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…)
(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…)
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…)
JAMES RIVER, NS (February 27, 2019) – Management for Riverside International Speedway is pleased to welcome Ceilidh Honda to the facilities corporate family as title sponsor for the 2019 season opener on June 8, and to announce an exciting new race format for the event.(more…)
JAMES RIVER, NS (February 19, 2019) – Kenny Wallace, former NASCAR driver and television broadcaster, is returning to Riverside International Speedway on July 20 for the IWK 250 Presented by Steve Lewis to defend his win last year.
“I had the time of my life last year,” said Wallace.”The whole weekend was an incredible experience. Besides being a great event, it does good things for the IWK children’s hospital; being able to spend time with them was an honor. And the fans were extremely good to me. We had a great car and a great crew. I loved the tailgate party; it was fun to party with the fans.”(more…)
Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced that it will sanction the Jean-Paul Cabana 125 at Quebec’s Circuit Riverside Speedway Ste-Croix on Sunday, June 2. The non-point, $5,000 (CAD)-to-win event will be the first time ACT has visited the 5/8-mile oval since 2015.
The event for ACT-type Late Models has been named in honor of Quebec racing legend Jean-Paul Cabana, whose storied career included 25 combined wins on the ACT Pro Stock Tour and NASCAR North Tour. It is being promoted by Martin Roy, who is also the promoter of Vallée-Jct., QC’s Autodrome Chaudiere.(more…)