Month of May Concludes with Three First Time Winners

Merrittville Speedway’s Kart Season concluded the month of May with three drivers winning their first St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Features of 2016.

Taking his first checkered flag was Zach Trotter in the RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Division. Also visiting Victory Lane was current Van Raine Construction 4 Cylinder Saturday Night Rookie Austyn Werstroh. The third generation driver’s win came after a late race move to come out on top in the Superior PetroFuels Junior Restricted Division.

Dylan Culp Victory Lane May 31The final event of the night saw Matt Sharpe take home his first Feature Win in the Cassell Manufacturing Senior Fun Division.

In other Performance Manufacturing Divisional action, three drivers each won their second features – William Younger, Hana Rothewell and Dylan Culp in the Van Sickle Pet Valu Novice 1, Tim Phillips Garage St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Novice 2 and the Wilder Racing Engines Senior Animal Divisions respectively.

For the last three weeks, there has only been one winner in the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Division. Second generation driver Donny Lampman took home his third straight win.

Kart Racing continues Tuesday May 17th. Pits Open at 5:30 and when the racing starts at 7 PM – Grandstand Admission is FREE.

Heat Results

Vansickle Pet Valu Performance Manufacturing Novice 1 Division – 6 laps – Heat 1 – Christopher Crowe, William Younger, Nigel Pendykoski, Mason Richau, Jacob Mamo, Scarlett Gaboury, Carly Breakspeare. DNS – Gavin Lavallee Heat 2 – William Younger, Mason Richau, Christopher Crowe, Jacob Mamo, Scarlett Gaboury, Nigel Pendykoski, Carly Breakspeare. DNS – Gavin Lavallee.

Tim Phillips Garage KC Auto Parts Performance Manufacturing Novice 2 Division – 6 laps – Heat 1 – Hayden Klager, Jackson Maytum. Trevor Evans, Hana Rothwell, Amber White, Madelyn Goulding, Cohen Corbett. Heat 2 – Madelyn Goulding, Hana Rothwell, Jackson Maytum, Cohen Corbett, Amber White, Trevor Evans, Hayden Klager.

RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 Division – 8 laps – Heat 1 – Zach Trotter, Owen Kaiser, Logan Illiffe, Spencer Maytum. DNF – Aiden Lavallee. Heat 2 – Zach Trotter, Owen Kaiser, Logan Illiffe, Spencer Maytum, Aiden Lavallee.

Ed MacPherson Construction Performance Manufacturing Junior 2 Division – 8 laps – Heat 1 – Joey Priestley, Ali Harmoch, Donny Lampman, Jaedon Lawson, Davis Grocott, Aiden Speck. Heat 2 – Joey Priestley, Donny Lampman, Jaedon Lawson, Ali Harmoch, Davis Grocott, Aiden Speck.

First time Feature Winner - William YoungerSuperior PetroFuels Performance Manufacturing Junior Restricted Heavy Division – 8 laps – Heat 1 – Kyle Phillips, Dalton Slack, Randy Giroux, Austyn Werstroh, Ryleigh Sliter, Noah Mamo, Taylor White, Trevor Wright. Heat 2 – Trevor Wright, Austyn Werstroh, Dalton Slack, Kyle Phillips, Randy Giroux, Noah Mamo, Ryleigh Sliter, Taylor White.

Cassell Manufacturing Performance Manufacturing Senior Fun Division – 10 laps – Heat 1 – Paul Lindberg, Mat Sharpe, Ed Crozier, Brandon Black, Lenny Comeau, John Farnham, Mike Speck. Heat 2 – Paul Lindberg, Matt Sharpe, John Farnham, Brandon Black, Ed Crozier, Lenny Comeau. DNS – Mike Speck.

Wilder Racing Engines Performance Manufacturing Senior Animal Division – 10 laps – Heat 1 – Jacob Wilson, Travis Majuery, Dylan Culp, Daniel McKay, Kathleen Lampman, Nathan Boisvert. Heat 2 – Dylan Culp, Travis Majuery, Kathleen Lampman, Jacob Wilson, Daniel McKay, Ashley Moore, Nathan Boisvert.

Burris Tire Feature Results

Vansickle Pet Valu Performance Manufacturing Novice 1 Division – 8 laps – William Younger, Christopher Crowe, Jacob Mamo, Mason Richau, Nigel Pendykoski, Carly Breakspeare, Scarlett Gabury.

Tim Phillips Garage KC Auto Parts Performance Manufacturing Novice 2 Division – 8 laps – Hana Rothwell, Cohen Corbett, Trevor Evans, Madelyn Goulding, Amber White, Jackson Maytum, Hayden Klager.

RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 Division – 15 lapsZach Trotter, Owen Kaiser, Logan Illiffe, Spencer Maytum, Aiden Lavallee.

Hana Rothwell in Victory Lane May 31Ed MacPherson Construction Performance Manufacturing Junior 2 Division – 15 laps – Donny Lampman, Ali Harmoch, Joey Priestley, Jaedon Lawson, Davis Grocott, Aiden Speck.

Superior PetroFuels Performance Manufacturing Junior Restricted Division First Feature  – 15 laps – Austyn Werstroh, Kyle Phillips, Trevor Wright, Randy Giroux, Ryleigh Sliter, Noah Mamo, Dalton Slack, Taylor White.

Cassell Manufacturing Performance Manufacturing Senior Fun Division – 20 laps – Matt Sharpe, Paul Lindberg, John Farnham, Brandon Black, Ed Crozier, Kyle Rothwell, Lenny Comeau, Mike Speck.

Wilder Racing Engines Performance Manufacturing Senior Animal Division – 20 laps – Dylan Culp, Travis Majuery, Ashley Moore, Daniel McKay, Nathan Boisvert, Kathleen Lampman, Jacob Wilson.

For further information on Tuesday Night Kart Racing – contact the Speedway Office at 905-892-8266 or by contacting (General Manager) Erica Bicknell-Jones at ebicknell@cogeco.net or Race Director Jeff Riley at merrittvillekartclub@hotmail.com

MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS

The 2016 Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway’s 7 Divisions is brought to racers by partners including Performance Manufacturing, Vansickle Pet-Valu, Tim Phillips Garage, Ed MacPherson Construction, RCM Racing Equipment, Cassell Manufacturing, Superior PetroFuels, Briggs & Stratton, t. Catharines Discount Auto Parts, Wilder Racing Engines and Burris Tire.

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