photo by Norm Marx
Hermon, Maine – Derek Griffith of Hudson, New Hampshire nailed down his first-ever Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model victory Sunday afternoon in the Hight Chevrolet Buick GMC 150 at Speedway 95 in Hermon, Maine.
Griffith and his LCM Motorsports 12 car pulled away from the pack in the closing laps after an unusually-competitive battle saw five different drivers lead – many on more than one occasion – over the first 100 circuits of the tricky, 1/3-mile oval track.
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.
Tire Issues Ends Eddie MacDonald’s Race at Thunder Road
American Canadian Tour
Eddie MacDonald battled tire issues from the beginning of the American Canadian Tour’s Community Bank 150 at Barre’s Thunder Road in Vermont on Sunday, June 11 to finish 19th. The race, originally scheduled for April 30 and postponed due to rain, gave new track owners time to make significant changes to the facility, including new hot top for the track. While their intentions were good the end result created a tire-eating monster.
The Thunder Road Late Models will run double features this Thursday, June 15, with their Harvest Equipment make-up feature followed by the regularly scheduled Casella event. (Buzz Fisher photo)
Barre, Vt. – Thunder Road is set to kick off a summer of racing with Casella Night this Thursday, June 15. After a trio of Sunday events, the quarter-mile oval opens its traditional Thursday night racing schedule with an action-packed program featuring double features for the Late Models and the annual appearance of the New England Antique Racers (N.E.A.R.).
The Thunder Road Late Models open the program with their Harvest Equipment make-up feature that was originally scheduled for June 4. They will then have a full round of qualifying and semi-feature action before ending the night with the Casella main event. The doubleheader could go a long way toward setting the stage for the 2017 “King of the Road” chase.
photo by Norm Marx
Oxford, Maine – Joey Doiron of Berwick outgunned Joey Polewarczyk of Hudson, New Hampshire Sunday afternoon in the 150-lap Pro All Stars Series North Super Late Model race, topping the card at Oxford Plains Speedway.
Doiron, who also won a Super Late Model race the previous evening at his current home track, swapped the race lead with Polewarczyk on five occasions during the event. Polewarczyk had looked dominant through most of the distance, leading all but 11 of the first 140 laps.
Colchester’s Scott Payea celebrates his 3rd career ACT Community Bank 150 at Thunder Road on Sunday, June 11. (Alan Ward photo)
Barre, Vt. – Colchester’s Scott Payea was atop the pack when the dust settled on Sunday, June 11, coming from behind to score his second straight American-Canadian Tour (ACT) victory in the 19th Community Bank 150 at Barre’s Thunder Road.
Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien appeared to have the race in hand, stretching out a lead as large as half a track after the leaders took on right-side tires during a lap-78 caution. But with 22 laps remaining, Therrien suddenly lost control entering turn 4 and went hard into the wall.