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2015 Casella Night
Dragon Leads the Way into Casella Night at Thunder Road


The Thunder Road summer racing season continues this Thursday, June 18 with Casella Waste Management Night. The Thunder Road Late Models, Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen, and Allen Lumber Street Stocks have all featured close competition early as they head into another round of their season-long campaigns.

The evening will also include the annual visit from the New England Antique Racers. The event features restored original versions of the Flathead Coupes and Sportsmen that thundered around the Barre high banks when the track opened its doors in 1960.


2015 Harvest Equipment Night

Donahue Scores 15th Thunder Road Late Model Win on Harvest Equipment Night

John Donahue used a late charge to score his 15th career Thunder Road Late Model victory at Harvest Equipment Night on Thursday, June 11.

The Graniteville, VT veteran was fourth on the race's final restart on lap 37 of the 50-lap event, but shot up to outside to take the lead from Cody Blake with 10 laps remaining. Donahue then held on during the final sprint to take the first Thursday night win of 2015 after starting 17th in the 27-car field.

2015 Harvest Equipment Night
O'Donnell to Resume Threepeat Drive on Thursday Night
The 56th Thursday night opener at Barre, VT's Thunder Road rolls to the line on June 11 at 6:30pm with Harvest Equipment Night featuring Kids Rides. With it, N. Haverhill, NH's Derrick O'Donnell resumes his drive for history.

The two-time defending “King of the Road” is seeking to become only the second driver in Thunder Road history to win three straight top-division championships. Chuck Beede won the first three Late Model titles from 1992-1994.