In the September 12th edition of Spencer Lewis’ Short Track Notebook, we chat with Gord Shepherd about his shot at clinching his 3rd Barrie championship in 4 seasons, Thayne Hallyburton talks about Sunset Speedway’s 100-lap Ltd. Late Model event on September 13th, we check in with Canadian Vintage Modified rookie Jerrid Morphy and catch up with ARCA/CRA Super Series competition Brandon Watson.
We recently had the chance to speak with Barrie Speedway Ltd. Late Model mainstay Gord ‘The Smoke’ Shepherd. The Oro Station, ON veteran will enter Barrie’s Championship Night event on Saturday, September 13th in search of his 3rd Ltd. Late Model championship in 4 years. Shepherd took the time to talk about his 2014 campaign, the ups-and-downs of the Barrie season, the current state of competition and more. Click here for the video and follow Gord on Twitter @GordShepherd10.
2-time OSCAAR Super Late Model champion Brandon Watson (above, by Eric Uprichard) will be back in action with the ARCA/CRA Super Series on Sunday, September 14th at Kil-Kare Speedway in Xenia, OH. Brandon took the time to preview the event with us, and spoke about his frustrating outing at Winchester Speedway over the Labour Day weekend and his goals for Sunday’s race at Kil-Kare. Click here for the 1 on 1 interview and be sure to follow Brandon on Twitter @BrandonWatson15.
Canadian Vintage Modified Tour rookie Jerrid Morphy (above, by Debbie-Jo Zardo) has continued to improve in recent weeks. Check out our latest interview with Jerrid as he talks about his bid for the 2014 Rookie of the Year title, the learning curve switching over from Karting to CVM racing and his plans to expand his operation next season. Click here for the video and learn more about the team by following @MorphyRacing on Twitter.
‘The Hillsdale Hurricane’ Thayne Hallyburton (above, by Ashley McCubbin) will be in the field at Sunset Speedway on Saturday, September 13th for the much talked about 100-lap Championship Night event. In our newest interview with the well-spoken up-and-comer, Hallyburton talks about the strategy that will be necessary for a strong run on September 13th and how vital the event is to his team’s plans for the rest of the 2014 season. The video can be found here and be sure to follow Thayne on Twitter @THallyburton
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