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UPDATED: Barrie Speedway Closed Permanently Corporate Backing Helps Peterborough Speedway Build The Brand Barrie Speedway Sold; Track To Close Canada’s Top Short Track Racers To Be Honoured At Motorama Peterborough Speedway Officials Fine Tune The 2015 Schedule Lucas Oil CAN-AM Midgets Announce Schedule For 50TH Year 150 Lap “Run What Ya’ Brung” ENDURO 1st Place Turn-Key 360 Winged Sprint Car
 
UPDATED: Barrie Speedway Closed Permanently

UPDATED: Barrie Speedway Closed Permanently

By Clayton Johns Burl’s Creek Event Grounds has purchased the Barrie Speedway and will close the track permanently. A joint press release from the campground and Apex Motorsports, which previously owned the speedway, confirmed the sale and stated the track is now closed permanently after 45 years of operation. The land will become “supportive space” […]

Corporate Backing Helps Peterborough Speedway Build The Brand

Corporate Backing Helps Peterborough Speedway Build The Brand

From the weekly short track to the national stage, sponsorship has long been a contributing factor in the world of Motorsports. Drivers and race teams rely on marketing support to off-set expenses for parts, fuel, tires and travel expenses. Speedways look to local, regional and national advertisers to help defray weekly operating costs and to […]

Barrie Speedway Sold; Track To Close

Barrie Speedway Sold; Track To Close

By Clayton Johns Barrie Speedway has been sold to Republic Live, the group that produces the Boots and Hearts country music festival. “After negotiations with our new neighbors we believe that there is no way for the two entities to work together side by side,” said Angela Clarke, a representative of Apex Motorsports, which owned […]

Canada’s Top Short Track Racers To Be Honoured At Motorama

Canada’s Top Short Track Racers To Be Honoured At Motorama

ASPHALT AND DIRT CHAMPS WILL BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT ON SATURDAY, MARCH 14 AT CANADA’S BIGGEST CUSTOM CAR & MOTORSPORTS SHOW TORONTO, ON // JANUARY 20, 2015 • One of the surprise hits of last year’s Canadian Motorsports Expo was the huge turnout of racers, crews, family members, sponsors and fans for the inaugural Short […]

Peterborough Speedway Officials Fine Tune The 2015 Schedule

Peterborough Speedway Officials Fine Tune The 2015 Schedule

With the region locked in the grip of the annual January cold snap, most people are thinking of ways to stay warm, instead of focusing on a season of action at Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval. The new campaign takes the green flag in about 4 month’s time and the promotional team […]

Lucas Oil CAN-AM Midgets Announce Schedule For 50TH Year

Lucas Oil CAN-AM Midgets Announce Schedule For 50TH Year

The Lucas Oil Can-Am Midgets have planned an exciting 2015 season for their 50th year of competition. In announcing their schedule President Ken Lorenz said “Our 50th Anniversary year will include three ‘Twin 25’s’ races at three different tracks throughout the season. Grand Bend, Sunset and Flamboro Speedways will present this special show to thank […]

150 Lap “Run What Ya’ Brung” ENDURO 1st Place Turn-Key 360 Winged Sprint Car

150 Lap “Run What Ya’ Brung” ENDURO 1st Place Turn-Key 360 Winged Sprint Car

Hi Folks: Full Throttle is kicking off 2015 with a bang please see the release that was posted on Facebook last night. Any questions just let me know. “2015 Racing Season at Full Throttle Motor Speedway will be coming a lot quicker than you think!!! A 150 Lap “Run What Ya’ Brung” ENDURO race will […]


Collver Takes Aim At APC Late Model Series

Collver Takes Aim At APC Late Model Series

26 January 2015

(London ON)  Trevor Collver will be having a very busy summer in 2015.  Not only will Collver take on the competitive field of G.A.W. Super Stocks at Delaware Speedway, but will also field a Pro Late Model for Car owner Allan Gold.  The pair of Gold and Collver will compete in the new APC United […]

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NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Schedule Announced Nationwide Slate Of Events For 2015

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Schedule Announced Nationwide Slate Of Events For 2015

17 December 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2014) – NASCAR announced today the 2015 schedule for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1. The nationwide slate features 11 dates across five provinces and includes seven oval and four road course events. “The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series is the national series of Canada, and this schedule […]

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OSCAAR Releases Complete 2015 Schedule

OSCAAR Releases Complete 2015 Schedule

16 December 2014

PETERBOROUGH (December 16, 2014) – Over the last quarter-century, OSCAAR Racing has thrilled thousands of stock car fans across Ontario with entertaining stock car action. The 2015 season marks OSCAAR’s 25th anniversary and one of its most aggressive schedules to date. The addition of the OSCAAR Midgets to a brand that already includes Super Late […]

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NASCAR Night Of Champions Honors Seven Titlist Top Performers Of 2014 Celebrated At NASCAR Hall Of Fame

NASCAR Night Of Champions Honors Seven Titlist Top Performers Of 2014 Celebrated At NASCAR Hall Of Fame

14 December 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 13, 2014) — The culmination and coronation of a season-long – and career-defining – road to NASCAR glory came Saturday night for seven drivers. Abraham Calderón summed it up the best on stage at the NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions. “This championship was a dream a few years ago,” said the […]

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Another Active Season of Chasing Racing for Clarke Motorsports Communications

Another Active Season of Chasing Racing for Clarke Motorsports Communications

13 December 2014

They say it’s always good to be busy and 2014 was certainly a lively campaign of following the world of weekly short track action for Clarke Motorsports Communications. With another year of reporting on the Saturday night comings and goings at Peterborough Speedway as part of the regular agenda, it was nice to enjoy a […]

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OSCAAR And Gallinger Ford Partner For New Mustang Pace Car

OSCAAR And Gallinger Ford Partner For New Mustang Pace Car

09 December 2014

MILTON, Ont. (December 6, 2014) – OSCAAR Racing is proud to announce a new partnership with Gallinger Ford Lincoln who will provide a new pace car for the 2015 season. The 2015 Ford EcoBoost Mustang will pace the OSCAAR Super Late Models, OSCAAR Modifieds, and newly merged OSCAAR Midgets across Ontario in 2015. “We are […]

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NASCAR Home Tracks Champions Week Kicks Off

NASCAR Home Tracks Champions Week Kicks Off

09 December 2014

• Media, Fans Invited To GoPro Motorplex For Champions Event Wednesday • Season Culminates With Awards Shows At Charlotte Convention Center DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 8, 2014) – All that’s left is to hand out is the hardware. And settle some bragging rights. The 2014 NASCAR Champions Week in North Carolina kicks off Wednesday with […]

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Ontario Modifieds Racing Series Hosts Pre-Season Registration and Rules Meeting

Ontario Modifieds Racing Series Hosts Pre-Season Registration and Rules Meeting

03 December 2014

Even though the first green flag of the new season is still nearly 6 months away, excitement is building for the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series. With a number of teams already working on getting their equipment ready for next year and drivers coming into the fold from other divisions, there is a tremendous amount of […]

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Canadian Motor Speedway Opens Corporate Office In Fort Erie

Canadian Motor Speedway Opens Corporate Office In Fort Erie

27 November 2014

FORT ERIE, ONTARIO, CANADA.    November 26, 2014.         Canadian Motor Speedway investors continue to make significant progress in discussions with Ontario Provincial Ministries to clear final site plan conditions for Canada’s first world class oval speedway designed by racing legend Jeff Gordon. Additional unique features built into the design include a fully integrated road course, R&D […]

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Lucas Oil CAN-AM Midgets Hold 49TH Awards Banquet

Lucas Oil CAN-AM Midgets Hold 49TH Awards Banquet

24 November 2014

LUCAS OIL CAN-AM MIDGETS NIAGARA FALLS, ONT NOVEMBER 24, 2014 by Cindy Lorenz Photos by Ralph Webbe 1. Champion Mack DeMan 2. ‘Rookie of the Year’ Allan Smith, presented to Dylon Smith with Ken Lorenz 3. ‘Most Improved Driver of the Year’ Adam Racine with Brandon Hauck and Ken Lorenz 4. ‘Sportsman of the Year’ […]

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Championship Celebration Closes The Curtain On Peterborough Speedway’s 2014 Campaign

Championship Celebration Closes The Curtain On Peterborough Speedway’s 2014 Campaign

23 November 2014

The Ranch Resort Banquet and Conference Centre in Bethany welcomed the drivers, teams, staff and officials of Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval as Peterborough Speedway celebrated its 2014 season Saturday, November 22nd. Track owner/promoter J.P. Josiasse welcomed everyone to the evening’s festivities with the annual ‘State of the Speedway’ address, acknowledging the […]

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NASCAR Touring Series Most Popular Drivers Revealed Champions Rhodes, Seuss Lead 2014 Honorees

NASCAR Touring Series Most Popular Drivers Revealed Champions Rhodes, Seuss Lead 2014 Honorees

19 November 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2014) – The fans have spoken, and they have selected a pair of series champions as well as a pair of repeat award winners in balloting for the NASCAR regional touring series’ 2014 Most Popular Driver Awards. The Most Popular Driver Award winners for 2014 are: • Ben Rhodes (Louisville, […]

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Ontario Modifieds Racing Series Celebrates a Successful 2014 Season

Ontario Modifieds Racing Series Celebrates a Successful 2014 Season

16 November 2014

Since its inception, the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series, powered by Torque Builders Inc. has been represented by a simple mission statement. “Powering and preserving affordable open wheel modified racing for racers, by racers”. That motto was brought to the forefront during the opening remarks at the annual awards banquet – Saturday, November 15th – at […]

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AJ Emms Wins Outlaw Modified Points Championship In 2014

AJ Emms Wins Outlaw Modified Points Championship In 2014

03 November 2014

From the Outlaw Modified Club – Congratulations from the Outlaw Modified Club to AJ Emms.  AJ is our youngest competitor and has a long career behind the wheel now including Points Champion of the Outlaw Modified series 2014.  His skill and intuition guided him to many checkered flags this year including clean sweep at Full Throttle […]

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Allen Wins the Battle – McGlynn Wins the War

Allen Wins the Battle – McGlynn Wins the War

31 October 2014

(Milgrove, ON) – After getting rained out on both October 4th, and 5th, the 2014 Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup Series Presented by Meineke finally hit the track last Sunday for Flamboro’s annual Octoberfest. The event, broadcasted live on www.racetimeradio.com was also the final race of the Ontario wide tour, and defending champion Shawn McGlynn (#81) […]

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