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Open Practice Schedule for June 17th Announced

  We are pleased to announce an open practice for Saturday, June 17th from Noon until 6PM for all divisions racing at the NLWS in 2017. Practice will be on a rotational basis throughout the day. As a way of thanking those teams that have stood by and supported the NLWS, the new management team is offering 2 FREE Pit Entrances to ALL competitors that are currently registered or to those new teams that complete the Car Number Requests and Registration Form and pay the $35.00 fee prior to 5pm [...]

New London Waterford Speedbowl Makes Official Statement on 2017 Season

The New London Waterford Speedbowl is making an official announcement on the proposed Lease of the Speedbowl for the 2017 season. The management team is happy to announce that an agreement has been reached with George Whitney of Whitney Farm Racing, LLC to lease the track for the 2017 season. With over twenty years in racing, George has raced Enduro Cars, Street Stock’s and Late Model’s where he earned Rookie of the Year. Taking several years off, George then returned [...]

That’s A Wrap: NLWSS and TNT Come To A Close for 2016

WATERFORD – The New London-Waterford Speedbowl closed out its 2016 racing season with 14-feature racing card Sunday as part of the Bemers Big Show that began last weekend.  Saturday’s events were leftover from a rained out session on Oct. 22 at the track.  The day was highlighest with championships being awarded in four of the track’s regular weekly divisions.  Champions crowned in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly divisions were Keith Rocco (Late Model), Tony Membrino Jr. (SK Light Modified), Al Stone [...]

Decision Day Is Upon Us and Champions Will Be Crowned

WATERFORD — The 2016 season at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl is heading into overtime. Because of the rainy weather that short-circuited last weekend’s action at the season-ending Bemer’s Big Show, one more day is needed to crown the season champions in eight regular-season divisions. Decision day will take place Saturday starting at 2 p.m. Ten divisions, including the touring New England Truck Series, will be squaring off in the final season showdown. Three weekly divisions — the X-cars, the Coastline Fire [...]

Farrington, Gray Celebrate On Rain Shortened Night

WATERFORD – On a long day plagued with weather issues for the Bemers Big Show at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, Dave Farrington proved to be the only feature winner of the day Saturday. Farrington, of Jay, Me., won the 75-lap Granite State Pro Stock Series feature Saturday. The Granite State Pro Stock Series event was the only one feature run of the 17 scheduled for the day. The day was plagued by rain delays from morning to evening. Rain returned to the [...]

5k to Win – 75 Lap SK Modified Race Brings Preece and Yuhas Back to the Bowl

WATERFORD — More laps, more money and more prestige. All those factors will be riding on the final SK Modified race of the season this weekend at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. The 20th annual Modified Nationals, with a $5,000 payoff to the winner,  will be part of the season-ending Bemer’s Big Show, which will be taking place Saturday and Sunday. Fifteen divisions will be competing, including the Tri-Track Series Open Modified series and the Granite State Pro Stock series. The 75-lap SK Modified [...]

Weekly Saturday Racing Comes to a Close for 2016

WATERFORD – On the final Saturday night weekly show of the 2016 season it was the track’s all-time winningest driver, Keith Rocco, shining over the field to win the 35-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified feature at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. In other events Saturday, Jason Palmer won the Late Model feature, Corey Barry won the SK Light Modified feature, Monte Gibbs was victorious in the Limited Sportsman feature, Pete Zaikarite won the Mini Stock feature, Dillon Spain scored [...]

The Point Battle Tightens

WATERFORD –Matt Galko had a restart he’ll never forget, enabling him to have a night he’ll never forget. “It was the restart of my life,” Galko said after he exploded past Joe Gada on a 19th lap restart to win the 35-lap SK Modified feature at the New London Waterford Speedbowl. It was Galko’s first-ever SK Modified win. “We have been trying for for an SK win for a long time and it finally paid off,” Galko said. “I never thought [...]

Williams Pockets First Career SK Modified Win

WATERFORD – Ronnie Williams used some late race dramatics to score his first career SK Modified feature victory Saturday to highlight the racing card at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. Also on the night, Tony Membrino Jr. won the SK Light Modified feature; Keith Rocco won the Late Model feature; Al Stone III won the Limited Sportsman feature and Jacob Perry won the Mini Stock feature. Williams, of Tolland, was making a rare appearance at the Speedbowl and the most it in [...]

SK Modified Point Battle Heats Up Heading Into Saturday

WATERFORD — If you talk about the New London Waterford Speedbowl SK Modified points battle with Dennis Perry, it will be a short conversation. He doesn’t want to talk about it. He doesn’t want to know about it. And if you bring the point race up, he will quickly change the subject. “For us, it’s all about getting a win,” the Pawcatuck driver said. “We never planned on running for points and I don’t even look at the standings. Somebody sent [...]