On Saturday night at Flamboro Speedway, you could easily tell it was championship night as it seemed the action was kicked up a notch.
Canadian Vintage Modifieds
Mike Podd won the first feature ahead of Steve Trendell, TJ Marshall, Daryl Henwood, John Karley, Jeremy Barton, Amanda Stoner, and Sean Gibson. Unfortunately, Bill Stoner and Brian Atkinson would fail to finish.
Steve Trendell added another win to his season ahead of TJ Marshall, Mike Podd, Daryl Henwood, Jeremy Barton, John Karley, Brian Atkinson, Sean Gibson, and Amanda Stoner. Bill Stoner, once again, failed to finish.
Link to video of the first feature – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13EyjvYjscE
Grisdale Pro Late Models
Matt Lockwood used a good starting position to score the victory ahead of Billy Schwartzenburg, David Elliott, Hudson Nagy, Kevin Albers, Chris Bochsler, Nick Troback, Chris Howse, and Allie Ditner. Mark Burbridge and Mike Klotz would fail to finish.
The invert starting line-up worked out in Chris Bochsler’s favor as he scored his second victory of the season ahead of Kevin Albers, David Elliott, Billy Schwartzenburg, Matt Lockwood, Mark Burbridge, Hudson Nagy, Chris Howse, Mike Klotz, and Allie Ditner. Unfortunately, Nick Troback failed to take the checkered flag.
Matt Lockwood was crowned the 2018 Grisdale Pro Late Models Champion.
Link to the video of the first feature – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vqy4wuHxCgw
Ray’s Auto Center and Towing Super Stocks
Randy Rusnell looked to gain as many points as possible in his title bid by securing the win in the first feature ahead of Brad Collison, Carson Nagy, Steve Perry, Jeff Bean, and AJ Miller. Steve Ecker and Bobby Mercer failed to finish following an incident.
Carson Nagy worked his way to the front to end the year in victory lane ahead of Brad Collison, Bobby Mercer, Randy Rusnell, Steve Ecker, Steve Perry, Jeff Bean, and and AJ Miller.
Bobby Mercer was crowned the 2018 Ray’s Auto Center and Towing Super Stock Champion.
Link to video of the first feature – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOcANXlhpmw
Klotz Engine Repair and Machine Shop Mini Stocks
Mark Klotz opened the night in victory lane, surviving a chaotic feature to take the win ahead of Scott Mast, Karl Sault, Jonathan Ayrton, Tyler Lewis, Dave Gallinger, Rich Schwartzenburg, Matt Young, Erik Della Riva, Shawn Taylor, Kyle DaSilva, and Wendy Adams. Several drivers failed to finish including Wayde Thorne, Jake Gilbert, Mike Hooper, John Istead, and Michael Kenny.
Mark Klotz made his way through the field to go for the daily double ahead of Karl Sault, Shawn Taylor, Matt Young, Wayde Thorne, Erik Della Riva, Tyler Lewis, Rich Schwartzenburg, Kyle DaSilva, Scott Mast, Wendy Adams, Mike Hooper, and John Istead. This race wouldn’t be short of drama either, with Jonathan Ayrton, Dave Gallinger, and Jake Gilbert each failing to finish. Michael Kenny would not take the green flag.
Shawn Taylor was crowned the 2018 Klotz Engine Repair and Machine Shop Mini Stock Champion.
Link to video of the second feature – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAYxInR4tmY
McClurkin Properties Pure Stocks
Clinton Kerkhoff took the checkered flag first in the first feature, but was disqualified in post-race inspection. The victory would go to Leo Labarbera, marking his first win of the season. Dylan Sharpe finished second, followed by Chris Pendlebury, Mark Thorne, Jared Bodnar, John Cote, Courtney Scott, Ryan Hillar, Bill Rutherford, Dale Lucas, Ryan Dyson, Kaitlyn Wallace, and Jeff Elsigler. Blake Near would fail to take the checkered flag.
Mark Thorne took the checkered flag first in the second feature, but the same fate was dealt his way as he was disqualified in post-race inspection. As a result, the win goes to Dylan Sharpe for another on the season ahead of Dale Lucas, John Cote, Leo Labarbera, Clinton Kerkhoff, Jared Bodnar, Ryan Hillar, Courtney Scott, Chris Pendlebury, Bill Rutherford, Ryan Dyson, and Jeff Elsliger. Kaitlyn Wallace, and Blake Near did not take the green flag.
Dale Lucas was crowned the 2018 McClurkin Properties Pure Stock Champion.
Link to video of the second feature – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgHC6xcLhc4
Pro 4 Modified
Mark Lucas picked up his seventh feature win ahead of Rodney Rutherford and Brian Nanticoke to open the night. Notably, a pair of incidents in the early lap would take out several drivers as only three made it to the checkered flag. Shannon Morris was credited with fourth, followed by Dan Pettit, Cliff Hodgkinson, and Sean Carey.
Mark Lucas went for the daily double ahead of Rodney Rutherford, Sean Carey, and Dan Pettit. Unfortunately, Brian Nanticoke, Shannon Morris and Cliff Hodgkinson did not take the green flag in the second feature.
Rodney Rutherford was crowned the 2018 Pro 4 Modified Champion.
Link to video of the wreck – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ITCJibm2FQ
Thanks to Ingrid Hartman for all the videos. Please subscribe to her YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6fAn1rLsk_0FWitF4dpApw.
Thanks to Mike Keiers for all of his photos. See a full album from Saturday night at http://www.cableguyphotos.com/?page_id=73265.
Thanks to Derek Smith for all of his photos. Please check out more at http://www.racepulse.com.
The action isn’t set to slow down at Flamboro Speedway as this weekend – September 29 and 30 – is Frostoberfest, which promises to be filled with excitement. The two-day show includes the Grisdale Triple Crown for the Pro Late Models, along with twin 50-lap features for the Super Stocks, twin 50-lap features for the Mini Stocks, Pure Stocks, OSCAAR Modifieds, OSCAAR Pro Sprints, OSCAAR Hot Rods, Ontario Legends Series, and the Pro 4 Modifieds.
Gate details and 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.