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Puzzle Pieces Fall Into Place for Peterborough Speedway’s 2014 Season

by peterborough on March 14, 2014 in Comments Off on Puzzle Pieces Fall Into Place for Peterborough Speedway’s 2014 Season
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Whether you’re fighting for the flag in front of a standing-room-only crowd and a national television audience or chasing the checkered at the local Saturday night short track, racing can be an expensive proposition.  Drivers and teams rely on sponsorship support to cover parts and travel costs, while speedways count on backing to underwrite their…

Short Track Stars Shine Bright on Canada’s Toughest 1/3 Mile Oval

by peterborough on March 1, 2014 in Comments Off on Short Track Stars Shine Bright on Canada’s Toughest 1/3 Mile Oval
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Short Track Stars Shine Bright on Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Oval By Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media   Stock car racing is all about give and take.  You give absolutely everything your equipment will take in search of that next checkered flag.  Tackling a tight, demanding layout like Peterborough Speedway takes…

Ontario Modifieds Racing Series Ready to Kick-Off 2014 Season

by peterborough on February 28, 2014 in Comments Off on Ontario Modifieds Racing Series Ready to Kick-Off 2014 Season
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With car counts that fluctuated between the upper teens and lower twenties, the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series treated fans to some exciting side-by-side action during their tenure at Mosport/Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Speedway.  When that venue ceased operation midway through the 2013 campaign, the club travelled to Peterborough Speedway for a one race showdown to…

Danny Benedict Rides a ‘Pony Car’ Into the 2014 Season

by peterborough on February 15, 2014 in Comments Off on Danny Benedict Rides a ‘Pony Car’ Into the 2014 Season
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Another season of racing is still months away, but that hasn’t stopped a number of teams from putting their plans into place.  The #54 Mini Stock – piloted by Orono, Ontario’s Danny Benedict – will carry a new look and a fresh brand when the first green flag flies to launch the 2014 campaign. After…

Peterborough Speedway is Central Ontario’s Racin’ Destination

by peterborough on February 9, 2014 in Comments Off on Peterborough Speedway is Central Ontario’s Racin’ Destination
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The next campaign may be about 4 months away, but staff at Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Oval is working hard – behind the scenes and at the track – to make sure Peterborough Speedway is ready for the first green flag of the 2014 season.  Track owner/promoter J.P. Josiasse says that even though…