Lee Pond, Moultonborough N.H.
Lee Pond – Moultonborough New Hampshire
Lee Pond – Moultonborough New Hampshire
Winchester, NH: Even though the celebration is not over for Monadnock Speedway’s 2013 Sportsman Modified Champion, Bill Kimball, the speedway management has been busier than ever preparing for the 2014 season. Kimball will put his 2013 season to a close in Charlotte, NC when he proudly represents Monadnock Speedway and collects his hardware as the 2013 NASCAR Whelen All American Racing Series New Hampshire State Champion .
While Kimball celebrates his 2013 accomplishment, back at the high banked ¼ mile oval, the speedway’s office has been receiving emails from competitors all over the New England region interested in calling Monadnock Speedway their home. The Sportsman Modifieds, the track’s NASCAR Whelen All American Racing Series Feature division, is growing as registrations and number reservations continue to be received. Most notable registration received to date has been from veteran driver, Jim Boniface, piloting a Sportsman Modified for car owner John Corliss. The Sportsman Modified field will also see plenty of talented Rookies joining the ranks as former Mini Stock Champion Kim Rivet will be driving for the Rivera Race Team. Two very talented teenagers will also be vying for the Rookie title, JT Cloutier who became the track’s youngest driver to win a feature in a NASCAR division has joined forces with Sontag Racing to pilot an open wheel as Trevor Bleau will take his experience from the Maine Modified Series and put toward his first year. In the other NASCAR divisions, there will be additions as many of the 2013 Young Guns, Cameron Sontag, Sonja Carey and Joe Collins to name a few, have graduated and confirmed that they will be moving to a higher class.
Walpole NH – In a joint announcement made today between Lee USA Speedway General Manager Bill Callen and GSPSS president Mike Parks, the Granite State Pro Stock Series will be making their first appearance ever at the Lee USA Speedway on Friday night July 25th. “We are thrilled that we were able to make this happen, this is one of the tracks that all our teams have been asking about going to” Stated Parks.
Walpole NH – As the Granite State Pro Stock Series enters its 3rd season of competition in 2014 there are changes ahead. Series President Mike Parks stated today that the afflation with Modified Racing Series will come to a close at the end of 2013. The Race day operations will all remain the same so things will continue as normal.
Parks and the entire staff of the GSPSS wish to thank Jack Bateman and the entire group from the Modified Racing Series for their help the last two seasons. As we enter our 3rd season we are ready to stand on our own two feet.
We are currently working on the 2014 schedule with a 12 to 14 race schedule. Series officials stated the schedule will be released at the 2013 Awards Banquet on Friday Dec 27th. You can find us on Facebook at Granite State Pro Stock Series or at GSPSS.net
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Gray wins exciting 100-lap dirt track finale
CANAAN, NH – Vince Quenneville, Jr., made history on Saturday, October 19, as he clinched the inaugural championship for the Northern Modified Challenge Series. The veteran open-wheel Modified stock car driver from Brandon, VT was a front-runner throughout the “OctoberFast” 100 finale at Canaan Dirt Speedway and wrapped up the title with a fifth-place finish.
Sanctioned by management from Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT, the first-year Northern Modified Challenge Series (NMCS) is a unique championship tour, utilizing center-seat, dirt-style Modified cars on both asphalt and dirt tracks in the northeast.
EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. – Emily Packard of East Montpelier, Vt., makes her Riverside Speedway debut in Groveton, N.H., with the $10,000-to-win Fall Brawl 200 on Saturday, October 19. Packard has never competed at the tight quarter-mile, but she did test at the track two years ago as she prepared to begin Late Model competition at Thunder Road International Speedbowl. The race is the final event of the year for the Emily Packard Motorsports No. 9x Northstar Fireworks/Berlin Optical Expressions Chevrolet.
WHO: Emily Packard, East Montpelier, Vt.
CREW CHIEF: Neal Woodward, Georgia, Vt.
TEAM: No. 9x Northstar Fireworks/Berlin Optical Expressions Chevrolet
SPONSORS: Northstar Fireworks, Fecteau Homes, Berlin Optical Expressions, Yipes! of Barre, VT Shifter Karts, GossCars.com, Be The Match, Rutland Regional Medical Center, R.G. Paving
CANAAN, NH – The inaugural Northern Modified Challenge Series stock car champion will emerge from a crowded group of star open-wheel short track drivers at Canaan Dirt Speedway on Saturday, October 19. The first-year series heads to its season finale with five drivers separated by only 11 points.
The Northern Modified Challenge Series, sanctioned by Devil’s Bowl Speedway, is unlike any other championship tour, utilizing center-seat, dirt-style Modified cars on both asphalt and dirt tracks. Three feature events have been contested on the series’ home track in West Haven, VT, an asphalt half-mile, with additional asphalt races at Thunder Road in Barre, VT in May and Canaan Fair Speedway in August. The finale will be run at Canaan Dirt Speedway – a flat, quarter-mile clay oval adjacent to the asphalt track.