NORTHEAST

Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl Sets Schedule

Cars and drivers line the infield prior to feature racing at Thunder Road Int'l Speedbowl in Barre, Vt., on Sunday. (Leif Tillotson Photo)

Cars and drivers line the infield prior to feature racing at Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl in Barre, Vt., on Sunday. (Leif Tillotson Photo)

BARRE, Vt. – Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl has released its 2014 stock car racing schedule.

The schedule features 18 events from the end of April through the beginning of October, as is tradition. The biggest change for 2014 is the switch from Sunday twilight events in early June to the return of the traditional June Thursday night events.

The season will kick off with the 16th Annual Merchants Bank 150 on April 26-27. The Merchants Bank event will be the only American Canadian Tour race at the quarter-mile in 2014. The 52nd Annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic will be on May 25. This event will be the first 2014 Vermont State Championship event.

The season will be highlighted by big Thursday nights. The Governor’s Cup 150, the second of Thunder Road’s VT State Championship events, will be on June 26 with the Northfield Savings Bank Holiday Fireworks night the following week on July 3.

The annual Times Argus Mid-Season Championship will offer double points and double action on July 17. August will begin with the “People’s Race,” the 30th Annual M&M Beverage Enduro 200 on Aug. 3. August will close with the 36th Annual Labor Day Classic 200 on Aug. 31, which will determine the 2014 Thunder Road Late Model “King of the Road.”

The 54th season of stock car racing at Thunder Road will come to a close with the 52nd running of the People’s United Bank Milk Bowl on the weekend of Oct. 4-5. Bond Auto Tiger Sportsman and Allen Lumber Street Stocks will crown their champions on Milk Bowl weekend.

Rules for all four Thunder Road divisions and more details on the 2014 schedule will be released in the coming weeks.

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