REIGNING CHAMPION DJ SHAW SCORES FIRST PASS NORTH SLM VICTORY THIS SEASON AT LEE USA SPEEDWAY

dfghchvcbLee, NH – DJ Shaw of Center Conway, New Hampshire raced past early leader Derek Ramstrom of West Boylston, Massachusetts and drove to his first AIM Recycling USA PASS North Super Late Model victory of the 2015 season Friday night at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH.

Shaw, the reigning champion of the series, fought an overheating Precision JLM-sponsored racecar in the early stages of the race, and survived long bouts with lapped traffic during a 120-lap green flag stretch to claim first-place hardware at the MacDonald family’s racetrack.

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Lee USA Speedway

Lee USA Joey Ploe in Victory LaneLee, NH – The Valenti Modified Racing Series was the added attraction to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly program at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night, with Chris Pasteryak once again staking claim the his familiar spot in victory lane at “New Hampshire‘s Center of Speed“.

Pasteryak opened the season with a huge win in “Bullring Bash”, the first race of the Tri-Track Open Modified Series for 2015, and he proved that win was no fluke with impressive runs in both ends of the twin 50-lap segment event that made up the VMRS’ first visit to Lee USA of the 2015 campaign.

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Szegedy and Pitkat Points Battle Continues In Lee Twin 50’s Friday

Valenti Modified Racing SeriesSzegedy and Pitkat Points Battle Continues In Lee Twin 50’s Friday

Canaan, NH. — With the points battle heating up and only eight

points separating them in the current standings, Todd Szegedy,

of Ridgefield, CT and Woody Pitkat, of Stafford Springs, CT,

lead the list of entries for Friday nights, Valenti Modified

Racing Series ‘Stratham Tire 100’ at Lee USA Speedway, Lee.

NH.
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Lee USA Speedway 6/12/15 Race Report

dsjgsdjgnsLee, NH – The vintage racers of the Senior Tour Auto Racers joined the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly regulars at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night, with Skip Stearns of Londonderry (Sportsman) and Maine legend Bobby Turner (Modified) taking down the wins in the first of two 2015 visits by STAR to “New Hampshire‘s Center of Speed“.

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Lee USA Speedway 6/12/15 Race Report

photo by Rich Hayes

photo by Rich Hayes

Lee, NH – The vintage racers of the Senior Tour Auto Racers joined the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly regulars at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night, with Skip Stearns of Londonderry (Sportsman) and Maine legend Bobby Turner (Modified) taking down the wins in the first of two 2015 visits by STAR to “New Hampshire‘s Center of Speed“.

The Northeast Classic Lites also joined the action, with C.J. McLaughlin scoring his first career win in their main event. Jim Ayotte grabbed a career-best runner-up finish behind McLaughlin, with Dave Helliwell, Jon Fultz, Kevin Merryfield, Ed Gilman, Duane Skofield, Eric Skofield, Joe Janeiro, and Dan Poliquin, rounding out the top ten.

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Lee USA Speedway 6/5/15 Race Report

leeusaLee USA Speedway 6/5/15 Race Report

Lee, NH – The Mr. Rooter Truck Series joined the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions on the card at Lee USA Speedway Friday night, with rookie driver Tyler Chapman of Mystic, CT taking down the win after an action-packed 25-lap main event for the truckers.

Chapman bolted out to the lead at the drop of the green, and with a best finish of sixth in the first four events of 2014, was looking to improve on that mark at “New Hampshire’s Center of Speed”. With challenges coming his way virtually every lap, the youngster held them all off and stayed out front from flag-to-flag to score his first career win.
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Lee USA Speedway 5/29/15 Race Report

photo by Rich Hayes

photo by Rich Hayes

Lee, NH – Lee USA Speedway opened the regular season last weekend with the first Friday night under the lights at “New Hampshire‘s Center of Speed“ for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. The night’s action featured the EKeys 4Cars Supermodifieds, R&R Public Wholesalers Late Model Sportsmen, David‘s Race Cars and Components Hobby Stocks, and Tri-City Line X-sponsored Ironman divisions.

Veteran campaigner “Super Dave” Sanborn of Tilton was the man of the hour in the Supers, moving past polesitter Mike Spurling of Rochester to grab the early lead and staying out front for the balance of the 30-lap main, scoring the win in just over seven and a half minutes in the fast-paced green-to-checker event. [Read more…]

Two North East Street Stock Tour Teams Penalized Rules Violations at Lee USA Speedway

Two North East Street Stock Tour Teams Penalized
Rules Violations at Lee USA Speedway

NO. STONINGTON, CT — The No. 30 and 33 teams that compete in the North East Street Stock Tour have been penalized for a rules infraction discovered during post-race inspection, May 17, at Lee USA Speedway. This infraction violates the following Section of the 2015 rule book:
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Veterans Top NEMST at Lee USA

NEMST1Veterans Top NEMST at Lee USA

On what was the most beautiful day of 2015 so far 23 NEMST minis packed the infield of Lee USA Speedway for the 2nd annual Bull Ring Bash. Practice early in the day revealed that Tim Collins was the fastest car at the speedway for the 3rd event of the NEMST Season. Tim was joined by 2014 champion Toby Wells and Matt Sonnhalter at the top of the leaderboards.

Collins started at the rear of the first heat race and had his work cut out for him to earn heat points by finishing in the top 5. Collins thundered through the field diving low, shooting high, and running 3 wide to make his way to the front. On lap 7 he took the lead from Louis Maher and walked to the Environmental Engines victory. Toby Wells ran hard in the 2nd heat starting mid pack and making his way to the front passing 2011 Champion Rob Greenleaf on his way to the Environmental Engines Heat Race win. Collins drew an invert of 1 row for the feature as the lineup was set.
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