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Just Wait 5 Min

Posted on June 28, 2017 at 8:35 PM
Don't like the weather, just wait 5 minutes seems to holding true lately. The weather has been all over the map lately as evident this afternoon with a quick heavy down pour followed by a double rainbow. This unsettled weather has not been good for race tracks and race fans. It may put a damper on outside festivities for Canada Day. But we adapt and work around that to continue celebrating.

Closing Day @ Can Am

Posted on September 12, 2016 at 7:45 PM

This past Saturday saw the closing day of the dirt track race season @ Can Am Speedway. A quick check of the radar and weather before leaving showed it was looking pretty good.

Once I hit the 401 the Sun fadded away and the clouds appeared. As I crossed the last bridge to cross the St. Laurence river I noticed Sund and clearing to the South/West. I arrived at the track to the clouds and wind.

As I made my way towards the...

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Opening Day @ Can AM

Posted on May 8, 2016 at 11:15 AM

Saturday May 7, 2016 was opening day @ Can Am Speedway in La Fargeville, New York. Pit gates opened @ 3pm and there was a steady stream of drivers coming in. At one point in was announced 100 cars registered and then the last update said 111. A very good turnout of cars for opening night. Fans in attendance were treated to great racing in every class. With the threat of rain, feature photos were done after 3 feature races. Rain drops started to fall just as the last featur...

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Season Wraping Up

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 5:15 PM

Well the Snowmobile Season is winding down. As I type this, the only areas to go trail riding in Ontario, Canada are North West of Ottawa. For some with acreage on their hands, there is still some off trail riding to be had. The trail riding season was a little delayed this winter, however the conditions were perfect, very little freezing rain and no major thaws until March.

A sure sign of Spring’s arrival is the Snowmobile Manufactures Sneak ...

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Waiting for Snow.

Posted on January 13, 2015 at 7:40 PM

At this point in January, those who enjoy snowmobiling are all set and ready to go. Those who ride trails are doing the snow dance. More snow is needed before trails can be groomed and then opened.

This past weekend I had the chance to take in the old snowmbile show in Eganville Ontario. I was quite pleased to see a large number of sleds in the show. The variety and quaility to sleds is always amazing. Taking in this show shoul...

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A Nice Fall Day.

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 8:45 PM


Mother Nature greeted Drag Racers and Fans to beautiful day on Sunday October 5, 2014. I made my out to Capital City Dragway just off Highway 7 to get my last fix of the season. A few bikes, cars and a few new drivers made for a great afternoon of racing. The clocked ticked 5 O'clock and as things ...

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Great July Racing

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 10:40 PM

The month of July has seen some great racing at Capital City Speedway. Stock Car Racing is Wednesday nights, Drifting is Thursday night and Drag Racing is Friday Nights. Saturday/Sunday saw Monster Madness. The saturday show saw a 100 lap enduro with 100 non-stop laps. There are some great action shots of recent racing in my photo gallery.

More info on whats running http://www.capital...

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June 18th Racing

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 11:25 AM

As the Legends Cars took to the track for the first heat the Sun shawn down. This night also saw the Sportsman make their first appearance of the season and the second Enduro of the season. In the second Four For Fun Heat the 99 took home her first win and was quickly given the checkered flag for her victory lap. In the feature races there was also some great racing in all classes.



Old Sled Run

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 4:45 PM

On March 4th, 2014 I had the chance to take in the 8th annual Constance Bay Old Sled Run. This event had been on my list of events to attend for a few years. Things finally aligned and I was able to attend. I had planned on riding my 1973 Elan, however it was running to hot. I had just gotten my Touring sled back from the repair shop and decided I would take it. A short ride February 28, established the machine was good to go. However on this ride I met the groomer and the trai...

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Winter Snowmobiling

Posted on February 9, 2014 at 8:25 PM

This winter has been very good to the snowmobiliers. Snowmobiliers are quite happy. I was out trying the trails in Quebec yesterday. It was their free weekend. Tons of sleds. Saw atleat 50 parked in Ladysmith.


Here is the link to a play list of video I have taken while riding aroudn Ottawa Ontario, Canada.


    http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLerFcCMuRnS3k...

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