Locals Prepared to Defend Governor's Cup Against NASCAR's Bell

Locals Prepared to Defend Governor's Cup Against NASCAR's Bell

Barre, VT – Barre’s Thunder Road is just days away from roaring to the grid with the the 40th VP Racing Fuels Vermont Governor’s Cup 150. The big story leading up to the Thursday, July 18 event has been the scheduled appearance of NASCAR and dirt racing standout Christopher Bell. However, the Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model heroes are more than ready to give their all and keep the trophy in Vermont.

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Cornell Goes Back-to-Back on Passumpsic Bank Night

Cornell Goes Back-to-Back on Passumpsic Bank Night

Barre, VT – East Burke’s Colin Cornell made Thunder Road’s Victory Lane his home for the second straight week by taking round two of the Myers Container Services Triple Crown Series at Passumpsic Bank Night on Friday, July 12. The 17-year-old Cornell held off a last-lap charge from two-time Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tiger Champion Jason Woodard of Waterbury Center to go back-to-back just eight days after picking up his first Thunder Road win.

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Passumpsic Bank Night Postponed to Friday

Passumpsic Bank Night Postponed to Friday

Barre, VT – Thunder Road officials have announced the postponement of Passumpsic Bank Night due to an inclement weather forecast. The event has been rescheduled for Friday, July 12 at 7:00pm where the evening forecast calls for clear skies.

 Passumpsic Bank Night features the second round of the Myers Container Service Triple Crown Series for the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers. The Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Models and Allen Lumber Street Stocks also have a full card of action. The pits for the rescheduled program open at 3:30pm and the front gates open at 5:15pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $3 for kids ages 6-12, and $25 for a family of four (2 adults, 2 kids).

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Excitement Building for NASCAR’s Bell at VT Governor's Cup

Excitement Building for NASCAR’s Bell at VT Governor's Cup

Barre, VT – The 40th VP Racing Fuels Vermont Governor’s Cup at Barre’s Thunder Road is fast approaching – and with it the maiden voyage for one of the country’s biggest young auto racing stars at the “Nation’s Site of Excitement”.

Norman, OK’s Christopher Bell is trying his hand at the high banks for this year’s Vermont Governor’s Cup on Thursday, July 18. The 24-year-old has been tearing it up on both the asphalt and dirt circuits the last few years. Anticipation is building fast to see what he can do at the legendary high banks.

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