PETERBOROUGH, ON (October 8, 2022)- In late season, marquee racing events half the battle is getting into the show. With prestige and bragging rights on the line, Peterborough Speedway kicked-off the 29th edition of the Lucas Oil Autumn Colours Classic on Friday, October 7 with a night of preliminary events to help teams qualify for starting spots in the weekend’s main events.
The night’s first order of business was a pair of Trailers Plus Canadian Legend Car Series qualifiers, with Kenny McNicol Jr. and Jordan Latimer taking the wins. Tom Walters scored a pair of OSCAAR Hot Rod heat wins, with the others going to A.J. Emms, Paul Senior, Tyler Hawn and Steve Book. Chandler Bos, Josh Bullen, Dave Watchorn and Tom Eckenswiller picked-up the Jiffy Lube Mini Stock preliminary checkered flags.
Lane Zardo and Todd Davenport shared the opening rounds of KOD Disposal Super Stock qualifying, with Phil Givens, David Rockwood and Spencer Riddell each taking a Battlefield Equipment Rental Bone Stock heat. Caleb Drimmie was the Canadian Legend Car non-winner’s special event victor, with Dustyn Mombourquette taking the APC Auto Parts Young Guns Mini Stock feature, while Cayden Lapcevich captured the Super Stock win for racers 24 or younger.
Cayden Lapcevich (No. 31w) claimed the checkered flag in the annual Young Guns Super Stock feature- Ashley McCubbin photo
Action continues Saturday, October 8 with second round qualifying for the Mini Stock, Super Stock and Bone Stock teams. OSCAAR Modifieds will run their first heats of the weekend, with Late Model time trials for the annual Electric City 167. Outlaw Midgets, Junior Late Models and Pro Sprints will run their heats and features. Grandstands open at 2:00, with the first green flag at 3:30.
Be sure to follow www.peterboroughspeedway.com, as well as the track’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and complete Autumn Colours Classic details and information.
Prepared by: Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media