BEDFORD, NS – (July 28, 2021) – The Maritime League of Legends Tour is hitting the road as the Series contests Round Two of the 2021 season this Saturday at Petty International Raceway.
This marks the return to the Province of New Brunswick for the Tour for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic and is the first of two stops for the Series at the high banked bullring in 2021. Racing begins on Saturday, July 31st at 6pm.
Sam Rogers (Lower Onslow, NS) leads the Maritime League of Legends Tour into competition after his victory in the CARS Automotive 50 at Scotia Speedworld on July 17th. Rogers held off a hard charging Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS) after the 2019 champion, along with Craig MacDonald (Waverley, NS), came from the back of the pack at the halfway point in that race. Colton Noble (Upper Nine Mile River, NS) who has impressed in his first few races behind the wheel of a Legend car, scored a podium finish in the season opener at Scotia Speedworld.
Those four, along with over a dozen others, are expected to race for the win in the Cross Roads 50. Michael Cormier (Grand-Barachois, NB) and Darren Sherwood (Cambridge Narrows, NB) are among the Legend drivers that will look to defend their home turf on Saturday night. Devin Gallant (Charlottetown, PE) will be making the trip across the Confederation Bridge to compete on Saturday.
Several up and coming rising stars from Nova Scotia will look to capture their first Maritime League of Legends Tour victory. Josh Langille along with his younger brother Nathan (Coldbrook, NS), Danny Chisholm (Canning, NS), Nathan Blackburn (Timberlea, NS), Devin Wadden (Hammonds Plains, NS), Owen Mahar (Hubley, NS) and Dylan Dowe (Bedford, NS) are among the stars on the rise that will be showcased on Saturday. All of them will have one goal is sights – to win the CrossRoads Cycle 50 on Saturday evening at Petty International Raceway.
From: Tim Terry