BRIGHTON, Ont. (July 6, 2016) – Brighton Speedway’s 49th season of racing continues when the Southern Ontario Sprints return for their third appearance of the season for VanZuylen Tire and Electro Cables night on July 9. The night also features the second 35-lap race of the Hotch’s Auto Parts Pro Late Model Triple Crown.
The Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modifieds, Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks and Quinte Septic Stingers are all on the card while the Kiwanis of Trenton Kart Klub will offer a karting demonstration on the infield oval. Spectator gates open at 5:00pm for the 7:00pm race time. Adult admission is $20.
Brantford, Ont. native Mitch Brown has been unstoppable so far this season in Southern Ontario Sprints competition at Brighton. Brown has won both events at the Northumberland County oval so far this season and has looked dominant doing so. Dylan Westbrook is the most recent winner with the series after his victory last Saturday night at South Buxton Raceway. It was the Oakland, Ont. teenager’s first career 360 Sprint Car win. Westbrook enters Saturday’s race as the series point leader.
The Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Models point standings got a shake-up following last Saturday’s double points feature. Phil Potts jumped to second in the standings, 45 points behind leader Charlie Sandercock. Brandon Mowat is third, 55 points off the lead, and is followed by Adam Turner and Steve Baldwin.
Andrew Hennessy grew his lead atop the Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modified standings with his fourth win of the season. He holds a 130-point advantage over Kraig Handley and is 150 tallies ahead of Dan Ferguson. Derrick Greig and Doug O’Blenis complete the top-five.
The Brighton Automotive Pro Stock standing are led by Justin Ramsay, who has five wins so far this season. Brandon Murrell claimed second in the championship standings with a third-place finish last weekend. Second-place finisher Wade Purchase is third ahead of Doug Anderson and Jonah Mutton.
The Quinte Septic Stingers resume action this week while the Bill’s Johns Comp 4s take the weekend off. Cousins Brittany and Chantel Golden sit tied at the top of the Junior Stinger standings with just five points ahead of Willy Bulten. Rick Phillips leads the Super Stinger standings over Jorden Pickell and Chris Lammle.
Pit gates will open at 4:00pm for drivers and spectator gates will open at 5:00pm before hot laps at 6:00pm and racing at 7:00pm. Complete event information is available atwww.brightonspeedway.ca.
WINNERS TO DATE
Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Models: 2 – Phil Potts (April 30, July 2); 2 – Steve Baldwin (May 21, June 11); 2 – Adam Turner (May 14, June 18); 1 – Charlie Sandercock (May 28); 1 – Tyler Rand (June 4)
Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modifieds: 4 – Andrew Hennessy (May 28, June 4, June 18, July 2); 2 – Dan Ferguson (April 30, June 25); 1 – Doug O’Blenis (May 14); 1 – Curtis King (June 11)
Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks: 5 – Justin Ramsay (April 30, June 4, June 18, June 25, July 2); 2 – Doug Anderson (May 21, June 11); 1 – Wade Purchase (May 14); 1 – Brandon Murrell (May 28)
Bill’s Johns Comp 4s: 4 – Tyler French (April 30, May 14, May 28, June 4); 2 – Josh Read (June 11, July 2); 2 – Josh French (June 18, June 25); 1 – Adam Flieler (May 21);
Quinte Septic Super Stingers: 2 – Chris Lammle (May 28, June 11); 1 – Rick Phillips (May 14); 1 – Arthur McCauley
Quinte Septic Junior Stingers: 1 – Chantel Golden (May 14); 1 – Brittany Golden (May 28); 1 – Willy Bolton (June 11); 1 – James Turgeon (June 25)
Southern Ontario Sprints: 2 – Mitch Brown (May 21, June 18)
Go Nuclear Late Model Series: 1 – Charlie Sandercock (June 25)
About VanZuylen Tire and Alignment: Estbalished in the Ottawa-Gatineau region, Vanzuylen Tire has become the premium destination for tire purchases. With its 17 locations, the staff at Vanzuylen Tire are proud to offer complete vehicle maintenance and repair services such as oil changes, wheel alignments, preventive engine repairs and electronic system diagnostics. Vanzuylen Tire is committed to excellence in serving all customers. For a location nearest you and to get a quote, visit www.vanzuylen.ca.
About Electro Cables: Located in Trenton, Ont., Electro Cables is a supplier of high quality CSA, UL, and ETL electronic and electrical cables. Electro Cables offers 500 different types of standard wire and cable constructions for communications, speakers, fire alarms, security systems, and control. Superior technical and the sales and engineering department can design custom cables for your unique applications. For more information, visit Electro Cables online at www.electrocables.com.
About Sanderson’s Tire and Automotive: Sanderson Tire & Automotive is a family owned and operated automotive tire and repair centre located in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Sanderson Tire & Automotive is a proud supporter of the Southern Ontario Sprints at Brighton Speedway.
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Brighton Speedway’s 2016 season is proudly supported by the following corporate sponsors: ABC Taxi, Adecco, AeCON, Bainer’s OilGARD Anti-Rust, Battlefield Equipment Rentals, Bay Marine, Behan Construction, Belleville Boyer Nissan, Belleville Transmission & Auto, Bellevue Fabricating Ltd., Bicknell Racing Products, Bill’s Johns, BJ McColl Fams, Bonn Law, Boyer Chevrolet Napanee, Brighton Automotive, Brighton Recycling, Budweiser, Campbellford Chrysler, Canadian Energy, Canadian National Autism Foundation, CANEX, Classic Hits 95.5, Classic Rock 107.9 The Breeze, Coca-Cola, Comfort Zone Heating & Air Conditioning, The Community Press, Cool 100, CSC Products, Davis Auto Repair, Deerhaven Farm and Garden, Dibbits Excavating, Eastern Overhead Doors, Electro Cables, Excel Tower Service, First Place Trailers, Gerow Propane, Gilmour’s Meat Shop, Gord’s Water, Greig Truck & Trailer, Hellraiser Race Bodies, Hewbrook Incorporated, Hits FM 95.5, Hotch’s Auto Parts, Hoosier Racing Tire, Humber Nurseries, ImageFactor.ca Motorsport Designs, JJ Stewart Motors, John’s Equipment, Jones Automotive, KD Transmission, Kiwanis Club of Trenton, KOA Campground of Brighton, Krown Rust Control Trenton, Lange & Fetter Ford, Larry’s Towing, Leaf Racewear, Leclair Electric, Lester’s Hot Dogs, Lucas Oil, Maestro’s Painting, Mark Heating & Cooling, McDougall Insurance and Financial, Mix 97, Monacoe’s Hair Salon & Day Spa, Monster Energy, Motosports of Trenton, Muskoka Aircraft Refinishing My FM 100.9/93.3, Mystical Distributing, NecksGen Head and Neck Restraint, NOCO Fuels, Owasco RV, Part Source, Peter’s South End Garage, Qunte Mall, Quinte Septic, Rapid Rad, Read’s Accounting, REMAX (Saoirse Graham & Nicole Parks), ROCK 107, Rona Trenton, Sanderson Tire and Automotive, Stewart Electric, Stix & Stones Billiards, Stoneridge Specialty Insurance, Target Fabrication, TAS Communications, The Trentonian, Therapeutic Massage Centre, Towne and Country Liquidation, Turris Communications, UCB Radio Canada, Ultramar CST, Vanderlaan Building Products, Vandermeer Toyota, VanZuylen Tire and Alignment, The Vinyl Solution, Vito’s Restaurant, VP Racing Fuels and Workman’s OK Tire.
About Brighton Speedway: Brighton Speedway is a 1/3-mile clay stock car racing oval located on the shores of Lake Ontario in Brighton, Ont. The speedway hosts five weekly stock car divisionson Saturday nights from May to September.
Brighton Speedway mailing address: 775 County Road 64, Brighton, ON, K0K 1H0
Media Contact: Clayton Johns Media
Photo Credit: Rod Henderson
Photo Attachment 1: Mitch Brown of Brantford, Ont. has been flawless so far this season and has won both races so far at the Northumberland County oval. (Rod Henderson photo).