OSCAAR Modifieds and Super Late Models head to Sunset speedway for the 16th Annual Don Biederman Memorial June 28 -29th.
Location: Sunset Speedway, 6918 Young Street Innisfil Ont. Phone 705-436-2445, website www.sunsetspeedway.ca
About the Speedway: Reconfigured in 2010 to high bank 1/3 mile oval
2013 winners: Hanover Holiday Modifieds #7 Brent McLean and #82 Justin DeMelo, Biederman Memorial Champion #48 Dwayne Baker
Racing on June 28 -29th: Pit gates open at 1:00pm, practice starts at 2:00 pm main gates open at 5:00 pm racing starts at 6:30pm. Prerace autograph session for all fans Saturday June 18th at 5:30pm. Sunday June 29th Gary Elliott 700th race event celebration at 5:30pm on front straightaway. Frisbee and bike giveaways for the kids.
Featuring: Saturday June 28th: Super Late Model Time trials, heats and Round 1 of Biederman Memorial 50 laps,Hanover Holiday Modifieds 30 lap feature event, Pro Challenge Series. Sunday June 29th Super Late Models Round 2 Biederman Memorial 50 laps. Hanover Holiday Modifieds 30 lap feature, Canadian Vintage Modifieds
Current Points Leader: Hanover Holiday Modifieds top 5: 1st #8 Gary McLean 127 pts 2nd 91N Max Beyore 194pts 3rd #36 Gary Elliott 182 pts, 4th #88r Tommy Robb 176 points 5th #61 Dustin Jackson 175 pts
Super late models top 5: 1st #81 Andrew Gressel 137 pts, 2nd #10 Jesse Kennedy 193 pts 3rd #45 Rob Poole 191 pts, 4th #17 Kevin Cornelius 187 pts 5th #10b Kelly Balson 173 pts
Who to watch for: Modifieds, #7 Brent McLean will look to defend his race win of 2013 and record his first feature win in 2014. Davey Terry #14 looking to build on solid opening night at Sunset Speedway and shake Barrie bad luck away. Four Rookie of Year drivers in top five in points, could a rookie upset the veterans. Terry Baker continues to impress in the #26. Terry will drive Saturday then Sunday hand the wheel over to Cayden Lapcevich for his first ever modified start. Gary McLean will be going for feature win #3 of the season. #51 Adam Adams will be making his first series start in over a year. After recording his best ever OSCAAR finish at Barrie Speedway, #36 Gary Elliott will celebrate his 700th consecutive start on Sunday.
Super Late Models: With nine different winners in 16 years, will a new name be on the Biederman Trophy at the end of the weekend? Last year’s winner #48 Dwayne Baker set new track record in qualifying with a 13.503 second lap. Current point leader #81 Andrew Gressel will be looking to add his name. After his first feature win at Barrie Speedway look for the #17 of Kevin Cornelius to build on that momentum this weekend. Rob Poole #45 has been having a solid season and third in points, he could use his home track experience to take the win this weekend. #22 Glenn Watson is looking for redemption after two disappointing events. #36 Shane Gowan has repairs made after Kawartha wreck and ready to return to action. #64B Chris Burrows #27 Roy Passer #57 Craig Stevenson, #51 Dave Taylor are all looking to make their first start of the 2014 season
Current weather forecast: Sunny and 28c both days(humid) (pack the sunscreen)
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