Toursec Thunder & Lightning Twin 50’s Up Next For Weekly Racing Series

Toursec Thunder & Lightning Twin 50’s Up Next For Weekly Racing Series

Written by  Tara Foster on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:11

Halifax, NS. (July 12, 2017) - The Toursec Thunder & Lightning cars will take centre stage at Scotia Speedworld this week as they each do battle for 50 exciting laps in the Toursec Twin 50’s.

Also racing under the lights this Friday are the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros and the Pulse Heavy Duty Trucks. Grandstand gates open at 5:00 PM with racing action set for 7:00 PM.

The Toursec Twin 50 races are the biggest race events of the year for the Toursec Thunder and Lightning divisions. The Thunder division has seen a fight for the point championship with two-time champion Dave Matthews (Kennetcook) leading the field into Friday night's 50-lap feature. Scott Thibodeau (Williamswood) has the lead in the Lightning point standings.

The Toursec Thunder division has seen three different winners in four races with Tim Webster (Beaver Bank) being the only repeat winner in 2017. Nic Baker (Middle Sackville) scored his first career win in June with Matthews going to victory lane on Strictly Hydraulics Night.
Steve Matthews (Bedford) is the only two-time Toursec Lightning winner on the year, joining point leader Thibodeau and brothers Deven and Jorden Smith (Lakeside) as feature winners in five feature races thus far in 2017.

Admission for the Toursec Twin 50’s is just $15.00 for Adults; Youth (8-15) are $5.00 and children 7 and under are free...all summer long! Tickets are available at the gate on race day.

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About Scotia Speedworld:
Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. SSW is the only track in Nova Scotia to host a weekly racing series, which runs May through September and features six different classes of racecars. SSW also hosts special events, including Monster Jam and the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. SSW is located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, across from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. For more information please click on or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter


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