Mid-Summer Bash Closes Out July’s Action at Peterborough Speedway

The final Saturday night of the month is on the horizon and Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval is in the mood for a party.

Fans are in for an exciting time at the tight, tricky bullring on Mount Pleasant Road, west of the Liftlock City Saturday, July 25th as Country 105 presents the Mid-Summer Bash. There’ll be plenty of action on the track as Renegade Truck, Paul Davis Systems Thunder Car, Earl Ireland Auto Sales Late Model and Ontario Modifieds Racing Series teams come to play, with a 100 lap endurance event to close out the night.

Coming into the next event on the calendar, the Thunder Car division has seen the most track time of Peterborough Speedway’s 5 regular classes. Last season’s track champion Anthony DiBello is leading the way with 4 main event wins, while his title rival from a season ago Howie Crowe and invader Dan Archibald own one win a piece. With strong car counts and some talented pilots thrilling solid crowds since opening night, the Late Model field has made a handful of appearances, with feature race wins going to 2014 high point runner Ryan Kimball, Tyler Betts, Al Shepstone, Mark Gordon and Travis Hallyburton. Seeing 3 starts and some tough battles from start to finish, defending champ Jack Dallin, Tim Burke and newcomer Chris Burrage claiming checkered flags in the Renegade Truck pack.

At the Country 105 Mid-Summer Bash – Saturday, July 25th – pit gates will open at 3:00, with the spectator grandstands unlocked at 5:00 and the first green flag at 6:00.

Looking ahead on Peterborough Speedway’s 2015 schedule finds the Touring Division Chase for the Colours Pole Qualifying event Saturday, August 1st. OSCAAR Super Late Model and Modified teams will be joined by the Battlefield Equipment Rental 4Fun, Mini Stock and OSCAAR Midget divisions to battle for starting spots in the 23 Annual Autumn Colours Classic, with a pre-race corn roast to start every fan’s day at the track. The 100 lap Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup Series event – along with the 4Fun, Mini Stock and Thunder Car classes – takes the spotlight Saturday, August 8th.

Fans can always find the latest news at www.peterboroughspeedway.com by liking the track’s page at www.facebook.com or following it on Twitter. You can also download the free Peterborough Speedway app on your Smartphone.

Photo attachment: Jim Clarke – Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media 

With a background in go-kart racing and some impressive finishes, Bailey Jacobs is one of the leading contenders for Rookie of the Year honours in the Paul Davis Systems Thunder Car division at Peterborough Speedway.

Prepared by: Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media

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