Ohsweken, Ontario – June 19, 2013 – Ohsweken Speedway’s 18th season of racing continues this Friday, June 21 when RPM Designs presents the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars versus the Patriot Sprint Tour, plus the Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers.
CORR/PAK VS. PST
This Friday features the first of three challenge events between traveling Sprint Car series and the regulars of the weekly Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Car division, with a $2,000 prize on the line for the feature winner.
The New York-based Patriot Sprint Tour travels to Canada this weekend, with stops at Ohsweken on Friday, and South Buxton Raceway on Saturday. Quebec driver Steve Poirier has 5 career feature wins at Ohsweken, including 3 in the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals, and currently leads the PST Canada standings. Poirier won the PST Canada series opener at Merrittville Speedway in April, and also won in his most recent start at Ohsweken – the 2012 Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. New York drivers Justin Barger, Tommy Wickham, Brad Knab, Scott Kreutter, Jared Zimbardi, and Steve Collins are among the PST regulars expected at Ohsweken on Friday.
Glenn Styres has won 3 of the 4 Corr/Pak division events held so far at Ohsweken in 2013, but 2011 champion Jim Huppunen leads the points standings, followed by Styres, Jamie Collard, Mitch Brown, and 2012 champion Chris Steele. They are just a few of the regulars of the Corr/Pak division ready to defend their home turf this Friday against the invaders from the Patriot Sprint Tour, plus wild cards like New York’s Jessica Zemken, and Michigan driver Dustin Daggett, an 11 time feature winner at Ohsweken who has indicated he will be racing in Canada this weekend.
AFFORDABLE TOWING & RECOVERY THUNDER STOCKS
Cory Turner scored another podium finish last Friday, and now enjoys a 32 point lead over Jim Lampman, with Lee Winger, Chris Dickie, and 2012 champion Mike Thorne also giving chase. Karl Sault was awarded the feature win last Friday, and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year standings.
HRW AUTOMOTIVE MINI STOCKS
Davey Boughton scored another Mini Stock feature win last Friday, and now has a 37 point lead over second place Robin Elliott. Alex Schuts, Jason Lungaro, and Laura Hughes round out the current top 5 in the standings. Boughton also leads the Rookie of the Year standings on the strength of his 3 feature wins in 4 starts.
GALE’S AUTO AFTERMARKET BOMBERS
Dusty DeBoer scored his first feature win of the season last Friday, and moved up to second in the standings behind Brady Longboat as a result. Jesse McDonald, Tim DeBoer, and Max Chechalk also hold top 5 spots heading into this week’s event.
NEW START TIME
Start times for weekly Friday night racing events at Ohsweken Speedway have changed for 2013. The pit gates will normally open at 5:30pm, and spectator gates will continue to open at 6:00pm, while the first race will now take the green flag at 7:30pm.
Advanced reserved seat tickets are now on sale for the “Northern Summer Nationals” featuring Tony Stewart on Monday, July 29, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series “Six Nations Showdown” on Tuesday, July 30, and the 9th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 14. Please visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com and check out our new system for online ticket sales!
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.
About RPM Designs: RPM Designs serves all of your sign and graphic needs, including wraps and decals for race cars and street cars alike. They love what they do…and it shows! Few companies have the advantage of saying this. That’s why they go the extra mile on every project, from concept to completion. There is no job too big or too small, too far or wide that they cannot deliver. Check out their website at www.RPMDesigns.net
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.
THIS WEEK AT OHSWEKEN
Ohsweken Speedway’s 18th season of racing continues this Friday, June 21 when RPM Designs presents the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars versus the Patriot Sprint Tour, plus the Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers.
Weekly Friday night racing at Ohsweken offers affordable, exciting, family entertainment just a short drive from many Mid-Western Ontario locations. Adult general admission for this Friday’s special event is $15, while admission for seniors and students is $12, 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, June 21! 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.
Visit the official Ohsweken Speedway website at www.OhswekenSpeedway.com, like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/OHSWEKENSPEEDWAY, follow us on Twitter @OhswekenSpdway, and subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.YouTube.com/user/OhswekenSpdway
Ohsweken Speedway 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.