Nick Sweet made a bold move at the beginning of the 2017 racing season.  One year after winning the American-Canadian Tour championship, the Barre, Vermont native decided to take on the challenge of competing in Super Late Models.  On Friday night at his home track of Thunder Road (VT), Sweet’s journey came full circle when […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With one of the biggest Late Model races of the Northeast racing season being held this weekend at Thunder Road (VT), we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week […]

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The 56thedition of the Vermont Milk Bowl has an added dimension for this season with the first ever “Night Before the Milk Bowl” to lead off the weekend at Thunder Road on Friday night with the Super Late Models of the Pro All Stars Series returning to Barre, VT for the second time in 2018. […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s 56th Vermont Milk Bowl at Thunder Road International Speedbowl (VT) in 51’s Fast Facts below.    Date: September 28-30   Track: Thunder Road International Speedbowl (1/4-mile, high-banked oval)   Location: 80 Fisher Rd. Barre, VT 05641   Sanction: American-Canadian Tour   Distance: 150 laps (three 50-lap segments) […]

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Waterbury, VT – Some of the biggest stars of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will be heading north of the border this Saturday, August 18. The Bacon Bowl 200 at Vallée-Jct., QC’s Autodrome Chaudiere is shaping up to be the biggest Late Model event of the year in Quebec and is expected to attract racers from […]

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Oxford, ME – Rowley, MA’s Eddie MacDonald held off Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert in the closing laps to take the Summer Showdown Series opener at Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway on Sunday, May 20. The win made MacDonald $5,000 richer and also makes him eligible for an additional $5,000 bonus should he go on sweep the 3-race […]

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