2018 Sauble Speedway Champion Rick Spencer-Walt. 2018 Sunset Speedway Champion Gord Shepherd. 2015 Autumn Colours Classic Travis Hallyburton. 2011 Barrie Speedway Champion Ron Quesnelle. 2012 Barrie Speedway Champion Dwayne Baker. 2018 NASCAR Whelen All-American Division I Ontario Provincial Champion Danny Benedict.
These past champions are just six of the faces that you can find as part of the Sauble Falls Tent and Trailer Park Late Model division at Sunset Speedway each week. Simply put, these drivers will keep you on the edge of your seat each week, with the past three weeks seeing the battles for victory come right down to the final laps.
With this much talent in the system, it’s only fair that we take a look at the races run this far and see where the statistics line-up.
2 heat wins make Rick Spencer-Walt the only driver to win more than one heat this season.
2.357 is the best average finish of any driver, set by Spencer-Walt, across 14 features.
3rd is the second-best average finish of any driver, set by Chris Morrow, across three features.
3 different drivers have set quick time in qualifying – Danny Benedict, Shepherd and Spencer-Walt
3 drivers have won more than two features this season – Spencer-Walt, Dwayne Baker, and Shepherd.
3.333 is the third-best average finish of any driver, set by Nick Goetz, across 10 features.
4 feature victories for Spencer-Walt leads all drivers this season.
4.09 is the fourth-best average finish of any driver, set by Shepherd, across 11 features.
4.142 is the fifth-best average finish of any driver, set by Hallyburton, across 14 features.
5 drivers have scored more than 10 feature top-10’s this season – Spencer-Walt, Hallyburton, Ron Quesnelle, Baker, and Paul Maltese.
5th is the sixth-best average finish of any driver, set by Benedict, across 10 features.
6 different drivers have won a feature this season.
8th of June saw fill-in driver Morrow drive the No. 10s to feature victory lane.
9 different drivers have won a qualifying heat race this season.
13 feature top-five’s for Spencer-Walt leads all drivers – meaning just one finish outside the top-five (seventh) this season.
14 feature top-10’s for Spencer-Walt and Hallyburton gives them both perfect seasons to date.
14.62 seconds is the quickest lap set in qualifying, done by Benedict on opening night (May 11).
15 different drivers have scored a feature top-five this season.
29 different drivers have ran a feature this season.
No. 39 of Hallyburton has visited feature victory lane on two occasions.
No. 48 of Baker scored his third feature victory of 2019 on Saturday. August 10 with the late-race pass.
No. 54 of Benedict won the opening feature of the season, but has yet to win since.