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”.
GSPSS Season Finale at Claremont Motorsports Park Sunday
The final race of the 2019 Granite State Pro Stock Series will take place at the Claremont Motor Sports Park as the headline event of the newly rejuvenated Fall Challenge. Two days of exciting action will wrap up Sunday October 20 with 100 laps of pro stock action as the series crowns its champion.
Claremont NH – DJ Shaw continued his mastery of Claremont Speedway going two for two in the Rocky Ridge 150. The Conway NH driver took home the richest purse of the season for the Granite State Pro Stock Series for the second year in a row.
The evening’s competition began with the Crazy Horse Racing race for the pole and once again it was Joey Doiron setting fast time. Doiron has become the master of time trialing in 2019 and when asked how, he said “we found a couple of things we were doing wrong so we changed what we do”. “The big thing is what we do with our tires before time trials” he added.
Walpole NH – In a joint announcement today the Granite State Pro Stock Series and the New Hampshire Short Track Racing Association will present the NHSTRA back of the pack challenge. What this will be is for what ever driver sets fast time in the Crazy Horse Race for the pole will have a option to start last. If the driver excepts the Challenge he will be rewarded with a extra $1000.00 if he wins the main event. GSPSS President Mike Parks stated “this is just a little something to add some more excitement to our program for the fans, We will get the driver on the PA try to get them in front of the crowd to get them more involved with the process and put the driver on the spot! Drivers have a little ego so when there in front of the crowd and we all know the crowd will want them to take the challenge we will see how big that ego is!” The GSPSS gets there season under way this Friday May 3rd at the Claremont Motorsports Park. (Rain Date Sat. May 4th)
GSPSS Season Kicks off Friday at Claremont Motor Sports Park
The Granite State Pro Stock Series kicks off its eighth full season Friday May third at the all new Claremont Motorsports Park. Over the last several seasons, the historic third mile oval has become the traditional season opener for the series, and that continues in 2019.