Fredericton, NB – All the way from Tennessee to the Geary Woods! Two Time Daytona 500 Champion Sterling Marlin has announced his intentions to enter the 9th Annual Peterbilt 250 at Speedway 660. Marlin will join a strong list of Southern Stars who have competed in the Labour Day Classic. Over the past several years fans have seen Johnny Benson, Terry & Justin Labonte and Ron Hornaday take battle against the best Pro Stock teams in the Northeast.
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 – As we move through the week leading up to Leisure Family RV Centers SPEEDWEEKEND the atmosphere rises. Campers are rolling in steady dozens of people are working feverishly on the property and the sound of Pro Stock cars are is filling the air!!!! Wednesday is usually the first day of major activity in terms of testing. Today we saw 4 of the top teams onsite to get some laps in. New England Legend Andy Santerre was here shaking down his ride as well as Kirk Thibeau, Lonnie Sommerville and Matt Harris.
Look for more teams in tomorrow as Thursday is the last day to test before the big weekend. Friday the track is closed to testing for final preperations and to get ready for the Harveys Family Farms Corn Boil Friday Night!
Fredericton NB – We are closing in on the biggest Sportsman event in the Maritimes, the Oleary Pontiac Excitement 150 goes this Saturday night at 6:00pm. This years event is the 11th Annual Sportsman 150 and is part of the 8th Annual Leisure Family RV Centers Speedweekend.
Competitor Info with purse, procedures, and scheduling click here
This spring we launched the new Speedway 660 website with the new look and feel. One part of the site that has yet to be converted is the Peterbilt 250 History section. For the interim we have posted the link below so fans can access the history info from 2001-2007.
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