Nail-Biting Finishes on Tap for Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Thunder Road Championship Night

Barre, VT — Seemingly endless rain, some of the best racing in recent memory, first-time victors and familiar faces dotting victory lane – It has all come down to this. Friday, September 15th brings the 64th Thunder Road Championship Night presented by Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel with razor-thin point chases ready to be decided in one final showdown.

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Tight Point Standings Lead into Preston’s Kia Independence Night Spectacular

(Alan Ward photos)

Barre, VT — Following a hard-nosed and exciting Thursday night, the top-dogs at Thunder Road are ready to roll once again on Preston’s Kia Independence Night this Sunday, July 2nd. The holiday crowd is sure to see some of the best racing of the summer as the point standings for all three championship divisions are tight as can be with multiple top-10 ties just one week before Midseason Championships with the Road Warriors ready for more wild and wacky moves on their way to the front!

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Cahoon Graduates to the Top Spot on CCV Night at Thunder Road

Barre, VT — Community College of Vermont (CCV) Night at Thunder Road brought five feature races for four divisions on the Barre highbanks in true Quarry Hill fashion on a beautiful Thursday night. In just two-hours and forty-five minutes, two first time winners immerged in the rk Miles Street Stocks while legends continue to grow in Victory Lane.

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Pro All Stars Series Returns to White Mountain for Father’s Day Sunday Matinee

(John Raper photo)

N. Woodstock, NH — The Pro All Stars Series invades White Mountain Motorsports Park for a special Father’s Day Sunday matinee to continue a twenty-three-year relationship between the highbanked New Hampshire quarter mile and the Maine-based Super Late Model series. Former touring champions and short track standouts flood the early entry list for the full-fendered touring series along with the popular PASS Modifieds, the Ammonoosuc Asphalt Mini Late Models and a special $1,000-to-win Open Street Stock 75. 

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NEAR Nostalgia Opens Iconic Thursday Night Thunder Road Racing on Casella Night

(Alan Ward photo)

Barre, VT — It’s an annual tradition on Quarry Hill to welcome in the iconic weekly Thursday Night racing at Thunder Road with the sights and sounds of yesteryear courtesy of the New England Antique Racers (NEAR). Celebrating the venerable oval’s 64th season of racing, the flathead coupes, vintage modifieds and hard-charging American muscle machines invoke the feeling of years gone by, showcasing a love of racing in Central Vermont that goes all the way back to 1960. 

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Vermont Career Technical Centers and Agency of Education Throw Support Behind Annual Friday Night Special at Thunder Road on June 9th

Barre, VT — Officials announced today the newest addition to the Thunder Road family of sponsors in Vermont’s Career Technical Centers and the Agency of Education as they have signed on to support the annual Friday Night Special on June 9th. Headlined by the return of the New England Supermodified Series (NESS) and Round #1 for the Myer’s Container Service Flying Tiger Triple Crown Series, Vermont’s Career Technical Centers and the Agency of Education Night at Thunder Road is set to kick off the weekly summer racing season with a classic Quarry Hill bang!

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Doug Coby Rockets To Second-Place Finish at Thunder Road

BARRE, Vt. – Doug Coby’s first trip to Thunder Road International Speedbowl ended with a finish on the podium on Sunday afternoon. Coby wheeled the Mayhew Tools No. 10 to a strong second-place run after leading laps in the season opener for the Monaco Modified Tri-Track Series.

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60th Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic 125 Starts King of the Road Championship Hunt

Barre, VT — Since 1961, following Thunder Road’s popular inaugural season, the Memorial Day Classic has been a staple event on the calendar of many Vermont and New England racing fans. Such bonafide Northeast legends as Jean-Paul Cabana, Joey Kourafas, Ralph Nason, Robbie Crouch and Dave Dion have stood in Memorial Day Classic victory lane.

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NASCAR Star Daniel Suárez Joins 44th Vermont Governor’s Cup at Thunder Road

Barre, VT — Officials have announced today that NASCAR Cup Series star Daniel Suárez will be making his debut at Thunder Road as part of the 44th Vermont Governor’s Cup presented by the Vermont Lottery on Thursday, July 13th. 

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Monaco Modifieds Begin 10th Anniversary Season with the Granite City 100 on May 28th

Barre, VT — After a stellar debut last season, the Monaco Modified Tri-Track Series is returning to Thunder Road International Speedbowl for the 2nd annual Granite City 100 as part of the 60th Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic on Sunday, May 28th. The $10,000-to-win event is once again drawing the top Tour-type Modified talent to Barre, Vermont in spectacular fashion to kick off the popular series’ 10th anniversary season.

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Corliss Goes Back to Front for Community Bank N.A. 150 Win at Thunder Road

Barre, VT — The perfect race day greeted fans, drivers and teams Sunday morning high atop Quarry Hill in Barre, Vermont. For the 25th consecutive year, the American-Canadian Tour teams invaded Thunder Road to launch the Speedbowl’s upcoming season in grand style, yesterday proved that was still the case. Thirty-seven teams from across New England and Quebec were on hand to battle for the prestigious win at the hometrack of the American-Canadian Tour and battle they did.

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Derek Griffith Returns to Thunder Road Victory Lane in Lid-Lifter PASS 150

Barre, VT — As part of a reimagined opening weekend for the 64th season of stock car racing at Thunder Road International Speedbowl, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) invaded the State of Vermont on Saturday. The PASS Super Late Models once again stirred the bowl at Thunder Road along with the PASS Modifieds and R&R Race Parts Open Street Stock Series to kick-off the 2023 racing season with plenty of octane and horsepower to fuel the thrills and spills of the tripleheader event.

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Thunder Road Set to Open 64th Season with 25th Community Bank N.A. 150

Barre, VT — The anticipation has been building for Officials, drivers, teams and fans as opening day for The Nation’s Site of Excitement, Barre’s Thunder Road International Speedbowl gets ever closer. Defending track champions Christopher Pelkey, Sam Caron and Dean Switser, Jr. are all set to return this Sunday, May 7t to jump start the 2023 season in year 64 for the venerable Vermont speedbowl. Along with the locals come the invaders as the American-Canadian Tour comes home to celebrate the 25th Annual Community Bank N.A. 150.

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Pro All Stars Series Ready to Open Thunder Road with Saturday Special May 6th

Barre, VT — As part of a reimagined opening weekend for the 64th season of stock car racing at Thunder Road International Speedbowl, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) invades the Green Mountain State for an opening weekend spectacular. The PASS Super Late Model 150 headlines the Saturday night program on May 6th along with the Kennebec Equipment PASS Modifieds and the R&R Race Parts Open Street Stock Series to bring a host of New England invaders into Thunder Road prior to Sunday’s 25th Annual Community Bank N.A. 150 for the American-Canadian Tour.

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ACT Ready to Invade Thunder Road for 25th Annual Community Bank 150 This Sunday

Barre, VT — For twenty-four years the American-Canadian Tour has come home to Thunder Road International Speedbowl to open the season for the only asphalt track in the State of Vermont, this Sunday, May 7th will be the silver anniversary of that opening. The Community Bank N.A. 150 not only marks the beginning of the Thunder Road season but also kick-starts a busy three-week stretch for the ACT Tour faithful as the 2023 championship season gets hot and heavy.

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