by Greg Calnan
(May 11, 2017) – Ohsweken, Ontario – Ohsweken Speedway is set to kick off the 2017 season with a pair of Test and Tune sessions on Friday, May 12th and Tuesday, May 16th.
Both sessions will be open to all divisions competing at Ohsweken Speedway in 2017. Gates open at 5:30 PM each night with cars on the track at 7:30 PM. The test session will end at approximately 10:30 PM. Technical inspection will be available both nights and will open at 6:00 PM.
Pit Gate Admission will be $25 per driver and $10 per crew member. Any minors, especially drivers, entering the Pits must have the minor waiver signed by both parents or they will not be allowed to enter the pits in 2017. Waiver forms can be downloaded at the following link: http://ohswekenspeedway.ca/?page_id=3491
Sprint car fuel and tires will be available from Brown Auto Service both Friday and Tuesday night. The Pit Area snack bar will also be open for business.
Front Grandstand and washroom areas will be open for free access should fans want to watch. The front concessions however will not be open until opening night on Friday, May 19th.
Pit Gates Open: 5:30 PM
Technical Inspection: 6:00 PM
Test Sessions Begin: 7:30 PM
Driver Admission: $25
Crew Member Admission: $10
Front Grandstand Admission: FREE
Minor Waver Forms must be signed by BOTH parents. Download here: http://ohswekenspeedway.ca/?page_id=3491
Ohsweken Speedway’s 22nd season of racing begins on Friday, May 19. The weekly Friday Night Excitement program will include Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bombers. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more news about Ohsweken Speedway’s 2017 season, and visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com to view the schedule.
Tickets for the World of Outlaws Six Nations Showdown, Northern Summer Nationals, Triple Crown Showdown, and Canadian Sprint Car Nationals are on sale now! Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com or call 519-717-0023 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, 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, Lucas Oil, Burger Barn, Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Insta-Insulation, Middleport Mechanical, HRW Automotive, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket.