Thunder Road SpeedBowl
MOTHER’S “OFFICIALS FOR A DAY” CONTEST
BARRE, VT- Hey kids! Is your mother a race fan? Think she has what it takes to be an official at Barre, Vermont’s Thunder Road? Want to give her the `bestest’ Mother’s Day present ever? Then answer this question, “What two jobs at Thunder Road, do you think your mom would be great at, and why?” Ten lucky mothers will be selected from among the essays received and will become an honorary official at Thunder Road on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14th, at the Casella Mother’s Day 100.

The honorary job positions available include flagger, pace car driver, race director, announcer, pit steward, tech official, scorer, media personnel, back gate official, and handicapper.

All entries should include the first and last name of the mother and a daytime phone number as well as the name and age of the child submitting the entry. Entries must be received at the Thunder Road office no later than Wednesday, May 10th. Track management will announce the names of the 10 lucky moms on Thursday, May 11th. The winning mothers will be treated to a prize package and the job experience of a lifetime.

Entries can be mailed to: P.O Box 296, Waterbury, VT 05676; faxed to: (802) 244-1616 or emailed to: tb@acttour.com. For more information on the Casella Waste Management Mothers Day Extravaganza call (802) 244-6963.

FROST HEAVES TO SPONSOR PIT STOP CONTEST
Barre, VT – Taking advantage of the huge popularity of stock car racing at Barre’s Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl, Vermont’s newest sports franchise, the Frost Heaves, an affiliate of the re-born American Basketball Association, will sponsor Saturday’s Pit Stop contest at the annual Merchants Bank Car Show. Slated for 10:30 am, the friendly competition, which will take place near the Lenny’s Outlet Store on Main Street in downtown Barre, will pit several teams against each other in a battle of the clock as members jack up the car, change two tires, wash the windshield and simulate the addition of fuel.

THUNDER ROAD CONTINUES TO SUPPORT “CLICK IT OR TICKET”
Barre, VT – For the second consecutive year, Barre, Vermont’s Thunder Road International Speedbowl, will support the “Click It Or Ticket” program of the Vermont Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Management and competitors at the high banked, quarter-mile paved stock car race track urge race fans to increase seat belt usage and make safety your number one priority on Vermont’s highways. “If you want to drive fast, build yourself a race car and run it on the track – we’ve got two entry level divisions that are perfect for someone who’d like to give it a try,” offered up Tom Curley, the 2004 Auto Racing Promoter of the Year, Tom Curley. Thunder Road’s “Click It Or Ticket” campaign begins Sunday at the 47th annual season opener, the Merchants Bank 150.