Archive for November 25th, 2009

Giving Thanks

Giving of ourselves to others is not something that comes naturally; we have to work at it. Many times it is a difficult choice between serving ourselves and serving others. Take a moment and think about all those who have made the difficult choice and give thanks. Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Thanksgiving gives us a time to reflect on all that God has blessed us with. We don’t have to look very far before we find something we are thankful for. Who are you thankful for? Go to them and let them know that their sacrifice for you was appreciated.
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New Hampshire Motor Speedway Announces the Return of the ACT Invitational in 2010

Loudon, NH —  The American Canadian Tour (ACT) and New Hampshire Motor Speedway have reached an agreement for the Second Annual ACT Invitational to take place at the only superspeedway in the Northeast on Saturday, September 18, 2010.

“The overwhelming success of the inaugural ACT Invitational this past September made it an easy decision to have the short track stars of our region return again next September,” said Jerry Gappens, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “I really appreciate NASCAR’s Mike Helton and his team for working with us again this year to add the Invitational to an already jam-packed schedule.”
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Stafford Motor Speedway Releases its 2010 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Event Schedule

Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Motor Speedway has released its 2010 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series event schedule which will showcase the track’s SK Modified® and Late Model divisions in two extra distance events as well as four Whelen Modified Tour events. SMS will host a total of 24 racing events, with the 2010 NASCAR season kicking off with the 39th Annual Tech-Net Spring Sizzler presented by CARQUEST April 23-25, and concluding with the 38th Annual CARQUEST Fall Final Weekend on October 1-3.

Stafford’s Friday night NASCAR Whelen All-American Series programs will once again consist of five divisions, the SK Modifieds®, Late Models, SK Lights, Limited Late Models, and DARE Stocks. Headlining the weekly divisions are the four extra distance events. The 7th Annual CARQUEST SK 150 will be run on Friday night, July 23rd, and the 37th Annual Coors Light SK Modified® 100 will be run on Friday, June 11th. Stafford’s Late Model division will also have two 100-lap extra distance events on the 2010 calendar with the 16th Annual Late Model 100 run on Friday, May 7th, and the 3rd Annual Late Model 100 run on Friday, August 20th.
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Baril Honored By Gov. Lynch

New Hampshire State Champion Visits Capitol

Philip “J.R.” Baril recently visited the Concord, N.H., office of Gov. John Lynch to receive congratulations for winning the 2009 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series New Hampshire state championship.

Gov. Lynch welcomed Baril, Dave Reynolds Motorsports’ crewman Al Castro and Lee (N.H.) USA Speedway publicist Robert Watson to his office. The governor congratulated Baril on his first NASCAR state championship and talked racing with the group.

“Governor Lynch is a friendly guy. We talked about racing, the kinds of cars we race and the tracks we run,” Baril said. “It was a different experience. I’d never been to the Governor’s Office before.”
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NASCAR Star & Indy 500 Veteran Set for Coffee Cup

Providence, RI — Many of the leading race drivers in the Northeast will compete alongside nationally-known competitors when the high-powered, three-quarter-size Midget Cars return to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., on December 4 and 5.

They will race in two complete programs for the “Coffee Cup” on a concrete oval on the arena floor. Cars will be reaching speeds of close to 70 mph, the spectators have thrilling views from seats overlooking the track.

NASCAR Sprint Cup star David Reutimann and Indy 500 driver Davey Hamilton will race at Providence for the first time.
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