Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Devil’s Bowl Speedway car show heading to Downtown Rutland

Sunday, May 21, 9 a.m.—RUTLAND—The city of Rutland will once again host the cars and stars of Devil’s Bowl Speedway at the annual Devil’s Bowl Downtown car show Sunday, May 21. Stock car racing machines and local drivers will be on hand for the fun, free, and family-friendly event in the heart of Vermont’s third-largest city, which coincides with the city’s annual Blessing of the Bikes charity event.

The day begins at Rutland’s Ground Round Grill & Bar, the site of the former Ponderosa Steakhouse on U.S. Route 7. Racecars will be on display from 9-11 a.m., and then the show moves to Center Street and Merchants Row in Downtown Rutland at 11 a.m. Fans can see the cars up close, meet the drivers, and greet the Red Knights as they arrive around 12:30 p.m. for the annual Blessing of the Bikes.

The show wraps up in dramatic fashion at 2 p.m., as the engines fire up and the city streets rumble with a parade of racecars. Best Appearing Car awards will be decided at the event, and all drivers who attend with their racecars will receive 10 bonus points toward the 2017 Devil’s Bowl Speedway track championships. The car show will be followed by an open practice session on the Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, 4-6 p.m. Grandstand admission is free for the practice session, and pit passes are $20.

Devil’s Bowl Speedway is located on Route 22A in West Haven.  For more information, visit or call 802-265-3112.

Photo courtesy of Devil’s Bowl Speedway
Devil’s Bowl Speedway cars and drivers will return to Downtown Rutland, Sunday, May 21, along with motorcycles for the annual Blessing of the Bikes.

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