Drag car or Stock car program, please send them over and we can get then posted for you.

For those of you who have recently joined our Saturday Shootout Drag Series, I will need a picture of your car. Please email them to

I hope you all have a great week and we will talk to you later.

Thunder Car Shock Rule Now In.

After a long and lengthy look at coming out with a shock rule, we have decided not to come out with a spec shock rule. We have limited the shock rule to encompass a variety of shocks, with price being the defining rule. This gives teams a range of options available to them, but will still keep things competitive on the track.

The new shock rule will be as follows:

1. No rebuild able shocks will be allowed.
2. Regular retail value of the shock must be below $ 85.00. Hst can be added on top of this amount.   No sale price shocks will be allowed.
3. No shock stops will be allowed. This means if we pull your shock, the shock must be able to travel its full range. They must collapse and extend fully
4. Heims will be allowed for mounting purposes.
Recommended shocks are the # 12 Afco shock or the WB Pro shock series, but that will be your call.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Gary Moorehead and "The Mouse House"coming out of retirement ?

I just got off the phone with Gary Moorehead, one of our good friends from Arnprior, who is one of our biggest Dragway Fans and supporters. Gary is very excited about where we are going with the Drag Strip, so much so, that he is contemplating bringing his Drag Car out of storage.

The " Mouse House " is a 1969 Camaro that last raced at Luskville and won the Pro ET event. That was in 1980, and has been in storage since.

Gary Moorehead says  "It may be time to evict the mice living in it now, put in a fresh motor, which is over at West Carleton Automotive now, and bring it back out and have some fun"

Gary will keep us informed on his progress, so stay tuned.

CP Tire " Lays Down some Rubber " for CCS Dragway

CP Tire, owned by Wayne and Paul Luciano, has joined Capital City Dragway as one of its first advertisers for the drag strip in 2013. Paul is a drag racer at heart and has already signed up his 1967 Chevy Camaro with its 498 Big Block Chevy to be a part of our Saturday Shootout Series.

Paul had made it quite clear early on, if we were going to do it right he wanted to be a part of it, and after the success of 2012, Paul and CP Tire will be a part again in 2013. Paul is looking forward to bringing out his Camaro and laying down some rubber again this year, and hopefully adding a Championship to his portfolio of accomplishments.

Please support those who support us, - If you are looking for a new set of Drag Tires, among other things, please give Paul a call and put your order in. Paul can be reached at 613-257-1528

You can show your appreciation to CP Tire as well and give them a call the next time you are looking for tires. But, CP Tire does more than just tires, they also specialize in Brakes, Alignments, Cooling Systems, Exhaust Systems, and Krown Rust Proofing. CP Tire also carries a large selection of Performance and Accessory products. If you are looking to add performance to your ride, or just simply dress it up, CP Tire has just what you want, and they can install it too.

Jim Barry of Arnprior to be a part of CCS Drags

Jim Barry, owner of Jim Barry's Automotive in Arnprior 613-623-7596, has made it clear - He will be a part of CCS Drags in 2013. Jim has over 30 years experience as a skilled mechanic and has put all of his knowledge into making this car very fast. Jim's car is a 800HP Brogie Roadster with a fresh rebuild for 2013. Look for this car this summer at Capital City Dragway.

Drag Meeting was a Success. Drag Car Registation Now Open!

The Drag meeting was well attended, and we came away with some great feedback about the Drag Strip. Our new Saturday Championship Series was a hit, with 11 cars already signed up for it. If you are interested in being a part of our Saturday Shootout, please let me know. We need another 19 cars, or motorcycles registered to guarantee that the Shootout Series will happen. Registration is $ 60.00 with $ 40.00 going directly back into the Championship Payouts. More cars equals more payouts for both the weekly and year end payouts.

Proposed Event Payouts:
All payouts will be based on car counts..
Entry fee: $ 50.00
Under  12   Payout:  $ 10.00 per vehicle 
12 Car Field  Payout:  $ 150.00 per class
13 - 16 Car Field  Payout: $ 200.00 per class
17 - 20 Car Field  Payout: $ 300.00 per class
21 – 24 Car Field  Payout: $ 400.00 per class
25 - 30 Car Field  Payout: $ 500.00 per class
No Payouts for Jr. Dragsters

The Saturday Shootout Series is a Dial In competition and will have Four Classes in which to
compete. They are as follows:
§Open – This is a Super and Semi Pro class with no electronics.
§Motorcycle – This is an open motorcycle class
§Street Class – This is limited to road licensed vehicles with no slicks, but Drag Radials will be allowed. If we cannot get a 16 car field it will be joined with the Open class.
§Jr Dragster – Open time class – must have cage.

§There was no distinct Super Pro Class , as it is a matter of car count. If we can get enough support we will run a separate Super Pro Class. We have a number of options available to make this class work, so if you have a Super Pro car with electronics and want something to happen, please let me know.

§It will be a best of 5, out of 7 races. Tie breaker to the highest finish and then down from there. If it is all equal all the way down, attendance will be the determining factor.
If you are interested in being a part of our 2013 Drag Series, please feel free to call me at 613-723-7223 or email me at
This is your first view of the 2013 Capital City Speedway Dragster Show Car. Watch for it around town as it will be out promoting Capital City Dragway. It will be out on our Friday Night Street Drags events making some noise, and some fast passes. This Dragster has a 440 Big Block Mopar and will be looking to kick some Chevy butt. It runs on alcohol and once the operator gets some experience it should run  the 1/8 mile around 5.25, over 125 mph.

Thanks to all our registrants so far.

Open Class:
Terry Scott - 1990 Nissan 240SX - 350 Chev -  Canadian Auto Parts
Kris Parker - 1970 Chev Monte Carlo - 468 Chev Big Block - Scotty's Engines, Quaker State, Frampton Renovations
Rob Graveline - 1970 Opel GT - 486 Chevy Big Block - Autotrenz, Randalls Paints
Gilbert Loyer - Tube chassis Nova - 400 Small Block Chevy
Attila Korosi -1968 Beaumont - 427 Chev Small Block
Shawn Kerr - 1973 Camaro - Big Block - Kerr Contracting, George Groves Garage, Howards Pawn Shop, Peterson Farms
Paul Luciano - 1967 Chev Camaro - 498 Chev Big Block - CP Tire

Street Car:
Connor Gow - 1979 Chev Corvette - 350 Chev - Gow Property Management

Jr. Dragster:
Mackenzie Gow - Bandelero - 30 HP Briggs and Stratton - Gow Property Management
Justin Kerr - Jr Dragster

After, only a couple of days, we know several more cars that have expressed interest and will be joining our series. Stay tuned for more names and cars as we receive the registrations.

Watch for our new Dragway Website coming. It will be  a part of our current website, but we will be expanding it with a new section devoted to Capital City Dragway.

Lets keep the momemtum going, and sign up today for our Saturday Shootout series.


Friday, February 15, 2013

Pynacker "Opens another Door" with CCS in 2013

We are pleased to announce that Pynacker Doors will be increasing their advertising package with Capital City Speedway in 2013. Pynacker Doors has had a long relationship with CCS over the years, and that will continue this year. Pynacker has expanded their signage at the track, and will now become an advertiser at the Drag Strip as well. Greg Sonneveld, the owner of Pynacker Doors, is a fan of Capital City Speedway and we cannot thank him enough for his increased support of CCS. 

If you are in the market for any of the number of services Pynacker offers, please give them a call. Their service is top notch and I can vouch for them as Gow Property Management use their services on a regular business.

Overhead Door Services by Pynacker Ltd. began operations in September 1986. We started as a small service and installation company specializing in residential and commercial overhead garage doors and electric door operators. Over the next several years we expanded our services to include dock levelers, dock seals and related products. As a locally owned and operated company we pride ourselves on the high level of service we provide to every customer. Our reputation has been built on quality, honesty and integrity. Customer referrals is the best form of advertising we can ask for. We appreciate the long standing relationships we have built over the past 22 years. Presently we operate 5 fully stocked service cube vans that enables us to complete service quickly and efficiently usually without requiring a return visit.

 Mark Materick, Manager (Ottawa)

Phone: (613) 224-8536

Fax: (613) 224-8593

Mark - Sales & Service:

Renfrew Service: (613) 432-5166

Pembroke Service:(613) 732-2244


Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.


Saturday, February 9, 2013

Interstate Batteries "Charges Up" CCS in 2013

Capital City Speedway is pleased to announce that Interstate batteries has returned in 2013 as an Advertiser and a Title Rights Holder. Interstate Battery Night is scheduled for August 21. James Locke, the local distributor, is pleased to be back with CCS and is looking forward to being part of Capital City Speedway once again.

In my discussions with James Locke, and learning about his company, I was surprised to learn that Interstate Batteries does much more than sell car and truck batteries. They have a division called the "Interstate All Battery Center", which sells every type of battery you will ever need.

If you have something which requires a battery, Interstate All Battery Center is the business you need to call. James Locke can be reached at 6136-613-798-9700.

Interstate has " Every Battery for Every Need"
Distributor: James Locke
Address: 171 MacFarlane Rd Unit C
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2E 6V4
Hours: Monday through Friday
7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 613-798-9700
Fax: 613-798-1800

Here are some examples:


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Drag Racers Drivers Meeting - Next Week!!!!

It has finally arrived. The Drag Racing drivers meeting will be held Friday, February 15th starting at 7:00 pm at the Travelodge ( Talisman Hotel ) on Carling Avenue. We hope all of you can make it so we can discuss the direction of our 2013 season. Your input will help make 2013 a great Drag season at Capital City Speedway. Registration forms will be available to sign up for our Points Championship Series. For this series to work we do need you to register now so we can gauge the support for the series. We want to bring you new and exciting events all season long and for it to work we need you to jump on the band wagon. I have spoken with a number of individuals who are exciting about our upcoming season and I hope you want to be a part of it as well. I look forward to seeing all of you next Friday.

Friday, February 1, 2013

A & O Auto Parts Joins CCS for 2013

Capital City Speedway is pleased to announce that Arnprior Auto Parts has come on board with us as an advertiser for 2013. Arnprior Auto Parts and Recycling has been around since 1967 and if you are looking for a new or used part, then you need to give them a call, or visit them online at

About Arnprior and Ottawa Auto Parts:

At Arnprior & Ottawa Auto Parts, we are proud to offer a wide variety of quality recycled and new aftermarket parts for all makes and models.
We conduct our business with honesty, fairness and in a professional manner. Quality parts and service is very important to us. We strive to provide fast and efficient delivery to our customers because their satisfaction is our #1 priority.
Thank you for choosing A & O Auto Parts as your parts supplier.

Mission Statement

“One part at a time, with you in mind”

  • To supply the best quality recycled auto parts
  • To deliver on time as described with 100% satisfaction
  • To use the best business practices in a professional manner
  • To operate a clean and safe workplace that protects the environment
  • To treat our customers, suppliers, employees and fellow recyclers with trust and respect
  • To strive for a level of product quality and service that surpasses expectations

·         How to reach us

By telephone

    • Local (613) 623-7361
    • Toll Free 1-800-267-7386
    • Fax: (613) 623-0191

By email

Business hours

    • Monday - Friday
      • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Saturdays & Sundays
      • Closed

Our mailing address

5445 Madawaska Blvd.
(P.O. Box 186)
Arnprior, Ontario
K7S 3H4

"Please Support those who Support Us"