O’Connell Handles Hudson High Banks For First Pro Stock Victory

O’Connell Handles Hudson High Banks For First Pro Stock Victory
GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES PRESENTED BY SPRINGFIELD BUICK GMC
WALPOLE, NH.

quick shower may have slowed the evenings schedule before heats began but, the energy at Hudson Speedway was overwhelmingly positive. New ownership from Ben Bosowski and his team have re-ignited the spark of short track racing in Hudson, NH.
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RENO & HARRISON NAB KEY VICTORIES AT WISCASSET SPEEDWAY

RENO & HARRISON NAB KEY VICTORIES AT WISCASSET SPEEDWAY
by Ken Minott

The names Reno and Harrison are names that fans are used to hearing at tracks throughout southern & central Maine, especially Wiscasset Speedway. Third generation racer Nick Reno and second generation driver Michael Harrison each picked up key victories Saturday night, further cementing their family legacy is the history of Maine’s fastest track. Harrison picked up his first career Super Street win in the 25 lap feature for the Maxwell’s Market Super Streets. It’s a division in which his father Kenny Harrison built a championship resume, winning races over a 20+ year career on tracks around the state. Michael Harrison held off veterans Sean Johnson and Mike Hodgkins to secure the victory. (more…)

Entry List For 45th Annual Oxford 250 Reaches Milestone

Entry List For 45th Annual Oxford 250 Reaches Milestone

NAPLES, ME (July 16) – The entry list for the most prestigious asphalt short track race in America reached a major milestone over the weekend. With still over a month to go before the green flag drops, there are now over 50 Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model entries for the 45th Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway in August. East Parsonsfield, ME’s Trevor Sanborn is the 50th official entrant, while two-time Oxford 250 winner, Eddie MacDonald, has actually pushed the number of drivers entered to date to 51. Competitors will have the opportunity the race for the richest winner’s purse in asphalt short track racing, with $25,000 to win, plus an additional $25,000 in lap leader money. Last year’s winner, Curtis Gerry, took home over $31,000 last year for his efforts.
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CLARK TOPS ELITE FIELD, WINS FIRST IWK 250

CLARK TOPS ELITE FIELD, WINS FIRST IWK 250

(Antigonish, NS- July 15, 2018) – Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME) made a dream reality by winning the John W. Chisholm Memorial Cup at the IWK 250 at Riverside International Speedway this afternoon. The race was halted due to rain on lap 74 Saturday night. The stacked field included drivers from six provinces and two states. Dave O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB) came home second while NASCAR legend Kenny Wallace (St. Louis, MO) raced his way through the field during the final 50 laps to round out the podium.
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Hebert Tames Speedway 51 to Snap Winless Streak

American Canadian Tour

Hebert Tames Speedway 51 to Snap Winless Streak

Groveton, NH – Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert turned the most dominating performance of the 2018 American-Canadian Tour (ACT) season to win the J.P. Sicard/Kingdom Gravel 151 on Sunday, July 15 at Groveton, NH’s Speedway 51. Hebert took the lead for the first time on a lap-4 restart and held off every challenge presented by Graniteville, VT’s Chip Grenier to snap an ACT winless drought that dated back to August 2013.
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Rookie Ivan Kaffel first-time Super Late Model winner at Oxford Plains Speedway

Rookie Ivan Kaffel first-time Super Late Model winner at Oxford Plains Speedway

Oxford, Maine – Ivan Kaffel of Raymond drove to his first career Super Late Model victory Saturday night, topping the Budweiser Championship Series racing card at Oxford Plains Speedway.

Kaffel, 16, started seventh in the 50-lap race. He worked his way into second position, well behind racelong leader Ryan Deane of Winterport when the lone caution flaf displayed during the race appeared with just seven laps to go.
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WISCASSET SPEEDWAY TOP 5 RESULTS 7/14/18

WISCASSET SPEEDWAY TOP 5 RESULTS 7/14/18
FULL RESULTS COMING SOON

THUNDER 4 MINI (35 laps)
* Audet 2nd win
Pos No. Name Home Town State Laps Diff
1 19 Zach Audet Skowhegan ME 35
2 84 Spencer Sweatt Albion ME 35 1.187
3 4x Cameron Campbell New Gloucester ME 35 3.133
4 4E Calab Emerson – Mains Richmond ME 35 6.824
5 54 Noah Haggett Wiscasset ME 35 0.646 (more…)

Tyler Ankrum Charges From Last to First To Win Second Annual Throwback 100

Tyler Ankrum Charges From Last to First To Win Second Annual Throwback 100

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park hosted its second annual King Cadillac GMC Throwback 100 featuring the K&N Pro Series East on Saturday, July 14 showcasing the young up-and-coming drivers of NASCAR. The theme of the night was racing history with a showcase of vintage cars and K&N drivers featuring classic paint schemes as they took to the track hoping to write their name in the history books as a NASCAR winner.
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Glen Reen Wins TC 13 Shoot Out; Berndt, Fearn, Narducci, Lavoie, & Beyer Score July 13 Bud Light Open Modified 80 Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

Glen Reen Wins TC 13 Shoot Out; Berndt, Fearn, Narducci, Lavoie, & Beyer Score July 13 Bud Light Open Modified 80 Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action as part of the Bud Light Open Modified 80 program. The SK Modified® division ran their regularly scheduled 40-lap feature as well as the TC 13 Shoot Out, a 13 lap race with the top-13 finishers from the 40-lap feature inverted in memory of Ted Christopher. Eric Berndt won a thriller in the 40-lap SK Modified® feature, outdueling Ronnie Williams for his first win of the 2018 season. Glen Reen came up the big winner of the TC 13 Shoot Out and he took home the winner’s check of $1,313 along with a $113 bonus. Other feature winners included Tom Fearn in the Late Model feature, Bryan Narducci in the SK Light feature, Jeremy Lavoie in the Limited Late Model feature, and Tess Beyer was a career first time winner in the Street Stock feature.
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2012 Series Champ Bobby Cabral Comes Back For Gate City 100 At Hudson Speedway

2012 Series Champ Bobby Cabral Comes Back For Gate City 100 At Hudson Speedway
GRANITE STATE PRO STOCK SERIES
PRESENTED BY SPRINGFIELD BUICK GMC
WALPOLE, NH.

First hitting the Hudson Speedway high banks in 1985, Bobby Cabral of South Kingston, NH is coming back in a pro stock for the first time years. “We are really excited about this opportunity with Bobby Webber and the crew.” Cabral said. “We’ve been getting the car ready throughout the year and will be ready to go this Sunday.”

Cabral ran Mini Stocks throughout the 80’s at Hudson Speedway with success. As time progressed Cabral also ran in the Bud Light Lightning series in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. The 2012 Series champion Cabral also ran an LCM Motorsports pro stock in select races at Hudson after his championship run as well.
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Derek Griffith Returns Home To Hudson Speedway

Derek Griffith Returns Home To Hudson Speedway

After a three year hiatus the Granite State Pro Stock Series presented by Springfield Buick GMC will be returning this Sunday, July 15th to Hudson International Speedway in Hudson, NH. “We are thrilled to have Hudson back on the calendar this season” series President Mike Parks said. “There has been quite a buzz about the Hudson high banks and we feel its going to put on a fantastic show for the fans.”
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ACT Stars Ready to Get Back on Track at Speedway 51

American Canadian Tour

ACT Stars Ready to Get Back on Track at Speedway 51

Waterbury, VT – The second half of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) season takes off this Saturday, July 14 at Groveton, NH’s Speedway 51. After spending the past few weeks on an early-summer break, Scott Payea, Eddie “The Outlaw” MacDonald, Jimmy Hebert, and the rest of ACT’s top stars are expected to renew their battle for the ACT Late Model Tour championship at the J.P. Sicard/Kingdom Gravel 151.
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Oxford 250 And Richmond Spots On The Line For PASS South Go At Orange County

Oxford 250 And Richmond Spots On The Line For PASS South Go At Orange County

CHARLOTTE, NC (July 11) – The only thing hotter than the temperatures in the Carolinas right now will be the action on the track when the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Models return to action at Orange County Speedway on Saturday night, July 21. The Easter Bunny 150 and Mason-Dixon Meltdown aside, the Orange Blossom Special at Orange County is the oldest event on the PASS South schedule, dating back to the series inaugural season in 2006. But, this year’s race will have added importance with the top five finishers gaining guaranteed starting sports for either the 45th Annual Oxford 250 or the inaugural PASS Commonwealth Classic at Richmond Raceway in October. In addition to PASS South, the MASS Street Stocks will make their first ever visit to Orange County Speedway, the Limited Sportsman will race for $1300 to win in the Donnie Carver Memorial and the Charger cars will be in action.
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