Ohsweken, Ontario – June 27, 2013 – Ohsweken Speedway’s 18th season of racing continues this Friday, June 28 when O’Neil’s Farm Equipment presents Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers, plus the TUSA Canada West Mod-Lites.
CORR/PAK MERCHANDISING SPRINT CARS
The Sprint Cars will get back to racing for championship points this Friday, following a special challenge event with the Patriot Sprint Tour last week. 2011 champion Jim Huppunen sits atop the standings heading into the next event, with Glenn Styres, Jamie Collard, Mitch Brown, and 2012 champion Chris Steele giving chase.
AFFORDABLE TOWING & RECOVERY THUNDER STOCKS
Ryan Turner went to Klotz Canada Synthetic Lubricants Victory Lane last Friday, but his brother Cory is the driver at the top of the Thunder Stock standings. Jim Lampman, Lee Winger, Chris Dickie, and Mike Thorne also hold spots in the top 5.
HRW AUTOMOTIVE MINI STOCKS
Alex Schuts got his first career feature win last Friday, but he’s chasing Davey Boughton and Robin Elliott in the points standings. Boughton has a 23 point cushion over Elliott, with Schuts, Jason Lungaro, and Laura Hughes also in the top 5.
GALE’S AUTO AFTERMARKET BOMBERS
Max Chechalk got his first win of the season last week, and he’s only 14 points behind championship leader Dusty DeBoer. Chechalk, however, is fifth in the standings, as DeBoer holds a slim 1 point lead over Jesse McDonald, with Brady Longboat in third, just 6 points behind DeBoer, while Tim DeBoer is just 2 points behind Longboat.
TUSA CANADA WEST MOD-LITES
This Friday’s event marks the third of seven events for the TUSA Canada West Mod-Lites series, with round four scheduled for this Saturday night at South Buxton Raceway. Josh Sliter swept the first two rounds of the Canada West series, held at Merrittville Speedway on May 25, and Humberstone Speedway on May 26. Sliter will have strong competition from several former Ohsweken Speedway winners on Friday night, including Medina, New York’s Derek Wagner, and Beamsville driver Paul Klager. Other familiar contenders expected this Friday include Randy Hollingshead, Jason Corless, Jeff May, and Kory Howe, to name just a few.
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 O’Neil’s Farm Equipment: O’Neil’s takes pride in being a family owned business, which has served their community for over 90 years – since 1918. A lot of things have changed over the years, but the principles of their dealership have stayed the same. They believe in serving their customers with honesty and integrity. Their roots were founded in the agriculture business, selling and servicing IH, Case IH, and Case equipment. As their dealership has grown, they have expanded by taking on quality lawn and garden products, and offering a hardware store. Visit the O’Neil’s Farm Equipment website at www.ONeils.ca or visit the O’Neil’s Lawn & Garden store at 2461 Hwy 56 in Binbrook.
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 28 when O’Neil’s Farm Equipment presents Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers, plus 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, June 14! 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.