Eddie MacDonald Finishes Second in American Canadian Tour Race at Waterford

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Eddie MacDonald Finishes Second in American Canadian Tour Race at Waterford

Eddie Mac’s hopes to win the second leg of the ACT Summer Showdown Series fell one position short as he scored a hard-earned second place finish in the New London-Waterford Speedbowl 150 on Saturday, June 16 at the Connecticut facility. Eddie Mac started the 150 lap feature on the flat, 3/8 mile oval in the 11th position.
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Payea Pours it on Late for Showdown Win at New London-Waterford

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Payea Pours it on Late for Showdown Win at New London-Waterford

Waterford, CT – American-Canadian Tour (ACT) point leader and defending champion Scott Payea came on strong late to score his second win of the season and a $5,000 winner’s prize on Saturday, June 16 in the New London-Waterford 150. The Colchester, VT veteran took the lead for good from Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert on the final restart, then withstood a late surge from Rowley, MA’s Eddie MacDonald to capture round 2 of the ACT Summer Showdown Series at Connecticut’s New London-Waterford Speedbowl.
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Payea Pours it on Late for Showdown Win at New London-Waterford

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Payea Pours it on Late for Showdown Win at New London-Waterford

American-Canadian Tour (ACT) point leader and defending champion Scott Payea came on strong in the race’s second half to capture the New London-Waterford 150 on Saturday, June 16. The Colchester, VT veteran took the lead for good from Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert on a lap-105 restart, then withstood a test from Rowley, MA’s Eddie Macdonald to capture his second win of the season and the $5,000 winner’s prize in round 2 of the Summer Showdown Series. Hebert, Mike Ziter, and Bryan Mason rounded out the top-5.
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ACT Loads Up for Second Round of Showdown Series

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ACT Loads Up for Second Round of Showdown Series

Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) makes its way to Connecticut’s New London-Waterford Speedbowl this Saturday, June 16 for round two of the ACT Summer Showdown Series. The New London-Waterford 150 will award the second $5,000 winner’s check of the 2018 season, meaning someone’s racing bank account is about to get a lot bigger.
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Tigers Open Triple Crown Series at Special Friday Night Event

Thunder Road’s famed Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers will have a special 75-lap event this Friday, June 8 in the Myers Container Services Triple Crown Series opener. (Daniel Holben photo)

Barre, VT – The weekly racing season for Barre’s Thunder Road Speedbowl arrives this Friday, June 8 with Capitol City Automart Night. The special Friday night event marks the unofficial start of summer in central Vermont as racing engines roar to life under the lights.

The event will be one of the biggest of the year for the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers. The famed division opens the Myers Container Service Triple Crown Series on Friday with a 75-lap main event. It is the second year for the 3-race series after a successful debut in 2017.

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Eddie MacDonald Finishes Twelfth After Wreck in ACT at Speedway 51

photo by Rich Hayes

By: Dick Casey

Eddie MacDonald appeared poised for a top five finish in the American Canadian Tour’s Caron Fabrication 151 at Speedway 51 in Groveton, N.H. on Saturday, June 2 only to be caught in a lap 62 wreck. After a tremendous effort by the crew, Eddie Mac returned to the race without losing a lap to post a 12th place finish despite the severe damage.

On lap 62, two of the leaders tangled on the front stretch collecting the EXIT Realty/Hancock Electric Chevy in the melee causing extensive front end damage with the frustrated veteran racer saying, “ It happened right in front of me and I did not have any place to go, The hood was pushed up and I couldn’t even see out of the windshield and it looked pretty bad but Laura (LaChance) radioed that the car was not leaking so with some guidance I made it back to the pits and the crew went to work,”

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