(Halifax, NS, August 10th, 2019) – Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME) picked up his fifth Toromont Cat 250 victory tonight at Scotia Speedworld and remains the most decorated driver in the race’s 20 year history. In addition to winning $15,400, Clark also takes home the coveted Scott Fraser Memorial Cup. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) battled Clark all night but didn’t have enough to catch Clark when the checkers flew. Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) rounded out the podium with a third place finish. Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) had another solid run finishing fourth. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) made his way back to a fifth place finish after an early tangle with elder brother Cole early in the race.
Final PASS Tune-Up For 250 This Weekend At Oxford Plains
NAPLES, ME (August 9) – With just two weeks remaining before the green flag drops on the 46th Annual Oxford 250, Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Model drivers will get one last chance this weekend to prep at Oxford Plains Speedway. The Honey Badger Bar & Grill 150 on Sunday afternoon will give racers their best opportunity to hit the track in similar conditions to those they will experience in the 250. And, as the last race in “The Road To The Oxford 250” program, a final group of drivers will get the honor of being locked in to North America’s most prestigious Super Late Model event. Competitors will have the opportunity to race for one of the richest winner’s purses in asphalt short track racing, with $25,000 to win, plus an additional $25,000 in lap leader money. Last year’s winner, Bubba Pollard of Senoia, GA, took home over $28,000 last year for his efforts in becoming the first southern driver to win the Oxford 250 since 1983. While no one in the last two decades has led more than Joey Polewarcyzk’s 205 laps in 2012, if a driver could somehow manage to lead all 250 laps, they would take home $50,000 for the win.
The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge presented by RaceChoice is closing in fast on its first-ever event, the Thunder in the Mountains 100 at White Mountain Motorsports Park. With around 20 cars in both the Modifieds and MSD Legends divisions expected for Saturday’s event, both drivers and owners are growing more and more excited about Saturday’s event.
ANTIGONISH, NS (August 7, 2019) – Donald Chisholm will run a special tribute-themed race car in this Saturday’s Toromont Cat 250 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) at Scotia Speedworld. Chisholm will swap his familiar No. 89 Keltic Ford Fusion for a No. 88 race car lettered to replicate a 1970 Holman & Moody prepared Nova Construction-sponsored Ford Mustang Boss 302 which was raced by Donald’s father, the late John Chisholm, in the early 70s.
Bullring Bash Coming to WMMP for “Thunder in the Mountains” This Saturday
N. Woodstock, NH – The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge presented by RaceChoice.com invades N. Woodstock. NH’s White Mountain Motorsports Park (WMMP) this Saturday, August 10. The “Thunder in the Mountains” features big-money events for both Tour-type asphalt Modifieds and the Midstate Site Development Legends that will feature some of the biggest names in Northeast motorsports.
ST CLAIR TOPS LARGE LATE MODEL FIELD AT WISCASSET SPEEDWAYby Ken Minott
Group 2 was in action Saturday night at Wiscasset Speedway. While some divisions have struggled to maintain respectable car counts, Wiscasset’s Wood Pellet Warehouse Late Model Sportsman division remains one of the largest an most competitive in the state. Twenty-seven cars pitted for the evening’s 50-lap main event, Liberty’s Josh St Clair charged up from his 10th starting position and took the lead from Frank Moulton early in the race and then held off several contenders to claim the victory. It was his first win since 2017. Point leader and 4-time champ Chris Thorne of Sidney made a nice charge up from his 17th starting position but would settle for 2nd. Mark Lucas of Harpswell was the only driver to stay in the top five for the entire race. He stayed in the thick of the fight for the entire 50 laps and took home the final spot in victory lane and the 3rd place trophy. Former champion Will Collins of Waldoboro started 13th and finished 4th. Fayette’s Logan Melcher, a 2-time winner himself this season, rounded out the top 5 after starting 18th. The race was slowed by 4 cautions. Seventeen of the twenty-six cars that started the feature finished on the lead lap.
THREE DAYS OF EXCITMENT LINED UP FOR TOROMONT CAT 250 WEEKEND
(Halifax, NS –August 6, 2019) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour and Scotia Speedworld have three days of action packed excitement lined up as part of the Toromont Cat 250 weekend! Fans have lots to look forward including a Food Truck Rally and Show & Shine on Thursday which will feature a Meet & Greet with some of the stars of the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. Friday night the Sportsman will battle for 100 laps and of course it all culminates with the 20th running of the Toromont Cat 250 on Saturday.
Motoring TV at Riverside Aug 16 & 17 to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
JAMES RIVER, NS (August 6, 2019) – Motoring TV, one of Canada’s top automotive television shows will be on-site at Riverside International Speedway August 16 and 17 to film an episode celebrating Riverside’s 50th anniversary; the episode will premiere nationally on TSN later this year.
Helliwell Takes Advantage of Late Tangle to Win Midsummer 250
Waterbury, VT – Dover, NH’s Wayne Helliwell Jr. was in the right place at the right time to score the victory and the $10,000 top prize in the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Midsummer 250 at N. Woodstock, NH’s White Mountain Motorsports Park (WMMP) on Saturday, August 3. Helliwell took the lead with four laps remaining after Jimmy Hebert and Scott Payea tangled on a restart, then held off a last-lap bid by Graniteville, VT’s Stephen Donahue for the win.
Scott Moore scores second career Super Late Model win at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, ME – Scott Moore of Anson raced to his first Super Late Model victory of the season Saturday night, headlining the Budweiser Championship Series stock car racing card at Oxford Plains Speedway. It was the second career win for the veteran competitor
MACEWEN TRIUMPHS AT HOME IN LUCAS OIL 150 FOR FIRST SERIES WIN
(Oyster Bed Bridge, PE, Aug 3, 2019) – Robbie MacEwen (Sherwood, PE) put forth a dominating performance en route to his first Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour victory in the Lucas Oil 150 at home at Oyster Bed Speedway. MacEwen led 116 laps, most of those with Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) on his back bumper. Gosbee came home in second place with multi-time Series champion Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) in third. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) drove to a fourth place finish with Canada Day 150 winner Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) completing the top five in the 22-car field.
Entry List For 46thAnnual Oxford 250 Reaches 50th Entry Milestone
NAPLES, ME (July 30) – The entry list for the most prestigious asphalt short track race in America reached a major milestone today. With just under a month to go before the green flag drops, there are now 50 Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model entries for the 46thAnnual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway in August. Multi-time Oxford Plains Speedway track champion, Jeff Taylor, of Farmington, ME officially becomes the 50th entrant for the 250. Competitors will have the opportunity to race for one of the richest winner’s purses in asphalt short track racing, with $25,000 to win, plus an additional $25,000 in lap leader money. Last year’s winner, Bubba Pollard of Senoia, GA, took home over $28,000 last year for his efforts in coming the first southern driver to win the Oxford 250 since 1983.