Mark Heating and Cooling presents Salute to the Forces night and Wall of Fame Presentations

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BRIGHTON (July 17, 2014) – Brighton Speedway is proud to host its annual Salute to the Forces night presented by Mark Heating & Cooling on Saturday, MarkHeatingJuly 19. All Canadian Forces members will receive free admission with their military I.D. Brighton Speedway will also induct the 2014 class of Wall of Fame members. All five weekly divisions will be in action.

The Vanderlaan Building Products will look to build on the momentum from last week’s thrilling 30-lap feature where Charlie Sandercock (No.57 Bellevue Fabricating) won for the fifth time this season. Sandercock currently leads Steve Baldwin (No.5 by 100 points at the halfway point in the year. Phil Potts (No.29 Vanderlaan), Matt Vanderlinden (No.09 Integra Racing Shocks), and Adam Turner (No.92 Village Variety) complete the current top-five in the standings.

IMG_2981The OilGARD Anti-Rust Canadian Modifieds return from an exceptional feature of their own last week. Last week, Dan Ferguson (No.11 Mark Heating & Cooling) earned his first win of the season, beating point leader Andrew Hennessy (No.87 Custom Automotive) to the checkered flag. Hennessy leads Ryan Scott (No.33 J&J Automotive) by 90 points. Ferguson, Adam Whaley (No.12 John’s Equipment) and Doug O’Blenis (No.32 John’s Car Care) complete the top-five.

The Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks had a fantastic final five lap dash to the finish one week ago. Doug Anderson (No.72 Hunt’s Bobcat Service) leads the championship standings by just five points over Leslie Mowat (No.2 Cormier’s Auto Recycling). Jamie Marshall (No.55 C&L Upholstery), Wade Purchase (No.53 Paul Turner Auto Repair), and Justin Ramsay (No.03 Empey Tire) complete the top-five.

The Bill’s Johns Comp 4s return to action after a week off. Rich Sanders (No.29 Fowl Mood Racing) leads the points after four consecutive wins. Shelby Mills (No.78 ABC Taxi) sits second ahead of Brady Greer (No.94 Greer Excavating), Emily Weedman (No.87 Nate’s Auto Cosmedix), and Riley Greer (No.47 Clark’s Automotive).

The Quinte Septic Stingers have also had a week to recuperate. Del MacGregor (No.19 R. Ward Construction) is undefeated in five starts this season. He leads Rick Phillips (No.7 Ontario Duct Cleaning), Jeff Inia (No.17), Chris Lammle (No.95 Lammle Repair), and Jordan Pickell (No.93 Sowerby Signs).

Racing gets underway at 7:00pm with hot laps scheduled for 6:00pm. The Wall of Fame induction ceremony is expected to take place following hot laps at approximately 6:30pm. Spectator gates open at 5:30pm. Adult admission is just $10 and a family pass is just $25. All Canadian Forces members will receive free admission with their military I.D.

About Mark Heating and Cooling: Mark Heating & Cooling Ltd. is a fully licensed and insured heating and cooling contractor, with refrigeration/air conditioning, oil, gas/propane, ductwork licenses and ventilation installation capabilities. Mark Heating & Cooling Ltd. offers a large selection of products and services and will come to your home, free, to quote you on all of your heating, cooling and ventilation needs. You can count on us to provide you with a system and solution that fits your unique needs and since we’ve installed many systems in the area, we’ve earned a reputation for doing the job right the first time. For more information, visit them online at

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Thursday night Kart Racing: The inaugural Brighton Speedway Kart Klub season is now in full swing. Racing takes place on the infield Karting oval on Thursday nights at 7:00pm. Admission is just $5 to see the next generation of Brighton Speedway stars. Its high-adrenaline fun in a small package! Visit for a full schedule.

Brighton Speedway’s 2014 season is proudly supported by the following corporate sponsors: Lucas Oil, Vanderlaan Building Supplies, Quinte Septic, OilGARD Anti-Rust (a division of Bainer’s), Brighton Automotive, Bill’s Johns, Sanderson’s Tire & Automotive Centre, Mystical Distributing Company Ltd., ROCK 107, T.R.S. Communication, Campbellford Chrysler, Cool 100.1, Hotch’s Auto Parts, Dibbits Excavating,, Workman’s OK Tire Quinte West, NOCO Fuels, Star 93.3, VP Racing Fuels, Hoosier Racing Tires, Ultramar CST, Benson Auto Parts, Brighton Recycling and Excel Tower Services. 

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. The weekly Pro Late Model division competes under UMP DIRTcar sanctioning. The track’s flagship Applefest Shootout Weekend attracts drivers, fans, and sponsors from across the NorthEast every September.

Media Contact: Clayton Johns

Photo Credit: Rod Henderson