(In Photo from left to right, Bob Aubertin, Glenn Grow & John Scotti)

Rev up your engines, fellow racing enthusiasts, because we have some amazing news in the world of Drag Racing! John Scotti Automotive, a name synonymous with passion for cars and drag racing has taken its partnership with the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) to new heights by becoming the title sponsor of the 2024 NHRA Canadian National Open Series. This thrilling announcement is set to ignite the tracks across eastern Canada, and we’ve got all the details right here.

Back in 2014, John Scotti Auto and NHRA forged a partnership that has only grown stronger with time. It all began with John Scotti sponsoring the Stock Super Stock segment of the NHRA National Open Series in Division 1. His commitment to the sport was unwavering, leading to an evolution that brings us to this exciting moment.
For speed demons and gearheads out there, the John Scotti name resonates within the quarter-mile community. Not only is he known for being the Montreal-based auto dealership magnate, for being the founder of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame, but alfo for organizing high-stakes Stock/Super Stock Shootout events throughout the years.

This year, the 2024 Canadian National Open Series promises to be a heart-pounding spectacle. John Scotti is not just sponsoring a single segment; they’re backing the entire series. Get ready for adrenaline-packed action as the series features Canadian National Championships in six NHRA categories:

  1. Stock/Super Stock
  2. Top Dragster/Top Sportsman Combo
  3. Super Comp
  4. Super Gas
  5. Super Street
  6. Sportsman Motorcycle

The champions of these categories won’t just be showered with applause; they will be honoured at the 2024 NHRA Canadian National Open Series Awards Banquet which will be held in conjunction with the prestigious Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame Gala in November (date to be announced later this year). Thanks to the partnership between John Scotti Automotive and the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame, the dream of NHRA class racing growth in Canada has become a reality.

The twelve-race series will be taking place at four of the best tracks across eastern Canada:

  1. Toronto Motorsports Park, Ontario – May 17-19
  2. Napierville Dragway, Quebec – July 19-21
  3. Miramichi Dragway, New Brunswick – August 2-4
  4. Cape Breton Dragway, Nova Scotia – August 9-11
  5. Toronto Motorsports Park, Ontario – August 30-September 1
  6. Napierville Dragway, Quebec – September 6-8

A Word from NHRA Canadian representative, Glenn Grow:
“John Scotti and CDRHF’s sponsorship has been vital to the growth of NHRA drag racing here in Canada. John’s increased support will allow us to bring our series to the next level for 2024 and beyond”.

Buckle Up for the 2024 Season:
The 2024 Canadian National Open Series, fueled by the passion and sponsorship of John Scotti Automotive, promises to be a summer of revving engines down the quarter. The Canadian drag racing scene is in for an electrifying season, and it all starts with the support of a true automotive enthusiast like John Scotti. So, get ready to witness history being made on the drag racing circuit, and make sure to calendars for this summer’s thrilling races. Don’t forget! As an Inductee of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall Of Fame, your Inductees Benefits card gets you in to see some of these races for free, thanks to the ongoing participation of various tracks. Check your membership benefits for more info.