From the monthly archives: "May 2009"

DOVER, DE. — Jimmie Johnson drove like a three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Sunday afternoon, storming past two-time champion Tony Stewart with three laps remaining to win the Autism Speaks 400 presented by Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips and Cheese at Dover International Speedway.

Johnson literally dominated the event from start to finish with a perfect driver rating (150.0) but had to come from ninth to first in less than 30 laps after the 10th caution of the day slowed the field.
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South Boston, VA (May 31, 2009): Brett Moffitt isn’t wasting any time in declaring his talent behind the wheel of a NASCAR Camping World Series East racecar. Saturday night, the quiet-mannered driver spoke volumes when he took the lead for the third and final time from Ryan Truex at South Boston Speedway to become the series youngest winner in history. At 16 years, nine months, and 23 days old, Moffitt beat out Joey Logano’s record, which was set a month shy of his 17th birthday when he won the 2007 season opener.
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Montmagny, QC – Jean-Francois Dery of Quebec, QC wins the Red Bear 100 at Autodrome Montmagny after a fierce battle with eventual third place finisher Donald Theetge. Justin Holtom led for the earlier stages of the race before Theetge took over. Theetge and Dery then fought for the lead, rubbing fenders multiple times. Dery held the lead through five late cautions while battling Theetge. Eventual runner-up finisher Trampas Demers got by Theetge in the final laps.

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OXFORD, Maine – Early-season struggles ended with a vengeance Saturday night as Ricky Rolfe, Skip Tripp and Justin Karkos captured Championship Series feature wins at Oxford Plains Speedway.
Rolfe passed Tim Brackett, Jeff White and Scott Luce in the outside lane over the final 20 circuits to capture the 40-lap Oxford Networks Late Model main event on 99.9 The Wolf Fan Appreciation Night.


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Dave Oliver finds his way to victory lane at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway.

 Scarborough, Maine-  Coming off an opening day top 5 finish following a qualifying wreck, Dave Oliver found the speed in his car and was victorious following the 40 lap Pro Series race on Saturday night. Mike Maietta Jr led the field to the green flag and quickly sprinted out front but tell tale signs of smoke started appearing from the #23 immediately.

 

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Rather than keep everyone waiting, May 29 Racing has been cancelled. There won't be a rain date because the track, parking lot, and pit are too wet that there isn't any way to dry it in time.

Unity Raceway is coming up in just a couple days!!! This will be the first ever event for the NEMST, The race will be on Friday night may 29th. We are expecting a good turnout from a lot of Maine and New Hampshire mini stock racers. Hopefully everyone can at least come up and watch the first showing with us.. Mainely Motorsports TV will be on hand filming the action for their upcoming show.

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CHARLOTTE, NC (May 27) – In recent days, citizens of the United States have observed one of our Nation’s most somber holidays, Memorial Day.  Each year at this time we recognize the brave men and women who have fought for our freedom and those who paid the ultimate price with their life.  This weekend the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) will conclude the Memorial Day week with the inaugural running of the Salute Our Heroes 150 at the Coastal Plains Raceway near Jacksonville, NC.  All military personnel from any branch of the United States Armed Forces attending Saturday night’s race will only pay $10 for a ticket to see some of the best short track racing in North America.  For those not familiar with the area you might ask why PASS chose Coastal Plains Raceway to host the Salute Our Heroes 150.

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North Woodstock NH (May 23) Ben Rowe knows his way around White Mountain Motorsports Park. The four time Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model Champion now has eight PASS North feature wins at the tidy high banked quarter mile after an exciting battle for the race lead with Travis Benjamin. Benjamin and Rowe got together on lap 135 of the 150 lap feature, and when the smoke cleared Rowe was out front and Benjamin was spun out in the infield.

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Dave Pembroke of Montpelier, VT takes home the win in the 47th Annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic. Pembroke chased leader Joey Polewarczyk for the first 82 laps before Pole lost control off the top of turn 3. Pole ran the high groove while Pembroke attempted to get by on the inside. Pole broke away from the field while working through lap traffic. After the caution on lap 82 for Pole, Pembroke couldn’t be touched.

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Opening day at Wiscasset Raceway presented by Lester Morse Auto Sales was a great one. The sun was shining at the 2 p.m. start time, the fans packed the stands and the drivers packed the pit area. The U.S. Army reserves where there with their massive rock climbing wall. Operation Recognition was at the “Center of Speed” where they put on a parade around the track with the Patriot Guard motorcycle riders, Maine Bag Pipes and armed service men and woman. After the parade a ceremony took place in the infield to honor folks who have served for out country. After Late Model division drivers took to the stands to collect money for the good cause that is Operation recognition with Army boots and the National Anthem had been preformed we were ready for our feature events.


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Unofficial Results PASS North Super Late Model  150 – White Mountain Motorsports Park – No. Woodstock NH – 5/23/09

1 (12) Ben Rowe Turner ME 2 35 (15) Derek Ramstrom, Worcester MA 3 (4) Richie Dearborn, Hollis ME 5 (22) Chris Staples, Brunswick ME 6 (16) Adam Bates, Warner NH 7 (11)   Johnny Clark, Hallowell ME   8 (2) Donnie Whitten, Biddeford ME 9 (14) Donnie Lashua, Meredith NH  10 (13) DJ Shaw, Center Conway NH  11 (5) John Danbrowski, W. Bridgewater MA  12 (8) Steve Legendre, St. Johnsbury VT  13 (18) Gary Smith, Bangor ME  14 (3) Cassius Clark, Farmington ME 15 (18) Scott Alexander, Glenburn ME  16 (10) Nick Ribbe, Kingston MA  17 (1) Kelly Moore, Scarborough ME 18 (6)  1C Tony Ricci, Gorham ME  19 (9) Matt Frahm,  North Salem NH 20 (19) Mike Thomas, Lewiston ME 21 Dave Farrington Jr. Jay, ME 22 (23) Kevin Roberge P.Q. CA  23 Steve Knowlton  Ipswich MA