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CHA-CHING! Lightning Racing for $500 Podium on Twin 50 Night Friday at Scotia Speedworld

Track Release/Photo by McCarthy Photographic

(Halifax, NS. July 14, 2015) The Chickenburger Thunder & Lightning cars will take centre stage at Scotia Speedworld this week as they do battle for 50 grueling laps in the Chickenburger Twin 50’s. The Lightning drivers will also be vying for $500 in prize money! The Lightning feature winner will receive $250, second place $150 and third place will receive $100. The Chickenburger Thunder cars will vie for their $500 purse at the next Twin 50’s event on August 14th.

Also racing under the lights this week are the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros and the Coors Light Trucks. The Bandit Bandoleros will run a 15 lap feature; their more experienced counterparts the Outlaw Bandoleros will run an extended 25 lap feature.

Admission for the Twin 50’s 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. Grandstand gates open at 5:00 PM with racing at 7:00PM.

Please note only Lightning drivers who have competed in at least two Weekly Racing Series events this season will be eligible for the posted prize money.

For complete schedule and event information please visit


Format for July 17th

Pit Gate opens 4:30 p.m.
Tech Inspection starts 4:30 p.m.
Practice starts (LI, TH, BN, TR) 5 min sessions 5:00 p.m.
Grandstands open 5:00 p.m.
Practice ends 6:25 p.m.
Drivers Meeting @ line-up board – all divisions 6:35 p.m.

Opening Ceremonies       7:00pm

Bandolero Bandits – 8 laps
Bandolero Outlaws – 8 laps
Coors Light Trucks – 10 laps
Chickenburger Lightning Cars – 10 laps
Chickenburger Thunder Cars – 10 laps

Bandolero Bandits – 15 laps
Bandolero Outlaws – 25 laps
Coors Light Trucks – 25 laps
Chickenburger Lightning Cars – 50 laps
Chickenburger Thunder Cars – 50 laps

*format subject to change without notice

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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