Junes Arrives Rather Coldly but Karters Remain Hot at Merrittville

The month of June arrived rather coldly at Merrittville Speedway but several drivers remained hot in Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series action June 7th.

5 drivers would win their third St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Features of 2016 in 6 starts. First to do it was rookie William Younger in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 Division.

Hana Rothwell's 3rd win of 2016Hana Rothwell – daughter of Van Raine Construction 4 Cylinder veteran Kyle Rothwell won her third Tim Phillips Garage St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Novice 2 Feature. Logan Illiffe returned to Victory Lane for the third time in the RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Division and Dylan Culp made a last lap move to win his third Wilder Racing Engines Senior Animal Feature.

Paul Lindberg – brother and crew chief for Pinty’s Delicious Foods 358 Modified Rookie Gary Lindberg Saturday Nights was also a 3 time winner – taking the checkered flag in the Cassell Manufacturing Senior Fun Division.

In other Performance Manufacturing Divisional action, two drivers won their second features of 2016 – Jaedon Lawson and Dalton Slack in the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 and Superior PetroFuels Junior Restricted Divisions respectively.

Saturday Night June 11th, the Karters will join the Archer Truck Services Night with a rescheduled display and exhibition. Kart Racing continues Tuesday June 14th. 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 – Mason Richau, Nigel Pendykoski, Christopher Crowe, William Younger, Carley Brakespeare, Gavin Lavallee, Scarlett Gaboury. Heat 2 – Nigel Pendykoski, Christopher Crowe, William Younger, Mason Richau, Gavin Lavallee, Carley Brakespeare, Scarlett Gaboury.

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

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

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

Superior PetroFuels Performance Manufacturing Junior Restricted Heavy Division – 8 laps – Heat 1 – Trevor Wright, Randy Giroux, Austyn Werstroh, Taylor White, Kyle Phillips, Dalton Slack. Heat 2 – Kyle Phillips, Randy Giroux, Dalton Slack, Trevor Wright, Austyn Werstroh, Taylor White.

Cassell Manufacturing Performance Manufacturing Senior Fun Division – 10 laps – Heat 1 – Paul Lindberg, John Farnham, Brett Stratford, Scott Andres, Dillan Sliter, Steve Robison, Brandon Black, Mike Speck, Lenny Comeau, Shawn Sliter, Steven Koop. Heat 2 – John Farnham, Brandon Black, Paul Lindberg, Brett Stratford, Shawn Sliter, Scott Andres, Dillan Sliter, Steve Robison, Mike Speck, Lenny Comeau, Steven Koop.

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

Burris Tire Feature Results

William Younger - 3 time Kart WinnerVansickle Pet Valu Performance Manufacturing Novice 1 Division – 8 laps – William Younger, Nigel Pendykoski, Christopher Crowe, Mason Richau, Gavin Lavallee, Scarlett Gaboury, Carley Brakespeare.

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

RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 Division – 15 lapsLogan Illiffe, Zach Trotter, Spencer Maytum, Aiden Lavallee.

Ed MacPherson Construction Performance Manufacturing Junior 2 Division – 15 laps – Jaedon Lawson, Davis Grocott, Donny Lampman, Ali Harmoch, Joey Priestley, Aiden Speck.

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

Cassell Manufacturing Performance Manufacturing Senior Fun Division – 20 laps – Paul Lindberg, Brandon Black, John Farnham, Scott Andres, Brett Stratford, Dillan Sliter, Shawn Sliter, Steven Koop, Kyle Rothwell, Steve Robison. DNS – Mike Speck, Lenny Comeau.

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

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, St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts, Wilder Racing Engines and Burris Tire.

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Look for Lucas Oil Products at their favorite automotive retailer or repair centre including St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts, Tim Phillips Garage, Kala’s Hardware and through RCM Racing Equipment.

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