Big Rig Mania This Weekend at Western Speedway

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Langford (ISN) – This weekend will be the last two day event of the year at Western Speedway as Wilson & Proctor presents NABR Big Racing on Friday and Saturday Nights. These Diesel Pushing Monsters always put on a great show at Western.

The Howie’s Car Corral Bomber Invitational will also be on the card as well as Mini Figure 8’s and a Gravel Truck Obstacle Course Competition. As a added attraction Josh “The Crusher” Beckel will be in action both days, with a Van Blow Up on Friday and a Dodge Dually Truck Jump on Saturday.

The NABR Big Rigs will run two complete shows Friday and Saturday, consisting of qualifying, trophy dashes, heat races and a 35 lap main event. Leading the way will be Victoria’s Glen Creed, he is currently in second position in the point standings, is only 25 points behind Calgary driver Darren Berdahl 460 to 435, Creed will be looking at winning both main events in front of his hometown fans. Berdahl was three wins so far this year, while Creed has three second place finishes and on third place in four races. Isaac harder is third in points with 390 points, Dave Mullet and Ron Slinger Jr. are tied for fourth with 330 points.

The Howie’s Car Corral Bomber Invitational will see all the top Bomber drivers on the island battling for 50 laps each night. The driver with the highest combined points total for the two days will receive an extra $125, second $75 and third $50. With no Bomber race scheduled at Saratoga Speedway, a lot of the up island cars are expected to compete, local drivers looking to compete include current points leader Aaron Cameron, Morgan Giles, Mark Lockhart, Brendon Moore, Tyler Woods and Andrew Wilson.

In Mini Figure 8 action Kyle Rizok leads the way with 404 points, followed by Kyle Beck with 365, Brandon Young 362, Rhett Szevics at 361 and James Young 334.

Friday Night’s action will start a little later with the front gate opening at 5:00 pm, qualifying at 6:00 pm and racing at 7:00 pm.

Saturday’s program will start with gates opening at 4:30, qualifying 5:30 and racing at 6:30

Advanced Tickets are on sale the week of the event at the Market on Millstream.

Ticket prices for Friday Adults $22.50, Seniors/Youth (13-18) $20.00, Military Youth (7-12) $10.00, Family 2 Adults and 4 children $55.00.

Ticket prices for Saturday Adults $22.50, Seniors/Youth (13-18) $20.00, Military Youth (7-12) $12.00, Family 2 Adults and 4 children $55.00.

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Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.