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Josh King Wins His First at the JBH 100

Winchester, NH- Josh King of Vernon, Vermont took his first Granite State Pro Stock Series win at the JBH 100 on Saturday night. Points leader Mike O’Sullivan of Springfield, MA looked like he would be a threat posting the fastest times in practice. He also ran well in his heat finishing second behind his brother Tommy O’Sullivan of Wilbraham, MA.

As dark skies and lightning loomed west of the track, King started on the pole in the Feature and Jeremy Harclerode of Newmarket, NH started on the outside. The early part of the race saw King take the lead early with Scott MacMichael of New London, NH and Nick Lascuola of Abington, MA close behind.

By half way, track veteran Barry Gray of Belchertown, MA had made his way up to fourth after starting tenth earning himself the Hard Charger award for the night. On lap 61 MacMichael took the lead from King and held it for eight laps. King was able to regain the lead, going low around lap traffic and held the lead until rain brought out the yellow, then the checkers to end the race after 72 laps were complete.
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Todd Stone Takes the Checkers at White Mountain

 Woodstock, NH – Todd Stone of Middlebury, VT. took the checkers at the White Mountain 100 on Saturday night. In practice and the scuff sessions, veteran to the track, DJ Shaw of Center Conway, NH posted the fastest times. Wayne Helliwell Jr. of Dover, NH who has run well in the ACT Series posted some of the fastest times as well.

The feature saw Helliwell Jr. on the pole, and Luke Hinkley of Claremont, NH started on the outside to start the race. The early part of the race saw Helliwell take an early lead for the first twenty laps of the race. Eventually, Shaw would take the lead and hold it until lap 40 when the caution flew. Shaw and Hinkley made contact on the backstretch sending the 31NH car up the pit road in a wild ride with the car ending up on top of the pit wall, ending his night early.

On the restart, tone took the lead followed by Mike O’Sullivan of Springfield, MA. Shaw managed to fix his car and make his way back up the field, by lap 50 he was back in the top five. Barry Gray of Belchertown, MA the 2016 Granite State Pro Stock Series also managed to stay in the top five.

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Squeglia Wins at Lee

Lee, NH – Local racer Joe Squeglia of Derry, NH won the Seacoast 100 Granite State Pro Stock Series on Friday, following the fireworks at Lee. Squeglia was fast all day, posting the second fastest lap in practice, behind Jeremy Harclerode of Newmarket, NH. New dad, Jeremy Davis of Tamworth, NH also looked to be a contender as the previous winner at Lee and another that posted fast times in practice.

Squeglia, and Harclerode both won their heats. Davis finished second in his heat, and after the redraw, they started heads up in the feature. Early in the race, Squeglia kept the lead until lap 37 when Harclerode passed him. Derek Griffith of Hudson, NH started 12th and was quietly moving up in the pack and by the halfway mark had taken 4th place. Luke Hinkley of Claremont, NH was 7th on the starting grid, but had to start at the tail of the field because a quick trip to the pits on the pace laps, also moved up the field quickly.

Harclerode had a commanding lead until Davis caught up to him around lap 69, and on lap 71 Harclerode got loose coming out of turn 2, allowing Davis to capture the lead. Davis held the lead until lap 85 when his motor blew in turn 3 collecting Harclerode as well. Squeglia gained the lead in a restart with Griffith and held onto the lead to capture the victory. Continue reading ‘Squeglia Wins at Lee’

Pro Stock Series visits Lee Speedway this Friday

LEE, N.H. — The stars and cars of the Granite State Pro Stock Series visit Lee USA Speedway this Friday night highlighting a 14-race program including five more divisions of cars.

Drivers from throughout New England are in the Pro Stock Series lineup.

Jeremy Davis, a Pro Stock winner earlier this season at Lee, leads the entry list along with Kyle Casagrande, of Stafford, Conn., Matt Frahm, of Salem, N.H., Josh King, of Vernon, VT., and Mike Mitchell, of Cumberland, RI.

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GSPSS Headed For The ‘Magic Mile’

Inaugural New England Short Track Showdown Set for Saturday

WALPOLE, N.H. – The Granite State Pro Stock Series is set for race five of the 2017 season this Saturday afternoon. The fifth race of the season will be part of the First Annual New England Short Track Showdown presented by AR Bodies, which will also include feature races for the Valenti Modified Racing Series, NorthEast Mini Stock Tour, and Street Stock Showdown Series.

Heading into the ‘Magic Mile’, Cory Casagrande leads the GSPSS championship standings in a tie with Scott MacMichael. Both drivers sit with 134 points and they hold a six-point advantage over Mike Mitchell. Behind him, Mike O’Sullivan sits 12 points back in the fourth position.

PLACE: New Hampshire Motor Speedway
DATE: Saturday, July 1
TIME: 1:30 p.m.
TRACK: 1.058-mile flat oval
TRACK TWITTER: @NHMS
GSPSS TWITTER: @GSProStocks
GSPSS Contact: Mike Parks, mparks@gspss.net

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Granite State Pro Stocks Headed for Massachusetts

Inaugural Seekonk 100 Slated for Saturday Night

SEEKONK, Mass. – With race four of the season on the horizon, the Granite State Pro Stock Series is headed for Massachusetts and the third-mile Seekonk Speedway. The inaugural Seekonk 100, which has $2,500 up for grabs to the winner, will take place on Saturday night, June 24.

The feature event will showcase top series regulars like former Seekonk driver Mike Mitchell and veteran Barry Gray up against some of the weekly NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Seekonk competitors. David Darling currently leads the Seekonk point standings and has entered for the 100 lap feature after winning the most recent Pro Stock event at Seekonk.

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New Event Added to Already Stacked Summer Thunder TV Schedule

New Event Added to Already Stacked Summer Thunder TV Schedule

Concord, N.C. — The first race on the Summer Thunder TV schedule is in the books, and now another race is being added to the calendar for the viewing pleasures of our Speed51.com premium members. One June 24, the Granite State Pro Stock Series will visit the “Cement Palace” of Seekonk Speedway (MA) and our premium members will be able to watch the action live on Speed51.com powered by JEGS.

 
The Granite State Pro Stock Series will make its only trip to the Massachusetts’ last remaining racing facility for the first time in series history on Saturday night, June 24, and now the grandstands at Seekonk isn’t the only place to watch the race. The event will be broadcast live with a single camera and the public address audio feed as part of the Summer Thunder TV package on Speed51.com for premium network members.
 
“We are excited to team up with a prime media outlet like Speed51 to showcase some of the best Pro Stock racing in New England with the Granite State Pro Stock Series and our own veteran Pro Stock drivers,” said Ed St Germain, the marketing and advertising director for Seekonk Speedway. “It should be a great race. We’re excited to be able to showcase it on Speed51.”

Phil Richardson Wins Wiscasset Speedway 50 Lap U.S. Prostock/Super Late Model National Championship Qualifier

Seekonk, MA – Wiscasset Speedway on Saturday hosted the second of five guaranteed starter races for the second annual U.S. Prostock/Super Late Model National Championship race, slated for July 12, at the “Cement Palace”, Seekonk Speedway paying a cool $10,000 to the winner of the 200-lap Summer Classic.

Richardson of Herman, ME, will represent Wiscasset Speedway and is joined by Jeremy Davis of Tamworth, NH who won the first guaranteed starter race at Lee USA Speedway on April 30th. Davis will represent the Granite State Prostock Series. Both competitors have secured provisional starting positions.

Wiscasset Speedway joins four other tracks hosting the guaranteed starter qualifying events; Lee USA Speedway, NH. April 30th; Seekonk Speedway, MA June 17th; Beech Ridge Motor Speedway, ME June 24th; and New Hampshire Motor Speedway, July 1st.

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Race Two of 2017 Set for Riverhead Raceway

WALPOLE, N.H. – Coming off a rain-shortened season-opening event at Lee USA Speedway back on April 30, the Granite State Pro Stock Series is set to return to action this Saturday night, this time in New York. The quarter-mile Riverhead Raceway will play host to the series for a 100-lap feature event that will pay $2,000 to the driver that rolls into Victory Lane.

The event will showcase the top GSPSS talent up against some of the Riverhead Late Model weekly competitors.

Last season, GSPSS drivers headed south to Riverhead in July and completed the inspection process along with a few rounds of practice, but then Mother Nature took control of the night. The race was cancelled and was not rescheduled, meaning this season’s stop will be the inaugural 100-lap event for the series at the bullring.

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GSPSS Adds Oxford Plains to 2017 Schedule

WALPOLE, N.H. – The Granite State Pro Stock Series announced another addition to the 2017 schedule this week. A stop at the three-eighths mile Oxford Plains Speedway will take place as part of the 44th annual Oxford 250 weekend. The race will be a 100-lap feature event on Saturday evening August 26th.

“Our goal is and always has been a 14-race schedule,” series president Mike Parks explained. “We usually don’t like to add an event once we start the season, but this is an exception.”

With the Oxford 250 in the same weekend, drivers that plan to compete in the prestigious event will have the chance to compete with the top drivers of the GSPSS the night before. Some will surely be using the GSPSS 100 lap event as a test session, knowing that if they can run well Saturday night, the chances of running well Sunday will increase.

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Granite State Pro Stock Series Race Sunday at Lee USA Speedway

LEE, NH — The Granite State Pro Stock Series will bring 30 of it’s to drivers for this Sunday’s 10-race program, including a 100-lap main event, here at Lee USA Speedway.

Jeremy Davis, D. J. Shaw, and Bryan Kruczek are among the top entries.  Last June, Shaw nosed out Derek Griffin, and Kruczek in a three-abreast finish that turned out to be one of the most exciting feature events in years at the track.

Davis, of Tamworth, NH, had made that race a three and four-car door-to-door fight for the lead until dropping out on the 78th lap.

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GSPSS Set to Open 2017 Season at Lee USA Speedway

WALPOLE, N.H. – After a long offseason away from the track, the Granite State Pro Stock Series is set to open the 11-race schedule on Sunday at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, N.H. with a 100-lap feature event.

The three-eighths mile oval has produced some intense action in the past when the GSPSS has visited and with this being the season-opener, drivers will be hoping to start the season in Victory Lane. Consistency will matter when it comes time to crown a champion in October – meaning every race counts – including the opener. Getting off to a good start could make a difference on someone’s season.

PLACE: Lee USA Speedway
DATE: Sunday, April 30
TIME: 2 p.m.
TRACK: 3/8-mile, flat oval
TRACK TWITTER: @LeeSpeedway
GSPSS Contact: Mike Parks, mparks@gspss.net
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Cory Casagrande Chasing GSPSS Championship in 2017

WALPOLE, N.H. – Heading into the 2017 Granite State Pro Stock Series season, Cory Casagrande is hoping to contend for the championship behind the wheel of his No. 7.

Last season, Casagrande finished fourth in the point standings while finishing a best of third at Monadnock Speedway early in the season.

Although the finale at New London-Waterford Speedbowl didn’t go his way, he was still able to capture a top five finish in points in just his second year in a Pro Stock.
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2016 Granite State Pro Stock Series Champion Sets Sights on Upcoming Season

Barry Gray has been driving race cars for the last three decades and the Belchertown, Mass. resident shows no signs of slowing down soon.

“I was getting ready to retire, I was so pissed off at the car because we couldn’t make it go no matter what we did. Our first race was good and then it got a little rocky. We changed who we were using to set the car up and from then on everything got better and we did well from that point on.”

Well enough that the Meadowsmotor.com team took down their first G.S.P.S.S. championship without the benefit of a single season victory. His 8 top 10 finishes helped propelled him to the series championship.

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GSPSS Heads into 2017 with New Drivers Hoping to Challenge

 WALPOLE, N.H. — With just three weeks remaining until the season-opening event for the Granite State Pro Stock Series, officials are working diligently behind the scenes to finish final preparations.

The 2017 season will be headlined by the New England Short Track Showdown at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 1, but will also include races on the short tracks of the New England region. This season is also expected to bring multiple new challengers to the table in hopes of capturing the title.

“As we head into 2017, we are really excited when it comes to our schedule,” series president Mike Parks said. “Going to New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Seekonk Speedway for the first time is huge for our series. The interest from teams is better than ever before and we are looking forward to a banner season.”

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Guaranteed Starter Races Added to U.S. Prostock/Super Late Model National Championship Qualifier Schedule

Seekonk, Mass. – New England Race Promoter Gary Sagar of Kraze Korlacki Speed Equipment has announced, the addition of two more race venues hosting guaranteed starter races for this summers U.S. Pro Stock/Super Late Model National Championship Race, at Seekonk Speedway, Seekonk, MA.
The 2nd annual 200-lap race, on Wednesday, July 12, will pay $10,000 to the winner.

Two popular race facilities in the State of New Hampshire are next on a list to host qualifiers. Red and Judy MacDonald’s Lee USA Speedway, in Lee, will give race teams early on, a chance to lock-in a starting position.

Track Manager Joe Bassett welcomes the opportunity making the April 30th date with the Granite State Pro Stocks in town, the first guaranteed starter opportunity.

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Granite State Pro Stock Series Banquet & General Information Meeting Announced

WALPOLE, N.H. — The Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) is pleased to announce the date for the 2016 awards banquet and celebration has been set for February 4, 2017. The event will take place in combination with the Racer’s Expo at the Best Western Royal Plaza in Marlborough, Mass., where reigning series veteran Barry Gray will be officially crowned the champion.

Cocktail hour has been set for 6:30 p.m., with dinner following at 7:30 p.m. The awards will conclude the evening. Tickets for the banquet are $55.00 and on sale immediately and can be purchased by visiting the Granite State Pro Stock Series website, gspss.net.

The series would also like to announce that the 2017 General Information Meeting will be held at the Racer’s Expo that same day, February 4, at 2 p.m. Drivers and teams are encouraged to bring questions to the meeting in preparation for the 2017 season.

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Lee USA Schedule Announced

Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH released its schedule for this season. Division special races are to be announced.

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Major Short Track Racing Event is Announced for New Hampshire Motor Speedway New England Short Track Showdown will Feature VMRS, GSPSS, NEMST and Street Stock Open

2017 will bring a major racing weekend to the New England region as the inaugural New England Short Track Showdown has been scheduled to take place on the one-mile oval track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday, June 30th and Saturday, July 1st.

The event is designed to showcase four popular classes of grassroots racing that can be found at dozens of tracks throughout the Northeast on any given summer weekend.  The race lineup will consist of 50-lap feature races for the Valenti Modified Racing Series and Granite State Pro Stock Series along with 30-lap events for the Texas Roadhouse North East Mini Stock Tour and open competition Street Stocks.

Weekly racers from various tracks, and tours, are encouraged to enter the events with their Tour-type Modifieds, Super Late Models, Four Cylinder Mini Stocks or V-8 Street Stock/Strictly Stock race cars. The mini stock and street stock portions will feature a $1000 to win and $75 to start payout as well as lap leader bonus money available from sponsors. NEMST rules will dictate the mini stock division and a full open competition style rule book will be released before January 10 for the street stock portion of the event.

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First Annual New England Short Track Showdown at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Headlines 11-Race Schedule for Granite State Pro Stock Series in 2017

WALPOLE, N.H. — The Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) announced an exciting 11-race schedule for the 2017 season on Saturday. The schedule includes events in four different states across a total of 10 different race tracks, giving plenty of variety for both drivers and fans.

Headlining the schedule will be the first annual New England Short Track Showdown at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July.

The season will begin with a stop at Lee USA Speedway on Sunday, April 30, a three-eighths mile flat track in Lee, N.H. In 2016, championship runner-up D.J. Shaw scored the victory at Lee, holding off Derek Griffith and Bryan Kruzcek in the final stages to take the checkered flag.

The GSPSS will attempt the inaugural event at the quarter-mile Riverhead Raceway for a second time in 2017, this time on Saturday night May 20. In 2016, drivers practiced for the event but rain forced the cancellation and there was no reschedule date.

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Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Announces 2017 Schedule

Thompson, CT (December 5, 2016) – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park today announced dates for the 2017 racing schedule, celebrating its 77th season on the high-banked oval.  The 2017 seven event NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) schedule is highlighted by the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the return of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East.

“This year’s schedule balances our commitment to tradition and innovation,” states Josh Vanada, General Manager of TSMP.  “The 2017 schedule preserves fan favorites while introducing unique and creative events and promotions.”

The speedway will continue to showcase Sunoco Modifieds, which will compete in eight points-counting races supported by the Late Models, Limited Sportsman, and Mini Stocks, who will all have seven points-counting races. The Lite Modified Division will race in five of the seven events, but will not race under the NWAAS sanction.

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Seekonk Speedway Releases Dates for 2017 Season

Seekonk Speedway is excited to announce the dates for its 72nd season of racing. We will be releasing the full schedule including all of our Phils Propane Triple Crown features plus several other bonus races in early December. The full schedule will also include our favorite fan attractions such as the Propane Plus Auto Graph series, On Track Pit Parties, Fans on Parade and much much more! We hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving and we look forward to getting our full schedule released in early December!

http://seekonkspeedway.com/2017-schedules/
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Granite State Pro Stocks Set for Inaugural Seekonk Speedway 100 in 2017

WALPOLE, N.H. — Even though the 2016 Granite State Pro Stock Series season finished just a few weeks ago at New London-Waterford Speedbowl, the GSPSS is already looking ahead to the 2017 campaign.

And with that, the series is proud to announce the first scheduled race for next season at Seekonk Speedway in Seekonk, Mass. The inaugural Seekonk 100 will take place on Saturday night June 24, 2017.

“We are extremely happy to be able to work with Seekonk Speedway to bring the GSPSS there for the 2017 season,” GSPSS president Mike Parks said. “Seekonk is the home of weekly Super Late Model racing in Southern New England. By adding the GSPSS to the schedule, it has the making of a super event. We have been talking to them for two years and we feel the timing is correct for 2017.”

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Barry Gray Seals First Career GSPSS Championship

WALPOLE, N.H. — A few weeks ago at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, Barry Gray climbed out of his No. 29 at the end of the 75 lap feature race and raised his fist in the air as the champion of the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS).

Gray has been a part of the GSPSS for years and has been strong before, but this season, it all came together for the Belchertown, Mass. native. He went into the season finale at the Speedbowl with a 26 point lead over D.J. Shaw and when Shaw had trouble, all Gray had to do was finish right where he was.

A fourth place finish was enough to add another championship trophy to the mantle for Gray. Though he hadn’t become champion with the GSPSS until this season, he is a former champion at Riverside Park and a multiple time champion at Monadnock Speedway in New Hampshire.

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Dave Farrington Goes From Last To First To Win Waterford; Barry Gray Clinches 2016 Championship

WATERFORD, Conn. — When qualifying was scraped at Bemer’s Big Show because of rain, Dave Farrington was a little bit frustrated.

He had originally drawn the pole position for the second Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) heat race, but he ended up having to start in 29th position because the field was set by owner points for the 75 lap season finale.

When it was all set and done, Farrington was celebrating in victory lane on Saturday night after capturing his first GSPSS victory of the season.
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Granite State Pro Stocks To Finish 2016 at New London-Waterford Speedbowl

WALPOLE, N.H. — After an enduring season of racing across the New England region, the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) is set to crown the 2016 champion this Saturday, Oct. 22., at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl.

The 3/8 mile Shoreline oval will play host to the Super Late Model Series in a 75 lap main event that will decide a championship battle that currently has two veterans at the top.

Belchertown, Mass. driver Barry Gray holds a 26 point advantage over Conway, N.H. native D.J. Shaw, who was also recently crowned the PASS champion for 2016. Gray has little experience at the Speedbowl, but is hoping to seal the deal in his No. 29. Though he is not a GSPSS champion, Gray has won championships in racing before.

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Barry Gray and D.J. Shaw To Decide GSPSS Championship at New London-Waterford Speedbowl

WALPOLE, N.H. — Heading into the final Granite State Pro Stock Series race of the 2016 season at New London-Waterford Speedbowl on Oct. 22, the championship fight has come down to two drivers.

Belchertown, Massachusetts native Barry Gray currently holds a 26 point advantage over Conway, New Hampshire driver D.J. Shaw.  Both are veterans of Super Late Model racing in New England and both have won championships before.

Gray, who knows all he will need to do is have a solid finish at the Speedbowl next weekend to clinch the crown, still isn’t extremely happy with the way his season has gone.

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GSPSS Drivers Hoping to Collect Bonus Awards at Speedbowl Finale

Over the course of the first nine Granite State Pro Stock Series races in 2016, drivers have been chasing more than $26,000 in contingency awards.

Now, with just one race remaining, some of the season long bonus award winners will be decided at the season finale at New London-Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday, October 22.

Without the help of multiple businesses, the series would just not be able to provide all of the extra incentives. Drivers have been chasing extra cash and awards for just about everywhere in the finishing order during each event.

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GSPSS to Celebrate John Hoyt with Rescheduled JBH 100 at Monadnock Speedway

Even though it’s a month late, the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) is set to celebrate the life of John Hoyt this Saturday night at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, New Hampshire.

The 100 lap main event will honor Hoyt, the co-founder of the series, who unexpectedly passed away in 2011. The race was originally scheduled for August 13, but rain forced the race to be rescheduled and it now it is the final event in September for the GSPSS.

Since the race was originally scheduled to run, the GSPSS has run a race at Wiscasset Speedway, won by DJ Shaw, and Star Speedway, won by Joey Squeglia. Shaw has been on a roll of late and currently leads the point standings by 20 points with just two races to go in the 2016 campaign.
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Squeglia Survives Star Classic

The Star Classic started in Epping amid a couple afternoon showers during practice. Eventually Mother Nature cooperated and opened up blue skies and sun. Race winner Joe Squeglia of Derry, NH set the pace early on earning the fastest time in the first practice. Derek Griffith of Hudson, NH set the pace in second practice with Squeglia close behind.

The only hiccup in the heats came in the third heat when Steve Murphy of Tewksbury, MA and George Bessette made contact in turn four. Bessette cut a tire and Murphy made contact with the wall, starting a long night for his crew.

In the feature Bobby Cabral of Kingston, NH started on the pole with Squeglia on the outside. Points leader Barry Gray started 16th, and DJ Shaw who came into the race only four points behind started ninth. Squeglia started the race taking an early lead and holding it for the first ten laps until Derek Griffith of Hudson, NH was able to pass him.
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