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Drag racing roars into new season for Armdrop

Drag racing roars into new season for Armdrop

Story and photos by Bill Samuel Visit http://quintecar.ca The annual spring ritual known as Armdrop Drag Racing roared into a new season at Picton’s historic airport. Engines roared and tires burned as the faithful came to renew rivalries, meet friends and take it to the strip last Saturday. More than 500 races were enjoyed by […]

Drag racers end season among friends

Drag racers end season among friends

Photos and story by Bill Samuel Armdrop Drag Racing closed off another season at Picton’s historic airfield with perfect weather, great racing and camaraderie. Though the action was fast and furious Sept. 24th with more than 260 participants, it was all for fun. The common bond is drag racing, but the day is filled with […]

Racers 'run-what-they-brung' in last armdrop

Racers ‘run-what-they-brung’ in last armdrop

By Bill Samuel The folks from Armdrop Drag Racing put on another successful event last Saturday for a small, but chilly, group Saturday at the Prince Edward Flying Club’s airstrip. Organizer Glen Cowan said it was a good day despite the chill in the air. Drivers from Kingston, Oshawa and locally numbered nearly 100 but […]

countylive.ca year in review photos - May 2017

countylive.ca year in review photos – May 2017

Countylive thanks our readers and advertisers for continued support of community news and we look forward to an interesting and informative new year! Countylive is on holiday this week and will be updating at a minimum. Please enjoy exploring the site, and the year-in-review series of photographs from 2017. High water levels, wind and waves […]

The arm drops and competitors put pedal to the metal

The arm drops and competitors put pedal to the metal

By Bill Samuel www.quintecar.ca Clear skies and warm temperatures greeted the 1,000-plus fans at the season opener for Armdrop Drag Racing in Picton Saturday, May 19. “Couldn’t ask for nicer weather,” said Armdrop organizer Gen Conway. “We are very pleased with the number of participants and fans.” Drivers arrived from as far as North Bay […]

Jet car thrills spectators with quarter mile under three seconds

Jet car thrills spectators with quarter mile under three seconds

Photos and text by Bill Samuel Speed was the name of the game at Loch Sloy industrial park Saturday for the Armdrop Drag Races. To the thrill of more than 200 spectators, Lou Pereira piloted his 6000hp Jet-car, Terminator through the quarter mile in just under three seconds. Terminator consumed 18 gallons of diesel fuel […]

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