@OhswekenSpdWay • @WorldofOutlaws • (July 25, 2015) – Ohsweken, Ontario – Ohsweken Speedway’s 20th season of racing continues this Monday and Tuesday with two very special events: The Arrow Express Six Nations Showdown featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series on Tuesday, July 28, preceded by the Burger Barn Northern Summer Nationals on Monday, July 27.
Arrow Express returns as presenting sponsor of the Six Nations Showdown featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers on Tuesday, July 28.
The World of Outlaws Sprint Car series is the world’s premier winged sprint car series. The 2015 WoO schedule includes 90 events at 56 different tracks across 23 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. The tour’s visit to Ohsweken will begin a three-race eastern Canadian swing which continues at Brockville, Ontario on Friday, July 31, and concludes at Drummondville, Quebec on Saturday, August 1.
North Dakota’s Donny Schatz leads the WoO championship standings, and has already reached the 20 win mark this season as he chases his 7th series title. Other drivers chasing WoO points this season include Oklahoma drivers Shane Stewart and Daryn Pittman, Paul McMahan of Tennessee, Indiana’s Joey Saldana and Kraig Kinser, Australian Kerry Madsen, California driver Brad Sweet, Tennessee’s Jason Sides, Pennsylvanians Logan Schuchart and Jacob Allen, Louisiana’s Jason Johnson, and Connecticut driver David Gravel.
The World of Outlaws Sprint Car series has competed at Ohsweken on 9 occasions dating back to 2007. Jason Sides won that first event on July 25, 2007, and also recorded wins at Ohsweken on July 29, 2009, and July 30, 2010. Jason Meyers won at Ohsweken on July 28, 2009, Donny Schatz was the winner on August 1, 2010, July 30, 2013, and July 29, 2014, and Tony Stewart took the checkered flag on both July 27, 2011, and July 31, 2012.
The Northern Summer Nationals event on July 27 includes the Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and the only appearance of the season at Ohsweken for the DIRTcar 358 “Small Block” Modifieds.
The Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Car portion of the Northern Summer Nationals event will include a 25 lap feature, with a $3,000 winner’s prize, valuable championship points, and a guaranteed starting spot no worse than 8th in the 11th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals feature on the line.
The DIRTcar 358 Modified portion of the event will pay the feature winner $1,500, and will count towards the 358 Modified Mr. DIRTcar championship which takes into account a driver’s best 16 finishes between January 1st and Labour Day. Points standings and other information on the Mr. DIRTcar championship is available at www.DIRTcar.com
Advanced reserved seat tickets are now on sale for the July 27 Burger Barn Northern Summer Nationals featuring DIRTcar 358 Modifieds and Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Cars, the July 28 Arrow Express Six Nations Showdown featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series, the September 18 Burger Barn Night Before the Nationals, and the 11th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on September 19! Please visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com for more information, or contact Lorraine Pedersen, Ohsweken Speedway Office Administrator, by phone at 519 717-0023, or by e-mail at email@example.com
About Arrow Express: Arrow Express Sports is a sports and entertainment company that is dedicated to preserving and teaching Native American Indian sports, culture, music, and languages. Based at the Arrow Express Sports Entertainment Arena, the company owns and operates the Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League, and the Hamilton Nationals of Major League Lacrosse. Arrow Express owns and operates the multipurpose 3,000 spectator capacity arena which hosts lacrosse, music, and festival events. The mission of Arrow Express Sports is to help children by advocating healthy lifestyle choices. Visit the Arrow Express Sports website at www.ArrowExpressSports.com.
About Burger Barn: Since opening in 2011, Burger Barn has quickly gained a reputation for large portions, friendly staff, great food, and fair prices. Tips from satisfied customers even led Food Network Canada to feature Burger Barn on their show “You Gotta Eat Here”. Burger Barn takes pride in their product, and they never get tired of hearing “That was the best burger I’ve ever had”. Their menu also includes all-day breakfast, wings, chicken burgers, fish and chips, pulled pork, daily specials, and much more! Burger Barn is located at 3000 Fourth Line in Ohsweken, just five miles from Ohsweken Speedway. Call them at 519-445-0088, and visit www.BurgerBarn.ca for more information.
About Ohsweken Speedway: Founded in 1996, Ohsweken Speedway is a motorsports complex which includes a 3/8 (0.375) mile clay oval track. The facility is owned by the Styres family, and located in the village of Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Ohsweken’s weekly Friday night racing program runs from May to September each year, featuring 360 Sprint Cars, Crate Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, Mini Stocks, and Bombers, while the season finishes each year with the annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Ohsweken Speedway also hosts weekly Micro Sprint racing on Thursday nights, and has been a yearly stop on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series schedule since 2007.
Ohsweken Speedway thanks the following partners for their support: Arrow Express, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Renway Energy, O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, Hoosier Tire Canada, EPIC Racewear, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Nathan Ackland State Farm Insurance, Strickland’s GMC, Mobil 1, Burger Barn, Affordable Towing & Recovery, HRW Automotive, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket.
From: Tommy Goudge/ Media Relations – Ohsweken Speedway