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2509, 2016

THE 2016 2 DAY PRAIRIE CLASSIC FINALE

September 25th, 2016|Categories: News|

Hello everyone!  The 2016 race season is winding down and we will soon be crowning our champions!
There are 3 race dates left on our schedule and now that it is September we want to remind everyone about the dates and times.

Before we get to that we just want to remind everyone that – ONLY TOW VEHICLES ARE ALLOWED IN THE PITS.
Drivers, please be sure to pass this along to any of your crew, friends, family or sponsors etc. who may not have been aware of this rule and ask that they abide by it.
From this date forward, all non-tow vehicles will be required to park outside the pits.  The only exceptions are those that have pre-approved passes.
Thanks so much for your co-operation!

Here is a rundown of days and times.  Please pay particular attention to draw cut off times.
If you are stuck in traffic and think you might be arriving late please call or text someone at the track and have them come and draw for you.
Or you can text Glenda (204) 791-6642
If any of you know of travellers or new drivers who may not have filled out a registration yet – please let them know a blank form can be found on our website.
Filling it out and emailing it to glenda@thespeedway.ca in advance is very helpful in keeping the process moving on race day.

* All shows and raindates have been registered with WISSOTA  and are point shows for the sanctioning body as well as RRCS Points.

THE 2016 2 DAY PRAIRIE CLASSIC FINALE
2 Complete Shows

Both Days will be a Draw/Redraw Format

Friday Sept. 30, 2016
Back Gate Opens at 4:30
Draw Cut Off 6:00 pm
Front Gate Opens 6:00 pm
Racing Start at 7:00 pm

Saturday Oct. 1, 2016
Back Gate Opens at 2:00 pm
Pit Party 3:00 – 4:00 pm
DRAW CUT OFF 4:00 pm
Front Gate Opens 4:00 pm
Racing Starts at 5:00 pm

For those travelling:
The Comfort Inn
is located on the south side of Winnipeg, just inside the perimeter highway.
The address is 3109 Pembina Hwy and the phone # is : (204) 269-7390
The rate of $104.00  is available to you if you mention  Red River Co-op Speedway –  Code LSPEED

* A number of raindates have been put in place for this show.  If we rain out Friday that show will move to Saturday and Saturdays’ will move to Sunday.
* If the entire weekend rains out then everything will move to the following weekend.

2509, 2016

The 2016 Red River Co-op Speedway Awards Banquet

September 25th, 2016|Categories: News|

THE 2016 RED RIVER CO-OP SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET 
Saturday Oct. 29, 2016
Canad Inns Destination Centre Club Regent Casino Hotel
Cocktails: 6:00 pm

Dinner 7:00 pm

Cost: $60.00 plus GST

Dress: Semi-Formal, No Jeans Please

Tickets will be available at the shirt shack  or you can contact the speedway office at 204-582-0527 or office@thespeedway.ca

Note:  We have a limited number of tables of 10 and the rest are 8. To reserve a table all seats must be paid for at that time.

709, 2016

Upcoming Race Dates

September 7th, 2016|Categories: News|

We have made some adjustments to the upcoming race start times and rain date availability.

Thursday Sept 8 – NO RAIN DATE

Thursday Sept 10 – CycloCross
3:00pm Start

Saturday Sept 17 – Pure Stock Fast 50 Special –  NO RAIN DATE
Gates open at 4:00pm
Racing at 5:00pm

It’s also Date Night
AT THE GATE ONLY – Buy 1 Adult Admission get the second Free.

Saturday Sept 24 – RAIN DATE to be determined
Gates open at 4:00pm
Racing at 5:00pm

Bring a Friend – Buy 1 Kids ticket get the second free

Friday September 30 – DAY ONE PRAIRIE CLASSIC – RAIN DATE OCT 2
Gates at 6:00pm
Racing at 7:00pm

Saturday October 1 – DAY TWO PRAIRIE CLASSIC – RAIN DATE OCT 2
Gates open at 3:00pm
Pit Party 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Racing at 5:00pm

2108, 2016

CAN-AM NLRA Late Model Challenge

August 21st, 2016|Categories: News|

CAN-AM NLRA LATE MODEL CHALLENGE
Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Gates open at 6pm
Racing at 7pm

Ticket Price:
Adult: Pre-sale $15.00 | At the Gate $20.00
Student/Senior: $12.00 (advance and gate)
Kids (7 to 12): $5.00 (advance and gate)
6 and Under: FREE

Advance tickets available at Red River Co-op Gas Bars, Eventbrite.ca or by calling 1-204-582-0527

In the event of a rain out, The Can-Am Challenge Race will move to September 30, 2016.  The additional classes set to run on the 25th of August will take place on the regular Monday rain date. Please follow our Twitter and Facebook pages for the latest racing information and status.

908, 2016

Al Delaine Memorial – August 11, 2016

August 9th, 2016|Categories: News|

Al Delaine was a fixture in racing since the 60’s; from drag strips to the dirt track, it didn’t matter to the “Big Al.”  When Red River Co-op Speedway opened in 1973, Al was there. He hung up his racing helmet up in 1978 but stayed involved either helping in the pits or with the track itself.

In the late 90’s Al wanted to raise the level of competition in racing and in an effort to help drivers fund their race programs, he created the Driver Point Fund. Since its inception, the fund has paid out over $300,000 back to the drivers.

Al sadly passed away in 2009 but his legacy continues to this day with a memorial race held in his honour. The race draws some of the best Modified drivers from across the country, all competing for a large pay-out while paying homage to a true promoter, fan, and leader in the sport.

Al Delaine Memorial Purse Sponsors:

Derrick Sandblasting
Centennial Transport
Rod Fehr Racing
Millar Race Engines
A-1 Environmental
Keewatin Truck Service
Imrie Demolition
Westbrook Manufacturing
St. Andrews Towing
Murray Kozie Trucking
Able Crane Services
McRae Motorsports
and Red River Co-op Speedway

Al Delaine Memorial
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Rain Date (NEW): September 22, 2016

Gates Open: 6:00pm
Hot Laps: 6:40pm
Racing: 7:00pm

2807, 2016

Tractor Pull – Saturday, July 30th

July 28th, 2016|Categories: News|

Known as “ the world’s most powerful motor sport,” Tractor Pulling is all about creativity, team spirit and having a great time. Enjoy watching these modern day horse powered machines pull their way to glory.

Details:
Gates Open at 6:00pm
Racing Action Starts: 7:00pm

Ticket Price:

Adult: Pre-sale $15.00 | At the Gate $20.00
Student/Senior: $12.00 (advance and gate)

Kids (7 to 12): $5.00 (advance and gate)
6 and Under: FREE

Race Sponsors

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Yes there's racing TONIGHT! Streets, Trucks, Lates,Lotsa Mods! Thanks to Wpg Free Press, Northern Meats & 92 CITI ! #rrcs #prairieclassic

About 5 months ago from RRCS Winnipeg's Twitter via Twitter for iPhone

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