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Only 6 weeks away from opening night at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont – Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Martin Bélanger – Spring is upon us as we are only 6 weeks away from the start of the next season! Here are some news and notes about the upcoming season at Cornwall Motor Speedway.

2015 Banquet

The champions of 2015 were celebrated last Saturday as more than 240 guests gathered in the Township Hall in South-Stormont. Track champions as well as some local series received trophies, prizes and awards during a great evening. Rick Young was the recipient of the Mitch Jock Award for his contribution to the sport over the years and Gilles Godard left with the Ron Morin Award for his efforts in helping the Cornwall racing community.

Test and Tune added to the schedule

A Test and Tune session was added by promoter Raymond Lavergne on Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30pm all regular divisions as well as other categories are invited to come and practice, pre-tech and pre-registration will also be done during that evening. Admission price will determined and announced in the coming days.

Car-Show around the corner

Cornwall Motor Speedway will be present at the Cornwall Square from Thursday, April 14 to Saturday, April 16th with a few cars on display. We have teamed up with Mohawk International Raceway for this event. An information booth along with staff will be there during the 3 days to answer all your questions about upcoming season. Come and pick up your 2016 schedule, you might have a chance to win a few prizes!

Work, work, work!

The work being accomplished at the speedway is getting into the final phase! The sprint has started towards May 15th, cement is being poured at the bottom of the stands to enable the installation of the final 2 rows. A new fence will also be installed in the coming weeks behind the tower as the new grandstands have changed the layout especially behind turn 1.

The former stands that were on top of turn 4 will become the new grand stand in the pits, they will be sitting on a new cement pad and will allow more people to sit and enjoy the races for this area. Raymond Lavergne stated that a total of 17 workers were at the speedway on this Tuesday to get as much work possible!

Bonus Program is on a roll!

Announced at the banquet, the Drivers Bonus Program is back for 2016 with more than $20,000 in prize and money collected and given back to drivers via several different bonus. Over $6,000 was added in the program compared to 2015. All the details will be announced shortly in a separate release.

With less than 6 weeks before the start of 2016, we can expect great announcements about the upcoming summer, new stands, new series, and bonus program and great racing…we cannot ask for anything better!

For more information on the upcoming season at Cornwall, please visit the website at you can add us on Facebook at or on twitter at @cornwalspeedway, we will use these two Medias for results and contests over the summer.

Seulement 6 semaines avant le début de la saison au Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont – mardi 5 avril, 2016 – Martin Bélanger – Le printemps commence à se pointer alors que nous sommes à seulement 6 semaines du début de la saison, voici quelques nouvelles d’importance concernant le Cornwall Motor Speedway et la saison 2016.

Banquet 2015

Les champions de la saison 2015 ont étés célébrés samedi dernier alors que plus de 240 invités étaient conviés au magnifique centre des congrès de South-Stormont. Les champions de la piste ainsi que les gagnants des différentes séries ont reçus trophées, prix et argent durant cette belle soirée. Rick Young s’est mérité le prix Mitch Jock pour sa contribution dans le sport automobile. Le pilote Gilles Godard a remporté le prix Ron Morin pour ses efforts et tout l’aide qu’il offre aux pilotes de Cornwall.

Session de pratique ajoutée à l’horaire

Une session de pratique a été ajoutée au calendrier par le promoteur Raymond Lavergne, le mardi 10 mai prochain dès 18h30. Toutes les divisions régulières sont invitées en plus des autres catégories. Des inspections préliminaires ainsi que l’inscription pour la prochaine saison pourront être complétées. La divulgation du coût d’entrée sera annoncée très prochainement.

Cornwall présent au Cornwall Square

Le Cornwall Motor Speedway sera présent au Cornwall Square du jeudi 14 au samedi 16 avril prochain, quelques voitures seront en présentation. Cet évènement sera en association avec le Mohawk International Raceway. Un kiosque d’information avec des employés de la piste sera sur place afin de répondre à vos questions sur la prochaine saison. Venez récupérer votre cédule pour la saison 2016 et vous pourriez gagner quelques prix!

On travaille fort!

Tout le travail accompli pour les améliorations entre dans sa dernière phase. Le compte à rebours pour tout terminer avant l’ouverture du 15 mai est amorcé. Du ciment est présentement coulé au bas de la nouvelle estrade dans le but d’accueillir les 2 premières rangées de celle-ci. Une nouvelle clôture sera installée derrière les tours, l’arrivée de la nouvelle estrade a changé le décor quelque peu, surtout derrière le tournant #1. Les estrades qui étaient au haut de la courbe #4 ont été déplacées dans les puits seront assises sur une nouvelle base de ciment, elles permettront à plus de gens de s’asseoir dans cette section. Raymond Lavergne a mentionné qu’il y avait un total de 17 travailleurs qui s’affairent ce mardi à avancer les divers projets.

Le programme de bonis grossi!

L’annonce a été faite au banquet, le programme de bonis pour les pilotes sera de retour et sera encore plus gros avec plus de $20,000 en prix qui sera distribué aux pilotes au cours de la saison. Un ajout de $6,000 a été fait dans ce dernier comparativement à l’an dernier. Tous les détails seront annoncés très prochainement dans un différend communiqué.

Avec moins de 6 semaines avant le début de la prochaine saison, on peut s’attendre à d’importantes annonces concernant l’été prochain! De nouvelles estrades, de nouvelles séries, un programme de bonis renouvelé et des courses excitantes… on ne peut qu’avoir hâte au début de saison!

Pour plus d’informations, vous pouvez visiter le site web au, ajoutez nous sur Facebook au ou bien joignez-vous sur Twitter sous le compte @cornwalspeedway, nous utiliserons les réseaux sociaux pour les résultats ainsi que de nombreux tirages.

Bandit Motorsports back as main sponsor for 2016 at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont – Saturday, March 12, 2016, Martin Bélanger – Cornwall Motor Speedway is proud to welcome back Bandit Motorsports has the major sponsor for the 2016 season! This renewed partnership will bring local series and programs to a new level at the speedway during next summer.

Bandit Motorsports is a store that specializes in car detailing supplies, product, metal polish and supplies. Nick Kitzemian is the proud owner the Bandit Superstore that is located at 729 Industrielle Street in Clarence-Rockland, Ontario. You can visit their website at or on facebook under banditsuperstore.

Kitzemian is a huge race fan that was already in sponsoring the speedway last year being the main contributor in several areas at the speedway as well as being one of the main sponsor of one our regular and former track champion Stephane Lafrance.

You will see the name Bandit Motorsports branding at the same places around the facility this season. Kitzemian has agreed to be the title sponsor for the Canadian Nationals.

Bandit Motorsports will also be part of the Bonus Program that Cornwall will have for their drivers, further details will follow in the upcoming month about the participation to the program!

Kids will be happy to hear that Bandit Motorsports will offer a bicycle per evening of racing via a draw for the children that will be registered under the Cornwall Kid’s Club.

Expect to see several Bandit Motorsports doors prizes on Fan Appreciation night scheduled on August 28th as they will be the main sponsor for that evening.

With Bandit Motorsports joining forces with Cornwall Motor Speedway for the upcoming season, we can expect great things for the race teams and also the fans!

For more information on the upcoming season at Cornwall, please visit the website at you can add us on Facebook at or on twitter at @cornwalspeedway, we will use these two Medias for results and contests over the summer.



A busy schedule is shaping up for 2016 at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont – Saturday, March 5, 2016 – Martin Bélanger – The 2016 calendar will have less dates compared to 2015 but the nights will be as busy as last season with several new things added to the schedule that will include a total of 18 programs.

The season will start on May 15th with the first of three race of the new Race for the Cure Sportsman Series with a 100-lap event paying $2,000 to the winner along with a full program for all other divisions. The Modifieds will highlight the night on May 22nd as the first Bandit Motorsports Canadian Nationals Modified Series will be presented with a 125-lap race with $5,000 going to the feature winner. A full program along with a special 25-lap Semi-Pro race will be on the calendar for the final Sunday of May.

The month of June will start with a group that will return to Cornwall after 8 years of absence, yes the Empire Super Sprints are back on June 5th! A full program along with a visit of the Eastern Ontario Vintage Club is on the table for June 12th as the Ultimate Pro-Stock Series will highlight the evening with the 2nd edition of the Danny Lefebvre Memorial for Mini-Stock on the 19th. One of the biggest events of the year will close the month of June with the presence of the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series with a 100-lap Modified event!

With 5 nights of racing, July will be the busiest month on the calendar! It will start with the Go Nuclear Late Model Series along with the Autograph Night on July 3rd. The second event of the Race for the Cure Sportsman Series will be run on July 10th with the Modifieds having a 50-lap event counting towards the DIRTcar Regional Bonus. Sprint fans can put an X on the 17th as they will have a double dose of Sprint Car action with the Patriot Sprint Tour along with their smaller cousins, the Lightning Sprint that will hold a Canada-USA Challenge. A complete program is on the card for the 24th with the SpeedSTR and Slingshot making their annual trek to the speedway for that evening. For a second month in a row, a big event will close out the month as the 2nd round of the Bandit Motorsports Canadian Nationals will be presented with a 125-lap event as well as the DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series that will compete in a 50-lap race.

The month of August is always spectacular with the season ending and action on the racetrack to finalize all point battles. The Race for the Cure Sportsman series will end on August 7 with a 100-lap event with the series champion being named. On the following weekend, the Modified will share the spotlight with the second visit of the Lightning Sprints, a 50-lap event is on tap for the Modified counting towards the DIRTcar regional bonus series and a guaranteed spot for Super DIRT Week. On the 21st, the Pro-Stock will have an extended race along with a complete race program and the Fan Appreciation night will end August on the 28th with the final visit of the Vintage Club and a Semi-Pro invitational.

Only 2 events in September but they are some of the most important and popular of the calendar! On September 4th, a DIRTcar doubleheader with the DIRTcar 358-Modified and DIRTcar Sportsman Series along with the final point’s night. The 2016 will end on September 11 with the annual Enduro, an afternoon of fun and excitement!

Again we are presenting a busy schedule with some additions and returns along with a large variety in classes that should please our race fans. The countdown is on! A little bit more than 2 months left before opening night!

For more information on the upcoming season at Cornwall, please visit the website at you can add us on Facebook at or on twitter at @cornwalspeedway, we will use these two Medias for results and contests over the summer.

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