Promoter Ron Morin, along with his management team presented the highlights of the Cornwall Motor Speedway 2012 season in a special Press Conference held Tuesday, March 6th in Cornwall.
According to Morin, Cornwall Motor Speedway Race Fans can expect that 2012 will be the best year ever at the dirt oval.
The season will officially start on Sunday, May 20th with first of three events of the Canadian Nationals for the 358-Modifieds.
As previously announced, Cornwall will host for the first time ever the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series; the best in the business on DIRT will be at the track on Sunday July 29th as this earth trembling event will be sponsored by LKQ Auto Recycling in conjunction with Oshweken Speedway.
Back by popular demand in June, after a two year hiatus, are the heart stopping World of Outlaws Late Models.
Along with the opening night, the MrDIRTcar 358-Modified series will also make another appearance at the speedway part of the final race of the Canadian Nationals Series on Sunday, September 2nd part of the Jiffy 200, again a 125-lap race including a mandatory on track pit stop at lap 75. The second race of the Canadian Nationals is scheduled for Sunday August 5th. The first two editions of this series attracted nearly 40 cars per night!
On Canada Day, the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series will be in town for their annual visit.
The Sportsman and Pro-Stock classes will also have a busy summer with a doubleheader MrDIRTcar Series event. Also returning is the Mohawk Race Parts Pro-Stock Series, a six race series held at five dirt tracks.
Sprint Car fans will be thrilled in July when the Patriot Sprint Tour comes to town and appearing in August are the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club. Finally the ever popular Fireball Enduro will close out the season in September.
After listening to race fans, the start time will be pushed back to 7 p.m. except on the Labour Day Weekend and 2 p.m. for the Fireball Enduro.
Fans will also be happy to hear that the general admission for a regular show was cut back to $10, and some new featured pricing has been added to attract young people and families.