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July 5, 2017 – (Nisku, AB.) – With only 10 more days to go until the kick-off to Canada’s Biggest Drag Racing Event: the MOPAR ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONALS, the team at Castrol Raceway is working all kinds of crazy hours getting everything ready for the big event.  But, just because the racetrack will be welcoming racers and fans from all over North America next weekend, it doesn’t mean things come to a halt THIS WEEKEND!  Here is a listing of all the racing events taking place at Castrol Raceway this weekend:




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


FRIDAY, July 7


DRAG STRIP: JB’S POWER CENTRE STREET LEGAL. The NHRA sanctioned 1/4 mile Drag strip at Castrol Raceway is home to one of Canada’s fastest growing factions of Street Rods and Sport Compact Cars. Since the inception of the “Fast and The Furious” sub-culture the demand for extreme sports is ever increasing. Competitors and spectators jump at the chance to see their friends, family and adversaries compete on the quarter mile.


Castrol Raceway works very closely with the Leduc RCMP, Stony Plain RCMP, Edmonton Police Service, and numerous local High Schools to not only promote the sport, but to encourage young street racers to take their passion for speed to a safe environment.


Join us at Castrol Raceway and race your vehicle during the weekly JB’s Power Centre Street Legal.  As long as your vehicle is register-able and insurable… you’re good to go! Streel Legal is presented in conjunction with Edmonton Police Service’s Blue Line Racing Association, and the RCMP’s Y.I.E.L.D. program.


Race All Night for only $40. Spectators: $10. Gates open at 5 PM and racing starts at 6:30 PM. Tech Closes at 9 PM most evenings.


A complete list of Street Legal rules and requirements can be found on under “DRAG”.


SATURDAY, July 8 and SUNDAY, July 9


ROAD COURSE: HARD NOX TRACK DAYZ. Calling all Motorcycle enthusiasts! Do you love the feeling of leaning your bike over in a corner or simply want to test your abilities with no external threats?

You’ve decided you want to kick that street riding habit and give track riding a try, BRAVO!

Not sure if track riding is for you?? Come out and visit us on any of our events, we will be happy to show you around and you can see for yourself how easy it is to leave the streets behind.


Regular Pricing:


$280.00 at Registration (CASH ONLY) per day.


Online Pre-Registration* – $250.00


* PLEASE NOTE: Online registration for both days closes at 8am on Friday, July 7th.


Registration and more details can be found on the Hard Nox Track Days website at


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!




NEXT WEEKEND – July 14-16 – MOPAR ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONALS presented by JB’s Power Centre


Back for the 15th Nitro Charged Year!




The most powerful show on earth!!  300MPH Top Fuel Dragsters, 7,500HP Jet Trucks, Wheel standers and Pro Class qualifiers all combine to offer fans the rush of adrenaline only the best drag racing in North America can offer.


GENERAL ADMISSION PASS -First come, first served – no reservation in GA areas


RESERVED SEATING PASS -Reserved spots, closer to the action!



‘Members only’ hospitality lounge access

Premium weekend seating

Hot catered meals

Unlimited beverages

Exclusive gifts

Private bar service

Preferred parking

Private autograph sessions –  and much more!



**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  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:


For more information on attending the races at Castrol Raceway, including the rain-out policy, please look under “FACILITY” at


Castrol Raceway is the PERFECT PLACE for businesses to host a Social Club Event this summer. Please click here for full details:…/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.


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