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Mike Ordway Jr Wins the ISMA Supermodifieds 75

The world’s most powerful short track cars, the ISMA Supermodifieds, returned to Delaware Speedway for their second and final appearance in 2018. The second leg of the Harvey Lennox Memorial Series at Delaware Speedway also featured the Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds and Ontario Modified Racing Series for an all open wheel night of racing.
After race fans had an opportunity to get up close with the 800+ horsepower, methanol breathing monsters and their pilots, it was time to get down to business with the first feature for the Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds. Going green with Daryl Henwood (#29) taking the pole position. First lap in Jeremy Barton (#84) takes the lead but not before Steve Trendell (#57) passes on the outside of turn one, closely battled by TJ Marshall (#15). Mike Podd (#5) quickly moves up to the second spot after the green. Checked flag goes to TJ Marshall (#15)  with Mike Podd (#5) taking second and Steve Trendell (#57) in third. 

The Ontario Modified Racing Series took to the track next for their first 20 lap feature event. Rick Warnes (#90) started of the race in the top position with Brad Stevenson (#77) and Chad Strawn (#77c) following. Quick contact in turn four on the first lap happened but the race stayed green. Brad Stevenson (#77) leads most of the first half while aggressively blocking Justin DeMelo (#82). DeMelo(#82) did secure the lead at lap 15 and hangs on to take the victory. 

Two ISMA Supermodified heat races, each 10 laps in length, offered race fans a taste of what was to come in the 75 lap main event later on in the night. First heat has Michael Muldoon (#15), Trent Stephens (#19), Mike McVetta (#22) leading off. Stephens (#19) takes the top spot in the first lap with Mike Lichty (#84) holding the second spot followed by Michael Muldoon (#15). Second heat kicks off with Rich Reid (#55), BJ MacDonald (#74), Kyle Edwards (#1E).  Rich Reid (#55) holds the top spot with Edwards (#1E) secures second spot followed by Mike Ordway Jr (#61) holding the third. 

The Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds returned to the track to complete their evening with another 20 lap feature race. Jeremy Barton (#84) started on Pole with Daryl Henwood (#29) and Steve Trendell (#57) knocking on his door. Henwood (#29) quickly grabs the lead with Trendell (#57) securing second with TJ Marshall (#15) moving up to third. Front three run nose to tail halfway though the race. Caution on lap 16 with the third place car of TJ Marshall losing control and pulling off. Marshall was able to do a quick repair and get back out there leaving us with  four cars on the track; on the lead lap we had Daryl Henwood (#29), Steve Trendell (#57) and TJ Marshall (#15) and  a lap down Amanda Stoner (#80). Under the green Trendell (#57) grabs the lead and holds on for the win. 

The final race before the main event of the evening was another 20 lap feature for the Ontario Modified Racing Series. Randy Hollingsworth leads the pack and quickly spins out in turn two but gets it going again to keep it under green. Anthony Dibello (#16) grabs the lead going three wide out of turn four. John Baker Jr (#63) and Justin DeMelo (#82) car hold out the top three early in. At lap 4 we went under red so track officials could try to determine if someone is leaking oil and safety crews are trying to dry up some spots. All cars were cleared and we went back to green. Anthony Dibello (#16) went sideways in turn two right off the start and put us back under caution with John Baker Jr (#63) having an unfortunate break and getting caught up in the mix and unable to restart. Justin DeMelo (#82) avoids the chaos and grabs the lead with Chad Strawn (#77C) on his heels. Back under green Dibello (#16) is picking them up and putting them down fighting back up to third spot and holding steady to finish the race. Victory goes to Justin DeMelo (#82) followed by Chad Sprawn (#77C)

After the cars were staged, the drivers were ready, and the anticipation could not be any higher, the full field of ISMA Supermodifieds came to life at the hands of the volunteer push trucks. The rumble of a combined 12,000+ horsepower brought fans to their feet as the field came to life at the command of the green flag. Mike Muldoon (#15) led the field with Rich Reid (#55) and Trent Stephens (#19) behind. Rich Reid (#55) quickly grabs the lead withMike Muldoon (#15) and Mike McVette (#22) fighting their way up. Lap 11 the leader hits some heartbreak and pulls of giving Mike Muldoon (#15) the lead and bumping McVette (#22) and Dan Bowes (#25) to second and third. McVette (#22) grabs the lead with Bowes (#25) close behind. Caution waved with BJ MacDonald (#74) wrecking and unable to come back. Mike Ordway Jr (#61) makes a beautiful pass to gain the lead on lap 68 and puts a big gap between him and Mike McVette (#22) in second and Dan Bowes securing third (#25). 

Next week Delaware Speedway returns to Friday night for Emergency Services Night featuring the Case ’N Drum Oil/MRE Late Models, TransAxle Super Stocks, and Discounted Autoparts Depot and Supply Bone Stocks. Action gets started at 7:30pm and advance tickets are available on www.DelawareSpeedway.com

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Photos by Dave Franks Photography

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Race Advance - August 18th

The second leg of the 2018 Harvey Lennox Memorial Series for the world’s most powerful short track cars, the ISMA Supermodifieds! Also see the Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds and Ontario Modified Racing Series.

 

See the ISMA Supermodifieds run heat races and a 75 lap special feature. Twin 20s for the Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds and Ontario Modified Racing Series.

 
Ticket Information:

Kids under 6 – FREE

Kids 6-12: $2.65 + HST =  $3

Students 13-18: $8.85 + HST =  $10

Adults: $35.40 + HST =  $40

Seniors 65+: $30.97 + HST = $35

Itinerary Information:

The event schedule for the event is provided in the attached PDF. Please note that all times are subject to change.
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General Information:

Delaware Speedway is located just minutes West of London, ON. View our facility map to learn more about seating, free parking, washroom locations, and much more. Delaware Speedway offers a unique natural amphitheatre setting, which allows race fans to take in all the action from anywhere in the venue. Many questions can be answered by visiting our FAQ section.

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5 Winners on a Wild Night at Delaware

DELAWARE, ON – Weekly action counted at the historic half-mile on a beautiful Friday, August 10th. The TransAxle Super Stocks, Doxtator Property Maintenance V8 Stocks, and Discounted Autoparts Depot and Supply Bone Stocks were in attendance for more championship points racing.

Group qualifying took place before the scheduled event start time to set the lineups for the first round of feature races. The Discounted Autoparts Depot and Supply Bone Stocks were first in the rotation with Craig Cole (#55) setting the fastest time at a 23.915. Paul Fothergill earned a very important championship point over Barry Watson by bettering him in Doxtator Property Maintenance V8 Stock qualifying and Trevor Collver scored the fast time with a 20.548 in TransAxle Super Stock time trials.

The Discounted Autoparts Depot and Supply Bone Stocks were on deck first to start off the evening’s racing program. Jordan Willms (#75) started on the pole for the first 25 lap race beside points leader Bill Brekelmans (#007). Brekelmans would take the lead to lap four as Willms battled with Derek Moesker (#51) behind. THie first caution of the night came out on lap 11 when Craig Cole went around while battling for a spot in the top five. Derek Moesker took the lead on the restart before a hard crash in turn four on lap 12 for Kassy Haward (#59) as she made heavy contact with the pit road end tire. Brekelmans was able to hold off a charging Matt Langford (#03) for the victory as Derek Moesker, Jordan Morris (#73), and Jordan Willms rounded out the top five.

The Doxtator Property Maintenance V8 Stocks ran their first 25 lap feature race with Cody Payne (#00) and Dustin Hardy (#21) on the front row. Steve Aubertin (#28) took the race lead early and worked to hold off a charging Barry Watson and Paul Fothergill. Watson shoved Aubertin out of the lead on lap nine to take over the top position. Watson was able to score the victory and extend his points lead as Fothergill and Payne finished behind.

The final race of the first round of features saw the stars of the TransAxle Super Stocks on track as David McCullough (#39) and Jason Lidster (#11) started on the front row. The caution came out on lap five when Samantha Pilkey nosed into the wall on the exit of turn two. Gary Zwygers spun on lap six bringing out the yellow flag once again. Just as the leaders were battling, the yellow flag was shown again on lap 18 when Geoff Chant (#19) went around in turn two, resetting the field for a restart. David McCullough slipped on lap 23 and Matt Robblee took over the lead. McCullough fell all the way to the fifth position as Collver, and Adriaensen finished behind.

After a brief intermission the action continued with the Discounted Autoparts Depot and Supply Bone Stocks. Julie Saunders (#84) led the field to life for one of the craziest starts of the entire season as the field went three, four, and five wide. Bill Brekelmans managed to take the race lead on lap one after starting near the rear of the field. As five to go approached, battles developed behind Brekelmans with Craig Cole and Derek Moesker chasing him down. Bill Brekelmans was able to hold on for the win to sweep the night with Craig Cole and Derek Moesker finishing behind him.

After a stellar first feature event, the Doxtator Property Maintenance V8 Stocks returned with Angela Grover (#51) and Steve Aubertin on the front row. Coming off of turn four on the final lap, Kyle Mezenberg slid up to the outside wall and rolled onto its roof and then back onto all four wheels. The driver was able to walk away from the scary incident. Several drivers swapped the race lead before Paul Fothergill took it on lap three and checked out on everyone. Fothergill would go on to win the race by a full straightaway with Barry Watson and Jeremy Taggart behind.

The evening’s program was capped off with another 25 lap event for the TransAxle Super Stocks. Jamie Klumper (#07) and Kathleen Green (#16) started on the front row with a hungry field chasing behind. Klumper would take the lead as Gary Zwygers (#93) held off the field for second. David McCullough forced his way through for second on lap 15, shuffling Zwygers back to fourth. Devin Jarvis (#88) spun on lap 19 and brought out the caution, erasing a near straightaway lead for Jamie Klumper. Klumper would hold on for the victory after the restart with David McCullough and Matt Robblee finishing behind.

Next week the weekly divisions will take a break as Delaware Speedway shifts from a Friday show to a Saturday show on August 18th when the ISMA Supermodifieds, the world’s most powerful short track cars, are in attendance for the second leg of the Harvey Lennox Memorial Series. The Ontario Modified Racing Series and Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds will also be in attendance for the night. The event starts at 7:30pm but don’t miss practice and an autograph session before that! Advance tickets are available on www.DelawareSpeedway.com

Ryan Dyson – Delaware Speedway PR

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Photos by Dave Franks Photography

Top 10 report:

TransAxle Super Stocks:

Feature 1: 1. #51 Matt Robblee; 2. #1 Trevor Collver; 3. #55 Gary Adriaensen; 4. #9 Andrew Ferreira; 5. #39 David McCullough; 6. #21 Rick Verberne; 7. #93 Gary Zwygers; 8. #16 Kathleen Green; 9. #07 Jamie Klumper; 10. #14 Brittany Beatty

Feature 2: 1. #07 Jamie Klumper; 2. #39 David McCullough; 3. #51 Matt Robblee; 4. #9 Andrew Ferreira; 5. #55 Gary Adriaensen; 6. #21 Rick Verberne; 7. #1 Trevor Collver; 8. #11 Jason Lidster; 9. #93 Gary Zwygers; 10. #16 Kathleen Green

Doxtator Property Maintenance V8 Stocks:

Feature 1: 1. #45 Barry Watson Name; 2. #33 Paul Fothergill; 3. #00 Cody Payne; 4. #11 Jeremy Taggart; 5. #810 Kyle Mezenberg; 6. #21 Dustin Hardy; 7. #28 Steve Aubertin; 8. #51 Angela Grover; 9. #32 Shawn Fucile; 10. #8 Manny Ferreira

Feature 2: 1. #33 Paul Fothergill; 2. #45 Barry Watson; 3. #11 Jeremy Taggart; 4. #00 Cody Payne; 5. #28 Steve Aubertin; 6. #21 Dustin Hardy; 7. #51 Angela Grover; 8. #32 Shawn Fucile; 9. #810 Kyle Mezenberg; 10. #23 Jeff Ferguson

Discounted Autoparts Depot and Supply Bone Stocks:

Feature 1: 1. #007 Bill Brekelmans; 2. #03 Matt Langford; 3. #51 Derek Moesker; 4. #73 Jordan Morris; 5. #75 Jordan Willms; 6. #7 Brent Pelley; 7. #61 Dan Storey; 8. #2 Don Tomlinson; 9. #26 Barry Harmer; 10. #17 Jay Chappell

Feature 2: 1. #007 Bill Brekelmans; 2. #55 Craig Cole; 3. #51 Derek Moesker; 4. #03 Matt Langford; 5. #73 Jordan Morris; 6. #75 Jordan Willms; 7. #2 Don Tomlinson; 8. #61 Dan Storey; 9. #7 Brent Pelley; 10. #36 Brian Brooks

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Race Advance - August 10th

TransAxle Super Stocks, Doxtator Property Maintenance V8 Stocks, and Discounted Autoparts Depot and Supply Bone Stocks!

All series will run practice, group qualifying, and twin 25 lap feature races, all of which will count for full 2018 Delaware Speedway championship points. A full event itinerary can be found below.

 
Ticket Information:

Kids under 6 – FREE

Kids 6-12: $2.65 + HST =  $3

Students 13-18: $8.85 + HST =  $10

Adults: $17.70 + HST =  $20

Seniors 65+: $13.27 + HST = $15

Itinerary Information:

The event schedule for the event is provided in the attached PDF. Please note that all times are subject to change.
View the event Itinerary
 
General Information:

Delaware Speedway is located just minutes West of London, ON. View our facility map to learn more about seating, free parking, washroom locations, and much more. Delaware Speedway offers a unique natural amphitheatre setting, which allows race fans to take in all the action from anywhere in the venue. Many questions can be answered by visiting our FAQ section.

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