Top 3 Spots locked in for Merrittville’s
100 lap Enduro accelerated by Niagara College –
still time to enter your car


“It’s been a pleasure for us to host the Enduro Qualifiers this season,” said’s Tom Roberts who is a lifetime race fan, “like the Speedway itself our facilities and programs are all about fun times and great experiences – we can’t wait until the 100.”

If you would like to race hard and get dirty – there is still time to get your car ready for Sunday September 7th’s 100 lap Enduro accelerated by Niagara College.   

“It’s pretty basic,” adds (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “ it’s a street car with safety modifications – everything else is stock as you found it … an Enduro car is not a race car – it’s a car that races.”   There is plenty of time for you to put your Enduro Car together … maybe it’s time to lay a summer time beating down on your winter beater … someone you know may have a wreck they want to get rid of or check out your closest automotive recycler … the classifieds … Kijiji or anywhere you can to get yourself a ride.  

The 100 lap Enduro accelerated by Niagara College will blow your mind with a high octane blast of hard turns and twisted metal. Enduro Racing is part SCIENCE, part STUNT, part INFO-TAINMENT and always 100% ADRENALINE and OUTRAGEOUS FUN.  

Now’s the time to push up your sleeves … get your hands dirty as cars will be jacked up, busted apart and pushed to their limits and beyond. You’ll crash, skid, swerve, slam, and demolish your way through the 100 lap Smash-o-rama Main Event … Sunday September 7th!

Starting with the Zavitz Financial Strategies & ZFS Benefit Solutions Victoria Day Event May 19th, current Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinder Division competitor Jason Coutu won. Defending 100 Winner Alex Schuts won the June 28t+h Cotton Inc. Piller’s $1.00 Hot Dog Night Qualifier while the recent St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair and L. St. Amand Enterprises Bob St. Amand Senior Qualifier accelerated by Niagara College – John Burt came home out front.   Either of these three drivers will all be eligible for a $500 Bonus – provided that either one comes home # 1 in the 100.

“Niagara College continues to be # 1 in student satisfaction,” said Bicknell-Jones, ,“and we are thrilled they continue to accelerate our Enduros.”   Should none of the three drivers win the event the $500 will still be given away via a draw of starting positions.  

 “Preregistering can have it’s benefits,” reminds Bicknell-Jones, “anyone that enters the 100 by September 1st – will be eligible for a chance at one of 10 $50 bonuses if it’s given away that way and drivers are reminded that their Roof Fins will be available from the Speedway Office after September 1st as well.”   And that’s what happened last season – 10 drivers that registered before the deadline were awarded $50 each through a post race draw.  

Returning this season are the Friday Night Qualifying Heats that will set the starting order Sunday behind the three drivers. Drivers that do not run a qualifying heat that are preregistered will line up behind those that do and any later registrations will fill out the field.   If you would like to play hard and get dirty – the Athletic Centre is the one and only place to play that has it all – the Niagara Ball Hockey Club … BAC Beach Volleyball … BAC Tennis and BAC Squash in addition to the Hamilton Indoor Ball Hockey Club ,,, the new Hamilton Dodge Ball and Hamilton South Ball Hockey.

Enduro Rules for the season ending 100 lap event are available from the Speedway office during the week or on line from

In the 100 lap event Sunday September 7th, the winner will receive $1,000 with $400, $300, $200 and $100 going to the balance of the top 5.The 100 lap event is open to both Men and Women.  

The Speedway Office is open for registrations Monday to Friday from 9 to 5 PM in addition to Saturdays in each August Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Event. Registration fee up to September 1st is $50 and after it becomes $75. Competitors in the 100 must supply a scorer and the scorer is included in the Registration Fee.  

On Sunday September 7th – the Pits will open at 9 AM for Car Inspections with the Great Clips Grandstand Ticket Office will open at 11:30 and Show Time is 1:00. .  

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

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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!  

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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