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Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame Welcomes 10 New Inductees

Hall of Fame Release

MONCTON, NB (November 23, 2016) – The Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame (MMHF) welcomed 10 new inductees this past Saturday night during the 11th annual Induction Ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Each was welcomed into the hallowed Hall with a video introduction and presented with a commemorative plaque and exclusive specially-commissioned Inductee ring, sponsored by King Racing.

More than 175 friends, family, and fans of the inductees gathered to witness the gala occasion which also served as a fundraiser for the Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame. Guests were also generous with their support of the MMHF through the silent auction and the annual inductee flag auction, sponsored by Milco and won by Toys for Big Boys with a Bid of $825.00.

The evening was filled with emotion as each inductee was acknowledged for their accomplishments in and contributions to Maritime motorsports. Each inductee or their representative spoke following their induction. The new inductees come from all genres of motorsports and from the three Maritime Provinces.


From Nova Scotia:

Garfield M. ‘Skip’ Collier (Halifax) – Competitor/ Drag Racing

Blair & Gayle Crooks (Dartmouth) – Competitor, Builder/ Stock Car Racing

Deborah Miller (Bedford) – Competitor, Builder/ Sports Car Racing


From New Brunswick:

Club Ford Country Club (Moncton) – Club

Don Lavoie (Dieppe) – Competitor, Promoter/ Drag Racing

Johnny Montes (Rothesay) – Competitor/ Motorcycle, Motocross Racing

Ken ‘Apples’ Paley (Saint John) – Competitor/ Stock Car Racing

Adrian & Lorrain Van Egmond (Moncton) – Competitor, Supporter/ Motorcycle Racing


 From Prince Edward Island:

Gordon ‘Gordie’ Paul Constable, deceased (Charlottetown) – Competitor, Builder/ Snowmobile Racing

Kevin Gallant, deceased (Bloomfield) – Competitor/ Drag Racing


More information on each inductee can be found online at

Besides King Racing and Milco, other major event sponsors included Stan Dicks Contracting, S&T Rentals – Sydney, Riverside International Speedway, Scotia Speedworld, Petty International Raceway, and R&D Performancenter. A complete list of sponsors can be found at Many thanks to all who made this such a great event.

The 2017 Maritime Motorsports Induction Ceremony will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on November 18. Inductee nominations should be made by April 1; inductees will be announced during the summer. Anyone can nominate their motorsports heroes for consideration. The nomination process can be found at

To learn more about the Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame (MMHF) please visit the MMHF museum in Petitcodiac or visit us online at

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