GSPS2By Shawn Sicard

Walpole, N.H. – Entries have been pouring in for the upcoming Fadden General Store 100 at North Woodstock, New Hampshire’s White Mountain Motorsports Park (WMMP) this Saturday, September 20th. 

 

There have been 28 drivers who have filed pre-entries for the event at the ¼ mile nestled in the White Mountains.  The usual suspects from the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) are entered into the event, including point leader Matt Frahm, Dillon Moltz, Larry Gelinas, Derek Griffith, and Barry Gray.  Only 17 points separate Frahm, Moltz, and Gelinas, with two races remaining.  Frahm, who has finished on the podium in each of his last four races, and only finished worse than 7th once in the 2014 season (Star 6/28), and is focused on the task ahead.  “We have been working our butts off at the shop,” a determined Frahm spoke.  “We are determined to win the championship.  Everybody has been clicking extremely well at the track, and extremely efficient getting the most out of the car during practice.  Even if we are the fastest on the speed charts, the team never gives up on trying to find more speed, and I feel that is a huge part to our success recently.”

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GSPS2Walpole, NH-    For two Granite State Pro Stock (GSPSS) drivers, a win at the inaugural NH Classic at Star Speedway would be redemption at Star Speedway. 

 

Joey Squeglia, JR has been fast at each race he’s attended all year, including races at Monadnock Speedway, Lee USA Speedway, and Star Speedway.  The Derry, NH driver started on the pole for the August 16th race at his home track, Star Speedway in Epping, NH, and led early in the race, but had to fight his way back through the field after a trip down pit road with a flat right rear tire, finishing 7th.  To win the NH Classic at his home track, where he was a champion in the Outlaw division a year ago, would be a step in the right direction, according to the pilot of the Auto Mart Trucks + Cars/PH Electric/George Cairns + Sons Chevrolet.  “We would like nothing more than to win on Star Classic night!” says Squeglia.  “Luck has not been on our side at our home track, but we are going to try and turn that around this weekend.  We need a well handling car and to be patient, with some luck sprinkled on top.”

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GSPSS 100 Victory Lane

Photo Credits Matty Wiernasz

Epping, NH-        Wayne Helliwell, JR recorded his second career Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) win at Star Speedway in the Star 100 by surviving a green-white-checkered finish.

 

Nottingham, NH driver Babe Branscombe took the lead after pole-sitter Joey Squeglia, JR spun his tires to start the race.  Branscombe would lead the first 14 laps before Squeglia, JR would overtake Branscombe, and put his Auto Mart Trucks + Cars/PH Electric Chevrolet into the top spot.  Squeglia, JR would set a fast pace as the laps ticked by until lap 41 when Dennis Maxfield went around in turn 3, bringing out the first caution of the night.  Read Full Article →

Helliwell, JR Holds On for Green-White-Checkered Victory

Epping, NH- Wayne Helliwell, JR recorded his second career Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) win at Star Speedway in the Star 100 by surviving a green-white-checkered finish.

Nottingham, NH driver Babe Branscombe took the lead after pole-sitter Joey Squeglia, JR spun his tires to start the race. Branscombe would lead the first 14 laps before Squeglia, JR would overtake Branscombe, and put his Auto Mart Trucks + Cars/PH Electric Chevrolet into the top spot. Squeglia, JR would set a fast pace as the laps ticked by until lap 41 when Dennis Maxfield went around in turn 3, bringing out the first caution of the night.
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Star 2013

GSPSS photo

Walpole, NH-    The Granite State Pro Stock Series’ (GSPSS) championship is heating up as the tour heads back to Star Speedway this Saturday, August 16, for the GSPSS 100. 

 

Four drivers are within 28 tallies off point leader Larry Gelinas entering Saturday’s event.  Larry Gelinas’ lead whittled away after mechanical misfortune at Monadnock Speedway forced the Buxton, ME driver to retire early from the JBH 100.  Matt Frahm, Derek Griffith, and Dillon Moltz all took advantage as each finished inside the top 10 to begin to reel in Gelinas.  Frahm, with his third place finish in the JBH 100, now sits a mere 19 points behind Gelinas.  “Everyone kept their heads up,” stated Frahm about his run at Monadnock.  “Third place, we’ll take it for the points, and we’ll move on to Star.”  Frahm fought his way to the front as a result of being penalized from an incident with Tommy O’Sullivan.

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