Canaan and Lee Team Up For Coors Six Pack Pro Stock Tour
Super Late Models Will Compete in Mini Series at Two NH Tracks
In a monumental announcement, Canaan Fair Speedway promoter, Dick Therrien and Lee USA Speedway promoter, Bob Watson are pleased to announce the formation of a brand new six race Pro Stock series for the 2011 racing season. The series will be sponsored by Coors and will be featuring three races at each track, culminating with the championship event at Octoberfest at Lee.
“Bob and I have been working on this for the past couple of months and now have pretty much got the final touches on the plan, stated Therrien. We sat down this past Saturday and worked out most of the details. The only thing major left is to decide on which brand of tire we go with, American Racers or Hoosiers. This unique series will feature solid purses and race distances ranging from 50 laps to 100 laps. We will utilize the Canaan Fair Speedway Pro Stock rule book for the Series. Canaan Fair Speedway's Chief Technical Inspector, Charlie Rockwell, along with Assistant Inspector, Jamie Rockwell will be in charge of policing the six race division. The Rockwell's are known for being extremely fair, and for their quality demeanor, and will be 100% in charge of this aspect of the Series.”
“Dick and I felt that this Series can get some of the areas idle Pro Stocks out of mothballs, and with this mini-series it should entice many of these racers back to the tracks. Our goal is to make this series a fun and affordable one, one that will certainly be enjoyed by our fans. Pro Stocks are awesome to watch, and they put on an incredible show, declared Watson. We had a great field of cars for Octoberfest, and Dick has a good field at Canaan, where they run on a weekly basis. We hope this will benefit both tracks by combining the efforts for six events in 2011. Dick is hoping for a few teams to race at Canaan on a regular or semi-regular basis and I am happy to have these rockets on my schedule on a limited basis. We feel this is a win, win situation for both tracks.”
The Coors Six Pack Pro Stock Series opens up on Saturday, May 28th at Canaan Fair Speedway with a 50 lap main event paying the winner a cool $1,000. Round #2 kicks into high gear the following Friday night at Lee USA Speedway on June 3rd. The third event goes green at Canaan on Saturday, June 18th, while event #4 heads back to Lee on Friday, July 29th. The Canaan portion of the Series wraps up on Saturday, September 3rd with a 100 lap event paying $1,500 to the winner. The Coors Six Pack Series will conclude at Lee's Octoberfest weekend October 21st-23rd. The Series will offer a solid point fund which will be distributed at the tracks on that weekend.
The final plans and guidelines will be released within the next couple of weeks, and will appear on both tracks websites. For more information contact Dick Therrien at 802-274-8823 / e-mail him at email@example.com or Bob Watson at 978-462-4252 / e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lee USA Speedway has hosted the PASS North Super Late Models and will now have a series that will also share dates with Canaan. (51 Photo)