Lesters Toonie Hot Dog Night On Deck At Brighton Speedway This Saturday

Justin Ramsay will look to make it two wins in a row in his No.03 Pro Stock on Saturday, but will have to content with Brandon Murrell’s No.19 among other drivers. Rod Henderson photo.

BRIGHTON, Ont. – May 4, 2016 – Brighton Speedway’s 49th season continues this Saturday, May 7 with Lesters Toonie Hot Dog night presented by Classic Rock 107.9 The Breeze. Fans will have the can purchase Lesters hot dogs for $2 on Saturday night, while supplies last. Spectator gates open at 5:30pm and race time is 7:00pm.

Registration for the all new Brighton Speedway Kidz Klub continues this week for children age 4-12. Memberships are $5 and offer free admission along with games and activities on nine Kidz Klub race nights. Sign-up in the courtyard on race day until May 21.

Five divisions are in action this Saturday, including the season debut for the Quinte Septic Stingers. The Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Models, Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modifieds, Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks and Bill’s Johns Comp 4s will also be in action following their opening night excitement last weekend.

Phil Potts was lightning quick out of the box to claim the points lead following opening night heat and feature wins. Steve Baldwin also earned a heat win and challenged Potts for the lead over the final three laps before settling for second. Adam Nayler, Brandon Mowat and Charlie Sandercock will look to build on their opening night top-five finishes.

In Canadian Modified action, Dan Ferguson pulled off the double-win, while defending champion Andrew Hennessy finished a close second in his new car. The top two drivers from one season ago look to build momentum early on, but will have their hands full with fellow top-five finishers Kraig Handley, Derrick Greig and Derek Bowers, among a hungry group of other drivers.

Justin Ramsay picked up where he left off from his 2015 championship season and scored the opening night victory in the Brighton Automotive Pro Stock feature. It didn’t come easily, however, as Ramsay had to fend off both Brandon Murrell and Jonah Mutton. Top-five finishers Mike Freeman and Austin Reid are also eager to start a string of top-five finishes.

Tyler French staked his claim at the top of the Bill’s Johns Comp 4 charts to start the season. The Trenton native defended the point from Adam Flieler, Luke Toms and Josh Read, who finished nose-to-tail in the 15-lap main event while Peter Moore completed the top-five. Expect more of the same this week from a competitive division.

For more event information, visit www.brightonspeedway.ca. Additional information and season schedule for the all-new Brighton Speedway Kidz Klub is available at www.brightonspeedway.ca/kidzklub.

About Classic Rock 107.9 The Breeze : 107.9 The Breeze plays the greatest classic hits of all time to the Cobourg, Northumberland, and Peterborough area. 107.9 The Breeze is Central Ontario’s source for classic rock, local news, weather, and sports. For more information, visit The Breeze online at www.1079thebreeze.com.  

About Lesters Hot Dogs: For 80 years, Canadians have been enjoying the great taste and premium quality of Lesters hot dogs. Simple to prepare and fun to eat, Lesters hot dogs are available in a wide variety of flavours and formats: Original, All Beef, Bar-B-Q, jumbo Alouettes and our delicious Bacon hot dogs. Find out more at www.lesters.ca.

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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, ImageFactor.ca 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.

Media Contact: Clayton Johns Media

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Photo Credit: Rod Henderson

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