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.
Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced its schedule of events for 2020. The 29th year of the ACT Late Model Tour will feature 12 point-counting events at eight tracks throughout the Northeastern United States and Quebec between mid-April and mid-September.
The chase for the 2020 ACT championship and the $10,000 top prize will begin and end at Loudon, NH’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). As previously announced, the Tour opens the season at the inaugural Northeast Classic on Saturday, April 18. ACT has also been added to the third annual Full Throttle Fall Weekend at NHMS on Friday and Saturday, September 11 and 12.
Walpole NH – For the first time ever, The Granite State Pro Stock Series will contest an event at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway. The track has held Pro Stock races both weekly and as host to touring series since the track was paved in 1986.
The series will make its debut at the Scarborough ME oval on Friday night, July 24. The race will be 100 laps of green flag racing and qualifying will include the ultra-popular Crazy Horse Racing fast time challenge as well as heat races and a consi if needed.
The Granite State Pro Stock Series will allow its competitors to use two new body options for the 2020 racing season.
The brand new AR Revolution reskin kit, to be released at PRI 2019, will be legal for 2020 along with 5 Star’s Gen 6 body that was released one year ago. Both of these new body options will carry a 20 pound weight penalty for the 2020 racing season.
ACT, PASS to Open 2020 Championship Seasons at NHMS
Waterbury, VT & Naples, ME – Loudon, NH’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) will be the launching pad for the 2020 Northeast Late Model racing season. The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and the Pro All Star Series (PASS) announced today they will visit the “Magic Mile” on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, 2020 for the inaugural Northeast Classic.
JAMES RIVER, NS (November 18, 2019) – The 2020 edition of the IWK 250 is set for July 18. For the 14th-straight year, the highly-anticipated event will be presented by Sydney businessman Steve Lewis as an awareness and fundraising endeavour for the IWK Foundation. Since 2007, the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis has raised over $481,000.00 for the Foundation.
“We’re happy to get the date out there so fans can circle it on their calendars,” said Paul McLean, General Manager for Riverside International Speedway. “We know folks look forward to this event and even book vacation plans around it so we hope it’s a help for them to know the date this far in advance. And we are most appreciative for Steve’s continued support and the ongoing affiliation with the IWK.”
Ben Ashline Takes Surprise Win In Racing’s Return To Lanier
BRASELTON, GA (November 16) – Ben Ashline made the long trip from Pittston, ME count taking the surprise win for the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models Saturday afternoon in the Lanier National 200 at Lanier Raceplex. Ashline’s first career PASS victory was the first checkered flag that has flown at Lanier since racing was last held here in 2011.
Drivers Ready To Make New Memories At Lanier This Weekend
NAPLES, ME (November 13) – Ever since the return of stock car racing to Lanier Raceplex was announced earlier this year, fans and drivers alike have brought up memories of great races of the past at the speedway that opened in 1982. On Saturday afternoon, new memories will be made when the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) National Super Late Model Championship will be decided in the Lanier National 200. While the championship will conclude a season that began at Richmond Raceway in March, the Lanier National 200 will pay $6,000 to the race winner, and an eye-popping $1,000 just to start. Joining the PASS Super Late Models at Lanier, will be three divisions of Legends cars and the Bandoleros. The Legends Pro/Masters will race for $500 to win, Semi-Pros will compete for $400 to win, and the Young Lions will race for $300 to win.
Lanier Just Days Away From Rebirth For PASS Finale
NAPLES, ME (November 7) – In just over a week, the sounds of race engines will again permeate the hills and countryside of North Georgia when the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models hit the pavement at Lanier Raceplex. Throwing back to the original name of the speedway which has been shuttered for the better part of the last decade, the Lanier National 200 will pay $6,000 to win and $1,000 just to start the feature on Saturday, November 16. Along with the 200 lap contest, points leader, Mike Hopkins of Maine, will look to be crowned the 12th PASS National Super Late Model Champion. Joining the PASS Super Late Models in action will be feature events for Legends Pros/Masters, Semi-Pros, and Young Lions, along with racing for Bandeleros.