SPEEDWEEKEND SUMMARY; OFFICIAL RESULTS FROM SPEEDWEEKEND 2020 AT SPEEDWAY 660

(GEARY, NB – September 8th, 2020) – The following are official feature results from SpeedWeekend 2020 at Speedway 660, taking place from September 4th to 6th, 2020. The event saw twelve feature events run over the weekend, anchored by the 20th Annual RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock 250.

Featured Photo by Mike Francis

RESULTS – SPEEDWEEKEND 2020 at SPEEDWAY 660

20TH ANNUAL RE/MAX EAST COAST ELITE REALTY PRO STOCK 250

1st – #2 Ashton Tucker
2nd – #53 Cole Butcher
3rd – #42 Kyle Reid
4th – #03 Steve Halpin
5th – #23 Lonnie Sommerville
6th -#40 Robbie MacEwen
7th – #88 Kevin Moore
8th – #48 Dave O’Blenis
9th – #1 Ryan Messer
10th – #20 Greg Fahey
11th – #99 Craig Slaunwhite
12th – #18 Darren MacKinnon
13th – #9 John Rankin
14th – #32S Sarah McKay
15th – #08 Nicholas Naugle
16th – #91 Dylan Gosbee
17th – #32 Chris Hughes
18th – #26 Brent Roy
19th – #10 Devin Snell
20th – #52 Shawn Tucker
21st – #81 Ian Rasmussen
22nd – #54 Jarrett Butcher
23rd – #17 Brad Eddy
24th – #11 Cal Hatfield
25th – #24 Ben Pelletier
26th – #97 Chris Duncan
DNS – #36 Gary Elliott

Heat Winners – Dave O’Blenis, Craig Slaunwhite, Ryan Messer

Notes: Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB), driving for Brad Silliker Motorsports, won his second consecutive 250 at Speedway 660 on Sunday. It is Tucker’s fourth Pro Stock win at the track in as many starts, dating back to the 2019 edition of the marquee event. Tucker becomes the first back-to-back champion of the event in the 20 year history of the race. Tucker joins Shawn Tucker (Fredericton, NB), Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME), Lonnie Sommerville (Barnesville, NB) and Johnny Clark (Hallowell, ME) as multi-time winners of the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock 250. The win was worth $20,850 after purse money, lap leader bonuses and contingency awards.

20TH ANNUAL MARTIN’S HOME HEATING SPORTSMAN 125

1st – #48C Courtney O’Blenis
2nd – #27 Curtis Collins
3rd – #85 Kenny MacKenzie Jr
4th – #10 Brady Creamer
5th – #54 Clark Moore
6th – #40 Richard Atkinson
7th – #52 Destiny Enkel
8th – #11V Jordan Veinotte
9th – #41 Robert Raynes
10th – #94 Ryan Raynes
11th – #43 Hudson Weston
12th – #31 Mark Harris
13th – #7 Byron Bartlett
14th – #11 Luc McLaughlin
15th – #87 Nick Cudmore
16th – #14 Matt Rodgers
17th – #53 Laurie Cormier
18th – #29 Matt Maillet
19th – #74 Alexandra O’Blenis

Heat Winners: Richard Atkinson, Courtney O’Blenis and Hudson Weston

Notes: Courtney O’Blenis became the first female driver to win a Late Model event on SpeedWeekend with the win in the Martin’s Home Heating 125. It is Courtney’s second SpeedWeekend win after winning the Street Stock feature in 2016. Courtney’s father Dave has won the Sportsman event five times. Courtney was pressured late by reigning track and event champion Curtis Collins (Barnesville, NB) but would fend off the Lonnie Sommerville Racing car for the victory.

Richard Atkinson (Geary, NB) started on the pole of the event and battled hard for a podium position before he and Luc McLaughlin (Geary, NB) came together on a restart in the second half of the race. Atkinson would finish one lap down in sixth while McLaughlin retired from the race, finishing 14th.

The Martin’s Home Heating 125 took one hour, 32 minutes to complete.

20TH ANNUAL DMR AUTO STREET STOCK 50

1st – #77 Riley Goodwin
2nd – #38 Justin Cole
3rd – #55 James Matchett
4th – #99 Shawn Hyslop
5th – #13 Brad MacLean
6th – #51 Mitchell Arsenault
7th – #10 Mike Weagle
8th – #15 Roger Slocum
9th – #7 Tristin Harris
10th – #61 Drew Lewis
11th – #95 Bryar Ellis
12th – #11 Caleb Urquhart
13th – #00 Karl Shaefer
14th – #85 Kenny MacKenzie Jr
15th – #68 Michael Cormier
16th – #25 Christian Savoie
17th – #71 Chris Hanley
18th – #22 Kyle MacKinnon
19th – #53 Robert Raynes
20th – #00M Matt Crocker
DNS – #54 Rick Cashol

Heat Winners: Chris Hanley, James Matchett and Michael Cormier

Notes: Riley Goodwin (McAdam, NB) became the first two-time Street Stock winner at Speedway 660 in 2020 with the win in the DMR Auto Street Stock 50 on Sunday. It is Goodwin’s first SpeedWeekend victory. Justin Cole (Harvey, NB) challenged Goodwin to the finish but had to settle for second. James Matchett (Miramichi, NB) showed the way early but a vapour lock on a late restart left him digging deep to secure the final podium spot at the finish.

A big wreck on a restart on Lap 18 took pre-race favorites Michael Cormier (Grand-Barachois, NB) and Chris Hanley (Upper Mills, NB) out of contention. The DMR Auto Street Stock 50 took 48 minutes to complete.

Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters 50

1st – #92 Randy Storey
2nd – #32 Darren Wilcox
3rd – #15 Daniel Atyeo
4th – #8 Mike Weagle
5th – #17 David Lyons
6th – #61 Wesley Harnish
7th – #01 Jeff Rose
8th – #41 Maggie Suttie
9th – #71 Brandon Young
10th – #3 Charles Cyr
11th – #9 Matt Martin
12th – #40 John Ackerson
13th – #16 Jesse Madore
14th – #98 Richard Storey
15th – #75 Randy Titus
16th – #13 Austin Harnish

Heat Winners: Randy Storey and Daniel Atyeo

Notes: The Friday night Sharp Shooter feature saw Randy Storey (Royal Road, NB) hold off Darren Wilcox (Fredericton, NB) and rookie Daniel Atyeo (Chipman, NB) on a pair of late race restarts for his first SpeedWeekend win. The win is the first for Storey on the 2020 season after his team car, driven by Kyle Boudreau (Saint John, NB) had visited Riverview Ford Lincoln Victory Lane on a pair of occasions.

Mini Stock 50 – Saturday

1st – #67 Cody Byrne
2nd – #51 Jesse Deveau
3rd – #86 Matthew Ford
4th – #89 Mike Edwards
5th – #69 BJ Gillespie
6th – #33 Trevor Smith
7th – #92 Randy Storey
8th – #46 Ryan McKnight
9th – #99 Dave Matthews
10th – #66 Chris Garnett
11th – #01 Nick Brun
12th – #47 Jordan LeClair
13th – #71 Neil Miousse
14th – #0 Rob Poirier
15th –  #61 Frankie Harnish
16th – #75 Randy Titus
17th – #41 Maggie Suttie
18th – #13 Austin Harnish
19th – #8 Mike Weagle
20th – #89x Conrad Murphy
21st – #87 Shane Cudmore
22nd – #46 Jessie LeClair
23rd – #9 Matt Martin
24th – #82 Brian Maillet
25th – #71 Bryan Suttie
26th – #71 David Lyons
27th – #15 Roger Slocum

Heat Winners: BJ Gillespie, Cody Byrne, Jesse Deveau

Notes: Cody Byrne (Orwell Cove, PE) recorded his first Speedway 660 feature win on SpeedWeekend 2020 with his win in the Mini Stock 50 on Saturday evening. The race was run with Petty International Raceway Mini Stock rules. Byrne raced up front with Dave Matthews (Kennetcook, NS), Jesse Deveau (Greenwood, NS) and Trevor Smith (Timberlea, NS) for most of the 50-lap duration. Matthews showed the way for most of race but would be penalized by race officials with four laps to go for a jumped restart.

Mini Stock “Outlaw” 50 – Sunday

1st – #51 Jesse Deveau
2nd – #99 Dave Matthews
3rd – #67 Cody Byrne
4th – #86 Matthew Ford
5th – #33 Trevor Smith
6th – #46 Ryan McKnight
7th – #69 BJ Gillespie
8th – #92 Randy Storey
9th – #13 Austin Harnish
10th – #41 Maggie Suttie
11th – #3 Charles Cyr
12th – #16 Jesse Madore
13th -#66 Chris Garnett
14th – #61 Frankie Harnish
15th – #47 Jordan LeClair
16th – #71 Neil Miousse
17th – #9 Matt Martin

Heat Winners: BJ Gillespie, Jesse Deveau, Matthew Ford

Notes: “Run what you brung and hope you brought enough,” was the name of the game Sunday in the Mini Stock “Outlaw” 50. Jesse Deveau (Greenwood, NS) brought enough, leaving only he and Dave Matthews (Kennetcook, NS) on the lead lap at the end of 50-laps. Matthews finished six tenths of a second behind Deveau at the line. In a battle of Island drivers, Byrne was able to hang on to the final podium position over Matthew Ford, who was third on Saturday evening.

LEGENDS

Position First Feature Second Feature Event Finish
1st #51 Braden Langille #51 Braden Langille #51 Braden Langille
2nd #27 Austin MacDonald #8 Craig MacDonald #8 Craig MacDonald
3rd #8 Craig MacDonald #03 Colton Noble #44 Nathan Blackburn
4th #12 Sam Rogers #44 Nathan Blackburn #12 Sam Rogers
5th #44 Nathan Blackburn #13 Wyatt McCulloch #13 Wyatt McCulloch
6th #38 Darren Sherwood #38 Darren Sherwood #38 Darren Sherwood
7th #13 Wyatt McCulloch #71 Chase MacKay #03 Colton Noble
8th #68 Michael Cormier #12 Sam Rogers #27 Austin MacDonald
9th #88 Kody Quinn #77 Dylan Dowe #68 Michael Cormier
10th #03 Colton Noble #68 Michael Cormier #71 Chase MacKay
11th #77 Dylan Dowe #88 Kody Quinn #88 Kody Quinn
12th #71 Chase MacKay #27 Austin MacDonald #77 Dylan Dowe
13th #02 Paul Miller (DNS) #02 Paul Miller #02 Paul Miller

 

Notes: Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS) captured both Legend features on Saturday night to take another SpeedWeekend victory at 660. Craig MacDonald (Waverley, NS), who honored his father who passed away eight years ago, had a spirited battle with Langille in the second feature event but came up just short with a second place finish in the 30-lap final and the overall result. Former SpeedWeekend Legend winner Nathan Blackburn (Timberlea, NS) scored two top five finishes which landed him third overall in the event. The combined 50 laps of action took just 21 minutes to complete.

11th Annual Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero Blast

Position Saturday Feature Sunday Feature Event Finish (Average Finish)
1st #0 Tanton Wooldridge #03 Colton Noble #87 Danny Chisholm (2)
2nd #87 Danny Chisholm #87 Danny Chisholm #0 Tanton Wooldridge (4.5)
3rd #24 Ayden Christensen #28 Will Murphy #22 Brooke Dowe (4.5)
4th #22 Brooke Dowe #71 Chase MacKay #71 Chase Mackay (4.5)
5th #71 Chase MacKay #22 Brooke Dowe #28 Will Murphy (5)
6th #39 Chase Livingston #39 Chase Livingston #24 Ayden Christensen (6)
7th #28 Will Murphy #14 Samantha MacDonald #39 Chase Livingston (6)
8th #14 Samantha MacDonald #0 Tanton Wooldridge #03 Colton Noble (7.5)
9th #13 Rory Coates #24 Ayden Christensen #14 Samantha MacDonald (7.5)
10th #81 Nate Singer #13 Rory Coates #13 Rory Coates (9.5)
11th #13X Aiden MacDonald #81 Nate Singer #81 Nate Singer (10.5)
12th #23 Teagan Dempsey #8 Dawson Noble #13x Aiden MacDonald (12)
13th #8 Dawson Noble #13x Aiden MacDonald #8 Dawson Noble (12.5)
14th #03 Colton Noble #23 Teagan Dempsey #23 Teagan Dempsey (13)
Heats Winners Colton Noble and Danny Chisholm Tanton Wooldridge and Danny Chisholm  

Notes: Danny Chisholm (Canning, NS) scored the overall win in the Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero Blast on the strength of two second place finishes. Both feature winners, Tanton Wooldridge (Summerside, PE) and Colton Noble (Upper Nine Mile River, NS) suffered mechanical issues in the race opposite of their wins. Wooldridge’s victory broke a three way tie for second overall in the event. Brooke Dowe’s (Bedford, NS) heat race performance over the two days earned her third overall over 2019 event winner Chase MacKay (Bear Cove, NS) and Will Murphy (Summerside, PE). Fourteen cars competed on the weekend.

Atlantic Modified Tour

Friday – Bryn Enterprises 35 Sunday – Krown Rust Control 35
1st – #2w Chris Wilson
2nd – #84 Brandon Skidmore
3rd – #81 Jamie Weston
4th – #17 Joe Hoyt
5th – #91 Braxton Stafford
6th – #12 Steven Curtis
7th – #58 Yves McCray
8th -#2 Kevin Bailey
9th – #55 Zean Dutcher
10th – #10 Logan Power
1st – #58 Yves McCray
2nd – #10 Logan Power
3rd – #55 Zean Dutcher
4th – #91 Braxton Stafford
5th – #7 Travis Conroy
6th – #12 Steven Curtis
7th – #2 Kevin Bailey
8th – #2W Chris Wilson
9th – #81 Jamie Weston
DQ – #17 Joe Hoyt (Tech)Heat Winner: #2 Kevin Bailey

 

 

Notes: Chris Wilson (South Esk, NB) and Yves McCray (Neguac, NB) each raced their way to their SpeedWeekend moments with wins on the Atlantic Modified Tour for the weekend. Wilson won the non-points Bryn Enterprises 35 on Friday night while McCray’s win came in the third point race for the Series on 2020, the Krown Rust Control 35. The Series is next in action on Saturday at Speedway Miramichi during the Fairley’s Sports Bar 35. For a complete recap of both events, visit www.AtlanticModifieds.com.

The next event at Speedway 660 is the third annual Ricky Bobby 150 for the DMR Auto Street Stocks on Saturday, September 26th. More information on the event will be announced about this prestigious Street Stock event in the coming weeks.

For more information about SpeedWeekend 2020, 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.

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