Bike Giveaway, Kids Rides Highlight Friday Night at the Big R!

RANSOMVILLE, NY – The homestretch of the 2018 season is here at the Ransomville Speedway as Tim Hortons, Regional Haulage, Hy-Tech Concrete, Randy’s Smoke Shop, and the Lewiston #2 Fire Company will present the racing action scheduled for Friday, August 24. The full card of racing will also feature the popular kids’ rides before the night’s program at 7:15 pm. Besides Kids Rides, two young race fans will have a chance to win a new girls and boys bike thanks to our sponsor 5G Properties.

Regional Haulage is owned and operated by the Rizzardo family and have been supporters of the Ransomville Speedway for several generations. Regional Haulage, located in Jordan Station, Ontario, is a licensed and bonded freight shipping and trucking company. Regional Haulage can be contacted by phone at (905) 562-3001. Regional Haulage is the proud sponsor of Billy Coleman’s no. 92c Investors Service Sportsman, and Brayden Bills Junior 1 Go-Kart entry. This week, Regional Haulage will be remembering longtime race fan and father of Josie Rizzardo, Steve Palmeri. Steve rarely missed a race at Ransomville, especially cheering on grandson Anthony in the 358 Modifieds and also cheered on brother in law Geno Begolo, nephew Jim Begolo, and great-nephew Brent Begolo at tracks throughout the Niagara Region.

Known internationally as Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop, Tim Hortons was founded in 1964 by former Buffalo Sabres defensemen Tim Horton. Tim Hortons is known for its coffee, donuts, and other Tim Hortons Inc. (known internationally as Tim Hortons Cafe and Bake Shop) is a multinational fast food restaurant based in Canada, known for its coffee and donuts. Founded in 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario, by former Buffalo Sabre defenseman Tim Horton, Tim Hortons can be found almost anywhere throughout the region. Tim Hortons is one of the newest sponsors of Dave DiPietro’s no. 68 Investors Service Sportsman entry. The Tim Hortons locations in Niagara Falls, NY are owned and operated by Jason Burnsy.

Owned and operated by Stevenson’s Hardware Novice Sportsman driver Bubby Pawlak, Hy-Tech Concrete has been in business since 1979 providing quality and professional services for all your concrete needs. Their lists of services are endless as they specialize in all aspects of concrete projects from commercial, to residential and agricultural. Hy-Tech Concrete is located at 6136 First Street in Newfane and can be reached by phone at (716) 778-5499 or online at Hy-Tech Concrete can be seen on Scott Kerwin’s Krown Undercoating 358 Modified.

Randy’s Smoke Shop is owned and operated by “The Tuscarora Twister” Randy Chrysler. Randy’s Smoke Shop has been serving the Upper Niagara Region for over 20 years. Randy’s is located at 1325 Upper Mountain Road in Lewiston and can be reached by phone at (716) 297-5636.

Lewiston Fire Company No. 2 is a 100% volunteer organization dedicated to protecting and serving the Town of Lewiston. Our company is comprised of men and women who are trained by NYS for fire and EMS, receiving the same training as our career brothers and sisters. For more information about how to join, you can call 716-297-0050, see them in person at 1705 Saunders Settlement Rd, or online at

With the most recent rainout on August 17, pit wristbands from last Friday will be able to be reused. Anyone who purchased a grandstand ticket at the ticket booth can use their rain checks for entry for this Friday night. VIP Wristbands will not be valid as sponsors will receive new wristbands when their nights get rescheduled.

Pit gates will open at 5, with grandstands at 6, and showtime is at 7:15 pm! Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, children 8-12 are $8 and kids 8 and under are admitted FREE! Pit admission is $27 for members and $32 for non-members.


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 3/8th-mile DIRTcar sanctioned facility that is the Home of the Summer Nationals. Ransomville also features a 1/16th -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.