october, 2018

20oct5:00 PM8:00 PMFeaturedGreat Pumpkin Race and Biggest Fireworks ever at the track!

Event Details

All classes will be racing! Crash to pass, roadrunners, modified’s, hornet cars, bomber’s, MadMax extreme racing

And kids in costume will enter the speedway at 1/2 price! Come and have fun with us.

There will be the biggest celebration fireworks ever. This race is a fund raiser for Jonathan, the injured fireworks worker.

Gates open at 3pm, racing starts at 5pm.

Adults & Students: $20

Kids under 12: $10

 

Seven point champions were crowned on Saturday September 29th at Saratoga Speedway as the 2018 points series came to a end in the 50th season for the Black Creek oval.

The Kyte Delivery sponsored night of racing was to be the last of the season the speedway has now scheduled a rain or shine night of racing, the great pumpkin race  and a fireworks show to officially end the season on October 20.

The event will serve as a fundraiser for Jonathan Sedman the fireworks worker who was badly injured on the 29th. The speedway has decided that they will donate the net proceeds from the nights racing which is open to all classes and from any outside track. To honour his fallen son Sedman’s dad will be on hand to help set off the fireworks his son set up.

The special event has a special start time as gates will be open at 3 and racing at 5 and any child wearing their Halloween  costume  will get in for half price.

The end to the 2018 point races for all 7 classes came to a end this night with the closest battle being in the Bomber class which saw Boston Larsen finishing 51 points ahead of Chad Taks while the biggest margin came in the Road Runner class where Josh Taks finished 298 points ahead of Garret Ann Rosner. Being away on vacation and missing the season’s last race saw Chris Beaulieu’s winning margin in the Modifide class cut to  120 points ahead of Peter Mullion and Mike Dionne while Danielle Dunn’s point total was uncatchable as she would finish 190 points ahead of husband Damon in in the Mad Max class. A season high 15 car Crash to Pass cars made the championship race on the main event finish and for the 2nd straight season Troy Ordano would walk away with the championship by finishing 67 points ahead of Chris Campbell.In the Hornet classes Raymond Fortier came away with the A class championship by finishing 127 points ahead of Nigel Neufeld  and in the B class James Laidlaw would finish 173 points ahead of Ayden Sandirson to win the championship.

After a season high 88 cars qualified 12 heat races led off the night with race wins going to Chris Hleck, Rider Lipkovists and Laidlaw in Hornet A in Hornet A wins went to Neufeld and Evin Mcluckie with Damon Dunn winning the Mad Max win. Austin Klee’s 2nd night racing a Road Runner saw him win his first race in the 8 lap race followed by race wins for Sheldon Hopp and Chris Campbell in Crash to Pass races while Larsen would come away with the Bomber race win and Don Hallgarth in the Modifde race.

The end of the 5 month season prepared the drivers for the last race of 2018 and the racing saw some tight competitive action with some of the best racing of the season. Three Hornet main events finished their season with wins going to Chris Hleck, Laidlaw in the B’s with Micheal White taking the A class main. Josh Taks finished his championship season off with the final main event win in Road Runners while Larsen did the same in the Bomber class.  Dunn took the win in a exciting Mad Max main while Hopp made his return to Crash to Pass racing a winning one a he matched his heat race win to finish off the season with the win in the  last race of the night.

 

Time

(Saturday) 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location

Saratoga Speedway

2380 Macaulay Rd Black Creek, BC V9J 1B5

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