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Fan Appreciation Night Honors Speedway 660 Fans on Saturday Evening

After a two week break, the RE/MAX East Coast Elite Realty Pro Stock division will resume their tight championship battle. Dave O’Blenis (Boundary Creek), the five time Pro Stock division champion, has a one point lead over sophomore driver Ryan Messer (Harvey). Messer has championships in every stock car discipline he has raced leading to his Pro Stock debut last year. Should they stumble, Greg Fahey (St Stephen) and Brent Roy (Hanwell) sit only 17 and 29 points behind the championship battle with just two point races remaining. Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton), 30 points out of O’Blenis, completes the top five in the standings. All five at the top of the championship chase have won at least one feature event this season and will make for an excellent showcase to the finish of the season.

CTMP Primed For Chevrolet Silverado 250, NASCAR Trucks Playoff Opener

The weekend will feature many of today’s rising NASCAR stars as the Camping World Truck Series makes its sixth consecutive annual appearance at Canada’s legendary track. Johnny Sauter, Brett Moffitt, Noah Gragson, Justin Haley and Ben Rhodes have all qualified to begin their quest for the 2018 Driver’s Championship starting with the Chevrolet Silverado 250. A total of eight drivers will be eligible – Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Stewart Friesen sits seventh in the battle for the playoffs with one race left before coming north to CTMP.

Maritime League of Legends Cleared for Takeoff at Riverside Saturday

Point leader Shelby Baker (Fall River, NS) kept his point lead in tact with a fourth place run at Scotia Speedworld during the Farrell’s Excavating Limited 50. The top five finish was Baker’s fifth in six races with the only “blemish” on his point tally coming at Riverside International Speedway in July. Baker will look to put that behind him as he searches for his first Maritime League of Legends Tour victory on the year Saturday in the Celtic Air Services 50.

McReynolds Added To Updated Entry List For Riverside NASCAR Pinty’s Race

McReynolds, the son of Fox NASCAR TV analyst and former NASCAR Cup Series legendary crew chief Larry McReynolds, will make his NPS debut at Riverside on Saturday. Brandon McReynolds is an established racer in the United States with wins in the NASCAR K & N Pro Series and in the ARCA series and starts NASCAR's Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series. It is ironic he will drive the No. 28 car in the Bumper to Bumper 300 as it is the number his father is perhaps most well-known for as crew chief for the late Davey Allison.

Ontario Pro Challenge Series Joins Peterborough Speedway’s Next Hot August Night

“Our group was really hoping to get a show in the books, but that’s just the way things go sometimes,” said series spokesperson Garry Shortt. “At least the teams were able to run some practice laps before the rain came. That gave them a chance to put some notes in their set-up files for when we come back Saturday night. That’ll give them something to build on before the green flag flies.”

Ontario Modifieds Series Has An Inaugural Trek To Delaware Speedway On The Agenda

“It has been a great year and we’ve had a chance to make some new friends and fans during this year’s tour,” said Rick Warnes, who along with Randy Hollingsworth and Bill Pickford make up the OMRS group of officials. “Our car counts have been strong, with a dozen or more teams scoring points in at least one main event and only a single rainout on the calendar.”

Superbike Doubleheader Weekend Underway At CTMP

In Friday’s action, Clarksburg, Ontario’s Ben Young scored the pole for Saturday’s featured Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship Race 1. Riding the No. 86 BMW S1000RR, Young posted the fastest time in qualifying with a 1:20.523. Starting alongside Young on Saturday will be 12-time series Champion Jordan Szoke. Szoke, from Lynden, Ont., rode his No. 1 BMW S1000RR to a time of 1:20.991. Szoke comes into the weekend looking to secure his 13th, and fourth straight, championship.

Action Sprint Tour Makes Second Trip to Humberstone This Sunday

After a 40-day layoff in June and July, the Series is now in the middle of four races in as many weeks. The Action Sprint Tour powered by RaceRivalz.com is coming off an exciting event last Friday night at Ohsweken Speedway as Jacob Dykstra bested a field of 30 entrants. This Sunday’s stop marks the third race of the stretch. Following Humberstone, the tour will head to its most eastern point when it makes its inaugural appearance at Brighton Speedway on Saturday, August 18.

COOK INKS DEAL WITH APPLE MOTORSPORTS AND ALPINE BANK FOR MID-OHIO

Gaining experience, knowledge and race craft in the 2018 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, Sabré Cook has been able to compete at some of North America’s premier facilities and events. Working hand in hand with marketing partners, Cook is pleased to welcome Alpine Bank as the co-primary partner of her #31 Team BENIK entry. Alpine Bank will join long-time Sabré Cook Racing partner Apple Motorsports in a joint effort for this weekend’s triple-header.

JM CORREA ADDS POINTS IN SECOND CONSECUTIVE GP3 SERIES WEEKEND

Taking on the Paul Ricard Circuit in La Castellet, France alongside the Formula One World Championship, American driver JM Correa added more points to his 2018 championship total. Overcoming some mechanical gremlins during the one and only practice session and some on track contact during race one of the weekend, Correa secured a ninth place result on Saturday and will now shift his focus to the next event in Austria this coming weekend.

BN RACING CLAIMS TWO VICTORIES AND FIVE PODIUMS AT ROAD AMERICA

Scoring their first career Mazda Road to Indy victory, Chicago, Illinois based BN Racing had a weekend to remember at Road America. With four drivers across two of the MRTI divisions, BN Racing scored not only their first career victory, but also their second as David Malukas had a dominating weekend in the Pro Mazda Presented by Cooper Tires Championship. BN Racing led the charge on both days of competition as UK pilot Toby Sowery made it a 1 – 2 finish chasing Malukas to the checkered flag in both races.