PORT COLBORNE, ONT – This coming Sunday, August 6th is the annual All Canadian Championships at the Humberstone Speedway. The Civic Holiday Weekend Tradition is always a fan favorite and the 2017 edition is definitely a show that is not to be missed. The 2017 All Canadian Championships and Salute to the Troops, in conjunction with the Wounded Warriors of Canada is sponsored by Gilletta Flooring Services and Cosco Haulage.
Pit gates will open at 9:00 am Sunday morning for hauler parking. The pits will be cleared at 2:00 pm and will officially re-open at 3:00 pm. The grandstands will also swing open at 3:00 pm. The draw will open at 4:00 pm for those drivers who did not take part in the Time Trials earlier in the season. At 5:00 pm, a Special Salute to the Troops pre-race show will take place featuring a firing of two Howitzer Cannons, parachute jumpers jumping out of a DC3 War Plane and on display will be vehicles and equipment from World War 1 and World War 2. Any member of the Armed Forces who is in uniform and or show Military ID will be admitted FREE on Sunday night.
The racing program will begin at 6:00 pm with the Leslie Motorsports Junior Race Fan of the Week and then Time Trials will take place for the Vintage Cars. The PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman will be featured in a 50 lap All Canadian Championships Special and the JC Auto Street Stocks will also be running a 50 lap feature as part of the Duel on the Dirt Series. The Maple Leaf Foods RUSH Late Models, Cosco Haulage Mini Stocks, and the Mike Knapp Ford Pro 4 Trucks will also be in action.
The Vintage Car program will feature the PA Vintage Racers, as they will be racing for a third straight night on Sunday at the All Canadian with over 40 Vintage Cars expected from throughout Ontario, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and more. Gilletta Flooring Services and Cosco Haulage will be giving away a brand new 602 Crate Motor to one lucky Vintage Racer!
The party will keep on going after the races have ended out in the camping area as Guilty Pleasures will be rocking out the tunes after the show! Camping is FREE for the All Canadian Championships with a paid adult admission to the races!
Humberstone Speedway is located just two miles East of Port Colborne on Highway 3, just 17 miles west of the US/Canadian Border at the Peace Bridge (Buffalo/Fort Erie). For more information, please visit us on the World Wide Web at www.humberstonespeedway.com as well as follow us on Twitter @NewHumberstone and like us on Facebook. Don’t forget to bring your portable FM radios and listen to all the action on 90.3FM. You can also call the speedway at (905) 834-4002 or the speedway office at Cosco Haulage (905) 935-2886
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