Qualifiers For 2018 “Roads To Oxford And Richmond” Program Announced
NAPLES, ME (February 16) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) President Tom Mayberry announced today the expansion of the newly named “Roads To Oxford And Richmond” program in 2018. Now in its fifth year, the groundbreaking “Roads To Oxford And Richmond” concept will expand to give racers across the continent the chance to compete in short track asphalt racing’s biggest events. Competitors from both the United States and Canada will have the opportunity to race for guaranteed starting spots, while keeping focused on the 45th Annual Oxford 250 and the inaugural Commonwealth Classic at Richmond Raceway throughout the season.
Dana Cook, Caleb Emerson-Mains among Armageddon of Destruction winners at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, Maine — Richmond’s Caleb Emerson-Mains scored an impressive 25-lap victory Sunday afternoon, highlighting the Armageddon of Destruction stock car racing card at Oxford Plains Speedway.
Emerson-Mains would have seen a fair share of action in his mirror if he was looking there, as there were a few anxious rivals having difficulties with fellow competitors on a few occasions. Veteran racer Ron Moon of North Yarmouth put the exclamation point on his championship season with a runner-up finish.
photo by Norm Marx
Oxford, ME — Curtis Gerry of Waterboro nailed down his second PASS Super Late Model win this season at Oxford Plains Speedway Saturday afternoon, while his closest on-track rival, Travis Benjamin of Belfast, riding a runner-up finish to nail down his second career PASS North championship.
Gerry, who added his name to the lists of Legends by winning the 44th Annual Oxford 250 back in August, had the best season of his career hot on the heels of what was previously his best year ever in 2016.
The Saco House of Pizza 7 and Gerry methodically cruised into contention from 12th starting position as Ben Rowe, Tracy Gordon, Dave Farrington and Joey Doiron took turns setting the race pace, with Brandon Barker also a notable early factor.
Dennis Spencer wins Championship Series Super Late Model finale, Alan Tardiff gets track title on tiebreaker at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, Maine — Dennis Spencer, Jr. of Oxford nailed down his second Budweiser Championship Series Super Late Model victory of the season in the 50-lap championship points finale Saturday night at Oxford Plains Speedway, while Lyman’s Alan Tardiff prevailed in a points tiebreaker to claim his first championship in the track’s premiere racing class.
Spencer, who just barely missed the cut to get into the recent Oxford 250 classic, started the race from 11th position. He quickly made his way forward through the field, had a good battle for the race lead with Scarborough’s Kelly Moore, then held off Super Late Model rookie Ryan Robbins of Dixfield to claim victory.
photo by Norm Marx
By: Dick Casey
Eddie MacDonald fought his way through a day wrought with obstacles to take fourth place honors in the 44th Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway on Sunday. True success in any endeavor is the ability to face and overcome challenges in pursuit of the desired outcome. Eddie Mac may have fallen short of the desire to win his third Oxford 250 title but his finish is nothing short of spectacular.
With only 13 laps to go, Eddie Mac rode in second place before tires and handling slowed the second place Dave Lemieux owned Chevy for the fourth place run. The roller coaster day began on a high note with Eddie Mac starting second in the second heat then powering to an easy win for a guaranteed outside pole position for the main event. However, the 17Ma entry failed tech negating the win and forced Eddie Mac into the first scheduled consi race. Starting 14th, Eddie Mac ran three wide on the outside hoping to finish in the top two in the 20 lap shootout to gain entry into the feature. Disaster struck again when a flat tire forced him to the pits. Eddie Mac returned but could only muster a sixth place finish.
photo by Norm Marx
Oxford, ME — Curtis Gerry of Waterboro dominated when go time came, scoring the biggest racing victory of his career Sunday in the 44th annual Oxford 250 at Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway. With lap leader bonuses included, Gerry’s win should be worth over $35,000.
Gerry, who lined up 21st on the starting grid, needed 123 laps to chase down early race leader Cassius Clark in Rollie MacDonald’s 13. A round of pit stops saw Scott McDaniel earn some lap leader bonus cash for 26 laps before Gerry took command for good with just over 50 laps to go.