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76th Annual New Hampshire State Local Championship Race

121 Canal St, Nashua, NH


(updated 4/2/2019: The race location has been determined, we are racing in Nashua this year to better cover all the racers in NH)  

Race City: Nashua, NH

Race Location:  121 Canal St, in the BAE Systems parking lot

Race Date(s): Sunday June 2, 2019

Driver Check-in: 8:15 am  Drivers Meeting & Track Walk: 8:30 am

Track Setup: 8:00 am Trial Heats Start:  9:00 am

Races Start: after trial runs and weigh-in, about 10:00 am

We have a limited number of cars available from local derby families that are available for a new racer to use on loan for the race.  

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If your child is planning on racing in 2019 in our Local and you do not use the Constant Contact registration and pay site could you please at least email us with child's name, age as of 6/1/2019, expected racing division (Stock, Super Stock, or Masters) to   Payment (cash or check) can be made at registration at inspection.

Comimg soon...Racers can register and pay for the event online at the Constant Contact site 

Car Inspection: Saturday June 1, 2019 - location tbd

Rain Date: n/a

Trial Runs: 1

Divisions: Stock (ages 7-13 yrs), Super Stock (ages 9-18 yrs.), Masters (ages 10-20 yrs)

Format: Double elimination race with lane/timer swap

Wheel swap: 2-4-2 progressive

Registration Fee: $125 / $100 additional family member  BAE Sytetem employee, Military & veteran discounts available.

     Sponsorship can offset your expences: Letter to Community Boosters - Presentation to Community Boosters  

Setup: 2019 All-American Rules / Compliance Inspection / Wheel Swap, Z-Glass wheels for all divisions (driver supplied)

Contact Person: Dick Behan, Race Director, (603)953-3086,

Location of Track: BAE System parking from from Lock St, near the HErtitage Baptist Church towards Canal St. 

Awards Ceremony: Details to come

Local Race Accommodations:  Lodging: Motels are a few miles outside the city, along Rt 3 or 101A.  A room block is currently planned at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Merrimack, 4 Amherst Rd, Merrimack NH 03054 for $99 a night (click here), with breakfast! Travelers can either call the hotel directly at 603-429-3600. RV parking is NOT permitted at the site but we have arranged for parking an a near by auto repair shop or try Campers Inn, email us.

A paper version of the AASBD form and waiver will also be necessary when checking in on race day, see "Register Now" below. This can be filled out in advance and email to  If the AASBD rally registration form and/or Parental Code of Conduct form are not sent to us in advance they will have to be filled out at registration at the track. 


Local Information

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Parent Code of Conduct Form