Thursday Night Thunder at the Little R

RANSOMVILLE, NY – Thursday night racing returns to Ransomville Speedway this summer as the action will take place on the ¼ mile “Little R”.

The Thursday night go-kart program schedule will kick off on Thursday May 11 with heats beginning at 7:00pm sharp. Racing will take place every Thursday night until August 31st for Championship Night. There will be a Summer Break night off on Thursday July 20th. The popular Powder Puff will take place on Thursday August 10th. The go-kart banquet and non points fun race will be held on Sunday September 10th. Rules for all classes are available online at and scroll down to the Go-Kart section on the home page.

Tim Phillips from Tim Phillips Garage has once again stepped up to sponsor the Senior Light Go-Kart division. His son is a multi-time kart champion at Ransomville and Merrittville, and has several wins with the NYDKS Tour. Besides his sponsorship with the go-kart program, Tim has also renewed his VIP Tower Sponsorship for the 2018 edition of the Hangover 150. Tim Phillips Garage is a full-service preventive maintenance and auto repair center located on Grand Island. Specializing in general services, inspections, and more, Tim Phillips Garage has served the region since 1946. Tim Phillips Garage is located at 2993 Baseline Road on Grand Island and can be reached by phone at (716) 773-3009 or online at

Former Pro Stock and Sportsman campaigner Mike Martin and his business Finish Line Auto Detail has renewing his sponsorship of the Senior Heavy class. In its third year of business, Finish Line Auto Detail service dealers, fleet and personal vehicles. From motorcycles, cars and trucks to RV’s, big rigs and enclosed trailers, Finish Line Auto Detail does it all. Finish Line Auto Detail can be reached by calling (716) 777-0275. Finish Line Auto Detail is located at 7170 Ridge Road in Lockport.

Slack Karts returns as the sponsor of the Junior I class and Jeffery Machine is back as the sponsor of the Junior II class. Divisional Sponsorships are still available for the Novice division as well as Junior III. For more information about divisional sponsorship or a nightly sponsorship, call (716) 791-3602 or email

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. Ransomville also features a ¼-mile Go-Kart track for action on the “Little R” on Thursday nights! For more information, please visit us on the World Wide Web at 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.