Archer Truck Service and
Semenuk’s Esso combine to open
2013 4 Cylinder Triple Crown Series  

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

If you are a fan that has attended races at Merrittville Speedway – you know that for more than 60 years … Saturday Nights have provided quite a variety of racing and each of the 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Divisions have their time in the spotlight.

When Archer Truck Services and Semenuk’s Esso combine to present Saturday June 1st’s event - the Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinder Triple Crown Series will kick off for 2013.

“The 4 Cylinder Drivers put on some of the best racing every week … the Triple Crown is their chance to be in the spotlight,” informs (Merrittville GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “it’s one of our most fan favorite divisions … no other division has so many different makes and models – whether you like Ford … GM … Volkswagen … Nissan and other brands …you’ll definitely have someone to cheer for!”

Rocco Conte is the defending Mini-Series and Overall Champion and has yet to visit Victory Lane this season as Kyle Pelrine has taken two of the three events in the books so far. Tyler Lafantaisie is the most recent 4 Cylinder Feature Winner.

Archer Truck Services have been locally owned and operated since 1954 with locations in St. Catharines and Welland with each location featuring experienced and knowledgable staff serving your sales, service and parts needs.

Archer Truck Services are a franchise dealer for International Trucks and are members of the North American Idealease Network.

The St. Catharines location at 26 Dunkirk Road is open Monday to Friday until 11 PM and from 8 to 12 for Parts only while the 475 Prince Charles Drive South location in Welland is open Monday to Friday 8 AM to 9 PM.

Visit either Archer Truck Service location on line at or call 905-685-6532 or 905-735-6661. After hours road side service is available by calling 905-651-9966.

Before or after the races you have to know too that you can get your fill of Gas … Diesel or Propane at Semenuk’s Esso – located just south of the track at the corner of Merrittville Highway and Hwy 20 at Turner’s Corners.

Semenuk’s Esso is one of the last remaining Full Service Gas Stations in the area – featuring Gas, Diesel and Propane at competitive prices. Having the closest ATM to the Speedway – it’s the one stop to make on your way to the track … on the way home and during the week as they carry many convenience items.

Semenuk’s Esso and Archer Truck Services Night at Merrittville Speedway begins when the Gates Open at 5:30. Showtime is 7PM. Further information is available by calling the Speedway Office at 905-892-8266.

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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