By Tommy Goudge
(July 13, 2010) – The seventh round of Ohsweken Speedway’s Friday Night Thunder hits the track this Friday, July 16th. This week’s event is presented by Gales Auto Aftermarket and Evers Financial, and features the “Battle on the Grand” featuring the Empire Super Sprints series versus Ohsweken’s weekly Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, plus rescheduled “Mid-Season Championship” features for ESSO Thunder Stocks, ESSO Mini Stocks, and Bombers, the return of Vintage Cars, and Kids Box Car Races!
Dave Dykstra of Port Colborne added to his lead in the Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Car division standings with a good run in the Northern Summer Nationals on July 2. South Dayton, NY driver Kyle Moffit moved up to second in the standings, 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. The Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Car “Mid-Season Championship” feature has been rescheduled for Friday, July 23.
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 in the last round, and has 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.
About Gales Auto Aftermarket: Get all your automobile parts and supplies from Gales Auto Aftermarket, conveniently located on RR 6 in Hagersville just a few miles from Ohsweken Speedway. Call 519 445-2659 for more information.
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’s 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!
RIDE WITH THE PROS
Ohsweken Speedway’s 410 cubic inch two-seater Sprint Cars are available each race night for rides during intermission and before racing starts! Please contact Jeff Ross at 519 717-0023 for booking times and prices.
THIS WEEK AT OHSWEKEN
Ohsweken Speedway’s Friday Night Thunder returns this Friday, July 16th when Gales Auto Aftermarket and Evers Financial present the “Battle on the Grand” featuring the Empire Super Sprints series versus Ohsweken’s weekly Corr/Pak Merchandising Sprint Cars, plus rescheduled “Mid-Season Championship” features for ESSO Thunder Stocks, ESSO Mini Stocks, and Bombers, the return of Vintage Cars, and Kids Box Car Races!
Friday Night Thunder at Ohsweken offers affordable exciting family entertainment just a short drive away from most Mid-Western Ontario locations. Adult General Admission for this Friday’s special event is $15, while Seniors and Students are $10 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 16th!