Track Release/Photo by Michelle Roy
(BEDFORD, NS – January 30th, 2022) – Following a successful Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday, January 23rd, the Maritime League of Legends Tour has elected a new Executive and released a tentative 2022 racing schedule. The schedule features 11 race dates over ten weekends at five of the region’s top oval facilities.
The chase for the 2022 championship will begin on Sunday, May 29th when the series heads to Speedway 660 in Geary, New Brunswick. The Series will also race at the 1/3-mile oval as a part of SpeedWeekend 2022 with races on Saturday, September 3rd and Sunday, September 4th. Petty International Raceway in River Glade will host the other two rounds for the Series in New Brunswick with stops on Saturday, June 4th and Saturday, September 17th as a part of the Mike Stevens Memorial Weekend.
Nova Scotia will play host to a quartet of races between Scotia Speedworld and Riverside International Speedway. The Series will visit the high banked Riverside Speedway early in 2022 with a Saturday, June 11th date before another stop a month later. The Friday, July 22nd race in James River is a part of the IWK 250 Super Weekend. Scotia Speedworld will unofficially kick off the second half of the year on Saturday, August 13th and will close the season with the championship finale on Saturday, September 24th.
Prince Edward Island will host two July races on the Maritime League of Legends Tour. The events at Oyster Bed Speedway in Oyster Bed Bridge will bookend the month with appearances on July 2nd and July 30th. All Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island races take place on the same weekend as East Coast International Pro Stock Tour events.
The 2022 schedule is tentative, is subject to change without notice and could see events added or altered before the season begins. With COVID-19 restrictions related to the pandemic still prevalent in the region as of press time, teams are urged to keep tabs of MaritimeLegends.ca and @MaritimeLegends on Facebook for any updates or changes ahead of the season opener on May 29th.
MARITIME LEAGUE OF LEGENDS TOUR – 2022 SCHEDULE
|Sunday, May 29th||Speedway 660||Geary, New Brunswick|
|Saturday, June 4th||Petty International Raceway||River Glade, New Brunswick|
|Saturday, June 11th||Riverside International Speedway||James River, Nova Scotia|
|Saturday, July 2nd||Oyster Bed Speedway||Oyster Bed Bridge, Prince Edward Island|
|Friday, July 22nd||Riverside International Speedway||James River, Nova Scotia|
|Saturday, July 30th||Oyster Bed Speedway||Oyster Bed Bridge, Prince Edward Island|
|Saturday, August 13th||Scotia Speedworld||Enfield, Nova Scotia|
|Saturday, September 3rd||Speedway 660||Geary, New Brunswick|
|Sunday, September 4th||Speedway 660||Geary, New Brunswick|
|Saturday, September 17th||Petty International Raceway||River Glade, New Brunswick|
|Saturday, September 24th||Scotia Speedworld||Halifax, Nova Scotia|
*schedule subject to change without notice.
The Maritime League of Legends Tour membership elected a new executive at their virtual AGM on January 23rd. In the Maritime League of Legends Tour constitution, each position is up for election on two year terms and an executive member can serve in their position for a maximum of three terms beginning in 2020.
The 2022 Maritime League of Legends Tour executive is as follows;
President: Jason Foster
Vice President (VP) of Race Direction: Jonathan Bull
VP of Technical Direction: Trevor MacDonald
VP of Finance: Daryl Mahar
VP of Marketing and Sponsorship: Vacant
Secretary: Tim Terry
Member at Large: Craig Langille
Member at Large: Scott Hall
For more information on The Maritime League of Legends, please visit MaritimeLegends.ca.
About The Maritime League of Legends:
The Maritime League of Legends Association was formed in 2005 by a group of racers wanting to grow the Legends Cars division in the Maritime Provinces of Canada. The popular touring series visits several venues throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. For more information on the Maritime League of Legends, please visit www.maritimelegends.ca.