Northeast Classic Officially Postponed to May 8 and 9

Waterbury, VT and Naples, ME – Racers and fans awaiting the inaugural Northeast Classic at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) will have to wait a few more weeks. American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Star Series (PASS) officials announced today the highly-anticipated event has officially been postponed to Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9.

The rescheduling comes in the wake of an ongoing stay-at-home order issued by the state of New Hampshire as a response to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. The order is in effect until May 4, which spans through the original mid-April Northeast Classic date.

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eStafford Speedway to debut Friday, March 27th with NAPA Auto Parts 100 on iRacing ?

eStafford Speedway to debut Friday, March 27th with NAPA Auto Parts 100 on iRacing

Stafford Speedway is set to join the list of tracks and series that have moved online since the season delays relating to coronavirus. The first Stafford Speedway iRacing event is set for Friday, March 27th at 7pm and will stream live on Stafford Speedway YouTube channel.  Participants will include Stafford Speedway drivers who competed in an event in 2019 or have registered to compete in 2020. 

“Unfortunately the start to our 2020 season has been delayed, but we are making the best of the situation,” explained Paul Arute of Stafford Speedway. “We have almost 40 drivers already signed up for the 100 lap race on Friday and hope that we can have some fun with the event. Everyone can watch the event live on our YouTube channel Friday at 7pm.”

The 100 lap event will feature a wide array of drivers spanning all divisions that compete at Stafford. Drivers will compete using Stafford’s signature SK Modified car along with a fixed setup, which means all drivers will be competing with the same setup. Drivers signed up for the event include Mike Christopher Jr, Andrew Molleur, Teddy Hodgdon, David Arute, Byran Narducci, Chase Dowling, Matt Swanson, Marcello Rufrano, and many more. For an up to date list of drivers visit the Facebook event page.  

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Three Racing Series Added to The Flat Track’s 2020 Lineup

Three Racing Series Added to The Flat Track’s 2020 Lineup
King of Dirt Crate Modified Series, Sprint Cars of New England and the Granite State Mini-Sprint Racing Club will make their debut at The Flat Track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this summer.

LOUDON, N.H. – Three new series have been added to The Flat Track lineup during New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s three major event weekends giving race fans more summertime racing. King of Dirt Crate Modified Series, Sprint Cars of New England and the Granite State Mini-Sprint Racing Club will debut at The Flat Track as part of June’s Motorcycle Week at NHMS, July’s NASCAR race weekend and September’s Full Throttle Fall Weekend.

“We are excited enhance our major event weekends by adding more racing for our fans,” said David McGrath, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “Last year’s events at The Flat Track were a lot of fun, and we’re looking forward to even more fun in the dirt this summer.”

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DAYTONA PARTY: SLOT CAR RACING & SNOCROSS

LOUDON, NH: Kick off the 2020 racing season at the North East Motor Sports Museum on Saturday February 15th with free food and fun at our annual Daytona Party. The party starts at noon and runs until the end of the NASCAR Xfinity 300 which will be shown on our new 12×10 big screen! The party is free for museum members and kids under 12. If you’re not a member become one the day of the event or pay $10 for entry. Members, please bring your member cards for entry.


 
For one day only the 60 foot slot car drag strip returns to the museum for guests to test their reaction time and claim bragging rights. The slot car drag strip features a working christmas tree starting light, so don’t red light! In addition to the drag strip the museum slot car oval will be zooming with many makes and models of cars.

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TRI TRACK OPEN MODIFIED SERIES ANNOUNCES 2020 SCHEDULE

TRI TRACK OPEN MODIFIED SERIES ANNOUNCES 2020 SCHEDULE 

SIX-RACE SLATE INCLUDES FOUR DIFFERENT TRACKS

By Kyle Souza

SEEKONK, Mass. — Tri Track Open Modified Series officials announced a six-race schedule for the 2020 season on Tuesday, with races spreading across four different tracks, and two states in New England. 

The schedule includes a mix of staple events — like Seekonk Speedway’s Open Wheel Wednesday and Star Speedway’s SBM 125 — along two trips to Monadnock Speedway, a return visit to Claremont Speedway and a championship finale Haunted Hundred back at Seekonk, in what has quickly become a compelling day of racing. 

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New England Short Track Showdown Put on Hold for 2020

New England Short Track Showdown Put on Hold for 2020

New Hampshire Motor Speedway Event 

Showcased Short Track Racing For Three Seasons

After three seasons of moving forward, the New England Short Track Showdown at New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been put into park for the 2020 season.  

Event promoter Bob Guptill cites high costs and high risks for the decision to put the event on hiatus.  

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