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IWK 250 Campsite Reservations Now Open

Campsite reservations for the IWK 250 Super Race Weekend (July 17-20) are now open. This includes renewals and new reservations. As the event continues to grow we are starting earlier than ever this year in order to allow fans to... Read More

NASCAR Releases 2019 Pinty’s Series Schedule; at Riverside Aug. 17

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Following a thrilling 2018 campaign, NASCAR today announced the 2019 NASCAR Pinty’s Series schedule. The season will again feature 13 races in five Canadian provinces from Nova Scotia to Alberta, as well as a return visit to... Read More

Throwback Thursday – Grandstand Design No Accident

Did you know the unique grandstand base at Riverside International Speedway is no accident? The huge mound of earth the grandstand sits on was by design. The following was published in The Evening News May 16, 1969, just two days before... Read More

Throwback Thursday – A Tribute to John Chisholm

We’re kicking off 50th-anniversary celebrations with a Throwback Thursday tribute to the late John Chisholm, founder, and builder of Riverside Speedway. With the blessing of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr., John Chisholm, an Antigonish businessman, modeled Riverside after Bristol Motor... Read More

Riverside Reveals 50th Anniversary Imagery, Launches Online Store

Management for Riverside International Speedway is excited to reveal the official logo and new merchandise for its upcoming 50th-anniversary celebration in 2019. “We’re thrilled to be celebrating such a milestone,” said Paul McLean, general manager of Riverside International Speedway. “We... Read More

Save the Date – 2019 IWK 250 is July 20

Management for Riverside International Speedway (RIS) are pleased to announce July 20 as the date for the 2019 IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis. This announcement is made several months in advance as, each year, more and more fans and... Read More

RIS Office Now Closed for Off-Season

Our administration office in Antigonish is now closed for the off-season. Effective immediately, please direct all inquiries to info@riversidespeedway.ca (the phone is not being monitored). Even though the office is closed we are working to plan our 50th anniversary season next... Read More

Blenkhorn Wins Lucas Oil 150

Dylan Blenkhorn with Lucas Oil’s John Coyle (photo by Ken MacIsaac) JAMES RIVER, NS – Dylan Blenkhorn picked up his third victory of the 2018 Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour season by winning the Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside... Read More
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