Rookie Payea Dominates Devil’s Bowl Speedway for First Win

Rookie Payea Dominates Devil’s Bowl Speedway for First Win
Forrest takes Mini Stock special; Germain gets first Super Stock victory

WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Dylan Payea may be a rookie Late Model stock car driver, but he certainly did not drive like one on Saturday, August 12, as he dominated for the first win of his career at The Asphalt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Payea trounced the field on Heritage Family Credit Union “Member Night” to highlight an event that also saw R.J. Germain and Roo Forrest score meaningful victories.

Payea, of Henniker, N.H., led the 50-lap Driven Transport Late Model Series race from the drop of the green flag and stretched out to a nearly quarter-track advantage before the race’s lone yellow flag flew for debris with 37 laps complete. Robert Bryant Jr. mounted a serious challenge on the outside lane at the restart, and even crept ahead to lead lap 39, but Payea fended him off and sped away to collect the win. (more…)

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Returning to Dirt Racing Full-Time in 2018

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Returning to Dirt Racing Full-Time in 2018
Asphalt era closing with Late Model 100 on September 2; ACT event cancelled

WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway is going back to its roots: Full-time dirt track racing will return in 2018. After eight years with an asphalt half-mile, with the last four years running with both asphalt and dirt layouts, the Rutland County facility will have an all-new half-mile dirt surface for its 52nd season.

The changeover marks the third period in the speedway’s history that dirt racing will be held on a half-mile surface; the track was similar in its first four seasons from 1967 to 1970 and again from 1975 through 2009. Asphalt racing has been held on the half-mile oval twice, from 1971 through 1974, and most recently from 2010 to the present. A 3/10-mile dirt track was built in the infield of the half-mile in 2014 and has operated simultaneously with the asphalt track since then. (more…)

Martin Takes Myers Triple Crown Title on Cody Chevrolet Cadillac Night

Waterbury Center’s Jason Woodard earned his fourth Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tiger victory of the season in the 75-lap Myers Container Service Triple Crown event. (Alan Ward photo)

Barre, Vt. – Craftsbury Common’s Mike Martin & Waterbury Center’s Jason Woodard were the big winners on Thursday, August 10 in the Myers Container Service Triple Crown finale for the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers. Woodard took his fourth Tiger victory of the season while Martin captured the first championship of the 2017 Thunder Road season as part of Cody Chevrolet Cadillac Night.

 

Martin entered the 75-lap event with a 20-point lead over Woodard following qualifying. But Woodard slashed his way through the field from his 13th starting position, roaring around the outside of Grand Isle’s Joe Steffen on lap 32 and holding off Hinesburg Bobby Therrien on a pair of subsequent restarts. Meanwhile, Martin found himself mired in traffic with an ill-handling car, sinking as low as 12th on the track.

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Tigers Battle for Triple Crown Championship on Cody Chevrolet Cadillac Night

The Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers run the final round of the Myers Container Service Triple Crown Series this Thursday, August 10, with Craftsbury Common’s Mike Martin (#01) entering the event holding a 13-point lead over Waterbury Ctr.’s Jason Woodard. (Buzz Fisher photo)

Barre, Vt. – Barre’s Thunder Road enters the home stretch of the summer racing season this Thursday, August 10with Cody Chevrolet Cadillac Night. The Myers Container Service Triple Crown Series finale for the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers headlines the four-division card as the track awards the first championship of the 2017 season.

 

Craftbury Common’s Mike Martin enters the extra-distance event holding a 13-point lead over Waterbury Center’s Jason Woodard. The pair each has a victory in the first two legs of the Triple Crown with Martin’s fourth-place finish in the opener giving him the overall edge.

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Tremont, LaDuc Split Wins on Devil’s Bowl Speedway Dirt

Tremont, LaDuc Split Wins on Devil’s Bowl Speedway Dirt
Bleau wins first Mini Stock “Sweepstakes” race

WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway living legends Kenny Tremont Jr. and Tim LaDuc once again added to their impressive résumés on Sunday, August 6. Each scored a NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature race win at The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl during the annual “Double Feature Night” presented by Liberty Street Discount Beverage & Deli. Six other drivers – Bill Duprey, Chris Murray, P.J. Bleau, Jason Porter, Aaron Mulready, and Austin Chaves – also visited victory lane during the event. (more…)

Todd Buckwold gets his first win the Sabil & Sons DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds

Bear Ridge Speedway

Todd Buckwold gets his first win the Sabil & Sons DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds
Jason Colbeth becomes 12th winner in the Wells River Chevrolet DIRTcar Sportsman Coupes
Bear Ridge Speedway’s 13th event of 50th season of racing.

Weather once again factors into the nights activities for the Walker Motors Sales sponsored event. When the storms finally cleared and the full moon came out there was plenty of edge of your seat racing for the fans who knew Promoter C.V. Butch Elms would defy the odds and get the show in.
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