Therrien and Hodgdon Claim Tiger and Street Segment Wins

Barre, VT – Two-time Thunder Road Late Model Champion Dave Pembroke of Middlesex, VT claimed the Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Pole Award and will lead the 30 car field to green in the 50th People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road. Pembroke set the fast time of 12.956 during Saturday’s (Sept. 29) qualifying to just edge out three-time Milk Bowl Champion Brian Hoar of Williston, VT.

2012 Thunder Road Champion Nick Sweet of Barre, VT, Fort Kent, ME’s Austin Theriault and three-time Thunder Road Champion Cris Michaud won the three Triple 50 qualifiers and will complete the top five in the starting line-up for segment #1. Cody Blake, Travis Fadden, Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., Trampas Demers and Brooks Clark will start in the top ten.

The Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen ran the first of their two segment Milk Bowl. Bobby Therrien of Hinesburg, VT claimed the pole position from time trials and won the first segment. Jason Allen of Barre, VT recovered from a hard wreck in practice to take second. Current Tiger point leader of Wolcott, VT Brendan Moodie took third followed by Shawn Fleury and Tucker Williams.

Hardwick, VT’s Bunker Hodgdon broke through for victory in segment 1 of the Allen Lumber Street Stocks Milk Bowl. Lincoln, VT’s Garry Bashaw chased Hodgdon to the line, while Morrisville, VT’s Jamie Davis completed the podium. Ben Belanger and current Street Stock point leader Nick Pilotte rounded out the top five.

The 50th People’s United Bank Milk Bowl is set to begin with opening ceremonies at 1:00pm on Sunday, September 30. The first segment will roll out at 1:30pm. The 50th Milk Bowl Champion will be crowned following the 3-segments with a total of 200 laps. Late Model teams that did not qualify for the Milk Bowl will run their own 2-segment 100-lap Mini-Milk Bowl. The Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen and Allen Lumber Street Stocks will run their second segments to decide their Milk Bowl winners and 2012 champions as well.

50th People’s United Bank Milk Bowl Segment #1 Line-up
Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl – Barre, VT
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Pos. Car # Driver Hometown

1. 44VT Dave Pembroke Middlesex, VT

2. 37VT Brian Hoar Williston, VT

3. 88VT Nick Sweet Barre, VT

4. 57ME Austin Theriault Fort Kent, ME

5. 6VT Cris Michaud E. Montpelier, VT

6. 99VT Cody Blake Barre, VT

7. 16NH Travis Fadden North Haverhill, NH

8. 97NH Joey Polewarczyk Jr. Hudson, NH

9. 85VT Trampas Demers South Burlington, VT

10. 68VT Brooks Clark Fayston, VT

11. 7ME Glen Luce Turner, ME

12. 26VT John Donahue Graniteville, VT

13. 78NH Quinten Welch Lancaster, NH

14. 9VT Chip Grenier Graniteville, VT

15. 58VT #Jimmy Hebert Williamstown, VT

16. 10NH Stacy Cahoon St. Johnsbury, VT

17. 89VT Scott Payea Milton, VT

18. 91QC Patrick Laperle St-Denis, QC

19. 88ME Jeff Taylor Farmington, ME

20. 31NH Luke Hinkley Claremont, NH

21. 55VT Brent Dragon Milton, VT

22. 27NH Wayne Helliwell Jr. Dover, NH

23. 51ME Ricky Rolfe Albany Twp, ME

24. 81VT Grant Folsom Waitsfield, VT

25. 41VT Jamie Aube No. Ferrisburg, VT

26. 14VT Phil Scott Berlin, VT

27. 40VT Eric Chase Milton, VT

28. 00VT Mike Bailey South Barre, VT

29. 17RI Ray Parent Tiverton, RI

30. 32VT Jean-Paul Cyr Milton, VT

Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen Segment #1 Results
Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl – Barre, VT

Pos. Driver (Car#) Hometown
1. Bobby Therrien (4) Hinesburg, VT

2. Jason Allen (29) Barre, VT

3. Brendan Moodie (94) Wolcott, VT

4. Shawn Fleury (31) Middlesex, VT

5. Tucker Williams (11) Hyde Park, VT

6. Jason Corliss (61) Barre, VT

7. Eric Badore (04) Milton, VT

8. John Lambert (2) Northfield, VT

9. Scott Coburn (1) Barre, VT

10. #Chris Roberts (9) Washington, VT

11. Joe Steffen (00) Grand Isle, VT

12. Josh Demers (10) Middlesex, VT

13. Mike Ziter (26) Williamstown, VT

14. Kyle Pembroke (27) Montpelier, VT

15. #Jason Woodard (68) Waterbury Ctr., VT

16. Joey Robers (51) Georgia, VT

17. Brian Delphia (55) Waterbury, VT

18. Joel Hodgdon (36) Craftsbury, VT

19. Steve Denio (97) Barre, VT

20. Christopher Pelkey (64) S. Barre, VT

21. Chandler Potter (23) Marshfield, VT

22. Darrell Morin (71) Essex Jct., VT

23. Doug Crowningshield (85) Barre, VT

24. Gerald Griswold (77) Bath, NH

25. Blair Bessett (21) Worcester, VT

26. Jason Pelkey (14) Barre, VT

27. Mark Barnier (0) Essex Jct., VT

28. David Finck (90) Barre, VT

29. Randy Gonyaw (22) S. Barre, VT

30. Taber Gagne (17) Fairfax, VT

31. Mike Martin (01) Craftsbury Comm., VT

32. Sean McCarthy (86) Washington, VT

33. Topo Despault (33) Waterbury, VT

Allen Lumber Street Stocks Segment #1 Results
Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl – Barre, VT

Pos. Driver (Car#) Hometown

1. Bunker Hodgdon (83) Hardwick, VT

2. Garry Bashaw (92) Lincoln, VT

3. Jamie Davis (43) Wolcott, VT

4. Ben Belanger (99) Whitefield, NH

5. Nick Pilotte (11) Jefferson, NH

6. Jason Kenison (03) Lancaster, NH

7. Cameron Ouellette (90) Barre, VT

8. Troy Kingsbury (39) Waitsfield, VT

9. Tommy Smith (50) Williamstown, VT

10. Dave Whitcomb (77) Elmore, VT

11. William Hennequin (47) Morrisville, VT

12. Greg Adams Jr. (42) Hardwick, VT

13. Mike MacAskill (13) Williamstown, VT

14. #Kevin Wheatley (33) Brookfield, VT

15. #Kevin Dodge (8) Barre, VT

16. Bob Eldred (31) Waterbury, VT

17. Donnie Yates (05) N. Montpelier, VT

18. Gary Mullen (29) Tunbridge, VT

19. Amanda Habel (09) Roxbury, VT

20. #Dean Switser Jr. (16) Lyndonville, VT

21. Kevin Streeter (61) Waitsfield, VT

22. Alan Maynard (10) Fairfax, VT

23. Keith Fortier (35) Hinesburg, VT

24. Joe Fecteau (75) Hardwick, VT

25. #Daniel Brassard (32) E. Randolph, VT

26. Danny Emerson (71) E. Ryegate, VT

27. Jennifer Getty (25) Cambridge, VT

28. Josh Sanders (08) Northfield, VT

29. #Paul Grant (46) E. Calais, VT

30. Cliff Fleury (18) Barre, VT

31. Marvin Johnson (24) Essex Jct., VT

32. Daniel Lathrop (6) Morrisville, VT

33. George Sanders (38) Northfield, VT

34. Marcel J. Gravel (86) Wolcott, VT