Tonight's racing for 10/5 has been cancelled due to Track Conditions. Several inches of rain over the past several days have completely saturated the grounds in and around the Speedway making the surface un-safe for racing at this time. 


Race Director Butch Pierce has been monitoring the situation over the past couple days and has determined that in the interest of safety for our competitors this was the only decision that could be made at this time.


We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing everyone for our next scheduled event on Friday October 19th.


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ACT Finale Postponed to Sunday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                            ACT – 100312


Waterbury, VT – The Rent-A-Wreck Fall Foliage 200 at Plattsburgh, NY’s Airborne Speedway scheduled for Saturday, October 6 has been postponed due to rain, and will be run the next day, Sunday, October 7th. The race, which is the final event of the 2012 American Canadian Tour season, will have a post time of 1:00pm.


 The duel between Dover, NH’s Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Williston, VT’s Brian Hoar will have to wait another day, but will resume on Sunday to settle the American Canadian Tour Championship. Helliwell, who currently leads Hoar by eight points, is looking to claim his first ACT Championship, while Hoar tries to earn an unprecedented ninth.


Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., who won last year’s event, will try to repeat the feat, but he will face challenges from Fort Kent, ME’s Austin Theriault, Milton, VT’s Brent Dragon, Groveton, NH’s Randy Potter, as well as 7-time American Canadian Tour Champion Jean Paul Cyr.


Airborne Speedway Renegades and 602 Modifieds will also be on the action-packed card, battling it out with 30 lap features for money and glory with their championship point battles already wrapped up.


The ACT season will conclude this Sunday, October 7 with the Rent-A-Wreck Fall Foliage 200 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburg, NY. Post time is 1pm.


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









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Lap After Lap, Points Leader Buescher Moves Closer to ARCA History


For Immediate Release:

Friday, October 5, 2012


(TOLEDO, Ohio) - With two races remaining in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, points leader Chris Buescher can thank consistency for placing him on the verge of ARCA history.


Buescher and the No. 17 Roulo Brothers Racing Ford have completed every lap - 2687 in all - over 18 races so far this year, and lead the pursuit of the S&S Volvo Laps Completed Award.


One point toward the S&S Volvo Laps Completed Award is earned for every lap completed by an ARCA Racing Series driver carrying on their car the decal of S&S Volvo & GMC Truck of Lima, Ohio. S&S Volvo is a participating company in ARCA's expansive, multi-tiered sponsor program.


Frank Kimmel, Buescher's closest challenger for his first series title, has completed only four fewer laps and stands in second place for the award, but Buescher is the driver on the brink of finishing the milestone of race-over-race reliability.


Complete series records dating back to 1979, and partial records stretching over a decade beyond that, show that Buescher could become the first driver in at least 45 seasons to complete every lap in an ARCA Racing Series season. Several drivers have come close in recent years, but from the 1968 season forward, no driver has been able to complete every lap contested over a full year's schedule.


One hundred laps at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds and 99 at Kansas Speedway remain for Buescher to wrap up the championship, the special award, and a new line in ARCA's records. He leads Kimmel by 85 points in the overall series standings, and has a series-high four wins.


Brennan Poole is currently third among participating drivers with 2633 laps completed in races in which he carried the decal. Matt Lofton is fourth with 2625, and Chad Hackenbracht is fifth with 2400.


The DuQuoin State Fairgrounds dirt in Illinois will host ARCA on Sunday, October 14, in a makeup of the rained-out Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care from Labor Day weekend.


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 3 p.m. ET (2 p.m. local) race on the site.


Five days later - on Friday, October 19 - the season will close in the Kansas Lottery 98.9 at Kansas Speedway, with race action starting at 8:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. local) on SPEED. ARCARacing.com will also feature live timing and scoring coverage for the season finale.


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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LAVAL, QC – La fin de semaine dernière, à Thunder Road Speedbowl dans le cadre du 50th Milk Bowl,  lors d’une des nombreuses interruption pour la pluie, j’ai discuté avec Nick Sweet, champion 2010 et 2012 de la piste de Thunder Road.

LAVAL, QC – Last weekend at Thunder Road during one of the many interruption in the program due to rain, I got to speak with Nick Sweet, the 2010 and 2012 Thunder Road Speedbowl track Champion.


La veille, Sweet avait participé dans l’épreuve NASCAR K&N East à la piste de Dover International, un deuxième départ en carrière, pour le pilote de Barre, VT.  Sweet au volant de la NDS Motorsports No. 53 a terminé 13e.


« J’ai eu beaucoup de plaisir.  J’étais compétitif, une panne d’essence nous a privée d’un top-10 » a mentionné le pilote.


« Je me sentais nettement plus heureux après l’épreuve de Dover que celle de Loudon (New Hampshire Motor Speedway).  Nous avions suivi le plan de match et fait notre course loin du danger.  À la fin, pour éviter un carambolage sur le droit arrière, je me suis dirigé dans l’herbe.  La voiture avait un peu de dommage et pour ne pas empirer les choses, comme c’était la même voiture que l’ont utilisait à Dover la semaine suivante, nous avons décidé de stationner la voiture.  Après le fait, c’était la bonne décision où je n’aurais peut être pas pu courir à Dover, mais à ce moment là j’étais déçu » ajouta le pilote du Vermont.


Depuis le gérant de l’équipe  NDS Motorsport, Steve Hibbard, a retenu les services de Sweet pour l’épreuve de fin de saison NASCAR K&N East à la piste de Rockingham le 3 novembre prochain.


En plus de conduire pour NDS Motorsports, Sweet a piloté hebdomadairement à la piste de Thunder Road où il a remporté un deuxième titre de Champion et il a fait quelques courses ACT Tour Late Model Sportsman.


Sweet competed the day before in the NASCAR K&N East Series at Dover International, a second career start for the Barre, VT driver.  Sweet driving the Georgia, VT based NDS Motorsports No. 53 finished 13th .


“I had alot of fun.  I was competitive and we should have finished in the top-10.  But we ran out of gas” declared the talented driver.


“It definitely felt a lot better after the race than I did at Loudon (New Hampshire Motor Speedway), where we stuck to the game plan and raced out of harm’s way for the entire race.  At the end, I avoided a wreck on the back stretch  by going thru the infield grass.  The car had some front end damage, since it’s the same car the team was going to provide me for Dover we decided to park it in order to salvage it and prevent further damage.  In insight it was a good decision or I may not have had the opportunity to race Dover” added the Vermont driver.

Since, NDS Motorsports Team Manager Steve Hibbard has retained Sweet’s services for the NASCAR K&N East Series season ending event at Rockingham Speedway on November 3rd.


In addition to driving for NDS Motorsports, Sweet raced weekly at Thunder Road Speedbowl where he won a second Championship and select ACT Tour Late Model Sportsman events.



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