PartSource Dollar Dog Night this Saturday

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BRIGHTON, Ont. – Its one week later than expected, but Brighton Speedway is ready to kick off its 2014 season this Saturday with PartSource Dollar Dog Night. After last weekend’s Monster Energy and Kellogg’s season opener was rained out, drivers, officials, and fans are all anxious to finally get back to the dirt.

Fans will be treated to one dollar hot dogs throughout the night, courtesy of PartSource Belleville.

The Vanderlaan Building Supplies Pro Late Models, OilGARD Canadian Modifieds, Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks, Bill’s Johns Comp 4s, and Quinte Septic Stingers will all kick off the 2014 season this weekend.

The Quinte Septic Stingers were not scheduled to race last weekend, and teams have been building towards this Saturday’s divisional season opener. Reigning division champion Del MacGregor (No.19) returns to defend his title. He will face heavy competition from teammates Rick Phillips (No.7) and rookie Megan Golden (No.07). Dawson Evans (No.1) and Lynn Innia (No.11) will also battle for rookie-of-the-year honours. Jordan Pickell (No.93) will hope to improve on his third-place finish in the championships standings to challenge MacGregor, while Geoff York (No.3) and Lexi Fletcher (No.41) try to improve on top-10 finishes.

The annual Parade of Champions to benefit the Brighton Fare Share Food Bank was also cancelled last weekend. In order to continue support for the Food Bank, fans will receive a $2 discount off the price of general admission with the donation of a non-perishable food item. Admission (before discounts) is just $10 for adults, youths and seniors are $8, and children 7-12 are $2. A family pass is still just $25.

The first green flag of the season is scheduled to fly at 7:00pm. The grandstand ticket booth will open at 5:30pm. Hot laps begin shortly after 6:00pm.

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, 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. The track’s flagship Applefest Shootout Weekend attracts drivers, fans, and sponsors from across the NorthEast every September.


Media Contact: Clayton Johns