@NewHumberstone • PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO (September 25, 2016) Multi-time speedway winner Ken Sargent was the winner of the 75 lap Enduro as part of the annual Eve of Destruction at the Humberstone Speedway presented by Tidyman Maintenance and Port Colborne Laundry on a picturesque early Fall Sunday afternoon, where a standing room only crowd saw a great show from beginning to end. Norm Mark won the Flag Pole Race. Rob Goulding won the backwards race and his team with Leroy Buscumb also won the Side By Side Race. Todd Gordon won the Enduro Cross event. Jason Vincelette won the Boat-Trailer Race. The afternoon came to a close with a pair of demolition derbies.
The fans were entertained by an Airbag Car Explosion and a stunt that landed a car in an hot tub!
Rob Goulding led the 175 plus car Enduro to the green flag for their 75 lap event. Todd Gordon led the way on lap 40. Gordon led for a while as also did Darren West. Ken Sargent would take the lead unofficially on lap 71 after Gordon spun in turn one on lap 70. Sargent would go on to be scored the winner after leading the final four circuits
16 young race fans participated in the first ever Powerwheels Demolition Derby. All the kids had a great time and put on an excellent show for the fans.
Over 50 participants ran the popular Flag Pole Race with Dylan Dare being scored as the early leader. Jeff Mark would take the lead on lap three and started to pull away from the field. Norm Mark would catch Jeff and take the lead away on lap eight and lead the final two circuits to get the win.
44 ladies ran in the 10 lap Ladies Race with Cherry Halls in the lead early. Emily Puchalski would take the lead on lap three. Puchalski would hold on to the lead until the 16 car would take the lead on the last lap coming off turn two and would hold off Puchalski to grab the win.
38 racers took part in the Backwards Race with Cole Hardy showing the way early on. Rob Goulding would take the lead on lap two and wouldn’t look back as he went on to pick up the win. Goulding and teammate Leroy Buscumb would win the Side By Side Race for their second win of the afternoon.
Ontario Modified driver Todd Gordon took the lead after a lap four red flag and led the remaining distance to win the Enduro Cross event. Jason Vincelette won the Boat Trailer Race
Speedway management would like to congratulate the 2016 Track Champions. Brad Rouse from St. Catharines, Ontario won the 2016 title for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. “The Keystone State Warrior” Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania won his second straight Pinty’s RUSH Late Model title behind eight victories in 2016. Dave Bailey from Hagersville, Ontario completed the Niagara Region Trifecta by winning the track title not only at Humberstone, but at Ohsweken and Merrittville as well in 2016. Kyle Haynes from Caledon, Ontario won the Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks championship while Dylan Llord from St. Catharines, Ontario was the divisional champion in the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks.
Tickets for the 2016 Night of Champions Awards Banquet are now on sale by contacting Cosco Haulage. The 2016 Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday November 12th at the Americana Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
The first event for the 2017 will be the second annual Dawn of Destruction that will take place the first weekend of May. Stay up to date on all things Humberstone by checking out our website at www.humberstonespeedway.com
NEWS AND NOTES: Speedway officials and management would like to thank Leslie Motorsports and Lucas Oil along with Soft Touch Images for sponsoring the Jr Race Fan of the Week.
The Humberstone Speedway would like to thank all the new and returning Weekly Series Sponsors: PC Works (DIRTcar Sportsman), Pinty’s Delicious Foods (RUSH Late Models), J.C. Auto (Street Stocks), Mike Knapp Ford (Pro 4 Trucks), and the Cosco Haulage (Mini Stocks).
Humberstone Speedway is located just two miles East of Port Colborne on Highway 3, just 17 miles west of the US/Canadian Border at the Peace Bridge (Buffalo/Fort Erie). For more information, please visit us on the World Wide Web at www.humberstonespeedway.com as well as follow us on Twitter @NewHumberstone and like us on Facebook. Don’t forget to bring your portable FM radios and listen to all the action on 90.3FM. You can also call the speedway at (905) 834-4002 or the speedway office at Cosco Haulage (905) 935-2886
Contact –– Steven Petty: firstname.lastname@example.org, Humberstone Speedway (905) 834-4002