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Saskatchewan International Raceway

Saskatchewan International Raceway, also known as SIR, is a drag racing facility located 13 kilometers south of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The facility features a ¼ mile IHRA-sanctioned drag strip.

The track was originally built by Les Howard in 1966. The facility was purchased from Les in the 1990s by the non-profit club the Saskatchewan Drag Racing Association which had been operating the track since the 1980s. In 2016 SIR was treated to extensive updates in all areas including new asphalt from the concrete starting line to the second off track return and the return road itself. More grandstands were added and other things were done for the SIR 50th Big Go to accommodate racers and spectators alike Aug. 17-20 2016.

Events run from May to September, and feature Friday night street legal racing, alcohol Funny Cars, altereds, nitro and jet cars, Test and Tune races, as well as SIR Points Series races where drivers compete toward the year-end championship.

Check out the website at http://racesir.com/


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2018 Racing Schedule

MAY Sunday May 6 - Street Legal Saturday May 12 - Street Legal Friday May 25 - Street Legal Saturday May 26 - Test and Tune Sunday May 27 - Season Opener/Points Race #1

JUNE Friday June 8 - Street Legal Saturday June 9 - Points Race #2 Sunday June 10 - Points Race #3 Friday June 22 - Street Legal Saturday June 23 - Points Race #4 Sunday June 24 - Points Race #5

JULY Friday July 13 - Street Legal Saturday July 14 - Points Race #6 Summit King of the Track Sunday July 15 - Points Race #7 Friday July 20 - Street Legal Saturday July 21 - IDP Diesel Race Sunday July 22 - IDP Diesel Rain Out Date

AUGUST Friday August 3 - Street Legal Saturday August 4 - Points Race #8 Sunday August 5 - Points Race #9 Wednesday August 15 - Street Legal Thursday August 16 - Pitting/Tech Friday August 17 - Points Race #10 Saturday August 18 - Feature Event - Race Points #11 Sunday August 19 - Feature Rain Our Date TBD Friday August 24 - Street Legal Saturday August 25 - Rain Out Dates Sunday August 26 - Rain Out Dates

SEPTEMBER Saturday September 8 - Points Race #12 Sunday September 9 - Season Final/Points Race #13 NHRA All Access Challenge Summit Jr, Dragster Challenge Sunday September 16 - Street Legal Sunday September 23 - Street Legal Sunday September 30 - Street Legal

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Coordinates: 51°58′32″N 106°32′42″W / 51.975655°N 106.544981°W / 51.975655; -106.544981