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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 … 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” … Read entire article »

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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 … Read entire article »

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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 … Read entire article »

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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 … Read entire article »

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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 … Read entire article »

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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 … 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 … Read entire article »

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Mikey Kruchka Wins Southern Ontario Sprints A-Main at Humberstone Speedway

Mikey Kruchka Wins Southern Ontario Sprints A-Main at Humberstone Speedway

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Mikey Kruchka from Hamilton, Ontario was the winner of the Southern Onatrio Sprints (SOS) A-Main on John Puhl Memorial Night presented by Zanchin Truck &Trailer and Motorsports Image at the New Humberstone Speedway. Other winners on Victoria Day weekend included Adam Leslie from Port Colborne, Ontario picking up the win in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. “The Fonz” Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario took top honors in the JC Auto Street … Read entire article »

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Lindberg, Carley, Thompson, Sliter, Pennacchio, And Zack Grace Humberstone’s Victory Lane

Lindberg, Carley, Thompson, Sliter, Pennacchio, And Zack Grace Humberstone’s Victory Lane

  PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario returned to victory lane for the first time in 2014 after crossing the finish line first in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman on Port Cares Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Veteran Late Model racer Ed Carley from Freedom, NY picked up his first victory of the season in the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models. 2013 track Champion James Thompson from St. Catharines, Ontario claimed the victory … Read entire article »

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Humberstone Speedway Season Lid-Lifter Set for Sunday May 4

Humberstone Speedway Season Lid-Lifter Set for Sunday May 4

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… The New Humberstone Speedway is getting ready for the track’s 55th Season Opener this coming Sunday May 4th with racing to get underway at 6:00pm.Admission for Opening Night will only be $5.55 for adults as the track is celebrating its 55th season of racing in 2014. The racing action will be headlined by a 55 lap feature for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. The Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models will be racing in … Read entire article »

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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….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….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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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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Humberstone Joins RUSH Series Sanctioning For Late Models in 2014

Humberstone Joins RUSH Series Sanctioning For Late Models in 2014

SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL SERIES GOES INTERNATIONAL AS CANADA’S HUMBERSTONE SPEEDWAY JOINS WEEKLY SERIES; SUNDAY NIGHT SOUTHERN ONTARIO TRACK GIVES NORTHERN RACERS 3-NIGHT CIRCUIT By Mike Leone December 21, 2013   (Port Colborne, ON)…Just days after landing western New York’s Freedom Speedway as a Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Weekly Series venue in 2014, RUSH Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are thrilled to announce that Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada has joined the … 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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Hard-charging Brad Rouse claims victory in NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Series Championship 30

Hard-charging Brad Rouse claims victory in NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Series Championship 30

St. Catharines, Ontario, driver makes his way from his 22nd starting spot to the front in the season’s biggest DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series race SYRACUSE, N. Y.(Photo Courtesy Outlaw Photos) - Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 – Brad Rouse just barely made it into the big race Saturday afternoon, finishing second in a Last Chance Qualifier to get a spot in the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Championship 30. Yet he didn’t let his disadvantage … Read entire article »

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