Thunder Road Sending Large Contingent to ACT Commonwealth Classic

Waterbury, VT – The inaugural American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Commonwealth Classic 65 at Virginia’s Richmond Raceway will have a distinct Thunder Road flavor when it rolls to the grid on Saturday, March 30. A big part of the current entry list is made up of current or former Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Models regular at the Barre, VT track who are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to race on one of the biggest stages in motorsports.

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Thunder Road, Barre Granite Association Announce 60th-Season Celebration for Championship Night

Barre, VT – Thunder Road is ready to celebrate its 60th season of competition in style. The track has set its official 60th-anniversary bash for Saturday, September 14 at 5:00pm as part of Championship Night at “The Nation’s Site of Excitement”. The event will be presented by the Barre Granite Association (BGA), a fitting partnership for the high-banked oval that sits atop Quarry Hill.

All four Thunder Road divisions will be in action that night with added-distance features to celebrate the landmark season. The Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Models and Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers will run twin 60-lap features in recognition of the 60th season. The Late Models have been the top division at Thunder Road since 1992, while the Flying Tigers are the track’s oldest division and have competed non-stop for nearly 40 years.

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Bullring Bash Modified Events to be Automatic Qualifiers for Race of Champions

Attleboro, Massachusetts (February 1, 2019) — The inaugural season of the Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge will now have even more on the line for Modified teams in the region. Bullring Bash and Race of Champions (RoC) officials announced today that all 2019 Bullring Bash Modified events will be automatic qualifiers for the 69th annual Race of Champions 250 on Saturday, September 28.

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Bullring Bash Date Change Creates Huge Labor Day Weekend at Thunder Road

Barre, VT – A recent rescheduling has set up the 41st Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic at Thunder Road to be one of the biggest weekends in the history of the event.

Officials from the Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge Series recently announced that the “Rumble in the Quarry” Modified and Legend Car events at Thunder Road will now be held Sunday, September 1. The events were originally scheduled for Saturday, September 14, but have been moved due to a conflict with the Tri-Track Modified Series.

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Thunder Road Announces 2019 Schedule of Events

Thunder Road Announces 2019 Schedule of Events

Barre, VT – Thunder Road has officially released the 2019 racing schedule for the 60th season of competition at “The Nation’s Site of Excitement”. The 19-event season includes many events the track is known for along with new additions that promise even more thrills.

As has been tradition for much of the past two decades, Thunder Road will open its season with the 21st Community Bank N.A. 150 on Sunday, April 28. The Downtown Barre Car Show will be held the day before on Saturday, April 27 followed by an open practice for all divisions. (more…)

Dragon, Hodgdon, Martins Among Those Honored at 2018 Banquet of Champions

Dragon, Hodgdon, Martins Among Those Honored at 2018 Banquet of Champions

Barre, VT – Thunder Road Speedbowl honored the top performers of the 2018 season at the annual Banquet of Champions at the Barre Elks Club on Saturday, November 3. A packed house was on hand to commemorate the 59th season at “The Nation’s Site of Excitement”, which featured some of the greatest moments and accomplishments in the track’s history.
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