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Schedule Changes; October 10th Event Cancelled, Ricky Bobby 150 Start Time Moved to 5pm

September 26th’s Ricky Bobby 150 will serve as 2020 finale

(FREDERICTON, NB – September 21st, 2020) – Speedway 660 officials have announced three changes to the completion of the 2020 season at the Geary, New Brunswick motorsports facility.

The next event on the season, the Ricky Bobby Street Stock 150 presented by DMR Auto on Saturday, September 26th, will now be the final race of the 2020 season. The Street Stock 75, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 10th, has been canceled. With the prestige and gravity that the Ricky Bobby 150 event carries, the track has opted to end the season on a high note with the major Street Stock event.

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SPEEDWEEKEND SUMMARY; OFFICIAL RESULTS FROM SPEEDWEEKEND 2020 AT SPEEDWAY 660

(GEARY, NB – September 8th, 2020) – The following are official feature results from SpeedWeekend 2020 at Speedway 660, taking place from September 4th to 6th, 2020. The event saw twelve feature events run over the weekend, anchored by the 20th Annual RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock 250.

Featured Photo by Mike Francis

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MCCRAY MAKES ANOTHER SUNDAY SPEEDWEEKEND MOMENT WITH WIN IN KROWN RUST CONTROL 35

(FREDERICTON, NB – September 8th, 2020) – Yves McCray (Neguac, NB) raced to his second SpeedWeekend Sunday win in as many years with his victory in the Krown Rust Control 35 at Speedway 660. McCray, who drove to victory lane in the Labour Day Classic in 2019, started seventh in the 35-lap feature and took what would be the eventual lead from Zean Dutcher (Miramichi, NB) just past the halfway point in the race. The final restart with eight laps to go would see McCray pull away from point leader Logan Power (Riverview, NB) to not only snap Power’s win streak but put McCray into victory lane for the first time in 2020. The win is McCray’s seventh in his Atlantic Modified Tour career.

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SPEEDWEEKEND SUPPORT STORYLINES; BUILDING TO THE 20TH ANNUAL RE/MAX 250

(FREDERICTON, NB – September 3rd, 2020) – SpeedWeekend 2020 at Speedway 660 is right around the corner and with it comes three action packed days of racing. While the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty 250 is the marquee attraction of the Labour Day Weekend, there are ten feature events that are to be run between the green flag on Friday, September 4th and the start of the big show on Sunday, September 6th. From Bandoleros to Late Models and everything in between, there is something for every motorsports fan this weekend to enjoy at the Geary, New Brunswick oval.

Here’s a small snapshot of what fans can expect this weekend in the Geary woods.

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RE/MAX EAST COAST ELITE REALTY 250 ENTRY LIST GROWS TO OVER TWO DOZEN CARS

(SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2020 – FREDERICTON, NB) – Race fans in Atlantic Canada have been waiting all season for SpeedWeekend 2020 at Speedway 660 and their wait is almost over. On Friday night, September 4th, racing action kicks off for three intense days of short track competition on the Geary, New Brunswick oval. The most anticipated event of the season is the culmination of the weekend, the 20th Annual RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty 250 on Sunday afternoon, September 6th and with that comes a list of over two dozen entries that are looking to take away the title of champion.

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SPEEDWAY 660 AND PETTY RACEWAY FORM FOUR RACE PRO STOCK SERIES

Photo by Tanya Everett Photography

First race of four goes green on Saturday, August 8th at Speedway 660

(FREDERICTON, NB – July 30th, 2020) – Management at Speedway 660 and Petty International Raceway are excited to announce a partnership that will see their remaining extended distance Pro Stock races come together to form a mini series. The tracks will reward drivers who compete in the four marquee, stand alone events, with the top three in overall points between the four races receiving cash bonuses. Several contingency and vendor draws will also be made over the four events.

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Riverview Ford Lincoln Season Opener Postponed to Sunday at 3pm

(FREDERICTON, NB – July 11th, 2020) – The Riverview Ford Lincoln Season Opener at Speedway 660, scheduled for Saturday, July 11th, has been postponed due to persistent showers at the speedway throughout the afternoon. The event has been postponed to Sunday, July 12th. Pit gates will open at 9am with racing beginning at 3pm.

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Pro Stocks to Pop The Top on 2020 Season Saturday

Photo by Tanya Everett Photography

(FREDERICTON, NB – July 8th, 2020) – The racing season at Speedway 660 will get the green flag this Saturday, July 11th with the Riverview Ford Lincoln Season Opener. The first race of the 2020 season will be headlined by a 100-lap feature for the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Pro Stocks. The Sportsman, DMR Auto Street Stock and Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters will play support to the Super Late Models. Racing action gets underway at 6:30pm on Saturday evening.

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Fog City Auto Spa to Present Second Race in Sportsman Challenge

Driver registration now open for inaugural series

(FREDERICTON, NB – March 17th, 2020) – Speedway 660 is excited to welcome Fog City Auto Spa to their family of marketing partners. Fog City Auto Spa joins the four race Petty Raceway and Speedway 660 Sportsman Challenge presented by Lonnie Sommerville Racing in its inaugural year as presenting partner of the second event of the Series. The Fog City Auto Spa 100 will take place on Saturday, June 27th at 6:30pm at Speedway 660 and is the first of two races hosted at the Geary, New Brunswick track for the Sportsman Challenge.

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New Brunswick Tracks Form Late Model Sportsman Challenge Series

Photos by Mike Francis

(RIVER GLADE, NB – March 4th, 2020) – Management of both Speedway 660 and Petty International Raceway have partnered to unveil a new four race home and home Series for the Late Model Sportsman division. The four race Petty International Raceway and Speedway 660 Sportsman Challenge presented by Lonnie Sommerville Racing will kick off on Saturday, June 13th at Petty International Raceway. The pair of New Brunswick tracks will each host two 100-lap Sportsman division races that are sure to thrill fans and attract race cars from around the region to compete for the top champion’s prize provided by Lonnie Sommerville Racing.

Petty International Raceway in River Glade, New Brunswick will host the first and third races in the Petty International Raceway and Speedway 660 Sportsman Challenge presented by Lonnie Sommerville Racing. The green flag will fly with a 100-lap feature on Saturday, June 13th while their second race will be a part of the second annual Petty International Raceway Summer Shootout on Saturday, August 1st.

Speedway 660 will host race two of the Petty International Raceway and Speedway 660 Sportsman Challenge presented by Lonnie Sommerville Racing with the Fog City Auto Spa 100 on Saturday, June 27th. The Series will conclude on SpeedWeekend 2020 with a $2,000 to win, 100-lap finale on Saturday, September 5th.

Each race will pay the winner a minimum of $1,250 to win with the finale paying $2,000 to win. Each driver that hauls from their home track will receive an additional $100 in tow money to compete. For example, if a Petty International Raceway regular races in one of the Speedway 660 events, they will receive $100 in tow money from Petty International Raceway to do so. If a Speedway 660 regular competes in one of the Petty International Raceway events, they will receive $100 in tow money courtesy of Speedway 660. A point total will be kept and the overall champion of the Petty International Raceway and Speedway 660 Sportsman Challenge presented by Lonnie Sommerville Racing will receive an AR Bodies body and installation courtesy of Lonnie Sommerville Racing. In addition, Hoosier Racing Tire will be giving one team chosen at random a set of tires at each of the four events. More contingency awards will be announced as they become available.

“We’re very excited to see these two tracks work closely together to put this Series together,” said Max Roy of Speedway 660. “Between Speedway 660, Petty International Raceway and Lonnie Sommerville Racing, it shows the racers and the fans that we are all committed to helping grow the sport of stock car racing in the Maritimes!”

“Petty Raceway is excited to be teaming up with Speedway 660 to offer the racers and fans this new event in 2020,” said Ellen Smith of Petty International Raceway. “We are very pleased to have been able to work with Max and Brent Roy to come up with a Sportsman rule package to make this event a possibility for this year and into the future.”

“We’re really looking forward to giving back to the Sportsman class,” said Lonnie Sommerville from Lonnie Sommerville Racing. “This partnership should draw a great car count for both tracks as the drivers battle for a championship prize worth over five thousand dollars! I have a great customer base in the Sportsman class and am always looking for new customers. Hopefully this works out great for the tracks, the teams and our company.”

Petty International Raceway and Speedway 660 Sportsman Challenge presented by Lonnie Sommerville Racing 2020 Schedule

Date Track Event
Saturday, June 13th Petty International Raceway Sportsman 100
Saturday, June 27th Speedway 660 Fog City Auto Spa 100
Saturday, August 1st Petty International Raceway Summer Shootout 100
Saturday, September 5th Speedway 660 SpeedWeekend 100

 

About Lonnie Sommerville Racing:
Lonnie Sommerville Racing (LSR) is your one stop for your racing needs. LSR offers everything from the ground up, whether it’s complete chassis, parts, setups, fabrication, body work, service, installation or anything else you might need between the bumpers. LSR offers services such as crew chief, consulting, driver development, race car rentals and is an official dealer for ARBodies. Visit LSR on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LonnieSommervilleRacing or call (506) 832-0884 for more information.

About Petty International Raceway:
Petty International Raceway is located on Highway 106, just 40 km west of Moncton, New Brunswick. To learn more about Petty International Raceway, its location, admission, policies, history, and more, please visit www.pettyinternationalraceway.com. To get current updates delivered to you directly please follow us on Twitter.

About Speedway 660:
Speedway 660 is one of Canada’s premier stock car racing facilities. Located in New Brunswick’s Fredericton region, it attracts race teams and fans from the Maritimes, New England and Quebec. The Speedway 660 racing season runs from mid May until Labour Day Weekend. SpeedWeekend, one of the most prestigious short track events in eastern North America, wraps up Speedway 660’s racing season.