Waterbury, VT – They first-ever American-Canadian Tour (ACT) event at Virginia’s Richmond Raceway is inching closer on the calendar, but it has already produced at least one pleasant surprise. Southern New England will send one of the largest brigades of racers to the Commonwealth Classic 65 on Saturday, March 30. The region’s Late Model competitors are coming out in force to go racing at the historic track.
At least seven ACT Late Model drivers from either Massachusetts or Rhode Island will get an early start on their 2019 season. This includes a mix of veteran touring drivers, rising Late Model stars, and veteran weekly racers eager to showcase their talents under the southern spotlight.
Attleboro, MA (January 16, 2019) — Continuing a successful partnership that reaches back for nearly 25 years, driver Andy Shaw will return to action for Weir Motorsports in the 2019 Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge. Shaw will run in the Modified class, and will once again drive owner David Weir’s #66 KDW Landscaping/Mayhan Antiques/Sumner Sessions Excavations car.
Attleboro, MA (January 9, 2019) – The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge will be represented at the 31st annual Northeast Motorsports Expo, coming to the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine on January 11-13, 2019. Attendees will see Bullring Bash signage and information with the White Mountains Motorsports Park and Thunder Road display, as well as Bill Dixon’s familiar #33 Modified that will compete in multiple events in the 2019 season.
14-RACE SCHEDULE INCLUDES RETURNS TO SPEEDWAY 51 & SEEKONK
By Kyle Souza, for the Granite State Pro Stock Series
WALPOLE, N.H. – Returns to two bullrings and an event that will produce the highest purse in the history of the Granite State Pro Stock Series are among the headlines of the 2019 schedule for the New Hampshire based Super Late Model touring division.
Hillsboro, NH– Jake Matheson Racing clinched the INEX/US Legend Cars Young Lions
national championship title on Oct. 27 at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
“Last season we set the goal to be a contender for the 2018 national title,” Matheson said.
“It took a lot of effort, but we made it.” He added, “We went into the weekend ranked third
behind two very tough competitors. So, I had my work cut out for me.”
Matheson and his team are accustomed to hard work, having raced his SignWorks New
England Legend Car in more than 30 races at 11 different tracks across the country. During
the course of the season, he earned six feature wins and over 20 top five finishes. In
addition, Jake is the 2018 Legend Car Champion at Seekonk Speedway in Massachusetts,
where he ran their weekly Fast Fridays Series.
Kadyn Berry of Goffstown, NH was a rookie this past season racing in the J&J YOLK Bandolero Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “After winning Championship and Rookie of the Year in karts, I wanted more of a challenge.”
After a long season of racing Kadyn recalls his most memorable moments of the bando series. “Each podium and memories racing with my family.”