Deegan To Make Official Ford Debut In Mustang GT4 Featuring Throwback Paint Scheme Honoring Lyn St. James’ Breakout 1985 IMSA Campaign

Deegan To Make Official Ford Debut In Mustang GT4 Featuring Throwback Paint Scheme Honoring Lyn St. James’ Breakout 1985 IMSA Campaign

  • Deegan will pair with fellow Ford Performance Development Driver Chase Briscoe in four-hour IMSA sports car race at Daytona International Speedway
  • Paint scheme is throwback to Lyn St. James’ 1985 Roush Racing IMSA GTO Mustang
  • St. James, a pioneer for women in racing, captured six IMSA sports car wins with Ford, including two Rolex 24 at Daytona class victories

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 17, 2020 – When Hailie Deegan makes her official Ford Performance competition debut next week in the IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge race at Daytona International Speedway, she’ll be doing it in a throwback paint scheme of a Ford IMSA star that helped pave the way for women in racing.

Ford Performance unveiled the paint scheme today for the No. 22 Multimatic Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4 that will be driven by Deegan and co-driver Chase Briscoe in the four-hour event Friday, Jan. 24.   The red, white and blue paint scheme is a modern throwback to the Roush Racing Mustang IMSA GTO car driven by Lyn St. James in her breakout season of 1985, when she captured three victories, including the first IMSA GT win by a woman driving solo.

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Rich Hammann Teaming With R.J. Surdell For Limited Late Model Championship Run in 2020

Rich Hammann Teaming With R.J. Surdell For Limited Late Model Championship Run in 2020


(Stafford Springs, CT)—After racing his own equipment at Stafford Speedway for 12 seasons from 2000-2018, Tolland, CT native Rich Hammann will return to competition in 2020 in the Limited Late Model division.  Hammann will be driving the #83 NAPA of Tolland Chevrolet for former Limited Late Model and current Late Model driver R.J. Surdell.  Hammann is in the process of building his own Limited Late Model car, but a phone call from Surdell set in motion plans for the two drivers to team up for the 2020 season.

“I’m building a new car but it won’t be ready in time for the start of the season at the Sizzler,” said Hammann.  “R.J. was also building a car and he ended up giving me a call and asked if I would be interested in driving for him.  I’ll run his car this season and then probably run my own car next season.”

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ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION CT CHAPTER SELECTED AS 2020 OFFICIAL CHARITY OF LIME ROCK PARK

LAKEVILLE, Conn.—Lime Rock Park, the historic automotive and entertainment venue has selected the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut chapter as its 2020 Official Charity and will host the Northwestern Connecticut Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. 


There are 78 thousand people in Connecticut living with Alzheimer’s disease and 178,000 caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut chapter supports families by providing services including education classes, support groups, a 24/7 helpline, advocacy and by funding critical research to find new treatments or a cure. 

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Season opener at Gould Mountain Farms set for Saturday at Rock Maple Racing

Season opener at Gould Mountain Farms set for Saturday at Rock Maple Racing

HAMPSTEAD, N.H. (Jan. 15, 2020) — With our widespread and record-setting January thaw now fading into memory as local meteorologists discuss two significant storms coming later this week, the time for snowmobile racing has finally returned here in the north country. 

Cross country race teams from around the northeast will converge on the beautiful Gould Mountain Farms in Sherman, Maine, this Saturday, January 18, for Round 1 on the six-race 2020 Rock Maple Racing schedule. Spectator admission is just $5 for adults, while children age 12 and under will be admitted free with a paying adult. Racing will get under way at 10 a.m. 

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Craig Lutz Files Entry for Stafford Open Modified 80 Events

Craig Lutz Files Entry for Stafford Open Modified 80 Events


(Stafford Springs, CT)—Over the past three seasons when the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour visits Stafford Speedway, Craig Lutz has been one of the drivers to watch.  Lutz is currently riding a 9-race top-10 streak at the ½ mile, including his first career Tour win at the 2019 running of the NAPA Fall Final.  Lutz will be looking to add to his stellar Stafford totals as he has registered to compete in all four Open Modified 80 events this season. Lutz will pilot the #56 Riverhead Building Supply Chevrolet owned by Russell Goodale in each of the 80’s including the Open Mod 80 on May 15, the Twisted Tea Open 80 on June 12, the Bud Light Open 80 on July 10, and the Lincoln Tech Open 80 on August 21.

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Stafford SK Light Champion Teddy Hodgdon Moving to SK Modifieds® for 2020

Stafford SK Light Champion Teddy Hodgdon Moving to SK Modifieds® for 2020


(Stafford Springs, CT)—After winning the SK Light championship at Stafford Speedway in 2019, Teddy Hodgdon is set to climb the ranks into the SK Modified® division for the 2020 season.  The Danbury, CT native and driver of the #55 Montanari Fuel Chevrolet drove to 5 wins last season along with 12 top-5 and 15 top-10 finishes. Hodgdon will look to carry that success into the SK Modified® division as he prepares to embark on his rookie campaign.

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