Tracking the Short Tracks: Peterborough Speedway Competitor Rob Gosse

After having four solid seasons in Peterborough Speedway’s Four Fun division, Rob Gosse is moving up to the Mini Stock division, while making some starts at Kawartha Speedway this year.

In the midst of preparations for the season, Gosse took some time to answer the questions at hand.

1. How’d you get started in racing?

My dad would take me and my brother Shawn to the track on Saturday nights and once I was able to drive I started racing the endros, then up to four funs, and now mini.

2. First racing memory

When I won my first heat race at Peterborough. I fought so hard for that win.

3. If you could be sponsored by any beverage, which would you want to be sponsored by?

AMP

4. Story behind your car number

I ran No. 16 for the longest time then when someone else took that number, I went to 63. This year I will be run No. 27; it is my daughter’s birthday

5. If you have a nickname, what is it and why? If not, what do you think should be a good nickname?

Not to sure. I would like have one though.

6. If you could race against any NASCAR driver, who and why?

Dale Earnhardt Jr.; he is my favourite NASCAR driver.

7. What’s your life like outside of racing? Hobbies?

I work as a building operator in downtown Toronto. Hobbies – I still do some R/C racing for time to time.

8. If you were an animal, what animal would you be?

Dog

9. Favourite pizza topping

Bacon

10. If you were stuck on an island, what would you have to have?

Knife – you make can many thing to help yourself.

11. Favourite book

N/A

 

12. Favourite movie

Days of Thunder

13. Favourite piece of technology

S3

14. Sponsors/people you’d like to thank

I would like to thank my mom, dad, Shawn, Jen, Brianna, Keith, Willy and family.

Sponsors: Turners Fire Wood And Snow Plowing, Mass Plumbing Xtremerc and Team Blue Racing

 

Previous Tracking the Short Tracks Pieces…

April 2nd: Hanover Holiday Modified Competitor Bobby Tolton

April 7th: Varney Motor Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Scott Schuleter

April 8th: Sunset Speedway Super Stock Competitor Coltin Everingham

April 10th: Sunset Speedway 2013 Rookie of the Year Nick Tooley

April 14th: Peterborough Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Donovan Price

April 16th: Sunset Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Brandon McFerran

April 18th: Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup/Outlaw Modified Competitor Tim Tolton

April 22nd: Sunset Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Samantha Shaw

 

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About Ashley McCubbin 3102 Articles
Joining OnPitRoad.com mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams. Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.

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