Another great season awaits race fans and teams as several key events highlights the 2014 schedule at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The upcoming season will be one of transition as new owners and a new promoter will be in action.
The season will start with a bang on Sunday, May 18 as the first event of the Canadian Nationals in conjunction with the first event of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series will be presented with a 100-lap feature race. The Mohawk Race Parts Pro-Stock series will also be on hand with a 40-lap event as all the regular classes will in competition on Minute Auto Wash night.
Four major events will be presented in June as we start the month with a DIRTcar Series Doubleheader involving the Sportsman and Pro-Stock series as each division will have a 50-lap event. A full race program is also on the card as Jiffy Auto Services will sponsor the evening.
The Go Nuclear Late Model Series will make a first appearance at Cornwall on June 8th, this series has been growing significantly over the last few series and will visit the speedway with a solid group of cars presented by Paul’s Auto Body.
On June 22nd, Seaway GM will present a double dose of Modified racing as they will have two 40-lap events along with a complete race program
The Super DIRTcar Big Block Series will close out the month of June with their annual trip at Cornwall. In 2013, a record total of 58 drivers had made the haul to Cornwall in attempt to qualify for the 100-lap feature race. Mel Valade Backhoe Services will sponsor this event.
The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Series is back again! Please mark your calendar for Sunday, July 27 as TwinLeaf Stores will host the best sprint car drivers in the world as we will make a final salute to the “King of the Outlaws“ Steve Kinser. The Modifieds and the Lightning Sprints will be sharing the spotlight.
Jiffy Auto Services will host the second series race of the Canadian Nationals with a 100-lap event on August 3rd with the Pro-Stock, Semi-Pro and Mini-Stock in action.
The Triple Crown event presented by Jiffy Auto Services will close out the regular season on Sunday, August 31st with the final round of the Canadian Nationals for Modifieds along with a DIRTcar 358-Modified series race all part of the 125-lap finale. The Mohawk Race Parts Pro-Stock Series and Seaway/Lussier Chevrolet GM Performance Sportsman Series will come to a close as we will determine 2014 champions.
The season will end with the annual Fireball Enduro on Sunday, September 7.
The arrival of new owners in Raymond and Jacques Lavergne along with a new promoter in Graham Gorman will bring a boost to Cornwall. The new management team has several projects in mind but his looking at 2014 as a learning opportunity for everyone.
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