Former K&N Pro Series East Star Tracy Gordon to Race in Twisted Tea Firecracker 151

fasrnxcGROVETON, NH – Tracy Gordon will be back behind the wheel of a Pro Stock this weekend, as the Granite State Pro Stock Series travels to Speedway 51 (NH), on July 4.

The twelve-time K&N Pro Series East feature winner will pilot the Alphacon/WDW Machine ride, normally driven by Matt Frahm.

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‘VMRS Firecracker 100 On The Fourth At Monadnock’

vmrslogo1Canaan, NH. — The Valenti Modified Racing Series celebrates Independence Day, Saturday, July 4, with its traditional stop at Monadnock Speedway, Winchester, NH, for the running of the ‘Firecracker 100’

The race, the second of three scheduled at the famed ¼ mile speedway this season, is always a big draw with local drivers return to their old stomping grounds where the series started twelve years ago.

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Northeast Late Model Standouts Set Sights on ACT International 500

fsrdxfcWaterbury, VT – American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model drivers throughout the northeast United States and Canada are now gearing up for the third annual ACT International 500 at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. The two-day event on Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19 is setting up as the summer showpiece of local short-track racing in in the northeastern United States and Canada.

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PASS Super Late Models Set For History Making Weekend At New Hampshire Motor Speedway

500web-PASS-2006-MasterNAPLES, ME (June 30) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) AIM Recycling Super Late Models Pres. By Kenny U-Pull from across the United States and Canada are busily preparing for their Independence Day weekend debut at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon coming up this Saturday and Sunday. The AIM 60 will be the first time North America’s longest running Super Late Model series has ever competed on a 1-mile oval and they will be joined by the North East Mini Stock Tour (NEMST) and an open race for the Sportsman/Limited Late Models. And, if that was not enough, Sunday’s event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will be the third race of the PASS National Championship Series, attracting many top PASS racers from the Southeast to the Granite State, including Tate Fogleman and Spencer Davis.

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Griffith Setting A Record In Weekend Victory

Griffith in VL at Star 2015(Epping, NH) – Derek Griffith, the 18 year-old Hudson, NH native picked up another victory in Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) competition this past weekend at Star Speedway and set a series record in the process.

Griffith became the first driver to win three races in a single season on the fledgling series. Derek led all 100 laps, en route to his second consecutive victory and third in the last four GSPSS races.

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Brian Bayer Looking For Third Straight Win In Independence Day Race

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SALEM, IN, June 29 – Racing returns to Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery on Saturday, July 4th, as the Firecracker 200 presented by the Scott County Visitors Commission continues a holiday tradition on the famed southern Indiana high banks.

The 26th annual Lucas Oil Great American Stock classic, paying $5,000 to win, also includes the Freedom 50 for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks and the Independence 50 for the Portland Recycling Front Wheel Drive Stocks.

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Griffith Becomes Sixth Different Winner at Star Speedway

fasrnxcEPPING, NH – Derek Griffith fended off two late restarts to, and a hard charge by Mike Parks, to pick up his third victory of the season, in the Star 100 at Star Speedway.

Griffith shot out to the lead early, with Matt Frahm in tow. Frahm seemed to be the only car that could give Griffith a run for his money early, but his Alphacon/Lambert Roofing automobile shut down on lap 45, forcing the Hampstead, NH driver to retire from the race.

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Pitkat Doubles At Stafford With VMRS Win

vmrslogo1Stafford, CT. – Hometown driver Woody Pitkat laid the foundation for a possible season sweep Friday night, when he captured the 80-lap Valenti Modified Racing Series event at Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford, Connecticut.

The win was Pitkat’s second career VMRS victory. both at Stafford, setting the stage for a possible ‘hat trick’ when the series returns to the famed half-mile oval Friday, September 4.

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Rocco, Fearn, Ferrigno, Provost, Hayes, Trott, & O’Connell Score VRMS 80 Feature Wins at Stafford

etrdhfg(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the Valenti Modified Racing Series in the house for the 5th Annual VMRS 80. Taking down weekly feature wins on the night were Keith Rocco in the 40-lap SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn scored in the 30-lap Late Model feature, Joey Ferrigno in the 20-lap SK Light Modified feature, Andrew Hayes in the 20-lap Limited Late Model feature, Tyler Trott in the 15-lap DARE Stock feature, and Devin O’Connell was the winner of the 20-lap Legend Cars feature.

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ACT Oxford Plains 150 Postponed

ACTWaterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Oxford Plains 150 at the Oxford Plains Speedway in Oxford, ME has been postponed due to impending inclement weather. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 25.

The classic championship battle shaping up between New Hampshire veterans Wayne Helliwell Jr. and Joey Polewarczyk Jr. will go on hold until July 25. Helliwell currently holds a 17-point margin over “Joey Pole”, with each driver winning three events so far on the 2015 season.

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