Oxford Plains To Close Out Maine Season With PASS North Supers & PASS Mods
NAPLES, ME (October 16) – After a very competitive 19th season of action, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Models and PASS Modifieds will run their final race of the season in Maine on Saturday afternoon as part of the PASS 400 weekend at Oxford Plains Speedway. In a year that began back in April, Oxford Plains has seen a variety of different PASS winners this year, including Garrett Hall, Curtis Gerry, and Travis Benjamin.
Eddie MacDonald Wins the Rain Delayed GSPSS at Thompson
For the second year in a row, Eddie Mac powered to victory in the Granite State Pro Stock Series 50 lap feature in the World Series of Racing at Thompson Motorsports Park on Saturday. Weather played a major role in the three day event washing out the Friday schedule forcing some creative rescheduling to combine two days into one.
MacDonald a winner again at Thompson’s World Series
The Granite State Pro Stock Series held a fifty lap event at Thompson Speedway this weekend, and to no one’s surprise it was “The Outlaw” Eddie MacDonald taking home the win. Macdonald is always a favorite at the 5/8 mile oval proved why once again.
Thompson, CT – Blainville, QC’s Jonathan Bouvrette earned his first American-Canadian Tour (ACT) win on U.S. soil at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway on Saturday, October 12 in the World Series 75. Bouvrette, a multi-time Serié ACT winner, grabbed the lead from Graniteville, VT’s John Donahue after an opening-lap incident and went wire-to-wire for the win at the 57th Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing. Meanwhile, Plainfield, NH’s Rich Dubeau clinched his first ACT championship with a 12th-place finish.
Big Events At Oxford Plains, Seekonk, & Lanier To Close Out PASS Season
NAPLES, ME (October 10) – While the 2019 Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model calendar is winding down, there are still three big events left to decide who the champions will be. The PASS Modified champion will be crowned on Saturday, October 19 at Oxford Plains Speedway as the Maine racing season concludes with the PASS 400 weekend. The PASS North Super Late Model title will be decided at Oxford Plains and with the season finale at Seekonk Speedway on Saturday, October 26. And, the PASS National Championship will go down to the wire at Seekonk and the much-anticipated return to racing at Georgia’s Lanier Raceplex.
Derek Griffith returned to Granite State Pro Stock Series competition for Russ Conways Oktoberfest at Lee USA Speedway this weekend and left with the GSPSS trifecta. The annual festival of speed at the shoreline oval was run in the memory of the events founder, Russ Conway. When the weekend was complete it was a huge success for all in attendance especially Griffith.
Oktoberfest up next for the GSPSS at Lee USA Speedway
As the 2019 Granite State Pro Stock Series season winds down, the series takes part in one of the most anticipated events of the year. The two day Oktoberfest at Lee USA Speedway has become a destination event for New England race fans and teams alike.
The last three Lee events for the GSPSS have been dominated by two drivers from just up the road in Maine. They are friends, competitors, rivals and coworkers, as both drivers work at JBJ Machine in North Berwick Maine. The machine shop, owned by John Doiron, not only employs both drivers but makes numerous parts for race cars driven throughout New England.
Therrien Leaves No Doubt on Way to Vermont Milk Bowl Win
Barre, VT – Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien was nearly unstoppable on his way to victory in the 57th Vermont Milk Bowl presented by Northfield Savings Bank at Barre’s Thunder Road on Sunday, September 29. The 2017 “King of the Road” bounced back from a heartbreaking runner-up finish in the 2018 edition of the historic event by winning it from the pole with an overall score of eight points.
Angelo Belsito defended his home track in dominant fashion going three for three in the 2019 D.A.V. Fall Classic. On a perfect day for racing, the Auburn MA driver was virtually just that in scoring his first D.A.V. as well as his first GSPSS victory.
The afternoon’s competition kicked off with the Crazy Horse Racing race for the pole and It was Belsito going out in the last group and jumping to the top of the board. Belsitos time of 12.377 seconds would give him the pole for the first of three heat races.
Barre, VT – Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien will lead the field to the green flag in the 57th Vermont Milk Bowl presented by Northfield Savings Bank on Sunday, September 29. Therrien posted a fast lap of 12.379 seconds around Thunder Road’s high banks to bag the $1,000 Pole Award on Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Qualifying Day.
The 2017 “King of the Road” was actually initially the second-fastest driver on the track for the Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Models. However, provisional polesitter Trampas Demer’s time was disallowed after his car was found to be too wide in post-time trial technical inspection. The disqualification also moved Essex Jct.’s Matthew Smith onto the outside pole after a surprising effort of 12.389 seconds.
BUTCHER WINS ATLANTIC OLIVER TIRE 200; BLENKHORN TAKES 2019 SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP
(Halifax, NS, September 28, 2019) – Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) won his fourth race of the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour season in the Atlantic Oliver Tire 200 tonight at Scotia Speedworld. In a wild scramble on a final restart with four laps to go, Russell Smith Jr. (Lakeside, NS) and Chris Hughes (Brackley Beach, PE) picked up their first podium finishes of the season taking second and third, respectively.
ATLANTIC OLIVER TIRE 200 SET TO CLOSE OUT 2019 PRO STOCK TOUR SEASON
(Halifax, NS – September 25, 2019) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will close out another sensational season this Saturday at Scotia Speedworld with the Atlantic Oliver Tire 200. After 11 events in four cities it all comes down to the final 200 laps to decide who will be crowned the 2019 Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Champion – and who will cash the $10,000.00 champions cheque! Championship action gets underway 4:00pm with Atlantic Tiltload heat races. Grandstand gates will open at 1:00 PM.
Seekonk Ma. – For the first time ever, the D. Anthony Vandetti Fall Classic at Seekonk Speedway will be a Granite State Pro Stock Series sanctioned event. This annual year-end race has been held since 1992 and features Pro Stocks headlining what is sure to be a fantastic afternoon of racing.
As race day approaches, excitement is building for both Seekonk regulars as well as GSPSS teams and staff. Series president Mike Parks stated, “We are honored to have been asked to be a part of this great event. We look forward to teaming up with the staff and teams from this historic race track and put on a great show”.
Griffith Goes from Last to First for PASS Win at WMMP
N. Woodstock, NH – Hudson’s Derek Griffith went from the outhouse to the penthouse in less than an hour to score his fifth Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model win of the season at White Mountain Motorsports Park on Saturday, September 21. Griffith took the lead from six-time PASS North Champion Johnny Clark of Hallowell, ME on a restart with 11 laps remaining in the PASS 150 and sped off to his second victory in six days.