2011-09-30

TD Bank 250 Scheduled for July 22, 2012

Oxford Plains Speedway announced today that the 39th annual TD Bank 250 will be held on July 22, 2012.  As has been the case since 2004, the event is scheduled for an off weekend on the Sprint Cup schedule, falling in 2012 between the races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

 

"The 2011 TD Bank 250 was a great short track event and a huge success," Oxford Plains Speedway owner Bill Ryan announced.  "Having the best Late Model drivers from around New England and Eastern Canada compete is what makes this race so special.  Having the event on an off Cup weekend has become the icing on the cake for the event.  It is a thrill for our fans to see drivers like Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth and others compete with the regional Late Model stars," Ryan added.

Oxford Plains Speedway is a paved 3/8th mile oval located in Oxford, Maine.  With grandstand seating of 13,000, it is the largest sporting facility in Maine.  For more information on all of the Speedway's events, go to www.oxfordplains.com.

 

Bill Ryan
Owner
Oxford Plains Speedway




 

 


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Airborne season finale: 39th ACT Fall Foliage 200

For immediate release – AS-093011-1

SOUTH PLATTSBURGH – Airborne Speedway concludes its 58th stock car racing season Saturday, October 8 by hosting one of the American Canadian Tour’s premier events – the 39th Rent-A-Wreck Fall Foliage 200.

 

A large turnout of Late Model teams from both sides of the border are expected to compete for the $34,450 purse, including 2011 ACT champion Brian Hoar of Williston, VT, 2011 Séries Castrol champion Patrick Laperle of St. Denis, QC, Brent Dragon and Jean-Paul Cyr of Milton, VT - both past Fall Foliage winners and Airborne champions - and Mark Lamberton of Mooers Forks, NY.

 

 Lamberton earned the 2001 Airborne Late Model championship with his Fall Foliage victory after a lengthy battle with Dragon and Todd Stone. He is the only New York driver other than Kenny Tremont Jr. to win the event.

 

Laperle is seeking his third consecutive Fall Foliage victory.  He has won the event four times. Robbie Crouch is the all-time Fall Foliage win leader (7). Bobby Dragon won the inaugural Fall Foliage event at Catamount Stadium in 1972.

 

When the Fall Foliage race first became an ACT Late Model showcase in 1996, Dave Whitcomb of Essex Jct., VT, scored one of the closest and most memorable wins in Airborne history, besting Jean-Pau Cyr and Ron Weston in a photo finish.

 

The Rent-A-Wreck race card includes the 100-lap final event of the Bond/WIX Tiger Sportsman Tour and Airborne’s Versatile Trailer Sales Renegades.

 

Post time is 1 p.m. Admission is $18/adults, children 12 and under free of charge. Advance sale tickets - $15/adults, are available at Rent-A-Wreck 779 Route 3 in Plattsburgh.

 

Contact: Tom Herzig

802-249-2850

tomherzig@hotmail.com

 


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2011-09-29

AUTODROME CHAUDIÈRE - BANQUET DES CHAMPIONS

Le 26 septembre 2011

                                                  

 

BANQUET DES CHAMPIONS 2011!

Vous êtes cordialement invités au Banquet fin de saison de tous les pilotes des différentes classes locales évoluant à l’Autodrome Chaudière de Vallée-Jonction qui aura lieu SAMEDI LE 22 OCTOBRE PROCHAIN, à la Salle Multi-Fonctionnelle de Vallée-Jonction.

 

 

DATE:   SAMEDI  LE  22 OCTOBRE  À  18H00

ENDROIT :   SALLE MUNTI-FONCTIONNELLE

                       DE VALLÉE-JONCTION (HÔTEL DE VILLE)

PRIX :   25.00$/PERSONNE

----------COCKTAIL-SOUPER CHAUD-TROPHÉES - BOURSE-DANSE-DÉVOILEMENT DES NOUVEAUTÉS 2012-

RÉSERVATION :   Au 418-253-6105 ou info@autodromechaudiere.com avant le 15 octobre.

 

Merci de votre présence

La Direction de l’Autodrome Chaudière

Par André Gagnon, Relationniste

 


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L'Autodrome Chaudière vous dit merci!

26 septembre 2011

 

Merci cher commanditaire

L’Autodrome Chaudière de Vallée-Jonction vient de clore sa saison 2011. Une vingtième saison bien remplie avec la venue de deux nouvelles Séries, PASS NORTH ET ISMA qui ont complété notre programmation avec  les Séries Act/Castrol , Sportsman Québec, STR Revstar et Vintage. Et que dire de nos classes locales qui font l’envie de tous les autodromes de l’est du Québec.

 

Votre implication, très appréciée du public, nous amène à nous améliorer et à faire de vous des collaborateurs et  partenaires  majeurs de notre entreprise. Votre attention particulière nous est d’un grand soutient et nous vous en remercions grandement. Merci à vous.

Merci à tous les pilotes et à leur équipe

Votre assiduité à notre programmation dans les différentes Séries et Classes que nous présentons et le spectacle que vous donnez à chaque présence en piste font en sorte que vous êtes tous des vedettes et des champions. Merci à vos commanditaires qui vous permettent de vivre votre passion et de la faire vivre à tous les amateurs de courses automobiles. Merci à vous.

Merci aux médias

A tous les médias qui nous supportent régulièrement en parlant de nous et de nos pilotes. Vous êtes la pierre angulaire de nos succès.  Merci à vous.

Merci chers amateurs

Votre présence nous stimule à nous dépasser et a toujours s’améliorer. Vous êtes le positif qui amène la lumière de la réussite. Merci de votre assiduité et au plaisir de vous revoir en 2012.

A tous les autres intervenants et collaborateurs qui participent de près ou de loin au succès de  l’Autodrome, merci.

Nous vous reviendrons sous peu avec notre calendrier 2012 et nos différentes nouveautés.

Un grand merci à tous,

La direction et le personnel de l’Autodrome Chaudière

Mme Rachel Lessard et M. Michel Lessard

Par André Gagnon, relationniste Autodrome Chaudière

 


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Challenge 200: le premier de deux courses d'endurance

Dimanche 2 octobre à l’ASE

 

C’est en ce premier dimanche d’octobre que sera présentée une des courses les plus courues à l’Autodrome St-Eustache, le Oxygène 640 Challenge 200, événement aussi populaire du côté des amateurs que des participants.

 

Les organisateurs s’attendent à une grille de départ de près de 125 voitures 4 cylindres de type « de rue » et Challenge 4 pour cette course de 200 tours. Au moment d’écrire ces lignes (mercredi) le nombre de participants ayant réservé leurs numéros atteignait déjà la centaine.

 

Toujours aussi captivant de voir les plus hasardeux se faufiler parmi les trois lignes de concurrents dès le signal du départ. Chose certaine, ce n’est pas nécessairement le plus rapide qui franchira la ligne d’arrivée le premier, mais bien ceux qui parviendront patiemment à éviter toutes les embûches en conservant la voiture et sa mécanique jusqu’à la fin.

 

On se rappellera que c’est Jean-François Bouvrette, le policier de St-Jérôme qui avait remporté la course ENDURO 200 en début de saison, suivi de Maxime Pelletier et Ray Potvin jr..

 

Comme à l’accoutumée, c’est dès la barre du jour, à 7 h 00 que les puits ouvriront pour permettre une inspection sécuritaire complète de tous les bolides inscrits. C’est les 75 premières voitures ayant subi avec succès l’inspection, dont les pilotes auront eu à piger les positions de départ qui s’élanceront des 25 premières rangées de trois lors du signal du départ. Les autres seront positionnées en ordre de réussite de l’inspection sécuritaire.

 

L’épreuve principale de 200 tours sera précédée d’essais en piste des voitures conformes de 10 h 00 à midi et par les recommandations d’usage du directeur de course aux marqueurs et pilotes de 13 h00 à 14 h00, heure du départ.

 

C’est finalement aux alentours de 16 h 30 que le vainqueur de cette épreuve d’endurance sera connu et encaissera le montant de 1 000 $ décerné au gagnant après avoir subi avec succès l’inspection technique d’après course.

 

Nous rappelons aux amateurs que les inscriptions des retardataires seront acceptées jusqu’au signal du départ.

 

En cas de pluie, cette épreuve sera reprise le 9 octobre avec le même horaire.

Pour plus d’informations, on consulte les site web www.autodrome.ca  ou www.anca-qc.com et pour s’inscrire à la course on  appelle Yves Ladouceur au 450-472-6222.

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Source : Yves Ladouceur

               Directeur des opérations courses

 


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Daisy Dalton Repeats as Miss Milk Bowl

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      TR-092911-59

Barre, VT - Harvest Hills Farm’s Daisy Dalton, an eight year old registered Ayreshire, has been selected as Miss Milk Bowl 2011, her second straight season earning the crown. The Vermont beauty will be at the 49th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road on Sunday, October 2 to deliver the victory kiss to one lucky driver.

 

Daisy, who comes from Scottish background, was not only Miss Milk Bowl in 2010, she also earned “Queen of 2010 Enosburg Dairy Festival” and “Political Puller” at the 2010 Annual Barre Farm Show crowns. Anne Burke, owner of Harvest Hills Farm in Berlin, VT says, “Daisy will once again serve her reign with pride and grace, and looks forward to meeting the lucky driver in victory lane at this year’s Milk Bowl.” Daisy got to lock lips with the 2010 People’s United Bank Milk Bowl winner Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH last season.

Over forty of the best ACT Late Model competitors from the Northeast and Canada are expected to take their shot at earning a kiss from Daisy at the 49th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl. Saturday, October 1 is Booth Bros./H.P. Hood qualifying day while the Milk Bowl will be on Sunday, October 2. Adult admission for Saturday only is $5 and Sunday is $20. A two day ticket may be purchased for $25 and kids (ages 12 and under) are free for Saturday and just $5 for Sunday. Post time for Saturday is 1:30pm, while Sunday will see a post of 1:00pm.

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Pic1.jpg: 2010 People’s United Bank Milk Bowl winner Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH kisses Daisy in victory lane. Photo by Eric LaFleche.

 

 


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2011-09-28

Many Airborne teams headed to Syracuse

For immediate release – AS-092811

Syracuse, NY – Airborne Speedway will be well represented during Super DIRT Week XL Oct. 5-9 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.

 

Martin Roy of Napierville, QC, the 2011 Airborne Ernie’s Discount Tools Modified champion, will compete in the Nationwide 150 for 358-Modifieds Saturday, October 8 at 2 p.m. and the SEF Small Engine Fuel Big-Block Modified 200 Sunday, October 9. Roy has a guaranteed starting spot in both events. “I’m proud to be representing Airborne,” Roy said. “We are going there to try and win.”

 

Airborne promoter Mike Perrotte, who won the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Big Block/Small Block Challenge at Airborne, will also do double-duty in cars sponsored by Adirondack Auto. Pierre Berthiaume of Joliet, QC, winner of the Aaron’s/Taylor Rental event at Airborne in June, will be in a Big-Block Modified.

 

Patrick Dupree of Saranac Lake, Greg Atkins of Clintonville, Aaron Bartemy of Champlain, NY, Adam Bartemy of Sheldon, VT and Craig Reyell of West Chazy will compete in 358-Modifieds. Reyell will be racing in the DIRTcar Futures event for Syracuse first-timers Friday, October 7 at 4 p.m. Reyell’s No. C02 is sponsored by Plattsburgh Radiator, Customs & Classics, Fastenal and Koffee Kat.

 

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour ace Ted Christopher of Plainville, Conn, who won the ISMA Supermodified event at Airborne, will make his first ever appearance at Syracuse in a car owned and prepared by Herb Bartemy of TDI Towing & Repair in Swanton, VT.

 

The six fastest cars in time trials Friday will qualify for the 358 and Big-Block Modified events. That night, 358 Twin 20’s and Big-Block Triple 20’s will add to the fields.

 

The Nationwide 150 pays $20,000 to win. Niagra-on-the-Lake Ontario driver Stewart Friesen earned over $50,000 by winning the Big-Block Modified 200 a year ago.

 

Further information about Super DIRT Week is available at superdirtweekonline.com.

 

 

Contact: Tom Herzig

 


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NASCAR Sprint Schedule - Earlier Talladega Chase Race Among Next Year's Lineup Adjustments

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 28, 2011) – NASCAR announced today the 2012 schedule for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, with a lineup featuring a number of adjustments from the 2011 edition.

 

"We believe the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule will once again provide fans with what they’ve come to expect every season – the world’s most exciting and competitive form of motorsports," said Brian France, NASCAR chairman and CEO. "Next year’s schedule has a few adjustments that we think will be good for the fans and good for the overall flow of the season. One thing will remain constant, however, and that’s the intense competition we see week in and week out from our drivers and race teams."

 

One of those adjustments takes place during NASCAR’s playoffs – the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup – and could affect the strategy during the championship run. Talladega Superspeedway’s Chase event moves up two weeks to Oct. 7, becoming the fourth race in the Chase. Often labeled as the wild-card track in the Chase, Talladega’s grueling test is now staged during the first half of the Chase.

 

Talladega swaps its Chase date with Kansas Speedway (Oct. 21) to accommodate Kansas’ repave, scheduled for after the track’s spring event. As such, Kansas’ spring date has also been moved. Kansas now will be the eighth race of the season on April 22. Talladega’s spring event moves to May 6, and Dover International Speedway’s spring event returns to its traditional spot on June 3.

 

As previously announced, the season-opening Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway will start one week later with the running of the preseason "non-points" Shootout at Daytona on Feb. 18. The 54th annual Daytona 500 will run on Feb. 26.

 

The race dates for Phoenix International Raceway and Las Vegas Motor Speedway have likewise been moved a week later, to March 4 and March 11, respectively.

 

Two other featured adjustments to the 2012 schedule:

Texas Motor Speedway’s spring date will be moved to April 14, to accommodate the traditional open week for the Easter holiday.

Daytona’s summer event and Kentucky Speedway’s race will swap weekends in 2012, as the July 4th holiday falls mid-week next year. Kentucky’s race will be June 30; Daytona will run on July 7.

 

As in past years, FOX will broadcast the first 13 races of next year’s schedule. TNT will follow, broadcasting the next six. ESPN/ABC will broadcast the final 17 events. Race start times will be announced at a later date.

 

NASCAR will also release the 2012 schedules for the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at a later date.

2012 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES SCHEDULE

 

Date

Site

Network

2/18

Daytona International Speedway (Shootout)

FOX

2/19

Daytona International Speedway (Daytona 500 Qualifying)

FOX

2/23

Daytona International Speedway (Duel)

SPEED

2/26

Daytona 500

FOX

3/4

Phoenix International Raceway

FOX

3/11

Las Vegas Motor Speedway

FOX

3/18

Bristol Motor Speedway

FOX

3/25

Auto Club Speedway

FOX

4/1

Martinsville Speedway

FOX

4/14

Texas Motor Speedway

FOX

4/22

Kansas Speedway

FOX

4/28

Richmond International Raceway

FOX

5/6

Talladega Superspeedway

FOX

5/12

Darlington Raceway

FOX

5/19

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (Charlotte Motor Speedway)

SPEED

5/27

Charlotte Motor Speedway

FOX

6/3

Dover International Speedway

FOX

6/10

Pocono Raceway

TNT

6/17

Michigan International Speedway

TNT

6/24

Infineon Raceway

TNT

6/30

Kentucky Speedway

TNT

7/7

Daytona International Speedway

TNT

7/15

New Hampshire Motor Speedway

TNT

7/29

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

ESPN

8/5

Pocono Raceway

ESPN

8/12

Watkins Glen International

ESPN

8/19

Michigan International Speedway

ESPN

8/25

Bristol Motor Speedway

ABC

9/2

Atlanta Motor Speedway

ESPN

9/8

Richmond International Raceway

ABC

9/16

Chicagoland Speedway

ESPN

9/23

New Hampshire Motor Speedway

ESPN

9/30

Dover International Speedway

ESPN

10/7

Talladega Superspeedway

ESPN

10/13

Charlotte Motor Speedway

ABC

10/21

Kansas Speedway

ESPN

10/28

Martinsville Speedway

ESPN

11/4

Texas Motor Speedway

ESPN

11/11

Phoenix International Raceway

ESPN

11/18

Homestead-Miami Speedway

ESPN

 


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Invitation banquet

La Série Sportsman Lucas Oil vous convie à son 5e gala des champions qui se tiendra samedi le 19 octobre 2011 à compter de 18h00.

 

40$ par personne payable avant le 15 octobre.

Hôtel Motel la Différence de Ste-Marie-de-Beauce

 

 


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Résultat du premier pool Sportsman présenté par la boutique Nascar.com

Communiqué

Pour diffusion immédiate

Québec, le 27 septembre 2011

 

 La Série Sportsman Québec tient à remercier les quelques 175 participants au premier pool Sportsman en 2011. Nous tenons aussi à remercier Luc Grondin propriétaire de la boutique Nascar.com pour son implication en remettant la totalité offert lors de ce pool amateur.

 

 

Voici les gagnants :

 

1er prix – un manteau Nascar au choix valeur de 175$ : Maxime Bernier de St-Christophe-D’Arthabaska

 

2e prix- un chemisier Nascar au choix valeur de 90$ : Nathalie Asselin de St-Joseph

 

3e prix- bon d’achat de 55$ : Sylvain Labbé de St-Joseph

4e prix- bon d’achat de 45$ : Jean-François Chouinard de Ste-Claire

5e prix- bon d’achat de 30$ : Kevin Bisson de Beauceville

6e prix- bon d’achat de 30$ : Hélène Ouellette de Québec

7e prix- bon d’achat de 20$ : Éric Labbé de St-Georges

8e prix- bon d’achat de 20$ : Thérèse Breton de St-Benoit-Lâbre

9e prix- bon d’achat de 20$ : Mario Paquet de St-Philibert

10e prix- bon d’achat de 20$ : Jimmy Nadeau de Beauceville

 

 

Félicitations à tous les gagnants et soyez de retour avec nous en 2012!

 

André Poulin

Promoteur

 


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2011 PASS North Champions Day at Oxford Saturday

For Immediate Release: Media, contact Norm Desjardins – racewithpass@yahoo.com

 

Naples ME (9/28) The Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North stars have travelled from Quebec to Conneticutt in 2011 with plenty of stops in between and the touring Super Late Model, Mod and Sportsman series teams will crown their 2011 Champion at Oxford Plains Speedway this Saturday afternoon at 1:00 PM.

 

The names on the early entry list represent a healthy chunk of Oxford Plains history . Mike Rowe:, Ben Rowe, and Kelly Moore have all earned numerous wins and championships at the Route 26 oval. Alan Wilson and Carey Martin have, too. They’re just a few of the PASS drivers who have achieved Oxford success that will be in the field Saturday, trying to add the 2011 Pro All Stars Series finale to their win list.

 

Expect full fields in every division for the season's grand finale. Five time and defending PASS North Super Late Model Champion Johnny Clark, Lonnie Sommerville, Ben Rowe, Travis Benjamin, Alexander Gingras, Scott Alexander, John Dabrowski, Kyle DeSouza and Matt Matheson have competed in every PASS North super late model event in 2011 and they are all pre entered for Oxford. Cassius Clark is back , handling driving duties for the potent Hight entry. 2010 PASS Rookie of the Year Joey Doiron, Lee USA race winner Gary Smith, Scott Mulkern, Joe Decker, Kirk Thibeau, Aaron Ricker, Scott Dragon and JT Thurlow are all on the list and there will be plenty of surprise entries attempting to make the Oxford field.

 

The PASS Mod and Sportsman series will be wrapping up their 2011 campaigns as well; Andy Shaw will try to complete his dominant season with an Oxford win, but Alan Wilson will give Shaw all he can handle. Wilson beat the defending series champ last time out at Oxford and he'll try and duplicate the deed Saturday.

 

The PASS Sportsman have been racing rough and tumble of late and the point standings have been changing week to week. Carey Martin leads Donnie Morse by five and you can bet that the series’s front runners will all be gunning for a win to wrap up their season.

 

A Wildcat / Strictly Stock showdown and the North East Mini Stock Tour complete the card. There's an optional practice session on Friday September 30 from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM for all competing divisions. Saturday October 1 the back gate swings open at 8:00 Am with practice scheduled from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. The grandstands open at Noon and the first qualifier goes green at 1:00 PM.

 

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2011-09-27

ACT Teams Ride High Into Milk Bowl

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        ACT-092711-58

Barre, VT – American Canadian Tour Late Model teams are riding high as they prepare for the 49th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road International Speedbowl on Sunday, October 2. The buzz still lingers following the third annual ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, which is considered by many as the best event of the tripleheader this past Saturday, September 24.

No one created more buzz than the 2010 “King of the Road” Nick Sweet of Barre, VT. Sweet ran down eventual Invitational winner Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA for a thrilling 15 lap side-by-side battle. Sweet will carry his momentum into the Milk Bowl, looking for his third big Thunder Road win of the season. The Barre native has already won the season opening Merchants Bank 150 and the Bond Auto Labor Day Classic 200.

 

Other contenders include eight-time ACT Tour Champion Brian Hoar of Williston, VT who will attempt to earn his third career Milk Bowl win as he comes off a sixth place finish in the Invitational. The 2010 Milk Bowl Champion Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH, followed Hoar to the line for seventh at NHMS and will be looking for his first ACT win since the Goodyear Speedweeks Cup in New Smyrna Beach, FL this past February.

Montpelier, VT’s Dave Pembroke earned his second Thunder Road Late Model title already this season. He will now attempt to claim his second career Milk Bowl win. Pembroke spent the majority of the season battling with three-time “King of the Road” Lt. Governor Phil Scott of Middlesex, VT. After finishing second to Pembroke in the final standings, Scott will look for redemption with a third Milk Bowl win.

John Donahue of Graniteville, VT finished third in the final Thunder Road standings with the most wins in 2011, including the Memorial Day Classic and the VT Governor’s Cup. Patrick Laperle of St-Denis, QC has already secured the 2011 Série ACT Castrol Championship and will be looking for his record tying fourth career Milk Bowl win.

The 49th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl is this Sunday, October 2 at 1:00pm. Saturday, October 1 will be the Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Qualifying day with a post time of 1:30pm. The Late Models will be joined by the Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen, Allen Lumber Street Stocks and Junkyard Warriors. The Tigers, Streets and Warriors will crown their 2011 champions in the Thunder Road season finale Milk Bowl. Admission is $25 for adults (two days) and $5 for kids (ages 6 to 12).

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PHOTOS:
pic1.jpg: Barre, VT’s Nick Sweet celebrating his 2011 Bond Auto Labor Day Classic Win at Thunder Road Speedbowl – Photo by Eric LaFleche

pic2.jpg: Williston, VT’s Brian Hoar celebrating his 2011 Spring Green 111 win at Devil’s Bowl Speedway – Photo by Eric LaFleche

pic3.jpg: Hudson, NH’s Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. kissing the cow following his 2010 People’s United Bank Milk Bowl win at Thunder Road International Speedbowl – Photo by Eric LaFleche

 

 


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2011-09-26

DJ Shaw back in PASS Winner's Circle at White Mountain

For Immediate Release: Media, contact Norm Desjardins @ racewithpass@yahoo.com

All Photo Credit to Norm Marx, please

 

North Woodstock NH (9/23) DJ Shaw battled a pair of Clarks in Saturday nights' Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North/National 150 to claim the victory at his home track, North Woodstock NH's White Mountain Motorsports Park

 

The victory was Shaw's third PASS North career win and his first since 2008. Johnny Clark came one step closer to a fourth consecutive PASS North title, finishing second. and Brad Babb backed up his strong run in the Beech Ridge PASS 300 with his first PASS podium in third.

 

Shaw and Cassius Clark led the full field to the green and Shaw got the jump on the initial green, but Clark drove under Shaw to take over the point on lap eight and the new pilot of the Hight 77 was in control until a restart on lap 104, when Shaw used the outside pole to make his move. Clark's race went bad at lap 126 when another competitor returned from the pits just as the field was restarting and Clark found himself with nowhere to go but up the race track, losing a ton spots in the process. Clark soldiered on to finish 8th at the checkers.

 

Meanwhile Johnny Clark had raced and paced his way up to second and it looked like there might be a repeat of PASS North's last visit to White Mountain when Clark denied Shaw in the waning laps . I t wasn't to be this time around as Shaw got a great restart off the night's final yellow at lap 127 and the man who claimed a late model title at the fast quarter mile at age sixteen sealed the deal.

 

Shaw's margin of victory was .584 seconds ; eleven of the twenty six starters completed all 150 green flag laps. Shaw, Johnny Clark and Cassius Clark each claimed a qualifier and Gary Smith claimed the consolation round.

 

The 75 lap PASS Sportsman feature started off on a wild note with a multi car wreck at the front of the field turned the race topsy turvy. When the dust settled championship contenders Dan McKeage and Craig Smith were out on lap two, and points leader Carey Marin was in the pits for repairs. The wreck claimed contender Jarrod Ledger, and sent Sam Gooden Jr. to the rear for his role in the melee. On the restart it was Donnie Morse to the lead and despite the best efforts of Clyde Hennessy and RJ Austin, the veteran couldn’t be rattled,claiming his first series win since 2008. Hennessy was the runner up with Austin a strong third.

 

Carey Martin recovered from the early race incident and came from the rear for fourth. Shane Tatro's misfortunes continued, the victim of a qualifying race wreck that left his racer looking like a PASS Modified/PASS Sportsman hybrid. Tatro picked his way through the pack to salvage a fifth place run and stay in contention for the series title.

 

Gooden Jr. and Martin each won a heat race.

 

Jay Fogleman took a hit in the PASS National points race with a twenty fifth spot in the final run down; National Championship point leader widened his lead in the series with his seventh place run. The PASS National Championship will be decided on November 26 at Orange County Speedway at the Thanksgiving Classic/Mason-Dixon Meltdown.

 

PASS North will crown Champions in all three series this Saturday October 1st when the fastest full fender cars and stars return to Oxford (ME) Plains Speedway for Championship Day. Wildcats and the North East Mini Stock Tour complete the five division card that goes green at 1:00 PM

 

Find PASS on line at www.proallstarsseries.com . Oxford Plains Speedway can be found at www.oxfordplains.com .

 

 

 

 

 

Unofficial Results – Pass North/National 150 – White Mt. Motorsports Park -9/24/11

 

1 60 DJ Shaw Center Conway NH 2 54 Johnny Clark Farmingdale ME 3 Brad Babb Windham NH 4 48 Lonnie Sommerville New Brunswick CA 5 17 Travis Benjamin Morrill ME 6 33 Richie Dearborn Hollis ME 7 4 Ben Rowe Turner ME 8 77 Cassius Clark Farmington ME 9 73 Joey Doiron Berwick ME 10 75 Gary Smith Bangor ME 11 Jeremy Davis Tamworth NH 12 27 QC Alex Gingras Quebec City QC 13 10 Scott Dragon Colchester VT 14 84 Alex Labbe St. Albert QC 15 16 Kevin Roberge Levis QC 16 88 Kyle DeSouza E. Providence RI 17 53 Alan Wilson Hebron ME 18 12 John Dabrowski W Bridgewater MA 19 2 Matt Matheson Geary New Brunswick CA 20 17A Scott Alexander Orrington ME 21 20 Steve Legendre St. Johnsbury VT 22 22 Aaron Ricker Tamworth NH 23 7G Curtis Gerry Waterboro ME 24 15 Mike Hopkins Hermon ME 25 4S Jay Fogleman 26 80 Dustin Hubbard Unity ME

 

Unofficial Results – PASS Sportsman 75

 

1 Donnie Morse Poland ME 2 Clyde Hennessy Windham ME 3 51 RJ Austin Smithfield ME 4 18 Carey Martin Denmark ME 5 58 Lyman McKeage Gorham ME 6 7 Shane Tatro Levant ME 7 60 Scott Dorr Westbrook ME 8 88 Andy Field Buxton ME 9 01X Sam Gooden Jr. Whitefield NH 10 34 Spencer Morse Waterboro ME 11 74 Doug Lalemme 12 01 Rob Drew Center Lovell ME 13 99 Steve Heitz Belmont NH 14 44 Jerrod Ledger Groveton NH 15 15 Craig Smith E. Waterboro ME 16 38 Dan McKeage Gorham ME 17 35 Bobby Nadeau Buxton ME 18 1 Ken Marier Littleton NH 19 777 Mike St. Germain Auburn ME

 


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Brian Hoar: ACT Invitational - New Hampshire Motor Speedway Race Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 9.24.11

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LOUDON, N.H. - Brian Hoar of Williston, Vt., finished fifth in the ACT Late Model Tour's 3rd annual ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 24. After a brief, rain-shortened practice session in the morning, Hoar started 26th in the 43-car field. He drove his way to the Top-10 by the halfway point of the race and continued his march to the front, but a tight handling race car halted his march on a couple of late restarts. Hoar and his RPM Motorsports team recently secured an unprecedented eighth ACT Late Model Tour championship two weeks ago and will run the 49th People's United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, Vt. on Sunday, October 2nd.

 

WHO: Brian Hoar, Williston,Vt.
TEAM: RPM Motorsports No. 37 GossCars.com Dodge
CREW CHIEF: Rick Paya, Georgia, Vt.

WHAT: ACT Late Model Tour 3rd annual ACT Invitational
WHERE: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, N.H. (1.058-mile oval)
STARTED: 26th
FINISHED: 5th

ACT Late Model Tour
LAST RACE: September 11, Can-Am 200, Circuit Riverside, Ste-Croix, Que. (1st)
NEXT RACE: October 1-2, 49th Annual People's United Bank Milk Bowl, Thunder Road International Speedbowl, Barre, Vt. (.25-mile oval)
POINTS POSITION: 1st

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BRIAN, TALK ABOUT YOUR DAY.

“We had fun right up until we got tangled up with (Pete Yetman) and it crashed him. I feel horrible, but it wasn't my fault. It's kind of unfortunate – it's one of those little damperings – but the last thing I want to do is get caught up in a wreck with anybody else and and watch someone get their car totaled when we were having a great race with the guy.

 

“Overall, we just missed the setup. Just a little bit off. We were really, really tight. I think I know what the problem was. I think if we would have had a real practice this morning, or I put my rain tires on, I probably would have found the problem in the car but I didn't find it until the green flag flew on the feature. Immediately I went, 'Uh-oh, it's going to be a long day.'”

WHAT IS IT LIKE RACING AT NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY?

“It's still fun. I love coming to New Hampshire. It's a great race track and there's a huge fan base here. It's like a big version of Thunder Road. It's all of us guys from all over New England and Canada that have fans here. So it's a really neat experience. It's such a cool deal that we can even come here with our short track cars and race on this big track. I'm really, really psyched.

“Everybody does such a good job. We're such low men on the totem pole and we come here at 6 in the morning and not race until almost 12 hours later. The fans stuck for it. The weather turned out great. The car's in one piece and we have a car to come back with. There's always next week, and we finished fifth so it wasn't that bad. It was a fun race.”

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Série Sportsman - Jimmy Nadeau intraitable!!

Communiqué de presse
Série Sportsman Québec présentée par Lucas Oil
2011-09-25 – Québec, Québec

C’est avec 24 voitures présentes que s’est déroulé le championnat de fin de saison 2011 de la Série Sportsman Québec Lucas Oil à l’Autodrome Montmagny.

 

En qualification, François Lessard #71 de Saint-Joseph, Marco Savoie #27 de Saint-Lambert et Jonathan Côté #07 de Saint-Jean-Chrysostome ont gagné leur qualification respective.

 

En finale, c’est Jimmy Nadeau #17 de Beauceville et Francis Grégoire #16 de Saint-Isidore qui partageaient la première ligne au départ. Dès le drapeau vert, Nadeau c’est emparé de la position de tête et plus la course avançait plus il semblait intouchable. Suivant Nadeau, Simon Roussin #66 de Québec et Réjean Blanchet #7 de Québec se faisait une chaude lutte pour la 2e position. Lors d’une relance, au 75e tour, Roussin a tenté par l’extérieur de ravir la position de commande à Nadeau, mais Blanchet a profité de la ligne intérieure pour s’emparer à nouveau de la 2e position. Lors de la relance suivante, Roussin est revenu en 2e position et a tenté en vainc de ravir la première place de Jimmy Nadeau qui aura dominé les 100 tours. Roussin et Blanchet complète le podium. Daniel Sylvain #12 de Saint-Georges et Rock Poulin #8 de Saint-Benoit-Lâbre complète le top 5.

 

La course a été ponctué de 7 drapeaux jaunes et a durée 1h03min.

 

André Poulin

Promoteur

 

 


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