21 drivers took the green flag Saturday, October 20th at the New-London Waterford Speedbowl with two men from Connecticut ending up on top. Ray Christian III of nearby Uncasville, CT battled Ben Rowe of Turner, ME side by side in the closing laps to win at his home track. Devin O’Connell of Madison, CT overcame early adversity and multiple trips down pit road to finish 16th with barley any body work left on the #43 to clinch the 2018 series championship.
“This is what we had circled, last year we came hear and ran really good, but we wanted to come here and win really bad.” Christian III said. “You can’t right a better story, [Crazy Horse Racing] has been like a second family to us, we just love those guys and we couldn’t have done it without them. Starting sixth on the field Christian III saved his stuff in the early going. Eventually battling with Ben Rowe for a multitude of laps Christian pulled away after Rowe’s car seemed to loosen up after a caution with 15 laps to go.
Hillsboro, NH– Jake Matheson Racing, LLC announced today that TM&M Services, LLC has pledged support to the team as they pursue the U.S. Legend Cars Young Lion national title at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
“I am excited to partner with a business from my community,” Matheson said. “I like the idea of having a local company on the race car as we compete at The Bullring. We’ll do our best to get that TM&M Services logo to Victory Lane.” Jake added, “Please, check them out on social media or their website at www.tmandmservices.com to learn how they can assist
you with the care of your property.”
“TM&M Services is proud to support a young and talented race team like Jake Matheson Racing. We wish them the best success in upcoming events and look forward to partnering with them in the future,” stated TM&M Services owner, Keith Audette. Jake is currently ranked 3rd in the nation in the INEX/US Legend Cars Young Lion Division and will compete for the championship title at Las Motor Vegas Speedway October 25th
. You can learn more about this event at www.uslegendcars.com.
Championship night is at the New-London Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, CT is this Saturday, October 20th. It is shaping up to be one of our most exciting races of the season. The final race will be a traditional GSPSS format of 100 laps at with time trials to set heat placement.
Devin O’Connell of nearby Madison, CT must finish 14th or better to capture the 2018 series title if second in points Joey Doiron of Berwick, ME [30 points behind] wins the race. All eyes will be focused on the #43 of O’Connell and the #73 of Doiron as not only are they the championship contenders, earlier in the season they finished on the top two steps of the Podium for the Triple 35’s with Doiron the overall victor and O’Connell winner of the final segment. (more…)
Erroneous Call Cost Eddie MacDonald a Win and Possible ACT Championship at Thompson
With four laps left in the final race of the season to determine the American Canadian Tour Champion at Thompson’s World Series of Racing, Eddie Mac had an opportunity to not only win the ACT 75 lap event but also win a championship that appeared improbable at best prior to the race trailing Payea by 25 points. However, the erroneous call by race director Chris Michaud to send Eddie Mac to the rear for “his involvement” in the lap 71 caution dashed any hope to do the impossible. (more…)
Reid Lanpher best in PASS Super Late Model action at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, Maine – Reid Lanpher of Manchester, Maine nailed down his second Pro All Stars Series North Super Late Model victory of the season Sunday afternoon at Oxford Plains Speedway.
Lanpher, who started 11th, needed nearly the entire race to chase down six-time PASS North champion Johnny Clark of Farmingdale, Maine and take the race lead. Clark, who led the first 138 circuits in the 150-lap race, managed to hang on to second place after dominating most of the rain-delayed event. (more…)
Eddie MacDonald Wins GSPS at Thompson Speedway World Series
19 drivers entered the series event on Friday of the World Series at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. At the end of the 50 lap feature the familiar #17ma of Eddie “The Outlaw” MacDonald took the checkered flag. “My guys worked hard all practice long” MacDonald said. “We had to change a clutch earlier and we pulled through for the win.” (more…)
Wall Inherits Surprise Thompson Victory as Payea Secures Title
Thompson, CT – Millbury, MA’s William Wall emerged as the surprise winner when the dust settled after a wild finish to the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) World Series 75 at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway on Saturday, October 13. The former Thompson Late Model Champion scored one for the locals by inheriting his first career ACT Late Model Tour victory while Colchester, VT’s Scott Payea secured his second straight ACT title with a 7th-place finish. (more…)
Payea Captures ACT Championship in Wild Day Two of World Series Weekend : UNOFFICIAL RESULTS
Despite Mother Nature raining on the party early, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park successfully held day number two of the 56th Annual Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing on Saturday, Oct. 13. Seven features made up the afternoon with several drivers clinching championships in touring series holding their season finales at the Big-T. (more…)
Rolling into the World Series at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Friday, October 12th the Granite State Pro Stock Series feature will be 50 laps and is the second to last race of the 2018 season.
Coming back to his home state for the final two races of the season, Devin O’Connell of Madison, CT is in the points lead by 20 over Joey Doiron of Berwick, ME. O’Connell will certainly be working towards a better finish then 14th at last seasons event as the series championship is within his grasp with stout competition close behind. (more…)
Veterans Share Excitement With Youth For Chance To Race At Richmond
NAPLES, ME (October 10) – While some of the best young drivers in North America are excited for the opportunity to race at Richmond Raceway as part of the inaugural PASS Commonwealth Classic on Saturday, October 20, veterans share that same since of anticipation. Grassroots racing greats like Rowe, Nasse, Fogleman, Laperle, Coby, Bonsignore, McCaskill, and Locklair are synonymous with winning in their respective disciplines of grassroots racing, but each will be making their first starts at Richmond. As a matter of fact of fact, only a handful of drivers competing in the PASS Commonwealth Classic, among those, Tour-Type Modified stalwart, Jamie Tomaino, have ever had the chance to race there. (more…)
Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) is ready to crown its 2018 champion. The title will be decided this Saturday, October 13 at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway as part of the 56th Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing. With a full slate of Thompson Late Model standouts and regional stars expected to take on the ACT Late Model Tour’s best in the World Series 75, the season finale could get dicey for the top contenders. (more…)
JAMES RIVER, NS (October 9, 2018) – Management for Riverside International Speedway (RIS) are pleased to announce July 20 as the date for the 2019 IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis. This announcement is made several months in advance as, each year, more and more fans and racers circle the IWK 250 on their calendars as a “must do” event. (more…)