Benoit, Wilson, Poirier Big Winners Of Saturday's Return to Racing!

The 2020 Atlantic stock car season got underway Saturday at Speedway Miramichi with a unique format and restrictions in place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A last-minute announcement on Friday meant changes could be made to accommodate spectators in the grandstands, but the format remained the same for the day’s events. With one division competing at a time and a double feature format followed by a full contingent of Demolition events, it was a stellar day to see stock car action back! 2018 track champion Rob Poirier (#0) had a memorable day as he picked up a grand slam in the Mini Stock division, taking his 10-lap dash race and both 30 lap feature races. The day was even sweeter for

All Eyes on Speedway Miramichi For NB's Return to Racing

Five weeks after the originally scheduled season opener for stock car racing in the province of New Brunswick, and three weeks after the originally scheduled season opener at Speedway Miramichi, the North Shore oval will be the first through the fire by opening their 38th consecutive season of action on Saturday. The event will be unlike any ever held in track history, as COVID-19 restrictions limit gathering sizes to 50 people – meaning divisions will run at staggered times and grandstands will be closed to spectators for the first time in history. Those who are fortunate enough to attend will have to abide with regulations in accordance with the emergency measures act. Physical distancing

Drivers Back On Track June 20th As Yellow Phase Operational Plan Unveiled

Speedway Miramichi is today unveiling their yellow phase COVID-19 operational plan, a plan which would permit the start of the 38th consecutive season of operation for the 52 year old facility, contingent on the Government of New Brunswick permitting gatherings of 50 people. Should this gathering size be implemented by provincial authorities on schedule, the 2020 season will kick-off on Saturday June 20th with no fans in attendance and no more than 50 people on the premises at a time. With the regulations governing the opening of facilities during the pandemic, Speedway Miramichi will be transitioning operations from that of a sports entertainment venue to a recreation facility. This will re

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