Gargaro is a BIG winner of the BIG $ X-Car Race

With $1160 in total contingency (laps and bonus money)on the line this past Wednesday, Dave Gargaro Jr took home $477 in additional money! Great job Dave! Here are the winners of each contingency dollar from Wednesday Night’s X Car Extra Distance Feature! Congrats to these drivers and THANK YOU to all who contributed! 1. Shaft Motorsports 💰($10) Chris Strickland 2. Shaft Motorsports 💰 ($10) Chris Strickland 3. Heavenly Goddess by Ginny ($10)💰 Ray Herman 4. Shaft Motorsports 💰 ($10) Ray Herman 5. Shaft Motorsports 💰 ($10) TJ Racicot 6. Heavenly Goddess [...]

Gargaro Jr. racks up extra-distance X-Car win- Bennett, Shafer squeeze out photo finish victories- Monahan captures impressive Bandolero win

WATERFORD — Dave Gargaro hasn’t raced regularly at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl in more than a year. The two-time X-car champion, however, hasn’t forgotten the fast way around the track. Gargaro took the lead from T.J. Racicot on lap No. 18 and still had enough voltage left to survive a two-lap, green-white-checker showdown with Racicot and Eddie Loomis. He held on for a win in the 35-lap X-Car Extra Distance Showdown Wednesday as part of the Speedbowl’s Wild & Wacky presentation. In [...]

Strickland’s positive attitude stronger than any handicap

Press release from New London Waterford Speedbowl WATERFORD — Chris Strickland of Uncasville comes to the New London-Waterford Speedbowl every Wednesday looking for action and improvement, not sympathy. Some would think the second year X-Car driver would be at a disadvantage — he lost his right hand in 2006 while serving in the Army in Iraq. Strickland, however, doesn’t view it that way. “I never consider myself to be handicapped,” Strickland said. “It doesn’t affect anything that I do. A lot of people [...]