(October 7th, 2022) - A new era of Super Late Model racing is on the horizon in Canada’s Maritimes region. The curtain is today being lifted to unveil the new “Super Late Model Series” slated for a 2023 debut.
Management of three of the region’s premiere tracks – Oyster Bed Bridge, PEI’s Oyster Bed Speedway, River Glade, NB’s Petty International Raceway, and Geary, NB’s Speedway 660 - have come together for form the new “Super Late Model Series”, or SLMS for short. Work is underway in preparation of the inaugural season, which is shaping up to be full of excitement and add to Atlantic Canada’s historic racing legacy!
The Super Late Model Series will contest 6 races – two races each at the trio of tracks breaking ground on the new circuit. Each of the six races will be 150 laps in length and pay $4000 to the winner. All starters will be guaranteed $1000 in prize money, and bonuses and contingency prizes are in the works.
The Speedway 660 / Petty International Raceway rulebook will be utilized for this series. Teams will be permitted four new tires at each event.
Many details are still in the works - including the schedule for the inaugural season - but in the meantime an information meeting is being planned for drivers and teams on Sunday October 16th at Petty International Raceway. This meeting will be held at the track the same day as the Super Swap Meet and Show and Shine. Start time for the information meeting will be 2pm in the Tower.
“We’re excited to get this piece of the puzzle started for 2023,” stated Brent Roy of Speedway 660. “Racers have been asking us for this for a while and we’re glad to be able to deliver!”
With the announcement also comes pre-registration for the 2023 season! Drivers and teams can pre-register for the 2023 Super Late Model Series by e-transferring the $500 registration fee to the Petty International Raceway admin email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Fans, drivers, and teams are encouraged to stay tuned for updates as more details are released.
While the 2022 season is still concluding at some tracks, today’sannouncement has already created great anticipation for what is to come next summer.