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County driver returns to world rally stages

County driver returns to world rally stages

The road to the world rally stage is proving as steep as some of the mountains they race on for a local rally and road racing champion. Ian Crerar is facing some roadblocks in his return to world rally competition in Europe. Following his successes in the World Rally Championship (WRC) at Corsica and Monte […]

Picton man soars to victory in 15th County Marathon

Picton man soars to victory in 15th County Marathon

Story and photos by Sarah Law For the first time in its 15-year history, the annual County Marathon saw a Picton resident bring in the win. Matthew Bird Loreto defeated last year’s winner, John Bauer of Hamilton, with a time of 2:44:53.1. Bauer came in with a time of 2:49:43.6, followed by Corey Turnbull of […]

County Marathon road closures Sunday

County Marathon road closures Sunday

Several road closures are scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30 to accommodate the County Marathon. The rolling road closures begin at 8 am in Wellington. All roads will re-open at 2 pm. The following roads will be closed: · County Road 33, Wellington to Bloomfield, 8 am-10 am. · County Road 12, Bloomfield to Sandbanks, 8:30 […]

Fall Colour Fondo welcomed cyclists to the County

Fall Colour Fondo welcomed cyclists to the County

A new name and new look brought close to 150 cyclists to southern parts of Prince Edward County Sunday. The Picton Kiwanis Club hosted its 14th annual Fall Colour Fondo, Sunday, welcoming riders at the Waupoos Estates Winery. Formerly known as the Colour Cribbage Ride, the event changed its name, start location and routes in […]

Two County drivers 'Duel on Dire' at Applefest Shootout

Two County drivers ‘Duel on Dire’ at Applefest Shootout

Large crowds took in two nights of high octane racing during the Applefest Shootout Weekend at Brighton Speedway on the weekend. The DIRTcar 358 Modifieds headlined the Saturday event in the 75-lap Applefest Shootout along with the Thunder Stock Duel in the Dirt Finale and UMP Canadian Modifieds. To fans’ delight, the DIRTcar Sportsman Western […]

County Clippers rep basketball tryouts continue this week

County Clippers rep basketball tryouts continue this week

The Rep Basketball Program offers opportunities to players who wish to take their game to a higher level. The focus of the rep program will be on skill and team development. It will consist of weekly practices and participation in a number of Ontario Basketball sponsored tournaments. Players at the Rep level must demonstrate skill, […]

Picton's Kraig Handley dominates memorial race

Picton’s Kraig Handley dominates memorial race

Excited fans filed in early for the Monster Truck Summer Smash Extravaganza make up event at Brighton Speedway Saturday. The action-packed night also featured the Danny Reid Memorial 50-lap Canadian Modified race, the OSCAAR Hot Rods, Late Models, Comp 4 and Stinger divisions. During the heats and freestyle events, father and son Monster Truck duo […]

Have your new outdoor look delivered by A&B Precast

Have your new outdoor look delivered by A&B Precast

A & B Precast has always manufactured a quality product and serves the Quinte area, north and south and “The County” with their five delivery trucks. They are an authorized Unilock dealer for retaining walls and paving stones.Consider your goals for the project. Knowing what you are trying to achieve with your new outdoor space […]

Fall fitness schedule is ready - are you?

Fall fitness schedule is ready – are you?

Would you love to be fit and strong this year? The next eight-week session for group classes begins Sept. 4 at Everfit Studios, 8 Stanley St., (upstairs) in Bloomfield. New classes are being offered for ‘Muscle Blast’, Fitness Kickboxing, Fascial Flow and Pilates Mat. The popular cardio circuit, TRX, yoga programs are also being offered. […]

Late model rookie claims first win at speedway

Late model rookie claims first win at speedway

The Action Sprints invaded Brighton Speedway for round 8 of the 2018 tour on Saturday night. A large crowd filled the stands to welcome 18 action sprints for their first trip to Brighton along with a full racing card. Rayner roars to victory lane No. 9 Bryan Sudsbury looked like he was well on his […]

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