Modified Racing Series set to Return to Claremont Motorsports Park in 2021
Claremont Motorsports Park and The Modified Racing Series are pleased to announce the return of one of New England’s finest modified touring series to the NH oval in 2021. The series and track will join forces for a spectacular fall day of racing that fans won’t want to miss. Labor Day weekend, 2021, the sound of tour type modifieds will once again thunder from Thrasher Road.
“We are thrilled to be able to bring The M.R.S. back to Claremont”, stated track promoter Mike Parks. “Tour type Modifieds were the lifeblood of the speedway for many many years so to bring them back is an honor”. Parks went on to say “Jack (Bateman) and general manager Willie Doucette are bringing the series back to its roots for 2021 and we are excited to be a part of that process”.
White Mountain Adds NH Street Stock Open to Fall Foliage Weekend
ACT Fall Foliage 200 Moved to Sunday, September 26
N. Woodstock, NH – The final weekend of the 2021 season at White Mountain Motorsports Park has gotten even bigger. White Mountain officials and R&R Race Parts NH have announced that the second annual 75-lap, $5,000-to-win New Hampshire Street Stock Open will be held at the North Woodstock, NH high banks on Saturday, September 25.
The 8-cylinder Street Stock Open debuted in September 2020 to great fanfare. Earlier in the offseason, event organizers polled teams and fans asking where they’d like the second edition held. White Mountain Motorsports Park was the top choice, leading R&R Race Parts NH to reach out to the track.
PRESTIGIOUS THREE-DAY WEEKEND RETURNS WITH 14 DIVISIONS OF RACING
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EPPING, N.H. — Star Speedway announced on Wednesday the addition of the Star Classic to Speed51’s Short Track America lineup on MAVTV for the 2021 season. The prestigious three-day weekend, scheduled for September 17-19, will include 14 different divisions, with some of the most intense short-track action New Hampshire will see all season.
The Classic will once again air live to viewers on Speed51.TV, and the enhanced MAVTV broadcast of the ISMA Supermodifieds will be tape-delayed and air at a later date. The broadcast will include multiple camera angles, a pit reporter, on-board cameras and more.
“This is something I have been trying to make happen for five years,” Bobby Webber, owner of Star Speedway, said. “Being on MAVTV is huge for Star. It’s huge for the track to showcase our great racing, and especially for the racers themselves, to be able to promote sponsors on a national TV level. It’s an exciting moment — one that all of us at Star are proud of.”
Record Start to 10th Annual Gift of Lights Presented by Eastern Propane & Oil Attendance is up 244% over 2019 for the first two weeks of the annual drive-thru light show. Speedway officials have adjusted traffic patterns to accommodate increased traffic flow.
LOUDON, N.H. – Instead of HO, HO, HO, it’s been GO, GO, GO as a record number of families are enjoying the Christmas season at the 10th annual Gift of Lights presented by Eastern Propane & Oil at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Attendance is up 244% over the first two weeks of 2019 (despite being closed Saturday night due to inclement weather). The drive-thru attraction of 3.5 million lights is open nightly through Jan. 3.
N. Woodstock, NH – White Mountain Motorsports Park officials have unveiled the eagerly-anticipated 2021 racing schedule for the ¼-mile speedway. A total of 22 events are planned with numerous big shows for both local outside series.
Among other things, the 2021 schedule features three visits each for the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Models and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models; two appearances each for the PASS Modifeds, North East Mini Stock Tour (NEMST), and GoMotorsportsShop.com NELCAR Legends Tour; and the Monster Truck Throwdown following the weekly racing season. Add in special events for all the local classes, and the year is set to be a memorable one.
Waterbury, VT – American-Canadian Tour (ACT) officials have announced an update to the 2021 ACT Late Model Tour schedule. The May 2021 events at New Hampshire’s Lee USA Speedway and Barre, VT’s Thunder Road have switched places to better accommodate the tracks.
The 23rd Community Bank N.A. 150 at Thunder Road is now slated for Sunday, May 2. The event is the opener for Thunder Road’s 62nd season of competition. An optional practice day is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 1.