Waterbury, VT – Two of the most reputable names in Northeast Modified racing will be part of the operations team for the inaugural Northeast Classic. American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials have announced that Ed Bennett and Greg Felton will oversee the Modified Open at Loudon’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18.
Bennett and Felton have been part of the regional Modified racing scene for decades. Each currently holds a major role with the Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS). Bennett joined the series in January 2019 as a managing partner in charge of race day operations. He is also a longtime Modified car owner who has fielded rides for drivers such as Matt Hirschman, Jimmy Blewett, Chuck Hossfield, and Erick Rudolph.
Return to NHMS Flat Track highlights 15 race USAC-DMA Schedule
After a successful first race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway Flat Track in
2019 which featured excellent racing and a drive to victory from 22nd starting spot by Seth Carlson, the USAC Dirt Midget Association will visit the Speedway twice in 2020. The first race will take place on July 17th on the Friday night of the Speedway’s NASCAR Cup weekend. For 2020 a second race has been added on Friday Sept. 11th in conjunction with the Full Throttle Weekend on the big track.
Snocross Makes its Debut at The Flat Track to Kick Off 2020 The Eastern Snocross Tour will kick off the action-packed 2020 lineup at The Flat Track, which also includes American Flat Track, Granite State Legends Cars and the USAC Dirt Midget Association.
LOUDON, N.H. – The Flat Track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will kick off its 2020 season in the height of the New England winter with an action-packed snocross event. The Eastern Snocross Tour will make its debut on the snow-covered dirt track when it rips into Loudon February 15-16, marking the first ever winter event on The Flat Track.
“We’re looking forward to a full season of racing on our newest racing surface, The Flat Track,” said David McGrath, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “As New Englanders, we all know the cold and the snow is inevitable, and many of our fans already embrace the winter months by riding snowmobiles throughout the state. The Flat Track’s lineup will give them another reason to love racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.”
Speedway Children’s Charities New Hampshire Chapter distributed grants to 51 charities to help 59,329 children across New England.
LOUDON, N.H. – The holiday spirit filled The Palace Theatre in Manchester, N.H. on Tuesday as Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig joined Speedway Children’s Charities New Hampshire Chapter at its 11th annual grant distribution ceremony. Grants were handed out to 51 local nonprofits totaling $55,375 in front of the festive backdrop from “A Christmas Carol.”
“Today is such a feel-good day,” said David McGrath, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “True holiday spirit is all about helping those who need a little extra, and I’m so proud to be a part of this team who makes the holidays brighter for so many children in our community.”
Walt Hammond & SK Bean to chase Claremont NHSTRA Modified Championship!
Claremont NH – Walt Hammond from Enfield NH will find a new home on Friday nights in 2020, Walt along with Stuart bean will bring the #77 Modified to Claremont Motorsports Park for the 2020 season. Hammond has been racing a DIRT Modified over the last few seasons but is not a stranger to the pavement formally competing in an ACT style Late Model in the past. “I grew up at Claremont watching my Dad, Donnie Lashua, Dwight Jarvis & Punky Caron race at Claremont. It’s kind of cool to get a chance to race at the same track as they all did”
N. Woodstock, NH – White Mountain Motorsports Park (WMMP) has officially set the 2020 racing schedule for teams and fans. The track’s 28th season of racing currently has 20 events planned with several additions and changes from the previous year.
The WMMP season officially opens on Saturday, May 9. The annual Car Show will be held at the track that morning from 10:00am-12:00pm. It will be followed by an open practice for all divisions with post time at 6:00pm. All Saturday events will start at 6:00pm in 2020 except for those held on major race weekends at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.