Contributed by: ACT Staff
Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl was named the winner of SpeedwayEXPO’s second annual “Best Weekly Show” award at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA on Sunday, March 2. The Barre, VT stock car track, known as the “Nation’s Site of Excitement,” is set to begin its 49th season with the Merchants Bank 150 for the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Championship Late Models on May 4.
First opened in 1960, Thunder Road is highly regarded for its fast-paced and entertaining programs, affordable family ticket prices, high car counts, and exciting action every summer Thursday night. Four racing divisions compete at the high-banked 1/4-mile asphalt oval from May to September.
Only two seasons old, SpeedwayEXPO has already established itself as the northeast’s premier annual stock car racing trade show and exposition. Hosted by the award-winning staff at Dick Berggren’s Speedway Illustrated magazine, SpeedwayEXPO’s “Speedy Awards” are designed to honor grassroots race teams, tracks, organizers, fans, and supporters. Race fans submit nominations and votes for 11 Speedy Award categories, with the winners determined by a combination of fan votes and Speedway Illustrated staff collaboration.