Hot Rod Classics Announce Seven-Race Schedule For 2023

Hot Rod Classics Announce Seven-Race Schedule For 2023

DARTMOUTH, NS — Organizers of the Hot Rod Classics vintage racing car series are pleased to announce a seven-race schedule for 2023. Fans at six circuits across the three maritime provinces are treated to a blast from the past with a visit to the popular series with its meticulously crafted hot-rod racers.

They will stop at three tracks in Nova Scotia – Lake Doucette Motor Speedway (Digby), Scotia Speedworld (Halifax) and Riverside International Speedway (James River, near Antigonish), two tracks in New Brunswick – Petty International Raceway (River Glade ) and Speedway 660 (Geary) and a track on Prince Edward Island – Oyster Bed Speedway (Oyster Bed Bridge).


1. June 3 – Lake Doucette Motor Speedway, Digby, NS

2. July 22 – Petty International Raceway, River Glade, NB

3. August 5 – Oyster Bed Speedway, Oyster Bed Bridge, PE

4. August 12 – Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, NS

5. August 19 – Riverside International Speedway, James River (near Antigonish), NS

6. September 3 – Speedway 660, Geary, NB

7. September 16 – Petty International Raceway, River Glade, NB

The schedule is subject to change without notice.

The series includes racing cars from 1985 or earlier, some originals and some replicas – all finely crafted. They offer rookie fans a chance to see the type of car that helped lay the foundation for regional racing while evoking memories of a bygone era for seasoned racing fans.

More exciting announcements for the 2023 Hot Rod Classics season are coming soon – including sponsors and new cars for 23. Anyone interested in building a car can find the 2023 Hot Rod Classics rules and procedures online at .

The Hot Rod Classics Vintage Race Car Series, in partnership with Steele Volkswagen, is a proud supporter of the IWK Foundation, which creates HRC brand awareness and donations through hoodies, t-shirts and hats – and recently made an $8,000.00 donation to accomplished in 2022.

About Hot Rod Classics

The Hot Rod Classics Vintage Race Car Series was founded in 2019 by the organizers of Heart of a Champion, a group formed in 2017 with over 28,000 global followers on social media to preserve marine motorsport. The series debuted in 2020 and showcases vintage-style racing cars from eras past with gentleman-style racing among its competitors. It provides a real-time platform for newer racing fans to learn more about the history of maritime stock car racing and for seasoned fans to relive glory days and momentous memories. To find out more, please visit or or follow Heart of a Champion on Facebook.

By Joan Roue/Hot Rod Classics

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