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SATISFYING THE NEED FOR SPEED AT THE RACE CITY OVAL TRACK

SATISFYING THE NEED FOR SPEED AT THE RACE CITY OVAL TRACK

Head Instructor Doug Jones and his clutch-challenged 1987 Honda Prelude 
By Markham Hislop, editor
 

Regular readers will attest to my passion for fast driving and, naturally, my interest in motorsport.  Thanks to the Calgary Oval Racing Association, Sunday I was able to indulge my weakness.  Along the way I discovered driving fast in a circle is fun - I promise to never diss NASCAR again.  Continue Reading

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CALGARY OVAL RACING ASSOC. POSTS 2010 SCHEDULE

CALGARY OVAL RACING ASSOC. POSTS 2010 SCHEDULE

There will be Oval racing in Calgary for 2010 at Race City Motorsport Park.  The Calgary Oval Racing Association (CORA), a Non-Profit Association was formed December 03/08 for the purpose of setting up and operating safe and fair motor races. Continue Reading

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VIDEO: DOUG CHANDLER #21 WINS MINI STOCKS MAIN EVENT SATURDAY AT RACE CITY

Doug Chandler, #21, won the Mini Stocks Main Event Saturday at Race City

Doug Chandler, #21, won the Mini Stocks Main Event Saturday at Race City

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VIDEO: SHAWN CUNNINGHAM WINS FIRST RACE OF HIS STOCK CAR RACING CAREER SATURDAY AT RACE CITY

Shawn Cunningham won Outlaw Hobby Stock 150 lap main event Sunday at Race City

Shawn Cunningham won Outlaw Hobby Stock 150 lap main event Saturday at Race City

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VIDEO: BIG RIGS HIGHLIGHT OF WEEKEND OVAL RACING AT RACE CITY

Peter Van Dyck's Pink Foot #63 big rig racer

Peter Van Dyck's Pink Foot #63 big rig racer

 They’re big, they’re powerful, they’re politically incorrect and, boy, are they a lot of fun.  Big rig racers took centre stage at Race City Sunday had the near-capacity crowd eating out of their hands.  Continue Reading

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VIDEO: OVAL RACING COLLISION VICTIM "BRUISED AND SORE"

Emergency personnel lift Brad Smith from the wreck of his claimer race car

Emergency personnel lift Brad Smith from the wreck of his claimer race car

Brad Smith is one lucky race driver.  Mr. Smith was driving #66 during the Calgary Oval Racing Association’s opening race weekend on May 23 at Race City when his car blew a tire on turn #2, Continue Reading

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VIDEO: FIRST CLAIMERS OVAL RACE OF 2009

Claimer car gets the checkered flag during one of three heats Sunday

Claimer car gets the checkered flag during one of three heats Sunday

Calgary Oval Racing Association kicked off its 2009 season with a full slate of claimer races Saturday on the oval track at Race City.  Claimers are front-wheel drive cars with automatic transmissions and no racing modifications, except for a few safety measures. Continue Reading

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VIDEO: BIG RIGS ARE COMING TO TOWN! CALGARY OVAL RACING ASSOC. ANNOUNCES NEW SEASON

Photo credit: Action Photography by Moe

Photo credit: Action Photography by Moe

Two big rig races are the highlight of the upcoming oval track racing season at Race City.  Calgary Oval Racing Assocation president Chris Paavola says his organization has a full slate planned for 2009. Continue Reading

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