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Riverside Recipient of Prestigious DEANS Award

Riverside International Speedway was the recipient of the prestigious DEANS CEO Award on April 20. The gala awards dinner was held in New Glasgow where winners were announced for various categories as selected by Destination Eastern & Northumberland Shores (DEANS). “We are pleased to be recognized as a top tourism destination in Northeastern Nova Scotia,” […]

Welcome to the Riverside Family, Ryan Donald John Chisholm

Congratulations to Donald Chisholm and his wife Kellie, on the birth of Ryan Donald John Chisholm, a brother for Emily and Shelby. Ryan was born Sunday, ironically, on Bristol weekend…Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee is the track Ryan’s grandfather, the late John Chisholm, modeled Riverside International Speedway after. Proud papa Donald Chisholm, the owner of […]

Camping & Seat Renewal Update

Just a quick note to let everyone know the status of IWK 250 campsite renewals and seasonal VIP seat renewals – and that our off-season office will be closed until April 19. When we re-open we will finish processing IWK 250 campsite renewals and also mail out the seasonal VIP seat renewals. Those who have […]

Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 Will Open Season at Riverside

JAMES RIVER, NS – The Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 will open the 2016 season at Riverside International Speedway on June 11, the ninth consecutive year the Antigonish General Motors dealership has been the title sponsor for Riverside’s season opener. The event is round two of 12 championship races for the Parts for Trucks Pro […]

Sad News – Junior Kelly

UPDATED WITH ARRANGEMENTS Our deepest condolences to the family of Lewis Kelly, Jr., better known as Junior, who passed away Friday after a courageous battle with cancer. Junior Kelly started racing when he was just 16 years old, driving in the street stock division at a track in Nine Mile River. He soon moved to the […]