RoC Sportsman Series Readies for Big Three Race Weekend

HAMILTON, ONT – The Race of Champions along with Ohsweken, Merrittville and Humberstone Speedway will be giving Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series competitors the opportunity to compete during a lucrative stretch over a three race weekend beginning with Ohsweken on Friday, August 24, Merrittville on Saturday, August 25 and Humbertsone on Sunday, August 26.

All three races will pay a minimum of $1,000-to-win with the Sunday event at Humberstone paying $2,000-to-win.

Currently the top-four of Cody McPherson of Saint Catharines, Ontario; Chad Chevalier of Port Colborne, Ontario; Brad Rouse of Saint Catharines, Ontario and James Henry of Naples, N.Y., are separated by just 18 points in the championship chase for an additional $1,000.

“It’s anybody’s game right now,” stated Cody McPherson, who is having one of his best seasons. “We are going to give it our all and we’re really looking forward to next weekend. It’s going to be good racing and a lot of fun over the course of three nights.”

Where: Ohsweken Speedway, Ohsweken, Ontario-Canada (Six Nations Reserve)

When: Friday, August 24, 2018. Pit Gates open at 5:30 pm Grandstands open at 6:00 pm, Racing at 7:30 pm

Directions: The track is located is at 1987 Chiefswood Road, Ohskweken, Ontario – just minutes South of the 403 (London/Toronto) and approximately 60-miles Northwest of Buffalo, N.Y. and Fort Erie, Ontario.

What: The Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series Club 54 30 on Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Night

More Information: www.ohswekenspeedway.ca (519-717-0023) / www.rocmodifiedseries.com

Where: Merrittville Speedway, Thorold, Ontario

When: Saturday, August 25, 2018. Pit Gates open at 5:00 pm Grandstands open at 5:30 pm, Racing at 7:00 pm

Directions: The track is located just West of Niagara Falls on HWY 50.

What: St. Catharines Husky presents the Harry Sittler Memorial 30

More Information: www.merrittvillespeedway.com (905-892-8266) / www.rocmodifiedseries.com

Where: New Humberstone Speedway

When: Sunday, July 1, 2018. Grandstands open at 4:30 pm. Racing at 6:30 pm

Directions: The track is located is just a short drive from Niagara Falls and St. Catherines, Ontario as well as just 20-miles from downtown Buffalo and the Peace Bridge at 1716 HWY 3 in Port Colborne, Ontario.

What: The Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series Pete Cosco Memorial 40

More Information: www.humberstonespeedway.com (905-834-4002) / www.rocmodifiedseries.com

The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey with primary marketing partners Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, US Army, Upstate Automotive Group, Waddell Communications, Pilat Graphic Design, Jerico Performance, TDH Refrigeration, Sherwood Racing Wheels, PavedTrackDigest.com and Speed51.com. The 68th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2018 at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

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