Waterford, CT — Wednesday evening was special at Waterford Speedbowl as track management hosted the annual awards ceremony for its Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday racing program, celebrating the popular series 13th consecutive season of motorsports. The banquet recognized several drivers for their achievements on and off the race track during the year.
Approximately 200 guests attended the function, held on speedway grounds under the track’s hospitality tent. The top-five drivers from each of the four Wednesday divisions – Legend Cars, X-Cars, Super X-Cars and Bandoleros – were awarded trophies. In addition, special awards were presented to the top rookie drivers, most improved drivers, pit crews of the year plus a sportsmanship award winner for each division.
Middletown’s Joey Ternullo took home the championship trophies in the INEX Legend Cars division and became the youngest champion in the division’s track history. Ternullo is two months shy of his 15th birthday. The division mixes young and veteran racing talent in a very tough and competitive class of car. Ternullo won three feature races during the season on his way to the title.