We’re Racing Tonight!

(Aug. 10th, 2017) Speedway 660 will host its annual Fan Appreciation Night this evening. Fans will be treated to an on-track autograph session at 5:30PM and the racing gets underway at 6:30. There will be lots of prizes for fans who will be entertained by an incredible night of championship point racing.

“We travel a long way from Boundary Creek and bring three race cars to Speedway 660 every week, so this is our favourite place to race and we just love Fan Appreciation Night” said Courtney O’Blenis, one of Speedway 660’s most popular drivers. “The fans support us all season and we always look forward to putting on a great show for them and meeting all of the kids during the pre-race on-track autograph session on Fan Appreciation Night.”PIC_0134Courtney O’Blenis enjoys meeting the fans, at her home track, during events such as Fan Appreciation Night and Kid’s Day. Courtney, one of most popular drivers, knows how important fans are to our sport.  

The pre-race autograph session will run from 5:30 until 6:15 and racing gets underway at 6:30PM. Fans will see action in all four weekly championship divisions including: the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters; DMR Auto Sales Street Stocks; Martins Home Heating Sportsman and; Re/Max Group Four Realty Pro Stocks.

“We always get a lot of positive feedback about Fan Appreciation Night because our drivers love to spend time with the fans and enjoy the autograph session as much as the kids do” said Speedway 660’s Max Roy. “We have also gotten a really positive response about our recent decision to provide free admission for kids 15 years of age and under to all of our races, so we expect to see another  big crowd and exceptional racing on Saturday night.”Fan Night 2016The races start at 6:30PM, but you are invited to come early for the autograph session. Drivers, from all four of our exciting racing divisions, will invite fans out on the track at 5:30PM.

Adult ticket prices are $14; pit passes are $2 and; admission is absolutely free for Speedway 660’s youngest race fans, 15 and under.

There is no rain date for Fan Appreciation Night. If the weather is unsettled on Saturday, please call the Speedway 660 race line at 506-454-7223 or visit www.Speedway660.com for race day status updates.

On Saturday, August 19th, Speedway 660 will hold its final night of point racing. The Night of Champions is the final chance for drivers to claim divisional titles or rookie of the year awards. Point battles are tight in every division heading into the final two weeks of point racing.PIC_0012The Night of Champions is always an exciting event. Last year Kyle McKinnon claimed the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter title. This Year’s NoC is scheduled for August 19th.

SpeedWeekend begins on Friday, September 1st and camp sites, advance tickets and lap sponsorship opportunities for the McLaughlin Roof Trusses Pro Stock 250 are now available. Race fans are encouraged to call the Speedway 660 raceline at 506-454-7223 or email info@speedway660.com to reserve SpeedWeekend camp sites, purchase tickets or sponsor laps.fans SpeedWeekend will be here before you know it. If you want a camp site, advance tickets or sponsor a lap in the 250 you had better call the raceline today!

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.

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