Up Next – SpeedWeekend 2011
This weekend is SpeedWeekend and everyone I know sure is excited. We are all excited because Canada’s most anticipated short-track racing weekend is almost here. We are hosting seven different divisions of racing and welcoming thousands of fans to Speedway 660. To say “we’re pumped” may be an understatement!
Click here for Sportsman Competitor info for the COASTAL Blending & Packaging Sportsman 150
NOTE: For traveling teams just a note that 2-way radios are not allowed. Scanners are mandatory and must only have track scanner frequency in the scanner.
Fredericton N.B: Ken Mackenzie of Salisbury began racing at Speedway 660 in 2010 and at the end of the 2011 season Mackenzie has captured two Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman division championships.
Mackenzie did not win a feature all season; with his worst finish being eighth all season. He would finish third in the feature on the night with Glyn Nott of Burton winning the feature and John Rankin of St. Martin’s in third.
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Fredericton N.B. – This weekend Speedway 660 will crown champions in all five of their divisions as they wrap up their regular season before SPEEDWEEKEND.
Speedway 660 will not only honour their drivers with championships on this night, but give back to the fans. There will be an autograph session on tack from 5:30-6:15 as well as hundreds of door prizes to be given away.
The excitement won’t stop after fans get to meet drivers as with only one more night of points racing remaining, it will come down to the wire in all divisions as to which drivers will take home a championship.
The tightest points battle is in the 4 Cylinder division as Robert Flowers of Geary and Tyler Seveck of Temperance Vale are tied at 576 points each.
SpeedWeekend 2011 is just a little over a week away! Race fans, from all over the Maritimes, Maine and Quebec, are getting set to invade the Geary Woods for the biggest and best racing event in our region.
But hold your horses, for just a minute! Yeah, I know SpeedWeekend is a big time event, but we’ve got some very important business to take care of first. This Saturday Speedway 660 will host our annual Fan Appreciation and Evening of Champions event.
Our Fans are the Best
Speedway 660 prides itself on its great weekly racing all summer long. Our fans know that and that’s why we get big crowds. Well this weekend, we’ll show our appreciation to our loyal fans. Fan Appreciation means lots of prizes, an opportunity to go on track before the show to meet all of our drivers and a night of awesome racing.
Fredericton N.B: After winning the Firecracker 150 last week, Glyn Nott of Burton won his first feature for points this season tonight at Speedway 660.
Starting ninth in the feature, Nott moved through the field quickly, moving up four spots in nine laps to sit in fifth. On lap 10 he has moved into third and on lap 12, was in third. On lap 15 the leader Jason Shannon of Hoyt and Dan McNeill of Douglas got together in turn three and four bringing out a caution and sending them to the back.
Nott would inherit the lead and would hold on for the second half of the feature to pick up the victory.
Richard Atkinson of Haneytown finished in second with Robbie Fraser of Moncton in third.
Greg Fahey of St. Stephen took his fourth straight feature win in the O’Leary Auto Group Pro Stock Division. Fahey started eighth in the feature and would work his way to fourth by lap eight. On lap 9 the leaders, Michael Kyle of Sussex and Jason Carnahan of Stilesville brought out a caution and went to the back. Brian Gillespie from Nackawic inherited the lead and on the restart Fahey took the lead from Gillespie en route to his win. Gillespie would finish second with Kevin Moore of Fredericton finishing in third.