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Victory Laps, Episode #5 – George Koszkulics & Ken MacIsaac

The fifth episode of our podcast, Victory Laps, finds host Dylan Langille visiting with New Glasgow’s George Koszkulics. Koszkulics has been around Riverside for five decades, first as a fan and since 1975 a multi-time winner as a racer and... Read More

Advance Tickets Available for Ceilidh Honda Triple 50s

It’s been nearly nine months since we heard the roar of horsepower on the high banks at Riverside International Speedway and the wait is almost over. Saturday, June 8 will see the kick off for our 50th anniversary season when Ceilidh Honda Presents... Read More

IWK 250 Tailgate Party/Matt Minglewood Concert Tickets Now Available

East coast music legends The Matt Minglewood Band will be ‘Rockin the Blues’ at Riverside International Speedway one night only on Thursday, July 18 as the highlight of our annual IWK 250 Tailgate Party. Tickets for this event are now... Read More

RIS50 Throwback Thursday – NASCAR Roots at Riverside

Riverside International Speedway has deep roots with NASCAR, reaching back to 1975 when it hosted the NASCAR Canada Export A Series. In 1981 and 1985, the NASCAR North Series visited the 1/3-mile oval, and since 2007, Riverside has hosted the... Read More

RIS50 Throwback Thursday – Victory Laps – Bob Allen

This fourth episode of Victory Laps features host Dylan Langille visiting with New Glasgow’s Bob “Bobby” Allen, one of the winningest drivers at Riverside between 1969 and 1977. He challenged and often beat the best racers from this region, and... Read More

Ultramar Continues Longterm Relationship With RIS

Management for Riverside International Speedway is pleased to announce Ultramar as a continued longtime member of its corporate family. We urge our fans to support our great sponsors, like Ultramar, whenever possible. About Ultramar: Ultramar, Eastern Canada’s leader in energy... Read More

RIS50 Throwback Thursday – Bill Watson, Winner of the 1977 Riverside 250

This week’s RIS50 TBT marks 100 days until the 2019 edition of the IWK250 on July 20, so we’re looking back to 1977 at our first 250 with a previously unreleased short video clip of eventual winner Bill Watson, from Etobicoke, Ontario, racing the... Read More

RIS 50 Throwback Thursday – What Advertising Looked Like in 1977

What advertising looked like in 1977 for the first ‘250’ at Riverside…It was the longest race ever held in the Maritimes; the purse was $14,000 and drew top drivers from as far away as Ontario and New England. The race... Read More
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