Archive for September 23rd, 2008

NEMA Moves to Twin State; Point Battle Grabs Spotlight

Randy Cabral, Bobby Santos

Claremont, NH — “It’s going to be a little weird,” says Bobby Santos III. “We’ve never really run for a championship before.” He is, however, ready.

Bob Santos Jr. (Santos 98) and Tim Bertrand (Bertrand 47) find themselves separated by only 13 points atop the Northeastern Midget Association owners standings as the season heads into the final four events. Bobby drives for his dad.

NEMA and the NEMA Lites will be busy this weekend for Open Wheel Sunday (Sept. 27) at Twin State Speedway in Claremont, NH. It is the first time since 2005 NEMA has visited the third mile and only the second time overall.

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‘Faster Pastor’ Event On ‘Bowl Agenda

Waterford, CT — Deciding who is the area’s “Faster Pastor” has become part of Waterford Speedbowl’s role in recent years. It will do it again this weekend on “Whelen Night.” It will be the final 2008 Saturday night show at the shoreline oval.

A SK-Modified 35-lapper tops the racing with the Late Models (30 lap feature), Mini Stocks (20), Sportsman (20) and X-Cars (20) taking part as well. It will be the final tune-up for the Whelen All-American Series divisions – SKs, Late Models, Sportsman and Minis – before the season-ending “Finale” Oct. 4-5.

The gates open at 4 PM and racing begins at 5.
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Circus of Dirt Set for Sept. 28 at Brockton Fairgrounds

Brockton, MA — It’s called the Circus Of Dirt and the Fall Brawl Shootout and it goes off this Sunday at the Brockton Fairgrounds(Rte. 123). It includes Motorcycle, Quads & Mini-Bike Racing Mayhem all day this Sunday, September 28. The preliminary action starts at 10:30 a.m. with the main events going off at 3 p.m. The flat track classes are: 65 cc, 85 cc, Youth Four Stroke, 125, 250, Open Amature, Vintage, and Dinosaur. The ATV TT Classes are Amature and Pro. The Pit Bike Classes 0-110 cc, 110 cc-200 cc and Open.

Several classes of flat track motorcycles will take to the Half-Mile dirt oval with other events held on the Mini Moto course. You can race so bring your quad and race bike. You can also enter you street bike in the Perewitz Bike Show. There are five classes: Full Custom, Street Custom, Dresser, Old School, Special Interest and Best in Show. First, Second and Third place awards in each class followed by Best in Show. $25 Entry Fee. Pre-Register and pay no admission or parking fee. Save $15.
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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour On The Air: Week Of Sept. 22-28

Daytona Beach, FL — The following is a list of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour drivers that will appear on radio shows during the week of Sept. 22-28.

Tuesday, Sept. 23
Ryan Preece – “Manifold Destiny,” Sirius Satellite Radio (Ch. 128), 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Sunday, Sept. 28
CARQUEST Fall Final Coors Light Pole Award winner – “Carey & Coffey Show,” ESPN Radio Local (940/1510 AM or careyandcoffey.com), 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Sources: Jason Cunningham/NASCAR WMT PR