Barre, VT — Memorial Day Weekend brings with it the start of summer, and especially the beginning of full-fledged race season. For race fans from across New England, seeing 138 different racecars pack the pit area of Thunder Road International Speedbowl on Sunday was a welcome sight for the summer season ahead. Along with the four weekly Thunder Road divisions, Tour-type Modifieds made their triumphant return for the first time in 12 years with the inaugural Granite City 100.
The late Mike Stefanik from Exeter, RI will receive the call to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night, an honor that recognizes his racing accomplishments as a nine-time champion at the regional series level.
This weekend, Ford Performance is celebrating competition with a display of high performance vehicles and first reunion of the eight Ford LM GTE Pro race cars, five years after the historic 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans victory.