Claremont Speedway Joins NASCAR

Daytona Beach FLA., Officials for the National Association for Stock Car auto racing have announced that Claremont (N.H.) speedway will Join the NASCAR Winston Racing Series for 2000, the nations premier short track racing series. Claremont ...

Daytona Beach FLA., Officials for the National Association for Stock Car auto racing have announced that Claremont (N.H.) speedway will Join the NASCAR Winston Racing Series for 2000, the nations premier short track racing series.

Claremont (N.H.) Speedway is a .333-mile semi-banked asphalt oval located in western New Hampshire near the Connecticut River. The Modifieds will race a s the NASCAR Winston Racing Series FEATURE DIVISION WHILE THE Late Models will compete in the ShorTrack Series By NASCAR division each Saturday night.

"Claremont Speedway is rich in history and it fits into the NASCAR Winston Racing Series" stated Tom Deery, NASCAR vice President, Winston Racing Series. "Claremont is a family oriented speedway, which has hosted short track racing for the past fifty-three years and we are thrilled to have them as part of our team."

Sherrie Fleury, who manages the family-owned facility, is the third generation of the Fleury family to guide the speedway. Fleury has been in charge of the one-third mile speedway since 1993.

"We are very excited about joining the NASCAR Winston Racing Series,": said Fleury. " My family has been dedicated to Claremont for the past fifty-three years and this is one of the most gratifying events in the history of the speedway. This is a great way to head into the next millennium."

Claremont joins three other NASCAR Winston Racing Series facilities in the Granite State, Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, N.H., Star Speedway in Epping, NH., and Lee N.H. USA Speedway running under the NASCAR Winston Racing Series sanction.

The NASCAR Winston Racing Series is the premier short track racing series in the country. Thousands of short track racer compete every weekend from May to September, at nearly 100 selected short tracks, both dirt and asphalt, throughout the country. Those short tracks are divided into 10 geographic regions, with the series providing competitors with local, regional, and national recognition and a $1.423 million point fund provided in part by R.J. Reynolds’ Brand Winston.

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