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Humberstone Speedway 56th Season of Racing Set to Begin on Sunday May 3

Humberstone Speedway 56th Season of Racing Set to Begin on Sunday May 3

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The 56th season of competitive racing at the New Humberstone Speedway will get underway on Sunday May 3rd at the popular Southern Ontario oval. The speedway hosted a rules and informational meeting at the Americana Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario on Thursday February 26 with the discussion being hosted by General Manager Bob Davidson and Director of Race Night Operations Clinton Geoffrey.   During the meeting, the 2015 tentative schedule was released. Highlights of the … Read entire article »

 

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MSD Named “Official Ignition” of RUSH Series

MSD Named “Official Ignition” of RUSH Series

 (Pulaski, PA)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series is proud to welcome MSD as a Major Contingency Sponsor, and the “Official Ignition” for both the Sweeney RUSH Late Models and Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds. MSD will also be the presenting sponsor of “Manufacturers Night” for both Series and will contribute a substantial amount of product to both events.   “I have been working with MSD Motorsports Representative Philip Chacon for the past two years,” explained RUSH Series Co-Director Vicki Emig.  “The relationship between our two companies began by them graciously posting products for Manufacturers Night in 2013.  Their decision to greatly increase their participation and become the “Official Ignition” of the … Read entire article »

Humberstone Speedway 2015 Informational Rules Meeting Set For February 26

Humberstone Speedway 2015 Informational Rules Meeting Set For February 26

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The New Humberstone Speedway will be hosting rules and informational meeting for all divisions for the 2015 racing season on Thursday February 26, 2015 at the Americana Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The meeting will be split up into two sessions, the first beginning at 6:30pm for the JC Auto Street Stocks, Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks and TC Decals Mini Stocks. The second session will take place at 8:30pm for the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models and the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. At the meetings, drivers can sign up for their track memberships as well as sign up for their DIRTcar license. The 2015 tentative schedule of … Read entire article »

Rules Meeting Announced for Street Stocks and Mini Stocks

Rules Meeting Announced for Street Stocks and Mini Stocks

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Humberstone Speedway, Merrittville Speedway and Oshweken Speedway are holding a combined rules meeting on Sunday December 21, 2014 at the Best Western Premier C Hotel by Carmen’s in Hamilton. The hotel is located at 1530 Stone Church Road East, next to Carmen’s Banquet Centre.   The meetings will include Humberstone’s JC Auto Street Stock and TC Decal Mini Stocks, Merrittville’s Hoosier Stock and 4 Cylinder divisions and Oshweken’s Thunder Stock and Mini Stock divisions. Representatives from all three tracks will be on hand to answer any questions. The Mini Stock and 4 Cylinder portion of the meeting will begin at 1:00pm while the Street Stock/Hoosier Stock/Thunder Stock meeting will begin … Read entire article »

Humberstone Speedway Honors 2014 Track Champions at Awards Banquet

Humberstone Speedway Honors 2014 Track Champions at Awards Banquet

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO… The New Humberstone Speedway celebrated the 2014 season at their Night of Champions held at the Americana Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Gary Lindberg, Paul Grigsby, Jason Fontaine, Evan Curtis, and Sam Pennacchio all earned their 2014 championship jackets and points money for being the top point men for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman, Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models, JC Auto Street Stocks, TC Decal Mini Stocks and the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks respectively. The Dedication to Auto Racing Award was renamed the Pete Cosco Memorial Dedication to the Sport Award in honor of Pete Cosco, who passed away in August. The award was given to … Read entire article »

Karl Sault Headlines Humberstone’s Eve of Destruction Winners List

Karl Sault Headlines Humberstone’s Eve of Destruction Winners List

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…..A total of 137 cars were pitside for the day of destruction and mayhem known as the Eve of Destruction at the New Humberstone Speedway on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Karl Sault was the overall champion of the 2014 Eve of Destruction after picking up wins in the Enduro Cross and Trailer Race. Nick Sarantakos was the unofficial winner of the 75 lap Enduro. Mike Difrancesco was the winner in the Backwards race. Brandon Dalton was victorious in the Flag Pole Race. Pat Hanna won the Figure 8 race while the team led by Dylan Pare won the Side By Side Race. Over 130 cars entered the 75 lap … Read entire article »

Gary Lindberg Wins Safecracker 100; Lindberg, Grigsby, Fontaine, Curtis, Pennacchio claim Humberstone Track Titles

Gary Lindberg Wins Safecracker 100; Lindberg, Grigsby, Fontaine, Curtis, Pennacchio claim Humberstone Track Titles

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO….. Ridgeway, Ontario’s Gary Lindberg capped off his 2014 PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman championship with a victory in the Mike Knapp Ford Safecracker 100 at the New Humberstone Speedway. For Lindberg, it was his seventh victory of the season. Jorden Peters from Stevensville, Ontario picked up the feature event for the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models while Western New York Late Model veteran Paul Grigsby won the track title. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario won his eighth feature of 2014 for the JC Auto Street Stocks and locked up the points championship by four points.   Jason Coutu from St. Catharines, Ontario earned his fifth TC Decals Mini … Read entire article »

Wood, Lunger, Winger, Goulding, Ledingham and St. Pierre All Collect Humberstone Checkers

Wood, Lunger, Winger, Goulding, Ledingham and St. Pierre All Collect Humberstone Checkers

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO….. Austin Wood from Thorold, Ontario earned his first victory of the season in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman at the New Humberstone Speedway Sunday evening. Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania won his third Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Model feature of the season. Lee Winger from Caledonia, Ontario picked up the victory in the JC Auto Street Stocks, his third of the season. Rob Goulding from Port Colborne, Ontario earned his second TC Decals Mini Stock feature of the season. Colton Ledingham from Port Colborne, Ontario picked up his fifth Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks victory. Rick St. Pierre from Welland, Ontario earned the victory in … Read entire article »

Mathieu Desjardins Wins Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series Trevor Wilkens Memorial at Humberstone

Mathieu Desjardins Wins Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series Trevor Wilkens Memorial at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO….. Mathieu Desjardins from Sorel, Quebec won the 21st running of the Trevor Wilkens Memorial for the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series on Cosco Haulage Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Paul Grigsby from Springville, NY picked up his second consecutive Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Model victory of the season. Caistor Centre, Ontario driver Jim Lampman raced his way to his second JC Auto Street Stocks feature of the 2014 season. Aaron Wiley from Wellandport, Ontario earned his first victory of the season for the TC Decals Mini Stocks. Sam Pennacchio from Niagara Falls, Ontario picked up his eighth victory of the season in the Mike Knapp Ford Pro … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – September 7th 2014 – Trevor Wilkens Memorial 50

Race Night Schedule – September 7th 2014 – Trevor Wilkens Memorial 50

  • 5:00 – Gates will Open • 5:05 – Draw will Open for All Classes • 6:00 – Mandatory DIRTcar Sportsman Drivers Meeting… • 6:15 – Draw will Close for All Classes • 6:30 – DIRTcar Sportsman Hot Laps • 6:45 – DIRTcar Sportsman Time Trials • 7:00 – Qualifying Races • Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps • Pro 4 Truck Heats – 6 laps • Street Stock Heats – 8 laps • RUSH Late Model Heats – 8 laps • DIRTcar Sportsman Heats – 8 laps Intermission – 10 Minutes Driver – Redraw in Grandstands • Mini Stock Feature – 15 laps • Pro 4 Truck Feature – 15 laps • DIRTcar Sportsman Consolation Race • Street Stock Feature – 20 laps • RUSH Late … Read entire article »

Humberstone Speedway Mourns Life of Owner Pete Cosco – Racing to Resume September 7th

Humberstone Speedway Mourns Life of Owner Pete Cosco – Racing to Resume September 7th

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO….. With the untimely death of Humberstone Speedway Owner Pete Cosco, the decision was made that the Sunday August 31 racing program will not be taking place.   The entire racing community was stunned to hear the passing of Pete. He always had a smile on his face and would share his racing stories to anyone that would listen. Pete was certainly one of the “nice guys in racing” and would help anyone that would need it in the pit area.   Pete’s driving career spanned two plus decades. Pete has had several top drivers race for him over the years including Don & Jeff McGinnis, Stewart Friesen, Adam Ferri … Read entire article »

Racing Community Mourns the Loss of Pete Cosco

Racing Community Mourns the Loss of Pete Cosco

The entire racing community was stunned to hear the sudden passing of Pete Cosco. Pete always had a smile on his face and would share his racing stories to anyone that would listen. Pete was certainly one of the nice guys in racing. Pete would be eager to help anyone that needed it in the pit area.   Pete raced at the tracks all over the Niagara Region as well throughout New York State. Pete stepped aside from the driving duties in 2004. When he stopped driving full time, he had “The Real Deal” Chris Steele and Adam Ferri to drive his 358 Modified and Late Model respectively. Steele continues to drive the … Read entire article »

Derek Wagner Wins TUSA Mod Lite Tour Event at Humberstone; Brad Rouse Earns 3rd DIRTcar Sportsman Main Event

Derek Wagner Wins TUSA Mod Lite Tour Event at Humberstone; Brad Rouse Earns 3rd DIRTcar Sportsman Main Event

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO….. Middleport, NY’s Derek Wagner picked up the victory in the TUSA Mod Lite Tour A-Main on Davidson Line Marking & Property Maintenance Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. 2013 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Champion Brad Rouse from St. Catharines, Ontario earned his third victory of the season in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. Veteran Paul Grigsby from Springville, NY picked up his first victory of the season for the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario was in “7th heaven” after earning the victory for the JC Auto Street Stocks. Jason Coutu from St. Catharines, Ontario earned his fourth TC Decals Mini Stocks feature … Read entire article »

Chad Brachmann Wins 358 Modified Tri-Track Series Race at Humberstone

Chad Brachmann Wins 358 Modified Tri-Track Series Race at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. Wheatfield, NY’s Chad Brachmann was victorious in the Tri-Track Series race for the 358 Modifieds on Baron Roofing and Siding Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Cody McPherson from St. Catharines, Ontario won his third PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature of the season. Rob Pietz from Gasline, Ontario won his first Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Model feature of the season. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario won his sixth JC Auto Street Stock feature. Jason Coutu from St. Catharines, Ontario picked up his third TC Decals Mini Stock feature. Port Colborne, Ontario’s Colton Ledingham grabbed his fourth Pro 4 Truck feature win of the season.   Todd Gordon and … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – August 17th 2014

Race Night Schedule – August 17th 2014

• 5:00 – Gates will Open • 5:15 – Draw will Open for All Classes • 6:15 – Draw will Close for All Classes… • 7:00 – Anthems (with Street Stock Heat #1 on the front stretch) • Street Stock Heats – 8 laps • Sportsman Heats – 8 Laps • 358 Modified Tri-Track Series Heats – 8 Laps • Pro 4 Truck Heats – 6 laps • Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps • Late Model Heats – 8 Laps • Street Stock Feature – 20 laps Intermission – 10 Minutes • Sportsman Feature – 25 laps • 358 Modified Tri-Track Series Feature – 30 Laps • Pro 4 Truck Feature – 15 laps • Mini Stock Feature – 15 laps • Late Model Feature … Read entire article »

Gary Lindberg and Dennis Lunger Jr Tops Humberstone Winners List

Gary Lindberg and Dennis Lunger Jr Tops Humberstone Winners List

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO….Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario picked up his sixth victory of 2014 for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman on JC Auto Night at the New Humberstone Speedway presented by PC Works and the Seaway Mall. Dennis Lunger Jr. from Albion, Pennsylvania won his second Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Model main event of 2014. Jim Lampman from Caistor Centre, Ontario earned his first win of the season for the JC Auto Street Stocks. Kyle Rothwell from Welland, Ontario raced his way to his third TC Decals Mini Stock feature of the 2014 season. Colton Ledingham won his third Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks feature of the season. Dave … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – August 10th 2014

Race Night Schedule – August 10th 2014

• 5:00 – Gates will Open • 5:15 – Draw will Open for All Classes • 6:15 – Draw will Close for All Classes… • 7:00 – Anthems (with Late Model Heat #1 on the front stretch) • Late Model Heats – 8 Laps • Street Stock Heats – 8 laps • Sportsman Heats – 8 Laps • Pro 4 Truck Heats – 6 laps • Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps Intermission – 10 Minutes • Late Model Feature – 20 laps • Street Stock Feature – 20 laps • Sportsman Feature – 25 laps • Pro 4 Truck Feature – 15 laps • Mini Stock Feature – 15 laps • Flag Pole Race – Eve of Destruction Qualifier • Winners from July 27th will … Read entire article »

Davis Takes 1st of 2014 With Win at Freedom & Peters Red Hot at Humberstone.

Davis Takes 1st of 2014 With Win at Freedom & Peters Red Hot at Humberstone.

(Pulaski, PA)… Once again the weather played a major role in the weekend’s racing, and most of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Weekly Series member tracks were unable to escape the rain. In fact, only three speedways were able to beat Mother Nature- one on each day of the weekend. At Freedom Speedway, the only track to get in a show on Friday, it was Bryce Davis taking his first win on the RUSH circuit for 2014. It was a good night for the Hornell, New York driver to win as the victory at the Delevan, New York oval was worth a cool thousand dollars. Davis became … Read entire article »