Fredericton, NB – Action and excitement was the main focus today at Speedway 660 with the first ever Triple Header 50 lap feature, sponsored by Fredericton Volkswagen. Although Mother Nature tried to interfere with the event, she could not take fans away from the fast pace racing at Speedway 660. As the sun started to peak through the overcast sky, the roar of engines filled the Geary woods.
Fredericton, NB – As Leisure Family RV Centers SPEEDWEEKEND winds down, the Enduro drivers take the excitement and action back up to the max in their final championship race of the 2008 season. Being the final race of the season for these drivers, they went all out and held nothing back.
Today’s event was held to be the most exciting and entertaining Enduro race of history. Never has Speedway 660 seen as many rolls and long red flag incidents as this afternoons race. The Enduro series is held out to be the class with no rules and bearings which results in a lot of smash ups, crashes, and damaged cars, which is exactly what these fans come to see four times a year. The show the drivers put on this afternoon put the WicKID in the Speedway’s saying WicKID Family fun.
Fredericton, NB– A gorgeous sunny day always leads to a WicKID day or racing at Speedway 660. Today’s event, the Peterbilt 250 was a memorable one for many as Nova Scotia’s Craig Slaunwhite in the #23SFR made history tonight by becoming the youngest (27 yrs old) winner of the 8th annual Peterbilt 250. It was an emotional victory for the SFR team, five years from this day they won the Peterbilt 250 with the late Scott Fraser. In addition, this great event has yet to see a repeat winner as Slaunwhite becomes the 8th different winner of this event.
Fredericton, NB – The old saying has always said that Bigger is better and in tonight’s O’leary Pontiac Excitement Sportsman 150, Dave Biggar of Lake George proved this statement correct. The O’leary Pontiac Excitement 150 the kick off to all racing events for this year’s 2008 Leisure Family RV Centers SPEEDWEEKEND. Aside from the many sportsman that took part in today’s event, the Atlantic Open Wheel tour made it’s first debut to Speedway 660 for the 2008 season.
Fredericton, NB – The sun couldn’t shine any brighter on a beautiful race day in the Geary woods at Speedway 660. Tonight’s feature event was the Fredericton Mitsubishi Points racing along with a first ever event at Speedway 660, the Fastor Pastor event. The Fastor Pastor event was a huge success with 14 drivers in attendance along with the help of seven Street Stock drivers, these clergymen got the same opportunity the ladies get once a season, to show the drivers how to drive. Aside from the Fastor Pastor event, there was some fantastic points racing in all three divisions with new faces taking home some feature win’s and some past champs showing they haven’t lost their touch.
Fredericton, NB – Mother Nature couldn’t even interfere with tonight’s event at Speedway 660. Tonight’s Dent Daddy 75 was one of the best Coast Tire Street Stock events of this season along with some spectacular racing in the other two divisions, the Irving Lubricants Pro Stock division and the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman division.
In the Coast Tire Street Stock division Rick Cashol in the #54 showed everyone why he was champion in 2006. After starting the race in the sixth position, climbed his way up through the field to over come the cars one by one. Cashol knew the race wasn’t going to be easy when he seen veteran driver Joe Albert in his orange #04 at the front of the field. Cashol and Albert fought it out, fender to fender until Cashol finally took the lead away from Albert on lap 13. As Albert slowly went back in the field the #61 of Josh Arbeau came up. Arbeau made it to the second spot to take on Cashol for the lead. All looked well until a Arbeau spun out taking him back a few positions which gave Brian Fox in the #88 the opportunity to pass him for the second position while Bill Belleville in the #40 followed. Cashol lead the remainder of the race with the pair of Belleville and Fox right behind him. Cashol took home the win while Belleville finished second and Fox rounded out the top three.
Fredericton, NB – What started off as a gloomy day, cleared off into beautiful summer weather just in time for the second Enduro 200 of the season. Driver’s have been itching to get out on the Speedway since the rain out event in July and they sure made for an exciting night.
Steve Seveck in the #44 took home his first Enduro 200 win of the 2008 season. Seveck had some tough competition on his tale with the #8 team of Benji Ruff and Dale Hatheway looking for a win. Seveck fought it out for many laps against the team, but finally crossed the finish line and took home the win. The next set of two drivers were also competing but for the third and fourth position. Rheal Kenny in the #72 along with Bud Vallis in the 34c were driving side by side for many laps, gaining only inches on one another at a time. Kenny finished the race in third while Vallis took home the fourth spot.
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.