First Super Late Model win for Scott McDaniel at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, Maine – Scott McDaniel of Livermore scored a career-first Super Late Model victory Saturday night, topping the Budweiser Championship Series stock car racing card at Oxford Plains Speedway.
McDaniel chased rookie Super Late Model competitor Ivan Kaffel of Raymond for more than half of the 50-lap race before driving around the 16-year-old to take command for good in a race that went caution-free. (more…)
WISCASSET SPEEDWAY TOP 5 RACE SUMMARY 6/9/18
GROUP 1 PLUS NELCAR LEGENDS NATIONAL QUALIFIER
Full Results coming Monday
AMSOIL NELCAR LEGENDS NATIONAL QUALIFIER (30 laps)
Pos No. Name Home Town State Laps Diff
1 31 Noah Korner Canton CT 30
2 90 Casey Call Pembroke NH 30 0.78
3 19 Kevin Girard, Jr. Old Orchard Beach ME 30 6.337
4 92 Colby Meserve Buxton ME 30 6.578
5 38 Mathew Bourgoine Stetson ME 30 10.078
Eddie MacDonald Set To Defend New England Short Track Showdown Crown.
Defending New England Short Track Showdown champion Eddie MacDonald has been preparing for the 50 lap event coming up on Sunday, June 24th. “We’ve prepared the car to have our crate motor in it, and it should be interesting to see how the field plays out” MacDonald said. “I believe this rules package will put on a great show for the fans.” A multi-time winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, this will be MacDonalds only appearance at the Magic Mile in 2018. “This race with the Granite State Pro Stock Series presented by Springfield Buick GMC will be the only chance we’ll have to run at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this year so, we are really looking forward to it.” (more…)
JOHN ZYCH CONTINUES NEMA STREAK AT WISCASSET
WISCASSET SPEEDWAY PRESS RELEASE 6/4/18
by Ken Minott
What happens when you put the fastest asphalt sprint cars in the world on Maine’s fastest track? You get a whole new level of speed. Track speed records were up for grabs once again as the lightning-fast NEMA Midgets & NEMA Lites converged on Wiscasset Speedway Saturday night for Ames True Value NEMA Night. Turning laps around the 3/8 mile track with speeds topping 100mph, the NEMA Midgets put on a show for the packed house. John Zych of Mendon, Mass has quickly turned Wiscasset Speedway into one of his favorite tracks. Starting mid-pack in the 30 lap spotlight feature, it took just one lap for the former champ to rocket around the competition and into the lead. A mid-race restart against top rival Randy Cabral gave him his only true test in the race, but just a lap later he was back in charge and ran away with his 3rd straight win at Wiscasset Speedway. “We’ve been very fortunate at Wiscasset and have some success,” said Zych, “I love this place”. Cabral, who picked up a win at Wiscasset back in 2015, grabbed runner-up honors. Jim Chambers finished 3rd. While track records remained intact this time, the NEMA drivers got within just a few 10ths of a second, turning laps just over 13 seconds. In the 25 lap support feature for the NEMA Lites, Jim Chambers returned to victory lane to claim the winner’s trophy, he was joined by Zych and Jim Cataldo, however, post-race inspection and subsequent protest have left the results unofficial. NEMA returns to Wiscasset again in September. (more…)
Thunder Road’s famed Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers will have a special 75-lap event this Friday, June 8 in the Myers Container Services Triple Crown Series opener. (Daniel Holben photo)
Barre, VT – The weekly racing season for Barre’s Thunder Road Speedbowl arrives this Friday, June 8 with Capitol City Automart Night. The special Friday night event marks the unofficial start of summer in central Vermont as racing engines roar to life under the lights.
The event will be one of the biggest of the year for the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers. The famed division opens the Myers Container Service Triple Crown Series on Friday with a 75-lap main event. It is the second year for the 3-race series after a successful debut in 2017.
Eddie MacDonald appeared poised for a top five finish in the American Canadian Tour’s Caron Fabrication 151 at Speedway 51 in Groveton, N.H. on Saturday, June 2 only to be caught in a lap 62 wreck. After a tremendous effort by the crew, Eddie Mac returned to the race without losing a lap to post a 12th place finish despite the severe damage.
On lap 62, two of the leaders tangled on the front stretch collecting the EXIT Realty/Hancock Electric Chevy in the melee causing extensive front end damage with the frustrated veteran racer saying, “ It happened right in front of me and I did not have any place to go, The hood was pushed up and I couldn’t even see out of the windshield and it looked pretty bad but Laura (LaChance) radioed that the car was not leaking so with some guidance I made it back to the pits and the crew went to work,”
Following post-race inspection, the finish order of last night’s prostock feature has been changed. The 18 car has been issued a 10 position penalty. Per the current rules, The shocks did not have a visible manufacturer ID or part number. The Tech Talk page will be updated within the next 36hrs to explain further. As a result, the official finish order is as follows:
1. #41 Brian Whitney
2. #84 Jamie Wright
3. #8 Jeremy Whorff
4. #05 James Osmond
5. #29 Kevin Morse
6. #21 James Barker
7. #02 Shane Lane
8. #13 Nate Tribbet
9. #6 Travis Dunbar
10. #17 Jamie Peaslee
11. #18 Kevin Douglass
12. #15 Nick Hinkley
13. #72 Charlie Colby
Laperle Outduels Payea for Win in Caron Fabrication 151
Groveton, NH – St-Denis, QC’s Patrick Laperle came out on top of a thrilling battle with defending American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Champion Scott Payea during a final 4-lap sprint to win the Caron Fabrication 151 at Groveton, NH’s Speedway 51 on Saturday, June 2. It was Laperle’s 19th career ACT Late Model Tour victory, but first on U.S. soil in nearly eight years. (more…)
Rookie Austin Teras races to first Super Late Model victory at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, Maine – Super Late Model rookie Austin Teras of Gray raced to an impressive, career-first victory in the main event for the premiere class at Oxford Plains Speedway on Saturday night.
While the 50-lap score was the first in a Super Late Model for the Cushman Competition driver, the 15-year-old is no stranger to victory lane at the historic Route 26 speedplant, where he was a frequent winner and a three-time track champion in Legends Cars competition. (more…)
Waterbury, VT – American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Thunder Road Speedbowl officials announced today that they have reached an agreement to broadcast the 2018 Vermont Milk Bowl presented by Northfield Savings Bank on MAVTV Motorsports Network. It is the first time in the event’s 56-year history that it will air on national TV. The event is scheduled to take place at the famed racetrack from Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30. (more…)