(GEARY, NB – August 13th, 2019) – Officials at Speedway 660 are excited to announce that registration for the 2019 McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 is now open. In its 19th year, the 2019 edition of the event will be the featured attraction for SpeedWeekend 2019 and will take place on Sunday, September 1st with qualifying beginning at 2pm. Ryan Messer of Harvey, New Brunswick made history by winning the event in just his second attempt in last September’s Pro Stock/Super Late Model classic.
This season, registration will set the order teams will draw their spot in the tire selection draw on Saturday morning of SpeedWeekend. In previous years, the order teams registered in set the tire selection lineup. Early registration helps Speedway 660 prepare for the event in advance of SpeedWeekend 2019. Registration for teams that fill out their forms online or at the Speedway 660 office (available on race days only) is $25 prior to Sunday, August 25th. After the deadline, the fee goes up to $50. The registration fee is non-refundable. The link to register online for the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 can be found via Speedway660.com.
SpeedWeeekend 2019 kicks off on Friday, August 30th with the popular weekend corn boil, bonfire and pre-event concert featuring The Walking Contradictions with DJ Dale Case spinning tunes throughout the evening. The festivities get underway on Friday evening at 7pm.
The racing action begins on Saturday, August 31st at 5:30pm with the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman 100 as the opening act for the two day short track showcase. The Maritime League of Legends Tour will contest INEX sanctioned action on Saturday a 50-lap INEX National Qualifier for Legends and the 25-lap Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero Blast Part One. Joining the Sportsman, Legend and Bandolero competitors on Saturday will be the Passione Flooring & Interiors East Coast Mini Stock Tour racing in the Pub’s Drive Thru Bottle Exchange 50.
The racing action gets underway at 2pm on Sunday, September 1st with qualifying for the 19th Annual McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250. In addition to the Pro Stock action, the DMR Auto Street Stock, Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter and Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero divisions will be in action along with the Atlantic Modified Tour.
Advance tickets and campsites are available now by calling the Speedway 660 office at (506) 454-7223. Laps for the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 are also available now for $50 each, with the money pledged going into the pocket of the leader of that sponsored lap.
Before SpeedWeekend gets here, two championship point racing cards remain in the 2019 season at Speedway 660. Saturday, August 17th is the track’s annual salute to their Saturday night fans with Fan Appreciation Night. An autograph session will kick off the festivities at 5:30pm with the green flag going in the air at 6:30pm on Saturday. Track champions will be crowned during the Night of Champions on Saturday, August 24th at 6:30pm.
For more information about SpeedWeekend 2019, or any event at Speedway 660, visit Speedway660.com, like @Speedway660 on Facebook or call the Speedway 660 Raceline at (506) 454-7223.
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, wraps up Speedway 660’s racing season.