Stafford Speedway Kicks Off 21 Weeks of Friday Night Racing

This Friday night, May 7, will see Stafford Speedway host the first of 21 weeks of Friday night weekly racing.  Here we take a look at several storylines from each of Stafford’s five weekly divisions that have developed over the first 2 events of the 2021 season.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Darlington Raceway

The Next Gen car is a collaboration of the brightest engineering minds in racing, with contributions coming from all sides of the NASCAR and automotive industries. The design of the Next Gen car gives the drivers greater control while putting an emphasis back on race strategies, team personnel and vehicle setups. While wind tunnels and computer simulations play an important role in racing, we want the competition to remain focused on the racetrack.

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American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Announces $5,000 Top Prize for Inaugural Challenge Cup

Waterbury, VT — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced the point fund for the inaugural New England Late Model Challenge Cup. The champion will receive a $5,000 top prize in the new regional series designed to reward weekly racer.

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Bob Tasca III’s NHRA Victory in Vegas Shows Funny Car Class is Wide Open

After the Ford Motor Company pulled out of NHRA pro drag racing in late 2013, Cranston, RI’s Bob Tasca III warned it had made a mistake: “I truly believe they have underestimated the passion and loyalty of the NHRA fans” – and lobbied hard for a decision reversal. Ford agreed to continue supporting his Funny Car program, but Tasca made a promise on his end, too.

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Mike O’Sullivan Looks To Return To Winning Form at Stafford Motor Speedway With Granite State Pro Stock Series

WALPOLE, N.H. — When you mention Stafford Motor Speedway to Mike O’Sullivan, it feels like home. The Massachusetts native, and two-time Granite State Pro Stock Series champion, is one of more than 25 registered drivers as the series gets ready for their debut at the half-mile on Saturday, April 24, as part of the NAPA Spring Sizzler weekend. The Casagrande Builders 75 is the headliner of the Saturday show to open another season at the Connecticut oval.

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Thompson Icebreaker 125 Just the Start of Big Outlaw Open Season

Waterbury, VT & Naples, ME — Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is just over a week away from the annual Icebreaker. The 82nd season opener on Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11 is headlined by the Icebreaker 125 for the new Outlaw Open Modified Series, pitting the region’s Tour-type Modified stars in a $10,000-to-win showdown.

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Push-Pass Not Needed in Indy Car in 2023 or Ever

Indycar Racing

The past 20 years has seen just about every major sanctioning body add something to the rule book or make technical changes in the hope of making the show more competitive, more exciting, and to make more people want to watch.

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