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!