Times Argus Mid-Season Championships Could Make or Break Thunder Road Title Hopes

fawefaeBarre, VT – One of the most important events of the Thunder Road season goes to post this Thursday, July 23 at 6:30pm with the annual Times Argus Mid-Season Championships. Double points are on the line in all events for the Thunder Road Late Models, Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen, and Allen Lumber Stocks, which means championship aspirations will be reaffirmed, re-inspired, or even crumble away by the time the final checkered flag flies.


Brian Chaffee grabs his first win in the DIRTcar Wells River Chevrolet Sportsman Coupes Kenny Schrader makes in to the top ten in the USAC DMA Midgets

BRwssxceADFORD, VT – The Granite State Mini Sprints were on hand as well as the USAC DMA Midgets which meant a full house and a lot of racing action for the fans. Midseason Championship double points Shirley & Mickey Bruleigh Memorial night afforded a packed house plenty of racing excitement with competitors duking it out for the top points. For the 500 mini sprints Tom Chaffee grabbed the win with Shawn King in second and Matt Hoyt in third. It was Richard Crooker in the 600 mini sprints for the win with Tim Beard taking second and Kyle Belliveau in third.


Lee USA Speedway

150717 lee-2Lee, NH – Lee USA Speedway hosted the Mighty Midgets of NEMA and the NEMA Lites on Friday night, along with a full program of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action to fill out the night’s racing action at “New Hampshire‘s Center of Speed“.

Third-generation racer Avery Stoehr of Lakeville, MA was the class of the field in the NEMA main, jumping out to the lead early and going the distance to post the win and collect the coveted Marvin Rifchin Memorial trophy. Five-time NEMA champ Randy Cabral of Plymouth, MA was the best of the rest and scored runner-up honors, with Seth Carlson of Brimfield, CT rounding out the podium in third.


Sweet Caps “Rollercoaster” Weekend with ACT International Win

fsrdxfcPlattsburgh, NY – Nick Sweet showed why he’s one of the top American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model drivers in the Northeast on Sunday, July 19, capping a whirlwind two days by winning the ACT International at Plattsburgh, NY’s Airborne Park Speedway.

Barre, VT’s Sweet took the lead for the final time on lap 192 of the 200-lap event, beating out Alex Labbé on the final restart. The Thunder Road Late Model point leader will take home more than $10,000 for the win after lap-leader money and contingencies. The victory was also a redemption for Sweet after finishing second in the event in 2014.