CAA Niagara Night at Merrittville
to focus on Modified Lites &
Karts in first of two TUSA Tour Events 

Jim Irvine Merrittville Speedway Public Relations 905-892-8266 … or

If you are a member of CAA and the Niagara Club in particular – you are well aware of the rewards that can be enjoyed including great deals on events including a night at Merrittville Speedway Saturday May 25th.

 “CAA Niagara Members and all our race fans will enjoy the final event of May for sure,” said (Merrittville GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “our 5 Division Show will have the Mod Lites featured in their first TUSA Tour Event … we’ll also showcase our Tuesday Night Kart Racers as their 20th season is just underway.”

May 25th’s 25 lap event for the J&S Heating and Air Conditioning Modified Lites will open the 7 race West Regional Series – part of the 2013 TUSA Modified Lite Hoosier Mr. Dirt Racing Series Tour.

Following the opener up with the 2nd date right away at Humberstone (May 26th) a return to Merrittville as part of Lucas Oil Nostalgia Night Saturday July 13th. A second date concludes the weekend at Humberstone on July 13th with single events at Ohsweken (June 28th) and South Buxton (June 29th) leading up to the Mohawk Raceway Nationals on September 14th.

May 25th will also give race fans a taste of Tuesday Night Racing and the Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series. Kart Teams will have their Karts on Display early in the night before taking to the infield track for demonstration events.

“So many of our Saturday Night stars got their start in Kart Racing,” claims Bicknell-Jones, “it’s a great night of action and the Grandstands are FREE!”

CAA Niagara is pleased to once again provide Merrittville Speedway race teams with the best towing services available in the Niagara Region. Race fans can enjoy the same fast, friendly and professional service by becoming a member of CAA Niagara.

CAA Niagara serves 113,000 members in the Niagara Region with offices in Grimsby, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Thorold and Welland.

For year round peace of mind and member exclusive savings, you can rely on your friends at CAA Niagara. Join at your local CAA office today and start enjoying yearlong benefits of being a CAA Member and tell them Merrittville sent you.

For more than 100 years, CAA Niagara has advocated safe driving practices – working to make roads safer for drivers and pedestrians and actively supports safety enhancements in the vehicles Canadians drive.

Whether it’s teaching young drivers the dangers of distracted driving or providing seniors with tips on how to stay mobile in the community, CAA has a long history of helping drivers stay safe behind the wheel.

In addition to its Auto Club, CAA can also offer its members Travel Information and Bookings, discounted Attraction Tickets, Insurance and service at the CAA Car Care Centre – located on Lake Street in St. Catharines.

CAA Niagara’s Car Care Centre is a 12-bay, state-of-the-art vehicle repair and maintenance facility.

If you want to experience the benefits of CAA – stop by their display inside the front gates at Merrittville Speedway May 25th or visit or click on

Gates open Saturday May 25th at 5:30. Showtime is at 7:00.

Merrittville Speedway is located at 2371 Merrittville Highway in Thorold. For directions click on or call 905-892-8266 or via e mail – ebicknell@cogeco,net.

For all the news on Merrittville Speedway’s 62nd Consecutive Season in 2013 – visit Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book ( Speedway) and Twitter (

Join us next season on a Saturday Night for a LUCAS OIL WEEKLY RACING SERIES EVENT featuring FIVE Divisions with local heroes and up and coming new stars. Make your plans … call your friends and maybe even get a carpool together and enjoy a staycation at the speedway with plenty of free parking and camping spots – a night at the races is so much fun and so close to home!   Your Local Dirt Track is where it’s at and the countdown to Saturday April 27th’s Spring Sizzler has begun at Merrittville Speedway - the Best Family Entertainment in Niagara!

MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS The 2013 62nd  Anniversary Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway’s 5 Divisions is brought to race fans and racers by division sponsors – Bobcat of Hamilton, Rick’s Delivery, J&S Heating and Air Conditioning, Hoosier Tire Canada and Turn 4 Collision in addition to many marketing partners Visit them at . and visit them when you require their products and/or services.   Lucas Oil Products is one the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry featuring a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives. Through innovative product research and development along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top selling additive in the industry.   Look for Lucas Oil Products at your favorite automotive retailer or maintenance centre including B&C Truck Centre, Drummond Home Hardware, KC Auto Parts, RCM Racing Equipment and Tim Phillips Garage

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