IT’S OUR ANNUAL KID’S RIDE NIGHT 10 BICYCLES TO BE GIVEN AWAY COURTESY OF FLAMBORO SPEEDWAY AND kartSTART

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THIS SATURDAY JULY 30TH, IT’S OUR ANNUAL KIDS RIDE NIGHT. BRING THE KID’S ALONG SO THEY CAN EXPERIENCE A RIDE AROUND FLAMBORO SPEEDWAY IN ONE OF OUR RACE CARS. KID’S RIDES START AT 6 P.M. SO ARRIVE EARLY. WE WILL BE HAVING A DRAW FOR 10 BICYCLES DURING THE EVENING COURTESY OF FLAMBORO SPEEDWAY AND kartSTART. ON THE SCHEDULE WE ARE FEATURING THE THUNDER CARS, MINI STOCKS, PURE STOCKS, PRO FOUR MODIFIEDS, CANADIAN VINTAGE MODIFIEDS AND THE PRO CHALLENGE CARS. RACING STARTS AT 7.

 

TIMES

PIT GATES OPEN AT 4 P.M.

FRONT GATES OPEN AT 5

KIDS RIDES START AT 6

RACING AT 7 SHARP

 

FRONT GATE ADMISSIONS

ADULTS – $15.95

SENIORS 65 AND OLDER – $13.25

YOUTHS 13-16 – $13.25

CHILDREN 6-12 – $3.00

FAMILY TICKET – $33.60 WHICH INCLUDES 2 ADULTS AND UP TO 4 CHILDREN TO 12 YEARS OLD. *HST IS EXTRA*

 

PIT GATE ENTRANCE
MEMBERS- $30.00

NON-MEMBERS $35.00

 

IF YOU REQUIRE FURTHER INFORMATION. PLEASE CONTACT JOHN AT 905-659-3042.

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Wild And Crazy Night At Flamboro Speedway

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By Randy Spencer (Flamboro Speedway PR) – With the heat comes the craziness. An exciting but wild and crazy night of racing at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway as the Grisdale Late Models made their return to Flamboro Speedway. Lots of emotion on this night as well as we honored a great long time competitor who has fallen ill once again. Shane Gowan, who between he and his dad have raced at Flamboro for the better part of forty years was honored at intermission with a giant Get Well card signed by hundreds of drivers, fans and staff. Get well buddy!!!
The Flamboro Stadium & Speedway Hall of Fame Pure Stocks ran two features. The craziness started pretty much immediately as Andy Wheller was shown the black flag for getting into the back of the 78 of Caroline Kelly and sending her spinning. Ross Winters Jr. was having a fine race and took the lead for a short time and battled the 18 of Bob Hillar for many laps. Many battles throughout the pack made this race very exciting. After heading to the back on lap one, Andy Wheller made his way through the field and was right there on Winters bumper. A flat tire on Winters car on the last lap allowed Hillar and Wheller to get by as the checkers flew. Nice to see the 24 of Tyler Mayhew have a great race and a very good night for him overall. Some real tough luck for the most of the season, Mayhew ran third for quite a while in this one and ended seventh and eighth in the second feature. Nice job Tyler!!  In feature two, some early three and four wide action made this another exciting race. Gillian Hils led early and started to increase her lead that eventually was almost a straight away. A couple of cautions before half way brought the field back to even but Hils kept taking the lead on every restart. Once again Andy Wheller found his way to the front and was battling Hils. A mix up in turns three-four on lap ten as Eric Crow and Bob Hillar ended up with Hillar backwards in the wall and very upset. He exited his car and went looking for the 83 and as he past Hillar made contact with the 83’s car. This made an instant disqualification for the 18 car on the night including his feature one win. On the restart Hils and Wheller continued their battle. Hils appeared to be stronger in the corners while Wheller dominated the straights keeping them even through several laps. It seemed that Wheller perhaps was trying to cross up Hils as he would criss-cross behind her in attempts to get by. Some exciting door to door action on the last lap and try as he may Wheller wasn’t able to make the pass out of four on the final lap and girl power prevailed in this one as Hils came across the line first much to the delight to many female fans cheering her on.
The Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks were up with two features as well. Wayde Thorne was driving for the 76 of Shawn Taylor who received a concussion at work this week and wasn’t quite ready to go. Early on, Thorne was battling Russ Aicken and Jake Gilbert with some three wide action. Michael Kenny has had some bad luck this year and it continued early in this one as he got the black flag on lap three. Feel bad for Kenny, not much going his way this season, I hope to write something good soon for this guy, come on Michael, after your great year last season I know you can do it! Thorne and Aicken were battling and lapped traffic half way through and Aicken went low and had to take to the grass to avoid an incident but this cost him and he was back to fourth. By this time Thorne had increased his lead to almost a straight away. Aicken was battling with Chad Ditner. Those two have been at it all year. The battle that is happening in the Mini Stock standings in amazing and these two are right there and its very exciting. As the checkers flew it was Thorne first followed by Aicken and Ditner. Points leader Blair Wickett wasn’t in the car on this night so Mike Westwood was behind the wheel. He came home fifth. In feature two, once again three wide action as the field tried to sort themselves out. Westwood and David Gallinger battled early. Wayde Thorne found his way to Westwood’s bumper and was glued there until Westwood went high through one and two on lap seven and that allowed Thorne to get past. As the race progressed Thorne and Aicken were battling with Thorne in the lead. Lapped traffic once again came into play and as the leaders approached a car, Taylor got caught up and Aicken took to the inside and got past and took over the lead. Aicken held off the pack and picked up the win. As the points were tallied after the race, the top three are Blair Wickett/Mike Westwood with 1074, Russ Aicken with 1073 and Chad Ditner has 1070. Now that is close!! This will go down to the wire.
The Ray’s Auto Centre & Towing Thunder Cars had some exciting action once again. Kelsey Lamont led lap one of the first feature. Shawn Arnott and Chris Howse were right there on Lamont’s bumper doing what they could to get by. Both made several attempts to get by without success. But on lap seven Lamont went around bringing out a caution. Howse was now the new leader followed closely by Hudson Nagy and Brad Collison. On lap twelve, Nagy once again showed some veteran moves and took the lead and picked up the win. He did the Polish Victory lap to celebrate. Unfortunately Nagy was dq’d in post race tech for being too low. In feature two, young Austin Penney led lap one. Penney lost his bumper on the second time around as contact was made bringing out the caution. Brad Collison took the lead and built a ten car lead. The cars behind were battling for second through fourth with Arnott, Nagy, Howse and Mercer racing each other hard. As the checkers flew, Collison was first followed by Nagy and Howse.
The Grisdale Late Models were back and had some very exciting action. Kevin Albers led lap one. He started to stretch his lead and was up to a straight away at one point. Jeff Ruddy was holding down second but was feeling the heat from Shawn Chenoweth who was in third. On lap twenty eight, Chenoweth was able to get by Ruddy and as the checkers flew it was Albers followed by Chenoweth and Ruddy. Nice to see Albers pick up his second feature win of the year. A gentle giant, this guy always has a smile and good to see him in victory lane. In race two, Nick Roth was the class of the field. Early on however on the original start, cars got loose and jacked up and a bad start forced a restart. Another caution on lap one as the 15 of Matt Lockwood slowed as the pack went into three. Cars managed to avoid and Lockwood was off. As the race wore on, Nick Roth led. Chenoweth and David Elliott were battling. Roth, Chenoweth and Elliott started to break away from the rest of the field. On lap twenty four, the cars came up on some lapped traffic. Chenoweth took the low road and Roth the high road to split the lapped cars. Late Models going three and four wide often ends in disaster and this time was no different. Roth was on the outside and tried to avoid another car and got lose and high into the turn three wall and took a hard hit and his night was finished. He led early and looked to be a certain winner. Everyone I talked to felt bad for Roth, ran a super race but with him this season the bad luck has followed him around and it’s either wreckers or checkers for Nick. On the restart, Chenoweth and Elliott battled and as Elliott exited four with the checkers in sight, Chenoweth attempted an aggressive move to try and steal the win but both were involved and spun and the 39 of Corey Jones took to the grass to get around and crossed the line first. Nice to see Jones win for his team mate Shane Gowan. The all celebrated in victory lane.
Tonight was the Pro Four Modified Memorial Night where the club celebrated all those former members of the club that have passed on. Dan Nanticoke and Brian Nanticoke battled each other early. Dan would take the lead on lap four down the back stretch and shot out to a big lead. The real battle was for second through fourth as Brian Nanticoke, Cliff Hodgkinson and Aaron Turkey were hard at it. Dan Nanticoke picked up the feature win. The last race of the night was the second feature for the Pro Fours. Dan Petit led the first few laps but Aaron Turkey took the lead on the back stretch and would hold off the filed to pick up the final checkered flag of the night. A small tight knit club always put on a great show for the fans. Congratulations guys!
That brought a close to a wild and crazy but very exciting and emotional night of racing at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway. Please make plans to join us this Saturday, July 30 th for our annual Kids Ride Night!!! At 6pm, cars will hit the track for all those young race fans to go on the track and get a lap or two in the cars around the one third mile oval. Definitely a highlight of the year for racers and the young fans alike. Please arrive early to get a good place in line! We will be giving away two brand new bicycles as well courtesy of Flamboro Speedway and the Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds!!
The Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks, Pure Stocks and Pro Four Modifieds will return and will be joined the the Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds and the Ontario Pro Challenge make a return appearance. Last time out they put on a very exciting show!!
PIT GATES OPEN AT 4pm, FRONT GATES OPEN AT 5pm, KIDS RIDES START AT 6pm and racing gets underway at 7pm. Please check www.flamborospeedway.ca for all the details.
Photo credit Derek Smith/racepulse.com
Results
 
Pure Stock Feature # 1: #18 Bob Hillar (DQ), # 90 Andy Wheller, #50 Ross Winters Jr, #42 Leo Labarbera, #16 Mark Thorne, #10 Lofton Schuts, #24 Tyler Mayhew, #83 Eric Crow, #26 Ashton Reekie, #14 Elijah Hawrylyshyn, #9 Courtney Scott, #82 Gillian Hills, #61 Paul Ditner, #0 Troy Thibeault, #72 Paul Huskins, #38 Rodney Rutherford (NF), #2 Roger Lessard (NF), #78 Caroline Kelly (NF)
Pure Stock Feature #2: #82 Gillian Hills, #90 Andy Wheller, #50 Ross Winters Jr, #9 Courtney Scott, #83 Eric Crow, #26 Ashton Reekie, #24 Tyler Mayhew, #0 Troy Thibeault, #61 Paul Ditner, #38 Rodney Rutherford (NF), #42 Leo Labarbera (NF), #10 Lofton Schuts (NF), #14Elijah Hawrylyshyn (NF), #2 Roger Lessard (BF-RD), #18 Bob Hillar (DQ)
Mini Stock Feature #1: #76 Wayde Thorne, #71 Russ Aicken, #61 Chad Ditner, #03 Jake Gilbert, #97 Mike Westwood, #84 David Gallinger, #77 Mike Hooper, #86 Carson Nagy, #72 David Mast, #55 Taylor Thring, #07 Michael Kenny (NF), #18 Mitch Miljanovic (NF), #78 Kyle Istead (NF)
Mini Stock Feature #2: #71 Russ Aicken, #76 Wayde Thorne, #61 Chad Ditner, #97 Mike Westwood, #03 Jake Gilbert, #86 Carson Nagy, #07 Michael Kenny, #84 David Gallinger, #77 Mike Hooper, #18 Mitch Miljanovic,#72 David Mast, #55 Taylor Thring, #78 Kyle Istead (NF)
Thunder Car Feature #1: #36 Hudson Nagy (DQ), #13 Brad Collison, #55 Chris Howse, #76 Shawn Arnott, #7 Bobby Mercer, #21 Andrew Robertson, #87 Jeremy Bean, #38 Austin Penney, #92 AJ Miller, #74 Kelsey Lamont (NF), #34 Gregg Rauscher (NF)
Thunder Car Feature #2: #13 Brad Collison, #76 Shawn Arnott, #36 Hudson Nagy, #55 Chris Howse, #7 Bobby Mercer, #87 Jeremy Bean, #21 Andrew Robertson, #38 Austin Penney, #92 AJ Miller, #34 Gregg Rauscher (NF), #74 Kelsey Lamont (NF)
Late Model Feature #1: #27 Kevin Albers, #89 Shawn Chenoweth, #9 Jeff Ruddy, #37 David Elliott, #15 Matt Lockwood, #50 Chad Corcoran, #39 Corey Jones, #17 Nick Roth, #61 Brent Wheller, #11 David Osborne, #74 Al Bowman, #5 Linda Stenhouse, #38 Rodney Rutherford (NF), #36 Gary Elliott (NF)
Late Model Feature #2: #39 Corey Jones, #9 Jeff Ruddy, #11 David Osborne, #38 Rodney Rutherford, #36 Gary Elliott, #37 David Elliott, #50 Chad Corcoran, #89 Shawn Chenoweth, #74 Al Bowman (NF), #17 Nick Roth (NF), #27 Kevin Albers (NF), #5 Linda Stenhouse (NF), #15 Matt Lockwood (NF), #61 Brent Wheller (DQ)
Pro Four Modified Feature #1: #15 Dan Nanticoke, #9 Brian Nanticoke, #33 Cliff Hodgkinson, #68 Aaron Turkey, #23 Linc Erison, #36 Dave Hodgkinson, #93 Dan Pettit, #8 Craig Shaver, #24 Gerry Luckhardt, #63 Mark Lucas (NF)
Pro Four Modified Feature #2: #68 Aaron Turkey, #93 Dan Pettit, #15 Dan Nanticoke, #9 Brian Nanticoke, #23 Linc Erison, #63 Mark Lucas (NF), #8 Craig Shaver (NF), #36 Dave Hodgkinson (NS), #33 Cliff Hodgkinson (NS), #24 Gerry Luckhardt (NS)

PRO FOUR MODIFIEDS ANNUAL MEMORIAL NIGHT

pro_4_modifiedTHIS SATURDAY JULY 23RD, IT’S THE PRO FOUR MODIFIEDS ANNUAL MEMORIAL NIGHT WHEN THEY HONOR THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THE CLUB THAT HAVE PASSED AWAY. FEATURING THE PRO LATE MODELS, THUNDER CARS, MINI STOCKS, PURE STOCKS AND THE PRO FOUR MODIFIEDS. RACING STARTS AT 7 P.M.

PIT GATES OPEN AT 4 P.M.
FRONT GATES OPEN AT 5
RACING STARTS AT 7

FRONT GATE ADMISSIONS
ADULTS – $15.95
SENIORS 65 AND OLDER – $13.25
YOUTHS 13-16 – $13.25
CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER -$3.00
FAMILY TICKET – $33.60 WHICH INCLUDES 2 ADULTS AND UP TO 4 CHILDREN TO 12 YEARS OLD. *HST IS EXTRA*

PIT ENTRANCE
NON MEMBERS – $35.00
MEMBERS – $30.00
2016 PIT MEMBERSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE PIT GATE ENTRANCE ONLY FOR $25.00 WHICH ENTITLES YOU TO A $5.00 DISCOUNT EVERY NIGHT OF RACING INCLUDING ALL SPECIALS.

IF YOU REQUIRE FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT JOHN AT 905-659-3042.

Huge Crowd Treated To An Exciting Night Of Racing At Flamboro Speedway

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By Randy Spencer (Flamboro Speedway PR) – It seems to be an ongoing theme to start many of my race recaps, but indeed the largest crowd of the year witnessed an exciting night of racing action at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway Saturday night. Now that we’re into the heart of summer and school is out, the great crowds have returned. The point races are heating up and inturn so is the racing action. Approximately 500 fans in the turn one Chalet were from Graybar Canada, an employee-owned company, is a wholesale distributor for thousands of items from leading manufacturers of automation, comm/data, and electrical products. They sponsor several of the cars at Flamboro including the 13 of Thunder Car racer Brad Collison. Prior to racing we held a moment of silence for the tragedy recently in Nice France. It was extra special as we had a family at their first ever oval track race that are from France. They had a great time!
The first race up was feature number one for the Flamboro Stadium & Speedway Hall of Fame Pure Stocks. I’m proud to be sponsoring this fine division this year at Flamboro and the Hall of Fame display cases were finally stocked with pictures, shirts and jackets so if on the grandstand side, please check out the displays. Thanks to Larissa Spencer for all her help. On the track, an early caution on lap one as Andy Wheller and Lofton Schuts were involved in a turn three spin. Alex Schutts led lap one and two but the 60 of Peter Becker, who started third in the pack was up to first place. That car is always on rails and sounds like a race car should. It’s for sale by the way. Becker moved his way up and quickly lapped traffic leaving the rest of the filed in his dust picking up the checkered flag.
Next up was feature one for the Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks. Blair Wickett and Shawn Taylor were on the pole and both were fast off the start. The points race in this division is so close, Blair Wickett leads with 880 points, Chad Ditner with 878 is one point up on Russ Aicken and Shawn Taylor is at 825. The race was a good one from the start as Wickett led and Aicken and Taylor right there bumper to bumper. Wickett seemed to slow a bit as the race progressed and on lap six heading into three, Aicken made his move and got past Wickett. Taylor followed Aicken through to take up the second position. Taylor would battle Aicken and made several attempts to get past with no success. The cars were entering lapped traffic and as the barrelled down the back stretch on lap 17, the two leaders split and each took a side as they made their way past the 77 of Mike Hooper. It was a battle throughout but as the checkers flew it was Aicken coming across the line first followed by Taylor and Wickett. Nice to see the 55 of car of Taylor Thring back out after that hard crash a few weeks back. The car is rebuilt and she was back out. A little tentative at first but some new found confidence helped her through the night. Still a rookie, no doubt she’ll be a good one.
The Ray’s Auto Centre and Towing Thunder Cars hit the track next. This division put on a great show all night. Some of the best racing of the night by far. Chris Howse and Shawn Arnott started up front and battled door to door early. Not to be out done, Brad Collison, who started in the third spot was right there and would take the lead on lap four. The top five cars had a heated battle and the young gun, Hudson Nagy was right there doing whatever he could to steal the lead from Collison. But try as he may, the Ice Man wouldn’t give young Nagy and room to get past and would take the feature win.
The Pro Four Modifieds had nine cars signed in. We lost four cars early in this one as the front four leaders were involved in a crash in turn three. Aaron Turkey and Dave Hodgkinson got together and the 9 of Brian Nanticoke and 15 of Dan Nanticoke had no where to go and were collected in the mishap. When the race resumed the 33 of Cliff Hodgkinson took the lead and would win fairly handily.
The Ontario Modifieds were the last race before intermission as they ran a ten lap heat. The heat and feature winner last time out, John Baker Jr. started outside pole and would lead start to finish and pick up the win.
Intermission time and it was King of the Hill. Always a popular fan event, about a dozen cars were signed in and looking to win the $100 prize, trophy and bragging rights. Last time out, our announcer Gary Colling made it very exciting. Co-owner Frank Casale promised a surprise for Gary and he delivered with a big diaper for Colling who apparently wet himself last time out riding in some of the cars during the races. The action started early as the first two cars battled and one car driven by Flamboro regular Rodney Rutherford peeled the bumper off another car. Gary Colling decided to announce from the trunk in one car and was a very funny and entertaining ride. In the end it came down to two cars and a beautiful convertible Honda sports car driven by James Houghton was the winner. He celebrated on the front stretch by doing some donuts for the excited crowd.
When racing resumed, the Pure Stocks were up first. Lofton Schuts and Johnny Cote were pole for this twenty lap main event. The 38 of Cote was the leader early. Veteran Andy Wheller and Schuts began to battle. Wheller was in the sixth position to start but by lap five was up to second and was the leader three laps later as Cote slid back in the field. The cars took the white and it was Wheller out front picking up the checkered flag.
Mini Stock feature two had young Carson Nagy on the pole beside David Gallinger. Gallinger was out front early. The 03 of Jake Gilbert would move to the lead for a lap but was quickly passed by a man on a mission, Russ Aicken. Aicken would take the lead and had Shawn Tayor right there in second. Nice to see Taylor had the bugs worked out of that car finally after issues for most of the season. That car was fast tonight. Seemed a little to fast as in lap 12 heading into turn one, Taylor was beating a little too hard on Aicken’s back bumper and spun him bringing out the caution. As Taylor came around again he and Aicken made contact with the back bumper off Aicken’s car. Both hit the pits and only Taylor emerged to race again. Blair Wickett took the lead on the restart and battled Ditner and Gilbert. Gilbert went high in four on lap 15 and Ditner got by to take over the second position. As the checkers flew it was points leader Wickett picking up another win.
The Thunder Cars were next and would once again race one of the best races of the night. Chris Howse and Bobby Mercer were up front as the green fell on this 20 lap feature. Howse was the early leader and some banging behind as Brad Collison and Shawn Arnott were at each other battling for position. Arnott was around on lap two and Collison was shown the black flag for rough driving and took up position at the rear of the field. On the restart Howse had  new combatant, Hudson Nagy was back in the battle. Bobby Mercer joined the dance and they would battle until Nagy made a great move to the inside to get by Mercer. Howse was still the leader but a bump and run as the cars were heading out of four with the checkers in sight. Nagy showed a veteran move just getting Howse loose enough to get by and take the checkered flag. Very exciting!!
The Pro Four Modifieds hit the track for their second feature event. A no start as the starter didn’t like the look of the field but as the cars slowed, the 24 of Gerry Luckhardt has a steering rod break sending him into and up on the wall and over on his roof. The red flag came out as emergency services rushed to the scene. All was ok as the driver gave the thumbs up. They rolled the car over and he climbed out.  At the same time the 63 of Mark Lucas was into the wall on the front stretch and he was done for the night as well. The race was now 10 laps instead of 15 due to losing a few cars. The 23 of Linc Erison led the first few laps but  the 33 of Cliff Hodgkinson proved to be too much and made a clean sweep of the night winning both Pro Four features.
The final race of the night was the twenty five lap feature for the Ontario Modifieds. Twelve cars took the green and it was the 95 of Rob Warnes moving up from the fourth starting position to take the lead on lap one. He would lead through out and a caution on lap 23 brought the field back to even. On the restart Warnes continued to lead with Baker and Chris Mulders close behind. But in the end Warnes was too much, led flag to flag and picked up the feature win.
A large field of cars lined up on the front stretch for the demolition derby. Great to see this event bring in more cars than last time out. A few cars retired early but some great smashing and banging made this great for the fans, most who stuck around to see the always exciting event. In the end when it was down two cars the winner was the 53 of Chris Rivers.
That brought to a close another very exciting night of racing at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway. Thank to all the fans who made this a great night. And to all those from Graybar Canada for coming out. Also special thanks to our announcer Gary Colling for making this a great and entertaining night for the fans. Please make plans to join us next Saturday night, July 23rd for Pro Four Memorial Night. Always exciting and lots of excitement for the Pro Four club, an institution at Flamboro Speedway since the 1980’s. The Grisdale Late Models return after a month away and are joined by the Flamboro Stadium & Speedway Pure Stocks, Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks and Ray’s Auto Centre & Towing Thunder Cars. Pits open at 4pm, front grandstands at 5pm and green flag flies at 7pm. Check the website for all the details as well and point standings and lots of other great information including the Gold Rush, a 100 lap $10,000 to win Super Late Model race on August 23rd.
Photos by Mike Kiers, www.cableguyphotos.com
 
Video by Randy Spencer
Results
 
 
Pure Stock Feature #1: #60 Peter Becker, #18 Josh Shantz, #2 Roger Lessard, #0 Alex Schuts, #83 Eric Crow, #82 Gillian Hils, #90 Andy Wheller, #24 Blair Mayhew, #42 Leo Labarbera, #13 Mark Thorne, #38 John Cote, #10 Lofton Schuts, #50 Ross Winters Jr., #26 Ashton Reekie, #9 Courtney Scott, #7 Matt Young, #61 Paul Ditner, #48 Steve Deleeuw, #78 Clinton Kerkof (NF), #64 Travis Hofstetter (NF)
 
Pure Stock Feature #2 : #90 Andy Wheller, #10 Lofton Schuts, #2 Roger Lessard, # 60 Peter Becker, #13 Mark Thorne, #82 Gillian Hils, #38 John Cote, #50 Ross Winters Jr., #83 Eric Crow, #18 Josh Shantz, #0 Alex Schuts, #9 Courtney Scott, #24 Blair Mayhew, #78 Caroline Kelly, #26 Ashton Reekie, #61 Paul Ditner, #48 Steve Deleeuw, #7 Matt Young, #42 Leo Labarbera (NF), #64 Travis Hofstetter (NS)
Mini Stock Feature #1 : #71 Russ Aicken, #76 Shawn Taylor, #97 Blair Wickett, #61 Chad Ditner, #03 Jake Gilbert, #07 Michael Kenny, #84 David Gallinger, #36 Carson Nagy, #42 Rick Robinson, #77 Mike Hooper, #55 Taylor Thring, #79 Kyle Istead (NF)
Mini Stock Feature #2 : #97 Blair Wickett, #61 Chad Ditner, #07 Michael Kenny, #76 Shawn Taylor, #03 Jake Gilbert, #84 David Gallinger, #42 Rick Robinson, #36 Carson Nagy, #77 Mike Hooper, #55 Taylor Thring, #71 Russ Aicken (NF), #79 Kyle Istead (NF)
Thunder Car Feature #1 : #13 Brad Collison, #36 Hudson Nagy, #76 Shawn Arnott, #7 Bobby Mercer, #55 Chris Howse, #21 Andrew Roberston, #87 Jeff Bean, #92 A.J. Miller
Thunder Car Feature #2 : #36 Hudson Nagy, #55 Chris Howse, #7 Bobby Mercer, #76 Shawn Arnott, #13 Brad Collison, #21 Andrew Roberston, #87 Jeff Bean, #92 A.J. Miller
Pro Four Modified Feature #1 : #33 Cliff Hodgkinson, #93 Dan Petit, #23 Linc Erison, #24 Gerry Luckhardt, #63 Mark Lucas (NF), #68 Aaron Turkey (NF), #36 Dave Hodgkinson (NF), #9 Brian Nanticoke (NF), #15 Dan Nanticoke (NF)
 
Pro Four Modified Feature #2 : #33 Cliff Hodgkinson, #36 Dave Hodgkinson, #93 Dan Petit, #23 Linc Erison, #63 Mark Lucas (NF), #24 Gerry Luckhardt (NF)
Ontario Modified Heat : #63 John Baker Jr., #68 Stu Robinson Jr., #46 Chris Mulders, #77 Brad Stevenson, #07 Alex Lees, #64 Chris Burrows, #95 Rob Warnes, #88 Ryan Dick, #62w Willow Barberstock, #62 Randal Hollingsworth, #98 Rick Warnes (NF), #41 Duane Cinnamon (NF)

Ontario Modified Feature : #95 Rob Warnes, #63 John Baker Jr., #46 Chris Mulders, #41 Duanne Cinnamon, #64 Chris Burrows, #88 Ryan Dick, #98 Rick Warnes, #07 Alex Lees, #77 Brad Stevenson, #62 Randal Hollingsworth, #62w Willow Barberstock, #68 Stu Robinson Jr. (NF)

KING/QUEEN OF THE HILL AND A DEMO DERBY

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THIS SATURDAY JULY 16TH, FLAMBORO SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THE THUNDERS CARS, MINI STOCKS, PURE STOCKS, PRO FOUR MODIFIEDS AND THE ONTARIO MODIFIEDS. AT INTERMISSION THERE IS A KING/QUEEN OF THE HILL WHERE YOU RACE WHAT YOU DROVE TO THE TRACK. A TROPHY, $100.00 AND BRAGGING RIGHTS GO TO THE WINNER. LAST ONE OF THE 2016 SEASON SO BRING YOUR FRIENDS AND TRY TO BEAT THEM ONE LAST TIME. AT THE CONCLUSION OF RACING THERE WILL BE A DEMOLITION DERBY.  RACING STARTS AT 7 P.M.

PIT GATES OPEN AT 4
FRONT GATES OPEN AT 5
RACING AT 7

FRONT GATE ADMISSIONS
ADULTS  – $15.95
SENIORS 65 AND OLDER – $13.25
YOUTHS 13-16 –  $13.25
CHILDREN 6-12 – $3.00
FAMILY TICKET – $33.60 WHICH INCLUDES 2 ADULTS AND UP TO 4 CHILDREN TO 12 YEARS OLD. * HST IS EXTRA*

PIT ADMISSIONS
NON-MEMBERS – $30.00
MEMBERS – $25.00

2016 PIT MEMBERSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE PIT GATE ENTRANCE ONLY FOR $25.00 WHICH ENTITLES YOU TO A $5.00 DISCOUNT EVERY NIGHT OF RACING INCLUDING ALL SPECIALS.

IF YOU REQUIRE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT JOHN AT 905-659-3042.

J.R. Fitzpatrick Wins Super Late Model Feature At Flamboro Speedway

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By Randy Spencer (Flamboro Speedway PR) – The OSCAAR Series made another visit to Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway Saturday and once again didn’t disappoint the big crowd in attendance. Threatening weather in the area but the rain missed us as it seemed to be raining all around. Racing got underway at 6pm with lots of action. The Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds and Ontario Pro Challenge series were also on hand as the regular Flamboro Speedway divisions had a night off. The night was filled with plenty of action and cautions seemed to breed cautions. Once the clouds cleared and night fell, I had to check if there was a full moon as it was an unusual night for cautions and carnage at the track.
The OSCAAR Modified driven by the Spider man John Harper had his car pretty much destroyed. A bunch of his crew and track personnel spent an hour after the races loading the car on backwards to his trailer. I wasn’t much help but was there just in case and nice to see so many people there to help out a good racer. A long time Flamboro competitor, John has had some bad luck lately, hope he gets the car rebuilt.
OSCAAR runs heats and these are the results. The OSCAAR Midgets, formerly known as the Hurricane Midgets, had heat wins go to James Stanley and Alex Cuzzilla. In heat one, James Stanley led lap one as six cars took green in this ten lap qualifier. As Stanley led, the battle was for the next two spots between Brian MacDonald and Wayne McKibbon. MacDonald took the inside lane down the back stretch a briefly took the lead before McKibbon took it back. Stanley was running away with McKibbon not too far back. MacDonald and Cuzzilla would continue to battle until the checkers flew for Stanley. In heat two seven cars took the green. Ryan Brown was the leader as the field completed one lap but Cuzzilla was the new leader the next time around. Cuzzilla was building a big lead as the next three cars were battling three wide for position. As the white flag flew, Cuzzilla had a big lead and the next two cars, Stanley and Brown were out on their own. The checkered flag flew with Cuzzilla taking the easy win. Seven cars also took the green for the fifteen lap main event. Brian MacDonald led early as McKibbon and Cuzzilla battled for second and third. Stanley made a move and looked like he was shot out of a gun as he headed into second on lap four. MacDonald and Stanley broke away from the rest of the pack and were nose to tail. Stanley would take the lead heading into three on lap ten and wouldn’t relinquish it and picked up his second straight feature win.

The new division, the OSCAAR Pro Midgets had heat wins go to four different drivers, Shawn Paul, Wally Northcott, Ted Greenwood and Jordan Hanna. Nice to see this division grow since their last Flamboro appearance when they had just three cars. Now up to 9. Some great racing, full out through the corners makes it very exciting. In the heats, the nine cars were divided into heats. Ted Greenwood led lap one but would soon start to battle Jordan Hanna. A three car battle developed as Shawn Paul entered the picture. Paul went high and took over second place. What a great battle as these guys battled nose to tail and “door to door”. Greenwood was better in the corners and Paul better on the straightaways. On lap seven, coming out of four, Paul made a great move to take the lead and picked up the win. In heat two, four cars took the green. To close to call as Wally Northcott and Glen Baker came across even on lap one. Northcott would lead lap two and move way out in front and would win heat two. Heat three win went to Ted Greenwood as he and Shawn Paul were the only two finishers. Heat four saw Jordan Hanna lead early. A nice side by side battle between Josh Ackworth and Wally Northcott was developing. Northcott got by Ackworth with three laps to go but couldn’t catch Hanna as he took the checkered flag. In the fifteen lap feature, eight cars took the green. Northcott was leading but went high in two and Hanna and Greenwood got by. Greenwood and Hanna battled and would build a half track lead on the rest of the field. Greenwood would start to put some room between himself and Hanna and Northcott would catch Hanna to take over second but could not catch Greenwood who picked up the feature win and all three celebrated in the Sunoco Fuels Victory Lane.

The OSCAAR Modifieds had heat wins go to four different drivers as well, John Harper, Luke Gignac, A.J. Emms and Chris Milwain. In heat one, six cars would go ten laps. The Spider man John Harper led lap one with A.J. Emms right on his bumper. The two broke away from the pack. Harper came across first to win race one. Heat two, Luke Gignac led early. Gignac and Gary McLean raced a good clean race and put some room between themselves and the rest of the pack. Gignac held off the champion to pickup the heat win. Heat three saw Dan Price lead lap one but he went high out of four on lap two and that allowed A.J. Emms to get by to take the lead. Price got shuffled to the outside and Harper got by and Price was quickly back to fifth. The checkers flew on A.J. Emms. The final heat saw Corey Horner lead lap one. A few cautions would bring the field back to even and on the final restart Chris Milwain took the lead and would win heat four. The feature race got off to a bad start. As the field came out of four to take the green, it looked as though the 21 of Chris Milwain got a little high and sent the 79 of John Harper into the wall had pretty much destroying the front end of that car. Unfortunate that they just did a lot of front end work to that car this week to get it ready. Harper was understandably very upset and didn’t hold back on the 21 as he quickly exited the car to voice his displeasure. The 47 of Brian McLean also  went off on the flat bed as he had no where to go and was off with significant damage.When the race resumed it was the 8 of defending champion Gary McLean taking the lead. McLean, Luke Gignac and A.J. Emms broke away from the rest of the filed, a half track at one point. On lap twenty of twenty five, lapped traffic started to come into play. But in the end it was Gary McLean holding off the field to take the feature win. Always a favorite, McLean seemed to be running a little rough in hot laps but what ever it was, he got it figured out.
 
The Super Late Models had four heat races as well. J.R. Fitzpatrick lined up beside Shane Maginnis in heat one. Both were chomping and Maginnis had an itchy foot as he jumped the original start as he had to wait for Fitzpatrick to set the pace. Fitzpatrick led lap one and Mafginnis went in real deep and almost took the lead but was denied. The two broke away from the pack and as the checkers flew it was J.R. coming across first. Heat two, Gary Passer led early. Derrick Tiemersma got by Roy Passer the next lap to take over second spot. As the checkers flew on this one it was Gary Passer picking up the win. Heat three, Glenn Watson started pole and led early. He built a big lead and wouldn’t be seriously challenged in this one picking up the win. The final heat, Charlie Gallant was on the pole. He was quickly shuttled back to third as they came across to complete lap one with Tiemersma the leader. It was short lived as Shane Maginnis got by to take the lead on lap five with a pass down the back stretch. Roy Passer would get by Maginnis and pick up the win. The OSCAAR Super Late Models, the ground pounders, would be a battle of the titans in their 50 lap feature event. Last time out the 03 of Shane Maginnis made his first start of the 2016 campaign. J.R. Fitzpatrick won the first race here back in May and was the odds on favorite to repeat their last time in. But Maginnis ran away from the field that night to pick up the win. Maginnis and Fitzpatrick lined up third and fourth in the field for this one and made their way to the front quick. But some early trouble for Maginnis as he started to slow and smoke and he retired to the pits early on. That gave the lead to Fitzpatrick and he would hold onto it through several restart challenges from Todd Campbell and Roy Passer and Fitzpatrick would pad his points lead over Passer with a great piece of driving on the way to another win.
 
The Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds, always my personal favorite, are celebrating their 50th year of operation in 2016. When at Flamboro they race double features like our home track divisions. Quite a shame to see veteran Brian Atkinson’s car receive so much damage and unable to continue for the night. Atkinson who has raced at Flamboro since the 1980’s sits third in points, just 16 points back of leader Jason Keen. This set back will definitely put him behind the eight ball in his quest for the championship. Two twenty lap features were run and checkered flags went to Steve Trendell and Keen. Keen and Trendell flip flopped the other feature each finishing second in the feature they didn’t win. So that will put distance between the two as Keen went into the night leading Trendell by nine points and Atkinson by sixteen. Feature one saw three wide into three with John Karley, Ian Burney and Jason Keen battling. Atkinson and Burney got together and Atkinson was up on the wall and was too damaged to continue. Karley was around the next lap and Jason Keen was shown the black and was sent to the rear of the field. Steve Trendell had a half track lead and won handily. Feature two, Karley led early but Trendell and Keen got by him on lap two. Keen got out to a big lead, with Trendell next and he also had a big lead over the third place car. Keen would take the checkers in this one.
 
The Ontario Pro Challenge had fourteen cars signed in. They ran 4 qualifiers with wins going to, you guessed it, four different drivers. Peter Hattin, Tim Norris, Tim Shanahan and Kyle Batty. The thirty lap feature event was a long and carnage filled affair. Felt bad for their race director Gary Shortt who was standing beside me in the booth. Tim Shanahan led lap one. Mike Westwood got by Shanahan to take the lead on lap seven. and built a ten car lead.  A caution on lap 21 as the 68 of Michael Johnston made hard contact with the back stretch wall. Lap 24, Patrick Freel and Tim Norris got together and Freel spun Norris. The 33 of Bryan Stevanus couldn’t avoid and he was done for the night, off on the flat bed. On the restart it was Kyle Batty taking the lead. With tow laps remaining, I go back to my full moon comment earlier, this was a weird affair. Lots of beating on each other in this one and the 8 of Peter Hattin’s car went off on the flat bed after taking a very hard hit into the wall down the back stretch. The parts were strewn over a wide area and the car was a mess. Patrick Freel and Tim Norris continued their heated on track rivalry throughout and Freel was disqualified for getting into Hattin ending his night. As the checkers flew it was Kyle Batty edging out Mike Westwood by a car length to win his third consecutive feature and going in Batty trailed points leader Tim Norris by a slim six points so this win should vault him into the lead.
 
That brought to a close another exciting night of racing action at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway. Make plans to join us next Saturday night, July16th as our home track divisions make a return. The Ray’s Towing & Auto Centre Thunder Cars are joined by the Flamboro Stadium & Speedway Pure Stocks, the Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks, the Pro Four Modifieds and a return visit by the Ontario Modifieds. And last week everyone really enjoyed the King of the Hill at intermission and the Demolition Derby at the end of the night so we will be having both again this Saturday. Our announcer Gary Colling made it a great show last week riding and announcing from some of the cars in the event. This time he will be in car again, maybe even a trunk of one of the cars and it sounds like track co-owner Frank Casale will have a little something for Gary. Join us to see what it is!!
Pits open at 4pm, main grandstand at 5pm with the first green flag at 7pm. Please check the website for all the details, stories and point standings plus so much more. You can find it at www.flamborospeedway.ca

Photos by Derek Smith of www.racepulse.com  and Mike Kiers of www.cableguyphotos.com

Videos by Ingrid Hartman.
Results

Canadian Vintage Modifieds Feature One: #57 Steve Trendell, #18 Jason Keen, #25 Cassidy March, #80 Amanda Stoner, #19 John Karley, #84 Jeremy Barton, #33 Ian Burney, #03 Bob Gilbert NF, #29 Daryl Henwood NF, #92 Brian Atkinson NF, #09 Rob Clarke NS
Canadian Vintage Modifieds Feature Two: #18 Jason Keen, #57 Steve Trendell, #19, John Karley, #29 Daryl Henwood, #80 Amanda Stoner, #25 Cassidy March, #84 Jeremy Barton, #33 Ian Burney, #03 Bob Gilbert NF, #92 Brian Atkinson NS, #09 Rob Clarke NS
Pro Challenge Heat One: #8 Peter Hattin, #00 Ken Lillycrop, #83 Tim Batty, #33 Bryan Stevanus, #14 Tim Shanahan, #16 Rick Seeley, #7 Dean Pronovost NF
Pro Challenge Heat Two: #88 Tim Norris, #38 Kyle Batty, #18 Patrick Freel, #91 Mike Westwood, #37 Larry Majuery, #71 Dario Valente, #68 Michael Johnston
Pro Challenge Heat Three: #14 Tim Shanahan, #16 Rick Seeley, #83 Tim Batty, #8 Peter Hattin, #00 Ken Lillycrop, #33 Bryan Stevanus, #7 Dean Pronovost
Pro Challenge Heat Four: #38 Kyle Batty, #88 Tim Norris, #18 Patrick Freel, #91 Mike Westwood, #37 Larry Maujery, #71 Dario Velente, #68 Michael Johnston
Pro Challenge Feature: #38 Kyle Batty, #91 Mike Westwood, #00 Ken Lillycrop, #88 Tim Norris, #16 Rick Seeley, #37 Larry Maujery, #7 Dean Pronovost, #83 Tim Batty, #14 Tim Shanahan, #71 Dario Velente, #8 Peter Hattin NF, #33 Bryan Stevanus NF, #68 Michael Johnston NF, #18 Patrick Freel DQ
OSCAAR Midgets Heat One: #57 James Stanley, #71 Wayne McKibbon, #42 Brian McDonald, #50 Alex Cuzzilla, #24 Ryan Brown, #69 Wally Wilson
OSCAAR Midgets Heat Two: #50 Alex Cuzzilla, #57 James Stanley, #24 Ryan Brown, #42 Brian McDonald, #75 Shawn Stanley, #71 Wayne McKibbon, #69 Wally Wilson
OSCAAR Midgets Feature: #57 James Stanley, #42 Brian McDonald, #71 Wayne McKibbon, #24 Ryan Brown, #69 Wally Wilson, #50 Alex Cuzzilla, #75 Shawn Stanley
OSCAAR Pro Midget Heat One: #37 Shawn Paul, #1 Ted Greenwood, #55 Jordan Hanna, #81 Cassidy March
OSCAAR Pro Midget Heat Two: #45 Wally Northcott, #25 Glen Baker, #77 Josh Ackworth, #69 Wally Wilson
OSCAAR Pro Midget Heat Three: #1 Ted Greenwood, #37 Shawn Paul, #69 Wally Wilson
OSCAAR Pro Midget Heat Four: #55 Jordan Hanna, #45 Wally Northcott, #77 Josh Ackworth
OSCAAR Pro Midget Feature: #1 Ted Greenwood, #45 Wally Northcott, #77 Josh Ackworth, #55 Jordan Hanna, #37 Shawn Paul, #69 Wally Wilson, #81 Cassidy March, #25 Glen Baker
OSCAAR Modifieds Heat One: #79 John Harper, #14 AJ Emms, #21 Chris Milwain, #51 Dale Reinhart, #36 Gary Elliott, #97 Rob Di Venanzo
OSCAAR Modifieds Heat Two: #99 Luke Gignac, #8 Gary McLean, #47 Brian McLean, #7 Brent McLean, 09 Dan Price, 79h Cory Horner
OSCAAR Modifieds Heat Three: #14 AJ Emms, #79 John Harper, #7 Brent McLean, #99 Luke Gignac, #09 Dan Price, #51 Dale Reinhart
OSCAAR Modifieds Heat Four: #21 Chris Milwain, #79h Cory Horner, #47 Brian McLean, #36 Gary Elliott, #8 Gary McLean, #97 Rob Di Venanzo
OSCAAR Modifieds Feature: #8 Gary McLean, #99 Luke Gignac, #14 AJ Emms, #79h Cory Horner, #36 Gary Elliott, #09 Dan Price, #97 Rob Di Venanzo, #21 Chris Milwain, #51 Dale Reinhart, #7 Brent McLean, #79 John Harper, #47 Brian McLean
OSCAAR Super Late Models Heat One: #84 J.R Fitzpatrick, #03 Shane McGinnis, #40p Charlie Gallant, #2 Glenn Watson, #63 Jim Bowman
OSCAAR Super Late Models Heat Two: #52 Gary Passer, #7 Derrick Teimersma, #27 Roy Passer, #07 Todd Campbell
OSCAAR Super Late Models Heat Three: #22 Glenn Watson, #52 Gary Passer, #84 J.R Fitzpatrick, #63 Jim Bowman
OSCAAR Super Late Models Heat Four: #27 Roy Passer, #03 Shane McGinnis, #40p Charlie Gallant, #2h Tyler Hawn, #7 Derrick Teimersma
OSCAAR Super Late Models Feature: #84 J.R Fitzpatrick, #07 Todd Campbell, #27 Roy Passer, #40p Charlie Gallant, #52 Gary Passer, #2h Tyler Hawn, #7 Derrick Tiemersma, #63 Jim Bowman, #22 Glenn Watson, #03 Shane McGinnis.

OSCAAR RETURNS TO FLAMBORO SPEEDWAY

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THIS SATURDAY JULY 9TH, THE OSCAAR SUPER LATE MODELS, OSCAAR MODIFIEDS, OSCAAR MIDGETS, PRO-MIDGETS, PRO CHALLENGE CARS AND THE CANADIAN VINTAGE MODIFIEDS ALL RETURN TO FLAMBORO SPEEDWAY FOR AN ACTION PACKED NIGHT OF RACING. RACING STARTS AT 6 P.M. SHARP.

TIMES
PITS OPEN AT  3P.M.
FRONT GATES OPEN AT 5
RACING AT 6 SHARP

FRONT GATE ADMISSIONS
ADULTS – $25.00
SENIORS 65 AND OLDER – $20.00
YOUTHS 13-16 – $20.00
CHILDREN 5-12 – $5.00
FAMILY TICKET – $55.00 WHICH INCLUDES 2 ADULTS AND UP TO 4 CHILDREN TO 12 YEARS OLD. *HST IS INCLUDED*

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NON MEMBERS – $35.00
MEMBERS – $30.00
2016 PIT MEMBERSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE PIT GATE ENTRANCE ONLY FOR $25.00 WHICH ENTITLES YOU A $5.00 DISCOUNT EVERY NIGHT OF RACING INCLUDING ALL SPECIALS. 

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Ten Different Feature Winners Highlight Exciting Night At Flamboro Speedway

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By Randy Spencer (Flamboro Speedway PR) – One of the biggest crowds of the season was treated to an awesome night of racing Saturday at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway that included an exciting King of the Hill Spectator race during intermission and an equally exciting Demolition Derby after the race that included some roll overs. Rodney Rutherford was the winner in the Demo Derby while Ted Johnstone in a Mustang beat out APC Late Model racer Billy Schwartzenberg.
The Flamboro Stadium & Speedway Pure Stocks ran their postponed feature from June 11th. Caroline Kelly and Josh Shantz were on the pole. Kelly battled with Shantz early on but she fell off the pace and retired to the infield. Shantz led off the start and a few early cautions due to debris and the motor on the 82 of Gillian Hils seemed to go south as it start to smoke. Lots of great little battles throughout the field and lots of banging and crashing as cars battled for position. Becker made his way by Shantz on lap six to take the lead and Peter Becker was victorious picking up the checkered flag. Race one of the regular night schedule, Bob Hillar and Jeff Miller were on the pole. Miller led lap one. The top three cars were nose to tail. This race was very exciting. Hillar and Miller battled each other hard trading the lead and banging and exchanging paint and sheet metal. Hillar, Rutherford, Miller and Thorne were first to fourth were tight and any one could win at any point with one wrong move. Three wide and lapped traffic made it interesting as the cars came to the white and the last lap was crazy and one of the most exciting races of the year as Hillar edged out Miller and Rutherford for the win. Second regular race of the night had Ashton Reekie and Eric Crow out front. A caution on lap two as a couple cars went around in three. Reekie led early but on the restart he lost the lead to Leo Labarbera as they went three wide. Labarbera led for a few laps but was being challenged for the lead by Rodney Rutherford. Bob Hillar got the black flag as he had a front left tire go down. Lapped traffic once again started to play a role in the race. Gary Slama, in a Mini/Pure Stock for the first time in a while after registering prior to the race was the new leader. He didn’t show any rust as he cruised to the feature win. Unfortunately the 90 car of Wheller/Slama was DQ’d after the post race tech inspection and was DQ’d for the night.

The Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks ran two features. Blair Wickett has been the hot shoe lately and he showed it again tonight with a win in the first heat and a second in feature number two. Race two winner was another guy on a roll, Russ Aicken. Going into the night the points race in Mini Stocks was pretty much as close as you can get. Chad Ditner, who had a fourth and fifth on this night was the leader with 785 points. Aicken was second at 781 followed by Wickett at 778. The points race will be heating up like the weather as the summer continues. This will be exciting to watch!! In race one, Shawn Taylor led the first three laps but a caution as Russ Aicken was around. On the restart, Blair Wickett was the new leader. Aicken made up his lost ground quick getting up to fifth in a few short laps. Wickett was out to a big lead with a couple close battles for second and third as Taylor and Scott Mast were next and then Chad Ditner and Aicken were battling for fourth and fifth. Mast moved up to second  as he got by Taylor out of two on lap 14. You could almost throw a blanket over second through fifth as Mast, Taylor, Ditner and Aicken were bumper to bumper for the rest of the race. Blair Wickett continued his winning ways picking up the checkered flag.  In race two, Russ Aicken quickly made his way to the front. He started fourth and by lap two was in first. Pole sitter Carson Nagy was on the outside and was quickly back to fourth as Aicken got by followed by Shawn Taylor and Blair Wickett. The three front runners started to run way and hide. Taylor would get a bit sideways out of four on lap 19 and that gave Wickett the opportunity to get by and he did to take up second. Aicken was the class of the field in this one picking up the checkered flag.
The Ray’s Auto Centre & Towing Thunder Cars continue to thrill as well. Exciting bumper to bumper and door to door action in this division always makes it exciting to watch. Hudson Nagy won all three features last week and was out to avenge that feat. He made it close on this night but was only able to a second and third place finish on the night. In race one, Shawn Arnott and Chris Howse were on the pole. Howse led lap one but went high in two on lap one and the allowed Arnott to get by to take the lead. Howse slipped back to third as Bobby Mercer was now up to second. Arnott was building a bit of a lead. Howse was around in turn 2-3 as he and Brad Collison made contact on lap 15. On the restart, Hudson Nagy moved up to second and was battling Arnott and took the lead on lap 16 but Arnott soon was back in the saddle and he came across first to pick up the win. Race two was very exciting and close the entire way. Chris Howse was the leader all the way but Bobby Mercer, Brad Collison, Hudson Nagy and Shawn Arnott were glued bumper to bumper waiting for one or the other to skip a beat to take advantage but that didn’t happen and it was Howse picking up the victory.
The Pro Four Modifieds had a few old but familiar names out tonight. Flamboro Stadium & Speedway Hall of Famer Stan Pokupec was out for his first night of the year. He was in Dan Nanticoke’s car. Other familiar names that were in tonight included Shannon Morris and Mark Millard.  In race one, Brian Nanticoke, who was the points leader nut a mere 17 at the start of the night, was the early leader and a caution on lap five as Pokupec spun out. Nanticoke was the leader on the restart and would hold off the pack and pick up the win. In race two, Mark Millard showed a spark show down the front stretch as he lost a tire out of four to bring out the caution. Cliff Hodgkinson held off Dan Pettit and Stan Pokupec to pick up the feature win.
The Ontario Modifieds series made their first visit to Flamboro Speedway this season. Eleven cars signed in and John Baker Jr. was the winner in the twelve lap heat and twenty five lap feature event. They’ll make a return engagement in a few weeks. In the heat, Duane Cinnamon spun down the front stretch on lap two bringing the caution out. On the restart it was Baker in the lead followed by Rob Warnes and Stu Robinson. Warnes and Robinson battled each other hard. In the Mod feature, Duane Cinnamon brought out the first caution on lap five as he spun in 1-2. A few more cautions kept making it difficult for leader John Baker Jr., but each time he managed to retake the lead. Brad Stevenson kept it close but in the end Baker was never really challenged and he took the checkered flag.
That brought to a close another exciting night of racing. Makes plans to join us Saturday July 9th for OSCAAR night. The Super Late Models, Modifieds, Midgets and Pro Midgets make their third appearance of 2016. They are joined by the Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds and the Ontario Pro Challenge series. Pits open at 2pm, front gates at 5pm with racing getting underway at 6pm.
Photos by Mike Kiers of cableguyphotos.com
Results

Pure Stock Feature (June 11th) – #60 Peter Becker, #18 Josh Shantz, #90 Andy Wheller (DQ), #50 Ross Winters Jr., #2 Roger Lessard, #16 Mark Thorne, #42 Leo Labarbera, #66 Jeff Miller, #70 Alex Schuts, #26 Ashton Reekie, #10 Lofton Schuts, #9 Courtney Scott, #82 Gillian Hils, #78 Clinton Kerkhof, #7 Matt Young (NF), #61 Paul Ditner (NF), #83 Eric Crow (NF), #79 Caroline Kelly (NF), #14 Elijah Hawrylyshyn (NF), #01 Mark DaSilva (NS), #15 Joey Wilcox (NS), #77 Kevin Jackman (NS), #6 Wayde Thorne (NS)
Pure Stock Feature #1 : #18 Bob Hillar, #66 Jeff Miller, #38 Rodney Rutherford, #16 Mark Thorne, #90 Andy Wheller (DQ), #2 Roger Lessard, #60 Peter Becker, #50 Ross Winters Jr., #10 Lofton Schuts, #70 Alex Schuts, #42 Leo Labarbera, #83 Eric Crow, #11 Clay Collison, #26 Ashton Reekie, #9 Courtney Scott, #79 Caroline Kelly, #24 Tyler Mayhew, #31 Keara Gallant, #14 Elijah Hawrylyshyn, #61 Paul Ditner (NF), #7 Matt Young (NF), #82 Gillian Hils (NF), #77 Kevin Jackman (NS), #78 Clinton Kerkhof (NS)
Pure Stock Feature #2 : #90 Gary Slama (DQ), #38 Rodney Rutherford, #60 Peter Becker, #2 Roger Lessard, #42 Leo Labarbera, #70 Alex Schuts, #50 Ross Winters Jr., #83 Eric Crow, #16 Mark Thorne, #79 Caroline Kelly, #26 Ashton Reekie, #11 Clay Collison, #10 Lofton Schuts, #66 Jeff Miller, #24 Tyler Mayhew, #9 Courtney Scott (-1J), #31 Keara Gallant, #18 Bob Hillar (NF), #61 Paul Ditner (NF), #7 Matt Young (NF), #82 Gillian Hils (NF), #14 Elijah Hawrylyshyn (NS), #77 Kevin Jackman (NS), #78 Clinton Kerkhof (NS)
Mini Stock Feature #1 : #97 Blair Wickett, #75 Scott Mast, #76 Shawn Taylor, #61 Chad Ditner, #71 Russ Aicken, #07 Michael Kenny, #86 Carson Nagy, #84 David Gallinger, #77 Mike Hooper, #38 Bill Rutherford, #79 Kyle Istead, #18 Mitch Miljanovic (NF)
Mini Stock Feature #2 : #71 Russ Aicken, #97 Blair Wickett, #76 Shawn Taylor, #75 Scott Mast, #61 Chad Ditner, #86 Carson Nagy, #07 Michael Kenny, #84 David Gallinger, #77 Mike Hooper, #18 Mitch Miljanovic, #79 Kyle Istead, #38 Bill Rutherford (NS)
Thunder Car Feature #1 : #76 Shawn Arnott, #36 Hudson Nagy, #7 Bobby Mercer, #13 Brad Collison, #55 Chris Howse, #74 Kelsey Lamont, #38 Austin Penney, #92 A.J. Miller, #87 Jeff Bean (NF)
Thunder Car Feature #2 : #55 Chris Howse, #7 Bobby Mercer, #36 Hudson Nagy, #76 Shawn Arnott, #13 Brad Collison, #74 Kelsey Lamont, #38 Austin Penney, #92 A.J. Miller, #87 Jeff Bean (NS)
Pro Four Modified Feature #1 : #9 Brian Nanticoke, #36 Dave Hodgkinson, #33 Cliff Hodgkinson, #15 Stan Pokupec, #93 Dan Petit, #8 Mark Millard, #68 Mike Westwood, #23 Linc Erison, #63 Mark Lucas (NS), #24 Shannon Morris (NS)
Pro Four Modified Feature #2 : #33 Cliff Hodgkinson, #93 Dan Petit, #15 Stan Pokupec, #9 Brian Nanticoke, #36 Dave Hodgkinson, #68 Mike Westwood, #24 Shannon Morris, #23 Linc Erison, #8 Mark Millard (NF), #63 Mark Lucas (NS)
Ontario Modifieds Heat : #63 John Baker Jr., #95 Rob Warnes, #68 Stu Robinson Jr., #77 Brad Stevenson, #64 Chris Burrows, #46 Chris Mulders, #88 Ryan Dick, #62 Randal Hollingsworth, #62w Willow Barberstock, #98 Rick Warnes (NF), #41 Duane Cinnamon (NF)

Ontario Modifieds Feature : #63 John Baker Jr., #77 Brad Stevenson, #68 Stu Robinson Jr., #46 Chris Mulders, #95 Rob Warnes, #41 Duane Cinnamon, #62w Willow Barberstock, #62 Randal Hollingsworth, #88 Ryan Dick, #64 Chris Burrows (NF), #98 Rick Warnes (NF)