Bond/WIX Tiger Tour

Joe Steffen Takes Bond/WIX Tiger Tour 100

Win at Thunder Road

Essex Junction’s “Double O” Joe Steffen won the second event on the Bond/WIX Tiger Tour at Thunder Road on Thursday, July 1. Steffen came from the sixth starting position to take the lead after a lap 43 restart. He would hold off the rest of the field through three more cautions and lead the rest of the way.

Milton’s Eric Badore and Georgia, Vermont’s Joey Roberts battled for the runner-up position during the final laps. Badore took second while Roberts settled for third. Jason Bonnett took fourth and Tony Rossi rounded out the top five. Chip Grenier, Tom Therrien, Mike Billado, Tucker Williams, and David Finck completed the top ten.

The 100 lap event took just over one hour and eighteen minutes to complete with a total of nine cautions and three lead changes among three drivers.

Northfield’s Matt White earned his third career Thunder Road Late Model win in the 50 lap feature. He took the lead from Doug Murphy on the final restart of the race and held off Rich Lowrey who had to settle for second. John Donahue earned third followed by Brooks Clark and Joey Becker rounding out the top five. Nick Sweet, Dave Pembroke, Phil Scott, Mike Bailey and Jamie Fisher completed the top ten.

Rookie driver Jayme Lee of Barre earned his first career feature win in the Allen Lumber Street Stocks and Junkyard Warriors Main event. Jean Leblanc took second followed by Mike MacAskill, Tim Campbell, and Dave LaFleche. Dave Whitcomb, Travis Hull, Ron Gabaree, Thomas Placey and Greg Adams completed the top ten.


Cabot’s Ken Christman took his fifth Junkyard Warrior feature win of the season. He was followed by Kevin Dodge and Brock Parrott.


Thunder Road will be back in action this Sunday, July 4 with a full card of racing followed by fireworks presented by Pepsi. Post time is at 6:30pm and all divisions will compete.


Bond/WIX Tiger Tour 100

Thursday, July 1, 2010 – Thunder Road

Unofficial Results   

Pos  St.Pos        Car #        Driver                       Hometown              Laps

1             6             00        Joe Steffen               Essex Jct., VT            100

2           22             04        Eric Badore              Milton, VT                100

3           15             50        Joey Roberts             Georgia, VT              100

4           16             79        Jason Bonnett           St. Albans, VT           100

5           23             90        Tony Rossi                Peacham, VT            100

6           21             99        Chip Grenier            Graniteville, VT        100

7           19             48        Tom Therrien           Hinesburg, VT          100

8             5               8        Mike Billado             Essex, VT                  100

9             8             17        Tucker Williams       Hyde Park, VT          100

10         14             37        David Finck               Barre, VT                  100

11         13             61        #Jason Corliss           Danville, VT              100

12         12             55        Brian Delphia           Waterbury, VT         100

13         10             01        #Mike Martin           Craftsbury, VT          100

14           4             94        Brendan Moodie      Wolcott, VT              100

15         29             77        Gerald Griswold       Wells River, VT        100

16           9             10        Josh Demers             Middlesex, VT            97

17         11             31        Shawn Fleury            Middlesex, VT            91

18         30             02        Erik Steel                  Barre, VT                    85

19         27             16        George May             Barre, VT                    83

20         26             26        Mike Ziter                Williamstown, VT       81

21         17             58        Jimmy Hebert          Williamstown, VT       78

22           1             23        Matt Potter              Marshfield, VT           72

23         25             60        Jeffrey Bousquet      Worcester, VT            60

24         24             19        Jay Webb                  Georgia, VT                58

25           2               1        Scott Coburn            Barre, VT                    43

26           3             64        Christopher Pelkey   S. Barre, VT                43

27         28             27        Dave Pembroke       Middlesex, VT            43

28           7             36        Joel Hodgdon           Craftsbury, VT            43

29         18               4        Bobby Therrien        Hinesburg, VT            41

30         20             68        Derrick O’Donnell    Bradford, VT              30

Time of Race: 1:18:36

Cautions: 9

Three Lead Changes among three drivers


Thunder Road Late Models

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Unofficial Results

Pos      Car #     Driver                       Hometown

1           42VT     Matt White              Northfield, VT

2             8VT     Richard Lowrey        Charlotte, VT

3           26VT     John Donahue          Graniteville, VT

4           68VT     Brooks Clark             Fayston, VT

5           16VT     Joey Becker              Jeffersonville, VT

6           88VT     Nick Sweet               Barre, VT

7           44VT     Dave Pembroke       Montpelier, VT

8           14VT     Phil Scott                  Montpelier, VT

9           00VT     Mike Bailey              South Barre, VT

10         18VT     Jamie Fisher             Shelburne, VT

11         40VT     Eric Chase                Milton, VT

12         25VT     David Whitcomb      Essex Jct., VT

13         81VT     Grant Folsom           Waitsfield, VT

14          2NH     Tracie Bellerose       Gorham, NH

15         99VT     #Cody Blake             Barre, VT

16           1VT     Tony Andrews          Northfield, VT

17         12VT     Reno Gervais            Island Pond, VT

18         49VT     Nate Brown              Craftsbury, VT

19           4VT     Doug Murphy           Tunbridge, VT

20         34VT     Dylan Smith              Randolph, VT

21         75VT     Pete Fecteau            Morrisville, VT

22           6VT     Cris Michaud            E. Montpelier, VT

23         74VT     Jerry Lesage             Winooski, VT


Allen Lumber Street Stocks/Junkyard Warriors Main Event

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Unofficial Results

Pos      Car #     Driver                        Hometown

1            18ss     #Jayme Lee                Barre, VT

2              7ss     Jean LeBlanc              Gorham, NH

3              3ss     Micheal MacAskill     Williamstown, VT

4            34ss     Tim Campbell, Sr.      W. Topsham, VT

5              2ss     David LaFleche          Graniteville, VT

6            77ss     Dave Whitcomb         Elmore, VT

7            66ss     Travis Hull                 Graniteville, VT

8              9ss     Ron Gabaree             Barre, VT

9            33ss     #Thomas Placey        Bradford, VT

10          38ss     Greg Adams               Hardwick, VT

11          13ss     Markus Farnham       Randolph Ctr., VT

12          39ss     Troy Kingsbury           Waitsfield, VT

13          43ss     Jamie Davis               Wolcott, VT

14          22ss     Thomas Smith            Williamstown, VT

15          4jyw     Ken Christman           Cabot, VT

16          8jyw     Kevin Dodge              Barre, VT

17          51ss     #Sid Sweet Jr.            Williamstown, VT

18          14ss     Joe Blais                     E. Barre, VT

19        23jyw     Brock Parrott             Williamstown, VT

20          73ss     Vern Woodard           Graniteville, VT

21          70ss     Paul Giacherio           Washington, VT

22          24ss     Marvin Johnson         Essex Jct., VT

23        31jyw     Kevin Wheatley         Williamstown, VT

24          26ss     Danny Doyle              Hancock, VT

25          05ss     #Donnie Yates           N. Montpelier, VT

26        57jyw     Josh Erwin                  Waterbury, VT

27          1jyw     Chad Brown               Essex Jct., VT

28          78ss     #Alex Whitcomb        Montpelier, VT