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October 6, 2015​
Fire Up For Prostate Cancer Awareness Part Two!

Dark Side Racing was on location at Calgary Harley-Davidson on Saturday September 26 for for the final event in our Fire Up For Prostate Cancer Awareness campaign. And what a day it was!
Calgary Stampeders starting running back – Jon Cornish – joined us as our Guest of Honor and helped to elevate our campaign to new heights! Jon didn’t just climb into the cockpit of the dragster – he wanted the full experience and he had Nik strap him into the 5-point harness seat belt.
The fans loved it and we’re pretty sure Jon enjoyed it too! We had him grinning like a Cheshire Cat!
Thank you Jon and Go STAMPS!

Fire Up For Prostate Cancer Awareness Tail Gate Party


Friday September 18, Dark Side Racing on location at McMahon Stadium as part of PROSTAID Calgary’s “Calgary Stampeders Home Game Tailgate Party”. Over the past 3 years Dark Side Racing has championed PROSTAID Calgary’s cause and successfully delivered our awareness message to an incredibly important target demographic: the 40+ male motorsport enthusiast. Calgary Stampeders football fans are known far and wide to be the loudest and most passionate fans in the entire CFL! We were thrilled to introduce the sights and sounds of Western Canada’s only Top Fuel Dragster to another incredibly important demographic in our awareness campaign and fire up our 8,000 horse power motor during the tailgate event. Calgary Stampeders President – Gord Norrie and W Brett Wilson toke the Seat of Honor in the cockpit of the Dark Side Racing Top Fuel Dragster .

The Man Van was also on location with us at McMahon Stadium providing free PSA tests to men aged 40 and over.

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Dark Side Racing Newsletter August 16, 2015

August 11, 2015 Dark Side Racing was on display at Blackjacks Road House for a pre-Hot August Night Display and Engine Fire up and Terry Evans – K-97’s morning show host – had the seat of honor in the cockpit our 8,000 horse power Top Fuel Dragster. Special thanks to Clarence Shields (owner of Blackjacks) and everyone who came out. It was truly a fantastic evening!
Click here to view the video footage of Terry Evans in the Dark Side Racing cockpit!

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August 9, 2015
Dark Side Racing is thrilled to announce our new alliance with Blackjacks Road House and Games Room.
Blackjacks Roadhouse was created to host owner Clarence Shields’ latest vision, this outstanding and beautiful building features amazing truss work and a 2nd floor grand stage over- looking their main room.​
Blackjacks boasts the best buffet in the area, as well as a great Canadian & Chinese cuisine menu. Their games room is furnished with 25 V.L.T.s, 5 Minute Keno, Sports Select. Watch and play all the sports from their comfortable lounge.

Please come by anytime and enjoy their menu and great service. They’re open 24 hours a day featuring specials daily. Spend some time wandering around looking at one of the largest collection of oilfield, trucking and car racing memorabilia dating back some 100 + years.

Blackjacks is a 16,000 /ft restaurant, pub and gaming facility strategically located at the Nisku Overpass just east of Castrol Raceway.​
2110 Sparrow Drive, Nisku Alberta
Open 24 hours

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July 23, 2015 Dark Side Racing Newsletter

Photo credit: Tim Mackey

IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals July 17-19
What a weekend! It was the biggest drag racing event in Canada and Dark Side Racing was there, proudly representing our sponsors and promoting our prostate cancer awareness campaign on behalf of PROSTAID Calgary. Dark Side Racing was invited to the event as a special exhibition class along with 2 other Top Fuel Teams from the USA – Bruce Litton and Jenna Haddock. Together we put on a great show for the estimated 40,000+ weekend crowd!