Speedway 51 owner, Joey Laquerre is proud to announce that the 2018 edition of the Hard Luck Tour will be making a stop at Speedway 51 in Groveton, New Hampshire, on Saturday, August 18th. Laquerre, is a driving instructor for Adaptive Motorsports and Wellness, an organization that gives disabled U.S. military veterans an opportunity to experience the sport of auto racing. The Hard Luck Tour was co-founded by Brian Hanaford, son of racing legend, Harold “Hard Luck” Hanaford.
Disabled veterans from across the United States will converge on Speedway 51 starting first thing in the morning on the 18th. They start their day with classroom activity, followed by a ride-along program, before the veteran’s progress to an oval track driving experience. Drivers scheduled to take part in the program include Laquerre and Northeast racing legend, “Dynamite” Dave Dion.
Below is a partial list of participating veteran’s, their disability and their hometown. There will also be some local veteran’s added to the list as well.
|NAME OF SOLDIER AUG 18||DISABILITY Description||STATE|
|George Bolecolatian||Paraplegic||Revena, NY|
|Randy Davis||Paraplegic||Pittsfield, Ma|
|Thomas Williams||Triple limb paralysis||Albany, NY|
|Jay Carleson||Paraplegic||Chicago, Illinois|
|Kevin Michael Phelps||Triple limb amputee||Missouri|
|Danny Williams||Triple limb amputee||Chicago, Illinois|
Times for this huge event will be announced in the very near future. For more information on this program please contact Brian Hanaford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group at www.speedway51int.com or call Pam Dunkling at 802-279-1590. Speedway 51 is located at 78 Craggy Road in Groveton, New Hampshire.