Archive for June 9th, 2010

Speedbowl Cancels June 9 Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday race program

Waterford, CT — Waterford Speedbowl cancelled Wednesday evening’s scheduled Wild ‘n Wacky racing program due to rain.

The next event for the Speedbowl will be Saturday, June 12’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series event. It is Eastern Connecticut Conference Night at the track, supporting high school athletics throughout eastern Connecticut. A five division race program is scheduled to begin with qualifying at 5:00pm, and main events taking the green flag at 7:00pm. Spectator gates open at 3:00pm, with admission of $14 for adults and just $5 for youth age 6 though 14. Age 5 and under are admitted free.

Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday will resume next week, June 16.

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Waterford Speedbowl Rained Out

Bulletin (June 9, 2010 2:42PM): Tonight’s racing has been cancelled due to the rain blanketing the entire state…

Ryan Newman to Pull Double Duty at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Loudon, NH — NASCAR star Ryan Newman will be keeping busy during the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Newman will kick start his weekend by racing the No. 7 Aggressive Hydraulics Chevrolet owned by New England native Kevin “Bono” Manion in the Whelen Modified race. Sunday Ryan will be back behind the wheel of the No. 39 U.S. Army Chevrolet attempting to grab his third Sprint Cup Series win at the “Magic Mile.”

This will be Newman’s fourth consecutive Whelen Modified Tour start at NHMS. Newman won the pole in his first ever Modified event at the speedway in 2008; however lady luck has not served him well since; he finished 34th at last June’s event, but bounced back with an eighth place finish during the SYLVANIA 300 weekend in September.

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