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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

Updated Tire Rules For All Divisions

For immediate release (6/25/21) UPDATED 6/25/21 4:30PM Changes regarding Left Side Tires SK Modified and SK Lights. Attention Competitors: Due to the nationwide tire shortage, the New London Waterford Speedbowl has adopted the following tire policies related to the feature events to be held on 6/26/21, and for the remainder of the season. SK Modifieds®: This weeks scheduled Tire Inventory is 2 as posted, however it is being limited to right side tires only. If Hoosier has little to no supply of left side tires [...]

Photo Finishes at the Speedbowl on Wild and Wacky Wednesday

Shilosky, Herman capture photo finishes in breath-taking night at Speedbowl. Abbatiello, Deshaies also post wins WATERFORD — If you were looking for the reason why electronic scoring was invented, all you had to do was check out the action Wednesday at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl during the Wild and Wacky Wednesday program. It was impossible to determine the outcomes in two of the features with the naked eye.  Milania Shilosky edged Joel Newcomb by 0.016 at the finish line to [...]

Big Wheel Races Are Back At The Bowl!!

Kids get ready to PEDAL!! School is out for the Summer – Big Wheel Races are running Wild & Wacky Wednesday starting 6-23-21. We have 2 races, with 8 Big wheels, planned every Wednesday: Race 1 is for 2-5 years old and the Race 2 is for kids 6-9 years old. If you have a favorite helmet bring it. It could be your lucky charm to getting a victory. We do have helmets available in case the little racers [...]