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BOOGITY, BOOGITY, BOOGITY LET’S GO RACING BOYS AND GIRLS!

                   From the words of the legendary Darrell Waltrip, it’s time to go racing at Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire. The Daytona 500 has come and gone and now it’s time to dig those racecars out of the snow banks, gather up the crew in the garage, and get them racers ready for the pre-season car shows, and opening day set for Saturday, May 6, 2017.               Excitement is at an all time high this year at Speedway 51 as many positive changes are taking place in the rulebooks, and the track operations. The all new North Country Ford Late Models will have a five race series this season with solid big buck purses. With a minimum of twenty cars, the winners share will be a minimum of $1,500 for 75 laps, or $2,000 for a 100 lap event. The purse will be solid throughout the field. The NC Ford Late Models will be on 9” Hoosier rubber this year, and they will be allowed to run bump stops on the cars. Bump stops help in adjusting the cars suspension. The total tire bill to run the full season is estimated at just $2,200. The NC Ford Series allow teams that don’t want to race a full season to race a limited schedule, and spend a good amount of the summer with their families, and race at other venues if they would like.               Interest is huge as well in the Limited Sportsman class, (Formerly known as Tiger Sportsman) as the free tire offer by Track owner, Joey Laquerre has this divisions racers buzzing throughout... read more

ATTENTION * ATTENTION * ATTENTION

SPEEDWAY 51 VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE RACE SERIES # 3 IS CANCELLED FOR THIS WEEKEND – 2/28/17 DUE TO WEATHER   NEXT VINTAGE SERIES RACE IS SCHEDULED FOR 3/4/17   FOR INFORMATION & UPDATES GO TO... read more

RACERS ABOUND AT SPEEDWAY 51 VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE RACES

Race number two of the Vintage Snowmobile Racing Series at Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire was deemed another huge success as tons of machines and fans turned out again for the mega event. Eighteen divisions competed for the trophy spots all day long under magnificent skies and warm temperatures. The races were sponsored b Lemieux Garage Inc. from Colbrook, New Hampshire and Absolute PowerSports NH from Gorham, New Hampshire.     Plan on spending this Saturday at Speedway 51, located on Craggy Road in Groveton, New Hampshire for Round #3 of the Vintage Snowmobile Racing Series, presented by Absolute PowerSports NH. Pre-entry forms for this event are available on the Speedway 51 website. Please fill them out for each class your racing team will compete in, as this will help move the registration line along very smoothly. Pit gate opens at 7:30am, while racing gets underway at 10am. Adult general admission is just $10, and youngsters under 12 are free. For more information on this event visit the Speedway 51 website at speedway51int.com.     VINTAGE RACE RESULTS – 2/18/17   Single Class: Up to 250cc 1 –   James Tees – Gorham, NH 2 – Jeremy Murphy – Salisbury, NH 3 – Joseph Cook – Manchester, NH Single Class: Up to 295cc 1 – Mike Eldridge – Center Ossipee 2 – Joseph Cook – Manchester, NH 3 – Jeremy Murphy – Salisbury, NH Single Class: Pure Stock 1 – David McLean – Colebrook, NH 2 – Joseph Cook – Manchester, NH 3 – Jeremy Murphy – Salisbury, NH Outlaw 1 – Chris Morin – Weir, NH 2 –... read more

ABSOLUTE POWERSPORTS NH TO SPONSOR VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE RACES

  Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire is pleased to announce that Absolute PowerSports NH, located at 461 Main Street Gorham, New Hampshire has come on board to sponsor the Vintage Snowmobile Series at the Northern New Hampshire speedway.               Absolute PowerSports NH is the North Country’s largest power sports dealer.  Featuring the best ATV’s and Side by Sides from Polaris, Honda, Yamaha and CF Moto, and power equipment from Honda and Stihl.  They also offer a full line of Mahindra tractors, the world’s number one selling tractor. The best products and the best service…. Stop in to Absolute PowerSports NH in Gorham NH.               Plan on spending this Saturday at Speedway 51, located on Craggy Road in Groveton, New Hampshire for Round #2 of the Vintage Snowmobile Racing Series. Pre-entry forms for this event are available on the Speedway 51 website. Please fill them out for each class your racing team will compete in, as this will help move the registration line along very smoothly. Pit gate opens at 7:30am, while racing gets underway at 10am. Adult general admission is just $10, and youngsters under 12 are free. For more information on this event visit the Speedway 51 website at... read more

WHITE GOLD ENHANCES SATURDAY’S VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE RACES AT SPEEDWAY 51

             With well over two feet of new white gold that has fallen in the Groveton area in the past two weeks, Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire is preparing for the biggest Vintage Snowmobile event in the history of the Series.               The last event held January 28th saw over 130 sleds in competition in nineteen different divisions. This weekend on Saturday, February 18th, that number is expected to be crushed as conditions in the North Country are expected to be perfect. With all the new snow, and temperatures expected to be in the high thirties and low forties racers and fans are expected to be flocking to the Speedway.               Plan on spending your Saturday at Speedway 51, located on Craggy Road in Groveton, New Hampshire for Round #2 of the Vintage Snowmobile Racing Series. Pre-entry forms for this event are available on the Speedway 51 website. Please fill them out for each class your racing team will compete in, as this will help move the registration line along very smoothly. Pit gate opens at 7:30am, while racing gets underway at 10am. Adult general admission is just $10, and youngsters under 12 are free. For more information on this event visit the Speedway 51 website at... read more

ROUND #2 OF SPEEDWAY 51 VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE RACING SERIES GOES GREEN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH

After a hugely successful opening event of the 2017 Speedway 51 Vintage Snowmobile Racing Series on January 28th, Speedway 51 are hard at work preparing the grounds for Round #2, scheduled for Saturday, February 18th. The opening race saw over 130 sleds compete in the eighteen different divisions. More are expected for the next race.               Pre-entry forms are available on the Speedway 51 website. Please fill them out for each class your racing team will compete in, as this will help move the registration line along very smoothly. Pit gate opens at 7:30am, while racing gets underway at 10am. Adults are just $10, and youngsters under 12 are free. For more information on this event visit the Speedway 51 website at... read more

SPONSORS EXCITED TO RETURN TO SPEEDWAY 51 IN 2017

2017, appears that it is going to be a banner year for racing and sponsors at Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire, as it is turning into a busy offseason for the Northern New Hampshire speed plant. Many sponsors have signed on to be a part of the program for 2017.               North Country Ford from Lancaster has renewed their sponsorship of the Late Model division for the upcoming season. The local Ford dealership has been an institution at the track for many, many years. They are excited about all the changes coming to the division. White Mountains Community College is back again for 2017 as they will be taking over the sponsorship of the brand new Cyclone class. Pepsi-Cola and Schweppes are back on board as the four cylinder Street Stock division. Passumpsic Savings Bank is returning once again as sponsor of Speedway 51’s 50/50 program. Several night sponsors are also set for the year as NAPA will host the May 13th NAPA Spectacular, and Creative Counters will be sponsoring championship night.               For more information on Speedway 51, or to inquire about the numerous packages that are being offered, contact Dick Therrien at 802-274-8823, or Jon Dunkling at 802-371-8132. See the entire schedule of events on our website, and 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 Craggy Road in Groveton, New... read more

VINTAGE SNOWMOBILES TAKE CENTER STAGE AT SPEEDWAY 51 IN GROVETON, NH

For the second consecutive weekend, Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire hosted another giant weekend event, as over 130 vintage snowmobiles took part in a giant Saturday event hosted by Dalton Mountain Motorsports, Optical Expressions Berlin, The Sign Depot, North Country Family Restaurant and Around The Clock Auto Repair.               Eighteen divisions competed for some beautiful hardware in eighteen highly competitive features. The races featured racers from young kids up to senior citizens. Racers from Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont took part in the day long event.               The next Vintage Snowmobile races will be held on Saturday, February 18th, followed by races on Saturday, February 25th, and the championship event will be held on Saturday, March 4th. Registration starts at 7:30am each day, and ends at 9am, while racing gets underway at 10am. Pre-registration information can be found at www.speedway51int.com. Rules and guidelines for the Series can also be found on the website.4   SINGLE CLASSES – UP TO 250cc JAMES TISES, GORHAM, NH JOSEPH LOOK, MANCHESTER, NH BETH RAYMER, SALISBURY, NH   SINGLE CLASSES – 295cc MATT MASON, GROVETON, NH VARNEY DALTON, OSSIPEE, NH JAMES TISES, GORHAM, NH   SINGLE CLASSES PURE STOCK DAVID MCLEAN, COLEBROOK, NH JOE LOOK, MANCHESTER, NH SCOTT DRAGON, COLCHESTER, NH   SINGLE CLASSES – OUTLAW CHRIS MORIN, WEARE, NH JOE COOK, MANCHESTER, NH JEREMY MURPHY, SALISBURY, H   TWIN CLASSES – UP TO 295cc DALTON VARNEY, W. OSSIPEE, NH JAMES TISES, GORHAM, NH MATT KOPP, LANCASTER, NH   TWIN CLASSES – 340cc DAVID MIHALIK, ALLENSTOWN, NH LUCAS NAST, JEFFERSON, NH MITCH ASHEY, LYMAN, NH   TWIN CLASSES 50 &... read more

BILLY STEBBINS JR. FILES FIRST SPEEDWAY 51 LICENSE ENTRY FORM

Long time Tiger Sportsman driver, Billy Stebbins Jr., from Pittsburg, New Hampshire has filed the first license entry form for 2017 at Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire. Stebbins has piloted the potent, family owned and operated #07 for a number of years at the high banked speed plant.               License forms, rules and information all may be found by visiting 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

VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE RACING TAKES CENTER STAGE AT SPEEDWAY 51 THIS SATURDAY

Last Saturday it was car racing on the high banked, ¼ mile track at Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire. This Saturday, a specially designed track will feature vintage snowmobiles racing through the snow.               Saturday, January 28th  will feature seventeen classes of vintage snowmobiles competing in a day full of fun and excitement. Registration starts at 7am, and racing begins at 10am. Adults are just $10, and youngsters under 12 are free.               The event will be sponsored by Dalton Mountain Motorsports, Optical Expressions Berlin, Vermont, The Sign Depot, Around The Clock Auto Repair and the North Country Family Restaurant.               For more information on this event visit the Speedway 51 website at... read more

BANDY EDGES HEATH FOR WINTER BLAST 100 VICTORY

Lyndonville, Vermont’s Doug Bandy would rather be lucky than good as survived an altercation in turn two of the final lap and nursed his winning car across the start / finish line narrowly edging Waterford, Maine’s Jamie Heath by a few feet in the Dalton Mountain Motorsports Winter Blast 100, presented by Optical Expressions Berlin, The Sign Depot, North Country Family Restaurant and Around The Clock Auto Repair at Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire. Entries came from New York, Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Vermont and New Hampshire.

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THANKS TO YOU ALL

The staff and management of Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire would like to thank all of the racecar drivers, their passengers and team members, plus all you fans out there for making the 2017 edition of the Dalton Mountain Motorsports Winter Blast 100 presented by Optical Expressions Berlin, Around The Clock Auto Repair, The Sign Depot and the North Country Family Restaurant a tremendous success.               They would like to also give a big thank you to all the employees that made the event possible. The next event on the calendar at Speedway 51 will be Vintage Snowmobile racing this coming Saturday, January 28th at 10am. The four dates of the Series are Saturday, January 28th, Saturday, February 18th and 25th, as well as March 4th. There will be points for the entire Series and rules, registration and information can all be found on the Speedway 51 webpage. 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