Parts for Trucks 150 To Open Riverside Season Saturday
Track Release/Photo by Ashton Reekie of Wingnut Productions
JAMES RIVER, NS (July 21, 2021) – Riverside International Speedway is ready to start its 2021 season this Saturday with an exciting show featuring the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour, the NAPA Sportsman Series and the new Hot Rod Classics vintage race car series.
The East Coast International Pro Stock Tour competitors will headline the show with the Parts for Trucks 150 featuring the region’s top racers and race cars. Qualifying heat races will set the stage for the Parts for Trucks 150. This is round two of nine on the series 2021 schedule and the first of three stops of the year for them at Riverside.
The NAPA Sportsman Series will start its 2021 season with qualifying races and the Henry’s AUTOPRO 75 and the Hot Rod Classics makes its second start of 2021, and the first in Nova Scotia, with heat races and the Anchor Toyota 20 feature race.
EXPECTED ENTRIES – PARTS FOR TRUCKS 150
- (0) Matt Vaughan,
- (08) Nicholas Naugle
- (8) Kent Vincent
- (11v) Jordan Veinotte
- (13) Austin MacDonald
- (14) Terry Dougay
- (18) Darren MacKinnon
- (29) Greg Proude
- (31) Chris Reid
- (36) Gary Elliott
- (42) Kyle Reid
- (48) Waylon Farrell
- (51) Marc LeClair
- (53) Cole Butcher
- (54) Jarrett Butcher
- (80) Ryan VanOirschot
- (89) Donald Chisholm
- (99) Craig Slaunwhite
Entry list is subject to change without notice.
Racing starts at 4 p.m.; grandstands open at 2 p.m. The complete schedule is available at www.RiversideSpeedway.ca. More than 95% of the tickets available for this event have been sold (capacity is significantly restricted due to COVID-19 regulations). They can be purchased online at RiversideSpeedway.ca.
For those who miss out on tickets, the event will be live-streamed both audio and video by Tim’s Corner Motorsports. The audio feed is free at TimsCorner.ca/listenlive and the video broadcast is pay-per-view on TimsCorner.tv.
In accordance with the approved COVID-19 Operating Plan for Riverside and current Public Health requirements, the grandstand will have multiple zones each with a maximum capacity of 250 people; each zone will have its own entry/exit and washrooms and fans must stay in the zone they are ticketed for. Masks are required except for when seated with a personal group. Distancing (2M/6F) is required between groups and while entering/exiting the facility.
The canteen will be open for food and non-alcoholic beverages, with delivery to the seats. Maximum cooler/bag size for carry-in food and non-alcoholic beverages is 14″ x14″ x 14″; no glass beverage containers; containers caps must be sealed at entry; if the container has a removable lid the container must be empty at entry.
In accordance with the zone model for this event, the infield pit area is restricted to essential crew members and essential workers only. Teams will receive advance pit pass purchase information directly.
Management thanks fans, racers, sponsors, staff, and service providers for their continued support as we wind through what are (hopefully) the final laps of the COVID-19 pandemic, and encourage everyone to be vaccinated at their earliest convenience so things get back on track (pun intended) sooner than later.
About the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour:
The East Coast International Pro Stock Tour (PST) will visit three tracks throughout the Maritimes during its 2021 season. The East Coast International Pro Stock Tour is owned and operated by Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited. For more information, call 902.481.2531 or click www.maritimeprostocktour.com. You can also follow them on Twitter at www.twitter.com/prostocktour and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/prostocktour.
About Riverside International Speedway:
For 52 years, Riverside International Speedway has been recognized as a premiere stock racing facility in Canada. The 1/3-mile high-banked asphalt oval roars to action several times a year for special events. It is the home of the IWK 250 – widely known throughout North America as a “bucket list” event for racers and fans alike. Located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, the facility is easily accessible at exit 30 on Trans Canada Highway 104. For more information please visit www.riversidespeedway.ca or call 902-863-2410 (May to September) or 902-404-7049 (October to April).