From the monthly archives: "February 2011"

Morin claims Pro Stock final at Rockingham Park for East Coast Snocross Series,
Presented by Woody’s Traction & AMSOIL

SALEM, N.H. (Feb. 26, 2011) — Veteran snocross racer Mathieu Morin rolled into southern New Hampshire this weekend with one thing on his mind – to win more finals and take another step towards securing the 2011 Pro titles.

Morin (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo), of Val-D-Or, Quebec, is a little closer to reaching that goal, as he dominated the Pro Stock final in East Coast Snocoss (ECS) series competition Saturday afternoon at Rockingham Park.
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2011 Lucas Oil 150 – Kyle Busch Wins

NCWTS Race Recap: Kyle Busch Dominates Truck Race At Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Win the race off pit road. Win the race.

After taking the lead under caution on Lap 44 of Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway, Kyle Busch led the final 107 to post his second win at the 1-mile track and his 25th in the Camping World Truck Series. Read Full Article →

Portland, Maine — Maine’s four most successful, most historic oval tracks will join the Maine Vintage Race Car Association, several regional touring series and a handful of other Northern New England racetracks to display several dozen racecars from past and present this Friday and Saturday at the Portland Expo’s 18th annual Racin’ Preview 2011 show.

Better than six decades have passed since the first green flag waved at three of these historic Maine short tracks: Beech Ridge Motor Speedway (Scarborough), Oxford Plains Speedway (Oxford) and Unity Raceway (Unity). The baby of the quartet is Hermon’s Speedway 95, rapidly approaching their 50th season.
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Portland, Maine – A new foundation dedicated to keep young drivers alive on the highway hopes to get off to a fast start at the 18th annual Racin’ Preview 2011, this Friday and Saturday at the Portland Expo, next to Hadlock Field in Portland.

Save Speed 4 The Track (SS4TT) is made up of a group of volunteers who are motivated to keep young drivers alive and help them to explore safer places to fill their need for speed. Their goal is to connect young people with their local race tracks and drivers to learn the difference between a vehicle built for the street and one built for the race track.
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NAPLES ME (2/23) CV Products of Thomasville, North Carolina has entered into an agreement to become the official trackside support provider for the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South super late model series in 2011. The well established and recognized company currently supplies this important service for many forms of motorsports. Their expansion to PASS South marks a major commitment to short track racers throughout the southeast.

In making the announcement, PASS President Tom Mayberry said “ CV Products has agreed to fullfill a very important role for our PASS South competitors. They’ll be sending a team of short track parts specialists with a fully stocked parts truck to each of our events in 2011, and the advantage of knowing that they will be there to service the needs of our race teams is big. Their participation allows teams to reduce inventory in their trailers, knowing that all of the consumable supplies and basic components they may need will always be available trackside. Teams can also place parts orders for delivery to the race, saving on ever increasing freight costs. CV represents over 500 parts lines and they are always adding new products. I know that our PASS South competitors will appreciate this program and support it whenever possible.” Read Full Article →

Busch Sport Scene Publisher George Campbell will be signing copies of his new book, Busch North Scene: A Ten Year Retrospective at the Racin’ Preview 2011 show this weekend at the Portland Expo in Portland, Maine.

The Busch North Scene book was released in late November with a book launch that was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in auburn, Maine. Since then the book has been a very popular seller among race fans from the New England region. The “Ten Year Retrospective” book recaps the racers, teams and events that shaped the NASCAR Busch North Series during the 2000 decade. The book has fun and informative personal reflections from George and Busch North Scene staff members, as well as many of the personalities that made the series popular in the decade. Read Full Article →

PORTLAND, Maine — Drivers with stock car racing ties to Maine will turn a new corner this weekend at Racin’ Preview 2011.

Nine drivers, including four-time PASS North Series champion Ben Rowe of Turner, Maine, will sign autographs at the American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life” booth during the two-day motorsports show at the Portland Expo, Feb. 25-26. Read Full Article →

Portland, Maine — Mike Rowe, certain to become an MVRCA and NEAR Hall of Famer when he finally hangs up the helmet, is arguably the most successful racer in the history of Oxford Plains Speedway.

Rowe is the reigning Maine State champion for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, a crown he’s earned the past two seasons after scaling back his racing efforts a bit. He’s also earned touring series championships with the former ACT Pro Stock Tour and, more recently, PASS Super Late Model championships on both the South Series and National Championship Series. Read Full Article →

Lebanon, NH — Already paying the largest purse in the eight-year history of the Valenti Modified Racing Series, thanks to the financial support of prime corporate sponsors, Mascoma Savings Bank, of Lebanon, NH, and Irving Energy, of Portsmouth, NH, Ricky’s Race for Kids founder, Donnie Miller SR. announced today, a four-race series that will carry it’s own purse and point fund giving modified racers another opportunity to add to their winnings from the July 16 race and that events $36,350 purse. Read Full Article →

Lakes Region Ice Racing Club – Weekly Races

Moultonboro, NH – While some folks were parked on their couches watching the Daytona 500, out on the ice at Berry Pond the hearty NH racers and supporters were enjoying a day of ice racing. Last week’s warm days didn’t do any permanent damage to the track and the racers found the surface hard and very fast. Several cars from the New England Ice Racing Club from the Milton area again joined the Lakes Region Ice Racing Club regulars.
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