Bubba Pollard prevails in 45th Oxford 250

Bubba Pollard prevails in 45th Oxford 250
Georgia racer wins in first-ever Oxford Plains Speedway appearance

Oxford, Maine — Bubba Pollard showed New England race fans that the reputation preceding him to the 45th Annual Clark’s Scrap Metal Oxford 250 was much more than hype, winning the biggest one-day short track Super Late Model race in his first attempt Sunday at Oxford Plains Speedway. Pollard, from Senoia, Georgia, got his first look at the Speedway on Friday.
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Eddie MacDonald wins ACT 150-lapper, Spencer Morse outruns PASS Mod foes on night before the 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway

Eddie MacDonald wins ACT 150-lapper, Spencer Morse outruns PASS Mod foes on night before the 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway

Oxford, Maine – Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts, known as ‘The Outlaw’ in Late Model racing circles, added to his impressive resume in that class at Oxford Plains Speedway Saturday night with a win in the headlining American-Canadian Tour 150-lapper at the historic Route 26 oval racetrack in Oxford, Maine.

MacDonald, twice a winner of the prestigious Oxford 250 during its’ brief period as a Late Model race, will try for his third triumph in Maine’s Greatest Racing Classic on Sunday afternoon in his Super Late Model ride. On Saturday he took the race lead away from young Vermonter Evan Hallstrom, then outraced ACT championship contender Jimmy Hebert of Williamstown, Vermont to the checkered flag.
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MacDonald Scores Season Sweep at Oxford to Tighten Championship Chase

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MacDonald Scores Season Sweep at Oxford to Tighten Championship Chase

Oxford, ME – Rowley, MA’s Eddie “The Outlaw” MacDonald controlled the second half of the Oxford Plains 150 on Saturday, August 25 to grab his second American-Canadian Tour (ACT) win of the season. MacDonald took the lead from polesitter Evan Hallstrom of Northfield, VT on lap 52 and held off multiple challenges from Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert to score the ACT season sweep at Oxford Plains Speedway.

MacDonald started 11th on the grid and steadily worked his way through the field, getting to the top spot barely a third of the way into the event. The result broke a tie with Joey Polewarcyk Jr. to give MacDonald the most ACT Late Model Tour wins at Oxford.
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Ryan Hewins aces Street Stock main event to kick off big Oxford 250 weekend Friday night at Oxford Plains Speedway

Ryan Hewins aces Street Stock main event to kick off big Oxford 250 weekend Friday night at Oxford Plains Speedway

Oxford, Maine – Ryan Hewins of Oxford raced to a close victory in the 30-lap Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy Street Stock race, topping the Friday night stock car racing card kicking off the 45th Annual Oxford 250 Weekend at Oxford Plains Speedway.

Hewins kept a stellar field of Street Stocks in his mirror throughout the race distance, with his biggest test coming from Uncle Kyle Hewins of Leeds, who lost second spot on the final lap to Norway’s Jordan Russell, who equaled his best finish in the top Budweiser Championship Series support division at the historic Route 26 oval track.
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ACT Invades Oxford 250 Weekend as Season Nears Apex

Eddie MacDonald (#17MA) will go for a season sweep at Oxford Plains Speedway on Saturday as he tries to gain ground in the ACT championship chase. (Alan Ward photo)

Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) returns to the U.S. this Saturday, August 25 as the cars and stars of the series head to Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway for their second visit of the season. The Oxford Plains 150, part of the 45th Annual Clark’s Scrap Metals Oxford 250 Weekend, comes as the ACT Late Model Tour hits the stretch drive of the 2018 championship chase.

With just three point-counting events remaining, things are getting serious near the top of the standings. Colchester, VT’s Scott Payea continues to show the way in his quest for back-to-back ACT titles. The veteran secured the ACT Triple Crown last Saturday with a 5th-place run in the Bacon Bowl at Vallée-Jct., QC’s Autodrome Chaudiere, which he hopes will serve as a precursor to the $10,000 top prize that goes to the season-long champion.

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