Former Champion back on top – S & W Service Centre named 2017 Sportsman Division Sponsor 

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Ten years after winning his third championship, Wayne Conn is back on top of Merrittville Speedway’s Sportsman Division. The family owned and operated S & W Service Centre is the newest Marketing Partner to join new owner Don Spiece in 2017 as Sportsman Division Sponsor.

“With the family’s long history of involvement in the sport – it’s quite an honor to be involved in the next chapter of Merrittville Speedway,” said (S & W Service Centre’s) Wayne Conn, “it’s a great opportunity to let the racing community know why we are not your average automotive shop!”

Since 1955, S & W Service Centre has been providing the Niagara Region with the best in automotive maintenance and repairs giving their clients and their vehicles personalized and individual service, ensuring that the job is done right every time you visit.

From it’s 121 Lakeport Road location at Ontario Street in St. Catharines, S & W Service Centre offers a wide range of repairs and services including general repairs, suspension service, complete tune ups, transmission repairs, front-end alignments, complete brake service, tire sales and wheel balancing, emission testing and complete diagnostics on passenger, light and heavy duty vehicles, heating, air conditioning and electrical repairs in addition to muffler and exhaust service by certified technicians on state of the art equipment.

S & W Service Centre has great prices on gas at their Full Service Station in addition to an assortment of automotive supplies for your vehicle.

S & W Service Centre also offers 24 hour roadside assistance and towing. Professional, qualified Team Members will ensure whatever you need moved will be done with the utmost of care and at affordable rates … whether it’s a car, truck, Bobcat, boat or utility vehicle.

S & W’s Roadside Assistance can also help you with lock-outs and battery boosts.

S & W can also help move your race car in the off season … from the builders … to the powder coating or paint shop and when it’s time for graphics.

Any time of year and especially during the upcoming holiday season – S & W Service Centre can tow your vehicle home if you have had too much to drink.

At S & W Service Centre you will also find quality used vehicles for sale.

Call 905-935-9971 or visit S & W Service Centre today to learn more about everything S & W can do for you. You can also visit S & W on line at or on Face Book where you might win a set of tires in their latest promotion at

“I’ve got to thank Doug Yager for his involvement this past season … he’s a big race fan and we hope to see him once again in 2017,” said (new Merrittville owner) Don Spiece, “hats off to Wayne for stepping forward and increasing S & W’s support of local racing.”

Conn recently rejoined the Pinty’s Delicious Foods 358 Modified Division as a driver and the S & W Service Centre is featured prominently on former Division Champion Mat Williamson’s #6 team car.

The 2017 Tentative Schedule for Merrittville Speedway’s Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Divisions - including the S & W Service Centre Sportsman Division will be released in the very near future.

For further information on Merrittville Speedway’s Sportsman Division in addition to the Pinty’s Delicious Foods 358 Modified, Hoosier Stocks, Rev’s Full Throttle Powersports Modified Lites and Central Fabricating 4 Cylinder Divisons – a Driver Information Session has been planned for Sunday December 18th at Club Castropignano. For further info – click on    

For all the news on Merrittville Speedway’s 66th Consecutive Season in 2017 – visit Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book ( Speedway) and Twitter (

Merrittville Speedway’s Winter Office is located in Bicknell Racing Products, 117 Cushman Road in St. Catharines and can be reached at 905-685-7223.

MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS The 2016 65th  Anniversary Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway’s 5 Divisions was brought to race fans and racers by division sponsors – Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Yager Bros Trucking, Rev’s Full Throttle Powersports, Hoosier Tire Canada and Van Raine Construction 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 favourite automotive retailer or maintenance centre including Kala’s Hardware, St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts, RCM Racing Equipment and Tim Phillips Garage.


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