Merrittville’s first Holiday Doubleheader opens with Tri Track Series
358 Modified Opener on Welland and
Fort Erie Timber Marts Night   

With the type of winter that we have all endured … the excitement has been building for some time for the 2014 racing season to get started. If you are looking to get started on a build this spring or summer – you will want to meet the friendly and knowledgeable staff from the Welland and Fort Erie Timber Marts when they present Saturday May 17th’s Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Event that kicks off the new Tri Track Series for the Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modifieds.

 “For a first time event presenter … we are excited to welcome the Welland and Fort Erie Timber Marts,” said (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “and we think our fans and drivers will too as they have some draws planned … T Shirts to give away and they are set to add some bonus money to the night’s purse.” May 17th, the Opener of the 6 Race Tri Track Series will provide the Thorold DIRTcar facilities drivers one last chance to prepare for Monday May 19th’s 100 lap 358 Modified Super DIRTcar Series Main Event.

Round 2 of the Mini-Series is set for Saturday August 9th’s Meridian Credit Union Night. Humberstone and Ransomville Speedways will also host two Series Events. “The former Lucas Oil Shoot Out is something that has been missing from all of our schedules,” added Bicknell-Jones, “ the Tri Track Series for the 358 Modifieds as well as the Sportsman … will soon be on to see which driver  comes out on top and to what track they call home …the end result … exciting racing action at each facility!”

In addition to the 358 Modified Tri Track Series Event presented by Van Raine Construction and VP Race Fuels, the Welland and Fort Erie Timber Mart Night will also feature the Rick’s Delivery Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks, J&S Heating and Air Conditioning Modified Lite and Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinder Divisions.

“We are extremely excited to start building an annual event,” remarked (Welland and Fort Erie Timber Mart GM) Jake den Hollander, “we are aware of the commitment everyone has made in the sport at Merrittville from the owners … to the race teams and the race fans. Anything we can do to help is our pleasure.”

Timber Mart is a whole lot more than just timbers. From inspiration to installation – Timber Mart Staff will help you every step of the way  Whether it’s a renovation or a complete new build - everything you need from the basement walls to the top of the roof is available from the Welland and Fort Erie Timber Marts. From inspiration to installation, the staff at the Welland and Fort Erie Timber Marts look forward to providing you with friendly, helpful and professional advice at very competitive prices. Timber Mart has the largest sales volume in Canada for drywall, steel studs, Roxul Insulation, treated lumber and building materials.

The Fort Erie Timber Mart is a fashion and design centre for Kitchens and Baths, flooring, paints and decorating, window coverings and much more. Bring your ideas in to the Welland Timber Mart, (920 Niagara Street) or Fort Erie location, (584 Garrison Road) and they will help make your dream a reality.  Visit them on line at or

Gates will open for both events at 5:30 with Show Time at 7:00. 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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To reach Merrittville Speedway call 905-892-8266 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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