Seaway Mall Spring Sizzler at Merrittville opens PST Canada Tour – Sprint Cars
to be joined by 358 Modifieds and Sportsman April 26th   

When Merrittville Speedway’s Seaway Mall Race Car Show closed earlier this month … Race Fans and Race Teams alike could almost See the start of the Thorold facility’s 63rd Season.

Saturday April 26th … See it … Smell it and make your WAY to the Seaway Mall Spring Sizzler featuring the Patriot Sprint Tour … the Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modifieds and the Rick’s Delivery Sportsman. Pit Gates open for the Seaway Mall Spring Sizzler at 3 PM with the Great Clips Grandstand Ticket Office opening for the first time of the Season at 5:30. Showtime is at 7 PM.

“The Seaway Mall offers the region an unparalleled shopping experience,” reveals (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “and for race fans … April 26th is sure to be an unparalleled racing experience … through the Sprint Cars … to the Modifieds and Sportsman – each race team will be looking to kick off their seasons with exciting action!”

“Since race fans enjoyed seeing the Race Cars up close during their stay with us,” reveals Seaway Mall’s Mike Belcastro, “we have been anticipating seeing them in action on the track as much as anyone.”

The Spring Sizzler kicks off the 12th Season for the Patriot Sprint Tour. Merrittville Fans may remember last year’s Spring Sizzler which saw eventual overall Champion Steve Poirer of St. Mathieu de Beleoil leading the entire 25 lap event on the Lucas Oil Live Leaderboard but at different points around the d-shaped oval there were several different leaders.

Scott Kreutter, Glenn Styres and Mitch Brown were all in the hunt with Brown questionable for this year’s visit as he is currently leading his Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League ‘s Caledonia Pro-Fit Corvairs in the race for the 2014 Sutherland Cup.

Justin Barger made one late race challenge that had the large crowd on their feet but Poirer survived to take the win. Chad Brachmann and BJ Willard are the defending winners in the Bobcat of Hamilton and Rick’s Delivery Sportsman Divisions respectively. For further information on the 2014 Patriot Sprint Tour visit

Seaway Mall is one of Niagara’s top shopping destinations since the day it opened in 1975. With over 120 shops and services, Seaway Mall offers the region an unparalleled shopping experience with a strong emphasis on community involvement.

Located in the heart of the Niagara Peninsula, Seaway Mall is anchored by Target, Sears, Winners, Shoppers Drug Mart and a 7 screen Cineplex Odeon.  Seaway Mall Hours is open from 10 AM to 9 PM Monday to Friday … 9:30 to 5:30 Saturday and from 11 to 5 PM on Sunday.

The Seaway Mall is located at 800 Niagara Street in Welland Ontario.

Shoppers can also visit the Seaway Mall on line at or on Face Book and Twitter.

For all the news on Merrittville Speedway’s 63rd Consecutive Season in 2014 – visit Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book ( Speedway) and Twitter ( To reach Merrittville Speedway during the off season – call the Winter Office at 905-685-7223 or via e mail –

Join us this 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 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 26th’s Seaway Mall 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 was 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 of 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.   Race fans can look for Lucas Oil Products at their favorite automotive retailer or maintenance center including Drummond Home Hardware. KC Auto Parts, RCM Racing Equipment and Tim Phillips Garage.

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