The 2022 Action Sprint Tour fueled by Pinty’s is a championship for winged Sprint Cars.

These open-wheel tube frame Sprint Cars are powered by spec engines. Teams must use one of two GM Circle Track Crate Engines – part #88869602 or part #19258602. The motors are equipped with a Holley carburetor fitted on a 350-cu.in. V8 engines which produces 350 horsepower @ 5,400 rpm. The cars are not equipped with a starter motor and require a push to start.

The chassis rules are simple. They must be a four-post design and cannot use chassis or suspension cockpit adjustable devices. Brakes are limited to steel or aluminum rotors. Spec Hoosier Tires are mounted on eighteen-inch wide wheels on the right rear and on the left rear; wheels must not exceed fifteen inches.

After a race, this competitive package must weigh no less than 1,600 pounds (with the driver and no fuel).

The 2022 Action Sprint Tour schedule consists of seventeen events at six tracks. The season starts in June and ends the first weekend of October.

  • June 11 – Merrittville Speedway
  • June 30 – Humberstone Speedway
  • July 1 – Ohsweken Speedway
  • July 16 – Merrittville Speedway
  • August 15 – Ohsweken Speedway
  • August 16 – Ohsweken Speedway
  • August 20 - Brockville Ontario Speedway
  • August 21 – Cornwall Motor Speedway
  • August 27 - Merrittville Speedway
  • September 3 – Brighton Speedway
  • September 4 – Brighton Speedway
  • September 9 - Brockville Ontario Speedway
  • September 10 - Brockville Ontario Speedway
  • September 16 – Ohsweken Speedway
  • September 17 – Ohsweken Speedway
  • September 30 – Humberstone Speedway
  • October 1 – Humberstone Speedway

Rounds five and six of the 2022 Action Sprint Tour fueled by Pinty’s were held at Ohsweken Speedway during the inaugural Pinty’s100 for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. On Monday and Tuesday evenings, drivers competed in twenty-five-lap contests around the 0.375-mile dirt oval.

Twenty-four Action Sprint Tour competitors line up for the traditional ‘salute to the fans’ during the round five contest at Ohsweken Speedway. On the inside is the No. 19 of Mathieu Bardier; beside Bardier is Mike Bowman, scheduled to start on the inside of row two. Sharing the second row with Bowman is the No. 52 driven by Matt Billings. On the extreme right is Jason Dykstra, who is gridded beside Bardier.
After four rounds of the 2022 Action Sprint Tour Series, Mike Bowman had collected A-Main victories at Humberstone and Merrittville. Rounds five and six at Ohsweken Speedway would belong to Bowman. In Monday’s feature, Bowman was gridded third but jumped into an early lead and despite a late race red flag, he was never challenged for the win. Bowman repeated this performance the next day for his second victory.
Mike Bowman won the first of the two doubleheaders in a convincing fashion at Ohsweken Speedway. However, Darren Dryden was there to keep him honest on day two. Dryden drove the No. 12DD Action Sprint car with backing from Pudsey Pools & Landscapes and started the A Main in seventh. He ran with Bowman but wasn’t close enough to make the pass. Dryden also finished second on Monday but wasn’t as much of a threat.
Similar to Mike Bowman, Jacob Dykstra had two A-Main wins in 2022. Dykstra, who was the reigning series champion, was gridded on the outside of the front row for Monday’s event. Like the runner-up, Darren Dryden, he could not match the pace of Bowman and finished in the third position. Dykstra split his time between the Action Sprints and Knights of Thunder and could not start Tuesday’s race.
Brett Stratford’s visit to Ohsweken Speedway for the doubleheader event began on a high note. Stratford won the first heat race in the No. BS39 Action Sprint Tour prepared car. He was gridded in the seventh position for the A-Main and advanced to a fifth-place result. The next day, Stratford was fifth fastest in the second qualifying session. In the A-Main, he started tenth but was third at the checkered flag.
Matt Billings made the trip from Brockville to compete in rounds five and six of the 2022 Action Sprint Tour. In his first trip to Ohsweken Speedway, round three this year, Billings finished second in the A-Main after starting fifteenth. On Monday, he finished second in the heat race four and collected a fourth-place in the A-Main. The following day Billings was gridded eighth for the feature but finished ninth.
Title contender Lucas Smith was running fifth on Monday when he was involved in an incident with Joshua Hill. With a couple laps remaining, Hill spun in turn four and stopped. Smith arrived on the scene, making contact with Hill, causing extensive damage to the front of the No. 49L. Smith’s crew was able to repair the car and the next day, he started eleventh and charged up the race order for a fourth-place finish.
Two of the top three finishers for round five of the 2022 Action Sprint Tour at Ohsweken Speedway. Mike Bowman is standing on the left side and capturing his third series win of the season. Beside Bowman is Darren Dryden, who finished in the runner-up spot. Third place went to Jacob Dykstra. Dykstra was pulling double duty and chose to forgo the celebration to get prepared for the Knights of Thunder event.

FINISHSTARTCLASSDRIVERSPONSORLAPS
13Action Sprint CrateMike BowmanSeaway Fluid Power25
26Action Sprint CrateDarren DrydenPudsey Pools & Landscapes25
32Action Sprint CrateJacob DykstraJR's Riverside Bait & Tackle25
44Action Sprint CrateMatt BillingsSnap-on25
57Action Sprint CrateBrett StratfordStratford Racing25
610Action Sprint CrateJesse CostaButler Built24
721Action Sprint CrateRob NeelyNeely Auto24
81Action Sprint CrateMathieu BardierCaissy Racing24
98Action Sprint CrateEric GledhillOak Wood Transport24
1022Action Sprint CrateLuke StewartDraper Doors24
1118Action Sprint CrateDarrell PelletierBrass Inc.24
1214Action Sprint CrateJonah MuttonMidfield Transportion Group24
139Action Sprint CrateSteven BeckettSpruceside Electric24
1417Action Sprint CrateSeth RoyJR's Riverside Bait & Tackle24
1520Action Sprint CrateLance ErskineConnell's Construction24
1619Action Sprint CrateRyan FraserNeely Auto24
1724Action Sprint CrateMatt HillNitro 5424
1816Action Sprint CrateAustin RoesTate's Automotive24
1912Action Sprint CrateJohnny MillerO'Neil's Equipment Sales24
2015Action Sprint CrateAdrian StahleStahle Racing24
2113Action Sprint CrateBrian NanticokeKanata Fuels23
225Action Sprint CrateLucas SmithGoodMinds.com22
2311Action Sprint CrateAllan DowneyVelocity Mechanical22
2423Action Sprint CrateJoshua HillJoshHillArt.com22

FINISHSTARTCLASSDRIVERSPONSORLAPS
13Action Sprint CrateMike BowmanSeaway Fluid Power25
27Action Sprint CrateDarren DrydenPudsey Pools & Landscapes25
310Action Sprint CrateBrett StratfordStratford Racing25
411Action Sprint CrateLucas SmithGoodMinds.com25
59Action Sprint CrateLuke StewartDraper Doors25
66Action Sprint CrateMathieu BardierCaissy Racing25
72Action Sprint CrateAllan DowneyVelocity Mechanical25
817Action Sprint CrateEric GledhillOak Wood Transport25
98Action Sprint CrateMatt BillingsSnap-on25
1013Action Sprint CrateRob NeelyNeely Auto24
1124Action Sprint CrateSteve MurdockWOMFA24
1219Action Sprint CrateSteven BeckettSpruceside Electric24
1312Action Sprint CrateTyeller PowlessJR's Riverside Bait & Tackle24
1416Action Sprint CrateJesse CostaButler Built24
1518Action Sprint CrateRyan FraserNeely Auto24
1615Action Sprint CrateDarrell PelletierBrass Inc.24
1721Action Sprint CrateLance ErskineConnell's Construction24
181Action Sprint CrateAdrian StahleStahle Racing24
195Action Sprint CrateCaleb WoodJoshHillArt.com24
2022Action Sprint CrateJoshua HillJoshHillArt.com23
214Action Sprint CrateTrevor YoungYoung Racing23
2220Action Sprint CrateConor MahoneyMahoney Inspection Services23
1223Action Sprint CrateJonah MuttonMidfield Transportion GroupDid Not Finish
3-Action Sprint CrateJacob DykstraJR's Riverside Bait & TackleDid Not Start
1816Action Sprint CrateAustin RoesTate's Automotive24
1912Action Sprint CrateJohnny MillerO'Neil's Equipment Sales24
2113Action Sprint CrateBrian NanticokeKanata Fuels23

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