In the February 2nd edition of Spencer Lewis’ Inside Track Short Track Notebook, we chat with fan favourite ‘Marvellous’ Marvin Freiburger about his busy 2015 campaign, profile Flamboro Speedway champion Dale Shaw’s plans for the upcoming season, catch a sneak peek at Delaware Speedway competitor Rick Verberne’s off-season progress and announce the latest Canadian to enter New Smyrna Speedway’s ‘World Series of Asphalt.’
Multi-time Sauble Speedway Ltd. Late Model feature winner ‘Marvellous’ Marvin Freiburger has announced that – in addition to his fulltime Sauble Speedway commitments – he will compete fulltime in 2015 with the APC United Late Model Series. The Walkerton, ON driver has purchased a Port City Race Cars chassis, and will split driving duties on the tour with Sauble promoter Jason Thom.
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The pair join a tour roster full of elite-level talent, including former Delaware Speedway champion ‘Quiet Storm’ Jamie Cox, 2013 OSCAAR Super Late Model champion Brandon Watson, second-generation up-and-comer ‘Prime Time’ Josh Stade and 2014 Sunset Speedway champion ‘The Bully’ Dwayne Baker.
We recently had a chance to chat with Freiburger about his 2015 commitments. Click here to see what ‘Marvellous’ had to say, and be sure to visit Marvin Freiburger Racing on Facebook to keep up with the team all season long.
2014 Flamboro Speedway Pro Late Model champion Dale Shaw(above, by Race Time Radio) has announced he will follow the APC United Late Model Series in 2015. The third-generation star – at 20-years of age – is one of the youngest driver on the current roster, and will look to capture his first career touring championship with the upstart series.
In addition to Shaw’s 8 races with the APC-backed tour, his family-run team will also return to Flamboro Speedway on a fulltime basis, as Shaw looks to defend his 2014 Pro Late Model title.
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Marketing support for Dale’s busy 2015 campaign will be provided by Wellington Systems, Waverdale Fleet and Lucas Oil. Fans can follow Dale on Twitter @DaleShaw83.
Here’s an ‘in progress’ look at Delaware Speedway Truck competitor Rick Verberne’s ride for the 2015 season. The Otterville, ON driver finished 6th in Truck points in 2014, and will look to improve his position in the talent-laden, fan favourite class.
Verberne will enjoy backing from McRoberts Fuels, Travellers Financial, Canadian Linen, The Lawn Man, RA Watters Graphics, McKenzie Auto Parts and Total Rentals in his fulltime campaign. Fans can follow along with Verberne on Twitter @RVerberne88.
Longtime Pro Late Model frontrunner Steve Laking (above, by Thompson Photography) has announced he will compete in the 2015 edition of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway this month. The 8-night event runs from February 13th – 21st and will pit Laking against some of the top Pro Late Model drivers from across North America.
The Guelph, ON driver competed in the 2014 edition of the event, splitting driving duties with North Carolina standout Cole Timm. Laking’s 2015 efforts will carry marketing support from Laking Motorsports and Spira Fire Protection.
By Spencer Lewis (@itsspencerlewis)