Last Thursday, leaders from the Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge presented by RaceChoice visited the two venues that will play host to three exciting shows this summer, White Mountain Motorsports Park in New Hampshire and Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Vermont.
At both tracks, the Bullring Bash staff worked on parking layouts and safety response plans, while also meeting with the owners of both tracks, Cris Michaud and Pat Malone.
It was Bullring Bash founder Josh Vanada’s first trip to White Mountain, and he left the speedway with only good things to say.
NAPLES, ME (May 22) – A busy Memorial Day weekend for racing fans across the United States is on tap and the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Models will again be a big part of it. New Englanders will get to see the Northeast’s best Super Late Models tackle the high banks of the newly revamped Thunder Road International Speedbowl on Sunday afternoon as part of the 57thAnnual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic. And, a lot will be on the line for PASS racers. Sunday’s 150 lapper at Thunder Road will be part of the “Road To The Oxford 250” programs, rewarding the top finishers with guaranteed spots for the biggest Super Late Model race in the country.
Barre, VT – After a three-week wait, Barre’s Thunder Road is ready to get the 2019 racing season back in gear. The 57th Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic hits the high banks this Sunday, May 26 with some of the biggest stars the Northeast ready for a huge holiday weekend.
Local racing fans don’t have to jet to Monaco, Indianapolis, or Charlotte to enjoy a great Memorial Day Sunday of racing. Thunder Road will have five divisions in action with each bringing their own brand of excitement to the high banks. All are still early in their respective seasons, meaning optimism will be high throughout the pit area for a great day and year ahead.
First Round of 2019 “King of the Road” Battle Coming at Memorial Day Classic
Barre, VT – The battle to be the 2019 “King of the Road” begins Sunday, May 26 at 1:30pm. The 57th Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic is one of the oldest races at Thunder Road, and once again, it will be the opener of a 14-round Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model campaign that spans from late-May to mid-September.
Corliss Sails Away Late for Second Straight Community Bank N.A. 150 Win
Barre, VT – Hometown racer Jason Corliss dominated down the stretch to take his second consecutive Community Bank N.A. 150 at Barre’s Thunder Road on Sunday, May 5. Corliss held off a mid-race charge from reigning “King of the Road” Scott Dragon of Milton, VT to grab his third consecutive ACT Late Model Tour win at Thunder and 13th career Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model victory at the “Nation’s Site of Excitement”.
Barre, VT – The pits were bustling at Barre’s Thunder Road on Saturday, May 4 as teams from throughout the Northeastern U.S. and Canada converged for Community Bank N.A. 150 Practice Day. A total of 113 cars across four divisions took to the high banks with 98 of them also appearing at the morning’s Thunder Road Car Show.