Eight-time ACT Late Model Tour champion Brian Hoar is stepping out of retirement to get back behind the wheel of a race car – in the sim world, that is.   The Vermont native is one of nearly 60 drivers that will compete in Saturday’s Northeast eClassic at the virtual New Hampshire Motor Speedway on […]

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When legendary motorsports broadcaster and NASCAR hall-of-famer Ken Squier speaks, people listen.  Years ago, the former owner of Thunder Road International Speedbowl (VT) introduced the slogan “Toughest Short Track Race in America” to describe the Vermont Milk Bowl.  Since that day, the slogan has stuck and is often used to describe the unique three-segment race […]

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Performing in the clutch is what separates a winning driver from the rest of the pack.  Flexing muscle at the right time is something that true talents possess.  Often luck plays a big role in winning versus losing, but being able to squeeze just enough strength out at the perfect opportunity is what separates winners […]

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Brian Hoar spent Saturday afternoon at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT) as a self-described “wreck.”  After 22 years of competing on the American-Canadian Tour, the eight-time series champion was about to take a step away from racing.  Until Saturday night only a few people very close to him knew that.   Like he had done […]

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The Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing kicked off Friday with practice and qualifying for a handful of divisions, as well as a 25-lap feature for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Models. Catch up on all of the action with Speed51.com’s notebook.   The Final “ACT” Friday marked the return of the American Canadian […]

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If you had to put money on the drivers in the 53rd Annual Milk Bowl, what type of odds would you get?  Like any sporting event that sees action in Las Vegas, the heavy hitters would not provide as much “bang for your buck,” while those with an outside chance would provide a big payday for […]

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