Brighton Speedway Reveals Purse And Format For Massive PartSource Applefest Shootout Weekend On September 23-24

Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, NY has won the 358 Modified Applefest Shootout 100 the last two season at Brighton Speedway. (Rod Henderson photo).

100 Laps for 358 Modifieds and Two-Day Sportsman Shootout Headline Show 

2016ApplefestFINALBRIGHTON, Ont. – August 22, 2016 – Brighton Speedway is excited to reveal the format and purse for the 12th annual PartSource Applefest Shootout Weekend presented by Image Factor Motorsports Designs, Lucas Oil, Coca-Cola, VP Racing Fuels, Hoosier Racing Tire and Cool 100 on September 23 and 24.

The two-day event features the $5000-to-win PartSource Applefest Shootout 100 for the 358 Modifieds and $6000-to-win Great Crate Race for the Go Nuclear Late Model Series as well as two $1000-to-win DIRTcar Sportsman races.

The busy weekend begins on Friday, September 23 with a 30-lap DIRTcar Sportsman invitational shootout and 30-lap, $1200-to-win Pro Late Model invitational. The Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club will also make its second appearance of the 2016 season. The Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks, Bill’s Johns Comp 4s and Quinte Septic Stingers are included on the schedule.

Saturday’s racing features one of the highest paying 358 Modified races in the Northeast with $5000 on the line for the 100-lap Applefest Shootout feature winner. The biggest payday of the season is also on the line for the Go Nuclear Late Model Series with $6000 up for grabs in the sixth annual Excel Tower Service Great Crate Race presented by Humber Nurseries.

The top-three drivers in points from DIRTcar 358 Modified weekly tracks (Brockville, Can-Am, Cornwall, Drummond, Granby, Merrittville, Mohawk and Ransomville) are guaranteed starters in the 100-lap main event. Drivers will qualify for the event through standard group time trials and heat races with provisional starting spots used only if necessary. Point standings will not affect a driver’s starting position, except to determine the starting order between two or more provisional drivers.

The Super DIRTcar Series Sportsman tour joins Saturday’s program for a 35-lap, $1000-to-win event. The Duel on the Dirt Pro Stock Series championship will be decided Saturday in a 50-lap race with $1000 awarded to the winner. Brighton Speedway’s own Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modifieds will also be on the card for their final 25-lap race of the season.

Pit gates will open at 4:00pm for competitors on Friday, September 23 with spectator gates scheduled to open at 5:30pm. Racing will begin at 7:00pm. Adult admission is $15, $13 for Youths/Seniors and $4 for Children age 7-12. A Family Pass, valid for two adults, two youths/seniors and up to three children is just $40.

On Saturday, September 24, pit gates will open at 3:00pm with spectator gates opening at 4:00pm before an early 6:00pm start. Adult admission is $28 while youth/senior admission will be $23 and Childen age 7-12 are $6. A Family Pass will be $75.

Additional event information will be made available closer to the event date at and Any question or concerns should be directed to

PartSource Applefest Shootout Event List

Friday, September 23

DIRTcar Sportsman Shootout (30 Laps – $1000-to-win)

Pro Late Model Invitational (30 Laps – $1200-to-win)

Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club (15 Laps)

Pro Stocks (20 Laps)

Comp 4s (15 Laps)

Stingers (12 Laps)

Pit Gate: 4:00pm, Spectator Gate: 5:30om, Racing Starts: 7:00pm

Admission – Adults: $15, Youths/Seniors: $13, Children (7-12): $4, Under 6: Free, Family Pass: $40

Saturday, September 24

DIRTcar 358 Modified Shootout (100 Laps – $5000-to-win)

Go Nuclear Late Model Series Great Crate Race (65 Laps – $6000-to-win)

Super DIRTcar Series Sportsman (35 Laps – $1000-to-win)

Duel on the Dirt Pro Stock Series (50 Laps – $1000-to-win)

Canadian Modifieds (25 Laps)

Pit Gate: 3:00pm, Spectator Gate: 4:00pm, Racing Starts: 6:00pm

Admission – Adults: $28, Youths/Seniors: $23, Children (7-12): $6, Under 6: Free, Family Pass: $75

DIRTcar 358 Modified Purse Breakdown (Sat. Sept. 24 – 100 Laps): 1. $5000, 2. $2750, 3. $1800, 4. $1300, 5. $1000, 6. $800, 7. $700, 8. $650, 9. $600, 10. $520, 11. $450, 12. $425, 13. $400, 14. $375, 15. $350, 16. $350, 17. $350, 18. $350, 19. $325, 20. $325, 21. $325, 22. $325, 23. $325, 24. $325. Total Purse: $20,120.

DIRTcar Sportsman Purse Breakdown (Fri. Sept. 23 – 30 Laps/ Sat. Sept. 24 – 35 Laps): 1. $1000, 2. $600, 3. $450, 4. $325, 5. $275, 6. $225, 7. $200, 8. $180, 9. $160, 10. $140, 11. $120, 12. $110, 13. $100, 14. $100, 15. $100, 16. $100, 17. $100, 18. $100, 19. $100, 20. $100, 21. $100, 22. $100, 23. $100, 24. $100, 25. $100, 26. $100, 27. $100, 28. $100, 29. $100, 30. $100. Total Purse (Each Night): $5,585.

Go Nuclear Late Model Series Excel Tower Service Great Crate Race Purse Breakdown (Sat. Sept. 24 – 65 Laps): 1. $6000, 2. $2500, 3. $1200, 4. $750, 5. $675, 6. $650, 7. $600, 8. $575, 9. $550, 10. $525, 11. $500, 12. $475, 13. $450, 14. $425, 15. $400, 16. $375, 17. $350, 18. $325, 19. $300, 20. $275, 21. $250, 22. $250, 23. $250, 24. $250. Total Purse: $18,900.

Pro Late Model Invitational Purse Breakdown (Fri. Sept. 23 – 30 Laps): 1. $1200, 2. $500, 3. $350, 4. $200, 5. $175, 6. $150, 7. $130, 8. $120, 9. $110, 10. $100, 11. $100, 12. $100, 13. $100, 14. $100, 15. $100, 16. $100, 17. $100, 18. $100, 19. $100, 20. $100, 21. $100, 22. $100, 23. $100, 24. $100. Total Purse: $ 4,335.

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About Coca-Cola: Coca-Cola® was invented by Atlanta pharmacist, John Smith Pemberton in 1886. Since that time, The Coca-Cola Company has grown to represent over 400 different brands in 200 countries. Coca-Cola® beverages have been sold and distributed in Canada for more than one hundred years. In 1906, the first Canadian-made Coca-Cola® bottles came off the production line at 65 Bellwoods Avenue in Toronto. Brighton Speedway is proud to offer Coca-Cola products on race days. For more information, visit

About Excel Tower Service: Excel Tower Service specializes in building wireless networks. Excel Tower Service is your source for professional installation of telecommunications and transmission towers, technical services, equipment supply, network maintenance and mandagement. Find out how they can help you at

About Hoosier Racing Tire: Established in the 1950s, Hoosier Racing Tire is the largest race tire manufacturer in the world. Hoosier has grown to produce over 1000 different types of race tires. The company has its own 300-mph test wheel; a technology center; state-of-the-art, fully-integrated production facilities recently adding a high-tech mixing plant, with enough capacity to produce not only for Hoosier Racing Tire, but to have the ability to produce rubber for additional entities as well as a model sales and distribution network. Visit for more information.

About Humber Nurseries: Humber Nurseries is Ontario’s largest all season garden centre. Humber Nurseries is located on 24 acres in the southeast corner of Brampton, Ont. with a 100-acre growing farm in Caledon East to support the demand for quality landscape plants that are locally grown and available at competitive prices. Humber Nurseries is an industry leader in the production and supply of annuals, perennials, ornamental grasses, herbs, and aquatic plants that are not commonly available elsewhere. Visit for more information.

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About Lucas Oil: Lucas has been involved in the Canadian motorsports industry since 1999. They are a proud sponsor of many racers and racing events across the country. As sales in Canada increase, so does Lucas Oil’s commitment to motorsport sponsorship and community events. Lucas Oil remains committed to producing only the highest quality premium automotive, heavy duty, industrial and specialty oil products. For more information, visit Lucas Oil online at

About VP Racing Fuels: VP is recognized by many as the world leader in race fuel technology, with a catalog of nearly 70 fuel blends and a growing roster of VP-fueled champions across the entire spectrum of motorsports. VP’s reputation for product quality, along with superior service and technical support, helped secure its position as the Official Racing Fuel of the largest racing sanctioning body in the world–NHRA Championship Drag Racing. VP is also a sponsor of nearly 60 other series and sanctioning bodies, including World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and World of Outlaws Late Models among many others. Find out more at

About the Go Nuclear! Late Model Series: The Go Nuclear! Late Model Series is touring Crate Late Model series based in the state of New York. The tour typically runs 12-15 races each season from April to October to allow drivers the opportunity to travel with a competitive group of racers while maintaining their home track loyalty. For more information about the Go Nuclear! Late Model Series, visit  

About the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club: The Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club (EOVSCC) is a travelling series of open-wheel modifieds styled as 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s stock cars. The EOVSCC was formed with the intent of providing a safe, affordable and competitive racing platform to honour and showcase the historical roots of dirt stock car racing in Ontario. The club offers a very exciting and unique brand of Dirt Modified Racing throughout Eastern Ontario and Northern New York State. 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, Target Fabrication, TAS Communications, 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, VP Racing Fuels 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.

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Photo Credit: Rod Henderson