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Rain Shortened Sportsman Race to be Run Wednesday 5-23-18

The updated schedule for this Wednesday May 23rd features the remainder of the Bud Blast-Off Sportsman Race. Pit Gates will open 30 minutes earlier this week at 4:30pm. Practice is at 5:30pm, Opening Ceremonies at 6:45pm with racing to follow. Pit admission is $20.00, Adult Grandstand admission is $8.00, Youth admission is $5.00, and 12 and under is free.

Swindell to Return to NEMA for Bertrand at Seekonk & the New London Waterford Speedbowl

Official NEMA Press release! One of the most recognized names in American motorsports, Sammy Swindell, will make a pair of Northeastern Midget Association starts for Tim Bertrand/Bertrand Motorsports on Wednesday June 27th at Seekonk’s Open Wheel Wednesday/Boston Louie Memorial and at the New London Waterford Speedbowl on September 15th.  Swindell is a three-time World of Outlaws Champion & Five-time Chili Bowl champion. Swindell will join a five car Bertrand Motorsports NEMA operation for the two races, with five time NASCAR Whelen [...]

5-19-18: Tonight’s Races Have Been Cancelled

Unfortunately Mother Nature wins again this week and forces us to cancel today’s events. Updated event schedule for the Bud Blast-Off 80 Lap SK Modified Race, and the remaining 21 laps of the Sportsman Race from Blast-Off Sunday will be announced shortly. We look forward to seeing everyone at Saturdays Full Fendered Throwdown, presented by Belltown Motors featuring Triple 20’s for the Late Models, the Granite State Pro Stock Series with Triple 35 Lap Features, and the 375 Sportsman [...]

Wild & Wacky Wednesdays are BACK!

Season opener is this Wednesday May 16th featuring the Young Guns in the Bandoleros, Legend Cars, X-Cars, Super -X and the Big Wheel Race. At the end of the night there will be a water balloon toss where fans toss water balloons onto the track at the race cars! Adult admission is only $8 – children 12 and under are FREE and youth 13-16 are $5. Great family fun and exciting racing! Be sure to be at the track so [...]

Thanks to all the SK Modified Lap and Purse Sponsors

Thank you SPONSORS! Here is a list of the sponsors for the 80 Lap SK Modified Feature – go to our Facebook page and check out a little video. Thank you to all of these wonderful people! Racechoice.com Winner $500 P2 $250 P3 $150 P13 on Lap 13 $100 Last on Lap 35 $100 P6 on Lap 57 $100 P5 on Lap 78 $100 JJ Dibble Construction  Winner $150 Race Hill Farm Winner $150 Charles Toyota  Winner $150 Pearson Motorsports/Mod Squad Racing Media Winner $150 Sireci’s Automotive  Winner $100 Filomena’s Restaurant  Winner $100 Half Keg Tavern Winner $100 Action Carpentry Leader Lap 35 [...]

This week at the Speedbowl: featuring Todd Owen

  Owen’s SK strategy to remain the same WATERFORD — The date for the 80-lap Speedbowl Blastoff has been changed. Todd Owen, however, says his strategy won’t change — it’s good for any long-distance race. “I just want to try and survive and be there at the end,” Owen said. “There were a small amount of cars last week, but they’re all good cars. You have to be at your best.” The 80-lap SK showdown, which was rained out last week, will be the [...]

Maynard Troyer

The Speedbowl family would like to express our condolences to the Troyer family. We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Maynard Troyer. Maynard was a fierce Modified competitor, having won 4 track championships at the Lancaster Speedway. Also, he was the winner of the prestigious Stafford Spring Sizzler in the modified division in 1977, 1978, and 1979. In 1977, he founded Troyer Engineering, which has been the leading modified chassis builder on both dirt and asphalt, [...]

Bold move helps Taylor grab first career win

Waterford, CT — There’s one game Mini-Stock driver Nate Taylor refuses to play — Follow the Leader. So when he had an opportunity to grab the lead from reigning champion Charles Canfield in the opening race of the season at the New London Waterford Speedbowl, he pounced on it. “Either the car was going to stick, or I was going to wind up in the no-go zone and hit the wall,” Taylor said. “I wasn’t going to just wait in line.” His [...]

Attention All SK Modified Drivers!

Updated 5/10/18   YOU CAN STILL ENTER THE 80 LAP MODIFIED FEATURE!  Guaranteed $4050 To Win!!! P2: $1800 + $250 bonus= $2050 P3: $1200 + $150 bonus= $1350 P4: $900 P5: $650 P6: $600 P7: $550 + $50 bonus= $600 P8: $500 P9: $450 P10: $400 P11: $370 P12: $340 P13: $310 + $25 bonus= $335 P14: $280 P15: $260 P16: $250 P17: $250 P18: $250 P19: $250 P20: $250 P21: $250 P22: $250 P23: $250 + $100 bonus*= $350 P24: $250 + $100 bonus*= $350 P25: $250 + $100 bonus*= $350 (* $100 bonus is for 3rd to last-last BEFORE tech) Lap bonuses: Leader lap 12 $100 Leader lap [...]

14-year-old Puleo wins first SK Light race

WATERFORD — There was no adjustment period for climbing into an SK Light as far as Jonathan Puleo of North Branford was concerned. In his first SK Light start, the 14-year-old Puleo led every lap to win Sunday’s 25-lap SK Light Modified Race during the rain-shortened Speedbowl Blastoff, presented by Levine Distributors, at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. Also grabbing wins Sunday were Nathan Taylor in the 25-lap Mini-Stock feature, Mike Blaskey in the 25-lap Legends feature and Jim Boyle in the [...]