THOROLD, ON – If you love big trucks and big block DIRTcar Modifieds – you will love Merrittville Speedway July 7th! Modern Corporation’s 9th Annual Trucker Show ‘N Shine Night at the Thorold DIRTcar sanctioned oval will fill the grandstand area with trucks of all kinds before they take to the track for the annual Show and Shine Competition that is voted on by the fans.Peterbilt … Kenworth … Freightliner … Mack … Sterling … International … Western Star – you’ve got to have a favorite! Or maybe it’s the paint and the chrome … or just a cool horn!
“It always makes for an awesome night,” relates (Merrittville GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “some of the finest looking trucks around will be on display and you’ve got to salute them … they work their trucks work during the week in some of the worst conditions … but they take pride in their trucks to keep them looking so good … especially when they come to the track.”
Modern Corporation’s Night will also find Entry Forms for the Monday August 6th Big Block Grand Marshall Search available for the first time when you purchase your grandstand tickets.
In and amongst the big rigs somewhere will be the Modern Corporation Team cars of Shawn, Josh, Ray and Dillan Sliter. Look for the #71, #17, # 27 and #7 Modified Lites on display and in action on the track.
Since 1964, Modern Corporation has worked to enhance the quality of the environment and well being of the community by providing recycling, commercial and residential waste removal, landfill, industrial cleaning, sanitation and environmental services to commercial, industrial and municipal customers.
Modern Corporation is committed to the safe handling, effective reclamation and environmentally friendly disposal of a wide variety of waste products and uses state of the art technology to achieve its goals.
Modern Corporation believes that preserving the environment should be a priority for every home and business and through it’s involvement at Merrittville Speedway – invites everyone to join the race to reduce, reuse and recycle.
To watch a video on Modern’s state of the art single stream recycling facility – click on http://www.modern-corp.com/video.php
Modern Corporation – boasting over 500 employees in the US and Canada – is an industry leader and remains dedicated to the community and committed to the environment.
For further information – visit www.moderncorporation.com.
Modern Corporation’s Night July 7th will feature all 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Divisions – the Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modifieds, the Original Pizza Logs Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks, the J&S Heating and Air Conditioning Modified Lites and the Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinder Divisions.
When the gates open at 5:30 – All Truckers with an A Licence are eligible for a $2 discount on Grandstand Admission. Showtime is at 7 PM.
For all the news on Merrittville Speedway’s 61st Consecutive Season in 2012 including how to display your truck – visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com. For directions to Merrittville Speedway click on www.merrittvillespeedway.com/track_map
Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book (Facebook.com/Merrittville Speedway) and Twitter (Twitter.com/Merrittville).
Join us this season on a Saturday Night for a LUCAS OIL WEEKLY RACING SERIES EVENT featuring FIVE Divisions with local heroes and up and coming new stars. Make your plans … call your friends and maybe even get a carpool together and enjoy a staycation at the speedway with plenty of free parking and camping spots – a night at the races is so much fun and so close to home!
Merrittville Speedway’s Reunion Committee is preparing to host Nostalgia Night 2012 Saturday July 14th with Lucas Oil presenting the 61st Anniversary Celebration highlighted by the Jerry Winger Lucas Oil Slick Mist 60 for the Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modifieds plus Vintage Race Cars and the L. St. Amand Enterprises Wall of Fame Inductions.
MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS The 2012 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway’s 5 Divisions is brought to race fans and racers by division sponsors – Bobcat of Hamilton, Original Pizza Logs, J&S Heating and Air Conditioning, Hoosier Tire Canada and Turn 4 Collision in addition to many marketing partners Visit them at . http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com/sponsors.htm and visit them when you require their products and/or services.
Lucas Oil Products is one the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry featuring a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives. Through innovative product research and development along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top selling additive in the industry. Look for Lucas Oil Products at your favorite automotive retailer or maintenance centre including B&C Truck Centre, Drummond Home Hardware, KC Auto Parts, RCM Racing Equipment and Tim Phillips Garage
From Jim Irvine / Merrittville Speedway