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Weekend Preview: Busy Canada Day Weekend

Weekend Preview: Busy Canada Day Weekend

By OntarioOval.com – Canada Weekend is already upon us and a jam packed schedule of racing is on tap. Each week we preview the upcoming races in Ontario right here in Weekend Preview.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation of every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

 

Weekend Preview: Weekend of June 29th to July 2nd

 

Friday, June 29th - Delaware Speedway near London, Ontario plays host to yet another major event in 2012 as the Canada Day 100 for Late Models takes place. The Delaware Trucks will also compete on Friday night. Spectator gates open at 6pm, the special Jesse’s Journey Walk takes place at 7:30pm and racing starts at 8pm. For complete details visit www.delawarespeedway.com.

 

Friday, June 29th - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario returns to action with a full lineup which includes Fastrak Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks. Vintage Cars will also be on the card. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.

 

Friday, June 29th - Ohsweken Speedway near Brantford, Ontario features Kids Night with Box Car Races for youngsters at intermission. On the racing schedule will be the Corr/Pak Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, Mini Stocks, Bombers and the International Modified Lite Championship Tour. Gates open at 6pm, hot laps are at 7:20pm and racing ation starts at 7:45pm. For more information visit www.ohswekenspeedway.com.

 

Friday, June 29th - Varney Speedway Motorplex in Durham, Ontario has a busy weekend scheduled. Things start Friday night with a 3 hour 50/50 Enduro. Racing will begin at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Barrie Speedway near Barrie, Ontario will host Fan Appreciation Night featuring the Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars, Pure Stocks, Junkyard Dogs and King of the Hill races. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Brighton Speedway will celebrate the long weekend with the Canada Day Championships for DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Canadian Modifieds, Pro Stocks, Comp 4 and Stingers. Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Brockville Ontario Speedway will return to action with a full slate of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks and Rookies. The DIRTcar Sportsman Dash will also take place. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information visit www.brockvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport) will host the Ontario Legends plus a Thunder Car Invitational. Also on the schedule will be the Late Models and Pure Stocks. Visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com and www.ontariolegends.ca for more information.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Emo Speedway will celebrate Canada Day with celebrations along with racing in all three regular divisions lined up including the WISSOTA Modifieds, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks. Hot laps will begin at 7pm, with racing at 7:30pm. For more details visit www.borderlandracing.com

 

Saturday, June 30th - Flamboro Speedway near Hamilton, Ontario a regular night or racing featuring Late Models, Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, and F4 Modifieds. Pit gates open at 4pm, grandstands open at 5pm, qualifying begins at 6pm, and main events begin at 8pm. For more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Grand Bend Speedway gets back to racing with a 50 Lap Mini Truck race and a 40 Lap Junior Late Models feature plus 9hp Mini Sprints, Jr. A Micro Sprints and Jr. B Micro Sprints. Pits open at 3pm with racing beginning at 6pm. For complete details log on to www.grandbendspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario will host its only Sprint Car event of the year with a visit from the Empire Super Sprints. Also on the card will be the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Hoosier Stocks, and the second qualifier for the Ironman Enduro. $1 Hot Dogs and Fireworks will also be featured to help celebrate Canada Day weekend. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Sauble Speedway in Sauble Falls, Ontario will host the Can-Am Midgets and Hurricane Midgets plus Thunder Cars, Street Stocks, Jr. Late Models & Lawn Mowers. Pit gates open at 4pm and the grandstands open at 5pm. Visit www.saublespeedway.ca, www.canammidgets.com and www.hurricanemidgets.com for more information.

 

Saturday, June 30th - South Buxton Raceway near Chatham, Ontario will host the International Modified Lite Championship Tour plus UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Sport Stocks and Comp 4′s. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.

 

Saturday, June 30th – Sunset Speedway in Innisfil, Ontario has a special night of action lined up with a visit from the OSCAAR Outlaw Super Late Models, Canadian Vintage Modifieds and the Ontario Pro Challenge Series. Spectator gates open at 5pm with racing beginning at 6:30pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca, www.OSCAAR.ca, www.vintagemods.com and www.prochallengeracing.com.

 

Saturday, June 30th - Varney Speedway Motorplex in Durham, Ontario will kick off its second night of three straight during the weekend with Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, 4 Cylinders and the always popular Trains on the card. Racing will begin at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com.

 

Sunday, July 1st - Cornwall Motor Speedway will host the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds 100 Lap event plus DIRTcar Sportsman, DIRTcar Pro Stocks, Semi Pro’s and Mini Stocks. Pit gates open at 3:30pm, time trials at 6:30pm, and racing will begin at 7pm. For more information visit www.cornwallspeedway.com.

 

Sunday, July 1st - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario will race for a second time during the weekend with the Canada Day Special featuring 358 Modifieds, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks and a 30 Lap Enduro. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.

 

Sunday, July 1st - Peterborough Speedway will host its first major event of the season with the Chase For The Colours where winners will lock themselves on to the front row for the Autumn Colours Classic in October. Late Models, Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, Four Fun and the OSCAAR Modifieds will all be in competition. Grandstands open at 1pm, and racing begins at 2:30pm. For more details, check out www.peterboroughspeedway.com.

 

Sunday, July 1st - Varney Speedway Motorplex in Durham, Ontario will host the Canada Day Showdown with 75 Laps for Late Models featuring NASCAR Canadian Tire Series drivers Mark Dilley and Scott Steckly. The Can-Am Midgets will join the card for the afternoon of action. Racing will begin at 2pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com and www.canammidgets.com.

 

Monday, July 2nd - Laird International Raceway in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario will host the Red & White 50 Lap race for Super Late Models plus Outlaw Modifieds, Modifieds, Factory Stock, Xtreme Fours, Factory Four and Kids Rides. Gates open at 5:30 and racing will begin at 6:30pm. For more details visit www.lairdraceway.com.

 

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Summer Brings Hot Action

Weekend Preview: Summer Brings Hot Action

By OntarioOval.com – Once again another action packed weekend is scheduled from one end of the province to the other. Each week we preview the upcoming races in Ontario in Weekend Preview.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation of every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

 

Weekend Preview: Weekend of June 22nd to 24th

 

Friday, June 22nd - Delaware Speedway near London, Ontario has a busy weekend scheduled starting with Late Models, Super Stocks, an Enduro Challenge and King of the Hill on Friday night. Spectator gates open at 6pm, Time Trials will be at 7:15pm and racing starts at 8pm. For complete details visit www.delawarespeedway.com.

 

Friday, June 22nd - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario celebrates the end of the school year with School’s Out Night featuring School Bus Races along with Fastrak Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.

 

Friday, June 22nd - Kawartha Speedway in Fraserville, Ontario will run its second night of competition Friday with a full card of Late Models, Thunder Cars and Mini Stocks. Also joining the program will be the Ontario Legends Series. Pit gates open at 3pm, Grandstands open at 5pm and racing begins at 7pm. For more information visit www.kawarthaspeedway.com and www.ontariolegends.ca.

 

Friday, June 22nd - Ohsweken Speedway near Brantford, Ontario will have a large field of Sprint Cars on hand as Jones Brown Motorsports Insurance presents Round #1 of the Northern Summer Nationals. The event is co-sanctioned by the Corr/Pak Sprints, Southern Ontario Sprints and Patriot Sprint Tour. Round #2 will be Saturday night at South Buxton. Also on the card will be Thunder Stocks, Mini Stocks and Bombers. Gates open at 6pm, hot laps are at 7:20pm and racing ation starts at 7:45pm. For more information visit www.ohswekenspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Barrie Speedway near Barrie, Ontario will get back to its regular weekly action featuring the Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars, Pure Stocks, Junkyard Dogs and King of the Hill races. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Brighton Speedway will open its gates for one of the biggest races of the year at the 1/3 mile clay oval in Brighton, Ontario. World of Outlaws Late Model stars Chub Frank and Rick Eckert will be on hand to compete in a special challenge race against some of the best Late Model drivers that Brighton has to offer. Monster Trucks Aftershock and Krazy Train will also be on the card along with Canadian Modifieds, Pro Stocks, Comp 4, Vantastics and the Eastern Ontario Vintage Modifieds. Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Brockville Ontario Speedway will return to action with a full slate of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks and Rookies. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information visit www.brockvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport) will play host to the Canadian Vintage Modifieds on Saturday night. Also on the schedule will be the Thunder Cars and a Pure Stock Invitational. Visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com and www.vintagemods.com for more information.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Delaware Speedway will return to action on Saturday night with the running of the EMCO 200 for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. The Delaware Trucks will also be on the schedule. Gates open at 1:30pm with the start of practice. Qualifying for Trucks will be at 4:30pm with NASCAR qualifying taking place at 5:15pm. The Truck feature will start at 6pm with the EMCO 200 starting at 8pm. For complete details visit www.delawarespeedway.com and http://hometracks.nascar.com/series/canadian_tire_series.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Emo Speedway will return to action with all three regular divisions lined up including the WISSOTA Modifieds, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks. There will also be Powder Puff Races at the end of the evening. Hot laps will begin at 7pm, with racing at 7:30pm. For more details visit www.borderlandracing.com

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Flamboro Speedway near Hamilton, Ontario presents Meet The Drivers Night giving fans the chance to get up and close to their favourite drivers. The racing action includes Late Models, Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, and Pure Stocks. Pit gates open at 4pm, grandstands open at 5pm, qualifying begins at 6pm, and main events begin at 8pm. For more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Grand Bend Speedway will return to action on Saturday night featuring the always exciting Hurricane Midgets. Also on the card will be the Mini Trucks, Junior Late Models, 9hp Mini Sprints, Jr. A Micro Sprints and Jr. B Micro Sprints. Pits open at 3pm with racing beginning at 6pm. For complete details log on to www.grandbendspeedway.com and www.hurricanemidgets.com.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario returns to action featuring the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks, Mod-Lites and 4 Cylinders. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Peterborough Speedway will host the Ontario Legends Series on Saturday night along with a full lineup of Late Models, Mini Stocks, Renegade Trucks and Four Fun will compete. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 6pm. For more details, check out www.peterboroughspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Sauble Speedway in Sauble Falls, Ontario will host another night of action packed racing including the Late Models, Thunder Cars, Street Stocks and 4 Cylinders. Pit gates open at 4pm and the grandstands open at 5pm. Visit www.saublespeedway.ca for more information.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - South Buxton Raceway near Chatham, Ontario will play host to Round #2 of the Northern Summer Nationals for Sprint Cars. After teams compete at Ohsweken Friday night they will head down the road to South Buxton for the second part of this four race series. UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Sport Stocks and Comp are also on the schedule. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.

 

Saturday, June 23rd – Sunset Speedway in Innisfil, Ontario will try to return to action after a few weeks of wet weather forced cancelled events. A full lineup of Late Models, Super Stocks and Mini Stocks will be in competition. Spectator gates open at 5pm with racing beginning at 6:30pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca.

 

Saturday, June 23rd - Varney Speedway Motorplex in Durham, Ontario will return to action with Limited Late Models, All-Pro Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4 Cylinders, Four Funs and the always popular Trains. Racing will begin at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com.

 

Sunday, June 24th - Cornwall Motor Speedway will host the return of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series on Sunday night along with DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Stocks, Semi-Pro and Mini Stocks. Pit gates open at 3:30pm, time trials at 6:30pm, and racing will begin at 7pm. For more information visit www.cornwallspeedway.com and www.woolms.com.

 

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Finally Some Racing Weather

Weekend Preview: Finally Some Racing Weather

By OntarioOval.com – Once again another action packed weekend is scheduled from one end of the province to the other. Each week we preview the upcoming races in Ontario in Weekend Preview.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation of every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

 

Weekend Preview: Weekend of June 15th to 17th

 

Friday, June 15th - Delaware Speedway near London, Ontario returns to action with the first visit of the season by the Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup Series for their 100 lap main event. Super Stocks and Trucks will also take to the track on Friday night. Spectator gates open at 6pm, Time Trials will be at 7:15pm and racing starts at 8pm. For complete details visit www.delawarespeedway.com and www.lucasoilsportsmancup.com.

 

Friday, June 15th - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario host a full slate of Fastrak Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks plus a visit by the TUSA Mod Lites. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.
Friday, June 15th - Kawartha Speedway in Fraserville, Ontario will try once again to get its 2012 season underway after a rainout on June 1st. The Late Model division will compete in a 100 lap feature and will be joined by the Thunder Cars and Mini Stocks. Pit gates open at 3pm, Grandstands open at 5pm and racing begins at 7pm. For more information visit www.kawarthaspeedway.com.

 

Friday, June 15th - Ohsweken Speedway near Brantford, Ontario will have a busy night of racing as makeup features from last Friday for Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks and Mini Stocks will take place at the start of the program. The card also include the regularly scheduled Corr/Pak Sprint Cars, Twin 15′s for Thunder Stocks, Mini Stocks and Bombers. Gates open at 6pm, hot laps are at 7:20pm and racing ation starts at 7:45pm. For more information visit www.ohswekenspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Barrie Speedway near Barrie, Ontario will host the much anticipated return of the OSCAAR Outlaw Super Late Models along with the brand new OSCAAR Modifieds. Joining both tour series will be the local Limited Late Models along with King of the Hill. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com as well as www.oscaar.ca and modifieds.oscaar.ca.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Brighton Speedway will welcome back the high horsepower Southern Ontario Sprints on Saturday night for their second visit of the season. Also on the card will be the DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Canadian Modifieds, Comp 4 and Stingers. Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com and www.southernontariosprints.com.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Brockville Ontario Speedway will return to action with a full slate of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks and Rookies. Also on the card will be the popular Spectator Bag Races. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information visit www.brockvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport) will play host to the first NASCAR Canadian Tire Series oval event of the 2012 season. The Clarington 200 will be run at the Bowmanville area track on Saturday night. Visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com and http://hometracks.nascar.com/series/canadian_tire_series for more information.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Emo Speedway will get right back at it with all three regular divisions lined up including the WISSOTA Modifieds, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks. There will also be Tire Races at Intermission. Hot laps will begin at 7pm, with racing at 7:30pm. For more details visit www.borderlandracing.com

 

Saturday, June 16th - Flamboro Speedway having just completed Round #1 of the Grisdale Racing Products Triple Crown last week for Late Models will give the top division the night off. On the card will be the Canadian Vintage Modifieds along with Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, F4 Modifieds and Pure Stocks. Pit gates open at 4pm, grandstands open at 5pm, qualifying begins at 6pm, and main events begin at 8pm. For more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca and www.vintagemods.com.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Grand Bend Speedway will give its weekly divisions the night off, but will host dirt racing on the infield oval for QRC Sprints and Go-Karts. For complete details log on to www.grandbendspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario has a busy schedule on tap for Saturday night with KidsRace Canadian National Autism Awareness night along with an autograph session. DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks, and 4 Cylinders will make up the card along with the TUSA Mod-Lites. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Peterborough Speedway will host the Can-Am TQ Midgets on Saturday night along with a full lineup of Late Models, Mini Stocks, Renegade Trucks and Four Fun will compete. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 6pm. For more details, check out www.peterboroughspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Sauble Speedway in Sauble Falls, Ontario will host another night of action packed racing including the Late Models, 4 Cylinders and Jr. Late Models along with a visit from the Ontario Pro Challenge Series. Pit gates open at 4pm and the grandstands open at 5pm. Visit www.saublespeedway.ca and www.prochallengeracing.com for more information.

 

Saturday, June 16th - South Buxton Raceway near Chatham, Ontario will host the Cory Schives Memorial Comp 4 race Saturday night along with complete lineup of UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds and Sport Stocks. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.

 

Saturday, June 16th - Varney Speedway Motorplex in Durham, Ontario will return to action with Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, 4 Cylinders, Four Funs and the always popular Trains. Racing will begin at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com.

 

Sunday, June 17th - Cornwall Motor Speedway will have a complete weekly program on tap Sunday night featuring the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, DIRTcar Pro Stocks, Semi-Pro and Mini Stocks. Pit gates open at 3:30pm, time trials at 6:30pm, and racing will begin at 7pm. For more information visit www.cornwallspeedway.com.

 

Sunday, June 17th – Sunset Speedway in Innisfil, Ontario will take Saturday night off, but resume the MRE Pro Series on Sunday night. The night will feature the 75 Lap feature for Pro Late Models as well as Invitationals for both Super Stocks and Mini Stocks. Spectator gates open at 2:30pm with racing beginning at 4pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca.

 

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Recovering From A Wet Weekend

Weekend Preview: Recovering From A Wet Weekend

By OntarioOval.com – After a very warm and dry month of May, June got underway in a wet fashion. Some tracks were able to get their shows in while others were not so fortunate. Once again another action packed weekend is scheduled from one end of the province to the other. Each week we preview the upcoming races in Ontario in Weekend Preview.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation of every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

 

Weekend Preview: Weekend of June 7th to 13th

 

Thursday, June 7th – Laird International Raceway in Sault Ste. Marie will finally kick off its 2012 season after cold weather set the schedule back. Super Late Models, Outlaw Modifieds, Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Xtreme Fours and Factory Fours are all on the racing card along with Best Looking Car Awards and a Kids Candy Toss. Time trials begin at 6pm with racing getting underway at 7pm. For complete details visit www.lairdraceway.com.

 

Friday, June 8th - Delaware Speedway will try again to kick off its 2012 Championship chases in all three regular divisions as Late Models, Super Stocks and Trucks will take to the track at the recently renovated London, Ontario area facility. A 35 lap Enduro Challenge is also on the schedule. Spectator gates open at 6pm with racing starting at 8pm. For complete details visit www.delawarespeedway.com.

 

Friday, June 8th - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario will return to action with a full slate of Fastrak Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks plus a Flag Pole Race. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.

 

Friday, June 8th - Ohsweken Speedway near Brantford, Ontario will return to action for the second time in 2012 and will host its rescheduled Sponsor Night. A full slate of Friday Night Thunder is on tap and will feature the first Abel Castelein Twin 14′s for Mini Stocks. The card also includes the Corr/Pak Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks and Bombers. Gates open at 6pm, hot laps are at 7:20pm and racing ation starts at 7:45pm. For more information visit www.ohswekenspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Barrie Speedway near Barrie, Ontario will have an action packed night in store featuring the Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars and Pure Stocks. Also on the schedule will be the Junk Yard Dogs and the King of the Hill. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Brighton Speedway will host its first School Bus race of the season on Saturday night. The always popular event will be joined by the DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Canadian Modifieds, Pro Stocks and Comp 4. Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Brockville Ontario Speedway was able to avoid the wet weather last weekend and returns to action with a full slate of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks and Rookies. Also on the card will be the TUSA Mod-Lites for their first appearance of 2012. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information visit www.brockvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport) will host a full night of racing on the 1/2 mile oval including the Late Models, Thunder Cars and Pure Stocks. The Open Wheel Modifieds will also compete. Spectator gates open at 5pm with racing getting underway at 6pm. Visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com for more information.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Emo Speedway resumes racing on Saturday night with all three regular divisions lined up including the WISSOTA Modifieds, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks. There will also be Bicycle Races Dash for Cash on the program. Hot laps will begin at 7pm, with racing at 7:30pm. For more details visit www.borderlandracing.com

 

Saturday, June 9th - Flamboro Speedway near Hamilton, Ontario hosts the first round of the Grisdale Racing Products Triple Crown for Late Models. Also competing Saturday night will be Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, and Pure Stocks. Race Time Radio will be providing live audio from the event. Visit www.racetimeradio.com. Pit gates open at 4pm, grandstands open at 5pm, qualifying begins at 6pm, and main events begin at 8pm. For more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Grand Bend Speedway will host its second Can-Am Legends Series race of the season. All five regular divisions will also return to do battle on the Bullring by the Beach. Jr. A Micro Sprints, Jr. B Micro Sprints, Mini Sprints, Junior Late Models, and Mini Trucks will all be on the card on Saturday night. Pit gates open at 3pm while racing starts at 6pm. For complete details log on to www.grandbendspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario will host its second event in the King of the Crates 40 lap features for DIRTcar Sportsman teams. Also racing will be the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Hoosier Stocks, Mod-Lites and 4 Cylinders. It is also the second M.T. Bellies BIG Food, Big Fun Family Pack Night of the year. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Peterborough Speedway will welcome its fans with Fan Appreciation Night featuring Twoonie admission. A full lineup of Late Models, Mini Stocks, Renegade Trucks and Four Fun will compete. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 6pm. For more details, check out www.peterboroughspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Sauble Speedway in Sauble Falls, Ontario will host another night of action packed racing including the Late Models, Thunder Cars and Street Stocks. Pit gates open at 4pm and the grandstands open at 5pm. Visit www.saublespeedway.ca for more information.

 

Saturday, June 9th - South Buxton Raceway near Chatham, Ontario will host Family Night featuring a full lineup of UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Sport Stocks and Comp 4. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Sunset Speedway in Innisfil, Ontario returns to action after a rainout last week. It will be Fan Appreciation night with an autograph session scheduled on track for 5:40pm. Racing will include a full lineup of Limited Late Models, Super Stocks and Mini Stocks. Spectator gates open at 5pm with racing beginning at 6:30pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca.

 

Saturday, June 9th - Varney Speedway Motorplex in Durham, Ontario will host the Hurricane Midgets for the first time in 2012. Joining them will be the Limited Late Models, Street Stocks and 4 Cylinders along with King of the Hill Races. Racing will begin at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com and www.hurricanemidgets.com.

 

Sunday, June 10th - Cornwall Motor Speedway will resume its 2012 schedule after last weeks rainout with Banner Night. Fans arriving to the Cornwall, Ontario track will see the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, DIRTcar Pro Stocks, Semi-Pro and Mini Stocks. Pit gates open at 3:30pm, time trials at 6:30pm, and racing will begin at 7pm. For more information visit www.cornwallspeedway.com.

 

Wednesday, June 13th - Capital City Speedway near Ottawa, Ontario will return with a full card of racing which includes Late Models, Thunder Cars, Legends, Mini Stocks and Four Fun along with a 100 lap Enduro. The first green flag will drop at 7:15pm. For more details visit www.capitalcityspeedway.ca.

 

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Racing Into The Month Of June

Weekend Preview: Racing Into The Month Of June

By OntarioOval.com – After a very warm and dry month of May it appears as though the month of June will start off with a wet forecast. Regardless of what the skies may bring another action packed weekend is scheduled from one end of the province to the other. Each week we preview the upcoming races in Ontario in Weekend Preview.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation of every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

Weekend Preview: Weekend of June 1st to 6th

Friday, June 1st - Delaware Speedway will kick its 2012 Championship chases in all three regular divisions as Late Models, Super Stocks and Trucks will take to the track at the recently renovated London, Ontario area facility. Spectator gates open at 6pm with racing starting at 8pm. For complete details visit www.delawarespeedway.com.
UPDATE: Delaware Speedway has canceled racing for June 1st due to rain. The Championship Opener will take place Friday, June 8th.
 

Friday, June 1st - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario will return to action with a full slate of Fastrak Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.
 

Friday, June 1st - Kawartha Speedway near Peterborough, Ontario will get its 2012 season underway in grand style hosting both the OSCAAR Outlaw Super Late Models and the OSCAAR Modifieds. A full lineup of Late Models, Thunder Cars and Mini Stocks will also be on hand to compete in the first points event of the year at the track. Pit gates open at 3pm while the grandstand area opens at 5pm. Racing will get underway at 7pm. For more information visit www.kawarthaspeedway.com as well as www.oscaar.ca and modifieds.oscaar.ca.
UPDATE: Kawartha Speedway has canceled racing for June 1st due to rain. The OSCAAR portion of the program has been rescheduled to Friday, September 7th.
 

Friday, June 1st - Ohsweken Speedway near Brantford, Ontario will return to action for the second time in 2012 and will host Sponsor Night. A full slate of Friday Night Thunder is on tap including the Corr/Pak Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, Mini Stocks and Bombers. Also on the card will be the Vintage Modifieds. Gates open at 6pm, hot laps are at 7:20pm and racing ation starts at 7:45pm. For more information visit www.ohswekenspeedway.com.
UPDATE: Ohsweken Speedway has canceled racing for June 1st due to rain. The Sponsorship Night portion of the program has been rescheduled to Friday, June 8th.
 

Saturday, June 2nd - Barrie Speedway near Barrie, Ontario will have an action packed night in store featuring the Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars and Pure Stocks. Also on the schedule will be the Junk Yard Dogs and the King of the Hill. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Brighton Speedway will give fans the opportunity to get up and close to the stars and cars that compete there on a weekly basis with an autograph session Fan Appreciation Night. On the schedule are the DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Canadian Modifieds, Pro Stocks and Comp 4 plus Spectator One on One races. Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Brockville Ontario Speedway returns to action with a full slate of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Rookies and Vintage Modifieds. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information visit www.brockvillespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, June 2nd - Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport) will host a Late Model Invitational on Saturday night along with Thunder Cars and Pure Stocks. Spectator gates open at 5pm with racing getting underway at 6pm. Visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com for more information.
 

Saturday, June 2nd - Emo Speedway will get a visit from the Candyman on Saturday night as racing resumes in Northwestern Ontario. All three regular divisions will take to the track featuring the WISSOTA Modifieds, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks. Hot laps will begin at 7pm, with racing at 7:30pm. For more details visit www.borderlandracing.com

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Flamboro Speedway near Hamilton, Ontario returns with four divisions on tap including Late Models, Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, and the F4 Modifieds. Fans from the greater Guelph area will receive 2 for 1 admission to the evenings races. Pit gates open at 4pm, grandstands open at 5pm, qualifying begins at 6pm, and main events begin at 8pm. For more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Grand Bend Speedway will return to action for the third week of competition with all five regular divisions doing battle on the Bullring by the Beach. Jr. A Micro Sprints, Jr. B Micro Sprints, Mini Sprints, Junior Late Models, and Mini Trucks will all be on the card on Saturday night. Pit gates open at 3pm while racing starts at 6pm. For complete details log on to www.grandbendspeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario will host a full card of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks, Mod-Lites and 4 Cylinders. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Peterborough Speedway will honour some names from the past with a Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday night. A full lineup of Late Models, Mini Stocks, Renegade Trucks and Four Fun will compete along with the Ontario Legends Series. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 6pm. Best of all, admission is FREE for opening night. For more details, check out www.peterboroughspeedway.com and www.ontariolegends.ca.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Sauble Speedway in Sauble Falls, Ontario will host a full night of racing action including the Late Models, Street Stocks, and 4 Cylinders along with the Junior Late Models. Pit gates open at 4pm and the grandstands open at 5pm. Visit www.saublespeedway.ca for more information.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - South Buxton Raceway near Chatham, Ontario will host the Brian Outhouse Memorial UMP Modified feature event Saturday night along with the UMP Late Models, Sport Stocks and Comp 4. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Sunset Speedway in Innisfil, Ontario gets right back to action on Saturday night after back to back doubleheader weekends. Racing will include a full lineup of Limited Late Models, Super Stocks and Mini Stocks. Spectator gates open at 4:30pm with racing beginning at 6pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca.

 

Saturday, June 2nd - Varney Speedway Motorplex in Durham, Ontario will host the Ontario Pro Challenge Series on Saturday night. The 3/4 scale cars will be joined by the All-Pro Modifieds, Street Stocks and always popular Trains. Racing will begin at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com
 

Sunday, June 3rd - Cornwall Motor Speedway will feature a pair of DIRTcar Tour events on Sunday night as both the DIRTcar Sportsman and DIRTcar Pro Stocks due battle on the high banked bullring in Cornwall, Ontario. Also on the schedule will be the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Semi-Pro and Mini Stocks. Pit gates open at 3:30pm, time trials at 6:30pm, and racing will begin at 7pm. For more information visit www.cornwallspeedway.com.
 

Wednesday, June 6th - Capital City Speedway near Ottawa, Ontario will return with a full card of racing which includes Late Models, Thunder Cars, Legends, Mini Stocks and Four Fun along with Dinardo’s Kart Racing. The first green flag will drop at 7:15pm. For more details visit www.capitalcityspeedway.ca.

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Shifting Into High Gear

Weekend Preview: Shifting Into High Gear

By OntarioOval.com – The 2012 short track racing season is officially underway and OntarioOval.com will be previewing the events held each week here in Ontario.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation of every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

Weekend Preview: Weekend of May 25th – 30th
 

Friday, May 25th - Delaware Speedway has undergone many changes during the offseason and will get its 2012 schedule underway with the Pre-Season Shootout. Late Models, Super Stocks and Trucks will all compete for the first checkered flags of the year at the London, Ontario area track. Spectator gates open at 6pm with racing starting at 8pm. For complete details visit www.delawarespeedway.com.
  

Friday, May 25th - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario will give fans the opportunity to get up and close to their favourite drivers with an autograph session this week. Racing action features the Fastrak Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.
 

Friday, May 25th - Ohsweken Speedway will open the gates for the first time in 2012 after three weeks of practice. A full slate of Friday Night Thunder is on tap including the Corr/Pak Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, Mini Stocks and Bombers. Also on the card will be the International Modified Lite Championship Tour. Gates open at 6pm, hot laps are at 7:20pm and racing ation starts at 7:45pm. For more information visit www.ohswekenspeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Barrie Speedway will open its gates for week four of competition just outside Barrie, Ontario. Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars, Pure Stocks, King of the Hill and the Ontario Legends Series are all on the docket for Saturday night. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Brighton Speedway will see all five of its regular divisions return to action after the first visit by the SOS last week. On the schedule are the DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Canadian Modifieds, Pro Stocks, Comp 4 and Stongers. Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Brockville Ontario Speedway returns to action for the third week of the season with DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, and Rookies on the card. The evening will also feature a 20 lap Enduro. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information visit www.brockvillespeedway.com.
 
 

Saturday, May 26th - Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport) returns to action featuring Late Models, Thunder Cars and Pure Stocks. Spectator gates open at 5pm with racing getting underway at 6pm. Visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com for more information.

 

Saturday, May 26th - Delaware Speedway hosts its first Enduro and Bone Stock raceday of the year. With new rules implemented its sure to be a day of action with some carnage thrown in. Spectator gates open at 1pm with racing beginning at 2pm. For complete details visit www.delawarespeedway.com.

 

Saturday, May 26th - Emo Speedway has a full slate on tap for its second night of competition with the Emo Walleye Classic & Drivers Introduction Night. Fans will also get to decide who will take home the Best Appearing car awards. All three regular divisions will take to the track featuring the WISSOTA Modifieds, Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks. Hot laps will begin at 7pm, with racing at 7:30pm. For more details visit www.borderlandracing.com
 

Saturday, May 26th - Flamboro Speedway will be dishing out double points on Saturday night for the Late Models, Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, and Pure Stocks. Fans will also get to see the entertaining 3/4 scale Ontario Pro Challenge Series take to the Flamboro oval for the second time in 2012. Pit gates open at 4pm, grandstands open at 5pm, qualifying begins at 6pm, and main events begin at 8pm. For more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca and www.prochallengeracing.com.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Grand Bend Speedway will return to action for the second week of competition with all five regular divisions doing battle on the Bullring by the Beach. Jr. A Micro Sprints, Jr. B Micro Sprints, Mini Sprints, Junior Late Models, and Mini Trucks will all be on the card on Saturday night. Pit gates open at 3pm while racing starts at 6pm. For complete details log on to www.grandbendspeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Merrittville Speedway is coming off of a busy Victoria Day weekend and returns to action with all six regular divisions on the schedule. The highlight event will be the Triple Crown race for 4 cylinders while DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks and Mod-Lites also take to the track. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Peterborough Speedway gets right back at it after a successful season opener last week. A full lineup of Late Models, Mini Stocks, Renegade Trucks and Four Fun will compete. The fast and action packed Hurricane Midgets will invade the 1/3 mile for the first time in 2012 as well bringing a full field of cars. Kids will also get a chance to take some laps around the track during the Kid’s Ride Session. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 6pm. Best of all, admission is FREE for opening night. For more details, check out www.peterboroughspeedway.com and www.hurricanemidgets.com.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Sauble Speedway is returning to action for the second week of the season with a lineup of  Thunder Cars, Street Stocks, and 4 Cylinders. Pit gates open at 4pm and the grandstands open at 5pm. Visit www.saublespeedway.ca for more information.
 

Saturday, May 26th - South Buxton Raceway returns to action on Saturday night with UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Sport Stocks and Comp 4 all on the card. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Sunset Speedway has another busy weekend scheduled with racing both Saturday and Sunday night. The first half of the doublehead features all three regular divisions which includes the Limited Late Models, Super Stocks and Mini Stocks  Spectator gates open at 4:30pm with racing beginning at 6pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca.
 

Saturday, May 26th - Varney Speedway Motorplex gets right back to racing after a successful tripleheader Victoria Day weekend. This week the Limited Late Models, All-Pro Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4 Cylinders and 4 Funs will all compete. Racing will begin at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com
 

Sunday, May 27th - Cornwall Motor Speedway will allow fans to get up close and person with the drivers with an autograph session.  All five divisions will take to the track featuring the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Pro Stocks, Semi-Pro and Mini Stocks. Pit gates open at 3:30pm, time trials at 6:30pm, and racing will begin at 7pm. For more information visit www.cornwallspeedway.com

 

Sunday, May 20th - Sunset Speedway continues its doubleheader weekend in a major way with the first installment of the MRE Pro Series 75 Lap feature for Pro Late Models. Also on the card will be Thunder Car/Super Stock and Mini Stock Invitationals. Spectator gates open at 2:30pm, with racing starting at 4pm. Visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca.
 
 

Wednesday, May 30th - Capital City Speedway enters its second week of competition after opening 2012 in front of the Rogers TV cameras last week. A full slate of Late Models, Thunder Cars, Legends, Mini Stocks and Four Fun will take to the track in competition. Racing in the Nation’s Capital begins at 7:15pm. For more details visit www.capitalcityspeedway.ca.

 
Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Jam Packed Long Weekend

Weekend Preview: Jam Packed Long Weekend

By OntarioOval.com – The 2012 short track racing season is officially underway and OntarioOval.com will be previewing the events held each week here in Ontario.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation of every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

Weekend Preview: Weekend of May 18th – 21st
 

Friday, May 18th - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario kicks off the holiday weekend with the John Puhl Memorial featuring DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Pure Stocks, and Vintage Cars, plus School Bus Rides. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.
 

Friday, May 18th - Varney Speedway Motorplex celebrates the season opener, and begins a busy weekend with a 3 hour 50/50 Enduro on Friday night. Tech inspection is at 5pm, and the green flag drops at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com
 

Saturday, May 19th - Barrie Speedway enters week three of the season with a full lineup of Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars, Pure Stocks, Junk Yard Dogs, and King of the Hill races. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands open at 5pm, and racing begins at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Brighton Speedway has a big night on tap as the Southern Ontario Sprints tour will be in town for the first of six dates at the track this season. Pro Late Models, Pro Stocks, and Comp 4′s will also be in action, along with Brighton’s second annual chili contest. Pit gates open at 1pm, Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com and www.southernontariosprints.com.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Brockville Ontario Speedway has round two of the season with a full slate of racing, including the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman St. Lawrence Seaway Sportsman Series 40 lap feature, Street Stocks, and Rookies. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information visit www.brockvillespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport) has the Victoria Day Speedfest this weekend, and the oval track is part of the action with racing on Saturday night. Late Models, Thunder Cars, Pure Stocks, and Open Wheel Modifieds are all part of the show. Visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com for more information.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Emo Speedway opens the 2012 season with WISSOTA Modifieds, Midwest Modifieds, Street Stocks, and Tire Races at intermission. Hot laps will begin at 7pm, with racing at 7:30pm. For more details visit www.borderlandracing.com
 

Saturday, May 19th - Flamboro Speedway gets back to regular racing on Saturday, with Late Models, Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, and F4 Modifieds. Pit gates open at 4pm, grandstands open at 5pm, qualifying begins at 6:30pm, and main events begin at 8:00pm. For more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Grand Bend Speedway has a special event as the Can/Am Legends Series rolls into town. All five regular divisions will also be in action, including the Jr. A Micro Sprints, Jr. B Micro Sprints, Mini Sprints, Junior Late Models, and Mini Trucks. Pit gates open at 3pm while racing starts at 6pm. For complete details log on to www.grandbendspeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Merrittville Speedway has the first of two nights of holiday weekend racing as the International Modified Lite Championship Tour will pay a visit. Also racing are the Hoosier Stocks, and 4 Cylinders. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Peterborough Speedway has Opening Ceremonies on Saturday night, with Late Models, Mini Stocks, Renegade Trucks, Four Funs, and the Ontario Legends Series. Pit gates open at 2pm, grandstands open at 4pm, and racing begins at 6pm. Best of all, admission is FREE for opening night. For more details, check out www.peterboroughspeedway.com and www.ontariolegends.ca
 

Saturday, May 19th - Sauble Speedway is another track opening the 2012 season on Saturday night. Late Models, Thunder Cars, Street Stocks, and 4 Cylinders are all part of the first night of Sauble’s doubleheader weekend. Pit gates open at 4pm and the grandstands open at 5pm. Visit www.saublespeedway.ca for more information.
 

Saturday, May 19th - South Buxton Raceway has another full slate of action this Saturday with UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Sport Stocks and Comp 4 all on the card. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Sunset Speedway is back with a full card of Late Models, Super Stocks, and Mini Stocks for the Saturday night portion of a doubleheader weekend. Spectator gates open at 4:30pm with racing beginning at 6pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca.
 

Saturday, May 19th - Varney Speedway Motorplex continues a tripleheader weekend with the first night of competitions for regular divisions, including Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, 4 Cylinders, 4 Funs, and the always popular Train races.  Racing will begin at 7pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com 
 

Sunday, May 20th - Cornwall Motor Speedway opens the 2012 season in fine style, with the Canadian Nationals 358 DIRTcar Modified Series 100 lapper. Pro Stocks, DIRTcar Sportsman, Semi-Pro, and Mini Stocks are also on the card. Pit gates open at 3:30pm, time trials at 6:30pm, and racing will begin at 7pm. For more information visit www.cornwallspeedway.com
 

Sunday, May 20th - Humberstone Speedway has the second half of their two-race weekend with FASTRAK Late Models, 358 Modifieds, Street Stocks, and Mini Stocks, plus a 30 lap Eve of Destruction Enduro Qualifier, and Victoria Day weekend fireworks display. Racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com and www.fastrakracing.com
 

Sunday, May 20th - Peterborough Speedway is back in action with the $10,000 Spring Scuffle Enduro 250. Pit gates open at 11:30am, spectator gates open at 1:30pm, and racing begins at 2:30pm. Visit www.peterboroughspeedway.com for more information.
 

Sunday, May 20th - Sauble Speedway is back with more holiday weekend racing.  Late Models, 4 Cylinders, and Jr. Late Models are all part of the Sunday night show. Pit gates open at 4pm and the grandstands open at 5pm. Visit www.saublespeedway.ca for more information.
 

Sunday, May 20th - Sunset Speedway has a highly-anticipated event, as the OSCAAR Super Late Model series debuts for 2012. OSCAAR’s new Modified tour will also race for the first time, along with the Can-Am Midget series. Spectator gates open at 4:30pm, with racing starting at 6pm. Visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca, www.oscaar.ca, and www.canammidgets.com for more information.
 

Sunday, May 20th - Varney Speedway Motorplex finishes a busy weekend off with the opening race of the Ontario Sportsman Series Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup season. Street Stocks, 4 Cylinders, and 4 Fun cars will also be in action.  Racing will begin at 2pm. For more details visit www.varneymotorspeedway.com and www.lucasoilsportsmancup.com.
 

Monday, May 21st - Merrittville Speedway finishes the holiday weekend off with a spectacular Monday night lineup, headlined by the 358 Modified Super DIRTcar series. Hoosier Stocks will be back for a “Big 6″ Series event, plus an Enduro Qualifier is also on tap. Visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com and www.dirtcar.com for more information.
 

ALSO RACING… will be the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series will kick off its 2012 season at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Mosport) on Sunday, May 20th. Defending series champion Scott Steckley along with all the other top drivers will compete on the twists and turns of the newly refurbised road course. For more information visit www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com or http://hometracks.nascar.com/series/canadian_tire_series 

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: The 2012 Season Is Gaining Speed

Weekend Preview: The 2012 Season Is Gaining Speed

By OntarioOval.com – The 2012 short track racing season is officially underway and OntarioOval.com will be previewing the events held each week here in Ontario.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

Weekend Preview: Weekend of May 11th – 13th
 

Friday, May 11th - Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario returns to action after a successful season opener. A full slate of all six regular divisions are on the card including the Fastrack Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 12th - Barrie Speedway opened the season last Saturday night and enters week two of the season with a full lineup of Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars, Pure Stocks and King of the Hill races. Pit gates open at 3pm, Grandstands at 5pm with racing beginning at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 12th - Brighton Speedway gets back into action after last weeks season opener with all five regular divisions in action. The schedule includes DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Canadian Modifieds, Pro Stocks, Comp 4 and Stingers plus a Comp 4 Mechanics Race. It will also be Bumper Sticker and $1.00 Jumbo Hot Dog Night at the track. Pit gates open at 4pm, Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 12th - Brockville Ontario Speedway kicks off 2012 on Saturday night with a full slate of racing in the BOBFM / Ken Seymour Memorial Season Opener. All four regular divisions including the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks and Rookies will compete as well as the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information visit www.brockvillespeedway.com and www.easternontariovintagestockcarclub.com.
 

Saturday, May 12th - Flamboro Speedway will host its first Midgets and Modifieds night of the year. The Can-Am Midgets, Hurricane Midgets and Canadian Vintage Modifieds will all launch their 2012 seasons. Flamboro’s new Pure Stock division will also return to action after a week off. Large car counts are expected for all three visiting tours including the Hurricane Midgets who plan to have over 30 cars in attendance. Pit Gates Open at 4pm, Grandstands Open at 5pm, Qualifying begins at 6:30pm and the Main Events start at 8pm. for more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca, www.canammidgets.com, www.hurricanemidgets.com and www.vintagemods.com.
 

Saturday, May 12th - Grand Bend Speedway gets its 2012 season underway with a full card of racing. All five regular divisions will be in action including the Jr. A Micro Sprints, Jr. B Micro Sprints, Mini Sprints, Junior Late Models and Mini Trucks. Pit gates open at 3pm while racing starts at 6pm. For complete details log on to www.grandbendspeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 12th - Merrittville Speedway will host another busy night of racing on Saturday featuring the first King of the Crates 40 lap series race of the season for the DIRTcar Sportsman. Also on the menu will be the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Hoosier Stocks, Mod Lites and 4 Cylinders. It will also be Kid’s Club registration night for all the junior fans in attendance. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 12th - South Buxton Raceway launched its 2012 campaign last week and will once again return with a full slate of action this Saturday. The UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Sport Stocks and Comp 4 will all be in competition. It will also be Best Appearing Award night for all four classes as the sharpest rides in each division will be announced. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.
 

Saturday, May 12th - Sunset Speedway will head into its second week of racing with full card of Late Models, Super Stocks and Mini Stocks. The Ontario Pro Challenge Series will also be on hand to compete in their first race of 2012. The big story last week was Mike Bentley’s hard hit in the Late Model feature, however the good news is that he will be back with a new ride for week two. Spectator gates open at 4:30pm with racing beginning at 6pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca and www.prochallengeracing.com.
 

ALSO RACING… will be the Southern Ontario Sprints along with a number of Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Car teams from Ohsweken at the 1st Annual Can-Am Sprint Car Challenge at Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec. Qualifying begins on Friday, May 11th with the main events taking place Saturday, May 12th. For more information visit www.southernontariosprints.com or www.autodrome-granby.com.

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Month Of May Means Plenty Of Choices

Weekend Preview: Month Of May Means Plenty Of Choices

By OntarioOval.com – The 2012 short track racing season is officially underway and OntarioOval.com will be previewing the events held each week here in Ontario.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

Weekend Preview: Weekend of May 4th – 6th

Friday, May 4th - Humberstone Speedway kicks off its 2012 season on Friday night with a full slate of six weekly divisions. The Fastrack Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pro 4 Trucks, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks will all take to the 3/8 mile clay surface for the first competitive laps of the year. Admission for the season opener is just $5. Gates open at 6pm while racing gets underway at 7:15pm. For more information visit www.humberstonespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 5th - Barrie Speedway will also begin its 2012 campaign. Racing action at the 1/4 mile asphalt facility will feature the Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars, Pure Stocks, Junk Yard Dogs and King of the Hill races. Pit gates open at 3pm, Grandstands at 5pm with racing beginning at 7pm. For full details visit www.barriespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 5th - Brighton Speedway begins its 2012 in a unique way on Saturday afternoon as the town of Brighton will host a racecar parade through the downtown. Food and monetary donations will be accepted during and after the parade in support of the local Food Bank. The teams will then head to the track for the seaosn opener. Four divisions will be in action including the DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Canadian Modifieds, Pro Stocks and Comp 4. Admission is just $2 with a donation to the Food Bank. Pit gates open at 1pm, Grandstands open at 5pm and the racing begins at 7pm. For more details visit www.brightonspeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 5th - Flamboro Speedway will head into its third week of competition on Saturday night. It is Greater Hamilton 2 for 1 Night meaning spectators from the Hamilton area can bring a friend along to see the races for free. Once again the Late Models division along with Thunder Cars and Mini Stocks will be on the card. The F4 Modifieds will return to action after a week off. Pit Gates Open at 4pm, Grandstands Open at 5pm, Qualifying begins at 6:30pm and the Main Events start at 8pm. for more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca.
 

Saturday, May 5th - Merrittville Speedway hosted a successful Spring Sizzler last weekend and will officially begin its 2012 Championship Chase this Saturday night. All five regular divisions will be in action including the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks, Mod Lites and 4 Cylinders. Anyone 18 years & under gets in for just $5. It is also the first M.T. Bellies Night of the season meaning a great night out for the family. The special family pack includes two adult admissions, two kids admissions, 4 bottles of Pepsi and 4 popcorn for just $40. Pit Gates Open at 5pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.
 

Saturday, May 5th - South Buxton Raceway gets back to racing action with its season opener on Saturday night. A full slate of UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Sport Stocks and Comp 4 will do battle at the D-shaped track near Chatham, Ontario. The main Grandstand gates open at 5:30pm while racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.southbuxtonraceway.com.
 

Saturday, May 5th - Sunset Speedway gets its 2012 season underway on Saturday night. All three regular divisions will be on the card for the opener featuring the Limited Late Models, Super Stocks and Mini Stocks. It’s Georgian College night at the track as well. Spectator gates open at 4:30pm with racing beginning at 6pm. For complete details visit www.sunsetspeedway.ca.
 

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Asphalt And Dirt Options

Weekend Preview: Asphalt And Dirt Options

By OntarioOval.com – The 2012 short track racing season is officially underway and OntarioOval.com will be previewing the events held each week here in Ontario.

Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

Weekend Preview: Weekend of April 27th – 29th

Saturday, April 28th - Flamboro Speedway will return to action after it opened its gates last weekend. It will be the first night of racing for the always competitive Late Model division. Also on the racing card will be the Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks. Pit Gates Open at 4pm, Grandstands Open at 5pm, Qualifying begins at 6:00pm and the Main Events start at 7:30pm. for more information visit www.flamborospeedway.ca.

Saturday, April 28thMerrittville Speedway will kick off its 2012 season with the annual Spring Sizzler. Extra laps and extra dollars are on the line for all divisions in competition. The 358 DIRTcar Modifieds will race 50 laps for $2,000 to win, the DIRTcar Sportsman will compete for 40 laps with $700 on the line and the Hoosier Stocks will run a 30 lap feature for $300 to win. Pit Gates Open at 3pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30pm, Hot laps begin at 6pm and racing starts at 7pm. For more information visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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Weekend Preview: Ontario’s Short Track Season Begins

Weekend Preview: Ontario’s Short Track Season Begins

By OntarioOval.com – The 2012 short track racing season officially kicks off this coming weekend and OntarioOval.com will be previewing the events held each week here in Ontario. Throughout the year we encourage people to visit our SCHEDULE section to find out what is happening at their favourite race tracks. Also, returning for the 2012 season is the popular OntarioOval.com SUPER SCHEDULE which is a compilation every schedule from every track in the province. For the hardcore Ontario short track fan, this is a schedule like none other.

Weekend Preview: Weekend of April 20th – 22nd

Saturday, April 21st - Flamboro Speedway hosts is Season Opener. Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks and F4 Modifieds take to the track for the first race of the season. They will be joined for the first time by Flamboro’s newest division, the Pure Stocks. Pit Gates Open at 2pm, Grandstands Open at 4pm, Qualifying begins at 5:00pm and the Main Events start at 6:30pm.

Stay tuned each week as we preview the upcoming race events happening in Ontario. Plus, make sure to visit our SUPER SCHEDULE to plan your next trip to an Ontario oval!

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