In the August 27th edition of Spencer Lewis’ Short Track Notebook, we chat with OSCAAR Modified Tour rookie Tommy Robb about his up-and-down freshman campaign, Jake Watson tells us about his sophomore season in the Mini Stock division, Cory Young continues his hot streak at Full Throttle Motor Speedway and Amanda Connolly previews the 2014 Autumn Colours Classic at Peterborough Speedway.
Open Wheel Modified rookie Tommy Robb has had his fair share of challenges through his freshman campaign on the OSCAAR Modified Tour. Heading into Round 11 of the tour at Sunset Speedway, we had a chance to chat with the Durham, ON driver. ‘Relentless’ speaks about the challenges his team has faced on the tour, his ambitions for the rest of the 2014 campaign and what he’s learned so far. Click here for the video and follow Tommy on Twitter @Relentless88R.
‘The Derringer’ Jake Watson (above, by Ashley McCubbin) recently took the time to speak with our camera about his sophomore campaign in the Mini Stock division. The third-generation driver speaks on racing fulltime at Sunset Speedway, his sporadic returns to Flamboro, his working relationship with Mini Stock standout Brandon McFerran and his goals for his sophomore year. Click here for the insightful 1 on 1 interview and follow Jake on Twitter @JakertWatson.
With less than 6 weeks until the 2014 edition of Peterborough Speedway’s Autumn Colours Classic, we’ve started asking racers just what keeps them coming back to the iconic event each year. For the first chapter in this series, we spoke with multi-time Ltd. Late Model winner Amanda Connolly, who will be returning to the ‘Classic’ this season, with hopes of earning her first career Autumn Colours victory. The London Recreational Racing representative chats about the level of competition at the 3-day event, the prestige surrounding the race itself and the atmosphere of one of the biggest races in Canada. Click here for the video and for more information on the October 10th, 11th & 12th event, visit www.PeterboroughSpeedway.com.
Reigning and defending Full Throttle Motor Speedway Mini Stock champion Cory Young (above, by Dan Little) continued his winning ways on August 22nd. Post-victory, we caught up with Cory and asked his opinion on the newly revitalized FTMS, his recent hot streak, the state of the Mini Stock division and his surprising plans for the 2015 season. Click here to hear what Cory has to say.
By Spencer Lewis (@itsspencerlewis)