JAMES RIVER, NS (March 27, 2019) – NASCAR personality Kenny Wallace will drive the ‘Cat Car for Kids’ in the 2019 edition of the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis on July 20 at Riverside International Speedway when Wallace will attempt to become the first back-to-back champion of the event in its modern era.(more…)
JAMES RIVER, NS (March 12, 2019) – The Matt Minglewood Band will rock Riverside International Speedway on July 18 with a two-hour concert at the IWK 250 Tailgate Party. The east coast music legends will cap off an afternoon/early evening IWK 250 practice session to get fans primed for the legendary IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis on July 20.(more…)
(Halifax, NS – March 8, 2019) – The 2019 schedule will open on Sunday, May 19th with the traditional CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series Season Opener on Victoria Day Weekend. The season opener will include all five CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series divisions, including the headlining Sportsman division, the Strictly Hydraulics Legends, Toursec Thunder, Toursec Lightning and Bandolero divisions. The schedule will move to Friday nights from there with the first of which being Friday, May 24th. Each Friday night will see four of the five divisions taking to the race track to thrill stock car fans at the Halifax Regional Municipality’s only asphalt stock car oval.(more…)
(Halifax, NS – March 6, 2019) The Maritime Pro Stock Tour is proud to announce Parts for Trucks will return to present the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour in 2019 and the Tour’s 20th anniversary season in 2020. Parts for Trucks are celebrating this year as 2019 marks their 100th anniversary! This is the ninth consecutive season Parts for Trucks will serve as title sponsor for Canada’s best short track touring series.(more…)
PETITCODIAC, NB (March 5, 2019) – The Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame (MMHF) annual nomination process is well underway with an April 1 deadline for submissions. Anyone can make a nomination among several different genres of motorsports. The process is simple and can be done online or by printing and mailing the nomination form.
All inductees into the MMHF have been nominated by someone (vs an in-house committee) which makes being included in the hallowed hall even that much more special.(more…)
Waterbury, VT – The inaugural American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Commonwealth Classic 65 at Virginia’s Richmond Raceway on Saturday, March 30 is shaping up to be an international showcase for ACT Late Model racing. Of the 32 drivers who have officially entered the $5,000-to-win event, eight of them hail from the Canadian province of Quebec. This means a quarter of the current field will travel as many as 14 hours each way and cross country borders to race at the historic track.(more…)