By Randy Spencer- A great night of racing at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway Saturday Night. It was Round 2 of the Grisdale Triple Crown Tournament for Late Models. Twenty One cars were registered and that included 14 year old Cole Timm who races fulltime with the North Carolina based PASS Tour got behind the wheel of Steve Laking’s car that was in Victory Lane in Round One. Double round of qualifying took place to set the field and Paul Howse and Jason Shaw sat on the pole. A great race ensued about lap 50 Flamboro’s big one took place when Jamie Cox had his engine let go going into turn one. This collected sedveral of the top runners including Timm and Steve Laking who ended up on his roof. All were safe and the race continued with Shawn Chenoweth battling Howse for the remaining laps and Howse managed to hold off Chenoweth to take Round Two of the tourney. The conclusion takes place August 10. Just 3 points seperate the top three cars so it will be exciting. Results were, Heat race winners included, Mini Stocks- Ken Stenhouse and Billy Schwartzenburg, Thunder Cars- Chris Howse, Ontario Pro Challenge- Joe Lillycrop and Ken Nicholson and Late Models- Jason Shaw, Jeff Stewart, Brennan Didero and Paul Howse. Feature race winners were, Mini Stocks- Dave Bailey, Thunder Cars- Chris Howse, Ontario Pro Challenge- Ken Nicholson and Late Models- Paul Howse.

Next Saturday it’s Open Wheel Extravaganza Night with the Winged Warriors of Speed returning this Saturday July 13th at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway. The Lucas Oil Can Am Midgets will be joined by the Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds. Also on hand are the Hurricane Midgets, the Pro 4 Modifieds and a Sprint Car Exhibition by the United Pavement Sprints. The United Pavement Sprints are a new series this year partnering with a track in Perry NY to launch the new winged Asphalt Sprint Car Series. Pit gates open at 4pm, Grandstands at 5pm and Racing begins at 630pm. Admission prices for the grandstands are as follows. Adult $14.60, Senior Student $12.00, Children (12 and under) $3.00, Family Ticket (2 Adults and up to 4 children) $32.00. HST EXTRA.

Photo by Gord Nicholson

UNOFFICIAL Results (scored finish, not official)

Ontario Pro Challenge Heat #1: #00 Joe Lillycrop, #16 Rick Seeley, #14 Tim Shanahan, #18 Patrick Freel, #24 Justin Billington, #34 Chris McIsaac, #22 Jonathan Sloot (NS)

Ontario Pro Challenge Heat #2: #99 Ken Nicholson, #88 Tim Norris, #02 Dennis Thomson, #66 Josh Nicholson, #3 Dale Wilson, #38 Kyle Batty, #20 Mike Taylor

Ontario Pro Challenge Feature: #99 Ken Nicholson, #88 Tim Norris, #02 Dennis Thomson, #66 Josh Nicholson, #38 Kyle Batty, #20 Mike Taylor, #18 Patrick Freel, #3 Dale Wilson, #24 Justin Billington, #14 Tim Shanahan, #16 Rick Seeley, #34 Chris McIsaac, #00 Joe Lillycrop, #22 Jonathan Sloot (NS)

Mini Stock Heat #1: #5 Ken Stenhouse, #79 Kyle Istead, #01 Mark DaSilva, #62 Ashley Holmes, #12 Darren Dryden, #26 Mark Klotz, #03 Jake Gilbert, #10 Courtney Scott, #05 Dave Goodacre, #42 Rick Robinson (NF)

Mini Stock Heat #2: #86 Billy Schwartzenberg, #18 Josh Shantz, #71 Russ Aicken, #31 Dave Bailey, #64 Brandon McFerran, #81 Samantha Shaw, #37 Rob Hoskins, #50 Chad Corcoran, #22 Jake Watson

Mini Stock Feature: #31 Dave Bailey, #13 Mike Holmes, #18 Josh Shantz, #81 Samantha Shaw, #01 Mark DaSilva, #79 Kyle Istead, #12 Darren Dryden, #50 Chad Corcoran, #71 Russ Aicken, #64 Brandon McFerran (RD), #42 Rick Robinson, #22 Jake Watson, #26 Mark Klotz, #10 Courtney Scott, #62 Ashley Holmes, #05 Dave Goodacre, #03 Jake Gilbert, #37 Rob Hoskins, #5 Ken Stenhouse (NF), #86 Billy Schwartzenberg (NF)

Thunder Car Heat #1: #55 Chris Howse, #14 Rob Istead, #13 Brad Collison, #02 Mark Burbridge, #31 Kevin Gallant, #8 Steve Perry, #5 Linda Dean, #7 Bobby Mercer, #4 Gary Slama, #2 Rick Burbridge, #33 Mike Gilmour, #41 Bruce Wheller

Thunder Car Feature: #55 Chris Howse, #2 Rick Burbridge, #13 Brad Collison, #7 Bobby Mercer, #8 Steve Perry, #4 Gary Slama, #33 Mike Gilmour, #02 Mark Burbridge, #5 Linda Dean, #41 Bruce Wheller, #14 Rob Istead, #31 Kevin Gallant (NF)

Late Model Heat #1: #82 Jason Shaw, #97 Jeff Cassidy, #52 Scott Lyons, #3 Chris Bochsler, #24 Brennan Didero, #44 Steve Laking, #83 Dale Shaw, #9 Jeff Ruddy, #23 Jake Ott, #75 Jim Sweers (DQ)

Late Model Heat #2: #56 Jeff Stewart, #8 Paul Howse, #05 Brad Corcoran, #67 Gord Bennett, #89 Shawn Chenoweth, #61 Brent Wheller, #7 Trevor Monaghan, #98 Nick Troback, #22 Jamie Cox, #56D Jr. Farrelly, #57 Cole Timm (NF)

Late Model Heat #3: #24 Brennan Didero, #52 Scott Lyons, #82 Jason Shaw, #83 Dale Shaw, #3 Chris Bochsler, #23 Jake Ott, #9 Jeff Ruddy, #75 Jim Sweers (RD), #44 Steve Laking (NF), #97 Jeff Cassidy (NF)

Late Model Heat #4: #8 Paul Howse, #89 Shawn Chenoweth, #57 Cole Timm, #56 Jeff Stewart, #7 Trevor Monaghan, #98 Nick Troback, #05 Brad Corcoran (NF), #61 Brent Wheller (NF), #56D Jr. Farrelly, #67 Gord Bennett (NF), #22 Jamie Cox (NS)

Late Model Feature: #8 Paul Howse, #89 Shawn Chenoweth, #82 Jason Shaw, #52 Scott Lyons, #56 Jeff Stewart, #24 Brennan Didero, #3 Chris Bochsler, #61 Brent Wheller, #75 Jim Sweers, #98 Nick Troback, #7 Trevor Monaghan, #23 Jake Ott, #22 Jamie Cox (NF), #57 Cole Timm (NF), #44 Steve Laking (NF), #05 Brad Corcoran (NF), #83 Dale Shaw (NF), #9 Jeff Ruddy (NF), #97 Jeff Cassidy (NF), #67 Gord Bennett (NF), #56D Jr. Farrelly (NF)