CUMMINS POWERS TWO PRO STOCK TOUR RACES IN 2018
(Halifax, NS – March 15, 2018) – The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is pleased to announce a continued partnership with Cummins that will see the recognizable brand present two races on the 2018 Pro Stock Tour season. Cummins will present round two of the 2018 season at Scotia Speedworld on Saturday, May 26th at 4:00pm and the final of three races at Petty International Raceway on August, 25th at 6:00pm.
Keith Rocco Looking to Carry Momentum Into 2018
(Stafford Springs, CT)—With the 2018 season at Stafford Speedway less than 6 weeks away, defending SK Modified® champion Keith Rocco is looking forward to getting back to his winning ways on the track. The driver of the #88 Wheelers Auto Chevrolet scored his third career SK Modified® track title last year and his 2 wins moved his career SK Modified® win total to 45 races, only 2 wins behind Bo Gunning for second place on Stafford’s all-time SK Modified® wins list.
Matt Craig Powers To 3rd Straight PASS South Win At Caraway
SOPHIA, NC (March 18) – Matt Craig led flag-to-flag Sunday afternoon to score his third straight Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Model win at Caraway Speedway in the RGS Products 125. Craig’s win moves him to fourth on the all-time PASS South winners’ list, just one win behind Jay Fogleman.
In qualifying, Tate Fogleman bested Brandon Setzer for his second quick qualifying time of the season with a lap of 16.473 seconds (99.435 MPH). But, the top 10 qualifiers redraw would not be kind to Fogleman, moving him back to the ninth starting position, while fellow championship contenders, Craig and Kodie Conner, would move to the front row for the start. (more…)
NASCAR Star Kenny Wallace Announces Entry in IWK 250
JAMES RIVER, NS – One of NASCAR’s most popular personalities, Kenny Wallace, will be at Riverside International Speedway this July for the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis. Wallace, whose infectious personality and trademark laugh have made him a long-time fan favourite, announced his entry into the event this afternoon on his Twitter account.
“Hello Canada,” said Wallace in the tweet. “I am excited to come see the beautiful area of Nova Scotia and race on asphalt Saturday, July 14 at Riverside (International) Speedway. I will see you this summer.”
“Professor” Branham Files First Entry for Devil’s Bowl Speedway Vermont 200
Given is first Super Stock driver to enter
WEST HAVEN, Vt. – One of the most highly anticipated stock car events in the Northeast is already building its driver roster, as entry forms are already flying in for September’s historic “Vermont 200 Weekend” at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Longtime competitor Bucko “The Professor” Branham has earned the distinction as the first driver to file an official entry for the event.
The Plattsburgh, N.Y., native will drive his familiar No. 20 AHI Imaging/Bud Light-sponsored Bicknell car in the Sportsman Modified division, as he attempts to qualify for the 30-car, 200-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. Branham owns four track championships at Airborne Park Speedway in his hometown, but he has also tasted success at Devil’s Bowl with wins on the former asphalt track in 2014 and 2015. He returned to dirt racing for the first time in over 25 years last summer and won a Sportsman feature at Airborne.
Brett Gonyaw Has The Spark of a Champion
(Stafford Springs, CT)—For the 2018 season, SK Light driver Brett Gonyaw will be looking to pick up right where he left off after a breakout 2017 season at Stafford Speedway. Prior to last year, Gonyaw had made only 3 starts at Stafford, but made the most of his first full season by posting 2 wins, 9 top-5, and 12 top-10 finishes. Gonyaw’s breakout season also saw him emerge as a championship contender, not only at Stafford but through the Champions Spark Plugs Search for A Champion contest. With a stellar campaign under his belt, Gonyaw is looking forward to returning and once again running up front at the Connecticut half-mile facility.
Lee USA Speedway Announces Changes to 2018 NASCAR Sanction.
Lee, NH. – Lee USA Speedway Announced today that effective the 2018 Season the R&R “the tool Store and More” Late Model Sportsmen will be the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Premier Division. Along with a bump in the progressive pay off to car count will bump to $500/$700/$1,000.
The Rodfather Super Modifieds who have been the Premier Division since 2011 will move to the Division 2 slot along with the Rodfather, NASCAR and the track providing a $10,000 Points fund. The Supers Schedule and pay offs will stay the same as posted.
PASS South To Headline “MegaShow” At Caraway On Sunday
CHARLOTTE, NC (March 14) – After being delayed a week due to weather, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Models will return to action Sunday afternoon at Caraway Speedway. The RGS Products 125 will pair two of the regions premier touring divisions as the PASS South Super Late Models will be joined by the season opening event for the Southern Modified Racing Series (SMRS) Tour Modifieds. With the last weekend’s cancellation, officials from PASS and Caraway Speedway decided to take this already huge weekend of racing up another notch by also including the 602 Super Limiteds, 602 Modifieds, and Limited Late Models to create a huge day of short track action on Sunday.