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INSIDE TRACK TV: Derek Lynch discusses his time at Kawartha Speedway

In this episode, host Spencer Lewis talks with Kawartha Speedway GM / Promoter Derek Lynch on his final night in that role with the Peterborough, Ontario-area short track. Lynch, a second-generation racer, is returning to the track as a competitor in 2013. In the video, he discusses his history at Kawartha and his plans for the future. On a personal note, on behalf of everyone at Inside Track, we'd like to congratulate Derek Lynch on his long and successful run at Kawartha Speedway, and we wish him and his family the best of luck in their future endeavours. Derek is a gentleman who always acted with the best interests of the racers, fans, sponsors and the industry front of mind.

Wednesday, 03 October 2012 12:57 Published in Multimedia


Josh Gruntz looks for an Open Wheeled Modified win at Autumn Colours

You can take the boy out of Peterborough, but it's hard to take the 'Peterborough' out of the boy. With the biggest racing event of the year – the 20th Annual Autumn Colours Classic, presented by Lucas Oil Products at Peterborough Speedway – just days away, Josh Gruntz thinks it would be the perfect time to score the first open wheeled modified feature race win of his freshman season.

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 17:20 Published in Press Releases


Kawartha Track Champions Decided at Season Finale

FRASERVILLE, ON - It may have taken a few weeks longer than originally anticipated, but for Daryl Fice, Matt Spence and Dan McHattie, it was well worth the wait. The trio clinched their respective Kawartha Speedway track championships - just by taking the first green flag of the night - in the Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stock, Thunder Car and NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model divisions.

Monday, 01 October 2012 11:29 Published in Breaking News


Bryan Mercer Makes the Most of his Magic Mile Experience

NEW HAMPSHIRE - It was a racing experience he knows he'll never forget. After weeks of preparation and long hours spent in the garage getting the car ready for the trip, Bryan Mercer can look back fondly at his first ever start in the Bond Auto Parts Showdown - the 2012 edition of the American-Canadian Tour Invitational - Saturday, September 22nd at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Port Hope, Ontario racer was 7th fastest during the final practice session and started the 50 lap shootout from 14th position.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 17:27 Published in Press Releases


The Clock is Ticking Down At Kawartha Speedway

FRASERVILLE, ON - After having the first 2 attempts at waving the checkered flag on the 2012 campaign postponed by inclement weather, Kawartha Speedway officials are ready to try again Friday, September 28th. With positions still to be decided in the Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stock, Thunder Car and NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model point standings, Promoter/General Manager Derek Lynch and his team at the 3/8th mile Fraserville, Ontario oval are anxious to see things get settled on the racetrack.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:18 Published in Breaking News


NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Presented By Mobil 1 Statistical Advance: Kawartha

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 travels to Kawartha Speedway near Peterborough, Ont., on Saturday, Sept. 22 for the Pinty's 250 presented by Dodge to close out the 2012 season. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the series and selected drivers at Kawartha, as well as some other statistical trends:

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 10:10 Published in Breaking News


Kawartha Speedway 2012: Delaying the inevitable

FRASERVILLE, ON - Championship hardware for Kawartha Speedway's 3 regular classes was at the trophy shop, waiting for the year's final checkered flags so the 2012 division winners could have their names engraved on the Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stock, Thunder Car and NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model awards. The season was scheduled to wrap-up Friday, September 7th, but Mother Nature's predicted heavy rains and thunderstorms stepped-in to postpone the celebration.

Monday, 10 September 2012 11:49 Published in Breaking News


KAWARTHA: Rain Washes Away OSCAAR Biederman Memorial

PETERBOROUGH, ON – Mother nature has wiped away OSCAAR Super Late Model and Modified racing at Kawartha Speedway for Friday, September 7. A forecast of heavy rains in the Peterborough area surrounding the track of forced promoter Derek Lynch to cancel this evening's competition. The 75-Lap Don Biederman, which was scheduled to headline the show, has been rescheduled along with the remainder of the scheduled events for next Friday, September 14. The race will run an identical schedule to that planned for this evening, with racing set to begin at 6:00pm and the pit gate opening for competitors at 3:00pm.

Friday, 07 September 2012 10:52 Published in Breaking News


Donny Beatty Looking for Some Strength in the Numbers

FRASERVILLE, ON - The final night of action for the 2012 season at Kawartha Speedway is Friday, September 7th and Donny Beatty is looking to collect every point he can in the championship standings. The veteran racer from Beaverton, Ontario - who captured the track's 2006 Thunder Car point title - is currently 4th in the division, but just 1 point behind the driver in 3rd spot and 8 markers ahead of the 5th place runner.

Thursday, 06 September 2012 11:55 Published in Press Releases


KAWARTHA: Howie has something to 'Crowe' about

FRASERVILLE, ON - Sometimes, things just come together. A change you make in your racing program works and makes all the difference in how your team performs. That slight adjustment can turn a top 10 player into a raceday winner. At the end of the 2011 campaign, Alderville First Nation's Howie Crowe – a veteran runner in Kawartha Speedway's Thunder Car division – decided it was time to do something different.

Monday, 03 September 2012 23:34 Published in Press Releases


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