The 2024 Sunset Speedway season opened on May 4 with the Steve Slaughter Classic. The event included the Super Stock division. Twelve additional Super Stock weekends are on the Sunset calendar to determine the class champion.

  • Saturday, May 19
  • Saturday, May 25
  • Saturday, June 8
  • Saturday, June 22
  • Saturday, June 29
  • Saturday, July 16
  • Saturday, July 27
  • Saturday, August 10
  • Saturday, August 17
  • Sunday, September 1
  • Saturday, September 14
  • Sunday, September 22

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.

The season opener at Sunset Speedway was a thirty-lap contest around the 0.333-mile banked asphalt oval. The event attracted competitors who will participate in this year's Dayco Super Stock Series.

Thirteen Super Stock competitors line up on Sunset Speedway's back straight for their thirty-lap feature during the Steve Slaughter Classic weekend. The No. 36 Bester Forest Products Ford Mustang of Lane Zardo is on the pole. Sharing the front row with Zardo is Roy Wilkie driving the No. 33 Canadian Crane Rentals sponsored Ford Mustang. Immediately behind the leaders is the No. 83 Chevrolet Camaro of Johnny Morrison and Cole Burrows, also in a Camaro.
The No. 49 Chevrolet Camaro was driven by Miles Tyson with support from Stewart's and Engineered Racing Services. Going into the feature, there was little reason to believe that Tyson would be a threat for the victory. He started seventh in the first Super Stock heat race and finished fourth. Tyson was gridded in the seventh position for the final contest. There was a lot of drama during the race, which he avoided. A spin by Johnny Morrison on lap 22 gave Tyson the lead and, ultimately, the win.
Lane Zardo, the 2021 Qwick Wick Super Stock champion, was entered in the No. 36 Bester Forest Products Ford Mustang. Zardo started fifth in heat race two but grabbed the victory. He lined up on the pole for the feature and was in a spirited battle with Roy Wilke, driving the No. 33 Canadian Crane Rentals Ford Mustang. On lap 10, there was contact between them, and they were required to restart at the rear of the field. Zardo began his charge and finished second.
Last year's Flamboro Speedway Super Stock track champion, Roy Wilkie, entered the Steve Slaughter Classic weekend driving the No. 33 Canadian Crane Rentals Ford Mustang. Wilkie competed in the first heat race, starting second and winning. In the finale, he was gridded on the outside of the front row. Wilkie fought with the pole-sitter, Lane Zardo until the pair caused a caution period. He and Zardo restarted from the rear of the field. At the checker, Wilkie was in third place.
The Super Stock feature at the Steve Slaughter Classic was full of caution periods, most of which occurred in the first corner. Oscaar Modified competitor Tyler Liscum was entered in the No. 81 Ontario Modular Solutions Ford Mustang. Liscum spun in turn one. To avoid him, the thirteenth-place starter, Connor Maltese, went high and became part of the incident. Liscum retired, but Maltese was able to continue in the No. 23 Presto Appliance Repair Chevrolet Camaro and finished eleventh.
Patience and perseverance paid off for Jacob Booth in the Saturday evening Super Stock contest at Sunset Speedway. The driver of the No. 26 Big Bryan & Sons Towing Chevrolet Camaro didn't have the leaders' speed. Booth was gridded fourth in the second heat race and finished in the same position. He started the feature in the eighth spot. Dodging a lot of the on-track action, he was third with five laps to go, but he couldn't hold off Roy Wilkie and finished fourth.
The thirty-lap Super Stock contest winner during the 2024 season opener at Sunset Speedway, Miles Tyson, is joined by a friend to hold the hardware. Tyson won last year's Super Stock track championship at Peterborough Speedway. He also participated in three 2023 Qwick Wick Super Stock events, with his best result being a third-place finish at Peterborough. At Sunset Speedway, Tyson drove a clean race to earn the victory.

FINISHSTARTDRIVERSPONSOR / CARLAPS
17Miles TysonSteward's / Chevrolet Camaro30
21Lane ZardoBester Forest Products / Ford Mustang30
32Roy WilkieCanadian Crane Rentals / Ford Mustang30
48Jacob BoothBig Bryan & Sons Towing / Chevrolet Camaro30
510Colton EveringhamRyan's Landscaping / Chevrolet Camaro30
66Paul PepperHumberview Parts / Chevrolet Camaro30
79Dan HawnFlamboro Machine Shop / Chevrolet Camaro29
811Matt McGrathJB Landscaping / Ford Fusion29
94Cole BurrowsBW Towing / Chevrolet Camaro29
103Johnny MorrisonSignz N' Designz / Chevrolet Camaro29
1113Connor MaltesePresto Appliance Repair / Chevrolet Camaro25
1212Jay DoerrOnce upon a child / Chevrolet Camaro20
135Tyler LiscumOntario Modular Solutions / Ford Mustang7

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