By Tommy Goudge
(July 7, 2010) – The seventh round of Ohsweken Speedway’s Friday Night Thunder hits the track this Friday, July 9th. This week’s event is presented by Wiseco Piston and Evers Financial, and features “Mid-Season Championship night” with extended features for the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, ESSO Thunder Stocks, ESSO Mini Stocks, and Bombers, plus the return of Vintage Cars!
Dave Dykstra of Port Colborne added to his lead in the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Car division standings with a good run last Friday in the Northern Summer Nationals. South Dayton, NY driver Kyle Moffit moved up to second, but he’s now nineteen points behind. Alton’s Keith Dempster was shuffled to third, while Kevin Job of Campbellville is fourth, and Ohsweken’s Glenn Styres is fifth.
Billy Bleich of Port Robinson continues to lead the ESSO Thunder Stock standings, but Caledonia’s Lee Winger and Cambridge driver Jamie Cox have been chipping away at his lead. Those two drivers are now tied for second, seventeen markers out of the lead. Jeremy Bean of Stoney Creek is fourth, followed by Grimsby’s Rob Disher in fifth.
Trevor Goulding of Welland is still at the top of the list in the ESSO Mini Stock standings, but Brantford’s Kevin Hilborn is quietly having a very consistent season and sits second, twenty-two points behind. Craig Erskine of Brantford, Caledonia’s Mike Evers, and Paris driver Steve Miller round out the top five.
Dundas driver Karl Sault got back to his winning ways in the Bomber division last week, and had a commanding lead in the standings. John Cote is in second place, followed by Hamilton’s Kacey Huffman, Jeremy Hughes, and Shawn Ireland, both of Burlington.
Advanced reserved seat tickets for the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars July 30 and 31 at Ohsweken, and Canadian Sprint Car Nationals September 16, 17, and 18 at Ohsweken are on sale now through Ticketmaster! Please visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com for more details on how to reserve yours today!
Ohsweken Speedway’s Friday Night Thunder returns this Friday, July 9th when Wiseco Piston and Evers Financial present “Mid-Season Championship night” for the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, ESSO Thunder Stocks, ESSO Mini Stocks, and Bombers, plus the return of Vintage Cars!
About Wiseco: You demand performance and reliability on the race track – Wiseco Piston delivers! Meeting and exceeding your expectations is their goal. Whether you require stock or custom-built pistons, you can depend on the maximum strength and minimum variance of Wiseco’s aluminum-forged pistons. Forget the yellow flags raised by cast and hypereutectic pistons. With Wiseco, you are assured of stronger pistons with tighter tolerances than any other part in your engine. Using the world’s most advanced forging process, their pistons are pressed into shape with a 2,000 ton press followed by an extensive heat-treat and finishing process. And their customer service is second to none. For quality you can take to the track – Wiseco Piston offers race-winning results! For more information on Wiseco Piston, please visit www.Wiseco.com
About Evers Financial: They develop creative ways for their clients to grow and distribute equity among themselves and their heirs in a fair, tax-effective and amicable manner. Evers Financial helps high net-worth individuals and corporations to see their “big picture”, and to put closure to unresolved questions. Evers Financial planning process is as unique as each family member. They analyze the specific details of each client’s wishes. They then apply their many years of experience to develop and implement Practical Planning Solutions. Evers Financial clients often tell them that this process has provided them with a new sense of peace and satisfaction in their lives. Please visit www.Evers-Financial.com for more information.
About Corr/Pak Merchandising: Founded in 1997, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc. is a designer and producer of Point of Purchase (POP) displays for retail. Strong emphasis on creative design and speed of response have 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 or steel, or any combination of those. Please visit www.CorrPak.ca for more information on the title sponsor of Sprint Car racing at Ohsweken Speedway!
Friday Night Thunder at Ohsweken offers affordable exciting family entertainment just a short drive away from most Mid-Western Ontario locations. Friday Night Thunder Adult General Admission is $10, while Seniors and Students are $8 and Kids age twelve and under are FREE! Please visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com for more information.
Spectator gates open @ 6:00p.m., with the first race taking the green flag at 7:45p.m. this Friday, July 9th!
Starting this Friday, July 9th the Ohsweken Speedway two-seaters will be available for rides during intermission and before the racing starts. Please contact Jeff Ross at (519)717-0023 for booking times and prices.