In 2020, arrangements were made for the popular Super Stock division to compete as a support event at three APC United Late Model Series rounds.
Contests were conducted at Sauble Speedway and Sunset Speedway, with the finale at Jukasa Motor Speedway.
In 2021, the class received backing from Qwick Wick Fire Starters for the inaugural five-race championship.
There are five Qwick Wick Super Stock Series events this season.
The Super Stock category includes a variety of makes and models from the ‘60s to the current year. The rules used in the class allow some suspension modifications and changes to the bodies. Some Super Stock cars retain the original steel bodies with plastic noses and fiberglass hoods; however, most use fiberglass body panels. They are powered by a modified small-block engines or crate motors from General Motors and Ford. The division serves as a ‘stepping stone’ for those drivers who aspire to compete in the Pro Late Model category.
A new restart procedure was introduced this year by series officials for the APC United Late Model and Qwick Wick Super Stock divisions called the 'choose rule.' On restarts, competitors are allowed to choose their lane. Their selection may be determined by the condition of the track, how many cars are ahead of them or the handling of their vehicle. If a driver changes their choice after the designated 'choose spot,' they must start from the rear of the field.
The penultimate round of the 2023 Qwick Wick Super Stock Series was held at Sunset Speedway. Drivers would compete in a fifty-lap contest around the 1/3-mile banked asphalt oval in the Stewart's and Kubota 50 event.
The qualifying session was cancelled due to rain and the starting grid was set by the rule book.
|Twenty-one competitors line up on Sunset Speedway's back straight for round four of the 2023 Qwick Wick Super Stock Series. The rule book set the starting grid after rain, resulting in the cancellation of time trials. On the pole is the No. 17 Wayfreight Ford Mustang of Gerrit Tiemersma. Colton Everingham is next to Tiemersma, driving the No. 48X Gunn's Auto Service Chevrolet Camaro.|
|The inaugural Qwick Wick Super Stock champion, Lane Zardo, collected a well-deserved victory at Sunset Speedway, his first of the season. Zardo started ninth, driving the No. 36 Bester Forest Products Ford Mustang. Mid-race, he was an innocent victim of an incident between Shawn Chenoweth and Gerrit Tiemersma and was required to restart from the rear. Zardo began his charge and grabbed the lead on the final lap.|
|Gord Shepherd drove the No. 30 Elmer's Flighting Supply Chevrolet Camaro. Shepherd entered round four fifth in the title chase, with his best result being a fourth-place finish in the season opener at Peterborough. He started sixth at Sunset and moved into the lead on lap-43. However, Shepherd was unable to hold off Lane Zardo and finish second. He is now tied for fourth in the standings with Trevor Collver.|
|Until round four, the point's leader, Carson Nagy, was having a great season. Nagy was gridded tenth in the No. 93 Queenston Chevrolet Buick GMC Chevrolet Camaro. He methodically moved to the front of the field and was challenging for the lead on lap-40. Three circuits later, Nagy's championship aspirations took a hit when there was contact with Brandon McFerran. He had to pit for repairs but salvaged a sixth-place finish.|
|Finishing in the third position was Shawn Chenoweth. Chenoweth has been fighting an uphill battle since round one when he retired on lap-36. However, his results since that event have allowed him to move into a tie for third place in the standings with Trevor Collver. Chenoweth started seventh and was involved in an incident that forced him to the rear for the restart. However, he moved to the front and finished third.|
|Gerrit Tiemersma has had a character-building season. He was involved in a high-profile incident in the season opener and at Delaware, issues with the No. 17 Wayfreight Ford Mustang caused the team to leave before the race started. The cancellation of the qualifying session at Sunset Speedway was a blessing for Tiemersma as it allowed him to start on the pole. He led the race early but eventually finished fourth.|
|Brandon McFerran had a miserable start to the season. During the race, a hole in the oil pan of the No. 56S Stewarts Chevrolet Camaro caused a considerable delay at Peterborough. At Delaware, McFerran started and finished second last. However, the car was sorted for Flamborough and he collected the win. Until lap-43 at Sunset, it appeared he would score another victory, but contact eliminated him from the contest.|
|The top third finishers for round four of the 2023 Qwick Wick Super Stock Series at Sunset Speedway. In the center is the winner, Lane Zardo. The victory moved the 2020 champion into the points lead with one race remaining. On the right is the runner-up, Gord Shepherd. It appeared that Shepherd would earn his first Qwick Wick win until the final lap. Standing in the last position is Shawn Chenoweth.|
|FINISH||START||DRIVER||SPONSOR / CAR||LAPS|
|1||9||Lane Zardo||Bester Forest Products / Ford Mustang||50|
|2||6||Gord Shepherd||Elmer's Flighting Supply / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|3||7||Shawn Chenoweth||London Recreational Racing / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|4||1||Gerrit Tiemersma||Wayfreight / Ford Mustang||50|
|5||8||Trevor Collver||Inventory Express / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|6||10||Carson Nagy||Queenston Chevrolet Buick GMC / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|7||15||Marlie Owen||R. Booking Tree Service / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|8||11||Roy Wilke||Canadian Crane Rentals / Ford Mustang||50|
|9||3||Steve Book||Radar Auto Parts / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|10||18||Anthony DiBello||DiBello Towing / Toyota Camry||50|
|11||17||Paul Pepper||Humberview Parts / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|12||16||Connor Maltese||Ontario Steel Sales / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|13||4||Ryan Dyson||APC Auto Parts Centres / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
|14||14||Dwayne Baker||NISCO National Leasing / Ford Mustang||48|
|15||19||Johnny Morrison||SIGNZN'DESIGNZ / Chevrolet Camaro||48|
|16||5||Brandon McFerran||Stewarts/Kuboto / Chevrolet Camaro||43|
|17||2||Coltin Everingham||Gunn's Auto Service / Chevrolet Camaro||32|
|18||21||Matt McGrath||Bowman Farms / Chevrolet||27|
|19||12||Miles Tyson||DJD Graphics / Chevrolet Camaro||27|
|20||13||Rick Verberne||Spark Power/Castrol / Chevrolet Camaro||27|
|21||20||Cole Burrows||Stewart's / Chevrolet Camaro||50|
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