PASS SUPER LATE MODELS AND PASS MODS AT RIVERSIDE SPEEDWAY, GROVETON, NH ON FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2020
Groveton, NH – Johnny Clark reminded everyone in attendance Friday night at Riverside Speedway why he is a six time champion as he dominated the Pro all Stars Series first visit to the 1/4 mile since 2018. Clark, who has not been first to the checkers since 2016, fended off challenges from several drivers but was never seriously challenged in the 150 lap tilt. “It’s been a long time since I have had a car that good,” he exclaimed in victory lane, “it was fun, but there was oil or something on the track those last few laps and we almost slipped and gave it away.”
As dominating as Clark was leading the entire 150 lap contest, it wasn’t as easy as it looked. “We made wholesale changes after the first practice, and it was just terrible. I knew, we all knew after the second practice we had to put it back. It was not easy, there were a lot of changes. I’m glad we did!”
JAMES RIVER, NS (June 10, 2014) – For the second straight year the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body has attracted a NASCAR national series champion. Defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NTS) champion Matt Crafton will be at Riverside International Speedway July 19 for Canada’s biggest short track stock car race.
“I can’t get enough short track racing,” said Crafton, driver of the ThorSport Racing No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra. “Our series (NTS) races a bunch of big facilities but there is just something about a cozy little short track like Riverside on a Saturday night that brings back a lot of great memories of where we came from, and at the same time gives us a chance to see some of the kids that may make their name in our sport in the future.”
Groveton, NH – Veteran driver and perennial American Canadian Tour Championship Contender Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH is off to the best start of his ten (10) year ACT career and currently sits atop the standings. This Saturday, June 7, he will look to continue his run of three straight top fives as the tour heads to Riverside Speedway in Groveton, NH for the Central Asphalt Paving 150. He will have to fend off the likes of Jimmy Hebert, most recent ACT winner Ray Parent, and a host of others.
One year ago, Polewarczyk marched from his 12th place starting position to lead the final 39 laps of the ACT 150 at Riverside on his way to his second of three straight ACT wins. His three wins on the season helped him earn second in the 2013 final ACT standings. This season his hunger for a title is more apparent than ever. His intensity and focus guided him to second in the season opener at Lee, fourth at Thunder Road and third in the most recent ACT event at Airborne.
Fall Brawl 200: Emily Packard
Riverside Speedway Race Preview
EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. – Emily Packard of East Montpelier, Vt., makes her Riverside Speedway debut in Groveton, N.H., with the $10,000-to-win Fall Brawl 200 on Saturday, October 19. Packard has never competed at the tight quarter-mile, but she did test at the track two years ago as she prepared to begin Late Model competition at Thunder Road International Speedbowl. The race is the final event of the year for the Emily Packard Motorsports No. 9x Northstar Fireworks/Berlin Optical Expressions Chevrolet.
WHO: Emily Packard, East Montpelier, Vt.
CREW CHIEF: Neal Woodward, Georgia, Vt.
TEAM: No. 9x Northstar Fireworks/Berlin Optical Expressions Chevrolet
SPONSORS: Northstar Fireworks, Fecteau Homes, Berlin Optical Expressions, Yipes! of Barre, VT Shifter Karts, GossCars.com, Be The Match, Rutland Regional Medical Center, R.G. Paving
Waterbury, VT – While Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. decided the American Canadian Tour Championship a few weeks ago at Airborne Speedway in the Fall Foliage 200, but they have one more title to settle this weekend. The duo sit atop the Ford Blue Oval Cup Standings separated by just one point, Helliwell leads, heading into the final ACT-affiliated event at Riverside Speedway in Groveton, NH this weekend.
The Ford Blue Oval Cup Challenge is a season-long point system that awards competitors who use Ford’s S347JR engine in ACT series and approved affiliated track events. Competitors use their best 18 events in the Ford Blue Oval Standings. The 2013 championship team will receive $2,000 for their effort. Helliwell is a two-time Blue Oval Cup Champion and has been atop the standings for the majority of the 2013 season. Polewarczyk has earned the most wins for Ford this season with four, and his 5th place effort in the Milk Bowl at Thunder Road brought him within one point of the lead.
Granite State Pro Stocks at Riverside Speedway 9-7-2013 – Wayne Helliwell Jr WINNER
Credit: Eric R. LaFleche