Eddie MacDonald Set To Defend New England Short Track Showdown Crown.
Defending New England Short Track Showdown champion Eddie MacDonald has been preparing for the 50 lap event coming up on Sunday, June 24th. “We’ve prepared the car to have our crate motor in it, and it should be interesting to see how the field plays out” MacDonald said. “I believe this rules package will put on a great show for the fans.” A multi-time winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, this will be MacDonalds only appearance at the Magic Mile in 2018. “This race with the Granite State Pro Stock Series presented by Springfield Buick GMC will be the only chance we’ll have to run at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this year so, we are really looking forward to it.”
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WALPOLE N.H. – The Granite State Pro Stock Series presented by Springfield Buick GMC will be rolling into Connecticut’s New London-Waterford Speedbowl Saturday, May 26th with a unique Triple 35 Format with Time Trials.
Two Maine drivers lead the way, Jacob Dore of Sanford and Joey Doiron of Berwick look to continue their success far from home. “I like Waterford, we’ll see if we can go for two in a row, I’ve never done that before.” Dore said. “We never really got to show our strength in Claremont but, Waterford will be a track where we will be really good at.” Doiron said.
Walpole NH – The 2018 GSPSS presented by Springfield Buick GMC will have to wait one more day to kick off the 2018 race season. Claremont Speedway Owner Jim Ambrose and GSPSS president Mike Parks have decided that with the incoming showers and Thunder storms through out the afternoon and evening it just didn’t make sense to make the fans and competitors battle the weather today. Parks stated “We have a built in rain-date for tomorrow May 5th and the weather looks great so that is what we are going to do”. The race day schedule will be 100% the same as what was in place for Friday, Pit gates for GSPSS (only) Opens at 1:30pm with practice at 4:30 and heats hitting the track promptly at 7:00pm.
We are incredibly proud and thankful to announce from North Springfield, V.T. Springfield Buick GMC has joined the Granite State Pro Stock Series as presenting sponsor for the 2018 season.
“These past five years, we’ve searched for the right marketing partner that understands what we can offer and we have found it with Springfield Buick GMC” series President Mike Parks said. “To say we are ecstatic about this partnership we have built with Springfield Buick GMC would be an understatement!”
Second Annual New England Short Track Showdown set for June 24th, 2018
Two months in advance, the Granite State Pro Stock Series entry list for the New England Short Track Showdown is already 23 strong. The talent of the teams that are coming to challenge for $5,000 to win and the chance to stand in NHMS victory lane is shaking down to be absolutely fantastic. (more…)
The Granite State Pro stock Series officially brought its season to a close on Saturday March 3 at the Thompson Motor Sports Park clubhouse. The season ending banquet of champions was a chance for the teams of the GSPSS to get together one last time as part of the 2017 season and honor their champions.
Tom and Mike O’Sullivan were officially crowned owner and driver champions making them the first multi-time champions in series history. The duo also took down the 2012 series championship and have been competitors with the series virtually since day one. They received a pair of championship trophies, point fund money as well as a pair of championship jackets from American Racer Tires.