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Tentative 2015 PASS North Super Late Model Schedule Released

– Oxford Plains Speedway To Host 3 Events Including The 42nd Annual Oxford 250 Paying $25,000 To Win On Sunday, August 30

– Thunder Road Speedway To Host PASS North Super Late Models For First Time Ever On Sunday, May 24

– PASS Expands Into New York State For First Time With Major Event At Airborne Speedway July 18-19

NAPLES, ME (December 1) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials announced today the release of the 2015 schedule for the PASS North Super Late Models. The Northeast’s top short trackers will once again compete at some of the top short tracks in New England and Quebec, highlighted by the 42nd Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway. PASS will further expand into Vermont and New York in 2015 staging events in conjunction with the American-Canadian Tour (ACT). The PASS North Super Late Models will compete on at least 9 different speedways in 4 states and the Canadian province of Quebec in 2015.

“We’re very happy with the slate of tracks that we have assembled for our racers to compete on next year,” said PASS President Tom Mayberry. “There has already been a lot of excitement surrounding our new partnership with ACT and our fans seem to be excited for what’s in store for 2015. The Oxford 250 continues to be one of short track racing’s biggest events and we believe it will be even bigger and better than ever come next August.”
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PASS Racing

DEREK RAMSTROM WINS the Southern Maine Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep PASS 300

The 2014 PASS 400 Weekend at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway brought to you by Southern Maine Chrysler, Dodge,
Jeep has come to an end after what was a very exciting three days of racing.

On Sunday the Super Late Model last chance race was the first event of the day as the driver that had not already
qualified for the 300 lap main event had one more shot to get in the big show. Lonnie Sommerville won the last chance
race as he battled Bradley Babb throughout most of the race.
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Excitement Is The Name Of The Game At Beech Ridge For PASS 400 Weekend

NAPLES, ME (September 11) – Over the past number of years, Beech Ridge Motor Speedway has established itself as one of the top short tracks in New England. And once again, the PASS 400 Weekend Presented by Southern Maine Motors will be one of the highlights as the 2014 season begins to wind down. A stellar field of Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Models, along with a full complement of PASS support divisions will highlight an extended weekend of racing action that will go from Friday through Sunday.
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Nick Sweet Snags ACT Victory at Beech Ridge

Scarborough, ME – Barre’s Nick Sweet became the 7th different American Canadian Tour winner in the 7th event of the 2014 season when the tour visited Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, ME on Saturday, August 9. Sweet led for the majority of the event, but not without fierce contention and multiple lead changes with runner-up finisher Ben Ashline.

Ashline slipped out of the lead after starting on the pole with a plus five in ACT’s unique plus/minus handicap system. Outside pole sitter Stephane Descoste of Oka, Quebec led through the early stages of the event until Sweet took over on the 24th circuit. Sweet made the charge from his 8th place starting position and built a comfortable lead once he reached the point.
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Pole

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Waterbury, VT – The American Canadian Tour (ACT) will next appear at the Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, ME on Saturday, August 9. The Hudson, New Hampshire native, Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. (Pole) has to be considered a favorite to win the race. In the 2014 ACT Championship standings Pole has a comfortable 56 point lead over second place racer Jimmy Hebert, from Williamstown, VT. He is also winless so far during the 2014 campaign.

 

Pole has compiled an impressive record during the first half of the 2014 season. In the ACT races to date, the 97NH team has three second place finishes, two third place finishes and two fourth place finishes. He also led the Pro All Star Super Late Model event at Beech Ridge and contended for wins in the Star and White Mountain events he entered this year, and also recently won the Lee USA Granite State Pro Stock race. Pole won the 150 lap Beech Ridge ACT event in 2010; he was runner up to Eddie MacDonald from Rowley, MA in 2013.

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Nineteen year-old Tyler King, of Livermore Falls, won Saturday’s NASCAR Nite Pro-Series 40-lap feature event.
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After taking a week of from feature racing, Oakland’s Mike Landry paced the 20-car field to the green flag. Landry led until lap four when rookie Mike Fowler, of Scarborough, was able to claim the lead from Landry with ease. Fowler who was fast in qualifying, opened up a multiple car-length lead over Landry and the entire field.
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Veteran Kelly Moore, of Scarborough, captured his first NASCAR Nite Pro-Series victory of the 2014 season Saturday night.

Richard Pelton, of Scarborough, led the 19-car field to the green flag, however surrendered the lead to rookie Nick Cusack, also of Scarborough, going into the first corner. Cusack led the field until lap seven when Scarborough’s Mike Fowler captured the lead from Cusack.

Fowler a rookie in the division, opened up a multiple car length lead over Cusack and the rest of the field. By the halfway mark, both Kelly Moore and Dan McKeage had successfully made their way inside the top three. Both Moore and McKeage started inside the top ten.
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Beaulieu Racing

Durham, ME – After a week off from racing, Evan Beaulieu and the 56 Hancock Lumber team are ready to get back on track this weekend at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway. The last two events have been eventful ones for the team, but they are rested and ready to make a charge during the second half of the season. Last season at this time was when Beaulieu started to come into his own as a rookie in the super competitive Pro Series at Beech Ridge.

 

“It’s been a tough season for us that’s for sure, we had a lot of expectations going into this year the way we finished last year,” Beaulieu said of his season so far, “Unfortunately we haven’t been able to get everything to click right, whether it be the setup, the tire sizes, my driving, there’s a lot to being competitive in this division, I think we’ve made gains over the off week making our car much better than it’s been all year, I’m excited to see what we have on Saturday.”

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Jake Madore, of Arundel, picked up his first career Sport Series NASCAR Nite victory Saturday night.

Madore paced the field to the green flag, however surrendered the lead to Windham’s veteran Reggie Leeman on lap two. Leeman, who finished second the previous week, led until a caution on lap 15 which bunched the field back together.

On the ensuing restart, Madore chose the inside lane on the leaders lane choice giving Leeman the outside. Madore and Leeman battled side-by-side for multiple laps until Madore was able to edge Leeman going into the first turn.

Clyde Hennessey, of Windham, followed Madore and passed Leeman as well. Hennessey worked his way to the outisde of Madore and battled for 15 laps trying to capture the lead from Madore. Coming to the checkered flag Madore was able to beat Hennessey by a nose length and capture his first win.

In the Southern Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep 150-lap PASS Super Late Model division, Joey Doiron, of Berwick, survived a couple of late race restarts to pick up his first victory of the year in the Pro All-Star Series touring division.

Top Five Feature Finishes

Pro All-Star Series

1. Joey Doiron, Berwick
2. Austin Theriault, Fort Kent
3. Curtis Gerry, Waterboro
4. Mike Rowe, Turner
5. Scott Mulkern, Falmouth

Sport Series

1. Jake Madore, Arundel
2. Clyde Hennessey, Windham
3. Dave Langlais, Springvale
4. Frank Wear, Buxton
5. Doug Wolfe, Gorham

Wildcat

1. Justin Karkos, Livermore
2. Jon Brill, Bridgton
3. Jason Webster, Standish
4. Cole Watson, Naples
5. Lewis Anderson, Buxton

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Reid Lanpher

SCARBOROUGH, ME — In an event sponsored by adult beverage company Miller Lite, it was 16-year-old Reid Lanpher who stole the show during Tuesday night’s American Celebration 50-lap Pro Series feature at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway (ME).  Lanpher continued a trend set by Pro Series drivers Tyler King and Corey Bubar by becoming the third straight (fifth out of last six) winner of the event not of legal drinking age.

 

After starting from the ninth position, Lanpher from Manchester, Maine used the inside lane to work his way through the field and eventually power to the inside of Mike Fowler to take the lead on lap 10.  With a fast car underneath him during an event that went caution-free, Lanpher would never look back on his way to claiming his first career NASCAR Whelen All-American Series victory at Beech Ridge.

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Windham’s Corey Bubar took the victory in the Pro Series 125 Saturday night, in a dominating performance. Bubar led most of the extended race and went on to be the first repeat winner in the Pro Series division. 

After capturing the pole spot in qualifying, Bubar led the 25-car field to the green flag. Bubar led until a early race caution bunched the field back together. On the restart, Bubar faced Charlie Colby, of Newcastle. After battling side-by-side for a few laps, Colby was able to edge Bubar going into the first turn to capture the lead. Colby opened up a two car-length advantage over Bubar, but a caution on lap 26 set the two up for battle again. 

Colby chose the outside leaders lane choice giving Bubar the inside groove. Bubar was able to pass Colby coming out of the fourth turn to regain the lead. Veteran Bryan Kruczek, of New Market, NH, started to charge his way to the front. By lap 30, Kruczek had passed Colby and set his sights on Bubar. On lap 39, Kruczek passed Bubar with ease and opened up a five car length advantage. 
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MIKE ROWE LOOKING TO MAKE IT TWO PASS SLM WIN IN A ROW AT BEECH RIDGE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

The Pro All Stars Series Super Late Models head back to Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, Maine on Saturday night, July 5th for the Southern Maine Motors, Firecracker 150. Defending race winner, Cassius Clark will try to get back on track after struggling in the early going on the PASS North Series in 2014. Last year Clark held off a late race challenge from Mike Rowe, Travis Benjamin, Joey Doiron and Corey Bubar.
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Newcastle’s Charlie Colby won the 50-lap Pro Series feature event. On a late race restart, Colby battled side-by-side with Tyler King, of Livermore Falls, for five laps until he was able to edge King going into the first turn. 

Mike Landry, of Oakland, paced the 22-car field to the green flag and was able to take the lead going into turn one. Landry and veteran Steve Carrier, of Saco, battled for the top spot until Carrier was able to edge Landry on lap four. 

Carrier opened up his lead over Landry until a caution on lap eight bunched the field back together. On the restart, Carrier choose the outside lane and it proved successful as he was able to re-claim the lead. Carrier and Landry battled nose to tail and pulled away from the rest of the field over the short green flag run. 
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Evan Beaulieu

Scarborough, ME – After a rough start to the 2014 season, Evan Beaulieu and the 56 Hancock Lumber team rebounded in a big way this past weekend. Beaulieu lead laps in the 50 lap Pro Series feature at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway on his way to a sixth place result in what he described as one of the roughest races he’s been a part of. This was a satisfying result for the team, as they have fought to make their car competitive throughout the first three races, Beaulieu was ecstatic after the race.

 

“This feels so good to have a great run tonight, we had a competitive car, this team did a great job and I was on the wheel tonight,” Beaulieu said after the 55 minute feature event, “We were a rocket for the first three or four laps after a restart, and after that the car just kept tightening up through the run and that ended up costing us the win, but we are making gains and I’m thrilled to just get a good finish, we had a lot of fun tonight and that’s what it’s all about.”

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