The Sekura boys are taking some time off to pursue the expansion
of thier businesses and hope to return with dry hops, big burn
outs and even bigger smiles in the future. They give a special
thanks to all the funny car fans that follow this great sport
and supported the Sekura Brothers. Also a special thanks to the
organizers of our great club for all thier work making it happen.
They became our family and friends over our short time. Also a
spectial thanks to the Race organizers who take the time to organize
and execute events for all of us to enjoy....
ROCK N ROLL
Ron & Corey Sekura
Team Owner(s): Ron and Corey
Team Driver(s): Ron Sekura
Home: Drayton Valley Ab./
Team Driver(s): Corey Sekura
42 yrs. old, Wife Lorena
Kids: Lindsay, Tiffany, Justin,
Wyatt and Sara,
Team location: Drayton Valley/
. Car: - 1968 Chevy II Nova
Engine: 540 cu. In. Keith
Black, Brodix heads, Littlefield blowers , Lenco trans.
Chassis: Chro-Moly tube frame
Crew: Morris, Tom, Tiffany,
Dale, Kerry, Craig, Jason
Crew chief: Don/Morris
Sponsors: NELSON BROS., Vision
Construction, HVO Hydro vac., Sekura Auctions Ltd., Secura Inc.,
H&R block Spruce Grove.
Performance bests: 6.77sec.
at 202 mph at Edmonton
History of the team: Corey
and Ron had a funny car rolling chassis sitting in a shed for
20 years and were approached by some members of this club to get
the car going. In 2007 with the help of Kincaid Racing got NHRA
and IHRA licences and shared driving one car "TO MUCH FUN".
In 2008 purchased another funny car from Cal Tebb Racing
Drag Racing general history: Ron
and Corey grew up on a farm in Drayton Valley riding in rodeo's
and making anything with a motor go fast! Ron got his licence
first and went drag racing with Corey as crew. Ron brought the
first drag race to Drayton with the hot rod club shutting down
a new major secondary Hwy. Ron campaigned a 10sec Chevy II along
with many others. Corey drag raced and raced some ATV's, stock
car and (with Arvid Fonstads help) built rapid fire motorsports
park in Drayton Valley operating for 15 years featuring sprint
cars, monster trucks, mud drags, demo. derby, tractor pulls etc.
getting to drive a nitrous big block mud rail car and Marvin Anderson's
Monster truck Wild Thing . In 2007 the brothers decided it was
time to go drag racing again and what's more fun than a FUNNY
Career highlights: Team award
Rocky Mnt. Nats.,2 NHRA Wally wins at Mission B.C. winning a couple
Rocky's (RMNFC event trophies)
Ron's highlights include some serious wheeling in the 10 sec Chevy
II and winning two funny car events in 2009. Corey's highlights
include getting to drive a monster truck and a mud drag rail car
and running a 6.77 @ 202mph in the funny car in 2009.
Current racing plans: To have
a consistent successful season in 2012 and win some
Any racing future goals:
To become one of the predominant racing teams as a whole package.
Favourite racing moment: Corey's
has to be the long ride from Tim Boychuk's camp to ours at 4 am
on a 50cc motorcycle with 3 200lb men aboard " WE MADE IT"
Heroes of the sport: Ron and Corey
both agree the real heroes to us are families and crew ( who are now our family)
who do so much to allow us to be "KIDS" again.