From the monthly archives: "August 2009"

Naples, ME 8/31/09- He may only be thirteen and it may have only been his first ever Pro All Stars Series ( PASS) South super late model start but Chase Elliot looked as if he knew each and every move to make to score his first career PASS South series win in his first career start. Elliot used the lapped car of John Batten as a pick to make his way by third place finisher Cassius Clark and then ran down second place finisher Jeff Choquette from ten car lengths back making a last lap pass on his way to securing the win. Bradley McCaskill showed that you can do a lot with a little as he scored his career best finish of fourth followed by another newbie to the series, Andy Loden, who rounded out the top five in his first career start and his second race in a super late model.

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U.S Team Takes Overall Victory

 

Vallee-Jct., QC – Milton’s Brent Dragon dominates the final half of the second annual Showdown at Chaudiere 200 at Autodrome Chaudiere and leads the U.S. team to the overall victory. The first 91 laps saw a battle between former Serie ACT Castrol champion Karl Allard and current ACT Tour point leader Scott Payea.

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The all day soaking rain received in the Bangor area on Saturday forced Speedway 95 officials to cancel the program scheduled for 6:30 Saturday night, August 29th. Racing will resume at the speedway on Saturday September 5 at 6:30 p.m. with a regular card of racing that includes the Dysart's Late Models, the Super Streets, Strictly Streets and the Allenfarm Fence Co. Sport Fours. Also on the card will be the Wacky Wednesday night Little Enduros, who moved to the Saturday night show for the remainder of the season at the conclusion of the 2009 Wacky Wednesday racing schedule on August 26th.
 
 On Saturday, September 12, Speedway 95 will host Round 2 of the Linnehan Credit Now Triple Crown Series for Late Models. The event will pay the winner a total of $1754, which comes from the regular purse planned for the event plus $1054 from the friends and family of Bob Coburn, a former Pro Stock driver at the track who passed away in June of this year. Top Late Model drivers from the central and coastal Maine areas are expected to challenge the Speedway 95 regulars for the largest purse of the three race series. The final leg of the series will be held at Unity Raceway on Sunday, October 11th.

Unity, Maine – Chris Thorne of Sidney drove to victory in the Late Model feature at Unity Raceway Friday night, scoring his first victory of the season at Maine’s Toughest Racing Oval. Mike Mason of Skowhegan and Bradley Bosworth of Cornville each won a pair of feature events on a busy, 12-feature racing program.

 

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Twin wins for Mason, Bosworth

 

Unity, Maine – Chris Thorne of Sidney drove to victory in the Late Model feature at Unity Raceway Friday night, scoring his first victory of the season at Maine’s Toughest Racing Oval. Mike Mason of Skowhegan and Bradley Bosworth of Cornville each won a pair of feature events on a busy, 12-feature racing program.

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Phil Scott Wins Final Thursday Night Event of 2009

Barre, VT – Senator Phil Scott of Montpelier won his 22nd Thunder Road Late Model feature on during the final Thursday Night of the 50th Anniversary Season sponsored by VSECU. However, his win was not enough as seven-time American Canadian Tour Champion Jean-Paul Cyr of Milton  was crowned the “King of the Road” after his third place finish. Trampas Demers took second place to score his best feature finish in 2009. 

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Loudon, NH – The American Canadian Tour completed their final test session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Wednesday, August 26. The two sessions this week were in preparation for the Inaugural ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 19.

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Jim Carr Jr. of Clifton won his 12th feature of the season in the pick up truck division Wednesday night at Speedway 95, making it a clean sweep for the 2009 season. Carr took the lead from Peter Drake of Corinth on the 3rd lap and led the way to the finish in the caution free 20 lap event. Drake finished second with Winterport’s Mike Lynch picking up his second third place finish in a row. Dana Harlow of Bucksport was fourth with Hermon’s Andrew Crosby finishing fifth. In addition to his 12th win of the season, Carr also won the truck division points championship for the season, and was presented with the Mainley Motorsports Driver of the Month at Speedway 95 award for the month of July. Carr also won the 10 lap qualifier for the truck division, making that his 11th qualifying win of the 12 run.
 

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CHIMNEY TECH OUTLAW 'A' (20 laps): 1. Josh Childs, Oxford; 2. Steve Brill, Bridgton; 3. David Childs, Oxford; 4. Jerry Goss, Mechanic Falls; 5. Jim Davis Jr., Sabattus; 6. Chris Burgess, Sabattus; 7. Steve Moon, Gray; 8. Jim Drake, Hebron; 9. John Patria, Turner; 10. Addison Bowie, Auburn; 11. Ryan Robbins, Dixfield; 12. Dan Brown, Peru; 13. Tyler Belanger, Sumner; 14. Zach Bowie, Lisbon; 15. Chris Coolidge, Norway; 16. Guy Childs, Turner.

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Loudon, NH – Twenty-seven American Canadian Tour teams attended day one of the Test and Tune session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in preparation for the Inaugural ACT Invitational on Saturday, September 19. Teams from Ontario, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Quebec were all in attendance.

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