Sid Jeffery Memorial, Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series Coming Up This Friday at Ransomville Speedway

RANSOMVILLE, NY – The second annual Sid Jeffery Memorial will highlight the racing program on Friday, September 7 at the Ransomville Speedway. $2,000 will await the winner of the Sid Jeffery Memorial for the Krown Undercoating Modifieds with nearly $3,000 being handed out in lap sponsors and contingencies. The Sid Jeffery Memorial is one of the more lucrative races in the region. Also on the racing card will be the annual stop by the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series plus Street Stocks, 4 Bangers and Novice Sportsman. The night of racing is presented by Jeffery Machine, Performance Manufacturing, Allstate Insurance, Niagara Frontier Publications, and Painters Plus.

“We would like to express our appreciation to the Atwal Family for allowing us to have this annual race in honor of our father Sid Jeffery”, commented Mike Jeffery. “The Atwal’s have gone above and beyond all expectations to put this race on”, Jeffery added. Jeffery also expressed his appreciation to the staff and management of Ransomville Speedway. “Without the hard work and dedication of Ransomville Speedway and all the staff members, this race wouldn’t be as big as it has become”. The Sid Jeffery Memorial will be highly contested by the top 358 Modified drivers in the region and by the Ransomville regulars who look to defend home turf, including 13-time track champion Pete Bicknell, and 2017 Sid Jeffery Memorial winner Matt Farnham. Southern Ontario Modified standout Gary Lindberg will also be in attendance.

The night also features the annual visit by the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series. The top Sportsman drivers from Western and Central New York will be joined by the top drivers from Southern Ontario. 2018 Investors Service Sportsman Champion Brett Senek will be joined by the Ransomville stars looking to defend home turf against the touring invaders.

Jeffery Machine is owned and operated by Sid’s son Shawn Jeffery. Jeffery Machine offers a wide range of services from general machining to prototypes. Fabrication, Fixtures, Specialty Jobs, Small Production Items, and new to the stable, Custom Trophies. Feel free to contact Jeffery Machine for a quote. Jeffery Machine is located at 3640 North Ridge Road in Lockport and can be contacted by phone at (716) 434-2710, by fax at (716) 434-2714, by email at and online at

Performance Mfg Inc and Slack Performance is located at 80 Telegraph Road in Middleport and is operated by Jody Herriven and Tim Werth. Performance Manufacturing Corp. operates as a precision machine shop that specializes in product design, CNC machining, fabrication, and welding. The bulk of the company’s work centers on the design and production of go kart parts and components, as well as the Slack Go Kart Racing Chassis. We currently offer over 400 parts and products. Slack Chassis from Performance Manufacturing Corp. After two years as the exclusive American distributor of the Slack Chassis, Performance Manufacturing purchased Slack Performance Karts from Bob Slack in 2004. Performance Mfg. Inc and Slack Performance can be contacted by phone at (716) 735-3500, by fax at (716) 735-3535 or online at and on Facebook.

Founded in 1931, Allstate Insurance has been dedicated to protecting their customers from life’s uncertainties and preparing them for the future for more than 85 years. Go check out local Allstate agent Andrew Clemen in Tonawanda at his office at 17 Main Street, or give him a call for a quote today at (716) 692-7405. “Are you in good hands”?

Niagara Frontier Publications is a newspaper publishing company located on Grand Island, N.Y. NFP is owned and operated by Skip and Judy Mazenauer and publishes four weekly community newspapers: the Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune, Lewiston-Porter Sentinel, Grand Island PennySaver and Island Dispatch. The newspapers that form Niagara Frontier Publications reaches up to more than 150,000 readers. For more information, check them out online at

With over 15 years in the business, Painters Plus is a local, reputable, award-winning company that can offer families and businesses the peace of mind that comes with a quality paint job. Whether you’re located in Western New York or even sunny Florida, give them a call at (716) 693-7587 and you can even ask to speak to owner Jesse Gooch himself.

Pit gates will open at 5 pm with grandstands opening at 6 pm and racing getting underway 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!

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.