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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Return to Ohsweken for Lucas Oil Night at the Races on Friday, August 4

OHSWEKEN, Ont. – August 2, 2017 – After a week hiatus following the most successful week in track history, Ohsweken Speedway returns to action on Friday, August 4 for Lucas Oil Night at the Race featuring the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints.

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 14:48 Published in Press Releases


Cory Turner Takes Seventh Against ESS at Merrittville

CAISTOR CENTRE, Ont. – June 26, 2017 – Cory Turner returned to 360 Sprint Car competition at Merrittville Speedway with the Empire Super Sprints last Saturday night.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 11:35 Published in Driver and Team Releases


MERRITTVILLE: Tanner takes Lucas Oil ESS A Main

@Merrittville • @Pintysfoods • THOROLD, ONTARIO – Niagara’s complete concrete contractor hosted Niagara’s complete Canada Day Celebration Saturday June 25th. When the night was over and the Firemaster Fireworks were done – Stepehntown NY’s Matt Tanner was celebrating his first Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints A Main Victory of 2016 in winning the Gary Cunningham Memorial.

Monday, 27 June 2016 10:18 Published in Results & Points


Steve Poirier Takes ESS Opener at Can Am Motorsports Park

LAFARGEVILLE, NY - Steve Poirier said numerous times over the off-season he was coming back full-time in 2013 and was looking to regain the form that won him three prior Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Championships.  Poirier was limited in 2012 due to a knee injury and missed much of the season rehabbing from that.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 17:20 Published in Results & Points


Returning Sponsors Make Empire Super Sprints 30th Anniversary Tour Even Sweeter

SYRACUSE, NY – As the official full point season for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) and its celebrated 30th Anniversary Tour is just two weeks away, the stable of returning sponsors makes this season another lucrative one for its competitors.

Friday, 12 April 2013 10:15 Published in Press Releases


ESS: Barger makes a statement Autodrome Granby

GRANBY, QC – Montrose, NY’s Justin Barger came in to the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) event Friday night at Autodrome Granby as the current point leader.  When the checkered flag fell on the first Le Groupe Ultra Tour of Canada/Fondations 4 Saisons Quebec Super Star Series event he won easily over a star studded field at the famed ½ mile oval.

Monday, 04 June 2012 10:14 Published in Results & Points


ESS: Shane Stewart dominates at Autodrome Granby

GRANBY, QC – When the idea of putting on a big 360 sprint car event at the famed Autodrome Granby in Quebec was put into place, it attracted one of the best sprint car drivers anywhere. Bixby, Oklanhoma's Shane Stewart took the lead from Quebec native Alain Bergeron on lap 13 and never looked back in winning the first annual Can-Am Challenge.

Monday, 14 May 2012 09:57 Published in Results & Points


Eric Varin Roofing joins Empire Super Sprints as sponsor

Eric Varin Roofing from Gatineau, Quebec has joined the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints in a major role for the 2012 season. Varin's successful business will back the Le RPM Speedway Wing/Wingless Shootout point fund and also be an associate sponsor in the Le Groupe Ultra Tour of Canada.

Wednesday, 04 April 2012 20:49 Published in Press Releases


Le Groupe Ultra Becomes Title Sponsor of Tour of Canada for Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints

SYRACUSE, NY – In a major sponsorship announcement, the Parent family and Le Groupe Ultra has now become the title sponsor of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints' (ESS) Canadian Series. Called the Tour of Canada, teams will once again be vying for a lucrative point fund at events in the series. Le Groupe Ultra will be replacing Northwood 2 Construction/Lasalle Motorsports as the title sponsor although Lori and Mike Lasalle will still be a part of the ESS sponsorship family.

Monday, 02 April 2012 09:46 Published in Press Releases


Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints open their season Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway

SYRACUSE, NY – For some of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) teams, the first on track action is this Saturday, March 24th at the famed Selinsgrove Speedway as the Mach 1 Series kicks off. The 25 lap A-Main will pay a cool $2,500 to win and $250 to start which will bring a stout field of 360 sprint cars. The Mach 1 Series is formed by Brian Scandle and Mark Smith which consists of six races with five of them coming at Selinsgrove and one being held at the Lincoln Speedway. ESS will have a part in four of the events which caps off at the National Open on Sept. 1st that pays a whopping $8,000 to the winner.

Wednesday, 21 March 2012 09:20 Published in Press Releases