Thunder Road SpeedBowl
Cody Chevrolet-Cadillac Night

Patrick Tibbetts Wins Street Stock Feature Before Rains Come

Patrick Tibbetts of Barre earned his first career Allen Lumber Street Stock victory during the only feature event to be concluded before the rains came on Cody Chevrolet-Cadillac night on Thursday, August 7 at Thunder Road. The Late Model feature with 26 cars saw three laps completed before Phil Scott made hard contact with the wall and the rain started shortly after ending the night’s events.

The remainder of the Late Model feature will be made up next Thursday, August 14 at 6:00pm before the regularly scheduled event. The Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen 100-lapper will be run at 6:00pm before the Jet Service Envelope night on Thursday, August 21.

In the Street Stock 25 lap feature completed before the rain, Tibbetts held off Kevin Dodge and Kyle Streeter in a fierce battle. Will Hennequin and Donny Yates completed the top five. Jennifer Getty, Tommy Smith, Jamie Davis, Bunker Hodgdon and Alan Maynard all earned top ten finishes.

30th M&M Beverage Enduro

Bill Davis Wins Second Straight M&M Beverage Enduro
Will Hennequin Claims Street Stock Special

Bill Davis of Monson, MA became the first ever repeat winner of the M&M Beverage Enduro at Thunder Road on Sunday, August 3. Davis followed up his 2013 victory with another $3,000 payday in this year’s 30th edition of the event. He was the only driver to complete all 200 laps.

Chris LaForest of Barre took second with 195 laps completed. James Nowakowski, Donny Mucherino, Chris Ouellette, Don Woodworth, Lou Cadwell, Doug Titus, Nathan LaFont and Paul Dudley all finished in the money with top ten finishes.

The 200 lap race, which featured 102 cars, saw all kinds of thrashing and crashing but amazingly was only stopped for two red flags. A complete finished will be posted at on Monday, August 4.

WDEV/Calkins Night

Nick Sweet Earns 13th Career Thunder Road Win

Barre’s own Nick Sweet pocketed his 13th career Thunder Road Late Model feature win during WDEV/Calkins night on Thursday, July 31. Sweet flew through the field from his 12th starting position and moved around Shawn Fleury with just under ten laps to go to take his second win of the 2014 season and help solidify his spot at the top of the standings.

Fleury settled for second while Derrick O’Donnell scored his second straight podium finish in third. Eric Chase earned fourth while Boomer Morris claimed fifth after leading early in the 50 lap event, which saw just one caution. Trampas Demers, Phil Scott, Jason Allen, Scott Dragon and Cody Blake completed the top ten.

Rookie Caleb Nelson of Moretown claimed his first career Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen feature leading the 35 lap caution free feature wire-to-wire. Mike Martin battled his way from sixth to earn the runner-up spot while Darrell Morin completed the podium. Brendan Moodie and Joe Steffen rounded out the top five while Jeff Bousquet, point leader Jason Woodard, Mark Barnier, Dylan Payea and Eric Johnson all earned top ten finishes.