Plemons captures first Super X-Car win
Bennett recovers from 13-car wreck to win Legends feature
Rheaume, Shifflett chalk up X-Car wins
Brody Monahan cruises to third Bandolero win
WATERFORD — Super X-Car driver Aaron Plemons pulled off his first New London-Waterford Speedbowl victory the hard way — with point-leader Dave Yardley breathing down his firesuit. Plemons, however, didn’t succumb to the pressure. He held off Yardley over the final five laps to grab a dramatic win the 25-lap Super X-car feature. Plemons win was one of the highlights of Wednesday’s Wild & Wacky program. (more…)
Michael Wray Race Ready For Call Before You Dig Late Model 50 at Stafford
(Stafford Springs, CT)—This Friday August 17th the Call Before You Dig Late Model 50 at Stafford Speedway marks the biggest Late Model race of the 2018 season with the winner guaranteed to take home $1,811. Despite only having 3 previous career starts in the CBYD Late Model 50 during his 5 year Stafford career, Michael Wray, driver of the #42 DMW Graphics Chevrolet, is looking forward to the race and excited about his chances of taking home the winner’s check.
CBYD 811 Challenge Winners Digging $811 Bonus at Stafford Speedway
(Stafford Springs, CT)—For the sixth consecutive season, Call Before You Dig has partnered with Stafford Speedway to present the CBYD 811 Challenge. The CBYD 811 Challenge utilizes a special points system for all drivers in each of Stafford’s five NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions. A bonus of $811 is presented to 5 drivers that accumulate points closest to 811 without going over. The points challenge started at the NAPA Spring Sizzler and concluded with the August 10th events. This year’s $4,055 in bonus money brings the 6-year total for the program to over $24,000 distributed to Stafford drivers.
Rocco, Gambacorta, Rufrano, Provost, & Hopkins Score August 10th Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with a Five-Star Series program on Friday, August 10. Keith Rocco scored his first SK Modified® feature win since he began the 2018 season with a 4-race winning streak, Kevin Gambacorta outlasted Tom Fearn to pick up his first Late Model win of the season, Marcello Rufrano added to his SK Light division leading total with his 6th win of the year, Duane Provost scored his fourth Limited Late Model win of the year, and Michael Hopkins took down his second win of the year in the Street Stock feature.
14-year veteran Pantani has moment of glory
WATERFORD — Dennis Pantani has two career Legends wins at New London-Waterford Speedbowl, but he says the latest victory he captured Wednesday stands out.
“It was sweet because we had to pass some cars to do it,” said Pantani who dropped as far back as sixth place before he made his charge to the front. “When I won seven years ago, I was in fifth place, and then the four cars in front of me wrecked and I moved up to first. It was a win by circumstance. The win I got Wednesday night I really had to earn. This was a different caliber of winning.” (more…)
$1811 Up For Grabs In Call Before You Dig Late Model 50 At Stafford
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Tom Fearn will be looking to continue his mastery of the Late Model division this season when the Late Model division takes to the track on Friday, August 17 for the Call Before You Dig Late Model 50, which will pay the winner $1,811. Fearn and the #92 King Ward Coach Lines team have racked up 10 feature wins in 15 starts this season and they are currently riding a 12-race streak of consecutive top-2 finishes with 10 wins and 2 second place finishes.