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Armstrong, Lunger, Fontaine, Tomaski and Haynes Collect Humberstone Checkers

Armstrong, Lunger, Fontaine, Tomaski and Haynes Collect Humberstone Checkers

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO (May 29, 2016)… Port Colborne, Ontario’s Jeff Armstrong was victorious for the time this season in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman on The Reeb House Night at the Humberstone Speedway. “The Keystone State Warrior” Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania picked up the win in the Pinty’s RUSH Late Models. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario won his second JC Auto Street Stock feature of the season. Kyle Tomaski from Dain City, … Read entire article »

 

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John Waters Claims RUSH Late Model Touring Series Stop at Humberstone

John Waters Claims RUSH Late Model Touring Series Stop at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO (May 22, 2016)… John Waters from Whitesville, NY was victorious in the main event for The Sweeney Chevrolet, Buick GMC RUSH Late Model Touring Series at the Humberstone Speedway on John Puhl Memorial Night. Cody McPherson from St. Catharines, Ontario won his second feature of the season for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. Rob Murray from St. Catharines, Ontario claimed the feature event for the JC Auto Street Stocks. Frank Perry from Burlington, Ontario picked up the win in the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks. Evan Curtis from Port Colborne, Ontario picked up the win in the Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks.     Mike Pegher Jr and Bryce Davis … Read entire article »

RUSH Series Heads to Humberstone & Merrittville

RUSH Series Heads to Humberstone & Merrittville

SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR TO KICKOFF SUNDAY & MONDAY IN ONTARIO WITH $2000 TO-WIN EVENTS AT HUMBERSTONE & MERRITTVILLE (Pulaski, PA)…After officially putting the wraps on the 2015 season on April 16 with the “Apple Festival Nationals” make-up, the cars and stars of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series powered by Pace Performance suffered a rain out the following Friday for what was to be the kickoff of 2016 Touring Series campaign.  The Sweeney Tour will now get underway in foreign soil as Humberstone and Merrittville Speedways in Ontario host $2,000 to-win events this Sunday (May 22) and Monday (May 23) respectively. Sunday’s each at Humberstone will … Read entire article »

Mother Nature Claims another One at Humberstone

Mother Nature Claims another One at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (May 15, 2016) Due to poor weather conditions throughout the day, management of the New Humberstone Speedway was forced to cancel the racing action scheduled for Sunday May 15. Management will be working on rescheduling the Duel on the Dirt Home Race for the Street Stocks plus the Vintage Cars and the Autograph session that was all scheduled for this evening. Humberstone will return to action on Sunday May 22nd as it is the John Puhl Memorial Night featuring the Sweeny Chevrolet, Buick, GMC RUSH Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance. A full card of PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman, JC Auto Street Stocks, Mike Knapp Ford Pro … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – Sunday May 15th 2016

Race Night Schedule – Sunday May 15th 2016

  • 4:30 – Gates will Open • 4:45 – Draw will Open for All Classes • 5:45 – Draw will Close for All Classes… • 6:30 – Anthems (with Pro 4 Truck Heat #1 on the front stretch) • Pro 4 Truck Heats – 6 laps • Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps Vintage cars heats – 8 laps • Street Stock Heats – 8 laps • Late Model Heats – 8 laps • Sportsman Heats – 8 laps Intermission – Autograph Session – 20 mins • Pro 4 Truck Feature – 15 laps • Mini Stock Feature – 15 laps Vintage care feature laps tbd • Street Stock – 20 laps (Duel on the Dirt Home Track Race #1) • Late Model Feature – … Read entire article »

Cody McPherson Wins Race of Champions Sportsman Tour event at Humberstone’s 57th Season Opener

Cody McPherson Wins Race of Champions Sportsman Tour event at Humberstone’s 57th Season Opener

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (May 8, 2016) St. Catharines, Ontario’s Cody McPherson was the winner of the 50 lap event for the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions (RoC) Sportsman 602 Series fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels on Davidson Line Marking and Parking Lot Maintenance Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Jeff Dayman from Welland, Ontario earned his first career win in a late model with the victory in the Pinty’s RUSH Late Models. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario picked up the win in the JC Auto Street Stocks. Dillon Llord from St. Catharines, Ontario won the first feature of the season for the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks. Brandon … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – Sunday May 8, 2016

Race Night Schedule – Sunday May 8, 2016

  • 4:30 – Gates will Open • 4:45 – Draw will Open for All Classes & Sportsman Inspection Begins • 5:45 – Draw will Close for All Classes… • 6:00 – ROC Sportsman Drivers Meeting • 5:50 – ROC Sportsman Hot Laps • 6:10 – ROC Sportsman Time Trials • 6:30 – Qualifying Heat Races • Pro 4 Truck Heats – 6 laps • Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps • Street Stock Heats – 8 laps • Late Model Heats – 8 laps • ROC Sportsman Heats – 8 laps Intermission – 10 Minutes Driver – Redraw in Grandstands • Pro 4 Truck Feature – 15 laps • Mini Stock Feature – 15 laps • Street Stock Feature – 20 laps • ROC Sportsman … Read entire article »

Mother Nature wins Humberstone Season Opener

Mother Nature wins Humberstone Season Opener

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (May 1, 2016) Management of the New Humberstone Speedway was forced to cancel the 2016 season opener on Sunday due to wet grounds. “Poor ground conditions all around the property was the biggest factor into canceling tonight’s racing program” stated Director of Race Night Operations Clinton Geoffrey. “We will be having a practice session this coming Wednesday (May 4th) at 6pm” Geoffrey added. The 57th season kickoff will now take place on Sunday May 8th at 6:30pm featuring the Race of Champions (RoC) Sportsman Tour. The best Sportsman drivers from New York State and Pennsylvania will come over the border to take on the best in the Niagara Region … Read entire article »

Karl Sault, Emily Puchalski, Jason Coutu, Glen Hills Capture Victories at Humberstone Speedway’s Dawn of Destruction

Karl Sault, Emily Puchalski, Jason Coutu, Glen Hills Capture Victories at Humberstone Speedway’s Dawn of Destruction

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (April 24, 2016) Karl Sault, Emily Puchalski, Jason Coutu, made the headlines after winning their events at the inaugural Dawn of Destruction presented by Tidyman Maintenance at the Humberstone Speedway on Sunday afternoon. Karl Sault dominated all three segments of the Enduro as he picked up the victory, earning $700 for his efforts. Emily Puchalski won the Ladies Race. Jason Coutu picked up the victories in the Backwards Race and in the Figure 8’s. Glen Hills won in the Enduro Cross. The team of Rodney Rutherford and Karl Sault picked up the win in the Side-By-Side Race. Glen Hills ousted seven other competitors in picking up the … Read entire article »

Humberstone Speedway Cancels Sunday Practice Session; Re-Scheduled for Wednesday Night

Humberstone Speedway Cancels Sunday Practice Session; Re-Scheduled for Wednesday Night

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (April 15, 2016) The practice session that was scheduled for Sunday April 17 at the New Humberstone Speedway has been cancelled due to wet grounds at the speedway and surrounding property. “We have not had enough dry weather to allow the crew to get up on the track surface” noted Humberstone General Manager Bobby Davidson. “We needed this warm weather a few days earlier” Davidson continued. We will be hosting a practice session on Wednesday April 20th with gates opening at 5:00pm and cars being on the track at 6:00pm. The first on track action of the 2016 season will be the inaugural Dawn of Destruction presented by Tidyman … Read entire article »

Humberstone Speedway Introduces Dawn of Destruction

Humberstone Speedway Introduces Dawn of Destruction

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (April 6, 2016) The New Humberstone Speedway would like to introduce a brand new event coming to the speedway, the Dawn of Destruction. The Dawn of Destruction will take place on Sunday April 24, 2016 at 1:00pm with sponsorship from Tidyman Maintenance. Pit gates will swing open at 9:00AM with the Spectator Grandstand gates opening at 11:00AM and the thrilling action will get underway at 1:00pm. Grandstand prices will be $10 for adults and seniors, $5 for kids 8 to12 years old, kids seven and under are free. The pit gate price is $50 and that includes car, driver and scorer for the Enduro. The Enduro will feature two … Read entire article »

Humberstone Speedway Releases 2016 Schedule

Humberstone Speedway Releases 2016 Schedule

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (April 1, 2016) Management of the Humberstone Speedway would like to release their 2016 racing schedule, the 57th season of racing at the historic Port Colborne, Ontario speedplant. The season lid-lifter will take place on Sunday April 24th as Tidyman Maintenance presents the inaugural running of the Dawn of Destruction, a pre-curser to the popular Eve of Destruction held at the end of the season. Look for news in the coming days about the Dawn of Destruction. The 57th season of racing on the competitive 1/3rd mile will begin on Sunday May 1st featuring the DIRTcar Sportsman, RUSH Late Models, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and Pro 4 Trucks. … Read entire article »

RUSH Releases 2016 Tour Schedule

RUSH Releases 2016 Tour Schedule

SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODELS RELEASE 2016 TOUR SCHEDULE; NEW FORMATTED TOURING SERIES TO FEATURE 18 SHOWS WITH DESIGNATED MARQUEE & PLATINUM EVENTS February 2, 2016 (By Mike Leone) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Pulaski, PA)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series is set to begin its fourth year of operations heading into the 2016 season. Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are proud to release the 2016 Touring Series schedule, which will feature 18 events as part of the new Touring Series program announced last fall. The 2016 Touring Series will feature 12 premier Marquee Events paying a minimum of $2,000 to-win that are primarily centrally located within the region on weekends … Read entire article »

Lee Winger Named Humberstone’s Tech Director

Lee Winger Named Humberstone’s Tech Director

Lee Winger Named Humberstone’s Tech Director PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (February 6, 2016) Management of the Humberstone Speedway would like to announce the addition of Lee Winger to the staff as he will be the new tech director starting this season. Winger is no stranger to Humberstone as he has competed in several divisions over the years, including DIRTcar Sportsman, Street Stocks and Mini Stocks and will be starting his second season in a 360 Sprint Car. “After racing four divisions throughout my 15 year career, I’ve come to learn a lot about all the different types of cars so Clinton (Geoffrey) and Bobby (Davidson) thought I’d be the best person for the job” … Read entire article »

Humberstone Announces 2016 Rules and Membership Meeting

Humberstone Announces 2016 Rules and Membership Meeting

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… (January 20, 2016) The Humberstone Speedway will be hosting the 2016 rules and membership meeting on Wednesday February 10, 2016 at the new Boston Pizza inside the Americana Resort on Lundy’s Lane in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and Pro 4 Truck meeting will be held from 7:00pm-8:30pm while the Sportsman and Late Model meeting will take place from 8:30-10:00pm. Track officials will be availabe at the meeting with any questions that the drivers may have. Season pit passes and memberships will be available for purchase. A tentative 2016 schedule will be released during the meeting. “We are hoping for a good turnout of the four-cylinder … Read entire article »

Humberstone Celebrates 2015 Season with Awards Banquet

Humberstone Celebrates 2015 Season with Awards Banquet

ST.CATHARINES, ONTARIO… (November 14, 2015) The Humberstone Speedway celebrated the 2015 season with the Night of Champions Awards Banquet, held at the Holiday Inn & Suites Parkside Conference Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario. For the third consecutive year, Ridgeway, Ontario’s Gary Lindberg was crowned the track champion in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. Lindberg picked up six victories on his drive for three in a row. Chad Chevalier, James Michael Friesen, Cody McPherson and Brad Rouse also picked up checkered flags throughout the season. Brad Rouse had the Best Appearing Car while “young gun” Tyler Puchalski was named Most Improved. The Hard Luck Award went to Joey Mastrioanni and 2015 titlist … Read entire article »

Humberstone Set for Night of Champions Awards Banquet

Humberstone Set for Night of Champions Awards Banquet

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The New Humberstone Speedway will be celebrating the 2015 racing season with the Night of Champions Awards Banquet, to be held on Saturday November 14th at the Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Conference Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario. Coctail hour will begin at 5:30pm with dinner being served at 7pm and the awards ceremony will take place immediately after dinner. Tickets for the banquet are available for just $40 and can be ordered by calling the Speedway offices at (905) 834-4002. Drink packages are also available with six (6) drinks costing $30. The Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Conference Centre is located at 327 Ontario Street in St Catharines. … Read entire article »

Humberstone Set For Night of Champions Banquet

Humberstone Set For Night of Champions Banquet

Banquet is November 14, 2015 at Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Conference Centre 327 Ontario Street St Catharines, Tickets are $40 each. Cocktails @ 5:30 Dinner @ 7:00 There are drink packages 6 drinks for $30.00 There are discounts for rooms when calling use block code HSS.  Single and Double $179.00, Triple $194.00 and Quad $209.00 Contact the Speedway to get your tickets. (905) 834-4002 … Read entire article »