Gabe Miller Wins Box Stock Feature On Rain-Shortened Kart Klub Night

Gabe Miller won the Box Stock 1 feature before the rain came. (Carley Davis photo).

By Clayton Johns

BRIGHTON, Ont. – August 26, 2016 – Brighton Speedway’s Kiwanis of Trenton Kart Klub program was cut short on Thursday night due to rain. A light shower did just enough damage to the karting track to prevent the completion of the program.

The Box Stock 1 drivers were the only ones to complete their feature event. Callie Bristow and Gabe Miller led the field to the green flag for the 10-lap race. Miller grabbed the lead early and pulled away from the rest of the field.

The race slowed for one caution on lap four, but it didn’t bother Miller who continued to pace the field. Gabe’s older brother, Gordie Miller, quickly raced to second amongst a flurry of action on the restart, but couldn’t get close enough to challenge for the lead.

Gabe Miller’s win was a division-leading fifth this season. Coleson Gregory, Chris Lough, Callie Bristow, Colby Ellis finished third through sixth while Ethan Dobb was seventh in his Kart Klub debut.

The Rookie 1 A-Main, the night’s second feature, was postponed with four laps completed. The remainder of the Rookie 1 race as well as the feature events for the other five divisions that were not completed will be made-up next Thursday, September 1 during the season finale.

Those six divisions will also run a complete normal program for a double feature night of racing. The double feature night may start ahead of the regularly scheduled 7:00pm time. Please stay tuned to www.brightonspeedway.ca and Brighton Speedway social media for updated information.

Box Stock 1: 5 – Gabe Miller (June 30, July 7, July 14, July 28, August 25); 2 – Colton Lockridge (June 9, June 16); 2 – Tyson Cooper (May 26; June 2); 2 – Gordie Miller (August 4, August 11)

Box Stock 2: 4 – Tyson Cooper (June 16, July 7, July 14, August 4); 2 – Jacob Down (May 26; June 2); 2 – Trevyn McCrillis (June 9, June 30); 2 – Max McDonald (July 28, August 11)

Rookie 1: 3 – Jace James (June 9, June 16, July 7); 3 – Ryan Greig (May 26, July 14, August 4); 3 – Brooklyn Bowers (June 2, July 28, August 11); 1 – Carson McKee (June 30, July 28)

Rookie 2: 4 – Emma Terpstra (June 2, June 16, July 14, August 4); 2 – Nathan Shorts (July 7, July 28); 2 – Koen O’Hara (May 26, August 11); 1 – Ashton LeClair (June 9); 1 – Carson Lemanis (June 30);

Jr. Sportsman 1: 4 – Carson Down (May 26, June 16, July 7, July 28); 3 – Cameron Bristown (June 2, July 14, August 11); 2 – James Markland (June 9, August 4); 1- Keira Turner (June 30)

Jr. Sportsman 2: 2 – Kaitlyn O’Blenis (May 26, June 30); 2 – Chandler Leclair (June 16, July 14); 2 – Emily Peterson (June 2, July 28); 2 – Holly Denard (June 9, August 4); 2 – Cole McKeown (July 7, August 11)

Jr. Restricted: 6 – Kyle Anderson (June 2, June 9, June 16, June 30, July 14, August 4); 4 – Nathan Rinaldi (May 26, July 7, July 28, August 11)

About Kiwanis Club of Trenton: The Kiwanis Club of Trenton was chartered on April 10, 1951. There are still three active charter members with over 61 years of service to their community. They are Ted Parker, Paul Tripp, and Wayne Simmons. The Kiwanis Club meets at 6:15 every Thursday at the Curling Club on King Street in Trenton. The Kiwanis Club of Trenton supports dozens of local projects, and has done so over the entirety of its 61 years. For more about the projects the Kiwanis Club of Trenton supports, visit www.trentonkiwanis.ca.

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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.

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