CORNWALL, ONT – It is THE show in 2019 at Cornwall Motor Speedway as the Race for the Cure 150 will be presented this coming Thursday night along with the DIRTcar Sportsman Series. St.Lawrence Radiology and TAS Racing will be the main sponsors of the evening.
Race teams and fans look at the 3rd edition of the Race for the Cure 150 in anticipation as we expect more than 40 drivers in attendance for the 150-lap event. Again in 2019 with the total purse and all bonuses given, we will exceed the $42,000 mark. The winner’s share will be $12,000 with a minimum of $500 to take the green. All drivers that will not make the feature will get $125.
Seaway GM is providing a $2,000 bonus to the best 3 regular finishers in the feature, to be eligible, the drivers must have taken part in all event scheduled so far at the speedway. The speedway will also offer a hard luck bonus and a hard charger bonus, each recipient will get a free Hoosier Tire.
The invade list is starting to get impressive for Thursday starting with the $100,000 man, Mat Williamson along with Erick Rudolph, Mike Mahaney, Tim Fuller, Steve Bernier, Steve Bernard, Yan Bussiere, Luke Whitteker, Stephane Lafrance, Dimitrios Drellos, Jordan McCreadie, Mathieu Laramée, Mike Stacey, Simon Perreault, Mike Maresca, Martin Pelletier, Gary Lindberg, Alan Therrien, Alex Therrien, Mathieu Desjardins, Lance Willix, Michael Labreche and David Rogers that are confirmed. Our local runners that will include the Wheeler, Dingwall, Terrance, Clair, Hebert, Ladouceur, McDonald, Corriveau, Robidoux, Gagne, Hamel, Jackson and company are expected to defend the home turf.
Along with the Race for the Cure 150, the Sportsman will run a 50-lap feature counting towards the DIRTcar Sportsman Northern Series. A solid field of cars is expected, the first round of this series had attracted nearly 50 cars at Airborne in May. Travis Bruno had won the event of Adam Pierson and Shane Pecore.
The pit gates will open at 3pm to welcome the drivers, the admission cost will be $45. In general admission, doors will open at 5pm with a price of $35 for adults, $25 for senior 65 years plus and kids 16 years and under, it will cost $5 to access the grandstands. Time trials are scheduled for 6:30pm and heat races will start at 7pm.
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 , twitter at @cms_speedway, and now on Instagram under Cornwall Speedway, we will use these media platforms for results and contests over the summer.