Photos by Mike Francis
(GEARY, NB – August 29th, 2019) – SpeedWeekend 2019 at Speedway 660 in Geary, New Brunswick will officially go green on Saturday evening, August 31st, with the running of the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman 100. The top Late Model Sportsman drivers from across the Province are set to battle for 100-laps and the $3,000 winner’s prize to kick off the racing portion of the Labour Day Weekend classic. The local Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter and DMR Auto Street Stock divisions, who are a key part during the Saturday night programs throughout the season at Speedway 660, will play support to the 19th Annual McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 on Sunday afternoon, September 1st. Post time for Saturday’s racing action is 5:30pm with qualifying on Sunday slated for a 2pm start.
(GEARY, NB – August 27th, 2019) – The McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 and SpeedWeekend 2019 are fast approaching and the field of Pro Stocks is beginning to assemble for the final Maritime Crown Jewel race of the year. Over 20 of the top talents from New Brunswick and some big names from outside provincial borders are getting ready to gather for the 19th annual edition of the 250 on Sunday, September 1st. Qualifying heat races for the $15,000-to-win McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 will begin on Sunday at 2pm.
Saturday’s Maritime League of Legends Tour 50 to serve as INEX National Qualifier
Photos by Mike McCarthy/McCarthy Photographic; Series Release
(BEDFORD, NS – August 27th, 2019) – The Maritime League of Legends Tour will close off a busy month of August this weekend with their annual trip to the Geary woods and Speedway 660. The Legends will contest the ninth round on their 2019 season on Saturday evening with the Maritime League of Legends Tour 50, which will also serve as the Tour’s INEX National Qualifier in the Province of New Brunswick. For the second time this season, the Bandolero division will join the Legends and will compete on both days of SpeedWeekend 2019 in the Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero Blast. Racing gets underway on Saturday, August 31st at 5:30pm with Sunday, September 1st’s green flag going in the air at 2pm.
(GEARY, NB – August 21st, 2019) – Speedway 660 will be the first paved oval race track in Atlantic Canada to crown track champions in 2019 on Saturday evening, August 24th with the running of the Night of Champions. Divisional point and rookie of the year champions will be decided in all four house classes, including the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Pro Stock, Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman, DMR Auto Street Stock and Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter classes. The event will also serve as the final event for drivers to fine tune their cars prior to SpeedWeekend 2019. Racing begins on Saturday, August 24th for the Night of Champions at 6:30pm.
(GEARY, NB – August 15th, 2019) – Speedway 660 will focus on the fans Saturday evening with the annual Fan Appreciation Night taking place in the Geary woods. In addition to a pre-event autograph session on track at 5:30pm and giveaways throughout the evening, the best stock car fans in the Province of New Brunswick will be treated to exciting racing action in all four house divisions. The RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock, Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman, DMR Auto Street Stock and Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter divisions will contest their penultimate championship point race on the year. The racing action will get the green flag at 6:30pm on Saturday, August 17th.
UPDATE 08/10 – Due to the forecast of rain and thunderstorms throughout Saturday, officials at Speedway 660 have postponed the Gunslinger 50 presented by Fredericton Gun Shop and Fairview Jeep Ram to Sunday, August 11th at 2pm.
A full format will be available this afternoon at www.facebook.com/Speedway660.
(GEARY, NB – August 8th, 2019) – Speedway 660 returns to racing this Saturday evening with the Gunslinger 50 presented by Fredericton Gun Shop and Fairview Jeep Ram as the main attraction. The event was scheduled to take place in June but inclement weather pushed the event back to this Saturday, August 10th. While the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters will be in the spotlight, the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock, Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman and DMR Auto Street Stock divisions will all contest pivotal races in their respective championship chases. The racing action gets underway this Saturday evening, August 10th at 6:30pm. Should inclement weather interfere with Saturday’s racing card, a rain date has been added by the track for Sunday afternoon, August 11th at 2pm.
(GEARY, NB – July 24th, 2019) – The Capital Region of New Brunswick might be in the heat of Summer, but a cool wind from the north will blow in a special guest to the Geary woods on Saturday evening, July 27th. Santa Claus and his friends from the North Pole will make a special appearance on Saturday for Speedway 660’s annual Christmas in July celebrations. In addition to Santa and his elves bringing treats for all the good fans and teams at Speedway 660, he will bring the chance for drivers to earn championship points in the four track house divisions. The bells will begin to jingle on Saturday evening at 6:30pm when the green flag goes in the air.
(GEARY, NB – July 10th, 2019) – Speedway 660 is getting ready to host Street Stock teams from across Atlantic Canada on Saturday, July 13th at 6:30pm. Preparations are well underway for the second edition of the Ricky Bobby Street Stock 150 presented by DMR Auto with fans and teams alike counting the days until they see their favorite Saturday night heroes try to “git’r to the front” in memory of Rick “Ricky Bobby” Arbeau.
What can you expect to see at Speedway 660 during the biggest Street Stock event in Atlantic Canada? Here’s a small preview to get your motor running in advance of this weekend event.
POSTPONED TO SUNDAY AT 2pm: Due to the forecast of showers in the afternoon and thunder showers this evening, coupled with an extremely high heat advisory, we will be postponing our ProStock Best of the Best 100 to tomorrow, Sunday, July 7th at 2:00pm.
It’s difficult to make these decisions, however this one is made out of safety for our track staff, racers and fans more than anything due to the extreme heat.
We will see you tomorrow at 2:00, for what’s looking to be a great show!
(GEARY, NB – July 3rd, 2019) – Speedway 660 will host their first extended distance Pro Stock event of the 2019 season on Saturday evening. The Best of the Best 100 will serve as a tune up for the Pro Stock 250 on SpeedWeekend in September and is expected to draw some of the top talent from across the province to race for the checkered flag. The Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman, DMR Auto Street Stock and Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters will play support. Racing begins on Saturday, July 6th at 6:30pm.
Gunslinger 50 Sees Four Cylinders Take Centre Stage Sunday
(GEARY, NB – June 26th, 2019) – Speedway 660 will welcome the fastest domestic Four Cylinder race cars in the Maritimes to the Geary woods on Sunday afternoon. The Gunslinger 50 presented by Fredericton Gun Shop and Fairview Jeep Ram is one of the richest Four Cylinder division races in the region, boasting a total purse of over $3,500 with a guaranteed $750 to win. The special Sunday afternoon card will also feature point paying features for the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock, Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman and DMR Auto Street Stock divisions. The Sunday, June 30th card has a special start time of 4pm.