Ohsweken, Ontario – September 3, 2014 – Ohsweken Speedway’s 19th season of regular weekly racing concludes this Friday, September 5, when Renway Energy presents Season Championship Night, featuring extra-distance features for the Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers.
CORR/PAK MERCHANDISING 360 SPRINT CARS
Glenn Styres is looking for his first track championship since weekly Sprint Car racing began at Ohsweken in 2008, but has to keep Mitch Brown behind him in the 360 Sprint Car standings for 1 more week. Styres has a 27 point lead over August 29 feature winner Brown, and can clinch the championship by finishing 14th or better on Friday. Jim Huppunen, Shane Ross, Todd Hoddick, Keith Dempster, Dave Dykstra, Jamie Turner, Jeremy Hughes, and Rookie of the Year leader Cory Turner make up the remainder of the current top 10.
STRICKLAND’S GMC CRATE SPRINT CARS
Ryan Hunsinger needs only to start the Crate Sprint Car feature on Friday to clinch the championship for the division’s inaugural season. Hunsinger is ahead of Aaron Turkey by 55 points, while August 29 feature winner Jake Brown is 3rd, followed by Josh Shantz, Mike Thorne, Brad Herron, Mark Czuba, Tyler Hendricks, Kyle Durnin, and Paul Lang.
AFFORDABLE TOWING & RECOVERY THUNDER STOCKS
The Thunder Stock championship is still up for grabs, as Dave Silverthorn, Jr. leads defending champion and August 29 feature winner Lee Winger by just 4 points heading into Friday’s event. Wyatt Van Wart is 28 points behind Silverthorn and 3rd in the standings, while Chris Dickie still has a chance at the title as he sits in 4th, 45 points behind Silverthorn. Dave Bailey, Ryan Dinning, Rookie of the Year leader Chase Hess, Bryce Richardson, Karl Sault, and Trevor DeBoer make up the remainder of the top 10.
HRW AUTOMOTIVE MINI STOCKS
Tyler Lafantaisie leads the Mini Stock division standings by 39 points over Rookie of the Year leader and August 29 feature winner Mark Bazuin, and needs to finish 19th or better on Friday to clinch to championship. Team 81 (Alex Schuts and Lee Hils) is 3rd in the standings, followed by Team 66 (Brandon and Jon Janssens), Robin Elliott, Jason Lungaro, Kathi Dickie, Lucas Lubin, Team 55 (Rob and Kevin Slater), and Team 79 (Steve and Dan Miller).
GALE’S AUTO AFTERMARKET BOMBERS
Dusty DeBoer’s consistency has him poised to repeat as Bomber division champ, as he needs only to start to the feature on Friday to clinch the title. Joe DeBoer is 2nd in the standings, followed by Gillian Hils, Ashton Reekie, Clinton Nicholls, Gerald Burnham, Paul Longboat, Max Chechalk, Tim Nuell, and Team 1210 (Thomas Booker and Derek Dwyer).
CANADIAN SPRINT CAR NATIONALS NEXT WEEK!!
The 10th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals weekend at Ohsweken Speedway is coming up next week. The schedule for the track’s signature event will kick off with a Test & Tune session on Thursday, September 11, while racing will commence Friday, September 12 with the “Night Before the Nationals” presented by Burger Barn, and finish with the 10th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals presented by Arrow Express on Saturday, September 13. Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com for more information.
Advanced reserved seat tickets are now on sale for the 10th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals weekend on Friday, September 12, and Saturday, September 13. Please visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com for more information, or contact Mary Wilkinson, Director of Customer Relations, by phone at 519 717-0023, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for competitors to register and pay the discounted $50 entry fee for the 10th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals was August 31, 2014. Entries are now $100, and can be filed by contacting Mary Wilkinson, Director of Customer Relations, by phone at 519 717-0023, or e-mail at email@example.com. Click on the “Competitors Info” link on www.OhswekenSpeedway.com to print the entry form, view the rules, format, and more.
SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS
About Renway Energy: The official fuel supplier for Ohsweken Speedway, Renway Fuels & Lubricants offers a comprehensive line of petroleum products including fuels (gasoline, diesel, furnace oil, stove oil, and propane), lubricants (agricultural, commercial, industrial, and automotive), and filters (oil, fuel, air, and hydraulic). Renway Heating & Cooling is a complete residential and light commercial heating (oil, natural gas, and propane), air conditioning, sheet metal fabrication, and ventilation contractor. This family-owned business prides itself on providing quality products coupled with professional, courteous service you can rely on. Renway’s continued success is built on customer satisfaction. Drop by the Renway office at 56 Henry Street in Brantford, call them at 519-752-6777 or 1-888-553-5550, and check out their website at www.Renway.ca
About Corr/Pak Merchandising: Corr/Pak’s support of the Sprint Car division at Ohsweken continues for a seventh consecutive season in 2014. 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. Please visit www.CorrPak.ca for more information on the title sponsor of 360 Sprint Car racing at Ohsweken Speedway.
About Strickland’s GMC: Strickland’s is the title sponsor for the inaugural season of Ohsweken’s Crate Sprint Car division in 2014. Strickland’s is a family owned and operated business that has been serving Southwestern Ontario for over 30 years. They have never been afraid to change in order to better serve their customers, but one thing has remained the same – they have always run their company based on the old proverb “Treat others the way you wish to be treated”. Strickland’s is the only full line General Motors dealer in Brantford and the surrounding area, serving the community for over 90 years. Strickland’s GMC is located at 19-21 Lynden Road in Brantford, at the intersection of Lynden Road and Wayne Gretzky Parkway, and just 15 minutes from Ohsweken Speedway. Visit Strickland’s GMC online at www.Stricklands.com, or call them at 1-800-599-5558.
About Affordable Towing & Recovery: Affordable Towing & Recovery returns as title sponsor of Ohsweken’s Thunder Stock division for a second consecutive season in 2014. 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. Affordable Towing & Recovery is located at 55 Shaver Street in Brantford, near the intersection of Garden Avenue North and Colborne Street East, and just 10 miles from Ohsweken Speedway. For solutions to any vehicle transport need, go to Affordable Towing & Recovery. Visit them online at www.affordable-towing.ca, or call them at (519) 755-7526.
About HRW Automotive: HRW Automotive returns as title sponsor of Ohsweken’s Mini Stock division for a fourth consecutive season in 2014. HRW Automotive was founded by Robert Workman in 1990. By providing good old-fashioned customer service, HRW has gained a loyal following in the community. Many 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. 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: Gale’s Auto Aftermarket returns as title sponsor of Ohsweken’s Bomber division for a second consecutive season in 2014. 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. Call 519-445-2659 for more information.
THIS WEEK AT OHSWEKEN
Ohsweken Speedway’s 19th season of regular weekly racing concludes this Friday, September 5, when Renway Energy presents Season Championship Night, featuring extra-distance features for the Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers.
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 seniors and students are $10, and kids age 12 and under are FREE! Spectator gates open at 6:00pm, with the first race taking the green flag at 7:30pm. Visit the 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 360 Sprint Cars, Crate 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: Arrow Express, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Renway Energy, O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Nathan Ackland State Farm Insurance, Strickland’s GMC, Mobil 1, Burger Barn, Affordable Towing & Recovery, HRW Automotive, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket.