Peterborough, ON- After a layoff of just over a month, the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series – powered by Torque Builders Inc. will return to the tight, tricky bullring on Mount Pleasant Road, west of the Liftlock City Saturday, July 12.
It will be the third of four appearances for 2014 at Peterborough Speedway for the series dedicated to preserving competitive and affordable open wheel modified racing created for racers, by racers.
After this year’s three events to date, Robert Warnes – the series’ most recent main event winner – leads the point standings by a slim four markers over Alex Lees, with Chad Strawn, Bill Burrows and Bill Pickford rounding-out the top drivers in the rundown. With eight shows on this year’s schedule – shared between Peterborough and Flamboro Speedways, the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series has been averaging close to 15 cars for each outing and provided fans with some exciting wheel-to-wheel action.
Series officials are looking forward to another run on one of the season’s adopted homes on Canada’s Toughest 1/3-Mile Paved Oval.
“Peterborough Speedway can be a challenging layout, but once you hit on a set-up that works, it’s a really fun place to race,” said Randy Hollingsworth.
He knows what he’s talking about. His tutelage has helped his 14 year-old granddaughter Willow Barberstock – an OMRS development series driver – win a pair of feature events in the track’s entry-level 4Fun division.
Three different drivers – Strawn, Alex Lees and Rob Warnes – have won feature events during the OMRS shows and series officials would love to see a fourth take the checkered flag Saturday, July 12 at Peterborough Speedway.
Official Ontario Modifieds Racing Series, Powered by TORQUE BUILDERS INC. 2014 Schedule:
Saturday, May 10: Flamboro Speedway //Spring Shakedown Invitational // Winner – #77 Chad Strawn
Saturday, May 31: Peterborough Speedway // Fan Appreciation Night // Winner – #09 Nick Lees
Saturday, June 7: Peterborough Speedway // Winner – #95 Rob Warnes
Saturday, July 12: Peterborough Speedway
Saturday, August 16: Peterborough Speedway
Saturday, September 6: Flamboro Speedway
Friday, October 3: Flamboro Speedway (qualifying & feature)
Saturday, October 4: Flamboro Speedway (feature)
Additional OMRS information can be found at www.ontariomodifiedsracing.com or at www.facebook.com/OMRS Ontario Modifieds Racing Series powered by TORQUE BUILDERS INC.
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Prepared by: Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media