Archive for July 30th, 2008

Bowes, Morgan Wild n’ Wacky Winners

Waterford, CT — John Bowes took the lead on the backstretch with eight laps remaining and went on to a convincing X-Car win in Wild n’Wacky Wednesday action at Waterford Speedbowl. It was the third win of the season for Bowes. Steve Violette claimed second with a last lap pass while early leader Daniel Madore was third.

Other winners were Ryan Morgan in the Legends, David Flammia Jr. in the X-Modifieds and Greg Moran Jr. in the Super X Cars. Nicole Harris won the Women on Wheels X Car feature.
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Jerry Gappens on NHMS Being Omitted From the 2009 IndyCar Schedule

Loudon, NH — The following is a statement from New Hampshire Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Jerry Gappens on the Speedway being omitted from the 2009 IndyCar Series Schedule.

“I’m extremely disappointed for our fans, who have given us very positive feedback about the possible return of IndyCar racing to New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In fact, in a recent poll on our website,, nearly 80-percent of our fans said they wanted to see this exciting form of motorsports return.  That’s a strong endorsement, and I don’t understand the decision not to include our facility on next year’s schedule.
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NEMA Ideal Compliment To Bowl’s Nostalgia Event

Waterford, CT — Nothing can be more appropriate than the Northeastern Midget Association on Waterford Speedbowl’s “Nostalgia Weekend” agenda. The NEMA-Speedbowl relationship dates back to 1953, the club’s initial campaign.

The Speedbowl’s Midget connection goes back to its first year, 1951. The win list at the ‘Bowl starts with the legendary Johnny Thomson.

A 25-lap NEMA feature will share Saturday’s bill with the Speedbowl’s SK-Modifieds, Late Models, Sportsman and Mini Stocks.

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