With each season that comes up in the Ontario Legend Series, there is always a list of drivers that everyone is keeping an eye on, wondering how they’re going to perform.
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Plans: Race the full Legend series. Pit for Chad Strawn in his modified and Brad Stevenson in his super stock on my off weekends
Goals: I have a crew chief this yr ( Chad Strawn ) so I think top 10 in points is a realistic goal. Having Chad and Brad as teammates also forces me to up my weekly maintenance program and improve my set up knowledge.
What makes Legends so much fun? They are a blast to drive due to the power to weight ratio and short wheelbase. Most guys in this class are pretty cool and will help you out if you need anything.
Drivers to watch: Other then the usual guys, look out for Parker Traves, Dawson Drimmie, Adam Cuthbertson and of course my buddy Myles Tyson.
Sponsors this year: Eibach Canada, Contractor Pass, Abatement Technologies, The Metal Factory, Chippers Custom Painting, R.B. Somerville
As a lot of people have mentioned, Dawson Drimmie’s steady improvement has put him on a lot of people’s radars. From just running with the front runners, to scoring a b-main win, to a heat victory last season at Peterborough Speedway – you have to believe the next step is podium feature finishes and an eventual checkered flag there.
Each driver could easily be given a reason why they are on the list, but for Matt Haufe, the statistics speak for themselves. You do not win multiple features, including last year at Peterborough, and a championship and don’t catch attention. However, it goes beyond that as he has been able to cross the border and be successful in the United States against some of the best competitors in these cars.
Kevin Foisy fits under the same category as Haufe, given the amount of wins across the province and a championship under his belt. It has been amazing to watch Canadian Legend Cars grow, from not only his own ability showcased behind the wheel, but watching them bring success to other notables across the province. There are several other names mentioned previously, and to be mentioned, who know Foisy is one of the big factors as to why they are here.
Plans: To run most of the series races and Sauble (Speedway) Home track races, as well as some Grand Bend (Speedway) races
Goals: To have good runs and a top-five in this series is tough to do
What makes the Legend cars so much fun? You are always on the wheel and have great power to weight ratio.
Joe Adams made a name for himself behind the wheel in the Super Stock division, and has certainly began to do the same now behind the wheel of a Legend. A top-five last year at Flamboro Speedway was a good symbolic representation of his steady growth as a driver behind the wheel from his debut, and a sign that this may be the year we see a feature checkered flag in hand.
Plans: To compete a full schedule in the Ontario Legends series. Possibly will attend some of Sauble’s Legends races
Goals: Definitely to win this year. I built a new car last year and brought it out for the 3 races and it showed a ton of speed and hopefully we can seal the deal this year.
What makes the Legends fun? I like the travelling aspect of it. You’re able to go too different tracks, and the cost to race is very affordable.
Drivers to Watch: My teammates you can’t count out. Kevin Foisy and Matt Haufe
As Parker Traves pointed out, he showed a ton of speed last year in a brief schedule with top-five’s at both Peterborough and Flamboro. Combined with a runner-up in 2019 that exceeded expectations, it’d appear the sky may be the limit for the No. 60 moving forward.