Todd Stone WMMP 100 Winner (Lin Mat Photos)
Woodstock, NH – Todd Stone of Middlebury, VT. took the checkers at the White Mountain 100 on Saturday night. In practice and the scuff sessions, veteran to the track, DJ Shaw of Center Conway, NH posted the fastest times. Wayne Helliwell Jr. of Dover, NH who has run well in the ACT Series posted some of the fastest times as well.
The feature saw Helliwell Jr. on the poll, and Luke Hinkley of Claremont, NH started on the outside to start the race. The early part of the race saw Helliwell take an early lead for the first twenty laps of the race. Eventually Shaw would take the lead and hold it until lap 40 when the caution flew. Shaw and Hinkley made contact on the backstretch sending the 31NH car up the pit road in a wild ride with the car ending up on thp of the pit wall, ending his night early.
Scott Payea in victory lane after his win – ACT photo
Outduels Moltz, Masterson for 3rd straight ACT win
NORTH WOODSTOCK, NH – Scott Payea of Colchester, Vt. took the lead from Dillon Moltz on a lap 72 restart and notched his third consecutive American Canadian Tour (ACT) victory in the White Mountain 150 Saturday at White Mountain Motorsports Park.
Moltz started on the pole, led the first 71 laps and then drew even to Payea’s outside on lap 78, but never managed to regain the top spot. With six laps remaining, Payea finally managed to give Moltz the slip. His winning margin was four car-lengths.
photo by Norm Marx
By: Dick Casey
After a hectic week rebuilding the #17 EXIT Realty/Hancock Electric Chevy, Eddie MacDonald almost pulled off the win in the “Showdown in the Mountains” at WMMP on Sunday, July 24. With 16 laps to go Eddie Mac could not hold off the hard-charge of Dillon Moltz to finish second in the American Canadian Tour’s ninth race of the season at the No. Woodstock, N.H. track.
“Obviously we would have liked to get the win but when you consider everything the team had to go through this week just to get here, a second place finish is outstanding,” said a pleased Eddie Mac after the race. “I definitely have a lot of people to thank for all the hard work and long hours to rebuild the car starting with Dale Shaw and his guys who put a rear clip on the car in record time so we could have any chance to be here. Donny got parts to Freddie to paint. Tom Rice, my father, John Tiernan, Rob Drandson, and Dick Casey spent countless hours in the shop. It was a miracle to have this ready and for it run as well as it did.”
photo by Norm Marx
NAPLES, ME (July 21) – For only the second time this season, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Models and the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Models will compete together in Twin 150s as they headline the “Summer Showdown In The Mountains” at White Mountain Motorsports Park. This weekend will also mark the first time PASS has competed at the tight, quarter-mile confines which are located in North Woodstock, NH since May, 2014.
One driver who will be very busy this weekend will be homestate favorite Joey Polewarczyk. Joey Pole, as he is known by his fans, will be seeking his first career PASS North Super Late Model win, while also fielding an entry for the ACT Late Model event for his development driver, Ryan Olsen.
“We felt pretty strong about our car at White Mountain before the PASS race that was rained out in June and we feel like we keep improving on our Super Late Model program,” says Polewarczyk, driver of the Pole’s Automotive #97. “We are still searching for our first PASS win and White Mountain would be the perfect place. It’s small, fast, and very racy, so I think it will be very exciting.”
Barry Gray sits atop the point chase after 4 events. (Lin Mat Photo)
WALPOLE, N.H. __ Through four races of the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) slate in 2016, four different winners have carried the checkered flag and there has been some top-notch racing in each event.
It was Jacob Dore winning a thrilling battle to open the season at White Mt. Motorsports Park and he was followed by Mike O’Sullvain, who took the checkers at Monadnock Speedway.
O’Sullivan picked up a crucial win in a guaranteed qualifier event for the Seekonk Speedway Pro Stock 200 coming up on July 13. He will be just one of the names representing the GSPSS at Seekonk that Wednesday night.
Veteran Pro All Star Series driver DJ Shaw scored the victory at Lee USA and most recently, Jeremy Davis outdueled Derek Griffith and Shaw in the final laps to win the feature event at Claremont Speedway.
photo by Norm Marx
NAPLES, ME (June 7) – After a two year absence, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Models will return to New Hampshire’s White Mountain Motorsports Park this Saturday afternoon for the Foley Oil Company 150.
The race for the 2016 PASS North Super Late Model championship is heated, with seven drivers within 68 points of one another heading to White Mountain this weekend. Of those seven drivers, four are former PASS North champions, led by current points leader and Granite State native, DJ Shaw.
Another former series champion, Ben Rowe, leads all drivers with 8 PASS North wins at White Mountain, but has not gone to victory lane there since 2008. 6-time PASS North champion Johnny Clark has also won at White Mountain, taking the checkered flag there en route to two of his championships in 2010 and 2011.