Four-Wide Sportsman racing action at Merrittville Speedway Four-Wide Sportsman racing action at Merrittville Speedway photo: courtesy Merrittvile Speedway

Blast Into Summer with Free Admission at Merrittville Speedway

Written by  on Monday, 16 June 2014 16:56

June 16, 2014 THOROLD, ONTARIO – For Race Fans 18 years of age or younger ... Blast off into Summer and enjoy a FREE Night of racing in the grandstands on SMS Machine Tools Night - Saturday June 21st at Merrittville Speedway.

Both the J&S Heating and Air Conditioning Modified Lites and the Rick's Delivery Sportsman Divisions will be in the spotlight in a TUSA Modified Lite Tour Event in addition to another round of the new for 2014 Tri Track Series . Joining the Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series program are the Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modifieds, Hoosier Stocks and the Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinders.

"Schools out and it's the first day of summer," relates (Merrittville General Manager) Erica Bicknell-Jones, "there's no better way to Blast Off into the holidays than a night at the races."

The TUSA Modified Lite Hoosier Tire Mr. Dirt Racing Series Tour is part of an 8 Race Canadian West Regional Series that includes visits to Ohsweken and Humberstone Speedways and includes the two day J&S Heating and Air Condtioning TUSA Canadian International Modified Lite Championship Weekend September 5th and 6th.

The 25 lap Event will pay the winner $300.00 of an overall $1,850.00 purse. The overall champion of the West Regional Series will be awarded $500.00 of a point fund totaling more than $2,500.00 and could increase as more Entries are received during the season.

This coming weekend, the Merrittville Event is in the middle of stops at the Ohsweken and Humberstone Speedways with the same busy schedule set for August 22 – 24.

Also in the spotlight is the second round of the new for 2014 Tri Track Series for Sportsman from Ransomville, Merrittville and Humberstone Speedways.

Don Spatorico won the opener back on May 16th at Ransomville in the Investor's Services Main Event and the second has yet to be rescheduled after June 1st's Seaway Mall Night at Humberstone was rained out.

The second event at Ransomville is set for August 8th's Grelak Mechanical Tim Hortons Night while Humberstone will host their second on CAA Niagara Night Sunday August 31st. Hingston Metal Fabricators Night will present the second Saturday Night Event here as part of July 26th's Minor Sport Night.


SMS Machine Tools Limited has been supplying it's customers with state of the art equipment from the world's leading manufacturers since 1959. SMS Machine has developed into one of Canada's foremost machine distributors, providing clients with leading edge technology machine tools and automated manufacturing. Visit to learn more about SMS.


Gates will open Saturday June 21st for SMS Machine Tools Night at 5:30 with Show Time at 7:00.

For all the news on Merrittville Speedway's 63rd Consecutive Season in 2014 – visit Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book ( Speedway) and Twitter (

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 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!


                                                          Your Local Dirt Track is where it's at!


MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS The 2013 62nd  Anniversary Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway's 5 Divisions was brought to race fans and racers by division sponsors – Bobcat of Hamilton, Rick's Delivery, J&S Heating and Air Conditioning, Hoosier Tire Canada and Turn 4 Collision in addition to many marketing partners Visit them at . and visit them when you require their products and/or services.


Lucas Oil Products is one of 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.

Race fans can look for Lucas Oil Products at their favorite automotive retailer or maintenance center including Drummond Home Hardware. KC Auto Parts, RCM Racing Equipment and Tim Phillips Garage.


From: Jim Irvine/ Assistant General Manager- Merrittville Speedway
Winter Office Phone Number - 905-685-7223

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