Port Colborne, ON — Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series competitors have their biggest race of the season on deck on Sunday with the 5th Annual Pete Cosco Memorial at Humberstone Speedway this Sunday.
Brad Rouse of Saint Catharines, Ontario holds a slim margin over James Michael Friesen of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario while Dylan Davidson of Saint Catharines, Ontario, holds on to a mathematical shot at winning the title.
“It’s going to be a wild night of racing for us, that’s for sure,” stated the winner of two races during the 2019 campaign, James Michael Friesen. “We’ve had some good luck so far and we are looking forward to closing out the deal. It will be an interesting race for the fans to watch, plus it honors a great man, who truly enjoyed our sport in Pete Cosco. We’re really looking forward to it.”
Friesen won the Series opener at Humberstone as part of the Canada Day event at the track. His other win came at Ohsweken, while Rouse won at Ohsweken and Davidson captured his first series victory in dramatic fashion at Merritville Speedway in July.
Where: New Humberstone Speedway
When: Sunday, August 25, 2019. Grandstands open at 4:30 pm. Racing at 6:30 pm
Directions: The track is located is just a short drive from Niagara Falls and St. Catherines, Ontario as well as just 20-miles from downtown Buffalo and the Peace Bridge at 1716 HWY 3 in Port Colborne, Ontario.
What: The Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series Pete Cosco Memorial 40
More Information: www.humberstonespeedway.com (905-834-4002) / www.rocmodifiedseries.com
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, US Army, Upstate Automotive Group, Waddell Communications, Pilat Graphic Design, TDH Refrigeration, Sherwood Racing Wheels, DirtTrackDigest.com, Wilbert’s U-Pull It and Speed51.com. The 69th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2019 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.
-Race of Champions Press Release
-Photo Credit: Alex and Helen Bruce