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Saturday May 28th, 2016 Speedway 51 opening day presented by NAPA featuring the Valenti Modified Series, North Country Ford Late Models, Sign Depot Tigers, Schweppes Street Stocks, and A.B. Excavating Dare Devils.

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GROVETON VETERANS TO BE HONORED AT SPEEDWAY 51 SEASON OPENER

               With Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire set to kick off the 2016 racing season this Memorial Day weekend, it will also be a day to remember the local veterans from the Groveton area, as they will be honored in a special pre-race ceremony which will include a “fly over” of the Speedway.               “We wanted to do something special to honor our area veterans, and we could think of no better way to salute them, stated Speedway 51 owner, Joey Laquerre, We want them to be recognized as our heroes of our community. We hope they will enjoy the festivities.               The doors will open for the season this coming Saturday, May 28th for the NAPA Spectacular. The event will feature the Valenti Modified Racing Series, plus Speedway 51 regular divisions including the North Country Ford Late Models, The Sign Depot Tigers, Pepsi /Schweppes Street Stocks, and the AB Excavating Daredevils.               The pits will open at 10:15am for the Daredevil Kids division only. At 10:30am the pits will open for the Valenti Modified Racing Series only, followed by Speedway 51 divisions at 11am. The main grandstand will open up at 4pm. General admissions prices are $25 for adults, kids 6-12 are $7, Ages 5 and under are free. A family pack of four featuring two adults and 2 kids is just $55, senior’s 60 and over, and military with card save $2. Post 6time for the event is 5:30pm.               For more information on this event and others please visit our website at www.speedway51int.com, or call the Track hotline at 802-479-2074.... read more

PIT CREW CHALLENGE AND PARADE HIGHLIGHTING BIG SPEEDWAY 51 CAR SHOW FINALE

PIT CREW CHALLENGE AND PARADE HIGHLIGHTING BIG SPEEDWAY 51 CAR SHOW FINALE               You save the best for last, and that’s what the staff at Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire has done, as the final pre-season car show will fill the streets of downtown Groveton, this Saturday, May 21st from 11am until 1pm.               Racers will start unloading their mounts at 10am and park them along State Street for the fans to enjoy. Expected to be on hand will be the North Country Ford Late Models, The Sign Depot Tigers, Pepsi /Schweppes Street Stocks, White Mountain Community College Pure Stocks, The AB Excavating Daredevils, North Country Family Restaurant Kids Go Karts, and the beautiful North Country Ford Mustang pace car.               Judging of the racecars will be going on throughout the show, and the winners will be revealed on Saturday, June 11th. At noon the first ever Pit Stop Contest will take place. The event will feature 2015 championship crews competing against each other in a timed event. The competing teams include Late Model champ Jeff Marshall, Tiger kingpin, Brendan Moodie, Street Stock mogul, Jean Leblanc and Daredevil title holder, Kasey Beattie.                         At 1pm the racecars will form a parade that will travel through town, then along Route 3 to Brown Road. The cars will complete their journey at Speedway 51. Tech and pictures will follow the parade from 1:30 to 2:30pm, and then practice for all cars that were in attendance at the car show will take place from 3-6pm. The car show is free to all, and there will be free... read more

SPEEDWAY 51 CAR SHOW TOUR ARRIVES AT GREEN MOUNTAIN MALL IN ST. JOHNSBURY

               The third leg of the Speedway 51 car show Tour is headed to St. Johnsbury, Vermont this Saturday, May 14th at the Green Mountain Mall in St. Johnsbury Center. The Mall is a perfect place for the car show as it has plenty of room for racecars and fan parking as well.               The show will get underway at 11am, and is scheduled to conclude at 1pm, but don’t be surprised if it runs over a little due to overwhelming interest from one of the largest supporting areas for Speedway 51.There should be a full field of racecars on display, plus go-karts and the beautiful North Country Ford Mustang pace car. Expected to be on hand will be the North Country Ford Late Models, The Sign Depot Tigers, Schweppes Street Stocks, White Mountain Community College Pure Stocks, The AB Excavating Daredevils and North Country Family Restaurant Kids Go Karts.               There is no admission fee for the car show, and fans of all ages will have chances to win race tickets for the NAPA Spectacular on May 28th featuring the Valenti Modified Racing Series, as well as free tickets to regular events.                         For more information on this event and others please visit our website at www.speedway51int.com, or call the Track hotline at 802-479-2074. Speedway 51 is located on Brown Road in Groveton, New... read more

Speedway 51 Rained Out Program

Unfortunately bad weather can happen on race day, cross our fingers we don’t have to deal with that! But if it does you can be notified of any changes as soon as possible by subscribing to the Speedway 51 Rained Out account. All you have to do is sign up and you will receive a text message from us with any important updates, you can also sign up to receive email updates. All you have to do is text “SW51NH” to 84483 or visit the link below to sign up online. Rained... read more

NEXT STOP FOR SPEEDWAY 51 CAR SHOWS GREEN MOUNTAIN MALL, ST. JOHNSBURY, VT

                After a very successful stop at Sanel Auto parts in Derby, Vermont this past Saturday, The Speedway 51 Car show Tour heads about 40 miles south to the Green Mountain Mall, located on Route 5 in St. Johnsbury Center, Vermont.               The owners and staff were extremely excited and proud of the show in Derby as several different cars made the trek, and had them displayed very nicely. There was a nice mix of cars encompassing all divisions at Speedway 51, including Late Models, Tigers, Street Stocks, Daredevils and karts.               The show at the Green Mountain Mall kickoffs at 11am, and will run through 1pm. “St. Johnsbury is a core area for racecars and race fans, stated Speedway 51 owner, Joey Laquerre. We rely heavily on this area to support our Track and are really excited about putting on another great show. The first two car shows have been extremely successful, and we are confident fans will enjoy this one. The Green Mountain Mall is the perfect spot for a racecar show!”               On hand will be the North Country Ford Late Models, The Sign Depot Tigers, Schweppes Street Stocks, White Mountain Community College Pure Stocks, The AB Excavating Daredevils and North Country Family Restaurant Kids Go Karts. Also on display will be the beautiful North Country Ford, Speedway 51 Official Pace Car.               There is no admission fee for the car show, and fans of all ages will have chances to win race tickets for the NAPA Spectacular on May 28th featuring the Valenti Modified Racing Series, as well as... read more

VALENTI MODIFIED RACING SERIES SET TO INVADE SPEEDWAY 51

History will be made on Saturday, May 28th at the Northern New Hampshire speed plant, Speedway 51 in Groveton, as for the first time, the ground pounding Modifieds of the Valenti Modified Racing Series will take to the track at the NAPA Spectacular brought to you by three area NAPA Auto Parts stores, C&S Auto and Truck Parts, Coo’s Auto Supply LLC and B&B Auto and Truck Supply. These sleek, high horse powered rockets will blast around the ¼ mile asphalt facility at record speeds. Series promoter Jack Bateman is excited about their first venture to Northern, New Hampshire stating, “Our drivers love to run on the bullrings of the northeast, and we have heard so much about the two grooves of racing here at Speedway 51. We will definitely put on a great show for the fans.” Speedway 51 owner, Joey Laquerre is also looking forward to the Valenti Modified Racing Series coming to Speedway 51. “This is our second year of operation and when we looked for entertainment to bring in, the Valenti Series was a perfect fit for our fans. I can’t wait until May 28th.” Joining the Valenti Modified Racing Series at the NAPA Spectacular will be the North Country Ford Late Models, The Sign Depot Tigers, Pepsi / Schweppes Street Stocks, and the AB Excavating Daredevils. Post time for this giant event is 5:30pm. For more information on this event and others please visit our website at www.speedway51int.com, or call the Track hotline at 802-479-2074. Speedway 51 is located on Brown Road in Groveton, New Hampshire. New England Auto Racing Hall of Fame member and track... read more

DERBY VERMONT NEXT STOP FOR SPEEDWAY 51 CAR SHOW TOUR

              Saturday, May 7th will be the next stop on the Speedway 51 spring car show tour, as for the first time in many, many years, the Newport / Derby area will host their own car show. The show will be located at Sanel Auto Parts on the Derby Road in Derby, Vermont.               Speedway 51 owner Joey Laquerre is especially excited about this show. He stated “The Northeast Kingdom has always been a hotbed of racing, and there always has been a loyal group of race fans from Orleans County at Speedway 51. We wanted to show them our appreciation by bringing some of our racers up to the area! We appreciate their support and we want them to feel a part of the Speedway in 2016.”               The car show will kick off at 10am, and will wrap up at noon. On hand will be the North Country Ford Late Models, The Sign Depot Tigers, Pepsi /Schweppes Street Stocks, White Mountain Community College Pure Stocks, The AB Excavating Daredevils and North Country Family Restaurant Kids Go Karts. Also on display will be the beautiful North Country Ford, Speedway 51 Official Pace Car.               There is no admission fee for the car show, and fans of all ages will have chances to win race tickets for the NAPA Spectacular on May 28th featuring the Valenti Modified Racing Series, as well as free tickets to regular events.                         For more information on this event and others please visit our website at www.speedway51int.com, or call the Track hotline at 802-479-2074. Speedway 51 is located on... read more

Littleton Car Show a Success

  A special thanks to O’Reillys of Littleton and especially Scott and his crew for hosting us yesterday and a huge thanks to all those Speedway 51 drivers, families and followers for coming out and supporting the track and the race teams. See you next weekend, May 7th at Sanel’s in Newport, VT from... read more

BRIGHT SUNSHINE SET FOR SPEEDWAY 51 CAR SHOW

             The weather Gods are shining brightly for the Speedway 51 Car Show scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, April 30th, at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Store, Meadow Street in Littleton, New Hampshire. The event will be filled with fun activities for race fans of all ages. The show will take place from 11am until 1pm in O’Reilly’s parking lot.               Many local race teams will be on hand, displaying their racers for the first time in 2016. On hand will North Country Ford Late Models, Sign Depot Tigers, Pepsi /Schweppes Street Stocks, White Mountain Community College Pure Stocks, AB Excavating Daredevils and North Country Family Restaurant Kids Go Karts. Also on display will be the beautiful North Country Ford, Speedway 51 Official Pace Car.               There is no admission fee for the car show, so head on over to the O’Reilly Auto Parts Store and enjoy the racing atmosphere, and sign up to win several door prizes.               For more information on this event and others please visit our website at www.speedway51int.com, or call the Track hotline at 802-479-2074. Speedway 51 is located on Brown Road in Groveton, New... read more

SPEEDWAY 51 KICKS OFF CAR SHOW SEASON AT O’REILLY’S IN LITTLETON

Groveton, New Hampshire’s Speedway 51, will start the series of pre-season racecar shows this coming Saturday, April 30th at O’Reilly’s of Littleton, Meadow Street in Littleton, New Hampshire. The show will take place from 11am until 1pm in O’Reilly’s parking lot. Speedway 51’s Division Sponsors for 2016 include The North Country Ford Late Models, The Sign Depot Tigers, Pepsi /Schweppes Street Stocks, White Mountain Community College Pure Stocks, The AB Excavating Daredevils and North Country Family Restaurant Kids Go Karts. On display will be cars from the different divisions as well as the beautiful North Country Ford, Speedway 51 Official Pace Car. There is no admission fee for the car show, and fans of all ages will have chances to win race tickets for the NAPA Spectacular on May 28th featuring the Valenti Modified Racing Series, as well as free tickets to regular events. For more information on this event and others please visit our website at www.speedway51int.com, or call the Track hotline at 802-479-2074. Speedway 51 is located on Brown Road in Groveton, New... read more

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