Thunder Road SpeedBowl

Bill Davis Wins $5,000 in M&M Beverage Enduro

Bill Davis of Monson, MA earned $5,000 with his win in the 250 lap 25th Annual M&M Beverage Enduro. Davis along with over 150 other cars from all over the northeast attempted to snag the big pay check. Long time leader Adam Gray of Belchertown, MA dropped out with less than 30 laps remaining and handed the victory to Davis. The event saw lots of action including several pile-ups and even a roll over.

Williamstown’s Michael MacAskill took home his second career Allen Lumber Street Stock win and first of the season in a special 50 lap event. MacAskill took the lead from Dave Whitcomb with two laps to go and survived a green-white-checkered finish. Whitcomb finished second followed by Tommy “Thunder” Smith, Tucker Williams and Jason Corliss. Forty cars started the fifty lap feature.




The 50th Anniversary Season Celebration at Thunder Road International Speedbowl will continue with next week’s doubleheader. The action will begin on Thursday, August 13th with Vermont ACE Hardware Dealers Night featuring the Tiger Sportsmen Tri-State Series 100. It will be the third and final event on the Tri-State Series 2009 schedule. The Late Models, Street Stocks and Junkyard Warriors are also on the stock car racing card. Post time is set for 6:30pm.

The doubleheader will continue on Friday, August 14th with the Pepsi Night make-up event. Fans that bring their ticket stubs from the Thursday night event will receive an admission discount on Friday (Adults $5, Kids under 12 free). Immediately following the racing will be a 50’s/60’s sock hop, costume contest and hoola-hoop contest. All fans are invited down to the pit area for the festivities and 50 cent drinks and hot dogs from Al’s concession stand. Post time is 6:00pm.

The season is winding down so don’t miss out on all the fun next Thursday and Friday at Thunder Road International Speedbowl.

Also this Sunday, August 9th is the 25th Annual M&M Beverage Enduro rescheduled from August 2nd. Over 100 cars have already entered, including Barre Mayor Thom Lauzon. Come watch 250 laps of mayhem with the winner walking away $5,000 richer. Post time is 6:00pm.



Rich Lowrey Scores Sixth Career Victory at Thunder Road

Charlotte’s Rich Lowrey scored his sixth career feature Late Model win on NAPA Night at Thunder Road International Speedbowl. Lowrey started in the sixth position and took over the lead from Eric Chase after a lap 28 restart. The “Hurricane” Jamie Fisher raced through the field from his ninth position to battle Lowrey, but came up short. Jean-Paul Cyr came from fifteenth to third and unofficial retakes the lead in the championship point’s battle. Eric Chase came home fourth followed by Phil Scott who unofficially retains third place in the point standings. Brooks Clark finished sixth followed by Cris Michaud, John Donahue, Nick Sweet and Craig Bushey rounding out the top ten.

Mark Barnier of Essex Junction captured the feature win in the NAPA Tiger Sportsmen. Barnier led wire to wire from his pole starting position and pulled within three wins of all-time Tiger win leader Joey Laquerre. Eric Badore took second position followed by Joel Hodgdon, Tom Therrien and Ricky Roberts to complete the top five. Tony Rossi, Scott Coburn, Jeff Bousquet, David Finck, and Pete Ainsworth completed the top ten.