CHARLOTTE, NC (October 21) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials announced today a schedule of at least 12 PASS Pro Late Model events for the upcoming 2015 season. Each PASS Pro Late Model event in 2015 will be in conjunction with the PASS South Super Late Model division. Most events will be 50 laps in length and will continue under the same format that was utilized this season.
Thompson, CT. — From day one, 26-year old Justin Bonsignore, of Holtsville, NY, let it be known he intended to compete for a championship. He wanted to produce another title for noted car owner/builder Art Barry, of Preston CT.
Bonsignore made it happen Saturday night when he wheeled the Spearpoint Racing/Spafco Modified to a 14th place finish in the VMRS 75-lap season finale at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson, CT. The result. The 2014 Valenti Modified Racing Series Championship.
Thompson, CT. – 24-year old Steve Masse of Bellingham, Mass, wired the field Saturday night, besting a field of 31 other drivers to capture his second win of 2014, his ninth career Valenti Modified Racing Series victory, and his first at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson, Connecticut.
Mooresville, NC 10/20/14- Caleb Holman was hands down the fastest chicken in the South Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway. The veteran driver won the Bojangles 250 after pulling away from fourteen year old Todd Gilliland, son of NASCAR Cup driver David Gilliland, in the final seventy-five laps of the event to take home the hardware. The visit to Edelbrock Victory Lane was his sixth trip this season in twelve events.
Thompson, CT- Derek Ramstrom took advantage of a late race flat tire on Wayne Helliwell, JR’s Ford to claim his first victory with the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) at the Sunoco World Series, presented by Xtramart, at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP).
ROUGEMONT, NC (October 18) – Making only his second start in an asphalt stock car, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell dominated the second half of the Orange County 150 presented by CV Products Saturday night at Orange County Speedway for his first career Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Model win. The victory was the second of the 2014 PASS season for the Kyle Busch Motorsports team to go along with a win by Busch at Canada’s Autodrome Chaudiere in August.
The brawls following the Charlotte Motor Speedway Chase race was the result of the heat being turned up on the drivers to stay in The Chase. With Talladega coming up this weekend, there could be a lot more fists flying. Here’s what it looks like going into Degga: Logano, Kyle Busch, Charlotte winner Harvick, Newman, Edwards, Gordon, Hamlin and Kahne are the top eight. After Talladega: Kenseth, Kaselowski, Johnson and Junior could be eliminated.
We’ve seen sports news reports that the Los Angeles mayor expects to announcement that a new NFL franchise will add a team to his city very soon. We know that NASCAR CEO Brian France has stated that he’d like to be part of that management team. Considering that Brian has signed two big NASCAR TV rights contracts, a move by NASCAR’s chief executive now may be the right time for him. He’ll leave NASCAR with big TV rights money for several years. Unfortunately, the TV ratings for The Chase to the Nextel Cup, his creation, haven’t kept pace with the money increase courtesy of Fox and the NBC sports networks.
(Thompson, CT) – 17 year-old Derek Griffith and the Griffith race team is excited to be competing at the 2014 World Series, at the prestigious Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Oct 17-19.
Griffith, a Hudson, NH native will complete his third full season with the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) by racing in their season finale 50-lap race. Derek currently sits fourth in the point’s battle, just 38 points out of the top spot.
Canaan, NH. — Another Valenti Modified Racing Series Championship goes down to the wire in this weekend’s season finale at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park and the ‘Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing presented by Xtramart’.
Justin Bonsignore, of Holtsville, New York, thanks to a second place finish at Lee, New Hampshire, last weekend, takes a 37-point lead into Thompson ahead of reigning champion Rowan Pennink, of Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—With the 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season in the books, attention has already turned to the 2015 season. In that vein, Stafford Motor Speedway has released the 2015 rulebooks for its two open wheel divisions, the SK Modifieds® and SK Light Modifieds.