Kate Re “Full Speed” into Wiscasset Speedway

photo from Re Motorsports

Story by Chris Roy

Kate Re, of Lovell, ME is starting a new chapter in her racing career.  “I plan to run a full season at Wiscasset in the 4 Cyl Pro Division and continue to run my kart some in the Sr. Sportsman Division at Richmond Karting Speedway.  I also plan to participate in some kart races out of state as well.”

 

Though Kate has been racing this winter she has been busy, “During the off season I’ve mostly been working on the car, preparing for the upcoming season.  I’ve also been spending time with family, snowmobiling and going to school.”

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Taylor Lane Racing Two Wide in 2017

photo courtesy of Taylor Lane

Story by Chris Roy

 

Taylor Lane of Phillips, ME.  is ready for the 2017 race season Four cylinder pro stocks at Wiscasset Speedway and the Mini Cups at Richmond Karting Speedway.

 

Taylor has been keeping busy waiting for the snow to melt, “During the off season I’ve been keeping busy playing basketball for my school, plenty of school work, hanging out with friends, and putting on fundraisers with the Leos club that I am a part of.”

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A Busy Race Season Ahead for Joey Doyon #38

photo by RPM 360

Story by Chris Roy

Joey Doyon of Winterport, ME will be racing the#38 in the Late Model Series at Wiscasset Speedway this season. Joey use to race pro-stocks at Maines Fast Track in his early race days and, finished 4th last season in the Coastal 200.

Keeping busy in the off season Joey has been getting the car ready in the garage and doing some ice fishing.

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FALL FURY AT WISCASSET BRINGS 2015 SEASON TO A CLOSE

Wiscasset2013logoBy Lisa Maguire

It was Fall Fury at Wiscasset Speedway once again, bringing a close to the 2015 Wiscasset Racing Season. Fans lined the grandstand to watch a presentation of ten feature races, including all eight divisions of regular season racing.  Also making an appearance were the two classes of Wicked Good Vintage Racers.  Wiscasset Speedway celebrated the season’s end with driver awards, presentations, and a pig roast for friends, drivers, their families, fans, and Speedway staff.

Starting off the racing action were the two divisions of the Wicked Good Vintage Racer’s.  In the first division, Late Models and Modified pitted their skills against each other and raced to the finish.  By lap six, the #13 of Jody Lewis had taken the lead, and did not relinquish it.  The #24 of Zac Poland and the #420 of Keith Smalley battled for second place throughout the race.  Poland edged out Smalley during lap fifteen of the twenty lap feature.  Lewis sped under the checkered in first place.  Poland took second.  Rounding out the top three was Smalley in third. (more…)

COLLINS SURVIVES LATE MODEL RACE TO SECURE DIVISION TITLE AT WISCASSET.

Wiscasset2013logo     A crisp fall evening greeted a large crowd at Maine’s Wiscasset Speedway Saturday night for the final points races of the 2015 season. Group 2 was in action with the championship title still up for grabs in the Late Model Sportsman division plus racing in the Modified and Outlaw Mini classes. Also on the schedule was an appearance of the Napa Super Streets, which normally run with Group 1, with its championship still to be determined. The Flex race of the program was the 3rd and final Enduro of the season. The Enduro rolled out 51 cars to take the green flag. Chad Michaud took the victory by 2 laps over Michael Moody and Keith Rankin.
    The Modifieds rolled out for their 30 lap feature with Harpwell’s Mark Lucas having already secured the 2015 championship, thanks to his 10 wins in 11 races. The 11 car starting field as the largest for the mods this season. However a mishap in the front of the field on the initial green flag took a handful of cars out of contention including #15 Joe Williams, #33 Ron Bryant and #7 Nick Reno. With the race back underway #85 of Jairet Harrison took an early lead on lap 4 while Lucas picked his way up from the back of the field. Lucas reached the leader’s back bumper by lap 12 and would stay there for the next ten circuits. Harrison slipped up the track out of turn four and opened the lead up for Lucas. But just a lap later Lucas would be blackflagged for dumping water on the track. Harrison withstood one more restart challenge and drove to his first career win. He was chased across the line by Allen Moeller and Richard Jordan.

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THE CREAM RISES TO THE TOP DURING WISCASSET’S TOP GUN STRICTLY STREET SHOOTOUT

Wiscasset2013logoWISCASSET SPEEDWAY PRESS RELEASE FOR SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
THE CREAM RISES TO THE TOP DURING WISCASSET’S TOP GUN STRICTLY STREET SHOOTOUT
By Lisa Maguire

The good weather held out, and although the evening was cool, it felt still like summer at Wiscasset Speedway last Saturday. Fans thronged the grandstands, and when the bright lights of Wiscasset lit the track, the fans were on the edge of their seats in anticipation of watching the group one division of racing, including: New England Four Cylinder Prostock, Prostock, and Thunder Four Mini’s. In a special presentation, the Strictly Streets appeared on Saturday’s schedule as Wiscasset Speedway presented the third annual Top Gun Strictly Street Shootout. Additionally, there was a highly anticipated race for the championship which would be decided during the Prostock feature, which pitted point leader Jeff Burgess against Andy Saunders, who was only ten points below him.
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