WINCHESTER, N.H. -- The Granite State Pro Stock Series fell victim to Mother Nature at Monadnock Speedway on Saturday, and has rescheduled the event for May 31 as part of a huge night for the racetrack.
A total of nine divisions will be on hand at the quarter-mile NASCAR sanctioned oval, including 100 laps scheduled for the Granite State Pro Stock Series. Also taking to the track will be the Sportsman Modifieds, Super Stocks, Mini Stocks, Lightning Stocks, Thunder Stocks, Young Guns, Classic Lites and NE Race Trucks.
Multi-time track champ and two-time winner at the raceway with the GSPSS, Barry Gray, has filed entry for the feature race, along with defending series champion Mike O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan kicked off the 2014 season where he left off, picking up the win at the historic Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on April 6.
With the abundance of divisions running on Saturday, the show will start at 5 p.m., with pits opening at noon, practice starting at 2 p.m., and front gates opening at 3 p.m. General admission for this event is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $5 for ages 13-18 and free for 12 and under.
Among the local drivers that compete at the track on 840 Keene Road in Winchester are: Alyssa Rivera of Bellows Falls, Putney’s Dana Shepard, Dick Houle of Brattleboro, Hillary Renoud of Vernon, Pat Houle of Vernon, Guilford’s Jessica LaFlam, and Solomon Brew of Vernon.
For more information about the Granite State Pro Stock Series, contact Mike Parks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRATTLEBORO -- The Pirates remained undefeated with recent wins over the Cardinals, Reds and Red Sox.
The Pirates blanked the Cards, 11-0, behind Adam Newton’s 10 strikeouts. Tyler Millerick had three doubles, Spencer Lawrence doubled and tripled, and Alex Carpenter added a two-run single, to lead the Bucs offensively.
Kris Carroll went 3-for-4 with a homer as the Pirates repelled the Reds, 11-3. Ben Lane and David Scott had solid all-around games for the winners, who were led defensively by gold glover Rachel Rooney. Tanner Root and Joey Valezquez were the standouts for the Reds.
Hailey Derosia fanned 11 in four innings of work when the Pirates pounded the Red Sox, 20-0. Millerick went 4-for-4 with a grand slam, Newton had a pair of triples, Carroll had two hits and Alex Kendall scored three runs, while Jack Barnes and Harrison Kerber were the team’s defensive standouts. Jack Pattison and Ryan Bird both pitched well for the Sox.