From the monthly archives: "November 2009"

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!

Wiscasset Raceway and Walker Racing announce Sunday Twilight Racing!                                                                                                                                                          

Your browser may not support display of this image. (Wiscasset, ME) At the very beginning of stock car racing the bootleggers would race  on Sunday afternoons to see who had the fastest moonshine car. The first Daytona 500 took place on a Sunday. Now Wiscasset Raceway will race on Sundays! The Center of Speed, Wiscasset Raceway, is constantly searching to improve racing in Maine and have decided to break the trend of Saturday night racing and start a new Maine racing tradition with Sunday afternoon Twilight Racing. “We feel that going to Sunday afternoon events will free up time for the fans to take care of normal work and family obligations which often happen on Friday and Saturday,” says Doug White, owner of the Wiscasset Raceway. “This is a great opportunity for race teams throughout the State to have an alternate day to be able to race!” Dave Walker, from Walker Racing, was instrumental in the switch to Sunday racing in 2010. “I've heard from 20 or 30 different race teams that would love to race on Sundays,” said Dave. “This will give lots of teams a chance to race more than once every

  

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       Waterbury, VT – Officials at Waterford Speedbowl have announced an agreement with the American Canadian Tour (ACT) to close the 2010 season with a Fall Doubleheader stock car 300 lap spectacle. The Late Model stars of the ACT and the ‘Bowl’ will join the southern New England SK Modified division at Waterford on the weekend of October 09/10.

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THE RETURN OF THE AMERICAN CANADIAN TOUR INVITATIONAL IN SEPTEMBER 2010

Waterbury, VT – The American Canadian Tour (ACT) and New Hampshire Motor Speedway have reached an agreement for the Second Annual ACT Invitational to take place at the only superspeedway in the Northeast on Saturday, September 18, 2010.

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Thunder Road famed Tiger Division Receives New Goodyear Tire for 2010

            Waterbury, VT – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the American Canadian Tour (ACT) have recently announced a new tire design for the very popular Tiger Sportsman division at Thunder Road in Barre, VT.

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Mooresville NC –     Rockin' Rodney Brooks will be part of Leavitt Racing Components booth at the Performance Racing Industry trade show.  Brooks is a fabricator for Maine native Steve Leavitt.  For this year's display,  Leavitt will  build one of his newly designed Super Late Model chassis.  Rodney will assemble the car during the show and attendees can watch the construction in the specially designed display. 

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 January event will kick off 2010 PASS National Championship Series

NAPLES ME (11/21/2009) There’s plenty of buzz in the super late model ranks surrounding the Pro All Stars Series’ (PASS) first visit to Florida’s legendary New Smyrna Speedway on January 29th and 30th 2010 for the 150 lap PASS Florida Winter Fest, and race teams can now print off both their entry blanks and the event schedule at www.racewithpass.com  .

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        Waterbury, VT – Thunder Road in Barre, Vermont, has announced their 2010 schedule. Officials of the popular ¼ mile high-banked speedplant, known as the “Nation’s Site of Excitement”, have also announced that prices for the 2010 season will remain the same as 2009. Adult tickets for regular events are $9.50, child tickets are just $3.00, and the popular family ticket for two adults and two kids is just $20.00.

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CHARLOTTE, NC (November 18) – Officials from the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) and Speedway Associates, Incorporated announced today a major addition to the 2010 racing schedule.  The PASS South Super Late Models will stage a 200 lap event on Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at the legendary North Wilkesboro (NC) Speedway.  The race will fall on Labor Day weekend and will also include an optional practice day on Friday, September 3rd, 2010.  The PASS South Super Late Models will be among the first touring divisions to visit the .625 mile North Wilkesboro Speedway since Jeff Gordon won the final Winston Cup Series event there in 1996.

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Naples ME (11/17/2009) Johnny Clark’s 2009 Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Championship is remarkable unto itself, given the level of competition in the New England super late model ranks. But two in a row and four titles in the nine years that PASS has been sanctioning super late model racing is a feat that only one other driver has managed to accomplish.  Clark tied Ben Rowe for the most series titles by beating Rowe for the thirteen race crown in 2009, and it’s fitting that the two drivers that top the all time PASS standings are now tied in the titles won column.

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Lee, NH (11/15/09) —  A seven-time champion, and four racers that someday
hope to equal that count, will be in the spotlight this Saturday night,
November 21, when Lee USA Speedway, Lee, NH., holds it's 2009 "Banquet of
Champions" honoring their top point drivers for the recently completed
season.

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