@NewHumberstone •PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (April 1, 2016) Management of the Humberstone Speedway would like to release their 2016 racing schedule, the 57th season of racing at the historic Port Colborne, Ontario speedplant. The season lid-lifter will take place on Sunday April 24th as Tidyman Maintenance presents the inaugural running of the Dawn of Destruction, a pre-curser to the popular Eve of Destruction held at the end of the season. Look for news in the coming days about the Dawn of Destruction.
The 57th season of racing on the competitive 1/3rd mile will begin on Sunday May 1st featuring the DIRTcar Sportsman, RUSH Late Models, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and Pro 4 Trucks. The Mothers Day Special, Sunday May 8th will see the first ever appearance in Canada for the New York State based Race of Champions Sportsman Tour presented by Davidson Line Marking & Parking Lot Maintenance. PC Works will present the May 15th program that will include the first Autograph Night of the season plus the first visit of the season by the Vintage Cars and Home Track race number one (1) for the Street Stocks as part of the Duel on the Dirt. The Sunday of Victoria Day Weekend will see the return of the RUSH Late Model Touring Series for the John Puhl Memorial. A full card of racing plus Fireworks will cap off Victoria Day Weekend racing festivities. The month of May will close out with a full card of racing as the Reeb House will present the racing program.
The month of June will kick off with the first of two appearances this season by the Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS). The SOS will be joined by the complete Humberstone racing card on Zanchin Truck & Trailer Night. Super Mario’s Pizza will present the June 12th racing action that will be a full card plus Vintage Cars. June 19th will be the second Autograph Night of the year plus the second home track race for the Duel on the Dirt Street Stock series on Brian’s Tire Repair Night as they will be celebrating 25 years in business. Pinty’s Delicious Foods presents the inaugural visit by the 602 Crate Sprint Cars on June 26th. It will only be the second race outside of Ohsweken Speedway for the Crate Sprints as they ran South Buxton Speedway in 2014.
July will come in with another visit by the Vintage Cars on the July 3rd racing program presented by Port Colborne Laundry that will also be Kids Poster Contest Night and a 25 lap Eve of Destruction Enduro qualifier. Walters Excavators will present the July 10 racing program. Pinty’s Delicious Foods will present the action on July 17th, which will include the third Autograph Night of the season plus a 30 lap Eve of Destruction Enduro qualifier. On Saturday July 23rd, Humberstone Speedway will be hosting the Kenny Wallace Driving Experience. Sunday July 24th will see the return of the Go Nuclear! Late Model Series plus a full card of racing on Rankin Construction Night. The following Sunday, July 31st will be the running of the All Canadian Championships. A full card of racing plus Vintage Cars, fireworks and an outdoor dance party by Blast Entertainment will all be part of the Civic Holiday tradition.
The heat of the summer will continue and on August 7th , Humberstone will be hosting the second visit of the season by the Southern Ontario Sprints on Zanchin Truck & Trailer Night. Pinty’s Delicious Foods will present the racing program on August 14th, which will be highlighted by a 30 lap Eve of Destruction Enduro Qualifier. The Verge Insurance Group will present the annual visit by the TUSA Mod Lite Tour on August 21st as they try to tame the 1/3rd mile oval. CAA Niagara will present the second running of the Pete Cosco Memorial on August 28th featuring the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds plus a full card of racing.
The final month of the season will kick off on September 4th with the final points night of the season for the DIRTcar Sportsman plus a full card and Vintage Cars. September 11th will be running of the Trevor Wilkens Memorial for the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series presented by Cosco Haulage. The following week, Mike Knapp Ford will present the Safecracker 100 for the Sportsman plus a full card of racing on Season Championship Night. The season will come to a close on September 25th as Tidyman Maintenance will present the popular Eve of Destruction at 12:00pm.
The weekly racing start time will be at 6:30pm. A full and complete schedule will be available online at www.humberstonespeedway.com
The New 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).
The New 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
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