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Cape Breton’s Bud’s Speedway Releases 2023 Racing Schedule

SYDNEY, NS – The management of Bud’s Speedway is excited to release their racing schedule for the upcoming 2023 season. The 1/4-mile paved oval located on the Grand Lake Road in Sydney, Nova Scotia will see five racing events throughout the upcoming season, which is the second full season under the ownership of Lynden MacDougall and Kyle Mackinnon.

Each race will take place on a Saturday with the following day being reserved as a rain date. The season will kick off on Saturday, May 13th with following events on June 17th, August 5th, August 26th and complete with the Second Annual Caper Memorial on Saturday, October 21st. Each race date will see the four Bud’s Speedway house divisions compete – including the Mini Stock, Bandolero, V6 Thunder and Hobby Stock classes. The Late Model Sportsman and Street Stock divisions will be added to select racing cards throughout the season and will be announced at a later date. Start times, event promotions and spotlight divisions are to be announced.


  • Saturday, May 13th
  • Saturday, June 17th
  • Saturday, August 5th
  • Saturday, August 26th
  • Saturday, October 21st – Second Annual Caper Memorial Race

Fans are encouraged to stay tuned to the Bud’s Speedway social media channels as event details and news is released as it becomes available.


Opened in 1975, Bud’s Speedway has built a racing tradition on Cape Breton Island over the past four decades. The track is home to a number of stock car racing divisions and is a destination for local touring series and motorsports events. For more information on Bud’s Speedway, find them online on various social media platforms at @BudsSpeedway

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