Nathan Sitko
Nathan Sitko is driver\co-owner of the Sitko Family Racing team. He started driving race cars at the age of 8 in the NHRA junior dragster class. He holds competition licenses in Top Alocohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car and Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car. Nathan drives the funny car, cares for the teams transporter, reads the computer output after every 1/4-mile blast and he builds and fabricates many pieces for the race car.
Troy Sitko
Troy Sitko is car chief\co-owner and substitute driver for the Sitko Family Racing team. He started driving race cars at the age of 10 in the junior dragster class. He holds competition licenses in Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Dragster and Pro Nostalgia Funny Car. Troy takes care of the funny car chassis and body and general maintenance of the engine. Troy is also the team's website designer and he takes care of the clutch.
Ken Sitko
Ken Sitko is the crew chief\team advisor for Sitko Family Racing. He started driving dragsters at the age of 16 and kept driving for over 20 years after that. He won the NHRA Western Canadian Division Championship in 1981, the AHRA World Championship in 1985 and finished 2nd place in the NHRA Division 6 Championship series in 1989. Ken has been tuning race cars ever since. Ken tunes the engine, advises on racing operations and he builds and fabricates many pieces for the race car.
Irene Sitko
Irene Sitko is part of the Sitko Family Racing team support. It's no surprise that she met her husband, Ken in California at a hotel while he was attending a drag race. Irene has been at the track ever since and made the move from track wife to track mom in the early 1980s. Her sons, Troy and Nathan are heavily involved in the sport. Irene helps keep the boys alive at the track with her daughter, Brittany and daughter-in-laws, Shelley and Carla.
George Sitko
George Sitko is the tuner\team advisor for Sitko family racing and is the one that started it all for the Sitko family. George started racing cars over 50 years ago and hasn't taken a break since. He was there in the beginning, racing hot rods on the streets and finally fuel dragsters on the drag strip. George builds mag drives that are used throughout drag racings classes, including some of drag racings top tier fuel teams. George builds, fabricates and is the US representative for Sitko Family Racing and he will be attending every race with the team in 2011 as the tuner of the nitro funny car.
Carla Sitko
Carla Sitko (the newest Sitko) is part of the SFR team support and she is also in charge of driver support. Carla is Nathan's new wife and has been around drag racing for the past 5 years. You may see her guiding Nathan back from a long burnout. Carla helps keep the team fed and tidy and helps keep care of the team's transporter.
Shelley Sitko
Shelley Sitko is part of the Sitko Family Racing team support. Shelley helps her husband, Troy with ideas for the team website. She also does video taping for the team and keeps the boys fed and properly groomed. Shelley has been around the sport of drag racing for 5 years. She also helps keep the team on task and on budget.
Brittany Sitko
Brittany Sitko is the youngest of the racing Sitko siblings. She is part of the Sitko Family Racing team support and she is in charge of the team's cheering section. Brittany has many friends around the track and keeps the boys in the know with what is happening with the other teams while they are busy working. Brittany is also a budding junior dragster pilot.

Lenard Smith
Lenard Smith is crew\maintenance on the Sitko Family Racing nitro funny car. Lenard takes care of the rotating assembly by running through bearings every run. He also takes care of the transmission and any other general maintenance that needs to be done. Lenard has been racing with the Sitko family for 5 years.
Pete Gillis
Pete Gillis is crew\maintenance on the Sitko Family Racing funny car. Pete takes care of the rotating assembly with Lenard by checking bearings every run. He also takes care of the gears in the rearend of the car and any other general maintenance that comes along with nitro funny car racing. 2011 will be Pete's 3rd year with the Sitko family.
Randy Rokosh
Randy Rokosh is crew\maintenance on the Sitko Family Racing nitro funny car. Randy takes care of the valve train and also assists Ken with manufacturing pieces for the Team Ace Arrow. This is Randy's first year with the Sitko Family.
Mark Day
Mark Day is crew\maintenance on the Sitko Family Racing fuel funny car. Mark takes care of any general maintenance at the track that needs immediate attention and he is in charge of topping up the fuel, changing oil, emptying tanks and cleaning filters between every round. 2011 will be Mark's third year with the Sitko family.
Sheryl Ogonoski
Sheryl Ogonoski is the official photographer for Sitko Family Racing. Sheryl has been taking pictures at the track for many years now and most of the pictures you see on our website are hers. Sheryl, as a daughter of George Sitko, has been at the race track for most of her life. Sheryl also takes family photos and takes great football photos.

 

 

The Family That Races Together...
As you can see, the focus of our race team is family. Even for those not related, drag racing is a sport where teams connect, often spending more time with each other in the shop and at the track then they do at their regular work place. Without family, our team would not be in the sport and we would not have the support that we do. So, from our family to yours: see you at the races!