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Rainout Moves Ontario Legends Series Opener to Saturday, May 18th

Rainout Moves Ontario Legends Series Opener to Saturday, May 18th

by on May 9, 2019 in Featured News
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It was a perfect plan, but someone else came along to spoil the fun. With a solid field of 26 teams signed-in at Sunset Speedway, the Trailers Plus Ontario Legends Series was ready to kick-off a new season of action but as she has done so many times during the early spring, Mother Nature stepped-in and took control of the situation. After forcing everyone into a holding pattern – hoping for a break in the weather – track officials were forced to make the announcement no one wanted to hear. The night’s action would be cancelled.

 

“It was tough to roll in there with so much anticipation and ready to race; only to have the show called-off,” said Ontario Legends official Jeff Drimmie. “So many different series and weekly events across the province have been washed-out, so I guess we were due to be next. It’s a long year and I’m sure waiting a little while longer to get the new season underway won’t be too much to ask of our teams.”

 

Drimmie says that in addition to the drivers who’ve returned from last year, the field at Sunset also had some newcomers, including Chris Massey – brother of Andrew Massey and NASCAR Pinty’s Series regular Connor James. Although the tour is scheduled to return to Sunset Speedway for additional events this season – including Sunday, May 19th and the Canadian Legend Asphalt Nationals later this summer – there are no plans to reschedule the cancelled event.

 

The Trailers Plus Ontario Legends Series kick-off will now be part of the Country 105 Season Opener – Saturday, May 18th – at Peterborough Speedway. Fans will see a full night of amazing short track action, with a fan appreciation autograph session at intermission…and grandstand admission is absolutely free. Gates open at 3:00, with the night’s first qualifying heat at 5:00.

 

2019 Ontario Legend Series schedule

 

Saturday, May 4th                           Sunset Speedway

Cancelled – rain

Saturday, May 18th                         Peterborough Speedway

Sunday, May 19th                           Sunset Speedway

 

Saturday, June 1st                          Peterborough Speedway

Saturday, June 15th                        Peterborough Speedway

Saturday, June 29th                        Peterborough Speedway

                                                          National qualifier

 

Saturday, July 6th

Sunday, July 7th                              Grand Bend Speedway

Saturday, July 13th                         Sunset Speedway

Saturday, July 27th                         Peterborough Speedway

 

Friday, August 16th

Saturday, August 17th

Sunday, August 18th                      Sunset Speedway

                                                          Canadian Legends Asphalt

                                                          Nationals

Saturday, August 24th                    Peterborough Speedway

 

Saturday, September 7th

Sunday, September 8th                  Grand Bend Speedway

Saturday, September 21st              Sunset Speedway

 

Friday, October 11th

Saturday, October 12th

Sunday, October 13th                     Peterborough Speedway

                                                          27th Annual

                                                          Autumn Colours Classic

 

Since 1986, series title sponsor Trailers Plus has carried a full line of new and used cargo, sport, utility, livestock trailers and car haulers to do the job. To learn more about their complete product line, see Trailers Plus at 2223 Drummond Line in Peterborough, call 877.703.5085 or visit www.trailersplus.net.   

 

Like the Ontario Legends Series page on www.facebook.com and look for the exciting web-site www.ontariolegendseries.ca. Clarke Motorsports Communications is proud to represent the Trailers Plus Ontario Legends Series 2019 season.

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