Race of Champions
RACE OF CHAMPIONS DIRT 602 SPORTSMAN SERIES TO RESUME AFTER “COVID” HIATUS THIS FRIDAY AT OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY
The Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series will head to the ultra-modern Ohsweken Speedway in Oshweken, Ontario-Canada for the first race of the series of a four (4) race season this Friday evening, August 12. The Series went on hiatus during the 2020 and 2021 seasons due to the pandemic, however, after discussions with Ohsweken and Humberstone Speedway’s, the Series is returning for 2022.
The series gives Crate Sportsman racers an opportunity to travel within the region. Friday night’s JIBS Action Sports night pays $1,500 in Canadian funds to win.
“This is a fun series for us and this race at Ohsweken (Speedway) is a great opportunity for our fans to come out and support our type of racing,” offered Cody McPherson of St. Catherines, Ontario-Canada, who is having a banner year in dirt Sportsman competition.
“We are having a great year with this should be a lot of fun. That is what racing the Sportsman car is supposed to be about. We are definitely proud to be a part of it.”
Brad Rouse of St. Catherines, Ontario-Canada is a three-time Series champion (2016, 2018 and 2019) while Chad Chevalier of Port Colborne, Ontario-Canada captured the title in 2017.
The Race of Champions Series joins the weekly action at Ohsweken this Friday, which features all of their exciting weekly divisions and Canada’s home for Sprint Car Racing with the popular 360 Sprint Car division.
Where: Ohsweken Speedway, Ohsweken, Ontario-Canada (Six Nations Reserve)
When: Friday, August 12, 2022. Pit Gates open at 5:00 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
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, Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV, MAVTV Plus, Airport Collision, Rocket Performance, Waddell Communications, Image X Design, Sherwood Racing Wheels, DirtTrackDigest.com and Speed Sport. “The Greatest Tradition in Modified Racing” The 72ndt annual Race of Champions weekend concluding with the running the 72nd Annual Lucas Oil Race of Champions 250 will take place in 2022 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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