Friday Night Thunder to showcase Indigenous drivers

Meet the drivers from Friday Night Thunder: (left to right) Aaron Turkey, Matthew Hill, Joshua Hill, Alex Hill, Derek Miller, Glenn Styres. (Submitted Photo)

A new documentary series will be making its debut sometime this year called Friday Night Thunder. The Series follows six Indigenous drivers, who are all competing at the Ohsweken Speedway, with their crews and families. Derek Miller is one of the creators of the series and has been working on this project since the 2019 season. “I’m really excited about showcasing Ohsweken Speedway being the only dirt track on a reservation in Canada and being able to showcase some of the drivers from the Rez,” he told Turtle Island News. Miller is passionate about racing, and coming from Six Nations, he knows how huge the Ohsweken Speedway is in the community. He got the idea from a racer that he loved to watch growing up. “I’ve been into motorsports my…

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