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Less than 48 hours before the Test and Tune at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

 

Cornwall, Ont –Sunday, May 8th, 2016 – Martin Bélanger – We are only 1 week away from the official start of the 2016 season at Cornwall Motor Speedway but only 48 hours before we will see cars on the speedway as the Test and Tune evening is set to take place this Tuesday.

For the first time in many years, Cornwall have scheduled a Test and Tune night that will permit drivers to test their cars as well as the technical team to verify several aspects of the vehicles such as security features and other technical aspects. Running this event at night will give drivers a chance to test on a racing surface similar to what they find on a regular Sunday evening.

Gates will open at 5pm on Tuesday evening with the first practice scheduled to start at 6:30pm, each class will have their own sessions that will last for approximately 10 minutes each. All our regular classes will have 3 to 4 sessions during the evening with visiting series having time scheduled as well. It will costs 10$ per person to assist and 10$ per car. Unfortunately, the access to the grandstands will not be permitted as the final inspection will only take place on May 13th.

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We have launched our first contest as you can share the information schedule for May 15th and have a chance to win a pair of general admission tickets for the season opener. Act quick the contest ends this Wednesday at 5pm.

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.

 

One Month away from the opener, news from Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont –Sunday, April 17, 2016 – Martin Bélanger – With only a month away from season opener, countdown have officially started at Cornwall Motor Speedway. Here are some news about what is going on at the speedway!

Newcomers and returns in Modifieds

Two new drivers will join the Modified group this season as Joey Ladouceur and Corey Wheeler will compete for the Rookie of the year title. Great friends in life, both drivers have a wealth of experience in other division and this will facilitate the transition into the headline division. Both drivers will be to watch.

Along with the two rookies, some drivers have announced their return in the Modified ranks, former track champion, Joel Doiron will be back in full force after being absent from competition in 2015 for work commitments. Veteran driver, Marc Therrien is also returning to racing in his #17 machine. We have great chances to see Tim O’Brien on board of the #88 Jim’s Performance ride. With these five drivers joining the class, we could see numbers back in the twenty’s.

Carey Terrance for title #4?

Defending track champion, Carey Terrance was clear at the banquet he is aiming for title #4 at Cornwall! But Terrance will have to beat several great runners including 2013 champion Mario Clair who has announced that he will run Cornwall on a regular basis this season in Roy Delormier’s #22D on regular nights and his own #22c on special evening. Along with Clair; Stephane Lafrance will look into grabbing the crown from Terrance, currently finalizing a new car for the season, Lafrance has a few tricks up his sleeves. Other contenders such as Chris Raabe, Brian McDonald, Gage Morin and Kyle Dingwall. Each of these drivers will need to bring consistent results to aim at the championship!

Some news

  • RSI Industrial will be the title sponsor for the heat championship in the Sportsman as well as the Pro-Stock.

 

  • Division title sponsors are now confirmed as Bandit Motorsports in Modified, Tracy-Wheeler/Royal Lepage in Sportsman, Alexandria Home Hardware in Pro-Stock and Polar Sound DJ Services in both Novice Sportsman and Mini-Stock.

 

  • The new grandstands are almost done, final touches are too be done as fans will be allowed access when inspection will be complete. Cleaning and testing equipment has started as everything will be ready to start the season on May 15th.

 

  • Please check our Facebook page on a regular basis as some draws will occur in the coming weeks.

 

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.

 

Nearly $21,000 in bonus value to be given to drivers in 2016 at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont –Friday, April 15, 2016 – Martin Bélanger – Cornwall Motor Speedway is proud to announce the drivers bonus program is back for this season and will be worth nearly $21,000 to be given throughout the upcoming season. The program will offer a wide variety of bonuses for all five regular classes. Several sponsors joined the program that will be divided in several categories.

Our biggest category will be the Perfect Attendance Award with over $11,000 in total! Drivers must compete in all events in their respective class to be eligible to the draws that will occur on September 4. Cornwall Motor Speedway will offer a total of five 2016 Pit Passes, one for each regular division. Lafrance Performance is giving 3 dyno sessions being up for grabs in the Modified, Sportsman and Pro-Stock classes, 1 per division will be given. Leaf Racewear will donate a gift certificate worth $250 in each category. Action Race Parts will give a barrel of VP Fuels in Sportsman, while the speedway will give 1 barrel of Fuels that Modified and Pro-Stock will be eligible.

Also part of the Perfect Attendance Award, are three graphic specialists offering a rebate towards a car wrap for 2016. Mr.Sew and Sew will sponsor the Ontario section, Steevy Design and Pixel Design, Quebec and Atomic Design the United-States region.

Several newcomers are joining the Perfect Attendance sponsorship will cool prizes! Qualitek with remote starters, Trick Race Parts with a fiberglass kit for Modified, Kirkey Race Parts with a gift certificate worth $800, Roch Aubin/Alexandria Home Hardware with a Honda gas engine pressure washer and finally MacEwen with 5 gift certificates of a value of 20$ each.

The Halfway Bonus program where the race leader at halfway point during the feature will win a gift certificate or prize money from different sponsors. Bandit Motorsports will be the sponsor of the Modified, Mini-Stock and Novice Sportsman with a bonus of $40, $25 and 25$ for each division respectively. MacEwen is sponsoring the Pro-Stock with a $20 gift certificate and Total Race Supply returns as the sponsor of the Sportsman with a $25 gift certificate. Nearly $2,000 will be given in the Halfway Bonus program.

Pizza Pizza of Cornwall is partnering with the bonus program for the Hard-Luck and Hard Charger award. Each night a driver who has bad luck during his evening will receive a full pizza delivered to his trailer after his event. We will also reward the driver who will pass the most car during his feature event with the hard-charger, again a full pizza will be delivered to his trailer after the race. A rotation between divisions has been established.

Bandit Motorsports is heavily involved in the program with the Performer of the Month Award and also the Best Appearing Car. The Performer of the Month will be given in all divisions at the end of the months of May, June, July and August to the drivers who will have collected the most points, a tie breaker will decide the winner in case of a tie. This program is worth over $1,600. The Best Appearing Car Award will be given in each class in July with fans being able to vote for their favourite car, eligible cars must have participated in all events in May and June in their own division. As well as the 6th place finisher bonus that will be given on a nightly basis and on a rotation.

VP Small Engine Fuels Miss the podium award will be given to the driver who finishes fourth in the feature event with one chosen division per evening. A gift certificate of 50$ towards race fuel will be donated.

Fast Eddie Racewear is joining with a cool bonus, as they will offer a unique t-shirt to the feature winner in each of Cornwall’s regular division.

‘This program is for our drivers that support us on a regular basis as we want to retain them on a weekly basis, our current program has 26 different bonus and 22 of them are for our regulars which is nearly 85%!’’ noted Cornwall PR Director, Martin Bélanger.

To keep track of the program , you can visit the bonus section on the website with results being updated weekly. We would like to thank all our sponsors that are partners in this program and making it successful!

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.

 

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