‘Rumble’ returns to runway for finale

Annual Rumble on the Runway drag racing series returns to the local airport runway this weekend.

PORT McNEILL—Vancouver Island’s speed enthusiasts will return to the local airport runway this weekend for the final two runs of the annual Rumble on the Runway drag racing series.

Time trials kick off at 10 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday in the fifth and sixth points races of the series.

If time and weather conditions allow, the host North Island Timing Association will also attempt to complete the fourth race of the series, which was postponed due to rain last month.

Dragsters will compete in Sportsman, Pro and Super Pro classes for trophies and cash prizes, to be awarded to top points earners in a season wrap-up banquet.

Tickets are $5 per day, with children 12-under free.

 

 

 

Futbol afoot

Port Hardy will play host once again to staff of the International Futbol Scouting academy Aug. 25-29, which offers instruction and evaluations for soccer players from age 10 to 18 at Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw School field.

The camp will feature coaching on tactical, physical and psychological aspects of the game, a written assessment. Players with potential could earn a chance to travel for tryouts with European clubs or receive scholarships from U.S. universities.

For info, call Marc at  250-949-8928.

 

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