OHSWEKEN, ON – 118 cars filled Ohsweken Speedway’s pit area for the Friday Night Thunder season opener last week, and a similar turnout is expected this Friday, June 1st when Grisdale Racing presents “Sponsors Night” at Ohsweken. Race teams all have the opportunity to invite their sponsors to the speedway for a night of entertainment as guests of Ohsweken Speedway this week, with the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, Lighthouse Tattoos Thunder Stocks, HRW Autmotive Mini Stocks, and Pierced Parts Bombers all in action, plus Vintage Cars.
CORR/PAK MERCHANDISING SPRINT CARS: Ohsweken’s own Glenn Styres won last Friday’s season opener for the Sprint Cars, and leads the championship standings as a result. Dain Naida of Tecumseh, Michigan, and Alton driver Keith Dempster are tied for 2nd in the standings, followed by Vineland’s Chris Steele, and Burford driver Jamie Collard, who are tied for 4th.
LIGHTHOUSE TATTOOS THUNDER STOCKS: Brad Herron of Brantford got the win in the opening race for the Thunder Stocks, and leads the points standings heading into this Friday’s event. Caistor Centre’s Cory Turner sits 2nd in the standings, followed by Caledonia driver Lee Winger, Jack Myers of Wainfleet, and Caledonia’s Mike Thorne.
HRW AUTOMOTIVE MINI STOCKS: Hamilton’s Jason Lungaro scored his first career Mini Stock feature win in dramatic fashion last Friday with a last lap pass. He leads the standings heading into round 2, followed by Burlington driver Jeremy Hughes, Mike Evers of Caledonia, Hamilton’s Brittani Myers, and Paris driver Steve Miller.
PIERCED PARTS BOMBERS: Another Hamilton driver was also a first-time winner last week, as Max Chechalk went to the winner’s circle after the Bomber feature. He leads the championship standings heading into week 2, followed by Carlisle’s Davey Boughton, Jesse McDonald of Caledonia, Waterdown driver Rodney Rutherford, and Hagersville’s Dusty DeBoer.
TICKETS PLEASE!: Advanced reserved seat tickets for “Tony Stewart at Ohsweken” July 30, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars “Six Nations Showdown” July 31, and the 8th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals September 14 and 15 at Ohsweken are on sale now! Please visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com and call 1-888-720-RACE to order yours today!
RIDE WITH THE PROS: Ohsweken Speedway has two custom-built two-seater Sprint Cars available each race night for rides. Please visit www.OhswekenTwoSeater.com to learn how you can take the ride of your life with one of the stars of the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Car division!
OUR SPONSORS: About Grisdale Racing: Grisdale Racing is a one-stop supplier for high performance and hardcore racing components. A complete line of racing products for the entry-level enthusiast to the full-time professional racer is available. Grisdale Racing offers products and technical assistance for all forms of motorsports competition, and specializes in short track racing, drag racing, road racing, off-road, and street rod applications. Visit the new and improved Grisdale Racing website at www.Grisdale.com.
About Corr/Pak Merchandising: Founded in 1997, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc. is based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, and is a designer and producer of Point of Purchase (POP) displays for retail. Strong emphasis on creative design and speed of response has seen Corr/Pak achieve great success in a very competitive industry. Their in-house capabilities and broad range of trusted suppliers enable them to develop any sort of effective solution for your retail display needs, no matter the materials used – whether corrugated, wood, boxboard, plastic, wire, steel, or any combination of those. Corr/Pak’s support of the Sprint Car division at Ohsweken continues for a fourth consecutive season in 2011.
Please visit www.CorrPak.ca for more information on the title sponsor of Sprint Car racing at Ohsweken Speedway.
About Lighthouse Tattoos: The friendly and knowledgeable staff at Lighthouse Tattoos are there to assist you in choosing a tattoo from thousands of in-store designs, or they can create a custom tattoo using your own idea. Lighthouse Tattoos is a clean and sterile environment, and is health department inspected and approved. They provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere to make sure your tattoo experience is a memorable one. Visit the title sponsor of Thunder Stock racing at Ohsweken at 245 Lakeshore Road East in Mississauga, or online at www.LighthouseTattoos.com.
About HRW Automotive: HRW was founded by Robert Workman in 1990. By providing good old-fashioned customer service, HRW has gained a loyal following in the community. You can entrust all of your vehicle’s service and repair needs to the team of automotive professionals at HRW Automotive. Visit the title sponsor of Mini-Stock Racing at Ohsweken Speedway at 163 Baptist Church Road in Caledonia, or on the web at www.HRWAutomotive.com.
About Pierced Parts: Operators of Silver Dragon Alternative Body Fashion retail stores in Brantford, Waterloo, London, and Port Stanley, Pierced Parts offers wicked selections of body jewellery, crazy contacts, and hair dye for the alternative lifestyle. Pierced Parts Studios will also open soon, offering the best jewellery from Silver Dragon, plus professional body piercing services, other fashion accessories, and apparel. Visit the title sponsor of Bomber racing at Ohsweken on the web at www.PiercedParts.com.
THIS WEEK AT OHSWEKEN: Ohsweken Speedway’s Friday Night Thunder continues this Friday, June 1st when Grisdale Racing presents “Sponsors Night”. The Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, Lighthouse Tattoos Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Pierced Parts Bombers will all be back on track, along with the first visit of the season by the Vintage Cars.
Friday Night Thunder at Ohsweken offers affordable, exciting, family entertainment just a short drive from many Mid-Western Ontario locations. Friday Night Thunder adult general admission is just $12, while seniors and students are $10, and kids age 12 and under are FREE!
Spectator gates open @ 6:00p.m., with the first race taking the green flag at 7:45p.m. this Friday, June 1st! Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com and Feel The Excitement!
By Tommy Goudge