Doug “Mr. Clean” Warnes 2020 YSHOF Inductee:



Doug Warnes started racing a Modified Coupe back in 1955

Doug Warnes #79 started racing in the Modified Coupes back in 1955

Doug Warnes #90 from Toronto, Ontario at Flamborough back in 1964 - Courtesy of Bill Oldroyd

Doug Warnes #90 at Flamborough Speedway back in 1964

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Doug Warnes #90 at Pinecrest Speedway back in the late 1960’s



Doug Warnes started his racing career back in 1955. During his career he raced Modified Coupes, Supermodifieds, B Modifieds and Late Models. Known and respected as a true gentlemen on and off the track, Doug e

arned the nickname “Mr. Clean”. Often times Doug would run a complete night of racing on a quarter mile oval and not have a mark in the car. Doug raced at Barrie Speedway on a Wednesday night, I believe it was 1973 in a Carling’s 100 lap Event, after winning the Carling’s 100 at Barrie, the car was in decent shape once again.

Over the years Doug raced at several tracks in Canada and the USA both, among them were, CNE Stadium, Pinecrest Speedway, Cayuga Speedway, Delaware Speedway, Flamboro Speedway, Sunset Speedway, Barrie Speedway, Wasaga Beach Speedway, Sutton Speedway, Nilestown Speedway, Speedway Park, Oswego Speedway, Lancaster Speedway, Avilla Indiana, Fort Wayne Indiana, Antigonish NS, Halifax.

Stats;

  • 1963 Wasaga Beach Speedway Champion
  • 1965 Wasaga Beach Speedway Champion
  • 1965 Sutton Speedway Champion
  • 1965 Nilestown Speedway Champion
  • 1967 Westgate Speedway Champion
  • 1968 & 1969 Won two out of three Internationals in Frederickton NB
  • 1970 finished fifth in points at Pinecrest (first year at Pinecrest)
  • 1971 finished third in points at Pinecrest
  • 1971 & 1972 Won the Sunset Speedway Championship
  • 1972 Won the International at Pinecrest
  • 1973 Best Appearing Car & Crew at Pinecrest – 1969 Chevelle Sponsored by Karbelt
  • 1974 Best Appearing Car & Crew at Pinecrest – 1974 Camaro Sponsored by Karbelt

Courtesy of Ron Moulds