Archer Truck Services to present second round of Triple Crown Series & it’s Bring your Dog to the Races Night

THOROLD, ONT – When Archer Truck Services presents June 10th’s Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Racing Series Event at Merrittville Speedway – Round 2 of the Tomaski Racing Triple Crown Series will be the featured event or will it be the Vansickle Pet Valu and Groomingdale’s Best Appearing Dog Contest?

Before the Big Dogs take to the track Saturday June 10th for Feature Events for all 5 Divisions – Big Dogs … Little Dogs and all breeds in between will have their own time in front of the crowd. Race Fans and Race Teams alike are encouraged to bring along their dogs for the annual Best Appearing Dog Contest presented by Vansickle Pet Valu.

“For many of us in the stands and in the pits,” said (Merrittville owner) Don Spiece, “racing is a family sport … and that family includes a dog … it’s their night to join in the fun and not be left home.”

Best Appearing Dog Contest Entrants will all receive treats from Vansickle Pet Valu and Groomingdale’s with prizes for category winners too as voted on by fan cheers.

Back on May 13th’s Impact Promotions Night, Tony Kelly was the only driver able to make an impact in winning the Series Opener before rain delayed the balance of the features.

After two straight wins for Kelly – Alex Riley’s two 2017 wins were separated by a single win by Leroy Buscumb May 27th.

Year in and year out the Tomaski Racing Triple Crown Series for the Central Fabricating & Welding 4 Cylinders provides some of the best action and 2016’s version was no exception.

Kyle Rothwell won the three race series by just three points over his hired driver Tyler Lafantaisie while in the overall points … it was Lafantaisie over Rothwell by just six.

Archer Truck Services have been locally owned and operated since 1954. The St. Catharines location is in the original building while the Welland location opened it’s doors 22 years ago in 1975. Both locations feature experienced and knowledgable staff serving your sales, service and parts needs.
Archer Truck Services are a franchise dealer for International Trucks and are Cummins certified in addition to being members of the North American Idealease Network. Archer Truck Centres in Welland houses a vibrant team of apprentices and experienced Class A Technicians to assist with all makes and models of equipment. The Welland location can also provide you with mobile diesel emission testing.
The St. Catharines location at 26 Dunkirk Road is open Monday to Friday until 11 PM and from 8 to 12 for Parts only while the 475 Prince Charles Drive South location in Welland is open Monday to Friday 8 AM to 9 PM.
Visit either Archer Truck Service location on line at or call 905-685-6532 or 905-735-6661. After hours road side service is available by calling 905-651-9966 with 24 hour Emergency and Mobile Maintenance Services available.
After a night at the races … some time at the cottage … after a long run after a rain or for no reason at all – Vansickle Pet Valu has a self-serve dog wash – Groomingdale’s – where you can leave the mess behind.

Vansickle Pet Valu has all your pet supply needs from food including frozen raw food for dogs and cats to toys and treats.

If you’re looking for a pet – hamsters, gerbils, rabbits and fish are always in store and with ties to different adoption agencies – can help you find puppies and kittens … dogs and cats.

Bring in your dirty dog and leave the mess behind. In a spa-like atmosphere – Groomingdale’s supplies everything … shampoo, towels and blow dryers.

Vansickle Pet Valu and Groomingdale’s are located at 420 Vansickle Road in the Walmart Plaza on 4th Avenue in St. Catharines. Stop in and see them with your pet and receive a FREE Treat!

You can also find them on Face Book at

The Vansickle Pet Valu Dog Contest – part of Archer Truck Centre Night begins when the Great Clips Grandstand Ticket Office opens at 5:30 with Show Time at 7:00 PM.

In addition to Round 2 of the Tomaski Racing Triple Crown Series … June 10th also feature the Pinty’s 358 Modifieds, S&W Service Centre Sportsman, Hoosier Stocks and Wood Motor Company Modified Lites.

For further information on Merrittville Speedway’s 2017 Season visit or call the Winter Office at 905-984-608 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.

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