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Bennett Plans To Go Full Throttle At Varney Ontario Drivers Take Part In Border Wars Engine Issues Hamper Impressive Performance for Brandon Watson in 7-UP 150 Derek Lynch Commits to Kawartha Speedway’s Grassroots Racing Series Peterborough Speedway’s 2014 Lid-Lifter is Coming Up Fast
 
Bennett Plans To Go Full Throttle At Varney

Bennett Plans To Go Full Throttle At Varney

By Clayton Johns - Big waves were made in the Ontario racing community when Gord Bennett announced his purchase of Varney Speedway Motorplex on Monday. The news quickly spread on social media after Bennett made the announcement on his personal Facebook page. He confirmed the purchase to Joe Chisholm on Racetime Radio (RTR) Monday night. Bennett is […]

Ontario Drivers Take Part In Border Wars

Ontario Drivers Take Part In Border Wars

Ontario drivers Brandon Watson, Dwayne Baker and Rick Brown all competed this past weekend at Toledo Speedway in Toledo, Ohio. Thank you to photographer James MacDonald from ApexOnePhoto.com for sending us the attached photos and results. Pos. St Car # Hometown Sponsor Laps Status 1 7 47 Brian Campbell Wyoming, MI Boyne Machine Company/Port City […]

Engine Issues Hamper Impressive Performance for Brandon Watson in 7-UP 150

Engine Issues Hamper Impressive Performance for Brandon Watson in 7-UP 150

TOLEDO, OH- In his first visit to Toledo Speedway in 3 years, Brandon Watson weathered an up-and-down afternoon. The lone Canadian to qualify for the event, Watson fought an ill-handling racecar through the first 75 laps and was in the process of moving into the top-10 when engine troubles ended his afternoon early. “I wasn’t […]

Derek Lynch Commits to Kawartha Speedway’s Grassroots Racing Series

Derek Lynch Commits to Kawartha Speedway’s Grassroots Racing Series

Grassroots Racing Series Media  The spring, summer and fall of 2014 will be an exciting time for Derek Lynch.  The 42 year-old Warkworth, Ontario resident will be part of the ground breaking Grassroots Racing Series at Kawartha Speedway. A former General Manager and Promoter of the Fraserville, Ontario facility, the second generation wheelman last turned […]

Peterborough Speedway’s 2014 Lid-Lifter is Coming Up Fast

Peterborough Speedway’s 2014 Lid-Lifter is Coming Up Fast

By Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media  The winter that wouldn’t end is dead, buried and gone.  Spring has arrived and another season of action on Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval is just over a month away.  Excited race fans throughout Central Ontario are counting the days until Peterborough Speedway’s 2014 […]


Hendricks Racing Heading Down Dirt Road

Hendricks Racing Heading Down Dirt Road

03 April 2014

by Tommy Goudge (April 3, 2014) – Tyler Hendricks and his father Scott have pounded the pavement with their race team for a decade and a half with Karts, Modifieds, and Late Models. The Pain Court, Ontario-based team is taking on a new challenge this year by going dirt track racing in Ohsweken Speedway’s new […]

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Off The Wall: Where Do We Go From Here?

Off The Wall: Where Do We Go From Here?

17 March 2014

Dirt is for Racing, Asphalt is how you get there. Asphalt is for racing, Dirt is for Planting Potatoes. When I was a much younger version of myself I fell madly in love. It was a torrid affair that burned white hot for almost 40 years. Sadly, later on, we grew apart and when another entered […]

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Canadian Vintage Modifieds Set For 48th Season

Canadian Vintage Modifieds Set For 48th Season

07 April 2014

The Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds enter their 48th season with the strongest field the division has seen in quite some time. We are very pleased to welcome Lucas Oil Products back for a 10th consecutive year. The 2014 season will feature 13 races set between Flamboro Speedway, Sunset Speedway, Sauble Speedway, and Delaware Speedway. […]

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Spira Racing Putting Final Touches On 2014 Preparations

Spira Racing Putting Final Touches On 2014 Preparations

03 April 2014

From Spira Racing – It has been a very long and cold winter, however it did not slow down the team from getting all four cars torn down and rebuilt in preparation of the upcoming season. Moving into the new shop has made the winter work much easier and far more comfortable than the old shop as there […]

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Mike Nelson Preparing For Fulltime Sportsman Cup Campaign In 2014

Mike Nelson Preparing For Fulltime Sportsman Cup Campaign In 2014

03 April 2014

PETERBOROUGH, ON- With the 2014 Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup tour season opener only weeks away, Mike Nelson is putting the finishing touches on his ride, eager for his second full season with the cross-province tour. “I’ve been itching to get back on the track since we left Flamboro last August”, beams Nelson during a recent […]

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Ontario Modifieds Racing Series Adds Some Sizzle to the 2014 Season

Ontario Modifieds Racing Series Adds Some Sizzle to the 2014 Season

02 April 2014

By Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media  The signs are everywhere.  Spring has arrived.  Warmer weather is just around the corner and so is a new season of action for the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series powered by TORQUE BUILDERS INC.  From the final lap of the 2013 campaign, officials have been putting in some […]

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Thorndyke Welcomes Back Partners, Ready To Get The Season Started

Thorndyke Welcomes Back Partners, Ready To Get The Season Started

01 April 2014

Bowmanville, Ont. April 1, 2014 David Thorndyke will once again be at the wheel of the familiar #67 LubeSource Chevrolet for the opening round of the 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at the Victoria Day SpeedFest at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP).   For the second season LubeSource returns as the team’s primary sponsorship partner. According […]

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22 Racing & Scott Steckly Unveil New Race Facility

22 Racing & Scott Steckly Unveil New Race Facility

01 April 2014

For Immediate Release Milverton, Ontario, Canada.  Tuesday April 1, 2014 Three time NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion Scott Steckly and 22 Racing are pleased to announce today that they have moved into their new motorsports facility in Milverton, Ontario. This project began mid-summer in 2013 and the first shovels went in the ground early last […]

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Jesse Kennedy Celebrates His 30th Year In Racing With OSCAAR

Jesse Kennedy Celebrates His 30th Year In Racing With OSCAAR

30 March 2014

By Dave Gainforth - The start of the 2014 OSCAAR Super late model season will mark a huge milestone in Jesse Kennedy’s racing career. Jesse and his entire team will be celebrating their 30th year in racing in Southern Ontario and on top of the list is the OSCAAR Championship. Throughout Jesse’s career he has accumulated […]

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Jerrid Morphy Prepared For Rookie Season With Canadian Vintage Modified Tour

Jerrid Morphy Prepared For Rookie Season With Canadian Vintage Modified Tour

28 March 2014

NEW HAMBURG, ON- Former Waterloo Regional Kart Club champion Jerrid Morphy has spent the entirety of the off-season prepping his newly acquired Canadian Vintage Modified chassis. The 11-year veteran has planned a full schedule with the Flamboro-based tour, moving from Karting to full-sized competition for the first time. “The uniqueness of these cars have always […]

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Ontario Newswire with Spencer Lewis: March 27th

Ontario Newswire with Spencer Lewis: March 27th

27 March 2014

March 27th Newswire with Spencer Lewis After a tremendous rookie season that was cut short due to an off-track injury, Kevin Cornelius has announced he will return to the OSCAAR Super Late Model tour full-time in 2014. The Shelburne, ON driver – a former Sunset Speedway Ltd. Late Model champion – earned 4 top-5s and […]

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Canada’s Best Racing Team Ready For Action

Canada’s Best Racing Team Ready For Action

25 March 2014

March 25, 2014  (Woodbridge, ON)  Following a successful initial foray last year, Canada’s Best Racing Team with driver Joey McColm are pleased to return to compete in the full season of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series in the #25 Canada’s Best Racing Team Dodge. A veteran of more than 50 races in the NASCAR Canadian […]

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Ontario Newswire with Spencer Lewis: March 24th

Ontario Newswire with Spencer Lewis: March 24th

24 March 2014

March 24th Ontario Newswire with Spencer Lewis 2-time Sunset Speedway Super Stock champion Randy ‘The Rocket’ Rusnell has announced he will return to fulltime Super Stock competition in 2014. The Cambridge, ON veteran is in search of his 3rd straight track championship, in a division that will feature former champion Lane Zardo, 2013 Frost Fest […]

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Barrie Speedway Rookie Jordan Latimer Eager to Continue Family Tradition

Barrie Speedway Rookie Jordan Latimer Eager to Continue Family Tradition

24 March 2014

By Spencer Lewis – COLDWATER, ON- With a decorated Karting career in his rearview, third-generation competitor Jordan Latimer is ready to carry on the longstanding family tradition – racing at Barrie Speedway.  “I can’t remember a time in which racing wasn’t a part of my life”, admits Latimer in a recent trip to the team’s […]

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Ontario Newswire with Spencer Lewis: March 20th

Ontario Newswire with Spencer Lewis: March 20th

20 March 2014

March 20th Ontario Newswire with Spencer Lewis Here’s our first look at third-generation driver Jake Watson’s entry for the 2014 Sunset Speedway season. A native of New Hamburg, ON, Watson will make the long haul to Innisfil, ON each weekend, with hopes of contending for his first career Mini Stock championship. The 12-year old joins […]

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OSCAAR Heading To MegaSpeed Custom Car & Truck Show

OSCAAR Heading To MegaSpeed Custom Car & Truck Show

20 March 2014

With just a little over two months till the first green flag waves to start the 2014 race season, OSCAAR will be giving fans a little preview this weekend. The International Centre will once again host the largest show in Ontario and OSCAAR is proud to be a part of it. OSCAAR and Sunset Speedway […]

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