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New And Noteworthy

My personal favourites for news:
For local NEWS, check out Inside Track News .
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.

Peter Anderson is also helping out this year when Derek is away (view his photos at Inside Track )
and also check out photos from Flamboro at Zoom Pics .

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



Next Event at Flamboro Speedway Saturday Feb 3, 2018

The 2017 season Flamboro Banquet will be held Saturday February 3, 2018 . For more details, please see Flamboro Speedway .





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Updates to racepulse.com - Saturday October 21, 2017

Peterborough Fri, Sat and Sun Oct 6-8 are online.

I've been away from the computer much of my time at races (eg 18 days/17 races/54000 photos, 19 days/15 races/62000 photos, 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):

Peterborough Autumn Colours Sunday October 8, 2017
Peterborough Autumn Colours Saturday October 7, 2017
Peterborough Autumn Colours Friday October 6, 2017
Flamboro Frostoberfest Sunday October 1, 2017
Flamboro Frostoberfest Saturday September 30, 2017
Sunset Velocity Sunday September 24, 2017
Jukasa NASCAR Pintys and Pro Late Model Sat September 23, 2017
CTMP NASCAR Pintys and NASCAR Trucks Saturday September 2, 2017
Ohsweken Sprint Car Nationals Saturday September 16, 2017
CTMP NASCAR Pintys and NASCAR Trucks Sunday September 3, 2017
Ohsweken Night before the Nationals Friday September 15, 2017
Humberstone DIRTcar Sportsman 100L, vintage Sunday September 10, 2017
Ohsweken Sprint Crate Monster Trucks Friday September 8, 2017
Flamboro PLM SS MS PS ProCH Highwaymen Club September 9, 2017
Flamboro Enduro Monday September 4, 2017
Flamboro PLM CVM SS PS M P4 corn Saturday September 2, 2017
Jukasa APC twin 75, SLM 75 Sunday August 27, 2017
Flamboro CanAm midgets extra features Saturday August 26, 2017
Jukasa APC twin 75, SLM 75 Saturday August 26, 2017

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

Flamboro Gold Rush Super Late Models Monday August 21, 2017
Merrittville DIRTcar Big Block Mod 100L Wednesday August 9, 2017
Flamboro PLM (3 features) Pro4Mod Memorial Saturday August 12, 2017
Humberstone Vintage All Canadian Sunday August 6, 2017
Flamboro CVM kids rides Ont Mod Saturday August 5, 2017
Toronto Indy race (see separate entry for paddock shots) Sunday July 16, 2017
Humberstone double features, Sportsman Sunday July 23, 2017
Ohsweken Summer Nationals Sprint Monday July 24, 2017
Humberstone Crate Sprint Sportsman Sunday July 30, 2017
Flamboro OSCAAR CVM Can-Am midgets Saturday July 29, 2017
Kawartha OSCAAR CVM Legends Friday July 21, 2017
Ohsweken WoO Sportsman Tuesday July 25, 2017
Flamboro PLM ProChallenge Saturday July 22, 2017
Toronto Indy Paddock only photos Sunday July 16, 2017
Toronto Indy Paddock only photos Saturday July 15, 2017
Toronto Indy Paddock only photos Friday July 14, 2017
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
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




Flamboro Speedway Saturday October 21, 2017


Flamboro's last race of the season was a 300 lap Enduro, and a Demolition Derby. Josh Shantz won the Enduro (and $8000), with Dave Bailey (who was leading 'til he ran low on gas right near the end) in 2nd and Jamie Cox in 3rd (who crashed near the end, but continued on 3 wheels). More details to follow. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway . I shot about 5000 photos during the afternoon and evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Collector Car Auction Sunday October 15, 2017


The Fall edition of the Classic Car Auction was held at the Toronto International Centre in Mississauga. Today i shot more of the cars. For more info, please see ccpauctions . I shot over 800 photos during the day SUNDAY (almost 3000 photos over the weekend). The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Collector Car Auction Saturday October 14, 2017


The Fall edition of the Classic Car Auction was held at the Toronto International Centre in Mississauga. Today many cars, including the more expensive muscle cars were placed on the auction block. A rare Plymouth Superbird sold for $385,000. For more info, please see ccpauctions . I shot over 1900 photos during the day SATURDAY. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Collector Car Auction Friday October 13, 2017


The Fall edition of the Classic Car Auction was held at the Toronto International Centre in Mississauga. The first of the 3 days featured numerous memorabilia as well as some cars. For more info, please see ccpauctions . I shot over 1000 photos during the day FRIDAY. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Peterborough Speedway Sunday October 8, 2017




The final day of the Autumn Colours weekend had features for all classes. Brandon Watson won the OSCAAR Super Late Model feature and also the Pro Late Model feature. Glenn Watson was declared the OSCAAR Super Late Model Champion and Luke Gignac was the OSCAAR Modified Champion. Gary McLean won the OSCAAR Modified feature, Rick Spencer-Walt won the Late Model feature, Treyten Lapcevich won the Thunder Car feature, Eric Yorke won the Mini Stock feature, Gregory Rudzik won the Legends feature and Griffin Powell won the Four Fun feature. For full official results and more info, please see Peterborough Speedway , OSCAAR and Ontario Legends . There are about 6500 SUNDAY photos online now (about 14,500 online now over the weekend).

View about 6500 SUNDAY Photos Here



Peterborough Speedway Saturday October 7, 2017



The second day of the Autumn Colours weekend had practice cut short due to rain. All qualifying took place, and features were run for the Outlaw Midgets (won by Jessica James) and OSCAAR Pro Midgets (won by Daniel Hawn). Jordan Hanna took the OSCAAR Pro Midget Championship. B features were won by Brandon Passer in Thunder Car , Rick Spencer-Walt in Mini Stock and Chuck Hopkins in Legends. For full official results and more info, please see Peterborough Speedway , OSCAAR and Ontario Legends . There are about 3800 SATURDAY photos online now (14,500 over the weekend - see also Friday and Sunday).

View about 3800 SATURDAY Photos Here



Peterborough Speedway Friday October 6, 2017


Today was the first on track day of the Autumn Colours weekend. There were practices for all divisions and qualifying for Pro Late Models, Late Models, OSCAAR Modifieds, Super Stocks/Thunder Cars, Mini Stocks and Four Funs. There were also 2 races for young drivers only, with Coltin Everingham winning the 20 lap Mini Stock feature and Gerrit Tiemersma winning the 20 lap Thunder Car feature. For full official results and more info, please see Peterborough Speedway and OSCAAR . There are about 4100 FRIDAY photos online now (14,500 over the weekend).

View about 4100 Photos Here



Flamboro Speedway Sunday October 1, 2017



The two day Frostoberfest weekend featured the Grisdale Triple Crown Pro Late Models and the London Recreational Super Stocks and Mini Stocks Frostfest. Chris Milwain won the OSCAAR Modified feature. Brandon Watson was the overall winner in Pro Late Models (won one feature), JR Fitzpatrick won one feature and Shae Gemmell won one feature. Ken Grubb was the overall winner in Super Stocks - Treyten Lapcevich won one feature and Kenny McNicol won the second. Andy Kamrath won both Mini Stock features and was the overall winner. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway . There are about 5100 SUNDAY photos online now (almost 10,000 over the weekend).

View about 5100 SUNDAY Photos Here



Flamboro Speedway Saturday September 30, 2017


Today the two day Frostoberfest weekend had practice and qualifying for Mini Stocks, Super Stocks and OSCAAR Modifieds. Qualifying and Features were run for Pure Stocks (won by Rodney Rutherford), Pro4 Modifieds (won by Dan Nanticoke), OSCAAR Hot Rods (won by Nick Clarke), Legends (won by Robin Jongen) and OSCAAR Pro Midgets (won by Daniel Hawn). For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway and Pro4 Modified . There are about 4700 photos online now (almost 10,000 over the weekend).

View about 4700 Photos Here



Sunset Speedway Sunday September 24, 2017


The Sunday portion of the Velocity Weekend had last chance qualifying and features for seven classes. Glenn Watson won the Super Late Model race, followed by Jordan Howse and Sean Grossman. Danny Benedict won the Late Model feature, with Travis Haliburton in 2nd and Gord Shepherd 3rd. Gary Mclean won the OSCAAR Modified feature, Dan Archibald won the OSCAAR Hot Rod feature, Richard Woodland won the Outlaw Midget feature, Jordan Howse won the Super Stock feature and Andy Kamrath won the Mini Stock feature. For full official results and more info, please see Sunset Speedway . There are about 4900 photos online now.

View about 4900 Photos Here



Jukasa Speedway Saturday September 23, 2017



The final race of the NASCAR Pinty's Series saw Alex Labbe take the series championship. Cayden Lapcevich won the race, followed by Donald Theetge, LP Dumoulin, Kevin Lacroix, JF Dumoulin, Alex Tagliani, Larry Jackson, Donald Chrisholm, Noel Dowler and Andrew Ranger. DJ Kennington won the pole. Brandon Watson won the 50 lap Pro Late Model race, followed by Pete Shepherd III and Matt Pritiko. For full official results and more info, please see Jukasa Speedway and NASCAR Pinty's Series . There are about 6500 photos online now.

View about 6500 Photos Here



British Car Day Bronte Park, Sunday September 17, 2017


The 34th annual British Car Day was held at Bronte Provincial Park. About 1000 classic British Cars were present, with about 8000 spectators. It's the largest British Car Show in North America. For more info, please see British Car Day I shot over 600 photos during the day. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Ohsweken Speedway Saturday September 16, 2017



80 Sprint Cars (360s and crates) were in the pits tonight in an all Sprint Car show. The 35 lap Nationals feature was won by Carson Macedo, followed by Jordan Thomas, Sam Hafertepe Jr, Ryan Susice and Dylan Westbrook . Mike Thorne won the Crate Sprint feature, followed by Mack DeMan and Jesse Costa. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway . There are about 3500 SATURDAY photos online now.

View about 3500 SATURDAY Photos Here



Ohsweken Speedway Friday September 15, 2017


The night before the Nationals had 51 360 Sprints taking part in heat races. There were 2 15 lap features, with Sam Hafertepe Jr taking the first, followed by Ryan Susice and Mitch Brown. Carson Macedo took the second 15 lap feature, with Jordan Thomas in 2nd and Dustin Daggett in 3rd. The Dave McLeod Memorial Shootout was won by Jordan Thomas, the Kevin Ward Jr Young Stars Challenge was won by Parker Price-Miller, the Thunder Stock feature was won by Ryan Dinning, Mark Bazuin won the Mini Stock feature and Tim Jamieson won the last Bomber feature. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway . There are about 2000 photos online now.

View about 2000 Photos Here



Humberstone Speedway Sunday September 10, 2017


Tonight's action included a DIRTcar Sportsman Trevor Wilkens Memorial 100 lap feature, won by Cody McPherson. Chad Chevalier was 2nd, Brad Rouse 3rd and Jay Mallory 4th. Dave Bailey won the Street Stock feature, Kyle Haynes won the Mini Stock feature, Mitch Dumont won the Truck feature and Rick St. Pierre won the Vintage feature. For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway .

Here are almost 600 PHOTOS .

I'll update more when i have time - i shot about 3000 photos during the evening.



Flamboro Speedway Saturday September 9, 2017


Tonight included extra features from last week's rainout for the Pro Late Models, Super Stocks and Mini Stocks. Victory lane photos were taken at the end of the night due to time constraints, and some winners included Shawn Chenoweth (2 Pro Late Model wins), Tim Norris (Pro Challenge), Shawn Taylor (Mini Stock), Courtney Scott (Pure Stock) and Gilian Hils (Pure Stock). For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway and Ontario Pro Challenge . Also on hand tonight was a photographer from Zoom Pics . There are about 3900 photos online now.

View about 3900 Photos Here



Ohsweken Speedway Friday September 8, 2017


Dylan Westbrook won the Sprint feature, and Mack DeMan won the Crate Sprint feature. Also featured tonight were mechanic's races for Bombers, Mini Stocks and Thunder Stocks, as well as appearances by 4 Monster Trucks. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway .

Here are about 360 PHOTOS .

I'll update more when i have time - i shot about 2900 photos during the evening.



Flamboro Speedway Monday September 4, 2017


Flamboro held a 400 lap $12,000 to win enduro today. Sprint car driver Josh Shantz won, followed by Dave Bailey and Rodney Rutherford. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway . There are about 1700 photos online now.

View about 1700 Photos Here



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Sunday September 3, 2017


The Silverado 250 NASCAR Truck Series race was won by Austin Cindric, followed by Noah Gragson, Kaz Grala, Justin Hayley, Ryan Truex, Johnny Sauter and Chase Briscoe. The NASCAR Pinty's Series race was won by Kevin Lacroix, followed by Alex Tagliani, Andrew Ranger, Anthony Simone and LP Dumoulin. Today also included Porsche GT3 Cup, Nissan Micra Cup and Canadian Touring Car Championship cars. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and NASCAR Pinty's Series . Please note that all IMSA and NASCAR Truck photos are not for sale.

Here are about 1000 PHOTOS .

I'll update more when i have time - i shot 5900 photos during the day SUNDAY.



Flamboro Speedway Saturday September 2, 2017


After shooting all day at CTMP, i travelled to Flamboro. They completed the first set of features, but rain postponed most of the second set. Billy Schwartzenburg won the Pro Late Model feature , Steve Trendell won the Canadian Vintage Modified feature , Brad Collison won the Super Stock feature, Erik Dalla Riva won the Mini Stock feature, Doug Moir and Andy Wheller won Pure Stock features and Dan Nanticoke won the Pro4 Modified feature. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway , Canadian Vintage Modifieds and Pro4 Modified . There are about 1900 photos online now.

View about 1900 Photos Here



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Saturday September 2, 2017


The Silverado 250 Weekend continued with practices and qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the NASCAR Pinty's Series, and races for the Porsche GT3 Cup, Nissan Micra Cup and Canadian Touring Car Championship cars. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and NASCAR Pinty's Series .

Here are about 1000 PHOTOS .

I'll update more when i have time - I shot over 4500 photos SATURDAY during the day (over 12,000 CTMP photos on the weekend). Please note that all IMSA and NASCAR Truck photos are not for sale.



Ohsweken Speedway Friday September 1, 2017


After shooting all day at CTMP, i travelled to Ohsweken. Details to follow. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway . I shot about 2100 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Friday September 1, 2017


The Silverado 250 Weekend started with practices for the Porsche GT3 Cup, Nissan Micra Cup and Canadian Touring Car Championship cars. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and NASCAR Pinty's Series . I shot over 1800 photos FRIDAY during the day (over 12,000 CTMP photos on the weekend) . The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back. Please note that all IMSA and NASCAR Truck photos are not for sale.



Humberstone Speedway Sunday August 27, 2017


After shooting Juskasa Speedway during the day, i travelled to Humberstone for the Pete Cosco Memorial, arriving at intermission in time for the unique redraw. Details to follow. For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway . I shot about 1800 photos during the evening. The photos will be online as soon as i can - please check back.



Jukasa Speedway Sunday August 27, 2017



Jason Hathaway won both 75 lap APC Pro Late Model features. In the first PLM feature, Brandon Watson was 2nd, Pete Shepherd III 3rd, Andrew Gresel 4th and Alex Labbe 5th. In the second PLM feature, Pete Shepherd III was 2nd, Andrew Gresel 3rd, Cayden Lapcevich 4th and Brandon Watson 5th. Tyler Roahrig won the Outlaw Super Late Model 75 lap feature. For full official results and more info, please see Jukasa Speedway and APC Series .

Here are about 500 PHOTOS .

I'll update more when i have time - i shot 4100 photos SUNDAY (8200 at Jukasa this weekend).



Flamboro Speedway Saturday August 26, 2017


After shooting all day at Jukasa, i travelled to Flamboro (missed 2 features from earlier rainouts). For victory lane photos, please contact Peter Anderson. Adrian Stahle and Adam Racine won Can-Am Midget features, Nick Troback, Jaeger McMaster and Brandon McFerran won Super Stock features, Erik Dalla Riva and Shawn Taylor won Mini Stock features, Wayde Thorne and Courtney Scott won Pure Stock features, Dan Hawn won both Pro Midget features, Dan Nanticoke won 1 Pro4 Modified feature and Mark Lucas won 3 Pro4 Modified features. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway , Can-Am Midgets and Pro4 Modified . There are over 2000 photos online now.

View over 2000 Photos Here



Jukasa Speedway Saturday August 26, 2017


The newly reopened Jukasa Motor Speedway (formerly Cayuga) held a two day show, with twin 75 lap features for APC Pro Late Models and a 75 lap feature for Outlaw Super Late Models. Today included practice and qualifying. Martin Latulippe set fast time in the APC series with 18.096, but failed tech, giving fast time to Brandon Watson with 18.121. Shawn Thompson won the last chance race. For full official results and more info, please see Jukasa Speedway and APC Series . There are over 4000 SATURDAY photos online now (see also Sunday).

View over 4000 SATURDAY Photos Here





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