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Southern Ontario Fall 2005 Oval Track Special Events

The Fall is a great season for stock car racing in Southern Ontario. Many tracks host special shows for Labour Day or to wrap up the season in September or October.

Brighton Speedway has a Labour Day Weekend double-header. Saturday, September 3 features regular racing plus the Southern Ontario Sprints. On Sunday there is a 50 lap, $1000 to win Pro-Stock Invitational, a 30-lap Mini-Stock $500 to win Invitational, Round 4 of the Canadian Modified Challenge Series plus the Southern Ontario Sprints.

Brighton will also be the host to a 358 Modified event for the first time in over 20 years. The ImageFactor.ca Applefest 358 Dirt Modified Shootout will be run on Saturday, September 24 at 7:00pm. All the regular Brighton Speedway classes were be on hand as well. The event has been talked about since mid-2004. Many of the 358 drivers were looking for a late season race without going to the United States. Brighton promoter Mark Rinaldi offered his track and the planning began in February of this year. The 50-lap race is a stand-alone event that will be run under DIRT rules and will have a purse of $10,000. For more information about the ImageFactor.ca Applefest 358 Dirt Modified Shootout see: www.imagefactor.ca/applefestshootout.

Brighton Speedway is a 1/3 mile clay oval located on County Road 64, just east of the town of Brighton.


Ohsweken Speedway is the site of the last race of the 2005 Ontario Dirt Late Model Series season on September 9. The car count has risen in the ODLM over the season and it should be a good wrap up.

Ohsweken will host the Sprint Car Nationals on September 16-17. The Nationals is a Southern Ontario Sprints event that will also feature competitors from Sprints On Dirt, Empire Super Sprints and the Patriot Sprint Group.
For more information on the Sprint Car Nationals see: http://www.ohswekenspeedway.com/nationals.htm.

Ohsweken is a 1/3 mile dirt track located on Chiefswood Road, near Ohsweken.


Brockville Ontario Speedway has three special events this fall. The Sportsman Super Dirt Series comes to Brockville on September 9 along with a Modified Run What Ya Brung race, Street Stocks and Rookies. The following weekend, September 16, is the Turning Stone Casino 358 Modified Series plus Sportsman, Street Stocks and Rookies. On October 22 Brockville hosts a Modified Run What Ya Brung race and the Patriot Sprint Group.

Brockville is a 1/4 mile clay oval located on Highway 29, 6 miles north of Brockville.


Cornwall Speedway
will see the Turning Stone Casino 358 Modified Super DIRT Series roll in on September 4 for the Jiffy Auto Service 100, a Syracuse qualifing event. Also on the card will be Pro Stocks, Semi-Pros and Rookie Stocks.

Cornwall Speedway is a 1/4 mile clay oval located on Brookdale Avenue, near Exit 786 off Highway 401.


Kawartha Speedway will hold the 2nd Annual Horses and Horsepower weekend on September 16-18. On Friday night is the Summer Sizzler, a Triple 50 lap event for Late Models, starting at 7:00 pm. The CASCAR Power Water Series will hold a 100-lap season finale on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm. The CASCAR Super Series also wraps up its 2005 season with the Dodge Dealers of Ontario Ram Tough 250 on Sunday. The start time is 2:30 pm.

Kawartha Speedway is a 3/8 mile paved oval located on Highway 28 near Fraserville.

Barrie Speedway will hold a double-header weekend to finish off the 2005 season. The 4th annual Barrie Speedway 500 Finale takes place on September 24-25. Saturday night is regular racing but the highlight of the night will be an appearance by one of the greatest race car drivers ever, Mario Andretti. Mario will be signing autographs from 5:15pm - 6pm. On Sunday there will be qualifers, last chance races and features for Limited Late Models, Thunder Cars, Pure Stocks, Vintage Modifieds and OSCAAR Super Late Models. Racing begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday and 1:00 pm on Sunday.

Barrie Speedway is a 1/3 mile paved oval located on the 8th Line of Oro-Medonte between Barrie and Orillia just off of Highway 11, 10 minutes north of Barrie


Flamboro Speedway hosts the annual Lucas Oil Oktoberfest Classic Weekend on Oct 1-2. Racing begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday with qualifying plus features for Hurricane Midgets and F4's plus a Hobby Clash. On Sunday, racing will also get underway at 2:00 pm with features for Mini-Stocks, Thunder Cars, Canadian Vintage Modifieds, Limited Late Models, Late Models and OSCAAR Super Late Models. Full weekend schedule can be found at: http://www.flamborospeedway.itgo.com/04-6%20Schedule.htm.

Flamboro Speedway is a 1/3 mile paved oval located on Millgrove Road near Freelton.

Peterborough Speedway ends its season with the annual Autumn Colours Classic on October 8-9. Racing starts at 3:30 pm on Saturday and features qualifying races for all classes plus a feature for the Hurricane Midgets. Sunday begins at 1:30 pm and there will be features for Mini-Stocks, Thunder Cars, Limited Late Models, Modifieds, Late Models and OSCAAR Super Late Models.

Peterborough Speedway is a 1/3 mile paved oval located on Sherbrooke Street, just west of Peterbrough.


Check out as much racing as you can this fall. Remember - Support Your Local Track.