SOS TOUR HEADS FOR SOUTH BUXTON & HUMBERSTONE

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Updated: June 3, 2016
By Tommy Goudge (June 3, 2016) – London, Ontario – The 21st season of Southern Ontario Sprints series racing continues this weekend when the tour heads to South Buxton Raceway and Humberstone Speedway for the second and third rounds of the 2016 calendar.

Mitch Brown leads the SOS championship points standings heading into this weekend’s events by virtue of his feature win in the season opener at Brighton Speedway on May 21. Dain Naida, Rick Wilson, Glenn Styres, and Ryan Turner make up the remainder of the top five. Dylan Westbrook is 10th overall in the standings, and leads the Rookie of the Year standings by 4 points over Jake Brown.

The Saturday, June 4 event is the first of three scheduled SOS races at South Buxton Raceway in 2016. The SOS tour has raced at South Buxton 34 times since the tour’s first ever event in 1996, with Mike Ling’s 5 wins topping the all-time list at the unique 1/3 mile D-shaped track. Chris Jones and Mitch Brown scored South Buxton SOS wins in 2015.

The tour will head east on Sunday, June 5 when Zanchin Truck & Trailer presents the first of two scheduled SOS events at Humberstone Speedway in 2016. The SOS tour has raced at Humberstone 12 times since 2002, with Glenn Styres’ 3 wins topping the all-time list at the 1/3 mile oval track. Parker Price-Miller and Glenn Styres scored Humberstone SOS wins in 2015.

WHAT:

Southern Ontario Sprints 2016 Season Rounds 2 & 3

WHERE:

-South Buxton Raceway
20954 A D Shadd Road
Merlin ON N0P 1W0
Phone: 519 365-8268
Twitter: @SouthBuxton

-Humberstone Speedway

1716 ON-3
Port Colborne ON L3K 5V3
Phone: 905 834-4002
Twitter: @NewHumberstone

WHEN:

-South Buxton – Saturday, June 4, 2016 – Racing begins @ 6:30pm
-Humberstone – Sunday, June 5 – Racing begins at 6:30p.m.

SOS CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS – TOP 10

(As of May 21, 2016)
Rank. Number Name – Points Total
1. 10b Mitch Brown – 172
2. 17x Dain Naida – 166
3. 42w Rick Wilson – 162
4. 0 Glenn Styres – 157
5. 91 Ryan Turner – 150
6. 11 Jamie Turner – 145
7. 97 Cory Turner – 139
8. 77x Alex Hill – 135
9. 11j Chris Jones – 128
10. 47x Dylan Westbrook (R) – 123

2016 SEASON FEATURE WINNERS:

Mitch Brown – 1 (Brighton Speedway May 21)

About the Southern Ontario Sprints: Founded in 1996, the Southern Ontario Sprints series is a traveling winged 360 Sprint Car tour based in Ontario, Canada. 2016 marks the 21st year of operation for the Southern Ontario Sprints, brought to you this season by www.ImageFactor.ca, The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum, and www.OntarioOvalONDirt.com

Website: www.SouthernOntarioSprints.com

Twitter: @SOSsprints – www.Twitter.com/SOSsprints