Owasco RV presents the ADECCO Summer Slam Monster Trucks
By Clayton Johns
BRIGHTON (July 23, 2014) – One of the biggest shows of the summer is about to hit Brighton Speedway this Saturday night. On July 26, Owasco RV presents the Adecco Summer Slam featuring Monster Trucks Badlands Park Patrol and Quad Chaos.
These high-powered, monster-sized trucks are set to put on a show. Quad Chaos is actually the world’s largest ATV! The trucks will compete in a wheelie contest, freestyle show, and destruction competition. The trucks will set out to destroy an entire lot of Brighton Recycling cars.
The Monster Trucks will also be on display in front of the speedway prior to racing action so fans can see the trucks up close and get autographs from the drivers.
A full slate of stock car racing is on the schedule, featuring the Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Models, OilGARD Anti-Rust Canadian Modifieds, Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks, Bill’s Johns Comp 4s, and the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club.
After rain cancelled last week’s racing, all drivers will be eager to get back to the clay. Charlie Sandercock (No.57 Bellevue Fabricating) is the most recent winner at Brighton and won last Friday at Can-Am Speedway in Lafargeville, NY. He leads the standings over Steve Baldwin (No.5 cigarchief.com) 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.
Dan Ferguson (No.11 Kilmarnock Enterprise) is the most recent Canadian Modified winner after earning the victory on July 12. Ferguson sits third in the championship standings behind Andrew Hennessy (No.87 Custom Automotive) and Ryan Scott (No.33 J&J Automotive). 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 two weeks in the garage. Rich Sanders (No.29 Fowl Mood Racing) leads the points after tallying 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).
Spectator gates are scheduled to open early at 4:00pm to allow fans extra time to see the trucks up close . Racing action is scheduled to get underway at 7:00pm. Stock car hot laps will take place at 6:00pm.
Adult admission is just $15 and children aged 7-12 are just $4. A family pass valid for two adults and two children (16 and under) is just $40. The family pass also includes a family-size popcorn to enjoy during racing action.
After last week’s rainout, the Wall of Fame induction ceremony for the 2014 Class has been moved to Saturday, August 2. The induction ceremony will follow the hot laps session for stock cars on that date.
About Adecco Canada: Adecco has a network of over 50 branches, servicing thousands of Canadian organizations each day by providing the top talent they need to succeed in today’s competitive market. The company employs several thousand temporary Associates daily, making Adecco the largest Recruitment Solutions and HR Consulting Services Company in Canada. Adecco Canada offers flexible contingency workforce solutions under the Adecco brand along with professional placement and search, as well as specialty divisions such as Holloway Schulz & Partners and Roevin Engineering and Technical. For more information, visit www.adecco.ca.
About Owasco RV: Located in Whitby, Ont. the family owned RV centre has been serving customers in the GTA, across Canada, and World Wide since 1972. The loyalty and dedication of their strong customer base has provided them with the ability to satisfy past customers and welcome new ones to the growing family. The specialize in several RV brands including: Jayco Motor Homes, Winnebago Motor Homes, & Roadtrek Camper Vans. Visit them in Whitby at 2000 Champlain Ave., call (905) 579-7573, or log on to www.owascorv.com.
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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 www.brightonspeedway.com 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, ImageFactor.ca, 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