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Scotia Speedworld’s CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series Returns Sunday at 2pm

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(Halifax, NS. May 16, 2019) Race fans will be cheering Sunday as Scotia Speedworld’s CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series kicks-off its 32nd season at 2:00 PM.  To celebrate, all CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series divisions will see action on the oval this Sunday. Adult tickets are $15.00; Youth tickets (8-15 years) are $5.00 and children 7 and under are admitted for FREE all season at Scotia Speedworld! Tickets will be available at the gate on race day (cash only). Grandstand gates open at 12:00 noon with qualifying slated to get underway at 2:00 PM.

Sunday presents the first opportunity for drivers on the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series to gain valuable championship points. After a long winter, teams have been working around the clock to get their racing machines ready for competition for the first time since last September.

Divisions for the 2019 race season include the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros, Sportsman, Toursec Thunder & Lightning and the Strictly Hydraulics Legends. Over 100 drivers have registered to compete this season at Scotia Speedworld so fans can expect lots of exciting on track action!

It may be a bit chilly on Sunday so dress warm and pack a blanket and we will see you at the track!

The CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series will return to its usual 7:00 PM time slot on Friday nights starting May 24th with $20 Carload night!

For complete 2019 schedule and event information please visit


Format for May 19th

Pit Gate opens 11:30 a.m.
Tech Inspection starts 11:30 a.m.
Practice starts – 5 min sessions (BBN, BN, LI, TH, LG, SP) 12:00 p.m.
Practice ends 1:25 p.m.
Drivers Meeting @ line-up board 1:30 p.m.

Grandstands Open        12:00 p.m.

Racing                           2:00 p.m.

TOURSEC Lightning Cars – 10 laps
TOURSEC Thunder Cars – 10 laps
Hydraulics Plus Beginner Bandolero Cars – 8 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandit & Outlaw Bandolero Cars – 8 laps
Strictly Hydraulics Legend Cars – 10 laps
Sportsman Cars – 10 laps

Toursec Lightning Cars– 25 laps
Toursec Thunder Cars – 25 laps
Hydraulics Plus Beginner Bandolero Cars – 15 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandit & Outlaw Bandolero Cars – 15 laps
Strictly Hydraulics Legend Cars – 25 laps
Sportsman Cars – 38 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 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 office at (902) 481-2514. Like us on Facebook at  and follow us on Twitter

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