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.
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.
ACT Tour Returns to Thunder Road for Community Bank 150
American Canadian Tour
Barre, Vt. – Thunder Road Speedbowl welcomes the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) to the Barre high banks this Sunday, June 11 for the Community Bank 150. The event, which was originally scheduled for April 30 before being postponed due to inclement weather, marks the first of two ACT visits to the quarter-mile oval this season.
The 19th Community Bank 150 is the third event on this year’s ACT Late Model Tour schedule as their title chase begins to ramp up. Waterford, Conn.’s Dillon Moltz and Colchester’s Scott Payea have captured wins at New Hampshire’s Lee USA Speedway and West Haven, Vt.’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway, with Moltz’s second-place effort at Devil’s Bowl putting him atop the standings in his second full season on the Tour.
The American Canadian Tour (ACT) announced today disqualification of Jonathan Bouvrette and his #41QC team from the Spring Green 117 held last Saturday night at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Bouvrette crossed the finish line in first place, but it was determined during post-race technical inspection that unapproved engine components had been utilized on the Bouvrette team’s powerplant.
In addition to forfeiting all championship points and prize money from the event, a fine of $1,500 has been levied, and the #41QC team will be on technical probation for the remainder of the 2017 season at all ACT US and Serie ACT events.