Daily Grind: Waterford Speedbowl Appoints New Racing Officials

The Waterford Speedbowl celebrated its 2013 season with the track’s annual banquet on Saturday night and as part of the festivities, track officials announced some changes coming for 2014.

Daily Grind 300 BoxTrack owner Terry Eames announced that track official and former competitor Patrick Williams will take over as race director for the 2014. Williams replaces Eames, who had served in the capacity last year.

It was also announced that chief handicapper Julie Winsor will now serve as assistant race director at the track.

The Speedbowl is scheduled to open its season with Blastoff Weekend March 29-30.

— The Little T Quarter Midget Club will host its Family Night Out at Tri State Speedway in Dudley, Mass. on Feb. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The event is open to the public. The cost is $40 for those racing and $20 for non-racers. The proceeds will go to supporting the Little T Quarter Midget Club.

For more information check the event page on Facebook.

— At least five local drivers are taking part in the Champion Spark Plug “Search for a Champion” contest.

Fifteen finalists will receive $5,000 in sponsorship dollars from Champion for the 2014 and one of the finalists will be awarded a grand prize sponsorship of $50,000.

Voting began this week

The first round of voting ends Feb. 2. Grand prize voting runs from Feb. 21. to March 23, with the grand prize winner announced March 31.

Entered into the contest are:

Paul Kusheba IV of Monroe

TJ Thompson of Lisbon

Derek Griffiths of Hudson, N.H.

Brian Sullivan of South Windsor (Wesson Motorsports)

Melissa Fifield of Wakefield, N.H.

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  1. Cool! This should make some drivers happy I think.

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