Martin, Corliss Win Big on NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Night

Martin, Corliss Win Big on NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Night

Barre, VT – Hometown racers Jeffery Martin and Jason Corliss were the big winners on a wild NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Night at Barre’s Thunder Road on Thursday, June 21. Martin earned the biggest win of his Allen Lumber Street Stock career by taking the Twin State Street Stock Series opener. Meanwhile, Corliss capped the night with a victory in the second of two Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model features after finishing runner-up in their first feature of the evening.
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Thunder Road to Host Rawhide Rodeo Tour in October

Thunder Road to Host Rawhide Rodeo Tour in October

Barre, VT – This October, Thunder Road fans will get to experience a different kind of horsepower. Track officials announced Wednesday they have agreed to host the Rawhide Rodeo Tour on Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7. The inaugural Barre Pro Rodeo will be sponsored by Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel and presented in partnership with WDEV Radio and WOKO. (more…)

Local Stars Ready to Shine on Busy NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Night

Local Stars Ready to Shine on Busy NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Night

Barre, VT – Barre’s Thunder Road greets the summer solstice this Thursday, June 21 with another big night of racing. A full card is scheduled for NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Night that gives local stars at all levels their time to shine.

The Allen Lumber Street Stocks are kicking things up a notch with the first round of the Twin State Street Stock Series. Thunder Road’s weekly standouts will be joined by out-of-town invaders for a 50-lap feature to open the 4-race “home-and-home” series between Thunder Road and Groveton, NH’s Speedway 51.
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Thunder Road Sets “Double Feature” Nights in Wake of Shortened Casella Event

Thunder Road Sets “Double Feature” Nights in Wake of Shortened Casella Event

Barre, VT – Several events on the Thunder Road calendar have gotten even bigger with Monday’s release of an updated schedule. As a result of the recent Casella Waste Systems event being cut short by rain, the Maplewood/Irving Late Models, Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers, and Burnett Scrap Metals Road Warriors now each have “double feature” nights scheduled for the coming weeks.
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Smith Takes Street Stock Casella Night Feature before Weather Halts Event

Smith Takes Street Stock Casella Night Feature before Weather Halts Event

Barre, VT – An unexpected but persistent drizzle brought an early end to Casella Waste Systems Night at Barre’s Thunder Road on Thursday, June 14 just five laps into the Maplewood/Irving Late Model main event. The showers, which were not on the weather radar, arrived in earnest during a red flag for a multi-car pile-up entering turn 1. Barre’s Jason Corliss was the leader at the time the event was halted.

The Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tiger and Burnett Scrap Metals Road Warrior features were also postponed as a result of the weather. The remainder of the Late Model feature will be run at the beginning of North Country Federal Credit Union Night next Thursday, June 21. The make-up dates for the Flying Tiger and Road Warrior features will be announced at a later date.
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Thursday Night Thunder Begins with Casella Night

Thursday Night Thunder Begins with Casella Night

Barre, VT – The month of June picks up speed this Thursday, June 14 at 7:00pm with Casella Waste Systems Night at Barre’s Thunder Road. Some 100 cars are expected for the first Thursday night event of the year, with both the old guard and a number of new personalities looking for their time in the spotlight. The track’s local stars will be joined by the New England Antique Racers (NEAR) as the vintage flathead coupes, modifieds, and sportsmen roar to life once again.
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