LAKEVILLE, CT (5 September 2022)- The uncertain forecast didn’t dampen the final day of the Historic Festival 40 presented by Corvette, as drivers braved the variable track conditions to put on a show for the faithful Lime Rock Park fans who endured the rain on Monday.
Barre, VT — With thunderstorms and rain moving into Central Vermont early this afternoon and lasting after tonight’s scheduled Post Time, Thunder Road officials have made the difficult decision to postpone tonight’s events to the new date of Friday, September 9th. New to the 2022 Thunder Road schedule is the WDEV/Calkins Portable Toilets Championship Night for the Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Models, Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers and rk Miles Street Stocks on Friday, September 9th.
Despite the predictions by the high-priced New York City and local weather forecasters calling for a 0% chance of rain on Long Island Saturday, a potent storm rolled in over Riverhead Raceway just 30 minutes after the garage area opened at 2:00 pm.
According to local weather experts it was supposed to be a pleasant final weekend of spring on Long Island. However suddenly Saturday evening a “clipper system” from the Northeast blew in and brought rain to Riverhead Raceway ending the program 25-laps into a scheduled 40-lap Crate Modified feature.
ESPN’s live telecast of the rain-delayed Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, May 29, averaged 1.4 million viewers, the largest live cable audience for the race on record and the second most-viewed live telecast of the historic race ever. Viewership was up 43 percent over the 2021 edition of the race, which aired on ESPN2 and averaged 977,000 viewers.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway returned to Friday night racing action with a Stafford Weekly Series program on Friday night, May 27th. Alexandra Fearn won the Limited Late Model feature before rain prematurely brought the rest of the evening to a halt. All tickets sold for the May 27th event will be honored next Friday night, June 3rd for the Weekly Racing / Kids Night program at Stafford.
BECHTELSVILLE, PA. – After a partly sunny day, rain arrived at Grandview Speedway after the completion of three T.P. Truck Equipment Sportsman qualifying heat race events on Saturday evening, forcing management to postpone the remainder of the program to next Saturday, April 23 starting at 6 pm.
BECHTELSVILLE, PA. – Late afternoon rain showers moved through Grandview Speedway on Saturday, forcing the cancellation of the scheduled doubleheader of NASCAR stock car racing action, which was to include the T.P. Trailer Modifieds and the T.P. Truck Equipment Sportsman in a full program of qualifying and feature race action.
Thompson, CT — While Saturday’s Icebreaker festivities opened the New England racing season, the Tour-type Modifieds are going to have to wait one more week. With every weather forecasting outlet accessible to officials showing rain tomorrow afternoon, the decision has made to postpone Sunday’s Icebreaker 125 schedule to next Saturday, April 9.
The furious early pace of the 2022 Dakar Rally was once again on display during Stage 3 with plenty packed into the 255km of racing near Al Qaisumah, despite the timed special stage being shorted by 100km due to heavy rains in the region. Here is all you need to know: – Spanish legend Carlos Sainz wrote another chapter of Dakar history by recording the first-ever Dakar stage win by a T1-Ultimate machine – a category reserved for alternatively powered vehicles.