GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES RETURNS TO STAR SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES RETURNS TO STAR SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

By Souza Media/Kyle Souza

WALPOLE, N.H. — Granite State Pro Stock Series race teams are heading to Star Speedway in Epping, New Hampshire, for the third race of the season on Saturday, May 8. Coming off successful events at Stafford Motor Speedway and Monadnock Speedway — won by Joey Pole and Angelo Belsito — the series hits the New Hampshire oval for the Hedges Excavating 100 for the first of two visits in 2021. The second visit will come on Friday, September 17, as part of the annual Star Classic. 

If the finish to the Star Classic 100 last year is any indication, the Pro Stock battle should be one to remember. Former series champions Pole and Derek Griffith battled side-by-side for the final 10 laps in the race last September, and Pole is heading back to Star looking to make it two-for-two. Pole didn’t compete at Monadnock, but picked up the win at Stafford on April 24.

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ANGELO BELSITO EARNS GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES WIN AT MONADNOCK

ANGELO BELSITO EARNS GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES WIN AT MONADNOCK

By Souza Media/Kyle Souza

WINCHESTER, N.H. — Round two of the Granite State Pro Stock Series season brought competitors to the high-banks of Monadnock Speedway, and it was multiple-time series winner Angelo Belsito clicking off another checkered flag.

Belsito and the rest of the field competed in three, 20-lap segment races in place of a 100-lap feature — and the final finishing order for the race was determined based on a points system. The winner of each segment earned one point, while second-place earned two points, third earned three, and so on, throughout the field. The driver with the lowest number of points at the end of the three — Belsito — was declared the overall winner of the day. Devin O’Connell was second and Gabe Brown third.

Belsito won the first two segments and was the runner-up in the final round. O’Connell finished fourth in the first race, then second and first.

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Joey Polewarczyk Wins Granite State Pro Stock Series Casagrande Builders 75 Feature at Stafford Speedway

Joey Polewarczyk Wins Granite State Pro Stock Series Casagrande Builders 75 Feature at Stafford Speedway

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Motor Speedway welcomed the Granite State Pro Stock Series to the track for their first visit to Stafford as part of NAPA Opening Day festivities with the Casagrande Builders 75. 

The Granite State Pro Stock Series took the green flag with Eddie MacDonald taking the lead from polesitter Josh King on the very first lap of the race.  Derek Griffith was third in the early going with Joey Polewarczyk and D.J. Shaw making up the top-5.  Shaw got around Polewarczyk on lap-4 to move into fourth and Derek Gluchacki took fifth as Polewarczyk slid back to seventh in line before the caution flew with 4 laps complete.

MacDonald took the lead on the restart with Griffith moving up to second.  Gluchacki took third with Polewarcyk fourth and Shaw fifth.  Casey Call was sixth while King slid all the way back to seventh in line.  The caution came back out with 11 laps complete as Mike O’Sullivan got into the turn 1 wall and Craig Bushey also had damage to the rear of his car after coming to a stop backwards on the track in the middle of turns 1+2.

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GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES ADDS 2021 DATE AT NEW LONDON-WATERFORD SPEEDBOWL

GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES ADDS 2021 DATE AT NEW LONDON-WATERFORD SPEEDBOWL

By Souza Media/Kyle Souza

WALPOLE, N.H. — Granite State Pro Stock Series officials announced on Saturday a trip to New London-Waterford Speedbowl has been set for Saturday, July 24, 2021. The race was originally listed as a TBA on the schedule, announced on December 10, but has now been sealed up.

The New London-Waterford event is part of a 15-race announced slate for the New Hampshire based touring series for the new calendar year. The .375-mile asphalt oval, located in Waterford, Connecticut, will mark the second stop in the nutmeg state, as the first will come in the season-opener as part of the NAPA Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway on April 24.

The New London-Waterford race will help begin the second half of the season in the hunt to crown a champion.

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GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES ANNOUNCES 2021 SCHEDULE

GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES ANNOUNCES 2021 SCHEDULE

BY SOUZA MEDIA/KYLE SOUZA

WALPOLE, N.H. — Granite State Pro Stock Series officials announced on Thursday a 15-race schedule for the 2021 race season. The slate will bring drivers to three different New England states — while visiting eight different tracks in one of the most complete schedules the series has ever offered for teams and fans.

The calendar is headlined by the annual Newport Chevrolet 150 at Claremont Motorsports Park, this time on Saturday, July 31 — a $10,000 to win show that is sure to draw the top Super Late Model talent in the region. The series will also make a debut at one of New England’s most historic tracks and return to multiple staple facilities, with a mix of flat and banked tracks planned.

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