From the monthly archives: "June 2007"

New Hampshire Bullring Promises 200 Laps of Great Super Late Model Racing

NAPLES, ME (June 25, 2007) – All-Star Speedway (NH) is one of the tracks on the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Model schedule where weekly competitors can dice it up with tour regulars.  A number of veterans who know the place well, like Bobby Gahan, Eric Hudson and Babe Branscomb, are expected to enter the All-Star 200 on June 29th-30th and, of course, the regular stars of PASS North will be there as well – guys like Johnny Clark, Ben Rowe, Mike Rowe, Cassius Clark, Richie Dearborn, Travis Benjamin, Trevor Sanborn, Alan Tardiff and Derek Ramstrom.

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Okay, race fans, pack the cooler, hop in the ol’ family truckster, and get ready for an exciting ACT tripleheader weekend!  Thunder Road kicks things off with Sanel Parts Plus Night on Thursday, as NASCAR’s “Herminator” (known by some as Kenny Wallace) straps in to a Late Model on the Barre, VT high banks.  Qualifying for the Allen Lumber Street Stocks and Power Shift Junkyard Warriors begins early at 6:30pm, with the Post Parade and regular racing program set to roll out at 7:00pm.  Wallace will be signing his new Coastal 181 book, “Inside Herman’s World” and trying to recover from the intimidation of Thunder Road’s famous “Widowmaker” Turn 4 wall.

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       WATERBURY, VT – Paul Wells of Enosburg has filed the first entry for “The People’s Race”, the 23rd annual M&M Beverage Enduro 200 on Sunday, July 29 at Barre’s Thunder Road.  The Enduro is a 200-lap, no-holds-barred event where over 100 amateur drivers race virtually street-legal automobiles for a top prize of $2,000.

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Racing at the Magic Mile is an Impressive Step for Young Massachusetts Driver

MARSHFIELD, MA (June 25, 2007) –   Showing up for his first event at New Hampshire International Speedway is going to be a big step in Bobby Grigas, III’s racing career.  Actually, everything about this weekend at the track in Loudon, New Hampshire is going to be big for Grigas.

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Mystic Missile Team Has Won Three Modified Tour Races So Far in 2007

HUNTINGTON, NY (June 25, 2007) – Donny Lia has never won a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race before at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon.  He’s been quick enough to on multiple occasions, but things like blown engines have gotten in the way of getting to victory lane.

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“Firecracker 125” Looks To Be One of the Hottest Races of the Season

CONCORD, NC (June 25, 2007) There is nothing more American than the Fourth of July.  It’s a day that celebrates the country’s independence, where families cookout, watch fireworks and spend the day together.  Well, there are few professional sports in the country more American than short track racing.

 


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Mainer Wins Forbes 200 PASS North Race at Scotia Speedworld

NAPLES, ME (June 25, 2007) – Whenever a citizen crosses the United States/Canadian border, they are asked if they have any items that they acquired out of country to declare.  After his trip North of the Border this weekend, Maine’s Cassius Clark had to declare some hardware on his return home.  It wasn’t the type of hardware that he could have bought at the country’s Canadian Tire or Home Hardware chains though.  It was the type of hardware that could only be earned by winning a race.

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Right place, right time for Childs;
Luce gets to party like it's 1998

OXFORD, Maine – Jimmy Childs often wheels the dominant Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy Mini Stock around Oxford Plains Speedway. When he doesn’t, Childs has a knack for being in the right place at the right time and winning, anyway.
Childs took advantage of cousin Rich Sirois' missed shift on a restart with six laps remaining to win the rescheduled Sun Journal 100 for the Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Mini Stocks on Saturday night.
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JEFF BURGESS BECOMES 8TH DIFFERENT LATE MODEL WINNER IN WILD NIGHT AT WISCASSET

Saturday night at Wiscasset Raceway had all the look and feel of show you might get on a hot full moon night in mid August. There was plenty of action on the track; a few tempers on the rise and the busiest members of the track staff may have been the emergency crew. On the positive side of things Jeff Burgess of Oakland raced his way to the 30 lap Late Model feature win, making him the 8th different winner in nine races in Wiscasset’s top division. Other winners on the night included Jeremy Glasier of Appleton in the Super Streets; Steve Peirpont of Cushing in the Strictly Streets; Mike Wilson of Chelsea in the Stock Mini’s; Marje Albert of Chelsea in the Ladies Division; Nick Hinckley of Wiscasset in the Teen Division; and Francis Bernard Jr of Howland in the Quirk Super Mini Cup Series. Four of the weekly division winners picked up their first win of the year in the show sponsored by Norm’s Used Cars of Wiscasset.
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