Molleur takes down Brouwer Memorial

Molleur takes down Brouwer Memorial
James cops seventh SK Modified win
Curry , Palmer, Blaskey pull out breath-taking wins
Chicolas nails down third Sportsman feature

WATERFORD — Even though he’s just 15-years old, Andrew Molleur has chalked up 10 years of experience in motor sports. He says his thrilling win in Saturday’s Bubby Brouwer Memorial SK Lite 49 at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl was his biggest victory yet.
“This is No. 1,” Molleur said after he held off Keith Caruso and John O’Sullivan to claim a win in the Brouwer Memorial, worth more than $1,500. The race was sponsored by Race Choice. “We weren’t sure if we were going to run this race, but now we’re glad we did. To win a race named after someone like Bubby Brouwer, who did so much at the Speedbow, is an amazing accomplishment.” (more…)

Flannery strikes twice in Late Models

Flannery strikes twice in Late Models
Gallo dominates SK Modified feature
Stone wins third straight Sportsman race
Red-hot Canfield grabs seventh Mini Stock win
Blaskey wins Legends feature by .003
Noll, Plemons win Truck features
Dylan Cabral waltzes to Enduro win

WATERFORD — It’s impossible to be in two places at once, but Late Model driver Anthony Flannery of East Hampton came as close as you can get.

Flannery competed in two Late Model features Saturday at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. In between races, he also found time to attend a wedding. (more…)

Harkin, Bennett, Loomis, Yardley clinch Wild and Wacky Wednesday titles

Harkin, Bennett, Loomis, Yardley clinch Wild and Wacky Wednesday titles

WATERFORD — Three contenders became champions Wednesday night in the season finale of Wild and Wacky Wednesday at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl.

Maddie Harkin, in the Bandeleros, Dave Yardley, in the Super X-Cars, and Peter Bennett, in the Legends, each did what they needed to do in order to lock down their first Speedbowl titles. (more…)

Hadley enjoys winning detour into Mini Stocks

Hadley enjoys winning detour into Mini Stocks

WATERFORD — Jordan Hadley was looking for a silver lining into what had become a disappointing Sportsman season.
He needed to change divisions, however, in order to find one. And it turned out to be a silver lining worth $200.
Hadley stepped into a Mini-Stock on Aug. 18 at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl for the first time all season, started 10th and was able to barnstorm into the lead. He held on for his ninth Mini Stock victory sand his 17th in his career.
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Monster Trucks ready to rock the ‘Bowl

Monster Trucks ready to rock the ‘Bowl

WATERFORD — Mike Vaters Sr., a 37-year veteran of Monster Truck activity, said he’s looking forward to Sunday’s visit to the New London-Waterford Speedbowl.

“We are going to rock the house,” he said.

The two Monster Trucks that will be in attendance, Higher Education and Overkill Evolution, probably will be rocking more than just the house — expect the ground also to start shaking. (more…)

Plemons captures first Super X-Car win

Plemons captures first Super X-Car win
Bennett recovers from 13-car wreck to win Legends feature
Rheaume, Shifflett chalk up X-Car wins
Brody Monahan cruises to third Bandolero win

WATERFORD — Super X-Car driver Aaron Plemons pulled off his first New London-Waterford Speedbowl victory the hard way — with point-leader Dave Yardley breathing down his firesuit. Plemons, however, didn’t succumb to the pressure. He held off Yardley over the final five laps to grab a dramatic win the 25-lap Super X-car feature. Plemons win was one of the highlights of Wednesday’s Wild & Wacky program. (more…)