Author - Mitch Bombard

2022 Fall Shootout Series for WnWW Cars!

The Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday season may be over, but there’s still opportunity for fans and drivers to continue to enjoy that racing in 2022! The Fall Shootout Series began for INEX Bandoleros two weeks ago, but the X-Cars and Super X-Cars are on the card as a part of Military Night this coming Saturday!

Todd Owen Provides the Lightning at Thunder on the Sound

For immediate release from the New London-Waterford Speedbowl WATERFORD — The 350 SMAC Super Modifieds, the NEMA Midgets and NEMA Lites provided the sound effects for Thunder on the Sound Saturday at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. Todd Owen, however, provided the lightning. The Somers driver made a high-voltage move against Eric Berndt early in the 35-lap SK Modified feature and pulled away for his fifth win of the season, tying Berndt for most victories. Nickolas Hovey, meanwhile, blistered into the lead on [...]

Champions were Decided at Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday Finale

For immediate release from the New London Waterford Speedbowl   WATERFORD — Four drivers had an opportunity to celebrate Wednesday after clinching Wild & Wacky Wednesday championships at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl.   Dave Yardley wrapped up the Super-X car crown with a second-place finish. Pete Zaikarite, by virtue of his fourth place run in the X-Car feature, put a padlock on the X-Car championship. Isaiah Newcomb led from start to finish in the 25-lap INEX Feature to nail down the Legends title. The [...]

PASS/ACT Double Header for October 29th!

Press Release from www.acttour.com   Barre, VT and Naples, ME —Officials from the American Canadian Tour (ACT) and the Pro All Star Series (PASS) are excited to announce the make-up date for the cancelled Monadnock event scheduled in May. Rescheduled Twin-150s for the American-Canadian Tour and Pro All Stars Series at New London-Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday, October 29th will serve as the championship event for both full-fendered touring series alongside the Speedbowl’s own Northeast Street Stock Nationals and the New England [...]

Flannery Scores First SK Modified® Win

For Immediate Release from the New London-Waterford Speedbowl WATERFORD — In a 24-hour period this weekend, Anthony Flannery of East Hampton experience the lowest of valleys and the highest of peaks. The valley took place Friday at Stafford Speedway when Flannery badly destroyed his car in an incident in the front stretch wall. It didn’t take long, however, for Death Valley to turn into Mount Everest. Flannery dominated the 35-lap SK Modified feature for the first SK win in his career. Flannery’s [...]

Wild ‘n Wacky Point Battles Tighten Going Into Finale

For immediate release from the New London-Waterford Speedbowl WATERFORD — No driver was able to wrap up a championship during the next-to-last Wild & Wacky event of the season Wednesday at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. Pete Zaikarite and Dave Yardley, however, came close. And Isaiah Newcomb and Brad Strickland ended the night knocking on the door. Newcomb, by virtue of his third win of the season and Zachary Martinez’s third-place run, pulled to within one point of Martinez in the battle [...]

Open Street Stock Tire Update

Open Street Stocks!   We know you want to race, and we want to give you a place to race.   Hoosier 970 tire has been removed from the rules. The only allowed tires are Hoosier 790 and American Racer 705 225/70 x 15.0 and 235/70 x 15.0   The tire truck will have Hoosier 790’s available. New competitors may buy up to 4, returning competitors may buy up to 3.   Used tires can make up the balance of your 6 tire inventory.   Updated: http://www.speedbowlct.com/rules-2/saturday-nlws-rules/oss-rules/

Last Lap Results the Theme for Owen and Silva

For Immediate Release from New London-Waterford Speedbowl WATERFORD — All laps in an auto race are not created equally. All a driver needs to do is lead one lap —the last lap — in order to pocket the first-place check. Both Todd Owen in the SK Modifieds and Tommy Silva enjoyed last-lap success Saturday on Nostalgia Night at the New London Waterford Speedbowl. Owen cracked past his teammate, Anthony Flannery, to post his fourth win of the season, while Silva thundered [...]

Four in a Row for Herman on X-Car’s Biggest Night

For immediate release from the New London-Waterford Speedbowl WATERFORD —Christian Herman proved he had the best car for the first 36 laps of the 40-lap X-Car Fall Classic Wednesday. When a late caution came out, however, Herman knew he had to prove it for four more laps in order to lock up the biggest X-Car race of the season. “The caution were killing me.” Herman said. “My car would get tight.” Instead of getting tight, however, he was out of sight. Herman [...]

Jordan Rebounds from Week Off; Bavolacco Captures First Career Win

WATERFORD — It wasn’t just about Tim Jordan’s driving skills. It was also about his car repair skills. Combine them both, and it added up to a dominating performance in the 35-lap SK Modified feature at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl Saturday. After sitting out one race to repair his car after major damage suffered in a race on Aug. 6, Jordan returned to smoke the field Saturday for his second win of the season. Joining Jordan in the winner’s circle [...]