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REV YOUR ENGINES for Season 3 of Friday Night Thunder at the NASCAR PINTY's -OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY- Monday, August 15th, 2022 at 5pm

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NASCAR's PINTY's Series makes a long awaited dirt track debut at Ohsweken Speedway outside Hamilton this Monday, August 15th and Tuesday, August 16th as the crew of Friday Night Thunder rolls camera on Season 3, capturing all the behind the scenes action of the 17th Annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals for the high octane APTN docu-series. Friday Night Thunder follows the triumphs and challenges of daring Indigenous drivers as they navigate the treacherous dirt track at Ohsweken Speedway, one of Canada's premier motorsport facilities and the only one on Indigenous territory (Trailer).

Friday Night Thunder and the Ohsweken Speedway invite media pit-side to meet the drivers, explore the cars and experience the thunder and thrills for themselves at a special pre-race meet and greet.

WHEN: Monday, August 15th, 2022

5pm to 7pm: Media Reception and Meet and Greet with up and coming Six Nations Home Track Sprint Car Drivers and Friday Night Thunder Producers

6:30pm Nascar Pinty's Series Practise

7:00 pm Opening Ceremonies, 17th Annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals

7:10pm Heats

Explore behind the scenes and stay for the races and festivities, including a Speedway Open Garage and a special Opening Night Concert headlined by Juno Winner and local Sprint Car Hero Derek Miller.

ABOUT FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER https://fridaynightthundertv.com/

Friday Night Thunder is the first-ever documentary series about the exhilarating and dangerous world of sprint car racing as seen through the lives of five Indigenous racing families. Friday Night Thunder Season 1 is now streaming on APTN Lumi (trailer). Season 2 races onto APTN on Sunday, September 11, 2022.


Big Soul Productions Inc. is a pioneering Toronto-based production company founded in 1999 by Anishinaabe producer/entrepreneur Laura J. Milliken. With their Gemini nominated series "Moccasin Flats," Big Soul became the first Aboriginal-owned production company to earn a Best Dramatic Series nomination. Other notable credits include the primetime animated comedy "By the Rapids," and critically acclaimed festival films "Fire Song" and "Run Woman Run," a recent box office success. Big Soul is dedicated to creating, developing, and producing films and television series representing the Indigenous voice and perspective while generating much needed capacity for Indigenous talent in the film and television industries.

To rsvp, coordinate interviews, or for more details please contact:

Nadia Sandhu,nsandhu@gmail.com, 647-907-0171