Double Stack Night Produces Double Excitement at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Quenneville, Aubin take Modified wins; Masterson sweeps Late Models

WEST HAVEN, VT – Double stock car racing features produced double the drama at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Friday, August 28, at the annual Sugar & Spice/Jones’ Donuts “Double Stack Night” event. Eight feature races were run for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere along with the fourth annual “Great North American Pancake Eating Championship.”

Championship hopefuls Vince Quenneville Jr. and Ron Proctor continued their red-hot fight for the title in the Bond Auto Parts Modified division by running in lockstep in both features. Brandon, VT veteran Quenneville made the first move by winning the opening 20-lap sprint race for the Modifieds with Proctor taking the runner-up spot. Leon Gonyo finished third, followed by Greg Atkins and Billy Lussier.
In the nightcap, Codie Aubin of Plattsburgh, NY continued his late-summer streak of success with his first-ever victory at Devil’s Bowl after holding off a constant challenge from Greg Atkins. Proctor finished third with Quenneville on his rear bumper. Jimmy Ryan – who flipped his car in the opening race and received help from teams across all four Devil’s Bowl divisions while making repairs – led laps early and finished fifth.
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Sunn Shining as The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway Returns to Action Sunday

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Sportsman Modified top 10 shows diverse field; Midgets return to Devil’s Bowl

WEST HAVEN, VT – Josh Sunn leads the way as the action returns to The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday, August 30 at 6:00 p.m. Interstate All Battery Center of Rutland and Sherwin-Williams Paints of Rutland present a full program for the five-event Berlin Optical Expressions Dirt Track Series, featuring Sportsman Modifieds, Renegades, Mini Stocks, and the Lucas Oil POWRi Outlaw Midget Series.
White River Junction, VT racer Sunn – a weekly competitor at Bear Ridge Speedway – has been arguably the best performer at the tight 3/10-mile Dirt Track since its opening last fall. Though he has yet to win in his five feature starts to date, Sunn has collected four finishes of either second or third place. He leads the point standings in the Liberty Street Discount Beverage & Deli Sportsman Modified division after the first two races of the 2015 season with a pair of runner-up showings.
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HFCU Make-up Date Added on September 4 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Heritage Family Credit Union “Member Night” rescheduled for Labor Day weekend

WEST HAVEN, VT – Devil’s Bowl Speedway has added a make-up date to its asphalt stock car racing schedule, as the previously postponed Heritage Family Credit Union “Member Night” has been rescheduled for Friday, September 4 at 7:00 p.m. The event kicks off a busy Labor Day weekend of racing around the region and will also serve as the final Friday night date of the 2015 season at Devil’s Bowl.

Heritage Family Credit Union members will be admitted free of charge on September 4 by presenting their HFCU bank card, checkbook, or account statement at the ticket window as proof of membership. The HFCU Member Night event is one of the most highly-anticipated fan promotions of the season and returns to Devil’s Bowl after a several years off. The original date of the HFCU Member Night was well-attended on August 14 before heavy rains moved in and postponed the event.
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Quenneville Tightens Devil’s Bowl Standings with Third Modified Win

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Aube, FitzGerald snap long winless droughts; Bradford goes for three-peat

WEST HAVEN, VT – Vince Quenneville Jr. is keeping things interesting at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. The veteran stock car driver sailed to his third victory of the season on Friday, August 21 and tightened an already-close championship battle. Other winners at the event, which was sponsored by Brown’s Quarried Slate and Brown’s Orchard & Farm Stand, included Jamie Aube, Scott FitzGerald, and Chuck Bradford.

Quenneville’s win came in the Bond Auto Parts Modified division of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere. Codie Aubin of Plattsburgh, NY looked the part of a first-time winner by leading the caution-free 30-lap race by a substantial margin, but Brandon, VT racer Quenneville reeled him and completed the pass for the lead with eight laps remaining.
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Tremont Completes Weekend Sweep on Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Douville rides the top for SCoNE win; Older, Severance carry checkered flags

WEST HAVEN, VT – Kenny Tremont Jr. thought he had done it all in dirt track Modified stock car racing, but found out that there were still some “firsts” left for him to achieve. His victory on Vermont Army National Guard Night at The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday, August 9 was the headline moment of a four-division card for the Berlin Optical Expressions Dirt Track Series that also saw Danny Douville, Darrell Older, and Justin Severance win.
A winner of more than 300 races and over 30 championships during his long career, Tremont went wire-to-wire in the 35-lap feature for the Liberty Street Discount Beverage & Deli Sportsman Modifieds on Sunday. He topped a field of 25 starters to become the first driver to win more than one feature race in the Sportsman class since the new 3/10-mile Dirt Track opened at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in September 2014. [Read more…]

Gonyo, Atkins Split Modified Shootouts at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Rookie wins wild Late Model main; Bradford snaps LaVair’s streak

WEST HAVEN, VT – Devil’s Bowl Speedway played host to a some wild stock car racing action under a full moon on Friday, July 31, and saw two first-time winners on Allen Pools & Spas Night. The event kicked off the second half of the season for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere.

Veteran drivers Leon Gonyo of Chazy, NY and Greg Atkins of Clintonville, NY split a pair of 20-lap “shootout” feature races for the Bond Auto Parts Modified division. In the opening race Billy Lussier held the early lead and began to stretch out before a caution period with five laps complete bunched the field for a restart. Gonyo pounced to seize the lead and then drove away for his second victory of the season. Vince Quenneville Jr. finished second. Joey Roberts survived an early scrape with Codie Aubin to finish third, followed by Jimmy Ryan and Ron Proctor.
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Valenti Modified Racing Series Heads To Vermont’s Devil’s Bowl

gsdrserCanaan, NH. — The Valenti Modified Racing Series returns to the State of Vermont for the first time in five years, Friday night, July 24, when the series competes for the first time at Fair Haven’s famed Devil’s Bowl Speedway. The series last race in the Green Mountain State was May 2010, at Barre’s Thunder Road Speedbowl.

Friday’s race marks the halfway point of the season with Stafford Springs, CT, hot-shoe Woody Pitkat, riding a 34 point lead into Vermont over second place driver, Todd Patnode, of Richmond, NH, entering the Newport Chevrolet ‘100.’

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Valenti Modified Racing Series Set for Debut at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Friday

VMRSWEST HAVEN, VT – History will be made at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Friday night, July 24, with the Newport Chevrolet-Buick-GMC 100 – the track’s inaugural event for the Valenti Modified Racing Series (VMRS). The low-slung, high-horsepower, open-wheel VMRS Modifieds will make their debut on the Rutland County half-mile oval as the headline event, in addition to four divisions from the weekly NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere.

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Quenneville Doubles Up in Devil’s Bowl Speedway Mid-Season Championships

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WEST HAVEN, VT – Vince Quenneville Jr. is loving his new racecar, and he parked it in victory lane at Devil’s Bowl Speedway for the second week in a row on Friday, July 10. The Brandon, VT veteran won the double-points Rutland Herald Mid-Season Championship event, making it a perfect two-for-two in his new Troyer chassis. Other winners on the night included Robert Bryant Jr., Jimmy Bushey, and Chris LaVair.
Quenneville started last on the field because of his victory in the previous event, but that didn’t slow him down any. A steady climb through traffic brought him to the back bumper of leader Jimmy Ryan by lap 15 of the 35-lap race; he made several attempts at getting by Ryan before finally finding grip in the outside lane and nosing ahead at lap 22. After that, Quenneville was long gone and cruised to his second-straight victory in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere.

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