Governor Phil Scott became the first sitting governor to triumph in a Vermont stock car race on Thursday, July 6, capturing the Late Model win at Barre’s Thunder Road on Premium Mortgage Night. It was the 30th career win for the Berlin resident and first since being elected governor of the Green Mountain State.Read More
Thunder Road is thrilled that our track, drivers, and staff have received the following nominations for the 2017 Speed51.com Short Track Awards!
- Bobby Therrien -- Most Improved Driver
- Cris Michaud & Pat Malone -- Best Promoters of the Year
- Aaron Maynard -- Short Track Announcer of the Year
- Thunder Road -- Best Short Track
- Barre, VT/Thunder Road -- Best Racing Destination
Head to http://speed51.com/2017-51s/ to vote in these and other categories between now and Sunday, March 4. Congratulations to all that have been nominated!
Thunder Road officials have announced that the previously postponed Community College of Vermont Night event has been rescheduled for Friday, September 8 at 7:00pm. The event was originally slated for Thursday, June 29 before being delayed twice due to rain.Read More
Washington’s Ricky Roberts earned his second career Thunder Road Late Model victory and the Maplewood Triple Crown at the Aubuchon Hardware Holiday Spectacular on Monday, July 3. It was the first Late Model win since 1996 for the veteran driver.Read More
Thunder Road officials have announced that 2015 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch will be coming to the Barre high banks on Thursday, July 13 for the Vermont Governor’s Cup 150 presented by VP Racing Fuels. It will be the first time the Las Vegas, Nevada driver has visited the famed quarter-mile oval.Read More
Mother Nature was declared the winner once again at Barre’s Thunder Road on Friday, June 30, as a rainy forecast has forced the postponement of Community College of Vermont Night for a second time. A make-up date for the event will be announced in the near future.
With the postponement, the next event on the Thunder Road schedule is the Aubuchon Hardware Holiday Spectacular on Monday, July 3. The Thunder Road Late Models, Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers, and Allen Lumber Street Stocks will all be on the card, while the 2nd Annual Vermont Brewer’s Cup originally planned as part of CCV Night has also been added to the program. The evening will conclude with a dazzling fireworks display presented by Northstar Fireworks.
Post time is 7:00pm for Monday’s Aubuchon Holiday Spectacular. The pit gates open at 4:00pm and the general admission gates open at 5:15pm. Admission for the action-packed program is $12 for adults, $3 for kids ages 6-12, and $25 for a family of four (2 adults and 2 kids).