Story By: JIM CLARKE / PETERBOROUGH SPEEDWAY – PETERBOROUGH, ONT – Fans and race teams alike always look forward to the arrival of a new season and then – just like the action on the track – it all goes by so quickly. Another month of Peterborough Speedway’s 2019 schedule comes to a close Saturday, July 27th with a star-studded night of short track excitement.
On the docket will be hometown Jiffy Lube Mini Stock, KOD Disposal Super Stock and Late Model divisions; along with the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series and double features for the Trailers Plus Ontario Legends Series. Late last week, track officials announced that the Trent Lakes Complete Plumbing Renegade Trucks will also be part of the show.
“We have some great sponsorship partners and I have to thank Kevin Besta from Stoneridge Speciality Insurance and Jeff Drimmie of KOD Disposal for stepping-up to the plate to help give this exciting division another chance to race,” said track owner/promoter J.P. Josiasse. “Drivers and teams have done their part to make this class grow and we’re happy to reward their effort.”
For the Saturday, July 27th show pit gates will open at 2:30, with the general admission grandstands unlocked at 5:00 and the night’s first qualifying heat at 6:00. This year’s edition of the Hot August Nights Racing Series takes the green flag Saturday, August 3rd with the OSCAAR Modifieds and Pro Sprints joining the hometown Bone Stock, Mini Stock and Super Stock divisions, with pre-show corn roast to kick-off the event. Check the ‘schedule’ menu on the track web-site for complete information including admission prices and start times.
The 2019 regular season may be winding down, but there is still plenty of headline action ahead of the Saturday, August 31st running of the Championship Clash. Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup Series teams come to town for their 100 lap extravaganza Saturday, August 10th with the year’s 3rd and final Summer Toonie Night – presented by Pepsi – on the calendar for Saturday, August 17th.
Get all the schedule details and the latest news from Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval by visiting www.peterboroughspeedway.com or checking the track’s Facebook and Twitter social media platforms. Search for ‘Peterborough Speedway’ wherever you find your favourite apps and discover everything you’ll need to know about the end of the season happenings at Central Ontario’s hometown place to race.