Ohsweken, Ontario – July 25, 2013 – Ohsweken Speedway’s 18th season of racing continues this Friday, July 26 when McDonald’s of Paris & Brantford present “Christmas in July”, featuring the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprints, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers, plus the rescheduled Autograph Night, and Kids Box Car Races.
CORR/PAK MERCHANDISING SPRINT CARS
2011 track champion Jim Huppunen continues leads the way in the championship chase for the Sprint Cars. Jamie Collard, Glenn Styres, Mitch Brown, and Shane Ross make up the rest of the top 5.
Jim Huppunen and Jamie Collard are tied atop the Brown Auto Service Hard Charger standings, followed by Keith Dempster, Steve Goldner, and Jessica Zemken.
The Sprint Cars will complete their postponed B-Main and Feature events from July 19 on Friday, August 23.
AFFORDABLE TOWING & RECOVERY THUNDER STOCKS The top 5 has tightened up over the past few weeks in the Thunder Stock division, as Chris Dickie holds an 8 point lead over Lee Winger, with Cory Turner 4 points behind Winger, Mike Thorne 10 points behind Turner, and Jim Lampman 2 points behind Thorne.
Dave Silverthorn, Jr. is 8th overall in the Thunder Stock standings, and leads the Rookie of the Year standings, with Karl Sault his nearest challenger.
The Thunder Stocks will complete their postponed B-Main and Feature events from July 19 on Friday, August 9.
HRW AUTOMOTIVE MINI STOCKS
A pair of rookies lead the way for the Mini Stocks. Alex Schuts picked up his 2nd win of the season on July 12, and took over the Mini Stock division points lead as well. Davey Boughton lost the points lead, but he’s still in the hunt, just 7 points behind Schuts. Jason Lungaro, Laura Hughes, and Steve Hess hold spots in the top 5.
The Mini Stocks will complete their postponed Feature event from July 19 on Friday, August 30.
GALE’S AUTO AFTERMARKET BOMBERS
The Bombers were able to complete their feature race last week before the weather moved in, and Brady Longboat got the win. Another change took place at the top of the standings, as Jesse McDonald moved 3 points ahead of Dusty DeBoer. Tim DeBoer, Brady Longboat, and Max Chechalk round out the top 5.
FRIDAY, JULY 19 – 50/50 DRAW
The winning 50/50 number from the event on Friday, July 19 has been drawn. The winning ticket number is 227555 on a yellow ticket. The prize of $427.50 can be claimed at Styres Gas Bar.
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, 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 McDonald’s of Paris & Brantford: McDonald’s restaurants have served the world some of its favourite food since 1955. Locations in Brantford include 73 King George Road, 27 Stanley Street, 300 King George Road, and 299 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, while another is in Paris at
307 Grand River Street North. Grab a bite to eat on the way to the races, or visit the drive-thru on your way home. Visit www.McDonalds.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
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, July 26 when McDonald’s of Paris & Brantford present “Christmas in July”, featuring the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprints, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers, plus the rescheduled Autograph Night, and Kids Box Car Races.
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, July 26! 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