Friday, Oct 4th, 2013 – Shediac’s CENTRE for Speed will roar once again with the sound of race cars from throughout Atlantic Canada, from as far away as St. John’s Newfoundland to Bathurst, NB as drivers and teams compete in seven divisions for the coveted title of MetalCORE Atlantic Champion. The weekend racing starts off on Saturday at 1 PM with qualifying for the Pro Stock 150, Sportsman 100 and Open Wheel 35 with feature racing slated to begin at 3 PM. CFS expects to see upwards of 18 to 22 cars compete in the Pro Stock Division with a total of 24 cars registered. Lonnie Sommerville (2012 Defending Champion) from Saint John, NB, Wayne Smith (Timberlee, NS), Jonathan Hicken (Charlottetown, PEI) and Josh Collins (St. John’s, Nfld.) are a few of the top competitors from throughout the region who have entered to compete in the Pro Stock Division. Sarah McKay of Saint John, NB will mark the first time ever at the event that a woman has competed in the Division and is one of a few women in the Maritimes to ever race a top flight car in the region. A strong field of Sportsman are also registered including past Atlantic and Track Champions along with the regular contingent of Open Wheel competitors. Racing continues on Sunday at 1 PM with 100 lap features in the Street Stock and Mini Stock Divisions as well as racing in an entry level 4 Cylinder Class, Mini Cups (5/8’s scale NASCAR style Cup Cars), and Bandoleros. The speedway expects to close and competitive racing on Sunday with all the best drivers from throughout the region registered to compete.