Devil’s Bowl Awarded NASCAR Capital Improvement Grant
Posted By Tj Ingerson On February 22, 2012
Categories: Devil's Bowl
PHOTO: The original wall at Devil's Bowl Speedway has been removed and new concrete will be poured in the coming weeks. (Devil's Bowl Speedway photo)
Vermont track receives $10,000 at Daytona conference
(From track press release)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT has been awarded a grant for capital improvements and facility upgrades worth $10,000 from NASCAR. The prize was awarded on Saturday, February 18 during a conference at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL.
Under its new ownership for 2012, the asphalt half-mile Devil’s Bowl track will see installation of a new concrete retaining wall and paving of the pit garage area access roads. The NASCAR funds are part of a total $100,000 grant divided among ten weekly local speedways in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series program.
“We were surprised and very honored to be selected to receive the capital improvement funding,” said Devil’s Bowl Speedway media and marketing director Justin St. Louis. “The fact that NASCAR has shown us this much support so early in our new program is encouraging. We’ll be putting the grant money to good use in the beginning of our long-term renovations.”
Other tracks receiving capital improvement funding from NASCAR were Cedar Lake Speedway in Wisconsin, Concord (NC) Speedway, Kingsport (TN) Speedway, Ohio’s Lake County and Limaland Speedways, Motordrome Speedway in Pennsylvania, Idaho’s Magic Valley Speedway, Rockford (IL) Speedway, and Canada’s Barrie Speedway.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway opens its 46th season of stock car racing on Sunday, May 6, with the Spring Green 112 for the American-Canadian Tour Late Models, along with the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modifieds, Renegades, and Bombers. Other special events throughout the year include the Vermont State Late Model Championship 100 on Friday, June 8, the Firecracker Twin 44s and fireworks display on Wednesday, July 4, and the “Vermont 200” season finale weekend on September 15-16.
For more information, call (802) 265-3112 or click www.devilsbowlspeedwayvt.com.