Dragsters ready to Rumble

The North Island Timing Association will resume its annual Rumble on the Runway drag racing series June 21-22 at Port McNeill Airport.

Gazette staff

The North Island Timing Association will resume its annual Rumble on the Runway drag racing series June 21-22 at Port McNeill Airport.

The June race weekend is the first of three in the Rumble series. Additional races follow the weekend of July 19-20 and Aug. 23-24. Time-ins begin at 10 a.m. each day, with elimination heats in Super Pro, Pro and Sportsman divisions starting at 1 p.m.

Admission will be $5 per person with children 12 and under getting in for free.

This year’s events boast $5,000 in prizes for the top drivers.

For more information contact the association through www.northislandtimingassociation.com.


Registration has opened for the inaugural Load ‘Em Up Stevie Clair Sr. Memorial mixed slo-pitch tournament.

Scheduled for the Storey’s Beach diamonds June 26-29, organizers are seeking more teams to fill out the 18 positions available. Cost is $350 per team of six and four, with $1,000 on the line for first place.

Each team will play in a three-game round robin to decide the final divisions. For more information see the Port Hardy Slo Pitch League page on Facebook or contact Nikki Richard 250-230-2274, Jim Clair 250-949-0178 or Arlene Clair 250-230-3827.

Logger sports

The annual Port McNeill Logger Sports competition, returns to the Broughton Boulevard logger grounds July 4-5.

Friday evening qualifying, Saturday finals beginning 10 a.m. Concession, free admission.

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