Author - Mitch Bombard

Gluchacki Caps off Stellar 2022 ACT Season with Waterford Speedbowl Win

Press Release from the American-Canadian Tour Images by Alan Ward   Waterford, CT — The 2022 American-Canadian Tour was finalized Saturday at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl for the return of the Shoreline 150. Thirty-six teams attempted to qualify for twenty-six spots in the season-ending event with the Southern New England Triple Crown championship in the minds of several teams looking to ride out the year with a little extra change in their pockets. Following three rounds of qualifying, the twenty-six car field added [...]

ACT Tour Returns to Waterford Speedbowl for Final 2022 Event with Triple Crown on the Line

Release from the American-Canadian Tour. Photos by Erik Tavares. Barre, VT — The time has come to round out the 2022 season for the American-Canadian Tour with a return to Connecticut’s New London-Waterford Speedbowl this Saturday, October 29th. The ACT Tour Shoreline 150 will join the championship events for the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models and the New England Supermodified Series (NESS) plus the New England Pro-4 Modifieds and the Speedbowl’s 3rd annual Northeast Street Stock Championship! The Shoreline [...]

3rd Annual Northeast Street Stock Championship Registration

Street Stocks from near and far!   Next Saturday night is the $2,000 to win 3rd Annual Northeast Street Stock Championship!   Also on the card is the American-Canadian Tour, Pro All Stars Series, New England Supermodified Series, and Pro 4 Modifieds.   At the link below or under the “forms” tab, you will find the registration form with payout and rules for the event.   📸: Matt Wood / TK Race Photos

Stephen Kopcik Returns to Speedbowl Victory Lane but in SK Modifieds®; Ryan Morgan Tops Late Model Field

WATERFORD – Stephen Kopcik jumped in the second SK Modified® for Ferguson Motorsports for the first time on September 3rd. In only his third start, he was able to park it in victory lane for the first time in the division. His one and only win at the shoreline oval came back in 2013 driving a Legend Car on Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday.   An extra distance feature event headlined day 3 of The Finale, and it was Adam Gada [...]

Macrino Dominates Street Stock Gauntlet, Ryan Jr. Hangs on for Truck Photo Finish

There was no shortage of action on day two of The Finale, that hosted three regional Midget Car races and three weekly Speedbowl divisions. Tight point battles and high car counts kept the on track fireworks at a premium. A controlled chaos kicked off the Street Stock event, that immediately shuffled around the top 10.  Tony Macrino maneuvered with precision from his 3rd place starting spot into the lead on lap 2 and quite literally never looked back as he [...]

Vanesse, Taschereau, Herman, and Reaume claim victories in first day of Speedbowl Finale Weekend.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WATERFORD — Colin Vanesse led green to checker to notch his first career win in the Bandolero Division. Miliania Shilosky, Trenton Starkweather, and Ryan Vanesse Jr. traded places throughout the 20 lap feature, each taking turns challenging. At the checkers Colin was followed across the line by brother Ryan, then Starkweather, Shilosky, and Allyha DeSomma rounded out the top five. Shilosky, who spun with 5 to go while challenging for the lead, recovered to finish 4th allowing her [...]

Finale Weekend Weather Update

We have pushed the schedule for Finale Friday back 2 hours to anticipate cleanup from the weather rolling through tonight.   Pits open at 12, practice begins at 2, grandstands open at 4, and qualifying at 6:30pm   We’ve also made a minor adjustment to the running order on Saturday.


Staff Report | Monday, October 10th, 2022 Photography Credit: Sean Case, Kristen Cocca, Eric Storch WATERFORD, CT- The Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic ATQMRA fueled by VP Racing Fuels is set to invade The New London-Waterford Speedbowl this weekend for its annual trip. This year, the stakes have never been bigger. For the first time in ATQMRA history, “The Speedbowl” will be hosting the organization’s championship event. While many eyes will be focused on the championship fight, there are numerous battles and story lines to [...]

Jason Palmer and Ray Christian III Turn Up the Heat for Full Fendered Throwdown

WATERFORD – This year’s edition of Full Fendered Throwdown did not disappoint with the stakes so high. Ray Christian III took the win in the first segment of the Late Model main event, and Jason Palmer would win the final two and the overall crown. Brian Norman and Charles Canfield sailed their way to big wins in the Street Stocks and Mini Stocks. Pete Zaikarite and Bill Rheaume flip the script in the X-Cars and Super X-Cars. Former Legend [...]

Todd Owen Awarded the SK Win; Charles Beal with First Mini Stock Win

For Immediate Release from the New London-Waterford Speedbowl SK Modified® results have changed after a post race technical infraction has been discovered. Updated Sept. 20th, 2022. WATERFORD – Eric Berndt initially crossed the stripe first in the SK Modifieds®, but afterwards it was determined that a tire infraction had occurred awarding Todd Owen the win. Ray Christian III extended his lead on the Late Models. Evan Bourgeois scored his 3rd career SK Light win this season while Charles Beal scored the [...]