Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced its schedule of events for 2020. The 29th year of the ACT Late Model Tour will feature 12 point-counting events at eight tracks throughout the Northeastern United States and Quebec between mid-April and mid-September.
The chase for the 2020 ACT championship and the $10,000 top prize will begin and end at Loudon, NH’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS). As previously announced, the Tour opens the season at the inaugural Northeast Classic on Saturday, April 18. ACT has also been added to the third annual Full Throttle Fall Weekend at NHMS on Friday and Saturday, September 11 and 12.
ACT, PASS to Open 2020 Championship Seasons at NHMS
Waterbury, VT & Naples, ME – Loudon, NH’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) will be the launching pad for the 2020 Northeast Late Model racing season. The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and the Pro All Star Series (PASS) announced today they will visit the “Magic Mile” on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, 2020 for the inaugural Northeast Classic.
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.
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.
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.
N. Woodstock, NH – N. Woodstock’s White Mountain Motorsports Park (WMMP) welcomes the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) this Saturday, September 21 at 6:00pm. Three premier PASS touring series will join two of WMMP’s exciting weekly divisions for a no-holds-barred night of action in the White Mountains. All told, more than 300 laps of feature action are planned starring the Northeast’s biggest names at an unbeatable value for fans.