“King of the Road” Battle Still Up for Grabs Entering Premium Mortgage Night
Barre, VT – Barre’s Thunder Road takes another giant step in the 2018 “King of the Road” chase this Thursday, August 16 at Premium Mortgage Night. Just two rounds remain in the fight for the Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model title, and the multi-way battle could go in any direction over the coming two weeks.
Three veterans of the Late Model ranks remain very much alive in their pursuit of a track championship. South Burlington’s Trampas Demers sits atop the standing entering Thursday’s 50-lap main event. The longtime weekly racer jumped to the top of the heap with a victory two weeks ago and maintains a 13-point edge over Milton’s Scott Dragon. Barre’s Jason Corliss is 18 points behind Demers in third.
Hodgdon Wins Triple Crown Finale & Championship on Cody Night
Barre, VT – Craftsbury Common’s Joel Hodgdon took home all the marbles at Cody Chevrolet Cadillac Night on Thursday, August 9. The Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tiger point leader stood tall against every challenger to capture the Myers Container Service Triple Crown finale, securing the championship in the 3-race series to go with it.
Thunder Road to Crown First Champion of 2018 This Thursday
Barre, VT – The first championship of the 2018 season at Barre’s Thunder Road will be awarded this Thursday, August 9 on Cody Chevrolet Cadillac Night. A 75-lap showdown in the Myers Container Service Triple Crown finale is the final step towards a potential title for the best Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tiger competitors at the speedway.
Additional Disqualification Announced Following Street Stock Teardown
Barre, VT – Thunder Road officials have announced that Berlin’s Scott Weston has been disqualified from the Street Stock Special held Sunday, August 5.
The decision comes following a lengthy teardown in post-race Street Stock technical inspection. Those involved in the teardown included the top finishers in the 50-lap Twin State Street Stock Series event plus several other drivers randomly selected by tech officials.
Demers Puts the Power Down for Win on WDEV/Calkins Night
Barre, VT – South Burlington’s Trampas Demers scored a crucial blow in the latest round of the 2018 “King of the Road” prizefight by taking his second Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model win of the season on Thursday, August 2. The veteran made a breathtaking move just past the halfway mark to grab the top spot and eventually score the victory on WDEV Radio/Calkins Portable Toilets Night.
Enduro 200 Ready to Bring Thrills Again
Street Stocks Rev Up for Twin State Series Event
Barre, VT – This Sunday, August 5, the “People’s Race” returns to the high banks of Barre’s Thunder Road. The annual Bolduc Metal Recycling Enduro 200 is one of the most popular events every summer, giving amateur racers their yearly chance to tackle the legendary oval.
A hundred cars or more are once again expected for the $3,000-to-win, no-holds-barred affair that has launched many racing careers while giving others their shining moment of glory. The entire field will start 3-wide, creating a gridlock tougher to navigate than New York City rush-hour traffic. There will be no yellow flags and few red flags, making for an event unlike any other held at Thunder Road.