WATERFORD, Conn. – Joe Squeglia used a late pass of Angelo Belsito to capture his third Granite State Pro Stock Series victory of the season on Saturday night at New London-Waterford Speedbowl.
In the 25-car field that was filled with talent, Squeglia had to start ninth in the 100-lap main event, but it didn’t take him long to work his way up through the pack. He fought for second spot for most of the first half of the race, but when he finally got clear, he set his sights on Belsito looking for the top spot.
Johnny Walker Claims 2nd Consecutive DARE Stock Track Championship at Stafford Motor Speedway
(Stafford Springs, CT)—After twice finishing as the DARE Stock runner up and then winning a championship last season, Johnny Walker came into the 2017 season at Stafford Speedway with plans to run a limited DARE Stock schedule and then try his hand in the modified ranks. But after those plans fell through, Walker and the #01 Dunleavy’s Truck and Trailer Repair team put together one of the most dominating seasons that has ever been seen at Stafford in any division. (more…)
Duane Provost Captures 2nd Consecutive Limited Late Model Championship at Stafford Motor Speedway
(Stafford Springs, CT)—After winning his first career track championship last season, Palmer, MA native Duane Provost was determined to come back to Stafford Motor Speedway and at least challenge for another title this season. Provost and the #88 Facchini Law Firm team were more than just contenders during the 2017 season as he scored three wins and he finished in the top-5 in 16 out of 17 races this season. But as strong as Provost was this season, a crash in the second race of the year left Provost with a hole to climb out of and doubts about being able to win a second championship. (more…)
Cory DiMatteo Scores SK Light Championship at Stafford in Rookie Season
(Stafford Springs, CT)—After racing in the Legend Cars division at Stafford and scoring 7 wins from 2014-2015, Farmington native Cory DiMatteo moved into SK Light competition for the 2017 season. DiMatteo’s rookie campaign was filled with a combination of the highest of highs and lowest of lows but in the end DiMatteo and the #6 Island Cove Marina team were strong and consistent enough to win the track championship. (more…)
O’Sullivan, MacMichael Show The Way Heading For Shoreline Oval
WALPOLE, N.H. – The Granite State Pro Stock Series season will end in style on Saturday evening at Connecticut’s New London-Waterford Speedbowl. With one of the largest car counts of the season expected, the 2017 series champion will be crowned in the season-finale.
The 2017 season has seen 10 different drivers visit Victory Lane in the first 11 races, including Derek Ramstrom, who stormed onto the scene in the second half of last week’s race at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park en route to the victory. The only driver who has two victories in GSPSS competition so far this season is Joe Squeglia, who will be back at the Speedbowl.