2017 PASS North Super Late Model Schedule Highlighted By Return To Canada
– Oxford Plains Speedway To Host 5 Events Including The 44th Annual Oxford 250, Paying $25,000 To Win On Sunday, August 27
– PASS North Season Opener To Be Part Of Prestigious Icebreaker Weekend At Thompson Speedway In April
– PASS Returns To Quebec On May 21 and New Brunswick On June 3, Oxford 250 Spots Up For Grabs
NAPLES, ME (December 8) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials announced today the release of the 2017 schedule for the PASS North Super Late Models. The Northeast’s top short trackers will once again compete at some of the best speedways in New England and Canada, highlighted by the 44th Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway. The season will begin for the second year in a row at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut as part of the Icebreaker weekend on April 1-2. After a year hiatus, PASS will return to Canada in 2017 with events in the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick. The PASS North Super Late Models will compete on 10 different speedways in 4 states and 2 Canadian provinces in 2017.
Chase Dowling Returning to Weekly Competition in Stafford’s SK Modified® Division for 2017 Season
(Stafford Springs, CT)—After two years away from weekly competition, 2014 SK Modified® Rookie of the Year Chase Dowling will return to Stafford’s premier division in 2017 behind the wheel of the #50 Les & Tina Skowyra owned modified. Dowling has spent the last two years running on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour after an impressive 2014 season in the SK Modified® division which etched his name in the record books as the youngest SK Modified® winner in track history.
Preparations for 2017 NASCAR Season at Thompson Well Underway
Registration Opens, Technical Inspectors & Rules Announced
Planning is well underway for the 2017 season at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP). Officials from the historic ⅝-mile oval announced that they are receiving car number registrations for their 77th season. Renewals for drivers in the Sunoco Modified, Late Model, Limited Sportsman, Mini Stock, and Lite Modified drivers will continue until January 15. After that date, numbers will be issued on a first come-first served basis. As an incentive, anyone registering their car number from now through January 1, will receive discounted rate of $25. After January 1, the rate will increase to $35. Drivers can visit the competitor info tab under NASCAR Racing on www.thompsonspeedway.com to download the registration form. Instructions for return are also on the form.
Bryan Narducci Wins Magnus Racing Products Limited Late Model Rookie of the Year Runner Up Bonus at Stafford Motor Speedway
(Stafford Springs, CT)—For the second season in a row, Magnus Racing Products presented a Rookie of the Year Runner up bonus for the Limited Late Model NASCAR Whelen All-American Series division. Taking home a $300 bonus from Magnus in the Limited Late Model division for the 2016 season is Colchester native Bryan Narducci, driver of the #28 DP Motorsports Chevrolet.
Narducci made the move into Stafford’s Limited Late Model division after spending 6 seasons moving through the ranks of the Wild Thing Kart Series on Monday nights. With over 40 wins to his credit in the karts, Narducci took over the #28 DP Motorsports machine that David Arute had piloted to 11 wins in 4 seasons of competition. While Narducci struggled in the early going, he found his groove midway through the 2016 season and drove to 2 wins during his rookie season.
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Announces 2017 Schedule
Season Opener Icebreaker set for March 31-April 2
Thompson, CT (December 5, 2016) – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park today announced dates for the 2017 racing schedule, celebrating its 77th season on the high banked oval. The 2017 seven event NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) schedule is highlighted by the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the return of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East.
“This year’s schedule balances our commitment to tradition and innovation,” states Josh Vanada, General Manager of TSMP. “The 2017 schedule preserves fan favorites while introducing unique and creative events and promotions.”
The speedway will continue to showcase Sunoco Modifieds, which will compete in eight points-counting races supported by the Late Models, Limited Sportsman and Mini Stocks, who will all have seven points-counting races. The Lite Modified Division will race in five of the seven events, but will not race under the NWAAS sanction.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway to Host American-Canadian Tour Twice in 2017
“Spring Green” returns; all-new event coming on Vermont 200 Weekend
WEST HAVEN, Vt. – The traveling stock car stars of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will return to the Asphalt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway twice in 2017. Having just completed its 25th season, one of the premier Late Model racing series in North America will battle in a pair of exciting events at the fast Vermont half-mile that has become a favorite of drivers and fans alike.
2017 North East Mini Stock Tour presented by Twisted Tea
Claremont Speedway to Host $1500 to Win 4-Cylinder Nationals
The NEMST has continued its growth across the east coast while providing the biggest and best races for mini stock competitors nationwide. The latest addition to the 2017 schedule is the first annual standalone 4-Cylinder Nationals event. The 100 green flag lap event will be the longest race in NEMST history and put driver, team, and machine at the maximum test to outlive the race.
Joey Cipriano Returning to Weekly Competition at Stafford Speedway in Late Model Division
(Stafford Springs, CT)—The 2016 season was a year of absence for 22-year old Waterbury native Joey Cipriano from his home track of Stafford Speedway. Cipriano, who was a regular in the SK Modified® and SK Light divisions since the 2010 season, will make his return to the half-mile for the 2017 season behind the wheel of a Late Model.
“I’m really excited to get back to racing every Friday at Stafford no matter if it’s a modified or a late model,” explained Cipriano. “I only have one race in a fendered car so it’s going to be something new for me and something different.”
Cipriano will be behind the wheel of the Chris DuPont owned #33 Late Model campaigned on a part-time basis by Peter Thickett and P.J. Zarella during the last few season.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway Announces Weekly Division Realignment for 2017
Late Models to run special events; Renegades renamed “Super Stocks”
WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway has made some adjustments to its weekly stock car racing divisions for the 2017 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season. The changes are the latest step in an unending process of improving the quality and entertainment value of events at both the half-mile Asphalt Track and the 3/10-mile Dirt Track at the Vermont facility, with several additional enhancements to be announced soon.
MIDLAND, NC (November 5) – Dalton Sargeant held off Preston Peltier in a near photo finish to claim his first career Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Model win Saturday afternoon in the Mason-Dixon Meltdown as part of the North-South Shootout at Concord Speedway. Maine’s Ben Rowe also celebrated his fourth career PASS National Championship, while Matt Craig edged out Kodie Conner for the PASS South Super Late Model title.
“First off, I really want to thank Preston [Peltier] for driving me as clean as he did, I really respect that,” said Sargeant in victory lane. “I think we had a little bit better drive off the corner than he did, but it’s just amazing to get this win as part of the PASS North-South Shootout. I’ve got to thank my guys for all the hard work they’ve put in all year long.”