PETERBOROUGH, ON- In professional sports, entry level players are called "rookies", while in college and university classrooms, the most commonly used term is "freshmen". The latter seems the most fitting, because a number of drivers are about to begin their racin' education on Canada's Toughest 1/3-Mile Paved Oval.
Monday, 29 September 2014 11:05 Published in Press Releases
Peterborough, ON- Racers from every corner of the province are going through their pre-event checklists and making plans for the Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing. The 22nd annual running of the Autumn Colours Classic – presented by Lucas Oil Products – takes the green flag Friday, October 10 at Peterborough Speedway.
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:57 Published in Press Releases
Peterborough, ON- Some racers consider it a good season if they've won a couple of feature events, while others are in contention for a track championship from the drop of the year's first green flag.
Monday, 15 September 2014 15:58 Published in Press Releases
Peterborough, ON- Nearly every speedway in the province has concluded the regular season portion of their schedules and now it's time to roll out the red carpet for the battle that has become known as the Super Bowl of Stockcar Racing. The 22nd Annual Autumn Colours Classic – presented by Lucas Oil Products – takes centre stage October 10, 11 and 12 at Peterborough Speedway.
Monday, 08 September 2014 18:26 Published in Press Releases
Peterborough, ON (October 13, 2013)- Things started well, but with 27 circuits of the 50 lap Thunder Car feature event complete, the weatherman intervened and brought action on Canada's Toughest 1/3-mile Oval to a halt.
Sunday, 13 October 2013 17:24 Published in Breaking News
Peterborough, ON- The biggest motorsports event in the province is just days away. The 21st Annual Autumn Colours Classic – presented by Lucas Oil Products – gets the green flag Friday, October 11th at 6:00 as the weekend's first qualifying event hits the track at Canada's Toughest 1/3-Mile Oval.
Saturday, 05 October 2013 12:07 Published in Press Releases
Peterborough, ON- It is easily one of the most recognized events on the Canadian motorsports landscape. The Autumn Colours Classic – presented by Lucas Oil Products – at Peterborough Speedway is a three day spectacle of speed, drawing fans and competitors from one end of the province to the other. This year's edition – taking centre stage from Friday to Sunday, October 11th to 13th – is guaranteed to take its rightful place in racing history.
Monday, 30 September 2013 09:02 Published in Press Releases
Cavan, ON- Creating a race winning program can take time and experimentation. Steering a hand built machine – created on the family farm – Dan McHattie has learned how to win races.
Monday, 23 September 2013 10:43 Published in Press Releases
September 6, 2013- At the start of the year, drivers plan a schedule of events they'll run during the upcoming season. Often, it's with a goal of earning points toward a track championship. Howie Crowe was a regular at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Speedway and when that track closed after the July 27th event, he was awarded the 2013 Thunder Car title. Without a regular Saturday night 'home', the veteran campaigner started looking for a new place to race.
Friday, 06 September 2013 15:26 Published in Press Releases
Peterborough, ON- Racers are always looking for an advantage; that certain edge that will lead them to victory lane. Heading into the Super Bowl of Stockcar Racing – the 21st Annual Autumn Colours Classic, presented by Lucas Oil Products – at Peterborough Speedway, drivers who battle Canada's Toughest 1/3-Mile Oval will search for anything that will help them claim the year's biggest prize.
Thursday, 29 August 2013 15:06 Published in Press Releases