Lee, NH. (April 22, 2009) – – Since they purchased Lee USA Speedway, Lee,
NH; in the mid 80's, Red and Judy MacDonald have traditionally swung open
their gates each spring to exciting stock car racing action and affordable
family entertainment. They'll keep with that tradition this Friday night,
May 1st, when the family owned operation presents the first of 23 race dates
and the NASCAR Whelen All- American Weekly Series.
This week's program will feature six divisions of competition, the return of
$10 admission prices, a popular entertainment value last season, and the PB
Chop Shop Small-Block Supermodifieds, for race number two of their 14 race
Speedway management announced this week the addition of new signature
sponsors with the tracks top division, the Late Models, now presented by
E-Keys 4 Cars.
Division stars expected to return this season include defending champion
Larry Gelinas, Buxton ME; former champion, JR Baril, Haverhill, MA; Wayne
Helliwell JR, Dracut, MA, Jeremy Harclerode, Newmarket, NH; "Chargin"
Charlie Rousseau, Ipswich, MA; Brian Kruczek, Newmarket, and A.J. Begin,
The "Byfield Bullet" Dan Bowes leads the list of entries for the PB Chop
Shop Supermodifieds, fresh off an impressive win two weeks ago. Defending
champion Eddie Witkum, Westford, MA; and Haverhill, MA; hot shoe Justin
Belfiore, are also expected entries.
The Prime Storage Late Model Sportsman will contest with top runners like
Jimmy Renfrew, Hooksett, NH; Pete Evans, Berwick, ME; Jesse Bousquet,
Pittsfield, NH; Michelle Fushpanski, Salisbury, MA; and Dave Roche, Sharon,
The Planet Aid Hobby Stocks will feature the ageless veteran Bobby Glass,
Revere, MA; entering his 53rd year of competition, Alby Ovitt, Lee, NH; Pat
Tanguay, Berwick, and Eric Hoffman, Newmarket, all expected to enter.
The Roadrunner division, presented this season by David's Race Cars and
Components, has a strong roster with many new drivers entered. The veteran
Ricky Porter returns as does Lance Barthelemy, Fremont, NH; Loren Smith,
Allenstown, NH; and Jim Piaseczny Jr, Merrimack, NH.
Warren Harvey, Seabrook, NH, Crystal Brown, Epping, NH; and Kale Billings,
Gonic, NH, will compete this year in the American Used Car + Parts Ironman
Friday night's program will start at 7:15 PM. Additional information is
available at www.leeusaspeedway.com