2023 New London-Waterford Speedbowl (NLWS) Media Credential Guidelines 

Who may receive credentials? 

Media credentials may be requested and issued on an event basis for the purpose of press coverage and event promotions. The speedway may issue credentials to newspapers, television stations, radio stations, racing publications, websites/blogs, and sanctioning body public relations representatives. New London-Waterford Speedbowl holds the right to refuse any requests and/or revoke credentials at any time.

Media Credential Applications should be submitted to the New London-Waterford Speedbowl office via email ( or regular mail within one week prior to the event being covered. Requesters may be limited to no more than three (3) representatives from the same organization per event. 

No one under the age of 18 will be credentialed for entry into the pit area or infield. 

How will I be notified of credential decisions? 

All requests will receive a response from the track office no less than five days prior to the event. 

Where do I pick up credentials once at the track? 

Credentials can be picked up at the VIP window which is located at the main grandstand entrance. A valid photo ID will be required for verification. A waiver must be signed prior to credentials being issued releasing New London-Waterford Speedbowl from any liability, property damage, or personal injury. 

Media credentials are not valid for infield or paddock parking. 

What are the rules and regulations for media members?

All media credentialed visitors must adhere to the New London-Waterford Speedbowl safety rules and regulations including dress code: Full covering shoes, long pants, and a full shirt must be worn for paddock/infield access. High visibility vests are required for photographers/videographers in the paddock and for all individuals entering the infield. 

Infield access is limited and individuals must stay within the concrete and guardrail barrier area at the center of the track. Standing on concrete blocks, vehicles, or other raised structures in the infield is not permitted. 

What are the rules and regulations for media equipment? 

Professional media equipment (photography equipment, video cameras, drones, etc.) may not be used in the paddock or infield areas without approved media credentials. 

Media equipment may not be placed on fences, guardrails, towers, track walls, in cars, or the track surface at any time without express written permission of track management. 

Media recorded during race events may be used only for editorial and/or news coverage purposes only and may not be offered for resale.

Click here for the New London-Waterford Speedbowl Media Credential Application