Thunder Road Will Crown 2002 Champions On Parts Plus Auto Parts Night

For Immediate Release TR07-021402

Barre, VT - - Thunder Road Speedbowl has announced that its final regular season point race, Sunday, September 8, will be sponsored by Parts Plus Auto Plus and headlined by a Flying Tiger "Grand Slam" 100-lap event. The Parts Plus Auto Plus race card may well decide the 2002 Thunder Road Championships in all divisions.

Cris Michaud of Northfield, VT secured the Thunder Road Late Model crown on Parts Plus Auto Parts Night last year with a fifth place effort close behind race winner Eric Williams. John Donahue of Graniteville, VT completed a successful defense of his Thunder Road NAPA Flying Tiger title the same night.

"Thunder Road provides exciting family entertainment for some of the country's best race fans," said Spencer Baker, Manager of Sanel Auto Parts in South Burlington. "Sponsoring a night there is annually the single-most appreciated event we are associated with by our customers."

Thunder Road begins its 43rd stock car racing season atop Quarry Hill in Barre, VT on Sunday, May 5, when its hosts the Merchants Bank Freedom Lynx 150, event number two on the 16 race ACT Dodge Tour.

For additional information, contact the Thunder Road office at 7 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT (802) 244-6963;