Final 6 Invited to Bond Auto ACT Invitational

Attached Photo: NHMS.jpg - Cars prepare for the start of the Bond Auto ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  The final 6 of 43 invites have been sent out to ACT Late model teams.  (Photo Credit: Eric LaFleche)


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Waterbury, VT – As invitations rolled out for the 4th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational this week, Late Model teams watched as their competitors and friends were called to the big stage. With the big race just over a week away, the final 6 competitors to fill out the 43-car starting grid have been announced.


White Mountain Motorsports Park superstar Quinny Welch has received his invitation to the event, after just missing the podium in 2011 with a fourth place finish. Welch, a former champion of White Mountain Motorsports Park, is confident in his chances.


“Our final points race at White Mountain runs right after this race,” said Welch, currently number 2 in the local point standings. “We might miss it though. When I finish on the podium at New Hampshire, I might be there awhile,” he grinned.


ACT regular Jimmy Linardy will cut his teeth on the “Magic Mile” as he received his invitation, as well as Canaan Fair Speedway regular Bruce Jaycox. Former NASCAR Busch Series driver Tom Carey, Jr., and former ACT regular Pete Yetman join the list of prestigious candidates, and another local team – that of the Mad River Valley’s Brooks Clark – will take a shot to get into New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s famous victory lane.


“This is really the highlight of our year,” said Clark, fresh off a career day at Thunder Road’s Bond Auto Labor Day Classic. “It will be so cool for us -a local team - to say we’ve had the chance to race at the Magic Mile.”


The Bond Auto ACT Invitational rolls of on Saturday, September 22 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Post time is 4:30pm .


3VT        Ricky Roberts, Washington, VT

7ME       Glen Luce, Turner, ME

7NC        Ben Lynch, Derry, NH

8NH       Guy Caron, Lempster, NH

9ME       Emily Packard, East Montpelier, VT

15ME     Ben Ashline, Pittston, ME

15VT      Joey Laquerre, East Montpelier, VT

16NY      Scott Dragon,     Colchester, VT

16ON     Ryan Kimball,     Norwood, ON

17MA    Eddie MacDonald, Rowley, MA

17RI       Ray Parent, Tiverton, RI

18VT      Jamie Fisher,      Shelburne, VT

19QC     Dany Trepanier, St-Edouard, QC

21MA    Pete Yetman, Peru, MA

21QC     Jean-Francois Dery, Quebec, QC

23ME     Dave Farringon, Jr., Jay, ME

27NH     Wayne Helliwell, Jr., Dover, NH

28ME     Rowland Robinson, Jr., Steuben, ME

29NH     Aaron Fellows, Croyden, NH

32VT      Jean-Paul Cyr, Milton, VT

37VT      Brian Hoar, Williston, VT

40QC     David Michaud, St-A-des-Plns, QC

41VT      Jamie Aube, N. Ferrisburgh, VT

48QC     Andre Beaudoin, St. Augustin, QC

51ME     Ricky Rolfe, Albany Township, ME

56VT      Bruce Jaycox, Hartland, VT

57ME     Austin Theriault, Fort Kent, ME

58VT      Jimmy Hebert, Williamstown, VT

61ME     TJ Brackett, Buckfield, ME

68VT      Brooks Clark, Fayston, VT

71ON     Dan McHattie, Cavan, ON

77MA    Jimmy Linardy, Somerville, MA

78NH     Quinten Welch, Lancaster, NH

80QC     Donald Theetge, Boischatel, QC

81ON     Bryan Mercer, Port Hope, ON

85ME     Travis Stearns, Auburn, ME

88ME     Jeff Taylor, Farmington, ME

88VT      Nick Sweet, Barre, VT

91QC     Patrick Laperle, St-Denis, QC

94ME     Shawn Martin, Turner, ME

97NH     Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., Hudson, NH

02NH     Randy Potter, Groveton, NH

07MA             Tom Carey, Jr., Orange, MA


For additional information, head to www.acttour.com, call the ACT office at (802) 244-6963, or send us an email at media@acttour.com




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Competition Tight for ARCA's CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award

For Immediate Release:

Thursday, September 13, 2012



(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Competition remains intense for the CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, as six drivers stand within 15 points of Buster Graham's lead with three races remaining.


Graham, who has driven a limited schedule this season for Team BCR Racing, leads the Hard Charger pursuit with 52 total points, most of which were earned in superspeedway action at Daytona (11) and Talladega (23) early this season.


Points for the CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award are awarded race-by-race, with drivers accumulating totals based on positions advanced from the start within a race. Cars must feature a CGS Imaging decal for drivers to be eligible for the award, and drivers using starting provisionals are not eligible.


The driver who advances the most positions during each race receives the CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award for that event, and the driver with the most points at the end of the season receives the CGS Imaging Hard Charger of the Year award. The CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award provides a $200 product certificate per race, and the year-end CGS Imaging Hard Charger of the Year receives a full race car wrap, which is valued at $2500.


CGS Imaging of Maumee, Ohio is the Official Wide Format Digital Printing Supplier of ARCA and the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards.


Just behind Graham is series points leader Chris Buescher, who has 48 points and has earned the race award twice, at Chicagoland Speedway in July and in his win at Madison International Speedway just three weeks ago.


Salem race award winner Josh Williams is third with 47 points, ahead of Darrell Basham (46) and Brandon Davis (40). Basham has won three race awards this year, at Winchester Speedway, Iowa Speedway, and Berlin Raceway. Davis won the award with a top-five finish at Michigan International Speedway.


Daytona race award winner Will Kimmel is sixth at 38 points, one ahead of Spencer Gallagher.


Other race award winners this season include (in chronological order): Clint King (Mobile), Donnie Neuenberger (Talladega), Grant Enfinger (Toledo), James Hylton (Elko), Ed Pompa (Pocono - June), Milka Duno (New Jersey), Tom Hessert (Lucas Oil at Indianapolis), Kyle Martel (Pocono - August), and Mike Affarano (Illinois State Fairgrounds).


CGS Imaging offers all the latest expertise, materials, and equipment in the ever-changing world of digital printing. CGS specializes in super wide and oversized graphics, for stadiums, race tracks, and other sporting events, as well as being one of the largest wholesale banner suppliers in the Midwest. CGS Imaging has also released its Hot Wraps brand, and is a popular choice for providing custom race wraps and vehicle wraps for advertising and promotion.


CGS, as a graphics manufacturer, currently provides through its partners signage and graphics for many of the host tracks on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule, including Daytona, Talladega Superspeedway, and Michigan International Speedway. More information is available at CGSImaging.com.


Practice for Saturday's Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Fall Classic presented by Federated Car Care at Salem will take place over two sessions, from 12:30-1:15 p.m. and 1:45-2:30 p.m. Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell is scheduled for 4 p.m., and a driver autograph session will be open to all fans from 4:45-5:15 p.m. The 200-lap, 111-mile race will start at 7:15 p.m.


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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Autodrome Granby - Dernier programme de la saison 2012




   Samedi le 15 septembre sera la dernière occasion de voir vos pilotes favoris en piste. Ce sera une épreuve enduro avec plusieurs tours de piste pour toutes les catégories à l’horaire. Exceptionnellement, les portes du puits seront ouvertes à compter de midi.


Les Sport-Compact : Une finale de 50 tours.

   Des frais d’inscription de $ 30.00 par participants seront facturés. Les voitures doivent être inspectées avant les qualifications. Dernière chance de prendre le départ d’une finale en 2012 à l’Autodrome Granby. Une épreuve de 50 tours sur le vert est prévue.


Enduro : 200 tours

   Pour les nostalgiques, voici la course tant attendue de l’été. Des camionnettes et des voitures qui ont déjà été utilisées sur nos routes seront en piste pour une finale de 200 tours. Vous pourrez voir d’anciennes Camaro, Chevelle et plusieurs autres bolides. Cette catégorie était en piste à chaque semaine, il y a quelques années. Les frais d’inscription sont de $ 40.00 par voiture.


Les Sportsman : Une épreuve de 100 tours.

   Les nombreux pilotes de la catégorie Sportsman s’élanceront pour une finale de 100 tours. Cette catégorie offre semaine après semaine un excellent spectacle. On devrait voir de nouveaux pilotes s’ajouter à notre peloton de voitures régulier pour cette dernière épreuve en 2012. Les pilotes devront acquitter les frais de $ 40.00 d’inscription afin de prendre le départ des qualifications.






Déroulement de la journée 

-          Midi : ouverture des puits, inspections des bolides

-          15 :15 Réunion des pilotes

-          16 :00 Qualifications

-          18 :00 Finales dans chaque catégorie


   Ne manquez pas cette dernière course de la saison sur le circuit de la rue Cowie. Le prix d’entrée sera de $16.00 et c’est gratuit pour les moins de 18 ans. Les passes de saison 2013 seront disponibles, c’est le temps d’économiser.


Josée  Lyse Poisson

Relationniste Autodrome Granby








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Pre-Race News & Notes: 92nd ARCA Race Comes to Salem Speedway Sat. Sept. 15; 3 Kimmels, Elliott, Championship Title Fight and More

For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, September 12, 2012



92nd Appearance for ARCA at Salem   

The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, celebrating its 60th Anniversary Season in 2012, is steering for Salem Speedway for the 92nd ARCA race on the historic, half-mile southern Indiana oval since the series debuted there in 1955. No track over ARCA's 60-year tenure has appeared more on the ARCA schedule than Salem.



Medal of Honor Recipient Dakota Myer Named Grand Marshal
Salem Speedway officials have announced that Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer has been named Grand Marshal of the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA Fall Classic presented by Federated Car Care. Meyer, a United States Marine Corps veteran, was awarded the highest military decoration for his actions during the Battle of Ganjgal on September 8, 2009, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. He is just the third living recipient of the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, and the first living United States Marine in 38 years to be so honored.Meyer, who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House, is credited with saving 36 lives during the six-hour firefight.


Chase Elliott Aims at Salem
Chase Elliott, the 16-year-old son of NASCAR champion Bill Elliott, is entered for the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 at Salem. The event will mark Elliott's first return trip to an ARCA track in his inaugural season. The driver of the No. 9 Aaron's Dream Machine/HendrickCars.com Chevrolet finished fourth at Salem back in April. He also finished 10th in his ARCA debut at Mobile Int'l Speedway after qualifying second. The second generation driver also finished a career-best second at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in his road course debut, seventh at Berlin, and eighth most recently at Madison.  


Nationwide Debut Sat. for Bowman; Add ARCA, Double Duty Raceday Trick Big Challenge
Cunningham Motorsports driver Alex Bowman, who currently sits fourth in ARCA championship points, has announced that he will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut with Turner Motorsports at Chicagoland Speedway this Saturday. Interestingly, the race at Chicagoland will happen just prior to the ARCA race at Salem. The conflicting schedules for Chicagoland and Salem sent Cunningham scrambling to find a driver to practice and qualify the No. 22 Dodge, a driver who may also have the opportunity to run the 200-lap race if Bowman can't get to Salem in time for the green flag. Cunningham subsequently turned to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver and former Cunningham driver Dakoda Armstrong to take over the driving duties of the No. 22 until Bowman can make it to Salem. Armstrong's homecoming is three-fold; not only is he returning to his "home" track of Salem Speedway, less than an hour from home, he is returning to his former ARCA team at a track where, in his most recent start there, he led 88 of 200 laps and finished in Victory Lane in 2010. Bowman, who has 19 ARCA starts, has five wins, 11 top-three finishes, and 13 top-10 finishes. With five Menards Pole Awards in the 2012 season and the lead in the Aaron's Lap Leader Award, Bowman is also vying for top honors in the Team Messina Rookie Challenge. In his only Salem visit this April, Bowman dominated the race on the way to his third series win by leading 146 of the 200 laps


Title Fight Tight at the Top to Salem; Kimmel Chasing Buescher in Homestretch   

Nineteen-year-old Chris Buescher and 50-year-old veteran Frank Kimmel are preparing to take the ARCA Racing Series title fight to Salem Speedway. With just three races remaining on the 2012 tour - Salem, DuQuoin mile dirt (Oct. 14) and Kansas (Oct. 19) - the stakes could not be higher for both. Buescher, who won at Madison Int'l Speedway in the last event, increased his point lead to 60 points over Kimmel headed to Salem. However, Kimmel, back on his game with recent wins at Lucas Oil Raceway and the Springfield mile dirt, also heads to Salem as a nine-time winner there.

The Kimmel Triple at Salem

The Kimmel family will be well represented at Salem Speedway starting with Bill Kimmel, Sr., who turns 84 two days prior on Sept. 13. The first generation Kimmel family racer won three ARCA races during his career and will be honored in the ARCA 60th Anniversary Pre-Race Ceremonies. Bill Sr.'s son Frank Kimmel will be making his 38th career ARCA start at Salem while his son Frank Kimmel II will be making his third ARCA start at Salem. Frank's nephew Will Kimmel, who finished second in this same event last year, is also entered in the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Ford. Will's father and eight-time Cometic Crew Chief of the Year Bill Kimmel, Jr. will serve as Will's crew chief for the race.  


Team Messina Rookie Challenge, Aaron's Lap Leader Battle Big to Salem   

Brennan Poole (The Woodlands, Texas) is the current Team Messina Rookie Challenge leader headed to Salem. However, Poole's lead is closely contested by Tucson, Arizona's Alex Bowman. Bowman, who drives for Cunningham Motorsports, trails Poole by just 12 points for the 2012 Team Messina Rookie Challenge Title. Bowman, however, currently leads Poole in the Aaron's Lap Leader special award category, having led 487 laps in 11 races. Poole trails in second with 472 laps led in seven races.


Veteran Bob Strait, Bowsher Motorsports Reunite for Salem   

Bob Strait will return to the driver's seat of the No. 21 Bowsher Motorsports Ford for this weekend's Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Fall Classic at Salem. Strait, 63, has had some of his greatest success in the ARCA Racing Series at Salem, where he earned two victories and four Menards Pole Awards presented by Ansell, along with a pole and a win in ASA competition. In 212 career starts since 1986, Strait has 16 wins and 16 poles, including wins at Atlanta, Talladega, and Winchester.Bowsher Motorsports, no stranger to success, has to its credit numerous victories and championships. Jack Bowsher won three ARCA driver/owner championships from 1963-65. The team has three additional car owner titles, in 1992, 1994, and 1995. Son Bobby Bowsher's driving titles in '92 and '94 mark the only father/son champions in ARCA history. The team's 80 victories also make for a total higher than any other in ARCA history.


Salem Race With International Flavor
Two drivers, Nelson Canache and Milka Duno, are from below the Equator (Caracas, Venezuela), and are entered in the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200. Canache, who drives for Venturini Motorsports, is currently eighth in ARCA points. Duno, on a partial season, is 21st in ARCA points. Duno is also a veteran of the Indianapolis 500. Duno tested at Salem back on September 6, as did newcomer Jack Clarke, who also brings international flavor to the event. Clarke, making his ARCA debut at Salem, is from London, England. Clarke is also getting an assist from Daytona 500 champion Derrike Cope, who joined Clarke for the test. Sorel, Quebec's Maryeve Dufault is also entered in one of four Carter 2 Motorsports Dodge entries.


Venturini Motorsports Times Five at Salem; Caleb Armstrong To Make ARCA Debut

Venturini Motorsports has entered five teams at Salem, including Indianan Caleb Armstrong (New Castle, Ind.), who will make his ARCA debut at Salem. Armstrong is the cousin of ARCA veteran and former Salem winner Dakota Armstrong. Other Venturini Motorsports entrants include Brennan Poole in the No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Chevrolet. Poole, from The Woodlands, Texas, is still very much in the championship hunt in third position, 135 points from the leader Chris Buescher. The remaining Venturini Motorsports entrants are Thomas Praytor (Mobile, Ala.) in the No. 35 Venturini Motorsports Chevrolet, 16-year-old Erik Jones (Byron, Mich.) in the No. 55 Paragon Corvette Reproductions Chevrolet, and Nelson Canache (Caracas, Venezuela) in the No. 66 Venezuela Tourism Chevrolet.


Oldest to Youngest
Sixty-two years separate the oldest driver from the youngest driver entered in the field for Saturday's Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200. James Hylton, who just turned 78 in late August, is the oldest while Erik Jones is the youngest at just 16. Jones has already made ARCA history as the youngest driver to ever start an ARCA race at 15 back in March at Mobile Int'l Speedway. In nine career starts, Jones has already earned four top-five finishes, including career-best third place finishes at Winchester and Berlin. Hylton was the 1966 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year.


Pre- and Post-Race Entertainment, On-Track Autographs, Post-Race Party with Live Music   

Saturday's pre-race festivities kick-off with the annual First Harrison Bank On-Track Autograph Session. Race fans are invited to visit with the ARCA Racing Series drivers and take advantage of photo and autograph opportunities. The Lucas Oil Great American Stock drivers, including Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, will also be available for autographs. The 30-minute autograph session gets underway at 4:45 p.m. The annual ARCA Fall Classic Party is scheduled to take place following the racing action on Saturday night with King's Cave set to provide musical entertainment from 9 p.m. until midnight in the Lowe's Zone behind the main grandstand. King's Cave plays a mix of classic rock and newer tunes.


Grueling/Versatile Late Summer Stretch for ARCA Warriors

The event on the New Jersey Motorsports Park road course kicked off a grueling and very versatile stretch for the ARCA teams, depictive of the tour's diversity. This particular stretch started July 1 on the New Jersey road course and will end on the Salem short track on September 15. In addition to the New Jersey road course and Salem short track, the tour will travel in between to superspeedways at Chicagoland, Pocono and Kansas, short tracks at Iowa, Lucas Oil Raceway, Berlin, Madison and Salem, and two late-season mile dirt tracks at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield and the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds in DuQuoin, Ill. Had the DuQuoin event, which rained out, had not been rescheduled for October 14, the ARCA tour, during the span, would have raced at 10 different tracks over an 11 week period. Kansas will wrap the 2012 season on October 19.


Notable Salem Winners  Notable ARCA winners at Salem includeNASCAR Cup champion Bobby Allison, six-time ARCA Racing Series champion Iggy Katona & former ARCA national champions Jack Bowsher, Justin Allgaier, Bill Baird, Tracy Leslie, Nelson Stacy, Ron Hutcherson, Ramo Stott, Dave Dayton, Moose Myers, Marvin Smith, Bob Keselowski, Bob Brevak, Tim Steele and Frank Kimmel. Other notable ARCA/Salem winners include '52 Indy 500 winner Troy Ruttman, USAC/ARCA stock car veteran Don White and Cup series veteran Ken Schrader.



Griffin Hickman, ARCA


Don Radebaugh, ARCA


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Mason Mingus; Win-Tron Racing Focused On Salem Showdown



SALEM, Indiana (September 12, 2012) - - With just two races remaining in his rookie season on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards tour, Brentwood, Tennessee native Mason Mingus is determined to achieve some personal goals in Saturday night’s Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Fall Classic by Federated Car Care at the historic Salem (Ind.) Speedway.


The teenager has shown speed and success in his freshman season of driving the No. 32 Call 811 Before You Dig Toyota Camry for the veteran Win-Tron Racing team. In 10 events this season, the Tennessean has delivered six top-10 finishes including a career-best sixth at Winchester (Ind.) Speedway in June.


But, contending for a win and notching a top-five run still remain on Mingus’s “bucket list” this year. Thankfully, the 17-year old will return to the Southern Indiana racetrack for the third time in his young career and he strongly believes that he can accomplish both ahead of schedule.


“I am ready to go back to Salem,” said Mingus. “I had a great racecar there earlier this year. I think we really had a shot at the win if our pit strategy had gone our way. Salem is my favorite track that I have been to so far. I’ve had success in a Late Model there in the past and of course we had an encouraging finish in the Spring, so I’m anxious to see what we can do on Saturday night. One thing is for sure, I know the Win-Tron Racing guys will prepare me a good No. 32 Call 811 Before You Dig Toyota Camry.”


Even though the annual September ARCA showdown occurs under the lights, a much different climate from this past April, Mingus insists that the team’s approach to the race does not change.


“I am going into this race with the same expectations as every race and that is to try and win,” offered Mingus, who will make his third career ARCA start at the 0.5-mile paved oval. “The difference this weekend is that we have proven (in the past) that we are capable of it (winning), so we are going to bring everything we have to try and make it happen.”


With the curtain set to close on his inaugural ARCA season, Mingus hasn’t diverted away towards next year’s plans.


“We’re planning to come back and be here with Win-Tron Racing,” sounded Mingus. “We’ve spent a lot of time together this season building a relationship and I surely don’t want to see that fizzle out. We can only get stronger from here and I hope we’re able to show that next year. Hopefully we’re able to announce something more concrete really soon.” 

Nate Thiesse, co-car owner of Win-Tron Racing offered his sentiments on his protégés tango with Salem. “The race will be very demanding on Saturday night but we’re ready for it. Mason’s debut with Salem last year didn’t turn out as we had hoped but he made massive strides in April and we know that we can pick up right where we left off this weekend. We’ve been able to breed first time winners at Salem, especially in the Fall Classic. There’s no doubt in my mind that with a little luck we can do that again, this time with Mason on Saturday night.”

The Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Fall Classic by Federated Car Care (200 laps / 111 miles) is the 18th of 20 events on the 2012 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule. The 92nd ARCA race held at Salem Speedway is a one day show. Practice begins Saturday, September 15 with a forty-five minute session planned from 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Final practice also consisting of forty-five minutes begins at 1:45 p.m. and will conclude at 2:30 p.m. Menards pole qualifying presented by Ansell is set for later in the day slated to begin at 4:00 p.m. An on-track autograph session has been etched in immediately following qualifying. The event will take the green flag shortly after 7:15 p.m. later that night. The race will not be televised but additional coverage including a radio broadcast and timing and scoring will be available through the ARCA Racing Network (ARN) online at arcaracing.com. All times are local (Eastern).


In addition to Call 811 Before You Dig, Diamond Equipment will leap aboard the team as an associate marketing partner for Mingus’s 12th-career ARCA start. 

On top of Salem, Mingus’s current ARCA schedule also includes the rescheduled Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care at the DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds on Sunday, October 14.

Further information including driver opportunities with Win-Tron Racing is available by visiting win-tronracing.com or contacting Nate Thiesse at 612.306.1641

Learn about Call 811 Before You Dig and what it can do for you by connecting to call811.com.


For more on Mason Mingus, please visit MasonMingusRacing.com.


About Win-Tron Racing:


Located in Lakeville, Minnesota, Win-Tron Racing is the home of one the most potent ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards single-car operations. Owned by former racers Kevin Cywinski and Nate Thiesse, the team since has acquired the assets of County Joe Racing has become a favorable fixture on the circuit. Since Win-Tron Racing’s inception in 2007, the team has hosted a variety of drivers including leading drivers James Buescher, Blake Bjorklund, Justin Marks and Matt Merrell to their first career ARCA victories. In 2012, the team will begin its sixth year of competition with current drivers Chris Windom, Mason Mingus and Aleks Gregory.


PHOTO CAPTION: Mason Mingus, driver of the No. 32 Call 811 Before You Dig Toyota Camry in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards for Win-Tron Racing.




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Les initiales de M. Tony Trubiano seront attachées perpétuellement au « 300 » annuel de l'Autodrome St-Eustache.

Hommage au président de Cari-All


Les amateurs de courses de stock car qui fréquentent l’Autodrome St-Eustache, plus particulièrement lors de la fameuse course de 300 tours de fin de saison, qui a été courue au fil des ans par des pilotes  des organisations Cascar, Nascar et  American Canadian Tour se souviennent certainement de la fameuse appellation initiale de cette classique annuelle, le Cari-All 300. La compagnie Cari-All et son président Anthony « Tony » Trubiano à « prêté » leur nom à cette course et ont été un commanditaire majeur à l’Autodrome St-Eustache pendant de multiples saisons durant les années ’90 et 2000..


Monsieur Trubiano et Cari-All ont également été  supporteurs de nombreux événements et d’équipes de courses produits Alan Labrosse à travers le Canada.


Comme on le sait, Monsieur Trubiano s’est éteint il y a quelque temps au cours de la saison estivale.


Pour commémorer son apport au sport motorisé, le promoteur et propriétaire de l’Autodrome St-Eustache, Alan Labrosse a décidé de rendre un hommage perpétuel au président de Cari-All en attachant ses initiales au chiffre 300 représentant le nombre de tours de cette classique annuelle en la nommant pour toujours le « TT 300 ». C’est donc sous l’appellation « Castrol TT 300 » que sera courue cette course en 2012.


De plus, une minute de silence sera   observée après l’interprétation des Hymnes nationaux, pour Monsieur Anthony « Tony » Trubiano, avant le signal du départ de cette course, avec  en vedette, les pilotes de la Série ACT Castrol, ce dimanche 16 septembre 2012.


« La Famille Trubiano et Cari-All ont été dans le passé des supporteurs importants à l’Autodrome St-Eustache, c’est pourquoi nous avons l’intention de d’honorer à notre façon la mémoire de Monsieur Anthony « Tony » Trubiano en incorporant ses initiales à cet événement annuel qu’est le « 300 » de l’Autodrome St-Eustache, tant et aussi longtemps que le site de l’ASE sera sous la gouverne de ma famille…. » de préciser Alan Labrosse, l’actuel propriétaire de l’Autodrome St-Eustache.


Outre les pilotes de la Série ACT Castrol, qui participeront à une finale de 300 tours, le programme de courses « Castrol TT-300 » sera complété par la présentation de courses de la Série Revstar et des classes locales de l’ANCA, les Sport-Compactes, les Légendes modifiées, les Production et les Challenge 4.


Pour ce programme dominical, les puits ouvriront à 8h30 pour les pilotes de la série ACT Castrol, tandis que les pilotes des autres divisions seront accueillis dès 9h00. Des périodes d’essais auront lieu à compter de 10h00 et des qualifications à 11h15. Les premières finales débuteront, quant à elles, dès 13h15.


L’horaire complet et détaillé est disponible sur les sites www.autodrome.ca et www.anca-qc.com. Pour toute autre information on peut également composer le (514) 591-4388 et le (450) 472-6222.


L’Autodrome St-Eustache est situé au 1016, boulevard Arthur-Sauvé (route 148), accessible par la sortie 11 de l’Autoroute 640, vers Lachute,  à Saint-Eustache.





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Brian Hoar Heats Up In September

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8-time ACT Late Model Champion Rolling Into Busy Stretch

GEORGIA, Vt. – Brian Hoar of Williston, Vt., heads for the final round of the Vermont State Late Model Championship Series this Sunday, September 16, at Devil's Bowl Speedway in West Haven, Vt., at just the right time.


Over the past three weeks, the RPM Motorsports No. 37 GossCars.com Dodge Charger has won two straight ACT Late Model Tour points races and rallied to finish fifth in the Showdown at Chaudiere – setting Hoar and crew chief Rick Paya up for a run through some of the most prestigious races of the entire season.


This weekend's Late Model 100 at Devil's Bowl starts a three-week stretch that heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway next week and then the 50th annual People's United Milk Bowl at Thunder Road International Speedbowl on September 29.


“It's fun. This time of the year is always fun,” Hoar said. “They are the big events, and there's some good money and some prestigious events. There's no pressure on (ACT) points. We can go there and try and win the race and not worry much about any kind of consequences.


“We can go let it hang out and have some fun.”


The half-mile Devil's Bowl Speedway is a perfect place to do just that, Hoar said. It's turned into one of the racier places on the northeast's Late Model circuit. Paved prior to the 2011 season, it's the new home of the ACT Spring Green each May, as well as the host of two of the four races in the Vermont State Late Model Championship Series.


Hoar finished second at Devil's Bowl in his most recent start there, the I Am Vermont Strong 100 on June 15.


“We only missed it on the first try there (in May), and we've been hitting ever since there,” said Hoar, who also won a 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature at Devil's Bowl this season. “Devil's Bowl races out really well. When I first went there to test over a year ago, before we even raced there the first time, it seemed like it would be narrow, but it raced out wide and really well.


“There's almost so much room there, guys take different entry lines into the corners – conflicting entry lines at times – but it is what it is. It's turned into a great place to race.”


The RPM Motorsports team enters the weekend off an eventful Top-5 finish last Sunday in the rain-delayed Showdown At Chaudiere at Autodrome Chaudiere in Vallee-Jonction, Quebec. Hoar started third, pitted several times for adjustments and repairs to cosmetic damage, but still rallied all the way to finish fifth. He was locked in a three-way battle for third when the checkered flag fell.


It was a sign that the team is hitting its stride a the right time of year – just one week after winning the Labor Day Classic 200 at Thunder Road to close to within eight points of the ACT Late Model Tour lead with race remaining next month.


“We were definitely good last weekend,” Hoar said. “We were fast, and we had a fast race car. We showed that. We definitely passed the most cars on the weekend – not that they award points or money for that.


“But when the day came to an end, we recognized that we had a good car, and it was a fairly rewarding fifth-place effort for as many issues as we had. It does say something about how good the car was going and the guys made some fantastic adjustments. We were firing on all cylinders there.”


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