Semenuk's Esso presents Patriot Sprint Tour Spring Sizzler - 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and 4 Cylinders round out first event of 2018

Three time Patriot Sprint Tour Winner Jason Barney (87) leads Mikey Kruchka (01) and Dylan Westbrook (47) out of Turn 4. Photo courtesy of Alex and Helen Bruce

April 9, 2018 THOROLD, ONTARIO – Merrittville Speedway Race Fans and Race Teams alike have been waiting since fall for the Semenuk's Esso Spring Sizzler and the wait is over. The 2018 Season kicks off Saturday April 21st.

The first Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Racing Series Event will feature the Patriot Sprint Tour in addition to the S& W Service Centre 358 Modifieds, the David Chevrolet Sportsman and the Central Fabricating & Welding 4 Cylinder Divisions.

"Traditionally Semenuk's Esso Night has meant that the points races are in the books for another year … but it's cool that they will host the Championship Chase kick off for several of our divisions this year as well," reveals (Merrittville Speedway Owner) Don Spiece, "Peter, Ed and the family have enjoyed a long history of involvement in our events and with several race teams … this year they will enjoy seeing how the season starts and how it ends."

Brewerton NY's Jason Barney has had a stranglehold on the Patriot Sprint Tour Canadian Tour Opener – winning the last three years at the Thorold DIRTcar sanctioned facility. In the 2017 Point Standings, Dylan Westbrook of Scotland Ontario (who won last year's Avondale Food Stores Sprint Car A Main) edged Jared Zimbardi by just 6 points with Cory Turner, Mitch Brown and Jake Brown rounding out the Top 5.

Paul Gaboury (Sportsman) defending Spring Sizzler Winner
Photo Courtesy Softouch Photos

In the PST American Tour 2017 Standings, Champion Zimbardi of Bradford, PA was followed by Steve Collins, Kyle Drum, Jordan Thomas and Derek Jonathan.

Ransomville NY's Ryan Susice would surely like to start 2018 the way he finished 2017 – in Victory Lane after winning September 9th's Sprint Car A Main.

For further information on the Patriot Sprint Tour visit http://patriotsprinttour.com/wp2017/

Semenuk's Esso – located just south of the track at the corner of Merrittville Highway and Hwy 20 at Turner's Corners is your stop for Gas, Propane and Diesel at competitive prices.

Tim Jones (358 Modified) defending Spring Sizzler Winner
Photo Courtesy Softouch Photos

Semenuk's Esso is one of the last remaining Full Service Stations in the area where you will find Ice, an OLG Machine, ATM and many convenience items.

Semenuk's Esso is the one stop to make on your way to the track … on the way home and during the week.

The Semenuk's Esso Spring Sizzler begins when the gates open at 5:30 with Show Time at 7:00 PM.

For further information - call 905-892-8266 or visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com

For all the news on Merrittville Speedway's 2018 Season, Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/groups/merrittvillespeedway/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/Merrittville?lang=en

MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS

The 2018 67th Anniversary Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway's 5 Divisions is brought to race fans and racers by division sponsors - S&W Service Centre, David Chevrolet, Hoosier Tire Canada, Vansickle Pet Valu & Groomingdales, Central Fabricating and Welding and Dave's Auto & Speed Centre in addition to many marketing partners Visit them at http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com/sponsors.html and visit them when you require their products and/or services.

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