(CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – January 29th, 2023) The management of Oyster Bed Speedway is excited to unveil their 2023 stock car racing schedule. The calendar for the Summer of ’23 features 11 race events from the Victoria Day Long Weekend in May to the Labour Day Long Weekend in September. Bringing a mixture of local racing divisions and the top touring divisions in the Maritimes, the schedule packs a lot of action into a fast paced Prince Edward Island Summer.
The season kicks into high gear in Oyster Bed Bridge on Sunday afternoon, May 21st with the traditional Season Opener and Demolition Derby. From there, the racing action moves to nine Saturday evenings, each with a 6pm start time. The track will see visits from the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour and Cross Roads Maritime League of Legends Tour on Saturday, July 29th. The new Super Late Model Series will cross the Confederation Bridge for two events on Saturday, July 17th and Saturday, August 5th. The Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics powered by Conrad Bros will join the new Series on the August 5th card.
The season comes to a close on the Monday afternoon of Labour Day Weekend. In addition to the championships being decided in the Mini Stock, Outlaw and Street Stock classes, the Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero September Shootout will return for a second season. A Demolition Derby will cap the year.
The Bandolero, Mini Stock, Outlaw and Street Stock divisions will compete for house championships in 2023 with each class having at least one extended distance event throughout the Summer. The Legend class returns to Prince Edward Island for three events on June 10th, July 1st and August 19th, in addition to the Maritime League of Legends Tour date. A newly created Bomber division will hit the track July 1st, July 22nd and August 26th. Details surrounding the Bomber class will be released by the track as available.
Marketing partners, nightly promotions, ticketing information and more will be announced as the season gets closer. Rain dates, if required, will be announced as available. Please note, the 2023 racing schedule is subject to change without notice.
2023 OYSTER BED SPEEDWAY RACING SCHEDULE
PS – Pro Stock | SS – Street Stock | OUT – Outlaw | MINI – Mini Stock | BN – Bandolero | LG – Legend
MPST – East Coast International Maritime Pro Stock Tour
SLMS – Super Late Model Series
MLOL – Cross Roads Maritime League of Legends Tour
HOAC – Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics powered by Conrad Bros
More news is on the horizon for the 2023 season and beyond. Stay tuned as information is released ahead of the Season Opener on Sunday, May 21st.
About Oyster Bed Speedway:
Oyster Bed Speedway is Prince Edward Island’s premier auto racing facility and features fun and excitement with weekly stock car racing special events throughout the season. The 1/3 mile paved oval is located in Oyster Bed Bridge at the intersection of routes 6 and 7, halfway between Cavendish and Charlottetown on beautiful Prince Edward Island. Phone: (902) 892-6684. Website: www.oysterbedspeedwaypei.ca