Korbin Thomas in car 19

Excitement under the lights

Thomas maintains lead in Agassiz Speedway Championships

 

Great weather, a great crowd and a large car count, made for an exciting night of racing at Agassiz Speedway over the weekend.

Korbin Thomas, #19, took the win for the Mertin’s 100 lap main event of the ASA OK Tire Advance Testing Late Model Series race. Ian Graham, #18, finished second and #27 Mark Berrieau took third. Thomas maintains his lead in the Championship points standings.

In the Midget class, a new track record was set by Midget driver #41 Aaron Willison;  #11 Troy Globe won the Trophy Dash, and #00 Kale Woodske won the main event.

In the Street class, #97 John Bears won the Trophy Dash. Bob Kuhn, #58, managed to hold on for the win of the 50 lap main event, just as the white flag came out, he developed engine problems, and smoked his way to the finish. Second went to #00 Rick Tourond, with #44 Keith Tourond taking third.

The next event is Aug 24, Modern Tire and Towing present the Brad Adams Memorial Hornet special.

Just Posted

Two hiking families team up to extinguish fire in Manning Park backcountry

Children and their parents worked for three hours to ensure safety of the popular hiking region

LETTER: Recreational angling has low-impact on Fraser salmon

Jason Tonelli writes about his displeasure at the call to close recreational fishing on the Fraser

Comedy, chicken poop and dancing at Lytton Festival

This year’s festival will honour longtime supporter Shirley James

Hope’s Wheeled Wild Women hit the road for cancer research

Group of friends ready for the 200-km bike trek that ends in Hope

PHOTOS: Paintings return to Kilby for fifth annual festival

The Plein Air Festival will be taking place at the historic site all weekend

Sts’ailes invites adults to become engaged in Halq’eméylem with new video series

‘Qw’oqwel te Qw’oqwel’ gives language learners an immersive way to learn Halq’eméylem

B.C. log export rules killing us, northwest harvester says

NorthPac Forestry says Skeena Sawmills has plenty of timber

Oppenheimer Park residents told to leave, clear out tents by Aug. 21

Police say park has seen influx of residents, violence in recent months

Vancouver man arrested after pregnant woman’s SUV stolen, then crashed

Police are recommending charges against a 22-year-old Vancouver man

Environment groups warned saying climate change is real could be seen as partisan

Talk of climate change could be viewed as advocating against Maxime Bernier, the leader of the People’s Party of Canada

Search crews find 4-year-old boy who went missing near Mackenzie

George went missing early Saturday afternoon

Most Read