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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…

The Old Smokehouse Enduro 250

by peterborough on September 16, 2013 in Comments Off on The Old Smokehouse Enduro 250
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The Old Smokehouse Enduro 250 took to the track last night at Canada’s Toughest 1/3rd mile oval Peterborough Speedway, the air may have had a chill but the track was heating up with 29 Enduro cars when the green flag dropped.   After 250 gruelling laps punishing the cars, drivers, and even a few tempers,…

The Young Lions are Ready for the Autumn Colours Classic Payoff

by peterborough on September 7, 2013 in Comments Off on The Young Lions are Ready for the Autumn Colours Classic Payoff
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Whether they’re watching from the top rows of the grandstand or from the controls of a racecar, spectators and drivers alike share the same opinion.  Competitors at the weekly short track level seem to get younger and younger every season.  Peterborough Speedway’s weekly divisions are no exception.  In the Battlefield Equipment Rental Four Fun division,…