Story By: JIM CLARKE / PETERBOROUGH SPEEDWAY – PETERBOROUGH, ONT – Short track motorsports excitement is what its all about, as the 52nd consecutive season of action continues – Saturday, May 25th – at Peterborough Speedway.
A 50 lap Jiffy Lube Mini Stock main event is the featured attraction for the 2nd night of the 2019 schedule at the tight, tricky bullring on Mount Pleasant Road. Also on the schedule will be the home track Battlefield Equipment Rental Bone Stock and KOD Disposal Super Stock divisions; along with the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series, Ontario Pro Challenge and OSCAAR Pro Sprint touring classes. This weekend’s intermission feature will be King of the Hill timed spectator laps around Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval. Pit gates open at 1:30, with the spectator grandstands unlocked at 4:00 and racing at 5:00.
Looking ahead at the schedule – to Saturday, June 1st – finds the first of the year’s Summer Toonie Nights, presented by Pepsi. Battlefield Equipment Rental Bone Stock, Jiffy Lube Mini Stock, Trent Lakes Complete Plumbing Renegade Truck, Late Model and Trailers Plus Ontario Legends Series action, with a fan appreciation autograph session at intermission; all for just $2.00. Racing starts at 5:00.
Its not too late to pick-up a 2019 Peterborough Speedway season pass. There are a number of different packages and plans available. Fans can also select a bundle of 10 regular season tickets for $20.00 off the gate admission. For complete details, choose ‘season passes’ from the fan info drop-down menu on the track web-site, or call 705.743.5880 for more information.
Bullring bullet points: Drivers and teams can once again take advantage of Thursday night practice sessions – weather permitting – to shake-down their equipment for the upcoming weekend’s action. Contact the track office for times and details.