Vaughan, Hall Big Winners at Riverside on Friday Night
Matt Vaughan and Cory Hall were the big winners at Riverside International Speedway on Friday night as the facility finished off day two of three in this IWK 250 Super Race Weekend. A large crowd was in attendance at the facility to watch the exciting door-handle to door-handle stock car racing action in the Henry’s AUTOPRO 100 for the Napa Sportsman Series in which Vaughan (Bedford, NS) was the victory, and the Schooner General Contracting Legends Challenge won by Hall (Jollicure, NB).
It was Hall’s third consecutive win in the Legends Challenge at Riverside on the IWK 250 weekend.
UNOFFICIAL TOP FIVE FINISHERS – HENRY’S AUTOPRO 100 / NAPA SPORTSMAN SERIES
- Robby Reid
- Colby Smith
- Josh Collins
- Ken MacKenzie Jr.
- Ryan Vanoirschot
Brad Eddy and Colby Smith were the heat race winners. Twenty-eight cars entered the event.
UNOFFICIAL RESULTS – SCHOONER GENERAL CONTRACTING LEGENDS CHALLENGE
- Cory Hall
- Craig MacDonald
- Braden Langille
- Shelby Baker
- Cody Quinn
Langille, Hall, Baker and Adam Meehan were the heat race winners. Fleet Brake Atlantic Class winners were Hall (Pro class), MacDonald (Semi Pro) Sam Rogers (Young Lion), and Jeff Cruickshank (Masters). The Rookie of the Race was Devin Wadden. Thirty cars entered the event.
On Saturday Riverside International Speedway is proud to present the IWK 250 Presented by Steve Lewis, one of the most anticipated stock car races in Canada. Thirty-five teams have entered the race which could see the winner take home more than $23,000. NASCAR celebrity Kenny Wallace is in the field to defend his 2018 win in the event but competition will be intense for the honour. A large crowd is expected; fans are encouraged to arrive early and enjoy all the event has to offer. Grandstand gates open and practice starts at 11:30 a.m., Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races to set the field for the IWK 250 are at 3:30 p.m. followed by an autograph session at 5:30 p.m., the Opening Ceremony at 7 p.m. and the green flag for the IWK 250 is set to fly at 7:30 p.m.
For 50 years, Riverside International Speedway has been recognized as a premiere stock racing facility in Canada. The 1/3-mile high-banked asphalt oval roars to action several times a year for special events. It is the home of the IWK 250 – widely known as the best stock-car race in Canada, and of the Bumper to Bumper 300 – eastern Canada’s only NASCAR event. Located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, the facility is easily accessible at exit 30 on Trans Canada Highway 104. For more information please visit www.riversidespeedway.ca.