December 2 nd , 2022
London, ON – Since 2015, the APC United Late Model Series has been a staple in the Ontario short track
racing scene, that will continue once again in 2023, with a big twist. Fans will once again be able to
spend their summer long weekends with the series at their favourite track, but for the first time since
the series inception, the series will hold events with more than 100 laps. This has been longed by drivers
and fans alike, and the series has listened. There will continue to be the traditional 100 lap events
throughout the schedule, with three marquee events increasing from the traditional 100 lap length
distance. Two events will be 150 laps (Sunset and Sauble), and the championship race will move to a
200-lap event at Delaware Speedway.
Luke Ramsay, the President of the United Racing Series mentioned, “adding three extra lap races along
with the six 100 lap events will be exciting for our fans and competitors. We feel it’s a great time to
continue to evolve as a Series as long as it makes sense for all involved and these events will add
different strategies for everyone involved and it will also give our fans a little variety, we can’t wait to
The series will kick-off on its familiar Victoria Day long weekend, Saturday May 20 th , at Sunset Speedway,
located just outside Barrie, Ontario. Fans, drivers, and sponsors alike will be able to flock to the
speedway campground for this long weekend event and the official start of summer in Ontario. This will
be the first of the three marquee events, being the first ever race to be over 100 laps, with the opening
Sunset event being 150 laps.
After Sunset, the series goes on a summer stretch of four 100 lap events beginning with Millgrove
Ontario’s Flamboro Speedway. Flamboro will host a pair of events in 2023, starting with event number
two on the series schedule, June 10 th , followed by event five on July 15 th . The stars of the APC Series will
once again visit Canada’s toughest 3rd mile, Peterborough Speedway, on June 17 th for the third event on
the schedule. From there drivers and fans will celebrate the Canada Day long weekend at Delaware
Speedway, located just outside London, ON.
The dog days of summer will feature the second of the series new marquee events, this event will be on
the August Civic Holiday long weekend at Sauble Speedway and dubbed the Mid-Summer Classic. The
series will then head back to Sunset Speedway for its second stop on August 12 th. The penultimate event
on the tour will be the second stop at Sauble Speedway on August 26 th .
The teams will enjoy a layoff following the August 26 th Sauble event and can allow a summer of hard
work to marinate before the final event of the season and third of the big new marquee events. The
ninth and final event of 2023 will see the APC Series head back to Delaware Speedway for a massive 200
lap event where the 2023 series champion will hoist the mammoth 42-pound series championship
More information such as race formats along with sponsorship announcements will follow in the coming
ABOUT UNITED RACING SERIES: The United Racing Series debuted in 2015, and immediately drew
attention from around the province with the formation of the APC United Late Model Series. Fans,
drivers, and sponsors alike were left wanting more after a wildly successful inaugural season that saw
the championship battle come down to the final laps. The series that took Ontario by storm has
continued to grow for years and has brought Late Model racing in Ontario to what it truly should be. The
United Racing Series is also the home of the Qwick Wick Super Stock Series and the OSCAAR Modified
and Hot Rod Series. The goal of the United Racing Series continues to bring out top talent and create a
racing atmosphere that is one of a kind. http://www.apcracingseries.com .
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