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Kid’s Day, Bandolero Blast on Tap for Speedway 660 Saturday Night

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Kid’s Day and the West Wood Estates 25 lap Bando Blast will highlight race night at Speedway 660 on Saturday. The racing begins at 6:30PM, but kids of all ages are invited to a pre-race autograph session with the drivers, beginning at 5:30PM. The famous candy scramble for kids 12 and under will be held at intermission. 

“Kid’s Day got rained out earlier in the season and with the school year wrapping up, we thought this would be a great week to reschedule this event” said Speedway 660’s Max Roy. “We`ve got a lot of kids in the stands every week and there are more kids than ever driving race cars so this is their night at Speedway 660.”

In addition to the 25 lap Bando Blast, fans will see drivers compete in the Re/Max Pro Stock, Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman, DMR Auto Sales Street Stock and Fredericton Gun Shop Sharp Shooter Divisions.

Adult ticket prices are $14 and because its Kid`s Day everyone 16 and under will be admitted free of charge.

“School is out for the summer and it’s a great weekend to bring the entire family out to see Speedway 660’s incredible brand of short-track racing” said Roy. “On Kid`s Day lots of folks come out early for the autograph session then watch the races, take in the candy scramble and have a fun-filled night of family entertainment.”

There is no rain date for this event. If the weather is unsettled on Saturday morning fans and race teams should call the race line at 506-454-7223 or visits for race day status updates.    

Coming up on Saturday, June 27th Speedway 660 will run Twin 50 lap features for Street Stock and Sharp Shooters, along with racing in the three other divisions. Then on Saturday, July 4th the Maritime Pro Stock Tour will make its only trip of the season to the Geary Woods.

Speedway 660 is one of Canada’s premier stock car racing facilities. Located in New Brunswick’s Fredericton region, it attracts race teams and fans from the Maritimes, New England and Quebec. The Speedway 660 racing season runs from mid May until Labour Day Weekend. SpeedWeekend 2015, one of the most prestigious short track events in eastern North America, wraps up Speedway 660’s racing season.

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