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ACTThree Stars Awarded for ACT Beech Ridge 150

Waterbury, VT – The American Racer Three Star program is designed to recognize three teams in no particular order of performance that had outstanding races at American-Canadian Tour (ACT) U.S. Tour events. There are no specific criteria for deciding who might receive the award of a free American Racer Tire (value $125.00), but a special effort by a team, exceptional race, just plain old hard luck, or any other accepted reason is used to decide the award recipients.

The Three Stars are chosen by ACT officials and will receive certificates for use of a free American Racer tire at a race of their choosing during the 2015 season.
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ACTBabb Gets Redemption with Beech Ridge 150 Win

Scarborough, ME – Windham, ME’s Brad Babb got the upper hand in a battle two-time American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Champion Wayne Helliwell Jr. to take his second ACT Tour win of the season in the Beech Ridge 150 at Scarborough, ME’s Beech Ridge Motor Speedway on Saturday, August 8.

The 2012 Beech Ridge Pro Series Champion lost the lead to Helliwell on the race’s final restart on lap 142, but swung to the outside four laps later to regain the top spot. Babb then held off Helliwell and Eddie MacDonald to become the ninth different winner in as many ACT Late Model Tour events at Beech Ridge.

“I knew it was going to be tough on the restart being stuck on the bottom,” Babb said. “Wayne got by, and at that point I thought I was just going to try and hold on for second. But the car came back to me after a lap or two, and once I got to the outside of him, it was as good as it was all day.”
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Emily PackardPackard Ready as the American Canadian Tour Heads to Beech Ridge Motor Speedway

EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. – Coming off a top-6 finish at Oxford Plains Speedway two weeks ago, Packard and the 9xME Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels team is anxious to head to Beech Ridge Motor Speedway this weekend for the Beech Ridge 150. “After running twice at OPS this year, and finishing fourth and sixth there, I am looking forward to running at Beech Ridge this weekend,” said Packard. “Beech Ridge is similar to Oxford, and I learned a lot from those two races that I think will carry over this weekend.”
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vmodNocella Scores Beech Ridge 100 For Second VMRS Win

Scarborough, ME. – Anthony Nocella drove the family owned ‘Nocella Paving’ # 92 to victory Saturday night, August 1, in the Valenti Modified Racing Series sanctioned race at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway, Scarborough, ME. The race format was Twin 50
lap features.

The victory was the second series win for the 22-year old driver from Woburn, Massachusetts’s. Nocella is the eighth different driver to win at Beech Ridge.
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photo supplied by BMR

photo supplied by BMR

Scarborough, ME – Evan Beaulieu and the 56 Hancock Lumber team were back at their home track of Beech Ridge Motor Speedway this past weekend for the season opener of the Nascar All-American Series, Pro Series division.  After two weeks of practice with some promising results, Beaulieu and the team felt confident in their car going into week one. However, track conditions threw the team a curveball, as Beaulieu fought his way to a 14thplace finishing position in the 24 car field.

“I was really optimistic going into this race given the way the car’s handled the past few weeks at practice,” Beaulieu said of his night, “I thought for sure since we started the race on four new tires we’d be great, but the track tightened up a lot. I’m just ran the outside and drove the thing as hard as I could, and I’m surprised we finished 14th, we will take that and make the right adjustments for next weekends race so we can run near the front.” Read Full Article →

500web-PASS-2006-MasterKruczek’s first Super Late Model win is PASS Southenr Maine Motors 150 at Beech Ridge
Oliver, Doiron share podium in AIM Recycling USA-sponsored class

Scarborough, ME – Bryan Kruczek of Newmarket, New Hampshire claimed his first-ever victory in a Super Late Model car in the Southern Maine Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram 150 for AIM PASS Super Late Models Saturday at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough.

Kruczek led early and late in the 150-lap grind, swapping the top spot with hometown racer Kelly Moore through the opening stages of the race, cruising with the contenders during a stretch dominated by Turner’s Glen Luce, then outrunning a late charge by Dave Oliver of Standish.
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NAPLES, ME (April 29) – The PASS AIM Recycling Super Late Models Presented By Kenny U-Pull are set to open the 2015 season at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway with the Southern Maine Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep 150 on Saturday, May 3rd. The PASS AIM Recycling Super Late Models Presented By Kenny U-Pull are already off to a strong start after 49 Super Late Models attempted to qualify for the series season opener at Oxford Plains Speedway on April 19th. The Southern Maine Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep 150 looks to host another great car count with 28 cars already pre-entered for the event including the winner of the season opener at Oxford Plains, Mike Rowe and the defending series champion, DJ Shaw. Scott Mulkern will be in the Southern Maine Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep sponsored number 84 and multi-time PASS North and National Champion, Ben Rowe, will be looking to contend for his second victory in the 2015 Season. Tony Ricci will be looking to continue his successful start to the season after finishing 3rd in the season opener at Oxford Plains Speedway. David Oliver in the HP Hood sponsored number 21 machine is also looking to continue his run of strong finishes in the PASS AIM Recycling Super Late Models. 6-time PASS North Champion Johnny Clark will also be in competition at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway as he looks for a strong run after a tough start to the season.
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Texas Roadhouse North East Mini Stock Tour presented by Twisted Tea
NEMST Returns To Beech Ridge With PASS Tour May 2nd

The upcoming 2015 season, and 7th in NEMST history, continues to offer something for everyone in the new year. Following announcements of two dates at the historic Oxford Plains Speedway and a brand new event at the 1.7 mile Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Road Course the Texas Roadhouse North East Mini Stock Tour is returning to Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, ME. The announcement brings current drivers back to a facility that has been missed over the past 3 tour seasons.
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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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PASS Racing

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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ACT American Canadian Tour

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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