Speedway excitement picks up speed

The 2016 racing season is in full swing at the Ohsweken Speedway as Friday night Thunder continues for the 21st season.

The speedway has gone through many changes and improvements over those years and this one is no different as bigger and well-known names in the sport have put Ohsweken Speedway on their itineraries. Friday night Thunder brings thousands of fans and drivers to Six Nations from as far as the U.S. every week making it one of the communities biggest outside draws.

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After last week, this seasons point leaders in the Sprint Car division are led by Jake Brown (Brantford-261), Mitch Brown (Brantford-253), Dain Naida (Tecumseh-246), Dylan Westbrook (Scotland-242) and Caister Centre’s Cory Turner with 238 points.

In the Strickland’s 602 Crate Sprints, Toronto’s Ryan Husinger is in first with 327 points, followed by Josh Schultz of St. Agatha with 313, Brad Horn of Waterford 2ith 305, Delhi’s Holly Porter in fourth with 303 and in fifth spot is Six Nations’ Aaron Turkey.

Photo by Jim Windle

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