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Halifax’s biggest stock car weekend of the season of the season is here.
Racing kicks off Friday night at Scotia Speedworld with the Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman 100, a part of the Maritime Sportsman Challenge. Coors Light Trucks and the ACE Lumbermart Thunder and Lightning cars will also be on the card. Note the special start time of 7:30pm to allow for tech of all the Sportsman cars expected at the Speedworld.
Saturday is the 14th Annual Atlantic CAT 250 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. Ben Rowe looks for his fourth Atlantic CAT 250 title against the best in Atlantic Canada on Saturday night in the second 250-lap feature of 2013. The Maritime League of Legends Tour and the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros will play support.
Check out the race day formats here!
Friday, August 9th – Dartmouth Dodge 100
Pit Gates Open -4:30 p.m.
Tech Inspection begins -4:30 p.m.
LI & TH Practice – 5:30 p.m.
Truck Practice 5:35 p.m.
Sportsman Practice 5:45 p.m.
LI & TH Practice 6:15 p.m.
Truck Practice 6:20 p.m.
Sportsman Practice 6:35 p.m.
Track Closes 7:00 p.m.
LI, TH & Truck Driver’s Meeting 6:40 p.m. (Tech Shed)
Sportsman Drivers Meeting 7:05 p.m. (Tech Shed)
Opening Ceremonies/Parade Lap 7:30 p.m.
ACE Lumbermart Lightning Heats – 10 Laps
Dartmouth Dodge Heats – 10 Laps
ACE Lumbermart Thunder Heats – 10 Laps
Coors Light Truck Heat – 10 Laps
Dartmouth Dodge B Feature (if required)
ACE Lumbermart Lightning Feature – 25 Laps
ACE Lumbermart Thunder Feature – 25 Laps
Coors Light Truck Feature – 15 laps (Editors Note, We expect this to be a typo and this would be a 20 lap feature, we will keep you posted)
Sportsman Driver Intros (up and over podium)
Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman 100
Saturday, August 10th – 14th Annual Atlantic CAT 250
Gate Opens 10:30 a.m.
Pro Stock Tech 10:30 a.m.
Bandolero Practice 1:05 p.m.
Legends Practice 1:15 p.m.
Pro Stock Practice 1:30 p.m.
Grandstand Gates Open 2:00 p.m.
Bandolero Practice 2:00 p.m.
Legends Practice 2:10 p.m.
Pro Stock Practice 2:25 p.m.
Bandolero Practice 2:55 p.m.
Legends Practice 3:05 p.m.
Pro Stock Practice 3:15 p.m.
Track Closes 3:30 p.m.
Drivers Meeting 3:35 p.m. (tech shed)
Atlantic Tiltload Time Trial lineups immediately follow drivers meeting
Atlantic Tiltload Pro Stock Time Trials 4:10 p.m.
Pro Stock Dash Draw
Racing 5:00 p.m.
King Freight Lines Pro Stock Dash For Cash – 10 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandolero Heats – 8 Laps
Maritime League of Legends Heats – 10 laps
Dartmouth Dodge Pro Stock Heats – 10 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandolero semi (if required) – 8 laps
Maritime League of Legends Semi (if required) – 10 laps
Dartmouth Dodge Pro Stock “B” Feature (if required) – 10 or 25 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandolero Feature – 15 laps
Maritime League of Legends Feature – 50 laps
Pre Race Ceremonies
Pro Stock Meet & Greet – on track
Infield Pit Setup during Meet & Greet
Pro Stock Driver Introductions (up and over podium)
Anthem & Parade Laps
Atlantic Cat 250