Spectacular schedule for 50th racing season
The Cornwall Motor Speedway celebrates its 50th season this summer, with a slate of 19 racing dates booked, beginning on May 19.
Track owners Raymond Lavergne and Jacques Lavergne are promising another solid summer of racing, along with some surprise announcements to come.
Opening day will see several series races in action: the Canadian Nationals, the Race for the Cure Sportsman Series, and both Weekend Warriors Series for Pro-Stock and Mini-Stock classes.
The Canadian Nationals series will continue on June 23, with a special 50-lap race carrying a $5,000 purse. The evening will also see the speedway officially celebrate its 50th anniversary.
The third event will be run on Aug. 4, and the series will conclude on Sept. 1 with a 125-lap event.
In the Race for the Cure Sportsman Series, the dates will be July 21 and Aug. 4. For the Weekend Warriors Pro-Stock, the Sisters for a Cure 50 will be run as a fundraiser, with the final race on Aug. 18. In the Weekend Warriors Mini-Stock, the Danny Lefebvre Memorial will be part of the series on June 23, with the final race on Aug. 18.
Another date to highlight is June 30, when the Super DIRTcar Series will visit Cornwall. Twenty drivers are already confirmed.
Aug. 22 will see the third edition of the Race for the Cure 150 take place. A prize of $12,000 will be on the line for the winner, with a minimum of $500 paid to all drivers who qualify to race.
A raindate has been secured for the two above events, set as Sept. 15, should it be needed.
The Empire Super Sprints will visit the track June 2, and the Patriot Sprints on July 21. Other special events include the Lightning Sprints (scheduled for three visits), the Crate Late Models, the Vintage club, and the Mini-Modifieds
A unique event added to the calendar for 2019 is the Flat Track Canada National Championship, slated for Aug. 3.
The popular DIRTcar Series are also not to be missed: Pro-Stock on July 7, the 358-Modified on July 14, and the Sportsman on Aug. 22nd. The season-capping Fireball Enduro is set for Sept. 8.