CARQUEST VT Gov. Cup at Thunder Road Postponed

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Barre, VT – Thunder Road International Speedbowl officials have announced that the CARQUEST Vermont Governor’s Cup program scheduled for Thursday, June 23 has been postponed due to rain. The ¼ mile oval in Barre, VT has rescheduled the event for this Sunday, June 26.


Graniteville’s John Donahue will lead the Late Models into the 100 lap event. With a win in the Memorial Day Classic and no finishes outside the top ten yet this season he sits atop the standings. He will have to battle with Chip Grenier, Phil Scott, Dave Pembroke, Mike Bruno and Jimmy Hebert who are all in the top five. Also past VT Governor’s Cup Champions Nick Sweet, Cris Michaud and Jamie Aube will be in attendance.

With two wins already this season, Bradford’s Derrick O’Donnell is the Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen point leader. After his win this past Sunday, Eric Badore has closed the gap and currently sits in second.

Jefferson, NH’s Nick Pilotte holds a slim two point lead over Ron Gabaree in the Allen Lumber Street Stocks, while Kevin Wheatley has used three wins to claim the Junkyard Warriors point lead.

All four divisions will be on the card for the make-up of the CARQUEST Vermont Governor’s Cup this Sunday, June 26. Post time will be 4:00pm. The pit gates will open at 1:00pm, front gates will open at 2:30pm. Admission for adults will be $13, while kids 12 and under are free.




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