Racing returns to Speedway May 5

Saratoga Speedway returns in 2012 with an amazing schedule filled with great family entertainment

Saratoga Speedway returns in 2012 with an amazing schedule filled with great family entertainment.

The 2012 season begins May 5 and ends September 8, with the season opener featuring a firework show, the Crash to Pass cars, Hornet cars and Roadrunners on May 5.

The always exciting Monster Trucks will make their first appearance of the season on May 19 and 20, which is scheduled as a rain or shine event.

Monster trucks return on August 4 and 5 for their last appearance of the year.

On June 16, the annual car toss competition is set to take place; the Crash to Pass cars, Hornet cars and Roadrunners will also be on the racing card for the night, and is also  a Rain or Shine event.

June 30 is the second firework extravaganza of the season, and features a Crash to Pass boat race on the night.

The fourth annual Bikini Contest will return on August 18 and the annual Canadian-American Demolition Derby will take place on September 1 and 2.

For more information on the full schedule, visit www.saratogaspeedway.bc.ca

Extra laps… The prices for the gate have remained the same once again this year, child under 5 is $5, Students are $10, and adults are $12 on regular nights, with prices varying on different racing events.