MacDonald edges Hopkins in Pro All Stars Series thriller at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Loudon, NH – Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts just barely held off hard-charging Mike Hopkins to claim victory in the 50-lap Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model main event, highlighting the racing card at the third annual New England Short Track Showdown at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Sunday.
Diverse Group Set To Tackle Magic Mile In PASS Return To New Hampshire
NAPLES, ME (June 21) – As the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models prepare to return toLoudon’s New Hampshire Motor Speedwayfor the first time since 2015, a diverse group of drivers will be front and center in Sunday afternoon’s 3rd Annual New England Short Track Showdown. This weekend’s event will also serve as race #4 of the 2019 PASS National Championship Series.
NAPLES, ME (June 20) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials today released details, entry forms, and the complete weekend schedule for the PASS National Championship season finale at Lanier Raceplex on November 15-16. The Lanier National 200 for the PASS Super Late Models will be 200 laps, paying $6000 to win and $1000 to start. The starting grid will be set by heat races in which their lineups will be determined by using last practice speeds. Finally, the popular Legends car and Bandoleros will complete the weekend of competition at Lanier Raceplex, featuring three divisions of Legend car racing; Pro, Semi-Pro, and the Young Lions.
15-year-old racer Kate Re nails down Father’s Day PASS Mods win
Hermon, ME – Reigning Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model National Champion Derek Grifith of Hudson, New Hampshire nailed down his second PASS North victory of the season on Father’s Day afternoon in the Hopkins Milling & Paving PASS 150 at Speedway 95 in Hermon, Maine.
For Griffith it was his second win at the tricky, banked short track located just outside of Bangor. Griffith now has four straight podium finishes in PASS competition at Maine’s Family Fun Track. He got the lead away from hometown Hermon racer, and Richmond Raceway PASS Commonwealth Classic winner Mike Hopkins.
On a picture perfect day for racing it was Jeremy Davis once again standing in victory lane at Speedway 51. A strong field of cars was on hand but after an exciting 100 lap main event, no one was better than Davis.
First on the days schedule was time trials and the Crazy Horse Racing race for the pole. This being the first race at the Groveton NH speed plant in the GSPSS time trial era, it was time for a new track record. After all the competitors had their shot at the clock, the driver who holds the first Speedway 51 GSPSS track record is Joey Doirin with a time of 12.564 seconds.
Hebert Gets Away Late to Win Summer Kickoff Thriller at Thompson
Waterbury, VT – Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert pulled away late to win a barnburner in the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Thompson 75 at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway on Saturday, June 15. Hebert got the top spot for good from E. Bridgewater, MA’s Ryan Kuhn on lap 67 after multiple lead changes during the closing stages and held on from there to earn the $5,000 victory in round two of the Summer Kickoff Series.