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Defending SK Modified® Champion With Back To Back Victories

Jordan wins second straight SK feature Chapman pulls away for first SK Light win Christian dominates Late Model feature Roy carves out Mini Stock win Churchill holds off O’Sullivan in Legends Burr in control during Speedbowl Trucks Buffone survives Open Street Stock feature   WATERFORD — It took defending SK Modified champion Tim Jordan more than two months to post his first 2021 win of the season. Now that he’s found the key to victory lane, however, he’s not about to lose it.  Jordan surged past Mike [...]

Exciting Wild & Wacky Wednesday 7-28-21

Symonds notches first X-Car win; Ryan sweeps Super-X racing; Deshaies, Burns pull off Legends wins; Dion prevails in Bandoleros WATERFORD — Before the 2021 season started, X-Car driver Kaylee Symonds said she would be happy if she could grab a couple of finishes in the Top 5.  Symonds exceeded her expectations in a major way during the 25-lap X-Car feature Wednesday at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl.  Symonds was in third place heading into the final turn of the final lap. [...]

July 24th Speedbowl Race Overview

Puleo fast learner in SK Lites; Canfield, Waterman win big money races Palmer regains Late Model point lead Boyle wins second straight Truck feature WATERFORD —Jonathan Puleo was a rookie all over again.   Even though he won the 2018 New London-Waterford Speedbowl SK Lite Modified title, he had never stepped inside car owner Larry Goss’ SK Lite until Saturday.  It didn’t take him long to get comfortable.  Puleo started 12th in the 19-car field, calmly moved up through the field and roared underneath [...]

Wild & Wacky Wednesday 7-14 wrap up

For Immedite Release Liebal hangs on for first Speedbowl victory WATERFORD — It was a lap that Cameron Liebal will never forget. The final lap of the 25-lap X-Car feature started with Liebal in second place, but it ended with Liebal finishing ahead of Christian Herman by a mere  0.031 on a wild final lap to rack up his first Speedbowl win to highlight the Wild and Wacky Wednesday race program at the New London Waterford Speedbowl. It looked like Liebal [...]

Updated Season Schedule Is Out

We all thought that once we got vaccinated, everything would get back to normal.  Well, at least we do not have to wear a mask everywhere and we can visit loved ones without fear of spreading the virus to them.  But after the country’s manufacturing sector shut down for almost a year, some things are not back to normal.  Unfortunately, those of us that race cars as well as race fans are being affected by an industry wide tire [...]

Due To Weather- Fast 5 Series Round 2 Has Been Canceled

Well, we’re sorry to say it, but with no improvement in the forecast we have to call the 2nd installment of the Fast Five series race canceled due to weather. We’ll have more information to follow, but for now we hope you enjoy your 4th of July weekend, and stay safe! We’re back in action next Saturday, July 10th, featuring an extra distance race for the Trucks!

Skinner a winner in Super X-Cars

WATERFORD — After suffering transmission problems in last week’s Super X-Car feature and finishing 18th, Sean Skinner planned on taking a week off.  Not only did he change his mind, he changed the momentum of his entire 2021 season.  Skinner pounced into the lead after a lap 2 restart and dictated the race the rest of the way for his first-ever Speedbowl victory in the 25-lap Super X-Car feature.  “We really didn’t plan on racing today, but we brought [...]

Wednesday Schedule Has Been UPDATED

**ATTENTION** It’s race day! Schedule changes have been implemented to try and combat the heat for our spectators and drivers. See the attached schedule for updates. Be sure to stay hydrated as it’ll be a hot one tonight. Pits will now open at 5:30p. Grandstands will open at 6:30p and Practice starts at 6:45p with heat races to follow practice. Removed from the schedule: No VMR, Big Wheel, or Wacky Race. http://www.speedbowlct.com/…/Wed-6-30-21-WnWW_UPDATED-6…

Owen, Molleur top SK Modified® Twin Features

Owen, Molleur top SK Modified® Twin Features Charette, Marcotte prevail in SK Lite Modifieds; Christian, Canfield, Waterman, Morin, Rose also post victories WATERFORD — Landing on the podium at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl can be habit-forming. At least that was the case Saturday during twin SK Modified features. The trio of Todd Owen, Cory DiMatteo and Andrew Molleur made the Top 3 in both 35-lap races — only the order was different. Todd Owen won the first 35-lap event, with Cory DiMatteo second [...]

National Tire Shortage Affects Speedbowl Schedule

Due to the nationwide tire shortage, we’ve had to modify our schedule to ensure competition and fairness. This affects the SK Modified® and SK Lite Modified racing schedule.  These 2 divisions will be racing every other Saturday Night.  Click on the link below for the updated Season Race Schedule. http://www.speedbowlct.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/2021-New-London-Waterford-Speedbowl-Event-Schedule_UPDATED-6-26-21-1.pdf