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ACT at New Smyrna

Thunder Road Stars Ready to Head South

The American Canadian Tour roster for the events at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on Sunday through Tuesday, February 15-17 features several drivers from Barre’s Thunder Road International Speedbowl. East Montpelier’s Emily Packard, Montpelier’s Josh Demers and Milton’s Eric Chase will all make the journey south in just under a month.

Veteran Thunder Road Late Model competitor Chase is the only one of the three with experience at the fast half-mile. Back in 2008, Chase claimed a feature win at New Smyrna in the opening event of the “World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.” He was also competed in the first time ACT visited New Smyrna Speedway in February of 2011.

Thunder Road and ACT Banquets Separated

Thunder Road and ACT Banquets Separated
New Saturday, March 21st Date Set for Thunder Road

Due to an overwhelming response for the planned American Canadian Tour and Thunder Road combined Banquet of Champions planned for Saturday, January 10, 2015, the Thunder Road portion has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 21st at the Elks Club in Barre. The ACT banquet will remain at the Doubletree Inn in Burlington on Saturday, January 10th, 2015.

The 2014 banquets were planned to be combined ACT and Thunder Road ceremonies at the Doubletree in January, but reservations for the event exceeded the room capacity. Therefore it has been announced that Thunder Road will have a stand-alone Banquet of Champions honoring the top ten for all three divisions plus rookies and special awards at the Elks Club in Barre on Saturday, March 21st, 2015.

2015 Thunder Road Schedule

Thunder Road Announces 18 Event 2015 Schedule

Thunder Road officials have released the 2015 Thunder Road schedule of events. The schedule consists of the customary 18 events from opening day on Saturday/Sunday, May 2/3 through the Milk Bowl on Saturday/Sunday, October 10/11. The season is highlighted by several big events including visits from the American Canadian Tour (ACT) during the season opener on Sunday, May 3 and the Pro All-Star Series (PASS) on Mekkelsen Memorial Day Classic on Sunday, May 24.

Thursday night events begin on June 11 and run through August 27. Big events throughout the season include the VP Fuels Governor’s Cup on Thursday, July 9, the Times Argus Mid-Season Championships on Thursday, July 23 and the Enduro 200 on Sunday, August 2. The 2015 season will conclude with two major events. The 37th Annual Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic 200 will take place on Sunday, September 6  and will crown all 2015 division champions. The 53rd Annual Milk Bowl on Sunday, October 11 with Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Qualifying Day on Saturday, October 10 will close out the 2015 schedule.