Star Speedway Announces Full 2021 Schedule of Events
By Souza Media
EPPING, N.H. — Star Speedway’s 2021 schedule includes multiple major events, a full slate of weekly racing series divisions ready to race for a championship and the thrills and spills of staple shows to begin and end the season.
Fans will get a taste of Supermodifieds, Late Models, Modifieds, Midgets, Super Late Models, Trucks, Street Stocks and more over the course of more than 22 events of racing from April through October.
The schedule is headlined by two events for the Tri Track Open Modified Series (May 29 and July 24), including a new Memorial Day weekend show and the 10th annual SBM Classic in July. The 56th annual Star Classic returns, with a three-day show from September 17-19, while there are countless other special events including memorial races and extra-distance shows planned. The Granite State Pro Stock Series is back at Star for two dates — May 8 and a new Sunday special as part of the Star Classic weekend, September 19.(more…)
Thunder Road Reveals Schedule for 2021 Racing Season
Barre, VT – The schedule for the 2021 season at Barre’s Thunder Road is now set. Track officials have unveiled a 19-event campaign from mid-May to early-October with all the events that competitors and fans have come to love.
The 62nd season atop Quarry Hill begins Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16. The annual Thunder Road Car Show is tentatively scheduled for 9:00am on May 15, although it is dependent on the Vermont state health and safety guidelines in place come this time. Open practice for all local divisions will be held that afternoon.
Racing season at the “Nation’s Site of Excitement” then gets underway Sunday, May 16 at 1:30pm with the 23rd Community Bank N.A. 150 for the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Models. The Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers and rk Miles Street Stocks open their championship seasons that day with the Burnett Scrap Metals Road Warriors rounding out the card.(more…)
Adam Gray Wins 3rd Career Late Model Championship at Stafford
(Stafford Springs, CT)—While a championship is a special occasion for any driver in their racing career, for Stafford Late Model driver Adam Gray, his 3rd Stafford Late Model title carries with it some extra meaning. Prior to the 2019 season, long time crew member and family friend of both Gray and his father Barry, Leon Chartier, passed away. Chartier made Gray promise that he would one day return to Stafford after not racing from 2016-2018 and win a race. Gray checked that box last season and he one-upped his feature win from last season with 6 more wins this year en route to his third career championship at Stafford.
ACT Announces Schedule for 30th Late Model Tour Season
Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced the 2021 schedule of events for the ACT Late Model Tour. Twelve point-counting events are slated for the Tour’s 30th season across nine tracks throughout New England and Quebec.
ACT will also sanction multiple big-money, non-point events throughout 2021. Highlights of the schedule includes six sanctioned events that pay at least $5,000 to win, six doubleheader events with the Pro All Stars Series (PASS), long-awaited returns to several tracks throughout the Northeast, and the renewal of one of ACT’s oldest events.(more…)
Keith Rocco Takes 4th SK Modified® Track Championship at Stafford
(Stafford Springs, CT)—When the 2020 SK Modified® season kicked off at Stafford Speedway back on June 26, Keith Rocco and the #88 Wheelers Auto team began with a victory and they closed out the 2020 season with a victory and a 4th career track championship at Stafford. Rocco actually clinched the title with one race remaining but he closed out his championship season in grand style, bookending the 2020 season with victories.