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2015 Independence Day Weekend

Thunder Road Gears Up for Independence Day Doubleheader Weekend


The 56th Independence Day celebration at Barre's Thunder Road kicks off this Thursday, July 2. The holiday doubleheader weekend sees two events in four days at the “Nation's Site of Excitement”, and many of the championship contenders will be established by the time the final checkered flag flies.

The weekend begins on Thursday, July 2 at 6:30pm with Aubuchon Hardware Night featuring the annual fireworks show. The battle royale in the Thunder Road Late Models will be the feature attraction on the track, as Barre, VT's Nick Sweet and N. Haverhill, NH's Derrick O'Donnell enter the night tied for the points lead. The evening concludes with one of the best fireworks displays in the Northeast.

2015 North Country Federal Credit Union Night

Corliss Back in Victory Lane on North Country Federal Credit Union Night


Jason Corliss continued his resurgence after a tough start to the season by winning the North Country Federal Credit Union Late Model Trophy Dash at Thunder Road on Thursday, June 25.


The Barre local started fourth and took the lead from Matt White on lap 29 of the 50-lap event. Corliss then held off a late charge from sophomore competitor Josh Demers to earn his first win of the year and third of his Thunder Road Late Model career.

2015 North Country Federal Credit Union Night

Tight Thunder Road Point Battles Abound Early at North Country Federal Credit Union Night


Thunder Road hosts its June finale this Thursday, June 25 with North Country Federal Credit Union Night. Tight point battles are shaping up in all three weekly divisions as they enter the heart of the 2015 season.

A win on Thursday would mean a little extra to Thunder Road Late Model drivers Cody Blake and Boomer Morris, who both carry North Country Federal Credit Union sponsorship on their cars. Blake and Morris currently sit seventh and ninth in the Late Model point standings.