Soirée On roule pour Nathan ce vendredi 7 Août 2015

Mardi 4 août 2015






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Communiqué #24




Objet : Soirée On roule pour Nathan ce vendredi 7 Août 2015 



- Autodrome Granby. Le mois d'août étant commencé, les pilotes regardent attentivement leur place au classement et mettront le paquet pour rester au sommet ou améliorer leur sort. 


50x Modifié


David Hébert #ONE a pris le dessus sur Alain Boisvert #73 avec sa victoire de vendredi dernier par deux petits points dans le cumul. Puisque c'est la soirée dédiée au retour de son fils malade à la maison, David aura une motivation supplémentaire pour la victoire. Steve Bernier #25, Steve Bernard #54 et Yan Bussière #21 sont toujours 3ème, 4ème et 5ème au classement. Plusieurs Modifiés québécois couraient du côté de Cornwall dimanche dernier pour le 150 tours. C'est Mario Clair qui a obtenu le meilleur résultat en y terminant 4ème.


30x Sportsman


Mathieu Desjardins #1M a non seulement rattrapé l'écart de 35 points qu'il avait derrière Martin Pelletier #92, mais il l'a même devancé de 19 points avec l'abandon de Pelletier à la dernière course.  La classe est toujours en santé avec des pilotes qui en étaient à leur première présence cette année au dernier programme : Chantal Provencher #36,  Pascal Daigle #98, Jean Boissonneault #07, Yves Léveillée dans le 20 de Jean-François Arpin et Serge Brault #16. Ce vendredi Stef Galarneau reprendra son bolide #16 qu'il avait prêté à ce dernier, un ami pilote de course sur glace.  Stef en sera aussi à sa première présence chez nous cette année.


25x Pro-Stock


Jocelyn Roy #48 et Stéphane Lemire #115 sont toujours dans cet ordre dans le classement et l'écart reste le même étant donné le podium qu'ils se sont partagés à la dernière course. François Adam #01 qui collectionne les victoires (6) est désormais troisième ayant déclassé Dave Bissonnette #47 relégué au 5ème rang. Alain Brochu #12 l'a aussi passé au cumul étant donnée l'absence du 47 à la dernière course et la 4ème place de Brochu ce même soir. Dave Bissonnette #47 étant le leader des points de Cornwall et de la série Dirt et ayant un budget limité doit renoncer à venir courir chez nous à notre grand regret. 


15x Sport-Compact


Marc Véronneau #8 est toujours premier dans les points avec un solide 38 points sur Guillaume Daoust #24. Alexis Charbonneau #49 est présentement 3ème chez nous et 6èmedans le cumul de Cornwall. Bruno Lafontaine #19 est 4èmedans le championnat suivi de la recrue 2014 Danick Sylvestre #9S. La classe avec ses 5 recrues cette année n'a pas fini de s'épanouir, car 3 voitures – à ma connaissance - sont en préparation pour l'année prochaine. 


Caroline Champigny

Relationniste de l'Autodrome Granby

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Mike Beyore Returns to Action at Peterborough’s Chase for the Colours Pole Qualifier

Mike Beyore Returns to Action at Peterborough's Chase for the Colours Pole Qualifier

By Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media


Missing an event is the last thing on any racecar driver's agenda, but even though he'd planned to skip the Saturday, July 25th event at Sauble Speedway to enjoy a long overdue vacation, Mike Beyore knew that he was in no shape to get behind the wheel. During an event at Delaware Speedway a few weeks earlier, the second generation speedster from Whitby, Ontario suffered the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning and needed to get out of the car.


"In all my years in the sport, it was one of the toughest decisions I've ever had to make," said the driver known as 'The Whitby Warrior'. "The car was running great, but I wasn't up-to-speed. I felt tired and out of sorts. There was no way that I could stay in the car, so before the green flag came back out after the red, I pulled into the pits. There was no point in putting my own health or the safety of any other drivers in the field at risk."


Unfortunately, the symptoms experienced that night in the racecar continued through the anticipated vacation. Back home, there was prolonged treatment in a hyperbolic chamber while the date for Peterborough Speedway's Touring Chase for the Colours event remained pencilled-in on the shop calendar.


When the driver of the #54 OSCAAR Super Late Model rolled through the pit gate at the venue known as Canada's Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval, Beyore was both excited and nervous about what lay in store. Once he took his first laps on the track, a feeling of confidence replaced any trepidation that may have been there before.


"It felt good to get back behind the wheel," said Beyore. "The car was fast and although we needed to address an issue with it being loose coming off the corners, we put our game plan into effect and made some adjustments with the shocks. The track felt a little greasy because of the bright sunlight and heat, but it wasn't anything we hadn't experienced before in the middle of the summer."


With a pair of qualifying heats to run before taking his spot in the feature line-up, Beyore finished 3rd in the second preliminary round and claimed the checkered flag in the fourth. Starting 4th in the 50 lap 'A' main, the team struggled on the outside line, before being able to get to the bottom groove. Taking the car into the pits during a mid-race yellow flag, the crew made some changes to the set-up before sending their pilot back onto the track.


Only about a handful of laps remained on the scoreboard, when Beyore made solid impact with the retaining wall in the second turn. The car hit hard, then snapped-around; nearly clearing the Jersey barrier. The race was immediately red-flagged, while track safety and rescue crews rushed to the scene to check on the driver.


"I think that was the hardest hit I've ever had," said the driver via an on-line chat the next day. "I'm tired and sore, but the safety equipment built into the car did its job. I'm thankful to the crews at Peterborough Speedway for their quick response and to everyone who took the time to call or message to check on me."


Follow Mike Beyore throughout the season on Twitter via @54buck and at www.beyoreracing.ca.


Mike Beyore's 2015 OSCAAR Outlaw Super Late Model tour is supported by Stemac Machinery & Industrial Tools, Millennium Crane, Metals Plus, CNC Custom Machining, Praxair, MGS Performance, Mayhew Graphics, Vista Engineering Corporation, Lesco Industrial Restoration and Hoy's Garage, with promotional and media services by Clarke Motorsports Communications.


Photo attachment: Jim Clarke – Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media


After recovering from a bout of carbon monoxide poisoning, Mike Beyore returned to OSCAAR Super Late Model action Saturday, August 1st at Peterborough Speedway's Touring Chase for the Colours Qualifier


Prepared by: Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media

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Hot August Night Racing Series Continues at Peterborough Speedway

Hot August Night Racing Series Continues at Peterborough Speedway

By Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media


They're turning up the heat at Canada's Toughest 3rd of a Mile Paved Oval.


Excitement is rampant as the point battles tighten-up in all 5 regular divisions at Peterborough Speedway and anticipation builds with every wave of the Great Canadian RV green flag. Saturday, August 8th action in the Hot August Night Racing Series returns, as the Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup Breast Cancer Society 100 and a Kawartha Coupes & Coaches Vintage Modified Invitational will join the hometown Battlefield Equipment Rental 4Fun, Mini Stock and Paul Davis Systems Thunder Car classes.


Turn-by-turn, lap after lap fans have witnessed some incredibly close racing throughout the 2015 campaign and with only 5 regularly scheduled events remaining on the calendar, every position gained on the racetrack will help determine the overall championships and earn bragging rights at the season-ending awards banquet. Peterborough Speedway owner and promoter J.P. Josiasse says the tight point chases have made the track the talk of the town.


"Word is spreading faster than the Thunder Car field coming off the 4th turn to the checkered flag," said Josiasse. "People are getting great value for their motorsports entertainment dollar and they're telling their friends. Each week, we have new faces coming through the gate and they like what they see. It's all about building momentum and then keeping up the pace."


For the Saturday, August 8th show, pit gates will open at 2:00, with the spectator grandstands unlocked at 5:00and the night's first green flag at 6:00.


Looking ahead on the schedule finds the year's final Toonie Spectator Grandstand Admission/Fan Appreciation Night – presented by Pepsi – on Saturday, August 15th. The Ontario Modifieds Racing Series and INEX Ontario Legends will be joined by Peterborough Speedway's Battlefield Equipment Rental 4Fun, Mini Stock and Earl Ireland Auto Sales Late Model divisions. Saturday, August 22nd will find the Mini Stock, Renegade Truck, Thunder Car, Late Model and OMRS Mod teams looking to earn a trip to Dart Heating and Air Conditioning victory lane.


Fans can always find the latest news at www.peterboroughspeedway.com  by liking the track's page atwww.facebook.com or following it on Twitter. You can also download the free Peterborough Speedway app on your Smartphone.


Photo attachment: Jim Clarke – Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media


After battling tooth and nail for the 2014 Paul Davis Systems Thunder Car title, Howie Crowe (#28) trails Anthony DiBello by just 29 points heading into this weekend's action at Peterborough Speedway.


Prepared by: Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications/First Draft Media

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NASCAR K&N Pro Series East News & Notes: Watkins Glen

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NASCAR K&N Pro Series East News & Notes: Watkins Glen
Heckert Looks To Continue Road Course Success

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 4, 2015) – Scott Heckert is looking to add another road course win to his resume this weekend at the Bully Hill Vineyards 125 at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International.

The 21-year-old from Ridgefield, Connecticut, has earned three NASCAR K&N Pro Series East wins and two of them are at road courses, Virginia International Raceway and Watkins Glen International. 

Heckert picked up his first career victory at the 2.454-mile track last season after a dramatic conclusion to the race. He passed leader Andrew Ranger and second-place Cole Custer on the restart of a green-white-checkered finish attempt.

This season, Heckert has tallied one win, six top five and seven top 10 finishes and is ranked second in the series' point standings.

Earning back-to-back wins at WGI won't be easy. Kaz Grala and Jesse Little, who were fourth and fifth at Watkins Glen last year, are both scheduled to compete in this year's Bully Hill Vineyards 125. Custer is also back and looking for redemption after a wreck late in the race caused him to finish 16th last year.

Four rookie drivers are also looking to notch a win at the Glen. Dalton Sargeant, J.J. Haley, William Byron and Noah Gragson proved they have what it takes to contend at road courses at their first road course starts in June at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. Dalton Sargeant led 64 of 68 laps before being passed by NASCAR K&N Pro Series West veteran David Mayhew on a restart late in the race. Haley finished third, Byron finished fifth and Gragson finished seventh.

Race: Bully Hill Vineyards 124

Place: Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International

Date: Friday, August 7

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Broadcast: NBCSN, Thursday, August 13, 2:30 p.m.

Track Layout: 2.454-mile road course

2014 Winner: Scott Heckert

2014 Pole Winner: Brodie Kostecki

Event Schedule: Garage opens: 7 a.m.; Rookie Driver/Spotter Meeting: 7:30 a.m.; Practice: 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Final Practice: 10-11 a.m.; Driver Autograph Session: 1-1:45 p.m.; Qualifying: 2:40 p.m.; Driver/Crew Chief Meeting: 4:30 p.m.; Bully Hill Vineyards 125: 6:15 p.m.

Track Contact: Chris Banker, (607) 535-3361,cbanker@theglen.com

Track Twitter: @WGI

Event Hashtag: #BullyHill125

NASCAR Contact: Brooke Franceschini, (386) 631-6142bfranceschini@nascar.com, @BrookeFran04

If photographs are needed for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, please contact Brooke Franceschini at (386) 631-6142 orbfranceschini@nascar.com

The Race: The Bully Hill Vineyards 125 will be the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East's 16th visit to the track since 1993 and the second trip since 2009. It is the 10th of 14 events on the 2015 schedule and the first of two road course races on the calendar.

The Procedure: The maximum starting field is 32 cars, including provisionals. The first 28 cars will have secured starting positions through NASCAR Road Course style group qualifying and the remaining four spots will be awarded through the provisional process. The race is scheduled for 51 laps (125.124 miles) with a five minute break at or near the conclusion of Lap 25.

The Track: Watkins Glen International was established on the streets of Watkins Glen, New York, in 1948 when law student Cameron Argetsinger dreamed of bringing European style competition to the village where he spent his summer vacations. He drew up a challenging course that encompassed asphalt, cement and dirt roads in and around the village of Watkins Glen. It has hosted a total of 16 K&N Pro Series East events since 1993 and its current short course configuration is 2.454-miles

The Records: The qualifying record was set last season by Brodie Kostecki at 121.039 mph (72.869 seconds). The Bully Hill Vineyards 125 will be the second time the event will span 51 laps.


Notable U.S. Debuts: NASCAR Whelen Euro Series 2014 Rookie of the Year Eddie Cheever III and Quebec native Marc-Antoine Camirand will attempt to make their K&N Pro Series East debut on Friday at The Glen. Cheever III, who is currently second in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series standings with a win, four top five and eight top 10 finishes, will drive the No. 99 Bill McAnally Racing Toyota Camry in his U.S. debut. A leading candidate for Jostens Rookie of the Year honors in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1, Camirand has posted six top 10s in eight events this year and ranks sixth in the championship standings. Camirand is entered in the No. 53 Ford owned by Robert Torriere, which fellow Quebec driver Andrew Ranger piloted to three K&N Pro Series victories from 2010-13, all on road courses.

Gragson and Lupton To Make East Debuts: Noah Gragson and Dylan Lupton will both be making their NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debuts after having great success in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. Gragson, 17, leads the K&N West standings with 315 points. The rookie has earned one win, five top five and seven top 10 finishes in his eight series starts. Lupton, 21, was the runner-up finisher in 2014 in the K&N West. He earned one win, nine top fives and 14 top 10s. He has competed in five NASCAR XFINITY Series races this year and is coming off his best finish, 17th, at Iowa Speedway.

Chevrolet Dominating The Competition:
 Chevrolet enjoyed the most success at the New York road course, with nine of 15 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East events at Watkins Glen won by Chevrolets. Fords have earned four victories and Toyota and Pontiac have each tallied one win. 

K&N Points Battle Update: Rookie William Byron still holds a commanding lead over his competition in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East standings. The 17-year-old from Charlotte, N.C., has racked up 362 points with four wins, five top fives and six top 10s. His HScott Motorsports teammates Scott Heckert and Dalton Sargeant are second and fifth, respectively (337-320). K&N East veteran Austin Hill is third with 329 points and fellow rookie Kyle Benjamin is fourth with 322 points. Rico Abreu, Kaz Grala, Nick Drake, J.J. Haley and Gray Gaulding round out the top 10. 

Brooke Franceschini
NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications

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Durgan, Branham Avoid Wrecks for Airborne Park Speedway Modified Wins

ATTACHED PHOTOS (credit Dave Brown):


Begor – Jamy Begor's #19 Modified was badly damaged in a wild crash at Airborne Park Speedway.


Bordeau – Andrew Bordeau of Dannemora, NY won the Renegade Mechanics Race at Airborne Park Speedway.


Boutin – Jon Boutin of St. Albans, VT took his second career victory in the Key R-D Trailer Sales Renegade division at Airborne Park Speedway.


Branham – Bucko Branham of Plattsburgh, NY charged to his 60th career victory at Airborne Park Speedway in the second 30-lap J&S Steel Modified feature race.


Cakes – Race fans presented their favorite drivers with treats on "Bake a Cake" Night; from left, Bucko Branham, Sarah Heywood – wife of Modified driver Nick Heywood – Timex Morgan, and Jayson Criss show off their sweets.


Durgan – Jason Durgan (center) and his team and family celebrate their win in the first 30-lap J&S Steel Modified feature race at Airborne Park Speedway.


LaVair – Chris LaVair (#4) of Gabriels, NY races four-wide on his way to winning the Busch Beer Mini-Modified feature race at Airborne Park Speedway.


Renegade – Robert Gordon (#H2O) and Zach Rabtoy (#12) get into trouble during the Key R-D Trailer Sales Renegade feature race at Airborne Park Speedway.



Durgan, Branham Avoid Wrecks for Airborne Park Speedway Modified Wins

Boutin inherits Renegade victory; LaVair back on top in Mini-Mods


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PLATTSBURGH, NY – The full moon was out over Airborne Park Speedway on Saturday, August 1, and perhaps not-so-coincidentally the stock car racing action was a touch wild. Jason Durgan and Bucko Branham were among the survivors to stand in victory lane at the crash-marred Aaron's Sales & Lease/Liquor & Wine Warehouse Night, as were Jon Boutin and Chris LaVair.

The J&S Steel Modified division of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere ran twin 30-lap features, with Morrisonville racer Durgan and hometown veteran Branham splitting the victories. Durgan's win in the first race came despite a 13th-place starting position; he sliced through traffic and avoided three wrecks to catch rookie Jamy Begor in the final eight laps. Durgan completed his pass for the lead with five circuits remaining and drove to his second win of the year. Branham followed a similar path through the field and finished second, while Begor, of Mooers Forks, finished a career-best third. Greg Atkins and Mike Wells finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

In the second round, Branham again charged through the field from 14th place to victory lane for his third win of the season and the 60th documented Airborne Park Speedway victory of his long career, extending his all-time track record. The race was full of bumps and bangs, including a wreck that demolished Begor's car. Leon Gonyo of Chazy was the runner-up, his best Airborne result since a win in May. Plattsburgh's Nick Heywood completed the podium after original third-place finisher Wells was disqualified for a weight infraction in post-race inspection. Atkins took fourth for the second time of the night, and Codie Aubin was fifth.

Heywood's championship point lead took a hit following a 16th-place finish in the first 30-lap race, and Atkins trimmed his deficit down from 23 points to just two markers (594-592). Branham sits third, 28 points behind Heywood, followed by Durgan and rookie Danny Sullivan.

The Key R-D Trailer Sales Renegade division saw its share of bent sheet metal, and the race ended with an incident at the finish that saw Jim McKiernan cross the line first and Jon Boutin take second place backwards. McKiernan was stripped of the win in post-race inspection for a weight infraction and has been suspended indefinitely from both Airborne Park Speedway and partner track Devil's Bowl Speedway for unsportsmanlike conduct following the disqualification.

Boutin, of St. Albans, VT, was moved up to the winner's spot for the second victory of his career. Josh Terry of Essex, NY was scored as the runner-up, ahead of Dylan Rabtoy, Shawn Duquette, and Tylor Terry. Duquette, of Morrisonville, is the new championship point leader following a crash that severely damaged the car of previous leader Richie Turner. Duquette's lead is a narrow seven points over Turner (491-484), with Robert Gordon another 10 points behind.

The Busch Beer Mini-Modified division saw another round of the "Chris & Kris Show" as Chris LaVair and Kris Clark put on a clean and entertaining battle for the win. LaVair, of Gabriels, took the checkered flag for his fourth win of the season. Clark was the runner-up, ahead of Eddie Bresette, Dale O'Neil, and Tim LaFountain. LaVair leads Clark by 45 points (546-501) for the title.

Andrew Bordeau of Dannemora cleaned house in the Renegade Mechanics Race, driving a car he fields for regular driver Tylor Terry. Bordeau defeated a trio of former division champions in Lance Rabtoy, Kevin Boutin Jr., and Dave Rabtoy. Clint Adams finished fifth.

Airborne Park Speedway is back in action on Saturday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m. as Ernie's Discount Tools presents the second 100-lap Renegade race of the season. The event will also feature the Modified and Mini-Mod classes in regular events, along with the "King of the Hill" elimination tournament for the Modifieds. The top 10 point drivers and one other driver that wins a pre-race fan vote will have a shot at the $500 winner-take-all prize. General admission for the event is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and free for kids age 12 and under.

Airborne Park Speedway is located on Broderick Road in Plattsburgh, NY, one mile south of Exit 36 on the Interstate 87 Northway. Visitwww.airborneparkspeedway.com for more information, or call (518) 647-4444. Airborne Park Speedway is on Facebook at Facebook.com/AirborneParkSpeedway and on Twitter at @AirborneSpeed.


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS – Aaron's Sales & Lease/Liquor & Wine Warehouse Night

Airborne Park Speedway, Plattsburgh, NY

NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere

Saturday, August 1, 2015


J&S Steel Modified Feature #1 (30 laps)


(# - denotes rookie)

  1. (13) Jason Durgan, Morrisonville, NY
  2. (12) Bucko Branham, Plattsburgh, NY
  3. (2) # Jamy Begor, Mooers Forks, NY
  4. (4) Greg Atkins, Clintonville, NY
  5. (9) Mike Wells, West Chazy, NY
  6. (11) Leon Gonyo, Chazy, NY
  7. (10) Jamie LaFountain, Keeseville, NY
  8. (3) Codie Aubin, Plattsburgh, NY
  9. (5) # Timex Morgan, Plattsburgh, NY
  10. (1) Speedy Bresette, Plattsburgh, NY
  11. (15) Jayson Criss, Plattsburgh, NY
  12. (16) # Danny Sullivan, Morrisonville, NY
  13. (6) Rico Hernandez, Plattsburgh, NY
  14. (7) Eric Lauziere, St-Cyrille-de-Wendover, QC
  15. (8) # David Bourgeois, Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil, QC
  16. (14) Nick Heywood, Plattsburgh, NY

Heat Winners: Mike Wells; Jamy Begor; Danny Sullivan

Ernie's Discount Tools Rookie of the Race: Jamy Begor

Shiley Fabrication Hard Charger Award: Jason Durgan

Shiley Fabrication Hard Luck Award: Nick Heywood

Liquor & Wine Warehouse $100 Fuel Card Bonus: David Bourgeois


J&S Steel Modified Feature #2 (30 laps)


(# - denotes rookie)

  1. (14) Bucko Branham, Plattsburgh, NY
  2. (13) Leon Gonyo, Chazy, NY
  3. (16) Nick Heywood, Plattsburgh, NY
  4. (6) Greg Atkins, Clintonville, NY
  5. (5) Codie Aubin, Plattsburgh, NY
  6. (2) Eric Lauziere, St-Cyrille-de-Wendover, QC
  7. (9) Jayson Criss, Plattsburgh, NY
  8. (11) # Danny Sullivan, Morrisonville, NY
  9. (7) # David Bourgeois, Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil, QC
  10. (3) Speedy Bresette, Plattsburgh, NY
  11. (15) Jason Durgan, Morrisonville, NY
  12. (12) Jamie LaFountain, Keeseville, NY
  13. (8) # Timex Morgan, Plattsburgh, NY
  14. (1) Rico Hernandez, Plattsburgh, NY
  15. (4) # Jamy Begor, Mooers Forks, NY

Disqualified: (10) Mike Wells, West Chazy, NY (weight)

Ernie's Discount Tools Rookie of the Race: Danny Sullivan

Shiley Fabrication Hard Charger Award: Bucko Branham

Shiley Fabrication Hard Luck Award: Jamy Begor

Liquor & Wine Warehouse $100 Fuel Card Bonus: Jason Durgan


Key R-D Trailer Sales Renegade Feature (25 laps)


(# - denotes rookie)

  1. (3) Jon Boutin, St. Albans, VT
  2. (9) Josh Terry, Essex, NY
  3. (1) Dylan Rabtoy, Swanton, VT
  4. (7) Shawn Duquette, Morrisonville, NY
  5. (12) Tylor Terry, Morrisonville, NY
  6. (5) Jimmy Bushey, Mooers Forks, NY
  7. (10) Brent Jarvis, Peru, NY
  8. (17) Robert Gordon, Milton, VT
  9. (16) # Michael Wright, Alburgh, VT
  10. (4) Brandon Nolan, Au Sable Forks, NY
  11. (2) Zach Rabtoy, Fairfax, VT
  12. (14) Curt Giventer, Saranac, NY
  13. (15) Keith O'Neil, Mooers, NY
  14. (13) Richie Turner, Fairfax, VT
  15. (11) Zack Daniels, Plattsburgh, NY
  16. (8) Jason McClatchie, Plattsburgh, NY

Disqualified: (6) Jim McKiernan, Moriah Center, NY (weight)

Heat Winners: Josh Terry; Robert Gordon; Brent Jarvis

Lenny's Shoe & Apparel Hot Shoe Challenge Award: Jon Boutin

Ernie's Discount Tools Rookie of the Race: Michael Wright

Bond Auto Parts Hard Charger Award: Robert Gordon

Liquor & Wine Warehouse $100 Fuel Card Bonus: Brent Jarvis


Busch Beer Mini-Modified Feature (15 laps)


(# - denotes rookie)

  1. (9) Chris LaVair, Saranac Lake, NY
  2. (11) Kris Clark, Keeseville, NY
  3. (12) Eddie Bresette, Plattsburgh, NY
  4. (10) Dale O'Neil, Mooers, NY
  5. (2) Tim LaFountain, Keeseville, NY
  6. (5) Harold LaVair Jr., Gabriels, NY
  7. (4) Pete Blaney, Jay, NY
  8. (8) Tyler Irwin, Peru, NY
  9. (3) Mike Bresette, Keeseville, NY
  10. (1) Robert Foley, Saranac, NY
  11. (7) # Tanner Crary, Saranac Lake, NY
  12. (6) # Clement Bell Jr., Peru, NY

Heat Winners: Kris Clark; Chris LaVair

Ernie's Discount Tools Rookie of the Race: Tanner Crary

Bond Auto Parts Hard Charger Award: Kris Clark

Liquor & Wine Warehouse $100 Fuel Card Bonus: Harold LaVair Jr.



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Final Test For Oxford 250 Awaits PASS Stars At This Weekend’s HP Hood 150

Final Test For Oxford 250 Awaits PASS Stars At This Weekend's HP Hood 150


-       For Immediate Release


NAPLES, ME (July 29) – With the 42nd Annual AIM Recycling Oxford 250 Presented By Kenny U-Pull just a month away, Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model teams will have one more opportunity to prepare at Oxford Plains Speedway with this weekend's HP Hood 150.  Over 50 teams have pre-entered for the Oxford 250 to date and, with over 70 teams expected for the biggest and most prestigious Super Late Model race in the North America, track time at Oxford Plains will be at a premium.  6-time PASS North Super Late Model champion, Johnny Clark, is taking advantage of every opportunity available to race at Oxford.  Last weekend, Clark finished fifth in the track's weekly Super Late Model division and will be among the favorites to take the checkered flag this Sunday afternoon in the HP Hood 150.

            " There will be a lot of heavy hitters and all the teams will be raring to go this weekend at Oxford," says Clark, driver of the Clark's Car Crushing #54.  "Everyone wants to make a statement that they are ready for the 250."

            In addition to giving teams valuable track time at Oxford Plains Speedway, this weekend's HP Hood 150 will also give them a chance to compete in a longer event with similar conditions to those that are expected for the 42nd Annual AIM Recycling Oxford 250 Presented By Kenny U-Pull in late-August. 

Besides the hot action on the track, fans will also be keeping track of the battle for the series championship.  3-time Oxford 250 winner, Mike Rowe, and defending PASS North champion, DJ Shaw, have traded the points lead back-and-forth between them over the last few weeks.  Rowe currently leads Shaw by 37 points heading into the HP Hood 150, while Airborne Park Speedway winner, Joey Doiron, and 2-time defending Oxford 250 winner, Travis Benjamin, sit within 102 points of the leaders.

A great field of PASS AIM Recycling Super Late Models Presented By Kenny U-Pull history is expected on Sunday at Oxford Plains Speedway for the HP Hood 150.  In addition to the aforementioned drivers, all-time PASS wins leader, Ben Rowe, will lead a strong group of contenders from the state of Maine including Richie Dearborn, Dave Farrington, Jr., Scott Farrington, Tracy Gordon, Garrett Hall, Michael Landry, Reid Lanpher, Glen Luce, Shawn Martin, Scott McDaniel, Kelly Moore, David Oliver, Adam Polvinen, Tony Ricci, Gary Smith, Dennis Spencer, Jr., JT Thurlow, and Bobby Timmons.  Quebec is represented in the early entries by Raphael Lessard, while Dan Colby, Jeremy Davis, Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Steve Johnson will make the trip over from New Hampshire. 

Action begins this Saturday afternoon at Oxford Plains Speedway with a full slate of weekly racing, including Super Late Models.  On Sunday, gates will open at 11 AM, followed by rotating practice from 12:30 PM to 12:40 PM, with heat races beginning at3 PM followed by main events for the PASS AIM Recycling Super Late Models and support divisions.

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 legendary AIM Recycling Oxford 250 Presented By Kenny U-Pull at Oxford Plains Speedway and PASS South's Easter Bunny 150 at the historic Hickory Motor Speedway.  For technical information concerning all PASS divisions please send questions to passracing@roadrunner.com.  For media or marketing questions, please contact Alan Dietz at 704-231-2039 or alandietzpass@live.com.  And, don't forget to "Like" the Pro All Stars Series on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @PASSSLM14 to keep up with breaking news as it happens.


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42nd Annual Oxford 250 To Be Broadcasted Live on Speed51.com

42nd Annual Oxford 250 To Be Broadcasted Live on Speed51.com


Naples, ME - For many years now, race fans throughout the country have been telling their friends, "I wish there was a way to watch live video of the Oxford 250."  In 2015, those wishes will come true. 


Speed51.com, the Pro All Stars Series and Oxford Plains Speedway are pleased to announce that the 42nd Annual AIM Recycling Oxford 250 will be able to seen around the world via a live pay-per-view broadcast on 51 TV, the online video streaming service on Speed51.com powered by JEGS.


Fans can purchase their three-day video (FridaySaturdaySunday) ticket for Oxford 250 weekend now for just $51.99.  A single-day ticket for Sunday only can be purchased for $29.99.


The race, coined "the richest single day short track racing event in North America," will see the winner take home a minimum of $25,100 and as much as $50,000 on Sunday, August 30.  It is an event that race fans throughout the country drop what they're doing to follow, and now for the first time, those same fans will be able to watch the race as well.


"The AIM Recycling Oxford 250 is big in its own right, but now this makes it even bigger," said Tom Mayberry, owner of the Pro All Stars Series.  "So many people come to this race each year, but so many more cannot.  Now people all over the country that can't make it, for whatever reason, will be able to watch it through Speed51.com.


"This race is talked about throughout the United States and we're excited to bring it to everyone with this live broadcast."


Part of what makes the Oxford 250 so special is the heat race format used for qualifying.  Some even say the qualifying is worth the price of admission.  In this case, it will be worth the price of a video ticket as well, because all three rounds of qualifying (heats, consis and last chance race) will be broadcast live on 51 TV.


Currently, 53 drivers are on the entry list for the biggest Super Late Model event in the Northeast and many expect there to be 70-80 cars attempting to qualify onAugust 30.  The entry list currently reads like a who's who in Super Late Model racing with recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner Christopher Bell, current PASS North points leader Mike Rowe and defending PASS North champion DJ Shaw being just a handful of drivers hoping to end two-time defending race winner Travis Benjamin's bid at three straight wins.


"The Oxford 250 is one of the crown jewel events of short track racing," said Bob Dillner, Executive Editor of Speed51.com.  "I've been to the race as a fan and as a competitor, so now I'm personally excited to be there to bring it to fans on a streaming video broadcast to a worldwide audience.  We will have multiple cameras to bring a network-style feel to everyone watching from home, work or while they are out and about."


In addition to all of the action on Sunday, 51 TV will also be live covering the racing action on Friday and Saturday night. 


51 TV will go live for the first time at Oxford Plains Speedway on Friday afternoon to cover a portion of the first Super Late Model practice session.  The track's weekly warriors will also be highlighted to a national audience on Friday night's broadcast that will feature the PASS Modifieds, Street Stocks, Outlaws, Sports Trucks, Ladies, Rebels, Cruisers and Bandits. 


Friday night's action can be purchased separately for just $14.99.


Saturday's live broadcast will once again feature a portion of Super Late Model practice as teams dial in their cars for the prestigious Oxford 250.  The ground-pounding Modifieds of the Valenti Modified Racing Series will be in the spotlight on Saturday night and their 100-lap event will be broadcast live on 51 TV.  They will be joined by the North East Mini Stock Tour, Street Stocks, PASS Modifieds, Wicked Good Racers and Classic Lites.


Saturday night's live broadcast can be purchased by itself for $19.99.


On Sunday, it will be the granddaddy of them all, the 42nd Annual AIM Recycling Oxford 250 live on Speed51.com.  The live broadcast will kick off with a pre-race show and continue until the winner of the $25,000 race is crowned.


More information about 51 TV's live broadcast of the 42nd Annual Oxford 250 will be announced in the coming weeks.


51 TV is the live-event broadcasting arm of Speed51.com, the "100% Short Track Racing" news leader. To order the live AIM Recycling 250 click here.


Advertising inquiries about 51 TV's live broadcast of the Oxford 250 can be sent to Speed51.com's Director of Business, Jana Wimmer at jana@speed51.com.  For more information on 51 TV, visit www.speed51.com.


For more information on the Oxford 250, please visit www.oxfordplains.com and www.proallstarsseries.com.

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