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Kiddie Rides Highlight Friday Speedworld Show

Track Release/Photo Credit: Lamrock Photography

(Halifax, NS. June 25, 2013) SCHOOLS OUT! – And kids get to take the front seat at Scotia Speedworld this Friday for Kiddie Rides Night! Gather up the kids and kick-off your Canada Day long-weekend with one of Scotia Speedworld’s most popular events – Kiddie Rides, where kids get the unique opportunity to go for a ride in a racecar with their favorite driver! Kiddie Rides get underway at 7:00 pm sharp so be sure to get there early. Grandstand gates open at 5:00 PM.

The format for Kiddie Rides is simple and safe. Drivers bring their cars to the front stretch and park. Once all engines are stopped, the grandstand gate is opened and children come onto the track and climb into their favorite car.  When all children are safely in the cars the drivers are led around the track at a safe speed by the pace car.  After a few laps, the cars are stopped; the children climb out and proceed back to their seats in the grandstand to enjoy the rest of the night’s events.

Following Kiddie Rides fans will enjoy great racing action from five Weekly Racing Series divisions. First up are the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros, also heating up the track will be the Coors Light Trucks, Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman, Strictly Hydraulics Legends and the ACE Lumbermart Lightning cars. Admission is just $12.00 for Adults; Youth (8-15) are $2.00 and children 7 and under are free…all summer long! Tickets are available at the gate on race day (cash only).

Race Day Format

Pit Gate opens                                     4:30 p.m.

Tech Inspection starts                         4:30 pm.

Practice starts (BN, TR, LG, SP, LI)      5:00 p.m.

Grandstand Gates Open                     5:00 p.m.

Practice ends                                      6:25 p.m.

Drivers Meeting @ line-up board      6:35 p.m.

Opening Ceremonies/Kiddie Rides  7:00 p.m.


Hydraulics Plus Bandolero – 8 laps

Coors Light Trucks – 10 laps

Strictly Hydraulics Legends – 10 laps

Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman – 10 laps

ACE Lumbermart Lightning – 10 laps


Hydraulics Plus Bandolero – 15 laps

Coors Light Trucks – 20 laps

Strictly Hydraulics Legends – 25 laps

Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman – 38 laps

ACE Lumbermart Lightning – 25 laps

*format subject to change without notice

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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 Monster Jam 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 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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