Coming into Sunday’s 53rd Milk Bowl at Thunder Road in Barre, Vermont, Nick Sweet was determined to come out on top of not just the entire field, but his chief rival in 2015, Derrick O’Donnell. After finishing behind O’Donnell in the season championship and placing second behind O’Donnell in time trials on Saturday, Sweet made […]

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In the only instance of time trials for American-Canadian Tour Late Models in 2015 the advantage in laying down the best lap went to the drivers of Thunder Road’s (VT) weekly Late Model division.  It was two of Thunder Road’s best, Derrick O’Donnell and Nick Sweet, who leaped to the front row with 2015 Thunder […]

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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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1: It’s the finish that every driver looks for when they roll out to race, however at the Milk Bowl it’s different.  You don’t have to win a segment to win the overall race. Nick Sweet in 2013 and Dave Pembroke in 2012 are two examples of drivers who won the overall race without winning […]

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Nick Sweet entered Thursday night’s 36th Vermont Governor’s Cup at Thunder Road International Speedbowl with the goal of securing his first win of the season at the historic Vermont racing facility.  He accomplished  that goal in a big way by working his way around his championship rival Derrick O’Donnell on lap 125 and pulling away […]

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Fresh off of two straight Thunder Road “King of the Road” Late Model championships, Derrick O’Donnell decided to make a big change during the offseason.  Despite winning the 2013 and 2014 track championships at the historic Barre, Vermont oval, he thought that change was necessary in order to increase his chances of staying on top. […]

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Barre, VT – Thunder Road International Speedbowl honored its 2014 Champions with the annual Banquet of Champions at the Barre Elks Club on Saturday, March 21. Derrick O’Donnell received the top honors for the second consecutive season in the Late Model division, while Nick Sweet also went back-to-back in claiming Vermont State Late Model Championship. […]

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