<pre> WHAT: Atlantic CAT 250/ Event 8 of 11 WHERE: Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, Nova Scotia (3/10-mile asphalt oval) WHEN:: Friday, August 18 & Saturday, August 19, 2000 DISTANCE: 250 laps total POSTED AWARDS: $55,450 (USD) ...
<pre> WHAT: Atlantic CAT 250/ Event 8 of 11 WHERE: Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, Nova Scotia (3/10-mile asphalt oval) WHEN:: Friday, August 18 & Saturday, August 19, 2000 DISTANCE: 250 laps total POSTED AWARDS: $55,450 (USD) guaranteed purse and bonus awards, to-date ($10,000 to win)
FIELD: 24 cars. Starting positions 1-10 will be determined by time trials. Positions 11-20 by heat race results. Positions 21, 22, 23 and 24 have been established as series provisionals with the first four drivers from the current 2000 IPSC car owner point standings who have not already qualified being assigned these spots. Additional spots may be assigned as Promoter's Options, at their discretion.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE: (Subject to change) Friday, August 18: 11 a.m.- Pit Registration and Inspection Open Noon - Practice begins 2 p.m. - Entertainment at The Winner's Circle, presented by Snap-on Tools, spectator side 5:00 p.m. - Grandstand Gates Open 7:00 p.m. - (SSW racing includes Miller Tire Street Stock; Nova Automotive Hobby Stock & Motor Homes Vacations Thunder Cars) Snap-on Tools Time Trials (IPSC) SSW qualifying race/s Motor Mart Heat Races (IPSC) SSW qualifying race/s Motor Mart Dash for Cash (IPSC) SSW qualifying race/s IPSC Consi/s, if necessary SSW Miller Tire Street Stock feature Snap-on Shootout (IPSC) SSW Nova Automotive Hobby Stock 50 SSW Motor Homes Vacations Thunder Cars feature Saturday, August 19: 10 a.m. - Race car display at Farmer Clem locations throughout Metro Halifax area 2 p.m. - Pit Registration and Inspection Open 2 p.m. - Entertainment at The Winner's Circle, presented by Snap-on Tools, spectator side 3 p.m. - Grandstand Gates Open 3 p.m. - Scott Fraser American Speed Association (ASA) race car display, grandstand area 3 p.m. - Practice begins 5:30 p.m. - Scott Fraser autograph session, 30 minutes, grandstand area 6 p.m. - (SSW racing includes C & R Auto Supply Sportsman) SSW heat race/s IPSC Last Chance SSW C & R Auto Supply Sportsman feature Driver Introduction Ceremony Presented By Snap-on Tools Atlantic CAT 250
THE RACE: This is the biggest race on the IPSC schedule and expected to attract top racers from Eastern Canada and New England. The winner can take home over $18,800 USD, as follows: $10,000 1st place + $2,000 Copenhagen Inc./Ultramar Pole Challenge + $300 Motor Mart Dash For Cash + $300 Snap-on Tools Time Trials + $125 Snap-on Tools Teamwork Award + $2,000 Snap-on Shootout + $4,000 Lap Leader Bonus + $150 Linco Fisheries Halfway Award + $100 SK Racing/ Parts For Trucks Award (amounts shown indicate prizes of either cash or value, U.S. dollar equivalent)
TRACK RECORD: 13.653 seconds. Set by Andy Shaw of Conway, New Hampshire on July 22, 2000.
2000 IPSC SCHEDULE: 11 events. May 6 at Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Scott Fraser); May 21 at Speedway 95 in Bangor, Maine (Larry Gelinas); June 4 at Autodrome Montmagny in Montmagny, Quebec (Ralph Nason); June 17 at Scotia Speedworld (Dave Gorveatt); June 24 at Unity Raceway in Unity, Maine (Ralph Nason); ; July 22 at Scotia Speedworld (Andy Shaw); August 6 at White Mountain Motorsports Park in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire (Rick Martin); Aug. 18/19 at Scotia Speedworld (250 laps - $10,000 U.S. to win); August 26 - Centre For Speed, Shediac, New Brunswick); Sept. 3 at White Mountain Motorsports Park; Sept. 9 at Scotia Speedworld.
SERIES SPONSORS: Major Associate - Copenhagen Inc./Ultramar Corner Stores; Motor Mart; Snap-on Tools Atlantic. Associate - Aluminum Racing Products (ARP); Argo Manufacturing; Bassett Racing Wheels; Downeast Communications; Linco Fisheries; Longacre Racing Products; McCreary Racing Tires; Northern Tire Services; QBR Race Products; Racer's Alliance; SK Racing/ Parts For Trucks; Sunoco Race Fuels; Yankee Trophies.