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Birthday Sale – May 18. One-Day-Only. Save 50%.

On May 18, 1969, Riverside Speedway held its grand opening. This Saturday (May 18, 2019) we’re celebrating our 50th birthday with a one-day-only sale offering you a whopping 50% off all the Official RIS Merchandise* in our online store – including our new-for-2019 RIS50 and RIS Est. 1969 items. Simply pick your swag and enter […]

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 as manager of Nova Racing’s stable fielding pro stock cars for Donald Chisholm and all […]

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 The Triple 50s.  This throwback-style event will see the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour […]

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 available. Ticket Order Form Concert Announcement The concert takes place in the infield area and […]

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 NASCAR Pinty’s Series only annual stop east of Quebec; this year’s Bumper to Bumper 300 […]

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 beyond. While he won many trophies at Riverside his most memorable are those from a […]

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