Merrittville Speedway – Three Karters Win Third Features as 2014 Season Gets Back on Track

Giroux wins race number three of the season

Merrittville Speedway’s 2014 Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series Season got back on track August 19th with KC Auto Parts Victory Lane greeting some new faces and familiar ones after several rain-outs..

As a follow up to his favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Jeff Gordon winning his 3rd of the season this weekend, Randy Giroux also put his #24 in the winner’s circle for the 3rd time in the Superior PetroFuels Junior Restricted Division. Brittany Kelly and Tyler Winger also became three time winners in the Drummond Home Hardware Novice 1 and Philbrick Farm & Garden Equipment Wilder Racing Engines Senior Animal Divisions.

In other Performance Manufacturing Divisional action – action June 3rd – two drivers earned their first wins of the season – Spencer Maytum and Paul Klager in the Tim Phillips Garage KC Auto Parts Novice 2 and Cassell Manufacturing Senior Fun Divisions.

Two drivers who both recently won 2014 Championships in their respective divisions in the New York Dirt Kart Series rounded out the night with Tuesday Night wins. Tucker Wood earned his 6th RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Feature while Dalton Slack ran to his club leading 10th win of the season in the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Division.

Kart Racing continues Tuesday August 26th. Gates open at 5:30 PM and Grandstand Admission is FREE. Racing begins at 7:00.

Heat Results

Drummond Home Hardware Performance Manufacturing Novice 1 Division – 6 laps –Heat 1 – Brittany Kelly, Noah Kugler, Jackson Maytum, Aiden Lavallee. Heat 2 – Brittany Kelly, Noah Kugler, Aiden Lavallee, Jackson Maytum..

Tim Phillips Garage KC Auto Parts Performance Manufacturing Novice 2 Division – 6 laps – Heat 1 – Ryden Lapcevich, Spencer Maytum, Tanner Bolduc, Zach Trotter.  Heat 2 – Ryden Lapcevich, Spencer Maytum, Zach Trotter, Tanner Bolduc.

RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 Division – 8 laps – Group 1 Heat 1 and Heat 2 – Tucker Wood, Jaedon Lawson, Kensey Kruchka, Braden Keus. Group 2 Heat 1 – Davis Grocott, Joey Priestley, Tyler Davidson, Donny Lampman. Group 2 Heat 2 – Joey Priestley, Tyler Davidson, Davis Grocott, Donny Lampman.

Ed MacPherson Construction Performance Manufacturing Junior 2 Division – 8 laps – Group 1 Heat 1 and Heat 2  – Dalton Slack, Kyle Phillips, Treyten Lapcevich, Anthony Kelly. Group 2 Heat 1  – Sophie Horton, Ryleigh Slite, Nathan Boisvert, Brock Steiger. Group 2 Heat 2 – Ryleigh Sliter, Sophie Horton, Nathan Boisvert, Brock Steiger.

Superior PetroFuels Performance Manufacturing Junior Restricted Heavy Flat Head Division – 8 laps – Heat 1  – Jacob Wilson, Randy Giroux, Austyn Werstroh, Phil Gentz, Taylor White, DNS – Trevor Wright.  Heat 2 – Randy Giroux, Jacob Wilson, Austyn Werstroh, Phil Gentz, Trevor Wright, Taylor White.

Cassell Manufacturing Performance Manufacturing Senior Fun Division – 10 laps – Heat 1 – Steve Veihdeffer, Paul Klager, Mike Speck. Heat 2 – Paul Klager, Steve Veihdeffer.

Philbrick Farm & Garden Equipment Wilder Racing Engines Performance Manufacturing Senior Animal Division – 10 laps – Group 1 Heat 1 –   Dylan Culp, Steven Beckett, Tyler Winger, Kathleen Lampman, Don Dorey. Group 1 Heat 2 – Tyler Winger, Steven Beckett, Dylan Culp, Don Dorey, Kathleen Lampman. Group 2 Heat 1 – John Matthews, Travis Majuery, Matthew Veihdeffer, Garry Overholt, Colin Spatorico. . Group 2 Heat 2 – Matthew Veihdeffer, John Matthews, Travis Majuery, Colin Spatorico, Garry Overholt..

Burris Tire Feature Results

Drummond Home Hardware Garden City Automotive Performance Manufacturing Novice 1 Division – 7 laps – Brittany Kelly, Aiden Lavallee, Jackson Maytum, Noah Kugler.

Tim Phillips Garage KC Auto Parts Performance Manufacturing Novice 2 Division – 7 laps – Spencer Maytum, Zach Trotter, Ryden Lapcevich, Tanner Bolduc.

RCM Racing Equipment Cassell Manufacturing Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 Division – 15 laps – Tucker Wood, Jaedon Lawson, Davis Grocott, Donny Lampman, Tyler Davidson, Joey Priestley, Braden Keus, Kensey Kruchka.

Ed MacPherson Construction Performance Manufacturing Junior 2 Division – 15 laps – Dalton Slack, Kyle Phillips, Sophie Horton, Anthony Kelly, Ryleigh Sliter, Brock Steiger, Nathan Boisvert, Treyten Lapcevich.

Superior PetroFuels Performance Manufacturing Junior Restricted Heavy Flathead Division  – 15 laps – Randy Giroux, Trevor Wright, Austyn Werstroh, Phil Gentz, Taylor White, Jacob Wilson.

Cassell Manufacturing Performance Manufacturing Senior Fun Division – 20 laps – Paul Klager, Steve Veihdeffer.

Philbrick Farm & Garden Equipment Wilder Racing Engines Performance Manufacturing Senior Animal Division – 20 laps – Tyler Winger, John Matthews, Travis Majuery, Dylan Culp, Colin Spatorico, Garry Overholt, Steven Beckett, Don Dorey, Matthew Veihdeffer, Kathleen Lampman.

Join us in 2014 for Tuesday Night Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series action featuring SEVEN Kart Weekly Racing Divisions and the stars of tomorrow today!

Many of Merrittville’s Saturday night Stock Car Stars got their starts in Kart Racing – your Local DIRT track is where it’s at and it’s at Merrittville Speedway “The Best Family Entertainment in Niagara”

MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY SPONSORS

The 2014 Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway’s 7 Divisions is brought to racers by partners including Performance Manufacturing, Drummond Home Hardware, Tim Phillips Garage, Ed MacPherson Construction, RCM Racing Equipment, Cassell Manufacturing, Hoosier Tire Canada, Bicknell Racing Products, Superior PetroFuels, Philbrick Farm & Garden Equipment, Briggs & Stratton, KC Auto Parts, Performance Manufacturing and Burris Tire.

Lucas Oil Products is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry featuring a premium line of oils, greases and problem-solving additives. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top selling additive in the industry.

Look for Lucas Oil Products at their favorite automotive retailer or repair centre including the B&C Truck Centre in Port Colborne, Drummond Home Hardware, KC Auto Parts, Tim Phillips Garage and through RCM Racing Equipment.

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