PETITCODIAC, NB (October 9, 2021) – Management for the Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame regretfully announce the 2021 Induction Ceremony has been postponed until 2022. The decision was made out of an abundance of caution for attendees and staff as COVID-19 cases continue to increase in New Brunswick.
Organizers are now planning a “doubleheader” weekend next November when the Class of 2021 will be enshrined in the hallowed hall on Friday, November 18 and the Class of 2022 on Saturday, November 19. The Class of 2021 was announced earlier this year and includes:
From New Brunswick
Hinson Ashe (Moncton) – Competitor, Stock Car
Raymond ‘Ray’ Bastille (Moncton) – Competitor, Sports Car
Robert ‘Bob’ Guthrie (Fredericton) – Competitor/Builder, Sports Car
From Nova Scotia
Dwight Giddens (Bible Hill) – Builder
Glen Walker (Lower Sackville) – Competitor, Drag Racing
Russell White / Bobby White (Kennetcook) – Competitor/ Builder, Stock Car
From Prince Edward Island
Emmett ‘Emmo’ Donahue (Charlottetown) – Competitor, Stock Car
Kris Fournier (Charlottetown) – Competitor/Builder, Stock Car
Allan MacPhail / David Peters (Cornwall) – Competitor/ Builder, Stock Car
Prince Edward Island Antique Car Club (Kensington) – Collector/ Promoter, Antiques
The Class of 2022 will be determined based on nominations received before April 1, 2022. Nominations can be made by anyone and can be for anyone they feel has contributed greatly to any genre of motorsports in the Maritimes. More information on the nomination process and the online nomination form is available at www.mmhf.ca (Inductees > Selection Process).
Both ceremonies will be held at the Rodd Royalty in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Management regrets any inconvenience the postponement of this year’s celebration may cause but are confident it is the right decision for all involved.
The Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame is located in Petitcodiac. It is the only dedicated motorsports venue of its type in Canada and pays homage to the people and the vehicles that have built the foundation of motorsports in the Maritimes. More information about the Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame and its inductees can be found online at www.mmhf.ca.
Report from Joan Roue