COVID-19 forces Car Shows CANCELLED for the 53rd consecutive season of racing

Bear Ridge Speedway

With the talk of the town being COVID-19, people are beginning to wonder if we will be able to race opening night May 2nd, and if tracks across New England will be ready to open. Have no fear Bear Ridge Speedway “the fastest DIRTcar track in Vermont” is moving full throttle ahead, as we finally are able to get into the track and start preparations for 2020 our 53rd consecutive season of racing.

The “99ROCK wfrd” Weekly Racing Series is taking shape as well with registrations coming in daily. If the number of applications already received is any indication of what they year holds in store for us, we can expect a banner year of competitors in all divisions. With a lot of drivers suddenly realizing they are out of time to get their cars ready, they often forget until practice day to get in those applications, so we are expecting a bumper crop of applications over the next few weeks. Drivers if you haven’t gotten your application in yet, why not take a break from getting your car ready and get your paperwork in, to save time and waiting in line on practice and opening days!

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Remains Optimistic for Season Opener

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Remains Optimistic for Season Opener
May 17 date still targeted; opening event will be delayed if necessary

WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway remains optimistic for its 54th stock car racing season to open on time on Sunday, May 17.  As the world combats the COVID-19 outbreak, management at the Vermont dirt track says that it will do whatever is necessary to ensure the safety of its spectators, competitors, and staff, but is currently working toward the planned May 17 start date.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott on Thursday released specific computer modeling that predicted the spread of the disease in the state to peak as soon as “late April or early May.”  Devil’s Bowl promoter Mike Bruno said that he is encouraged by the recent news, though he understands that things may change at any instant.

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Thunder Road’s 61st Season Set to be a Big One

Thunder Road’s 61st Season Set to be a Big One

Barre, VT – As the summer draws closer, excitement continues to build for the 61st season of racing at Barre’s Thunder Road. A huge schedule is planned for 2020, and with growing fields of drivers expected for the weekly wars, the action is expected to be hotter than ever.

The 2020 campaign has been anticipated since before the final checkered flag even dropped on the 2019 season. With five full months of racing planned – which includes the track’s 1,000th event in early July – Quarry Hill will be the place to find the best racing in the Northeast.

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Bear Ridge Speedway schedule set for our 53rd season of racing

Bear Ridge Speedway schedule set for our 53rd season of racing

Bear Ridge Speedway

Bear Ridge Speedway is ready to kick off its 53rd year of racing with an action-packed schedule that will surely put the fans on the edge of their seats each and every week.

The first glimpse and meet and greet will be the shows in the Upper Valley where some of the cars and stars will be in the month of April. First up will be at Newport Chevrolet in Newport NH. The sponsor of our double header weekend September 25th and 26th. We are scheduled to be on location in Newport on Saturday April 18th. Then we will be moving to the Upper Valley to the Fire Side Inn on the strip for our regular annual show. More information for all our shows to follow.

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Return to Young Farms next stop for Rock Maple Racing

Return to Young Farms next stop for Rock Maple Racing
Vermont venue steps up to host Round 4

HAMPSTEAD, New Hampshire (Feb. 26, 2020) — That old saying about the need to make hay while the sun shines sure applies to more than just dairy farming. In winter, especially with northern New England’s ever-changing climate, you race snowmobiles when and where there’s snow.

With the loss of a points race earlier this season in central New York, officials at Rock Maple Racing (RMR) will now return to the beautiful Young Farms in West Glover, Vermont, to contest Round 4 on the six-race 2020 campaign on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Admission is $10 per day for adults, while children age 10 and under are admitted free. This weekend’s RMR Cross Country series event is presented by several fine local sponsors, including Northpoint Chrysler/Jeep/RAM, Vianor Tire & Auto Service, The Farmyard Store, Martha’s Diner, Desrochers Crane Service, Royer’s Mini Mart, Walt’s Sales & Service and The Parker Pie Company.

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