Cornwall, Ont – Martin Bélanger – With a little bit more than 2 weeks to go before to start the 2017 season, the hype is building around the 3 local series that the Modified, Sportsman and Mini-Stock will be able to run this coming year at Cornwall Motor Speedway.
Canadian Nationals Modified Series
This very popular series will be in her 8 th edition with 3 scheduled events of 125 laps each
that will start on Sunday, May 21 with the 2 nd race on Sunday, August 6 and the final race
on September 3 rd . More than $3,000 in prize will be given for perfect attendance
including a prize worth $2,000 from BERT, a barrel of fuel as well as Hoosier tires. A
point funds valued at $4,000 will up for grabs as well for the drivers. Last season an
average of 33 cars attended with Carey Terrance being crowned the champion.
Race for the Cure Sportsman Series
The initial edition was a great success in 2016 with Sportsman racer Steve Morris being
the instigator of the project as it brought great competition throughout the year. Morris is
back this season with TAS Racing offering over $6,000 in Bicknell Racing Products
Certificate to the top 3 as well as an Olson Fab points funds worth $2,500. The first event
will be run on Monday, May 22 nd part of the 2-day weekend event. The second race will
be on Sunday July 23 rd with the final event being run on Sunday, August 20 th . All events
will 100-lap in distance. Shane Pecore had a great championship run winning the first
crown as he competed against a average of 38 competitors.
Cindy Ladouceur Memorial Mini-Stock Series
A new Series starting this summer as Rheal and Terry Ladouceur immediately answered
the call to sponsor the series in offering a great $1,500 points fund as several sponsors
joined the Perfect Attendance in the series draw with over $1,100 in prizes. This new
Series will attract several invaders from Ontario and Quebec, a great amount of interest
was shown by the Mini-Stock communities over the off-season. This first race is
scheduled on Sunday, May 21; the second will be on Sunday, June 25 with the finale
presented on Sunday, August 6 th as each race will be of a distance of 25 laps.
Ultimate Pro-Stock Series
Using a regional format, the Ultimate Pro-Stock Series will enable our Pro-Stock drivers
to visit a total of 5 different tracks during this series with Airborne Speedway being
added to the mix. Starting at RPM Speedway on May 13 th , the series will make a stop to
Cornwall on Sunday, July 2 nd headlining the Canada 150 festivities. Each event will be 50
For more information about our different series, we invite everyone to visit our Schedule
section on our website.
For more information on the upcoming season at Cornwall, please visit the website at
www.cornwallspeedway.com you can add us on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/cornwallspeedway or on twitter at @cornwalspeedway, we will use
these two Medias for results and contests over the summer.