L’Autodrome Chaudière de Vallée-Jonction présente son avant dernier programme  vendredi le 31 août 19h30 dans le cadre de son «CHAMPIONNAT FIN DE SAISON DESJARDINS». Les LIMITÉ et KAMIKAZE en seront à leur dernier apparition 2012. Quant aux SS AIM QUÉBEC, ils en seront à leur dernier course comptant au championnat, mais  nous les reverrons au SHOWDOWN du 8 Septembre dans un 100 tours de même que les SPORT COMPACTE pour leur course jumelée comptant dans le dernier droit au championnat.



Toute une perspective à envisager en classe Sportsman Aim Québec où seulement 5 points séparent les trois premiers. Suite à sa victoire du vendredi le 17 août, Rock Poulin domine avec 109 points, 3 de mieux que la recrue Philippe Poulin. Gerry Bilodeau suit à seulement deux points de recul sur la 2ième position.

Autre rivalité à surveiller pour la 4ième position détenue par Sébastien Mercier avec seulement 2 points d’avance sur Marco Bilodeau qui totalise 78 points. Le même phénomène se produit pour la sixième position. La recrue Julien Bernier possède 64 points, 2 de mieux que  Jacques Poulin.

Donc plusieurs luttes enlevantes au cours de ce programme et l’ajout de pilotes extérieurs pourraient contrebalancer les plans de plusieurs.


En classe LIMITÉ, Éric Cloutier de St-Côme a une priorité de quinze points en tête sur son sur son plus proche poursuivant. A moins d’événements majeurs, il a le championnat à la portée de la main. Il comptabilise 226 point comparativement à 211 pour Stéphane Lecours de Lac Etchemin. A ne pas négliger la voiture 99.7 de Vincent Vachon qui lorgne le 4ième rang avec 11 points de retard sur James Vachon qui compte 175 points.


Tout un duel à voir entre Ken Grondin de Vallée et Charles Harvey de Terrebonne pour ce dernier droit au championnat.  Deux points  les séparent, Grondin totalise 82 points et 80 pour Harvey. Surveiller également les Keven St-Hilaire, Pascal Roger, Brian Girard et autres.



Avec deux courses à faire, c’est toujours la même bataille pour la tête du classement entre Dominic Jacques et Steve Godbout. Les deux antagonistes ne sont séparés que par un point. Il y a lutte à surveiller pour la 3ième position entre Frédérick Blanchette, Sylvain Carrier et Jacques Gaulin.


Ouverture des puits à 16H00 et début du programme à 19h30.En cas de pluie remis au samedi8 septembre 18h00.


Prix :Adulte : 15$---De 13 à 17 Ans : 8$ et 12 ans et moins : Gratuit.

André Gagnon, Relationniste


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Linc Brown is One Checkered Flag Away from Completing the Comeback

By Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications


At the start of the 2012 season, Linc Brown had some unwritten goals for his return to Kawartha Speedway’s NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model division.  The first piece of the puzzle came together when Kawartha Metals signed-on as the team’s primary sponsor.  From there, attention focused on making the car a contender in the Fraserville oval’s highly competitive headline division.  An 8th place run in the Summer Sizzler saw the 47 year old from Colborne, Ontario finish the night with a battered and bruised racer, but also close to climbing to the next rung on the ladder.


From the season’s first green flag, Brown knew he’d likely be in for an uphill struggle to bring the team back to the level of performance that saw him record back-to-back top 10 point finishes in 2007 and 2008, but overcoming obstacles is one of the characteristics that separates a driver from a racer.  His first event win – albeit in a consolation round – gave the team a boost and was followed 2 weeks later by a heat race victory and solid run in the August 17th 100 lap feature race. A qualifying event and semi feature win, followed by a third place ‘A’ main effort Friday, August 24th saw Linc Brown elated with his ride’s performance.


“I don’t know who was driving tonight, but they did a heck of a job,” joked Brown as he climbed from his #99 Kawartha Metals/Rousseau Automobile Communications/The Wolf 101.5/Don Butt Auto Body/ Mayhew Graphics/Clarke Motorsports Communications Dodge Charger by McColl Racing Enterprises.  “We’re still not all the way back, but this is about as close as we can get without heading to victory lane after a feature race.  There is just one show left on the schedule and we have nearly 2 weeks to make sure everything is ready.”


Linc Brown’s night wasn’t incident free.  Late in the practice sessions, the team detected a braking issue that was eventually traced back to a worn pad on the left-hand side that would cause the right front calliper to grab and almost de-wedge the car, while the left front wheel continued to turn.  The driver was able to compensate for the issue by using the on-board bias adjuster to put some extra rear brake in the car and back out of the throttle a little earlier when entering the corners.


“I was almost floating the car into the corners,” said Brown while doing the post-race debriefing session with his crew.  “It wasn’t a huge problem, but it wasn’t going to go away and during the feature, it was almost a blessing instead of a curse.  The leaders were having quite a fierce battle just in front on me and if anything happened, I wanted to be in a good spot to be able to capitalize, but didn’t want to get too close and be part of someone else’s mess.  Luckily for everyone, there was no problem and the fans got to see an amazing race.  I have to congratulate Ryan Kimball on his first win.”


With his heat and semi feature race wins added into the mix, Linc Brown’s 3rd place showing in the main event – on a night where Late Model teams earned double track points – leaves him 8th in the NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model standings.  Only the Friday, September 7th show remains on Kawartha Speedway’s 2012 schedule.


Photo attachment:  Jim Clarke – Clarke Motorsports Communications

Winning the night’s heat race and semi feature – and a 3rd place run in the main event – leaves Colborne’s Linc Brown (position) in Kawartha’s NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model standings.


Prepared by:  Jim Clarke – Clarke Motorsports Communications


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Four events to go at Airborne Speedway

For immediate release – Airborne Speedway – AS-082712-1

SOUTH PLATTSBURGH – Airborne Speedway begins the final weeks of the 2012 season Saturday, September 1 with Modified Championship Night presented by Choice Furniture, Bimbo Bakeries, Precision Auto Care and Signs Now. A lucky ticketholder will win a recliner courtesy of Choice Furniture.

Todd Stone of Middlebury, VT and Pat McGrail of Candiac, QC enter Modified Championship Night separated by 10 points. Stone, the point leader, has won four races, including two special events that did not award weekly track championship points. McGrail has four wins as well – all in regular season races.

The largest event of the season – a two-day race card – follows on Akwesasne Mohawk Casino weekend Saturday and Sunday September 8,9. The weekend’s highlight is the $5,000-to-win Modified Shootout consisting of three 50-lap segments. The Busch Mini Modified champion will be crowned Saturday. Sunday’s events will determine the 2012 Sportsman Modified, Limited Late Model and Renegade champions.

A 150-lap Enduro paying $1,500 to the winner is slated for Saturday, September 14 – 2 pm.


The ACT Late Model Tour travels to Plattsburgh for the Fall Foliage 200 season finale Saturday, October 6.


The two-day Akwesasne Mohawk Casino schedule includes a live concert Saturday, September 8 at 7 pm by Independent Country Music Association Awards nominee Jamie Lee Thurston. Several ticket options are available – two-day tickets including the concert ($25), Saturday racing only ($5), Saturday concert only ($10), Sunday racing only ($20).


For additional information contact the Speedway office – 518-561-3208 or the web site www.airborneparkspeedway.com.


Contact: Tom Herzig


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Buescher Defines Poise in Fourth Win of 2012; ARCA Racing Series News & Notes from Madison

For Immediate Release:

Monday, August 27, 2012



(TOLEDO, Ohio) - On restart after restart near the end of the Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200 at Madison International Speedway, Chris Buescher had to withstand challenges from some of those who join him atop the list of the best short track drivers in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards: Frank Kimmel and Alex Bowman.


For each, something was on the line. For Buescher (No. 17 Roulo Brothers Racing Ford), the chance to extend his series points lead was at hand. Kimmel (No. 44 Ansell/Menards Toyota) was aiming for second consecutive victory for the first time in four seasons and had designs on the points lead himself, and Bowman (No. 22 St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital Dodge) was trying to win from the pole for the first time in his ARCA career.


Buescher held on for his fourth win of the season and the ninth win of his career, quadrupling his points lead over Kimmel from 15 to 60. For that, he has his own poise in the race's tightest moments upon which to reflect. Though the championship lead was on the line, Buescher shifted those thoughts away.


"I didn't want to see the caution coming to the checkered on that last one," Buescher said. "Frank was a tough competitor. He raced me clean, as well as the 15 (Clint King) and 22 (Bowman) there at the end. I was definitely getting nervous there at the end, but I'm glad it's over. (The points lead) was definitely in the back of my mind, but I tried not to think too much about it. You can go out here and win these last couple of races and win the points."


The finish certainly wasn't the only time the solid Buescher had to keep a cool head during the race. He was spun out of the top five while running in front of Kimmel and Mason Mingus very early in the race. Buescher said that radio conversations with his crew kept him patient.


"They did a good job of keeping me calm on the radio after that," he said. "That's something that could have really, really aggravated us and gotten us out of line, but we were able to turn it around and get back on our own game. We got that lead and couldn't give it away."


Late in the race, Buescher was locked in enough to make the winning move of the race, a Lap 175 pass of Kimmel when the veteran slipped in Turns 1 and 2. Buescher said he saw Kimmel's car get free and knew he had to take advantage. He also said that he experienced the same loose, free sensation when driving in front of Kimmel, as he had done while leading 38 consecutive laps just before that.


In addition to his win, Buescher won the Aaron's Lap Leader Award for the race by leading 110 of 208 laps, and he also won the CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award by advancing six positions from start to finish, more than any other driver. Buescher is second behind Buster Graham in the year-long Hard Charger standings.


Now, Buescher will race at two tracks where he is the defending race winner. He won at DuQuoin, site of the September 3 race, last year. Two weeks after that, he won the annual fall event at Salem Speedway. (Bowman won there this spring.)


Bowman the Top Rookie Again: Alex Bowman was the highest-finishing Team Messina Rookie Challenge driver in Sunday's race with a second-place finish. He has eight 30-point (race-leading) finishes to his credit, ahead of Brennan Poole's five, but Poole (No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Toyota) has the higher rookie score over the best 15 races, 410-406.


Bowman was happy to recover after driving off of the jack early in the race, but wished he had won for the second straight year at Madison.


"It's a good recovery, but at the same time, we wanted to win this race really, really badly," said Bowman, who had a slow leak in his right rear tire after losing the lead for the first time on Lap 55. "I tried to give it away last year and was able to recover, but this year, I thought I felt the jack drop but apparently it didn't, so it's my fault on that one. I got us behind the eight ball."


By finishing second to Chris Buescher, Bowman completed a reversal of last year's top two finishing positions at Madison.


"It's cool to see Chris win. He raced me really clean here last year."


Buescher's Points Lead Now 60: With three races remaining in 2012, Chris Buescher has as high a points lead as any driver has held this season. His unofficial 60-point advantage over Frank Kimmel, 4210-4150, is four times what he held going into Sunday's race at Madison International Speedway.


Brennan Poole is 135 points from the lead in third, with Alex Bowman 190 points out in fourth. Chad Hackenbracht (No. 58 CGH Motorsports Chevrolet) is fifth, followed by Matt Lofton (No. 16 Strutmasters.com Chevrolet), Spencer Gallagher (No. 23 Allegiant Air Chevrolet), Nelson Canache (No. 66 Venezuela Tourism Toyota), Tom Hessert (No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Chevrolet), and Josh Williams (No. 02 Southwest Florida Cable Construction Ford).


The full and official ARCA Racing Series standings will be released Tuesday.


Hackenbracht Appreciative of Crew: Chad Hackenbracht started his week in a Hoosier tire test at Michigan International Speedway and completed it across Lake Michigan, finishing third in the Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200 at Madison International Speedway.


A long week of work for his crew did little to slow the 20-year-old driver.


"We had the fastest car, for sure; we just screwed up on a pit call," he said. "We got jumbled way in the back and went a lap down, but we made it back on a restart. I had two tires there at the end. I know if we got those, we'd definitely be coming through the field. I think we had eight laps to go and we were 12th or something like that. To come back up to third is awesome. I can't say enough about these guys. We haven't touched the car since we unloaded, and that just goes to show all their hours of hard work. 80, 90 hours in a work week is nothing for them."


Jones Looking Forward to Salem Return: Sixteen-year-old Erik Jones (No. 55 Paragon Corvette Reproductions Chevrolet) finished fourth in the Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200, his fourth top-five this year.


"It was a good day," Jones said. "We just fought tight in the center all day, and loose off. We made good adjustments and definitely improved it, but just not enough. We've been tight in the center two weeks in a row now, so we need to work on that. Everybody on the team did a great job all weekend, waiting around in the rain."


Jones' last race this year will be at Salem Speedway, where he earned his first ARCA top-five back in April.


"I'm looking forward to that," he said. "It's a track I've been to now in an ARCA car. That's going to be the only time we get to do that this year. We're going to go back there with the car I raced in the spring and ran fifth with. That was my first top-five and I hope we can capitalize there and get a win."


Tires, Grip the Difference for King: Clint King (No. 15 Speedrack Products Group/Warehouse Design Chevrolet) led six laps in the Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200, but taking four tires before most other drivers did him in at the end. He finished fifth.


"We were really good with four tires while everybody else had two," King said. "That's why we were able to drive up to second and lead there a little bit. When we had to come back down pit road, everybody put on four and we only had our two left. We just lost the grip in it, but survived. This is a good short track race; I just hate that we couldn't do anything there at the end. I just had my hands full. We'll work on it and get better."


King turned 17 Sunday in his return to the site of his ARCA debut, which came on his 16th birthday last year. He joined James Hylton, 78, in celebrating birthdays at the track. Sunday's race was King's last in the 2012 ARCA season.


"That was a pretty decent one to end it on," he said. "We'll come back twice as strong."


Hessert Nonplussed in Sixth: Tom Hessert finished sixth at Madison International Speedway, but lamented motor issues that plagued his progress in the race.


"Madison's a good place, but our motor started laying down maybe 80 laps in and it just ran (poorly) all day," he said. "We've had motor problems the last two weeks, and it's just frustrating. The guys did a good job and we had a really good race car, but it was just for nothing."


Season High for Williams: Josh Williams has stated that his primary goal for 2012 is to finish in the top 10 in points, and finishes like he had Sunday are the surest way to lock down such a position. Williams finished seventh at Madison International Speedway, his best result this year.


Elliott Keeps Top-10 Streak Going: Chase Elliott (No. 9 Aaron's Dream Machine/HendrickCars.com Chevrolet) finished eighth in the Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200, his fifth top-10 in five ARCA Racing Series starts this year. Elliott will conclude his ARCA campaign at Salem Speedway on Saturday, September 15. He finished fourth there in April.


Late Contact Strips Kimmel of Chance: Frank Kimmel ran second to Chris Buescher for much of the end of Sunday's Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200, but contact from another car on Lap 204 sent him out of a contending spot and forced him to lose approximately 30 points in the championship pursuit. He finished ninth.


"We had a great race with the 17, and ran side-by-side lap after lap," he said. "We had a fast car and kept the fenders on it and just got run over there at the end. It's tough to take when you put that type of race together and it turns out that way. You try real hard to race people clean, and when you don't get that in return, it's frustrating. We'll go on to DuQuoin and give a good effort there."


Kimmel has five career wins at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.


Career Highs for Several: Three drivers who finished in the top 20 also earned career-best results at Madison International Speedway Sunday. Aleks Gregory (No. 61 The Mosquito Patch Chevrolet) led the way in 13th, one spot ahead of Brad Lloyd (No. 68 Clarksville Schwinn & Cyclery Ford). James Swanson (No. 06 Wayne Peterson Ford) was 18th.


Buescher Sets Race Record: By completing the Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200 in one hour, 29 minutes, and 28 seconds - 13 minutes and 22 seconds faster than last year's race at Madison - Chris Buescher helped the ARCA Racing Series field set another race record in 2012. The average speed of 69.746 mph is the fastest at Madison in five races.


More Dirt? You've Got It: Points leader Chris Buescher is the defending winner as the second dirt race of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season is up next in a Labor Day special on Monday, September 3 in DuQuoin, Ill.


Practice for the Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care will begin at 9 a.m. and last for one hour, with Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell starting at 11. The 100-lap, 100-mile race will take place at 1 p.m. All times are Central. ARCARacing.com will feature live timing and scoring coverage throughout the day, and ARCA Racing Network hosts Charlie Krall and Tim Clagg will deliver a live audio call for the race on the site.


2012 is the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards' 60th Anniversary Season, featuring 20 races at 18 tracks. The complete 2012 event schedule is available at ARCARacing.com.


The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards has crowned an ARCA national champion each year since its inaugural season in 1953, and has toured over 200 race tracks in 26 states since its inception. The series has tested the abilities of drivers and race teams over the most diverse schedule of stock car racing events in the world, visiting tracks ranging from 0.375 mile to 2.66 miles in length, on both paved and dirt surfaces as well as a left- and right-turn road course in its most recent season. This year, the series visited Alabama's Mobile International Speedway and Minnesota's Elko Speedway for the first time.


Founded by John and Mildred Marcum in 1953 in Toledo, Ohio, the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is recognized among the leading sanctioning bodies in the country. Closing in on completing its sixth decade after hundreds of thousands of miles of racing, ARCA administers over 100 race events each season in three professional touring series and local weekly events.



Griffin Hickman, ARCA


Don Radebaugh, ARCA


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Kawartha Speedway 2012: Kicking the Year into High Gear

By Jim Clarke, Kawartha Speedway PR/Clarke Motorsports Communications


The curtain is about to close on Kawartha Speedway’s 2012 campaign, but before it does fans are in store for some of the most exciting action in the Fraserville, Ontario oval’s history.  Friday, August 24th drivers in each of the track’s regular divisions took a step toward securing their first ever track championships and everyone looked to gain as many positions as possible to move-up in the standings.


On the second last night of the schedule, the NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model qualifying heats were shared by Ryan Kimball and Linc Brown.  Howie Crowe and 2006 track champion Donny Beatty took the opening round of Thunder Car action, with point leader Daryl Fice and Brad Martin claiming victories in the Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stock preliminaries.  Brown, Chad Strawn and Martin picked-up the respective Late Model, Thunder Car and Mini Stock semi features.  Mike Wallace and Ross Evans secured their feature race starting positions with wins in the Late Model and Thunder Car consolation events.


15 Thunder Car teams came to the line for their final 50 lap feature of the year, with the heads-up start landing heat race winners Crowe and Beatty on the front row.  The first green flag segment of the race was short-lived when Ross Evans spun to bring out the yellow flag.  Another caution reduced the race pace when Steve Mayhew and Anthony DiBello came together on the front stretch.  Mayhew continued under his own power, while DiBello’s night was finished after some heavy contact with the wall.


After the second slow-down, the race took on a green flag run for the final laps.  Kyle Donaldson, the 2009 Thunder Car track champion was making another late season start in a car from the Crowe Brothers’ stable and picked-up his first win of the season.  His car owner Howie Crowe was second followed by Beatty and current point Matt Spence.  Dan Price grabbed 5th place after a spirited battle for the position with Chad Strawn. 


Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stock racers took to the 3/8th miler for their 20 lap feature with Alex Lees and Fice bringing the pack to the line.  Although Kawartha’s entry level division has been famous for their caution free events, the yellow flag came out early when youngsters Brandt Graham and Cole McFadden made contact on the backstretch before there was even one lap complete.  Just a few laps later, Kyle McCabe erupted an engine in his #28 Honda as the field was coming through the 3rd and 4th turns.


As the Thunder Cars had done in their feature, the Mini Stockers quickly put the early yellow flags in the past and ran the rest of the event caution-free.  After a couple of rough weeks that knocked him back in the point chase, Brad Martin has been looking to make up for lost time.  Although he started last on the grid, the driver of the #53 mounted his best charge to the front.  Unfortunately, the Plainville, Ontario racer ran out of laps in his quest to snatch the win from Daryl Fice.  Alex Lees, Michael Batchelor and Rob Flindall completed the top 5.


The battle for this year’s NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model crown saw 3 drivers just 38 points apart coming into a night where every position paid double track points.  Ryan Kimball, who entered the show 3rd in the standings and Linc Brown rolled from the 4th turn staging area for the start of the 25 lap ‘A’ main.  After running the full race distance without a yellow flag, it still took 2 scorers, a race director and the starter to call Ryan Kimball the race winner.  The Norwood, Ontario racer – the 2002 Thunder Car track champion – fought tooth and nail with Dan McHattie for his first career Late Model win.  Linc Brown, Bryan Mercer and Dwight Brown claimed the remaining top 5 spots.


Kawartha klips:  Matt Haufe (with a pair), Kevin Foisy and Brian Saunders won the Ontario Legends’ qualifying heats.  Foisy captured his 2nd feature in 2 Kawartha starts...Delaware Speedway regular Darrell Lake and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park runner Anthony DiBello joined the Thunder Car field for their 50 lap feature...For the 3rd time in as many weeks, engine troubles kept Orono, Ontario’s Danny Benedict out of the Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stock starting line-up...NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Model drivers Dan McHattie, Bryan Mercer and Ryan Kimball will spend Wednesday, August 29th at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire.  The trio has been selected to represent Kawartha Speedway at a test session for the 2012 edition of the American-Canadian Tour Invitational, taking place September 22nd.


After another week off, the final point night for the season is Friday, September 7th.  In addition to the NAPA Auto Parts ACT Late Models, Thunder Cars and Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stocks, the show will also feature the 75 lap Don Biederman Memorial Event for OSCAAR Super Late Models, the OSCAAR Modifieds and the Ontario Legends.  Gates will open at 3:00, with practice sessions beginning a half-hour later.  Racing will start at 6:00.  For complete details and the latest track news, see www.kawarthaspeedway.com.


Photo attachment:  Jim Clarke – Clarke Motorsports Communications

Oshawa’s Daryl Fice all but secured his first career Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stock championship with another feature win – Friday, August 24th – at Kawartha Speedway.


Prepared by:  Jim Clarke – Clarke Motorsports Communications


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ZLOOPT Computer & Electronic Recycling Centers Partners With L.E. Tonglet For Remainder Of 2012 NHRA Season



HICKORY, North Carolina (August 27, 2012) - - Officials from Hickory, North Carolina-based ZLOOP™ Computer And Electronic Recycling Centers announced today the marketing partnership agreement with GT Motorsports and driver L.E. Tonglet for the remainder of the 2012 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Motorcycle division season.


The alignment with GT Motorsports is the first in the Motorsports sector for ZLOOP™ in NHRA, but also signifies the company’s launch towards bringing attention to race fans about the seriousness of eWaste and educating them about the proper disposal of used or outdated computers and electronics.


ZLOOP™ Computer and Electronics Recycling Centers (ZLOOP) make eWaste recycling easy. Encouraging the public to recycle old computers, cell phones, printers, electronic devices and phone systems, ZLOOP™ is the only national eWaste franchise that guarantees disposal of eWaste safely and securely.


“ZLOOP™ is very excited about this partnership with L.E. and GT Motorsports,” said Chris Knight, Director of Sports Marketing for ZLOOP™. “We know that L.E. will not only represent us well on the track, but also be a great spokesperson in helping us spread our message about the importance of eWaste and how to help solve the problem.”


Tonglet, 23, will debut in the ZLOOP™ colors in the upcoming 58th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Auto-Plus at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in Clermont, Indiana from August 29 – September 3, 2012, with the seven race partnership concluding with the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway from November 8 – 11, 2012.


“I’m so pleased to have this awesome opportunity to represent ZLOOP for the remainder of the 2012 NHRA racing season. Both my family and I are honored with the faith, and support that ZLOOP has provided to us by coming onboard as our title sponsor.,” offered Tonglet, the 2010 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle World Champion. “We’re excited to not only welcome a new marketing partner to our sport – but also help with a cause that I personally believe in, and support. Hopefully, we can come out of the box strong together, grab some attention, go some rounds and win some races, but most importantly educate the public about the proper recycling of computer and electronic waste. I’m very much looking forward to the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway Park ,” a race Tonglet won in his 2010 championship season. 


ZLOOP™ anticipates the opening of more than 100 franchises nationwide within the coming year and more than 455 by 2015. Each franchise will be owned and operated locally, hiring approximately 10 to 25 employees per franchise territory. For more information about franchise opportunities, call 1-855-949-3279 or email info@zloop.com.

For more information on ZLOOP™ and its mission, please visit ZLOOPRacing.com.


Follow ZLOOP™ Racing on Twitter @ZLOOPRacing.


Tonglet tweets too. Follow him @LETonglet.  


ZLOOP™ Computer and Electronics Recycling Centers:


ZLOOP Computer and Electronics Recycling Centers (ZLOOP) make eWaste recycling easy. Encouraging the public to recycle old computers, cell phones, printers, electronic devices and phone systems, ZLOOP is the only national eWaste franchise that guarantees disposal of eWaste safely and securely. Founded in Hickory, North Carolina in 2012, ZLOOP guarantees eWaste is recycled domestically and that hard drives are permanently destroyed of all information. ZLOOP is extremely mobile and able to handle any size job on-site with the same commitment to security, speed and auditing. ZLOOP is also compliant with federal, state and local government regulations for the safe and secure destruction of highly sensitive data, and is working toward certifications from the Responsible Recycling Practices for Electronics Recyclers (R2), U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Department of Defense, National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security, ITAD, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACIA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). For more information on ZLOOP's eWaste recycling services, call today at 1-855-WHY-EASY (1-855-949-3279) or visit the website, zlooprecycling.com. ZLOOP is a subsidiary of parent company EZ Computer Recycling Centers, for more information visit ezcomputerrecyclingcenters.com. See just how easy it is to be green with eWaste. eWaste is Serious Waste. Recycle™.



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Ted Christopher Wins PASS 125 At Stafford

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Veteran's Home Track Advantage Pays Off For Mulkern Racing


STAFFORD, Conn. – Ted Christopher added to his eye-popping resume at Stafford Motor Speedway, leading every lap from the outside pole to win the inaugural PASS North Series 125 at his home track on Sunday afternoon.


The victory was the track-record 119th of Christopher's career at the half-mile Stafford Motor Speedway, where he has a grandstand section named after him. In addition to 98 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series wins at the track in Modified competition, Christopher also has victories in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and a half-dozen wins in weekly Pro Stock events there.


The event was shortened to 110 laps over a concern about excessive tire wear for the cars.


“The car was really good,” said Christopher, who was making his second start of 2012 in the Mulkern Racing No. 18 Southern Maine Motors Chevrolet. He finished 11th at Thompson International Speedway in July. “Thanks to (car owner Scott Mulkern) for letting me drive the car. The thing is fast.”


The win was the first of the season for Mulkern Racing in the PASS North Series. Full-time Mulkern Racing driver Lonnie Sommerville ran in second for most of the first half of Sunday's race, but the No. 48 A.E. McKay Builders/Southern Maine Motors Chevrolet encountered handling issues after the halftime break and rallied to finish ninth.


It was the third straight Top-10 finish for Sommerville in the second half of the season.


Both Christopher and Sommerville were strong in qualifying earlier in the day, with Top-5 finishes in their qualifying races to earn Top-3 starting spots in the feature event.


“Everything went great all day,” said Christopher's crew chief, Seth Holbrook. “It was nice to get a win, and it was important to get a win for Mulkern Racing. They deserve it.”


The PASS North Series continues its 2012 season with the PASS 150 at White Mountain Motorsports Park in North Woodstock, N.H., on Saturday, September 8.


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Les champions seront connus.



   Ce vendredi 31 août, les champions de toutes les catégories seront couronnés. Des finales avec points de championnat sont prévues dans chaque classe. Le Groupe Maska présentera la soirée Championnat fin de saison. Keven Beaucage (# 45 Sportsman) sera le pilote vedette de la soirée.


Les Sport Compact :Dominik Blais domine le classement

   Dominik Blais est le meneur au classement avec 27 points de plus que Yannick Bouchard. Le troisième rang est occupé par Guillaume Daoust qui n’a que 7 points de moins. Les meneurs au classement n’ont pas de photo avec le drapeau à damier cette saison. Daoust devrait aussi mériter le titre de recrue dans la catégorie Sport Compact. Une finale de 15 tours est prévue.




Nom (victoire)



Dominik Blais



Yannick Bouchard



Guillaume Daoust



Sébastien R. Beauregard (1)



Sébastien Poirier



Steve Turcotte



Alexis Charbonneau



Robert Larocque (3)



Marc Véronneau



Yvan Leclerc










Les Pro-Stock : Jocelyn Roy demeure le ‘ King’

   Avec ses quatre victoires cette saison, Jocelyn Roy (#48) cumule 690 points. François Adam (#01) a pour sa part mérité 3 victoires et il a 647 points. Le troisième rang est l’affaire de Stéphane Lemire (#115) avec 2 victoires et 608 points. La lutte est très serrée pour la quatrième position, seulement 8 points séparent les positions 4 à 8.Cette finale de 30 tours avec points de championnat pourrait apporter des changements au classement. Kim Alex (#72) est le seul pilote éligible au titre de recrue 2012.


Nom (victoire)



Jocelyn Roy



François Adam (3)



Stéphane Lemire (2)



Normand Voghell



Alain Brochu



Mario Gagnon



Richard Bertrand



Bruno Cyr



Stéphane Larivière



Rolland Hébert (1)









Les Sportsman : Steve Bernier sera difficile à déloger


   Le champion défendant Steve Bernier (#25) devrait conserver son titre de champion. Il domine le classement avec 69 points de plus que Maxime Michon (#75). Si Bernier  prend le départ de la finale de 35 tours, il est assuré du titre. Une belle lutte pour le troisième rang, Mathieu Desjardins cumule 656 points tandis qu’Yvan Rivard en a 650. Patrice Dumouchel (#3), Martin Lessard (#2X) et René Montminy (#84) se font une chaude lutte pour le titre de recrue Sportsman 2012. Seulement 12 points d’écart avant le programme du 31 août donc les trois pilotes peuvent mériter le titre. Dany Gagné (#90) a mérité le titre de recrue en 2011, il est le seul pilote du ‘Top 5’ qui n’a pas savouré de victoire cette saison, méritera-t-il enfin cet honneur?



Nom (victoire)



Steve Bernier (5)



Maxime Michon (2)



Mathieu Desjardins



Yvan Rivard (1)



Dany Gagné



Martin Pelletier (2)



Keven Beaucage



Daniel Rivard



Alain Mathieu



Kevin Lajoie









Les Modifié : François Bernier est l’homme à battre.

   Le champion défendant de la catégorie Modifié ‘ François Bernier’ a 70 points de plus que Mario Clair (#22). Tout comme son frère Steve en catégorie Sportsman, François est assuré du championnat s’il prend le départ de la finale de 50 tours. Kayle Robidoux a accumulé 815 points cette saison, il occupe le troisième rang au championnat 2012. Claude Brouillard (#3) et Alain Boisvert (#73) sont ex aequo au 4e rang avec seulement 8 points de moins que Robidoux. Steve Nadeau (#94) méritera le titre de recrue, il connaît une excellente saison, il occupe présentement le 12e rang au classement. Nadeau a remporté quelques qualifications et est venu très près de remporter une victoire en finale en 2012. 





Nom (victoire)



François Bernier (5)



Mario Clair (1)



Kayle Robidoux (3)



Alain Boisvert (1)



Claude Brouillard (2)



Gino Clair (1)



David Hébert (1)



Martin Gagné



Steve Bernard



Yan Bussière (1)









   C’est la dernière chance cette saison pour accumuler des points au championnat 2012. Les pilotes vont donner leur maximum pour ajouter de précieux points. L’entrée est fixée à $21.00 et c’est toujours gratuit pour les moins de 18 ans.


Josée Lyse Poisson

Relationniste Autodrome Granby





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