(Halifax, NS. August 12, 2015) ) The Chickenburger Thunder & Lightning cars will take centre stage at Scotia Speedworld this week as they do battle for 50 grueling laps in the Chickenburger Twin 50’s. The Thunder drivers will also be vying for their $500 in prize money! The Thunder feature winner will receive $250, second place $150 and third place will receive $100. The Chickenburger Lightning cars competed for their $500 purse at the Twin 50’s event back in July.
Also racing under the lights this week are the Hydraulics Plus Bandit & Outlaw Bandoleros who will each have a 25 lap feature. The Strictly Hydraulics Legend cars also will run a 25 lap feature.

 Admission for the Twin 50’s is just $12.00 for Adults; 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 at 7:00PM.

Please note only Thunder drivers who have competed in at least 50% or four of eight Weekly Racing Series events this season will be eligible for the posted prize money.

For more information on this event or the 2015 season please visit

Format for August 12th

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Pit Gate opens

4:30 p.m.

Tech Inspection starts

4:30 p.m.

Practice starts (BN, LG, LI, TH) 5 min sessions

5:00 p.m.

Grandstands open

5:00 p.m.

Practice ends

6:25 p.m.

Drivers Meeting @ line-up board – all divisions

6:35 p.m.

Opening Ceremonies       7:00pm

Hydraulics Plus Bandolero Bandits – 8 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandolero Outlaws – 8 laps
Strictly Hydraulics Legend Cars – 10 laps
Chicken Burger Lightning Cars - 10 laps
Chickenburger Thunder Cars – 10 laps

Hydraulics Plus Bandolero Bandits – 25 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandolero Outlaws – 25 laps
Strictly Hydraulics Legend Cars – 25 laps
Chickenburger Lightning Cars - 50 laps
Chickenburger Thunder Cars – 50 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 track 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. Like us on Facebook at  and follow us on Twitter