2017 Season opens with Peters Excavating Patriot Sprint Tour Main Event – 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Mod Lites also featured on first event

THOROLD, ONT – With a successful Test, Tune and Inspection Day in the books, Don Spiece’s first season as owner of Merrittville Speedway continues to build with Peters Excavating presenting the 2017 Spring Sizzler Saturday April 22nd.

Featured during the first Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Racing Series Event are the Patriot Sprint Tour in addition to the Pinty’s 358 Modifieds, the S&W Service Centre Sportsman and the TUSA Canadian National Event for the Wood Motor Company Modified Lites rain delayed from last September.

“Peters Excavating has evolved into an industry leading multi-disciplined civil contractor reaching beyond the typical realms of construction,” reveals (Merrittville Speedway Owner) Don Spiece, “and for race fans … I’m excited to have Peters Excavating hosting our first night that goes beyond the typical realms of a race night.”

Going back to the 2016 Spring Sizzler … Jason Barney took home the Patriot Sprint Tour Opener with Mike Bowman and Brad Rouse also visiting Victory Lane in Pinty’s 358 Modified and S&W Service Centre Sportsman Events.

In previous Patriot Sprint Tour Events. Former winners include Bryan Howland, Scott Kreutter, Steve Poirier and Barney.

2016 Overall Champion Jared Zimbardi also took home his 3d career PST Canadian Title last season and expects to be challenged this season by a roster of drivers that includes Steve Glover, Mitch Brown, Pete Richardson, Kyle Drum, Darryl Ruggles, Paul Habek, Joe Trenca and Jordan Thomas.

Brown has already been on the Thorold track during April 15th’s Test and Tune as were Dylan Westbrook, Glenn Styres, Jimmy Huppenen and the Turners – Jamie, Ryan and Cory.

Like Klager, Westbrook was also a winner closing out the 2016 Season with a Sprint Car Win the first Friday in September.

For further information on the Patriot Sprint Tour visit http://www.patriotsprinttour.com/

Defending Mod Lite Spring Sizzler Winner Paul Klager has been waiting about 7 months to finish the TUSA Canadian National Weekend Opener from 2016. The Beamsville Driver took the Friday Night Opener before Saturday Night’s $1,200 to win finale was rained out.

Peters Excavating – a division of Peters Construction Group – was built on sewer and water main construction also focuses on commercial and residential development and site servicing, heavy civil work, earthworks and road construction.

Peters Excavating has a proven track record an all disciplines … from small jobs to multi-million dollar complex projects.

Peters Construction Group also includes Peters Crushing and Recycling, Peters Environmental Peters Demolition and Envirogrow.

Committed to the highest quality workmanship with a diversity and vast experience allows Peters Construction Group Team Members to be innovative and productive resulting in your project being completed on time and on budget.

Based in the Niagara Region, the Peters Construction Group has strong roots in its community but with a large fleet of equipment – work all throughout Southern Ontario and the Greater Toronto area.

For you next job – big or small … contact Peters Excavating at 905-382-0101 … visit their location at 3976 Bowen Road in Stevensville or visit them on line at www.petersgroup.ca

The Peters Excavating Spring Sizzler begins when the Pit Gates Open at 5:00 PM. The Great Clips Grandstand Ticket Office opens at 5:30. Show Time is 7 PM.

For further information on Merrittville Speedway’s 2017 Season visit http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com or call the Winter Office at 905-984-608 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 66th Anniversary Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Racing Series for Merrittville Speedway’s 5 Divisions was brought to race fans and racers by division sponsors – Pinty’s Delicious Foods, S&W Service Centre, Hoosier Tire Canada, Wood Motor Company and Central Fabricating in addition to many marketing partners Visit them at http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com/sponsors.htm and visit them when you require their products and/or services.

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