Behind the scenes: Monadnock Speedway in photos
By Adam Fenwick | Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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Monadnock Speedway has been in operation since 1971, when it was carved out of a gravel pit in Winchester, New Hampshire, by original owner Bill Brown.
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The track has gone through multiple owners since that time, with Larry Cirillo and Fred Pafumi owning the track for more than 30 years. The facility was sold to current owner Norm Wrenn Jr. late in 2018.
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The quarter-mile paved oval underwent several renovations following Wrenn's acquisition. Among them were new grandstands, which were installed in time for the 2019 season.
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The track is a part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series and is headlined by the NHSTRA Modified division.
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Monadnock Speedway generally opens its weekly racing season in late April or early May, with racing continuing through mid-September.
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Monadnock Speedway has hosted the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour more than a dozen times through the years, with Justin Bonsignore the winningest driver in Tour history at the facility.
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The series now known as the ARCA Menards Series East has also raced at the quarter-mile bullring, with drivers like Dave Dion, Pete Silva, Mike Rowe, Stub Fadden and Bobby Dragon among those earning victories. The series last visited Monadnock in 1995.