Big Three Race Weekend for RoC Sportsman Modifieds Ahead this Weekend

HAMILTON, ONT – Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series competitors have a big weekend in store with three consecutive nights of racing at Ohsweken Speedway on Friday night, August 24; Merrittville, Saturday, August 25 and Humberstone on Sunday, August 26.

All three races will pay a minimum of $1,000-to-win with the Sunday event at Humberstone paying $2,000-to-win.

Friday at Ohsweken Speedway the Series will take part in the Club 54 30 presented by Gale’s Auto Aftermarket. Chad Chevalier of Port Colborne, Ontario scored the feature victory at Ohsweken in 2017.

The Series will make its first visit to Merrittville Speedway as part of the Harry Sittler Memorial, Driver’s Appreciated Night being presented by St. Catharines Husky.

The event at Humberstone Speedway will be part of the Pete Cosco Memorial Night. Chevalier, Cody McPherson of Saint Catharines, Ontario; Brad Rouse of Saint Catharines, Ontario and James Michael Friesen of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario have all won Series events at Humberstone.

Where: Ohsweken Speedway, Ohsweken, Ontario-Canada (Six Nations Reserve)

When: Friday, August 24, 2018. Pit Gates open at 5:30 pm Grandstands open at 6:00 pm, Racing at 7:30 pm

Directions: The track is located is at 1987 Chiefswood Road, Ohskweken, Ontario – just minutes South of the 403 (London/Toronto) and approximately 60-miles Northwest of Buffalo, N.Y. and Fort Erie, Ontario.

What: The Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series Club 54 30 on Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Night

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Where: Merrittville Speedway, Thorold, Ontario

When: Saturday, August 25, 2018. Pit Gates open at 5:00 pm Grandstands open at 5:30 pm, Racing at 7:00 pm

Directions: The track is located just West of Niagara Falls on HWY 50.

What: St. Catharines Husky presents the Harry Sittler Memorial 30

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Where: New Humberstone Speedway

When: Sunday, August 26, 2018. Grandstands open at 4:30 pm. Racing at 6:30 pm

Directions: The track is located is just a short drive from Niagara Falls and St. Catherines, Ontario as well as just 20-miles from downtown Buffalo and the Peace Bridge at 1716 HWY 3 in Port Colborne, Ontario.

What: The Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series Pete Cosco Memorial 40

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The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey with primary marketing partners Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, US Army, Upstate Automotive Group, Waddell Communications, Pilat Graphic Design, Jerico Performance, TDH Refrigeration, Sherwood Racing Wheels, and The 68th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2018 at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

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