THIS WEEK AT CASTROL RACEWAY STREET LEGAL FULL THROTTLE, EXTREME CUP and MORE AUG 24 – 27

Photo by VelocityMotorsportsNews.com at Castrol Raceway Nisku, Alberta

Castrol Raceway Statement:

August 23, 2017 – (Nisku, AB.) – Summer may feel like it’s wrapping up, but the racing at Castrol Raceway is still going full-speed-ahead! This weekend features EXTREME CUP, STREET LEGAL FULL THROTTLE, plus Spec-D Drifting and Track Junkies Open Lapping. Here are the full details to help you plan your visit:

THURSDAY, August 24

SPEC-D DRIFT PRACTICE. Spec-D Drifting offers a place for new and experienced drivers to put their skills to the test on the Castrol Raceway skid-pad. All that is required is a DOT helmet and a simple safety tech inspection. Ride-alongs for spectators are also welcomed with most drivers. Drivers: $40, Spectators $10. Gates Open at 5 PM, with tech shortly after to ensure drivers can get on the track as soon as possible. Practice goes until 10 PM or later on busy nights. More event information is available at http://www.spec-d.ca

FRIDAY, August 25
ROAD COURSE: TRACK JUNKIES OPEN LAPPING. Track Junkies is Alberta’s premier open-marque performance driving program. We offer owners and drivers of high-performance and sports cars the opportunity to drive their cars on a closed road course (aka race track) at speed. We provide a safe and welcoming environment for participants to explore the capabilities and limits of their high-performance and sports cars while improving their driving skills. Our track days offer various run groups based on skill, speed and comfort level in traffic, and we enforce coordinated passing etiquette for a safe driving experience.Instruction and coaching are available for drivers of all skill levels.

Friday, August 25. Instructional track tour 8:00 AM. Drivers’ meeting 8:30 AM. Track hot from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Event precedes NASCC race weekend. Time Attack run group. Price $295 per driver; +$100 for novice instruction; +$25 for transponder (time attack only). PRE-REGISTER by visiting www.trackjunkies.ca or by clicking here: https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/friday-open-lapping-august-25-castrol-raceway-park-track-junkies-566102

FRIDAY, August 25 and SATURDAY, August 26
OVAL TRACK: EXTREME CUP SPRINT CAR RACING. Join us at the Oval Track to feel the excitement of the Sprint car action on the Dirt track! Tickets are available on our website at http://www.CastrolRaceway.com OR at the gate!
FRIDAY**:
Friday Admission Prices: Adult $10, Youth $5, Children 5 & Under FREE!
Friday Gates Open at 4PM, Racing Starts at 6:30PM.
SATURDAY:
Saturday Admission Prices: Adult $20, Youth $10, Children 5 & Under FREE!
Saturday Gates Open at 4PM, Racing Starts at 6:30PM.

**THIS JUST IN! FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY: Alex Bergeron is the first Virtual2Reality race car driver, and Castrol Raceway is proud to announce that Alex Bergeron from Alex Bergeron Racing will be our ambassador to transition talented racers from iRacing and propel their careers into real world race cars.To show our support, Castrol Raceway is giving away 1000 Adult GA Spectator Tickets for FREE! Get yours TODAY, the offer expires when the gates open Friday at 4PM.Maximum 4 tickets per order. Offer applies to advance on-line ticket purchases; coupon may not be redeemed at the Castrol Raceway entry gate on day of event. Valid for described Admission; exclusions may apply. May not be combined with any other offer. Offer subject to availability. Service charges, facility and handling fees may apply Tickets NOW available at: http://castrolraceway.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=948956
PROMO CODE: V2R2017

ALL WEEKEND: FRIDAY, August 25 – SATURDAY, August 26 – SUNDAY, August 27
DRAG STRIP: AMA Street Legal: Full Throttle A WHOLE WEEKEND OF STREET LEGAL! Race your own vehicle! Feel the excitement of the ¼ mile drag strip! Take on the Edmonton Police and the RCMP! Show off with friends, family, and your automotive adversaries! Speed enthusiasts can do all of that, all while keeping it Safe, Fun and OFF THE STREETS! As long as your vehicle is register-able and insurable, you’re good to go! Presented by AMA, JB’s Power Center and 780Tuners.
ALL WEEKEND
Top The Cops: Law Enforcement and Rescue Response Race Teams from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Saskatchewan, and Alberta will be on-site throughout the entire weekend. Take on the “Law”! But be careful they may just call you out! New Driver Orientation: Hosted by Cst. Mike Wynnyk with the Edmonton Police Service Blue Line Racing Team. Meet the Drivers from each Law Enforcement Team at the Drag Strip Starting Line for a New Driver Orientation where you’ll learn how to enter the Staging area, “Waterbox”, how to perform a Burnout (or whether you need to!), get a run down of the Drag Track “Christmas Tree” plus how to pre-stage, stage, and take off from the Start Line.
Friday 5:30PM
Saturday 11:30AM
Sunday 9:30AM

FRIDAY August 25
Gates Open at 5PM
Competitor Admission: $40
Spectator Admission: $10

FRIDAY “FUN STUFF”
Quick 8: The Fastest 8 Vehicles from Friday will be invited to Run a “Quick 8” Elimination Round at 8PM on Saturday Compliments of Castrol Raceway

SATURDAY August 26
Gates Open at 10AM
On-Track: Noon-Late
Competitor Admission: $40 (Limited Participation Registration- Max 300)
Spectator Admission: $20

SATURDAY “FUN STUFF”
All “Fun Stuff” Registration at the Castrol Raceway TECH Trailer: Noon-3PM
Show-Off: $10 Entry : Judging Noon-3PM for “10 Best- Honour Roll”
Show Off #peopleschoice – Judging Noon-3pm for “Peoples Choice”
Photos @ Winners Circle 3:30pm
Burn Out Contest: $10 Entry.
Registration Noon-3PM, Contest at Burn Out Box @ 4PM
Grudge Match’s: Registrations Noon-3pm Grudges @ 6pm
$20 “Grudge”- all proceeds to AMA Foundation for Traffic Safety
AMA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Lucky 16: 16 Closest ET “Cluster” throughout the day. Eliminations Begin@ 6PM
Random “Shoot-Out’s”: Based on the variety of vehicles participating each day and participant interest, we will hold Two (2) random Shoot-Out’s per day. (i.e. All Trucks, All Tuners, All Bikes, etc)- Trophy Award

SUNDAY August 27
Gates Open at 10AM
On-Track: 11am-4pm
Competitor Admission: $40
Spectator Admission: $10
Cop Vs. Cop
Exhibition Grudge Matches
Random “Shoot-Out’s”: Based on the variety of vehicles participating each day and participant intrest, we will hold Two (2) random Shoot-Out’s per day. (i.e. All Trucks, All Tuners, All Bikes, etc)- Trophy Award
Lucky 16: 16 Closest ET “Cluster” throughout the day. Eliminations Begin @ 2PM

** Overnight Motorhome/RV Parking permitted with 3-day pass- NO Exceptions.**
(Sorry, No Tenting Permitted)
REGISTER TODAY!
http://castrolraceway.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=937779

Photos by VelocityMotorsportsNews.com at Castrol Raceway Nisku, Alberta

SATURDAY August 26
ROAD COURSE: NASCC Race Weekend # 3 – August 26 & 27 – Fastech Performance Tire Formula Festival

SUNDAY August 27
ROAD COURSE: NASCC Race Weekend # 3 – August 26 & 27 – Fastech Performance Tire Formula Festival

Road Racing at the NASCC Bula.ca Spec Miata Celebration July 22 & 23 – NASCC Race 2 weekend

Northern Alberta Sports Car Club (NASCC)
http://nascc.ab.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/19068689376/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/motorsportvolunteers/

For more information:
http://nascc.ab.ca/contact/

Alberta Race Marshals (ARM)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1861067554152484/

Western Canada Motorsport Association (WCMA) WCMA is affiliated to ASN Canada FIA.
http://www.wcma.ca/new/

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.

COMING UP:
September 2 – NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION!
September 9 – CMDRA

**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…
We are social! Please visit us on Facebook: Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway, Twitter @CastrolRaceway and Instagram @castrol_raceway 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.

Castrol Raceway
http://www.castrolraceway.com
https://www.facebook.com/castrolraceway/

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.

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