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Utica-Rome Speedway Cancels Gnome Cup Due To Rain, Wet Grounds;
Race Will Not Be Made Up
STIRLING, Ont. – August 14, 2016 – Officials with the Utica-Rome Speedway have cancelled Sunday’s third annual Gnome Cup for the Go Nuclear Late Model Series due to wet grounds and forecast for more rain this afternoon. With a limited number of event dates remaining in the 2016 season, the event cannot be rescheduled or made-up.
Details on points awarded will be announced in the coming days. The Go Nuclear Late Model Series would like to thank it’s fans, teams and competitors for their continued support of the series.
The Go Nuclear Late Model Series will return to action on September 16 and 17 at Mohawk International Raceway in Hogansburg, NY for the Mohawk Nationals and Richard Tenace Memorial. The series will also visit Weedsport Speedway on September 18. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.gonuclearlatemodelseries.com.
Go Nuclear Series Returns To Utica-Rome For Completion of Gnome Cup
Preliminary Race Action Was Completed May 22
STIRLING, Ont. – August 10, 2016 – The Go Nuclear Late Model Series is set to return to action on Sunday, August 14 for the completion of the third annual Gnome Cup at Utica-Rome Speedway in Vernon, NY. All preliminary race action and the first three laps of the scheduled 30-lap A-Main were completed on May 22 before rain washed out the remainder of the event.
The $1500 US-to-win, $175 US-to-start race will resume with the running order from the caution point on lap three with no new drivers permitted to enter the race. However, substitute drivers will be permitted to a previous driver’s entry, but must restart the race at the rear of the 24-car field. Continue Reading.
John Waters Dominates Go Nuclear Late Model Series
Humber Nurseries Northern Crate Nationals At Ohsweken
OHSWEKEN, Ont. (July 25, 2016) – John Waters of Whitesville, NY made the most of his front row starting position and led all 30 laps for his first career win at Ohsweken Speedway on Monday night. The win came in the Humber Nurseries Northern Crate Nationals and was Waters’ second win on the Go Nuclear tour in 2016 after winning at Utica-Rome Speedway on April 24.
“It’s always fun to come run with these Go Nuclear guys. Greg (Belyea) and Shayne (Tenace) do a great job with this deal. This track is amazing. Last year was a heartbreaker and we had a racing altercation that took us out of contention. Tonight, it was nice to stay up front,” Waters said in victory lane. Continue Reading.
Brandon Mowat Wins First Career Go Nuclear Race
At Humber Nurseries Humberstone Holdup
PORT COLBORNE, Ont. – Brandon Mowat was handed the pole position via the top qualifier redraw and never relinquished his prized possession. The Brighton, Ont. native dominated all 30 laps of the Humber Nurseries Humberstone Holdup for his first career Go Nuclear Late Model Series tour win on Sunday night. Mowat becomes the first Ontario-based driver to win with the Go Nuclear tour at Humberstone Speedway in four series events.
“It’s been two years since I won and it wasn’t a tour win last time. I just tried to keep it smooth, tight to the bottom and just roll,” said a very excited Mowat in Humber Nurseries victory lane. “It feels pretty special, especially at a track we haven’t really been to much.”