New Pit Entry Policy for Minors, Effective Immediately

As of May 1, 2016, Riverside International Speedway requires a photo ID (or Driver’s License) from Access Nova Scotia for all minors (15 -18 years old) wishing to enter the pits. If you are from Antigonish this ID will need... Read More

Riverside Recipient of Prestigious DEANS Award

Riverside International Speedway was the recipient of the prestigious DEANS CEO Award on April 20. The gala awards dinner was held in New Glasgow where winners were announced for various categories as selected by Destination Eastern & Northumberland Shores (DEANS).... Read More

Welcome to the Riverside Family, Ryan Donald John Chisholm

Congratulations to Donald Chisholm and his wife Kellie, on the birth of Ryan Donald John Chisholm, a brother for Emily and Shelby. Ryan was born Sunday, ironically, on Bristol weekend…Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee is the track Ryan’s grandfather, the... Read More

Camping & Seat Renewal Update

Just a quick note to let everyone know the status of IWK 250 campsite renewals and seasonal VIP seat renewals – and that our off-season office will be closed until April 19. When we re-open we will finish processing IWK... Read More

Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 Will Open Season at Riverside

JAMES RIVER, NS – The Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 will open the 2016 season at Riverside International Speedway on June 11, the ninth consecutive year the Antigonish General Motors dealership has been the title sponsor for Riverside’s season opener.... Read More

Sad News – Junior Kelly

UPDATED WITH ARRANGEMENTS Our deepest condolences to the family of Lewis Kelly, Jr., better known as Junior, who passed away Friday after a courageous battle with cancer. Junior Kelly started racing when he was just 16 years old, driving in the... Read More

A Note From Paul McLean

I want to thank everyone for the kind words my family received over the past few weeks. My life has been turned upside down in a matter of weeks. I am now back in the office and want to update... Read More

Sad News – Sharon McLean

(UPDATED WITH ARRANGEMENTS) It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Sharon McLean, an integral longtime member of the Riverside family, wife of our general manager Paul McLean, and mother to Robby and Shannon. Sharon managed the... Read More