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Countdown to the Autumn Colours Classic at Peterborough Speedway is On

by peterborough on October 6, 2015 in Comments Off on Countdown to the Autumn Colours Classic at Peterborough Speedway is On
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It’s all about the numbers.   In 2014, close to 200 different teams took a main event green flag at Peterborough Speedway’s Autumn Colours Classic. This year’s edition – the 23rd annual incarnation of the Super Bowl of Stock Racing – will likely have car counts in a similar range, with close to 10 different…

Bryan Mercer is Looking for Another Strong Run at the Autumn Colours Classic

by peterborough on October 4, 2015 in Comments Off on Bryan Mercer is Looking for Another Strong Run at the Autumn Colours Classic
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When it comes to weekly short track racing, some drivers in the field are better than others when there’s a big paycheque on the line.   Port Hope, Ontario’s Bryan Mercer is one of the region’s best big money racers. His resume already includes a $3,000 payday from an NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model…

Cole McFadden is Ready for his Autumn Colours Classic OSCAAR Modified Debut

by peterborough on October 1, 2015 in Comments Off on Cole McFadden is Ready for his Autumn Colours Classic OSCAAR Modified Debut
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From his first days in the sport – where his Mini Stock machine carried a hand-written bumper sticker that read ‘small boy, big dreams’ – Cole McFadden has advanced through racing’s ranks.   At the age of 12, the Woodville, Ontario resident became the youngest driver ever start a feature race at Kawartha Speedway. The…

Sean Kennedy Turned Heads During the 2015 Season at Peterborough Speedway

by peterborough on September 24, 2015 in Comments Off on Sean Kennedy Turned Heads During the 2015 Season at Peterborough Speedway
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History says that you get only one chance to make a first impression. If that’s the case, the first impression Peterborough Speedway fans have of Sean Kennedy is that he’ll be a future track champion at Canada’s Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval.   After sharing a ride in 2014 and finishing 5th in…

Bailey Jacobs is Getting Ready for his First Start at the Autumn Colours Classic

by peterborough on September 22, 2015 in Comments Off on Bailey Jacobs is Getting Ready for his First Start at the Autumn Colours Classic
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Weekly short track stock car racing has no age limit. There is no such thing as being too young or too old. A driver’s performance on the track is judged simply by performance and ability. Bailey Jacobs – a 17 year-old high schooler from Warsaw, Ontario – has just concluded his first season in the…