The Home of Ontario’s largest Drag Race Events, as well as several popular race series. Grand Bend Motorplex is conveniently located on 407 acres just minutes from the beautiful tourist town of Grand Bend, in Huron County, Ontario. Just a 1 to 2 hour drive from several Canadian and US major markets, and just minutes from the Beaches of Grand Bend. A trip to GBM is an outstanding day trip or weekend adventure.
The Grand Bend Motorplex is a multi purpose motorsports facility consisting of a 1/4 mile dragstrip, a 1/4 mile high banked paved oval ,a multi circuit road course for cars, bikes, and go-karts. The facility includes ample parking, unobstructed seating, a rough camping area, paved roads throughout the pit area, washrooms with showers ,and a licensed track side food and beverage court.
DRAGWAY TRACK FACTS
Elevation – 642ft above Sea level, Land Area – 407 Acres, Seating Capacity – 10000 +, Timing System – Compulink, Track dimensions – 60 ft wide by 3420 ft long (300ft concrete launch pads), Pit Sites – 500 +
Top Fuel – Clay Millican 4.615 seconds, Terry McMillen 322.42 MPH
Nitro Funny Car- Dale Creasy 4.87 seconds, at 306.01 MPH
Nostalgia Nitro Funny car – Gary Kraus 5.439 secs at 266.74 MPH
Nitro Harley – Bob Malloy 6.229 seconds, Jay Turner 228.71 MPH
Nitro Bike – Geoff Pollard 5.93 seconds at 230.00 MPH
Jet Dragster – Jack Dustman 4.927 seconds at 318.02 MPH
Jet Funny Car – Rick Hanna 5.839 seconds, Bob Hall 279.58 MPH
Jet Truck – Russ Lethbridge 7.188 seconds at 226.98 MPH
Pro Mod – 1/4 mile – Mike Stawicki 5.739 secs ET, Mike Yedgarian 257.73 MPH 1/4,
1/8th mile – Spencer Hyde 3.763 sec ET, 195.95 MPH
Top Sportsman – Louis Quimette 6.38 seconds, Fred Dejong 233.94 MPH
Top Dragster – Scott Wildgust 5.934 seconds at 235.41 MPH
Street Legal Bike – Bud Yoder 7.422 seconds at 204.49 MPH
Alcohol Funny Car – Rob Atchison 5.727 seconds at 246.57 MPH
ROAD COURSE – 5 configurations available from 1.4km up to 2.8km in length – all can be run in either direction. Very safe track lots of runoff with no walls or major obstructions. A Track highlight is the amazing carousel turn at the end of the long straight.