GROVETON, NH – The Granite State Pro Stock Series will travel to Speedway 51, July 4, for the Twisted Tea Firecracker 151. The Twisted Tea Firecracker 151 will be the sixth event of the 12-race season, and will be the second time the Granite State Pro Stock Series has visited the facility since 2012. The following is a closer look at the numbers of the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS), and Speedway 51.
SPEEDWAY 51 NOTES:
-Speedway 51 was built in 1964.
-Formerly known as “Riverside Speedway”. Nicknames for the track include “Grovetona”, and “Lil’ Darlington”.
-Formerly owned by Mike Beattie, who then sold the track to Curtis Robinson. In October of 2014, Joey Laquerre purchased the facility, and renamed it “Speedway 51”, in honor of his late-grandson, Joey M. Laquerre.
SPEEDWAY 51 RACE INFO:
TWISTED TEA FIRECRACKER 151: Race 6 of 12 on 2015 season
LENGTH: 1/4 mile oval
RACE LENGTH: 151 laps
WINNER’S TAKE: $2000