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Area drivers clinch Devil's Bowl titles

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — It was a big night for Addison County drivers at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday as the track hosted its Championship Night finale. Orwell’s Tim LaDuc won the Sportsman Modified feature, while Salisbury’s Brent Warren and Vergennes racer Kaleb Shepard each nailed down 2018 track titles.

Warren finished eighth in a Limited Sportsman event, just good enough to claim the series title. Shepard was fourth in a Mini Stock race and cruised to the crown in that series.

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Veteran wins 200 at Devil's Bowl

Posted on September 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



WEST HAVEN — Local drivers came up short in two nights of racing at Devil’s Bowl Speedway this past weekend, but several will be in contention for dirt-track series titles this coming Sunday, when the season concludes at the West Haven track, with racing beginning at 4 p.m.

New Jersey driver Brett Hearn won Sunday’s main event, the 200-lap Vermont 200 Sportsman Modified stock car race, the longest in track history. Hearn won the 910th race in his career and first at Devil’s Bowl since 1994.

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Scarborough wins 50-lap race; Devil's Bowl finale is next

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Brandon driver Joey Scarborough on Sunday took his fourth victory of the season at Devil’s Bowl Speedway by winning a 50-lap Central Vermont Motorcycles Sportsman Modified race in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.   

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Comes, Preston win at Devil's Bowl

Posted on September 6, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Addison County drivers Justin Comes and Mike Preston were among the winners at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday.

Middlebury’s Comes put on a show in the 30-lap feature race in the Central Vermont Motorcycles Sportsman Modified division. He started 10th, took the lead at lap 18 and briefly sailed away from the pack. But championship point leader Kenny Tremont Jr. chased Comes down and caught him in the final two laps. Tremont pulled even with Comes during the final lap, but Comes held him off in a furious drive to the finish line.

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Area drivers rule at Devil's Bowl 'Double Stack Night'

Posted on August 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Five Addison County or Brandon drivers took the checkered flag on Sunday, when Devil’s Bowl Speedway presented its annual “Double Stack Night,” with two races in each of the five weekly divisions.

Topping the card were wins by Orwell veteran Tim LaDuc and youngster Jake Scarborough, each of whom won 20-lap races in the Central Vermont Motorcycles Sportsman Modified division. 

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Shepard and Piper drive to victories

Posted on August 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Local drivers Adam Piper and Kaleb Shepard picked up wins this past Sunday at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.

Leicester’s Piper wound up celebrating the first O’Reilly Auto Parts Limited Sportsman win of his career. Piper led 15 of the race’s 20 laps before New York’s Travis Billington slipped by with three laps to go, but Piper was named the winner when Billington’s car failed its technical inspection. Fletcher’s Joey Roberts inherited second.

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Shepard, Scarborough score wins

Posted on August 9, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Two wins by local drivers highlighted the action at Devil’s Bowl Speedway this past Sunday. Vergennes driver Kaleb Shepard visited the victory lane for the fourth week in a row by winning the 20-lap Portland Glass Mini Stocks, while Brandon’s Joey Scarborough won the evening’s main event.

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Shepard nips Preston at Devil's Bowl

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Vergennes driver Kaleb Shepard edged Panton’s Mike Preston for his third consecutive win in the Portland Glass Mini Stock series to provide the local highlight in dirt-track action at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.

In a race shortened from 15 to 11 laps due to time constraints after three wrecks, one involving Middlebury’s Joe Malzac, Shepard moved up from a 16th-place starting position to claim the victory.

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Trio of locals net wins at Devil's Bowl

Posted on July 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Salisbury drivers Mike Palmer and Brent Warren and Vergennes racer Kaleb Shepard all won on Sunday as Addison County drivers had a big night on the Devil’s Bowl Speedway dirt track.

Palmer’s victory in the 30-lap Central Vermont Motorcycles Sportsman Modified division was his first in 26 years, setting a new track record for time passed between wins.

Palmer, a 1988 Pro Stock champion, returned to competition in 2018 after years away — his last win came on June 20, 1992.

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Panton's Preston is among Devil's Bowl winners

Posted on June 21, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Panton’s Mike Preston was among the dirt-track winners on Sunday at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, picking up his second victory of the season in the Portland Glass Mini Stock division.

In Sunday’s 20-lap race Preston and Vergennes racer Kaleb Shepard traded the lead before Preston pulled out the first-place result. Shepard tied his career-best by taking second place.  Leicester’s Derrick Counter finished fifth, and Cornwall’s Jake Barrows was sixth.

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