Thunder Road Announces Make-Up Dates for Casella Features
Barre, VT – Thunder Road officials have officially set the dates to make up the remainder of the Casella Waste Systems Night card that was cut short by rain on June 14. Both the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers and the Maplewood/Irving Late Models will have “double feature” nights in the coming weeks, adding bonus racing and excitement for Thunder Road fans.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—For the 2nd consecutive season, Casagrande Builders of Stafford, CT will present an extra distance Street Stock event at Stafford Speedway. Set for a 30-lap distance this Friday’s Casagrande Builders Street Stock 30 will serve as the 2nd leg of the RSMPCO.com Street Stock Triple Crown.
Chase Curtis Wins NHSTRA Street Stock Battle for the Belt Round One
Winchester, NH – Monadnock Speedway fans were treated to 220 laps of feature race competition Saturday night, including the much anticipated “Battle of the Belt” 50-lap challenge for the Street Stock division.
The “Battle of the Belt” drew racers representing all five of the New Hampshire Short Track Racing Association race tracks from the seacoast to the Connecticut River – Lee USA Speedway, Hudson International Speedway, Star Speedway, Claremont Motorsport Park and Monadnock. Twenty-five cars qualified for the first of 6 races to be held across the 5 tracks. The drivers will share in a $3000.00 point fund along with winnings for each race. The prize at the end will be an authentic WWE-style belt.
15-year-old racer Kate Re nails down Father’s Day PASS Mods win
Hermon, ME – Reigning Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model National Champion Derek Grifith of Hudson, New Hampshire nailed down his second PASS North victory of the season on Father’s Day afternoon in the Hopkins Milling & Paving PASS 150 at Speedway 95 in Hermon, Maine.
For Griffith it was his second win at the tricky, banked short track located just outside of Bangor. Griffith now has four straight podium finishes in PASS competition at Maine’s Family Fun Track. He got the lead away from hometown Hermon racer, and Richmond Raceway PASS Commonwealth Classic winner Mike Hopkins.
2019 the 52nd season Twin State Ford night wins go to Kevin Chaffee in the Sportsman Modifieds, Melvin Pierson in the Sportsman Coupes and Will Hull in the USAC Dirt Midgets
It was Twin State Ford/New Digs for Dogs night and the racing once again produced an action packed night at Bear Ridge Speedway. As has been the case most of the season the weather was not ideal with some mid evening mist and sprinkles, being more of an annoyance than anything. Kevin Chaffee copped his third win of the season the Sportsman Modifieds with Will Hull topping the USAC Dirt Midgets. Melvin Pierson authored a dominating performance in the Sportsman Coupes with John Neddo tops in the Limited Late Models and Jason Porter picking up the victory in the 4-cylinder Class.
On a picture perfect day for racing it was Jeremy Davis once again standing in victory lane at Speedway 51. A strong field of cars was on hand but after an exciting 100 lap main event, no one was better than Davis.
First on the days schedule was time trials and the Crazy Horse Racing race for the pole. This being the first race at the Groveton NH speed plant in the GSPSS time trial era, it was time for a new track record. After all the competitors had their shot at the clock, the driver who holds the first Speedway 51 GSPSS track record is Joey Doirin with a time of 12.564 seconds.
Scott Greenwood takes his first Loudon Classic victory since 2014, ending Shane Narbonne’s four-year winning streak at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.
LOUDON, N.H. – The 96th Annual Loudon Classic, the longest-running motorcycle race in America, was a fierce battle through wet conditions, ending with two generations of Greenwoods on the podium on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Ending the reign of “The King of the Classic,” Scott Greenwood took the win with his son Sam in third, sandwiching Cole Hall in second.
HFCU Member Night & Topless Races moved to June 23
WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway has cancelled its stock car racing event for Sunday, June 16, due to showers. Intermittent rains moving over southern Vermont clipped the speedway property beginning at 11:00 a.m. and remained in an on-and-off pattern through the afternoon. While the rain was expected to pass before race time, the grounds would not have dried in time for a smooth racing surface.
Hebert Gets Away Late to Win Summer Kickoff Thriller at Thompson
Waterbury, VT – Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert pulled away late to win a barnburner in the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Thompson 75 at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway on Saturday, June 15. Hebert got the top spot for good from E. Bridgewater, MA’s Ryan Kuhn on lap 67 after multiple lead changes during the closing stages and held on from there to earn the $5,000 victory in round two of the Summer Kickoff Series.
Kelly Moore impressive in Super Late Model race at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, ME – Kelly Moore of Scarborough outran all foes with seeming ease once in front of the 50-lap Budweiser Championship Series Super Late Model race, topping the Saturday night stock car racing card at Oxford Plains Speedway. In victory lane the winner thanked his son, Ryan, and Jamie Lorfano for putting together an exceptionally-quick racecar for him to drive.