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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 [...]

Monahan Battles Back After Last Weeks Wreck

WATERFORD — It took only one week for Diego Monahan of Waterford to go from the scrap heap to Cloud 9. That’s what made the second win of the season so special for Monahan, who was able to dominate the 35-lap SK Modified feature here Saturday at the New London Waterford Speedbowl. One week ago Monahan’s regular car was destroyed when he went airborne and ran into the turn 3 wall. He was able to borrow an SK Modified from [...]

Masse Rockets To $10K Tri Track Open Mod Win at the Speedbowl

Steve Masse captured his first career NorthEast Race Cars and Parts Tri Track Open Modified Series checkered flag on Thursday at New London-Waterford Speedbowl, rocketing into victory lane behind the wheel of his No. 13 and collecting the big prize of $10,000. The Bellingham, Massachusetts driver started in fifth position, but was a threat all night long. He pitted early and took a fresh tire, then drove through the entire field and eventually drove around race leader Richard Savary on [...]

Tri-Track Returns to the Speedbowl with a Star Studded Field to Honor Ron Bouchard

He’s known as Big Money Matt, specializing in winning races that have the largest jackpots attached. When it comes to New London-Waterford Speedbowl, however, Matt Hirschman of Northampton, Pa. has yet to make a major breakthrough. “I don’t have a win there,” Hirschman said. “It’s a track I like, and it really fits my style. And I’ve finished second there several times, both in a Tour-type Modified and also in an SK. But I’m surprised I’ve never won there.” He’ll get [...]

Adam Gada Takes a Wild Ride and Walks Away During Chelsea Groton Night

Tyler Chadwick and Keith Rocco picked up victory in the premier SK Modified features Saturday night at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. Rocco also won the Late Model feature. Cory DiMatteo won the SK Light Modified feature. Chris Meyer scored victory in the Limited Sportsman feature. Charles Canfield won the Mini Stock feature. Chadwick, of Ledyard, got his third victory of the season in the first 35-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified feature. Joe Gada of Salem was second and Todd Owen [...]