Contributed by: ACT Staff
NAPA TIGER SPORTSMAN WINNER DICK LOWREY POWER SHIFT JUNKYARD WARRIOR WINNER DALE BICKFORD
LATE MODEL WINNER PETE POTVIN
Speedbowl for last weekend’s Merchants Bank 150 season opener. Many of those teams brought their cars to Barre City’s Main Street for the Merchants Bank Car Show on the morning of Saturday, May 5, showing off their beautiful
brand new machines to race fans.
The top three finishers in each division, as voted by race fans, were awarded trophies. Winners in each division were also given bonus money. Pete Potvin of Graniteville, VT won $100 and the best appearing car award in the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model division. Potvin’s A.J. Rander/Tenco New England #41 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was given top honors, narrowly edging Brian Hoar’s Goss Dodge #45 Dodge Charger and Jean-Paul Cyr’s Sticks & Stuff/Ehler’s RV #32 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
ALLEN LUMBER STREET STOCK WINNER BOBBY THERRIEN
Dale Bickford of Lyndonville, VT began a solid weekend with a win in the Power Shift Junkyard Warrior contest and a bonus $25 check. Bickford’s PDL Racing #59 Chevrolet Beretta also won the Warrior division’s feature event on Sunday. Finishing behind Bickford in the car show were Michael Gay’s Green Image Landscape #30 Mazda 323 and Frank Sanborn’s Waterbury Service Center #3 Ford Escort.
Thunder Road’s next event is the Casella Waste Management Mother’s Day Extravaganza on Sunday, May 13.
Qualifying action for a special 100-lap event for the NAPA Tiger Sportsman division begins at 2:00pm. For more
NAPA TIGER SPORTSMAN WINNER DICK LOWREY
POWER SHIFT JUNKYARD WARRIOR WINNER DALE BICKFORD