Tuesday 30 July 2013

Race Day Schedule for Agassiz Aug 10 *updated

Race Day Schedule Agassiz - Aug 10 - 2013

1:00  Pit Gate Opens for ASA
4:15   Midget hot laps
4:20   Street hot laps
4:45   Midget hot laps
4:50   Street hot laps
5:00   ASA Drivers Meeting - ASA cars to tech
5:15   Time Trials - MIDGET - STREET - ASA
6:15   Local drivers Meeting
6:30   MEET and GREET – All cars to front stretch
7:00   National anthem

Dashes        Midgets

Heats          Midget
                   Streets, B then A
                   ASA B then A
                   ASA - 100 LAPS

Tuesday 23 July 2013

Dave Olson on RTR

Great job with the interview Dave. Sponsor of the lazy boy, Ashley furniture Quesnel, even recieved a national plug on Sirius 167. Go to www.racetimeradio.com to hear the archived interview.

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Monday 22 July 2013

ASA OK Tire Sportsman Series Presented by Advance Testing Race 4
Gold Pan Speedway Quesnel

Blue skies and hot temperatures were the setting for the OK Tire 100. Loyal fans lined the grandstand area to watch twenty one beautifully prepared cars race on the small, flat 3/8 track. Last practice times showed another very tight field. After the Canadian National Anthem, the five car of Bob Williams was slowly driven around the track by Lee Thomas in tribute to Lees' brother Bob, who had recently passed.  Bob was a dedicated crew member for many years.

Qualifying began with one of the largest fields of cars ever at the speedway. The usual hitters were laying down fast times, but Korbin Thomas was the fastest at a 15.065. The field was split into three heat races. The C heat was won by Scott Morgan in the 44 car. The B heat was taken by Dave Olson, with Warren Bergman close behind. The A heat was a great drive by Matt Stephenson, with Trevor Adelman and Logan Jewel pressuring.

Lining up the main event had all of the drivers paying attention to the brand new Lazy Boy from Ashley Furniture Quesnel, the big prize for the winner of the feature. A twelve car invert put . Dave Olson on the pole and Bob Williams on outside pole. The green is thrown and the race is on, everyone vying for position. Lap ten brings out the first caution with Korbin Thomas tangled up in traffic. Thomas heads for the back of the pack and Dave Olson continues to lead the race, Williams, Mayert, Cornett-Ching, and Matt Stephenson rounding out the top 5. Stephenson and Berrow make contact at lap 20. Yellow is out and both cars move to the back and the race continues. Everyone is driving flat out, and the 19 of Korbin
Thomas has began the long trip back to the front group. Every car is driving flat out. Back to green and the racing is fast and furious. The 71 of Olson continues to lead. A green flag run starts to stretch out. The 18 of Ian graham is looking real fast on the high side and passed bob Williams for the second position. Mayert and Jewel are all in the mix. A series of green laps and yellow laps alternate through the next 15 laps. As they say, cautions breed cautions. Thomas is the benefactor as he gains track position. The nose of Trevor Adelman's' car is dragging after a failed restart and his crew goes to work on pit road. The race is green again and the 18 of Graham and the 5 of Williams battle down the backstretch. The two touch and the 18 spins into turn three. The field misses him but the engine wont fire and the 18 goes down a lap. A long green run starts on lap 68 and Olson has another great restart. Williams followed close in second and Thomas has battled back to third. Racing is going on throughout the field and no one is giving an inch. The 74 of Dan Ursel has worked his way into the top 5. Bruce Bentley is running a solid 7th in his return to stock car racing. Berriau in the 27 is back into the pits with another tire problem. It's been a tough night for the defending champion. A long caution cools the tires and sets up a 13 lap sprint to the checkered. Olson still holding the top spot, Williams in second, and Thomas game on for the restart. Olson has another flawless restart and Thomas ducks low on the 5 and takes second. Not to be left out, the 92 of Jewel is tight to the bumper of Thomas and takes the third spot. Its a photo finish as Olson wins over Thomas with a .049 margin of victory.
Jewel earns the first podium of the year with third. Ursel with a great finish in 4th and Bob Williams fifth. 6: Sheldon Mayert 7: Jeff Cameron 8: Warren Bergman 9: Les Hein 10: Matt Stephenson 11: Trevor Adelman 12: Joe Cornett-Ching 13: Scott Morgan 14: Wes Mader 5: Bruce Bentley 16: Bob Mear 17: Kyle Day: 18 Mark Berriau 19: Ian Graham 20: Dave Howarth 21: Tom Berrow

Photographs by April Sedlock

ASA OK Tire 100 winner Dave Olson on RTR

Tune in to Race Time Radio at 6:00 to hear ASA Ok Tire 100 winner Dave Olson talk about the race.

Or Sirius channel 167

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Thursday 18 July 2013


Gold Pan Speedway revs up for the big
Billy Barker Day weekend with the world famous crash to pass tonight. On saturday, the ASA OK Tire series rolls into town with the ok tire 100 Saturday afternoon. Come on out and see some great racing.

Sunday 14 July 2013

Gold pan speedway race 4 information

Hope everybody enjoyed the off time. Looking forward to a great race in Quesnel at the Gold Pan Speedway. The first three races were awesome and we are getting allot of positive feedback from fans and sponsors. We are looking for two or three teams to help out with some PR appearances Saturday morning between 9:30 and 11:00. We would like to have a car at the Sandman/Denny's and a couple of cars at the OK Tire Store. If you are available and would like to promote the series and your sponsors, this is a great opportunity. Please contact me atkendallt@wlake.com for confirmation.


Thanks to Joe Cornett-Ching, Logan Jewel, and Jeff Cameron for doing PR work in PG. The sponsors were very happy.


Thanks also to ASHLEY FURNITURE QUESNEL for putting up the Lazy Boy for the winner of the feature event.


Just a few racer notes.


All cars MUST have raceivers.and radios


The NO PRACTICE FIVE DAYS PRIOR to the event, at that venue policy continues.

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Sportsman invitational South Okanagan

Please contact John Ross at Adavance testing, 604-513-0316 for information regarding the sportsman invitational aug 3.

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Tuesday 9 July 2013

Race 4 - ASA OK Tire Series Pesented by Advance Testing - Day Schedule

Gold Pan Speedway - July 20

12:00 gates open for ASA unloading
12:30 sign-in begins
1:15-1:45 ASA practice
2:10-2:30 ASA practice
2:35-2:50 Street practice
2:55-3:05 Mini practice
3:10-3:25 ASA practice (set qualifying order)
3:30-3:45 Street practice
3:45-4:00 Mini practice
4:00 ASA Pit meeting @ tech pad
4:15 ASA Pre qualifying technical inspection
4:30 Qualifying-Minis, Streets, ASA
5:25 National anthem
5:30 Local dashes (Minis, Streets)
        ASA heats (B,A)
        Local heats (Minis, Streets)
        Short intermission, 50/50 draw
        Mini Main event
        Street Main event
7:30 ASA Pre Feature Technical Inspection
7:50 ASA Grid on front stretch
7:55 ASA Drivers In Car Introductions
7:58 ASA "Start Your Engines Command"
8:00 ASA 100 Lap Main Event Feature

Camping is free at the track.


Thursday 4 July 2013

Ashley Furniture Quesnel sponsors ASA OK Tire Feature Winner

Thanks to Ashley Furniture Quesnel for sponsoring the feature event winner's prize. A fully electric Lazy Boy recliner will be awarded to the feature winner at Gold Pan Speedway. This will be one of the most unique and fun prizes to award. Race hard guys, luxury is only 100 laps away.