“King of the Road” to be Crowned on Barre Granite Championship Day
Barre, VT – Barre’s Thunder Road is just days away from crowning its 2019 “King of the Road”. Barre Granite Association Championship Day this Sunday, September 22 will decide which drivers get to lay claim to track titles in Thunder Road’s landmark 60th season of competition.
Barre, VT – The 57th Vermont Milk Bowl presented by Northfield Savings Bank is already shaping up as one of the most star-studded auto racing events of the season in the Northeast. Numerous champions, former Milk Bowl winners, and rising standouts have already sent in their entries and will attempt to qualify for the “Toughest Short-Track Stock Car Race in North America” on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29.
Dubeau Hits it Out of the Park for Labor Day Classic Win
Barre, VT – Plainfield, NH’s Rich Dubeau hit racing’s equivalent of a grand slam with a dominating victory in the 41st Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic 200 at Barre, VT’s Thunder Road on Saturday, September 14. Dubeau got the jump over hometown racer Nick Sweet on a lap-48 restart and never gave the lead up en route to his second victory of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) season.
Thunder Road Unveils Schedule for 57th Vermont Milk Bowl Weekend
Barre, VT – Thunder Road and the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) have officially unveiled the schedule of events for 2019 Vermont Milk Bowl Weekend. A full weekend of racing and off-track fun is planned to cap the 60th season at Thunder Road. It all culminates on Sunday, September 29 with the 57th Vermont Milk Bowl presented by Northfield Savings Bank.
Championship Night Moved as Part of Schedule Shuffle
Barre, VT – Thunder Road and American-Canadian Tour (ACT) officials have announced that the 41st Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 14 at 5:00pm. The event had been postponed this past Sunday following an on-track accident that occurred during qualifying.
As part of the rescheduling, Thunder Road’s Barre Granite Association Championship Night has been moved to Sunday, September 22 at 1:30pm. All Thunder Road track champions will be crowned at that event as previously planned.
Barre, VT – Bennington, NH’s Matt Kimball made a statement in the North East Mini Stock Tour (NEMST) championship chase on Saturday, August 31 by taking the win at Barre’s Thunder Road as part of Coca-Cola Four Cylinder Saturday. Kimball, the NEMST point leader, put a crossover move on E. Thetford’s Brandon Gray following a lap-31 restart and cruised from there to the victory in the 50-lap main event.