Patenaude brothers split Pro finals in Loudon for Eastern Snocross Tour

Patenaude brothers split Pro finals in Loudon for Eastern Snocross Tour
Ashline sweeps Pro Lite on The Flat Track at NHMS

LOUDON, New Hampshire (Feb. 17, 2020) — Vermont snowmobile racing veterans Leo and Hunter Patenaude swept the Pro finals over the weekend, as the Eastern Snocross Tour (ESXT) completed Rounds 5 & 6 on the 2020 schedule on The Flat Track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Point leader Leo Patenaude (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo), of Hartland, dominated Saturday’s 14-lap final. The finely-tuned athlete and proud papa crossed the stripe over five seconds ahead of runner-up Corin Todd (Team Southside/Polaris), while New York veteran Mike George finished third.

On Sunday, reigning national Pro Lite champion Hunter Patenaude (Ingles/Ski-doo) blasted his way to victory over Marco Travaglini (Ingles/Ski-doo) and the always-fast Corin Todd. Travaglini was never too far behind his teammate, crossing the line just two second behind one of the hottest riders on snow. 

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Denny Hamlin Defends DAYTONA 500 Championship in NASCAR Double-Overtime Finish

Denny Hamlin Defends DAYTONA 500 Championship in NASCAR Double-Overtime Finish
·       Becomes Fourth Driver to Win Consecutive DAYTONA 500s

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2020) – Denny Hamlin became the fourth driver to win back-to-back DAYTONA 500s on Monday night, winning the 62nd running of “The Great American Race” in a NASCAR Overtime finish at Daytona International Speedway.

The race resumed Monday afternoon after it was halted on Sunday night with 20 laps completed. It was only the second postponement in DAYTONA 500 history – 2012 was the other.

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Local Riders Excited for this Weekend’s Snocross at The Flat Track

More than 100 Eastern Snocross Tour athletes will kick off the action-packed 2020 lineup at The Flat Track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this Saturday and Sunday, February 15-16

LOUDON, N.H. – Snocross will make its debut on the snow-covered dirt track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, February 15-16, marking the first winter event on The Flat Track. Among the field of more than 100 Eastern Snocross Tour athletes from around the Northeast who will be taking on Loudon this weekend will be local talent including a N.H. State Trooper, an 11-year old, the son of a local business owner and 2020 Aspen X Games bronze medalist. 

The two-day event will be round three of seven in the Eastern Snocross Tour Championship. Groomers took to the track starting on Tuesday to transform the 0.25-mile bullring dirt track into a snow-covered course with a 100-foot frontstretch triple and a rhythm section on the backstretch that will have the fans on their feet.

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TRI TRACK OPEN MODIFIED SERIES ANNOUNCES 2020 PURSE STRUCTURE

TRI TRACK OPEN MODIFIED SERIES ANNOUNCES 2020 PURSE STRUCTURE 
By Kyle Souza

SEEKONK, Mass. — Tri Track Open Modified Series officials announced on Wednesday the purse structure for the six-race season in 2020.

Competitors will be chasing at least $6,000 to win each event, with Seekonk Speedway’s Open Wheel Wednesday listed as a $10,000 first-place prize.

With 26 spots open for each event, the total purse per race will rise over 40,000, with drivers who qualify taking home at least $1,000 to start.

“We’re very pleased with the purse we have come up with for the 2020 season,” Wayne Darling, one of two Managing Partners of the Tri Track Open Modified Series, said. “Registrations are open, and we are looking forward to seeing everyone this year.”

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GSPSS 2020 Preparations in Full Swing

GSPSS 2020 Preparations in Full Swing

As the Granite State Pro Stock Series makes its way through the long New England off season, series staff and teams prepare for the upcoming racing calendar.

The 2020 Schedule has seen a few last minute adjustments of late, but the bulk of it remains the same. The tentative Adirondack date won’t happen but Waterford has picked up that date and construction at the CT shoreline oval seems to be progressing nicely.

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Thompson Speedway Joins Late Model Challenge Cup Program

Thompson Speedway Joins Late Model Challenge Cup Program

American Canadian Tour

Waterbury, VT – Drivers going after the 2020 New England Late Model Challenge Cup (NELMCC) presented by American Racer now have another venue and state in which to chase the title. American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Thompson Speedway officials announced today that the Connecticut track has joined the NELMCC program for its inaugural season.

Thompson Speedway becomes the fifth track affiliated with the weekly racing program. The 5/8-mile speedway joins Vermont’s Thunder Road Speedbowl, New Hampshire’s White Mountain Motorsports Park and Star Speedway, and Massachusetts’ Seekonk Speedway. Thompson’s addition also means tracks from four different states will be represented in the NELMCC presented by American Racer.

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PASS & ACT ANNOUNCE 2020 NORTHEAST CLASSIC SCHEDULE

Naples, & ME Waterbury, VT – Officials for the Pro All Star Series (PASS) and the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) have announced the event schedule for the inaugural 2020 Northeast Classic slated for Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18.  The two premier full fendered series’ in the Northeast are partnering up on New England’s biggest stage for what is hoped to be a yearly event.

“What bigger way to open our 2020 Northeast racing season than on the biggest stage in the region,” said Pass president Tom Mayberry.  “We’re glad to be working with ACT and NHMS on this event and aim to make it a new annual tradition for racers from Connecticut to Quebec.”  The Northeast Classic will also feature open races for the powerful Tour-type Modifieds, the always popular Street Stock class, as well as the newly added New England Mini-Stock Tour (NEMST) making its 7th appearance at the “Magic Mile”.

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