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Auto Racing Daily and Racer - world news.
Interest Sites Canada and Interest Sites U.S.A. .
Norris McDonald - Toronto Star.
Canadian Racer -history of local tracks.
Canadian Racing Online -message board.
Race Time Radio -local short track news.



Mike Kiers, Peter Anderson and Derek Smith at Flamboro Speedway

Again this year, Mike, Peter and Derek are the official track photographers at Flamboro Speedway.
Mike and Peter will each visit 5 or 6 times.

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

Peter Anderson is also helping out this year when Derek is away (view his photos at Inside Track )
and contact him at .

Also check out photos from Flamboro at Zoom Pics .

In 2017, derek visited Flamboro 21 times - there are over 60,000 Flamboro photos online from 2017.
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 Event at Flamboro Speedway

The Flamboro season ending banquet will be held either the last Saturday in January or first Saturday in February 2019 (not yet confirmed). For more details, please see Flamboro Speedway .





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Updates to racepulse.com - Tuesday November 13, 2018

Toronto Indy Friday July 13,
CTMP NASCAR Saturday May 19,
and Flamboro Sunday November 4
are online.

I'm working whenever i can to catch up on my backlog of photos - sorry - family emergency - please check back. I'll have photos online as soon as i can.

I've created a new section for Non-racing photos. People keep asking me what else i shoot. This has a few examples, such as nature photography and concerts. Latest shoots include concerts at the Cadillac Lounge (Greasemarks and Desperados), Hugh's Room Live (Raoul and the Big Time) and The Senator Winebar (Fauth and Stafford). You can also find them under Photos in the left column on the home page.

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):

Toronto Indy, NASCAR Friday July 13 2018,
CTMP NASCAR, World Challenge Saturday May 19, 2018
Flamboro Enduro Sunday November 4, 2018
Jukasa NASCAR and OSCAAR Saturday June 16, 2018
Flamboro Trinity Auto Meet Sunday October 28, 2018
Ancaster Swap Meet and Show Sunday October 28, 2018
Toronto Indy Pinty's Saturday July 14, 2018
CTMP NASCAR trucks/Pinty's Saturday August 25, 2018
Collector Car Auction Mississauga Sunday October 14, 2018
Collector Car Auction Mississauga Saturday October 13, 2018
Collector Car Auction Mississauga Friday October 12, 2018
Peterborough Saturday Autumn Colours October 6, 2018
Peterborough Friday Autumn Colours October 5, 2018
Flamboro Frostoberfest Saturday October 13, 2018
Peterborough Sunday Autumn Colours October 7, 2018
British Car Day Bronte Park Sunday September 16, 2018
CTMP VRRA Vintage Motorcycles Friday August 31, 2018
Jukasa NASCAR Pinty's, Late Models Sat September 29, 2018
Flamboro Championship Night Saturday September 22, 2018
Sunset Velocity Sunday September 23, 2018
Sunset Velocity Saturday September 22, 2018
Ohsweken Friday August 31, 2018
Ohsweken Friday September 7, 2018
Sunset Great Lakes Concrete Series Sunday September 16, 2018
Ohsweken Canadian Nationals Saturday September 15, 2018
Ohsweken Night Before the Nationals Fri September 14, 2018
Ohsweken test and tune Thursday September 13, 2018


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

Flamboro pro late models, pro challenge Saturday September 8, 2018
Jukasa APC Pro Late Models and Super Late Models Sat Sept 1, 2018
Jukasa Canadian Short Track Nationals Sunday September 2, 2018
Sunset Saturday August 18, 2018
Humberstone Sunday August 26, 2018
Ohsweken Friday August 24, 2018
CTMP NASCAR trucks and Pintys Sunday August 26, 2018
Flamboro Gold Rush Sunday August 19, 2018
Humberstone Crate Sprint, Sportsman 40L Sunday August 12, 2018
Sunset APC pro late model Saturday August 11, 2018
Flamboro racing Saturday August 4, 2018
Flamboro Kids rides Saturday August 4, 2018
Flamboro super late models Saturday July 28, 2018
Flamboro Saturday July 21, 2018
CTMP Sports Car GP Sunday July 8, 2018
Toronto Indy Sunday July 15, 2018
Ohsweken Friday July 6, 2018
Ohsweken Friday June 29, 2018
Flamboro Pro Late Models Pro Challenge Saturday July 7, 2018
Flamboro LOSC Saturday June 30, 2018
Sunset Saturday June 23, 2018
Humberstone Action Sprints Sportsman June 17, 2018
Flamboro Nationals Sunday June 10, 2018
Flamboro Pro Late Models June 9, 2018
Flamboro APC Pro Late Models June 2, 2018
Flamboro Outlaw Super Late Models May 26, 2018
Flamboro Pro Late Models, Can-Am midgets, Prochalleng May 12, 2018
Sunset LMx2 OSCAAR hotrod Saturday May 5, 2018
Flamboro Practice Tuesday May 1, 2018
Merrittville Practice Monday April 23, 2018
11 concerts in the Photos Non-racing 2018 section
Ancaster British Car Show Sunday April 22, 2018
Ohsweken Ken Schrader Driving Experience Wed July 13, 2016
Humberstone SOS rain fox deer Sun June 4, 2017
Toronto Indy - IndyCar on track, NASCAR Pinty's race - Sat July 15, 2017
Toronto Indy - IndyCar on track, drivers - Friday July 14, 2017
Toronto Indy - NASCAR Pinty's Series - practice/qual - Friday July 14, 2017





Toronto Indy Friday July 13, 2018




The Toronto Indy was held Friday July 13 through Sunday July 15. The NASCAR Pinty's Series was present Friday and Saturday. Alex Tagliani won the Pinty's Series pole with a speed of 82.166 mph. Today i shot the IndyCars practicing, the Pinty's Series practice and the IndyCar and Pinty's paddocks. For full official results and more info, please see Honda Indy and NASCAR Pinty's Series . There are over 3000 FRIDAY photos online now (see also Saturday and Sunday).

View over 3000 FRIDAY Photos Here



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Saturday May 19, 2018




Fog halted racing for some time Saturday at the Victoria Day Weekend races. The NASCAR Pinty's Series practice was mostly fogged out (a few cars took some slow laps), although a special 30 minute practice was added at the end of the day instead of qualifying. The Pirelli World Challenge Series and the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Series held races partly in the rain in the afternoon after the fog lifted. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park , NASCAR Pinty's Series and Pirelli World Challenge . There are about 3200 photos online now.

View about 3200 Photos Here



Flamboro Speedway Sunday November 4, 2018




Karl Sault won $5000 in the 200 lap Enduro. Kent Nuhn was 2nd, Rodney Rutherford 3rd, Dan Dos Santos 4th and Jodan Morris 5th. Zack McCormack won the Demolition Derby. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway There are about 2900 photos online now.

View about 2900 Photos Here



Jukasa Speedway Saturday June 16, 2018



Kevin Lacroix won the NASCAR Pinty's Series race, followed by Cole Powell and Alex Tagliani. Andrew Ranger set fast time. Gary McLean won the OSCAAR Modified feature and Tyler Hawn won the OSCAAR Hot Rods feature. For full official results and more info, please see Jukasa Speedway and NASCAR Pinty's Series . There are about 5800 photos online now.

View about 5800 Photos Here



Flamboro Speedway Sunday October 28, 2018




The Trinity Auto Meets held their season closer Show and Shine and Burnout Competition Sunday afternoon. For full official results and more info, please check out facebook - Trinity Auto Meets, and see Flamboro Speedway . There are about 900 photos online now.

View about 900 Photos Here .



Ancaster Car Show and Swap Meet Sunday October 28, 2018



The Rod Masters Car Club hosted a large swap meet Sunday morning. I stopped in on my way to Flamboro for their show. For more info, please see Rod Masters .

Here are about 50 PHOTOS .



Toronto Indy Saturday July 14, 2018




The Toronto Indy was held Friday July 13 through Sunday July 15. The NASCAR Pinty's Series was present Friday and Saturday. Andrew Ranger won the Pinty's Series race, with Alex Tagliani 2nd, JF Dumoulin 3rd, Gary Klutt 4th and LP Dumoulin 5th. Josef Newgarden won pole in IndyCars, with a speed of 108.068mph. Today i shot the IndyCars practicing, the Pinty's Series race and the IndyCar and Pinty's paddocks. For full official results and more info, please see Honda Indy and NASCAR Pinty's Series . There are over 3000 SATURDAY photos online now (see also FRIDAY and SUNDAY).

View over 3000 SATURDAY Photos Here



Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park Saturday August 25, 2018



The NASCAR Trucks practiced and qualified (in wet conditions) today, with Ben Rhodes taking pole, followed by Noah Gragson and Myatt Snider. Canadians Alex Tagliani starts 10th, DJ Kennington starts 13th, Stewart Friesen 16th and Jason White 27th. The NASCAR Pinty's Series practiced, but their qualifying was rained out. LP Dumoulin will start pole based on practice times, followed by Andrew Ranger and Alex Tagliani. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and NASCAR . There are 3200 photos online now.

View about 3200 Photos Here



Collector Car Auction Sunday October 14, 2018




The Fall Collector Car Auction was held at the International Centre in Mississauga. Today i shot more of the auctioning and more of the car details. See Friday for full views of the cars, and more on Saturday too. For results and more info, please see Collector Car Productions . There are almost 400 SUNDAY photos online now (see also Friday and Saturday).

Here are almost 400 SUNDAY PHOTOS .



Flamboro Speedway Saturday October 13, 2018





The 2nd day of the Grisdale Triple Crown / London Recreational Frostoberfest saw Jake Sheridan take the Pro Late Model overall win, Brad Collison take the Super Stocks and Erik Dalla Riva take the Mini Stocks. Individual feature winners were Treyton Lapcevich, Jo Lawrence and Kevin Albers in Pro Late Models, Lane Zardo and Matt Bentley in Super Stocks and Brian Wilson and Dylan Sharpe in Mini Stocks. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway . There are about 3400 photos online now. Please see Mike at cableguyphotos for some of the victory lane shots that i didn't cover.

View about 3400 Photos Here



Collector Car Auction Saturday October 13, 2018




The Fall Collector Car Auction was held at the International Centre in Mississauga. Today i shot some of the auctioning and details of some of the cars (see friday for full views of most of the cars). For auctioning results and more info, please see Collector Car Productions . There are almost 500 SATURDAY photos online now (see also Friday and Sunday).

Here are almost 500 SATURDAY PHOTOS .



Collector Car Auction Friday October 12, 2018




The Fall Collector Car Auction was held at the International Centre in Mississauga. Today i shot the memorabilia and most of the cars. For results and more info, please see Collector Car Productions . There are over 1100 FRIDAY photos online now (see also Saturday and Sunday).

Here are over 1100 FRIDAY PHOTOS .



Peterborough Speedway Sunday October 7, 2018





The final day of the annual Autumn Colours Classic had features for all divisions. Glenn Watson won the Ontario Super Late Model 75 lap feature, followed by Gary McLean and Ryan Kimball. Ryan Oosterholt won the Bone Stock race, with Kris Khan in 2nd and Chris Tubman in 3rd. Brandon Watson won the Late Model feature, followed by Ryan Kimball and JR Fitzpatrick. Justin Holmes took the Super Stock feature, with Brandon Passer 2nd and Jo Lawrence 3rd. Kelly Balson won the OSCAAR Modified feature, followed by Cory Horner and John Baker Jr. Andy Kamrath won the Mini Stock feature, followed by Warren Paxton and Ryan Oosterholt. Kevin Foisy took the Legend feature, with Wes Cuthberson 2nd and Matt Haufe 3rd. (thanks Ashley for the results). For full official results and more info, please see Peterborough Speedway and OSCAAR . There are about 5200 SUNDAY photos online now (see also Friday and Saturday).

View about 5200 SUNDAY Photos Here



Peterborough Speedway Saturday October 6, 2018



The second day of the annual Autumn Colours Classic featured rain shortened practice for all divisions, with the second half of qualifying. Jaden Riddell won the first OSCAAR Pro Sprint feature, followed by Daniel Hawn and Norman Newman. Daniel Hawn won the second Pro Sprint feature, followed by Jaden Riddell and Ryan Battilana. Super Stock Heats were taken by Coltin Everingham, Matt Bentley, Frank Davey and Justin Holmes. Winners of OSCAAR Modified heats were John Harper, Anthony Dibello and Chris Milwain. Jordan Howse won the Outlaw Midget feature, followed by Jody Bound and Adam Carrothers. Jessica James won 2 Outlaw Midget heats, Mike Bradley won one and Nigel Buttivant won one. Kyle Neumeister, Corey Strawn, Ryan Oosterholt and Kris Khan won Bone Stock heats. Jeremy Kelly, Russell Couture and Joshua Munro were the top 3 in the Bone Stock B-Main. Issac Dippel, Gil Brooks and Robert Greenfield were the top 3 in the Mini Stock B-Main. Glenn Watson won pole in Ontario Super Late Models and Brandon Watson won pole in Late Models/Pro Late Models. (thanks Ashley for the results). For full official results and more info, please see Peterborough Speedway and OSCAAR . There are about 1800 SATURDAY photos online now (see also Friday and Sunday).

View about 1800 SATURDAY Photos Here



Peterborough Speedway Friday October 5, 2018




The first day of the annual Autumn Colours Classic featured an afternoon of practice for all divisions, with qualifying for Super Stocks, Mini Stocks, OSCAAR Modifieds, Legends and Bone Stocks. There was also 2 'Young Guns' features, with Coltin Everingham winning the Super Stock feature and Conner James winning the Mini Stock feature. For full official results and more info, please see Peterborough Speedway and OSCAAR . There are about 2400 photos online now.

View about 2400 Photos Here



Jukasa Speedway Saturday September 29, 2018





DJ Kennington won the NASCAR Pinty's Series 200 lap race, followed by Donald Theetge, Kevin Lacroix, Pete Shepherd III, Andrew Ranger, Cole Powell, Marc-Antoine Camirand, Adam Martin, Anthony Simone, LP Dumoulin, LF Dumoulin, Brett Taylor, Alex Tagliani, Mark Dilley and Jason White. LP Dumoulin won the points championship over Alex Tagliani. Brandon Watson won the Late Model feature, followed by Josh Stade and Nick Goetz. For full official results and more info, please see Jukasa Speedway and NASCAR Pinty's Series . There are over 6000 photos online now.

View over 6000 Photos Here



Sunset Speedway Sunday September 23, 2018




The 2nd day of the Velocity Weekend closed out the Sunset Speedway season. Brandon Watson won the Super Late Model feature, Gary McLean won the OSCAAR Modified feature, Danny Bennedict won the Great Lake Concrete Series Late Model feature, Dan Archibald won the OSCAAR Hot Rod feature, Matt Bentley won the Super Stock feature, Jessica James won the Outlaw Midget feature, Warren Paxton won the Mini Stock feature and Kyle Neumeister won the Bone Stock feature. For full official results and more info, please see Sunset Speedway OSCAAR .

Here are about 2500 PHOTOS .

I'll update more when i have time - i shot 5300 photos during the day.



Flamboro Speedway Saturday September 22, 2018



After shooting all day at Sunset, i travelled to Flamboro for Championship Night (missed a couple of features - please see Mike for victory lane shots). Mike Podd and Steve Trendell won Canadian Vintage Modified features, Matt Lockwood and Chris Bochsler won Pro Late Model features, Randy Rusnell and Carson Nagy won Super Stock features, Mark Klotz won both Mini Stock features, Clinton Kerkhof and Mark Thorne won Pure Stock features and Mark Lucas won both Pro4 Modified features. For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway . There are about 1800 photos online now.

View about 1800 Photos Here



Sunset Speedway Saturday September 22, 2018




The first day of Velocity Weekend had qualifying for tomorrow's features, as well as full shows for some divisions. Brandon Zavarella and Darren Dryden won Can-Am Midget features, Daniel Hawn won both OSCAAR Pro Sprint features, Tim Norris won both Pro Challenge features, Jacob Campbell won the Pro Mini Truck feature and Cody Wilds won the Jr Late Model feature. For full official results and more info, please see Sunset Speedway .

Here are over 1400 PHOTOS .




Sunset Speedway Sunday September 16, 2018




After shooting British Car Day, i travelled to Sunset for the rain delayed (from Aug 25) Great Lakes Concrete Series event. Danny Benedict won the Late Model feature, followed by Rick Spencer-Walt and Gord Shepherd. Kris Lawrence won the Super Stock feature. Ken Grubb was 2nd and Frank Davey 3rd. Warren Paxton won the Mini Stock feature, followed by Andy Kamrath and Daniel Montanari. For full official results and more info, please see Sunset Speedway .

Here are about 1600 PHOTOS .




British Car Day Sunday September 16, 2018


The Annual British Car Day was held at Bronte Creek Provincial Park. It featured over 1100 classic British Cars, and is usually attended by about 9000 people. For more info, please see British Car Day . There are over 600 photos online now.

View over 600 Photos Here



Ohsweken Speedway Saturday September 15, 2018



The Canadian Sprint Car Nationals 35 lap $10,000 race was won by Parker Price-Miller, followed by Steve Poirier, Mark Smith, Sam Hafertepe and Davie Franek. Jonathan Preston won the Dash and Lucas Smith won the Crate Sprint feature. There were about 100 Sprint and Crate Sprint cars in the pits today. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway . There are about 3700 photos online now.

View about 3700 Photos Here



Ohsweken Speedway Friday September 14, 2018



65 360 Sprint Cars were in the pits tonight, on the Night Before the Nationals. Chuck Hebing won the July 20 Patriot Sprint feature, followed by Alex Hill and Mark Smith. There were 2 15 lap Sprint features tonight. The finish of the first was Mark Smith, Jordan Thomas and Parker Price-Miller. The second was Sam Harfertepe Jr, Dylan Westbrook and Chuck Hebing. Trevor DeBoer won the Thunder Stock feature and Kyle Wert won the Mini Stock feature. For full official results and more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway .

Here are over 1000 PHOTOS .

I'll update more when i have time - i shot about 2000 photos during the evening.



Ohsweken Speedway Thursday September 13, 2018



Ohsweken held a test and tune night before the 2 day weekend coming up. I shot this night pit side since i'm usually in the infield after dark. I'll get on track shots in the next couple of nights during the races. For more info, please see Ohsweken Speedway .

Here are 1900 PHOTOS .





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