Story By: DAVE BUCHANAN / RANSOMVILLE SPEEDWAY – RANSOMVILLE, NY – The countdown to the 2020 racing season at Ransomville Speedway is now under three months to go, and the anticipation ramps up by the week. Speedway officials are proud to welcome another group of marketing partners back into the fold for the upcoming year.
The JetPort Lounge, Modern Corporation, Sunset Bar & Grill and Sevenson Environmental Services will all be featured as race night sponsors during the season. All of these local businesses will enjoy an evening at the races, including a pre-race picnic and enjoying the action from the VIP suites, all while their organization’s message reaches race fans across the region.
JetPort Lounge night at the races will be June 26 for the $2,000-to-win “Super Fan” Joseph Scholtisek Special for the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds. The JetPort Lounge is operated by the Richner family, which have been involved in racing at the “Big R” for decades. The family’s current racing operation spans multiple generations with Ricky Richner competing in the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds with his son, Kyle, learning the ropes in the Stevenson’s Hardware Novice Sportsman.
If you’re hungry for breakfast, lunch, dinner or late-night snack in Niagara Falls or Wheatfield then the JetPort Lounge is the place to go. Located at 7100 Porter Road in the Falls, the JetPort Lounge serves up delicious home-cooked food. They are open late on Friday nights to make it great stop after the races for a bite or to do some bench racing over some beverages. The JetPort Lounge can be reached by phone at (716) 297-9778 and on Facebook by searching Jetport Restaurant.
The Modern Corporation will help present the fourth annual John Susice Memorial Street Stock race plus a full card of racing and kids race car rides.. The 2020 edition of the John Susice Memorial will be the second round of the Can-Am Thunder Stock Challenge Series. Modern will also be represented at the “Big R” on trackside signage.
In 1964, Steve Washuta incorporated Modern Disposal Services as a way to expand his seasonal paving company. Mr. Washuta’s dedication and strong work ethic helped his new business develop from a humble two-truck operation in Western New York into the 20th largest waste removal company in the United States. Today, Modern is still a privately owned waste removal company. They employ over 500 hundred people in Western New York, as well as Southern Ontario, Canada. Modern is committed to the most innovative and responsible methods of materials management and recycling. For more information, log online to www.moderncorporation.com.
The Sunset Bar & Grill and Sevenson Environmental Services will be on hand for the third annual Sean Letts Memorial race for the Investor’s Service Sportsman on August 21. The Sean Letts Memorial pays tribute to former Ransomville Sportsman and Street Stock competitor Sean Letts who tragically passed away 2018. The Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds, Ki-Po Chevrolet Street Stocks, Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks and Stevenson’s Hardware Novice Sportsman will also be in action on that night.
Set along the picturesque shores of Lake Ontario in the Wilson Harbor, the Sunset Bar and Grill is the perfect setting for a night out during the spring and summer months. Specializing in seafood and American cuisine, Sunset Bar and Grill can also host your next private party, corporate event, rehearsal dinner, weddings and more. Throughout the summer, Sunset Bar and Grill is also known for their outdoor patio and live music. You can find them on Facebook and Instagram and by phone at (716) 751-6868.
Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc., provides a comprehensive range of remediation services for the cleanup of sites and facilities contaminated by hazardous materials. Sevenson was founded in 1977 as a general contractor, and entered the environmental cleanup business in 1979 after being selected as the principal contractor for remediation work at the Love Canal Superfund site in Niagara Falls, New York.
The final details are added to the 2020 Ransomville Speedway schedule, which is going to print in a few days.