Reid broth­ers set to meet in NAPA Sports­man Se­ries

Cape Breton Post - - SPORTS -

Broth­ers Chris and Kyle Reid will re­new their track ri­valry on Satur­day when the NAPA Sports­man Se­ries re­turns to Cape Bre­ton Min­ers Me­mo­rial Speed­way for the Gil­lis Home Hard­ware 100.

The day of rac­ing will also in­clude stock car rac­ing in the Cape Bre­ton Trailer Sales Street Stock and At­lantic Cat/He­witt Rentals Mini Stock di­vi­sions. Ac­tion gets un­der­way at 3 p.m.

The Reid broth­ers, Howie Cen­tre na­tives who now live in Fort McMur­ray, Alta., are atop the NAPA Sports­man Se­ries stand­ings. Chris Reid has won the two rounds of the se­ries that have been con­tested at the Syd­ney oval, and leads Kyle by only three points head­ing into Satur­day’s race.

Dar­ren Price of Main-a-Dieu is only five points back of the lead, while Shawn Water­ford of Syd­ney and rookie Joey Rud­der­ham of Mar­ion Bridge are tied for fourth over­all.

In the Cape Bre­ton Trailer Sales Street Stock di­vi­sion, Vance Mac­Don­ald of Syd­ney has a 23-point lead head­ing into the Saf-Way Auto Parts 25. John Hal­l­i­day of Syd­ney is in sec­ond place, but only four points up on Jeff Adams­son of Lower L’Ar­doise.

The At­lantic Cat/He­witt Rentals Mini Stock di­vi­sion driv­ers will run an ex­tended 50lap fea­ture on Satur­day. Reign­ing rookie of the year Kody Quinn of Glace Bay has a six­point lead over multi-time New Brunswick Mini Stock cham­pion J.R. Law­son of Shube­nacadie.

Kyle MacMil­lan of Dart­mouth, who took the check­ered flag the last time the mini stock di­vi­sion was held on the lo­cal track in July, sits third af­ter his win.

Bran­don MacMil­lan of Glace Bay and Colin Nick­er­son com­plete the top five in the stand­ings.

Fol­low­ing Satur­day’s race, two events re­main on the 2015 sea­son at Cape Bre­ton Min­ers Me­mo­rial Speed­way: Aug. 29 and Sept. 26.

Ad­mis­sion for Satur­day’s race is $20 for adults over the age of 19, $8 for stu­dents ages 13-18 and free ad­mis­sion to chil­dren 12 and un­der. Pit ad­mis­sion is $25 and re­stricted to those ages 18 and older.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO/TIM TERRY, TIMSCORNER.CA

Chris Reid of Fort McMur­ray, Alta., for­merly of Howie Cen­tre (left), is pre­sented the NAPA Sports­man Se­ries cham­pi­onship ban­ner and tro­phy by Todd Robert­son of NAPA Auto Parts in last year’s se­ries fi­nale at Cape Bre­ton Min­ers Me­mo­rial Speed­way. Reid is look­ing to ex­tend his points lead in the 2015 se­ries this week­end.

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