This Week’s 5 CRP Drivers to Keep a Close Eye on Heading into Week 1

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Ethan Constable
Barrie, ON
Super Stock

Following a 2016 season with a couple of stumbling blocks, second-generation racer Ethan Constable will enter his third full season of competition with the hopes of ascending through the somewhat crowded Sunset Speedway Super Stock rankings. The departure of young stars such as Treyten Lapcevich and Brandon McFerran has left an opening for emerging talent, but in order to fill that gap Constable will need to begin tallying top-10 finishes to capture attention in the talent-laden division.

Ernie Fumerton
Alliston, ON
Ltd. Late Model

One of the most underfunded Late Model teams in the Sunset Speedway paddock, Ernie Fumerton and his family-owned effort have taken great pride in recent years with doing ‘more with less’. The Alliston, ON veteran will need to rely on that mantra once again in 2017, as he prepares to once again battle some of the most well equipped weekly competitors in Ontario. Fumerton had his fair share of bright spots last season,Before breaking his arm. He hopes that a strong start to his 2017 campaign will lead to his first career Sunset Speedway Late Model win.

Brittney Gresel
Sauble Beach, ON
Ltd. Late Model

After rebuilding her Sauble Falls Racing team over the course of the offseason entering the 2017 season, With momentum on her side, The Brittneys Hair Studio, Brandons Landscaping,Spria Fire Protection, Sauble Falls Tent and Trailer, Cabral Racing Promotions sponsored Late model was turning quick lap times all weekend In preparation for this Saturday’s, Season opener at Sunset Speedway. Brittney had her best season behind the wheel off her late model in 2016 and looks to countine on the same path this year. Gresel picked up 6th place finish in the point standings and most improved driver at the season’s end banquet.

Johnny Morrison
Barrie, ON
Super Stock

One of the most well-liked drivers on the Super Stock roster, Morrison will no doubt be looking to 2017 to play host to the breakout season that short track pundits have forecasted for him since his 2013 debut. Morrison has limitless amounts of potential, and should he find a way to harness it, could very well become one of Sunset’s most talked about young stars. A podium finish in Sunset’s season opener this Saturday is exactly what the rising star needs to kickstart a breakout campaign.

Michael Kenny
Hamilton, ON
Mini Stock

The Flamboro Speedway Mini Stock season will greet the 2017 season as a roster very much in transition. With an eclectic mix of veterans and up-and-comers, the division is as wide open as it’s ever been. Michael Kenny will enter Saturday’s season opener with the opportunity to cement himself as a certified contender for the 2017 championship. Flamboro’s unique double-feature format will present the Hamilton, ON driver with two chances of breaking into the win column to open his sophomore season as a Mini Stock regular. If Kenny can fashion an early-season win, it could most certainly propel his family-run team to the top of the depth chart in a division that’s sorely in need of fresh contenders.

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