The North Shore Challenge is in its 18th year and remains Northern Ontario's biggest and most spectacular motor sports event. Held at the Elliot Lake Airport Dragway this 1/8 mile drag race offers thrilling race action along with jet cars, a Nitro Nostalgia Funny Car, motorcycle stunt riders, classic car show, Deric Farquhar Mayor’s Challenge Race, Science North and Bouncyland for the kids, VIP area, Molson's pouring station, food and merchandise vendors…and more!!
This is an event like no other. Come and join the excitement in 2017!
"Elliot Lake always has something special to entice the drivers back to the great North. It is without question one of the most fun events each and every year on the tour. It's our version of Christmas in July!" -Arnie Malcolm of A.D.M. Motorsports
First Aid available all weekend.
Toilets and wash stations will be available.
There will be FREE shuttle buses available all weekend.
Food and Beverages
There will be food and beverage vendors on site all weekend.
Handicap and VIP parking at airport - Passes must be shown to access this area. Handicap patrons must have a valid handicap sticker prominently displayed in their vehicle.
General Spectator Parking is located immediately north of main gate on Hwy 108. Direct walking path to event site from parking area. Parking fee is $3.00.
ABSOLUTELY NO CAMPING IN SPECTATOR PARKING AREA
Gate open at 10:00 AM on Friday
Camping available at:
- South Bay Park - (705) 848-2804
- Simpson Trailer Park - (705) 848-2287 ext 2406
- Serpent River Campground - (705) 849-2210
For further information on area camping call Elliot Lake Welcome Centre at 1-800-661-6192.
- Hampton Inn by Hilton - (705) 848-4004
- Dunlop Lake Lodge - (705) 848-8090
Can I bring my pet?
No pets are allowed at the event.
How many vehicles can I bring in to the event if I am racing?
Other than Street Class, you can have 1 pit vehicle. You MUST HAVE A STICKER and wristbands must be purchased.
What does my entry for King of Street include?
King of Street includes a weekend pass for the driver - 1 tent or towed trailer only (towed by the race vehicle, no second vehicle allowed).
Can anyone camp in the pit area?
No. Only drivers and crew are permitted to camp in the pits.
Is there a "Quiet Hours" restriction?
Yes. Quiet hours start at 11:00 PM and this is STRICTLY ENFORCED.
Do you accept cheques?
No we do not accept cheques.
Is there an ATM on site?
Yes, this year we will have an ATM on site.
For General Information
City of Elliot Lake Welcome Centre
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6192
For Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities
Toll Free: 1-800-256-7299 Local: (705) 848-0229 ext 237
For Vendor Opportunities