Category Archives: 250-speedweekend

CORY HALL CASHES IN FOR FIRST RE/MAX 250 VICTORY AT SPEEDWAY 660

(GEARY, NB – September 5th, 2021) – Cory Hall (Jolicure, NB) raced to his first Maritime Crown Jewel win on Sunday evening at Speedway 660, taking the victory in the 21st Annual RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock 250. Hall took the lead on Lap 34 and led from there to take the checkered flag in the biggest race of the season at the Geary, New Brunswick oval.

Continue reading

WILSON WINS THIRD OF SEASON IN NORTHSIDE AUTO PARTS 35 AT SPEEDWAY 660

Series Release/Photos by Michelle Roy

(GEARY, NB – September 6th, 2021) – Chris Wilson (South Esk, NB) put on a dominating performance on Sunday afternoon at Speedway 660 en route to his third win of the 2021 Atlantic Modified Tour season. After spinning in the opening laps of the race, Wilson was able to rebound to win the Northside Auto Parts 35 on Sunday afternoon at the Geary, New Brunswick oval. It is Wilson’s second win at Speedway 660 this season after winning the Chess Piece Café 35 in July.

Continue reading

ALEXANDRA O’BLENIS ADDS NAME TO SPEEDWEEKEND SPORTSMAN SHOWCASE CHAMPIONS LIST

(GEARY, NB – September 5th, 2021) – One year after her sister Courtney took home the victory, Alexandra O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB) captured a dominating victory in the Late Model Sportsman 125 at Speedway 660. The SpeedWeekend Saturday staple saw 20 cars begin the afternoon racing for the checkered flag with three drivers ultimately battling hard when the laps wound down at the end of the 125-lap distance.

Continue reading

MARTIN, O’BLENIS KICK OFF SPEEDWEEKEND WITH FRIDAY VICTORIES

(GEARY, NB – September 4th, 2021) – Dave O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB) and Matt Martin (Geary, NB) started SpeedWeekend at Speedway 660 in a familiar place – Riverview Ford Lincoln Victory Lane! The pair picked up feature victories on Night One of Three of racing action for SpeedWeekend 2021 at the Geary, New Brunswick oval.

Continue reading

THE 21ST RE/MAX EAST COAST ELITE REALTY 250 ANCHORS SPEEDWEEKEND 2021 SUNDAY AT SPEEDWAY 660

(FREDERICTON, NB – September 2nd, 2021) – SpeedWeekend 2021 at Speedway 660 is highlighted by the 21st Annual RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty 250 on Sunday, September 5th. Qualifying for the Maritime crown jewel event begins at 2pm with heat races with the 250-lap feature happening later that evening at the Geary, New Brunswick oval.

Continue reading

SENSATIONAL SUPPORT CLASS ACTION ON TAP FOR SPEEDWEEKEND 2021

(FREDERICTON, NB – September 1st, 2021) – While all the buzz centers around the 21st Annual RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock 250 this Sunday, September 5th at Speedway 660, there is plenty of motorsport action to keep fans on the edge of their seats all weekend. From when the green flag drops on Friday night, September 3rd for the SpeedWeekend Kick Off leading to Sunday evening’s main attraction, well over a hundred teams will have left their best efforts on the track in hopes of picking up a SpeedWeekend victory. In all, 11 support features between eight different classes and sanctioning bodies will be contested over a three day span prior to Tim Elliott waving the green flag on the Pro Stock feature on Sunday.

Continue reading

ATLANTIC MODIFIED TOUR BOOKENDS SPEEDWEEKEND 2021 AT SPEEDWAY 660

(FREDERICTON, NB – September 1st, 2021) – The Atlantic Modified Tour is back in action this weekend for the first time in almost a month. Speedway 660 is the host for SpeedWeekend 2021 and the Atlantic Modified Tour will be in action twice – once on Friday evening, September 3rd at 7:30pm for a non-point exhibition event and once on Sunday, September 5th in the Northside Auto Parts 35. The Northside Auto Parts 35 will serve as the eighth point race on the Atlantic Modified Tour in 2021 and final stop at the Geary, New Brunswick oval for the year. Racing action on Sunday begins at 2pm.

Continue reading

HEART OF A CHAMPION HOT ROD CLASSICS ADDED TO SPEEDWEEKEND SUNDAY

Photo by Ashton Reekie/WingNut Productions

(FREDERICTON, NB – August 11th, 2021) – Speedway 660 is excited to announce that the Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics powered by Conrad Bros will be making a stop at the Geary, New Brunswick oval during SpeedWeekend 2021. The growing series of Vintage Hot Rods have been added to the Sunday, September 5th card and will help set the stage for the Pro Stock 250 later that evening. SpeedWeekend 2021 is a three day event, running from Friday, September 3rd to Sunday, September 5th.

The Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics racing series showcases race cars which were built in 1980 or before, giving long-time fans an opportunity to relive precious memories and at the same time provide a platform where newer fans can experience race cars of a bygone era. The Series began racing in 2020 and the 2021 season has taken them to Petty International Raceway, Riverside International Speedway and Oyster Bed Speedway. This Saturday’s Maritime Car Wash Classic at Scotia Speedworld marks their first race at the 3/10-mile Enfield, Nova Scotia oval and is the last stop for the Series prior to SpeedWeekend 2021.

Fans will not only see some cool cars but some familiar names and faces at the wheels of them. Since Cy Harvey (Elmsdale, NS) went to victory lane in the inaugural race for the Hot Rods last August, interest in the series has been brisk with several teams building cars over the off-season and more picking away at racing rides throughout the Summer. The Series as seen three different winners in as many races. Tylor Hawes (Porters Lake, NS) jumped in by winning his first race in his first start in July at Petty International Raceway in “The Hugger,” a tribute to Jim Hallahan. Same song, different dance for Stacey Clements (Timberlea, NS) in his Junior Hanley throwback as he drove to victory lane at Riverside International Speedway. Jeff Ainslie (Halifax, NS) put “The Hound” back on top in the first stop to Prince Edward Island for the Series in August at Oyster Bed Speedway.

The three day festival of speed starts on Friday, September 3rd with the SpeedWeekend Kick Off Show featuring racing action from the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters, Atlantic Modified Tour and a “Turn Five Concert” featuring Hazzard. SpeedWeekend 2021 continues Saturday with an extend distance Late Model Sportsman feature headlining the card. The Maritime League of Legends Tour Cross Roads Cycle 40, Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero Blast and Passione Flooring & Interiors East Coast Mini Stock Tour will fill out the Saturday card. The Legends, Bandoleros and Mini Stock Tour return Sunday and will be joined by Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics powered by Conrad Bros, DMR Street Stocks and the Atlantic Modified Tour ahead of the Pro Stock 250.

Fans can reserve their camp sites and tickets for SpeedWeekend 2021 now by contacting the Speedway 660 office at (506) 454-RACE (7223) or emailing speedway660nb@gmail.com. The Lap Leaderboard is also on sale now. Laps can be purchased for $50 with the money going into the pocket of the leader of that lap in the Pro Stock 250.

More information on SpeedWeekend 2021 will be released as it becomes available. For more information about upcoming events at Speedway 660 or facility information, visit Speedway660.com, like @Speedway660 on Facebook or call the Speedway 660 Raceline at (506) 454-7223.

About Speedway 660:
Speedway 660 is one of Canada’s premier stock car racing facilities. Located in New Brunswick’s Fredericton region, it has attracted race teams and fans from the Maritimes, New England and Quebec since 1994. The Speedway 660 racing season runs from mid May until late September. SpeedWeekend, one of the most prestigious short track events in eastern North America, is the marquee event of the Speedway 660 season on Labour Day Weekend.

 

HAZZARD TO PLAY TURN FIVE CONCERT AS PART OF SPEEDWEEKEND KICKOFF SHOW

(FREDERICTON, NB – August 4th, 2021) – With COVID-19 related health restrictions lifting in the Province of New Brunswick, Speedway 660 is excited to announce that country music band Hazzard will play a concert on Friday, September 3rd as a part of the SpeedWeekend Kickoff Show. The concert is included with your ticket to the racing action on September 3rd, which will include the Atlantic Modified Tour, the Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooters and the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock Happy Hour ahead of Sunday’s Pro Stock 250. Post time on the racing action is 7:30pm with Hazzard hitting the stage shortly after the checkered flag in the Happy Hour practice.

Continue reading

MIRAMICHI DRIVERS LEAD ATLANTIC MODIFIED TOUR INTO GEARY FOR BRYN ENTERPRISES 35 SATURDAY

(FREDERICTON, NB – June 24th, 2021) – The Atlantic Modified Tour will visit its third different track in as many races on Saturday evening when the Series competes at Speedway 660 in Geary, New Brunswick. The Bryn Enterprises 35 is the first of four point paying stops at the 1/3-mile oval and third championship event of the 2021 season. The Atlantic Modified Tour is a part of a five division card that is anchored by a 100-lap RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock race. The Saturday, June 26th racing card begins at 6:30pm.

Continue reading