@NewHumberstone •PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (April 24, 2016) Karl Sault, Emily Puchalski, Jason Coutu, made the headlines after winning their events at the inaugural Dawn of Destruction presented by Tidyman Maintenance at the Humberstone Speedway on Sunday afternoon. Karl Sault dominated all three segments of the Enduro as he picked up the victory, earning $700 for his efforts. Emily Puchalski won the Ladies Race. Jason Coutu picked up the victories in the Backwards Race and in the Figure 8’s. Glen Hills won in the Enduro Cross. The team of Rodney Rutherford and Karl Sault picked up the win in the Side-By-Side Race. Glen Hills ousted seven other competitors in picking up the win in the Demolition Derby.
The day began with a pair of invitational events for two of Humberstone’s weekly divisions, the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman and the JC Auto Street Stocks. Adam Leslie from Port Colborne, Ontario scored the win in the Sportsman Invitational over Tyler Puchalski, Chris Storm and Gord McIntosh. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario picked up the Street Stock Invitational over Chris Crawford, Jim Lampman and Mark Fawcett.
Enduro John Robinson and Karl Sault led the early portion of the first segment. Karl Sault took the lead early on and went on to win the first Enduro segment. Sault continued his dominance as he dominated the second Enduro segment and picked up the victory. The final segment for all the glory and the cash saw Karl Sault and Jason Coutu on the front row with Sault showing the way. Sault was leading over Coutu and Emily Puchalski. After a red flag, Sault continued to show the way over Dillan Sliter and Emily Puchalski. Sault would pick up the win in the Enduro over Emily Puchalski and Dillan Sliter.
Operators from Walters Excavators and Peters Excavating competed in the inaugural Dawn of Destruction Construction Crush-Off and it was a fans vote that decided a winner and the winner was Darren Peters from Peters Excavating.
Six ladies competed in the Ladies Race and it was Cherry Halls and Emily Puchalski showing the way. Puchalski would take the lead from Halls and would check out on the rest of the field. Puchalski would go on and pick up the victory in the Ladies Race over Victoria Gravestock and Cherry Halls.
Jason Coutu showed the early advantage in the Backwards Race. Rob Goulding would take the lead away from Coutu on lap four. Coutu would regain the lead on the last lap from Goulding to pick up the win. Coutu would continue his winning ways on the afternoon as he would hold off R. Bonds in picking up the win in the Figure 8’s.
Karl Sault took the lead from Glen Hills early in the Enduro-Cross event but Hills would regain the lead and would open up his advantage. Sault would reel in his Uncle Glen and the duo would exchange the lead late and Glen Hills would pick up the win in the Enduro-Cross. The team of led by Craig Gilbert was the leader early on in the popular Side-By-Side Race. The team of Rodney Rutherford and Karl Sault would take the lead and went on to pick up the win in the Side By-Side Race.
The Humberstone Speedway will officially kick off their 2016 stock car racing schedule on Sunday May 1st for the 57th season opener. The DIRTcar Sportsman, RUSH Late Models, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and the Pro 4 Trucks will all be on the racing card. Gates will swing open at 4:30pm with racing getting underway at 6:30pm.
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