Benoit Wins Wet and Wild Backwards Bash; Racing Features Washed Out!

Mother nature wasn’t kind, but that didn’t stop the Backwards Bash Demo at Speedway Miramichi on Saturday. It was a wild full moon Saturday night that featured several altercations, but in the end it was Marc-Andre Benoit driving car #81 scoring his 2nd Demo win of 2018! 14 of the 19 cars in attendance took the call for the Backwards Bash, and in the end it came down to a 4 car battle between Benoit, Randy Girouard, Kevin Tucker (subbing for Shawn Mazerolle), and Conrad Mallett. Benoit came out on top over Girouard and Tucker. (Note – while it’s Benoit’s 2nd Demo win of 2018, he was subbing for another competitor during his May Spring Smash win, and therefore was not credited with the points

Backwards Bash, Modified 50 Highlight A Saturday Night Thriller!

After a 6 week break to allow drivers and fans to enjoy all that summer has to offer, Speedway Miramichi is set to roar back to life this weekend! It promises to be an unforgettable action-packed event on what is slated to be a full moon Saturday night! On the card is the Backwards Bash Demo, a 50-lap feature for the Atlantic Modified Tour, regular racing in all other divisions, plus the burnout competition and more! Let’s start with the Atlantic Modified Tour, as they prepare for their first extended distance feature of the year. The story everyone is talking about is the return of 2-time Speedway Miramichi Sportsman champion Yves McCray! McCray recently purchased a Modified car, and he put

A Sportsman Legend Returns - Meet Yves McCray

One of the most exciting story lines of our 50th Anniversary season is set to play out this weekend. Yves McCray, a multi-time Sportsman champion at what was then Miramichi City Speedway, has purchased a Modified car, and is set to hit the track this Saturday! Yves is a 2 time Sportsman champion, with titles coming in 1999 and 2003. He also finished 2nd in points an astonishing 5 times, with those finishes coming in 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, and 2002. He has been one of the most successful drivers in the tracks history, and his family is one of the most successful families in track history as well. Yves made his first start of the year just a few weeks ago at Petty International Raceway, and h

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