Stars and Cars under the Lights at Scotia Speedworld this Friday Night!
(Halifax, NS – June 23, 2011) There will be celebrities in the house this week at Scotia Speedworld! In addition to Weekly Racing Series action, some of your favorite media personalities will also be going head to head on the track in the second annual Media Race. That’s right, Metro’s media moguls will be let loose on the track for 12 laps in 4-cylinder Thunder and Lightning cars! Don’t miss JC Douglas, Denyse Sibley, Caroline Parker, Ron Kronstein and more as they pilot the cars for bragging rights, the coveted Media Race trophy and most importantly a cheque for his or her local charity of choice! The battle for media supremacy will happen this Friday night under the lights at Scotia Speedworld.
The Lumbermart Thunder Car drivers are kindly lending their cars to the media this week, however five other divisions of race cars will see action on the 3/10 mile oval including, the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros, Lumbermart Lightning, Trucks, Coco Beach Legends and the Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman.
Gates open at 5:00 pm on Friday. Heat races to determine starting positions for each division get underway at 7:00pm with feature racing to follow immediately after. The much anticipated Media Race is slated to run following the Lumbermart Lightning Feature.
Admission for the Weekly Racing Series & Media Race is $12.00 for adults; $2.00 for youth aged 8-15; children 7 and under are admitted free. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Pit admission is $15.00 and restricted to those 16 and older. Tickets are available at the gate on race day. Visit www.ScotiaSpeedworld.ca for more information or call our event hotline at 902.873.2277.
Media Race Expected Entry List
JC Douglas – Q104
Caroline Parker– 96.5 KOOL FM
Denyse Sibley – FX 101.9
Geoff Walsh – 89.9 HAL FM
Nick Storey – Energy Hour Radio
Calvin Clarke – Chronicle Herald
Ron Kronstein – Global Television
Pat Healey – Weekly Press
Format for June 17th
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Pit Gate opens 4:30 p.m.
Tech Inspection starts 4:30 p.m.
Practice starts (BN, LI, TR, LG, SP) 10 min sessions 5:00 p.m.
Practice ends 6:20 p.m.
Drivers Meeting @ line up board (LI, TR, LG, SP) 6:25 p.m.
Bandolero Drivers Meeting in infield 6:40 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies/Parade Lap 7:00 p.m.
Hydraulics Plus Bandolero Cars - 8 laps
Lumbermart Lightning Cars - 10 laps
Trucks - 10 laps
Coco Beach Legend Cars - 10 laps
Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman - 10 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandolero Cars - 15 laps
Lumbermart Lightning Cars - 20 laps
Media Racer Introduction
Trucks - 20 laps
Media Race – 12 laps
Coco Beach Legend Cars - 25 laps
Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman - 30 laps
*format subject to change without notice
Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. SSW is the only venue in Nova Scotia to host a weekly racing series, which runs May through September and features six different classes of racecars. SSW also hosts special events, including Monster Jam and the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. 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.
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