JAMES RIVER, NS (June 21, 2023) – The 2023 IWK 250 champion will take home a whopping $20,000, bumping the overall purse for the race to over $112,000, among the richest ever offered in regional stock car racing. When combined with contingency bonuses, the winner could earn as much as $33,100 along with having their name engraved for perpetuity on the coveted John W. Chisholm Memorial Cup which is named for the late John “Nova” Chisholm – founder of Riverside International Speedway founder and co-founder of the IWK 250.(more…)
Jarrett Butcher Picks up First Career Win at Season Opening Cummins 150
(Halifax, NS – May 20, 2023) The East Coast International Pro Stock Tour kicked-off the 2023 season in style with a first-time winner at the Cummins 150. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) took the lead just before half-way and never looked back. Butcher has 62 career starts on the Series, with 18 top-five finishes, but was not able to close the deal until today! Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) had a great showing, coming under the checkers second. Reigning Series Champion Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) held off a pack of three hungry drivers to take third in the Cummins 150 ahead of Greg Proude (Springvale, PE), Mike Rodgers (Moncton, NB) and Lucas Oil Rookie Jordan Veinotte (Porters Lake, NS).(more…)
CLASS OF 2023 ANNOUNCED FOR MARITIME MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME
PETITCODIAC, NB (May 9, 2023) – Management for the Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame (MMHF) is pleased to announce the 10 new inductees who will be inducted to the Hall in 2023. Each is being recognized for significant accomplishments and/or contributions in Maritime motorsports.
From Nova Scotia
• Darrin & Ann Butcher / Competitor, Builder, Sponsor (Stock Car)
• Franz-Lucas Strackerjan / Builder (Go-Kart)
• Nathalie Richard / Competitor, Builder, Promoter (Rally Racing)
• Donald Best / Competitor, Builder (Tractor & Truck Pulling)
• Linwood Giberson / Competitor, Sponsor (Stock Car)
(HALIFAX, NS – February 21, 2023) – Scotia Speedworld is excited to unveil
their 2023 racing schedule. Entering their 36th year of operation, Scotia
Speedworld is the only facility offering weekly stock car racing in Atlantic
Canada and their schedule offers something for everyone this Summer.
Beginning in May and running until the end of September, the track will host
22 stock car events over 18 weekends.
The CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series is the anchor of the Scotia Speedworld
schedule. The Series begins on its traditional Victoria Day Long Weekend
Sunday before transitioning to Friday night racing. The Season Finale will
take place on Saturday, September 30th.