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Big Winners on Double Header Weekend at Speedway 660

FREDERICTON, NB - (August 10th, 2020) - The following are Quick Results from the Best of the Best Pro Stock 150 and Urquhart Construction Street Stock 75 weekend at Speedway 660 in Geary, New Brunswick.

Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB) was the winner in the Best of the Best Pro Stock 150 on Saturday evening for the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stocks. Lonnie Sommerville (Barnesville, NB) was second with Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) third in the 19 car field. Logan Power (Riverview, NB - Atlantic Modified Tour) and Kyle Boudreau (Saint John, NB - Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters) took home support class features.

Reigning DMR Auto Street Stock champion Chris Hanley (St. Stephen, NB) raced to the victory in the Urquhart Construction Street Stock 75 on a hot Sunday afternoon. Rick Cashol (Saint John, NB) and Riley Goodwin (McAdam, NB) raced hard for the runner-up spot with the experience of Cashol edging out the youth of Goodwin for the spot. BJ Gillespie (Harvey, NB - Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters) and Curtis Collins (Barnesville, NB - Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman) were the winners in the support class features.

The next racing event at Speedway 660 takes place on Saturday, August 22nd as the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters will take to the track for the second annual Gunslinger 50 presented by Fairview Jeep Ram and Fredericton Gun Shop. All four house classes will be in action. Racing begins at 6:30pm.

For more information about the Saturday’s racing card, or any event at Speedway 660, visit Speedway660.com, like @Speedway660 on Facebook or call the Speedway 660 Raceline at (506) 454-7223.

About Speedway 660:
Speedway 660 is one of Canada’s premier stock car racing facilities. Located in New Brunswick’s Fredericton region, it attracts race teams and fans from the Maritimes, New England and Quebec. The Speedway 660 racing season runs from mid May until Labour Day Weekend. SpeedWeekend, one of the most prestigious short track events in eastern North America, wraps up Speedway 660’s racing season.

 

Monday, 10 August 2020 12:58 Published in Results & Points


Power Perfect in Atlantic Modified Feature Competition

FREDERICTON, NB - (August 10th, 2020) - Logan Power (Riverview, NB) picked up where he left off a week prior by taking home the Fox Chevrolet 35 for the Atlantic Modified Tour at Speedway 660 on Saturday evening.

Monday, 10 August 2020 12:54 Published in Results & Points


Merrittville Speedway Race Results- August 8, 2020

THOROLD, ONTARIO (August 8, 2020) ... Reigning S&W Service Centre 358 Modified track champion Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario won the main event as the mighty Modifieds headlined the August 8th racing program at the historic Merrittville Speedway Saturday night. Lindberg found the winning line on the final restart to claim the victory. Rob Murray of St. Catharines won a battle of former track champions in the Hoosier Stock feature. Ridgeway, Ontario’s Josh Sliter found victory lane again in the Rona Doidge Building Centres Mod Lites. Rob Goulding of Port Colborne won the Central Fabricating/Glo & Go 4 Cylinders, with Welland, Ontario’s Josh Dmytrow winning in the James’ Auto & Speed V6’s.

The S & W Service Centre 358 Modified feature saw Tyler Willard start on the pole with “Mr. Small Block” Pete Bicknell to his outside. Gary Lindberg made the most of his third-place starting spot to get the lead from Willard early. After multiple restarts with Willard to his outside, Lindberg lined up alongside Bicknell and was able to drive away, finding speed on the bottom line in 1 & 2, while running the top in 3 & 4. Willard would settle for second, while Mike Bowman drove from 13th starting position to finish third. Pete Bicknell and Fred Carleton rounded out the top Five.

Barry Beck and last week’s winner Dave Bailey lead the field to green in Hoosier Stock action. However, it was another defending track champion starting third on the grid in Rob Murray who would capture the victory. Bailey led early with Murray on his bumper for multiple laps. Eventually, Murray was able to slide by on the inside and take the win over Bailey, Donny Lampman, Ryan Beagle, and Steve Shaw Sr.

Defending track champions winning was a common theme as Josh Sliter won on Saturday night in the RONA/Doidge Building Centres Modified Lites. Sliter, who started from pole, was strong early but Jeffery May began to reel him in halfway through the race, gaining .2 seconds per lap on the leader before a caution. On the restart, Sliter was able to drive away from May and hold him off to win on back-to-back Saturdays at Merrittville Speedway.

In the Central Fabricating/Glo & Go Tanning 4 Cylinder event, Austin Werstroh controlled most of the race, leading Rob Goulding, Leroy Buscumb and Jay Moulton. However, several cautions never gave Werstroh the chance to get away from the pack. Goulding eventually got by Werstroh, whose front-end bodywork was damaged and may have affected his car. Goulding held off Buscumb to take the checkers driving for Jay Moulton.

Pontiac power propelled Josh Dmytrow to victory lane in the James Auto and Speed V6’s. Rick Beales started from the pole and was strong early, with Dmytrow starting to his outside. In the end, it would be Dmytrow who was able to take the lead and hold off a charging John Couture late to get the win.

Fans are encouraged to keep up to date with all the schedules and if any changes are needed by following Merrittville on social media including Facebook (facebook.com/MerrittvilleSpeedway), Twitter (@Merrittville), and now on Instagram (@merrittvillespeedway).

For results, point standings, and more, check out www.merrittvillespeedway.com

 

Sunday, 09 August 2020 15:17 Published in Results & Points


WeatherTech Racing Moves to GTE Pro at Le Mans

Bolingbrook, Ill., (August 7, 2020) - WeatherTech Racing has moved its entry for the 24 Hours of Le Mans to the GTE Pro category for the race to run at the Circuit de la Sarthe, in Le Mans, France, September 19-20.

Friday, 07 August 2020 14:40 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Kennington Ready For Return In The Castrol Edge Dodge

ST. THOMAS, ON (August 6, 2020)- DJ Kennington and the #17 Castrol Edge Dodge team were raring to go for the start of the 2020 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season opener, the Castrol Speedfest that was to occur in May.

Friday, 07 August 2020 11:50 Published in Driver and Team Releases


2020 Ontario Modifieds Racing Series (OMRS) Season Cancelled by COVID-19

PETERBOROUGH, ON (August 6, 2020)- OMRS drivers and teams were eagerly looking forward to the launch of the 2020 season, however with the effects of COVID-19 being felt around the world and here at home, their anticipation was quickly replaced by disappointment as the series dates either passed or were postponed.

Thursday, 06 August 2020 14:31 Published in Press Releases


Weather-Dictated Outcome At Road America

(5 August 2020) – Elkhart Lake, WI: It was a case of Multimatic Motorsports 0 – Mother Nature 1 in the two hour 40 minute sportscar race at Road America.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 10:13 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Flamboro Speedway To Host Twin NASCAR Pinty’s Series Races

MILLGROVE, Ontario (August 5, 2020)--- The schedule for the 2020 campaign just hit national levels for Flamboro Speedway as they will welcome the NASCAR Pinty’s Series on August 29.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 10:08 Published in Press Releases


Jason White Returning To Pinty's Series

(August 5, 2020)- It has been a long wait for Sun Peaks, B.C. racer Jason White to get back in action after two very successful outings during Daytona Speedweeks.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 10:01 Published in Driver and Team Releases


The Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge Canada Concludes Its First Season

Toronto, ON. (August 04, 2020)- The Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge Canada one-make virtual race series was held this past Thursday, fittingly, at the famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Tuesday, 04 August 2020 12:25 Published in Press Releases


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