'Jake Race' rescheduled for Aug. 19 at Speedway 51

GROVETON —  Mother Nature forced Speedway 51 powered by the Autosaver Group to postpone this past Saturday night’s racing activities at the high banked ¼ mile asphalt speedway located in Groveton. The event was to have been the rebirth of the Jake McDowell Memorial Classic, aka “The Jake Race.”The 50-lap event for the Caron Fabrication Street Stocks was scheduled for three segments, 15, 16 and 19 laps and was sponsored by the Sign Depot and Pepsi.

The race is tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m. The event will feature the Caron Fabrication Street Stocks, Perras Ace Hardware Tiger Sportsman, A.B. Excavating Daredevils, White Mountains Community College Cyclones and the Twisted Tea Angels. Negotiations are ongoing to also bring back the Granite State Legends and Bandoleros.

For more information on this event and others  go to speedway51int.com, or call the new track hotline at (802) 266-0240. Speedway 51 is located on Craggy Road in Groveton.