Drivers Ready To Make New Memories At Lanier This Weekend

Drivers Ready To Make New Memories At Lanier This Weekend

NAPLES, ME (November 13) – Ever since the return of stock car racing to Lanier Raceplex was announced earlier this year, fans and drivers alike have brought up memories of great races of the past at the speedway that opened in 1982. On Saturday afternoon, new memories will be made when the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) National Super Late Model Championship will be decided in the Lanier National 200.  While the championship will conclude a season that began at Richmond Raceway in March, the Lanier National 200 will pay $6,000 to the race winner, and an eye-popping $1,000 just to start.  Joining the PASS Super Late Models at Lanier, will be three divisions of Legends cars and the Bandoleros.  The Legends Pro/Masters will race for $500 to win, Semi-Pros will compete for $400 to win, and the Young Lions will race for $300 to win.

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Speedway Motorsports Receives 2019 President’s Veterans Recognition Award from Coca-Cola

New Hampshire Motor Speedway is among eight Speedway Motorsports facilities to consistently provide support to U.S. Armed Forces through NASCAR race weekend initiatives and other events throughout the year.

LOUDON, N.H. – In honor of its unwavering commitment to saluting the United States Armed Forces, New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s parent company, Speedway Motorsports, was named the recipient of the 2019 President’s Veterans Recognition Award from Coca-Cola.

The prestigious award was presented at The Coca-Cola Company’s annual Veterans Day Celebration in Atlanta to Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith, who accepted the accolades on behalf of Speedway Motorsports’ eight world-class motorsports entertainment facilities including New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Sonoma Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway.

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Lanier Just Days Away From Rebirth For PASS Finale

Lanier Just Days Away From Rebirth For PASS Finale

NAPLES, ME (November 7) –  In just over a week, the sounds of race engines will again permeate the hills and countryside of North Georgia when the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models hit the pavement at Lanier Raceplex.  Throwing back to the original name of the speedway which has been shuttered for the better part of the last decade, the Lanier National 200 will pay $6,000 to win and $1,000 just to start the feature on Saturday, November 16.  Along with the 200 lap contest, points leader, Mike Hopkins of Maine, will look to be crowned the 12th PASS National Super Late Model Champion.  Joining the PASS Super Late Models in action will be feature events for Legends Pros/Masters, Semi-Pros, and Young Lions, along with racing for Bandeleros.

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NASCAR Short Track Racing Added to the 2020 Loudon Lineup

NASCAR Short Track Racing Added to the 2020 Loudon Lineup
The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the ARCA Menards Series East make the only visits to the Granite State.

LOUDON, N.H. – New Hampshire Motor Speedway will host three short track races in 2020 when NASCAR’s regional series visit the 1.058-mile oval. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will make two stops – July 18 and September 12, 2020 – while the ARCA Menards Series East (formerly the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East) will join the Modifieds on September 12, 2020.

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“King of the Mountains” Welch Leads Honorees at 2019 WMMP Banquet

“King of the Mountains” Welch Leads Honorees at 2019 WMMP Banquet

N. Woodstock, NH – Groveton’s Quinny Welch was officially bestowed the title of 2019 “King of the Mountains” at the 2019 White Mountain Motorsports Park Banquet of Champions on Saturday, November 2. Welch was just one of dozens of drivers recognized as part of the end-of-season celebration held at the Days Inn of Lincoln, NH.

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Tight PASS North Points Battle To Be Decided At Seekonk Finale

Tight PASS North Points Battle To Be Decided At Seekonk Finale

NAPLES, ME (October 23) – For only the second time since 2010, the final race for the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Model season will be at a track other than Oxford Plains Speedway.  On Saturday afternoon, New England’s fastest Super Late Models will complete for 150 laps at Seekonk Speedway in Massachusetts, along with the Haunted Hundred for the Tri-Track Open Modified Series.  Last year, the series returned to Seekonk for the first time since 2012, with Travis Benjamin taking the win and DJ Shaw claiming his third PASS North title.

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Christian wins the final battle but Doiron wins the war in 2019

Christian wins the final battle but Doiron wins the war in 2019

Ray Christian ended the GSPSS season on a high note as the Granite State Pro Stock series completed their season at the Claremont Motorsports Park. The series finale was the headliner of the return of the fall challenge. Series President Mike Parks made the decision to lease the Claremont NH facility and stage a two day event after the traditional season ending event at The Waterford Speedbowl was canceled.

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Fall Challenge returns to Claremont Motorsports Park

Fall Challenge returns to Claremont Motorsports Park

Claremont NH-For the first time in a number of years, the fall challenge returned to Claremont Motorsports Park. Thirteen divisions took to the race track beginning Saturday afternoon under perfect skies and the racing was nothing but outstanding!

  The weekend got started with a major announcement about the future of the speedway. In the drivers meeting Mike Parks announced that he and MDP Motor Sports Promotions had entered into an agreement with the owners of the Speedway to lease the facility for the 2020 racing season. Parks stated that, “further announcements will be made as far as rules, schedule, payoffs and more in the coming weeks”. Parks went on to say, “fans and competitors alike should keep an eye on both the series website and the tracks website as well as social media for updates”.

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Bring Your Lemon to “The Magic Mile” and Make Lemonade

Bring Your Lemon to “The Magic Mile” and Make Lemonade
The 24 Hours of Lemons Halloween Hooptiefest returns to New Hampshire Motor Speedway October 19-20 for a weekend of silly family racing fun to benefit Speedway Children’s Charities New Hampshire Chapter.

LOUDON, N.H. – Lemons take over the 1.6-mile road course at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with a signature fall event October 19-20 that supports children in need. The weekend is full of family fun and unique entertainment during the 24 Hours of Lemons Halloween Hooptiefest, which benefits Speedway Children’s Charities New Hampshire Chapter.

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