All photos courtesy of the NHRDA.
The 2015 NHRDA, with JB’s Power Center, presented the Canadian Diesel Shootout on August 8 at Castrol Raceway. The event included Pro Stocks, Pro Streets, Super Streets, Hot Rods Semis, Super Diesels, and Sportsmans. In addition, there were contests for the best Show n Shine, and also for the best burnout.
In the Pro Stock class, the winner was Brian Spooner with his 2006 Chevy and an ET of 7.97. Spooner also took the record for the top speed of his class, with a speed of 179.14 mph.
In the Pro Street class, the winner was Donovan Harris with his 2001 Dodge with an ET of 9.51. Harris also took the top speed of his class with a speed of 152.80 mph.
Next up was the Super Street class. Chris Buhidar took the win with his 2002 GMC with an ET of 9.63. Wader Minter had the top speed of this class with his 2006 Chevy and a speed of 150.30 mph.
In the Hot Rod Semi class, Gord Cooper took the win with his 1968 Kenworth with an ET of 11.62 and a top speed of 117.43.
Verlon Southwick took the win for the Super Diesel class with an ET of 12.30, while the runner up, Matt Bendoritis, had the top speed of 113.04 mph.
The Sportsman class was won by John Kittson in his 2008 Dodge with an ET of 13.54, while the runner up, Don Robertson, had the high speed of 111.39 mph.
The Burnout Contest was won by Kelsie Epp with a 2003 Chevy, and the Show n Shine was won by Denise Meier with a 2014 Dodge.
The next NHRDA event is the Big Sky Truck Fest on August 22 in Acton, MT.