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SK Lights, Tony Membrino Jr.; Limited Late Model, Duane Provost; DARE Stock, Johnny Walker; Legend Cars, Noah Korner.

2015 – SK Modified, Rowan Pennink; Late Model, Michael Bennett; SK Lights, Stephen Kopcik; Limited Late Model, Al Sanders; DARE Stock, Frank L’Etoile; Legend Cars, Devin O’Connell.

2014 – SK Modified, Ted Christopher; Late Model, Adam Gray; SK Lights, Jeremy Sorel; DARE Stock, Frank L’Etoile Jr; Limited Late Model, Andrew Hayes; Legend Cars, Dana Di- Matteo.

MAJOR EVENTS: 47th annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler, April 28-29 (Whelen Modified Tour); Opening Night NASCAR Weekly Racing Series, May 4; K&N Promo Night Street Stock 25, May 11; 5th annual Valenti Modified Racing series 80, May 18; Dunleavy’s Modifiedz Military Appreciation Night, May 25 (fireworks); Modified Open 80, June 8; Wicked Big Meet, June 24; 5th annual NAPA Auto Parts 5K SK, June 29; Fourth of July WTK Jr Outlaws, July 6 (fireworks); Modified Open 80, July 13; Summer Motorcycle Swap Meet, July 16; Monster Jam, July 21-22; WTK Sr. Champs, July 27; 28th Starrett 150 Modified Touring Series 150, Aug. 3; Call Before You Dig Late Model 50, Aug. 17; Back to Skool Blitz (fireworks), Aug. 24; 9th annual Lincoln Tech VMRS 80, Aug 31; R.A.D Auto Machine Street Stock 30, Sept. 7; First Responders Final Friday Night Shoot-out, Sept. 14; 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final (Whelen Modified Tour), Sept. 29-30; 45th annual Ty-Rods Swap Meet, Oct. 21; Connecticut Fall Motorcycle Swap Meet, Oct. 28.
INFORMATION: (860) 684-2783
TICKETS: Weekly race cards – Adult general admission, $18.50; children ages 6-14, $5; children 5-under, free. Major event prices vary by event. Parking is free.
DIRECTIONS: Take Interstate 84 East to exit 70. Take a left onto Route 32 North and follow 4.5 miles. Take a left onto Route 140 West and follow half-mile to West Street. Take a right onto West Street and speedway is 1/10 mile.


WHERE: Thompson
TRACK: 5/8-mile banked oval
WEEKLY RACING SERIES: None, but there is racing in four divisions but there is division racing on some Wednesdays and as part of some of the major events listed below.
RACING DIVISIONS: Sunoco Modifieds, Late Models, Limited Sportsman, Mini Stocks.
MAJOR EVENTS: LTD Sportsman Long Distance, May 20; NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Thompson 125, June 13; Thompson Throwback Test, July 13; Thompson Throwback 100, July 14; 29th annual NWMT Bud King of Beers 150, Aug 8; Sunoco Mod 20/20 For the Fans, Sept. 9; 56th World Series of Speedway Racing, Oct. 12-14.
INFORMATION: (860) 923-2280
TICKETS: prices vary by event.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-84 East to I-90 East (Mass. Turnpike). Take I-90 12 miles to I-395 South for 13 miles to exit 100. Turn left onto Wilsonville Road and follow 1/2-mile to Route 193 (Thompson Road). Follow Route 193 3/10-mile to Porter Plain Road. Take Porter Plain Road 1.3 miles to Sand Dam Road and take a right.Follow Sand Dam Road 2/10-mile and take a left onto East Thompson Road. Track is on East Thompson Road.


WHERE: Waterford
TRACK: 3/8-mile oval
RACING SCHEDULE: Wild & Wacky Wednesdays are held every Wednesday from May 16-Aug. 29 with X-Cars, Bandoleros, Open Vintage Modifieds, Super- X Cars, Big Wheel Races, Vintage Midget Racing and legends. Saturday Night Divisional Racing in SK Modifieds, SK Lights, Late Models, Sportsman, Mini Stocks and Legends is held every week from May 12 through Oct. 6.
TICKETS: Wild & Wacky Wednesday Racing – Adults , $8, youth 13-16, $5, children 12 under, free; Friday Night Drags – Free admission; NLWSS Saturday Racing – Adults, $18, youth 13-16, $5; children 12 under, free. Sunday Family Fun Shows – Adults, $20; youth 13-16, $5; children 12 and under, free.
DIRECTIONS: Take Route 84 East into Hartford to Route 2 East. Take Route 2 to Route 11 and follow Route 11 to the end. At the end of that exit, take a left onto Route 82. Follow to the intersection of Route 85 Take a right onto Route 85. Follow for approximately 7 miles and the Speedbowl will be on your right.


WHERE: West Lebanon, N.Y.
TRACK: 1/2-mile high banked dirt
WEEKLY RACING: Saturday nights from April 23-Sept. 17
RACING DIVISIONS: Big Block Modifieds, Small Block Modifieds, Pro Stocks, Pure Stocks, Street Stocks.
MAJOR EVENTS: 32nd annual Boomer’s Pure Stock Clash, May 5; Habitat for Humanity Mother’s Day Special, May 12; 7th annual Andrew Sherman Sportsman Memorial, May 19; Military Night, May 26; NYSSCA Night, June 2; 6th annual JC Flach Modified Memorial event, June 9; 13th annual 23-lap Bubba Tanner Pro Classic, June 16; Eve of Destruction, June 19; Weekly Divisions plus Sportsman, June 23; 20-lap Metz Lumber Purestock Most Unbelievable Fireworks Show, June 30; Biker Night, July 7; $5,000 to Win Modified King of the Track, July 14; Monster Jam, July 15-18; Food Bank Night, July 21; Maynard Forrette Modified Memorial, July 28; Firefighters, EMS, Police Appreciation Night, Aug. 4; Back to School Night, Aug. 11; All Weekly Divisions Plus Sportsman New Lebanon Night, Aug. 18; Tony Stewart’s All-Star Spring Car Series, Aug. 19; Halloween In August, Aug. 25; $17,500 to Win Mr. DIRT Track USA, Sept. 1; Cathy Plotz Memorial Event, Sept. 8; King of DIRT Small Block Modified, Sept. 15; 34th annual Super Swap Meet, Nov. 4.
INFORMATION: (518) 794-9606
TICKETS: Weekly racing prices – VIP Tower or roof, $16; Party Deck, $14; adult reserved, $13; adult general admission, $11; children 12-under, $2. Pit prices, $17-22. Major event ticket prices vary by event.
DIRECTIONS: Take Route 8 North to the end until it becomes Route 20 West on the Massachusetts border. Take Route 20 West seven miles to I-90 West (Mass. Turnpike). Take I-90 West to exit 11E (Route 20). Follow Route 20 East 11 miles to the Speedway at 1746 U.S. Route 20, West Lebanon, N.Y.