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Opening Night Marks The Start Of Gord "Smoke " Shepherd's Title Defense

ORO-STATION, ON – Reigning Sunset Speedway NASCAR Late Model champion Gord Shepherd will kick off his pursuit of a second consecutive division title this Saturday, April 29th during the speedway's 2017 season opener.

Friday, 28 April 2017 15:24 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Canadian Gord Shepherd NASCAR HomeTrack Track Championship‏

#NASCAR * DAYTONA BEACH, FL - For those fortunate enough to have visited a short track in Canada, one thing is for certain, Canadian fans love stock car racing. One of the unique characteristics of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series is that it is not limited to within the borders of the United States, and that is one reason Gord Shepherd can celebrate a second consecutive NASCAR track championship won at Barrie Speedway. The 35 year old driver also claimed the provincial title in Ontario.

Monday, 16 February 2015 16:37 Published in Press Releases


Gord Shepherd earns first career Autumn Colours Classic win

@GordShepherd10 • @BarrieSpeedway • PETERBOROUGH, ON – Three-time Barrie Speedway champion Gord Shepherd stole the headlines at Peterborough Speedway's crown jewel Autumn Colours Classic event on October 12th. The Oro-Station, ON veteran capitalized on what was ruled a false restart late in the Pro Late Model feature, capturing the lead and driving away to his first career 'Classic' win.

Thursday, 16 October 2014 15:12 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Gord Shepherd hopes to continue hot streak at Peterborough's Autumn Colours Classic

@GordShepherd10 • @BarrieSpeedway • ORO STATION, ON - It's safe to say Gord Shepherd has found his rhythm through the final month of the 2014 season. 'The Smoke' closed out the Barrie Speedway season winning his 3rd Ltd. Late Model championship – after winning 3 of the final 4 features of the year. Then, Shepherd charged out of the gate in the 'Playoff Season', putting together a head-turning runner-up performance at Sunset Speedway's 'Velocity 250' invitational on September 28th.

Monday, 06 October 2014 16:27 Published in Breaking News


Inside Track Short Track Notebook: July 4, 2013

In the July 4 edition of Spencer Lewis' Inside Track Ontario Short Track Notebook, Spencer updates us on several prominent short trackers, including Barrie Speedway's Gord Shepherd, Mini Stock stars Billy Schwartzenburg and Dave Bailey, Cole Timm and CVM standout Steve Trendell.

Thursday, 04 July 2013 18:05 Published in Breaking News


Murray and Shepherd Land In Barrie's Winners Circle

May 18, 2013- Barrie Speedway would kick off the Victoria Day long weekend in fine style, as ideal weather conditions were forcast for the evening's racing card on at the one third mile tri oval located on the 8th Line of Oro. The fortunate forcast would bring out legions of fans and drivers alike, to see and compete in Central Ontario's hottest on track racing action.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 08:18 Published in Results & Points


Shepherd and Baker Claim Victory at the High Line

BARRIE, ON - The last race weekend of August would produce another night of highly entertaining, fast paced action on Aug 25 At Barrie Speedway, as several drivers appear to be hitting their stride approaching the final weeks of 2012, with the jockeying for position in the season long standings bound to produce some hotly contested on track battles moving forward.

Thursday, 30 August 2012 10:30 Published in Results & Points


Spencer Lewis' Short Track Notebook (April 6, 2012)

Varney Motor Speedway veteran Tommy Robb has announced his plans to launch the most aggressive touring campaign of his young career for the 2012 season. The Durham, ON product notched more feature victories than any other Varney Limited Late Model competitor in 2011, en route to a second-place finish in the division's overall point standings.

Friday, 06 April 2012 09:11 Published in Breaking News