Semenuk's Esso hosting 67th Anniversary Championship Finale & 50 lap John Spencer Memorial
August 27, 2018 THOROLD, ONTARIO - When Semenuk's Esso hosts Merrittville Speedway's 67th Anniversary Championship Night Saturday September 1st -race fans and race teams alike will share in cash and prize giveaways.
"Semenuk's Esso Night has always hosted a great night for fans and racers," informs Merrittville's Don Spiece, "our hats off to the family and their customers for coming up with some great giveaways ... we'll be posting the purse additions prior to the weekend!"
The Season Point Finale for the S&W Service Centre 358 Modifieds honors John Spencer who was an up and coming racer who passed away as a result of a racing accident in 1953 at the former Stamford Park in his home town of Niagara Falls.
Later that season and to coincide with the final points event of the season for the Modifieds, his crew created an Annual Memorial Award. Presented annually until the 1965 season, the award was lost until 1999 when former Merrittville owner Ken Kavanagh and his son - Reunion Committee Chairman Rick recovered it and restored it in time for presentation once again.
24 time Points Champion Pete Bicknell is also the defending John Spencer Memorial Winner as the event was rained out in 2017.
In addition to the 358 Modifieds, the Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Racing Series Event will feature the David Chevrolet Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks, Vansickle Pet Valu & Groomingdale's Modified Lites, Central Fabricating & Welding 4 Cylinders in addition to the Dave's Auto & Speed Centre V6 Divisions.
Before or after the races you have to know too that you can get your fill of Gas ... Diesel or Propane at Semenuk's Esso - located just south of the track at the corner of Merrittville Highway and Hwy 20 at Turner's Corners.
Semenuk's Esso is one of the last remaining Full Service Gas Stations in the area - featuring Gas, Diesel and Propane at competitive prices. Having the closest ATM to the Speedway - it's the one stop to make on your way to the track ... on the way home and during the week as they carry many convenience items.
The Semenuk's Esso presentation of the 201867th Anniversary Championship Chase Finale begins when the gates open at 5:30 with Show Time at 7:00 PM.
John Spencer Memorial Winners
Semenuk's Esso Night begins when the Grandstands open at 5:30 with Show Time set for 7 PM.
For further information - call 905-892-8266 or visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com
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MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS The 2018 67th Anniversary Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway's 5 Divisions is brought to race fans and racers by division sponsors - S&W Service Centre, David Chevrolet, Hoosier Tire Canada, Vansickle Pet Valu & Groomingdale's, Central Fabricating and Welding and Dave's Auto & Speed Centre in addition to many marketing partners Visit them at http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com/sponsors.html and visit them when you require their products and/or services.
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