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We hope to be your information source for all things related to grass roots motorsports in Southern Ontario. We feature the Photos of Derek Smith (over 1 Million original photos now!) . We also have over 1300 links, and you can build your own personal Favourites list.

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New And Noteworthy

My personal favourites for news:
For local NEWS, check out Inside Track News , Ontario Oval and On Dirt .
A good source for SHORT TRACK Late Model news is Speed51.
Up-to-date DIRT TRACK news can be located at Dirt Track Digest.
NASCAR news and rumours can be found at Jayski.
For INTERNATIONAL news, check out Auto Racing Daily. and Racer.
More news: Interest Sites Canada and Interest Sites U.S.A. .
The Toronto Star features articles by Norris McDonald .
A good source for the history of local short tracks is Canadian Racer.
A popular message board - Canadian Racing Online
For your weekly Canadian short track fix visit Race Time Radio.



Mike Kiers and Derek Smith at Flamboro Speedway

Again this year, Mike and Derek are the official track photographers at Flamboro Speedway.

In 2016, i visited Flamboro 24 times - there are over 57,000 Flamboro photos online from 2016.

Visit Mike and view his photos from Flamboro (and from his years as track photographer
at Barrie and Sunset Speedways) at Cableguy Photos .


Derek's latest photos from Flamboro can be found below, and earlier ones here.
Derek will be travelling as usual to many of the tracks in Southern Ontario as well this season.

For more info on the track, please visit Flamboro Speedway .



Next Race at Flamboro Speedway Saturday July 22, 2017

Flamboro Speedway's next race features Pro Late Models, Super Stocks, Mini Stocks , Pro4 Modifieds and Pro Challenge . For more details, please see Flamboro Speedway .





Latest Additions to racepulse.com



Updates to racepulse.com - Thursday July 20, 2017

I'm working on about 40,000 photos from 9 events in 10 days, which as usual, has kept me away from updating racepulse.

I've updated Flamboro July 15 .

I've been away from the computer much of my time at races (eg 3 days/5 races/18000 photos, 17 days/12 races/46000 photos).

I'll update photos whenever i can. Please check back - they will all be online.


MOST RECENT UPDATES (please scroll down to see them):

Flamboro APC Pro Late Models Saturday July 15, 2017
CTMP SportsCar GP Sunday July 9, 2017
Humberstone Sunday June 11, 2017
Flamboro PLM ProChallenge Saturday July 8, 2017
Humberstone ROC Sportsman Sunday July 2, 2017
Flamboro LOSC Ont Modifieds Saturday July 1, 2017
Ohsweken Sprint Friday June 30, 2017
Humberstone Crate Sprint, LM, Sportsman Sunday June 25, 2017
Flamboro OSCAAR CVM Saturday June 24, 2017
CTMP Vintage GP Formula 1 VARAC Saturday June 17, 2017
CTMP Vintage GP VARAC Sunday June 18, 2017
Peterborough APC Pro Late Saturday June 17, 2017
Ohsweken Friday June 16, 2017
CTMP Vintage GP Formula 1 VARAC Friday June 16, 2017

For recent updates below, please click on Photos to the left or scroll to the bottom:

Merrittville 358 Modifieds Monday May 22, 2017
Delaware NASCAR Pinty's Saturday June 3, 2017
Flamboro APC ProLM CVM Saturday June 10, 2017
Ohsweken Patriot Sprint Friday June 9, 2017
Kawartha OSCAAR Legends Friday June 2, 2017
CTMP WC Series Friday May 19, 2017
Humberstone Speedway BEI Lightning Sportsman May 28, 2017
Sunset APC ProLM CVM Saturday May 27, 2017
CTMP NASCAR Pinty's, WC Series Saturday May 20, 2017
CTMP NASCAR Pinty's, WC Series Sunday May 21, 2017
Flamboro Speedway PLM CVM Saturday May 20, 2017
Ohsweken Speedway Sprint Friday May 19, 2017
Ohsweken Speedway practice Friday May 12, 2017
Flamboro Speedway Saturday May 13, 2017
Collector Car Auction Saturday May 6, 2017
Collector Car Auction Sunday May 7, 2017
Collector Car Auction Friday May 5, 2017
Sunset Speedway Sunday April 23, 2017
Flamboro Speedway Saturday April 29, 2017
Merrittville Speedway Sprints Mods Sprtm Lites April 22, 2017
Canadian Vintage Modifieds reunion Sat April 22, 2017
Merrittville practice Saturday April 15, 2017
Ohsweken Friday June 17, 2016
Sunset NASCAR Pinty's Saturday June 18, 2016
CTMP Historic GP Sunday June 19, 2016
Ohsweken Speedway Friday June 24, 2016
Humberstone Speedway Sunday June 26, 2016
Ohsweken Speedway Friday July 8, 2016
Sunset Speedway Saturday July 2, 2016
Delaware Speedway APC Friday July 1, 2016
Humberstone Speedway Sunday July 3, 2016
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park GP Sunday July 10, 2016
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park GP Saturday July 9, 2016
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park GP Friday July 8, 2016
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park GP Thursday July 7, 2016
Peterboro APC ProLM Saturday July 16, 2016
Toronto Indy Friday July 15, 2016
Toronto Indy Saturday July 16, 2016
Toronto Indy Sunday July 17, 2016
Ohsweken Speedway Friday July 22, 2016
Humberstone Speedway - Go Nuclear LM - Sunday July 24, 2016
Toronto Auto Show Friday February 17, 2017
Motorama Sunday March 12, 2017
Motorama Saturday March 11, 2017
Motorama Friday March 10, 2017
Ohsweken Speedway Sprints - Kahne, Late Models Monday July 25, 2016
Humberstone Speedway All Canadian Sunday July 31, 2016
Merrittville Speedway DIRTcar Big Block mods Monday August 1, 2016
Ohsweken Speedway ESS (partial show - rainout) Friday August 5, 2016
Humberstone Speedway SOS Sunday August 7, 2016
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park VRRA Vintage Motorcycles Friday August 12, 2016
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Superbike Motorcycles Friday August 19, 2016
Ohsweken Speedway extra features Friday August 19, 2016
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Superbike Motorcycles Sunday August 21, 2016
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park NASCAR trucks, Pinty's Saturday Sep 3, 2016
Peterborough Speedway Autumn Colours Friday October 7, 2016
Peterborough Speedway Autumn Colours Saturday October 8, 2016
Flamboro Speedway Banquet Sat Jan 28, 2017
Canadian Vintage Modifieds Banquet Sat Jan 21, 2017




Toronto Indy, Sunday July 16, 2017


The Toronto Indy was won by Josef Newgarden, followed by Alexander Rossi, James Hinchcliffe, Marco Andretti and Simon Pagenaud. For full official results and more info, please see Hondy Indy . I shot about 5800 photos SUNDAY during the day (18000+ at Toronto over the weekend). The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Flamboro Speedway Saturday July 15, 2017



After shooting the Toronto Indy during the day, i travelled to Flamboro . I arrived about 7pm, so i missed the APC qualifying - Matt Pritiko won the pole with a time of 14,981 seconds. I also missed the 1st round of Pure Stock, Mini Stock and Super Stock features. Andy Kamrath won the APC 100 lap Pro Late Model feature. Brandon Watson was 2nd, Matt Pritiko 3rd, Shae Gemmell 4th, and Jamie Cox 5th. Brandon McFerran and Shawn Arnott won Super Stock features, Jake Gilbert won both Mini Stock features and Mark Thorne and Ross Winters Jr won Pure Stock features. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway APC Series . There are about 2300 photos online now.

View about 2300 Photos Here



Toronto Indy, Saturday July 15, 2017


The Toronto Indy was held Friday July 14 through Sunday July 16. Today i shot IndyCar practice and qualifying and the NASCAR Pinty's Series race . The NASCAR Pinty's Series race was won by Kevin Lacroix, followed by LP Dumoulin, Adam Andretti, Alex Labbe and JF Dumoulin. For full official results and more info, please see Hondy Indy and NASCAR Pinty's Series . I shot about 5600 photos SATURDAY during the day (18000+ at Toronto over the weekend). The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Ohsweken Speedway Friday July 14, 2017


After shooting the Toronto Indy during the day, i travelled to Ohsweken. Dylan Westbrook won the Sprint feature, with Mitch Brown in 2nd and Scott Kreutter 3rd. Mack DeMan won the Crate Sprint feature, Ryan Dinning won the Thunder Stock feature, Brandon Janssens won the Mini Stock feature and Cody Sommerville won the Bomber feature. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway . I shot 2900 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Toronto Indy, Friday July 14, 2017


The Toronto Indy was held Friday July 14 through Sunday July 16. Today i shot IndyCar and the NASCAR Pinty's Series . The NASCAR Pinty's Series Pole was won by Andrew Ranger, with a time of 76.785 seconds. For full official results and more info, please see Hondy Indy and NASCAR Pinty's Series . I shot about 6500 photos FRIDAY during the day (18000+ at Toronto over the weekend). The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Sunday July 9, 2017


The Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix was won by Dane Cameron and Eric Curran. The race was hit with rain on about half of the track with 48 minutes left (i was on the dry side of the track). The Prototype Challenge was won by James French and Pato O'Ward. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and IMSA . I shot about 6900 photos SUNDAY during the day (see also FRIDAY). Note that ALL IMSA PHOTOS ARE NOT FOR SALE. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS



Humberstone Speedway Sunday June 11, 2017


Brad Rouse won the Sportsman feature, Sam Pennacchio won the Late Model feature, Paul Klager won the Mod Lite feature, Ryan Dinning won the Street Stock feature, Kyle Tomaski won the truck feature, Kyle Rothwell won the Mini Stock feature and Darren and Jordan Peters won the UTV feature. For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway . I shot about 2800 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS



Flamboro Speedway Saturday July 8, 2017


Andy Kamrath and Shawn Chenoweth won Pro Late Model features, Tim Norris won the ProChallenge feature, Nick Troback and Brandon McFerran won Super Stock features, Courtney Scott and Clinton Kerkhof won Pure Stock features and Dan Nanticoke won both Pro4 Modified features. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway , Ontario Pro Challenge and Pro4 Modified . There are about 2800 photos online now.

View about 2800 Photos Here



Ohsweken Speedway Friday July 7, 2017


After shooting all day at CTMP, i travelled to Ohsweken. Dylan Westbrook won the Sprint feature, followed by Scott Kreutter and Jake Brown. Holly Porter won the Crate Sprint feature, Ryan Dinning won the Thunder Stock feature, Bobby Tolton won the Mini Stock feature and Dustin Longboat won the Bomber feature. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway . I shot about 2200 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Friday July 7, 2017


The Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix featured practice rounds for the Prototype Challenge, Continental Tire Challenge and Weather Tech Championship cars. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and IMSA . I shot about 3400 photos FRIDAY during the day (see also SUNDAY). Note that ALL IMSA PHOTOS ARE NOT FOR SALE. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Humberstone Speedway Sunday July 2, 2017


Brad Rouse won the Race of Champions 50 lap Sportsman feature. All 6 divisions in tonight's Canada Day Showdown paid $1000 to win, with a large car count in the pits. Kyle Sopaz won the Late Model feature, Ken Sargent won the Street Stock feature, Kyle Rothwell won the Mini Stock feature, Kyle Tomaski won the Truck feature and Jason Coutu won the Enduro. For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway . I shot about 2800 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS



Flamboro Speedway Saturday July 1, 2017


Brandt Graham won both 50 lap Lucas Oil Sportsman Series races. Stu Robinson won the Ontario Modifieds feature, Shawn Arnott and Nick Troback won Super Stock features, Russ Aicken won both Mini Stock features and Clinton Kerkhof and Doug Moir won Pure Stock features. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway . There are about 2700 photos online now.

View about 2700 Photos Here



Ohsweken Speedway Friday June 30, 2017


Dylan Westbrook won the SOS Sprint feature, with Jim Huppunen 2nd and Mikey Kruchka 3rd. Shone Evans won the Crate Sprint feature, Dave Bailey won the Thunder Stock feature and Lucas Smith won the Bomber feature. The Mini Stock feature was postponed - it rained again. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway and Southern Ontario Sprints . There are about 2500 photos online now.

View about 2500 Photos Here



Humberstone Speedway Sunday June 25, 2017


Dylan Westbrook won the Crate Sprint feature, with Aaron Turkey finishing 2nd and Holly Porter 3rd. Chad Chevalier won the Sportsman feature, followed by Cody McPherson and Brad Rouse. Chad Homan won the Late Model feature, Olivier Larocque won the Mini Stock feature and Mitch Dumont won the Pro4 Truck feature. For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway . I shot about 2800 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS



Flamboro Speedway Saturday June 24, 2017


Shane Maginnis and Glenn Watson won OSCAAR Super Late Model features, Luke Gignac won the OSCAAR Modified feature, Jordan Hanna won the OSCAAR Pro Midget feature, Adam Misner won the OSCAAR Hot Rod feature and Ryan Brown won the OSCAAR Midget feature, The Canadian Vintage Modified features were won by Steve Trendall, John Karley and Jason Keen. Eric Crow and Rodney Rutherford won Pure Stock features and Mark Lucas and Dan Nanticoke won Pro4 Modified features. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway , OSCAAR , Canadian Vintage Modifieds and Pro4 Modified . There are about 3800 photos online now.

View about 3800 Photos Here



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Sunday June 18 , 2017


The 4 day Vintage Grand Prix featured Historic Formula 1 cars in the Masters Historic Racing series, the Formula Junior World Tour, the MG Triumph Challenge, and divisions Vintage Small Bore, Vintage Big Bore, Monoposto, Toyo F1600 and Classic. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and VARAC . I shot over 2700 SUNDAY photos during the day (12,000+ at CTMP over the weekend). The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS



Peterborough Speedway Saturday June 17, 2017


After shooting the Vintage racing at CTMP, i headed to Peterborough Speedway for the APC Pro Late Model race. Brandon Watson won the 100 lap feature, Shawn McGlynn was 2nd, Andrew Gresel 3rd, Chris Mitchell 4th and Willie Reyns 5th. Jake Kelly won the 4fun feature, Tim Burke won the truck feature and Anthony DiBello won the thunder car feature. For full official results and more info, please see Peterborough Speedway and APC Series . I shot about 4100 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Saturday June 17 , 2017


The 4 day Vintage Grand Prix featured Historic Formula 1 cars in the Masters Historic Racing series, the Formula Junior World Tour, the MG Triumph Challenge, and divisions Vintage Small Bore, Vintage Big Bore, Monoposto, Toyo F1600 and Classic. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and VARAC . I shot over 3400 SATURDAY photos during the day (12,000+ at CTMP over the weekend). The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS



Ohsweken Speedway Friday June 16, 2017


After shooting the vintage racing at CTMP during the day, i headed to Ohsweken. Despite persistent light rain, Ohsweken managed to get almost the whole show in (victory lane photos will be taken later). Dylan Westbrook won the Sprint feature, followed by Jim Huppunen and Mitch Brown. Mack DeMan won the Crate Sprint feature, Dave Bailey won the Thunder Stock feature, Nick Masi won the Mini Stock feature and Alex Maas won the Bomber feature. The Ohsweken Wall of Fame honoured new members Jim Cochrane, Gale Hill, Tom Huppunen, Adam Ross and Clinton Geoffrey. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway . I shot about 2000 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Friday June 16 , 2017


The 4 day Vintage Grand Prix featured Historic Formula 1 cars in the Masters Historic Racing series, the Formula Junior World Tour, the MG Triumph Challenge, and divisions Vintage Small Bore, Vintage Big Bore, Monoposto, Toyo F1600 and Classic. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and VARAC . I shot over 6000 FRIDAY photos during the day (12,000+ at CTMP over the weekend). The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.

Meanwhile, here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS





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