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Oxford, Maine — Jeff Taylor of Farmington nailed down his first victory of the season in dominant fashion, outrunning all AIM Recycling USA PASS North Super Late Model rivals as the touring series closed out its’ 2015 championship season Sunday afternoon at Oxford Plains Speedway.


An eighth-place finish was plenty good enough for Maine Hall of Fame racer Mike Rowe to add yet another championship to his extensive short track racing resume, this one the AIM Recycling USA PASS North Super Late Model title.  Read Full Article →

oxfordOxford, Maine — Joe Pastore of Gorham claimed a rich, $3500-to-win victory Saturday afternoon in the Gravely Street Stock Nationals presented by Dave’s Small Engines at Oxford Plains Speedway.


Pastore started from the pole position, but never built much of a lead, battling Scarborough’s Frank Wear for much of the 125-lap distance, with Nicholas Cusack of Scarborough taking up the challenge in the closing stages of the race.

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500web-PASS-2006-MasterNorth-South Shootout And 2016 Easter Bunny 150 Winners To Receive Automatic Berths For 43rd Annual Oxford 250

CHARLOTTE, NC (September 16) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) President Tom Mayberry announced an exciting program today that will award automatic starting spots for the 43rd Annual Oxford 250 next August at Oxford Plains Speedway. The “Road To The Oxford 250” will see the Super Late Model winners of this year’s North-South Shootout at Concord Speedway and the 2016 Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway awarded a starting position for one of the hardest races to qualify for in all of short track racing, the 2016 Oxford 250. The positions will be guaranteed as long that driver exhausts every opportunity to make the race via heats races, last chances races, and/or consolation races for the Oxford 250. Should that driver not qualify through one of those preliminary races, they will be awarded a provisional based on their win at Concord or Hickory. This year, Glen Luce took home over $31,000 for his win in the Oxford 250, making it the richest Super Late Model event on asphalt.
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Oxford, Maine — Shawn Martin of Turner broke a season-long dry spell with a convincing win in the 50-lap Budweiser Super Late Model feature race, topping the 10-division Championship Night stock car racing card Saturday at Oxford Plains Speedway.

An eighth-place finish was good enough to earn another track championship for Timmy Brackett of Buckfield, who replaced his son, TJ, as the top division champion at the historic Route 26 oval track.
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oxford2016 Date Announced For 43rd Annual Oxford 250

OXFORD, ME (September 3) – Following the huge success of this year’s Oxford 250, Oxford Plains Speedway owner Tom Mayberry announced today the date for the 2016 event. The richest single day short track racing event in North America will continue once again on the same weekend and be held August 26 – 28, 2016. The 43rd Annual Oxford 250 will again pay $25,000 to the winner and will be a Pro All Stars Series (PASS) sanctioned, “open” Super Late Model event, with qualifying heat races and feature racing for the PASS Super Late Models on August 28 and will continue the single day tradition that has made this race famous.
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Oxford, Maine – Glen Luce of Turner scored an emotional victory, and a $30,000-plus payday, in Sunday’s 42nd Annual AIM Recycling USA Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway.

For Luce, who once finished second to NASCAR star Kevin Harvick in the annual classic, it was not only a career highlight, but a dream come true for someone who grew up at the historic Maine racetrack.
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Valenti Modified Racing SeriesPasteryak Becomes Title Contender With Oxford 100 Win

Oxford, Maine. – Two-time Valenti Modified Racing Series champion Chris Pasteryak of Jewett City, CT, dominated Saturday’s running of the ‘Oxford 100’ to become the seventh different winner in seven races at Oxford Plains Speedway, Oxford, Maine. The race was the headline event on the eve of the 42nd running of the famed ‘Oxford 250.’

Pasteryak from his pole starting position led all but 20-laps enroute to his fourth VMRS win this season and his 10th career victory. He is now tied for fourth with Rowan Pennink, each with 10 wins, on the series all-time win list.
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oxfordPasteryak, Wells win on 250 eve at Oxford Plains Speedway

Oxford, Maine – Chris Pasteryak of Jewett City, Connecticut raced to victory in Saturday night’s 100-lap Valenti Modified Racing Series feature race, headlining the Dunkin’ Donuts night crowd at Oxford Plains Speedway.

Pasteryak was the dominant car in the race, easily outrunning Kevin Iannarelli of Groton, Massachusetts to the checkered flag. Les Hinckley of Windsor Locks, Connecticut was third, followed by Russ Hersey of Swanzey, New Hampshire and Donnie Lashua of Canaan, New Hampshire.
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oxfordTradition, New Faces, And Huge Field Highlight 42nd Annual Oxford 250
– Entry List Up To 70 As Race Approaches

NAPLES, ME (August 26) – With the 42nd Annual AIM Recycling Oxford 250 Presented By Kenny U-Pull only days away, race teams and fans from across North America are making their way towards the historic Oxford Plains Speedway in Maine. Over 70 of the very best Super Late Models from all over the continent are expected to try and qualify for the richest single day motorsports event in the world. Despite practices on Friday and Saturday for the prestigious event, the field will be determined by a series of heat races and consolation races that will provide plenty of drama as drivers attempt to make the cut for the $25,000-plus to win top prize.

Since 1974 when Joey Kourafas bested nearly 100 other drivers to win the inaugural AIM Recycling Oxford 250 Presented By Kenny U-Pull, the heat races and the difficulty to qualify are part of what has made this race legendary. Whether a champion or a rookie, much of what can make or break your weekend depends on the draw to determine starting positions for the heat races. But a bad draw does not necessarily spell imminent doom. 3-time AIM Recycling Oxford 250 winner has never started better than 10th on the way to any of his victories. As a matter of fact, Rowe started back in 37th and had to advance to the 250 via the consolation race for his most recent win in 2005.
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Chip Cormie DG 15Derek Griffith Turns Focus To First Oxford 250

(Oxford, ME) – It takes weeks and sometimes months to prepare for the biggest race in your young career; the 42nd running of the Oxford 250 is that race for Derek Griffith.

Griffith, the four-time winner and current point’s leader on the Granite State Pro Stock Series sees this opportunity as a coming out of sorts. “We’ve been prepping our Pro All Stars Series (PASS) car for quite a while now. We weren’t sure we were even going to be able to compete and try to qualify for the 250 but things came together and I know we are all excited about this opportunity.”, said Griffith.
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oxfordChris Coolidge nails down first Super Late Model win in final tune-up for Sunday’s 42nd annual AIM Recycling Oxford 250

Oxford, Maine — Chris Coolidge of Norway broke a long dry spell, leading from green to checkered flags in Saturday’s 50-lap Super Late Model race, topping the Budweiser Championship Series weekly racing card at Oxford Plains Speedway.

Coolidge, who posted the quickest times in qualifying events and dominated in the final Super Late Model race at OPS prior to Sunday, August 30’s AIM Oxford 250, establishing himself as a serious threat to score a healthy payday in the 42nd annual classic.
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500web-PASS-2006-MasterEntry List Reaches 60 As 42nd Annual Oxford 250 Approaches
Drivers From 11 States and 2 Canadian Provinces Are Currently Entered

NAPLES, ME (August 20) – As the 42nd Annual AIM Recycling Oxford 25 Presented By Kenny U-Pull approaches in less than two weeks at Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway, the entry list continues to grow for North America’s greatest short track event. Currently, 11 states and 2 Canadian provinces are represented in the impressive list of drivers who have entered so far for this impressive race. Veteran Patrick Laperle of St. Denis, Quebec, Canada becomes the 60th driver to pre-enter for this year’s edition of the event. Since the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) has taken the week off, Laperle, along with former ACT champions, Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Brian Hoar, will be attempting to make their first starts in the Oxford 250 since 2012.

Oxford 250 Several former 250 winners are among those pre-entered, including two-time defending champion, Travis Benjamin, 2012 winner, Joey Polewarcyzk, two-time winner, Ben Rowe, and Mike Rowe, who will be seeking an unprecedented fourth win in the race. Entering the 42nd Annual Oxford 250 weekend as the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) AIM Recycling Super Late Model points leader, Mike Rowe will be very aware of fellow championship contenders DJ Shaw and Joey Doiron as they each seek their first wins in the prestigious event.
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oxfordSouth Paris racer establishes self as local favorite for August 30 AIM Oxford 250


Oxford, Maine – Shawn Knight of South Paris won his third Budweiser Oxford Championship Series Super Late Model race of the season Saturday night, with a dominant late-race performance at Oxford Plains Speedway.


It was Knight’s third victory in just seven attempts this season, clearly establishing the South Paris racer as the chief hope for victory in the August 30 AIM Recycling USA Oxford 250 among weekly Budweiser Championship Series racers.

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