Stan Mertz Racing, Woody Pitkat Set To Head Back To Work at Stafford Motor Speedway

WHITINSVILLE, Mass. — Stan Mertz Racing and driver Woody Pitkat will look to recreate some Stafford Motor Speedway magic this Friday night, May 14, in the Call Before You Dig Modified Classic 81. Last year, the team celebrated victory in the Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 at Stafford, a track where Pitkat is no stranger to Victory Lane.

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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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Massive Field Turns Out for ThunderRoad Practice Day

Barre, VT — A huge field of cars filed through the pits for the Thunder Road Car Show and Practice Day on Saturday, May 1. When all was said and done, 119 drivers across 4 divisions took to the track in preparation for the Community Bank N.A. 150 on FloRacing this Sunday, May 2. The speeds were as big as the fields with racers storming out of the gates after a long, cold Vermont winter.

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Entries Continue to Arrive for Community Bank NA 150 at Thunder Road Speedbowl

Barre, VT — The 23rd Community Bank N.A. 150 at Barre’s Thunder Road this Sunday, May 2 has gotten a little bigger for Vermont racing fans. The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) entry list swelled even further this week with six more top Thunder Road racers throwing their hats into the ring for an event being broadcast worldwide on FloRacing.

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Local Late Models Ready to Shine Again at Community Bank N.A. 150 at Thunder Road

Barre, VT — The Thunder Road stock car racing season opens this Sunday, May 2 with the 23rd Community Bank N.A. 150. For the 76th time, the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Models are coming to town for an ACT Tour championship event. However, just as much focus will be on the local Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model racers who are more than ready to defend their stomping ground live worldwide on FloRacing.

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American-Canadian Tour Makes Next Stop at Thunder Road on May 2

Waterbury, VT — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) keeps its early 2021 season rolling with a trip to Barre, VT’s Thunder Road Speedbowl on Sunday, May 2. The 23rd Community Bank N.A. 150 pits the stars of the ACT Late Model Tour against the track’s Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model weekly standouts in a showdown that will be broadcast live on FloRacing.

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NAPA Opening Day Remains on Schedule for Saturday, April 24th; Spring Sizzler Postponed to Friday, April 30th–Sunday, May 2

NAPA Auto Parts Opening Day scheduled for Saturday, April 24th remains on schedule with 5 divisions of racing including the SK Modifieds®, Late Models, Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, and the Stafford Speedway debut of the Granite State ProStock Series.  Limited tickets are still available for tomorrow’s event.  If you are unable to attend the event tune in on FloRacing to watch the full event live.

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$129,300 in Weekly Racing Bonus Awards Posted for 2021 Season at Stafford Speedway

The 2021 Stafford Speedway season is set to kick-off this Saturday, April 24th with NAPA Auto Parts Opening Day where Stafford Speedway weekly race teams will compete for $129,300 in bonus money on top of weekly payouts. To see full weekly payouts visit staffordspeedway.com/payouts.

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Scott Tapley Named Thunder Road Speedbowl Race Director

Barre, VT — Thunder Road officials announced today that Scott Tapley has been appointed the track’s Race Director for the 2021 season. The respected motorsports official will oversee the action for all of Thunder Road’s local racing divisions. Tapley takes charge for a 19-event schedule that can be seen live in Barre, VT or worldwide on FloRacing.

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Marvin Minkler Happy to Live The Dream in Stafford’s Street Stocks

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Like many racers at all levels of racing, Stafford Speedway Street Stock competitor Marvin Minkler always had a dream to one day become a racecar driver.  Where Minkler differs from many racers of today was the path he took. As a child, Minkler attended races at Danbury Arena and had plans on racing there but the track’s closure put his dream on a back burner.  The racing dream was further put on hold as Minkler’s life took some turns serving in the Army as part of the 3rd…

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