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Barnes and Jablonski win TNT Super Series main events; Stoneman returns to take the Race of Champions

Jablonski takes commanding lead in the points chase!

 

CAYUGA, ONTARIO (September 5, 2012)  Cayuga Dragway at Toronto Motorsports Park hosted the Joe's Transmission TNT Super Series final Canadian event this past Labour Day weekend.  With perfect weather and great track conditions for the Bieda's Powersports event, it was Ted Barnes on Saturday and Jon Jablonski on Sunday coming out victors.  In the Performance Improvements Race of Champions, Jamie Stoneman came out of retirement and marched through the field to win the prestigious event...


Ted Barnes chosen as DragRaceCanada.com's 2008 Sportsman Driver of the Year!

Online awards determined by racing community

CANFIELD, ONTARIO (March 1, 2009)  For five years, DragRaceCanada.com has held an online poll to acknowledge top achievements in Canadian drag racing during the past season.  In 2008, the honour for Canadian Sportsman Driver of the Year went to Canfield, Ontario's Ted Barnes.  Driving a 383-cubic inch small block Chevrolet powered 1972 Datsun 510, Barnes has been drag racing for over 20 years.  The team, running under the banner of Performance Improvements Speed Shops in one of the longest racing relationships in Canada, was honoured to be nominated...


TNT Series finale - Ted Barnes wraps up 2008 winning at Cayuga Dragway!

Points championship decided by the smallest of margins

CAYUGA, ONTARIO (October 23, 2008)  As seventeen of the best sportsman teams rolled into Cayuga Dragway (Toronto Motorsports Park) on Sunday October 19th, it was a perfect day for the final 2008 event in the highly competitive Joe’s Transmission TNT Hot Rod Super Series.  The weather for the event, presented by Bieda’s Powersports, was ideal for drag racing – cool and sunny.  Density altitude was in the low hundreds all day and everyone in the field was making lots of horsepower.  For the second time this season, the Performance Improvements drag racing team – Ted & Bill Barnes of Canfield ON – found themselves in the TNT winner’s circle.  But this day, they had a new partner along – Ted’s son, Jackson...


Barnes team ready for September assault - leading TNT 10.90 points chase -

 

CANFIELD, ONTARIO (August 25, 2008)  When the 2008 racing season began for the Performance Improvements drag racing team of Ted & Bill Barnes, they knew they wanted to focus almost entirely on the Joe’s Transmission TNT 10.90 Super Series adding some IHRA events and attractive bracket races in between.  An early season win catapulted them into first place in the TNT standings and they’ve managed to hold on to that position through 4 of 9 TNT Super Series events...

 


TNT and Deuces were Wild at Lancaster on Oct 13 - Ted Barnes had a Royal Flush!

When the Joe’s Transmission TNT Super Series rolled into Lancaster Dragway on Oct 13 for the final event of the year, Ted Barnes had no idea what was about to happen.  There was also a ‘Deuces are Wild Box/No-Box Shootout’ that same day.  The temperature was a sharp 50°f and the density altitude never really made it over 1000’.  Combine that with a brisk cross wind and you have excellent conditions for running in 2 classes...

               


Southern Ontario drag racers Ted & Bill Barnes join forces with Skyway Golf Carts!

Just announced for 2008 – Ted & Bill Barnes and the Performance Improvements racing team welcome Skyway Lawn Equipment (Stoney Creek, Ontario) as an associate member of the team.  “We’re very excited to have Glenn Burgess and the folks at Skyway on the team.  Skyway is a family business and they fit really well with what our race team stands for...

 

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