Summer Kickoff Series Heads to Thompson for Round 2
Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) makes the trip to Southern New England this Saturday, June 15 for the Thompson 75 at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway. With $5,000 to win on the line for the second time this month, another big payday is in store for this battle between the best of the ACT Late Model Tour and the track’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Models.
GSPSS returns to Speedway 51 for the J.P Sicard 100
Stop number four for the Granite State Pro Stock Series will see a return to Speedway 51 in Groveton NH and the running of the J.P. Sicard 100. The Laquare family owned third mile oval did not host the series in 2018 but has in the past and it has always provided great racing.
The Bullring Bash Quarter Mile Challenge presented by RaceChoice is thrilled to put the spotlight on both the Modified and Legends divisions when they take to the track this coming Sunday for their opener at White Mountain Motorsports Park.
One driver who will be behind the wheel in the Legends division is Michael Blaskey, a native of Bethany, Connecticut. He’ll be driving his No. 34 Pleasant View Garage Chevy.
First Super Late Model score for Ray Christian III at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, ME – Ray Christian III raced to his first-ever Oxford Plains Speedway Super Late Model triumph Saturday night, topping the Budweiser Championship Series stock car racing card.
Christian, of Uncasville, Connecticut, was runner-up to current points leader Curtis Gerry of Waterboro last Saturday night and followed that up with a third-place finish in Sunday’s Pro All Stars Series 150-lapper. Victory number one made it three straight podium finishes for the Nutmeg State invader at the historic Route 26 oval track.
COLE BUTCHER WINS CEILIDH HONDA TRIPLE 50’s AT RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL
(Antigonish, NS – June 08, 2019) – Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) picked up his first career Riverside victory tonight at the Ceilidh Honda Triple 50’s. The unique triple 50 format provided a thrilling race for drivers and fans alike. Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) paced the field for the first 50 laps prior to the Riverside roulette wheel being spun which resulted in an inversion of the top five cars, placing Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) on the pole for the second 50 laps. Naugle proceeded to lead laps 51 – 100 when the Riverside roulette wheel inverted the top 10 cars placing Cole Butcher in front of the field for the final 50 laps and he never looked back. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) finished second with Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) completing the podium. Proude and Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) rounded out the top five.
Entry List For 46th Annual Oxford 250 Already Filled With Big Names & Champions
NAPLES, ME (June 5) – The entry list continues to grow as the biggest Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model race of the year draws near. With still two months to go before the green flag drops, there are currently over 30 entries for the 46thAnnual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway coming up in August. Racers from coast-to-coast are eagerly anticipating the biggest Super Late Model race in the country and the chance to win $50,000.
Eddie MacDonald drove from his 17th place starting position in the Pro All Star Series 150 lap Super Late Model event at Oxford Plains Speedway on Sunday afternoon to post an encouraging eighth place finish. In only the second race of the season at OPS, the team is dialing in the new Freddie Peterson owned Camaro and the Rowley, Mass. driver is pleased with the progress.
ACT to Headline at Thompson Following NASCAR Cancellation
Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will now have top billing when the series rolls into Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway on Saturday, June 15. NASCAR and Thompson officials announced on Tuesday that the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East 100 scheduled for that day has been cancelled and will not be replaced on the program.
Tardiff salvages respectable finish in fast-paced PASS 150 at Oxford Plains Speedway
OXFORD, Maine (June 3, 2019) — For Alan Tardiff and his TMR Racing team, the relatively flat 3/8-mile oval alongside Route 26 in western Maine is like a home away from home. It’s the site of his 2017 points championship, and a track where he’s had ample speed and success in recent seasons.
Vallée-Jct., QC – Plainfield, NH’s Rich Dubeau finally broke into American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Victory Lane Saturday, June 1 by taking the Claude Leclerc 150 at Vallée-Jct., QC’s Autodrome Chaudiere. Dubeau took the lead for the first time on lap 82 and dominated the second half of a rough-and-tumble event to capture the Summer Kickoff Series opener and the $5,000 top prize.
(Halifax, NS – June 1 2019) – Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) picked up his first victory of the season at the Cummins 150 this evening. Blenkhorn had to hold off Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) and Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) who crossed the line in a photo finish. Hicken had to settle for third with Butcher crossing the line just 0.003 seconds ahead, picking up his first career Series podium finish. Kent Vincent (Crapaud, PE) and Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) rounded out the top five. The race was slowed by seven caution periods and took 70 minutes to complete.
Hall makes it two straight PASS Super Late Model victories at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, Maine – Garrett Hall of Scarborough drove to his second Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model victory of the season Sunday afternoon in the 150-lap main event at Oxford Plains Speedway.
Hall started 12th on the 30-car grid and again methodically worked his way into contention with plenty of racecar at his disposal when it was time to get the job done. When it was time to go Hall was ready, and usually able to make progress in the low groove once finally moving into the top five with his Norm’s Used Cars-sponsored machine.
Curtis Gerry is season’s first two-time winner at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, ME – Curtis Gerry of Waterboro became the first repeat winner of the Budweiser Championship Series Super Late Model season at Oxford Plains Speedway Saturday night, driving from ninth starting position to victory lane in yet another non-stop 50-lap main event.