Based on what we are seeing with the current track of the storm it appears to have turned north west. We are scheduled to get some rain into late morning and perhaps early afternoon. Several forecasts are calling for clearing mid afternoon. As of right now Saturday events are planned to proceed as originally scheduled.
Fredericton, NB - Speedway 660 has been watching the weather throughout the week and there is still potential for this to storm to miss central New Brunswick. As of Friday morning everything is still a go for the weekends events.
In the event that Saturday falls on inclement weather, Saturday’s events will move to Monday and Sundays events will remain on schedule.
Campers are rolling in steady and everyone is doing their own version of the sun dance!!
Fredericton, NB- With just over 24 hrs until the schedule pit opening for SPEEDWEEKEND the car counts are looking great in all divisions. The 10th Annual Auto Value 250 expected entries list is looking pretty stellar.
SPEEDWEEKEND 2010 is almost here and everyone at Speedway 660 is gearing up for our region’s most anticipated racing event. The Auto Value 250 is the highlight of the weekend, but from early Friday evening until late Monday afternoon Speedway 660 will be alive with action.
Ten Big Years
It’s amazing how fast time flies. It seems like yesterday when we were getting ready to host our first SPEEDWEEKEND and wondering how it would be received by fans and race teams. We don’t have to wonder anymore because it has taken on a life of its own and has become a must-attend event for race fans in our region and beyond.
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NASCAR Veteran Benson Returning to Challenge for the 10th Annual Auto Value 250
Fredericton, NB – Last year’s Auto Value 250 at Speedway 660 Speedway attracted one of the best fields of pro stock cars ever seen in the region. This year’s field has already broken that standard and today veteran NASCAR driver Johnny Benson has thrown his hat into the ring for the 2010 Auto Value 250. The 2008 Craftsman Truck Series Champion and former Nextel/Winston Cup regular announced that he has teamed with Martins Home Heating and Sommerville Racing to make the trek north to Fredericton, NB for the Labour Day event.
The Auto Value 250 is now celebrating its 10th Anniversary, and the region’s top pro stock drivers regard the race as the premier stock car event of the season. Benson is no stranger to the event as he led the charge of high profile drivers to compete with his entry in the 2005 and 2006 event.
Fredericton, NB – Speedway 660 management announced that fans who attend this years annual Auto Value 250 will again be treated to a free country music show during the intermission of the big event. Steve Waylon and his band Rebel Ridge will perform in front of over 8000 fans just prior to the opening ceremonies. Waylon has been a staple over the past two years for the event and Speedway Management and fans were eager to have him back. “Were very pleased to have such a great group of guys with that kind of talent for the event. They have become part of the event and I think they really add to the atmosphere.“ said co-owner Steve Burns.