Record Start to 10th Annual Gift of Lights Presented by Eastern Propane & Oil Attendance is up 244% over 2019 for the first two weeks of the annual drive-thru light show. Speedway officials have adjusted traffic patterns to accommodate increased traffic flow.
LOUDON, N.H. – Instead of HO, HO, HO, it’s been GO, GO, GO as a record number of families are enjoying the Christmas season at the 10th annual Gift of Lights presented by Eastern Propane & Oil at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Attendance is up 244% over the first two weeks of 2019 (despite being closed Saturday night due to inclement weather). The drive-thru attraction of 3.5 million lights is open nightly through Jan. 3.
GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES ANNOUNCES 2021 SCHEDULE
BY SOUZA MEDIA/KYLE SOUZA
WALPOLE, N.H. — Granite State Pro Stock Series officials announced on Thursday a 15-race schedule for the 2021 race season. The slate will bring drivers to three different New England states — while visiting eight different tracks in one of the most complete schedules the series has ever offered for teams and fans.
The calendar is headlined by the annual Newport Chevrolet 150 at Claremont Motorsports Park, this time on Saturday, July 31 — a $10,000 to win show that is sure to draw the top Super Late Model talent in the region. The series will also make a debut at one of New England’s most historic tracks and return to multiple staple facilities, with a mix of flat and banked tracks planned.
Joined by Teammates Pagenaud and Rockenfeller, Rolex 24 Within Grasp
By IMSA Wire Service
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 9, 2020) – A Two-time DAYTONA 500 Champion and seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, along with an Indy 500 winner and a Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and 24 Hour of Le Mans champion, took their seats in the Daytona International Speedway media center Wednesday morning, ready to address a robust lineup of international media in a virtual news conference during a break in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship testing.
Week After Season-Opening DAYTONA 500, the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Make Historic Return to 14-Turn, 3.61-Mile DAYTONA Road Course, Feb. 19-21
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 8, 2020) – NASCAR and Daytona International Speedway announced today, that for the second consecutive year, the storied DAYTONA Road Course will play host to the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Feb. 19-21, just one week after the 63rd running of the DAYTONA 500.
Due to several challenges as a result of the ongoing pandemic and the need for significant planning, the tripleheader on the iconic 14-turn, 3.61-mile road course-oval hybrid, replaces NASCAR’s visit to Auto Club Speedway (CA), and realigns one event from Homestead-Miami Speedway. The result is the creation of historic back-to-back weekends of action at the World Center of Racing to start the 2021 NASCAR season.
N. Woodstock, NH – White Mountain Motorsports Park officials have unveiled the eagerly-anticipated 2021 racing schedule for the ¼-mile speedway. A total of 22 events are planned with numerous big shows for both local outside series.
Among other things, the 2021 schedule features three visits each for the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Models and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models; two appearances each for the PASS Modifeds, North East Mini Stock Tour (NEMST), and GoMotorsportsShop.com NELCAR Legends Tour; and the Monster Truck Throwdown following the weekly racing season. Add in special events for all the local classes, and the year is set to be a memorable one.
MAJOR EVENTS, FULL FRIDAY & SATURDAY SLATES HEADLINE NEW SEASON
By Souza Media/Kyle Souza
SEEKONK, Mass. — Seekonk Speedway is looking ahead to a fresh, exciting 2021 season. On December 3rd, the Massachusetts third-mile announced the full schedule of events for 2021 — one that will mark the 75th anniversary of full-time racing. Seekonk Speedway looks forward to welcoming fans back to the grandstands safely, as the recent vaccine announcements for COVID-19 are welcomed news and talks continue with the state of Massachusetts.
Waterbury, VT – American-Canadian Tour (ACT) officials have announced an update to the 2021 ACT Late Model Tour schedule. The May 2021 events at New Hampshire’s Lee USA Speedway and Barre, VT’s Thunder Road have switched places to better accommodate the tracks.
The 23rd Community Bank N.A. 150 at Thunder Road is now slated for Sunday, May 2. The event is the opener for Thunder Road’s 62nd season of competition. An optional practice day is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 1.