FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rain plays havoc with Speedbowl schedule WATERFORD — The glass was half full — and half empty — at the New London Waterford Speedbowl Saturday. Four of the eight scheduled feature races took place before rain hit the Southeastern Connecticut area. That meant victories for John O’Sullivan in the Legends feature, Ken Cassidy Jr. in the Speedbowl Trucks, Tommy Silva in the Mini Stocks, shortened to 14 laps because of rain, and Buddy Sload, a runaway winner in the [...]
This Saturday is sure to be exciting! The Mini Stocks, Legend Cars, X-Cars and 4-6 cylinder Enduros take to the track in our Four Cylinder Frenzy event. The forecast is looking nice and cool for Saturday’s event with daytime temperature of 69 degrees. It is sure to be sizzling on the track once the green flag flies at 4 pm for the heats and about 6 pm for features – with side by side racing, rubbing and bumping as [...]
For Immediate Release Owen rallies to win Fast Five, $3,000 WATERFORD —Sometimes drivers have to battle hard to take the lead. Sometimes, however, the lead comes to them. That was the case for Todd Owen when he won the opening Fast Five 50-lap SK Modified event at New London-Waterford Speedbowl Saturday. Owen was in third place, trailing front-runners Keith Rocco and Mike Christopher Jr., with 17 laps remaining, but was in no hurry to make a move. “Patience was the key,” Owen [...]
Attentions, teams, fans, employees!! Due to wires down in front of the entrance to the track we will be utilizing a temp entrance between the main entrance and Harvey. There will be people to direct you in from there to the property. Thank you and look forward to seeing everyone soon!!
Tonight it’s week 3 of Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday! Come down and see our Legend Cars, X-Cars, and Super X-Cars go to battle for 25 laps each and the Bandoleros for 20 laps. Also on the schedule is Vintage Midget Racing, bringing out some of the same types of race cars that the Bowl was built on back in 1951. Grandstands open at 5:30p, Heat Races begin at 7p. The cost is only $12 with kids 8 and under free.
It is Rivalry Week at the Speedbowl for “Meet the driver” segments. Wednesday 6-2 will feature a father and son rivalry, the Rheaume’s. Bill Rheaume races the #43 Super-X and son Will Rheaume races the #56 Super-X. Currently , Bill has the edge over his son, Will, in the points standings by 2 points. Bill is 2nd in points and Will is 3rd. Meet the driver interview is at 6:40 pm, at the flag stand on the grandstand side of [...]
Unfortunately, Mother Nature is not cooperating with us today. The SK Modified® Fast Five Racing Series Race 1 has been postponed to next Saturday June 5th. In addition to the 50 lap SK Modified® race, the SK Lites, Late Models, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, Legend Cars, and the Pro-4 Modifieds will be taking to the track as well. It is sure to be an exciting night of racing!
What’s better than ground pounders at the Speedbowl? How about 50 laps of them for $3000 to win! We are just 2 days away from the first race of the #Fast5 racing series for SK Modifieds®! Who would you like to see take home the checkered flag??