Mother Nature Gets Another Show at Merrittville
by Steven Petty.....THOROLD,
ONTARIO (July 6, 2019) … Strong to severe thunderstorms
rolled through the Niagara Region on Saturday afternoon and
with the heat warning that was issued for Niagara,
Merrittville Speedway management
pulled the plug on the
racing program scheduled for Saturday, July 6.
rains that came in the early afternoon, we just needed a
break and have the sun come out, but it just was not in the
forecast”, states Merrittville Speedway owner Don Spiece.
The rainout was Merrittville’s sixth of the season.
Saturday July 13 is the annual Nostalgia Night and CAA Wall
of Fame Induction night. This year’s class includes Bob
Webster, Bruce Bonham, the Semenuk family, and Colleen
Curvin. RSVP for the pre-race dinner for all Merrittville
alumni by contacting Rick Kavanagh or Erica Bicknell-Jones.
The night will feature the Jerry Winger Memorial for the 358
Modifieds. The pre-race dinner will be served starting at
4:30pm. The Merrittville racing program will begin after the
CAA Wall of Fame Induction Night, which is to begin promptly
at 7pm. Pit gates will open at 5pm and grandstands will open
at 5:30pm. Fans will have the opportunity to take Fan Tram
Rides during intermission on the Bellinger Electric Inc. BEI
Lightning Series Fan Tram.
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