The New Brunswick Day holiday weekend is coming right up in a few days. This weekend Speedway 660 will sit silent – giving fans, race teams, sponsors, volunteers and employees a mid-summer break. Many members of our racing family plan their vacations around this weekend and will be hitting the road for some R&R.
Ben Rowe (left), car owner “Hurricane” Hall O’Neal (right) and a happy crew celebrate in Victory Lane after winning the Best of the Best Pro Stock 150 last Saturday night. The team now has its sights set on winning the Auto Value 250 on SpeedWeekend.
The Best of the Best Pro Stock 150 Event is on at 7PM at Speedway 660. Weather conditions are good. There is a chance of a shower this afternoon but after that all looks well. The pit gate opens for race teams at 1:30 this afternoon. The grandstands open at 5PM and the Hanwell Village Mart Bandolero and Four-Cylinder Division heat races begin at approximately 6:20. Heat races in the other divisions begin at 7PM.
Fans will see racing in the AL Gullison Disaster Kleenup Pro Stocks, Martins Home Heating Sportsman, RV World Street Stocks, Hanwell Village Mart Bandoleros and 4 Cylinders.
Adults (16 and over) $20.00
Youth (ages 9-15) $15.00
Children (ages 8 and under) FREE
Family Pass (2 Adults, 2 Youth, 4 pop + 4 fries) $75.00
The Best of the Best Pro Stock 150 highlights a full evening of racing at Speedway 660. On Saturday, beginning at 7pm, five racing divisions see action and the evening will end in a Victory Lane celebration for one winning pro stock driver.
“The Best of the Best is really one of our most important races of the year because the winning driver gets an automatic starting position in the Auto Value 250, come SPEEDWEEKEND” said Speedway 660’s Chris Johnston. “The Pro All Star Series in the States and the Maritime Parts for Trucks Tour are both off this weekend, so we expect some of those teams to be here for the Best of the Best.”
Ben Rowe, still looking for his first win at Speedway 660 in a non PASS race, is expected to roll into Speedway 660 this weekend. Rowe and several other visiting drivers will join Speedway 660’s A.L. Gullison Disaster Kleenup Pro Stock drivers for the Best of the Best Pro Stock 150. The winner is guaranteed a starting position in the Auto Value 250 on SPEEDWEEKEND.
Greg Fahey has been a dominate force at Speedway 660, almost since the day he showed up in the Geary Woods. He has won two RV World Street Stock championships, Rookie of the Year in the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman Division and three A.L. Gullison Disaster Kleenup Pro Stock titles. Wade Wilson talked with the popular Charlotte County driver about his racing career and this week’s Best of the Best Pro Stock 150.
Greg Fahey is the pride of beautiful Charlotte County and winner of the 2011 Best of the Best 150. The three time A.L. Gullison Disaster Kleenup Pro Stock champ looks forward to another good run in this year’s Best of the Best on Saturday night at Speedway 660.
Speedway 660 will be rockin with Pro Stock racing on Saturday night. Our last event, before we take a break for the August long weekend, is going to be an incredible one. That’s because our A.L. Gullison Disaster Kleenup Pro Stock regulars will roll out the welcome mat for some heavy hitters, in what I would call an Auto Value 250 preview!
The Best of the Best 150 is the 3rd of 4 major Pro Stock events scheduled at Speedway 660 in 2012. Fans can expect a great race as our weekly pro stockers like Greg Fahey compete against visiting race teams like Ben Rowe, with the winner getting a guaranteed spot in the Auto Value 250.
Pat Sharpe got off to a great start in defense of his Enduro championship at Speedway 660 on Saturday night. Sharpe claimed the first Enduro 200 of the racing season with a dramatic win. The Woodstock driver was leading late in the race when second place Chuck Mercer spun him out and rolled him over with just two laps to go. The red flag came out, Sharpe’s car was rolled back onto its wheels and went into the pits where a windshield was replaced and a flat tire replaced. The defending Enduro champ had a five lap lead on the field at the time and got back on the track in time to claim the first Enduro of the year.
“My pit crew is an amazing group, they never give up and when I went into the pits they flew into action and got me back on the track for the win” said a jubilant Pat Sharpe. “We are going for our fourth Enduro championship in a row and this is a great way to start the season.”
The first Enduro of the 2012 season goes, under the lights, at 7pm on Saturday night at Speedway 660. It’s the first event of a three race Enduro series in the Geary Woods. Each race is 200 laps.
Fans love the dust-ups, spin-outs and constant action of Enduro racing at Speedway 660. The first Enduro of the 2012 season runs this Saturday evening at 7pm, under the lights in the Geary Woods.