(Fredericton, NB – March 22nd, 2017) – Speedway 660 is excited to announce DMR Auto will return as the title sponsor of the Street Stock class. The partnership between the action packed division at the Geary oval and DMR Auto began in 2013 and will enter a fifth season when the green flag flies in May. The partnership will also see DMR Auto present the Street Stock 50 on Sunday, September 3rd as a part of Speedwekeend 2017.
(Fredericton, NB – March 15th, 2017) – Speedway 660 is excited to announce a continued partnership with Martin’s Home Heating Limited that will see the company’s branding on the Sportsman division and their extended 100-lap feature on Saturday, June 17th. The eight-cylinder powered class is the second highest of racing at Speedway 660 behind only the Pro Stock division. The Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman provides a home for up and coming stars and veterans alike to mix it up every week on the Geary, New Brunswick oval.
(Geary, NB – March 6th, 2017) – The management of Speedway 660 is excited to unveil their 2017 schedule of events. The fast 1/3-mile stock car oval will see a total of 15 action packed racing cards produced between May and September. The events will see hundreds of drivers racing towards the ultimate goal of parking their car in Riverview Ford Lincoln Victory Lane. The 2017 season marks the 24th consecutive year of racing at the Geary, New Brunswick track.
Speedway 660 will be the first race track in Atlantic Canada to contest a stock car event in 2017 with the Riverview Ford Lincoln Season Opener slated for Sunday, May 14th at 2pm. An open practice and pre-technical inspection day for teams will take place on Saturday, May 13th. The busy month of May will close with two full point racing programs, including the popular Kids Day on Sunday, May 21st.
Sunday, May 28th will see the return of the Bandolero division with the Tim’s Corner Motorsports Spring Shootout. Fans will be treated to a 20-lap feature by the drivers aged eight to 16 years with the winner of the event receiving the pole for the Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero Blast on Sunday, September 3rd.
The Pro All Stars Series makes their highly anticipated return to the Geary woods on Saturday, June 3rd with a 200-lap feature. The race is a part of “the Road to the Oxford 250” and will see six drivers lock themselves in to the marquee event in Oxford, Maine. Those Oxford 250 provisionals will go to the top three drivers from the United States and the top three drivers from Canada in the Pro All Stars Series 200.
The Pro All Stars Series 200 marks the shift to Saturday evening racing at Speedway 660 for 2017. All races from June to August will have a 6:30pm start time. The track will see off-weekends on August 5th and August 26th, while a non-stock car related event to be announced soon will take place on Saturday, July 15th.
The Best of the Best Pro Stock 150 will see a date shift in 2017, moving from June to Saturday, July 29th. The winning driver in the event will receive a guaranteed starting spot in the 17th Annual Pro Stock 250 on Speedweekend. Cassius Clark of Farmington, Maine won the 2016 edition of the Best of the Best 150.
Sportsman teams will see two extended distance races during the regular season. The Martin’s Home Heating 100 will run on Saturday, June 17th with the action ramping up during the Firecracker 150 on July 22nd.
The DMR Auto Sales and Service Street Stocks will stretch their legs for 75-laps on July 8th. The Sharp Shooters have their chance to excite fans in an extended 50-lap feature on June 10th.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will celebrate Canada Day in Geary with a 150-lap extended distance race on July 1st. Greg Proude of Springvale made history in 2016 by becoming the first Prince Edward Island driver in the Tour era to win a sanctioned Maritime Pro Stock Tour race at Speedway 660.
The MJS Holdings Maritime Mini Stock Tour will swing by Speedway 660 twice in their inaugural season. The four cylinder Honda series will hold 50 lap races on Saturday, June 24th and Saturday, September 2nd.
Season point champions for the Pro Stock, Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman, DMR Auto Street Stock and Sharp Shooter divisions will be crowned on the annual Night of Champions on Saturday, August 19th.
The season caps off with Speedweekend 2017. Friday, September 1st will see the kick off concert, corn boil and bonfire in the infield. Saturday, September 2nd at 6:30pm will see the return of the Maritime League of Legends Tour along with the MJS Holdings Maritime Mini Stock Tour as the appetizer round for the Sportsman 150. Sunday, September 3rd at 2pm will see the Sharp Shooters, Street Stocks and TCM Bandolero Blast excite fans leading up to the 17th Annual Pro Stock 250. Berwick, Maine’s Joey Doiron scored the biggest payday of his young career with a win in the Pro Stock 250 last September.
A complete schedule of events can be found below. Fans and teams are encouraged to bookmark Speedway660.com for any announcements in regards to events at the track.
2017 Speedway 660 Schedule
**Subject to Change Without Notice
PS – Pro Stock; SP – Sportsman; SS – Street Stock; 4CYL – Sharp Shooters; ALL – Pro Stock, Sportsman, Street Stock, Sharp Shooters
PASS – Pro All Stars Series; PST – Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour; MLOL – Maritime League of Legends; MMST – Maritime Mini Stock Tour; BN – Bandolero
|Saturday, May 13th||NOON||Pre-Tech and Practice||ALL|
|Sunday, May 14th||2pm||Riverview Ford Lincoln Season Opener||ALL|
|Sunday, May 21st||2pm||Kids Day||ALL|
|Sunday, May 28th||2pm||TCM Bandolero Spring Shootout||ALL, BN|
|Saturday, June 3rd||6:30pm||Pro All Stars Series 200||PASS, SS, 4CYL|
|Saturday, June 10th||6:30pm||Sharp Shooter 50||ALL|
|Saturday, June 17th||6:30pm||Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman 100||PS, SP, SS|
|Saturday, June 24th||6:30pm||Maritime Mini Stock Tour 50||PS, SP, 4CYL, MMST|
|Saturday, July 1st||6:30pm||Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour 150||MPST, SS, 4CYL|
|Saturday, July 8th||6:30pm||Street Stock 75||ALL|
|Saturday, July 15th||To Be Announced||No Stock Cars|
|Saturday, July 22nd||6:30pm||Firecracker Sportsman 150||ALL|
|Saturday, July 29th||6:30pm||Best of the Best Pro Stock 150||ALL|
|Saturday, August 5th||OFF|
|Saturday, August 12th||6:30pm||Fan Appreciation Night||ALL|
|Saturday, August 19th||6:30pm||Night of Champions||ALL|
|Saturday, August 26th||OFF|
|Friday, September 1st||Concert, Corn Boil and Bonfire|
|Saturday, September 2nd||6:30pm||Sportsman 150||SP, MMST, MLOL|
|Sunday, September 3rd||2pm||17th Annual Pro Stock 250||PS, 4CYL, SS, BN|
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, is always a fitting way to wrap up Speedway 660’s racing season.
A new year means a new race season and we have 2017 Season Passes on special until February 15, 2017.
But first, it is time to celebrate our 2016 racing season.
(Sept. 6, 2016) It was a summer of racing that provided us with lots of thrills, a few spills and a terrific SpeedWeekend. It all started on May 22nd and wrapped up on September 4th. That short three and half month season was packed with action and we’ll try to hit some of the highlights in this final edition of the “weekly”. Continue reading
(Sept. 6, 2016) SpeedWeekend 2016 has come and gone, but we are left with great memories of incredible racing and friendships made or renewed. We invite you to check out our photo album from Speedway 660′s biggest weekend of racing. BTW this is our largest photo album of the year, so you might want to get a cup of tea or your other favourite beverage before you start scrolling! Continue reading
(Sept. 4, 2016) A driver from Berwick, Maine rolled to victory lane in the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 on Sunday night at Speedway 660. Joey Doiron was fast at the end of the race when it mattered most and won the biggest event of his career. Cassius Clark, the 2015 winner, was second while Ben Rowe was third in an all Maine podium. Continue reading
(Sept 3, 2016) Ryan Messer won the first big race of the 2016 edition of SpeedWeekend at Speedway 660 on Saturday night. Just one week after capturing the Martins Home Heating Sportsman championship, Messer won the A.E. McKay Builders 150. It was the biggest win of the 15 year old driver’s career. Continue reading
(Sept. 1, 2016) The much anticipated SpeedWeekend 2016 is about to get underway at Speedway 660 in Geary, New Brunswick. One of Canada’s most prestigious short-track racing events will showcase the best Pro Stock and Sportsman drivers in eastern North America. Continue reading
(Aug. 30, 2016) Drew Greenlaw comes from a small town of about 15 hundred folks, best known as the easternmost municipality in the United States. Every week Drew and his family cross the international border on their way to Geary, where he races in the Martins Home Heating Sportsman division. In this week’s Conversation we talk with the only American driver to run full-time at Speedway 660. Continue reading