Sandercock, Hennessy, Ramsay, French Earn Brighton Triple Crown Championships

Triple Crown champion collage, from left to right: Charlie Sandercok, Andrew Hennessy, Justin Ramsay, Tyler French. (Rod Henderson photos).

By Clayton Johns

BRIGHTON, Ont. – Brighton Speedway’s four Triple Crown championships concluded last Saturday night. Three drivers retained their titles from the 2015 season while one driver earned a new crown. Charlie Sandercock, Andrew Hennessy, Justin Ramsay and Tyler French are the 2016 Triple Crown mini-series champions. Hennessy is the newest Triple Crown winner after finishing third last season.

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Trenton’s Charlie Sandercock is the Hotch’s Auto Parts Pro Late Model Triple Crown champion. (Rod Henderson photo).

Sandercock’s second Triple Crown win last Saturday night secured him the Hotch’s Auto Parts Pro Late Model crown by eight points over Picton native Adam Turner. Turner finished all three races in the top-five, including last Saturday’s runner-up result. Phil Potts and Brandon Mowat finished third and fourth, respectively. Caley Weese and Tyler Rand tied for fifth.

Picton native Andrew Hennessy claimed the ABC Taxi Canadian Modified Triple Crown championship. (Rod Henderson photo).

Picton native Andrew Hennessy claimed the ABC Taxi Canadian Modified Triple Crown championship. (Rod Henderson photo).

Andrew Hennessy secured the ABC Taxi Canadian Modified Triple Crown championship a couple of weeks ago. Hennessy had one win and two second place finishes in the three races to edge Bloomfield’s Dan Ferguson by just two points. Ferguson has one win and two third-place finishes to his credit. Josh Hennessy also earned a Triple Crown win to finish third ahead of Curtis King and Kraig Handley.

Rossmore pilot Justin Ramsay won the Larry’s Towing Pro Stock Triple Crown. (Rod Henderson photo).

Rossmore pilot Justin Ramsay won the Larry’s Towing Pro Stock Triple Crown. (Rod Henderson photo).

Justin Ramsay nearly swept the Larry’s Towing Pro Stock Triple Crown with two wins and a second-place finish. He claimed the title by 12 points over Wade Purchase, who was the only other driver to win a 25-lap Triple Crown feature. Doug Anderson earned third after finishing in top-five in each race. Brandon Murrell and Jonah Muttom completed the top-five.

For the ABC Taxi Comp 4 Triple Crown, it was the Tyler French show. French earned two wins and a third-place finish in the three 20-lap event to grab the title.

Tyler French is the ABC Taxi Comp 4 Triple Crown champion. (Rod Henderson photo).

Tyler French is the ABC Taxi Comp 4 Triple Crown champion. (Rod Henderson photo).

He finishes 16 points head of Peter Moore, who had a pair of podium finishes. Bella Cosstick finished third in the standings on the strength of two third-place results and is followed by Adam Flieler and rookie Matthew Moore.

Brighton Speedway congratulates all of its 2016 Triple Crown winners on their accomplishments. Brighton Speeedway extends thanks Hotch’s Auto Parts, ABC Taxi and Larry’s Towing for supporting the Triple Crown series throughout the 2016 season.

Hotch’s Auto Parts Pro Late Model Triple Crown Final Standings (Top-5): 1. 57 Charlie Sandercock – 144 points, 2. 92 Adam Turner – 136, 3. 29 Phil Potts – 129, 4. 46 Brandon Mowat – 127, T-5. 77 Caley Weese/84 Tyler Rand – 122. 

ABC Taxi Canadian Modified Triple Crown Final Standings (Top-5): 1. 87 Andrew Hennessy – 146 points, 2. 11 Dan Ferguson – 144, 3. 88 Josh Hennessy – 132, 4. 07 Curtis King – 130, 5. 91 Kraig Handley – 128.

Larry’s Towing Pro Stock Triple Crown Final Standings (Top-5): 1. 03 Justin Ramsay – 154 points, 2. 53 Wade Purchase – 142, 3. 72 Doug Anderson – 136, 4. 19 Brandon Murrell – 134, 5. 39 Jonah Mutton – 125.

ABC Taxi Comp 4 Triple Crown Final Standings (Top-5): 1. 0 Tyler French – 150 points, 2. 17 Peter Moore – 134, 3. 24 Bella Cosstick – 130, 4. 11 Adam Flieler – 124, 5. 14 Matthew Moore – 121.


Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Models: 4 – Phil Potts (April 30, July 2, July 16, July 30); 3 – Steve Baldwin (May 21, June 11, July 23); 3 – Charlie Sandercock (May 28, July 9, August 20); 2 – Adam Turner (May 14, June 18); 1 – Tyler Rand (June 4)

Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modifieds: 6 – Andrew Hennessy (May 28, June 4, June 18, July 2, July 23, July 30); 3 – Dan Ferguson (April 30, June 25, July 16); 2 – Josh Hennessy (July 9, August 6); 1 – Doug O’Blenis (May 14); 1 – Curtis King (June 11); 1 – Shawn Gregory (August 20)

Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks: 7 – Justin Ramsay (April 30, June 4, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 30, August 20); 2 – Wade Purchase (May 14, July 16); 2 – Doug Anderson (May 21, June 11); 2 – Brandon Murrell (May 28, July 23); 1 – Jonah Mutton (July 9); 1 – Austin Reid (August 6)

Bill’s Johns Comp 4s: 5 – Tyler French (April 30, May 14, May 28, June 4, July 30); 2 – Josh Read (June 11, July 2); 2 – Josh French (June 18, June 25); 2 – Luke Toms (July 16, July 23); 2 – Adam Flieler (May 21, August 6); 1 – Jeff Humphrey (August 20)

Quinte Septic Super Stingers: 2 – Chris Lammle (May 28, June 11); 2 – Del MacGregor (July 9, August 6); 1 – Rick Phillips (May 14); 1 – Arthur McCauley (June 25); 1 – Mark MacDonald (July 23); 1 – Arthur McCauley (August 20)

Quinte Septic Junior Stingers: 2 – Brittany Golden (May 28, August 6); 2 – Willy Bolton (June 11, July 23); 2 – Dylan Lobb (July 9, August 20)
1 – Chantel Golden (May 14); 1 – James Turgeon (June 25);

Southern Ontario Sprints: 2 – Mitch Brown (May 21, June 18); 2 – Dylan Westbrook (July 9, August 6)

Go Nuclear Late Model Series: 1 – Charlie Sandercock (June 25)

Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club: 1 – Shawn Gregory (July 16)

About Hotch’s Auto Parts: With two locations in Eastern Ontario, Hotch’s Auto Parts specializes in high-quality recycled auto parts. The locations in both Ameliasburgh and Bowmanville offer only the best levels of service. All parts from Hotch’s are automatically covered under a 101 day warranty. Hotch’s Auto Parts also offers a daily delivery service to Belleville, Trenton, Napanee, Kingston, and Prince Edward County. Find out more at  

About ABC Taxi: ABC Taxi is a locally owned and operated taxi company that has served the Quinte region for over 20 years. To arrange your safe ride home after a night at the track, call ABC Taxi at (613) 392-3535 or visit them online at

About Larry’s Towing: Calling Trenton, Ont. it’s home, Larry’s Towing is proud to serve the Quinte and Brighton areas for any towing needs. In the unfortunate incident that you need a tow, give Larry’s Towing a call at (613) 392-3332 for fast, professional and affordable service. Larry’s Towing is also a CAA approved company. Larry’s Towing is a proud sponsor of the Brighton Speedway Pro Stock Triple Crown.

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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.

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

Media Contact: Clayton Johns Media

Photo Credit: Rod Henderson