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

Kenny Wallace Will Drive Toromont Cat Car for Kids in IWK 250

NASCAR personality Kenny Wallace will drive the ‘Cat Car for Kids’ in the 2019 edition of the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis on July 20 at Riverside International Speedway when Wallace will attempt to become the first back-to-back champion... Read More

Victory Laps, Episode # 3 – Frank Fraser

In this episode of Victory Laps, we hear from Frank Fraser, a Maritime stock car racing legend and someone who has been around for all 50 years at Riverside. His racing career started in 1962 in New Brunswick and he... Read More

East Coast Music Legend Matt Minglewood Playing at Riverside July 18

The Matt Minglewood Band will rock Riverside International Speedway on July 18 with a two-hour concert at the IWK 250 Tailgate Party. The east coast music legends will cap off an afternoon/early evening IWK 250 practice session to get fans... Read More