Southern Ontario Sprints Back At Brighton To Start August Presented By Rapid Rad and MyFM 93.3

Oakland, Ont. teenager Dylan Westbrook enters Saturday’s race as the most recent winner at Brighton and the current Southern Ontario Sprints point leader. (Rod Henderson photo).

By Clayton Johns

2016 Aug 6 PosterBRIGHTON, Ont. – August 2, 2016 – The Southern Ontario Sprints return to Brighton Speedway on Saturday, August 6 to begin a busy month of racing for the tour and for the track. Rapid Rad and MyFM 93.3 present the fourth visit of the season for the SOS, Ontario’s only touring 360 Sprint Car series. The Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modifieds, Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks, Bill’s Johns Comp 4s and Quinte Septic Stingers are on the card for Saturday’s event. The Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Models have the weekend off before Fan Appreciation night on Saturday, August 13.

Adult admission to Saturday’s Southern Ontario Sprints showdown at Brighton is $20. A family pass, valid for two adults and up to three children 16 and under, is just $45. Spectator gates open at 5:30pm before hot laps at 6:00pm and racing at 7:00pm.

The SOS returns to action after nearly a month off from active competition. The tour last competed on July 9 at Brighton when 17-year-old Dylan Westbrook of Oakland, Ont. went to victory lane. Westbrook is the hot shoe entering Saturday’s race with two wins and a third-place finish in his last three series races. Westbrook also enters the race as the series’ point leader. Port Colborne, Ont. pilot Shawn Sliter is second ahead of Caistor Centre teammates Ryan Turner and Jamie Turner. Frank Baranowski completes the top-five. Brantford’s Mitch Brown won the first two races at Brighton this season on May 21 and June 18.

Andrew Hennessy enlarged his lead at the top of the Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modified point standings with his second-consecutive win last Saturday. It was also his sixth of the season and gives the Picton, Ont. native a 230-point advantage over fellow Picton pilot Kraig Handley. Dan Ferguson remains third in the standings ahead of Derrick Greig and Josh Hennessy.

Justin Ramsay’s sixth Brighton Automotive Pro Stock win of the season extended his lead ahead of Picton driver Wade Purchase. Doug Anderson and Brandon Murrell sit third and fourth, respectively, with two wins apiece. Jonah Mutton occupies fifth in the standings with one win to his credit, the first of his career, which came on July 9 when the SOS were last in town.

Tyler French scored his first win since June 4 last Saturday night, his fifth of the season, narrowly beating rookie drive Matthew Moore to the checkered flag. Moore sits second in the standings, ahead of Peter Moore (no relation). Adam Flieler sits fourth in the standings.

The Quinte Septic Stingers return to action after their usual week off. Chris Lammle is the new point leader with a 40-point advantage over Del MacGregor. Rick Phillips is third, just 60 points off the lead, while Jorden Pickell and Arthur McCauley sit fourth and fifth. The Junior Stinger division has just a 30-point separation between cousins Chantel and Brittany Golden at the top. James Turgeon is third, just 40 points off the lead. Willy Bulten and Dylan Lobb swapped positions and now sit fourth and fifth in the standings, respectively.

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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); 2 – Adam Turner (May 14, June 18); 2 – Charlie Sandercock (May 28, July 9); 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); 1 – Doug O’Blenis (May 14); 1 – Curtis King (June 11); 1 – Josh Hennessy (July 9)

Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks: 6 – Justin Ramsay (April 30, June 4, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 30); 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)

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); 1 – Adam Flieler (May 21);

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

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

Southern Ontario Sprints: 2 – Mitch Brown (May 21, June 18); 1 – Dylan Westbrook (July 9)

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

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

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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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Media Contact: Clayton Johns Media

Photo Credit: Rod Henderson