Ohsweken, Ontario – August 29, 2013 – Ohsweken Speedway’s 18th season of racing continues this Friday, August 30 when Nathan Ackland State Farm Insurance presents Labour Day Special Night, featuring Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks with a full program along with their postponed A-Feature from July 19, plus Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers, and the TUSA Canada West Mod Lites.
CORR/PAK MERCHANDISING SPRINT CARS
Jamie Collard cut Jim Huppunen’s lead in the Sprint Car standings to 34 points by finishing 4th and 2nd in last week’s double features. Huppunen limited the damage by finishing 3rd and 5th in those events. He and Collard have broken away from 3rd place Mitch Brown, who is 89 points out of the lead now, while Chris Steele and Shane Ross round out the top 5.
Glenn Styres has won 3 Sprint Car features at Ohsweken this season, while Kyle Patrick and Mikey Kruchka have won 2 each, and Jason Barney, Jamie Collard, Mitch Brown, Shane Stewart, and Jim Huppunen have 1 win each.
AFFORDABLE TOWING & RECOVERY THUNDER STOCKS
The Thunder Stock standings remain close, with Lee Winger currently ahead of Jim Lampman by just 10 points, while Cory Turner is just 10 points behind Lampman. Bryce Richardson is still within striking distance as well, just 33 points behind Winger, while Mike Thorne rounds out the top 5, 31 points behind Richardson.
Cory Turner, Karl Sault, Wyatt Van Wart, and Ryan Turner each have 2 Thunder Stock feature wins this season, while Bryce Richardson, Chris Dickie, Jack Myers, Lee Winger, and Dave Silverthorn, Jr. have each taken a feature win as well.
Karl Sault leads Dave Silverthorn, Jr. by just 5 points in the Thunder Stock Rookie of the Year standings.
HRW AUTOMOTIVE MINI STOCKS
The Mini Stocks have extra racing this week, with a regularly-scheduled event on the card, plus their postponed A-Feature from the July 19 rainout. Davey Boughton extended his lead in the Mini Stock standings with his 6th feature win of the season last Friday. Alex Schuts is currently 2nd, followed by Jason Lungaro, Chase Hess, and Laura Hughes.
Davey Boughton has claimed 6 Mini Stock feature wins this season, while Alex Shuts has won 2, and Laura Hughes, Rodney Rutherford, Mike Taylor, and Jason Lungaro have scored 1 each.
GALE’S AUTO AFTERMARKET BOMBERS
Dusty DeBoer extended his lead in the Bomber standings last Friday, but he’s still just 12 points ahead of Tim DeBoer with 2 races left. Max Chechalk, Brady Longboat, and the #6 team of Wayde and Mark Thorne round out the current top 5.
Dusty DeBoer, Jesse McDonald, and Tim DeBoer each have 3 Bomber wins this year, while Tim DeBoer, Max Chechalk, and Chad Foster have also visited victory lane.
TUSA CANADA WEST MOD LITES
This Friday’s race marks the 6th of 7 events for the TUSA Canada West Mod Lites series in 2013. Ridgeway driver Josh Sliter is the current points leader, but his advantage is just 12 points over Medina, New York’s Derek Wagner. Beamsville’s Paul Klager is third, followed by Tim Anderson of Port Colborne, and Mount Hope driver Jeff May.
Josh Sliter swept the first two events for the TUSA Canada West Mod Lites at Merrittville on May 25 and 26, while Tim Anderson took feature wins at South Buxton June 29, and Merrittville on July 13, and Brighton, Ontario driver Dan Ferguson won the most recent race for the series on July 14 at Humberstone.
Randy Hollingshead of Stoney Creek, Bolton driver Jason Corless, Ridgeway’s Ray Sliter, Jr., Jamie Gilbert of Welland, Thorold driver Kory Howe, and Kellie Mason of Virgil have all competed in past Mod Lite events at Ohsweken, and are planning to be in competition this Friday.
Gatineau, Quebec driver Dean Pronovost, Jeff Teeters of Warren, Ohio, Rob Misener, and Welland-area driver Marty deMoel are also ready to race this Friday, along with young drivers Evan Leonard of Stoney Creek, and Dylan Davidson of St. Catharines.
Advanced reserved seat tickets are now on sale for the 9th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals weekend on Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 14. Please visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com and check out our new system for online ticket sales, or purchase your tickets at the track on race nights with your Visa, Mastercard, or Debit card!
RIDE WITH THE PROS
Ohsweken Speedway has two custom-built two-seater Sprint Cars available for rides. Please visit www.OhswekenTwoSeater.com to learn how you can take the ride of your life with one of the stars of the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Car division!
THURSDAY NIGHT MICRO SPRINT RACING AT OHSWEKEN
Thursday Night Micro Sprint Racing takes place on the Warm Up Track in the Ohsweken Speedway Pits each week from May 16th to September 5th, and spectator admission is just $5! Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com for more information.
SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS
About Nathan Ackland State Farm Insurance: Nathan Ackland has served the Brantford area for over 10 years, and specializes in moves to the Brantford area. He is a second generation State Farm agent, and a proud supporter of local sports, including sponsoring the weekly “Top Gun” award for the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars at Ohsweken Speedway. His mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. Visit the Nathan Ackland State Farm Insurance office at 206 King George Road in Brantford, call him at (519) 754-8700 or toll free (877) 754-8707, and visit www.BrantfordInsurance.ca for more information.
About Corr/Pak Merchandising: Founded in 1997, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc. is based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, and is a designer and producer of Point of Purchase (POP) displays for retail. Strong emphasis on creative design and speed of response has seen Corr/Pak achieve great success in a very competitive industry. Their in-house capabilities and broad range of trusted suppliers enable them to develop any sort of effective solution for your retail display needs, no matter the materials used, whether corrugated, wood, boxboard, plastic, wire, steel, or any combination of those. Corr/Pak’s support of the Sprint Car division at Ohsweken continues for a sixth consecutive season in 2013. Please visit www.CorrPak.ca for more information on the title sponsor of Sprint Car racing at Ohsweken Speedway.
About Affordable Towing & Recovery: Affordable Towing & Recovery provides a full range of towing and breakdown services in Brantford and Southwestern Ontario, as well as flat-bed freight and equipment hauling, and police towing. They can get your vehicle out, no matter where it’s located – from an underground parking garage to a creek bed. Affordable Towing & Recovery offers roadside assistance, and a vehicle storage compound, as well as towing services for anything from motorcycles to big trucks. For solutions to any vehicle transport need, go to Affordable Towing & Recovery. Visit the title sponsor of Thunder Stock racing at Ohsweken online at www.affordable-towing.ca, or call them at (519) 755-7526.
About HRW Automotive: HRW Automotive was founded by Robert Workman in 1990, and by providing good old-fashioned customer service, HRW has gained a loyal following in the community. Many hundreds of area residents and businesses have come to depend on the expertise of HRW’s friendly staff to keep their vehicles and equipment in peak condition. You can entrust all of your vehicle’s service and repair needs to the team of automotive professionals at HRW Automotive. HRW Automotive is located at 163 Baptist Church Road in Caledonia near the intersection of Pauline Johnson Road, and just 5 miles from Ohsweken Speedway. HRW’s support of Mini Stock racing at Ohsweken continues for a third consecutive season in 2013. Visit the title sponsor of Mini Stock Racing at Ohsweken Speedway on the web at www.HRWAutomotive.com, or call HRW today at 519-752-2063, and find out what good customer service is all about!
About Gale’s Auto Aftermarket: All your automobile parts and supply needs can be met at Gale’s Auto Aftermarket, located on RR 6 near Hagersville, Ontario, just 15 miles from Ohsweken Speedway. Track officials are proud to expand their involvement with business owner Gale Hill, who has supported Ohsweken Speedway and its race teams for many years. Call 519-445-2659 for more information on the title sponsor of Bomber racing at Ohsweken.
Ohsweken Speedway also thanks the following sponsors for their support of the 2013 season: Arrow Express, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Renway Fuels & Lubricants Heating & Cooling, O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, McDonald s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Nathan Ackland State Farm Insurance, Klotz Canada Synthentic Lubricants, and Burger Barn.
THIS WEEK AT OHSWEKEN
Ohsweken Speedway’s 18th season of racing continues this Friday, August 30 when Nathan Ackland State Farm Insurance presents Labour Day Special Night, featuring Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks with a full program along with their postponed A-Feature from July 19, Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers, and the TUSA Canada West Mod Lites.
Weekly Friday night racing at Ohsweken offers affordable, exciting, family entertainment just a short drive from many Mid-Western Ontario locations. Weekly Friday night racing adult general admission is just $12, while admission for seniors and students is $10, and kids age 12 and under are admitted FREE! Spectator gates open @ 6:00pm, with the first race taking the green flag at 7:30pm this Friday, August 30! Visit the new official Ohsweken Speedway website at www.OhswekenSpeedway.com and Feel The Excitement!
About Ohsweken Speedway: Founded in 1996, Ohsweken Speedway is a motorsports complex which includes a 3/8 (0.375) mile clay oval track. The facility is owned by the Styres family, and located in the village of Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Ohsweken s weekly Friday night racing program runs from May to September each year, featuring Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, Mini Stocks, and Bombers, while the season finishes each year with the annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Ohsweken Speedway also hosts weekly Micro Sprint racing on Thursday nights, and has been a yearly stop on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series schedule since 2007.
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