Visitor Info


Riverside International Speedway is located in James River at exit 30 off Trans Canada Highway 104, between New Glasgow and Antigonish. We are approximately two hours northeast of Nova Scotia’s capital city of Halifax, and from Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

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Approximate distances to some of the larger cities or towns in the region are:

  • Antigonish, Nova Scotia – 13 km/ 8 mi
  • New Glasgow, Nova Scotia – 43 km/ 27 mi
  • Truro, Nova Scotia – 101 km/ 62.7 mi
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia – 200 km/ 124 mi
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia – 200 km/ 124 mi
  • Moncton, New Brunswick – 268 km/ 166
  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (via Pictou ferry) – 155 km/ 96 mi
  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (via bridge) – 333 km/ 206 mi
  • Bangor, Maine – 747 km/ 464 mi

Our 100-acre facility is nestled in the picturesque James River area on the Northumberland shore of Nova Scotia, just 16 km (10 miles) from the Town of Antigonish. The region is rich in culture with warm interesting people, delicious cuisine, and lively traditional Celtic music. Come for a race and stay to explore the region’s events, attractions, and natural beauty.

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