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Dedicated to his home track!

There’s an old saying in sports that goes something like: “It doesn’t matter whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game.” That means playing with respect for your opponents, the sport, the officials, the fans and yourself. All that is great, but it’s also nice to win once in awhile! In this week’s Conversation we meet a driver, who is dedicated to racing, Speedway 660 and our great fans. And this guy had a really big night back on June 4thContinue reading

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Firecrackers on the menu: Wade’s Weekly 16 #12

(July 18, 2016) After an unexpected weekend off, Speedway 660 kicks up the action a notch or two with a great sportsman race this coming weekend. The Clark Chevrolet Firecracker 150 is on the agenda as well as street stock and sharp shooter action. We’re taking the long holiday weekend in August off and then will go full tilt until SpeedWeekend 2016 wraps up on Labour Day weekend.  Continue reading

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Street Stock 75 Photo Album

(July 11, 2016) Last Saturday we were treated to a great night of racing in the Geary Woods. In addition to the DMR Auto Sales 75 lap street stock race, we saw a cautionless 50 lap pro stock feature, a sportsman foto-finish and a thrilling sharp shooter race. We invite you to check out our latest photo album.

 

street stock action 2016 Luke Dukeshire (00) and Courtney Barton get after it in the first qualifying heat race for the DMR Auto Sales Street Stock 75.Darcy ONeil street stock heat win July 9, 2016But when all is said and done Darcy O’Neil, from the Mirimachi, takes his 68 to victory lane. Darcy, who is running a part-time sked with us, is getting more comfortable and confident running at 660 every time out!

Second Street Stock heat is up next – ready for some action? Check out this sequence.street stock action 2016street stock action 2016street stock action 2016street stock action 2016It starts out just behind Courtney O’Blenis (48) and involves Rick Cashol (54), Ryan Richard (55) and Robert Raynes (41). After this entertaining little spin-a-rama, fans knew we were in for another great night at Speedway 660! street stock action 2016After our infield crew cleaned up we had a great battle for the win. Riley Goodwin (77) and O’Blenis, two former bando drivers, went door-to-door through three and four to see who could get to the stripe first.Courtney OBlenis street stock heat win July 9, 2016Courtney continued her “dream season” by picking up another checkered flag. She then had to return to the pits to wait for the start of the 75 lap feature, unless she could find something else to drive!James McCoy sharp shooter heat win July 9, 2016The sharp shooters rolled out next and James McCoy “The Stock Car Boy” takes his little race car to victory lane. Nicely done James!Adam Gavel sharp shooter heat win July 9, 2016 Adam Gavel, who won a sharp shooter feature a few weeks ago, picks up another checkered flag with a win in the second heat race.sportsman action 2016Ryan Raynes (94) and Jacob Logan had a fierce battle going in the first Martins Home Heating sportsman heat race. These two rookies would also duke it out later in the night.sportsman action 2016But this time Ryan has the advantage and beats Jacob and Justin Cole to the checkers.Ryan Raynes sportsman heat win July 9, 2016Young Raynes enjoys a trip to the Riverview Ford Victory Lane. After a couple of pretty good years in street stock, Ryan is getting used to running a sportsman car. For those who don’t know, the driver of the 94 is the nephew of Rob Raynes, our defending street stock champ. George Jamieson sportsman heat win July 9, 2016All of the MOPAR fans were pretty pleased to see George Jamieson take his Fairview Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep to victory lane in the 2nd sportsman heat race. BTW that’s a Dodge, not a Chrysler or Jeep!pro stock action 2016Here come the Re/Max Group Four Realty Pro Stock. Whoops, Robert Thomlinson goes for a wild ride.pro stock action 2016Ian Rasmussen drives by unscathed, but Braxton Stafford (91) and Brandon Skidmore (84) start their night in the beach! Derek Christie pro stock heat winner July 9, 2016Derek Christie avoided tip-toeing through the beach and drove his Ford to victory lane in that eventful first pro stock heat race.Brent Roy pro stock heat winner July 9, 2016Brent Roy has been on a roll the last few weeks. He comes into the night leading the pro stock rookie of the year points and wins the second pro stock heat. About the only thing the Camry Kid hasn’t done this year is win a feature! sharp shooter action 2016It’s time for the sharp shooter feature. Doesn’t take long for things to get a little crazy as they go three wide down in one & two.sharp shooter action 2016Curtis Collins (27) spends most of the race in the middle groove passing cars and moving to the front. Curtis Collins sharp shooter feature win July 9, 2016 note he got dqedCurtis crossed the stripe first and rolled into victory lane, however the little 27 car had an issue, in the post race inspection, and Collins ended up being disqualified.Kyle MacKinnon sharp shooter podium July 9, 2016Kyle MacKinnon crossed the stripe second in the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter feature, but eventually was awarded with the win. Kyle Boudreau sharp shooter podium July 9, 2016Kyle Boudreau, the defending sharp shooter champion, finished third but moved up to second after post race inspection.Sharp shooter action 2016Brody Levesque, who was fourth at the finish line, was awarded third place in the sharp shooter feature. Sportsman action 2016The Martins Home Heating Sportsman 40 lap feature was a dandy. Jacob Logan (37) and Ryan Raynes picked right up where they left off in their heat race and battled each other hard for the lead in the feature. sportsman action 2016While Raynes and Logan were battling up front, Ryan Messer (1) comes into view as he races Courtney O’Blenis for third. That’s right, Courtney (74) was doing double duty on Saturday night. In addition to running her street stock  ride, she raced her sister’s sportsman car. Alexandra was unable to be at Speedway 660 Saturday night so Courtney jumped into her car._DSC8682After Raynes had difficulties and dropped back, Ryan Messer began to challenge Logan for the lead and the win. The two boys from Harvey ran hard and clean for the last couple of laps.sportsman action 2016 This shot was taken a millisecond after the top three got to the finish line. Drew Greenlaw (23) obviously was third and electronic scoring determined that Messer got to the stripe just ahead of Logan.Ryan Messer sportsman feature win July 9, 2016Ryan Messer is only 15 years old, but the 2015 sportsman rookie of the year is leading the points in 2016. Ryan is riding the “Big Orange Wave” at 660 this season and is making his family, crew and fans extremely happy!Jacob Logan 2nd sportsman feature July 9, 2016 first podiumJacob Logan came within a whisker of winning his first-ever sportsman feature in the Geary Woods. But Jacob was more than happy with second place and getting his first-ever podium. Hey Jacob, that first feature win is just around the corner! Drew Greenlaw 2nd sportsman feature July 9, 2016Drew Greenlaw came home third on Saturday night. Drew has been very consistent so far this season and is second in the points and trying to chase down Mr. Messer for the championship.pro stock action 2016The Re/Max Group Four Realty Pro Stock feature really was something to “write home about.” The two heat race winners started up front and Derek Christie (9) and Brent Roy race hard for the early lead.pro stock action 2016After the “Camry Kid” took the lead and drove away, Greg Fahey gets around Christie and tried to chase down the leader. But this race stayed “green” the entire 50 laps and Fahey was unable to catch the leader.Brent Roy burnout after 1st pro stock feature win July 9, 2016e Brent Roy victory lap July 9, 2016Brent Roy does a burn-out and a “Polish Victory Lap” after winning his first-ever Re/Max Group Four Realty Pro Stock feature.Brent Roy pro stock feature winner July 9, 2016In addition to the feature victory, Roy picks up the CRF Chassis Rookie of the Race Award, presented by GD Fabrication.Greg Fahey 2nd pro stock feature July 9, 2016Greg Fahey, who is chasing his fourth pro stock championship, was second on Saturday night. Everyone at 660 wishes Greg the best of luck this coming weekend as he heads down to Riverside International Speedway for the IWK 250.Kevin Moore 3rd pro stock feature July 9, 2016Big Kevin Moore drove his car to a third place finish. Kevin, who finished second in pro stock points last season, is currently this year’s championship point leader.street stock driver intros July 9, 2016It’s time for driver introductions just before the DMR Auto Sales Street Stock 75._DSC8730The race gets off to a quick start with Riley Goodwin leading early before sliding up the track and opening up the inside lane for Roger Slocum.infield crew 2016 with car Riley had some mechanical issues and required assistance from our very capable infield crew to get the 77 back to the pits.street stock action 2016Here comes Courtney O’Blenis to challenge Slocum for the lead. She tries the high side, but that doesn’t work so…..street stock action 2016…she dives to the bottom, takes the lead and checks out. This girl has been fast all season, but on this night she seemed to find another gear and drove the 48 all the way to…. Courtney OBlenis street stock 75 winner, July 9, 2016…victory lane where Mike Francis, from DMR Auto Sales,  greets Courtney and presents her with the trophy for winning the longest street stock race of the season. Nice job young lady! Rob Raynes 2nd street stock 75 July 9, 2016Robert Raynes settles for second place in the DMR Auto Sales Street Stock 75. It’s Rob’s 18th straight podium finish, but who’s counting?Darcy ONeil 3rd place street stock 75, July 9, 2016 Mike congratulates Dary O’Neil for a strong performance in the street stock 75. The “Lad from the Miramichi” drove the 68 across the finish line in third place. 

Thanks for checking out this week’s photo album and thanks to Max Roy for providing the images.