Thunder Road SpeedBowl
2015 Casella Night

O'Donnell Rebounds in Big Way With Win On Casella Night

Derrick O'Donnell rebounded from a tough opening Thursday night in a big way by winning the Casella Waste Management Trophy Dash at Thunder Road on Thursday, June 18.

N. Haverhill, NH's O'Donnell took the lead from Brett Gervais following the race's second caution on lap 36 of 50 for Mike Bailey's spin. The two-time defending “King of the Road” then held on through a final restart on lap 39 before pulling away for his second win of the season.

 


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.