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The Pro Modified Racing Association Countdown to the 2014 Championship

The Grainy Brothers – Fifth Place

CAYUGA, ON – Taking fifth spot in the 2014 Pro Modified Racing Association Championship Point Award Series was The Grainy Brothers, Grainy Brotherslong-time PMRA racers from Western New York.

With Jack driving and his brother Sonny as crew chief, the team started its season well with a final round showing at Grand Bend, losing in the final to former PMRA champion Bruce Boland of Stoney Creek, Ontario.

Driving the 1967 Chevy Camaro Pro Modified, the team struggled a bit with the rest of the season, but did qualify for several events and made some rounds. The G-Force Race Cars product is powered by a Mike Stawicki Racing 521-cubic inch Brad Anderson (BAE) Supercharged Hemi coupled to a Lenco three-speed with a PSI screw supercharger. The car is capable of running the quarter-mile in the low six-second range at speeds of over 200 mph.

Along with Sonny Grainy as crew chief, the rest of the team consists of Jack Grainy Jr., Heather Grainy, Krysta Grainy and Joey Warren.

Sponsorship is provided by Niagara Auto and Grainy’s Automotive.

Jack Grainy, from Basom, New York, and Sonny, from Tonawanda, New York, have raced for 40 years now, and were one of the original PMRA competitors who have continued to race in the series.

The Grainy Brothers will be honored at the upcoming “Night of Champions” Championship Point Award Series Banquet for the Pro Modified Racing Association (PMRA), the Quick 32 Sportsman Series and the Pro Bike & Sled Series (PBSS) will be held at the Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre in Burlington, Ontario on Saturday, November 8, 2014.

The Pro Modified Racing Association (PMRA), enters its 11th season of popular Pro Modified racing in 2015, while the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, presented by NAPA Auto Parts, will begin its seventh season, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series (PBSS) presented by Wiseco Performance Products, begins its fifth year of operation. Several times during the race season all three series compete at the same weekend events, offering a colourful, diverse, and exciting package of drag racing action.

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