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RIS50 Throwback Thursday – Who Knew?

When Riverside was rebuilt in 2006, only two components of the old infrastructure remained: 1) the starters stand, and 2) the track – size, shape, and banking. EVERYTHING else was rebuilt or replaced.... Read More

Throwback Thursday – RIS Legends – Junior Hanley

This week we’re honoring Riverside legend Junior Hanley. From the small south shore town of Port Mouton, Nova Scotia, Junior Hanley went on to become one of the most respected and successful short track racers/car builders from Canada. Hanley raced... Read More

PST Announces 2019 Schedule; Riverside Dates June 8 & Sept. 7

Management for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour has announced the series 2019 schedule, comprised of 12 races at four short-track ovals in three Maritime Provinces. The 2019 season will mark the 19th year for the Parts for Trucks... Read More

Victory Laps, Episode # 1 – Jerry Lawrence

As part of our 50th-anniversary celebrations, we’re excited to debut ‘Victory Laps’ our new podcast series hosted by Dylan Langille who will visit with personalities that have helped build our foundation over the past five decades. This first episode features the dean of... Read More

Sad News – Allan Curry

The management and staff of Riverside International Speedway join the Maritime motorsports community in mourning the death of Allan Curry, a longtime ardent supporter of our favourite sport. Allan has been a sponsor through Dartmouth Dodge and Atlantic Fleet Completion... Read More

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