Dawson Drimmie Sweeps Peterborough Speedway Ontario Legend Car Features

Stick and ball sports have spoken of a home field advantage for generations. Saturday, June 1st, Dawson Drimmie proved the adage also applies to racing with the Trailers Plus Ontario Legend Car Series as the hometown favourite swept a pair of feature events at Peterborough Speedway.


With starting line-ups decided by timed laps in the pre-race practice sessions, the opening round – presented by Sobey’s Gravenhurst – came to the stripe with Cole McFadden and Mitch Wright on the front row. McFadden was the early race leader but surrendered the position to Wright as the duo started to work through slower traffic.

Wright continued to lead after a lap 6 restart and front runners held an advantage of almost a straightaway before the pace was slowed again for an incident on the backstretch with just over a handful of laps remaining. The No. 66 of Drimmie used the caution flag to plan his attack and took a lead he wouldn’t surrender with 20 laps on the scoreboard.


Wright, McFadden, Adam Cuthbertson and Jordan Latimer completed the top 5.


Jordan Latimer and Adam Cuthbertson brought the pack to the green flag in the second 25-lapper, presented by Firehouse 343. Latimer was in control of the field, with McFadden, Wright and Drimmie in his rear-view mirror. A 3-car fight for the lead brought-out a lap 9 caution for an incident in the 3rd turn that also ended the night for the No. 90 of Latimer.

Dawson Drimmie took the lead on the restart and had Matt Haufe, Cuthbertson, Wright and Mark Griffin close behind. Drimmie’s piece was strong and fast over the closing stages as he added another Peterborough Speedway win to his personal record books.

Adam Cuthbertson, Haufe, Wright and Wes Cuthbertson were next across the line.


Ontario Legend Car Series Peterborough Speedway notes: 17 starters took the green flag in the opening round, while all but 1 returned for the nightcap…Multi-time Peterborough Speedway race winner Matt Haufe made his first start under the Ontario Legend Car banner…Newcomers Nathan Killins and Gibson Baker turned their first Peterborough Speedway laps in the No. 37 and No. 47 cars respectively.


2024 Ontario Legend Car Series event schedule


Saturday, May 11th               Sunset Speedway

(postponed to August 24th)

Saturday, May 18th               Peterborough Speedway

Main event winner: #21, Mitch Wright

Saturday, May 25th               Peterborough Speedway

(postponed to June 1st)


Saturday, June 1st                Peterborough Speedway

Main event winner: #66, Dawson Drimmie (both features)

Saturday, June 15th              Sunset Speedway


Saturday, July 6th                 Peterborough Speedway

Saturday, July 13th               Sunset Speedway **

Saturday, July 20th               Full Throttle Speedway **


Saturday, August 3rd             Sauble Speedway **

Sunday, August 4th               Sauble Speedway **

Saturday, August 10th           Peterborough Speedway

Saturday, August 24th           Sunset Speedway


Sunday, September 22nd     Sunset Speedway


Saturday, October 5th           Flamboro Speedway **

Friday, October 11th to

Sunday, October 13th           Peterborough Speedway **

Autumn Colours Classic


** combined events with Great Lakes Legends Series


Officials are pleased to have Trailers Plus return as the title backer of the group’s 2024 schedule. Additional sponsorship this year will be provided by Ground Level Contracting, Sobey’s Gravenhurst, Firehouse 343, Side Tracked Muskoka, Einarson Trucking, AC Plus Automotive, Simcoe County RV, Skelton Truck Lines, Locate Facility Maintenance, JF Enterprises, Wild Printing and Clarke Motorsports Communications.


Fans can follow Ontario Legend Car Series dates at their favourite track and through the group’s social media The ‘Ontario Legend Car Series’ Facebook page.

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