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OHSWEKEN, Ont. (July 18, 2019) – Ohsweken Speedway is gearing up for the upcoming Northern Summer Nationals featuring Sprint Car stars Tony Stewart, Christopher Bell and Rico Abreu on Monday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 23. This year’s edition of the Northern Summer Nationals features back-to-back nights of $5,000 USD-to-win events for the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars.
Monday and Tuesday’s events will also be run in conjunction with the Patriot Sprint Tour’s “Northern Swing”, which features a bonus purse to drivers who compete in all four events over the weekend. The swing starts on Saturday, July 20 at Brockville Ontario Speedway before shifting to Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 21. Each night will pay $3,500 USD to win and $300 USD-to-start. The Patriot Sprint Tour points payout is 50 points per night at each of the four races for the overall PST Point Fund and the four race series will pay a separate point fund of $5000 USD with $1000 USD going to the highest point earner from the four races. Drivers MUST attend all four races to be eligible for the bonus.
Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars at Ohsweken Purse Breakdown (Each Night – Figures in USD): 1. $5,000; 2. $3,000; 3. $1,500; 4. $900; 5. $850; 6. $800; 7. $775; 8. $750; 9. $725; 10. $700; 11. $650; 12. $600; 13. $550; 14. $500; 15. $475; 16. $450; 17. $425; 18. $420; 19. $415; 20. $410; 21. $400; 22. $400; 23. $400; 24. $400; B-Main Non-Transfers: $100; Ackland Insurance Top Gun Bonus: $100
Patriot Sprint Tour Brockville and Cornwall Northern Swing Purse Breakdown (Each Night – Figures in USD): 1. $3,500.00; 2. $1,250.00; 3. $850.00; 4. $650.00; 5. $500.00; 6. 475.00; 7. $450.00; 8. $435.00; 9. $425.00; 10. $400.00; 11. $350.00; 12. $345.00; 13. $340.00; 14. $335.00; 15. $300.00; 16. $300.00; 17. $300.00; 18. $300.00; 19. $300.00; 20. $300.00; 21. $300.00; 22. $300.00
However, the Ohsweken events will still be run under Canadian Sprint Car Nationals technical rules, with the following points of emphasis:
- 2″x 2″ Rock Screen is Mandatory
- Wheel Covers Must have 5 Steel Dzus Fsstners or 3 Bolts
- Torsion stop retainers will be mandatory on all four corners
- Minimum 1500 lbs. weight (with driver; no fuel added) after the race. Zero tolerance.
- NO turn-up (wicker bill) on 90 degree angle allowed at rear of centre foil on dished wings.
- Flat top wings may utilize a 1” turn-up (wicker bill) on 90 degree angle at the back edge of the top wing.
- Panels must be fabricated flat so as to have no turnouts or flaps exceeding 1.25 inches including reinforcement. (reinforcement not to exceed 1.25 inches).
- No microprocessor-operated or controlled parts (such as fuel injections, fuel systems, Swindell Bleeders, etc).
- Open tire rule except right rear tire.
- Right rear tires are limited to only the approved right rear spec tires of each affiliate sanction:
- 1 Empire Super Sprints (ESS)
- 1.1 Hoosier 105/18-15 stamped HTC
- 1.2 Hoosier D-20/RD-20
- 1.3 Hoosier D-25
- 2 Great Lakes Super Sprints (GLSS)
- 2.1 Hoosier 105/16-15 Medium
- 2.2 Hoosier 105/16-15 Hard
- 3 National Racing Alliance Sprint Invaders (NRA)
- 3.1 Hoosier 105/16-15 Medium
- 3.2 Hoosier stamped NRA
- 4 Ohsweken Speedway 360 Sprint Cars (OHS)
- 4.1 Hoosier 105/18-15 stamped HTC
- 5 Patriot Sprint Tour (PST)
- 5.1 Hoosier 105/18-15 stamped HTC
- 5.2 Hoosier 105/18-15 D25
- 5.3 Hoosier 105/18-15 RD20
- 6 Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS)
- 6.1 American Racer MC2
- 6.2 American Racer MC3
- The Hoosier 98/14.0W-15 and Hoosier 96/14.0W-15 RD12 will not be allowed.
- 1 Empire Super Sprints (ESS)
About Burger Barn: Since opening in 2011, Burger Barn has quickly gained a reputation for large portions, friendly staff, great food, and fair prices. Tips from satisfied customers even led Food Network Canada to feature Burger Barn on their show “You Gotta Eat Here”. Burger Barn takes pride in their product, and they never get tired of hearing “That was the best burger I’ve ever had”. Their menu also includes all-day breakfast, wings, chicken burgers, fish and chips, pulled pork, daily specials, and much more! Burger Barn is located at 3000 Fourth Line in Ohsweken, just 5 miles from Ohsweken Speedway. Call them at 519-445-0088, and visit www.BurgerBarn.ca for more information.
About Bradshaw Brothers: Based in Waterford, Ontario, Bradshaw Fuels Limited was founded in 1979. The company’s line of business includes the wholesale distribution of petroleum and petroleum products. Call them at 519 443-8611, or visit their website at www.BradshawFuels.com.
About Arrow Express: Arrow Express Sports is a sport and entertainment company that is dedicated to preserving and teaching Native American Indian sports, culture, music, and languages. Based at the Arrow Express Sports Entertainment Arena, the company owns and operates the Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League, and the Hamilton Nationals of Major League Lacrosse. Arrow Express owns and operates the multipurpose 3,000 spectator capacity arena which hosts lacrosse, music, and festival events. The mission of Arrow Express Sports is to help children by advocating healthy lifestyle choices. Visit the Arrow Express Sports website at www.aeslacrosse.com.
About Nitro 54 Variety: Nitro 54 Variety is a proud sponsor of several race team at Ohsweken Speedway.
About MavTV Canada’s All North Racing Powered by Pinty’s
Ohsweken Speedway is excited to announce its Friday Night Excitement racing will be the centerpiece of a new international television broadcast on MavTV Canada called All North Racing powered by Pinty’s. All North Racing will visit Ohsweken for six live broadcasts that will be re-aired multiple times in Canada and the United States. The MavTV broadcasts are scheduled for May 31, June 21, July 22, July 23, August 30 and September 14. These broadcasts include both nights of the Northern Summer Nationals featuring Tony Stewart, Christopher Bell and Rico Abreu as well as the 15th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. For more information on MavTV Canada, visit www.facebook.com/MAVTVCanada.
Northern Summer Nationals Tickets Available Now
Tony Stewart, Christopher Bell and Rico Abreu are coming to Ohsweken Speedway for two action-packed nights on July 22-23. All three Sprint Car stars will be in action both nights for two $5,000-to-win 360 Sprint Car shows. Tickets and camping for the Northern Summer Nationals are on sale online at https://ohswekenspeedway.ticketforce.com/ or can be purchased by phone by calling (519) 717-0023.
Ohsweken Speedway Live Stream
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 via the Ohsweken Speedway Live Stream. The stream goes live at 7:30pm EST each race night at www.OhswekenSpeedway.ca and on our official Facebook page.
Ohsweken Speedway’s 24th season of weekly Friday Night Excitement features four divisions of racing, including the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks. Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com or call (519) 717-0023 for more information.
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 360 Sprint Cars, Crate Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks and Mini Stocks. The season finishes each year with the track’ annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Ohsweken Speedway also hosts weekly Micro Sprint racing on Thursday nights.
OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY MEDIA
Phone: (519) 717-0023
Ohsweken Speedway thanks the following partners for their support: Nitro 54 Variety, Ackland Insurance, Arrow Express, 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, Grisdale Racing Products, Hoosier Tire Canada, HRW Automotive, Insta-Insulation/Insta-Panels, Jibs Action Sports, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Middleport Mechanical, Miska Trailer Factory, Club 54 Racing, Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Renway Energy, Rochester Knighthawks, Strickland’s GMC and Victory Gamez.