Peterborough, ON (July 18, 2017)- The 50th Anniversary Season at Peterborough Speedway has quickly become one of the most popular attractions in Central Ontario. Action at the venue known as Canada’s Toughest 1/3-Mile Paved Oval returns with the Mid-Summer Bash on Saturday, July 22 presented by Country 105. This week’s special event is a 50-lap feature event for the home track Thunder Car division, with Jiffy Lube Mini Stocks, Trent Lakes Complete Plumbing Renegade Trucks, Organics & Glass Late Models and Ontario Modifieds Racing Series classes also on the agenda.
“The extra-distance features are a hit with the fans and the drivers,” said track owner and promoter J.P. Josiasse. “We have folks who are hard-core supporters of all our classes. Some people love the action and excitement of the 4Fun teams, while others are caught-up in the thrills of the Mini Stock bunch. The Late Models have their cheering section and Saturday night, we’ll conclude the 50th Anniversary 50 lapper series with the Thunder Car division.”
For the Saturday, July 22 program, pit gates will open at 3:00, with the general admission grandstands unlocked at 5:00 and the night’s first qualifying heat rolling to the Great Canadian RV green flag at 6:00.
Looking ahead on the schedule finds the Battlefield Equipment Rental 4Fun, Jiffy Lube Mini Stock, Thunder Car, Organics & Glass Late Model and Trailers Plus Eastern Ontario Legend divisions in action Saturday, July 29. The 2017 Hot August Nights Series begins Saturday, August 5 with the Touring Chase for the Colours Pole Qualifier. On track action includes the OSCAAR Super Late Model, Modified, Midget and Pro Midget divisions, along with the home track 4Fun and Mini Stock classes. There will also be a pre-race corn roast. Check the track web-site for start times and event details.
Full schedule details and the latest news about the 50th Anniversary Season at the tight, tricky bullring on Mount Pleasant Road, west of the Liftlock City can always be found by logging onto www.peterboroughspeedway.com, liking the Peterborough Speedway Facebook page or following the track on Twitter. Fans can also download the free app on their Smartphone.
Prepared by: Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media