Fireworks Blast Claremont Speedway into Second Half of Season
Claremont, NH (July 3, 2002): Saturday night fans, competitors, and
sponsors will celebrate their independence with a spectacular fireworks
presentation by Northstar Fireworks of E. Montpelier, VT. In addition to
the fireworks, a number of competitors have joined forces to with track
management to raise funds for the Racing Against Cancerô Team.
A Racing Against Cancerô tent will be set up in the grandstands for
spectators to learn more about this great cause, which has its roots
firmly planted in the racing community. Racing Against Cancerô apparel
will be available for purchase at the tent and drivers will be walking
through the grandstands signing autographs and accepting donations.
On the track, Claremontís six divisions will compete for the win and the
momentum, which will kick off the second half of the season.
Peter Daniels looks to continue his winning streak by winning a possible
fifth race in a row in the KIXX 100.5/93.5 Modified division. But,
Dwight Jarvis and Kirby Monteith will be looking to end that streak and
gain some valuable points in the championship race.
In the Cellular One Pro Stock division there has not been a repeat
winner through the first seven races. Will there be a spoiler or will
the streak of winners go to eight? The car count is on the rise. Will an
Ďoutsiderí come in and challenge Claremont regulars?
The Dunkin Donuts Late Model point race is just starting to heat up!
Dick Lamontte currently holds the point lead, but hasnít tasted victory
this season. Will he make that trip this weekend, or will one of the
other drivers in the top, and within 18 points total, be able to strike
back and challenge Lamontte for the point lead? Dennis Greenwood, Bob
Hagar, Aaron Fellows, and Monica Rook appear to be poised for the
You could throw a blanket over the top ten in points in the ASETEX
Street Stock division. Chris Bergeron took the point lead during the
first week of racing and has remained there. But, Nate Young has been
consistent and is within fourteen points of the leader. Any driver in
this division has a shot at winning and the racing action is always
The ABC Motors Mini Stocks saw a change last week in the championship
points race when Walt Harris moved ahead of John Ross Jr. with his sixth
consecutive top three finish. But, the battle is still on. Harris looks
to return to victory lane, while Ross and Rick Bly have already turned
in two victories this season.
In the Fleming Texaco Lightning Stocks, Skip Harvey is racking up the
wins, five so far this season, while the racing continues to heat up
week after week in the entry-level division. Harvey has the point lead,
but there are other drivers that are looking for a win and well capable
of slowing Harvey down.
Come to Claremont Speedway Saturday night for fireworks on the track and
in the sky! The first race is at 6:06pm. As always, the Family Four-Pak
will get 2 Adults and 2 Kids great seats for JUST $20.00. For more
information, log on to www.claremontspeedway.com or call the track
hotline at 603-543-3160.