WINCHESTER, NH — Stock car racing fans around New England will be greeted with some of the most recognizable names in Pro Stock racing when the Granite State Pro Stock Series begins the 2012 season at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, NH for the David’s House 106 presented by Fenton Family Dealerships.
Barry Gray of Belchertown, MA will head the list of the recognizable line-up of drivers participating in the David’s House 106. Gray is a multi-time track champion at Monadnock Speedway and a champion at the former Riverside Park in Agawam, MA. Gray was in contention to win the inaugural Granite State Pro Stock Series event last year before being involved in a late race incident.
Former Thompson Speedway champion Mike O’Sullivan will also be a contender to win the $3,000-to-win David’s House 106 event. O’Sullivan, of Springfield, MA, finished runner-up in the Thompson Speedway Super Late Model season point standings in 2011.
Veteran racer Babe Branscombe will return to the driver’s seat this season with the Granite State Pro Stocks. Branscombe, of Nottingham, NH, is a multi-time Star Speedway champion, but has been sidelined for several years.
A name familiar to fans of the Valenti Modified Racing Series, Les Hinckley, will make his Pro Stock return at Monadnock Speedway in the David’s House 106. Hinckley, of Windsor Locks, CT, was a top pro stock racer at Monadnock Speedway before joining the modified ranks. Hinckley finished runner-up in the Valenti Modified Racing Series season standings in 2011.
Other veteran drivers expected to enter the Granite State Pro Stock Series David’s House 106 include Jay Sands of Seabrook, NH, Fran Colson of Gardner, MA, Rich Eaton of Seabrook, NH, Bobby Cabral of East Kingston, NH, and Mike Parks of Walpole, NH.
The David’s House 106 will be an afternoon long event with an on-the-track pit party, live bands, The Pit Girls, door prizes, and much more. In addition, one fan will have the chance to win $5,000.
The David’s House 106 presented by Fenton Family Dealerships will take place during Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May, 26 at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, NH. Practice begins at 4:00pm with a scheduled start time of 6:00pm.
For more information on the Granite State Pro Stock Series and David’s House 106, please visit the Granite State Pro Stock Series website www.gspss.net. For more information on Monandock Speedway, visit their website at www.monadnockspeedway.com.