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Autumn Colours Classic Sets the Provincial Standard for Short Track Stockcar Racing Success

by peterborough on October 5, 2013 in Comments Off on Autumn Colours Classic Sets the Provincial Standard for Short Track Stockcar Racing Success
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It is easily one of the most recognized events on the Canadian motorsports landscape.  The Autumn Colours Classic – presented by Lucas Oil Products – at Peterborough Speedway is a 3 day spectacle of speed, drawing fans and competitors from one end of the province to the other.  This year’s edition – taking centre stage…

Pole Winners are Counting the Days Until the 21st Autumn Colours Classic

by peterborough on October 4, 2013 in Comments Off on Pole Winners are Counting the Days Until the 21st Autumn Colours Classic
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Easily one of the years most anticipated events; the Autumn Colours Classic – presented by Lucas Oil Products – at Peterborough Speedway is a race like no other.  Contended on the tight confines of a venue known as Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Oval, the 3 day action-packed thrill ride jams the pit area…

Dan McHattie Eyes Another Autumn Colours Classic Payday

by peterborough on October 2, 2013 in Comments Off on Dan McHattie Eyes Another Autumn Colours Classic Payday
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Creating a race winning program can take time and experimentation. Steering a hand built machine – created on the family farm – Dan McHattie has learned how to win races.  His resume includes 3 Peterborough Speedway track championships and 8 Late Model titles at Kawartha Speedway, but when that facility closed at the end of…

Matt Spence Falls Just Short of Back-to-Back Thunder Car Crowns

by peterborough on September 30, 2013 in Comments Off on Matt Spence Falls Just Short of Back-to-Back Thunder Car Crowns
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It could almost be compared with a criminal coming back to the scene of the crime.  The return of the Thunder Car division to Peterborough Speedway brought Matt Spence home to the site of his early racing success stories.  Some of the Bailieboro, Ontario racer’s best laps were turned on the layout known as Canada’s…

Crowe Carries a Late Season Charge into the Autumn Colours Classic

by peterborough on September 27, 2013 in Comments Off on Crowe Carries a Late Season Charge into the Autumn Colours Classic
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At the start of the year, drivers plan a schedule of events they’ll run during the upcoming season.  Often, it’s with a goal of earning points toward a track championship.  Howie Crowe was a regular at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Speedway and when that track closed after the July 27th event, he was awarded the…