Celebrate Tim Hortons’ 50th Anniversary with Holiday Doubleheader kick off that features Round 2 of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series and 50th T Shirts


The weekend of the summer is here for Merrittville Speedway Race Fans and Teams and Tim Hortons will serve up the opener Saturday August 2nd with a Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series program that features the second round of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series for Rick’s Delivery Sportsman Division.

“It’s become a ritual since 1972,” said (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “the Civic Holiday Doubleheader offers something for everyone on two action-packed nights and we’re quite excited that Tim Hortons will help us kick it off with giveaways of 50th Anniversary T Shirts!”

“Tim Hortons Welland and Pelham locations are proud to once again be a partner with Merrittville Speedway in 2014,” said Shelley Panetta, Regional Marketing Manager, Tim Hortons, “along with the community, Tim Hortons is excited for another action packed event!”

For 50 years, Tim Hortons has been serving it’s premium blend of coffee. Everyday coffee lovers across Canada choose Tims, over any other.   “We’re thrilled to mark half a century pouring Canadians’ favourite cup of coffee,” added Mark Caira, President and CEO, Tim Hortons Inc.

 “From a single location in Hamilton that opened in 1964, to the 4.350 restaurants across Canada and the U.S, with the support of our loyal guests and dedicated restaurant owners, we’ve grown to serve nearly eight out of ten coffees sold in Canada.”

Fans of the brand looking to engage or just learn about Tims rich history or upcoming anniversary plans can follow #Tims50th on Facebook (www.facebook.com/TimHortons), Twitter (@TimHortons) and Instagram (@TimHortons).

Cody McPherson won the opening round of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series on Baron Roofing Night June 7th and has won the last two Saturday Nights – earning his 3rd and 4th Feature Wins of 2014. Home of the GM 602 Crate Engine – David Chevrolet Corvette Buick GMC has been voted the #1 Dealer for new and used vehicles.

At David Chevrolet you will find friendly, knowledgeable and professional staff who are guided by a relentless focus on superior customer service, honesty and delivering the highest value to our customers. David Chevrolet is committed to building relationships that will last generations. Visit their dealership at 915 Niagara Street in Welland. On line at www.davidchev.com you can search new inventory, request quotes on service and repairs, body shop and parts. David Chevrolet offers an extensive inventory of genuine GM Performance parts and accessories. To place your order call 888-682-8140.

Merrittville Speedway’s Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modifieds look forward to August 2nd as a tune up for Monday’s Bob St. Amand Senior Memorial 100 lap Big Block Super DIRTcar Series Main Event as well as the Hoosier Stocks with another Duel on the Dirt Home Track Event and the final Ballhockey.com Enduro Qualifier accelerated by Niagara College also on the Holiday card.  

 Saturday August 2nd’s Tim Hortons Night begins when the Grandstands open at 5:30 with Showtime at 7 PM.

For all the news on Merrittville Speedway’s 63rd Consecutive Season in 2014 – visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.

Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book (Facebook.com/Merrittville Speedway) and Twitter (Twitter.com/Merrittville).

Merrittville Speedway is located at 2371 Merrittville Highway in Thorold. For directions click on http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com/directions.html or call 905-892-8266 or via e mail – ebicknell@cogeco.net.

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 . http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com/sponsors.htm 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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