NEVER BEFORE IN WESTERN CANADA – CASCAR & NASCAR IN THE SAME EVENT! ONLY AT EDMONTON INT’L RACEWAY: “Edmonton & Area’s ONLY PAVED Oval”
WETASKIWIN, AB – For the first time in western Canada, CASCAR and NASCAR in the same event! The Lilydale NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series Super Late Models race every Saturday at Edmonton Int’l Raceway and this Saturday, Edmonton Int’l Raceway (EIR) also hosts the Competition Chev CASCAR 200. Fans will be treated to 200 laps of door-to-door CASCAR racing on EIR’s ¼ mile paved oval along with a 40 lap NASCAR Super Late Model Feature.
This double header also brings together Western Canada’s most accomplished race families, the Dowlers. Long time CASCAR Racer, Kevin Dowler is currently leading the CASCAR Western Series, NASCAR Racers Rob, Terry and Aarron Dowler all compete in the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series at EIR. Famous racing fathers include Eric, Noel and George Dowler who all have significant racing histories of their own. Now their sons carry on the family racing name.
Kevin Dowler leads the CASCAR Western Series just ahead of Derek Polack of Stony Plain. St. Albert racer, Todd Nichol stands in 6th place and the younger Polack brother, Shaun, is in 7th place. Fort Saskatchewan racer, James VanDomselaar is currently in 9th place. The top three winners of the CASCAR 200 at EIR in 2004 were Daryl Harr, Kevin Dowler and James VanDomselaar. Kevin Dowler won in 2003 so he is anxious to regain his title for this 2005 race.
In the Lilydale NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series Super Late Models #33 Jeremy Lapainis from Airdrie leads the points and is sitting in 12th in Division II of the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series, competing against racers throughout Eastern Canada and the United States. #07 Greg Moir from Stony Plain is a close 2nd and Wetaskiwin racer #12 Wes Ratzlaff follows in third.
With the promise of great weather and sunshine on Saturday, the Competition Chev CASCAR 200 is nearly sold out. Gates open at 3 PM, Qualifying starts at 5:45 PM and racing starts promptly at 6:30 PM. Fans can expect a full evening of racing with the K-Rock Thunder Cars & the U-Pull-It Claimer Cars to support the show.
To get to Edmonton Int’l Raceway head south on the Queen E II Highway past Leduc and take the 2A Exit to Wetaskiwin.
For more information contact: Loretta Thiering // Promoter – Edmonton Int’l Raceway // Phone: 780-467-9276 // Cell: 780-497-8262 // Email: firstname.lastname@example.org