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Thunder Road (VT) Confirms 19 Events For 2018
November 20, 2017
The 58th season of racing at Thunder Road International Speedbowl will open with the 20th annual Community Bank 150 on Sunday, April 29. This is when the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will make its first of two visits to the Waterbury, Vermont track.
Thunder Road (VT) Confirms 19 Events For 2018

Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl officials have released a 19-event schedule for next year, with events scheduled for April through September.

The 58th season of racing will open with the 20th annual Community Bank 150 on Sunday, April 29, when the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will make its first of two visits to Thunder Road. The Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers, Allen Lumber Street Stocks, and Burnett Scrap Metals Road Warriors will also kick off their seasons as well.

The Thunder Road Late Model King of the Road chase will begin at the 56th Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic on Sunday, May 27, which will again feature a visit from the Pro All Stars Series North Super Late Models.

Weekly competition gets underway with a special Friday night event on June 8. Thursday night events will begin on June 14 and run through Aug. 23. The Myers Container Services Triple Crown Series for the Flying Tigers will return in 2018 with dates to be announced.

The King of the Road will be crowned at the Thursday finale on Aug. 23 as part of Jet Service Envelope/Accura Printing Night. The Flying Tigers and Street Stocks will crown their 2018 champions at the 40th Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic 200 on Sunday, Sept. 2, which features the second visit of the year for the ACT Late Model Tour.

The season will conclude with the 56th Vermont Milk Bowl Weekend, which has been expanded to three days of competition in 2018. A special Milk Bowl Friday event will be held Friday, Sept. 28. Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Milk Bowl Qualifying Day is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 with the 56th Vermont Milk Bowl presented by Northfield Savings Bank on Sunday, Sept. 30.

2018 Thunder Road Speedbowl Schedule of Events

Sat., April 28 — Downtown Barre Car Show & Practice

Sun., April 29 — ACT Late Model Tour Community Bank 150
Sun., May 27 — Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic — PASS North 15
Fri., June 8 — Regular Event

Thurs., June 14 — Casella Waste Management Night — NEAR
Thurs., June 21 — North Country Federal Credit Union Night
Thurs., June 28 — Community College of Vermont Night

Tues., July 3 — Aubuchon Hardware Holiday Spectacular

Thurs., July 5 — Premium Mortgage Night
Thurs., July 12 — Fairpoint Communications Night

Thurs., July 19 — VP Racing Fuels Vermont Governor’s Cup 150
Thurs., July 26 — Times Argus Mid-Season Championships

Thurs., Aug. 2 — WDEV Radio/Calkins Portable Toilets Night

Thurs., Aug. 5 — M&M Beverages Enduro 200 — Street Stock Special

Thurs., Aug. 9 — Cody Chevrolet-Cadillac Night
Thurs., Aug. 16 — U.S. Army Recruiting Night
Thurs., Aug. 23 — Jet Service Envelope/Accura Printing
Sun., Sept. 2 — ACT Late Model Tour Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic 200
Fri., Sept 28 — Milk Bowl Friday Special Event
Sat./Sun., Sept. 29/30 — 56th Northfield Savings Bank Milk Bowl