Derek Griffith entered his 23rd career Granite State Pro Stock Series feature on Friday night at Claremont Speedway still searching for his first series win.  Competing on the tour since 2012 when he was 15 years old, the now 18-year-old driver had come close to scoring that highly sought after first win before.  He […]

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Walpole, NH – The Granite State Pro Stock Series returns to the place where it all began; Claremont Speedway, April 24.   The series, now in the fourth year of existence, held the inaugural event at Claremont Speedway in August of 2011, which saw Chris Wilk of Mendon, VT fend off […]

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Thompson, CT - 18 year-old Hudson, NH native Derek Griffith had a plan for the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Icebreaker. The plan was to feel good enough in his Pro Stock to compete for the win at the 5/8th mile, high-banked oval.   His plan almost can to a realization as he ended up […]

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Many of Connecticut’s most well known racing stars kicked off their careers competing at The Little T Speedway in Thompson, Connecticut.  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Joey Logano, 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Ryan Preece and 2010 NWMT champion Bobby Santos all had their first racing experience at the 1/10-mile quarter midget track located […]

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- The 41st Annual Icebreaker on April 11th and 12th will mark the beginning of Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park’s 75th season. Originally opened in 1940, the track has remained under the ownership of the Hoenig family throughout its operation. To commemorate this significant anniversary, this year’s Icebreaker will feature some special activities and […]

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The door has been pushed open for a new Granite State Pro Stock Series champion this upcoming season.  Defending champion Dillon Moltz and 2013 champion Mike O’Sullivan will not attempt the full 12-race schedule in 2015, which opens the door for veterans like 48-year-old Larry Gelinas and young guns such as 18-year-old Derek Griffith to […]

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Walpole, NH – The Granite State Pro Stock Series will travel to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, April 11-12, for the Ice Breaker. The Ice Breaker will be the first event of the 12-race season, and will be the fifth time the Granite State Pro Stock Series has visited the facility since 2013, including the World […]

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Walpole, NH-     For “Lightning” Larry Gelinas, racing is almost as important as breathing.   The 30-plus-year veteran gets behind the wheel any chance he can. This year, he’ll be chasing the 2015 crown in the Granite State Pro Stock Series , as well as throwing his name in the hat in the Late Model division […]

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Walpole, NH- Just weeks away from the start of the 2015 season, the title hunt is beginning to take shape for the Granite State Pro Stock Series .   A mix of veteran and young drivers have made the commitment to become the fourth champion in series history. Former Oxford 250 winner , “Lightning” Larry […]

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Walpole, NH-    In a joint announcement, the Granite State Pro Stock Series will conclude their 2015 season at New London-Waterford Speedbowl onOctober 24.   The newly-formed management team at NLWS, including General Manager Shawn Monahan and Racing Director Scott Tapley, with GSPSS President Mike Parks made the agreement to make NLWS the twelfth […]

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