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Parker Price-Miller Wins Southern Ontario Sprints Victoria Day Special at Humberstone

Parker Price-Miller Wins Southern Ontario Sprints Victoria Day Special at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Kocomo, Indiana driver Parker Price-Miller brought home the victory for the Southern Ontario Sprints on John Puhl Memorial Night presented by Zanchin Truck and Trailer at the Humberstone Speedway on Victoria Day Weekend. Brad Rouse from St. Catharines, Ontario picked up the victory for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. Dennis Lunger Jr from New Albion, Pennsylvania won his third RUSH Late Models feature of 2015. Chris Crawford from Welland, Ontario won his … Read entire article »

 

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RUSH Series Newsletter

RUSH Series Newsletter

CANADIAN RUSH RACERS & SPEEDWAYS PLEASED WITH UNIFICATION OF CRATE LATE MODELS; SERIES TO JOIN DIRTCAR 358’s AT MERRITTVILLE MONDAY FOR MARQUE VICTORIA DAY EVENT May 15, 2015 (By Doug Kennedy) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Pulaski, PA)…The Canadian Victoria Day Holiday spells victory for the Sweeney RUSH Dirt Late Model Series.  On May 18, Merrittville Speedway, located in Thorold, Ontario will become the showcase for the first ever Crate Late Model event to be held at the 60-year-old facility.   The event that begins at 7PM will have four different classes running that evening- the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Late Models in an Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels Northern Tour race paying $2,000 to-win, the DIRTcar 358 … Read entire article »

Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY May 17th 2015

Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY May 17th 2015

• 4:30 – Gates will Open • 4:45 – Draw will Open for All Classes • 5:45 – Draw will Close for All Classes • 6:00 – Drivers Meeting All Classes • 6:10 – Late Model Hot Laps • 6:15 – Sportsman Hot Laps • 6:20 – Sprint Car Hot Laps – 4 laps (In Heat Groups) • 6:30 – ANTHEMS (with Late Model Heat # 1 Stopped on the Front Stretch ) • Late Model Heats – 8 Laps • Sportsman Heats – 8 laps • Sprint Car Heats – 8 laps • Street Stock Heats – 8 laps • Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps • Pro 4 Truck Heats – 6 laps • Late Model Feature – 20 laps • Sportsman Feature … Read entire article »

RUSH Weekly Newsletter

RUSH Weekly Newsletter

(Pulaski, PA)…The second weekend of May brought continued warm, summer-like weather, and while most tracks were able to dodge the rain, a couple speedways weren’t so fortunate. The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series saw six drivers capture their first win of the season, while the Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds featured a first ever winner on Sunday evening at Sportsman’s Speedway.   Freedom Motorsports Park kicked off the 2015 racing season on Friday night. The night ushered in a new era with Bob Reis taking over the ownership of the Delevan, New York oval. Taking the opening night win was Bryce Davis in the Carley Collision RUSH Late Models. … Read entire article »

James Michael Friesen Headlines Mother’s Day Special Win List at Humberstone

James Michael Friesen Headlines Mother’s Day Special Win List at Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… James Michael Friesen from St. Catharines, Ontario was the winner of the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman main event on Davidson Line Marking and Property Maintenance Night at the New Humberstone Speedway on Mother’s Day. Dennis Lunger Jr from Albion, Pennsylvania picked up his second straight feature win for the Pinty’s Delicious Foods RUSH Late Models while Port Colborne, Ontario’s  Jason Fontaine won his second feature of the season in the JC Auto Street Stocks. Welland, Ontario’s Kyle Rothwell won the feature event for the Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks. Mike Toovey from St. Catharines, Ontario earned the victory for the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks. Mark Shadwell … Read entire article »

Lindberg, Lunger, Fontaine, Goulding and Perry Graces Opening Night Victory Lane at Humberstone Speedway

Lindberg, Lunger, Fontaine, Goulding and Perry Graces Opening Night Victory Lane at Humberstone Speedway

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… 2014 divisional champion Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario was victorious in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman main event as part of the 56th Opening Night at the New Humberstone Speedway on a sunny Sunday evening. Pennsylvania Late Model veteran Dennis Lunger Jr took home the victory in the 20 lap main event for the Pinty’s Delicious Foods RUSH Late Models. Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario returned to championship form and grabbed the victory in the JC Auto Street Stock 20 lap main event. Rob Goulding from Port Colborne, Ontario picked up the victory in the Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks while Burlington, Ontario’s Frank Perry picked up … Read entire article »

Humberstone Speedway Welcoming Ohsweken Speedway Mini Stocks

Humberstone Speedway Welcoming Ohsweken Speedway Mini Stocks

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…The New Humberstone Speedway would like to welcome the 16 valve Mini Stock cars that meet Ohsweken Speedway rules for the first three weeks of the season! The Mini Stocks from Ohsweken will be running with the current stars and cars of the Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks. After the first three weeks, the Humberstone member drivers will vote whether to continue to allow the 16 valve Mini Stocks for the remainder of the season. “We are hoping to expand our Mini Stock division and are scheduling these test races as a test to see how the two rule packages will compete with one another” says Director of Race Night … Read entire article »

RUSH Series Sets 2015 Schedule

RUSH Series Sets 2015 Schedule

(Pulaski, PA)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series is excited to release its 2015 Sweeney Touring Series schedule. For the first time, the Series will offer both a Northern and Southern Touring schedule of events. With $4,000 to-win each region and the $2,000 overall bonus, one driver could win $10,000!   “As our overall region continues to grow, we felt it was time to split our Touring Series into two regions,” explained RUSH Co-Director Vicki Emig. “With our entire region now encompassing an expanse of 600 miles from the far north in Brighton, Ontario, Canada to the far south in Mechanicsville, Maryland, the reality is that it is too … Read entire article »

Practice for April 19th Cancelled

Practice for April 19th Cancelled

Humberstone Speedway practice that was scheduled for this Sunday April 19th has been cancelled. Practice will be held on April 26th and our 56th Season Opener will take place on Sunday May 3rd! … Read entire article »

Humberstone Speedway Releases 2015 Schedule

Humberstone Speedway Releases 2015 Schedule

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The New Humberstone Speedway has officially released their 2015 tentative schedule of events. After a pair of open practice sessions on Sunday April 19 and 26, the 56th Opening Day will take place on Sunday May 3. For all events in 2015 with the exception of the Eve of Destruction, gates open at 4:30pm with racing getting underway at 6:30pm sharp. Opening Day will feature a full card of PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman, Pinty’s Delicious Foods RUSH Late Models, JC Auto Street Stocks, Cosco Haulage 4 Cylinders and the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks. Sunday May 10 will be the Mother’s Day Special featuring another full card … Read entire article »

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 2015 schedule include the return of the Southern Ontario Sprints for two shows starting with the John Puhl Memorial on May 17th. The SOS returns to Humberstone on August 9th. The Go Nuclear Late Models … Read entire article »

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 »