JAMES RIVER, NS (July 20, 2012) – Following are unofficial race results from Friday night at Riverside International Speedway where a huge crowd watched the Napa Sportsman Series and Maritime League of Legends go to battle on the fast oval. Both series races were championship point scoring events en route to their respective season titles.


1.       Russell Smith Jr. (44)

2.       Darren Wallace (3)

3.       Shawn Waterfield (23)

4.       Kyle Butler (0)

5.       Corey Breen (2)

6.       Fred Broussard (76)

7.       Kevin McGrath (12)

8.       Jerry Hayes (6)

9.       Chris Reid (8)

10.   Scott Allen (32)

11.   Darren Price (29)

12.   Harry Ross White (18)

13.   Dale Richardson (55)

14.   John Biron (57)

15.   Mike Power (58)

16.   Shawn Thibodeau (53)

17.   Bronson Shawnessey (66)

18.   Kyle Reid (51)

19.   Brian MacLeod (38)

20.   Brad DeCoste (13)

21.   JJ Cusack (43)

22.   Ross Lewis (88)

23.   Wade Slaunwhite (72)

24.   Kenny Hopper (26)

25.   Hughie Richards (35)

The finishes of Colby Smith (17) and Dave Timmons (47) were disallowed after post-race inspection due to weight restrictions.

Sportsman heat race winners were Russell Smith Jr, Scott Allen, and Harry Ross White.


1.       Dylan Blenkhorn

2.       Cole Butcher

3.       Paul Blenkhorn

4.       Justin MacNeill

5.       Dan Michaud Jr

6.       Emily Meehan

7.       Derek MacCallum

8.       Scott Cunning

9.       Danny Harvey

10.   Robbie Cormier

Legends heat race winners were Tony Gaudet Jr and Chad Windsor.

Friday’s action was the opening act for the 2012 edition of the IWK 250 Super Weekend at Riverside International Speedway. The main attraction is set for Saturday with the running of the IWK 250 Presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body, round seven of 12 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. The race offers a purse exceeding $85,000 and will feature the best short track racers in Canada, along with U.S. southern short tack superstar Corey Williams, and celebrity guest driver – NASCAR’s Joey Logano.

Reserved seating has sold out for the event but plenty of general admission seating remains. With more than 600 RV’s on site the camping area has sold out as well (except for those with advance reservations).

The box office opens at Noon Saturday. Time trials will go at 3:30, and heat races at 4:30. At 5:30 fans will enjoy an autograph session with the stars of the IWK 250 (drivers) and a pre-race concert with Maritime Celtic band ‘Jug in Hand’. Pre-race ceremonies for the IWK 250 Presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body start at 7 p.m. and the green flag is expected to fly at 7:30.

If you can’t make it to the IWK 250 be sure to tune in to SiriusXM Channel 157 for the live broadcast by Race Time Radio, starting at 7 p.m. (AT)/ 6 p.m. (ET).

Riverside International Speedway is a 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, at exit 30 off Trans Canada Highway 104. Opened in 1969, the facility was completely rebuilt in 2006 to become a premiere motorsports site comparable to the best short tracks in North America. For more information please visit www.riversidespeedway.ca or call 902.863.2410.