Waterbury, VT and Naples, ME – American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Star Series (PASS) officials have announced the 2020 Northeast Classic at Loudon’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) has been cancelled. The inaugural edition of the event will now take place on April 16 and 17, 2021.
Despite the hopes of series officials, and a previous postponement to May 8 and 9, it became clear in recent days that holding the Northeast Classic in 2020 was no longer practical. The state of New Hampshire recently extended its State of Emergency declaration, and indications are that New Hampshire’s Stay at Home order will also be extended beyond the current May 4 expiration date.
Furthermore, the U.S.-Canada border remains closed to non-essential business, which would prevent the large amount of Quebec-based teams and fans who planned to attend the Northeast Classic from doing so. With the current health and safety concerns, and other postponements and uncertainty throughout the Northeast racing world making rescheduling even more difficult, the decision was made to wait until 2021 for the debut of the highly-anticipated event.
Waterbury, VT and Naples, ME – Racers and fans awaiting the inaugural Northeast Classic at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) will have to wait a few more weeks. American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Star Series (PASS) officials announced today the highly-anticipated event has officially been postponed to Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9.
The rescheduling comes in the wake of an ongoing stay-at-home order issued by the state of New Hampshire as a response to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. The order is in effect until May 4, which spans through the original mid-April Northeast Classic date.
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.”
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.
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.