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CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series Kicks Off Sunday at Scotia Speedworld

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(Halifax, NS – May 16, 2023) – Get ready for the sound of engines roaring and the smell of burning rubber, because the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series is back for its 36th season at Scotia Speedworld!

The season opener will take place on Sunday, May 21st, with gates opening at 12:00 pm and racing action kicking off at 2:00 pm. Fans can look forward to an exciting afternoon of races featuring all  CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series divisions, who are set to take on a brand-new season.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the gates on race day, with adult tickets priced at $20.00, youth tickets (8-15 years old) priced at $5.00, and children 7 and under admitted free. Back gate tickets are $25.00.

The chase for the 2023 track championships begins this Sunday. The Late Model Sportsman, Strictly Hydraulics Legends, Toursec Mini Stocks and Bandolero classes will take to the track for the first time in competitive action for the year. From the rookie racer to the experienced veteran and all skill levels in between, a display of stock car short track racing will be in the spotlight Sunday afternoon at the region’s only venue offering weekly motorsport action from May to September. With the first checkered flags on the line since last Fall, the action will certainly warm up the May long weekend!

“Scotia Speedworld is thrilled to kick off another exciting season of the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series,” said Dan MacLeod, General Manager of Scotia Speedworld. “We’re looking forward to welcoming fans back to the track and showcasing some of the best racing in the Maritimes.”

The 36th season of the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series promises to be a thrilling one, with a full schedule of events planned throughout the summer months. For more information on upcoming races and events, visit, or follow us on social media @SSWRACING.



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 five different classes of racecars. SSW also hosts special events, including the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour. SSW is located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, across from 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


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