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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 … Read entire article »

 

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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 »

Martens, West, Carrie, Puchalski, Bleich Jr, Sault, Laramee and Larocque Big Winners at Humberstone Eve of Destruction

Martens, West, Carrie, Puchalski, Bleich Jr, Sault, Laramee and Larocque Big Winners at Humberstone Eve of Destruction

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The end of the year tradition known as the Eve of Destruction saw a jammed-packed crowd file into the Humberstone Speedway on a picture-perfect Sunday afternoon in the Niagara Region. Mark West was the winner of the Enduro. Grant Carrie took the win in the Backwards Race. Emily Puchalski picked up the victory in the Ladies Race. Bill Bleich Jr won the Point-to-Point race. Neil Martens picked up the win in the Enduro-Cross and also grabbed the win in the Figure 8’s. The team of Craig Gilbert and Grant Carrie won the Chain Race. Past grand champion Karl Sault won the Trailer Race. Rick Laramee won the … Read entire article »

Eve Of Destruction SUNDAY September 20th 2015

Eve Of Destruction SUNDAY September 20th 2015

RACE DAY Schedule     Eve Of Destruction SUNDAY September 20th 2015 • 8:00am – Pit Gates Open • 10:00am – Spectator Gates Open • 1:00pm – ANTHEMS … • Big Track Enduro – 75 Laps • Short Track Ladies Race – 10 Laps • Short Track Backwards Race – 10 Laps • Point to Point Race • Flag Pole Race – 10 Laps (20 cars or less –Short Track/ 21 or More cars – Big Track) • Enduro Cross Race – 15 Laps • Figure 8 Race – (Front Stretch) • Side by Side Race – 10 Laps (2 Cars Chained together – No more than 12” apart – Big Track) • Trailer Race – 15 Laps • Small Car Demo • Big Car Demo … Read entire article »

Rain Out Forces Cancellation of Trevor Wilkens Memorial; Fontaine, Goulding and Toovey Crowned Champions

Rain Out Forces Cancellation of Trevor Wilkens Memorial; Fontaine, Goulding and Toovey Crowned Champions

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Poor weather conditions and with the forecast calling for continual showers well into the evening, management of the Humberstone Speedway was forced to pull the plug and cancel the 22nd running of the Trevor Wilkens Memorial for the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series. “Unfortunately due to the poor weather conditions and the forecast not looking any better, we are forced to cancel tonight’s races” stated Director of Race Night Operations Clinton Geoffrey. With the rainout, the point chases came to a close as three more drivers will join Gary Lindberg of Ridgeway, Ontario (PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman) and Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania (Pinty’s RUSH Late Models) as … Read entire article »

Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series Heads to Humberstone Sunday Night

Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series Heads to Humberstone Sunday Night

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The Humberstone Speedway will be welcoming in the cars and the stars of the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series this coming Sunday night for the 22nd running of the Trevor Wilkens Memorial. Trevor was a rising star in the racing ranks in the Niagara Region until he succumbed to cancer. The Wilkens family along with the Cosco family honors Trevor and this race is in his memory. Trevor raced for the late Pete Cosco during his career. Before coming to Humberstone on Sunday, the Series will be running at Ransomville on Friday and Merrittville on Saturday night for their annual trip through the Niagara Region. Mathieu Desjardins from Sorel, Quebec … Read entire article »

Cody McPherson Cracks the Safe and Wins Safecracker 100 at Humberstone

Cody McPherson Cracks the Safe and Wins Safecracker 100 at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Cody McPherson from St. Catharines, Ontario led from green to checkered and scored the victory in the Safecracker 100 presented by Mike Knapp Ford at the Humberstone Speedway to grab his second win on the season in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. Paul Grigsby from Springville, NY won his first Pinty’s RUSH Late Model feature while Dennis Lunger Jr captured the track championship. Jim Lampman from Caistor Centre, Ontario won his second JC Auto Street Stock feature of the season. Garnet Wilson of Canfield’ won his first Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks feature of the season. Dylan Llord of St. Catharines, Ontario won his second feature of the … Read entire article »

Erick Rudolph Wins Inaugural Pete Cosco Memorial at Humberstone

Erick Rudolph Wins Inaugural Pete Cosco Memorial at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Third generation driver Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, NY was the winner of the Pete Cosco Memorial for the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds on CAA Niagara Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania won the main event for the Pinty’s RUSH Late Models. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario won the feature for the JC Auto Street Stocks. Evan Curtis from Port Colborne, Ontario won his first Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks main event. Mike Toovey from St. Catharines, Ontario won his 12th Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks feature.     Bill Bleich Sr and Tim Jones led the field of 358 Modified to the green flag … Read entire article »

Jason Knowles “Jets” His Way to Victory in Go Nuclear Late Model Series Event at Humberstone

Jason Knowles “Jets” His Way to Victory in Go Nuclear Late Model Series Event at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Addison, NY’s Jason Knowles won the main event for the Go Nuclear Late Models Touring Series on The Verge Insurance night at the Humberstone Speedway. Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario won his sixth PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature of the season. Justin Ramsay from Brighton, Ontario won the JC Auto Street Stocks feature event. Jason Coutu from St. Catharines, Ontario won his second Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks feature of the 2015 season. Mike Toovey from St. Catharines, Ontario won his 11th feature of the season in the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks. Olivier Larocque won the 25 lap Eve of Destruction Enduro Qualifier and is now … Read entire article »

Pete Cosco Memorial Planned for August 30th

Pete Cosco Memorial Planned for August 30th

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The Humberstone Speedway is planning one of the biggest nights of the season and it is in honor of late owner Pete Cosco. Cosco passed away last August after suffering a brain aneurism at the age of 60. The DIRTcar 358 Modifieds will be racing in a 75 lap main event. The inaugural Pete Cosco Memorial will see the winner take home $3717.00 plus lap money. A special thanks to Walters Excavating for their support as we honor the life of Pete Cosco. As part of the program, Glen River Contracting will be presenting Pete’s Pursuit, an eight lap dash for cash featuring the top three qualifiers out … Read entire article »

Jamie Gilbert Wins TUSA Mod Lite Tour Stop at Humberstone on Pinty’s Night

Jamie Gilbert Wins TUSA Mod Lite Tour Stop at Humberstone on Pinty’s Night

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Jamie Gilbert from Welland, Ontario scored the win for the TUSA Mod Lite Tour on Pinty’s Delicious Foods and Super Mario’s Pizza night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Brad Rouse from St. Catharines, Ontario won his fifth PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman main event. Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania won his tenth Pinty’s RUSH Late Models feature of 2015. Bill Bleich Jr from Port Robinson, Ontario won his fourth JC Auto Street Stock feature of the season. Tyler Lafantaisie from Welland, Ontario scored his first win of 2015 in the Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks. Dylan Llord from St. Catharines, Ontario picked up his first career feature win … Read entire article »

Ledingham Scores 1st Late Model Win & Styres Scores Sprint Car Win #50

Ledingham Scores 1st Late Model Win & Styres Scores Sprint Car Win #50

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… “The Ohsweken Flyer” Glenn Styres from Ohsweken, Ontario was victorious in the second visit of the season by the Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS) on Zanchin Truck and Trailer Night at the Humberstone Speedway. For Styres, it was his 50th career A-Main victory. Brad Rouse from St. Catharines, Ontario picked up the victory in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. 16 year old Colton Ledingham from Port Colborne, Ontario won his first career Pinty’s RUSH Late Model feature. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario won his sixth JC Auto Street Stock feature of the season. Kyle Rothwell from Welland, Ontario won his fifth Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks feature of … Read entire article »

Lindberg, Bailey, Lunger, Toovey, Coutu, Casti, Mahoney and Billings Capture Humberstone’s All Canadian Championships

Lindberg, Bailey, Lunger, Toovey, Coutu, Casti, Mahoney and Billings Capture Humberstone’s  All Canadian Championships

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Ridgeway, Ontario’s Gary Lindberg won his fifth feature of the season and captured the 50 lap special for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman at the Humberstone Speedway as part of the annual All Canadian Championships. Hagersville, Ontario’s Dave Bailey picked up the win in the 50 lap Duel on the Dirt Street Stock event. For Bailey, it was his first career Humberstone triumph. Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania won his ninth Pinty’s RUSH Late Model feature of the season and his first All-Canadian crown. Jason Coutu from St. Catharines, Ontario won his first Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks feature event of the season. Mike Toovey from St. … Read entire article »

Lindberg, Lunger, Bleich, Rothwell, Toovey and Coutu win at Humberstone

Lindberg, Lunger, Bleich, Rothwell, Toovey and Coutu win at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario won his fourth feature of the season in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman on Rankin Construction Night at the Humberstone Speedway. Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania won his eighth Pinty’s RUSH Late Models feature of the season. Bill Bleich Jr from Port Robinson, Ontario picked up his third JC Auto Street Stock feature event of the season.  Kyle Rothwell from Welland, Ontario earned his fourth Cosco Haulage Mini Stock feature. Mike Toovey from St. Catharines, Ontario won his eighth Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks feature of the season. Jason Coutu grabbed the win in the Eve of Destruction Enduro Qualifier.     Jeff … Read entire article »