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PETTY INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ANNOUNCES 2022 SCHEDULE

Track Release/Photo by WingNut Productions

(RIVER GLADE, NB – December 31st, 2021) – Petty International Raceway is excited to unveil their 2022 schedule of events. The track will operate on nine weekends in 2022 from May to October with an additional New Year’s Eve event in December. The track will see all major established Maritime based touring series visit the high banked bullring throughout the season with six events being headlined by a Pro Stock or Super Late Model race and a quartet of $4,000-to-win Late Model Sportsman races presented by Airdrie Tire.

Some of the highlights include;

  • Season Opener takes place on Saturday, May 21st with five divisions in action.
  • The 58th Jones Auto Body River Glade International moves to Father’s Day Weekend on Friday, June 17th and Saturday, June 18th. The weekend will be dedicated to the memories of Pat Rodgers and Ernie McLean.
  • The Ninth Annual Mike Stevens Memorial Weekend returns on Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th.
  • Four, $4,000-to-win Late Model Sportsman races presented by Airdrie Tire will take place on June 18th, July 30th, September 17th and October 15th.
  • An additional Super Late Model 150 has been announced for October 15th. A Swap Meet and Show & Shine will take place on October 16th.
  • The East Coast International Pro Stock Tour will stop three times in 2022 (June 4th, July 9th and August 27th). Dates have also been announced for the Maritime League of Legends Tour, East Coast Mini Stock Tour and Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics powered by Conrad Bros.
  • Two Days of Destruction will take place – one in Summer on August 13th and one in Winter on December 31st.

The schedule is anchored by two major double header weekends. The 58th Jones Auto Body River Glade International will move to June, taking place on Friday, June 17th and Saturday, June 18th. The Father’s Day Weekend is dedicated to the memories of Pat Rodgers and Ernie McLean – two promoters who helped build, grow and ultimately shape the sport as we know it in New Brunswick and beyond.  Friday will see a Street Stock 100 on Friday night with support from the Mini Stocks and the Women on Wheels with a two-hour Pro Stock/Super Late Model practice to follow. Saturday will see the Pat Rodgers and Ernie McLean Memorial 150 for Pro Stocks. The $4,000-to-win Airdrie Tire Late Model Sportsman 100 will also go green on Saturday, June 18th along with racing action for the Bandoleros and the Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics powered by Conrad Bros.

The Ninth Annual Mike Stevens Memorial Weekend returns in 2022 on its traditional mid-September date. The Pro Stocks/Super Late Models and Late Model Sportsman (with $4,000 to win presented by Airdrie Tire) will once again anchor the Saturday, September 17th portion of the show. The Maritime League of Legends Tour and Bandoleros will warm up the track on Saturday. Friday, September 16th’s racing will see 100-laps of Street Stock action and racing in the Mini Stock, Bandolero and Women on Wheels divisions.

An additional Super Late Model/Pro Stock and Late Model Sportsman twin bill will take place on Saturday, October 15th. The race will also feature the Petty Raceway Legends, Bandoleros and Women on Wheels. A Super Swap Meet and Show & Shine will take place the next day at the track on Sunday, October 16th.

The fourth Airdrie Tire $4,000-to-win Late Model Sportsman 100 will headline the card on Saturday, July 30th. The New Brunswick Day Long Weekend card has racing scheduled for all Petty International Raceway staple divisions, including the Street Stocks, Legends, Mini Stocks, Bandoleros and Women on Wheels. The Legend and Mini Stock races on July 30th will be Twin 40-lap events.

The schedule kicks off on Saturday, May 21st during the Victoria Day Long Weekend with five of the six Petty International Raceway house divisions, headlined by 75-lap features for Late Model Sportsman and Street Stock. The Mini Stocks, Bandoleros and Women on Wheels will also join them on the card.

The East Coast International Pro Stock Tour returns for a trio of races. The marquee touring series in Atlantic Canada stops on June 4th, July 9th and August 27th. The Maritime League of Legends Tour joins the Pro Stocks on June 4th and returns during the Mike Stevens Memorial Weekend on September 17th. The East Coast Mini Stock Tour has a stop at Petty International Raceway on Saturday, August 27th in what is sure to be a pivotal race in their championship chase. The Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classic powered by Conrad Bros will once again be a part of the River Glade International weekend on Saturday, June 18th. It is expected that the Atlantic Modified Tour will return to the track in 2022 but their dates were unavailable at press time.

The popular Day of Destruction Returns on Saturday, August 13th with Enduro and Demolition action. A new event will see both return for a New Years Eve Party on Saturday, December 31st, 2022.

A complete schedule is included below. Start times, sponsors and more information about these race dates are to be announced and will be released as the season draws closer.

The 2022 schedule is subject to change without notice. Fans and teams are encouraged to keep tabs of Petty International Raceway’s social media and website for breaking news on the upcoming season and updates as they become available.

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About Petty International Raceway:
Petty International Raceway is located on Highway 106, just 40 km west of Moncton, New Brunswick. To learn more about Petty International Raceway, its location, admission, policies, history, and more, please visit www.pettyraceway.com.

2022 Petty International Raceway Tentative Schedule

*subject to change without notice

Saturday May 21st Late Model Sportsman 75, Street Stock 75, Mini Stock 40, Bandolero, WOW
Saturday, June 4th MPST 150, MLOL, Bandolero
58th Jones Auto Body River Glade International In Memory of Pat Rodgers and Ernie McLean Weekend
Friday June 17th Street Stock 100, Mini Stock, WOW (Two Hour SLM Practice)
Saturday June 18th Super Late Model/Pro Stock 150 In Memory of Pat Rodgers and Ernie McLean, *Late Model Sportsman 100, HRC, Bandoleros
Saturday, July 9th MPST 150, Legends, Mini Stock, Bandolero
Saturday, July 30th *Late Model Sportsman 100, Street Stock, Legend Twin 40s, Mini Stock Twin 40s, Bandoleros, WOW
Saturday, August 13th Day of Destruction – Enduro 150, Demolition Derby
Saturday, August 27th MPST 150, Street Stock, ECMST, Bandolero
Ninth Annual Mike Stevens Memorial Weekend
Friday September 16th Street Stock 100, Mini Stock, Bandolero, WOW
Saturday September 17th Super Late Model/Pro Stock, *Late Model Sportsman 100, MLOL, Bandolero
Saturday, October 15th Super Late Model 150, *Late Model Sportsman 100, Legends, Bandolero, Women on Wheels
Sunday, October 16th Super Swap Meet and Show & Shine
Saturday, December 31st Enduro, Demolition Derby, New Years Eve Party

 

Legend:

MPST – Maritime Pro Stock Tour
HRC – Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics
ECMST – East Coast Mini Stock Tour
MLOL – Maritime League of Legends Tour
WOW – Women on Wheels
* – These Late Model Sportsman races pay $4,000 to win and are presented by Airdrie Tire

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