Monsters Roar at Western Speedway

by Cole Sorenson (Photo Credit Steve McArthur)

 

This past weekend Western Speedway played host to the Wayne’s Trucking Monster Truck Weekend, featuring the Straight Up Racing Monster Trucks, LORDCO Auto Parts Demo Series, Loan Ranger Financial Claimers, and Richlock Rentals Capital Drift.

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The first main event on Friday night was for the Mini Figure 8’s, with Brandon and Steve Green leading the field. Daryn Cahill sliced his way through some early race carnage to emerge as the race leader, and pulled away from the rest of the field to capture his first main event win of the season. Rhett Szevics, Steve Creasy, and Kail Beck rounded out the top five. The dash win went to Kail Beck, with heat race wins going to Ryley Noyce and Steve Creasy.

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The next main event was for the Loan Ranger Financial Claimers, with Morgan Tallyn leading the field to the green. Tallyn would lead early on before being passed by John Cayer. Cayer would then be passed by Craig Matthews with five laps to go, with Matthews winning his first main event of the year in the Claimers. John Cayer, Morgan Tallyn, Jaxon Vaccher, and Warren Verral rounded out the top five. The dash win went to John Cayer, with heat race wins going to Craig Matthews and Curtis Boyce.

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The Bombers rolled on track for their main event with Brian Wakelin and Brian Calderwood leading the field to the green. Wakelin would lead the opening lap, with Ron Benham slotting into second. The order would stay that way until the field came to get the white flag. Wakelin spun in front of Benham and third place Rich Gerhardt, allowing Dylan Ross to take the lead and the main event win. Benham, Mitch Hinton, Brian Wakelin, and Terry Leerholm rounded out the top five. The dash win went to Rich Gerhardt, with heat race wins going to Gerhardt and Ron Benham.

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The last main event of the evening was for the Demo Cars and Trucks, with Richard Morgan and Steve Janssen leading the field to the green. Morgan would lead early, before being turned by George Haywood on lap nine for the lead. Haywood would steer clear of the chaos behind him and snatched the main event win in his only appearance of the season behind the wheel. Brandon Young, Billy Stidston, Shawn Young, and Richard Morgan rounded out the top five. Dash wins went to Billy Stidston and Wayne Hart.

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 The first main event on Saturday was for the Loan Ranger Financial Claimers, with Desire Veld and David Newell making up the front row. Caleb Tims charged to the front on lap one, with Nolan Perry in tow. Tims would fend of Morgan Tallyn, Gord Percival, Craig Matthews, and John Cayer for his first main event win. The dash win went to Brent Robinson, with heat race wins going to Morgan Tallyn and Curtis Boyce.

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 The Bombers were up next for thirty laps, with Ron Benham and Brian Calderwood making up the front row. Benham jumped out to an early lead, with Tony Kambo moving up to challenge in second. Kambo would lose a transmission on lap ten, allowing Benham to streak away from the field. The 17 car would end the night in victory lane after leading every lap of the main event. Tyler Clough, Stuart Campbell, Mitch Hinton, and Brian Wakelin rounded out the top five. The dash win went to Stuart Campbell, with heat race wins going to Stuart Campbell and Tyler Clough.

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  The Demo Cars and Trucks lined up for their main event, with Richard Morgan leading the field to the green. Morgan led the first nine laps before getting together with the lapped car of Nolan Perry. Billy Stidston would inherit the lead, before sliding through the dirt in turn four, and allowing Brandon Young to pass for the lead. Young would hang on for the win, with Richard Morgan, Nolan Perry, Shawn Young, and Kail Beck rounding out the top five. Dash wins went to Billy Stidston and Craig Holfeld.

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The last main event was for the Mini Figure 8’s, with drivers vying for $1000 from Williams Scrap Iron and Metal. Jeremy Woodruff and Rob Newell led the field to the green, with Kyle Ridley jumping out front to lead. Ridley would lead for most of the main event before being passed by Daryn Cahill with just five laps to go. Cahill would sweep the weekend, and collect and extra $300 for winning both main events. Kyle Ridley, Kyle Rizok, Rhett Szevics, and Kail Beck rounded out the top five. The dash win went to Ryley Noyce, with heat race wins going to Kail Beck and Kyle Ridley.

 

 There will be no racing at Western Speedway for the BC Day long weekend, but we’ll be back Aug 11th-12th for the biggest race of the year, the P&R Truck Centres Daffodil Cup, featuring the Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Cars, Richlock Rentals WILROC Non Winged Sprint Cars, Old Time Racers Association, and the Island Dwarf Cars.

News Bulletins

Wilson & Proctor Big Rig Weekend THIS Saturday Night!

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Island Batteries Night at the Races! Saturday Aug 19!

Keg Late Models, Galaxy Motors Stock Cars, Sooke Disposal Mini Stocks, & Marlin Motors Hornets! 

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P&R Truck Centre's Daffodil Cup Aug 11 & 12

This is the FASTEST WEEKEND of the YEAR! NSRA Winged Sprint Cars, Richlock Rentals Wilroc Non-wing Sprint Cars, Old Timers Racing Association, & Island Dwarf Cars. Advance Tickets & Event Details HERE! Tickets are also available at the Market on Millstream

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Don't miss out on all the Car Crushing Action as Rock Star, California Kid, Pound Hound, & Identity Theft come to town. Also on tap are the Williams Scrap Metal Figure 8 Nationals! Lordco Demo Series, & Bombers. Get Advance Tickets now at the Market on Millstream, or online HERE.

FREE! FREE! FREE! $$$ SEAWINGS EXPRESS FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT! $$$

This Saturday Night July 22 is Seawings Express Fan Appreciation Night, where everyone's admission is FREE courtesy of Seawings Express. Galaxy Motors Stock Cars, OTRA, Sooke Disposal Mini Stocks, Dwarf Cars, Bombers, Marlin Motors Hornets, Loan Rangers Financial Claimers, & GoKarts will all compete in Trophy Dashes & Main Events.

CHEK TV Hometown Heroes Night is This Saturday July 15!

The first 200 fans to the ticket window get in FREE!!! Compliments of CHEK TV. ALSO, FREE ADMISSION for all Community Service workers, such as, but not limited to - Police Officers, Paramedics, Fire Fighters, Military, Doctors, Nurses, Health Professionals, Coast Guard, Search & Rescue - anyone working to help make our Community Safe, Happy, & Healthy. Wear your uniform or bring Identification to receive your FREE TICKET. Join us as we recognize some of these amazing people in our HEROES Recognition Ceremony.

Tire Exchange EVE OF DESTRUCTION! This SATURDAY NIGHT! JULY 8th

Don't miss out on the craziest night of the year! The Crusher Car Jumps, a Van Blowup, Skid plate cars, Boat races, Lordco Demo series, Bombers, & Loan Rangers Financial Claimers. Advance tickets are available at the Market on Millstream now, or online HERE!

USED.CA Mid Season Championship is THIS Friday & Saturday Night

Over 20 Dwarf Cars are expected as the AMCA series comes to town! Wayne's Trucking Super Sprints, Galaxy Motors Stock Cars, Sooke Disposal Mini Stocks, & Marlin Motors Hornets! It is going to be an action packed weekend! Advance Tickets & Event Details HERE

Nichol Marine Night at the RACES is this Saturday!

Lordco Demo Series, Mini Figure 8's, Bombers, Loan Ranger's Financial Claimers, & Richlock Rentals Drifters. Don't miss out on all the ACTION! See you Saturday!

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Millstone Heating & Sheet Metal Night at the Races This Saturday June 17

Keg Late Models, Galaxy Motors Stock Cars, Sooke Disposal Mini Stock, OTRA, & Dwarf Cars. It's going to be an action packed night at the Races, don't miss out!

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