Merrittville Speedway’s 65th consecutive season officially
came to a close with the Night of Champions Saturday November
26th honoring the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Champions
and other award recipients.
Merrittville Speedway’s 65th consecutive season officially came to a close with the Night of Champions Saturday November 26th honoring the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Champions and other award recipients.
Four first time champions were among the many honorees as the Merrittville Speedway Kart Club celebrated the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season Sunday November 27th at rural Thorold’s Club Castropignano.
With the November 14th Deadline to purchase Awards Night Tickets a little less than a month away – Race Fans and Race Teams can purchase Tickets at Merrittville Speedway’s Winter Office located in Bicknell Racing Products beginning Wednesday October 19th … Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5:00 PM.
The 2016 Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS) Champion Dylan Westbrook from Oakland, Ontario won his seventh SOS A-Main of the season as part of night number one of the 2016 Triple-Header Weekend on Friday night as Cotton Inc presented the evening’s program at the Merrittville Speedway.
Niagara’s Complete Concrete Contractor is set to launch Merrittville Speedway’s 65th Season Finale with a rare Friday Event September 9th.
Merrittville Speedway’s 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season concluded Tuesday September 6th with a number of firsts.
Even though Pete Bicknell’s tenure as co-owner of Merrittville Speedway may be winding down, his career as a driver will always have the St. Catharines native ‘owning’ a huge part of Merrittville Speedway’s storied history.
Merrittville Speedway’s Ballhockey.com 100 lap Enduro accelerated by Niagara College and Monster Truck Show Sunday September 11th will blow your mind with a high octane blast of hard turns and twisted metal.
When Semenuk’s Esso hosts Merrittville Speedway’s 65th Anniversary Championship Night Saturday September 3rd - race fans and race teams alike will share in cash and prize giveaways.
“We stopped for dinner on the way and when our bill came up … it was $21.21,” said Tim Phillips in a Face Book post, “I just had this feeling then that tonight was going to be our night.”
For the third time in his career, St. Catharines’ Driver Brad Rouse won the Bill Willard Senior Sterling Silvr Event for the Yager Bros Trucking Sportsman Division Saturday August 27th.
When Niagara Generators were introduced last February as one of the newest 65th Anniversary Event presenters we knew they would be hosting the 2016 running of the Bill Willard Senior Sterling Silvr Event for the Yager Bros Trucking Sportsman Division.
A trip to Canada from their native Poland to visit family included a night at Merrittville Speedway to take in a night of Kart Racing. The Pyrka Family – Zbigniew, Alicja and Patryk’s visit included a visit to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane after Christopher Crowe won his 5th Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 Feature of the season Tuesday August 23rd.
SMS Machine Tools hosted the final round of the 2016 David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series for the Yager Bros Trucking Sportsman Division and after 40 laps – St. Catharines’ Cody McPherson won the Gabe Bellante Memorial and the title.
The race for the 2016 David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series Title could go right down to the final lap Saturday August 20th when SMS Machine Tools presents the 40 lap Gabe Bellante Memorial.
With Avondale Food Stores Night up and running … rain forced the postponement of two events at Merrittville Speedway but not before three drivers were honoured with Archer Truck Services Driver of the Week Awards.
Even though the three qualifiers are in the books and the top 3 starting spots are locked in for Sunday September 11th’s 100 lap Enduro - there is still plenty of time to put a car together. Enduro Racing is part SCIENCE, part STUNT, part INFO-TAINMENT and always 100% ADRENALINE and OUTRAGEOUS FUN.
After two Wednesdays, Kart Racing at Merrittville returned to it’s traditional Tuesday Night August 9th.
Avondale Food Stores Night Saturday August 13th will see Merrittville Speedway’s first 65th Anniversary Champion declared as the finale of the Triple Crown Series for the Van Raine Construction 4 Cylinder Division will be the featured event.
The Niagara Employment Help Centre can help you get a job, 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Drivers got the job done Saturday August 6th in winning their respective features.
With Merrittville Speedway’s Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Race Teams coming off one of the busiest stretches of the season, members of the Honeywell Safety Kids Club and all the kids in the grandstands will finally get a chance to show off their stuff.
The final Wednesday Night of the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series at Merrittville Speedway had a lot of familiar faces visit St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane. .
For the fourth time in his career, “Super” Matt Sheppard from Waterloo, NY claimed the $6000 winners purse in the seventh edition of the Bob St. Amand Sr Memorial 100 for the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series presented by L. St Amand Enterprises and St Amand Auto and Truck at the Merrittville Speedway on Civic Holiday Monday.
Tim Hortons hosted the final Ballhockey.com Enduro Qualifier accelerated by Niagara College Saturday June 30th and taking home his second straight Mini-Series win was Jason Coutu of St. Catharines. Also winning for the second time in 2016 was Tim Jones of Port Robinson in the Pinty’s Delicious Foods 358 Modified Division.
If there are two races that should be on everyone’s racing calendars it’s the first Monday and Tuesday in August at Merrittville and Ransomville Speedways with both DIRTcar facilities hosting the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series – Monday August 1st and Tuesday August 2nd.
Merrittville Speedway’s 13th Kart Night of 2016 proved to be lucky for a first time winner Wednesday July 27th.
The weekend of the summer is here for Merrittville Speedway Race Fans and Teams and Tim Hortons will serve up the opener Saturday July 30th with a Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series program that features the final Ballhockey.com Enduro Qualifier accelerated by Niagara College.
Hingston Metal Fabricators hosted Double Features for all 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Divisions with some familiar faces visiting Victory Lane and some new ones as Chris Watson of Niagara Falls won his first career Feature in the regularly scheduled Rev’s Full Throttle Powersports Modified Lite Division Event.
For more than 60 years, Hingston Metal Fabricators has grown to be an internationally recognized leader in innovative solutions in custom metal fabricating and manufacturing opportunities while keeping the family spirit in all aspects of the St. Catharines business.
Merrittville Speedway’s 12th Kart Night of 2016 saw win streaks continue through all 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Divisions Tuesday July 19th.
The Welland and Fort Erie Timber Marts presented Merrittville Speedway’s 65th Anniversary Reunion Night July 16th and one driver celebrating was Sanborn NY’s Chad Brachmann who won his second career Jerry Winger Memorial for the Pinty’s Delicious Foods 358 Modifieds.
In addition to Merrittville Speedway’s L. St. Amand Enterprises Wall of Fame Induction Ceremonies July 16th, a new annual Reunion Night Award will honor it’s first two recipients - Dan ‘Moose’ Sider and Pat Ciolfi.
Not since the Azurix North America Triple 50s that celebrated the 50th Anniversary Season in 2001 has there been anything quite like it at Merrittville Speedway. The Welland and Fort Erie Timber Marts are set to help Merrittville Speedway’s Reunion Committee celebrate 65 seasons of Saturday Night Racing with the Annual Nostalgia Night July 16th. The Pinty’s Delicious Foods 358 Modifieds will be featured once again in the Jerry Winger Memorial that in 2016 will be 65 laps in distance.
The list of first time winners continued at Merrittville Speedway July 11th with 2 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their first features of 2016.
D&L Small Engines has everything a homeowner needs to keep their lawns and gardens looking great. One thing missing from the equation is rain and unfortunately it would delay Saturday July 9th’s Event that was to feature the second round of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series for the Yager Bros Trucking Sportsman Division and a Poster Contest for the Kids.
The Welland and Fort Erie Timber Marts and Blast Entertainment are set to assist Merrittville Speedway’s Reunion Committee in welcoming back many old friends Saturday July 16th when the Thorold track celebrates it’s 65th Anniversary Season.
D&L Small Engines has everything a homeowner needs to keep their lawns and gardens looking great.
Three Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers won their third features of the season at Merrittville July 5th.
Modern Corporation’s annual Big Rig Truck Show and Shine Night turned out to be a Big Night for three first time 2016 Feature Winners.
The month of June closed out at Merrittville Speedway with 3 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their second features of 2016.
Niagara’s complete concrete contractor hosted Niagara’s complete Canada Day Celebration Saturday June 25th. When the night was over and the Firemaster Fireworks were done – Stepehntown NY’s Matt Tanner was celebrating his first Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints A Main Victory of 2016 in winning the Gary Cunningham Memorial.
Three Karters celebrated the first Tuesday of summer with their first Feature Wins June 21st.
The Ontario Truck Driving School hosted KIDSRACE and the big winner was the Canadian National Autism Foundation. Also big winners were 4 drivers who won their first Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series features of Merrittville Speedway’s 65th Anniversary Season June 18th.
The string of first time 2016 winners continued June 14th Merrittville Speedway with 3 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers visiting St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane.