About

 

about2about1The Western Ontario Outlaws Lawnmower Racing Club was founded in 2007 by Garry Kerr

                                                 

 

 

Elected Officers                                                                        Board of Directors

President – Wayne Freer                                                      Wayne Freer

Vice President – Steven Roe                                                 Steve Roe

Treasurer – Stephen Inchley                                               Corey LaPointe

Secretary/Media – Alice Moyer

Race Director – Corey LaPointe

Grounds Supervisor – Dean Burns

Technical Director – Ryan Kerr

 

Lawnmower racing is a fun, family friendly event and alcohol-free.  Our club has racers ages 5 to 75, both male and female. We are a non-profit club that donates annually to charity.  This  year we will be supporting the Petrolia Food Bank, Preferred Towing Youth Shelter and Kidney March 2019.

Lawnmower racing is popular in the U.S. but the sport is catching on in Canada. There’s no prize money in the sport, called the “poor man’s NASCAR,” and machines can reach 100 km/h with engines having from 8 to 90 horsepower and cost from $500 to $5,000 to build depending on the racing class.

We now have a home track at 4120 Oil Heritage Line in Petrolia, Ontario.  Races are held every other Sunday from the end of May to October 1st at 2:00 p.m. as well as at local fairs and festivals.  See our race schedule for more details.  Track admission is $5.00/person, kids 10 and under free.

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