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10 Rounds with the Champ….Rob Ledingham

10 Rounds with the Champ….Rob Ledingham

1.  What is the best part winning the championship? I think that winning a championship is an award that should go to the crew, and family.  Racing is a huge team effort.  It’s not winning races, it’s about hard work and commitment ! My guy’s are the best, they deal with ME ! that’s a job in itself lol, and the on going work involved in keeping the car going. So I think it’s a huge … Read entire article »

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10 Rounds with the Champ….Kyle Pelrine

10 Rounds with the Champ….Kyle Pelrine

1.  What is the best part winning the championship? The best part about winning the championship is knowing that you are on top of your game, the best of the best.  That next year you are the guy to beat every night and no one is going to give you and inch out on the track. 2.  What are your plans for 2014? The plan for the 2014 season is to build a brand new Camaro street stock. 3.  … Read entire article »

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10 Rounds with the Champ….Gary Lindberg

10 Rounds with the Champ….Gary Lindberg

1.  What is the best part winning the championship? The best part of winning the championship was knowing that everybody’s hard work paid off. 2.  What are your plans for 2014? Our plans for 2014 are to run Humberstone’s and Merrittville’s weekly programs, the Tri-track series & some Trail series races. 3.  What was your best racing moment in 2013? Winning the All Canadian 4.  What can you have to do to keep up the momentum that you … Read entire article »

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10 Rounds with the Champ….Sam Iftody

10 Rounds with the Champ….Sam Iftody

1.  What is the best part winning the Championship? Seeing the looks on my crews faces and all the work put into my race cars week after week. I have the easy part, I just drive. Getting the Trophy and Jacket was cool too! 2. What are your plans for 2014? Mini Stock 3.  What was your best racing moment in 2013? Winning the Second feature on the final night of points to win the championship. 4.  What … Read entire article »

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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. … Read entire article »

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10 Rounds with the Champ….James Thompson

10 Rounds with the Champ….James Thompson

10 Rounds with the Champ by Steven Petty 2013 Street Stock Champion James Thompson #00 1. What is the best part winning the championship? The best part about winning the championship would have to be knowing out of all the drivers out there, you were consistently the best week in and week out. 2.  What are your plans for 2014? My plans for 2014 are back and forth, we’ve added another street stock for our trips to the states and we … Read entire article »

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10 Rounds with the Champ…Mike Toovey

10 Rounds with the Champ…Mike Toovey

10 Rounds with the Champ by Steven Petty 2013 Pro 4 Truck Champion Mike Toovey #2V 1. What is the best part winning the championship? Finally realizing you no longer have to stress about the truck being perfect every week. Anything can go wrong so I’m always double, triple checking everything and making sure the setup is right for the track, when it’s all over it feels like a massive weight being lifted off my back. The jacket is pretty sweet … Read entire article »

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Humberstone Speedway Registration Meeting Set for March 6th

Humberstone Speedway Registration Meeting Set for March 6th

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The New Humberstone Speedway is returning for its 55th season of competitive racing at the historic Port Colborne oval. The season will officially kick off with the Registration and Information meeting set for Thursday March 6, 2014 at the Americana Resort on Lundy’s Lane in Niagara Falls, Ontario.   During the meeting, drivers are encouraged to purchase Season Passes and both the speedway and DIRTcar Memberships for the 2014 season. The 2014 schedule will … Read entire article »

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Tri-Track Series Set to Launch in 2014 at Humberstone, Merrittville and Ransomville Speedways

Tri-Track Series Set to Launch in 2014 at Humberstone, Merrittville and Ransomville Speedways

RANSOMVILLE, NY/THOROLD, PORT COLBORNE, ONT…Three of the Niagara Regions dirt tracks are coming together to create the Tri-Track Series in 2014. These local tracks include the New Humberstone Speedway located in Port Colborne, Ontario, Merrittville Speedway located in Thorold, Ontario and the Ransomville Speedway located in Ransomville, NY. The Series will be featuring both the 358 DIRTcar Modifieds and the DIRTcar Sportsman. Each of the tracks will host at least two 358 Modified and two … Read entire article »

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Late Model Drivers Meeting Scheduled for December 19th

Late Model Drivers Meeting Scheduled for December 19th

Attention Late Model Drivers……..This Thursday December 19th at 7:00pm we will be having an informal meeting to talk about the direction of the Late Models for 2014.    Please feel free to drop by and join the discussion.  We will be at Cosco Haulage, 10 Broadway Ave.  St. Catharines. 7:00pm … Read entire article »

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Friends of Auto Racing Honors Racers and Inducts Bender, Hainer and Pangrazio to Hall of Fame.

Friends of Auto Racing Honors Racers and Inducts Bender, Hainer and Pangrazio to Hall of Fame.

Bowmansville, NY Asphalt Modified ace Matt Hirschman and dirt Sportsman racer Jesse Cotriss were named as the Drivers of the Year at the Friends of Auto Racing (Foar Score) Fan Club annual Awards Dinner, held on Saturday evening, December 7.  Approximately 225 people attended the event, held at the Elks Club in Lancaster, NY.  This annual affair of the Buffalo-based fan club honors top drivers in Western New York and the Niagara Region of Ontario. In addition, the Friends of Auto Racing inducted … Read entire article »

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Humberstone Speedway Honors Champions at Night of Champions Awards Banquet

Humberstone Speedway Honors Champions at Night of Champions Awards Banquet

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO… The New Humberstone Speedway honored their 2013 champions and their crews at the annual Night of Champions Awards Banquet at the Americana Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario on Saturday evening. The evening was honoring Erick Rudolph (DIRTcar Modifieds), Gary Lindberg (Cosco Haulage DIRTcar Sportsman), Rob Ledingham (Late Models), James Thompson (Street Stocks), Mike Toovey (Pro 4 Trucks), Kyle Pelrine (Mini Stocks) and Sam Iftody (Pure Stocks) and their crews on their achievements … Read entire article »

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Darrell Moore, Dylan Pare, Gillian Hils, Lee Hils Big Winners at Eve of Destruction at New Humberstone

Darrell Moore, Dylan Pare, Gillian Hils, Lee Hils Big Winners at Eve of Destruction at New Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Darrell Moore, Dylan Pare, Gillian Hils, and Lee Hils were the big winners on Sunday as J.C. Auto presented the 7th annual Eve of Destruction event at the New Humberstone Speedway. Moore dominated the last few laps of the Enduro while Dylan Pare passed Tyson Flintnotte late to win the Backwards Race. Gillian Hils  won the Ladies Race while Lee Hils won the popular Trailer Race. Lee Hils, Karl Sault and John Burt … Read entire article »

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Mother Nature Claims Sportsman Safecracker 100 at New Humberstone While James Thompson, Kyle Pelrine, Mike Toovey and Sam Iftody Crowned 2013 Champions

Mother Nature Claims Sportsman Safecracker 100 at New Humberstone While James Thompson, Kyle Pelrine, Mike Toovey and Sam Iftody Crowned 2013 Champions

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…Gary Lindberg was on cruise control after grabbing the lead on lap 25 of the scheduled 100 lap distance for the Cosco Haulage DIRTcar Sportsman as Motorsports Image and Mike Knapp Ford night at New Humberstone Speedway on Don “Gramps” Ledingham Memorial night. However, Mother Nature intervened on lap 30 forcing Speedway management to call off the remaining 70 laps and calling it a wash out.  Lee Winger from Caledonia, Ontario won his … Read entire article »

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2013 Night of Champions Banquet Info

2013 Night of Champions Banquet Info

Banquets tickets are available. Price : $40.00 per person Date : Saturday Nov.16,2012 Place : Americana Resort Niagara Falls. ” Live music by SteelCity” (Same as we had for our All Canadian.)   We have drink ticket options 3 drinks for $15.00 7 drinks for $30.00 3.     or all drinks are $5.50 per drink and you must order 72 hr. prior to the banquet date how many drink pks.You want. You can tell us at the time you buy your banquet tickets and we will … Read entire article »

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Eve of Destruction Schedule of Events

Eve of Destruction Schedule of Events

Sunday September 22nd, 2013 EVE of DESTRUCTION Event List 8:00am – Pit Gates Open 10:00am – Spectator Gates Open 12:00pm – ANTHEMS Enduro – 75 Laps Backwards Race – 10 Laps Ladies Race – 10 Laps U Turn Eliminations (3 on the track, Winner Eliminates the other 2) Flag Pole Race – 10 Laps Side by Side Race – 10 Laps (2 Cars Chained together – No more than 12” apart) Demo Cross Race – 10 Laps Trailer Race – 15 Laps Small Car Demo Big Car Demo -Pay Outs … Read entire article »

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Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY September 15th 2013

Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY September 15th 2013

4:00 – Gates Open 5:30 – Mandatory Drivers Meeting All Classes 6:00 – ANTHEMS with Sportsman Cars Stopped on Front Stretch Sportsman Hot Laps – 3 Laps Pure Stock Feature – 12 Laps – Rain Out from Sept 1st (Qualified Cars Only) SAFE CRACKER BALLOT DRAW # 1 First Call for Contestants (10 Mins) Pro 4 Truck Feature – 15 Laps – Rain Out from Sept 1st (Qualified Trucks Only) SAFE CRACKER BALLOT DRAW # 2 Second Call for Contestants (3 mins) Mini Stock … Read entire article »

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Gary Lindberg Wins Trevor Wilkens Memorial Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series Event at New Humberstone

Gary Lindberg Wins Trevor Wilkens Memorial Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series Event at New Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario won the 20th edition of the Trevor Wilkens Memorial for the DIRTcar Sportsman at the New Humberstone Speedway on Sunday evening. For Lindberg, it was his seventh win of the season.  Billy Hogue from Dain City, Ontario picked up his first win of the season in the JC Auto Street Stocks feature event. Kyle Rothwell from Welland, Ontario picked up his third Trackside Decals Mini Stocks feature … Read entire article »

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