From the monthly archives: "July 2009"

Emerson Cayer, of Contoocook, NH is the current points leader in the newely established North East Mini Stock Tour. With 3 wins already this season Emerson is looking to claim the Inagurial NEMST Championship. When we asked Emerson had this to say “I think I have a very good chance at grabbing the 1st ever NEMST championship as long as everything goes good.”

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Claremont, NH – The American Canadian Tour Twin State 100 at Twin State Speedway in Claremont, NH has been postponed until Sunday, August 2. The gates will open at 11am and post time is set for 5pm. The Twin State 100 is the ninth event on the ACT Tour’s 13 race schedule.

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Barre, VT – Tony Andrews of Northfield captured his third career win in the Late Model stock car division at Thunder Road International Speedbowl. Andrews win on WDEV/Calkins Night featuring “King” Richard Petty is his first since 1992. Andrews started on the outside pole and held off a strong Brooks Clark throughout the race to score the win. Dave Pembroke finished second and unofficial took over the points lead. Cris Michaud came home third followed by Brooks Clark and Phil Scott to complete the top five. John Donahue finished sixth, Mike Bailey seventh, previous point leader Jean-Paul Cyr eighth, Doug Murphy ninth and Trampas Demers rounding out the top ten.

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OXFORD, Maine – Hey, if you're going to wait until you're 53 years old until posting your first top-division feature victory at your home track, you might as well do it in style.

Tommy Ricker raced into the Oxford Plains Speedway history book with a flair Thursday night, driving around Shawn Martin, Jeff White and Don Wentworth over the final 20 circuits to win a special 60-lap Oxford Networks Late Model event as part of the Agren Appliance Summer Slam triple crown series.
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Old Town’s Jason Trundy took off from the pole position in Wednesday night’s Little Enduro feature on a start that was almost called back by head starter Jeff Overlock, and led the event to a lap 14 red flag caused when Dennis Burns #65 caught fire after taking a couple of hard hits. On the restart, Trundy again jumped to the lead and held off Old Town’s Mike Ogden for the final 6 laps to post the win. Ogden drove a hard steady race and finished in the runner up spot for his first top three of the season. Third went to Mike Witham of Milo who also took his first podium finish in the Little Enduros for this season. Donny Blanchard of Orrington and Darren Durrell of Newburgh, both previous winners this season, finished in fourth and fifth respectively. In other Little Enduro action, Mike Witham came back from his third place finish in the main event to win the 10 lap Double O race later in the program. David Grant of Bangor drove the Timothy Moon # 76 to a second place finish, followed by Robert Mushero of Scarborough in third. Fourth in the Double O went to Corinth’s Ricky Adams, with Bangor's Joshua Dow finishing fifth. Qualifying heats in the Little Enduros were won by Trundy and Newport's Mark Lane.
 

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Waterbury, VT – The 2009 American Canadian Tour (ACT) point’s battle is heating up as the Tour prepares for Twin State Speedway this Friday, July 31. The ACT Late Model Tour’s visit to Twin State will be their second in history and the ninth event on the 2009 schedule. ACT’s last trip to the third-mile speedway was in 2004, when Montreal’s Patrick Laperle led 88 of the 100 laps on his way to the win.

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Naples ME (7/28/2009) Unity Raceway hosts the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) this Sunday August 2nd and the ticket price is a throwback to the days when all race cars were built from a junkyard and gas was less than a buck a gallon.

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The 3rd annual 4-Cylinder Nationals presented by Kraze Korlacki Speed Equipment is this  Sunday, August 2nd. The race will be the final points race for the 2009 NEMST season. The Nationals was set to throw a kink into the point standings at the end of the yewar, showcasing the Drivers and Teams that can tune their car for speed with its open-type rules package. The list of rules are short but the excitement and thrills are endless with the mix of the fastest four-cylinder mini stocks in the northeast.

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NAPLES ME (July 26) Cassius Clark wrestled  the race lead from Donnie Whitten on lap ten of Saturday’s Pro All Stars Series (PASS) super late model Summerfest 150  at Groveton New Hampshire’s Riverside Speedway  and never looked back to record his first PASS  feature win of 2009. Clark’s victory ended a PASS North winless streak dating back to October of 2007 for the 2008 PASS National Championship series titlist. Kelly Moore brought his NAPA Chevrolet home second and pole sitter Donnie Whitten earned his best result of 2009 by finishing third. Ben Rowe and DJ Shaw rounded out the top five.

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Naples ME (7/27/09) Thirteen year old Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Mod sophomore Sulo Burbank had the drive of his young career Saturday night, claiming his first PASS feature win in the PASS Mod portion of Summerfest 2009 at Groveton New Hampshire’s Riverside Speedway. Burbank took the point from Dan Somes on lap 7 of the 40 lap tilt and kept PASS Mod point leader Andy Shaw and Somes in his rear view mirror the rest of the way.  Somes and team mate Gary Norris checkered second and third: Shaw faded to fourth and Steve Bennett Jr. raced home fifth.

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     Wiscasset, ME- Appleton’s Jeremy Glasier has won many features at Wiscasset Raceway. However he was winless in 2009. That was until the driver of the number 99 Glasier Construction sponsored Verizon Wireless Super Street beat 2007 division champion Bernie Dinsmore to the finish line on Ames True Value night at the “Center of Speed”. Allen Moeller Jr. of Dresden finished third with Brian Fortin and Shawn Austin  finishing fourth and fifth respectively.

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By Bill DaButler

(Hermon, Me) The weather was perfect for a night of racing at Saturday Night, July 25 at Speedway 95, Maine’s family fun track, presented by Budweiser the king beers! It was a evening, packed with racing, including a visit from the Wicked Good Vintage Race Cars, and bicycle races between Speedway 95 kids club members, and drivers.

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Unity, ME — Josh St. Clair of Liberty drove to victory lane twice in one day for the second time this season on a special Saturday afternoon “Wrestling & Racing” card at Unity Raceway, offering up double points in all racing divisions.

St.Clair came from the back of the pack in both the Late Model and Super Street division main events in impressive fashion.
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With the American-Canadian Tour back in town for the first time in 16 years, Dave Oliver also took the time to renew acquaintances with the winners circle in front of a large crowd of fans. The 40 lap Pro Series feature was led in the early going by Keith McKinnon who was about to drive the best race of his short career. McKinnon stayed in front until lap 14 when Oliver took over following a restart. With Oliver cruising away from the field McKinnon was locked in a battle for second place with Aaron Ricker, Bub Bilodeau and Mike Rowe. Oliver would take the win and McKinnon posted a career best second place with Rowe getting third at the stripe by inches. Ricker and Mike Maietta Jr were fourth and fifth.
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