RANSOMVILLE, NY – Ransomville Speedway hosted the annual rules meeting at the Ransomville Fire Hall on Saturday January 21st and had 200 people attend. Technical Inspectors Rich Lemieux and Dave Johnson were introduced to the attendees as well as other Speedway officials.
Third generation driver Erick Rudolph will be campaigning at the Big R with the BCL team. Scott Kerwin, who was the driver of the BCL entry has found a ride with John Coco. Past track champion Chad Brachmann will also be back at Ransomville. Moving up into the Modifieds from the Sportsman ranks are past Sportsman titlist Jesse Cotriss and Steve Lewis Jr. Past regional Modified Lite champion Derek Wagner will be moving up into a Sportsman. Pete and Jake Stefanski plan on running a full season in the Street Stock ranks. Veteran Ken Camidge is coming back and they will be joined by divisional rookie Jordan Moden who is moving up from the Go-Kart ranks. As of the meeting, 15 Modifieds have registered as well as 25 Sportsman, 18 Street Stocks, nine (9) 4-Bangers and five (5) Novice Sportsman.
In the spring, concrete pads will be going down on the front row of the pit area for the 358 Modifieds. Pads can be rented for $300 a season.
Speedway management would like to thank all the returning divisional sponsors; Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds, Investors Services Sportsman, Kipo Chevrolet Street Stocks, Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers. Stevenson’s Hardware in Ransomville, NY is coming on board as the new divisional sponsor for the Novice Sportsman. “We are thankful to everyone at Stevenson’s Hardware for stepping up to become the Novice Sportsman class sponsor” stated Ransomville Speedway General Manager Jenn Martin. “They have sponsored the speedway for many years and they are adding to their sponsorship this year and we thank them for their continued support of racing at the Big R” Martin added.
As the schedule is being finalized, the annual Mall Show is being worked on and a date and will be released in the coming weeks. Drivers can still register for the annual Hangover 150, set for Saturday February 4th
About Ransomville Speedway: Ransomville Speedway is located on Braley Road in the hamlet of Ransomville, just 20 minutes from Niagara Falls and Lockport. “The Big R” is a ½-mile DIRTcar sanctioned facility that is the Home of the Summer Nationals. For more information, please visit us on the World Wide Web at www.ransomvillespeedway.com as well as follow us on Twitter @Ransomville and like us on Facebook. You can also contact the speedway by phone by calling (716) 791-3602 or (716) 791-3611.