L. St. Amand Enterprises and St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair present 8th Annual Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series Bob Sr. Memorial

THOROLD, ONT – One week from today we will know the winner of the 8th Annual Bob St. Amand Senior Memorial.

The race on everyone’s racing calendar is Monday August 7th when the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series returns for the 100 lap Main Event presented by L. St. Amand Enterprises and St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair.

The heart-pounding, high-powered, pedal-mashing entertainment also includes Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Racing Series Events for the S&W Service Centre Sportsman, Hoosier Stock and Central Fabricating & Welding 4 Cylinder Divisions

“It’s hard to believe that we’re remembering Bob Sr for the 8th year,” said (Merrittville’s)Don Spiece, “I remember back to when I raced … Bob had the respect of all the drivers and crews – this event is a great memorial to him. What can we say about his family and friends – they have rallied together once again and have quite a spectacle planned.”

To view a listing of all the lap sponsors which are sold out for the Big Blocks, Sportsman and Hoosier Stock Features plus other special and purse sponsors click on https://www.facebook.com/stamandauto/posts/1376797062369208

When you look back over the history of the event first held in 1972 – the year Bob St. Amand Senior won his Modified Championship … a virtual who’s who of DIRTcar Northeast Modified racing has found success.

Previous winners still active include defending race winner Matt Sheppard, 2015 Winner Mat Williamson, 2013 Winner Mike Bowman, Danny Johnson, Alan Johnson, Brett Hearn, Jimmy Phelps, Pete Bicknell and Steve Paine.

The Super DIRTcar Series Point Standings has Billy Decker leading Larry Wight … neither driver has won the first Monday in August – will 2017 be their time?

Hearn, in third spot goes into the coming weekend in search of his 900th career win … will Monday Night be the night?

Like Williamson or Bowman or Pete Bicknell or Jamie Turner, Ron Smoker, Davey Moore, Don Turner and Lloyd Holt before them … will it be a Saturday Night Pinty’s Delicious Foods 358 Modified Regular that takes home the $6,000 Checque?

You’ll want to be in your seat just before race time when the Thorold Auto Parts Pace Truck takes the field right in front of the grandstands for Driver Introductions!

For more than 75 years, L. St. Amand Enterprises has gained an outstanding in the Niagara Peninsula for providing dependable and efficient service. The Landscape Department specializes in power-screened top soil, stone, mulches, natural stone and large boulder rockery, concrete products, statuary and pond, drainage and landscape supplies. For customers needing a little inspiration – a full service showroom is conveniently located at 130 Bunting Road in St. Catharines. L. St. Amand Enterprises’ friendly reliable staff can help you create an eye pleasing outdoor design. You can also find your inspiration on line at http://www.lstamand.com/en/ or by calling 905-682-1132.

L. St. Amand Enterprises began in 1940 by Leo and Kay St. Amand and has grown into a family endeavour. From taking over the Auto Repair portion of the business in 1986, Bob St. Amand Junior would fully take over with St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair formed as a separate company in November of 2012 at the same 130 Bunting Road location in St. Catharines.

St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair has the unique opportunity to provide repair services to cars, trucks and commercial fleets. St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair provides fair and friendly service on oil changes, tune-ups and batteries to air conditioner service to specializing in brake repairs. St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair is also an accredited Ontario Drive Clean Test & Repair Facility. To reach St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair – call 905-682-4656, stop by their 132 Bunting Road location or visit them on line at http://www.stamandauto.com/.
Monday August 7th’s L. St. Amand Enterprises and St. Amand Auto & Truck Repair presentation of the 6th Bob St. Amand Senior Memorial 100 lap Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series Event – it’s unparalleled … unrivalled and unsurpassed and it’s a must see event. Since 1972 – a who’s who of DIRTcar Modified Racing have converged on the d-shaped oval the first Monday in August.

When the Great Clips Grandstand Ticket Office and Pit Gates open at 4 PM – the Club Castropignano Pasta Dinner begins and runs until 6.

Race teams and race fans alike can prepare for the Civic Holiday tradition in advance as tickets for the pre-race Club Castropignano Pasta Dinner Tickets are now available.

Almost gaining as much in tradition as the race itself is the pre-race Pasta Dinner served up by Merrittville’s Annual Banquet Hosts – Club Castropignano. For race fans and race teams alike – it’s the best deal in DIRTcar Dining.

Feast on fresh pasta and meatballs, garden salad, dinner roll and a can of Pepsi for $10 in advance or $12 on Race Day. Get your tickets at the Speedway Office at 905-892-8266.

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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