With the summer season quickly approaching, the light has turned green for the 2011 drag racing season.

On Saturday May 14, the Northern Lights Raceway will be holding its season opening races. Races will also be taking place Sunday, May 15 for an opening weekend full of excitement.

The raceway is located east of Fort St. John near the local airport.

The weekend races will begin at 11 a.m.

For more information on the races or the Northern Lights Raceway, please visit its website.