Voices Remembering Phil Kurze

The world of motorsports reacts to the passing of longtime short track racing supporter and Whelen Engineering representative Phil Kurze 

Norm Wrenn Jr. Closes On Purchase Of Monandnock Speedway

It’s been one of the worst kept secrets in short track racing. Thursday the deal so many have seen coming all year was finalized.  Former short track racer Norm Wrenn Jr. closed Thursday morning on his deal to purchase Monandock Speedway in Winchester, N.H.  from longtime owners Larry Cirillo and Fred Pafumi.  His son, Norm […]

Phil Kurze Passes; Longtime Short Track Racing Supporter And Whelen Rep

Phil Kurze, the longtime vice president of motorsports for Whelen Engineering and devoted supporter of Northeast short track racing and Modified racing, has passed.  Kurze, 69, passed away Wednesday after a long illness.  Kurze helped spearhead the involvement of Whelen in multiple partnerships with NASCAR with the Whelen All-American Series short track program, Whelen Modified […]

New Start Time For Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 At NHMS

The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 will be broadcast live on NBCSN and all local PRN radio affiliates. This announcement was made today in collaboration with NBC Sports Network and NASCAR.  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 – Sunday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m. Television: NBCSN Radio: PRN New Hampshire Motor Speedway recently […]

Scott Tapley Leaving Race Director Position At Thompson Speedway

Thompson Speedway will be looking for a new race director for their oval tracks events for the 2019 season.  Since late in the 2018 season Thompson Speedway race director Scott Tapley had indicated there was a likely chance he would not return to the role in 2019.  On Monday during a radio show he hosts […]

Thompson Speedway Goes To 10-Race Schedule For ‘19; SK Light Mods Added As Regular Division

Upon his arrival as general manager of Thompson Speedway in September, Terry Eames had expressed a hope to increase the number of oval track events at the facility. And that is exactly what fans and competitors will get for 2019. Thompson Speedway will officially announce their 2019 oval track schedule on Tuesday with some big […]

Eric Webster To Return To Race Director Role At Speedbowl For 2019 Season

A familiar face to New London-Waterford Speedbowl competitors and fans will return to a familiar perch at the track for 2019. Speedbowl general manager Mike Serluca confirmed Saturday to RaceDayCT that longtime Speedbowl official Eric Webster will serve as race director for their Saturday night events in 2019. Webster’s late father Charlie was a four-time […]

New London-Waterford Speedbowl Releases 2019 Schedule

Officials at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl announced a 22-event schedule for their weekly racing divisions for the 2019 season Saturday morning. The Speedbowl will kick off its 2019 season with the Budweiser Blast Off May 11-12. The Blast Off event will feature the first of two events at the track for the Modified Racing Series. […]

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Modified Racing Series Announces 2019 Schedule

At their annual banquet Friday in South Windsor, officials from the the Modified Racing Series announced a 16-race schedule that will include five events at Connecticut short tracks. The series will kick off its 2019 season at the Icebreaker at Thompson Speedway on April 4 and close its season at the Sunoco World Series at […]

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