Fredericton Jewellers becomes Speedway 660’s Newest Sponsor

Posted on August 21st, 2012

The Four Cylinder Division, at Speedway 660, has seen its car count grow from single digits to more than twenty in just two years. In addition to attracting more cars and fan interest, the new division has also attracted a new corporate sponsor. Beginning today it will be called the Fredericton Jewellers Four Cylinder Division.

“Gary and Mona Mossman, from Fredericton Jewellers, are long time race fans who have recognized a great opportunity to sponsor racing” said Speedway 660’s Steve Burns. “On behalf of our four cylinder racers and great fans, I want to thank Gary and Mona for helping us grow racing by sponsoring this exciting division.”

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Fans, Championships, Autographs & Prizes! – Wade’s Weekly #15

Posted on August 20th, 2012

This weekend is all about fans and drivers. It’s our annual Fan Appreciation Night of Champions. On Saturday at about 5:30PM all of the cars, in every division, will be parked on the front stretch of Speedway 660. Drivers and crews will be out there too for Atlantic Canada’s largest autograph session!

Fans will have a chance to meet the drivers, check out the cars, take photos and get some neat treats and other hand-outs from the race teams. It’s a once-a-year, not to be missed event. And it’s quite a sight to see all of the cars on the track at the same time.

Saturday is Fan Appreciation Night of Champions at Speedway 660. The final points race of the year begins at 7PM, but fans are invited for an on-track autograph session at 5:30. Draws for lots of great prizes will be held all evening and Championships will be awarded in all five racing divisions.

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Enduro 200: Sharpe Wins Again!

Posted on August 19th, 2012

August 19, 2012- Pat Sharpe is out to win his fourth straight Enduro championship at Speedway 660 and on Sunday afternoon he won his second Enduro 200 of the season to extend his points lead in the division. But it wasn’t an easy ride for the driver from Woodstock. Late in the race Sharpe was broad-sided by another car, but his crew worked its magic to get him back out on the track for the win.

“This crew is amazing, they are the ones who put the number 51 in the Speedway 660 Victory Lane today” said an excited Sharpe. “The old car is in bad shape right now, but we’ll get her fixed up and ready for the final Enduro 200 on SpeedWeekend.”

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MacKenzie Beats O’Blenis to Win the Martin’s Firecracker 150!

Posted on August 19th, 2012

Fredericton N.B. -Ken MacKenzie won the Martin’s Home Heating Firecracker 150 at Speedway 660 on Saturday night. MacKenzie passed his friend Dave O’Blenis to win the three thousand dollar first place prize money in one of Atlantic Canada’s biggest Sportsman races of the season.

“We finally won one of these things” said a jubilant MacKenzie in the Speedway 660 Victory Lane. “We won two Sportsman championships but never have been able to win one of these big races until tonight and it is was especially sweet to finally beat my good friend Dave O’Blenis.”

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Racing Tonight!

Posted on August 18th, 2012

The Martins Home Heating Firecracker Sportsman 150 Event is on at 7PM at Speedway 660.  The pit gate opens for race teams at 1:30 this afternoon. The grandstands open at 5PM and the Hanwell Village Mart Bandolero and Four-Cylinder Division heat races begin at approximately 6:20. Heat races in the other divisions begin at 7PM.

Fans will see racing in the AL Gullison Disaster Kleenup Pro Stocks, Martins Home Heating Sportsman, RV World Street Stocks, Hanwell Village Mart Bandoleros and 4 Cylinders.

Ticket Prices:
Adults (16 and over) $20.00
Youth (ages 9-15) $15.00
Children (ages 8 and under) FREE
Family Pass (2 Adults, 2 Youth, 4 pop + 4 fries) $75.00

Car Count Looking Strong for $3000 to Win Martins Firecracker 150

Posted on August 17th, 2012

The car count is looking great for tomorrow nights Martins Firecracker 150.   Speedway 660 is expecting upwards of 30 cars who will be attempting to qualify for the 26 starting sports for the 150 lap feature event.

“We’ve seen a lot of interest over the last few weeks with the extra purse money and the prolonged wait due to the rescheduling” said Speedway 660 co-owner Steve Burns.  “There are guys coming that we haven’t seen in a while like Randy McCoy, George Jameson, John Rankin, Dave O’blenis, Ken Mackenzie, and Dana Duncan”.  “Of course those guys on top of our weekly Martins Home Heating Sportsman drivers who are ready to defend home turf again the part time and traveling guys”.

“This is going to be an awesome night of racing” said Richard Martin of Martins Home Heating.  “I’ve been doing my sun dance all week so I think we should be in good shape for Saturday night!”.

Come check out the action tomorrow night at Speedway 660!

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Martins Home Heating Firecracker 150 & Enduro 200 Weekend!

Posted on August 15th, 2012

Fans can expect intense racing action when Speedway 660 opens its gates for an exciting double-whammy-weekend. Sportsman drivers will compete in the Martin’s Home Heating Firecracker 150 at 7PM on Saturday, followed by the Enduro 200 at 2PM on Sunday.

“Fans, sponsors and race teams can’t wait for Saturday’s Firecracker 150 which will take Sportsman racing as we know it to a whole new level” said Speedway 660’s Steve Burns. “And with an increased car-count, fans will see an unbelievable racing spectacle called the Enduro 200 on Sunday afternoon.”

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Speedway 660 hosts two big events this weekend. At 7PM on Saturday all five divisions see action including Sportsman drivers who will race in the Martin’s Home Heating Firecracker 150. Then at 2PM on Sunday the fan favourite Enduro 200 takes to the track.

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A Conversation with TJ “Hollywood” Madore: A Four Cylinder Show-Stopper!

Posted on August 14th, 2012

Speedway 660’s four cylinder division has become the fastest growing form of racing in the Geary Woods. In three short years the car count has gone from five to more than twenty. Wade Wilson chased down T.J. Madore to talk about racing these little units.

TJ “Hollywood” Madore is one of the top young up and coming drivers at Speedway 660. Madore will fire up his camo-coloured four cylinder this Saturday night when racing resumes in the Geary Woods.

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Firecrackers & Enduros/Take Two – Wade’s Weekly #14

Posted on August 13th, 2012

Did you ever try to light a wet firecracker? They just won’t ignite, no matter how hard you try! Last weekend, fans, sponsors, race teams and Speedway 660 officials were all amped-up for the Martin’s Home Heating Firecracker 150. But showers and rain short-circuited our spirits and we had no choice but to pull the plug on the race. And the second part of our weekend double header - the Enduro 200 scheduled for last Sunday, got washed out too.

Sportsman drivers will have their eyes on the prize at 7PM Saturday at Speedway 660. The Martin’s Home Heating Firecracker 150 is part of a double header weekend. The 2nd Enduro 200 of the season is scheduled for 2PM on Sunday.

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Rain Wins Again! ENDURO 200 Rescheduled for Next Sunday August 19th!

Posted on August 12th, 2012

Rain wins again!  Due to more inclement weather, officials at Speedway 660 have rescheduled today’s ENDURO 200 to next Sunday Aug 19th at 2pm.  Speedway 660 will take another crack at the Double Header weekend with the Martins Home Heating “$3000 to Win” Sportsman 150 on Saturday night and the ENDURO 200 on Sunday at 2pm.