From the monthly archives: "November 2007"

       BARRE, VT – Barre’s Thunder Road will host the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) championship Late Model stock car racing series on four occasions in 2008.  The newly-released ACT schedule will bring the popular series to seven race tracks from April through September, and includes Thunder Road’s Merchants Bank 150 and Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic 100 in May, August’s Bond Auto Labor Day Classic 200, and the season-ending Chittenden Milk Bowl in September.

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WATERBURY, VT – A completely redesigned championship format will be used for the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model stock car racing season in 2008.  A diverse slate of twelve events at seven speedways in the northeastern United States and Canada will comprise the schedule, while also giving race teams several options during the course of the April-to-September campaign.

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"Maine Motorsports Hall of Fame Class of 2008 announced; Russ Nutting, Bob Walker, Dick Bahre, Bob Knowles, Tony Dipompo and Otis Perry to be Inducted"

Auburn, Maine – Two legendary drivers, a track owner/promoter, a car owner/track official, a track builder/general manager and a long time track announcer will be inducted into the Maine Motorsports Hall of Fame in the spring of 2008.
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Ryan Lawler Crowned 2007 PASS South Champion Despite Early Race Accident

CONCORD, NC (November 17, 2007) – In what could only be described as unbelievable, Ben Rowe capped off an amazing 2007 season in Saturday night’s 2nd Annual Mason-Dixon Meltdown at Concord Motorsport Park (NC) by passing Corey Williams on the final turn of the final lap to take the victory.
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Beech Ridge closes out 2007 season with the crowning of champions; Emerson family makes surprise appearance.

By Dan Walker
Beech Ridge Motor Speedway PR

Portland, Maine-With approximately 400 people in attendance, the Holiday Inn by the Bay was the setting for the crowning achievements of the 2007 NASCAR Whelan All American Series held at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway. The 59th awards ceremony was brought to a hush during opening moments of the awards presentation as the Whiz Kidz were receiving their trophies.
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Speedway 95 News Release 11-17-07

(Hermon, Me) Speedway 95 held the final event of the season Saturday, November 17th, with the annual awards banquet at the Elks Club in Bangor. Paul White of Corrinna was crowned champion of the Sportsman Pro-Stock division for the 2007 season. White was also awarded the special Tech award for the division. The track also announced a new 6 cylander division for Wednesday nights called “The Cheaters.”
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Breakout Season Continues With South Super Late Model Series Championship
 
CONCORD, NC (November 19, 2007) – After the 2006 season, a lot of people in the racing industry were starting to learn the name Ryan Lawler.  He has come out of nowhere to win a couple of PASS South Super Late Model races and even took the checkers in one of the preliminary events at the Toyota All Star Showdown at Irwindale Speedway in California.

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Ryan Lawler Crowned 2007 PASS South Champion Despite Early Race Accident
 
CONCORD, NC (November 17, 2007) – In what could only be described as unbelievable, Ben Rowe capped off an amazing 2007 season in Saturday night’s 2nd Annual Mason-Dixon Meltdown at Concord Motorsport Park (NC) by passing Corey Williams on the final turn of the final lap to take the victory.

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Rowe, Rosenfield, Hammond, Staples and McKeage Honored for Their ’07 Titles
 
NAPLES, ME (November 10, 2007) – Thanksgiving won’t take place until later this month, but that fact didn’t keep the Northern champions of the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) from expressing their gratitude a little bit early.

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Top Super Late Model Racers To Be Complimented By Best in Legends, PASS & Rolling Thunder Mods, Bandos and More
 
CONCORD, NC (November 8, 2007) – At various points in the year, scores of race teams come to Concord, North Carolina.  Depending on the date and the track, those teams might compete in one of NASCAR’s big three divisions, on dirt with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car or Late Model tours or they could be asphalt short track racers.

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What Started Over 230 Years Ago Will Come To A Head In A Friday-Night Fight
 
CONCORD, NC (November 8, 2007) – Back in the mid-1760s, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed land to settle a border dispute between British colonies in Colonial America.  What they were not aware of then was how famous their “Mason-Dixon” line was going to become to describe the separation between cultures from the North and South.  They also didn’t realize they started then a tradition of rival racing in America.

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A Mainer Won The Race in ‘06, Now Several PASS North Racers Hope to Do The Same In ‘07
 
CONCORD, NC (November 7, 2007) – The Mason-Dixon Meltdown is a Super Late Model version of a racing civil war.  Although it is a Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Model race, the event attracted scores of PASS North regulars when it was held at South Boston Speedway (VA) in 2006..

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