Anticipation and excitement is high for the 2018 edition of the Winter Blast 100 snow race at Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group. The event scheduled for Saturday, January 20th at 1:30pm has seen a record number of pre-entries come in and the phone and e-mail department can barely keep up with all the questions being asked. This year’s event is being sponsored by Batch’s Kwik Stop, Moms of Lancaster, Around the Clock Auto Repair, Dalton Mountain Motorsports and the Sign Depot. The North Country Family Restaurant will once again be sponsoring the Best Decorated Vehicle contest.
Last year’s winner, Doug Bandy is set to defend his title against a huge field of snow racers. Entries have been received from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, North Caroline and from across the border in Quebec. Last year over sixty vehicles participated in the race, and more are expected for the 2018 edition.
Pits will open at 9:30am and the grandstands will open up at noon. Race registration fees are $25 for the race vehicle plus $20 pit fee. One passenger per race vehicle is allowed for an extra $25 fee. All race teams MUST provide a scorer, and the scorers meeting will take place at 1pm in the main grandstands. Admission fee is $12 for adults, $10 for Seniors and Military Personnel, Teens 12-16 are just $5, and Kids 11 and under are free.
Don’t miss this exciting thrills and spills event on Saturday, January 20th at 1:30pm. Registration forms and rules can be found on the track website at www.speedway 51int.com. For more info contact Dick Therrien at 802-274-8823. Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group is located at 78 Craggy Road in Groveton, New Hampshire.