Around the Track for Tuesday..local tracks are opening every weekend now and that’s good news for race fans all over New England..Thunder Road’s legendary quarter mile hosted the Merchants bank 150 on opening Day plus divisional racing in which Chris Pelky & Kevin Dodge picked up wins in the Tiger Sportsman & Street Stock divisions..
Oxford Plains opened it’s Championship Series on Sunday with veterans Dale Shaw & Kurt Hewins picking up checkered flags in the Pro Late Model & Street Stock divisions..
And Nascars Whelen Modified Series visited Stafford Motor Speedway where Bobby Santos dominated the Annual Carquest Tech-Net Spring Sizzler at the historic half-mile track..
And finally in Sprint Cup news, Joe Gibbs racing will appear before a 3 person panel on May 8th to appeal the severity of penalties levied against the No. 20 team of Matt Kenseth…