THIS WEEKEND AT CASTROL RACEWAY May 11-14, 2017

Photo by VelocityMotorsportsNews.com at Castrol Raceway Nisku, Alberta

May 11, 2017 – (Nisku, AB.) – Castrol Raceway’s 20th Anniversary Season is underway!
Here is a complete listing of events taking place at Castrol Raceway this weekend:

THURSDAY, May 11

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, May 12
ROAD COURSE: EDMONTON MOTORCYCLE ROADRACING ASSOCIATION (EMRA) RACE SCHOOL. Please visit http://www.emra.ca for full event details.

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 www.CastrolRaceway.com under “DRAG”.

SATURDAY, MAY 13
ROAD COURSE: EDMONTON MOTORCYCLE ROADRACING ASSOCIATION (EMRA) RACE SCHOOL. Please visit www.emra.ca for full event details.
DRAG STRIP: NHRA BRACKET DRAG SERIES. Drag racing at its best! Check out the POWER, ANTICIPATION and BURNING RUBBER on North America’s TOP IHRA Drag Strip. Gates Open at 9 AM, Racing starts at 10
AM. Spectators: Adult $20, Youth $10, Kids 5 & Under FREE!
OVAL TRACK: TEST & TUNE. Time for our racers to work out the kinks and get ready for the 2017 Oval racing season! Gates at 12 NOON. Racing starts at 1 PM. Spectators: Adults $20, Youth $10, Kids 5
& Under FREE!
BONUS! Tickets purchased during the day on Saturday are good for both the Drag Strip and the Oval Track!

SUNDAY, May 14
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.
Registration, pricing and more details can be found on the Hard Nox Track Days website at http://www.hardnoxtrackdayz.com
DRAG STRIP: NHRA BRACKET DRAG SERIES. Drag racing at its best! Check out the POWER, ANTICIPATION and BURNING RUBBER on North America’s TOP IHRA Drag Strip. Gates Open at 9 AM, Racing starts at 10
AM. Spectators: Adult $20, Youth $10, Kids 5 & Under FREE

COMING UP: Saturday, May 27 – Nite Thunder Season Opener on the Oval Track.

**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: http://www.CastrolRaceway.com

For more information on attending the races at Castrol Raceway, including the rain-out policy, please look under “FACILITY” at http://www.CastrolRaceway.com
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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