Visit to Bangor’s historic Bass Park next stop for Eastern Snocross Tour
Maine’s Queen City set to host points races, Vintage classes
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (Feb. 28, 2020) — Of all the towns and cities within northern New England’s vast boundaries, one city in the Great State of Maine boasts a rich history of snowmobile racing unmatched across our six state region.
On Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15, the Queen City of Bangor will once again roar to life with finely-tuned racing engines as the new Eastern Snocross Tour (ESXT) invades historic Bass Park. All of Saturday’s finals will be run “Under the Lights,” while Sunday will feature a daytime program.
Spectator gates open at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, while gates will open at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Admission is $15 per day for adults, or $25 for a weekend pass. Advance sale tickets can be purchased online at https://cmatvtc.ticketleap.com/bangor-snocross/.
Return to Young Farms next stop for Rock Maple Racing
Vermont venue steps up to host Round 4
HAMPSTEAD, New Hampshire (Feb. 26, 2020) — That old saying about the need to make hay while the sun shines sure applies to more than just dairy farming. In winter, especially with northern New England’s ever-changing climate, you race snowmobiles when and where there’s snow.
With the loss of a points race earlier this season in central New York, officials at Rock Maple Racing (RMR) will now return to the beautiful Young Farms in West Glover, Vermont, to contest Round 4 on the six-race 2020 campaign on Saturday, Feb. 29.
Admission is $10 per day for adults, while children age 10 and under are admitted free. This weekend’s RMR Cross Country series event is presented by several fine local sponsors, including Northpoint Chrysler/Jeep/RAM, Vianor Tire & Auto Service, The Farmyard Store, Martha’s Diner, Desrochers Crane Service, Royer’s Mini Mart, Walt’s Sales & Service and The Parker Pie Company.
Hot Rod Classics Vintage Series Inaugural Season Schedule Announced
DARTMOUTH, NS (February 27, 2020) – Organizers for the Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics Vintage Race Car Series are excited to announce dates for its inaugural season. Five races in the three Maritime provinces will kick things off for the new series, the first of its kind in eastern Canada and the fastest growing division in North American motorsports.
All five of the series events in 2020 will be part of major motorsports events in the Maritimes, starting on July 18 as part of the iconic IWK 250 event at Riverside International Speedway near Antigonish. On August 1, the series will visit Oyster Bed Speedway near Charlottetown (PE) in conjunction with the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour event at the facility. August 8 will see the series at Scotia Speedworld near Halifax as part of the Scotia Speedworld 250 event and on August 15 it’s back at Riverside for the Rev it Up grassroots motorsports extravaganza. The series season closes September 19 at Petty International Raceway near Moncton (NB) as part of the Mike Stevens Memorial weekend.
Three Racing Series Added to The Flat Track’s 2020 Lineup
King of Dirt Crate Modified Series, Sprint Cars of New England and the Granite State Mini-Sprint Racing Club will make their debut at The Flat Track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this summer.
LOUDON, N.H. – Three new series have been added to The Flat Track lineup during New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s three major event weekends giving race fans more summertime racing. King of Dirt Crate Modified Series, Sprint Cars of New England and the Granite State Mini-Sprint Racing Club will debut at The Flat Track as part of June’s Motorcycle Week at NHMS, July’s NASCAR race weekend and September’s Full Throttle Fall Weekend.
“We are excited enhance our major event weekends by adding more racing for our fans,” said David McGrath, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “Last year’s events at The Flat Track were a lot of fun, and we’re looking forward to even more fun in the dirt this summer.”
HOT ROD CLASSICS VINTAGE SERIES TO DEBUT AT RIVERSIDE ON IWK 250 WEEKEND
JAMES RIVER, NS (February 25, 2020) – Fans attending the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis at Riverside International Speedway on July 18 are in for a special treat with the debut of the new Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics Vintage Race Car Series. It’s a natural fit for both the track and the series as Riverside’s roots in regional racing are deep; with 2020 being its 51st year, Riverside is the longest-operating race track in eastern Canada.
“We’re excited to have the vintage series debut at Riverside,” said Paul McLean, general manager of Riverside. “There is a lot of excitement building as the series debut gets closer. It will be cool to include them in the IWK 250 weekend.”