New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials will crown champions at the 2013 season ending Loudon Road Race Series, U.S. Legend Cars International and Bandoleros Awards Banquet held at the Crowne Plaza in Nashua, N.H. on Saturday at 6 p.m.
Tom Gray benefited from the bad luck of his teammate, Shaun Buffington on Saturday. Buffington's engine blew up while leading with three laps to go, and Gray went on to the win the race and take over the points lead.
Shaun Buffington won both Moat Mountain Road Course Series races at NHMS on the weekend. On Saturday, he was joined on the podium by Tom Gray and Alex Vorrilas, while Trevor Bleau and Patrick Dillon navigated wet conditions on Sunday to finish second and third.
Derek Debbis and Jordan Lamothe finished the Gifford's Famous Ice Cream Bandolero Series race in a tie on Saturday night, while Shaun Buffington and teammate Tom Gray traded the lead back and forth in the Granite State Legends Cars.
TS Motorsports teammates Shaun Buffington (road course) and Tom Gray (mini-oval) split the Saturday doubleheader, and Mike Alton earned his first career NHMS victory on Sunday by winning on the Moat Mountain Road Course.
Shaun Buffington won all three legends cars races during the Vintage Racing Celebration, and Casey Call won his third consecutive race in the Gifford's Famous Ice Cream Bandolero Series.
One of the familiar Legends drivers at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) is Taylor Martin. This is Taylor's third season racing in a Legends Car at NHMS and this young veteran driver is also the first female driver to ever compete in a Legends Car at NHMS.
The Legend Cars started off the weekend on the Moat Mountain Road Course. Shaun Buffington was back in victory lane, and Tom Gray and Alex Vorrilas both overcame car problems to finish second and third.
With rain clouds on the horizon, Tom Gray got his first win of the season in Granite State Legend Cars Mini-Oval series, and Casey Call got his second win in the Gifford's Famous Ice Cream Bandoleros Series.
The July heat combined with a slick track made for some interesting racing and a lot of action at the NHMS Mini-Oval
The weather was perfect for racing. Shaun Buffington scored another win at the Moat Mountain Road Course, Tom Gray finished second, and Alex Vorrilas finished third.
Shaun Buffington wins at the mini-oval after making the correct adjustments to deal with the drying track.
Fifteen year-old Jordan Lamothe of Woodstock, CT is becoming the Iron Man of legend and bandalero racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). Jordan's last race weekend at NHMS, he competed in two of the Moat Mountain Legends Road Course races, a Granite State Legends oval race, and got the win in the first-ever Gifford's Ice Cream Bandolero race.
Shaun Buffington swept the weekend, winning all three Granite State Legend Car races.
Tom Gray traded the lead with Dean Dezak late in the race and got in front when it counted to pick up his fourth career NHMS win. Dezak finished second, and Ryan Hammar earned his first NHMS podium with a third-place finish.
Shaun Buffington ran in a familiar place on his way to winning the first NHMS legends race of the season. It was the two unfamiliar faces behind him that surprised in the 2013 opener.
The snow is gone, the track is dry and that means it’s time to heat up the Magic Mile for another season of motorcycles, legends and bandoleros. Oh, my!
The last few years have seen major renovations and improvements to our Loudon facilities, to ensure you and your family have the time of your lives. We will continue that pursuit as we embark on some exciting new projects and events designed to keep you on the edge of your seat.
After a harsh North East off-season, the Amsoil Nelcar Legends Car Tour was the first tour in the North ready to go racing in 2013. Braving the harsh winds and 40 degree weather, the Tour brought 21 cars to the newly re-opened, and one of Nelcar’s longtime homes, Wiscasset Speedway for opening day. The fans packed into see the re-opening of Maine’s fastest track, and another grueling season for the Amsoil Nelcar Legends Tour was set to begin.