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What is the Salute to Speed?

The 2019 Salute to Speed is the first automotive event to be held at the Pembroke & Area Airport, featuring up to 125 cars in two racing style competitions and other static displays.  It is a not-for-profit event with all proceeds going to the organizations listed in the "Race for a Cause" section . 

Benefit Organizations

Pembroke & Area Airport

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The airfield at the Pembroke & Area Airport has a long history of aviation in the Ottawa Valley.  Come be a part of the first automotive event to be hosted at the airfield!

Half Mile & High Speed Autocross Events

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The event is centered around two competitive driving events.  A timed high speed autocross course in the morning followed by a 1/2 mile top speed competition in the afternoon.

Car Show & Vendor Displays

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There's something for everyone.  Come to see the  speed events, classic and tuner car, truck and bike show, military and heavy equipment  displays, and local vendors.

Operation Motorsport

A Brighton, Ontario not-for-profit organization that enables ill, injured, and wounded veterans to  participate in motorsport events to aid in healing and rehabilitation.

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Project Runway

The Pembroke & Area Airport, which provides local aviation services to the public, Canadian Forces, and Emergency Services, are looking to resurface the runway to benefit the communities in the future.

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Competitive and Show Events

High Speed Autocross

Timed Road Course Event

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

North End of Airfield

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High Speed Autocross

Timed Road Course Event

A timed, one lap road course on the airport service road, runway, and taxi-ways.  Each car has four runs, with one car at a time on the course.  Standings are determined by the quickest times.  Registration is limited to 50 cars.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

North End of Airfield

Standing Half Mile

Top Speed Challenge

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

South End of Airfield

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Standing Half Mile

Top Speed Challenge

A top speed run down the runway from a standing start.  Each car has three passes, one car at a time.  The highest speeds in the three runs determine the standings.  Registration is limited to 75 cars.

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

South End of Airfield

Car Show

Classic & Tuner Cars, Trucks and Bikes

12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Airfield Service Road

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Car Show

Classic & Tuner Cars, Trucks and Bikes

Check out the best the extended area has to offer, up close and personal. 

12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Airfield Service Road

Contact Us

Salute to Speed

Pembroke & Area Airport, 176 Len Hopkins Dr., Petawawa, ON

info@salutetospeed.ca We will reply to you within 48 hours

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