Tonight is a big night for fans.
It’s our second Cheap Night, with half-price grandstand admission, plus free popcorn and $1 hot dogs.
Admission is only $6 for adults (ages 17-59); $5 for seniors (60-over) and teens (ages 13-16); $2.50 for children (ages 6-12); and free for 5-under, as always.
This is South Buxton Raceway management’s thank-you to you, the fans, for your support all season.
And at intermission, fans can go on the track at intermission to meet all of the drivers on our second Autograph Night.
Many drivers have ‘Hero Cards’ to sign and give out to fans. And don’t forget your camera or camera-phone to get your pictures and selfies with your favourite drivers.
The grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m.
Division Standings and Checkered Flag stats are updated under ‘Track Stats’ icon.
Don’t look now, but South Buxton Raceway’s Canadian Fall Shootout is only seven weeks away!
After taking a one-year hiatus in 2013, the Shootout is back - bigger and better than ever.
The 2014 Shootout will be a two-night extravaganza.
On Friday, Sept. 26, there will be hot laps and preliminary heat races for the Modifieds and Late Models.
South Buxton’s Mini-Mods will be joined by Ohsweken’s Crate Sprints as the support classes.
The big night is Saturday, Sept. 27, with the ‘B’ Main qualifiers and the 2014 Shootout feature races for the Modifieds and Late Models.
The Sport Stocks will be the support class.
The rain date, if necessary, is Sunday, Sept. 28.
There is a special two-night ticket package as well as single-night admission (please go to the Shootout icon on the home bar for complete admission prices for the weekend).
There is also raw camping (no water or hydro hookups) for $20 for the weekend.
The Shootout started in 2005 as a Late Model show.
The Modifieds were added as an official class in 2008.
Blenheim’s Andrew Reaume is a three-time Late Model Shootout winner, including two in a row in 2009 and 2010, winning again in 2012.
Chris Ross, of Charing Cross, was the first Canadian Late Model Shootout winner in 2008.
Louisville’s Jim Fletcher won the 2012 Modified Shootout, ending Brian Ruhlman’s four-year reign as the Clarklake, Mich., won the each of the first four years.
Kyle Patrick lived up to his nickname as the Tilbury Tornado stormed his way to the lead and left the field in shambles over the final seven laps for an impressive homecoming win in the Southern Ontario Sprints on Saturday night.
It was Patrick’s second career win at South Buxton, the first since June 18, 2005.
Meanwhile, Rob Young of Kingsville finished second on the track but wound up with the victory in the Tirecraft Sport Stocks.
Grande Pointe’s Tyler Lozon took the checkered flag but for the second time this year, was disqualified in post-race tech inspection after a victory.
Leamington’s Joel Dick won his second straight and 10th feature of the season in the Schinkels Gourmet Meats UMP Modifieds.
Cottam’s Rob Quick won his second in a row and fourth of the year in the Tirecraft Mini-Mods.
Wallaceburg’s Mike Lewis led all 20 laps to win his second Westside Performance Plus UMP Late Model feature.
Tate O’Leary, a 12-year-old from Port Lambton, won his second feature of the season in the Autotech Bombers.
Photos by James MacDonald ApexOne (Click on multimedia icon for James’ complete photo collection).