Woodard Disqualified, Suspended Following Flying Tiger Mini Milk Bowl

Waterbury Center’s Jason Woodard was found to have an illegally altered tire following the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tiger Mini Milk Bowl on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1. (Alan Ward photo)

Barre, Vt. – Thunder Road officials announced today that Jason Woodard has been disqualified from his apparent victory in the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tiger Mini Milk Bowl held as part of the 55th Vermont Milk Bowl on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1.

 

As part of post-race technical inspection following the two-segment event, tire samples were taken from Woodard’s car and sent to an independent laboratory for further evaluation. Lab testing revealed that Woodard’s tire had been illegally altered.

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500cc Mini Sprints to Become Official Devil’s Bowl Speedway Division in 2018

500cc Mini Sprints to Become Official Devil’s Bowl Speedway Division in 2018
Catamount club disbands after successful test season

WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Management from Devil’s Bowl Speedway and the Catamount Mini Sprint club have jointly announced that Devil’s Bowl will officially welcome winged 500cc Mini Sprint racecars as an official “home track” division in 2018. Mini Sprint racing returned to Devil’s Bowl in 2017 after a long absence, running under the Catamount banner.

Devil’s Bowl Speedway officials will manage the Mini Sprint class as one of its own divisions in the 2018 season. Minimal changes, if any, are expected for the technical rulebook. The division will continue to use the same chassis, wings, tires, 500cc engines, and other components that were used in 2017. Devil’s Bowl Speedway will release information regarding licensing, schedules, and other items in the near future.
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Devil’s Bowl Speedway to Host Open Forum Meetings on October 14

Devil’s Bowl Speedway to Host Open Forum Meetings on October 14
Meeting at American Legion in Fair Haven; drivers from all divisions welcome

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway will host three open-forum meetings on Saturday, October 14 to discuss the 2018 stock car racing season. Drivers and team members from all divisions and all race tracks on both dirt and asphalt are welcome and encouraged to participate. The meetings will be held at American Legion Post #49 in Fair Haven, Vt., beginning at 1:00 p.m. sharp.

Devil’s Bowl Speedway is in the process of a full conversion to a dirt racing surface on its half-mile track for the 2018 season, and management is seeking input and opinions from all racers as the new era of racing approaches. The moderated gathering will begin with a general discussion involving all racers. Among the planned topics will be the schedule and event dates, race formats and purses, NASCAR membership and benefits, and other items. (more…)

Tremont Wins First NASCAR Vermont State Championship

Tremont Wins First NASCAR Vermont State Championship
Howe named Vermont Rookie of the Year; Quenneville to be honored for track title

WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Kenny Tremont Jr. will be one of three stock car drivers from Devil’s Bowl Speedway who will be honored for their accomplishments in Charlotte, N.C., in December. Tremont will be crowned the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) Vermont State Champion for the first time in his career, and will also be recognized for winning the track championship at The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl in 2017.

In addition, Randy Howe will be celebrated as the NWAAS Vermont State Rookie of the Year, and Vince Quenneville Jr. will celebrate his second championship at The Asphalt Track at Devil’s Bowl. The drivers will be part of a black-tie gala for NASCAR Home Tracks weekly and touring series competitors at the NASCAR Hall of Fame and Charlotte Convention Center on Friday, December 8. (more…)

Bear Ridge Speedway Gearing up for it’s first annual Fall Jamboure Sunday Oct. 15th

Bear Ridge Speedway

Bear Ridge Speedway Gearing up for it’s first annual Fall Jamboure Sunday Oct. 15th
Bear Ridge Speedway’s 21st event of 50th season of racing.

Bear Ridge Speedway decides to add one more event to the 50th year of racing season with its first annual Fall Jamboree Fun Day. The Jamboree is set for SUNDAY October 15, 2017.

The Jamboree will feature two fifty lap endures, chain races, backward race, Wingless Sprint Car Auto Clu+b and a Demolition Enduro. This fun day will see the gates open at 11:00 with racing starting at 1:00 pm. General grandstand admission is $10.00 pit gate fee is $20.00. Enduro registration is $25.00 per car and Demo derby registration is $25.00 per car.
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Corliss Crosses Over for Win in 55th Vermont Milk Bowl

Corliss Crosses Over for Win in 55th Vermont Milk Bowl

Barre, Vt. – Hometown driver Jason Corliss earned the biggest win of his Thunder Road Late Model career on Sunday, October 1, beating out South Burlington’s Trampas Demers to with the 55th Vermont Milk Bowl presented by Northfield Savings Bank. It was the fourth Late Model win of the season and eighth of the young standout’s career.

Corliss entered the third and final 50-lap segment bringing up the rear of a four-car battle for that saw Barre’s Nick Sweet, Colchester’s Scott Payea, Demers, and Corliss separated by just four total points. While Sweet fought an ill-handling car and Payea struggled to move through the field, Demers and Corliss sliced through traffic and found themselves sitting fourth and fifth with less than 20 laps to go.
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