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MORE THAN CHAMPIONS HONORED AT SPEEDWAY 51 POWERED BY THE AUTOSAVER GROUP BANQUET

                The curtain closed on the 2017 racing season at Groveton, New Hampshire’s, Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group this past Saturday night, as close to 300 drivers, crewmembers, families and friends, as well as track sponsors, officials and employees gathered at the Town & Country Resort in Gorham, New Hampshire for the season ending awards banquet.               Championship trophies were awarded to the following: North Country Ford Late Models, Corey Mason. Perras Ace Hardware Tiger Sportsman, Brendan Moodie. Caron Fabrication Street Stocks, Bunker Hodgdon. White Mountains Community College Cyclones, Chris Ouellette and Twisted Tea Angels, Vanessa Brown-Savage. North Country Family Restaurant Go-Kart Series champs were also recognized, as well as the A.B. Excavating Daredevil Youth Racers…               Specialty awards were as follows:   A.B. Excavating Daredevils Hard Charger Award – Jesse Dunham Most Improved Driver – Hunter King Sportsmanship – Kyle Labounty   Twisted Tea Angels Hard Charger Award – Shawna Whitcomb Most Improved Driver – Alexus Call Sportsmanship – Vanessa Savage-Brown   White Mountains Community College Cyclones Hard Charger Award – Todd Derrington Most Improved Driver – Matt Mason Sportsmanship – Garrett Labounty   Caron Fabrication Street Stocks Hard Charger Award – Brett Rowell Most Improved Driver – Allan Birch Sportsmanship – Kasey Beattie         Perras Ace Hardware Tiger Sportsman Hard Charger Award – Ryan Boutin Most Improved Driver – Bill Stebbins Jr. Sportsmanship – Derrick Calkins   North Country Ford Late Models Hard Charger Award – Brendan Moodie Most Improved Driver – Kevin Boutin Sportsmanship – Chip Grenier               The following names were inducted into the Speedway... read more

THANK YOU FALL BRAWL SPONSORS

The staff and management of Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group would like to thank all of the racers, crewmembers, and sponsors of the very successful Fall Brawl event. The October 7th event provided a lot of family entertainment for the large amount of fans that attended. A special thank you goes out to Moms of Lancaster for their sponsorship of the event and allowing us to use their equipment for our pre-race activities. We would also like to thank all 151 lap sponsors for supporting the event. Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group wraps up the 2017 race season with their annual Banquet of Champions set for Saturday, November 18th at the Town & Country Inn and Resort in Gorham, New Hampshire. Banquet ticket orders can be found on the website at... read more

AWARDS BANQUET TO HONOR MORE THAN JUST CHAMPIONS AT SPEEDWAY 51 POWERED BY THE AUTOSAVER GROUP

The curtain will close on the 2017 racing season at Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group on Saturday, November 18th with the season finale, The Annual Banquet of Champions. The event will be held at the Town & Country Inn and Resort in Gorham, New Hampshire. Each of the 2017 track champions including Corey Mason, North Country Ford Late Models, Brendan Moodie, Perras Ace Hardware Tiger Sportsman, Bunker Hodgdon, Caron’s Fabrication Street Stocks, Chris Ouellette, White Mountains Community College Cyclones, Vanessa Brown-Savage, Twisted Tea Angels, the A.B. Excavating Daredevils, and the North Country Family Restaurant Go-Kart Series. Not only will the champions be recognized, the top 10 in each class will receive awards, plus there will be many specialty awards including Rookie of the Year trophies, Driver of the Year award, and the most coveted of all awards, the induction to the Hall of Fame. Tickets are now available and must be purchased no later than Tuesday, November 14th. No tickets will be available after November 14th. Appropriate attire is requested meaning no blue jeans, T-shirts, Sweatshirts or hats allowed. For more information and to secure the banquet ticket order form, visit the Track website at... read more

KENISON CLOSES OUT SPEEDWAY 51 POWERED BY THE AUTOSAVER GROUP WITH OCTOBERFAST 150 ENDURO VICTORY

             The best weather of the season greeted a full field of enduro warriors, and hearty race fans looking to enjoy the final racing event of 2017, Octoberfast 150 at Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group in Groveton, New Hampshire. Jason Kenison powered his way to the lead and scored and impressive victory.               Thirty-nine cars and mini-vans lined up to take the green flag for the 150 lap grind. Drivers from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York and the Province of Quebec started three wide on the backstretch and went hammer down when the green flag waved. Several drivers took their turn at the point, but mechanical woes and on track problems changed the top five on a regular basis. Jason Kenison grabbed the lead on lap 29 and never looked back. Charlie Rockwell, James Shufelt III, Paul Hodge and Nick Gilcris all battled hard for top five finishes. Late in the race Shufelt cut a right front tire and headed to the pits. Rockwell and Hodge made contact sending them spinning in turn one. Kenison survived one last three wide scare with two laps to go, but fought his way up the middle to the checkered flag. Kenison was followed by Hodge, Rockwell, Shufelt and Nick Gilcris. Jeff Keaten, Andy Hill, Mike Giroux, Mark Lundblad and Ken Hepburn completed the top ten.   OCTOBERFAST ENDURO 150 SPECIAL NOTES OF INTEREST   Due to a scorer mistake, Nick Gilcris lost four laps and fell from second to fifth in the final standings.   Second place finisher, Paul Hodge, who has been... read more

BANQUET OF CHAMPIONS SET TO WRAP UP 2018 SPEEDWAY 51 POWERED BY THE AUTOSAVER GROUP SEASON

The 2017 Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group Banquet of Champions is set to wrap up the 2017 racing season on Saturday, November 18th at the Town and Country Inn and Resort located in Gorham, New Hampshire. The night of celebration will honor the champions of each division, plus numerous other racers for their season long accomplishments. Champions include Corey Mason, champion of the North Country Ford Late Model Series. Brendan Moodie will be honored for his Perras Ace Hardware Tiger Sportsman championship. Bunker Hodgdon will see his name engraved on the champions rotating trophy for the second year in a row for the Caron Fabrication Street Stock division. Chris Ouellette will retain the White Mountains Community College Cyclones top award and Vanessa Brown-Savage will be honored as the Twisted Tea Angels champ. Also being honored will be the A.B. Excavating Daredevil Youth Racers, and the North Country Family Restaurant Go-Kart Series drivers. The night will start off with a Social Hour at 4:45pm, followed by Dinner at 5:45. Awards will be presented starting at 7:15. Music and dancing will follow the awards ceremony. The popular band, “RUMBLECADDY” will be the entertainment choice of the night. The banquet ticket order form can be found on the Speedway 51 website at www.speedway51int.com. All forms must be filled out and returned with payment no later than Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The Town & Country Inn & Resort is offering a special room rate of $72.00 plus tax for banquet attendees. To reserve a room, please call 603-4663315. If you have any questions please contact Pam at 802-279-1590, or Min (for... read more

LAST MINUTE TIPS FOR OCTOBERFAST 150 ENDURO

ALL RACERS MUST HAVE A SCORER 4 POINT CAGE IS MANDATORY (MINIMUM = HOOP BEHIND DRIVERS SEAT & 2 LEGS) PITS OPEN AT 10AM, GRANDSTANDS OPEN AT NOON TECH STARTS AT 10AM EVERYONE DRAWS FOR STARTING... read more

Get your Fall Brawl Apparel Now!

  Click to Order your Fall Brawl Apparel NOW!   Please print and complete the above form.   Make checks payable to Speedway 51.   Mail completed form and check to: Speedway 51 1010 VT Rte 14S, East Montpelier, VT  05651 For Questions – please contact: Kim Harrison 802-582-2547... read more

BRYAN MASON GRABS MOMS OF LANCASTER FALL BRAWL LATE MODEL 151, NETS A COOL $8,300

           Stark, Hew Hampshire’s “Flyin” Bryan Mason scored the biggest win of his career this past Saturday as he dominated the Moms of Lancaster, Lil Joey Generation Next 151 lap, Late Model spectacular at Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group in Groveton, New Hampshire. Other winners included Brendan Moodie, Brandon Gray, Alexus Call, Vanessa Brown-Savage and Travis Moulton. Over 100 cars competed in the event.                   The North Country Ford Late Models got off to a dismal start as it took three tries to complete the first lap. Montreal’s, Steve Cote led the first 19 laps before Bryan Mason snuck underneath him off turn four. 2016 Fall Brawl winner, Bobby Therrien then set sail to run Mason down. There were battles throughout the field as several cautions dotted the event, but none bigger than Therrien cutting down a tire on lap 89. Therrien rejoined the field and started his journey back to the front only to have his day end in the frontstretch wall after contact with Chris Lacey. Another contender emerged from the field, that being Corey Mason. Mason’s car looked like it starred in a demo derby after getting caught up in several early race cautions. Corey Mason settled for third behind Brian Mason and Stephen Donahue. The balance of the top ten included Steve Cote, Mathieu Kingsbury, Brendan Moodie, Matt Pepin, Mike Bailey, Mike Kenison and Russell Clark. Heat checkers flew for Mike Kenison, Therrien and Cote. Bryan Mason secured a check for $5,000 for the victory and another $3,300 in lap money.                  Wolcott’s, Brendan Moodie dominated the Perras... read more

2017 OCTOBERFAST 150 ENDURO WRAPS UP SEASON AT SPEEDWAY 51 POWERED BY THE AUTOSAVER GROUP

The 2017 curtain closer at Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group in Groveton, New Hampshire will take place on Saturday, October 21st at 2pm. The highly anticipated and entertaining race will feature four, six and eight cylinder cars, trucks and mini-vans. A significant purse has been posted with the winner receiving $2,000, and the race features a total purse of $3,900. The payout is as follows: $2,000, $750, $500, $250, $100 and 6th through 10th positions pay $50 each. Entry blanks can be found on the Speedway 51 website at www.speedway51int.com. ALL race teams MUST have a scorer!!! Race teams may enter right up to the green flag of the event. The pits will open at 10am, while the grandstands open at noon. Adults are just $15, Senior’s and Military Personnel are $12, Teens 12-16 are $5 and Kids 11 & under are free. For more information on this event and others please visit our website at www.speedway51int.com, or contact Dick Therrien at 802-274-8823. Speedway 51 is located on Craggy Road in Groveton, New... read more

RYAN MILLINGTON, HICKORY MOTOR SPEEDWAY’S YOUNGEST LATE MODEL CHAMPION IN HISTORY HEADING TO THE FALL BRAWL AT SPEEDWAY 51

            Ryan Millington will be traveling from North Carolina to New Hampshire to compete in one of New England’s most prestigious Late Model events at Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group, when he enters the Moms of Lancaster Fall Brawl on Saturday, October 7th.             Millington is coming off a spectacular year at the legendary Hickory Motor Speedway where the talented teen won 10 poles and 9 feature events and placed his name in the record books as the youngest Late Model champion in the 66-year history of the track. At 16 years and two weeks, Millington joins names like Ralph Earnhardt, Junior Johnson, Ned Jarrett and Harry Gant in the record book as track champions at the famed oval.             “I am really excited to race at Speedway 51,” said Millington. “My Dad has told me how tough the competition is and I am looking forward to racing against some of the best racers in New England and Canada. It has been a fantastic season this year and it would be awesome to bring home a trophy to North Carolina.”              “I won my first race at Speedway 51 in 1979” added his Dad, Scott Millington. “It is really exciting to have Ryan race at a track where I have so many great memories. He had a great season this year and it will be great to visit our family and race in the same week.”             Ryan Millington has been racing since he was ten years old, starting in dirt go karts, then on to US Legend cars where he won at 7 different race tracks... read more

LATE MODEL DRIVER REGISTRATIONS ROLLING IN AT SPEEDWAY 51

Late model drivers already registered include: Bobby Therrien, Jason Corliss, Quinny Welch, Jeff Marshall, and Russell Clark The invasion of Canadians to the Fall Brawl include: Patrick Laperle, Donald, Theetge, Claude Leclerc, Steve Cote, Jonathan Bourvette, Mathien Kingsbury, J.P. Quimet, Brendan White, and Simon Roussin. North Carolina’s Ryan Millington will be driving the no. 17NC A.C.T. Late model at the Fall Brawl. Ryan holds the 2017 Championship title at Hickory Motor Speedway where race teams compete; many having chassis built by Kyle Busch (KBM) and Dale Earnhardt Jr.... read more