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2015 Harvest Equipment Night

Donahue Scores 15th Thunder Road Late Model Win on Harvest Equipment Night

John Donahue used a late charge to score his 15th career Thunder Road Late Model victory at Harvest Equipment Night on Thursday, June 11.

The Graniteville, VT veteran was fourth on the race's final restart on lap 37 of the 50-lap event, but shot up to outside to take the lead from Cody Blake with 10 laps remaining. Donahue then held on during the final sprint to take the first Thursday night win of 2015 after starting 17th in the 27-car field.

2015 Harvest Equipment Night
O'Donnell to Resume Threepeat Drive on Thursday Night
The 56th Thursday night opener at Barre, VT's Thunder Road rolls to the line on June 11 at 6:30pm with Harvest Equipment Night featuring Kids Rides. With it, N. Haverhill, NH's Derrick O'Donnell resumes his drive for history.

The two-time defending “King of the Road” is seeking to become only the second driver in Thunder Road history to win three straight top-division championships. Chuck Beede won the first three Late Model titles from 1992-1994.


2015 Harvest Equipment Night

Thunder Road Set to Host 56th Thursday Night Opener

The cars and stars of Barre, VT's Thunder Road Speedbowl are set to host the first Thursday night event of the 2015 season on June 11 with Harvest Equipment Night. The event marks the 56th Thursday opener at the “Nation's Site of Excitement”, where summer Thursday night stock car racing has been a tradition since the track opened in 1960.

 The first Thursday night event of the year will also see the annual Kid's Rides. Kids 12 and under will have the opportunity to ride along in a Thunder Road Late Model, Bond Auto Tiger Sportsman, or Allen Lumber Street Stock around the high banks.