Tracking the Short Tracks: Sunset Speedway Competitor Lisa DeLeeuw

Despite suffering engine problems that caused her to miss a couple of nights this season, Lisa DeLeeuw had a solid season last year in her first full season at Sunset Speedway finishing 15th in points. DeLeeuw will return to Sunset Speedway this year looking to better that performance and possibly make a couple trips to victory lane.

Though before taking to the track, DeLeeuw answered the 15 questions that everybody is becoming common with.

1. How’d you get started in racing?


2. First racing memory

First win. Won a Consi at Flamboro Speedway had no clutch that night

3. If you could be sponsored by any beverage, which would you want to be sponsored by?


4. Story behind your car number

JR Fitzpatrick

5. If you have a nickname, what is it and why? If not, what do you think should be a good nickname?

Little Lisa because I was the youngest Lisa

6. If you could race against any NASCAR driver, who and why?

Dale Jr because he’s my fav.

7. What’s your life like outside of racing? Hobbies?

Working, making autograph cards and scrapbooking.

8. If you were an animal, what animal would you be?


9. Favourite pizza topping


10. Dream vacation spot


11. If you were stuck on an island, what would you have to have?


12. Favourite book

Hunger Games Series

13. Favourite movie

Fast and the Furious series

14. Favourite piece of technology


15. Sponsors and people you would like to thank

Partimer Signs, Gelderman Landscape Services, Millgrove Gardens, Redline Racing, BDS Fame Alignment Can-Alignment, Safeway Towing, Eric Yorke, Mom and Dad.


Be sure to check out Lisa DeLeeuw’s website at


Previous Tracking the Short Tracks Pieces…

April 2nd: Hanover Holiday Modified Competitor Bobby Tolton

April 7th: Varney Motor Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Scott Schuleter

April 8th: Sunset Speedway Super Stock Competitor Coltin Everingham

April 10th: Sunset Speedway 2013 Rookie of the Year Nick Tooley

April 14th: Peterborough Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Donovan Price

April 16th: Sunset Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Brandon McFerran

April 18th: Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup/Outlaw Modified Competitor Tim Tolton

April 22nd: Sunset Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Samantha Shaw

April 24th: Peterborough Speedway Mini Stock Competitor Rob Gosse


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About Ashley McCubbin 3102 Articles
Joining mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams. Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.

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