What's New

There will be a General Meeting of the NSDRA on Nov. 5, 2016 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm at the Best Western in Liverpool. Membership dues for the 2017 season will be able to be paid beginning at 3:00 pm.

The meeting has been moved ahead by 1/2 hour to allow the Best Western to get ready for the Banquet.

Doug D.

This year's Greenfield Dragway Banquet and Awards Presentation's will be held at the Best Western in Liverpool on November 5, 2016. Ticket cost is $30.00 per person.

The event will begin with a Happy Hour at 5:30 pm and the meal being served at 6:30 pm. The meal this year will be Roast Turkey. Last day to purchase a banquet ticket will be October 27, 2016.

Banquet tickets will need to be paid for by the October 27, 2016 deadline. See below for payment options.

The Best Western is offering a special room rate of $114.00 per room (double occupancy) to those attendees that do not wish to drive afterwards. This rate includes a complementary hot breakfast the next morning. The hotel has a block of 30 rooms set aside for the banquet, these rooms will only be held until October 19, 2016. After October 19, rooms will be on a first come basis.

Rooms can be booked by calling the Best Western at 902-354-2377 or toll free at 1-877-354-2377 and asking for the NSDRA banquet rate. For other information you can visit their website at www.bestwesternliverpool.com

Banquet tickets are available by calling;

Doug Decker @ 902-354-2151 or by emailing – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Gary Keans @ 902-354-4762 or by emailing – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or pay for your tickets online through Paypal. Click the button below and select the number of tickets you would like to purchase. A confirmation email will be sent soon after purchasing your tickets to arrange how you would like to receive them. 

There will be General Meetings for members of the NSDRA at the Best Western beginning around 3:30pm, more details to follow.

 

13TH ANNUAL GREENFIELD BRACKET BASH 2016 AUGUST 20th!!

For a $40 entry fee you can win over $4000! We do it every year...Its BRACKET BASH time folks!

The 13th Annual SUPER SATURDAY BRACKET BASH goes August 20th at Greenfield Dragway. With guaranteed pay-outs back to the quarter-finals there are plenty of opportunities to claim your share of the cash. In 2015 extremely high humidity and area lightening forced an event stoppage allowing 10 Box cars to split a $6360 purse while the remaining No Box competitors shared $6400.

We have been watching the weather and it looks like it is improving for the weekend. So we are going to go racing for the weekend.

See you all at the track.

Setup will begin at 6 pm tonight for those that can make it to the track. Many hands makes for light work for everybody.

Doug D.

We wanted to advise racers of a couple of things before this weekend’s racing.

Due to recent changes in security measures and a new group running the Airport, we are not able to allow parking on the asphalt of the main apron of the Airport until after 6:00 pm on Thursday. The main apron encompasses the large paved area from the hangars to the Airport Terminal building. Pit areas that the NSDRA has created are available for parking once somebody arrives to open the gates to the Airport. Please do not park right up against the gates if you arrive early, as the gates swing out.

This going to be a busy weekend at Greenfield Dragway as we have the Atlantic Canada Stock Superstock Association, Atlantic Canada Pro-Tree and the ADRA’s Sport Compact Saturday groups all running programs on Saturday.

To that end, we are advising racers that there will be no double-dipping (aka running two classes) during the racing Saturday afternoon. We will run 1 round of the Stock/Superstock and Pro-Tree series before we begin the Gamblers races for the day. Round 1 losers of the Stock/Superstock and Pro-Tree series will be permitted to enter a Gamblers race of their choice.

The weather is looking good, so let’s have a fun and safe weekend of racing.

Over the winter months and more recently there has been a lot of media coverage about an organization called the South Shore Flying Club (SSFC) negotiating lease(s) with the Region of Queens to use/operate the South Shore Regional Airport.

There appears to be conversation(s)/rumour(s) that the NSDRA will not have a place to hold drag racing events, THIS IS COMPLETELY FALSE. This agreement does not affect the NSDRA conducting drag races at the South Shore Regional Airport.

In fact, the NSDRA was negotiating with the Region of Queens at the same time to secure an agreement to conduct drag races at the South Shore Regional Airport for the same 15 year period. The negotiations between the NSDRA and the Region of Queens concluded in August 2015 and we have been waiting for the SSFC to finalize their contract.

During the month of May, we will be signing the final agreement and thus securing drag racing events at the South Shore Regional Airport for the next 15 years.

Doug Decker

NSDRA

The annual meeting of the NSDRA will be held at the Bridgewater Legion (78 Churchill Street) on March 24, 2016. The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.

Purpose of the meeting will be to finalize plans for the 2016 season.

Election of 2 Directors.

Members wishing to pay their 2016 memberships will be able to do so before the meeting starts. New members wishing to join may do so at the same time. People
will be available starting at 6:30 pm for those wishing to pay their dues.

Please spread the word around about the meeting.

12TH ANNUAL GREENFIELD BRACKET BASH 2015 AUGUST 22nd!!

For a $40 entry fee you can win over $4000! We do it every year...Its BRACKET BASH time folks!

The 12th Annual SUPER SATURDAY BRACKET BASH goes August 22nd at Greenfield Dragway. This annual big dollar event grows each year with over 190 competitors entered in 2014. Last year we saw Clayton Howatt take home over $4200 for his win in Box while Brett Ramsay pocketed $4700 in No Box. With guaranteed pay-outs back to the quarter-finals there are plenty of opportunities to claim your share.

Here are the Super Saturday specifics and payout structure examples (keeping in mind the # of entries will change the purse for the winner and runner-up. Semi, quarter and round of 16 payouts are set and guaranteed amounts).

Round three of the Greenfield Drag Racing Series is this weekend.  Time Trials friday evening, time trials and gamblers racing on Saturday and class eliminations on Sunday.  Click on the link below for details.

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Greenfield Dragway 2017 Tentative Race Schedule (click for details)

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- June 17/18
- July 8/9
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- Sept 23/24

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