Category Archives: Conversations

The Champion of all Champions: A Conversation with Brian Gillespie

Speedway 660 is on the verge of crowning its 2013 division champions. This Saturday night, titles will be awarded in five divisions. In the 20 year history of Speedway 660, Brian Gillespie is our most celebrated champion. He won DMR Auto Sales & Service Street Stock titles in 94 and 95 and Martins Home Heating Sportsman championships in 98, 01, 02, 07 and 08. Wade Wilson recently had a conversation with our seven time champ.

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On Target with a Sharp Shooter: A Conversation with Jeremy Doran

The Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter Division is the fastest growing form of racing at Speedway 660. A few years ago the division barely got off the ground with a half a dozen cars, but today the racing is exciting and the car count continues to grow. Wade Wilson recently caught up with Jeremy Doran, one of our top sharp shooters!

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Racing is a Family Tradition: A Conversation with Team Rodgers

There is a real youth movement happening at Speedway 660. The Rodgers brothers are two of our most talented, most exciting and fastest young drivers. Andrew and Matt, who run in the competitive Martins Home Heating Sportsman Division, are proud to follow in the tracks of their grandfather Bob and father Steve. Wade Wilson recently had a Conversation with the Rodgers men about their love of racing.

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In-Season Review: A Conversation with Speedway 660’s Michelle Roy

Speedway 660 is taking a break this weekend. The long-weekend in August is traditionally an off-weekend to allow our fans, race teams and staff an opportunity to spend time with their families away from the race track. Wade Wilson recently caught up with Michelle Roy to talk about the season to date, the challenges that come with running one of Canada’s best short-tracks and the final month of Speedway 660’s 2013 season.

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A Second Generation Pro Stocker: A Conversation with Derek Christie

This Saturday night Speedway 660 is proud to present the Best of the Best Pro Stock 150. The winner earns a nice payday, plus a guaranteed starting position in the Auto Value 250 on SpeedWeekend. Wade Wilson recently talked with Derek Christie about this weekend’s race and his path to the RE/MAX Group Four Realty Pro Stock Division.

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Street Stock racing is where it’s at: A Conversation with Roger Slocum.

The DMR Auto Sales & Service Street Stock Division provides race fans with an exciting brand of racing every time they roll out onto Speedway 660. The competition is tough in 2013 because there are several veteran drivers and a brand new crop of rookies just up from the West Wood Estates Bandolero and Fredericton Jewelers 4 Cylinder Divisions. Wade Wilson recently talked with Roger Slocum, a veteran driver who feels right at home in the seat of his race car.

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