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ACT Posts Over $100,000 In 2014 Purses

Posted By Tj Ingerson on May 23, 2014

Magnus Racing ProductsThe American-Canadian Tour Late Models will race for purses that will exceed $70,000, while the Thunder Road Late Models will see a purse over $22,000 for their season. (Alan Ward photo)PHOTO: The American-Canadian Tour Late Models will race for purses that will exceed $70,000, while the Thunder Road Late Models will see a purse over $22,000 for their season. (Alan Ward photo)

WATERBURY --
American-Canadian Tour officials announced on Thursday that the point funds for their three entities, ACT Late Model Tour, Serie ACT, and Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl, will total over $100,000 in 2014. Read Full Story

Championship Seasons Begin Sunday at Thunder Road

Posted By Tj Ingerson on May 22, 2014

Magnus Racing ProductsDerrick OPHOTO: Derrick O'Donnell (#60) and Nick Sweet (#88) began their respective championship seasons with podium finishes last season in the Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic. (Alan Ward photo)

BARRE --
Sunday’s Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic at Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl will mark the beginning of two championship battles that will see their conclusion come in September. Read Full Story

Northern Modified Challenge Series Returns for Second Season

Posted By Tj Ingerson on May 15, 2014

The Northern Modified Challenge Series returns to Thunder Road in Barre, VT to open its second season on Sunday, May 25.  (Leif Tillotson photo)PHOTO: The Northern Modified Challenge Series returns to Thunder Road in Barre, VT to open its second season on Sunday, May 25. (Leif Tillotson photo)

NMCS schedule opens at Thunder Road’s Memorial Day Classic on May 25

(From series press release)

BARRE --
The ground-pounding Modifieds are headed back to the road – Thunder Road. The Northern Modified Challenge Series opens its second year of open-wheel stock car racing at the Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT on Sunday, May 25. The race will be run in conjunction with the Vermont State Late Model Championship Series. Read Full Story

NOTEBOOK: Packard Scores First ACT Podium

Posted By Tj Ingerson on May 1, 2014

Emily Packard surprise many, including herself, in her third place finish on Sunday at Thunder Road. (Alan Ward photo)PHOTO: Emily Packard surprise many, including herself, in her third place finish on Sunday at Thunder Road. (Alan Ward photo)

Merchants Bank 150 Three Stars Announced; Hebert Mixed about runner-up finish; Bousquet scores photo-finish win

--by T.J. Ingerson
(@TJIngerson)
VMM Editor

BARRE --
First time podium finishes just don’t happen at Thunder Road, one of the ACT Late Model Tour’s toughest stops. But for 17-year-old Emily Packard, it was an even a bigger surprise. Read Full Story