GLEN LUCE OF TURNER CLAIMS $30,000-PLUS VICTORY IN 42nd ANNUAL AIM OXFORD 250

oxfordGLEN LUCE OF TURNER CLAIMS $30,000-PLUS VICTORY IN 42nd ANNUAL AIM OXFORD 250

Oxford, Maine – Glen Luce of Turner scored an emotional victory, and a $30,000-plus payday, in Sunday’s 42nd Annual AIM Recycling USA Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway.

For Luce, who once finished second to NASCAR star Kevin Harvick in the annual classic, it was not only a career highlight, but a dream come true for someone who grew up at the historic Maine racetrack.
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Pasteryak Becomes Title Contender With Oxford 100 Win

Valenti Modified Racing SeriesPasteryak Becomes Title Contender With Oxford 100 Win

Oxford, Maine. – Two-time Valenti Modified Racing Series champion Chris Pasteryak of Jewett City, CT, dominated Saturday’s running of the ‘Oxford 100’ to become the seventh different winner in seven races at Oxford Plains Speedway, Oxford, Maine. The race was the headline event on the eve of the 42nd running of the famed ‘Oxford 250.’

Pasteryak from his pole starting position led all but 20-laps enroute to his fourth VMRS win this season and his 10th career victory. He is now tied for fourth with Rowan Pennink, each with 10 wins, on the series all-time win list.
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Pasteryak, Wells win on 250 eve at Oxford Plains Speedway

oxfordPasteryak, Wells win on 250 eve at Oxford Plains Speedway

Oxford, Maine – Chris Pasteryak of Jewett City, Connecticut raced to victory in Saturday night’s 100-lap Valenti Modified Racing Series feature race, headlining the Dunkin’ Donuts night crowd at Oxford Plains Speedway.

Pasteryak was the dominant car in the race, easily outrunning Kevin Iannarelli of Groton, Massachusetts to the checkered flag. Les Hinckley of Windsor Locks, Connecticut was third, followed by Russ Hersey of Swanzey, New Hampshire and Donnie Lashua of Canaan, New Hampshire.
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Gonyo Takes Modified Triple Crown at Airborne Park Speedway

Airborne-SpeedwayGonyo Takes Modified Triple Crown at Airborne Park Speedway
Daniels takes second Renegade victory; Rabtoy is “King”

PLATTSBURGH, NY – The veteran brought a rookie – and everyone else – to school on Saturday, August 29 at Airborne Park Speedway, as Leon Gonyo won a rare “Triple Crown” victory on Huntley Trucking Night. The longtime Chazy campaigner won all three of his races in the J&S Steel Modified division to headline a full night of action for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere.

Gonyo grabbed the checkered flag in his qualifying heat, the bonus-points Ground Round Semi-Feature, and the 35-lap main event for the sweep, marking his first win at Airborne since May 17. Rookie Jamy Begor of Mooers had the best finish of his open-wheel Modified career as the runner-up, and the reward for him was even sweeter having occurred at the event hosted by one of his longtime sponsors in Huntley Trucking. Jason Durgan of Morrisonville survived an early off-track excursion to finish third, followed by Nick Heywood and rookie Danny Sullivan.
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Sweet Salvation: Josh Galvin Savors Victory at New London-Waterford Speedbowl

NESST LogoSweet Salvation: Josh Galvin Savors Victory at New London-Waterford Speedbowl

WATERFORD, CT – Josh Galvin becomes the fifth different winner in six races on the North East Street Stock Tour, as he picked up the victory in the A-1 Auto Center/Stebbins Discount Stump Grinding event at New London-Waterford Speedbowl.

Galvin started on the pole of the 35-lap feature, but was quickly overtaken by former track champion Chris Douton. The battle would ensue again on lap 7, as Galvin fought his way back to the lead. Another former track champion, Jim Boyle joined the battle, as the top three began to break away from the pack. Boyle made a move to challenge Douton, and the two were side-by-side for numerous laps, which allowed Galvin to open a sizable lead.
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Double Stack Night Produces Double Excitement at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Quenneville, Aubin take Modified wins; Masterson sweeps Late Models

WEST HAVEN, VT – Double stock car racing features produced double the drama at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Friday, August 28, at the annual Sugar & Spice/Jones’ Donuts “Double Stack Night” event. Eight feature races were run for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series presented by Yandow Sales & Service and John Deere along with the fourth annual “Great North American Pancake Eating Championship.”

Championship hopefuls Vince Quenneville Jr. and Ron Proctor continued their red-hot fight for the title in the Bond Auto Parts Modified division by running in lockstep in both features. Brandon, VT veteran Quenneville made the first move by winning the opening 20-lap sprint race for the Modifieds with Proctor taking the runner-up spot. Leon Gonyo finished third, followed by Greg Atkins and Billy Lussier.
In the nightcap, Codie Aubin of Plattsburgh, NY continued his late-summer streak of success with his first-ever victory at Devil’s Bowl after holding off a constant challenge from Greg Atkins. Proctor finished third with Quenneville on his rear bumper. Jimmy Ryan – who flipped his car in the opening race and received help from teams across all four Devil’s Bowl divisions while making repairs – led laps early and finished fifth.
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Williams, Fearn, Henry, Saunders, Michael, & O’Connell Score August 28 Lincoln Tech Back 2 SK®ool Blitz Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

staffordWilliams, Fearn, Henry, Saunders, Michael, & O’Connell Score August 28 Lincoln Tech Back 2 SK®ool Blitz Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the Lincoln Tech Back 2 SK®ool Blitz. Taking down feature wins on the night was Ronnie Williams in the SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn in the Late Model feature, Payton Henry in the SK Light feature, Al Saunders in the Ltd. Late Model feature, Brandon Michael in the DARE Stock feature, and Devin O’Connell in the Legend Cars feature.

In the 40-lap SK Modified® feature event, Matt Galko set the early pace with Ted Christopher and Eric Berndt behind him. Keith Rocco quickly moved into fourth and Rowan Pennink got by Jeremy Sorel to move up to fifth.
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Sunn Shining as The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway Returns to Action Sunday

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Sportsman Modified top 10 shows diverse field; Midgets return to Devil’s Bowl

WEST HAVEN, VT – Josh Sunn leads the way as the action returns to The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday, August 30 at 6:00 p.m. Interstate All Battery Center of Rutland and Sherwin-Williams Paints of Rutland present a full program for the five-event Berlin Optical Expressions Dirt Track Series, featuring Sportsman Modifieds, Renegades, Mini Stocks, and the Lucas Oil POWRi Outlaw Midget Series.
White River Junction, VT racer Sunn – a weekly competitor at Bear Ridge Speedway – has been arguably the best performer at the tight 3/10-mile Dirt Track since its opening last fall. Though he has yet to win in his five feature starts to date, Sunn has collected four finishes of either second or third place. He leads the point standings in the Liberty Street Discount Beverage & Deli Sportsman Modified division after the first two races of the 2015 season with a pair of runner-up showings.
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Keith Rocco Breaks Winless Streak with Duel Wins in Sunoco Modified Double-Header

Thompson SpeedwayKeith Rocco Breaks Winless Streak with Duel Wins in Sunoco Modified Double-Header

(THOMPSON, CT) – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park was back in action with the Pepsi Back to School Bash on Wednesday, August 26th, the penultimate event for the speedway with only the World Series weekend in October left on the schedule for the facility’s legendary oval track. The event provided some of the best racing the Big T has seen all season, with lead changes, cautions and three and four-wide racing a common sight throughout the evening.

The night’s highlight events were a pair of Sunoco Modified Series races in a double feature that made for a massive points night and a total purse of over $11,000 across the two 25-lap races.
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From the Notebook: North East Street Stock Tour at New London-Waterford Speedbowl

new london waterfordFrom the Notebook: North East Street Stock Tour at New London-Waterford Speedbowl

WATERFORD, CT – The North East Street Stock Tour will travel to New London-Waterford Speedbowl for the sixth event of the tour’s schedule, on August 29. The following is a closer look at notes and numbers of the North East Street Stock Tour at New London-Waterford Speedbowl (NLWS).

NEW LONDON-WATERFORD SPEEDBOWL NOTES:
The New London-Waterford Speedbowl opened on April 15, 1951. It began as a 1/3 mile crushed blue stone oval race track, but was quickly paved due to excessive dust. The initial owners were actually 6 local businessmen, and called themselves The New London-Waterford Speedbowl, Inc. The original headlining division were called Sportsmen Stocks, which are now considered Modifieds.

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