HAMILTON, Ontario ---- With the sun shining bright over the oval, the drivers battled hard throughout the night en route to seeing a couple first time feature winners.


Ontario Modified Racing Series

Chad Strawn continued his early season dominance, stretching his points lead a little by winning the first feature ahead of Rob Warnes, Alex Cuzzilla, John Baker Jr., and Craig Scott. Willow Barberstock finished sixth, while Randy Hollingsworth and Rick Warnes failed to finish.


Chad Strawn made it a perfect night, as he was able to make his way through the field to win the second feature, as well. John Baker Jr. finished second, followed by Alex Cuzzilla, Rob Warnes, Willow Barberstock, Rick Warnes, and Craig Scott. Randy Hollingsworth failed to take the green flag.


Ray’s Auto Centre and Towing Super Stocks

Despite being hounded all race long, Nick Troback scored his second feature victory of the year ahead of Brad Collison, Brandon McFerran, Randy Rusnell, and Steve Cashmore. Austin Penney finished sixth, followed by AJ Miller, with Gerrit Tiemersma failing to take the green flag.


Brandon McFerran made the most of his first start of the season, winning the second feature ahead of Brad Collison, Steve Cashmore, Randy Rusnell, and Nick Troback. Austin Penney finished sixth, followed by AJ Miller, with Gerrit Tiemersma failing to finish.


Klotz Auto Repair and Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks

After scoring eight top-fives entering the night, everything came together on Saturday for Will Gibbons as he scored his first feature win of the season. Erik Dalla Riva finished second, followed by Shawn Taylor and Karl Sault. Mike Hooper crossed the finish line in fifth, but was disqualified on a technical infraction post-race.


John Istead finished sixth, followed by Tyler Lewis, Kyle DaSilva, Jonathan Ayrton, and John Ditner. Wendy Adams and Dylan Sharpe rounded out the field. Matt Young, Mark Klotz, Wayde Thorne, and Kaitlyn Wallace failed to finish, while Nick Lasiuk and Jake Watson did not take the green flag.


The strong season continued for Erik Dalla Riva in the second feature, as he made his way through the field to score the victory. Karl Sault finished second, followed by Shawn Taylor, Will Gibbons, and Kyle DaSilva. Wendy Adams finished sixth, followed by Jonathan Ayrton, John Ditner, Tyler Lewis, and Bobby Mercer.


Dylan Sharpe finished 11th, followed by Mike Hooper. John Istead and Wayde Thorne failed to finish, while Mark Klotz, Kaitlyn Wallace, Jake Watson, and Nick Lasiuk did not take the green flag.


McClurkin Properties Cambridge Pure Stocks

After a strong run earlier this season, Wayde Thorne got to taste the thrill of victory by scoring his first Pure Stock win of the 2019 campaign. Gillian Hils finished second for her seventh top-five finish, followed by Leo Labarbera, Andy Wheller, and Bobby Mercer.


Dale Lucas finished sixth, followed by Mark Thorne, Kyle Neumeister, Jonathan Ayrton, and Fabio Olivieri. Jeff Kells finished 11th, followed by Brian Gamble and Kyle Lucas, with Michael Neumeister failing to finish.


The invert would see Leo Labarbera make his way through the field en route to his fourth feature victory of the season. Mark Thorne finished second, followed by Andy Wheller, Kyle Neumeister, and Dale Lucas.


Bobby Mercer finished sixth, followed by Gillian Hils, Fabio Olivieri, Wayde Thorne, and Jonathan Ayrton. Kyle Lucas finished 11th, followed by Jeff Kells and Brian Gamble, with Michael Neumeister failing to take the green flag.


Pro 4 Modifieds

After fighting mechanical issues thus far, Mike Westwood was able to put the pieces together en route to winning the first feature ahead of Dan Pettit, Cliff Hodgkinson, Mark Lucas, with Shannon Morris and Dave Hodgkinson failing to finish.

The night turned out perfectly for Mike Westwood, as he won the second feature for the daily double. Cliff Hodgkinson finished second, followed by Mark Lucas, Dan Pettit, Dave Hodgkinson, and Shannon Morris.


Thanks to Derek Smith for all of his photos from Saturday night. You can see more images at http://www.racepulse.com.


This Saturday, July 6 is “Meet the Drivers Night,” which allows the fans to come and walk right on the race track, speaking with their favorite drivers as they collect hero cards and candy. There will be lots of drivers to meet including the Grisdale Racing Products Late Models, Ray’s Auto Centre and Towing Super Stocks, Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks, McClurkin Properties Cambridge Pure Stocks, and Ontario Pro Challenge Series. The pit gate opens at 4 pm, followed by the front gate opening at 5pm with racing starting at 6:30 pm.


Admission prices, along with the full schedule for Flamboro Speedway this season can be found on the track’s website at http://www.flamborospeedway.ca. Be sure to keep up with the latest by following the speedway on Twitter at https://twitter.com/FlamboroSpdwy and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/flamborospeedway.

By: Ashley McCubbin



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Underneath sunny skies, the action was close on-track as the drivers at Flamboro Speedway battled hard for every single position on Saturday night.

Canadian Vintage Modifieds

The first feature would see Jeremy Barton pick up his second victory of 2019 ahead of Mike Klotz, TJ Marshall, Steve Trendell, and Mike Podd. John Karley finished sixth, followed by Ian McIntyre, Daryl Henwood, Patrick Ruelens, and Amanda Stoner. Chad Lawrence finished 11th, while Max Wright and Jason Bowden both failed to finish.


Steve Trendell became the fourth different feature winner of the season by winning the second event ahead of Daryl Henwood, Mike Podd, John Karley, and TJ Marshall. Max Wright finished sixth, followed by Amanda Stoner, Chad Lawrence, Patrick Ruelens, and Jeremy Barton. Ian McIntyre finished 11th, followed by Mike Klotz, with Jason Bowden failing to take the green flag.


Klotz Auto Repair and Machine Shop Mini Stocks

in his season debut, Mark Klotz made his way to victory lane in the first feature ahead of Jake Watson, Will Gibbons, Kyle Steckly, and Tyler Lewis. Karl Sault finished sixth, followed by Kyle Istead, Dylan Sharpe, Jonathan Ayrton, and Kyle Da Silva. Rich Schwartzenburg finished 11th, followed by Wayde Thorne, Mike Hooper, Allie Ditner, and Wendy Adams. Nick Lasiuk, Kaitlyn Wallace, and Shawn Taylor each failed to start following issues in practice.


It appeared as though Klotz was on his way to the daily double as he held the lead late in the second feature. However, contact from Watson on the last lap would send Klotz around for the spin. Jake Watson got credited with the win ahead of Karl Sault, Kyle Steckly, Will Gibbons, and Tyler Lewis. Dylan Sharpe finished sixth, followed by Mark Klotz, Kyle Da Silva, Jonathan Ayrton, and Mike Hooper.


Wendy Adams finished 11th, followed by Allie Ditner, Matt Young, Kyle Istead, and Rich Schwartzenburg. John Ditner, Nick Lasiuk, Kaitlyn Wallace, and Shawn Taylor each failed to start. Also, Young was disqualified post-race for unsportsmanlike conduct.


McClurkin Properties Cambridge Pure Stocks

The strong season continued for Leo Labarbera as he scored his third feature victory of the season ahead of Gillian Hils, Dale Lucas, Bobby Mercer, and Andy Wheller. Jared Bodner finished sixth, followed by Rodney Rutherford, Andrew Packer, Chris Pendlebury, and Courtney Scott.


Jamie Whittam finished 11th, followed by Kyle Lucas, Jimmy Hooper, Jeff Kells, Blake Near, Brian Gamble, and Mark Thorne. Mark Dennis, Steve DeLeeuw, and Brody Bowen each would not take the green flag.


The inverted feature worked out in Gillian Hils’ favor as she was able to make her way back through for the victory. Mark Thorne finished second, followed by Bobby Mercer, Leo Labarbera, and Jared Bodner. Dale Lucas finished sixth, followed by Courtney Scott, Rodney Rutherford, Kyle Lucas, and Andy Wheller.


Andrew Packer finished 11th, followed by Blake Near, Jimmy Hooper, Jamie Whittam, Chris Pendlebury, and Jeff Kells. Brian Gamble failed to finish, while Mark Dennis, Steve DeLeeuw, and Brody Bowen did not take the green flag.


Pro 4 Modifieds

Mark Lucas won the first feature for his third victory of 2019 ahead of Cliff Hodgkinson, Dan Pettit, Dave Hodgkinson, and Shannon Morris. Mike Westwood failed to finish.

Cliff Hodgkinson won the second feature for his first victory of the season ahead of Dave Hodgkinson, Mike Westwood, and Dan Pettit. Shannon Morris and Mark Lucas both failed to finish.


Thanks to Peter Anderson for all of his photos from Saturday night.


This Saturday, June 29, the night will be headlined by the Ontario Modified Racing Series making their first appearance of the 2019 season. They will be joined by the Ray’s Auto Centre and Towing Super Stocks, Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks, McClurkin Properties Cambridge Pure Stocks, and Pro 4 Modifieds. There will also be a demolition derby following the completion of all the racing action. The pit gate opens at 4 pm, followed by the front gate opening at 5pm with racing starting at 6:30 pm.


Admission prices, along with the full schedule for Flamboro Speedway this season can be found on the track’s website at http://www.flamborospeedway.ca. Be sure to keep up with the latest by following the speedway on Twitter at https://twitter.com/FlamboroSpdwy and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/flamborospeedway.

By: Ashley McCubbin



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