OHSWEKEN, Ont. (September 5, 2023) – The 19th Running of the Northern Sprint Car Nationals weekend at Ohsweken Speedway is quickly approaching, and preparations are well underway for the track’s signature event. Speedway officials are also pleased to announce that the Mini Stocks and Thunder Stocks will join the Northern Crate Nationals racing card on Friday, September 15!
The 2023 Northern Sprint Car Nationals weekend will kick off with a Test & Tune session on Thursday, September 14, while racing will commence Friday, September 15 with the 2nd Running of the Northern Crate Nationals presented by Nitro 54 Variety, and finish with the 19th Running of the Northern Sprint Car Nationals presented by Nitro 54 Variety and Arrow Express on Saturday, September 16.
The Saturday night 360 Sprint Car purse will pay $10,000 CAD to the winner and a minimum of $1,000 CAD to start the 35 lap A-Feature, along with many other cash awards. Entries are already coming in for the big event, which will include teams from the Southern Ontario Sprints, Empire Super Sprints, Ohsweken’s Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, and more.
The GM 602 crate engine-powered Sprint Cars of the Action Sprint Tour headline the Friday night action, with a $5,000 winner’s cheque on the line. Friday’s event will also include Twin 15’s for the 360 Sprint Cars; the winners of each Twin 15 will receive $1,000 and be guaranteed starters for Saturday’s 35 lap A-Main. As if that weren’t enough action, the popular Mini Stocks and Thunder Stocks will run on Friday, September 15 as well!
NSCN Test & Tune Night on Thursday, September 14 is open to all divisions competing at Ohsweken Speedway in 2023. Hot laps will start at 6:30pm, and pit admission is $20.
Early Bird Pre-Entry Deadline – September 8, 2023
Registration is now open for both Sprint Car divisions competing at Ohsweken on Northern Sprint Car Nationals weekend. Entries filed by September 8 will be entered into a draw with two prizes on the line; the winner receive a brand new right rear tire, and second prize is $250 CAD. Visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ca/nscn-competitors-info/ to file your pre-entry.
Northern Sprint Car Nationals Tickets and Camping Available Now!
The best Sprint Car racers from the Northeast region and beyond will converge on Ohsweken Speedway on Friday, September 15, and Saturday, September 16 for the Northern Sprint Car Nationals weekend. Tickets and reserved campsites for the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals are on sale online at www.ohswekenspeedway.com or by phone at 519-717-0023. DIRECT TICKET & CAMPING LINK: https://www.showpass.com/o/ohsweken-speedway/
Complete the online PIT WAIVER prior to attending and save time at the Pit Gate: https://ohsspeed.speedwaiver.com/cpuby
Northern Sprint Car Nationals History
The Northern Sprint Car Nationals has been the annual season-closing event at Ohsweken Speedway since 2005, and brings together drivers and teams from the Empire Super Sprints, Southern Ontario Sprints, and Ohsweken Speedway’s Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Car division, plus more teams and drivers from all over Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.
Northern Sprint Car Nationals – Winners List
2005 Kenny Jacobs – Holmesville, Ohio, USA
2006 Steve Poirier – Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, Quebec, Canada
2007 Steve Poirier – Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, Quebec, Canada
2008 Wayne Johnson – Mustang, Oklahoma, USA
2009 Shane Stewart – Bixby, Oklahoma, USA
2010 Shane Stewart – Bixby, Oklahoma, USA
2011 Sam Hafertepe Jr. – Sunnyvale, Texas, USA
2012 Steve Poirier – Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, Quebec, Canada
2013 Shane Stewart – Bixby, Oklahoma, USA
2014 Jessica Zemken – Sprakers, New York, USA
2015 Bryan Howland – Auburn, New York, USA
2016 Parker Price-Miller – Kokomo, Indiana, USA
2017 Carson Macedo – Lemoore, California, USA
2018 Parker Price-Miller – Kokomo, Indiana, USA
2019 Scott Kreutter – Cheektowaga, New York, USA
2022 Ryan Turner – Dunnville, Ontario, Canada
2022 Paulie Colagiovanni – Cicero, New York, USA
2022 Ryan Turner – Dunnville, Ontario, Canada
Northern Crate Nationals – Winners List
2022 Mike Bowman – St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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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.