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Hallstrom Motorsports Announces Driver Development Program

Posted By Tj Ingerson on July 23, 2015

Louie and Lisa Hallstrom (center) stand with Speedway 51PHOTO: Louie and Lisa Hallstrom (center) stand with Speedway 51's Joey Laquerre (left) and driver Devin O'Connell (right) during an event earlier this year. O'Connell has been announced to be part of the Hallstrom Driver Development Program this season (Team provided photo)

NORTHFIELD --
Hallstrom Motorsports announced this week the creation of a Driver Development Program that will work with young up-and-coming drivers to help them successfully transition through the various levels of short track racing with a focus on racing talents throughout the northeast region of the United States. Read Full Story

Rocco Punches ACT Ticket with Thompson 20-20 Sprint Win

Posted By Tj Ingerson on July 8, 2015

Jeff Rocco, who competed with the American-Canadian Tour at New Smyrna Speedway in February, became a guaranteed starter for the ACT season finale at Thompson as he won the Late Model 20-20 Sprint on Wednesday night. (VMM file photo)PHOTO: Jeff Rocco, who competed with the American-Canadian Tour at New Smyrna Speedway in February, became a guaranteed starter for the ACT season finale at Thompson as he won the Late Model 20-20 Sprint on Wednesday night. (VMM file photo)

Becomes guaranteed starter in ACT season finale during World Series

THOMPSON, Conn. --
Jeff Rocco punched his guaranteed ticket to the ACT Late Model Tour season finale in October at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park as he claimed the overall win in the Dunkin Donuts Late Model 20-20 Sprint on Wednesday night at the five-eighths mile oval. Read Full Story

Fans Rewarded Laquerre's Speedway 51 Work with Packed Crowd

Posted By Tj Ingerson on June 1, 2015

A packed crowd watched the first event under the Speedway 51 banner on Saturday night as the track hosted the ACT Late Model Tour. (T.J. Ingerson/VMM photo)PHOTO: A packed crowd watched the first event under the Speedway 51 banner on Saturday night as the track hosted the ACT Late Model Tour. (T.J. Ingerson/VMM photo)

--by T.J. Ingerson (@TJIngerson)
VMM Editor

GROVETON, N.H. --
Wayne Helliwell Jr. may have won the American-Canadian Tour race on Saturday night, but it was Joey Laquerre and Speedway 51 who stole the show. Read Full Story

Devil’s Bowl Drivers Ready for World Series in Florida

Posted By Tj Ingerson on February 14, 2015

ACT World Series Racing coverage at New Smyrna Speedway on Vermont Motorsports Magazine provided by RPM Racing Engines in Georgia, Vermont.MiddleburyPHOTO: Middlebury's Todd Stone (#1x) runs with Erica Thiering (#96) of Edmonton, Alberta at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida during a mid-week practice session; Stone will race seven times in nine nights during the 49th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing, February 13-21 (Speed51.com photo)

Stone, Packard, Atkins headed to New Smyrna Speedway

(From track press release)

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL --
Devil’s Bowl Speedway may be buried under three feet of snow in chilly Vermont, but that won’t stop three of its regular stock car competitors from firing their engines. Todd Stone, Emily Packard, and Brandon Atkins are ready to compete in the 49th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway during Florida Speedweeks, February 13-21, with both the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series and the American-Canadian Tour. Read Full Story

NASCAR Regional Series, ACT Return for NHMS 25th Season

Posted By Tj Ingerson on December 20, 2014

New Hampshire Motor Speedway will celebrate their 25th anniversary during the 2015 season and will have an action packed season. (Track provided logo)PHOTO: New Hampshire Motor Speedway will celebrate their 25th anniversary during the 2015 season and will have an action packed season. (Track provided logo)

(From track press release)

LOUDON, N.H. --
An important and popular part of the racing menu during NASCAR Sprint Cup weekends at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and American-Canadian Tour will return in 2015 to help celebrate the Magic Mile's 25th anniversary season with a total of five races. Read Full Story