(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.
Highlights of the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series include Kiddie Night featuring the popular Kiddie Rides on June 28th and August 30th, the Canadian National Autism Foundation (CNAF) Kids Race on August 2nd, the Toursec Twin 50s on June 7th and August 23rd and the 25th Anniversary of the Shriners Classic on July 5th.
In addition to the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series, the 32nd edition of the Scotia Speedworld schedule includes visits from three of the most prestigious touring series in Atlantic Canada. The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour, the Maritime League of Legends and the East Coast Mini Stock Tour will all be making multiple appearances this season. The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will visit for two 150-lap events in June on June 1st and June 22nd, a 250-lap feature on August 10th and the 200-lap season finale on September 14th.
Monster Jam will not be returning to Scotia Speedworld this year as they are revisiting their Speedway business model.
About Scotia Speedworld:
Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. SSW is the only track in Nova Scotia to host a weekly racing series, which runs May through September and features five different classes of race cars. SSW is located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, across from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. For more information please click on www.ScotiaSpeedworld.ca or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sswracing and follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/sswracing