AECON Presents Toonie Hot Dog Night This Saturday

Dan Ferguson is the current Canadian Modified point leader following his opening night win when he debuted his new paint scheme. Rod Henderson photo.

BRIGHTON, Ont. – May 11, 2016 – After an unfortunate rainout last weekend, Brighton Speedway is eager to resume it’s 49th season of racing this weekend as AeCON presents the second attempt at Lester’s Toonie Hot Dog Night. After last week’s event was cancelled, Brighton Speedway officials made the decision to move Toonie Hot Dog night to the May 14 show where five divisions are in action.

Registration continues this week for the all-new Brighton Speedway Kidz Klub. The Kidz Klub is for children age 4-12 and will feature nine nights of kid-oriented activities before racing action. Sign-up takes place in the speedway courtyard until race time.

2016 May 14 BannerThe Quinte Septic Stingers will make their season debut this Saturday after being added to the schedule. Also on the schedule are the Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Models and Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modifieds.

The Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks will battle for 25 laps in the first round of the Larry’s Towing Triple Crown and the Bill’s Johns Comp 4s will race their first 20-lap ABC Taxi Triple Crown event of the season, a make-up from last week.

In Pro Late Model competition, Phil Potts leads the current standings following a double-win on opening night. Steve Baldwin currently sits second following his April 30 heat win and second-place feature finish. Brandon Mowat, Adam Nayler and Charlie Sandercock complete the current top-five in the championship standings.

Dan Ferguson currently leads the Canadian Modified field, but with a narrow 10-point margin over Andrew Hennessy, who picked up a heat race win last week and finished second to Ferguson in the main event. Both drivers will again have their hands full with a tough cast of characters, including Kraig Handley, Derrick Greig and Derek Bowers, who sit third through fifth in the standings.

The current Pro Stock points leader is also the defending champion: Justin Ramsay. Ramsay earned a double win on opening night but will face a difficult challenge if he hopes to repeat his achievement. Neither Brandon Murrell or Jonah Mutton plans to back down from their second and third-place finishes, respectively, and will press Ramsay for a spot in victory lane. Mike Freeman and Austin Reid complete the current top-five.

Tyler French is the current point leader in Comp 4 action with just a 20 point advantage over Adam Flieler and Josh Read. Both drivers will take a run at knocking the No.0 off the top podium step, but will be under pressure themselves from Luke Toms and Peter Moore who sit fourth and fifth, respectively, in the standings.

For more event information, visit Additional information and season schedule for the all-new Brighton Speedway Kidz Klub is available at

About Aecon Group Inc.: For more than a century, Aecon and our predecessor companies have helped to build many of Canada’s most famous landmarks – from the CN Tower and St. Lawrence Seaway, to the Vancouver Sky Train and Halifax Shipyards. At Aecon, we work hard to be the first company people go to for building things that matter. In every department and division, our culture is firmly rooted in our core values – Safety first, Trust and Candour, a Passion for Excellence, People Focused Learning and a Results Oriented Culture. For more information, visit

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Brighton Speedway’s 2016 season is proudly supported by the following corporate sponsors: ABC Taxi, Adecco, AeCON, Bainer’s OilGARD Anti-Rust, Battlefield Equipment Rentals, Bay Marine, Behan Construction, Belleville Boyer Nissan, Belleville Transmission & Auto, Bellevue Fabricating Ltd., Bicknell Racing Products, Bill’s Johns, BJ McColl Fams, Bonn Law, Boyer Chevrolet Napanee, Brighton Automotive, Brighton Recycling, Budweiser, Campbellford Chrysler, Canadian Energy, Canadian National Autism Foundation, CANEX, Classic Hits 95.5, Classic Rock 107.9 The Breeze, Coca-Cola, Comfort Zone Heating & Air Conditioning, The Community Press, Cool 100, CSC Products, Davis Auto Repair, Deerhaven Farm and Garden, Dibbits Excavating, Eastern Overhead Doors, Electro Cables, Excel Tower Service, First Place Trailers, Gerow Propane, Gilmour’s Meat Shop, Gord’s Water, Greig Truck & Trailer, Hellraiser Race Bodies, Hewbrook Incorporated, Hits FM 95.5, Hotch’s Auto Parts, Hoosier Racing Tire, Humber Nurseries, Motorsport Designs, JJ Stewart Motors, John’s Equipment, Jones Automotive, KD Transmission, Kiwanis Club of Trenton, KOA Campground of Brighton, Krown Rust Control Trenton, Lange & Fetter Ford, Larry’s Towing, Leaf Racewear, Leclair Electric, Lester’s Hot Dogs, Lucas Oil, Maestro’s Painting, Mark Heating & Cooling, McDougall Insurance and Financial, Mix 97, Monacoe’s Hair Salon & Day Spa, Monster Energy, Motosports of Trenton, Muskoka Aircraft Refinishing My FM 100.9/93.3, Mystical Distributing, NecksGen Head and Neck Restraint, NOCO Fuels, Owasco RV, Part Source, Peter’s South End Garage, Qunte Mall, Quinte Septic, Rapid Rad, Read’s Accounting, REMAX (Saoirse Graham & Nicole Parks), ROCK 107, Rona Trenton, Sanderson Tire and Automotive, Stewart Electric, Stix & Stones Billiards, Stoneridge Specialty Insurance, Sunoco Racing Fuels, Target Fabrication, The Trentonian, Therapeutic Massage Centre, Towne and Country Liquidation, Turris Communications, UCB Radio Canada, Ultramar CST, Vanderlaan Building Products, Vandermeer Toyota, VanZuylen Tire and Alignment, The Vinyl Solution, Vito’s Restaurant and Workman’s OK Tire.

About Brighton Speedway: Brighton Speedway is a 1/3-mile clay stock car racing oval located on the shores of Lake Ontario in Brighton, Ont. The speedway hosts five weekly stock car divisions on Saturday nights from May to September. The weekly Pro Late Model division competes under RUSH Late Model Weekly Series sanctioning.

Brighton Speedway mailing address: 775 County Road 64, Brighton, ON, K0K 1H0.

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Photo Credit: Rod Henderson