American Canadian Tour officials have announced a major inaugural weekend event for the 2013 season: The International 500.

The landmark event will be run at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, New York, on the weekend of July 20-21.

The ‘500’ will be comprised of 300 laps for ACT Late Model Championship teams from throughout New England and Eastern Canada.

The Late Model portion of the ‘500’ will be run similarly to Thunder Road’s famous Milk Bowl with three 100-lap segments. 

Posted awards of over $100,000 will include a 100-lap non-qualifier feature event.

The popular Airborne Modifieds will participate in the ‘500’ weekend, with two 50-lap combined segments.

Rounding out the historic mid-summer event will be Plattsburgh’s own Renegade and Bomber divisions, Thunder Road’s Tiger Sportsmen, and the Quebec Sportsman Series will also be invited to attend.

More information regarding reserve ticket purchase and event schedule will be forthcoming in the next few weeks.

The International 500 weekend will be July 20th and 21st at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, New York.

For additional information, visit, contact the ACT office at 802/244-6963, or email