Gary Dwinal gearing up for sophomore campaign on PASS Mod tour Famed Geritol Gang returns to growing series in 2021
LISBON, Maine (March 26, 2021) — Veteran short track racer Gary Dwinal is gearing up for his second season of Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Modified competition in 2021, and will be striving to repeat the strong debut he made last year in the popular open-wheel touring division.
Dwinal, 60, put in an amazing effort in 2020 after having been out from behind the wheel for years. The easy-going driver earned one win (Oxford 250 weekend), six top-five and nine top-10 finishes. It was a impressive season for the elder statesman of PASS Mods, and he isn’t slowing down.
Waterbury, VT and Naples, ME — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) have announced the schedule of events and pricing for the inaugural Northeast Classic at Loudon’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 17. The long-awaited event on the “Magic Mile” has a six-division card featuring the biggest auto racing stars in the region.
The weekend begins with an optional practice day on Friday, April 16. The pits will open at 8:00am with practice from 11:00am to 5:00pm. All six divisions who are competing Saturday are welcome to attend the Friday session.
On Saturday, the pits will open at 7:00am with practice at 9:00am. The front gates will also open at 9:00am. Each division gets one extended round of practice. Qualifying begins at 11:00am with features slated to begin at 1:30pm.
ACT Hickory Doubleheader & Easter Bunny 150s to Be Broadcast on Speed51.TV
Hickory, NC — A spring tradition in the Carolinas which has grown each year is the PASS Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway. This year, Easter weekend will be bigger than ever at “The Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars,” and fans unable to attend the event can spend the holiday weekend watching along on Speed51.TV.
With COVID-19 leading to the cancellation of the 2020 Easter Bunny 150, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) will contest two 150-lap Super Late Model features. They will be joined by the American-Canadian Tour (ACT), making its first trip to the North Carolina bullring.
Racing on both Friday and Saturday, April 2-3, will be streamed live on Speed51.TV, allowing fans from around the world to watch all of the excitement.
ACT & PASS Release Updated Information for Icebreaker, Northeast Classic
Waterbury, VT — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) have released the latest round of information for the Thompson Speedway Icebreaker on April 9-11 and the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) Northeast Classic on April 17. Both events are expected to attract some of the biggest, most talented fields of the year as they kick off the 2020 New England racing season.
As part of the updates, ACT and PASS also have created a new Thompson Outlaw Open Modified Series information page. Teams and fans can visit www.acttour.com/outlaw-open-modifieds for the latest about all six of the big-money events, including the 46th Annual Icebreaker and the $20,000-to-win Thompson 300. This page will be updated throughout the year. The Northeast Classic also has an information page at www.acttour.com/northeast-late-model-classic.
ACT & PASS Confirm Weekend for Inaugural Northeast Classic at NHMS
2-Day Event to be Held Weekend of April 16-18
Waterbury, VT and Naples, ME — American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials have confirmed the dates for the inaugural Northeast Classic at Loudon’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The long-awaited event will be held on the weekend of April 16-18, 2021.
A two-day schedule is planned with open practice on day one and qualifying/features on day two. Whether the event has a Friday-Saturday or Saturday-Sunday schedule will be determined over the winter.
Thompson, CT — The high banks of Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park will roar once again in 2021. American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) have announced a six-event schedule for the coming season that features the new Thompson Outlaw Open Modified Series.
The Outlaw Open Series consists of half a dozen high-paying events for Tour-type Modifieds that are expected to attract the top teams in the region. The series begins at the 46th annual Thompson Icebreaker from Friday, April 9 to Sunday, April 11. A 150-lap, $10,000-to-win Outlaw Open Series event will highlight the weekend card.
The stakes get even higher at the season-sending 59th Annual Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing from Friday, October 8 to Sunday, October 10. ACT and PASS have organized the return of the historic Thompson 300, which was last contested in 2005. A $20,000 minimum prize has been posted for the winner of the 300-lap showdown.