THOROLD – Tim Hortons opened the Civic Holiday double-header at Merrittville Speedway Aug. 3 with Bill Bleich winning his first-ever 35-lap Bobcat of Hamilton 358 Modified Feature and Rob Overholt winning his first Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinder Feature of the season, while BJ Willard took home the 40-lap second round of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series for the Rick’s Delivery Sportsman Division.
Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series action also saw Kevin Knapp and Josh Sliter in victory lane in the Hoosier Stock and J&S Heating and Air Conditioning Modified Lite divisions.
TURN 4 COLLISION 4 CYLINDER (15 laps) Rob Overholt, Sam Iftody, Evan Curtis, Kyle Pelrine, Kyle Rothwell, Mike Sadusek, Tyler Lafantaisie, Nathan Monahan, Chris Laskey, Garnet Wilson, Tony Kelly, Chris Shepherd, Leroy Buscumb, Greg Wilson, John Janssens, Brandon Boychuck, Mike Giberson, Dillan Sliter, Dave Small, Bob Gill, Jeff Larmet, Jeff Hill, Brandon Janssens.
BOBCAT OF HAMILTON DIRTcar 358 MODIFIED FEATURE (35 laps) Bill Bleich, Chris Steele, Robbie Krull, Erick Rudolph, Tim Jones, Mat Williamson, Mike Bowman, Tyler McPherson, Pete Bicknell, Scott Wood, Tommy Flannigan, Todd Gordon, Fred Carleton, Rick Hoctor, Brett Clarke, Ken Winnfield, Brandon Easey, Mark D’Ilario, Steven Schumacher, Chad Chevalier.
DAVID CHEVROLET KING OF THE CRATES SERIES – RICK’S DELIVERY DIRTcar SPORTSMAN – (40 laps) BJ Willard, Gary Lindberg, Greg Panunte, Brad Rouse, Paul Gaboury, James Friesen, Cody McPherson, Justin Sharp, Brent Begolo, Austin Wood, Jason Moore, Rob Knapp, Robbie Rounce, Travis Miller, Bob Davidson, Boyd MacTavish, Paul Williamson, Charlie Lynch, Adam Leslie, Nick Cupolo, Jason Farraway, Jordan Cosco, Robert Baker, Joey Mastroianni. DNQ – Derick Hodge, Ron MacAulay, Gord McIntosh, Chris Bellamy, Paul Cunningham.
HOOSIER STOCK FEATURE (20 laps) Kevin Knapp, Rob Murray, Brad Sheehan, Jason Fontaine, Ryan Turner, James Thompson, Pete Reid, Mark Fawcett, Mike Green, Jim Lampman, Paul Wichert, Billy Hogue, Billy Bleich Jr., Bryce Richardson.
J&S HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING MODIFIED LITE FEATURE (15 laps) Josh Sliter, Randy Hollingshead, Kory Howe, Rob Misener, Evan Leonard, Kellie Mason, Dylan Davidson, Rick Koabel, Ray Sliter Jr., Marty deMoel.
Monday, it was time for the Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial
Matt Sheppard won the 4th Bob St. Amand Senior Memorial Big Block Super DIRTcar Series 100-lap main event presented by L. St. Amand Enterprises and St. Amand Auto and Truck Repair Monday Aug. 5.
Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series action also saw Rob Murray win the Hoosier Stock Duel on the Dirt Big 6 Series Home Track Event, while James Friesen came home out front in the Non-winners 20-lap Feature for the Rick’s Delivery Sportsman Division. The Civic Holiday Classic concluded with Ken McLeod taking home the final Enduro Qualifier accelerated by Niagara College.
BOB ST. AMAND SENIOR MEMORIAL BIG BLOCK MODIFIED SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES (100 laps) Matt Sheppard, Danny Johnson, Brett Hearn, Mike Bowman, Mat Williamson, Pete Bicknell, Alan Johnson, Erick Rudolph, Dale Planck, Justin Haers, Gary Tomkins, Chris Steele, Brandon Easey, Chad Chevalier, Ryan Susice, Pete Britten, Robbie Krull, Carey Terrance, Mark D’Ilario, Jimmy Phelps, Rich Scagliotta, Scott Wood, Billy Dunn, Billy VanInwegen, Bill Bleich, Tim Currier, Matt Billings, Justin Wright, Tommy Flannigan, Dave Rauscher, Chad Brachmann, Tim Jones.
HOOSIER STOCK DUEL ON THE DIRT BIG 6 SERIES FEATURE (25 laps) Rob Murray, Pete Reid, Kevin Knapp, Jason Fontaine, James Thompson, Cory Turner, Jim Lampman, Brad Sheehan, Mark Fawcett, Bryce Richardson, Leslie Mowat, Barry Blanchard, Ryan Turner, Billy Hogue.
RICK’S DELIVERY SPORTSMAN FEATURE (20 laps) James Michael Friesen, Justin Sharp. Darrell Farraway, Paul Gaboury, Bob Davidson, Jason Moore, Rob Knapp, Charlie Lynch, Joey Mastroianni, Travis Miller, Rick Bellamy, Nick Cupolo, Robbie Rounce, Ron MacAulay, Gord McIntosh, Rob Clark, Derick Hodge. Robert Baker, Paul Cunningham, Jordan Cosco, Paul Williamson.
ENDURO QUALIFIER ACCELERATED BY NIAGARA COLLEGE (25 Laps) Ken McLeod.
UPCOMING AT MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY
CMH Sales & Leasing will present Help a Child Smile Night Saturday Aug. 10, featuring a 5 Division Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Event. The highlight of the night will be the Annual Box Car Races for the Grantham Lions Kids Club. Any child 12 years of age is eligible to enter. For Box Car Rules – click on www.merrittvillespeedway.com/box-car-rules.
The grandstands open at 5:30 p.m. with races beginning at 7 p.m.
For further information – call the Speedway office at 905-892-8266 or visit www.merrittvillespeedway.com.
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