Ultramar CST and Benson Auto Parts return as Brighton Speedway sponsors

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BRIGHTON, Ont. – Brighton Speedway is proud to announce Ultramar CST and Benson Auto Parts will return as major weekend sponsors in 2014.

Ultramar-logoAfter a year away, Ultramar CST returns as the title sponsor for the Labour Day Classic weekend, featuring two full shows for the Sanderson’s Tire and Automotive Southern Ontario Sprints. The two-day event runs on August 30 and 31.

In addition to the Southern Ontario Sprints, each of Brighton’s five weekly divisions will also be featured throughout the weekend. Lucas Oil, Rock 107, Backyard Bouncers, and Mystical Distribution will also support the event.

Benson-Auto-PartsBenson Auto Parts is back as the title sponsor of Applefest Shootout Weekend on September 19 and 20. The 2014 edition of the Benson Auto Parts Applefest Shootout Weekend presented by Imagefactor.ca, Cool 100, and VP Racing Fuels will see the top sportsman and 358 modified drivers in the Northeast compete for the title of Mr. DIRT.

“We are very fortunate to have such loyal sponsors who support Brighton Speedway,” said Angela Rinaldi, Brighton Speedway co-promoter.

“Their continued support is a positive reflection on the magnitude of the entertainment and quality of racing provided at these events.”

The Brighton/Merrittville Speedway Pro Stock 50-lap Duel in the Dirt will also be on the card during Benson Auto Parts Applefest Shootout Weekend. Lucas Oil and Coca-Cola present the speedway’s season finale.

Brighton Speedway stars on display at Quinte Mall this week

photo (1)Seven Brighton Speedway drivers will display their entries for the 2014 season this week at Quinte Mall in Belleville, Ont. The mall exhibit runs from Monday, April 7 until Sunday, April 13. Fans can pick-up the complete 2014 schedule and enter a draw to win a Brighton Speedway 2014 season spectator pass.

The Vanderlaan Building Supplies Pro Late Models of Adam Turner and Caley Weese will be present with their new paint schemes for the upcoming season.

photoAndrew Hennessy’s No. 87 will represent the OilGARD Canadian Modified division, while Leslie Mowat’s No. 2 showcases the Brighton Automotive Pro Stock division.

photo (2)Charlie Sandercock will display his No. 57 sprint car on behalf of the Sanderson’s Tire and Automotive Southern Ontario Sprints. Shelby Mill’s No. 78 represents the Bill’s Johns Comp 4 division.

photo (5)The No. 3 kart of Nathan Rinaldi will showcase the all-new Brighton Speedway Kart Klub. The inaugural Kart Klub season will run Thursday nights on a special mini-oval inside the speedway.

Brighton Speedway is set to kick off its 2014 season on Saturday May 3 at 3:00pm with the Champions Parade through downtown Brighton in support of the Brighton Fare Share Food Bank.

photo (4)The Monster Energy and Kellogg Belleville Season Opener will kick-off the on-track action later that day at 7:00pm. Spectator admission to opening night is just $2.

For the latest Brighton Speedway news and a full schedule of events, visit: www.brightonspeedway.com.

For Quinte Mall hours of operation, visit: http://www.quintemall.com/hours-c138.php.

About Ultramar/CST: CST Canada co., headquartered in Montreal, includes the cardlock, home heating and motorist sales sectors in Canada. Operating close to 800 stations and 84 cardlocks (Pipeline Commercial), in addition to delivering home heating oil to some 140,000 customers, CST Canada co. is a major player in the economy of Eastern Canada. For more information, visit: www.ultramarcst.ca.

About Benson Auto Parts: A family company operating since 1953, The Benson Group has grown to operate over 100 locations in Ontario and Quebec through its various brand names and service offerings. Through partnerships with major parts suppliers, we are able to offer a wide variety of services to Canadians, including tires, auto parts, repairs and maintenance. Find them online at http://www.bensonautoparts.com/.

Brighton Speedway’s 2014 season is proudly supported by the following corporate sponsors: Lucas Oil, Vanderlaan Building Supplies, Quinte Septic, OilGARD Anti-Rust (a division of Bainer’s), Brighton Automotive, Bill’s Johns, Sanderson’s Tire & Automotive Centre, Mystical Distributing Company Ltd., ROCK 107, T.R.S. Communication, Campbellford Chrysler, Cool 100.1, Hotch’s Auto Parts, Dibbits Excavating, ImageFactor.ca, Workman’s OK Tire Quinte West, Star 93.3, VP Racing Fuels, Hoosier Racing Tires, Ultramar CST, Benson Auto Parts, Brighton Recycling, and Excel Tower Services.

About Brighton Speedway: Brighton Speedway is a 1/3-mile clay stock car racing oval located on the shores of Lake Ontario in Brighton, Ont. The speedway hosts five weekly stock car divisions on Saturday nights from May to September. The weekly Pro Late Model division competes under UMP DIRTcar. The track’s flagship Applefest Shootout Weekend attracts drivers, fans, and sponsors from across the NorthEast every September.


Media Contact: Clayton Johns


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