Derek Griffith returned to Granite State Pro Stock Series competition for Russ Conways Oktoberfest at Lee USA Speedway this weekend and left with the GSPSS trifecta. The annual festival of speed at the shoreline oval was run in the memory of the events founder, Russ Conway. When the weekend was complete it was a huge success for all in attendance especially Griffith.
Gray Takes Top Spot Late for Rusty’s Towing Enduro Win
N. Woodstock, NH – E. Thetford, VT’s Brandon Gray took it to the bank at White Mountain Motorsports Park on Saturday, October 5 by scoring the win in the Rusty’s Towing & Recovery Enduro. Gray came out on top of a back-and-forth battle with Orleans, VT’s Cody Hodge to grab the victory and the $3,000 top prize.
Oktoberfest up next for the GSPSS at Lee USA Speedway
As the 2019 Granite State Pro Stock Series season winds down, the series takes part in one of the most anticipated events of the year. The two day Oktoberfest at Lee USA Speedway has become a destination event for New England race fans and teams alike.
The last three Lee events for the GSPSS have been dominated by two drivers from just up the road in Maine. They are friends, competitors, rivals and coworkers, as both drivers work at JBJ Machine in North Berwick Maine. The machine shop, owned by John Doiron, not only employs both drivers but makes numerous parts for race cars driven throughout New England.
October Brings More Exciting On-Track Action to New Hampshire Motor Speedway
The trees are creating a colorful background for fall’s events including motorcycle and legend car racing, racing clubs and teams, drifting, rally schools, a half marathon and the fan-favorite 24 Hours of Lemons.
LOUDON, N.H. – The green landscape of New Hampshire Motor Speedway is transforming to rich hues of red, orange and gold, creating a beautiful New England fall background for the exciting events lined up for October at “The Magic Mile.”
Winchester, NH – Super Saturday Championship night at Monadnock Speedway displayed the confidence and dominance one would expect. The night’s racing crowned six champions and honored a family member of one past champion. A pair of 50-lap features and a 62-lap enduro were the keystones in a seven feature afternoon of racing.
The day’s other 50-lap championship race crowned two champions. The Street Stock division of the New Hampshire Short Track Racing Association held their final race in a six race, five track series Battle of the Belt. This meant that both the Monadnock Speedway Street Stock Champion and the series Champion would both be honored at the end of the race. David Greenslit of Claremont, NH, held a slim ten point lead for the track championship over Belchertown, MA, driver Chris Buffone. Brothers Chase and Jarret Curtis of Rutland, MA, were twenty-two points apart for the Battle of the Belt.
Griffith Goes from Last to First for PASS Win at WMMP
N. Woodstock, NH – Hudson’s Derek Griffith went from the outhouse to the penthouse in less than an hour to score his fifth Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model win of the season at White Mountain Motorsports Park on Saturday, September 21. Griffith took the lead from six-time PASS North Champion Johnny Clark of Hallowell, ME on a restart with 11 laps remaining in the PASS 150 and sped off to his second victory in six days.