Patenaude brothers split Pro finals in Loudon for Eastern Snocross Tour Ashline sweeps Pro Lite on The Flat Track at NHMS
LOUDON, New Hampshire (Feb. 17, 2020) — Vermont snowmobile racing veterans Leo and Hunter Patenaude swept the Pro finals over the weekend, as the Eastern Snocross Tour (ESXT) completed Rounds 5 & 6 on the 2020 schedule on The Flat Track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Point leader Leo Patenaude (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo), of Hartland, dominated Saturday’s 14-lap final. The finely-tuned athlete and proud papa crossed the stripe over five seconds ahead of runner-up Corin Todd (Team Southside/Polaris), while New York veteran Mike George finished third.
On Sunday, reigning national Pro Lite champion Hunter Patenaude (Ingles/Ski-doo) blasted his way to victory over Marco Travaglini (Ingles/Ski-doo) and the always-fast Corin Todd. Travaglini was never too far behind his teammate, crossing the line just two second behind one of the hottest riders on snow.
More than 100 Eastern Snocross Tour athletes will kick off the action-packed 2020 lineup at The Flat Track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this Saturday and Sunday, February 15-16
LOUDON, N.H. – Snocross will make its debut on the snow-covered dirt track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, February 15-16, marking the first winter event on The Flat Track. Among the field of more than 100 Eastern Snocross Tour athletes from around the Northeast who will be taking on Loudon this weekend will be local talent including a N.H. State Trooper, an 11-year old, the son of a local business owner and 2020 Aspen X Games bronze medalist.
The two-day event will be round three of seven in the Eastern Snocross Tour Championship. Groomers took to the track starting on Tuesday to transform the 0.25-mile bullring dirt track into a snow-covered course with a 100-foot frontstretch triple and a rhythm section on the backstretch that will have the fans on their feet.
TRI TRACK OPEN MODIFIED SERIES ANNOUNCES 2020 PURSE STRUCTURE By Kyle Souza
SEEKONK, Mass. — Tri Track Open Modified Series officials announced on Wednesday the purse structure for the six-race season in 2020.
Competitors will be chasing at least $6,000 to win each event, with Seekonk Speedway’s Open Wheel Wednesday listed as a $10,000 first-place prize.
With 26 spots open for each event, the total purse per race will rise over 40,000, with drivers who qualify taking home at least $1,000 to start.
“We’re very pleased with the purse we have come up with for the 2020 season,” Wayne Darling, one of two Managing Partners of the Tri Track Open Modified Series, said. “Registrations are open, and we are looking forward to seeing everyone this year.”
Patenaude, Todd split Pro finals in Winchester for Eastern Snocross Tour Series makes solid debut in Granite State with talented field
WINCHESTER, N.H. (Jan. 20, 2020) — Veteran snocross racers Leo Patenaude and Corin Todd split the Pro finals over the weekend, as the new Eastern Snocross Tour (ESXT) made its debut at Winchester Speedpark.
Patenaude (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo) blasted to victory in Saturday’s final over Marco Travaglini (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo) and Todd, a former regular on the ISOC national circuit. Todd (Team Southside/Polaris), of Otego, N.Y., found redemption with his first eastern regional win in years on Sunday, with Patenaude and rising star Adam Ashline (Ingles/Ski-doo) filling out the podium.
In HK Powersports Pro Lite action, Dalton Jacquier (Team Southside/Polaris) outgunned his rivals to claim Saturday’s hotly-contested final. Adam Ashline (Ingles/Ski-doo) put in a solid effort to claim second, while series newcomer Mitchell O’Keefe finished third.
Tri Track Open Modified Series Announces 2020 Points Format Best Five of Six Races To Be Counted Towards Championship; Registrations Open For New Season
By Kyle Souza
SEEKONK, Mass. — Tri Track Open Modified Series officials announced on Wednesday the point standings structure that will be used for the 2020 season.
As part of six events, drivers will tally points in each feature. In 2020, the champion will be decided by taking the best five out of six point totals a driver receives. Drivers will no longer be required to attend all six events to score the championship, but with a drop race factored into the totals, the new format allows for a driver to have a miscue, while still being in contention for the title.
“This will give drivers a bit more of a buffer in case something goes wrong at one of the races,” Wayne Darling, one of two Managing Partners of the Tri Track Open Modified Series, said. “This is just one of many announcements we will have over the next few months. We’re looking forward to getting the season underway in May.”
LOUDON, NH: Kick off the 2020 racing season at the North East Motor Sports Museum on Saturday February 15th with free food and fun at our annual Daytona Party. The party starts at noon and runs until the end of the NASCAR Xfinity 300 which will be shown on our new 12×10 big screen! The party is free for museum members and kids under 12. If you’re not a member become one the day of the event or pay $10 for entry. Members, please bring your member cards for entry.
For one day only the 60 foot slot car drag strip returns to the museum for guests to test their reaction time and claim bragging rights. The slot car drag strip features a working christmas tree starting light, so don’t red light! In addition to the drag strip the museum slot car oval will be zooming with many makes and models of cars.