Four First Time Winners share Victory Lane with Undefeated Priestley and Lawson

4 Drivers – each with different stories shared one thing July 11th – a trip to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane.

Austin Nigh – a rookie driver in 2017 was first to take home his first ever win in the combined Designed Wright St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Wilder Racing Engines Novice 1 nad Novice 2 Divisions.

Veteran racer Logan Iliffe won his first Feature of the Season in the RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Division.

Gary Overholt, who did not race in 2016 made a return this season pay off in winning his first Southern Ontario Modified Lite Racing Association Senior Animal Feature.

Long before he started racing Saturday Nights in the Central Fabricating and Welding 4 Cylinder Division, Tom Neale was a Tuesday Night Kart Racer. He took home his first win in the Senior Fun Division.

Two Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Karting Series drivers would be repeat winners in Performance Manufacturing Divisional action.

Jaedon Lawson won for the fourth time in the Superior PetroFuels Junior Restricted Division whil second generation racer Joey Priestley remains undefeated in the Quick Ink Custom Screen Printing Junior 2 Division – making it a perfect 6 wins in 6 Events in 2017.

Kart Racing continues Tuesday July 18th. Pits Open at 5:30 and when the racing starts at 7 PM – Grandstand Admission is FREE.

Heat Results

Designed Wright St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Performance Manufacturing LO206 Performance Manufacturing Novice 1 and 2 Division – 6 laps – Heat 1 – Austin Nigh, Ben Colavecchia, Jacob Mamo, Scarlett Gaboury, Chris Crowe, Wayne Swinson. Heat 2 – Jacob Mamo, Austin Nigh, Ben Colavecchia, Wayne Swinson, Chris Crowe, Scarlett Gaboury.

RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing LO206 Junior 1 Division – 8 laps – Heat 1 – Korwin Podwinski, Nigel Pendykoski, Logan Iliffe, Noah Kugle, Jackson Maytum, Hana Rothwell, Cohen Corbett, Trevor Evans. Heat 2 – Cohen Corbett, Jackson Maytum, Amber White, Logan Iliffe, Hana Rothwell, Nigel Pendykoski, Amber White, Noah Kugler, Korwin Podwinski.

Quick Ink Custom Screen Printing Performance Manufacturing LO206 Junior 2 Division – 8 laps – Heat 1 and Heat 2 – Joey Priestley, Zach Trotter, Owen Kaiser, Spencer Maytum.

Superior PetroFuels Performance Manufacturing LO206 Junior Restricted Division – 8 laps – Heat 1 and Heat 2 – Davis Grocott, Noah Mamo. Jaedon Lawson, Devon Rayment.

Performance Manufacturing Senior Fun Division – 10 laps – Heat 1 Tom Neale, Mike Speck, John Pendykoski, JP Beauvais Heat 2 – Tom Neale, Mike Speck, JP Beauvais, John Pendykoski.

Southern Ontario Modified Lite Racing Association Performance Manufacturing Senior Animal Division – 10 laps – Heat 1 and Heat 2 – Gary Overholt, Travis Majuery, Dylan Culp, Kathleen Lampman.

Burris Tire Feature Results

Designed Wright St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Wilder Racing Engines Performance Manufacturing LO206 Novice 1 and 2 Division – 8 laps – Austin Nigh, Jacob Mamo, Ben Colavecchia, Wayne Swinson, Chris Crowe, Scarlett Gaboury.

RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing LO206 Junior 1 Division – 15 lapsLogan Iliffe, Korwin Podwinski, Cohen Corbett, Hana Rothwell, Jackson Maytum, Nigel Pendykoski, Amber White, Noah Kugler.

Quick Ink Custom Screen Printing Performance Manufacturing LO206 Junior 2 Division – 15 laps – Joey Priestley, Owen Kaiser, Zach Trotter, Spencer Maytum.

Superior PetroFuels Performance Manufacturing LO206 Junior Restricted Division – 15 laps – Jaedon Lawson, Noah Mamo, Devon Rayment, Davis Grocott.

Performance Manufacturing Senior Fun Division – 20 laps – Tom Neale, Mike Speck, John Pendykoski, JP Beauvais, Bob Ling.

Southern Ontario Modified Lite Racing Association Performance Manufacturing Senior Animal Division – 20 laps – Gary Overholt, Travis Majuery, Dylan Culp, Kathleen Lampman.

For further information on Merrittville Speedway’s 2017 Season visit http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com or call 905-892-8266 or via e mail at merrittvillemedia@gmail.com. Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book (Facebook.com/Merrittville Speedway) and Twitter (Twitter.com/Merrittville

MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS The 2017 Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway’s 7 Divisions is brought to racers by partners including Performance Manufacturing, Designed Wright, the Southern Ontario Modified Lite Racing Association, RCM Racing Equipment, Quick Ink Custom Screen Printing, Superior PetroFuels, Briggs & Stratton, St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts, Wilder Racing Engines and Burris Tire.

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