At Sunset Speedway, we offer various kinds of racing to showcase your talent and abilities. Whether you are a beginner or amateur, we are happy to offer you a professional environment where you can learn, develop your skills, and most importantly have some fun.
Mini Stock racing is one of Sunset Speedways entry level divisions. Consisting of domestic and import four cylinder vehicles. These cars are allowed adjustment in suspension and engine but must use most Original Equipment Manufacturer parts. As an entry level division the age group varies with some drivers as young as 12 years old. Many racers in Super Stock and higher divisions have cut their teeth in the Mini Stock division. This is a great division for drivers to develop their skills.
The Super Stock division consists of cars based on 70’s and 80’s General Motors Chassis’(Camaro, Chevelle, Monte Carlo). These cars are allowed many suspension changes from stock and use very few Original Equipment Manufacturer parts. They are powered by modified Chevrolet Small Block Engine or a General Motors 602 Crate Engine. Bodies on these cars vary from steel stock type bodies to fiberglass versions of new generation muscle cars. This division is a utilized as an excellent driver development tool for those who look to ascend the racing ladder.
Late models use tubular frames and are built from the ground up as a purpose built race car. These cars use modified Chevrolet Small Block, Ford 351, Dodge 360 or General Motors 602 Crate engine, These cars utilize plastic or fiberglass template or newer generation muscle car bodies and feature such brands as Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Toyota and Buick. As the highest division at Sunset Speedway these drivers compete in NASCAR’s Whelen All American Series Division One competing for the National Title.
APC LATE MODEL SERIES
The APC Racing Series was formed in the winter of 2014/2015 to bring a touring Late Model series back to Ontario. With a rule set bringing together cars and drivers from tracks across the province. The cars while looking like Sunset’s Sauble Falls Late Models are much different. They have different motor and suspension packages. With 2 stops at Sunset in 2015 you wont want miss this roster of over 40 plus drivers.
FAST EDDIE SUPER LATE MODELS
On the track, this particular type of racing offers plenty of excitement and action! The Avenue Auto Parts Super Late Model Series features a premier type of racing; the Super Late Model Outlaws have a unique body style and can boast the greatest horsepower of any Ontario stock car division. Specifically, these race cars feature a hood and nose combination which slopes to the ground on a steep angle creating down force and helping the handling of the cars.
The Ontario Modified division is one of the fastest growing series in Ontario. The open wheel cars utilize a wide rules package using cars based on the same chassis as the NASCAR Whelen Modified Series with some modifications. These cars use different crate and built engine packages along with a 8″ wide tire.
ONTARIO PRO CHALLENGE
This particular type of racing delivers full-throttle excitement and unbelievable weight-to-horsepower ratio. Pro Challenge race cars are ¾ spec scale, tube framed Nextel Cup styled cars. They are powered by sealed Kawasaki Ninja 1100 cc engines and are fabricated with tube frames and fibreglass body paneling. Pro Challenge has a network of tracks and distributors in over a half-dozen states in the United States and Canada. Sunset Speedway is proud to be part of the Pro Challenge racing family.
CANADIAN VINTAGE MODIFIEDS
The Canadian Vintage Modified is a traveling vintage stock car racing series. This year, The Lucas Oil Canadian Vintage Modifieds will be entering their 49th season. The 2015 season will feature 13 races across the province. These cars must utilize a stock roof from before 1948. They also use a combination of either an Inline 6 cylinder engine or a GM 602 Crate Engine.
The Canam Midgets are celebrating over 45 years of open wheel racing in southern Ontario and the United States. These cars are open wheeled racers with a wing for down force. Power also comes from 750cc Kawasaki ZX7 motorcycle engines.
Sunset Speedway is proud to be a part of The Ontario Legends Series. The Ontario Legends Series is a family based racing series that is fun, friendly and competitive. It is also INEX* sanctioned. Legend Cars are a 5/8 scale versions of 1930s & 1940s Chevrolet, Ford and Dodge, coupes and sedans. The cars are powered by a 1.2 liter (75 cubic inch) engine, allowing them to reach speeds that are over 200 km/h (120 mph). Legend Cars are raced at over two hundred tracks and speedways in Canada and the United States.