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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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BACK TWO BACK – TUCKER TAKES 20TH ANNUAL RE/MAX 250

FREDERICTON, NB – September 7th, 2020) – Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB) became the first driver in the history of the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock 250 at Speedway 660 to win the event in back-to-back seasons Sunday with his win in the 20th Annual event. Tucker led 181 of the 250 laps and pocketed nearly $21,000 for his performance in the race. The 250 came down to a final restart with five laps to go, pitting two-time Maritime Pro Stock Tour champion Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) to Tucker’s rear bumper and Sydney, Nova Scotia’s Kyle Reid to his outside. Reid spun the tires on the final restart, setting up a showdown for third and a battle between Tucker and Butcher that ultimately resulted in Tucker racing away with his second straight 250 win.

Butcher, Reid, Steve Halpin (Saint John, NB) and Lonnie Sommerville (Barnesville, NB) completed the top five. Twenty-seven cars entered the event. Dave O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB), Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) and Ryan Messer (Harvey, NB) took home heat race wins.

Sunday support class racing was won by Yves McCray (Neguac, NB; Atlantic Modified Tour Krown Rust Control 35), Colton Noble (Upper Nine Mile River, NS; TCM Bandolero Blast Round Two), Jesse Deveau (Greenwood, NS; Mini Stock Open) and Riley Goodwin (McAdam, NB; DMR Auto Street Stock 50). They join Courtney O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB; Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman 125), Cody Byrne (Orwell Cove, PE; Mini Stock), Tanton Wooldridge (Summerside, PE; TCM Bandolero Blast Round One), Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS; Legend), Chris Wilson (South Esk, NB; Bryn Enterprises 35 Atlantic Modified Tour) and Randy Storey (Royal Road, NB; Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters) as SpeedWeekend winners in 2020.

Full results for support class features and a full wrap up from SpeedWeekend 2020 will be available later in the week on Speedway660.com.

For more information about SpeedWeekend 2020, or any event at Speedway 660, visit Speedway660.com, like @Speedway660 on Facebook or call the Speedway 660 Raceline at (506) 454-7223.

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.

 

OFFICIAL RESULTS – 20TH ANNUAL RE/MAX 250

1st – #2 Ashton Tucker
2nd – #53 Cole Butcher
3rd – #42 Kyle Reid
4th – #03 Steve Halpin
5th – #23 Lonnie Sommerville
6th -#40 Robbie MacEwen
7th – #88 Kevin Moore
8th – #48 Dave O’Blenis
9th – #1 Ryan Messer
10th – #20 Greg Fahey
11th – #99 Craig Slaunwhite
12th – #18 Darren MacKinnon
13th – #9 John Rankin
14th – #32S Sarah McKay
15th – #08 Nicholas Naugle
16th – #91 Dylan Gosbee
17th – #32 Chris Hughes
18th – #26 Brent Roy
19th – #10 Devin Snell
20th – #52 Shawn Tucker
21st – #81 Ian Rasmussen
22nd – #54 Jarrett Butcher
23rd – #17 Brad Eddy
24th – #11 Cal Hatfield
25th – #24 Ben Pelletier
26th – #97 Chris Duncan
DNS – #36 Gary Elliott

Heat Winners – Dave O’Blenis, Craig Slaunwhite, Ryan Messer

STOREYBOOK START TO SPEEDWEEKEND 2020

(GEARY, NB – September 5th, 2020) – Randy Storey (Royal Road, NB) held off all challengers on a pair of late race restarts to capture the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter 50 Friday night to kick off SpeedWeekend 2020 at Speedway 660. Storey raced to the win ahead of Darren Wilcox (Fredericton, NB) and rookie Daniel Atyeo (Chipman, NB). Sixteen drivers answered the call to the green flag in the four cylinder feature. Storey and Atyeo won heat races ahead of the 50-lap feature.

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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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ATLANTIC MODIFIED TOUR TO DOUBLE DIP ON SPEEDWEEKEND 2020

Series Release/Photo by Michelle Roy

(FREDERICTON, NB – September 3rd, 2020) – The Atlantic Modified Tour returns to Speedway 660 this Labour Day weekend as a part of SpeedWeekend 2020. The open wheel cars and stars will be participating in two races this weekend – a non point exhibition race on Friday night, the Bryn Enterprises 35, and the third of six Atlantic Modified Tour point races on Sunday afternoon, the Krown Rust Control 35. Over a dozen drivers are expected to compete in the SpeedWeekend Sunday event. Racing begins on Friday evening, September 4th at 8pm while the Sunday, September 6th show is an afternoon one with racing slated for 2pm.

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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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SPEEDWEEKEND SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED; FRIDAY RACING SHOW ADDED

(FREDERICTON, NB – August 18th, 2020) – Speedway 660 officials are excited to officially unveil the schedule of racing action for SpeedWeekend 2020. The Labour Day Weekend classic will be headlined by the 20th Annual Pro Stock 250 on Sunday, September 6th, the only 250-lap feature for the division currently scheduled in Atlantic Canada. Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB) was the winner in the 2019 edition of the event.

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TUCKER TRIUMPHS FOR FIRST MCLAUGHLIN ROOF TRUSSES 250 WIN

(GEARY, NB – September 1st, 2019) – Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB) cashed in for over $21,000 Sunday evening at Speedway 660 in winning the 19th Annual McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250. Tucker took the lead from Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME) just past the halfway point in the race and was quick to regain it after pit stops around the 100-lap to go mark. Clark used the final caution with 12 laps to go to propel the No. 13 car to second with 2019 track champion Brent Roy (Hanwell, NB) third. Reigning event champion Ryan Messer (Harvey, NB) and four-time Pro Stock track champion Greg Fahey (St. Stephen, NB) completed the top five.

Nineteen cars started the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250, which took one hour, 40 minutes to complete. Clark, Tucker and Messer took home qualifying heat races.

Shawn Hyslop (St. Stephen, NB) raced to the win in the DMR Auto Street Stock feature on the undercard for the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250. Michael Cormier (Grand-Barachois, NB) finished second after battling with DMR Auto Street Stock champion Chris Hanley (St. Stephen, NB).

Tristan Harris led an all Harvey podium in the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter feature. The wild race saw the new track champion drive into victory lane over BJ Gillespie and Ryan Bernard.

Yves McCray (Neguac, NB) parked it in Riverview Ford Lincoln Victory Lane in the Atlantic Modified Tour feature. The race served as Round Eight on the 2019 season for the New Brunswick based series. Chris Wilson (South Esk, NB) was second followed by former RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock regular Brandon Skidmore (Springhill, NS).

Chase MacKay (Bear Cove, NS) rallied from behind to take the Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero Blast Day Two feature and the overall championship for the event. MacKay inherited the lead in the Sunday race after Dylan Dowe (Bedford, NS) and Colton Noble (Upper Nine Mile River, NS) tangled for the top spot. Nate Singer (Kennetcook, NS) was second on Sunday with Ayden Christensen (Windsor Junction, NS) in third.

All results are unofficial pending post race technical inspection. A full SpeedWeekend wrap up will be available this week at Speedway660.com.

This evening’s racing action at Speedway 660 concludes the 2019 season at the Geary, New Brunswick track. Watch Speedway 660 social media for off-season information, including announcements on the rules meetings and the 2019 awards banquet.

For more information about Speedway 660, visit Speedway660.com, like @Speedway660 on Facebook or call the Speedway 660 Raceline at (506) 454-7223.

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.

SpeedWeekend 2019 – Sunday

Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters

A Feature 1 (35 Laps): 1. 7-Tristan Harris, [3]; 2. 69-BJ Gillespie, [5]; 3. 73-Ryan Bernard, [2]; 4. 1-Matt Crocker, [12]; 5. 22-Ricky Arbeau Jr., [6]; 6. 51-Bryan Suttie, [4]; 7. 01-Jeff Rose, [21]; 8. 16-Matt Martin, [11]; 9. 71-Scott Kennie, [15]; 10. 8-Mike Brown, [14]; 11. 32-Darren Wilcox, [8]; 12. 41-Maggie Suttie, [13]; 13. 3-Charles Cyr, [16]; 14. 82-Clifford Biggart Jr., [19]; 15. 83-Brian Maillet, [17]; 16. 61.5-James Harnish, [20]; 17. 70-Tyler Seveck, [7]; 18. 11-Caleb Urquhart, [1]; 19. 75-Randy Titus, [9]; 20. 92-Randy Storey, [10]; 21. 61-Wesley Harnish, [18]

Heat 1 (10 Laps): 1. 11-Caleb Urquhart, [5]; 2. 51-Bryan Suttie, [1]; 3. 70-Tyler Seveck, [8]; 4. 92-Randy Storey, [7]; 5. 41-Maggie Suttie [3]; 6. 3-Charles Cyr, [6]; 7. 82-Clifford Biggart Jr., [4]; 8. 01-Jeff Rose, [2]

Heat 2 (10 Laps): 1. 73-Ryan Bernard, [2]; 2. 69-BJ Gillespie, [5]; 3. 32-Darren Wilcox, [6]; 4. 16-Matt Martin, [1]; 5. 8-Mike Brown, [3]; 6. 83-Brian Maillet, [7]; 7. 61.5-James Harnish, [4]

Heat 3 (10 Laps): 1. 7-Tristan Harris, [5]; 2. 22-Ricky Arbeau Jr., [1]; 3. 75-Randy Titus, [3]; 4. 1-Matt Crocker, [4]; 5. 71-Scott Kennie, [2]; 6. 61-Wesley Harnish, [6]

DMR Auto Street Stocks

A Feature 1 (50 Laps): 1. 99-Shawn Hyslop, [3]; 2. 68-Michael Cormier, [2]; 3. 71-Chris Hanley, [5]; 4. 38-Justin Cole, [8]; 5. 44-Peter Martin, [13]; 6. 2-Chuck Mercer, [1]; 7. 15-Roger Slocum, [11]; 8. 77-Riley Goodwin, [14]; 9. 55-James Matchett, [10]; 10. 53-Bill Storey, [12]; 11. 21-Courtney Barton, [6]; 12. 60.10-Mike Weagle, [7]; 13. 60-Eric Matthews, [19]; 14. 53M-Donnie Matheson, [9]; 15. 00X-Karl Schaefer, [17]; 16. 54-Rick Cashol, [4]; 17. 05-Brody Levesque, [16]; 18. 95-Danny Bourque, [15]; 19. 69-BJ Gillespie, [18]

Heat 1 (10 Laps): 1. 2-Chuck Mercer, [3]; 2. 54-Rick Cashol, [6]; 3. 60.10-Mike Weagle, [7]; 4. 55-James Matchett, [4]; 5. 44-Peter Martin, [5]; 6. 05-Brody Levesque, [2]; 7. 60-Eric Matthews, [1]

Heat 2 (10 Laps): 1. 68-Michael Cormier, [1]; 2. 71-Chris Hanley, [3]; 3. 38-Justin Cole, [6]; 4. 15-Roger Slocum, [5]; 5. 77-Riley Goodwin, [2]; 6. 00X-Karl Schaefer, [4]

Heat 3 (10 Laps): 1. 99-Shawn Hyslop, [5]; 2. 21-Courtney Barton, [1]; 3. 53M-Donnie Matheson, [3]; 4. 53-Bill Storey, [4]; 5. 95-Danny Bourque, [6]; 6. 69-BJ Gillespie, [2]

McLaughlin Roof Trusses Pro Stock 250

A Feature 1 (250 Laps): 1. 32-Ashton Tucker, [2]; 2. 13-Cassius Clark, [1]; 3. 26-Brent Roy, [12]; 4. 1-Ryan Messer, [3]; 5. 29-Greg Fahey, [8]; 6. 40-Robbie MacEwen, [7]; 7. 23-Lonnie Sommerville, [6]; 8. 03-Steve Halpin, [19]; 9. 13M-Austin MacDonald, [10]; 10. 10-Devin Snell, [4]; 11. 87-Matt Harris, [18]; 12. 97-Chris Duncan, [16]; 13. 9-John Rankin, [13]; 14. 29T-Robert Tomlinson, [17]; 15. 24-Ben Pelletier, [14]; 16. 88-Kevin Moore, [15]; 17. 81-Ian Rasmussen, [9]; 18. 96-Wyatt Alexander, [5]; 19. 52-Dustin Tucker, [11]

Heat 1 (20 Laps): 1. 13-Cassius Clark, 04:47.142[5]; 2. 10-Devin Snell, 03:09.524[2]; 3. 40-Robbie MacEwen, 04:48.673[6]; 4. 13M-Austin MacDonald, 04:49.006[3]; 5. 9-John Rankin, 04:49.733[1]; 6. 97-Chris Duncan, 03:09.524[7]

Heat 2 (20 Laps): 1. 32-Ashton Tucker, [3]; 2. 96-Wyatt Alexander, [1]; 3. 29-Greg Fahey, [2]; 4. 52-Dustin Tucker, [6]; 5. 24-Ben Pelletier, [5]; 6. 29T-Robert Tomlinson, [4]

Heat 3 (20 Laps): 1. 1-Ryan Messer, [3]; 2. 23-Lonnie Sommerville, [5]; 3. 81-Ian Rasmussen, [1]; 4. 26-Brent Roy, [6]; 5. 88-Kevin Moore, [2]; 6. 87-Matt Harris, [4]

TCM Bandolero Blast

Day Two Results

Feature – 25 Laps

1st – #71 Chase MacKay
2nd – #81 Nate Singer
3rd – #24 Ayden Christensen
4th – #33 Austin Tanner
5th – #8 Dawson Noble
6th – #4 Nyk Pothier
7th – #23 Teagan Dempsey
8th – #03 Colton Noble
9th – #17 Dylan Dowe

Heat – Eight Laps

1st – #17 Dylan Dowe
2nd – #03 Colton Noble
3rd –  #71 Chase MacKay
4th – #24 Ayden Christensen
5th – #33 Austin Tanner
6th – #81 Nate Singer
7th – #8 Dawson Noble
8th – #23 Teagan Dempsey
9th – #4 Nyk Pothier

Event Results (two features combined)

1st – #71 Chase MacKay (Average Finish: 2.5 – One Win)
2nd – #81 Nate Singer (4)
3rd – #03 Colton Noble (4.5 – One Win)
4th – #33 Austin Tanner (4.5)
5th – #24 Ayden Christensen (5)
6th – #17 Dylan Dowe (6)
7th – #8 Dawson Noble (6.5)
8th – #4 Nyk Pothier (7.5)
9th – #23 Teagan Dempsey (8.5)
10th – #87 Danny Chisholm (Did Not Race Sunday)

Atlantic Modified Tour 20

1. 58 Yves McCray
2. 2W Chris Wilson
3. 84 Brandon Skidmore
4. 75 Doug Matchett
5. 91 Braxton Stafford
6. 55 Zean Dutcher
7. 10 Greg Butler
8. 14 Kevin Brideau
9. 17 Joe Hoyt
10. 7 Travis Conroy
11. 2 Kevin Bailey
12. 22 Brody Levesque
13. 12 Steve Curtis
14. 88 John Lyons

Heat Race Winners: 75 Doug Matchett and 7 Travis Conroy

Collins Captures SpeedWeekend Sportsman Classic

(GEARY, NB – August 31st, 2019) – Curtis Collins (Barnesville, NB) raced to the biggest win of his career on Saturday evening at Speedway 660. Collins, the newly crowned 2019 Sportsman track champion, won the Martin’s Home Heating 100 to kick off SpeedWeekend 2019 at the Geary, New Brunswick oval. Brady Creamer (Miramichi, NB) finished second while Laurie Cormier (Riverview, NB) brought home another SpeedWeekend podium finish by holding off Devin Snell (Saint John, NB) in the final laps. Luc Bourgeois (Memramcook, NB) finished in fifth place in the 20-car field.

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