Lindberg, Rouse, Murray, Sliter, Lafantaisie, Conley Crowned Champions at Merrittville Speedway Mike Bowman Wins John Spencer Memorial

by Steven Petty     THOROLD, ONTARIO (August 31, 2019) … Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario won his first 358 Modified Track Championship as Semenuk’s Esso presented the 68th Season Championships at Merrittville Speedway on Saturday night. Brad Rouse from St. Catharines, Ontario won the David Chevrolet DIRTcar Sportsman track championship. Rob Murray from St. Catharines, Ontario won his second consecutive Hoosier Stock track title. Josh Sliter from Ridgeway, Ontario earned the Doidge Builders Tyler Lafantaisie from Welland, Ontario earned the Central Fabricating 4 Cylinders Track Championship. Kevin Conley was declared the track champion in the Dave’s Auto and Speed Centre V6.
On track saw Mike Bowman from St. Catharines, Ontario score his second win in a row and third on the season in the S&W Service Center Modifieds. The third of the season for Bowman came in the John Spencer Memorial 50. Paul Gaboury from Welland, Ontario won his second David Chevrolet DIRTcar Sportsman feature of the season. Rob Murray win his seventh Hoosier Stock feature of the season. Josh Sliter win his sixth Doidge Building Centres Mod Lites feature of the season. Jay Moulton from St. Catharines, Ontario won the Central Fabricating 4 Cylinders feature. John Couture won the Dave’s Auto and Speed Centre V6 feature.
NEWS AND NOTES: 105 cars signed in pitside for the racing action. The speedway would like to welcome the groups associated with the Merrittville Speedway Gives Back Program. Congratulations to all of the winners of the door prizes courtesy of Semenuk’s Esso and their proud partners.
The 2019 season concludes with a two-day doubleheader. Saturday, September 7, Cotton Inc presents the Southern Ontario Sprints, the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series $1,000 to win, $500 to win Hoosier Stocks, and the Mod Lites will round out the racing card. Pit gates will open at 5 pm with grandstands opening at 5:30 pm and showtime will be at 7 pm sharp.
Sunday, September 8, Tim Hortons presents the $5,000 to win, 100 lap Enduro accelerated by JC Auto plus Monster Trucks, V6 race, Side By Side, Figure 8, Backwards Race, a $1000 to win Demolition Derby and for the third season, a School Bus Race! Pit gates on Sunday will open at 9 am with front gates opening at 12 noon and showtime is at 1pm.
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Modified Winner Mike Bowman 2019 Modified Champion Gary Lindberg
Sportsman winner Paul Gaboury 2019 Sports Champion Brad Rouse
Hoosier Stock Winner Rob Murray 2019 Hoosier Stock Champion Rob Murray
Mini Stock Winner Jay Moulton 2019 MiniStock Champion Tyler Lafantaisie
Mod Lite Winner Josh Sliter Mod Lite Champion Josh Sliter
V6 Winner 2019 V6 Champion  

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