Thunder Road SpeedBowl
THUNDER ROAD DIVISIONAL SPONSORS RETURN FOR 2007

     Officials from Barre, VT’s Thunder Road International Speedbowl are pleased to welcome back each the race track’s three divisional entitlement sponsors for another year of exciting stock car racing action.

     NAPA Auto Parts has enjoyed a long and successful relationship with Thunder Road and its parent company, the American-Canadian Tour (ACT), which began in 1991. NAPA will again sponsor the famed Tiger Sportsman division, Thunder Road’s intermediate V8-powered class, in all championship events in 2007.


THUNDER ROAD ANNOUNCES MOTHERS’ “OFFICIALS FOR A DAY” CONTEST
Hey kids!  Is your mom a race fan?  Does she have what it takes to be an official at Barre, Vermont’s Thunder Road?  Do you want to give her the most awesome Mother’s Day present ever?
  Just answer this question: “What two jobs at Thunder Road would my mom be great at, and why?” and YOUR mom could win the chance to be an official at the Casella Waste Management Mother’s Day 100 at Thunder Road on Sunday, May 13!

THUNDER ROAD’S PITS PACKED AT PRACTICE
Thunder Road’s four stock car racing divisions packed the quarter-mile track’s pit area Wednesday for the first practice session of the season. In addition, several ACT Tour competitors were in attendance to get a head start on their preparation for the track’s 48th season opener, the Merchants Bank 150 on Sunday, May 6.
           
Joey Polewarczyk displayed his 2007 Late Model at the recent Speedway     Expo in W Springfield, MA.                    
Hudson, New Hampshire’s 17 year-old rising star, Joey Polewarcyzk debuted a new car and was fast right out of the box. The high school senior established a new the Thunder Road track record last October and garnered the $1,000 Booth Brothers/HP Hood Pole Award for the prestigious Vermont Milk Bowl. He ended up finishing third in the unique Monza-style race behind winner Brent Dragon and Cris Michaud. According to those timing the competitors, young “Pole” was circling the speedplant just a tick slower than his track record.
            Thunder Road’s “Bad Boy”, Dwayne Lanphear from Morrisville, VT got back in a Late Model for the first time in several years. The veteran and 2001 Milk Bowl champion was one of the surprises during the Late Model rounds. The 42 year-old, who will pilot a Dodge #28 instead of his previous #40, was reported to be strong, especially through the track’s high-banked corners.