Fredericton, NB – Although Mother Nature let the skies open at periodic moments throughout the evening, the FIRECRACKER 150 event was another successful night at Speedway 660. Some of the greatest Sportsman competition attended Speedway 660 tonight to make the FIRECRACKER go out with a BANG and make for a wild night!
Fredericton, NB – What started off as a gloomy day turned into bright sunny skies and tons of WicKID action packed fun at Speedway 660 this evening. The tour will leave the track this evening rounding up their final schedule appearance at Speedway 660 for the 2008 season and while winners on and off the track celebrate their victory wins.
In the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour race, the Parts for Trucks 100, The former Speedway 660 drivers (and current) dominated the top podium finishes. Lonnie Sommerville in the #23, who has in the past won a Peterbilt 250 and raced weekly at Speedway 660, took home the feature win tonight in the Parts for Trucks 100 while Rollie MacDonald in the #13 took home the second position. Rounding out the top three was the #48 of Dave O’Blenis, who was also a Peterbilt winner and former Speedway 660 driver. An honourable mention goes out to Greg Fahey in the #20 for being the top Speedway 660 driver in the race.
Fredericton, NB – Speedway 660 wraps up another night of great racing in the Geary woods, having many winners walking away with great prizes. Tonight’s event featured, yet again, some newest additions to podium finishers. The event also gave the fans an opportunity to take home some BIG prizes with Purelator Food Bank Bingo. Purelator and Speedway 660 joined forces to take on the fight against hunger with a Bingo night in support of the Fredericton food Bank. The winners of tonight’s bingo games took home either an Ipod Nano or an Itouch and overall had a great time playing throughout the evening.
Fredericton, NB – As the weather hits the high twenties off the track, the racing heats up at Speedway 660. Tonight’s feature’s held some of the newest additions to podium finishes; not to mention first timers to victory lane for 2008. The ladies got the opportunity to show the boys how racing is done and the mascots got their moment to shine.
In the Coast Tire Street Stock Division the #88 of Brian Fox looked as if he was going for a Robin’s Inn Hat Trick Award after winning his heat and dash but due to a misfortunate spin on lap eight in the feature, Fox had to settle ninth. Matt Matheson in the #2 has been destined since the beginning of the season to grab his first feature win of 2008. Matheson started the street stock feature in the seventh position and flew past numerous drivers to challenge the #11 of Rodney Ness. Ness lost the lead to Matheson on lap twelve while Rick Cashol in the #54 seen the opportunity to fly into second. Cashol then fought Matheson for the remaining nine laps, taking a charge every lap to get closer and closer to first. Matheson was to strong for the past champion and finally took home the feature win he has been looking for. Cashol had to settle for second while the 2007 champion, Mike Francis in the #23, rounded out the top three.
Fredericton, NB – Another exciting night at Speedway 660 ended with some familiar faces in victory lane for the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour 100 along with the newest additions to podium finishes in the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman Division and Coast Tire Street Stock Division.
Fredericton, NB – A bright and beautiful day rolled in with another exciting night of action packed racing at Speedway 660. Tonight’s event featured TWO (that’s right, you did not read it wrong) 100 lap events in the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman Division and the Irving Lubricants Pro Stock Division while the Coast Tire Street Stocks competed for points for the top spot. Aside from the action, Wayne Smith presented the Canadian Cancer Society with an estimated ten thousand dollar cheque for his Driver for Cancer.
Fredericton, NB – As the second event of the double header weekend went underway, it looked like Mother Nature may interfere with the Speedway’s plans. However, after a little bit of sun dancing, Mother Nature held off her summer showers and gave fans another great night of racing in all consecutive classes.
Fredericton, NB – After a long awaited season, Speedway 660 opened up with a BANG! Showing off their new logo and spreading the word about their new name, the Riverview Ford Lincoln Season Opener race has proven to be a WicKID kick off to the 2008 season. After giving away bumper stickers, free t-shirts and tons of other prizes, the fans were treated to another great night of racing in the Geary woods.