Tim Hortons at the Airport Serves Up 2017 Rookie of the Year Award
(Halifax, NS. – February 13, 2017) Scotia Speedworld is excited to announce that longtime track partner Tim Horton’s at the Airport will return to present the Rookie of the Year for Scotia Speedworld’s CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series. While every full-time driver in the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series competes for his or her overall division title, new drivers to their respective class that meet eligibility criteria can race for the Tim Hortons at the Airport Rookie of the Year Award. This is the third season Tim Hortons at the Airport will sponsor the Rookie of the Year in all six Weekly Racing Series divisions. A cash award (with the exception of Bandoleros) and trophy will be presented to the winning rookie in each class at the year-end awards banquet compliments of Tim Hortons at the Airport.
“We’re pleased to have Tim Horton’s at the Airport return as our Rookie of the Year sponsor for all divisions. They are a well-recognized company that is active in the community and we are excited to partner with them.” Said Ken Cunning, General Manager of Scotia Speedworld.
The 2016 class of Tim Hortons at the Airport Rookie of the Year Award recipients saw five drivers honored for their accomplishments in the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series. These included Wayne Miller (Sportsman; Kennetcook), Craig MacDonald (Legends; Waverley), Mitchell Hopkins (Thunder; Beaver Bank), Mike Jollimore (Lightning; Halifax) and Brooke Dowe (Bandolero; Bedford). The Tim Hortons at the Airport Rookie of the Year Award is one of the most prestigious awards a driver can win in their first season and will be hotly contested over the six CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series classes in 2017.
Scotia Speedworld’s CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series kicks-off the 2017 season on Sunday, May 21st at 2:00pm with all divisions competing in the season opener. Stay tuned to www.scotiaspeedworld.ca for all the latest news on the upcoming season!
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 race cars. SSW also hosts special events, including Monster Jam, Nitro Circus 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. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sswracing and follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/sswracing
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