BRIGHTON – Brighton Speedway is excited to launch its thrilling 2014 weekly racing schedule in association with the 8th annual Canadian Motorsports Expo (CME).
Brighton Speedway will host a booth at the CME this weekend from February 7-9 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. featuring Charlie Sandercock’s #57 Pro Late Model.
Racing will begin every Saturday night at 7:00pm in 2014, with spectator gates opening at 5:30pm so fans can grab their favourite spot on the front straightaway before the drop of the green flag.
Weekly stock car action will once again feature five divisions in 2014. The Vanderlaan Building Supplies UMP DIRTcar Pro Late Models return as the track’s top division. The OilGARD Anti-Rust Canadian Modifieds, Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks, Bill’s Johns Comp 4’s, and Quinte Septic Stingers will be regulars at the 1/3-mile clay oval as well.
Monster Energy and Kellogg Canada opening night kicks off on May 3, beginning with the Parade of Champions through downtown Brighton at 3:00pm. Champions #57 Charlie Sandercock, #33 Ryan Scott, #72 Doug Anderson, #43 Tom Vance, and #19 Del MacGregor will all drive down the city streets in their respective racecars. Admission to the season opening race is just $2 with the donation of a non-perishable food item to contribute the Brighton Fare Share Food Bank.
The always-popular Workman’s OK Tire School Bus races will take place on June 7. The Gord’s Water Vantastics will take to the dirt on June 29, July 26, and Aug. 22.
June 29 will see the TUSA Canada East Mod Lites come to town for their only stop in 2014. The Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club will compete twice at Brighton this year on June 21 and July 26.
The Ultramar CST Labour Day Classic Weekend will once again be one of the track’s premier events. The Southern Ontario Sprints will make six visits to Brighton in 2014, including a pair of races on Labour Day weekend. Each of Brighton’s regular divisions is on tap throughout the weekend as well. The SOS will make their 2014 debut at Brighton on May 17.
The Danny Reid Memorial and the 4th annual 50-lap McDougall Insurance & Financial $5000-to-win Great Crate Race will run on Sept. 6 and feature the best Pro Late Model drivers in the North East.
The track will close out its racing season once again with the Cool 100 Applefest Shootout Weekend on September 19 & 20. Friday night features the Lucas Oil, Coca-Cola Mr. DIRT Sportsman 25-lap main event and the Vintage Car Series. Saturday’s main event will shine the spotlight on the stars of the DIRTcar 358-Modified series in the Imagefactor.ca Mr. DIRT 100-lap feature.
The final event of the year at the speedway will be the Eve of Destruction on Sunday, Sept. 28.
For more information on this year’s schedule of events, visit www.brightonspeedway.com or call 1(866) 681-1102.
Media Contact: Clayton Johns
Brighton Speedway’s 2014 season is proudly supported by the following corporate sponsors: Lucas Oil, Vanderlaan Building Supplies, Sanderson’s Tire & Automotive Centre, Quinte Septic, OilGARD Anti-Rust, Brighton Automotive and Industrial Supply, Bill’s Johns, Mystical Distributing Company Ltd., ROCK 107, T.R.S. Communication, Campbellford Chrysler, Cool 100.1, CustomCarts.ca, Hotch’s Auto Parts, Dibbits Excavating, ImageFactor.ca, Jones Brown Motorsport Insurance, Bellevue Fabricating Ltd., Workman Auto Repair, Star 93.3, Racing Electronics, Safety Kleen, Chevrolet Performance, VP Racing Fuels, Hoosier Racing Tires, NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, and Excel Towel Services.
ABOUT BRIGHTON SPEEDWAY: Brighton Speedway is a 1/3-mile clay stock car racing oval located on the shores of Lake Ontario in Brighton, Ont. The speedway hosts five weekly stock car divisions on Saturday nights from May to September. The weekly Pro Late Model division competes under sanctioning from UMP DIRTcar. The track’s flagship Applefest Shootout Weekend attracts drivers, fans, and sponsors from across the NorthEast every September.
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