2014 J&S Heating and Air Conditioning TUSA Canadian National Modified Lite Championship Weekend powered by Rev’s Full Throttle Powersports and many supporters

Merrittville Speedway’s 63rd Season Triple Header Finale at Merrittville Speedway is anchored for the 15th season by the two day TUSA Canadian National Modified Lite Championship Weekend – Friday September 5th and Saturday September 6th.

In 2014, the J&S Heating and Air Conditioning annual event will be powered by Rev’s Full Throttle Powersports and a multitude of lap sponsors and supporters. “It’s quite an exciting end to the season,” reveals (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “with the Modified Lites supported by a variety of divisions each night you will certainly not want to miss out ... and what can we say about all those that have pledged their support through lap sponsorships and other packages – it’s why our event is a success every year ... we can’t thank them all enough!”

The Annual Modified Lite National Championship has attracted some of the best Drivers from across the United States of Iowa, Texas, South Carolina, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York, Georgia, Ohio, California, Delaware and others have been represented over the years in addition to our own J&S Heating and Air Conditioning Modified Lite  that compete weekly Saturday Nights. Canadian drivers from Eastern Ontario and Quebec will also be looking to qualify for each night’s 25 lap Features.

Friday Night’s Modified Lite $500 to win Opener will also feature the Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinder Cars and the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks from the Humberstone Speedway and an ‘Open’ 25 lap Street Stock Event.

Saturday Night’s 25 lap $1,700 to win conclusion will be joined by a 50 lap $1000 to win Duel on the Dirt Event – the annual bragging rights series between the Hoosier Stocks of Team Merrittville and the Brighton Automotive Pro Stocks that call the Brighton Speedway home Saturday Nights. The Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series 50 lap Event is expected to draw top Sportsman Teams from across the Northeast.

For further purse information for both Modified Lite Events click on https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154558006775525&set=pcb.10152641320590731&type=1&theater

The 63rd Season comes to a close in a Sunday Afternoon Tradition  – September 7th when the 100 lap Ballhockey.com Enduro accelerated by Niagara College will join Monster Trucks After Shock and Crazy Train for a mind-blowing motorsport matinee before Humberstone Speedway’s return to action later that evening with the 50 lap Trevor Wilkens Memorial Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series Main Event..

15 years ago, Jim Varble, the then president of the NYDCA, set the groundwork for a special night to showcase the Classic Division each fall. When Lee Webber won two Merrittville Speedway Points Championships, he also served as treasurer of the club and his wife Rose Marie was an integral part of both as well. Rose Marie was diagnosed with cancer and after a courageous battle, succumbed to the disease. Fellow driver Wally Billing was a good friend of both Lee and Rose and wanted to honor Rose by making the National Race a memorial to her and for 10 years her memory was celebrated.

The Tripleheader Weekend signals the end of another race season but it’s almost the season to consider the two presenting sponsors products and/or services.

J&S Heating and Air Conditioning, locally owned and operated, was founded in 1956 and are proud to have served the Niagara Region for almost 60 years. J&S is a company dedicated to the proper service, maintenance and installation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment with systems for both residential and commercial customers. With a full staff of highly skilled mechanics and technicians who are specialists in the field, J&S’s reputation has been built on providing quality and value to customers. Let J&S Heating and Air Conditioning make sure your heating system is in top working order BEFORE the cold weather hits. Don't get left out in the cold! Book your pre-season heating system clean & check today! Visit them at the race track this weekend ... stop by their location at 5 Seapark Drive in St. Catharines or visit them on line at http://www.jandsheatingandair.ca/en/ where you can request a FREE Quote.

There is still a little time left to enjoy the summer of 2014 and at Rev’s Full Throttle Powersports they have Sea-doos on trailers ready for you to enjoy within an hour of purchase. It's also time to start thinking of the winter ahead and a new Ski-doo. Rev's Full Throttle Powersports has that latest Ski-doo, Spyder, Can-Am and Sea-doo machines in stock and waiting for you! Visit them soon at their 42 Darte Drive location in Welland ... shop on line at www.revsfullthrottle.com/default.asp or stop by their display here at the track September 5th and 6th!  

Beginning Friday, there is free camping and parking all weekend long. Showtime Friday and Saturday Nights is at 7:00 after the gates open at 5:30.

For Sunday’s Enduro – the Grandstand opens at 11:30 with the first event set for 1 PM.  

Drivers competing in both Friday and Saturday’s TUSA Canadian National Modified Lite Championship 25 lap Main Events will be eligible for lap money and other awards from a wide variety of individuals and companies as follows:  

Pleasantview Memorial Gardens recently provided 2 $50 Cash Awards for Hard Luck Awards for each night.  

Ted Hudson of M&T Machining will present Cash Awards to the Top 3 Stock/SPEC Engines in Saturday Night’s event - 1st Stock/Spec across the line $125.00, 2nd Stock/Spec across the line $75.00 and 3rd Stock /Spec across the line $50.00      

Lap Sponsors

Friday September 5th, 2014

Lap 1 -  Klager Racing “Good Luck to all Racers”
Lap 2-   Red Room Studios Photography Sean Robertson           
Lap3-    Transport Sales & Service (Randy Slack)           
Lap 4-   Lloyd and Kay Anderson (Team JSR)
Lap 5-   Pete’s Automotive (Nancy & Pete Bicknell)
Lap 6-   Sliter Racing    
Lap 7-   Ryan and Ashton Anderson
Lap 8-   Linda Cosco “IN MEMORY OF PETE COSCO”
Lap 9-   Doug & Rob Misener (Misener #6 Racing)
Lap 10- Pete’s Automotive (Nancy & Pete Bicknell)
Lap 11- Regional Limousine (Nick Brady)
Lap 12- Lyle &Robin  Demmin (Good Luck to all Drivers)            
Lap 13- Transport Sales & Service (Randy Slack)
Lap 14- Dean Pronovost MUCK BOOTS CANANDA $200.00  Gift Certificate
Lap 15- Erica Bicknell Jones and Tim Jones Lap
16- Crutchfield Performance
Lap 17- Josh Sliter Racing #17 In Memory of Pete Cosco 17c
Lap 18- Regional Limousine (Nick Brady)
Lap 19- Dan Kviring       NDT GROUP
Lap 20- Linda Cosco “IN MEMORY OF PETE COSCO”
Lap 21- Samantha Hamer (Century 21 Today Realty)
Lap 22- Nancy and Pete Bicknell
Lap 23- M&M Automotive (The May Family)
Lap 24- Doug & Rob Misener (Misener Racing #6)
Lap 25- Leader Racecars(Jeff and Kelly Teeters)                      

Saturday September 6th

Lap 1 -  Klager Racing “Good Luck to all Racers”
Lap 2-   Red Room Studios Photograpy (Sean Robertson)
Lap3-    Transport Sales & Service (Randy Slack)           
Lap 4-   Lloyd & Kay Anderson
Lap 5-   Dave Mamo – Noah and Jake Mamo
Lap 6-   Sliter Racing    
Lap 7-   RK Engines      
Lap 8-   Nisco – Bob Tischler
Lap 9-   Doug & Rob Misener (Misener Racing #6)
Lap 10- Lyle & Robin – Good Luck all Drivers
Lap 11- Chris & Rob Watson (DRUMMOND HOME HARDWARE)
Lap 12- Pro Racecars   
Lap 13- Transport Sales & Service (Randy Slack)  
Lap 14- Muck Boots (Canada) $200 Gift from Dean Pronovost
Lap 15- Erica Bicknell Jones and Tim Jones
Lap 16-  Niagara Falls Nissan #17 Racing Team!!!
Lap 18- Pete’s Automotive (Nancy and Pete Bicknell)
Lap 19- Dan Kviring       NDT Group
Lap 20- Mattaya Hamer
Lap 21- Demon Racing & Wagner Racing
Lap 22- Evolution Window Films
Lap 23- M&M Automotive- the May Family         
 Lap 24- Doug & Rob Misener (Misener Racing #6)
Lap 25- Leader Racecars - Jeff and Kelly Teeters

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).

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 2014 63rd  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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