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2015-02-14 - À moins de 24 heures le pilote de stock-car de Boischatel, Donald Theetge est febrile à l'idée de fouler à nouveau la piste de New Smyrna Speedway (New Smyrna, Floride) à une trentaine de minutes de Daytona.


Avec sa Mercedes-Benz St-Nicolas, numéro 80,  Theetge prendra le départ dans trois courses de 100-tours.  La première, dimanche le 15 février, en marge des deux autres qui elles compteront pour la Coupe American Racer (16 et 17 février) dan

s le cadre des 49e World Series of Asphalt Stock Car competition.


« On revient à New Smyrna, un piste très rapide en raison de ses inclinaisons prononcées, avec l'objectif de bien performer et de s'amuser » déclara Donald.  « J'ai terminé 10e au cumulatif en 2011 et terminé respectivement 12e et 10e dans chacune des deux épreuves.  J'ai la ferme intention de faire mieux ».


On compte 29 inscrit pour cette compétition qui marque le retour de ce genre de bolide après 4 années d'absence à la piste de New Smyrna, considérée le Mec du stock-car de courte piste.  Dimanche, quand Donald, le groupe d'Américain et de quelques québécois (Labbé, Laperle, Ouimet), il le fera en présence ce soir là de la série NASCAR K&N qui prendront à leur tour à d'assaut le tracé de 0.5-mile.


Pour de plus amples informations contactez :

Donald Theetge,Theetge Motorsports




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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Drivers Ready for World Series in Florida

ATTACHED PHOTO (credit Speed51.com): Middlebury's Todd Stone (#1x) runs with Erica Thiering (#96) of Edmonton, Alberta at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida during a mid-week practice session; Stone will race seven times in nine nights during the 49th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing, February 13-21.
Devil's Bowl Speedway Drivers Ready for World Series in Florida

Stone, Packard, Atkins headed to New Smyrna Speedway


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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL – Devil's Bowl Speedway may be buried under three feet of snow in chilly Vermont, but that won't stop three of its regular stock car competitors from firing their engines.  Todd Stone, Emily Packard, and Brandon Atkins are ready to compete in the 49th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway during Florida Speedweeks,February 13-21, with both the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series and the American-Canadian Tour.

Stone, of Middlebury, VT, swept NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) championships last year in the open-wheel Florida Modified division at the World Series at New Smyrna and in the Bond Auto Parts Modifieds at Devil's Bowl, but moves to full-fender cars in 2015.  His World Series ride is a G. Stone Motors-sponsored Ford Fusion for the Pro Late Model class, which has pre-registered entries from 11 states and three Canadian provinces, coast-to-coast.  Stone said that practice sessions helped him learn his car's setup, and he posted top-10 lap times in final practice on Thursday.

"The Pro Late Model cars have bump-stop suspension, which is a lot different than the ACT Late Models my team raced years ago," Stone said.  "There's a learning curve, but I think we're going to be pretty good.  It's funny – there's a lot of young talent here with more experience in these cars, and I'm the grey haired guy just starting out.  We just want to have some fun and get away from the snow back home."

Stone will race his Pro Late Model seven times in nine nights at New Smyrna, beginning his hunt for NWAAS Division II national championship points.  When he returns north he will run the Central Vermont Motorcycles Late Model division at Devil's Bowl and is contemplating a part-time schedule in the Late Models at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY – both of which also accumulate NWAAS Division II points.

Teenagers Emily Packard of East Montpelier, VT, and Brandon Atkins of Au Sable Forks, NY, will be among the 29 American-Canadian Tour (ACT) entries at New Smyrna for 100-lap events on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights.  Packard finished third in 2014 Devil's Bowl Late Model standings with three wins, and fourth in ACT points, while Atkins is a former Devil's Bowl winner and was the 2014 ACT Rookie of the Year.  The ACT Late Model Tour visits Devil's Bowl Speedway for the People's United Bank 100 onSaturday, June 6.

Devil's Bowl Speedway will update progress of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna (FL) Speedway through its social media pages, on Facebook at facebook.com/DevilsBowlSpeedway and on Twitter at @DevilsBowlSpeed.  Fans are encouraged to follow World Series action with live streaming video on www.FansChoice.tv powered by www.speed51.com, and also coverage from www.vtmotormag.com; use the social media hashtag #NewSmyrnaWS.  Devil's Bowl Speedway's 49th season of stock car racing opens Saturday, May 9.  For more information, visit www.DevilsBowlSpeedwayVT.com or call (802) 265-3112.


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PASS To Headline Historic Super Late Model Event At New Hampshire Motor Speedway In July

PASS To Headline Historic Super Late Model Event At New Hampshire Motor Speedway In July


NAPLES, ME (February 13) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) President Tom Mayberry and officials from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, along with Bob Guptill of the New England Mini Stock Tour (NEMST), announced today the addition of a historic Super Late Model event at the famed New England oval.  PASS Super Late Models will tackle the 1-mile superspeedway for the first time ever on July 4-5.  New Hampshire Motor Speedway will supplant North Carolina's .625 mile North Wilkesboro Speedway as the largest speedway the PASS Super Late Models have ever competed on.  The PASS event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway becomes the fifth race announced of the 2015 PASS National Championship Series joining the Peach Blossom Special at Anderson (SC) Motor Speedway, the Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory (NC) Motor Speedway, a 200 lapper at Plattsburgh, NY's Airborne Park Speedway, and the 42nd Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains (ME) Speedway.

"We could not be more thrilled than to announce this historic partnership with the folks at New Hampshire Motor Speedway," said PASS President Tom Mayberry.  "This event really came together in a short period of time, but we wanted to make sure our fans and competitors knew as soon as possible.  We will have much more information about the race coming out within the next couple of weeks"

            The race will likely be 50-75 laps long, with a final determination slated to come following a scheduled Hoosier Tire test for PASS at the speedway in May.  In addition to being part of the PASS National Championship Series, the New Hampshire event will also be a PASS North Super Late Model points race as well.  However, PASS North teams will now have the option to drop their lowest finish during the 2015 season.

            Joining the PASS Super Late Models at New Hampshire Motor Speedway July 4 – 5 will be the NEMST Mini Stocks racing for 30 laps and a Super Sportsman race featuring "open" rules slated for 35 laps.  All divisions will be allowed to practice on Saturday, July 4, with an additional practice session scheduled for Sunday, July 5.  Racing action will get under way at 2 PM Sunday, July 5 with the PASS Super Late Models going green at approximately 4 PM.

More information on the PASS Super Late Models at New Hampshire Motor Speedway can be found at ProAllStarsSeries.com in the coming weeks.

The 2015 PASS season will get under way on Saturday, March 7 when the PASS South Super Late Models and PASS Pro Late Models take to Dillon Motor Speedway for the 10th Annual South Carolina Clash.  The PASS North Super Late Model season is slated to start on Saturday, April 18 with the Ripley & Fletcher Ford 150 at Oxford Plains Speedway.

The Pro All Stars Series is recognized as North America's premier sanctioning body for asphalt Super Late Models and boasts such marquee events as the Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway and the legendary Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway.  For media or marketing questions, please contact Alan Dietz at 704-231-2039 or alandietzpass@live.com.  Please visit ProAllStarsSeries.com for more information and don't forget to "Like" the Pro All Stars Series on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @PASSSLM14 to keep up with breaking news as it happens.


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Kasey Kahne Racing’s Pittman Wins Thriller at DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 12, 2015 — Kasey Kahne Racing's Daryn Pittman edged Tony Stewart Racing's Donny Schatz in an epic UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car main event Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park's DIRTcar Nationals.


David Stremme followed by dominating the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap, holding off Austin Dillon, Nick Hoffman, Ty Dillon and hard charger Kyle Strickler.


Pittman was out front of the sprint car feature before a couple of cautions with less than five laps to go gave Schatz, the six-time defending World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion, a shot at running him down. Pittman went to the top, Schatz tried the bottom. They came off of turn four side-by-side the final three laps of the race. Pittman had just enough momentum on the high side of the half-mile dirt oval to slip in front at the checkered flag for KKR's first victory of the year.


"If the fans didn't enjoy that, you might as well not even bother come back," said Pittman, who won the 2013 World of Outlaws Sprint Car championship. "I've got to thank my guys. [Crew chief] Kale [Kahne], I didn't believe him. He kept telling me to run the top down there, and I'm sitting there second-guessing, going I don't know if that's a good move or not. We just stuck with it and glad that we stuck with our line and won it that way. Hats off to Donny, he's one of the cleanest there is. He could have definitely used me up on the backstretch there. He raced me clean and I try to feel like we do the same thing back. It's hard when you're battling for wins to not feel like you used up every bit of the racetrack to get there. Big win to get the year started off right. Hopefully we can come back in the next three nights and get another one."


Stremme, who also competes in NASCAR, started on the outside of the front row for the UMP Modified feature and charged to the front and stayed there, winning for the first time at Volusia Speedway Park. Austin Dillon, Hoffman and Ty Dillon ran a similar line trying to run down Stremme but to no avail. Strickler, who won on Wednesday night at Volusia, came from 19th to round out the top five in what might have been the most impressive run in the UMP Modified event.


"First and foremost we had a really great starting spot," Stremme said. "It was really hard to pass and I was screwing up there. I haven't raced without the spoilers. It's a little different. We had to tune our car a little bit different but it was fun. It was slick, that's how I like it. I knew Austin and those guys were there, they are tough. I've watched them year after down here. Same with Nick and Kyle and Kenny Wallace and Schrader and all them guys. It's really Kenny Wallace's fault that I got into this dirt racing but I love it … I think I got barely 50 dirt races under my belt in four years so it's really hard to come down here and win this. It's pretty big."


Nightly doubleheaders at Volusia run Friday through Saturday, Feb. 21On Friday night the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series makes its season debut along with the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds.


For more information and updates on the DIRTcar Nationals, click DIRTcarNationals.com or follow on Twitter at @DIRTcarNats.


DIRTcar Nationals Statistical Report; Feb. 12, 2015; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.

DIRTcar UMP Modified A-Main (20 Laps) –1. 35-David Stremme [2]; 2. 3-Austin Dillon [4]; 3. 2-Nick Hoffman [5]; 4. 41-Ty Dillon [11]; 5. 8-Kyle Strickler [19]; 6. 16C-Josh Harris [1]; 7. 77-Ray Bollinger [3]; 8. 67-Garret Stewart [18]; 9. 1G-Devin Gilpin [8]; 10. 13-Jake Hawkins [16]; 11. 96-Cory Daugherty [7]; 12. 36-Kenny Wallace [10]; 13. 65-Bruce Takach [6]; 14. 25-Tyler Nicely [24]; 15. 64JR-Billy Workman Jr. [21]; 16. 9-Ken Schrader [22]; 17. 9M-Dale Mathison [14]; 18. 22T-Tony Anderson [20]; 19. D4-Dave Jamison [13]; 20. 7-Evan Taylor [12]; 21. OO-Bobby Rose [9]; 22. K9-Will Krup [17]; 23. 78-Rick Pratt [15]; 24. 85S-Mike Smith [23]. Hard Charger: 8-Kyle Strickler [+14]


All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series A-Main (30 Laps) – 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [1] ($5,000); 2. 15-Donny Schatz [15]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [7]; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett [8]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [11]; 7. 83-David Gravel [9]; 8. 4-Cody Darrah [23]; 9. 7S-Jason Sides [10]; 10. 24-Terry McCarl [13]; 11. 98H-Dave Blaney [5]; 12. 41-Jason Johnson [20]; 13. 1S-Logan Schuchart [17]; 14. 11K-Kraig Kinser [14]; 15. 59-Danny Holtgraver [12]; 16. 63-Kody Swanson [16]; 17. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon [24]; 18. 2L-Danny Lasoski [2]; 19. 1-Lucas Wolfe [6]; 20. 11-Steve Kinser [22]; 21. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 22. 7-Craig Dollansky [21]; 23. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [19]; 24. 45-Tim Shaffer [18]. Hard Charger: 4-Cody Darrah [+15]


DIRTcar Nationals Day-by-Day Schedule (Grandstands open at 5 p.m.)

Friday, Feb.  13 – World of Outlaws Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Saturday, Feb.  14 – World of Outlaws Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Sunday, Feb.  15 – World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Monday, Feb.  16 – DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds 'Gator Championship'

Tuesday, Feb.  17 – DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Triple 20s

Wednesday, Feb.  18 – DIRTcar Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Thursday, Feb.  19 – World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Friday, Feb.  20 – World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Saturday, Feb.  21 – World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

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