(Shediac, N.B.) -- The Centre for Speed, Greater Moncton’s Playground of Power, will host the
Atlantic Championship ‘Day of Destruction’ and Endurance event as well as the
Atlantic Open Wheel (AOW) modifieds tour this Saturday,
October 24th at 1:00 p.m. to cap off the 2009 motorsports season in Atlantic Canada.
The event, rescheduled from October 17th, will feature ‘edge-of-your-seat’ Full Contact and Barrel races,
a 200-lap Endurance race, a 35-lap AOW feature, street drag racing and burnouts as well as a giant
Demolition Derby. The ‘crash and bang’ event promises to be an action-packed afternoon of
‘smash-em up’ action with upwards of $10,000 in winnings available to competitors.
Saturday’s final event of the 2009 racing and motorsports season gets underway at 1:00 p.m.,
with admission of $12 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 15 years of age, and FREE for children under 5.
Front gates and grandstands open at noon while pit gates open at 10:30 a.m.
The CENTRE for Speed, built in 1996, is home to the Atlantic region’s largest and fastest paved 3/8
of a mile stock car oval as its centerpiece. The CENTRE overlooks the Northumberland Strait and is
located 5 kilometers east of Shediac’s Parlee Beach on Route #133 in the village of Grand Barachois.