Weese Racing Anti-Bullying Night Takes Centre Stage This Saturday

Anti-bullying supporters joined Caley Weese on the front stretch for a group photo at the 2015 anti-bullying night. Fans will have the chance to join the Weese Racing Anti-Bullying pledge again this year by buying a shirt for $10. (Rod Henderson photo).

2016 August 20 PosterBRIGHTON, Ont. – August 15, 2016 – Following only the second rainout of the season, Brighton Speedway is excited to return to action with its 49th season of action on Saturday, August 20 with Weese Racing Anti-Bullying night presented by McDougall Insurance and Read’s Accounting. The night features the final 35-lap race of the Hotch’s Auto Parts Triple Crown for the Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Models.

The race marks the fifth annual Weese Racing Anti-Bullying night. Pro Late Model driver Caley Weese is the driving force behind the campaign, which continues to grow each season. Fans have the opportunity to purchase red anti-bullying t-shirts for $10 and get to join the pledge against bullying photo at intermission on race night. Shirts will be available on race night.

Each year the Weese Racing Anti-Bullying program participates in in dozens of community events across the Quinte area each year from Fun Fairs to the Waterfront Festival and charitable fundraisers to sponsor events while stressing the harmful impact of bullying to children and the need to eliminate it. Weese will race in Saturday’s event for the Pro Late Models.

The Pro Late Models have been dormant for two weeks after taking their annual week off on August 6 before the rainout on August 13. Brighton’s Phil Potts enters the final two weeks of August as the current point leader with a 60-point advantage over Trenton’s Charlie Sandercock. Picton native Adam Turner is third ahead of Brandon Mowat (Brighton) and Kyle Sopaz (Trenton).

Also on the schedule for the night are the Bainer’s OilGARD Canadian Modifieds, Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks, Bill’s Johns Comp 4s and Quinte Septic Stingers. Andrew Hennessy of Picton leads the Canadian Modifieds standings in search of his second straight championship. He holds a 300-point gap over Kraig Handley while Dan Ferguson is third.

Justin Ramsay is the Brighton Automotive Pro Stock point leader with a 150-point advantage over Wade Purchase. Tyler French remains the leader in the Bill’s Johns Comp 4 division over Matthew Moore and Adam Flieler. Chris Lammle and Del MacGregor sit tied at the top of the Quinte Septic Super Stinger standings while Chantel Golden holds a miniscule 15-point lead over cousin Brittany Golden in the Quinte Septic Junior Stinger division.

Spectator gates will open at 5:30pm for the August 20 Weese Racing Anti-Bullying night presented by McDougall Insurance and Read’s Accounting. Race time is 7:00pm. Adult admission is just $10 while a Family Pass, valid for two adults, two youths and up to four children is just $25. For additional event, schedule or ticket information, visit www.brightonspeedway.ca.


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); 2 – Josh Hennessy (July 9, August 6); 1 – Doug O’Blenis (May 14); 1 – Curtis King (June 11);

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); 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);

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)

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

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 McDougall Insurance and Financial: McDougall Insurance has been successfully operating for over 65 years. They have grown to include 21 offices from Oshawa to the Ottawa Valley. As the largest brokerage in Eastern Ontario, we represent over 25 insurance companies, offering you optimal selection and competitive rates. When you choose McDougall Insurance, you get ongoing quality service for life. McDougall Insurance – Real people working for you since 1946. For more information, visit www.mcdougallinsurance.com.

About Read’s Accounting: Read’s Accounting is a locally owned and operated firm since 1946. Terrance & Dorothy Read, the founding family of Read’s Accounting practiced for over 40 years. They are committed to providing close, personal attention to their clients. The assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training and technical experience. The continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of their commitment to excellence. For more information, visit www.readsaccounting.com.  

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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, 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

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Photo Credit: Rod Henderson