Corporation’s Electrical Business (Canadian Operations)
In Association with the West Coast Pro Modified Association
Presents “Fast and Furious on the Fraser”
ONTARIO (January 26, 2007) - Eaton Corporation's electrical
business (Canadian Operations) has announced the return to
Mission Raceway Park in Mission, British Columbia with the
West Coast Pro Mod Association.
“Fast and Furious on the Fraser”, presented by
Eaton’s electrical business, manufacturers of Cutler-Hammer
and Powerware brand-products, will be held Saturday, June
30 and Sunday, July 1, 2007.
of us at Eaton are thrilled to bring the excitement of West
Coast Pro Modified drag racing to the terrific fans in British
Columbia,” said Paul Tlustos, Marketing Communications
Manager for Eaton’s electrical business (Canadian Operations).
“Eaton is also extremely pleased to work with and support
the hard efforts of the West Coast Pro Modified Association
to bring the best in Pro Modified racing to Mission Raceway
once again,” he added.
“Our staff, distributors, and customers are thrilled
to hear of our return to Mission Raceway,” he went on
to say. “British Columbia is an important part of Eaton’s
marketing efforts and this is a terrific way for us to reward
customers loyal to the Cutler-Hammer and Powerware brands.
It’s also a terrific way to introduce those not familiar
with Eaton products to our business.”
Raceway’s favorable sea level altitude, new track surface
and serene setting nestled amongst Canada’s Rocky Mountains
is considered one of North America’s premiere drag racing
locations. Mission Raceway Park has been the scene of many
astonishing Pro Modified runs including many driver personal
ET’s and MPH bests.
“British Columbia is beautiful, the fans at Mission
are great, and the sea level altitude makes for excellent
performance,” said Carl Spiering, driver of the Eaton
Pro Modified Supercharged 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. “We
set our personal best performance at Mission last year with
a 6.03-second, 235.91 mph pass setting low ET time the last
time we competed there.”
West Coast Pro Mod Association’s Fast and Furious on
the Fraser Presented by Eaton will feature a 16 car field
of the baddest door cars on the planet. It’s also a
great opportunity for teams to compete in a WCPMA event and
test in advance of the IHRA’s eMax Nitro Jam™
Drag Racing Series the following weekend in Edmonton, Alberta,”
explained Joe Delehay, WCPMA Board Director and defending
2006 WCPMA Champion.
Mission Raceway Park, located on the Fraser River east of
Vancouver, is owned and operated by the British Columbia Custom
Car Association, Canada's oldest rod and custom car club established
in 1952. www.missionraceway.com