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Circus, Rally Invade Devil's Bowl Speedway on July 24

Photos Courtesy Walker International Events
Photos Courtesy Walker International Events

posted at 4:14 pm Wed Jul 17th, 2013 by (WherezIt_Staff)

Discount circus tickets available now
Devil's Bowl Speedway isn't just for the stock cars of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series anymore. The West Haven, VT facility will open its gates on Wednesday, July 24 to welcome both the Walker International Circus and Rally North America for special events.

The day begins with 80 sleek and sporty street-legal cars from Rally North America's "C.J. Pony Parts-Rally New England 2013" trek. The four-day, 1,300-mile journey will help raise funds for Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening diseases and their families. The Rally runs through Downtown Rutland, VT on Wednesday morning and stops at Devil's Bowl Speedway, where each of the 80 teams will shake their cars down on the half-mile track. The Rally also visits the famous road course at Watkins Glen (NY) International and the Oxford (ME) Dragway.

On the evening of Wednesday, July 24, the Walker International Circus rolls in to Devil's Bowl Speedway for a fun-filled night under the big top. The 90-minute show, billed as "America's Favorite Big Top Circus," is fun for all ages and filled with thrills, chills, laughter, and animals.

Two shows will be held on Wednesday, July 24, at 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Discount advance sale tickets are available by calling (802) 265-3112, or by emailing Adult admission tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the gate. Children age 14 and under are admitted free.

The jam-packed date is only part of a busy special event schedule during the second half of the Devil's Bowl Speedway season. In addition to exciting NASCAR racing action every Friday night at 7:00pm throughout the month of August, the American-Canadian Tour Late Models return for the inaugural St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 150 presented by Cat Country 105.3 on Sunday, July 28 at 1:30pm. The Vermont State Late Model Championship Series also wraps up its season during the Vermont 200 Weekend on September 14-15.

The Sports Car Club of Vermont returns for its final three amateur Saturday Autocross events on July 20, August 17, and September 7, and Al Lane's "The Racing School" has a pair of dates on the weekends of August 3-4 and September 21-22. More information is available on the Devil's Bowl Speedway website at

Devil's Bowl Speedway is located on Route 22A in West Haven, VT, four miles north of Exit 2 on U.S. Route 4 and only 20 minutes from Rutland, VT. For more information, call (802) 265-3112 or visit Devil's Bowl Speedway is on Twitter at @DevilsBowlSpeed and on Facebook at



Route 22A, West Haven, VT


Day/Date Event Time

Sat., July 20 Sports Car Club of Vermont - Autocross 8:00am-5:00pm

Wed., July 24 Rally North America - Rally New England 2013 9:00am

Wed., July 24 Walker International Circus 5:30pm

Wed., July 24 Walker International Circus 7:30pm

Sun., July 28 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 150 1:30pm

Fri., Aug. 2 Carrara Masonry C.J. Richards Memorial 7:00pm

Sat., Aug. 3 Al Lane's "The Racing School" 8:00am-5:00pm

Sun., Aug. 4 Al Lane's "The Racing School" 8:00am-5:00pm

Fri., Aug. 9 Interstate All Battery Center Night 7:00pm

Fri., Aug. 16 Brown's Quarried Slate & Farm Stand Night 7:00pm

Sat., Aug. 17 Sports Car Club of Vermont - Autocross 8:00am-5:00pm

Fri., Aug. 23 Sugar & Spice Night 7:00pm

Sat., Sept. 7 Sports Car Club of Vermont - Autocross 8:00am-5:00pm

Sat., Sept. 14 Vermont 200 Weekend - Qualifying Day 1:30pm

Sun., Sept. 15 Vermont 200 Weekend - Championship Day 1:30pm

Sat., Sept. 21 Al Lane's "The Racing School" 8:00am-5:00pm

Sun., Sept. 22 Al Lane's "The Racing School" 8:00am-5:00pm

(Events in BOLD indicate NASCAR Whelen All-American Series stock car racing)

Relevant Address(es):
West Haven, VT 05743 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Waterbury, VT 05676 (Set as Local)

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