2018 Press Releases

04/10/19 UnSpring-like weather adds two Monday Events to 2018 Schedule - Spring Sizzler cancelled, Test & Tune added
04/16/18 Semenuk's Esso presents Patriot Sprint Tour Spring Sizzler - 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and 4 Cylinders round out first event of 2018
04/10/18 Vansickle Pet Valu Adopts Modified Lite Division For 2018 Season
04/09/18 Test, Tune And Inspection Day Means 2018 Season Almost Here
04/04/18 Race Car Show on now at the Seaway Mall
04/03/18 Merrittville Family Mourns The Loss Of Former Owner Bryant Irvine
03/27/18 S&W Service Centre New 358 Modified Division Sponsor
03/19/18 A Letter From St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair
02/27/18 Racing Community Comes Together In Merrittville Meetings

2017 Press Releases

05/29/17 - Friesen wins King of the Crates Series Opener while Bailey & Sliter Double Up: Rauscher, Buscumb and
                   Brachmann also visit Victory Lane

05/23/17 - Mat Williamson Wins Brian Stevens Memorial at Merrittville Charlie Sandercock Picks Up RUSH Late
                   Model Touring Series Victory

05/21/17 -3rd Annual Stevens Memorial features 66 lap Main Event, RUSH Late Models,  4 Cylinders and Triple Truck
                  Series Opener Victoria Day Monday
05/21/17 - Williamson, Rouse, Bailey, Begolo, Cooper and Rauscher find their EVERYTHING in Pen Centre Night
03/24/17 - Bring on SPRING – Bring on the 2017 Vansickle PetValu & Groomingdale’s Enduro Series accelerated by
                   Niagara College
02/20/17 - New and returning sponsors embrace traditional events – Merrittville Speedway’s 2017
                  Schedule coming together

02/15/17 - Racer likes to give back to the sport – Tomaski Racing new sponsor of Triple Crown Series
01/25/17 - Former Starter Mastroianni is new Kart Race Director

2016 Press Releases

09/04/16 - Bicknell wins 6th John Spencer Memorial and 24th Championship – Lafantaisie and Bailey win
                   first Titles

09/01/16 - Semenuk’s Esso hosting 65th Anniversary Championship Finale – 50 lap John Spencer
                    Memorial and Autograph Night among special events

08/22/16 - McPherson’s Gabe Bellante Memorial Win leads to King of the Crates Series Title – Klager
                  wins TUSA Mod Lite Special Event

08/12/16 - FAQ: Ballhockey.com 100 lap Enduro accelerated by Niagara College
08/08/16 - Begolo, Vlasic, Bleich, Fawcett, Rothwell and Flannigan get the job done on Niagara
                   Employment Help Centre Night
08/05/16 - Second Triple Truck Challenge … Duel on the Dirt Home Track Event & Poster Contest
                   featured in Niagara Employment Help Centre Night

08/02/16 - Matt Sheppard is Super In Bob St Amand Sr Memorial at Merrittville
07/25/16 - Double Features Night finds familiar faces in Victory Lane and new ones – Watson, Iftody,
                   Sharp and Steele win first features of 2016
07/21/16 - Hingston Metal Fabricators to celebrate family with Minor Sport Night – 18 & Under FREE in
                  Team Sweaters FREE for Double Features Night

07/18/16 - Brachmann wins unique 65 lap Jerry Winger Memorial – Welland & Fort Erie Timber Marts
                   Night has Carleton & Sider inducted into L. St. Amand Enterprises Wall of Fame

07/07/16 - D&L Small Engines hosts second round of David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series and Kid’s
             7      Poster Contest

07/03/16 - Big Night for three first time 2016 Winners
06/26/16 - Tanner takes Lucas Oil ESS A Main – McPherson, Reid and Coutu win first Features of 2016
06/22/16 - Cotton Inc. to present Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Gary Cunningham Memorial Canada Day
                  Special … Enduro Qualifier … $1 Piller’s Hot Dogs & Fireworks round out the Celebration

06/14/16 - Ontario Truck Driving School presents Autograph Night in support of Canadian National Autism
                  Foundation – TUSA Mod Lite Event & Hoosier Stock Dash for Cash take the spotlight

06/12/16 - Former Karters Rudolph and Rouse winners in Archer Truck Services Night – Bailey takes first Hoosier
                 Stock Win
06/05/16 - Lafantaisie wins third straight in Baron Roofing & Siding Night – Wagner and D’Ilario first time 2016

05/29/16 - McPherson wins opening round of David Chevrolet King of the Crate Series
05/22/16 - Bicknell, Mallory, Crawford, Sliter and Masi first time 2016 Feature Winners  
05/19/16 - Premier Equipment Green Tag Event drops Green Flag on Holiday Doubleheader and 2016
                 Ballhockey.com Enduro Qualifier by Niagara College

05/18/16 - Pen Centre and Premier Equipment Night kicks off Holiday Doubleheader and 2016 Ballhockey.com 
                  Enduro Qualifier by Niagara College

05/17/16 - Second Annual Brian Stevens Memorial just 1 week away featuring 100 lap 358 SDS …
                  Late Models     … 4 Cylinder Triple Crown and Triple Truck Challenge

05/01/16 - Pinty’s Delicious Foods Nite has rookie Gary Lindberg winning his first career 358 Modified Feature
04/26/16 - Pinty’s Delicious Foods to get 65th Anniversary Championship Chase cooking at Merrittville
04/20/16 - Raceline Radio Network, CKTB 610  and Merrittville Speedway Renew Partnership for Season 65 – trio
                  have enjoyed long history
04/18/16 - Here comes the fun … Rev’s Full Throttle Powersports’ Spring Sizzler features Patriot Sprint Tour,
                 358 Mods, Sportsman and TUSA Mod Lite Weekend Finale

04/11/16 - Former Merrittville co-owner and Wall of Famer Kurt Uhl passes away
04/06/16 - Trip to races creates spark in new kart racer and rekindles another
04/01/16 - With the 65th Anniversary Season down to 3 weeks away – Merrittville Speedway Officials announces a   
                  clarification in regards to the Novice Division and the addition of Tow money for US competitors.
03/21/16 - Spring means it’s time to start your Enduro Car … sign up for new sessions and attend Open House
03/16/16 - Pagnotta lucky to have support of family and friends in move to 4 Cylinder Division with his ‘13
03/09/16 - Trips Trucks and Cash Contest and busy Sears Court add excitement to Race Car Show March Break at
                  the Pen Centre
02/26/16 - Reunion Committee looking for Wall of Fame Nominations from racing community
02/24/16 -   Staff Shuffling for Merrittville Speedway’s 65th Season – Several Key Positions need filling
02/23/16 - New Miss Merrittville can’t think of a better place to be on a Saturday Night
02/22/16 - Karter draws on season as crew member before joining Modified Lite Division himself in 2016  
02/19/16 - Commitment to all things motorsports has Lucas Oil returning for 11th consecutive season
02/17/16 - Green Fever on Now – especially with Premier Equipment and Rentals May 21st Event
02/11/16 - Deadlines ahead of February 27th Q&A Session for Karts and Stock Cars
02/09/16 - Niagara’s Generator Specialists joins 65th Season as one of newest Event Presenters
01/29/16 - Growing JSR Team looks to build Mod Lite Division with Annual Winternationals Start
01/22/16 - Leading agribusiness carrier will fuel Sportsman Division in 2016
01/20/16 - Kart Racer relying on great support for his move to 4 Cylinder Division in 2016
01/19/16 - Merrittville renews with DIRTcar – Free 65th Anniversary T Shirt with Membership Renewals until
                  February 27th Q&A Session

01/18/16 - Successful Open House has BRP looking for bigger and better in 2017
01/14/16 - 2016 is Wright time to take on challenge of Sportsman Division
01/07/16 - Now that Race Car Show dates are set – Drivers must make the next move to be part of showcases
01/06/16 - Start Strong in 2016 with Bicknell Racing Products’ Open House – FREE Seminars for racer at any level

2015 Press Releases

12/22/15 - Pinty’s returns as Division Sponsor of 358 Modifieds and 65th Season Celebration in 2016
12/08/15 - 65th Anniversary Season Apparel and Ticket Packages available during Christmas Open House
11/30/15 - First Championship for Lindberg leads to Crew Chief and Performer Awards – Bellante, Sliter and
                 Fawcett among other Special Award Winners at Merrittville Awards Night
11/30/15 - Culp earns first title – Werstoh and Elmer among Special Award Winners from Merrittville Speedway’s
                 2015 Kart Season
11/12/15 - Leader in green technology can’t wait to lead 65th Season to green flag
09/17/15 - Alex Schuts the door on season once again in winning 2nd 100 lap Enduro
09/07/15 - Brachman wins rained shortened Spencer Memorial and 2015 Pinty’s 358 Modified Championship
09/01/15 - Semenuk’s Esso to present 2015 Championship Chase Finale and Autograph Nite featuring $4,000
                  in purse additions and giveaways

08/31/15 - Rouse wins 26th running of Sterling Silvr Trophy in Meridian Credit Union
08/27/15 - Meridian Credit Union Night features annual Sterling Silvr Event for Sportsman Division
08/24/15 - Lindberg’s second Gabe Bellante Memorial Win earns second generation driver David Chevrolet King
                 of the Crates Series Title

08/18/15 - $1200 in additional purse on the line in 2nd Annual Gabe Bellante Memorial David Chevrolet
                  King of the Crates Series Finale
08/10/15 - Celebrate Avondale Food Stores 50th at Merrittville – Bring your Dog to the Races – TUSA Mod Lite
                  West Series Event in store

08/04/15 - Williamson wins 1st Super DIRTcar Series 100 in Bob St. Amand Senior Memorial – Sharp, Lampman
                 and Hage round out winners in Monday Special

08/02/15 - Less than 30 hours to Bob Sr. Memorial at Merrittville – Local Heroes are set to take on the
                  Big Block Stars

08/02/15 - McPherson’s third win comes in Round 2 of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series in Tim
                  Hortons Night  

07/30/15 - Tim Hortons will Jack Up Doubleheader with 2nd Round of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates
                  Series Event

07/29/15 - Firemaster Productions Display to celebrate 6th Annual Bob Sr Memorial and L. St. Amand
                 Enterprises 75th

07/26/15 - Defending Champion May wins first Modified Lite Feature
07/20/15 - Hingston Metal Fabricators to celebrate family with Minor Sport Night at Merrittville
07/19/15 - Haynes wins second Triple Crown Series Event – Dunn, Lindberg, Bleich, Sliter, Hage and Congenital
                  Diaphragmatic Hernia Research also winners
07/15/15 - Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Night to feature Round 2 of the 4 Cylinder Triple Crown
                  Series and rescheduled Enduro Qualifier

07/12/15 - Bowman wins second Winger Memorial – Elsie, Begolo and Cosco newest inductees into L. St.
                 Amand Enterprises Wall of Fame

07/11/15 - L. St. Amand Enterprises Wall of Fame Inductions continues to celebrate Merrittville’s History
07/08/15 - Excitement has been building for Welland and Fort Erie Timber Marts Nostalgia Night at Merrittville –
                 50 lap Winger Memorial, Vintage Race Cars and L. St. Amand Enterprises Wall of Fame Inductions to
                 celebrate 64 Seasons

06/30/15 - Modern Corporation Night features Truck Show ‘N Shine … discount tickets for Truckers and $1
                  Piller’s Hot Dogs – Rained out events have been rescheduled

06/24/15 - Cotton Inc. to present Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Gary Cunningham Memorial Canada Day
                  Special at Merrittville … Enduro Qualifier … $1 Piller’s Hot Dogs & Fireworks round out the Celebration

06/21/15 - Sliter wins TUSA Modified Lite Series Event – MacTavish first to repeat in 358 Modifieds
06/15/15 - Ontario Truck Driving School presents Autograph Night in support of Canadian National Autism
                 Foundation – looking for 10th different Modified winner

06/14/15 - Bailey takes Hoosier Stock Duel on the Dirt Opener – Jones becomes 9th different 358 Modified
                 Feature Winner

06/08/15 - Retro Race T Shirt Night and retooled Duel on the Dirt Series featured on SMS Machine Tools Night
06/07/15 - Rouse wins 2015 David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series Opener –
                  Dunn wins first 358 Modified Feature

06/04/15 - Baron Roofing & Siding set to open 2015 David Chevrolet King of Crates Series – Bonus Money
                 available for all divisions

05/31/15 - Haynes second 2015 win comes in Triple Crown Series Opener – Lindberg wins 4th of season and
                 Bicknell his first in over a year

05/24/15 - MacTavish, Lampman and Wurster win first 2015 Features in CAA Niagara Night – Lindberg takes third
05/22/15 - CAA Niagara Night at Merrittville to focus on 4 Cylinder Trucks & Karts in first of two TUSA Tour Events
05/19/15 -  Erick Rudolph Wins Friends of Brian Stevens Memorial at Merrittville
05/17/15 -  Bleich, Friesen, Sliter and Sadusek take 2nd wins in Lococo Wholesale Night to kick off first
                  Doubleheader of 2015

05/16/15 -  Still time to enter Monday May 18th’s Ballhockey.com Enduro Qualifier accelerated by Niagara College
05/13/15 -  Find out about Rankin Cancer Run’s 10th Annual Event on Lococo Wholesale Night!
05/13/15 -  Merrittville Karters suffer second rain out of 2015 – next event is a Wednesday
05/11/15 -  44 lap $4,444.44 to win Brian Stevens Memorial just 1 week away!
05/10/15 -  D’Ilario’s first win of 2015 quickly becomes two in Dave’s Small Engines Night
05/06/15 -  Honeywell Safety Kid’s Club Registration Night is this Saturday
05/04/15 -  Dave’s Small Engines Honeywell Safety Kids Club Registration Night has great Race Fan and Feature
                  Winner giveaways

05/03/15 -  Brachmann, Lindberg, Fontaine, Sliter and Coutu kick off Championship Chase with wins
04/29/15 -  Pinty’s Delicious Foods to get 2015 Championship Chase cooking at Merrittville
04/27/15 -  Barney, Williamson and Lindberg Sizzle in Seaway Mall Night at Merrittville
04/22/15 -  THE RACE IS ON and Lucas Oil is under the hood! 10th Season gets underway in 10 days  
04/20/15 -  Celebrate kick off of Seaway Mall’s 40th Birthday with Patriot Sprint Tour Spring Sizzler
04/19/15 -  Scheduling Conflict leads to Ontario Truck Driving School as new presenter of Canadian National Autism
                   Foundation Event
04/06/15 -   Speedway Office set to open for the 2015 Season – perfect opportunity to get your Season Tickets
03/27/15 -    Friends of Brian Stevens coming together for May 18th Memorial Even
03/26/15 -    Karting develops Beckett for move to Saturday Night Racing –
                     Rookie set to join Modified Lite Division in 2015
03/25/15 -    The next generation of winning Chevrolet Performance Engines now an option for 358 Mod Division
03/17/15 -     Wood will have strong support network as new Merrittville Co-announcer in 2015
03/09/15 -     Registration Forms now available for  Honeywell Safety Kid’s Club
02/12/15 -     Final Saturday of February last chance to purchase Driver VIP and Pit Season Passes before increase
01/28/15 -     Hoosier Tire Canada returns for 14th Season as Divisional Sponsor of Street Stocks
01/19/15 -     Rev’s Full Throttle Powersports new Division Sponsor of Modified Lites at Merrittville
01/16/15 -     Pinty's to power Merrittville 358 Modified Division in 2015

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