Balson and Passer Split Feature Victories at Peterborough

A pair of 20-lap feature events at Peterborough Speedway resulted in a pair of drivers getting their first victories of the year.

Kelly Balson picked up the victory in the first feature in his first start of the season ahead of Glenn Watson, who scored his second straight top-five. Points leader J.R. Fitzpatrick finished third, followed by Tyler Hawn with his second top-five of the year. Roy Passer rounded out the top-five, followed by Gary Passer and Charlie Gallant.

Roy Passer picked up the victory in the second feature for his fifth top-five of 2016, ahead of Fitzpatrick. Notably, Fitzpatrick has yet to finish outside of the top-five this season. Watson finished third, followed by Balson and Hawn. Gallant and Gary Passer rounded out the field.

The OSCAAR Outlaw Super Late Model drivers will now focus their attention to Flamboro Speedway for the Don Biederman Memorial this weekend.


Race Report by: Ashley McCubbin – Photos by Debbie Spence

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Joining 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.