CAA Niagara Night features King of the Crates Series Opener and Double Features for Hoosier Stocks and Mod Lites – Bring Donations for Goodwill Niagara and ‘Fill the Truck’

THOROLD, ONT – If you are a member of CAA and the Niagara Club in particular – you are well aware of the rewards that can be enjoyed including great deals on events including a night at Merrittville Speedway Saturday May 27th..

“CAA Niagara Members and all our race fans will enjoy the final event of May for sure,” said (Merrittville’s) Don Spiece, “our 5 Division Show will feature not only the opening round of the Sportsman King of the Crates Series in addition to double features for the Hoosier Stocks and Mod Lites.”

Even though CAA Niagara Members that bring a donation will be eligible to win a $100 Gift Card via a draw – Race Fans and Race Teams alike are encouraged to bring donations of gently used clothing and household items as it’s also ‘Fill the Truck’ Night in support of Goodwill Niagara.

Victory Lane in 2017 for the S&W Service Centre Sportsman Division has been shared by three drivers to date … Paul Gaboury, defending David Chevrolet King of the Crates Sportsman Series Champion Cody McPherson and most recently Brad Rouse.
In the overall standings, Rouse leads McPherson by 6 points.

James Friesen sits in third ahead of a three way tie for 4th spot between Brent Begolo, Luke Carleton and Justin Sharp.

“Our David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series challenges our Sportsman drivers over three events,” added Spiece, “through the years it has provided some great racing … it wasn’t too long ago that Cody McPherson took the Mini-Series Title by a single point!”

With 2 Features scheduled for the Hoosier Stocks due to the Impact Promotions rain out after qualifying was complete back on May 13th – one driver has won the 2 Feature Events in the books – defending champion Dave Bailey.

Bailey leads Billy Bleich Jr, Kyle Pelrine, James Thompson and Rob Murray in the overall point standings.

For the Wood Motor Company Mod Lites, 3 events have had 2 teammates visit Victory Lane. Point leader Brent Begolo has 2 wins while defending champion Josh Sliter has one.
CAA Niagara Nite will also feature the Pinty’s Delicious Foods 358 Modifieds and the Central Fabricating & Welding 4 Cylinder Divisions.

CAA Niagara is pleased to once again provide Merrittville Speedway race teams with the best towing services available in the Niagara Region. Race fans can enjoy the same fast, friendly and professional service by becoming a member of CAA Niagara.
CAA Niagara serves members in the Niagara Region with offices in Grimsby, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Thorold and Welland.

For year round peace of mind and member exclusive savings, you can rely on your friends at CAA Niagara. Join at your local CAA office today and start enjoying yearlong benefits of being a CAA Member and tell them Merrittville sent you.

For more than 100 years, CAA Niagara has advocated safe driving practices – working to make roads safer for drivers and pedestrians and actively supports safety enhancements in the vehicles Canadians drive. Whether it’s teaching young drivers the dangers of distracted driving or providing seniors with tips on how to stay mobile in the community, CAA has a long history of helping drivers stay safe behind the wheel.

In addition to its Auto Club, CAA can also offer its members Travel Information and Bookings, discounted Attraction Tickets and Insurance.

If you want to experience the benefits of CAA – stop by their display inside the front gates at Merrittville Speedway May 27th or visit or click on

David Chevrolet offers an extensive inventory of genuine GM Performance parts and accessories including the GM Crate Engine that power each Sportsman. The GM Crate Engine is a bullet-proof 350-horsepower, 350-cubic-inch factory-sealed racing engine and is a tough combination of power and reliability, and it fits almost any racing budget.

At David Chevrolet you will find friendly, knowledgeable and professional staff who are guided by a relentless focus on superior customer service, honesty and delivering the highest value to our customers. David Chevrolet is committed to building relationships that will last generations.

David Chevrolet Corvette Buick GMC has been voted the #1 Dealer for new and used vehicles.

Visit David Chevrolet at 915 Niagara Street in Welland. On line at you can search new inventory, request quotes on service and repairs, body shop and parts.

Did you know that Goodwill is one of the greenest organizations on the planet?

By donating, you keep unwanted clothing and household items out of the landfills, preserving the environment. By donating to Goodwill Niagara, you give those items a second life which helps provide job training, youth and senior programs, housing and support services and more for people in your community.

Goodwill Niagara encourages and helps the community to reduce, re-use, and recycle each and every day.

For more information on items that Goodwill Niagara will accept click on and scroll down to the listing.
When the Gates open Saturday May 27th at 5:30 – Goodwill Niagara representatives will be in attendance to help you with your donation to help ‘Fill the Truck”
Showtime is at 7:00.

For further information on Merrittville Speedway’s 2017 Season visit or call the Speedway Office at 905-892-8266 or via e mail at Race fans and Race teams alike can follow Merrittville on Face Book ( Speedway) and Twitter (

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 and visit them when you require their products and/or services.

Celebrating 15 years of serving the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara Regions, Bobcat of Hamilton is a leading provider of compact equipment for a wide variety of markets – striving to empower customers to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.

To learn more about more about the Bobcat of Hamilton Advantage click on

Bobcat of Hamilton … One Tough Animal!