Cornwall, Ont – Saturday, April 22, 2017 – Martin Bélanger – With a little bit more than 2 weeks to go before to start the 2017 season, the hype is building around the 3 local series that the Modified, Sportsman and Mini-Stock will be able to run this coming year at Cornwall Motor Speedway.
Canadian Nationals Modified Series
This very popular series will be in her 8th edition with 3 scheduled events of 125 laps each that will start on Sunday, May 21 with the 2nd race on Sunday, August 6 and the final race on September 3rd. More than $3,000 in prize will be given for perfect attendance including a prize worth $2,000 from BERT, a barrel of fuel as well as Hoosier tires. A point funds valued at $4,000 will up for grabs as well for the drivers. Last season an average of 33 cars attended with Carey Terrance being crowned the champion.
Race for the Cure Sportsman Series
The initial edition was a great success in 2016 with Sportsman racer Steve Morris being the instigator of the project as it brought great competition throughout the year. Morris is back this season with TAS Racing offering over $6,000 in Bicknell Racing Products Certificate to the top 3 as well as an Olson Fab points funds worth $2,500. The first event will be run on Monday, May 22nd part of the 2-day weekend event. The second race will be on Sunday July 23rd with the final event being run on Sunday, August 20th. All events will 100-lap in distance. Shane Pecore had a great championship run winning the first crown as he competed against a average of 38 competitors.
Cindy Ladouceur Memorial Mini-Stock Series
A new Series starting this summer as Rheal and Terry Ladouceur immediately answered the call to sponsor the series in offering a great $1,500 points fund as several sponsors joined the Perfect Attendance in the series draw with over $1,100 in prizes. This new Series will attract several invaders from Ontario and Quebec, a great amount of interest was shown by the Mini-Stock communities over the off-season. This first race is scheduled on Sunday, May 21; the second will be on Sunday, June 25 with the finale presented on Sunday, August 6th as each race will be of a distance of 25 laps.
Ultimate Pro-Stock Series
sing a regional format, the Ultimate Pro-Stock Series will enable our Pro-Stock drivers to visit a total of 5 different tracks during this series with Airborne Speedway being added to the mix. Starting at RPM Speedway on May 13th, the series will make a stop to Cornwall on Sunday, July 2nd headlining the Canada 150 festivities. Each event will be 50 laps.
For more information about our different series, we invite everyone to visit our Schedule section on our website.
For more information on the upcoming season at Cornwall, please visit the website at www.cornwallspeedway.com you can add us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cornwallspeedway or on twitter at @cornwalspeedway, we will use these two Medias for results and contests over the summer.