Matt Hirschman Wins 50th Annual NAPA Spring Sizzler At Stafford Speedway

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Motor Speedway kicked off the 2022 season with “The Greatest Race in the History of Spring,” the 50th Annual NAPA Spring Sizzler with Open Modified cars.  Matt Hirschman led the race twice for a total of 43 laps, including 22 of the final 23 laps as he came out on top of a late race duel between himself and Ryan Preece.

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What You Need to Know: 50th NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler From Stafford Motor Speedway

(Stafford Springs, CT)— The Spring Sizzler tradition continues with the 50th running of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler® April 23rd and 24th. With the 50th running of “The Greatest Race in the History of Spring” comes a new format. Here’s what you need to know about the format for the 50th Spring Sizzler®

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Stafford Motor Speedway Launches NFT Collection for the 50th Spring Sizzler

(Stafford Springs, CT)—In another first, Stafford Motor Speedway has created an NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) Collection supported by a secondary marketplace allowing any fan to buy, own, hold, and resell their NFTs using a credit card or crypto-currency.

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Dick Berggren, Lew Boyd, and Bruce Cohen to Serve as Grand Marshals at the 50th NAPA Spring Sizzler at Stafford

(Stafford Springs, CT)—It all started back in the Fall of 1971 when three racing friends got together looking for a way to fund their race teams, and just like that the Spring Sizzler® was born. 50 years and 50 Spring Sizzlers later the founding trio of Dick Berggren, Lew Boyd, and Bruce Cohen will serve as the grand marshals for the 50th running of the “Greatest Race in the History of Spring” Sunday April 24th.

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Matt Hirschman Enters the 50th NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler at Stafford

(Stafford Springs, CT)—The question race fans throughout the region have been asking for months has been answered as Northampton, PA’s Matt Hirschman has entered the 50th running of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler® scheduled for April 23rd & 24th.

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40th Entry Received for the 50th NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler At Stafford

(Stafford Springs, CT)—With 1 month remaining until the 50th running of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler®, Dave Etheridge’s entry has marked a milestone for the Greatest Race in the History of Spring. Etheridge’s #34 team became the 40th driver to enter the Sizzler®, the first time since 2007 a Spring Sizzler® has seen 40 entries.

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Family of Bobby Turner, First Spring Sizzler Pole Winner, Posts $1,085 Front Row Bonus for the 50th Spring Sizzler

(Stafford Springs, CT)—When the grid for the first Spring Sizzler® took formation in 1972, a young kid from Maine lined-up on the pole. That kid was Bobby Turner, a 20-something year old driver who made the trip down from Maine to race against the top drivers in the northeast at the inaugural Spring Sizzler. Over 50 years later the same #85 modified that led the field to green in 1972 will pace the field for the 50th running of the NAPA Spring Sizzler, this time with Bobby’s son Pete behind…

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50th NAPA Spring Sizzler; Win and You’re In the SRX Series Event at Stafford

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Win and You’re In. The Superstar Racing Experience is set to return to Stafford in 2022 and that means another local driver will get a shot to compete with the stars of the SRX series. In 2021, 4x Spring Sizzler® winner Doug Coby shocked the world winning the inaugural event as the local driver cementing his name in Stafford Speedway and SRX history.

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Tickets for the 50th Running of the Spring Sizzler® Now On Sale

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Tickets for the 50th running of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler® and the NAPA Auto Parts Duel qualifying events are now available on staffordspeedway.com/tickets. Along with tickets to the April 23rd and April 24th events, Stafford Speedway has also released a limited edition 50th Anniversary Spring Sizzler® t-shirt that is only available with purchases made online for the Spring Sizzler® and Duel tickets.

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Stafford Speedway Launches “Sizzler Shorts” Video Series In Preparation for the 50th Running of the Spring Sizzler

(Stafford Springs, CT)—From Fred DeSarro’s win in the first Spring Sizzler® to Patrick Emerling’s victory in the 49th Spring Sizzler®, Stafford Speedway is launching “Sizzler® Shorts” to take a look back at every running of “The Greatest Race in the History of Spring”. The shorts will feature four, 2 minute videos posted each week in the days leading up to the 50th running of the Spring Sizzler®.

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