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The photo album from the races on May 28th

(May 29, 2016) – The second race date of the 2016 season provided Speedway 660 fans with lots of excitement. Kyle MacKinnon, Courtney O’Blenis, Matt Rodgers and Lonnie Sommerville were our feature winners. We invite you to check out our photo album from last Saturday’s races. 

 

Sharp shooter action 2016We had a few more sharp shooters out on Saturday night including Brody Levesque. Hey Brody we all like that colour scheme, especially the ORANGE!Kyle MacKinnon sharp shooter heat winner May 28, 2016Kyle MacKinnon wins the first Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter heat race and parks his little machine in the Riverview Ford Victory Lane. Kyle has one of the coolest set of wheels you’ll see in the Geary Woods! Matt Crocker sharp shooter heat winner May 28, 2016Matt Crocker hustles his double zero into victory lane in the 2nd sharp shooter heat race.street stock action 2016The street stocks are up next and young Riley Goodwin (#77) has a nice little battle going with Randy Campbell. Riley, the former bando standout is off to an impressive start in his rookie street stock campaign.street stock action 2016That can’t be good! Noah Gillespie, the 2015 sharp shooter rookie of the year, encounters a little problem in his second week of racing in our street stock division.Courtney Barton heat winner May 28, 2016Courtney Barton, another rookie in the DMR Auto Sales Street Stock Division, wins her heat race. The former ENDURO star is off to a nice start in her first full street stock season.Rob Raynes heat race winner May 28, 2016Three for three! Rob Raynes won his heat race and the feature in the Riverview Ford Season Opener. He wins his heat again this past Saturday and will try to go four for four when the street stock feature goes green!Sportsman action 2016It’s time to roll out the sportsman cars and in the first heat former Bando driver Hudson Weston (#43) makes the inside pass on Corey Collins. They both are rookies even though Corey is a little older than young Hudson. Matt Rodgers sportsman heat winner for Drew greenlaw May 28, 2016Matt Rodgers, pinch-hitting for Drew Greenlaw, takes the 23 to victory lane in the first sportsman heat race. Welcome back to 660 Matt! Sportsman action 2016Alexandra O’Blenis (#74) and Shawn Warren get after it during the second Martins Home Heating Sportsman heat race.Alexandra OBlenis sportsman heat winner May 28, 2016eThis time Alexandra parks her race car in victory lane and hopes this win gives her some momentum heading into the 40 lap feature a little later on.Matt Rodgers first pro stock race May 28, 2016Remember Matt Rodgers? In addition to running Drew’s sportsman car, Matt is making his first ever start in a Re/Max Group Four Realty Pro Stock machine!Steve Halpin pro stock heat winner May 28, 2016Steve Halpin, making his season debut, wins the first of three pro stock heats. It’s always nice to see the Halpin family in the Geary Woods.pro stock action 2016The second pro stock heat sees Glyn Nott almost disappear in a cloud of tire smoke right in front of the field of oncoming cars. pro stock action 2016Glyn gathers it up without any serious damage, other than perhaps flat spotting his Hoosier racing slicks!pro stock action 2016No sooner had the smoke cleared from that incident, than we saw Dustin Tucker and Jeff Doherty take a slide on the wild side!Derek Christie heat winner pro stock May 28, 2016Derek Christie not only survived that second pro stock heat, he drove his car right into victory lane!Lonnie Sommerville pro stock heat winner May 28, 2016Lonnie Sommerville, the defending Re/Max Group Four Realty Pro Stock champ, takes care of business in the third heat race.Kyle MacKinnon sharp shooter feature winner May 28, 2016It’s feature time and Kyle MacKinnon (the bearded wonder) follows up his heat race win with an impressive victory in the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter feature!Matt Crocker 2nd place sharp shooter feature May 28, 2016Matt Crocker, “Mister Maritime Hustle”, came home second in the sharp shooter feature. Hey Matt this is 2016, it’s OK to show a little emotion after a great finish!Bryan Suttie sharp shooter 3rd place feature finish May 28 2016Bryan Suttie has been trying for a sharp shooter podium finish for a couple or three years. On Saturday night he finally made it happen with a nice third place run. Here’s a great photo for the family album. Way to go Bryan!  street stock action 2016The 30 lap street stock feature was the best race of the night. Here comes Courtney O’Blenis trying to over-take 2013 champ Roger Slocum. street stock action 2016While Courtney goes to work on Roger Rob Raynes, looking for his fourth win in as many starts in 2016, comes into the picture. It was a hotly contested race and in the end it was….Courtney OBlenis street stock feature win May 28, 2016…Courtney O’Blenis picking up an impressive win. This young race car driver is in Grade 11 at Salisbury High School and has become a force in the DMR Auto Sales Street Stock Division.Rob Raynes street stock 2nd place feature finish May 28, 2016 Rob Raynes drove the wheels off the 41, but on this night he had to settle for a second place finish. Rob is a great sport though and gave Courtney a nice compliment for her efforts and the big win. Rick Cashol 3rd place street stock feature May 28, 2016For the second time in as many weeks Rick Cashol and his buddies get to celebrate a third place podium finish in the street stock feature. The five time street stock champ claims to have “the ugliest race car in Canada” – that may be true Ricky, but that thing is pretty quick!sportsman action 2016It’s time for the sportsman feature. Ryan Messer (#1) literally gets underneath Alexandra O’Blenis, loosens her up and then takes the lead. But would it be enough to land Ryan in victory lane with his second feature win in a row?Matt Rodgers sportsman feature win May 28, 2016 for drew greenlaw At the end of the night,  Matt Rodger was holding the checkered flag with Drew Greenlaw’s Dad (Gerald) and Drew’s major sponsor, Lisa MacIntosh from Re/Max Group Four Realty.Ryan Messer 2nd in sportsman feature May 28, 2016Ryan settled for second. That follows a win in week one. That’s a pretty impressive start to his second full season in a Martins Home Heating Sportsman ride.Alexandra OBlenis 3rd in sportsman feature May 28, 2016Alexandra comes home third and picks up her first podium of the season. Courtney, her street stock feature winning sister, joins Alex on the sportsman podium.Pro stock action 2016Here come the pro stock. Their 50 lap feature was slowed by several cautions but when all was said and done….Lonnie Sommerville pro stock feature winner May 28, 2016Lonnie Sommerville wins his first Re/Max Group Four Realty Pro Stock feature of the season. Even though the defending champ is breaking in a new race car, he’s getting the same kind of results he got with the old girl “Stella”. Hey Lonnie, what’s this new girl’s name?Kevin Moore 2nd place pro stock feature May 28, 2016Big Kevin Moore was third a week ago and brought the 88 home second on Saturday night. He hopes to improve by one more spot next Saturday night at the MacLaughlin Roof Trusses Best of the Best 150.Greg Fahey 3rd place pro stock feature May 28, 2016Greg Fahey was third in the pro stock feature. Last year’s winner of the Best of the Best 150 is hoping to get back to victory lane next weekend and take the big race in back-to-back seasons.Matt Rodgers top pro stock rookie May 28, 2016Matt Rodgers followed up his big sportsman win with a sixth place pro stock finish, giving him the CRF Chassis Rookie Challenge Award for this past weekend. Speedway 660 flagman Tim Elliot congratulates Matt on his accomplishment.

Thanks for checking out this weeks photo album. Max Roy was our photographer this week and we thank Max for his great shots. 

 

 

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