By Tommy Goudge
OHSWEKEN, Ont. (June 30, 2022) – Extra cash will be on the line this Friday, July 1 when Burger Barn presents the 16th Running of the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals at Ohsweken Speedway.
This special event features a 35 lap $10,000-to-win, $1,000-to-start A-Main for the Pinty’s Knights of Thunder 360 Sprint Car series, plus $2,000-to-win A-Mains for 358 Modifieds and the Action Sprint Tour Fueled by Pinty’s. Along with the already lucrative purse, several cash awards will also be available for the 360 Sprint Car drivers:
-Corr/Pak Merchandising has returned to present the traditional Bill Peer Memorial Best Appearing Car Award which will pay the winner $300.
-The Fastest Qualifier Award will be worth $300 from Qwick Wick Fire Starter, while the Fastest Canadian Qualifier Award will be worth an additional $300.
-Nitro 54 Variety will present the $300 Hard Charger Award for the driver who gains the most positions in the 35 lap A-Main on Friday night.
-The new Larry Gartly Memorial Last Chance Hard Charger Award presented by Doddey Creek Agri Services will go to the driver who advances from the B-Main and gains the most combined positions between the B-Main and A-Main.
-All A-Main starters will receive a $100 Travel Bonus from DBD Systems (www.dbdsystems.com) in Memory of super fan Brian Dempsey.
Entries for the 16th CSCN have already been received from Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, New York, and Pennsylvania, and competitors are asked to file their entries online if they have not already done so. Please visit the CSCN Competitor Info page for more information: https://ohswekenspeedway.ca/cscn-competitors-info/
Advance reserved seat tickets are available, and tickets will also be available at the front gate on race day. Please visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ca for more information.
New Electronic Pit Waiver
Please click this link to sign the Annual Pit Waiver if you plan on entering the Pit Area for any reason in 2022: https://ohsspeed.speedwaiver.com/kinxf
Ohsweken Speedway on GForceTV
Can’t make it to the track or don’t live within driving distance? No problem! Check out all of Ohsweken’s weekly Friday Night Excitement action live online for FREE on GForceTV. Just search for GForceTV on YouTube or Facebook, or visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ca to watch.
The 25th season of weekly Friday Night Excitement at Ohsweken Speedway features four regular racing divisions, including the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks, and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks. Several special events also highlight the 2022 schedule including the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals, and the dirt track debut of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. Visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ca for more information.
About Ohsweken Speedway: Opened in 1996, Ohsweken Speedway is a motorsports complex and event centre featuring a 3/8 mile clay oval auto racing track and 1/6 mile clay oval Micro Sprint and Karting track. The facility is owned by the Styres family, and located in the village of Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Ohsweken’s weekly Friday Night Excitement racing program runs from May to September each year, featuring 360 Sprint Cars, Crate Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, and Mini Stocks, while the facility also hosts weekly Micro Sprint and Kart racing on Thursday nights. Several major events highlight the annual schedule including the track’s signature event – the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals.
Racing at Ohsweken Speedway is made possible with support from the following partners: Ackland Insurance, Arrow Express, Nitro 54 Variety, Auto Parts Centres, Bradshaw Brothers Fuels, Burger Barn, Case IH & O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, Core-Mark International, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, EPIC Racewear, Gale’s Auto Aftermarket, Ohsweken Speedway Racesource, Halifax Thunderbirds, Hoosier Tire Canada, HRW Automotive, Insta-Insulation/Insta-Panels, Jibs Action Sports, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, Middleport Mechanical, Miska Trailer Factory, Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Renway Energy, Strickland’s GMC, Club 54 Racing, Oakwood Transport, and Safety-Kleen.