Devil’s Bowl Speedway Announces Exciting Changes for 50th Season Schedule in 2016

ATTACHED PHOTOS (credit MemorEvents): Devil's Bowl Speedway has released its 2016 stock car schedule, which includes 14 asphalt events and 13 dirt events.
Devil's Bowl Speedway Announces Exciting Changes for 50th Season Schedule in 2016

Asphalt racing moves to Saturday nights; Dirt Track schedule expands to 13 events


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WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Devil's Bowl Speedway's landmark 50th season will be one to remember in 2016.  Officials have overhauled the stock car racing schedule for the historic Rutland County facility, and the calendar will be packed with exciting, family-oriented, NASCAR-sanctioned events on both of Devil's Bowl's race tracks – a fast half-mile paved oval and a tight three-tenths-mile clay oval – situated on Route 22A in West Haven, Vt.

The asphalt will make a big change as it moves to a new Saturday night slot at 6:00 p.m.beginning on May 21; the track had previously operated on Fridays.  The Bond Auto Parts Modified division will again headline the program in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere, along with Central Vermont Motorcycles Late Models, Brileya's Chrysler-Jeep Renegades, and Portland Glass Mini Stocks.

Highlight events will include the return of the American-Canadian Tour Late Models for the People's United Bank 100 on June 4, the Coca-Cola Firecracker Spectacular on July 2, the fifth annual C.J. Richards Memorial 67 Modified event on August 6, and the Vermont 200 Championship Weekend on September 10-11.

The Dirt Track at Devil's Bowl will also see big changes in its third season as the schedule sees a major expansion to 13 events primarily on Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m.  The Dirt Track is scheduled to open on Sunday, May 22 and will also compete under NASCAR Whelen All-American Series sanction with the Sportsman Modified class as the headline division.  Support classes will include the Renegade and Mini Stock divisions and appearances by other divisions including the Sprint Cars of New England tour.

Dates for major special events on The Dirt Track will be announced soon, including The Stove Depot "King of the Clay" Sportsman 100 and the second annual Green Mountain Sprint Car Nationals.  The asphalt and dirt tracks will run on back-to-back nights on eight different weekends during the season.

"This schedule is something that we're really proud of, and I personally can't wait for the 50th season of racing at Devil's Bowl," promoter Mike Bruno said.  "There are still many more announcements that we'll be making during the winter that will only add to the excitement."

Devil's Bowl Speedway will honor its champions and top drivers from the 2015 season at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, Vt. on Saturday, January 30, 2016.  For tickets, contact Justin St. Louis at (802) 355-3282 or email devilsbowlspeedway@gmail.com.

Devil's Bowl Speedway is located on Route 22A in West Haven, Vt., four miles north of Exit 2 on U.S. Route 4.  For more information, visit www.DevilsBowlSpeedwayVT.com or call (802) 265-3112.  Devil's Bowl Speedway is on Facebook at facebook.com/DevilsBowlSpeedway and on Twitter and Instagram at @DevilsBowlSpeed; follow the action using the #DevilsBowl hashtag.





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Devil's Bowl Speedway – West Haven, Vt.

2016 Schedule of Events


ASPHALT TRACK (schedule subject to change)

No.        Day       Date                     Time                                    Notes                                                                                                   

1.            Sat.         May 21                 6:00 p.m.                             50th Season Opener

2.            Sat.         May 28                 6:00 p.m.

3.            Sat.         June 4                   6:00 p.m.                             ACT Late Model Tour People's United Bank 100

--             Sat.        June 11                                Off

4.            Sat.         June 18                                6:00 p.m.

5.            Sat.         June 25                                6:00 p.m.

6.            Sat.         July 2                    6:00 p.m.                             Coca-Cola Firecracker Spectacular

7.            Sat.         July 9                    6:00 p.m.                             Mid-Season Championships

--             Sat.        July 16                  Off

8.            Sat.         July 23                 6:00 p.m.

9.            Sat.         July 30                 6:00 p.m.

10.          Sat.         Aug. 6                   6:00 p.m.                             5th Annual C.J. Richards Memorial Modified 67

11.          Sat.         Aug. 13                 6:00 p.m.

12.          Sat.         Aug. 20                 6:00 p.m.

13.          Sat.         Aug. 27                 6:00 p.m.                             Sugar & Spice Restaurant "Double Stack" Night

--             Sat.        Sept. 3                  Off

14.          Sat.         Sept. 10                1:30 p.m.                             Vermont 200 Championship Weekend

                Sun.       Sept. 11                1:30 p.m.                             Vermont 200 Championship Weekend



DIRT TRACK (schedule subject to change)

No.        Day       Date                     Time                                    Notes                                                                                                   

1.            Sun.       May 22                 6:00 p.m.                             50th Season Opener

2.            Sun.       May 29                 6:00 p.m.

--             Sun.       June 5                   Off

3.            Sun.       June 12                                6:00 p.m.

4.            Sun.       June 19                                6:00 p.m.

--             Sun.       June 26                                Off

5.            Sun.       July 3                    6:00 p.m.                             Independence Day Special

6.            Sun.       July 10                 6:00 p.m.                             Mid-Season Championships

--             Sun.       July 17                  Off

--             Sun.       July 24                  Off

7.            Sun.       July 31                 6:00 p.m.

--             Sun.       Aug. 7                   Off

8.            Sun.       Aug. 14                 6:00 p.m.

--             Sun.       Aug. 21                                Off

9.            Sun.       Aug. 28                 5:00 p.m.

10.          Sun.       Sept. 4                  5:00 p.m.                             Labor Day Special

--             Sun.       Sept. 11                Off

11.          Sun.       Sept. 18                5:00 p.m.

12.          Sat.         Sept. 24                5:00 p.m.

13.          Sat.         Oct. 1                    5:00 p.m.



Contact: Justin St. Louis, Media Director                                                                                                                

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