Alex Labbe Honored for 2014 Série ACT Title

ACTWaterbury, VT – Alex Labbe of St-Albert, QC was honored for his 2014 Serie ACT Championship during the annual Banquet of Champions at the Complexe des Seigneuries in St-Agapit, QC on Saturday, January 24. Labbe earned his first career Série ACT title with the help of three feature wins during the 2014 campaign. Dave Coursol of St-Jerome, QC was honored as the 2014 Série ACT Rookie of the Year. Steven Duguay of the Goulet team took home the Crew Chief of the Year honors. 200 guests were on hand for the awards ceremony, which honored the top drivers from the 2014 Série ACT season.

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Lime Rock Park Names New Marketing Chief

fsdfsdLAKEVILLE, Conn. (January 26, 2015) – Christine DeMichael has joined the Lime Rock Park team as director of marketing.

Most recently the senior manager of marketing and event activation for NASCAR, prior to joining NASCAR DeMichael spent 14 years with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in marketing and production management.

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Third Consecutive Rolex 24 Podium Tastes Bittersweet

gkjsdgsdgFor those who think they’ve seen everything, just visit the annual Rolex 24 At Daytona sports car endurance marathon, where each year a season’s worth of drama of every kind imaginable manages to unfold in just 24 hours, seemingly without fail.

Such was the case for the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette DP for Wayne Taylor Racing (WTR) trio of brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor and their veteran Italian co-driver Max “The Ax” Angelelli.

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Entries Arriving for 2015 Season 2013 Series Champ, O’Sullivan, Among First Registered

Mike O'SullivanWalpole, NH- With the Winter Meeting, fast approaching, February 7 at the Racer’s Expo in Marlboro, Massachussetts, entries are beginning to file in for the 2015 season for the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS).

After running part-time last year following the birth of his third child, 2013 Champion Mike O’Sullivan is one of the first to register for the new season.

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Dahlgren sweeps Pro finals in Schaghticoke for East Coast Snocross, Presented by AMSOIL, Woody’s Traction and FXR

ECS LogoSCHAGHTICOKE, New York (Jan. 19, 2015) – Swedish snocross sensation Johan Dahlgren made a clean sweep of the Pro classes over the weekend, as East Coast Snocross (ECS) completed Round 2 of its nine-race 2015 schedule at the historic Schaghticoke Fairgrounds.

On Saturday, Dahlgren, of Tannas, Sweden, worked his way past early leader Jake daSilva (daSilva Racing/Ski-doo) on lap seven of 12 and powered home for top honors. Four-time and defending champion Danny Poirier (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo) made a late-race charge to secure second, while daSilva hung on for a third-place podium finish.

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No Joke: Weatherly Earns NASCAR’s Highest Honor

fsdfsdDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 23, 2015) – Joe Weatherly’s time in NASCAR’s premier series was short, just two fulltime seasons.

But what an impact the Norfolk, Virginia, native had on NASCAR racing in those brief, 24 months.

Weatherly, previously a winner of American Motorcyclist Association and NASCAR modified titles, claimed back-to-back premier series championships in 1962-63. He posted 25 victories in 229 starts before his untimely death in January 1964 at Riverside (California) International Raceway.

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LFR CHASSIS PARTNERS WITH RACE WORKS CHASSIS FOR NORTHEAST DISTRIBUTION & CUSTOMER SERVICE

LFR Chassis logoMOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 23, 2015) – LFR Chassis has announced a partnership with Race Works Chassis, owned by Ed Flemke Jr. and Reggie Ruggerio, to distribute and service modified chassis in the Northeast.

Flemke and Ruggerio are legendary drivers in the modified series, combining to race for over 50 years and winning 61 tour races and countless other track championships and wins between the two of them. They partnered and opened Race Works, Inc. in 1989 to build modified chassis for top-level racers.

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BIG 8 LATE MODEL SERIES RETURNS FOR TWO DATES IN 2015!

ldskgsdgThe Rockford Speedway and the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet is seemingly a match made in heaven.

First there’s Rockford Speedway, celebrating its sixty-eighth season of continuous operations in 2015. The high-banked quarter mile has long been known as an action-packed bullring throughout its history. Then, there’s Big 8 Late Model Series, which during its ten-plus year existence has featured some of the best Late Model drivers in the Midwest while providing some of the most thrilling short-track races year after year.

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