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John Waters Wins RUSH Late Model Canadian Late Model Nationals at Humberstone

John Waters Wins RUSH Late Model Canadian Late Model Nationals at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO….Whitesville, NY driver John Waters earned the $2000 payday as he was the winner of the Canadian Late Model Nationals for the RUSH Late Model Tour event for the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models on Dilts Piston Hydraulics Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. For Waters, it was his second win at Humberstone in 2014. Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario earned his fifth PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature of the season. “The Fonz” … Read entire article »

 

 

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John Waters Wins RUSH Late Model Canadian Late Model Nationals at Humberstone

John Waters Wins RUSH Late Model Canadian Late Model Nationals at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO….Whitesville, NY driver John Waters earned the $2000 payday as he was the winner of the Canadian Late Model Nationals for the RUSH Late Model Tour event for the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models on Dilts Piston Hydraulics Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. For Waters, it was his second win at Humberstone in 2014. Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario earned his fifth PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature of the season. “The Fonz” Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario earned his fifth JC Auto Street Stocks victory. Jason Coutu from St. Catharines, Ontario earned his second TC Decals Mini Stocks feature of the season. Frank Perry from Burlington, … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – July 20th 2014

Race Night Schedule – July 20th 2014

Canadian Late Model Nationals • 5:00 – Gates will Open… • 5:15 – Draw will Open for All Classes • 6:10 – RUSH Late Model Tour Mandatory Drivers Meeting • 6:15 – Draw will Close for All Classes • 6:30 – RUSH Late Model Tour Hot Laps • 6:40 – RUSH Late Model Tour Time Trials • 7:00 – Anthems (with Sportsman Heat #1 on the front stretch) • Sportsman Heats – 8 Laps • RUSH Late Model Heats – 8 Laps • Street Stock Heats – 8 laps • Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps • Pro 4 Truck Heats – 6 laps Intermission – 10 Minutes • RUSH Late Model Tour B Mains • Sportsman Feature – 25 laps • RUSH Late Model Tour … Read entire article »

Humberstone to Host $2000 to Win “Canadian National Late Model Championship” this Sunday

Humberstone to Host $2000 to Win “Canadian National Late Model Championship” this Sunday

(Port Colborne, ON)…Coming off a season high 37 cars last Saturday night at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series will get right back at it this weekend with a much-anticipated appearance at Humberstone Speedway.  Sunday’s (July 20) event is billed as the “Canadian National Late Model Championship” and will be race #9 of the 20-event 2014 Touring Series.   Humberstone is in its first year under the RUSH banner and has seen increased car counts and tough competition; in fact, there have been seven different winners in eight events to date!  The only repeat winner has been Ed Carley.  Other winners include Ed’s … Read entire article »

Mother Nature Claims another One at Humberstone

Mother Nature Claims another One at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. Management of the New Humberstone Speedway was forced to pull the plug on this evening’s racing program due to poor ground conditions. With steady rain hitting the region throughout the day and with the forecast calling for more wet weather, the call was made to cancel the racing program.   “We are going to reschedule the Tri-Track Series race for the 358 Modifieds at the end of August” stated Director of Race Night Operations Clinton Geoffrey. This coming Wednesday night will be an open practice session.     Sunday weekly racing action returns on July 20th as Dilts Piston Hydraulics Presents the Canadian Late Model Nationals featuring The Sweeney Chevy, Buick and … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY July 13th 2014

Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY July 13th 2014

  5:00 – Gates will Open ? 6:00 – Draw will Open for All Classes ? 6:15 – Drivers Meeting ALL DIVISIONS ? 6:30 – Draw will Close for All Classes ? 6:45 – Wheel Packing ALL – ALL CARS (If Needed) ***If Needed, will be a Mandatory 2 laps or you start tail in all races*** ? 7:00 – ANTHEMS (with Street Stock Heat # 1 Stopped on the Front Stretch ) ? Street Stock Heats – 8 laps ? Sportsman Heats – 8 laps ? 358 Modified Tri-Track Series Heats – 8 laps ? Late Model Heats – 8 laps ? Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps ? Pro 4 Truck Heats – 6 laps ? Street Stock Feature – 20 laps ? … Read entire article »

Tech Infraction – July 6/14

Tech Infraction – July 6/14

  June 9th 2014 Competitor: Chris Bellamy Event: PC WORKS DIRTcar Sportsman Feature – Sunday July 6th 2014 Violation: ??The MSD Box was confiscated during post race inspection. It was tested on Wednesday July 9th 2014 and was found to be out of spec. with no visible signs of tampering. It has been sent to MSD for further testing. Penalty / Fine: ??Loss of ALL Points for Sunday July 6th 2014 ??Loss of ALL Money for Sunday July 6th 2014 Clinton Geoffrey Director of Race night Operations   … Read entire article »

Big Week on Tap for Rush Late Model Series

Big Week on Tap for Rush Late Model Series

(Pulaski, PA)…After wrapping up two great days of racing last weekend at Lernerville and Sharon Speedways with the “Bill Emig Memorial”, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series gets right back at it this week with two big events on Wednesday (July 9) at Expo Speedway followed by Saturday (July 12) at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway.   Race number seven of the season will be a big one as $2,000 will be on the line Wednesday evening at Expo Speedway as the Trumbull County Fair hosts its annual racing program at the 5/8-mile track in Cortland, Ohio.  It’s been typical for the races to come right down to … Read entire article »

Bellamy, Ledingham, St. Pierre, Pelrine, Iudiciani and Pennacchio All Collect Checkers at Humberstone

Bellamy, Ledingham, St. Pierre, Pelrine, Iudiciani and Pennacchio All Collect Checkers at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. Hamilton, Ontario’s Chris Bellamy crossed the finish line first at the conclusion of the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature on a picture perfect Sunday evening at the New Humberstone Speedway. However the Sportsman feature is unofficial pending tech. In other action at the Port Colborne oval,  “The Roadrunner” Rob Ledingham from Port Colborne, Ontario won his first Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models feature.  Rick St. Pierre from Welland, Ontario picked up the victory for the Vintage Cars. Kyle Pelrine from Beamsville, Ontario claimed his first career JC Auto Street Stocks feature. Brandon Iudiciani from Welland, Ontario won his first TC Decals Mini Stocks feature of the season. … Read entire article »

Erick Rudolph Wins 358 Modified Super DIRTcar Series Event at Humberstone

Erick Rudolph Wins 358 Modified Super DIRTcar Series Event at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. “Easy E” Erick Rudolph from Ransomville, NY collected the checkered flag and the $4000 US payday in the Inaugural 100 lap 358 Modified Super DIRTcar Series event at the New Humberstone Speedway on Canada Day presented by Cosco Haulage. In other action at Humberstone, Port Robinson, Ontario’s Billy Bleich Jr was victorious for the second time in 2014 after his triumph in the JC Auto Street Stocks. Tyler Lafantaisie from Welland, Ontario took home his second feature win of the season for the TC Decals Mini Stocks. Redboss Pyrotechnics put on a spectacular Canada Day Fireworks show to cap off the night. “I knew it wouldn’t be easy … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – July 1st 2014

Race Night Schedule – July 1st 2014

• 3:00 – Gates will Open for parking and pre-event inspection • 3:00 – Draw will Open for 358 Modifieds • 4:00 – Draw will Open for Mini Stocks & Street Stocks… • 5:00 – DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Mandatory Drivers Meeting • 6:00 – Draw will Close for Mini Stocks & Street Stocks • 6:15 – DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Hot Laps • 6:30 – DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Time Trials • 6:55 – Opening Ceremonies • 7:00 – Mini Stock Heats – 8 laps • Street Stock Heats – 8 laps • DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Heats – 8 laps • Mini Stock B Main – 8 laps • Street Stock Main – 8 laps Intermission – Modified Redraw (In the … Read entire article »

Lindberg, Peters, Bleich Jr, Rothwell and Haegens Collect Checkers at Humberstone

Lindberg, Peters, Bleich Jr, Rothwell and Haegens Collect Checkers at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario claimed his fourth PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature of the season on Buckners Source for Sports Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Stevensville, Ontario pilot Jorden Peters collected his first Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models victory of the season. Bill Bleich Jr from Port Robinson, Ontario would claim his first JC Auto Street Stocks feature of the season. For the second time in 2014, Welland, Ontario’s Kyle Rothwell picked up the win for the TC Decals Mini Stocks. Hilary Haegens from Fenwick, Ontario claimed her first victory of the season for the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks. One of the members … Read entire article »

Cody McPherson Takes Sportsman Win at New Humberstone

Cody McPherson Takes Sportsman Win at New Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. St. Catharines, Ontario standout Cody McPherson won the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature on Verge Insurance Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Jamie Gilbert from Welland, Ontario picked up the victory for the TUSA Mod Lites. Chad Ruhlman from Bemus Point, NY took home the checkered flag for their Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models. Lee Winger from Caledonia, Ontario took home his first JC Auto Street Stocks victory of the season. Jason Coutu from St. Catharines, Ontario cruised to his first TC Decals Mini Stock feature of the season. Craig Vlasic from Welland, Ontario earned his first Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks victory of the season.     Joey … Read entire article »

Tech Infraction – June 15/2014

Tech Infraction – June 15/2014

June 17th 2014     Competitor: Jason Fontaine     Event:  JC Auto Street Stock Feature – Sunday June 15th 2014     Violation: The Transmission and Torque Converter were tagged and sealed at the track Sunday after the race and brought to an outside transmission specialist. Upon inspection it was determined that there was an illegal SUN SHELL inside the transmission. This is a violation of the 2014 Humberstone Rules.   Penalty / Fine: Loss of 60 (sixty) Driver Championship points … Read entire article »

Chris Steele Wins Southern Ontario Sprints A-Main at Humberstone

Chris Steele Wins Southern Ontario Sprints A-Main at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. “The Real Deal” Chris Steele from St. Catharines, Ontario was victorious for round four of the 2014 Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS) Tour on Zanchin Truck and Trailer Night at the New Humberstone Speedway on Father’s Day Sunday. Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario won his third PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature of the season. Zach Carley from Freedom, NY held off his father Ed to pick up his first victory of the season for the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models. Other winners included Colton Ledingham from Port Colborne, Ontario earning his second Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks feature while Evan Curtis from Port Colborne, Ontario picked up … Read entire article »

Crash For Cash Events Coming to Humberstone in 2014

Crash For Cash Events Coming to Humberstone in 2014

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Ever thought of getting behind the wheel of a racecar? The next round of future racers are coming this summer to the New Humberstone Speedway as the popular Port Colborne, Ontario oval is presenting the Crash For Cash Series! On each race night as part of the Series, we will hold a number of fun races featuring Enduros, Backwards Races, U-Turn Elimination Races, Flag Pole Races, Enduro-Cross Races plus more including Vintage Cars and Spectator One-On-One Races. “We will hold five (5) Crash For Cash events per night with each event running heats and features” stated Director of Race Night Operations Clinton Geoffrey. The payout for each … Read entire article »

Carley, Ruhlman, Thomas and Singleton Rack Up RUSH Late Model Wins

Carley, Ruhlman, Thomas and Singleton Rack Up RUSH Late Model Wins

(Pulaski, PA)…Rain spoiled the end of the weekend on Sunday, but not before beautiful weather again for Friday and Saturday night Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series member tracks’ racing programs.   After rave reviews from the May 30 Sweeney Late Model Tour event, it was good to see several new competitors take in action last Friday night at Freedom Speedway in Delevan, New York. Hometown racer Ed Carley captured his first win at the speedway; however, it was the veteran racer’s third Sweeney Weekly Series win of 2014 as he also has a pair of wins at Humberstone Speedway. Carley beat out Adam Sixt, T.J. Downs, Bruno Mowery and Bill … Read entire article »

Humberstone Loses One to Mother Nature

Humberstone Loses One to Mother Nature

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. With strong thunderstorms coming in the area for much of the afternoon and into Sunday evening, management of the New Humberstone Speedway was forced to pull the plug on the June 8th racing program, which was to feature the first race at Humberstone for the Tri-Track Series for the DIRTcar Sportsman. “We will be working alongside both Merrittville and Ransomville to get the Sportsman Tri-Track Series race rescheduled” stated Director of Race Night Operations Clinton Geoffrey. The scheduled autograph session that was also to be taken place will be rescheduled for June 22nd. Next Sunday, Zanchin Truck and Trailer presents the second visit of the season by the Southern … Read entire article »