Photo by VelocityMotorsportsNews.com at Castrol Raceway Nisku, Alberta
August 8, 2017 – (Nisku, AB.) – This week marks the return of two of Castrol Raceway’s most popular events: HOT AUGUST NIGHT, and the NHRDA JB’s Power Centre CANADIAN DIESEL SHOOTOUT. Plus!
There’s more spectacular racing action with Spec-D Drifing PRO-AM and NHRA Bracket Drags.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9
HOT AUGUST NIGHT Canada’s longest running and largest single day Drag Event!
Each year record breaking crowds can expect to see the skies light up with flames and smoke, and speeds approaching 300MPH.
This year includes 7 Jet Features: Warhawk, Secret Weapon, Mater, Twisted Mister, 2 Amazing biodiesel Jets and Rick “Holywood” Kopp’s PYRO Jet Truck.
Not only does Hot August Night give us a great big ball of fire, it showcases the best of the best of Western Canada’s extreme motorsports. Nitro Funny Cars, Alcohol Funny Cars and 200MPH Top Fuel Harleys are just the tip of the iceberg for this fan favourite Event.
Get your seat for Canada’s Largest Jet Car Show today at http://www.castrolraceway.com
GENERAL ADMISSION: Adults: $30, Youth $15, Kids 5 & Under: FREE
RESERVED SEATING: Adults: $40, Youth: $25, Kids 5 & Under: FREE
VIP (HOTSPOT) SEATING: Reserved best seating, VIP access to members only tent, catered meals, lounge, souvenirs and wait staff! Only $125 per ticket! – SORRY SOLD OUT FOR 2017.
Gates open at 4PM, Racing Starts at 5PM.
Helpful Hint: Arrive early to beat the crowds and the traffic on the QEII!
TICKETS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE AT THE GATE!
SATURDAY, August 12
DRAG STRIP: NHRDA JB’s Power Centre CANADIAN DIESEL SHOOTOUT. The NHRDA is back in Edmonton at Castrol Raceway on August 12th for the NHRDA JB’s Power Centre Canadian Diesel Shootout. This event
is one of the biggest and baddest events of the year. The event features the Hot Shot’s Diesel Drag Racing Series, a dyno competition, a show n shine and a burnout contest. This event will also feature a huge vendor row with special show only pricing. The Rocky Mountain Funny Cars will be part of this event as well!. Save 20% on all advance ticket sales at nhrda.com when you use the promo code HOTSHOTS.
Spectator Gates open at 9AM
Adults $25, Kids 6-12 $10, Under 6 Free
Purchase tickets here and save 20% with promo code HOTSHOTS!
Dyno 9AM to 4PM
Show N Shine 10AM to 3PM
Burnout Contest End of Racing/4PM
**Schedule Subject to Change**
ROAD COURSE: SPEC-D DRIFTING PRO-AM ROUND 3. Western Canada’s only Formula D Pro2 licensing series, Spec-D, is back for another year of high-speed, sideways action! All of western Canada’s best drifters battle it out door to door throughout the 5 event Formula D Pro2 licencing series. Driver’s here will be battling for their very own Formula D Pro2 licence to move up into the big leagues for 2018.
Gates Open at 5PM.
-Single Day: $15 General Admission / $10 Kids (6-12 years) / $0 Under 6 years
-Family-Pass Rates Available At Gate On Event Day
16:30-16:45 Drivers Meeting
17:30-19:15 Pro-Am Practice
20:15-20:30 Drivers Meeting /Qualification Order
20:30-22:00 Main Competition
22:30-23:00 Clean-up/ Clear Pit Area
SUNDAY, August 13
DRAG STRIP: NHRA BRACKET DRAG SERIES. Drag racing at its best! Check out the POWER, ANTICIPATION and BURNING RUBBER! Gates Open at 9 AM, Racing starts at 10 AM. Spectators: Adult $20, Youth $10, Kids 5 & Under FREE!
AUGUST 19 & 20 – MONSTER TRUCK THOWDOWN
AUGUST 25, 26, 27: STREET LEGAL FULL THROTTLE
**All information is subject to change.
A full listing of all of the events taking place at Castrol Raceway this season can be found at www.CastrolRaceway.com Tickets for all races at Castrol Raceway are always available at the gates.
Fans may also purchase tickets in advance on the track’s website: www.CastrolRaceway.com
For more information on attending the races at Castrol Raceway, including the rain-out policy, please look under “FACILITY” at www.CastrolRaceway.com
Castrol Raceway is the PERFECT PLACE for businesses to host a Social Club Event this summer. Please click here for full details: http://www.castrolraceway.com/…/2017%20Group%20Event%20Outl…
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Castrol Raceway, Canada’s Premier Motorsports Complex, annually hosts over 100 races including the nationally recognized events: MOPAR Rocky Mountain Nitro Jam Nationals, Hot August Night, and Monster Truck Throwdown. In addition to the ¼ mile NHRA Sanctioned Drag Strip, 3/8 mile Clay Oval Track and 10 acre Pro Motocross Track, a brand new 2.7 km FIA sanctioned Paved Road Course opened at the Raceway in 2013.
Driving directions to Castrol:
Castrol Raceway is located 10 minutes South of Edmonton. Follow Hwy QEII South, take HWY 19 Exit (Nisku/Leduc) West; located 2 kms West on the left hand side.