Best of the Best action 2014

The Sunday Photo Album: July 27th

On Saturday night Speedway 660 fans were treated to their last race before the off weekend. We’ll be off on the August long holiday weekend, but back in action on the 9th with the Firecracker 150. We invite you to check out Michelle Roy’s photos from the Best of the Best 150 night of action.

Alexandra O'Blenis Sportsman heat win 2014Alexandra O’Blenis kicked off Speedway 660′s big night of racing by winning the first Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman heat.

Greg Fahey action Sportsman 2014Our big crowd watches Greg Fahey (#20) take the lead and go on to win the second Sportsman heat of the night.

Street Stock dust-up July 26, 2014Our first “dust-up” of the evening comes in the first DMR Auto Sales & Service Street Stock heat when Ryan Raynes (#94) visits the beach and Gary Wade (#49) keeps on truckin!

Destiny Enkel wins Street Stock heat July 26, 2014When the dust cleared Destiny Enkel grabbed the checkered flag. The “Port City Princess” did a nice job to earn the victory.

Heidi Cooper leads street stock heat 2014Heidi Cooper (#1) gets to the stripe first as Joe Barrieau waves the checkered flag in the second Street Stock heat.

Alicia Mowat first pro stock race July 26, 2014Saturday night marked the first Pro Stock race for Alicia Mowat. The former Bando driver had a pretty good night and ended up in the top 15 in the Best of the Best 150. Welcome back to Speedway 660 Alicia! 

Brian Gillespie BoB heat winner 2014

Brian Gillespie claims the first heat win in qualifying for the Best of the Best Pro Stock 150. There were 22 of the big cars on hand for this event!

Ben Rowe BoB heat winner 2014Ben Rowe takes “Hurricane Hal O’Neal’s” machine to victory lane in the second Pro Stock heat.

Lonnie Sommerville BoB heat winner 2014Lonnie Sommerville, a two-time SpeedWeekend Pro Stock 250 champion, wins heat number three in his patented number 23.

Matt Rodgers to the stripe dash winner Sportsman July 26th, 2014Out come the checkers for Matt Rodgers (#42) who makes a last lap pass on Alexandra O’Blenis to win the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman dash.

Geoff Tugwell Street Stock dash winner July 26, 2014rGeoff Tugwell had a great car on Saturday night, flexing his muscles and winning the Street Stock dash. Good job Geoff, hope you saved a little for that fifty lap feature!

Kid's Club ride along July 26th, 2014Paul Gahan gives this little guy a trip around Speedway 660 in our intermission Kid’s Club ride. He’s lookin pretty serious inside that big Pro Stock!

Sportsman feature July 2014 action BoB nightAlexandra O’Blenis sprints to the lead in the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman feature, but look out because here comes Brent Roy (#16) and Andrew Rodgers!

Sportsman feature finish Roy, Rodgers, O'Blenis July 26, 2014 Coming to the line, what a finish! Roy wins it, Rodgers is second and O’Blenis is third.

Alex O'Blenis podium interview, July 26, 2014The crowd goes wild for Alexandra O’Blenis as she does her first-ever Sportsman feature podium interview! A heat win, 2nd in the dash and third in the feature – a great night’s work for this teenager from Boundary Creek.

Andrew Rodgers 2nd place Sportsman feature, July 26, 2014Andrew Rodgers wants to win every time he straps into the 14. But second place in the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman feature is a pretty good run.

Brent Roy feature win Sportsman July 26, 2014At 24 we still call him the “Camry Kid” but Brent Roy is feeling the pressure from the teenagers in our Sportsman Division. On this night though Brent was able to get the upper hand and take the 16JG to the Riverview Ford Victory Lane.

Driver's introductions Street Stock 50, July 256, 2014Driver introductions for the DMR Auto Sales & Service Street Stock 50. Andre Chamberlain sits on the pole as twenty street stockers get ready to go green!

street stock action 2014Lights – Camera – Action! Destiny Enkel (#52) has the lead but she’s being challenged by this group of fast Street Stock drivers at Speedway 660. 

660_8714Geoff Tugwell followed up his win in the dash with a victory in the DMR Auto Sales & Service Street Stock 50. Nice job guys!

Roger Slocum is 2nd in the Street Stock 50, July 26, 2014Roger Slocum waves to the crowd after coming home second in the Street Stock 50. Roger and Geoff waged a battle, but when all was said and done Roger was pretty pleased to finish a close second.

Justin Cole podium interview 3rd Street Stock 50, July 26, 2014Justin Cole is tired but happy during his podium interview. The young fella from Harvey made a late race charge to finish in third place. He sure made things exciting and had this race been 55 laps instead of 50, Justin just might have won it!

Best of the Best action 2014Lonnie Sommerville goes around Brian Gillespie (#69) to take the lead early in the Re/Max Group Four Realty Best of the Best Pro Stock 150.

Ben Rowe Best of the Best action 2014Ben Rowe was good on the long runs and the 8 car was great on the inside. Ben ran up front most of the night.

Best of the Best action 2014Things are getting pretty tight out here! Lonnie Sommerville tries to get around Ben Rowe as Dave O’Blenis and Big Kevin Moore (#88) look for an opportunity to make a move.

Sommerville and Rowe door to door best of the best 2014With less than twenty to go these two dudes are battling for the win, but a couple of laps later they made just enough contact to spin each other out and  bring out a Service Master Clean Caution.

O'Blenis & Thibeau best of the best 2014And that spin out was just what the doctor ordered for Dave O’Blenis who sprinted into the lead.

Dave O'Blenis Best of the Best winner 2014For the second year in a row and the fourth time in his illustrious racing career Dave O’Blenis wins the Best of the Best Pro Stock 150. But more important, he’s earned a guaranteed starting position on the grid for the Pro Stock 250 on SpeedWeekend.

Kevin Moore 2nd best of the best 2014Kevin Moore hung around with the leaders all night and was happy to capture second place in the Best of the Best 150. Big Kevin gave his crew credit for giving him a great car on this night.

Chris Duncan 3rd Best of the Best 2014Chris Duncan struggled for much of the night. He was in and out of the pits several times, during cautions, to make adjustments. His hard working crew got it all figured out on their last stop and Chris stormed to a third place finish.

O'Blenis, Moore & Duncan Best of the Best podium 2014Dave O’Blenis, Kevin Moore and Chris Duncan all had something to smile about on Saturday night! The three Speedway 660 weekly Re/Max Group Four Realty Pro Stock drivers topped the field of 22 cars to end up on the podium. Great job guys!

We hope enjoyed the Sunday Photo Album and want to thank Michelle Roy for her great work “behind the lens”.

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