Register for Grantham Lions
Kids Club on Lococo’s Wholesale
Night at Merrittville 

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A wholesale night of excitement kicks off a season of fun May 11th when Merrittville Speedway when Lococo’s Wholesale presents the second 5 Division Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Event of the season on Grantham Lions Kids Club Registration Night.    

“Since the announcement of our new partnership with the Grantham Lions Club,” informs (Merrittville GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “some parents have already registered their children … during the mall shows … here at the Office and even on line … but this Saturday Night is the official night to sign up.”  

Prior to race time throughout the season, the Grantham Lions Club Kid’s Club Area behind the Main Grandstand has activities scheduled for members. For a breakdown of the season’s events – visit  

The Membership rate for children under 8 is $4.99 while for those 8 to 12 years of age the fee is $19.99. For a registration form to fill out in advance click on   In addition to all the activities, Grantham Lions Kids Club Members also receive a T Shirt and Membership Card.  

Lococo’s Wholesale started with a dream more than 100 years ago by the Lococo Family and through generation to generation – Daniel Lococo has a vision. As a leading produce supplier and small local market walk in store featuring the freshest produce, select frozen and grocery items – Lococos now sell over 350 different types of meat items.   Lococo’s wants you to eat well and to be aware of the many options in fruits and vegetables.   isit them on line at or at their retail locations – 4167 Victoria Avenue in Niagara Falls or at 2371 Barton Street East in Hamilton and the newest location at 400 Nebo Road also in the Steel City.

All 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series divisions will see action May 11th – the Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modifieds, Rick’s Delivery Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks, J&S Heating and Air Conditioning Modified Lites and the Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinders.

Lococo’s Wholesale Grantham Lions Kids Club Registration Night at Merrittville Speedway begins when the Gates Open at 5:30. Showtime is 7PM. “When you think of the Grantham Lions … you think of the Sports Park which is adjacent to their Clubhouse,” relays (Merrittville GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “but their service to our youth in the community goes way beyond that. Their efforts support so many other organizations and causes … it’s only a natural for them to partner with our Kids Club.”

The Grantham Lions Club was formed in 1952 and is heavily involved in minor sports organizations and as one of the busiest clubs in the Niagara Region, support and/or run a long list that includes Boys and Girls Clubs … Help a Child Smile … Camps Kirk, Trillium and Dorset and a Carnival in June among others. “Partnering with Merrittville Speedway’s Kids Club allows us to showcase not only our Club but the Speedway as well,” said Grantham Lions Club President Leon James,   “the public awareness can only benefit the services we provide our youth and our wide range of community programs that we are involved in.”

Registration Night for the 2013 Merrittville Speedway Grantham Lions Kids Club is set for Saturday May 11th’s Lococo Wholesale Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Event.  

Throughout the racing season, Kids Club Members have had meet and greets in the pit area prior to race time seeing the race cars up close through all 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Divisions and others that visit during the season.  

Many special events include a variety of crafts and games and one favorite annual event that everyone looks forward to each year – the Box Car Races as part of CMH Sales & Leasing Night Saturday August 10th.   As the countdown to the 62nd Season picks up speed -  the 2013 Schedule of Events for the Grantham Lions Kids Club will be posted on line at as well as Registration Information.

For information on how you can become a member of the Grantham Lions Club  – visit or visit Lion and Rick’s Delivery Sportsman Division Competitor Ron MacAulay and club members at the track this summer.

Events that race fans should make note of are their Fish Frys are the first Friday of every month - for more info visit For information on Hall Rentals for your next event – call 905-935-8434.

For all the news on Merrittville Speedway’s 62nd Consecutive Season in 2013 – visit Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book ( Speedway) and Twitter (

Merrittville Speedway is located at 2371 Merrittville Highway in Thorold. For directions click on or call 905-892-8266 or via e mail –  

Join us next season on a Saturday Night for a LUCAS OIL WEEKLY RACING SERIES EVENT featuring FIVE Divisions with local heroes and up and coming new stars. Make your plans … call your friends and maybe even get a carpool together and enjoy a staycation at the speedway with plenty of free parking and camping spots – a night at the races is so much fun and so close to home!   Your Local Dirt Track is where it’s at and the countdown to Saturday April 27th’s Spring Sizzler has begun at Merrittville Speedway - the Best Family Entertainment in Niagara!

MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS The 2013 62nd  Anniversary Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway’s 5 Divisions is brought to race fans and racers by division sponsors – Bobcat of Hamilton, Rick’s Delivery, J&S Heating and Air Conditioning, Hoosier Tire Canada and Turn 4 Collision in addition to many marketing partners Visit them at . and visit them when you require their products and/or services.   Lucas Oil Products is one the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry featuring a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives. Through innovative product research and development along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top selling additive in the industry.   Look for Lucas Oil Products at your favorite automotive retailer or maintenance centre including B&C Truck Centre, Drummond Home Hardware, KC Auto Parts, RCM Racing Equipment and Tim Phillips Garage

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