Start of Pen Centre Race Car Show
means countdown to Merrittville’s
63rd Season shifting into high gear

Pen Centre Mall Show    

With more than 1 million square feet of shopping fun – the Pen Centre is starting to make a splash with spring’s hottest colors at the Pen Centre.

The common areas of Niagara’s largest shopping destination will make a splash with spring and summer’s hottest colors from March 17th to 23rd when Race Cars from Merrittville Speedway’s 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Divisions and Tuesday Night Karts are on display in preparation for the 2014 Season.

“We’ve turned the clocks ahead … the first day of spring is just ahead and on St. Patrick’s Day - there’s no better way to get racing season one step closer to going GREEN with our week at the Pen Centre,” relays (Merrittville GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “the opportunity to put a schedule into a shopper’s hand … to have a chance to talk with shoppers and have them see the race cars up close and meet the drivers personally is very important to us.”

Set to join the Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modifieds are veterans Mat Williamson, (who is raced his Big Block Modified in the DIRTcar Nationals in Florida last month), Scott Wood, Tyler McPherson and Fred Carleton.  

The Rick’s Delivery Sportsman Division will feature the car of two-time Champion Cody McPherson in addition to 2013 Mr. DIRTcar Champion Brad Rouse, BJ Willard, Austin Wood and 2014 Rookie Ryan Turner.  

Just ahead of his second season in the J&S Heating and Air Conditioning Modified Lites are to be represented by 4th generation driver Dylan Davidson.  

The Hoosier Stock Division will be represented by Peter Reid.

 Trevor Wright and Austyn Werstroh will be representing the Tuesday Night Racers in the Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series. 

Merrittville Speedway’s Race Car Show at the Pen Centre will run from Monday March 17th to Sunday March 23rd during Mall Hours.

The Pen Centre’s180 stores and services include the most popular national stores and brands like Target, Aeropostale, American Eagle, the Bay, H&M, HomeSense, Old Navy, Sears, SportChek and Winners!  

The Pen Centre’s $13-million renovation reflects Niagara’s unique culture with bright new corridors … an exciting new food court … comfortable soft seating and contemporary new colors will give shoppers a brighter, fresher experience.

The Pen Centre is located at HWY 406 and Glendale Avenue in St. Catharines and Store Hours are Monday to Friday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Saturday from 9:30 to 6:00 and on Sundays from Noon to 6 PM. For further information visit

Once the Pen Centre Race Car Show closes  – all sights will be set on Saturday April 26th’s Spring Sizzler and the rest of the 2014 Season.  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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