In the April 3rd edition of Spencer Lewis’ Short Track Notebook, we take a look at Sunset Speedway regular Taylor Holdaway’s new look for 2015, chat with Pro Late Model legend Dan McHattie about the APC United Late Model Series, profile Gary Adriaensen’s return to the Delaware Speedway Super Stock division and take a sneak peek at Tommy Robb’s off-season progress ahead of his second tour of duty with the OSCAAR Modifieds.
Here’s our first look at Taylor Holdaway’s ride for the 2015 season. ‘Hollywood’ will compete fulltime in Sunset Speedway’s NASCAR Whelen All American Series sanctioned Late Model division. The Orillia, ON native is looking to follow up a strong 2014 campaign that saw him earn victories in Sunset’s inaugural 125-lap Canadian Late Model Championship as well as the speedway’s 100-lap season finale. Holdaway’s McColl Racing Enterprises chassis will carry sponsorship from Holdaway Automotive, ImageFactor, Kart Start presented by Toyota, Castrol, WIX Filters, Sunshine Superwash and Stefko Race Engines. Fans can follow Holdaway’s progress all season long by visiting the official www.TaylorHoldaway.com.
8-time Kawartha Speedway champion Dan McHattie (above, by Triben Entertainment) will race fulltime in 2015 with the upstart APC United Late Model Series presented by Grisdale Racing Products. The Cavan, ON driver will launch his first fulltime season since 2012 when the series kicks off their inaugural schedule at Sunset Speedway on May 23rd. ‘Old School’ recently took the time to chat with us about his 2015 plans, his thoughts on the first year of the Pro Late Model tour and his aspirations for the future. Click here for the 1-on-1 video, and be sure to follow the series all season long on Twitter @UnitedLMSeries.
Delaware Speedway Super Stock fan favourite Gary Adriaensen recently unveiled his new look for the 2015 season. The Belmont, ON driver will return to Delaware fulltime with hopes of contending for his first career Super Stock championship. The 2014 Rookie of the Year will return to the Super Stock division, alongside fellow contenders Darrell Lake and Branden Verhoeven with the help of Dowler Karn Fuels, Guild Electric, Concorde Distributing, Ultimate Sandblasting & Coating, Speedpro Imaging, Partsource, IBEW Local 120 and Fastenal. Be sure to follow Adriaensen on Twitter @55GaryA.
OSCAAR Modified Tour sophomore ‘Relentless’ Tommy Robb recently sent along this sneak peek at his family-owned chassis. The Durham, ON driver has plans for a full schedule with the tour this season, after accumulating ten top-10s in thirteen starts last year. Robb’s team have finished a complete teardown and are in the process of readying their car for Round 1 of the 2015 tour at Sunset Speedway on May 16th. Fans can stay up to date with Robb at the brand new Tommy Robb Racing page on Facebook.
By Spencer Lewis (@itsspencerlewis)