“Professor” Branham Files First Entry for Devil’s Bowl Speedway Vermont 200
Given is first Super Stock driver to enter
WEST HAVEN, Vt. – One of the most highly anticipated stock car events in the Northeast is already building its driver roster, as entry forms are already flying in for September’s historic “Vermont 200 Weekend” at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Longtime competitor Bucko “The Professor” Branham has earned the distinction as the first driver to file an official entry for the event.
The Plattsburgh, N.Y., native will drive his familiar No. 20 AHI Imaging/Bud Light-sponsored Bicknell car in the Sportsman Modified division, as he attempts to qualify for the 30-car, 200-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. Branham owns four track championships at Airborne Park Speedway in his hometown, but he has also tasted success at Devil’s Bowl with wins on the former asphalt track in 2014 and 2015. He returned to dirt racing for the first time in over 25 years last summer and won a Sportsman feature at Airborne.
Over $54,000 Posted for Devil’s Bowl Speedway Vermont 200 Weekend
Discount entry forms now available
WEST HAVEN, Vt. – The biggest dirt track stock car event in Devil’s Bowl Speedway history is taking shape, and the total weekend payout is setting records across the Northeast. The “Vermont 200 Weekend” event on September 15-16 will offer in excess of $54,000 in total prize money, with more than $37,000 posted for the first-of-its-kind, 200-lap Sportsman Modified race.
The Vermont 200 is the longest, richest race ever created for Sportsman Modifieds, as the open-wheel, center-seat, Chevrolet “602 crate” engine cars will run for an all-time record $10,000 winner’s share. Big money extends though the field, as the runner-up earns $3,000, fifth place is worth $1,000, 10th place takes $500, and 30th place grabs $300. In addition, a whopping $10,300 will be available in lap leader bonus money.
Tremont, Quenneville Officially Crowned at Devil’s Bowl Speedway Banquet of Champions
Ryan presented with John Bruno Award; new era begins at half-mile Vermont dirt track
RUTLAND, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway officially crowned its track champions from the 2017 stock car racing season on Saturday, January 27, at the annual Banquet of Champions. A packed house of more than 325 guests celebrated at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, Vt., honoring the accomplishments of top drivers across 12 divisions on both the dirt and asphalt surfaces at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.
The event officially drew to a close the dual-surface era at the West Haven, Vt., facility, and kicked off the 2018 season that will dirt racing return full-time to the half-mile layout at Devil’s Bowl.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway Opens New Dirt Track Era with Exciting 2018 Schedule
Historic $10,000-to-win Sportsman Modified “Vermont 200” headlines 19-race calendar
WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Vermont’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway has unveiled its highly anticipated 2018 stock car racing schedule, sparkling with a mix of 19 exciting weekly and special events. The Rutland County track, in its 52nd season, will return to full-time dirt racing on a half-mile surface for the first time since 2009, and competition will again be sanctioned by the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.
The biggest event in Devil’s Bowl Speedway history will be held on the weekend of September 15-16, with a race format never attempted before at any track: The “Vermont 200” for Sportsman Modifieds. The race, which will be open to any driver, is for Northeast-style Sportsman Modifieds with the “602 crate” engine package and will pay a minimum of $10,000 to the winner. At 200 laps in distance and with a record total purse estimated at $35,000, the race will be the longest, richest event ever held for the division at any track.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway Announces Special Award Nominees
Forty-six drivers on voting ballot for Sportsmanship, Most Improved honors
RUTLAND, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway has released the annual voting ballot for its annual special awards, with a total of 46 drivers nominated. The winners of the Sportsmanship and Most Improved Driver trophies, will be announced at the Banquet of Champions on Saturday, January 27 at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, Vermont.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway Banquet of Champions to be Held on January 27
Asphalt and Dirt drivers honored together in one-night celebration
RUTLAND, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway will celebrate the 2017 stock car racing season with a special one-night party on Saturday, January 27, 2018. The annual Banquet of Champions returns to the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, Vt., for the sixth consecutive year and will reunite competitors from both the Asphalt and Dirt Tracks at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. As many as 400 drivers, car owners, team members, sponsors, officials, and fans are expected to attend. (more…)