Category Archives: Conversations

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A tall mountain to climb: A Conversation with Robert Raynes

(July 7, 2015) Winning a championship at Speedway 660 can be a difficult task. Several drivers have raced for years without claiming a title, while others like Glen Rasmussen, Brian Gillespie, Greg Fahey, Dave O’Blenis and Rick Cashol have several. Wade Wilson recently caught up with a driver who has been oh so close, but has yet to get his name on a championship trophy.  Continue reading

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“Big Bird” is coming to 660: A Conversation with Dylan Blenkhorn

(June 30, 2015) The Parts for Trucks Maritime Pro Stock Tour is coming to Speedway 660 this weekend. The Tour will feature the best Pro Stock drivers from the Maritimes including Truro’s Dylan Blenkhorn. Dylan got off to a great start this season winning the first two races and he’s the Tour point leader heading into this weekend.  Continue reading

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Just carrying on an old family tradition: A Conversation with Noah Gillespie

(June 23, 2015) Speedway 660 opened its gates back in the summer of 94. That season Brian Gillespie won the first of his seven championships and raced every year until he hung up his helmet at the end of 2014. But this year a new kid has showed up with the Gillespie name on a car. Brian’s nephew Noah is a rookie in the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter Division.  Continue reading

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Takin it to the Street Stocks: A Conversation with Destiny Enkel

(June 9, 2015) It wasn’t all that long ago that stock car racing was considered a man’s sport. But those days sure have changed at Speedway 660. For years Heidi Cooper was the lone female racer in the Geary Woods, but now there are several successful young ladies taking the sport by storm. Wade Wilson recently caught up with one of them.

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Movin on Up: A Conversation with Ryan Messer

(June 2, 2015) We’re seeing a few more Sportsman drivers at Speedway 660 this year. A couple of veterans are returning after a year off and there are at least two rookies stepping into Sportsman rides. One of those rookies is no stranger to the Geary Woods. He won our very first Bandolero championship back in 2010 and in 2014 was the Atlantic Modified Tour Rookie of the Year and Champion!

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