Speedway 660 invites everyone down to the Geary Woods tonight for a FREE EVENT to kick-off SpeedWeekend 2013 in style! Corn-on-the-cob, from Harvey’s Family Farms, will be served up by the RE/MAX Group Four Realty Relay for Life team. Tristan Horncastle and his red-hot band will perform songs from the new country music album he recently recorded in Nashville. DJ Dale Case will spin more tunes and the Speedway 660 staff can’t wait to ignite the biggest bonfire of the year! So come on down and mingle with the drivers, talk some racin and have lots of fun. There’s no better way to dive into the biggest and most exciting weekend of short-track racing in Atlantic Canada. It all gets underway tonight at 7PM.
SpeedWeekend is almost here. Fans have been arriving and setting up camp in the Geary Woods all week. Everyone is excited about the Irving Blending & Packaging 150 on Saturday night and the Auto Value 250 on Sunday. Speedway 660 has just released the race day schedules for both days.
Speedway 660 is ready to host Atlantic Canada’s biggest stock car racing event of the season. SpeedWeekend gets underway on Friday evening with a free event for fans, campers, race teams and sponsors. The racing schedule includes the Irving Blending & Packaging 150 (Sportsman) on Saturday, the Auto Value 250 (Pro Stock) on Sunday and the ENDURO 200 Championship on Monday.
For the last two years we have posted weekly conversations on the Speedway 660 web site. These conversations featured drivers and other people associated with racing in the Geary Woods. Heading into SpeedWeekend 2013, Wade Wilson asked several folks about the importance of this weekend’s event.
Over $70,000 will be on the line when the Auto Value 250 goes green on Sunday night. The winner of the race will win at least $15,000 and could take home almost $30,000! With lap money of $12,500 and the Modern Electric half-way challenge of $1500, it will be one of Canada’s biggest Pro Stock race day purses. The Irving Blending & Packaging 150 on Saturday night pays five thousand dollars to the winner of our region’s richest Sportsman race of the season.
Wow, it’s almost the end of August already and that means the biggest weekend of racing is just days away. SpeedWeekend 2013 is so close you can almost taste it! Speedway 660 is a bee-hive of activity this week as lots of last minute things are being done to prepare for the big event. Motor-homes, trailers and RV’s of all shapes and sizes are either already here or soon to be on their way. Thousands of fans and well over a hundred race teams have made plans to head our way for SpeedWeekend.
Speedway 660 celebrated a great season of point racing on Saturday with Fan Appreciation Night of Champions. The weather was perfect, the racing was awesome and the 2013 Champions and Rookie of the Year award winners were decided. Check out this week’s photo album of champions, rookies and podium finishers.
Greg Fahey did something on Saturday night that no other driver has ever done in the history of Speedway 660. Fahey won the 2013 Martins Home Heating Sportsman division title and became the first driver to win titles in all three of Speedway 660’s top divisions.
The weather is fantastic and our race teams are ready for an awesome night of action at Speedway 660. Our FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS will thrill race fans of all ages. Come early because you are invited out onto the track from 5:30 until 6:15PM to meet and mingle with drivers in all five divisions. You can also check out their cars, get some autographs, driver’s cards and photos with your favourite driver. Bandolero and Sharp Shooter heat races go at 6:30 and Street Stock, Sportsman and Pro Stock heats will run right after the anthems and parade lap at 7PM. We will crown champions and rookie-of-the-year winners in all of our divisions, plus we’ve got some great prizes to give away to our fans.
Saturday is Fan Appreciation Night of Champions at Speedway 660. Championship and Rookie of the Year trophies will be awarded to drivers in all five of our racing divisions. Fans are invited to come to the Geary Woods to go out on the track, from 5:30 to 6:15PM, to check out the cars and meet the drivers. Bando and Sharp Shooter heat races begin at 6:30, while street stock, sportsman and pro stock heats begin at 7PM. Race teams should take note that the pit gate opens at 1:30PM on Saturday and practice begins at 2:15PM.