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Around the Bend Driving Experience Gift Certificates Available!

Looking for a unique Christmas Gift? Then think outside the box!
2023 Gift Certificates for Grand Bend Speedway’s AROUND THE BEND DRIVING EXPERIENCE are Available!
Give your friends and loved ones the thrill of a life time. They can experience oval track racing from either side, as a driver or as a passenger in one of our 2-seater race cars.
Contact us to purchase a gift certificate just in time for Christmas!

2023 RULES AND REGISTRATION MEETING

Just a reminder that this Sunday, October 16th is our annual rules and registration meetings for the 2023 racing season at Grand Bend Speedway.

These are some key points to ponder and voice your opinion on in the class meetings:

1- The Late Model rules are very simple and will hopefully bring more cars out with a 2700 pound weight rule and basic safety rules for racing bi-weekly. Rules are posted.

2- There is a V8 Stock rules package at 3100 pounds, a 2BBL carb among other easy rules that will be racing bi-weekly. Rules and schedule are posted.

3- Bone Stock and Mini Stock classes on Saturday nights are separately scored and ruled but will race together with 2 separate feature winners in victory lane with separate points and payouts at the end of a race night.

4- Kid Stock will see a return and compete at GBS. Kids up to 15 years old will compete in Bone Stock ruled cars as part of our Thursdays racing events.

5- Thursday Nights racing will be utilized to develop classes and drivers along with our usual Saturday Night racing. All posted on our website. Schedule is posted.

6- Our regularly scheduled GBS classes will see minimal to no rules changes in an effort to keep those classes as economical as possible. Anything safety related or need attention will be discussed and voted on.

7- We are tentatively having a 2 cars chained together class, called “Chain Warriors” that will be bases upon Enduro rules for the cars being used. If you are interested come to the meeting Sunday.

8- We are asking you to attend these meetings to assist with your input into GBS. Further please register your team so we can get a commitment level to further grow GBS and attract sponsorship for your division.
Registration is very affordable and structured for every level of commitment to GBS. Everything is posted for you to pre-fill out paperwork prior to meetings.

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Hope we see you Sunday the 16th of October.

THE LIGHTS FEST at Grand Bend Speedway October 15, 2022

We please to announce that we will be hosting THE LIGHTS FEST here at Grand Bend Speedway on Saturday October 15th, 2022!

This is a family oriented event that creates moments and memories shared with friends and families that last a lifetime. The Lights Fest uses non-standard, customized and patented lanterns that stay in the air for a short period of time.  The lanterns have been specially engineered using state of the art safety protocols to produce a limited flight time (on average, reaching a hight of 250-300 yards and travelling a distance on 300-500 yards from their original launching point). They are made from non-flammable and biodegradable materials – no metal wiring is used. All lanterns are cleaned up within 24 hours of them being lauched by The Lights Festival crew.

The Lights Fest in co-ordiation with Grand Bend Speedway have been granted permission by the Township and have the proper permits to hold this event. The South Huron Fire Department has also given approval for the event and will be present on site during the event as is standard safely protocol for all Light Fest Events.

This will be the first Annual Lights Fest here at Grand Bend Speedway. We are excited to continue to bring  wholesome family friendly entertainment to the Grand Bend area!

For more information: www.thelightsfest.com

National Compact Touring Series heading to Grand bend speedway in 2022

National Compact Touring Series Presented by Rev X Oil with Grand Bend Speedway.

NCTS Heads to Canada (Battle Creek, MI) The National Compact Touring Series presented by Rev X Oil is excited to announce our first event outside of the United States.

The tour will be heading to North of the border to Grand Bend Speedway in Ontario, Canada. The D-shaped 1/4 mile asphalt track will host the first ever “Battle at the Border 50” featuring drivers from the United States and Canada on Saturday, July 30th, 2022.

The Grand Bend Speedway also host a road course and drag strip at the racing venue. The Parkhill, Ontario venue also will host free camping for our race teams allowing them to make this a family vacation. There are many tourist attractions near the speedway that will make this a family event. “We are planning this to be a yearly event to help grow the oval track at our speedway,” stated, Gord Bennett, Grand Bend Speedway Promoter “You have to plant a seed to grow the tree before it blooms to make this a special event.”

The National Compact Touring Series was preparing to invade Canada over the last few years before the pandemic hit. The Canadian market is expected to help the growth the of series for larger future events in Michigan and New York. With the Canadian border reopening this year its basically a passage connecting Michigan to New York. The National Compact Touring Series 2022 schedule is nearing completion and is expected to be released in November.

Please visit our website at www.nationalcompacts.com for more information on the 2022 season.

2021 Season Concludes but 2022 Information is now available

2021 Racing season has ended and we have crowned our Class Champions as of September 3rd. We are very proud of all of our competitors and staff and wish them all a great “off season” and look forward to 2022.

With that being said we have been busy working on our 2022 version of rules. schedule and registration forms pertaining to the upcoming season. We have posted everything for our competitors to look over before our upcoming meeting at the track to finalize before we get going in 2022.

The rules and registration meeting will be on OCTOBER 23rd paying close attention to all aspects of the 2022 season as well as recognizing the 2021 accomplishments by our competing drivers in an informal presentation of awards and a photo op.

The October 23rd meeting will be as follows:

1- 12:00 pm – 2021 Awards Presentation for all GBS Classes

2- 1:00 pm – 2022 General Track Rules for all Classes

3- 1:30 pm – Future Stars Rules Meeting (a) Junior Sprint (b) Rookie Truck (c) Mini Cup (d) Pro Truck (e) 9hp Mini Sprint

4- 3:00 pm – Big Cars Rules Meeting (a) Four Stock (b) Pro Stock (c) V8 Winged Sprint Cars

*Registration will be available throughout the whole meeting (from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm)

Meeting and Awards will be held at the speedway property

Live Streaming Begins Sunday August 1st!

 

 

GRAND BEND SPEEDWAY and CTRE PRODUCTIONS have partnered up to Present to you and Interactive Live Streaming Racing Show! We go Live Sunday August 1st at 5pm.

100% of GBS’S PROCEEDS GO DIRECTLY TO THE RACERS!! SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE RACERS BY WATCHING THE SHOW!!

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO CHECK OUT THE OPTIONS AND SIGN UP!

https://oneliveweb.com/ctre/views/cart/search/fieldsearch.html?field=productcategory&productcategory.value=grand-bend-speedway&operation=exact

 

 

Racing Sunday July 25th!

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Come on out and enjoy NASCAR Racing at The Bend!! Sunday July 25th at 2pm.

SPECTATORS WELCOME!!  $20 ALL-ACCESS ADMISSION. KIDS 10 and UNDER ARE FREE!

DRIVER AND CREW ACCESS: $20/each

CTRE PRODUCTIONS will be Live-On-Site for their FILMING TEST DAY!

Join us and be part of this New and Exciting show! CTRE Productions and One Live Web bring LIVE STREAMING to a whole new level with their State-of-the-Art and Never-Seen-Before Interactive Platform and Brand New Technology!

LIVE STREAMING to begin Sunday August 1st, only at Grand Bend Speedway!

GBS 2021 July 25th Itinerary (click to down load for print)

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Racing at The Bend, Sunday July 18th!!

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Come on out for some exciting racing at Grand Bend Speedway! Fun for the whole family. Racers of all ages from Jcar Divisions to NASCAR Divisions! We have Pro Late Models, Sportsmen, Four Stock and Mini Truck in our NASCAR classes plus, Jr Sprint, Outlaw Sprint, Jr Late Model and Jr Mini Truck!

ADDMISSION: $20 – ALL ACCESS – Drivers, Crew and Spectators

Kids 10 and under are FREE!

GBS 2021 July 18th Itinerary (click to download or print Itinerary)

ALL NEW VICTORY LATE THIS WEEK!!  Looking forward to seeing the New Winners Pictures!!

“Race you to The Beach!”

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Sunday July 11th event cancelled Due to poor weather

Weather has cancelled our races for today July 11th. We resume our regular schedule next Sunday July 18th with all regular classes.

RACE DAY at THE BEND, Sunday July 11th

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We are excited to be at our 4th week of racing already this year!! The show is ramping up in preparation for Live Streaming with CTRE Productions starting August 1st! Announcer John Houghton will be joining us this Sunday along with the addition of Opening Ceremonies and a Parade Lap!

Our new WestHold Scoring system is up and running the race results and timing can be followed on the App “RACE MONITOR”! We are excited to be able to offer our drivers, crews and fans this new addition to our Racing Experience here at Grand Bend Speedway.

  • Please Note that our Practice Time has Changed and now Starts at 12:00 noon.
  • Rookie Flag Class starts at 11:40

For a Full Racing Itinerary for the Day please click on the following link:

GBS 2021 July 11th Itinerary

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