Metro's Media Moguls Set To Take Centre Stage This Friday Night

Weekly Racing Series, June 22nd

(Halifax, NS. June 21, 2012) Scotia Speedworld is playing host to your favorite local media personalities this Friday night! In addition to Weekly Racing Series action, fans will also be treated to a 10 lap race featuring some of your favorite on-air personalities in the third annual Media Race. Adult admission for the Weekly Racing Series is just $12.00; Youth (8-15) are $2.00 and children 7 and under are free…all summer long! Tickets are available at the gate on race day. Grandstand gates open at 5:00 PM with racing action slated to get underway at 7:00 PM.

The ACE Lumbermart Thunder & Lightning car drivers are kindly lending their cars to our media partners this week as they square off for bragging rights and $1000.00 cheque for his or her charity of choice. Also seeing action on the 3/10 mile oval Friday night will be the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros, ACE Lumbermart Thunder cars, Jack Daniel’s Trucks and Strictly Hydraulics Legends.

Returning this week is Kids Corner with Kate! Kids Corner will be set up in an area just inside of the main grandstand entrance. Kids can visit and create posters and signs in support of their favorite drivers. We will provide all of the necessary materials. Kate is one of our Scotia Speedworld team members and will be there to assist and help the kids. Kids Corner will run from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Friday night.

Media Race Expected Entry List

96.5 KOOL FM
FX 101.9
LIVE 105.5
Energy 103.5
Chronicle Herald
Global Television
Weekly Press

For complete schedule and event information on our 25th anniversary season please visit

Format for June 22nd

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Pit Gate opens

4:30 p.m.

Tech Inspection starts

4:30 p.m.

Grandstands open

5:00 p.m.

Practice starts (BN, TR, LG, TH) 10 min sessions

5:00 p.m.

Practice ends

6:25 p.m.

Drivers Meeting @ line-up board – all divisions

6:40 p.m.


Opening Ceremonies/Parade Lap                               7:00 p.m.

Hydraulics Plus Bandolero - 8 laps
Jack Daniel's Trucks - 10 laps
ACE Lumbermart Thunder - 10 laps
Strictly Hydraulics Legends- 10 laps

Hydraulics Plus Bandolero - 15 laps
ACE Lumbermart Thunder “A” - 25 laps
Media Race Driver Intros
Jack Daniel's Trucks - 20 laps
Media Race - 10 laps
Strictly Hydraulics Legends - 25 laps

*format subject to change without notice

About Scotia Speedworld:
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 or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514.