Double gold for Hinbest racing team during Quick 32 Sportsman Series finals

Top Dragster team wins last drag race plus season championship

Hinbest - WardGRAND BEND, ONTARIO (September 2, 2012) – There were lots of smiles from the Hinbest Racing Team on the trip home after team driver Michael Hinbest drove to victory in the Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts during the “Thunder by the Beach” weekend at the Grand Bend Motorplex.

Driving duties for the Orangeville, Ontario-based Top Dragster team were shared between Hinbest and Katie Ward in 2012. The Grand Bend victory was Hinbest’s second of the season, and also gave the team enough points to win this year’s Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts Championship Point Award Series Standings. Read More>>

Mike Hinbest and his Top Dragster get first Quick 32 Sportsman Series win

Team takes top spot in Canadian Nitro Nationals at TMP’s Cayuga Dragway

CAYUGA, ONTARIO (June 24, 2012) – There was celebration in the Hinbest Racing camp as the team captured its first win in Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts competition.

“It was a great weekend,” said Top Dragster driver Mike Hinbest of Orangeville, Ontario who won the third race of the 2012 season. “Everything came together.”

With the supercharged-powered Mike Bos-chassied dragster, Hinbest, who qualified fourth in Top Dragster, defeated the Top Sportsman entry of Spencer Hyde of Stratford, Ontario with his Hyde Racing 1968 Camaro. Read More>>

Charity efforts are a BIG part of Hinbest Racing’s 2011 Plans

Hinbest RacingORANGEVILLE, ONTARIO (June 22, 2011) – After two of six events in the Quick 32 Sportsman Series of drag racing, the Hinbest Racing Team has one car in third place and the other in 19th spot out of 38 teams in the popular series. Unfortunately in the second round of the Xtreme Mayhem Nationals at the Cayuga Dragway of Toronto Motorsports Park the team’s cars were matched up, and Mike Hinbest, the driver of the team’s six-second Top Dragster car took the win over the Top Dragster of Katie Ward.

“It has been three years since our team has been past a semi-final round, and the hard work and dedication of our crew is what makes this possible,” said team driver Mike Hinbest. Read more>>

Katie WardHinbest Racing returns to Quick 32 Sportsman Series racing action with a two-car team for 2011

Katie Ward to drive second team Top Dragster in Series

ORANGEVILLE, ONTARIO (March 9, 2011) – When the Hinbest Racing Team takes to the track this year in Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts competition, it will be with a two-car drag racing effort.

Team driver Michael Hinbest will continue to race behind the wheel of his Top Dragster, but the team will be complimented with the addition of a second Top Dragster entry, driven by Katie Ward.

“We plan on running both cars in the whole series,” noted Hinbest, who placed 10th in the Championship Point Award Series last season. “Katie enjoys being in a male-dominated sport, and is not easy to intimidate.”

Hinbest’s Top Dragster will receive new cylinder heads on the supercharged ERD (Engine Research & Development) powerplant, but other changes will be few for 2011, noted Hinbest.

“We will be running a relatively similar package this year,” he noted. “We’re going for consistency this year rather than horsepower.” Read More>>

Hinbest Racing and Quick 32 Sportsman Series team up to announce a new automotive scholarship for 2010! CAI

$1000 scholarship at the Canadian Automotive Institute, Canada’s automotive school of business

Orangeville, Ontario (April 30, 2010) – Hinbest Racing has teamed up with the Quick 32 Sportsman Series and the Canadian Automotive Institute to offer a $1000 scholarship along with giving back to the automotive community.

It is hoped the scholarship becomes an annual event.

“Being a student at the Canadian Automotive Institute I am excited to be able to give something back to the school which has instilled so many skills in myself,” said team driver Mike Hinbest.

The Canadian Automotive Institute at Georgian College Barrie is Canada’s only automotive school of business!  The school offers an automotive marketing diploma and a bachelor of business automotive management degree. Both programs include 3 paid co-op work terms.  Information about the Canadian Automotive Institute will be at select Quick 32 Sportsman Series events along with literature handed out at the Hinbest Racing trailer. For more information regarding the Canadian Automotive Institute, please visit or feel free to contact Hinbest Racing directly. Read More>>



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