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by Tommy Goudge

(September 14, 2016) – Ohsweken, Ontario – Ohsweken Speedway officials are pleased to announce a new prize to be given out at the Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on September 17.

The $200 award will be presented by Mike Emhof Motorsports to the highest-finishing team racing an Eagle chassis on Saturday, September 17. Many other cash prizes will also be available, pushing the total purse for the Saturday, September 17 event over $70,000. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements regarding Canada’s largest Sprint Car event!

About Mike Emhof Motorsports: Mike Emhof offers his knowledge and racing experience through the his open-wheel racing parts distribution business. Mike’s years of experience behind the wheel and with wrenches in hand help racers make sound purchasing decisions when choosing quality products for top performance on the track. When you choose Mike Emhof Motorsports, you are choosing a solid reputation in quality products. Mike Emhof Motorsports represents dozens of product manufacturers, and offers thousands of products, and is track-side at open wheel racing events throughout the northeast on a weekly basis. They are current with changes in the sport, and their product lines represent those changes. Centrally located in Sodus NY, Mike Emhof Motorsports is located 45 minutes east of Rochester NY, and just over an hour west of Syracuse NY. If you want your speed parts as quick as your car, give Mike Emhof Motorsports a call for all of your open wheel racing needs at 585-370-6495, or visit their website at

Make sure to get your tickets and campsite reservations for the 2016 CSCN weekend! Call 519 717-0023 or visit for more information.

Entries continue to be accepted for the 2016 Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Teams are asked to submit their basic entry information online at the following link:

The 2016 Canadian Sprint Car Nationals weekend will kick off with a Test & Tune session on Thursday, September 15, while racing will commence Friday, September 16 with the Burger Barn Night Before the Nationals, and finish with the 12th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on Saturday, September 17.

The 12th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals will include group time trials for the 360 Sprint Cars, plus 6 Heat Races, 3 B-Features, a Dash, 15 lap “Little Feature”, and the 35 lap A-Feature which will pay the winner $12,000 from the lucrative purse. The Ohsweken Speedway Thunder Stocks will be the support division for the 360 Sprint Cars on Saturday, September 17, along with special Dash For Cash races for the top drivers from the Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks.

This year’s Burger Barn Night Before the Nationals again includes a pair of 15 lap A-Features for the 360 Sprint Cars, plus the Dave McLeod Memorial Shootout, Kevin Ward, Jr. Young Stars Challenge, the Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Car “602 Challenge”, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers. The Empire Super Sprints will also make up their rained-out A-Feature from Friday, August 5 at the Night Before the Nationals.

Both of the Twin 15 A-Feature winners on Friday will be guaranteed a starting spot in the Saturday night Canadian Sprint Car Nationals A-Feature. The Dave McLeod Memorial Shootout features the top drivers from the Empire Super Sprints, Great Lakes Super Sprints, National Racing Alliance, Ohsweken Speedway Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak Sprint Cars, Patriot Sprint Tour, and Southern Ontario Sprints, plus two “Wild Card” entries. The youngest drivers signed in for competition on the Night Before the Nationals will make up the 13 car starting field for the 13 lap Kevin Ward, Jr. “Young Stars Challenge”.

Teams traveling to Ohsweken from outside Canada are encouraged to click on the Competitors Info link on – direct link: – to view and print documents which will help you in the international border crossing process.

The Canadian Sprint Car Nationals has been the annual season-closing event at Ohsweken Speedway since 2005, and brings together drivers and teams from several affiliated sanctioning organizations in the area, plus teams and drivers from all over North America. The event has drawn an average of 70 entries for the 11 previous editions, with a total of 238 different drivers from 16 American states, 5 Canadian provinces, Australia, and New Zealand taking part.

2005 – Kenny Jacobs, Holmesville OH
2006 – Steve Poirier, Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil QC
2007 – Steve Poirier, Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil QC
2008 – Wayne Johnson, Mustang OK
2009 – Shane Stewart, Bixby OK
2010 – Shane Stewart, Bixby OK
2011 – Sam Hafertepe, Jr., Sunnyvale TX
2012 – Steve Poirier, Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil QC
2013 – Shane Stewart, Bixby OK
2014 – Jessica Zemken, Sprakers NY
2015 – Bryan Howland, Auburn NY

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.

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Ohsweken Speedway thanks the following partners for their support: Arrow Express, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Renway Energy, Case IH O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, Hoosier Tire Canada, EPIC Racewear, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Ackland Insurance, Strickland’s GMC, Mobil 1, Burger Barn, Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Insta-Insulation, Affordable Towing & Recovery, HRW Automotive, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket.