Erroneous Call Cost Eddie MacDonald a Win and Possible ACT Championship at Thompson

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.
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Reid Lanpher best in PASS Super Late Model action at Oxford Plains Speedway

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.
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Eddie MacDonald Wins GSPS at Thompson Speedway World Series

Eddie MacDonald Wins GSPS at Thompson Speedway World Series
WALPOLE, NH.

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.”
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Wall Inherits Surprise Thompson Victory as Payea Secures Title

American Canadian Tour

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.
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Payea Captures ACT Championship in Wild Day Two of World Series Weekend

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.
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Granite State Pro Stock Series Rolling into the World Series at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

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.
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Veterans Share Excitement With Youth For Chance To Race At Richmond

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.
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ACT Title Comes Down to World Series at Thompson

American Canadian Tour

ACT Title Comes Down to World Series at Thompson

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.
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SAVE THE DATE – 2019 IWK 250 IS JULY 20

SAVE THE DATE – 2019 IWK 250 IS JULY 20

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.
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Busy Weekend Set For Oxford Plains Begins With PASS North & PASS Mods

Busy Weekend Set For Oxford Plains Begins With PASS North & PASS Mods

NAPLES, ME (October 9) – With another change of season upon us, so it is for the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Models and PASS Modifieds this Saturday afternoon at Oxford Plains Speedway. It is part of an even bigger weekend at Oxford Plains that will see the Oxford Acceleration Series, Armageddon Of Destruction, and an 80 car, pumpkin-dodging Enduro on Sunday afternoon. (more…)

Barker Steels the show at Oktoberfest!

Barker Steels the show at Oktoberfest!
WALPOLE, NH.

After a three and a half hour rain delay paired with a race length adjustment to 75 laps, Brandon Barker of Berwick, ME prevailed. Starting seventh on the field Barker made his way up through eventually battling with pole sitter Mike O’Sullivan of Springfield, MA. “O’Sullivan is a good racer, I’ve watched these guys enough to know who you can race with” Barker said. “We beat and banged a bit, nobody crashed and it was fun.”
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Corliss Steals Second Straight Milk Bowl Win in Final Corner

Vermont Milk Bowl winner Jason Corliss of Barre lays a winning kiss on Aris, aka Miss Milk Bowl 2018. (Alan Ward photo)

Barre, VT – Jason Corliss made out like a bandit at Barre’s Thunder Road Speedbowl on Sunday, September 30 to win the 56th Vermont Milk Bowl presented by Northfield Savings Bank. The hometown racer dove underneath Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien entering the final corner of the final lap, edging him out at the line to steal the victory in the “Toughest Short Track Race in North America”.

With the laps winding down in the third and final 50-lap segment, Therrien sat in fifth on the track with Corliss right behind him in sixth. The two entered the segment tied for the overall lead, and after closest challenger Cody Blake was eliminated in a hard frontstretch crash on lap 30 that also collected Trampas Demers, it would come down to which driver – Corliss or Therrien – finished better in the segment.

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