In the June 12th edition of Spencer Lewis’ Inside Track Motorsport News Short Track Notebook, we round up the latest in on-board footage featuring Hall of Famer Stompin’ Tom Walters, Ontario Legends champion Nick Ledson and 602 Sprint Car freshman Josh Shantz. We also have a chance to chat with Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modified Rookie of the Year contender Jerrid Morphy.
Stompin Tom Motorsports Crew Chief Jeff Thomas has sent along on-board footage of Tom Walters’ recent outing in Sunset Speedway’s ‘Super Series’. The Hall of Famer turned in a 2nd place finish after a race-long battle with talented up-and-comer Nick Goetz. The 50-lap contest was eventually won by Sunset hotshoe Jason ‘Bam Bam’ Witty. Click here to ride along with Stompin’ Tom for all 50-laps of this hard-fought event.
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We recently had the opportunity to chat with 2014 Canadian Vintage Modified Rookie of the Year Jerrid Morphy (above, by Randy Spencer) after his 8th place finish at Sunset Speedway. The New Hamburg, ON driver chats about the transition from Karting to Short Track competition, what led him to competing with the Canadian Vintage Modifieds and what his goals are for the 2014 season. Click here for the video, and be sure to follow Jerrid on Twitter @MorphyRacing.
The Ohsweken Speedway Crate Sprint Car division has made waves across the province in its first month. With a roster comprised of drivers from numerous backgrounds and disciplines, this unique approach to Sprint Car racing has provided some fantastic action at ‘The Big O’ through the first few weeks of the 2014 season. Recently, former Flamboro Mini Stock front runner turned 602 Sprint Car rookie Josh Shantz brought along his Go-Pro camera during an A Main at Ohsweken. Click here for Shantz’s on-board video, and follow the rising star on Twitter @JShantz18.
The Ontario Legends series recently invaded Sunset Speedway for their first ever trip to the recently redesigned 1/3 mile, with Legends standout Kevin Foisy claiming the feature victory. Rising star Nick Ledson turned in a runner-up performance and had his GoPro Camera filming as he made his way up through the pack. Click here to ride along with the defending Ontario Legends series champion, as he battles with fellow up-and-comer Matt Haufe.
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