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Granite State Pro Stock Series Honor Co-Founder with Memorial Race

Posted By Tj Ingerson On July 26, 2012

Categories: Granite State Pro Stock

Cabral Leads Pro Stocks into JBH 100 after Recent Win

(From series press release)

The Granite State Pro Stock Series will make their second appearance at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, NH on Saturday, August 4 for the JBH 100. The race will be in memory of late series president John Hoyt, who unexpectedly passed away last year. Hoyt and Mike Parks founded the series in 2011.

“John (Hoyt) was a driving force in this series to help get it off the ground," Granite State Pro Stock Series president Mike Parks said. "We decided to do a memorial race as our little tribute for him.”

Bobby Cabral leads the Granite State Pro Stock Series into Monadnock Speedway fresh off his Gate City Classic 100 win at Hudson Speedway. Cabral, of East Kingston, NH, also rebounded from a late race spin and claimed the third position at the season opener at Monadnock.

Fifteen-year-old Derek Griffith scored an impressive runner-up finish at Monadnock Speedway in May. Griffith, of Hudson, NH, sits third in the Granite State Pro Stock Series point standings and will be among the competitors expected to vie for the race win. Second place point man Mike Parks, of Walpole, NH, will be there and will look to close the gap to Cabral and pick up his first series win. Carl Eriksson, of Deep River, CT, and Rich Eaton, of Seabrook, NH, will also look to close the gap to Cabral and claim their first series wins.

Multi-time Monadnock Speedway champion Barry Gray, of Belchertown, MA, will look to climb the point standings with a win in the JBH 100. Bobby Baillargeon, of Kingston, NH, rides a third place finish at Hudson Speedway into Monadnock Speedway. Former Monadnock Speedway competitor Fran “Jr” Colson, of Gardner, MA, will be in contention for his first series win.

The Granite State Pro Stock Series JBH 100 post time is scheduled for 6:00pm. Pit gates will open at 1:00pm with practice scheduled for 3:00pm. Admission is $20.00 for adults, $10.00 for Seniors, $5.00 for Students ages 13-18, and Kids 12 and under are free.

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