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Stay in Kenora 100 Set For February 18 at Lake of

Stay in Kenora 100 Set For February 18 at Lake of...

12/22/2017
Press Release Lake of the Woods Speedway will be hosting their first ever Single Cylinder Sled Enduro brought to you by http://www.stayinkenora.com Anthony Leek, organizer of LOW Speedway says, “This is a great opportunity for people to see what we will have in store for winter events in the future. The event will be able to showcase local and regional talent.” There is a limit on the amount of entries for the $1,000 to win event, with only 30 being available in total. The top 15 will receive...more

Lake of the Woods Speedway Hosts First Ever Event

10/23/2017
It had been three years in the making, but on Sunday, October 22, 2017, Lake of the Woods Speedway in Kenora, Ontario, hosted its first ever event that involved a practice of race cars that may be racing in 2018. It happened in the nick of time as the last load of clay was put on the track just before 5pm the day before. A total of four hundred people and eighteen cars attended the open house practice with weather becoming sunny and beautiful for the afternoon’s event. Despite a few rough...more
Our Story - Out of the Rock

Our Story - Out of the Rock

12/20/2017
It started with a search on Google Maps for the flattest piece of property in Kenora. Even with the amount of area that was flat, rock was blasted in September 2016 to make way for turns 3 and 4. With the help of community partners, Lake of the Woods Speedway went from idea to reality when it hosted its first ever practice on October 22, 2017 with the attendance of 18 cars and over 400 fans. And while the idea and work for the Speedway started with just one person in 2014, it has been built...more
Coming Up! Stay in Kenora 100 February 18 at 2pm

Coming Up! Stay in Kenora 100 February 18 at 2pm

2/11/2018
Kenora, ON - Sled Fans and drivers will get a taste of racing at Lake of the Woods Speedway as the first Stay in Kenora 100 Single Cylinder Enduro is set to go from 2pm to 4pm on February 18. While the final number of sleds won't be determined until race day, there is expectation of at least half a dozen snowmachines to run the 100 lap race. With the support of http://www.stayinkenora.com, the Speedway hopes that this weekend's race will help build interest in winter sled racing and showcase...more
Christopher Leek wins Inaugural "Stay in Kenora 10

Christopher Leek wins Inaugural "Stay in Kenora 10...

2/18/2018
Lake of the Woods Speedway hosted its first ever winter event with the "Stay in Kenora 100" Single Cylinder Enduro taking place on February 18. A total of five entries attended the event. While numbers were lower than expected due to cancellations of events in Manitoba as well as last minute cancellations, the race went without a hitch. Attendance to the event was strong with an estimated 300 people watching throughout the 100 laps. The race had a rolling start with #153 Barry Nielson on the...more
Season Preview: Patrick Davis to race in Pure Stoc

Season Preview: Patrick Davis to race in Pure Stoc...

3/9/2018
Info Brief Car Number - 10D Class – Pure Stock Chassis – 1975 Chevy Malibu Hometown – Geraldton, ON Lives in – Sioux Lookout, ON Sponsors – Madsen GM, Aztak Auto, Perimter Aviation, D&S Auto Glass Pit Crew – Mark Kendall Thanks to – My wonderful partner Corine Meijaard, my family, Mark Kendall, John Madsen, Brent Kikukawa The snow is starting to melt and the new Lake of the Woods Speedway is previewing what to expect from many of the new drivers that will be throwing the dirt in 2018. First...more
Season Preview: John Vahovick to run as Rookie in

Season Preview: John Vahovick to run as Rookie in...

3/19/2018
Class - WISSOTA Midwest Modified Number - 32v Chassis - Jones Hometown - Dryden Currently Live - Kenora Sponsors - Mancave Classifieds, Riverview Industries Pit Crew - Doug Shorrock, Curtis Kamm, Brad Artimoich, Kavan Mounk Thanks to - My wife Dani Vahovick John Vahovick is no stranger to stock car racing. After having seen his first dirt track race at the former Northwoods Raceway (Dryden, Ontario) when he was sixteen years old, he had a car in his garage and ready to race only two weeks...more
Season Preview: Keelan Hall to Fulfill 18 Year Rac

Season Preview: Keelan Hall to Fulfill 18 Year Rac...

3/30/2018
Class - WISSOTA Midwest Modified Number - 3H Chassis - 2008 Elite Chassis Hometown - Grew up in Thunder Bay but Kenora has been my home for the past 11 years. Currently Live - Kenora Sponsors - Bestway Rentals Pit Crew - John Kirbyson, and my daughter Linayah Hall Thanks to - My very patient wife Kathleen Hall for supporting my racing endeavor and Bestway Rentals for their assistance in helping make my dream of racing Modifieds a reality. A big thank you to my pit crew, good friend John...more
Season Preview – Tyson Bennett to Compete in a WIS

Season Preview – Tyson Bennett to Compete in a WIS...

4/6/2018
Number-37 Chassis- Laclu Special Hometown-Laclu, ON Currently Live-Laclu, ON Sponsors-Bennett’s Marine Pit Crew-Barry Bennett, Rick Wyder, Gary Thorstienson, Rod Bencharski & Ryan Riopel Thanks to-My parents Barry and Norie Bennett, the rest of the crazy family and friends The Bennett’s have been around many forms of racing throughout the last 40+ years. When it comes to the history of racing in the Kenora area, the family’s name comes top of mind. While primarily an Oval Sled background, the...more
Season Preview - First Time Racer Greg Smith to ta

Season Preview - First Time Racer Greg Smith to ta...

4/16/2018
Pure Stock Car - #2c Chassis - 1973 Chevelle WISSOTA Midwest Modified Car # 15 Chassis - 2006 J car Years racing - 0 Hometown - Kenora Currently live - Kenora Sponsors - Canada Outfitters, Rosie’s Auto, Belair Enterprises Pit crew - Kim Smith, Kerry Belair, Hotrod Bill Thanks to - Derek Pollock, Jamie Vernaus, Jason Somack, Pete Enns, Dan Klim and everyone else who helped us get our cars together so quick. For Greg Smith, racing is all about the excitement. With the combination of the...more
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