Mainely Motorsports TV – November 9, 2018
New Englanders Ready For Chance To Win PASS National Championship At Hickory
CHARLOTTE, NC (October 31) – The longest season in grassroots, short track racing will come to a close on Saturday afternoon, November 10, when the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) National Championship Super Late Models take the green flag at Hickory Motor Speedway. The 13th Annual Mason-Dixon MegaMeltdown 200 will cap off another exciting season that began in Dillon, SC way back in February. And, it will all be captured in front of the MAVTV cameras. Last year, race fans across the country were able to see the ultimate North versus South shootout when North Carolina’s Brandon Setzer and Maine’s Garrett Hall tangled coming to the checkered flag.
Mainely Motorsports TV – November 2, 2018
Hillsboro, NH– Jake Matheson Racing clinched the INEX/US Legend Cars Young Lions
national championship title on Oct. 27 at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
“Last season we set the goal to be a contender for the 2018 national title,” Matheson said.
“It took a lot of effort, but we made it.” He added, “We went into the weekend ranked third
behind two very tough competitors. So, I had my work cut out for me.”
Matheson and his team are accustomed to hard work, having raced his SignWorks New
England Legend Car in more than 30 races at 11 different tracks across the country. During
the course of the season, he earned six feature wins and over 20 top five finishes. In
addition, Jake is the 2018 Legend Car Champion at Seekonk Speedway in Massachusetts,
where he ran their weekly Fast Fridays Series.
Travis Benjamin wins PASS North finale, DJ Shaw successful in Super Late Model championship defense
Seekonk, Massachusetts – Travis Benjamin did all that he could do in his quest for a third Pro All Stars Series North Super Late Model championship, winning the season-ending 150-lapper at Seekonk Speedway. A seventh-place finish turned in by defending champion DJ Shaw proved to be enough to hold off Benjamin’s rally in the title bout. It is the third PASS North Super Late Model championship for Shaw, his family team and chief supporters Julio & Rita Miglioli.
story by Chris Roy
Kadyn Berry of Goffstown, NH was a rookie this past season racing in the J&J YOLK Bandolero Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “After winning Championship and Rookie of the Year in karts, I wanted more of a challenge.”
After a long season of racing Kadyn recalls his most memorable moments of the bando series. “Each podium and memories racing with my family.”
Mainely Motorsports TV – October 26, 2018
Officials announce 2019 event schedule at East Coast Snocross
Presented by Woody’s Traction and FXR
CLARKSBURG, Mass. (Oct. 22, 2018) – With more predictions of above normal snowfall being heard throughout the northeast this fall, excitement for the coming winter is already building.
Officials at East Coast Snocross (ECS) announced an eight-race schedule for 2019 on Monday, filled with a mix of new and familiar venues in five different states. Teams will hit the snow in mid-January in New Hampshire and stay active until the season finale in late March in Massachusetts.
Busy Weekend Set For PASS North Finale At Seekonk Speedway
NAPLES, ME (October 24) – For the first time since 2010, the final race for the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Model season will be at a track other than Oxford Plains Speedway. On Saturday afternoon, New England’s fastest Super Late Models will complete for 150 laps at Seekonk Speedway in Massachusetts, along with the Haunted Hundred for the Tri-Track Open Modified Series. It will be the first time PASS has held an event on the quarter-mile track at Seekonk since 2012.
21 drivers took the green flag Saturday, October 20th at the New-London Waterford Speedbowl with two men from Connecticut ending up on top. Ray Christian III of nearby Uncasville, CT battled Ben Rowe of Turner, ME side by side in the closing laps to win at his home track. Devin O’Connell of Madison, CT overcame early adversity and multiple trips down pit road to finish 16th with barley any body work left on the #43 to clinch the 2018 series championship.
“This is what we had circled, last year we came hear and ran really good, but we wanted to come here and win really bad.” Christian III said. “You can’t right a better story, [Crazy Horse Racing] has been like a second family to us, we just love those guys and we couldn’t have done it without them. Starting sixth on the field Christian III saved his stuff in the early going. Eventually battling with Ben Rowe for a multitude of laps Christian pulled away after Rowe’s car seemed to loosen up after a caution with 15 laps to go.
Hillsboro, NH– Jake Matheson Racing, LLC announced today that TM&M Services, LLC has pledged support to the team as they pursue the U.S. Legend Cars Young Lion national title at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
“I am excited to partner with a business from my community,” Matheson said. “I like the idea of having a local company on the race car as we compete at The Bullring. We’ll do our best to get that TM&M Services logo to Victory Lane.” Jake added, “Please, check them out on social media or their website at www.tmandmservices.com to learn how they can assist
you with the care of your property.”
“TM&M Services is proud to support a young and talented race team like Jake Matheson Racing. We wish them the best success in upcoming events and look forward to partnering with them in the future,” stated TM&M Services owner, Keith Audette. Jake is currently ranked 3rd in the nation in the INEX/US Legend Cars Young Lion Division and will compete for the championship title at Las Motor Vegas Speedway October 25th
. You can learn more about this event at www.uslegendcars.com.
Mainely Motorsports TV – October 19, 2018
Championship night is at the New-London Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, CT is this Saturday, October 20th. It is shaping up to be one of our most exciting races of the season. The final race will be a traditional GSPSS format of 100 laps at with time trials to set heat placement.
Devin O’Connell of nearby Madison, CT must finish 14th or better to capture the 2018 series title if second in points Joey Doiron of Berwick, ME [30 points behind] wins the race. All eyes will be focused on the #43 of O’Connell and the #73 of Doiron as not only are they the championship contenders, earlier in the season they finished on the top two steps of the Podium for the Triple 35’s with Doiron the overall victor and O’Connell winner of the final segment.
Erroneous Call Cost Eddie MacDonald a Win and Possible ACT Championship at Thompson
With four laps left in the final race of the season to determine the American Canadian Tour Champion at Thompson’s World Series of Racing, Eddie Mac had an opportunity to not only win the ACT 75 lap event but also win a championship that appeared improbable at best prior to the race trailing Payea by 25 points. However, the erroneous call by race director Chris Michaud to send Eddie Mac to the rear for “his involvement” in the lap 71 caution dashed any hope to do the impossible.
Photos PASS AT OXFORD PLAINS SPEEDWAY ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018
PHOTOS BY NORM MARX