(MONCTON, NB – February 24th, 2021) – Street Stock teams in the Maritimes will have a little more to race for in their big events in 2021. The five paved oval race tracks between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island have entered into an agreement to form the Maritime Street Stock Series. The Series will combine five major 100-lap Street Stock races, one at each track, to ultimately crown a region champion for the popular division.
(FREDERICTON, NB – February 15th, 2021) – Speedway 660 is excited to announce their schedule of events for the Summer of 2021. The Geary, New Brunswick oval enters its 28th consecutive season of racing and will host 14 stock car events over 11 weekends beginning in May and ending in September.
(RIVER GLADE, NB – November 17th, 2020) – After a successful partnership in 2020, Petty International Raceway and Speedway 660 have announced they will once again produce a four race series for Pro Stock competitors in 2021. The home and home set will tie two races from each track into a point championship with added cash and prizes available for competitors throughout the quartet of races.
The second edition of the Pro Stock partnership between the River Glade and Geary, New Brunswick ovals will be anchored by their two major September staples. The 21st Annual Pro Stock 250 at Speedway 660 on Labour Day Weekend and the Eighth Annual Mike Stevens Memorial at Petty International Raceway in late September will once again play an integral role in determining a champion in the home and home affair. The other two events that will comprise the Series along with prizes and purse for the event are expected to be announced in the early months of 2021.
(GEARY, NB – September 27th, 2020) – The following are Quick Results from the Ricky Bobby Street Stock 150 Presented by DMR Auto, which took place on Saturday, September 26th at Speedway 660 in Geary, New Brunswick. Michael Cormier (Grand-Barachois, NB) drove to his first Ricky Bobby 150 victory on Saturday over Wayne Smith (Moncton, NB) and 2018 champion Luc McLaughlin (Geary, NB).
(FREDERICTON, NB – September 23rd, 2020) – When it comes to major Street Stock races, there is none bigger in Atlantic Canada than the Ricky Bobby Street Stock 150 presented by DMR Auto. The third edition of the event will take place on Saturday, September 26th at Speedway 660 and will serve as the season finale for the 2020 season. Over $15,000 in cash and prizes are on the line for the division with a guaranteed $1,000 to the winner, making it the richest payout for the Street Stock division in the region this season. The Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman and Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters will play support to the DMR Auto Street Stock division. Racing begins at a special start time of 5pm on September 26th.
September 26th’s Ricky Bobby 150 will serve as 2020 finale
(FREDERICTON, NB – September 21st, 2020) – Speedway 660 officials have announced three changes to the completion of the 2020 season at the Geary, New Brunswick motorsports facility.
The next event on the season, the Ricky Bobby Street Stock 150 presented by DMR Auto on Saturday, September 26th, will now be the final race of the 2020 season. The Street Stock 75, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 10th, has been canceled. With the prestige and gravity that the Ricky Bobby 150 event carries, the track has opted to end the season on a high note with the major Street Stock event.
(GEARY, NB – September 8th, 2020) – The following are official feature results from SpeedWeekend 2020 at Speedway 660, taking place from September 4th to 6th, 2020. The event saw twelve feature events run over the weekend, anchored by the 20th Annual RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock 250.
Featured Photo by Mike Francis
(FREDERICTON, NB – September 8th, 2020) – Yves McCray (Neguac, NB) raced to his second SpeedWeekend Sunday win in as many years with his victory in the Krown Rust Control 35 at Speedway 660. McCray, who drove to victory lane in the Labour Day Classic in 2019, started seventh in the 35-lap feature and took what would be the eventual lead from Zean Dutcher (Miramichi, NB) just past the halfway point in the race. The final restart with eight laps to go would see McCray pull away from point leader Logan Power (Riverview, NB) to not only snap Power’s win streak but put McCray into victory lane for the first time in 2020. The win is McCray’s seventh in his Atlantic Modified Tour career.
FREDERICTON, NB – September 7th, 2020) – Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB) became the first driver in the history of the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock 250 at Speedway 660 to win the event in back-to-back seasons Sunday with his win in the 20th Annual event. Tucker led 181 of the 250 laps and pocketed nearly $21,000 for his performance in the race. The 250 came down to a final restart with five laps to go, pitting two-time Maritime Pro Stock Tour champion Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) to Tucker’s rear bumper and Sydney, Nova Scotia’s Kyle Reid to his outside. Reid spun the tires on the final restart, setting up a showdown for third and a battle between Tucker and Butcher that ultimately resulted in Tucker racing away with his second straight 250 win.
Butcher, Reid, Steve Halpin (Saint John, NB) and Lonnie Sommerville (Barnesville, NB) completed the top five. Twenty-seven cars entered the event. Dave O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB), Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) and Ryan Messer (Harvey, NB) took home heat race wins.
Sunday support class racing was won by Yves McCray (Neguac, NB; Atlantic Modified Tour Krown Rust Control 35), Colton Noble (Upper Nine Mile River, NS; TCM Bandolero Blast Round Two), Jesse Deveau (Greenwood, NS; Mini Stock Open) and Riley Goodwin (McAdam, NB; DMR Auto Street Stock 50). They join Courtney O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB; Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman 125), Cody Byrne (Orwell Cove, PE; Mini Stock), Tanton Wooldridge (Summerside, PE; TCM Bandolero Blast Round One), Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS; Legend), Chris Wilson (South Esk, NB; Bryn Enterprises 35 Atlantic Modified Tour) and Randy Storey (Royal Road, NB; Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters) as SpeedWeekend winners in 2020.
Full results for support class features and a full wrap up from SpeedWeekend 2020 will be available later in the week on Speedway660.com.
About Speedway 660:
Speedway 660 is one of Canada’s premier stock car racing facilities. Located in New Brunswick’s Fredericton region, it attracts race teams and fans from the Maritimes, New England and Quebec. The Speedway 660 racing season runs from mid May until Labour Day Weekend. SpeedWeekend, one of the most prestigious short track events in eastern North America, wraps up Speedway 660’s racing season.
OFFICIAL RESULTS – 20TH ANNUAL RE/MAX 250
1st – #2 Ashton Tucker
2nd – #53 Cole Butcher
3rd – #42 Kyle Reid
4th – #03 Steve Halpin
5th – #23 Lonnie Sommerville
6th -#40 Robbie MacEwen
7th – #88 Kevin Moore
8th – #48 Dave O’Blenis
9th – #1 Ryan Messer
10th – #20 Greg Fahey
11th – #99 Craig Slaunwhite
12th – #18 Darren MacKinnon
13th – #9 John Rankin
14th – #32S Sarah McKay
15th – #08 Nicholas Naugle
16th – #91 Dylan Gosbee
17th – #32 Chris Hughes
18th – #26 Brent Roy
19th – #10 Devin Snell
20th – #52 Shawn Tucker
21st – #81 Ian Rasmussen
22nd – #54 Jarrett Butcher
23rd – #17 Brad Eddy
24th – #11 Cal Hatfield
25th – #24 Ben Pelletier
26th – #97 Chris Duncan
DNS – #36 Gary Elliott
Heat Winners – Dave O’Blenis, Craig Slaunwhite, Ryan Messer
(GEARY, NB – September 5th, 2020) – Randy Storey (Royal Road, NB) held off all challengers on a pair of late race restarts to capture the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter 50 Friday night to kick off SpeedWeekend 2020 at Speedway 660. Storey raced to the win ahead of Darren Wilcox (Fredericton, NB) and rookie Daniel Atyeo (Chipman, NB). Sixteen drivers answered the call to the green flag in the four cylinder feature. Storey and Atyeo won heat races ahead of the 50-lap feature.