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Peter Anderson and Derek Smith at Flamboro Speedway

Again this year (2022) Peter and Derek are the official track photographers at Flamboro Speedway.
Spencer Smye and Zoompics will back them up when neither Peter or Derek are available.

Many Thanks to Mike Kiers, for helping out previously. See Mike's photos at Cableguy Photos .

See Peter Anderson's photos at Inside Track and contact him at .

Also check out photos from Flamboro at Zoom Pics .

Derek's latest photos from Flamboro can be found below, and earlier ones here.
Derek will be travelling as usual to many of the tracks in Southern Ontario as well this season.

For more info on the track, please visit Flamboro Speedway .




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Updates to racepulse.com - Last Update - Sunday May 15, 2022

I've updated 2200 photos from Flamboro May 7 and Samples from Sunset May 14.



MOST RECENT RACING/AUTO PHOTO UPDATES (please scroll down to see them):
Photo Samples May 14, 2022 (updated May 15)
Flamboro Speedway, Saturday May 7, 2022 (updated May 13)
Flamboro Speedway, Saturday April 30, 2022 (updated May 10)
Photo Samples May 7, 2022 (updated May 8)
Photo Samples Friday April 29 - Sunday May 1, 2022 (updated May 4)
Photo Samples Wed April 20 - Sat April 23, 2022 (updated Apr 26)
Dragstrip Memories, Mount Hope, Sunday April 10, 2022 (updated Apr 13)
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park, Saturday August 14, 2021 (updated Apr 7)
Humberstone Speedway, Sunday August 15, 2021 (updated Mar 26)
Sunset Speedway, Saturday August 14, 2021 (updated Mar 13)
Humberstone Speedway, Sunday August 22, 2021 (updated Mar 9)
Humberstone Speedway, Sunday August 29, 2021 (updated Feb 25)
Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park, Friday Septmber 3, 2021 (updated Feb 13)
Brighton Speedway, Sunday September 5, 2021 (updated Jan 27)
Humberstone Speedway, Friday September 10, 2021 (updated Jan 21)

For many more photo updates, please click on Photos to the left or scroll to the bottom.



MOST RECENT RACING/AUTO EVENTS ATTENDED (please scroll down for more info/winners/etc):
Sunset Speedway, Saturday May 14, 2022
Flamboro Speedway, Saturday May 7, 2022
Motorama Sunday May 1, 2022
Flamboro Speedway, Saturday April 30, 2022
Motorama Saturday April 30, 2022
Motorama Friday April 29, 2022
Merrittville Speedway, Saturday April 23, 2022
Flamboro Speedway, Saturday April 23, 2022
Merrittville Speedway, Wednesday April 20, 2022
Dragstrip Memories, Mount Hope, Sunday April 10, 2022



I've created a new section for Non-racing photos (updated Tuesday October 26, 2021). People keep asking me what else i shoot. Here are a few examples, such as nature photography and concerts.
You can also find them under Photos in the left column on the home page.

Latest concert/nature/hockey updates include:
---Halloween Cat, October 26, 2021
---Nature -Coyote in Toronto, July 16 2021
---Nature - Fox in Toronto, June 19, 2021
---Nature - Albino Raccoon June 8,9 2021
---Nature - Albino Raccoon June 5,6, 2021




Photos Samples Saturday May 14, 2022




Here is a gallery of photos from the events i covered this week:
(note Humberstone's practices were postponed until May 24/25)
Sunset Speedway Saturday May 14, 2022

I will update many more photos from this race as soon as i can.
Meanwhile, here are 165 PHOTOS .



Sunset Speedway, Saturday May 14, 2022


The NASCAR Pinty's Series NTN Ultimate Bearing Experience 250 was won this evening by Treyten Lapcevich. He was followed by Raphael Lessard, Brandon Watson, Mark-Antoine Camirand, Kevin Lacroix, Gary Klutt, Alex Tagliani, JP Bergeron, LP Dumoulin and Mark Dilley. For full official results and more information please see Sunset Speedway and NASCAR Pinty's Series .

Here are some Sample PHOTOS . I'll update many more when i have time.
I shot over 2000 photos during the afternoon and evening. Please check back.



Photos Samples Saturday May 7, 2022




Here is a gallery of photos from the events i covered this week:
(note Ohsweken's practice was postponed until may 17)
Flamboro Speedway Saturday May 7

I will update many more photos from this race as soon as i can.
Meanwhile, here are 200 PHOTOS .



Flamboro Speedway, Saturday May 7, 2022






JR Fitzpatrick won both Pro Late Model features, with Chis Howse in 2nd and Mark Burbridge in 3rd both times. David Miller won the Can-Am Midget feature, followed by Cory Wittam and Jeff Blackburn. Lane Zardo won both Super Stock features and Bobby Mercer won both Mini Stock features. The top 3 finishers in the 1st Pure Stock feature were all women - Bourgeois Reece, Gillian Hils and Courtney Scott. Eric Stewart won the 2nd Pure Stock feature. For more info please see Flamboro Speedway and Can-Am Midgets .

Here are 2200 PHOTOS . Here are some Sample PHOTOS .



Photos Friday April 29 - Sunday May 1, 2022





Here is a gallery of photos from the events i covered this week:
Motorama Friday April 29
Motorama Ginger St James Friday April 29
Motorama Saturday April 30
Flamboro Speedway Saturday April 30
Motorama Sunday May 1

I will update many more photos from these races as soon as i can.
Meanwhile, here are 200 PHOTOS .



Motorama 2022 Sunday May 1, 2022

The MOTORAMA car show was held at the International Centre April 29 through May 1 this year, featuring custom cars and race cars. I attended all 3 days, although i was also at Flamboro on Saturday. For more info, please see Motorama .

Here are some PHOTOS . I'll update many more from today when i have time.
Please check back.



Flamboro Speedway, Saturday April 30, 2022





Flamboro Speedway held their opening night tonight. Mark Burbridge won the Pro Late Model feature, Quinton Murdock won the Canadian Vintage Modified feature, Lane Zardo won the Super Stock feature, Bobby Mercer won the Mini Stock feature and Jo Lawrence won the Pure Stock feature. For more info and full results, please see Flamboro Speedway and Canadian Vintage Modifieds .

Here are 2000 PHOTOS . Here are some SAMPLE PHOTOS .



Motorama 2022 Saturday April 30, 2022

The MOTORAMA car show was held at the International Centre April 29 through May 1 this year, featuring custom cars and race cars. I attended all 3 days, although i was also at Flamboro on Saturday. For more info, please see Motorama .

Here are some PHOTOS . I'll update many more from today when i have time.
Please check back.



Motorama 2022 Friday April 29, 2022

The MOTORAMA car show was held at the International Centre April 29 through May 1 this year, featuring custom cars and race cars. I attended all 3 days, although i was also at Flamboro on Saturday. For more info, please see Motorama .

Here are some PHOTOS . I'll update many more from today when i have time.
Please check back.



Photos Wednesday April 20 to Saturday April 23, 2022





Here is a gallery of photos from the 3 races i covered this week:
Merrittville Speedway Wednesday April 20
Flamboro Speedway Saturday April 23
Merrittville Speedway Saturday April 23

I will update many more photos from these races as soon as i can.
Meanwhile, here are 250 PHOTOS .

To purchase photos from the Merrittville practice/race,
please contact track photographer Kevin first at Nitroman Media . If he can help you out, please purchase from him - if not, please contact derek - thanks.






Merrittville Speedway, Saturday April 23, 2022

Merrittville Speedway held their annual Spring Sizzler event tonight. Jake Brown won the SOS Sprint feature, followed by Ryan Turner, Jacob Dykstra, Mitch Brown, Glenn Styres and Aaron Turkey. Pete Bicknell won the Modified feature, with Ryan Susice in 2nd, Chad Chevalier in 3rd, Fred Carleton in 4th and Scott Wood in 5th. James Friesen won the Sportsman feature, followed by Justin Sharp and Cody McPherson. Dave Bailey won the Hoosier Stock feature, followed by Mark Fawcett and Jason Fontaine. Tyler Lafantasie won the 4 Cylinder feature, with Kenny Hair finishing 2nd and Clinton Barrick finishing 3rd.
For full official results and more info, please see Merrittville Speedway and Southern Ontario Sprints .

To purchase photos from this event, please contact track photographer Kevin first at Nitroman Media . If he can help you out, please purchase from him - if not, please contact derek - thanks.

Here are some PHOTOS . I will update many more photos from these races as soon as i can. Please check back.



Flamboro Speedway, Saturday April 23, 2022

Flamboro Speedway held an all day practice, with cars from Canadian Vintage Modifieds, Can-Am Midgets, Pro Challenge, Late Models, Super Stocks, Mini Stocks, Pure Stocks and Pro4 Mods.

For full official results and more info, please see Flamboro Speedway , APC Series , OSCAAR , Canadian Vintage Modifieds , Can-Am Midgets and Ontario Pro Challenge .

Here are some PHOTOS . I will update many more photos from these races as soon as i can. Please check back.



Merrittville Speedway, Wednesday April 20, 2022


Merrittville Speedway had their annual spring test and tune night, which was postponed from last Saturday due to the weather. Modifieds, Sportman, Sprint cars, Hoosier Stocks, 4 Cylinders, Mod Lights and Vintage cars took to the track tonight. For full official results and more info, please see Merrittville Speedway .

To purchase photos from this event, please contact track photographer Kevin first at Nitroman Media . If he can help you out, please purchase from him - if not, please contact derek - thanks.

Here are some PHOTOS . I will update many more photos from these races as soon as i can. Please check back.



Dragstrip Memories, Sunday April 10, 2022






The car show Dragstrip Memories was held Sunday April 10, 2022 at the Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope. It featured numerous vintage dragsters and many vendors. I shot all of the race cars, as well as the restored warplanes in the museum.

Here are 350 PHOTOS .




Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park, Saturday August 14, 2021







Canadian Tire Motorsport Park held 3 days of practice, qualifying and a triple header points race for the Canadian Pro Superbike Championship. There were also Pro Sport Bikes, Amateur Sport Bikes, Amateur Superbikes and Amateur Lightweight Sport Bikes. Today i shot practices and a race for the Liqui Moly Pro Sport Bikes. Unfortunately a serious crash postponed the other races until Sunday. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and CSBK .

Here are 1400 SATURDAY PHOTOS (see also Friday) .




Humberstone Speedway, Sunday August 15, 2021







James Friesen won the Sportsman feature, followed by Luke Carleton, Greg Panunte, David Flannigan, Rob Knapp and Ryan Ferri. Shawn Keus won the Mini Stock feature, with Leroy Buscomb in 2nd and Ken Hair in 3rd. Blake Bomberry Jr won the Street Stock feature, followed by Chris Hale and Spencer Smolders. Josh Sliter won the Mod Lite feature, with Jeffery May finishing 2nd and Tyler Winger finishing 3rd. For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway .

Here are 2800 PHOTOS .




Sunset Speedway, Saturday August 14, 2021







After shooting at CTMP earlier today, i travelled to Sunset Speedway. Jordan Howse won the 100 lap APC race, followed by Dale Shaw, Peter Shepherd III, Jo Lawrence, Jake Sheridan, JR Fitzpatrick, Travis Hallyburton, Conner James, Treyten Lapcevich and Jordan Sims. Brandon Passer won the Super Stock feature, with Tom Walters finishing 2nd and Dwayne Baker finishing 3rd. Josh Bullen won the Mini Stock feature, followed by Shawn Taylor and Cole Quinton.

For full official results and more info, please see Sunset Speedway and APC Series .

Here are 3000 PHOTOS .




Humberstone Speedway, Sunday August 22, 2021






Brad Rouse won the Sportsman feature, followed by Cody McPherson, James Michael Friesen, Greg Panunte and Luke Carleton. Sam Pennacchio won the Late Model feature, with Jake Hooker in 2nd and Tim Gillespie in 3rd. Jason Fontaine won the Thunder Stock feature, followed by Ken Sargent and Pete Reid. Tyler Lafantasie won the Mini Stock feature, Kenny Hair was 2nd, and Leroy Buscumb was 3rd.

For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway .

Here are over 2000 PHOTOS .




Humberstone Speedway Sunday August 29, 2021







Tyler Willard won the 358 Modified Pete Cosco Memorial feature. Fred Carleton was 2nd, Gary Lindberg 3rd, Mat Williamson 4th and Chad Chevalier 5th. Cody McPherson won the Sportsman feature, followed by Brad Rouse and Adam Leslie. Charlie Sandercock won the Late Model feature, with Andrew Hennessy in 2nd and Sam Pennacchio in 3rd. The top 3 in Thunder Stock were Justin Ramsay, Pete Reid and Kraig Handley. Austin Werstroth won the Mini Stock feature, followed by Tyler Lafantasie and Leroy Buscumb.

For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway .

Here are 3500 PHOTOS .




Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park, Friday September 3, 2021





Today featured practice sessions for the Nissan Sentra Cup, the FEL Sports Car Championship Series, EMZONE Radical Cup Canada and the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship Series. The F1600 Series also had a qualifying session. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park .

Here are 2100 PHOTOS .




Brighton Speedway, Sunday September 5, 2021







After shooting all day at CTMP, i travelled to Brighton Speedway. Jim Huppunen won the Knights of Thunder 360 Sprint feature, followed by Jordan Poirier, Cory Turner, Ryan Turner, Alain Bergeron, Steve Poirier, Shone Evans and Mack DeMan. Jacob Dykstra won the Action Sprint Tour feature, followed by Allan Downey, Austin Roes, Nick Sheridan and Dale Curran. Andrew Hennessy won the Late Model feature, with Charlie Sandercock in 2nd and Steve Baldwin in 3rd. Justin Ramsay won the Thunder Stock feature, Devon Kippen won the Comp 4 feature and Kevin Mutch won the Stinger feature.

For full official results and more info, please see Brighton Speedway , Action Sprint Tour and Knights of Thunder . If you are interested in photos from the evening, please check out Rod Henderson's photos at Candadian Racer . If he can help you, please purchase from him. If he doesn't have what you need, please contact derek at racepulse - thanks.

Here are 1700 PHOTOS .




Humberstone Speedway, Friday September 10, 2021







Jordan Poirier won the Knights of Thunder Sprint feature, followed by Ryan Turner and Josh Hansen. Jacob Dykstra won the Action Sprint feature, with Lucas Smith in 2nd and Nick Sheridan in 3rd. Cody McPherson won the 50 lap Sportsman feature, followed by Brad Rouse and James Michael Friesen. Peter Reid won the Thunder Stock feature, followed by Dave Bailey and Ken Sargent. Tyler Lafantasie won the Mini Stock feature, with Ken Hair finishing 2nd and Craig Vlasic finishing 3rd.

For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway , Action Sprint Tour and Knights of Thunder .

Here are 3400 PHOTOS .




Canadian Tire Mo'sport Park, Saturday September 4, 2021






Today the NASCAR Pinty's Series joined the Nissan Sentra Cup, the FEL Sports Car Championship Series, EMZONE Radical Cup Canada and the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship Series. The 30 lap Pinty's Series race was won by LP Dumoulin, followed by Marc-Antoine Camirand, Treyten Lapcevich, Alex Tagliani, Gary Klutt, Dexter Stacey, Brett Taylor, Matthew Scannell and Peter Klutt. For full official results and more info, please see Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and NASCAR Pinty's Series .

Here are 4000 PHOTOS .




Sunset Speedway, Saturday September 11, 2021






JR Fitzpatrick won the 100 lap APC Pro Late Model feature. Dale Shaw finished 2nd and Jordan Howse finished 3rd. Lane Zardo won the 50 lap Super Stock feature, followed by Dwayne Baker and Ethan Constable. Matt Boyes won the Mini Stock feature.

For full official results and more info, please see Sunset Speedway and APC Series .

Here are 2200 PHOTOS .




Merrittville Speedway, Friday September 17, 2021






The Knights of Thunder 360 sprints top 3 were Ryan Turner, DJ Christie and Mack DeMan. The Action Sprint Tour top 3 were Jacob Dykstra, Eric Gledhill and Nick Sheridan. The Hoosier Stocks feature was won by Dave Bailey, the Mini Stocks feature was won by John Lubeck and the Hoosier Stocks winner of the Non feature winner's race was Mark Fawcett.
For full official results and more info, please see Merrittville Speedway , Knights of Thunder and Action Sprint Tour .

To purchase photos from this event, please contact track photographer Kevin first at Nitroman Media . If he can help you out, please purchase from him - if not, please contact derek - thanks.

Here are 2600 PHOTOS .




Sunset Speedway, Saturday September 18, 2021






The 2 day Velocity Weekend was held September 18 and 19, with qualifying taking place today for tomorrow's racing. There were also 4 divisions that qualified and held their main events tonight. The Jr Late Models feature was won by Ryder White, Matt Boyes won the Bone Stocks feature, Richard Woodland won the Outlaw Midget feature and Jeff Blackburn won the TQ Can-Am Midgets feature. For full official results and more info, please see Sunset Speedway , OSCAAR , Can-Am Midgets , Outlaw Midgets and Ontario Super Late Models .

Here are 1800 Saturday PHOTOS (see also Sunday).



Sunset Speedway, Sunday September 19, 2021







The 2 day Velocity Weekend was held September 18 and 19.
Here are the feature winners Sunday: (thanks Ashley for the results)

Mini stock - Eric Yorke, Super stock - Lane Zardo, Limited late model - Miles Tyson , Pro late model - Danny Benedict, Super late model - Dustin Jackson , OSCAAR modifieds - Marshall Schrenk, OSCAAR Hot Rods - Paul Senior, Ontario Legends series - Joe Adams

For full official results and more info, please see Sunset Speedway , OSCAAR and Ontario Super Late Models .

Here are 3400 PHOTOS .




Delaware Speedway, Friday September 24, 2021






DJ Kennington won the NASCAR Pinty's Canadian Tire 125 race, followed by Treyten Lapcevich, Andrew Ranger, Kevin Lacroix, Cole Powell, Shae Gemmell, Alex Guenette and LP Dumoulin. Lane Zardo won the APC Qwick Wick 50 Super Stock race, followed by Gerrit Tiemersma, Pete Vanderwyst, Jason Parker and Andrew Ferreira.

For full official results and more info, please see Delaware Speedway , NASCAR Pinty's Series and APC Series .

Here are 3200 FRIDAY PHOTOS (see also Sunday) .




Delaware Speedway, Sunday September 26, 2021






LP Dumoulin took over the points lead tonight, and won the Pinty's Series Championship. DJ Kennington won the NASCAR Pinty's Series Qwick Wick 125, followed by Brandon Watson, Andrew Ranger, Alex Guenette, Treyten Lapcevich and LP Dumoulin. Andrew Ranger won the NASCAR Pinty's Series Fall Brawl 150, with Kevin Lacroix in 2nd, Pete Shepherd III 3rd, Brandon Watson 4th, DJ Kennington 5th and LP Dumoulin 6th. Dylan Sharpe won the King of the Hill match.

For full official results and more info, please see Delaware Speedway and NASCAR Pinty's Series .

Here are 3500 PHOTOS .



Humberstone Speedway, Friday October 1, 2021






Jordan Poirier won the Knights Of Thunder 360 Sprint feature, followed by Ryan Turner, Cory Turner, Jamie Turner and Josh Hansen. Jacob Dykstra won the Action Sprint Tour feature. Lucas Smith was 2nd, Allen Downey 3rd, Brett Stratford 4th and Eric Gledhill 5th. Chris Raabe won the Modified feature, Brad Rouse won the Sportsman feature and Pete Reid won the Thunder Stock feature.

For full official results and more info, please see Humberstone Speedway , Action Sprint Tour and Knights of Thunder .

Here are 2100 PHOTOS .







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