Speedway 95 News Release 08-22-15

Speedway95Speedway 95 News Release 08-22-15

(Hermon, Me) The rain in the forecast held off for another evening of racing at Speedway 95 in Hermon Saturday Night August 22nd.

After a runner-up finish in the qualifier, Bobby Seger, Jr. of Winterport found the right set-up for the feature, driving what he called in victory lane, the fastest car he has ever driven. Despite a back and forth side-by-side race with Jordan Pearson of Hermon for the first few laps of the series race in the third and final Cassella Waste Street division Pine Tree Waste series race, Seger used lapped traffic to grab the top spot and bury the field to the checkered flag. The commanding win for Seger secured for him the series championship. Pearson finished second with Asa Jones of Sullivan finishing third.

The Darlings Ford Sportsmen series went caution free for both the heat and the feature with Holden’s Steve Kimball taking the top spot. Shane Tatro of Levant finished in the second position with rookie Trey Brown of Winteport crossing the line for third. Both the heat and the feature went caution free.
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TATRO AND SILVA TAKE SPEEDWAY 95 SERIES RACE WINS

speedway 95TATRO AND SILVA TAKE SPEEDWAY 95 SERIES RACE WINS

Shane Tatro of Levant outduelled Steve Kimball of Holden in a 7 lap fight to the finish in the Darling’s Ford Sportsman series race Saturday night at Speedway 95. The pair had battled for the lead throughout the 35 lap event, with Kimball leading the most laps until the final shoot out came following a lap 28 caution flag. On the restart, Tatro and Kimball resumed their battle, with Tatro on the outside and Kimball on the inside. Tatro edged past Kimball in the final three laps, finishing less than a car length ahead at the checkers. Kimball finished second with Winterport’s Trey Brown finishing third. Dean Clements of Brooks came in fourth with Mike Overlock of Franklin finishing fifth. Tatro took the overall 4 race series win by 6 points over Trey Brown.
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TRAVIS BEALE TAKES WILD ROADRUNNER FEATURE AT 95

Speedway95TRAVIS BEALE TAKES WILD ROADRUNNER FEATURE AT 95

Hampden’s Travis Beale survived five restarts in the crash-marred 20 lap RoadRunner feature at Speedway 95 Wednesday night, and had to hold off a persistent William McCullough of Kenduskeag to pull off the win. McCullough kept his car right on Beale’s bumper for the entire distance, but was never able to gain the lead, despite opportunities on each restart following a red flag. The red flag flew each time for multiple car wrecks, reducing the 42 car starting field to just 19 running at the finish. McCullough finished second, followed by Bob Seger Jr. of Frankfort in third. Ken Ogden of Seal Cove drove a strong race to finish fourth, with Dixmont driver Rick Gomm finishing fifth. Ogden, Beale and Newburgh’s Dustan Durrell won the three heat races that set the field for the feature event

Zach Audet of Skowhegan passed Hampden’s Danielle Beale on lap 11 of the 20 lap caution free Modified Enduro feature and pulled away from the field to post his fourth win in a row. Beale finished second, only a few feet ahead of Dennis Burns of Carmel, who finished third. Fourth went to Rhonda Crain of Hermon with Scott Bonney of Stetson finishing fifth.
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WAYNE PARRITT TAKES LATE MODEL SERIES WIN AT SPEEDWAY 95

Speedway95WAYNE PARRITT TAKES LATE MODEL SERIES WIN AT SPEEDWAY 95

After battling for the lead with Frankfort’s Dana Wilbur in the early laps of the 50 lap Hopkins Landscaping series feature for the Dysart’s Late Models at Speedway 95 Saturday night, Wayne Parritt of Steuben powered past Wilbur on a lap 21 restart and led the rest of the way to post his second win of the season. Behind Parritt, Dean Smart of Bradley and Joey Doyon of Winterport put on the show of the race with their battle for second and third. Smart held the second position with Doyon on his bumper and at his side for the second half of the race, with Smart taking the second position at the checkers. Doyon took third with Brenton Parritt of Steuben finishing fourth. Wilbur held on for a fifth place finish. These results are unofficial as Doyon’s motor was pulled in post race inspection after some of the engine seals were found to be broken. A further inspection of the motor will be conducted to determine it’s eligibility for competition in the division.

Shane Tatro of Levant led from the green to the checkers in the Darling’s Ford Sportsman division, with Rookie Trey Brown of Winterport taking the second spot when Steve Kimball of Holden was forced to pit with a flat tire. Ralph Melanson of Corinth finished in third, after recovering from an early race spin that brought out the only caution in the 25 lap race. Mike Overlock of Franklin finished fourth, with Kimball taking the fifth spot.
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ZACH AUDET DOUBLES UP IN MODIFIED ENDUROS AT 95

speedway 95ZACH AUDET DOUBLES UP IN MODIFIED ENDUROS AT 95

Skowhegan’s Zach Audet won both ends of the Modified Enduro double header at Speedway 95 Wednesday night, making it three in a row since joining the field at mid-season. The first feature was a make up for last week’s rain-out, and Audet crossed the finish line ahead of point’s leader Danielle Beale, who finished in second. Third place went to Dustin Lancaster of Milo, with Hermon’s Rhonda Crain in fourth. Fifth spot went to Scott Bonney of Stetson. In the second 20 lapper, Audet started eighth in the field and took the lead on the third lap, finishing in the top spot again with Dustin Lancaster in second. Third went to Dennis Burns of Carmel, with Danielle Beale in fourth. Rhonda Crain finished fifth in the second event.

Steve Kimball of Holden made it two in a row in the RoadRunner division when he came from the 41st starting position to wrestle the lead away from pole sitter Sam Betts of Bradley on lap 17, and go on to post his second straight win. Skowhegan’s Kris Matchett also passed Betts in the closing laps to finish second, with Betts finishing third. Fourth went to Newburgh’s Dustan Durrell, with Donny Silva of Hudson finishing fifth.
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Speedway 95 results for Saturday, July 25

Speedway95Speedway 95 News Release 08-1-15

(Hermon, Me) August started off with some exciting racing at Speedway 95 Saturday, with the Outlaws Super Series adding to the regular racing card at Maine’s family fun track; Speedway 95 In Hermon.

In the visiting Outlaws Super Series Ricky Burgess was the car to beat, after taking the second spot in the heat race, and moving right up to the front in the feature event. Pole sitter Joey Doyon of Winterport fought to stay at the front for the first half of the race, but seemed to lose some of his momentum in the second half, falling back to third, with DJ Moody getting ahead of him and holding the second spot at the finish.
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MCLAUGHLIN SCORES 4TH WIN AT SPEEDWAY 95

Speedway95MCLAUGHLIN SCORES 4TH WIN AT SPEEDWAY 95

Andrew McLaughlin of Harrington continued to add to his win total at Speedway 95 Saturday night as he picked up win number 4 for the season in the Dysart’s Late Models. McLaughlin lined up 3rd on the grid for the green, but contact between pole sitter Don Alexander Jr. of Glenburn and Wayne Parritt Jr. of Steuben coming to the green sent Parritt into the turn one dirt berm and to the pits for the night, allowing McLaughlin to line up outside Alexander for the start. McLaughlin quickly put his car out front and remained there for the entire caution free 40 lap distance. Brenton Parritt of Steuben, the division’s defending champion and current points leader came from his 8th place start to finish second. Dean Smart of Bradley finished third, with Alexander coming in fourth. Milo driver Nick Jenkins rounded out the top five.
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JASON TRUNDY TAKES ROADRUNNER FEATURE AT 95

dfsdvsAfter stopping Sam Betts’ 3 race win streak last week, Jason Trundy of Winterport has started a streak of his own as he made it two in a row in the Wednesday night RoadRunners at Speedway 95. Trundy started 26th in the 43 car starting field for the 20 lap feature and steadily worked his way through the pack. With the help of three red flags stopping the action, Trundy took the lead on lap 15, and held it through two more red flags in the final five laps, winning two drag race restarts with Sam Betts of Bradley. Betts finished in second, with Andrew Cossette of Eddington finishing in third. Fourth went to Rick Gomm of Dixmont with Trey Brown of Winterport finishing fifth.

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ANDREW MCLAUGHLIN WINS 95 LATE MODEL FEATURE

fstdydfHarrington’s Andrew McLaughlin won the hotly contested 50 lap Hopkins Landscaping Series feature for the Dysart’s Late Models at Speedway 95 Saturday night after fighting a race long battle with Ryan Deane of Winterport for the win. McLaughlin won the pole for the feature by winning the earlier qualifying race and led from the drop of the green until the race’s only caution flew on lap 17 for a solo spin by D.C. Alexander of Glenburn. On the restart, Deane raced with McLaughlin for the lead, with the two racing side by side and swapping the lead back and forth until McLaughlin took it back on lap 23. Deane didn’t give up on the inside groove, and worked his way past McLaughlin, taking the lead on the 33rd lap. Deane led until lap 44, when McLaughlin passed Deane on the outside to take the lead back again, this time for good. Deane finished in second, with Milo’s Nick Jenkins finishing third, right behind the front two at the finish. Brenton Parritt of Steuben finished fourth, with Wayne Parritt Jr. of Steuben coming in fifth.

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DANIELLE BEALE WINS MODIFIED ENDURO FEATURE AT 95

Speedway95Danielle Beal of Hampden brought the 3 race win streak of Milo’s Dustin Lancaster to an end Wednesday night at Speedway 95 as she led the 20 lap Modified Enduro feature from start to finish. While Beale led the first 9 laps, Lancaster, Andrew Crosby of Hermon, Scott Bonney of Stetson and Rhonda Crain of Hermon sat three car lengths back in a pack battling for second through fifth positions. On lap 9, Bonney and Crosby both shot off the track in turn 4, ending up against the tire wall, bringing out the race’s only caution period. Both were able to continue on the restart, but from the back of the field. On the restart, Beale reassumed the lead with Lancaster in second and Crosby soon in third. As Lancaster and Crosby fought for second, Beale continued to lead by about 2 car lengths, which was her margin of victory over Lancaster, who finished second with Crosby finishing third. Alex Runci of Frankfort and Rhonda Crain of Hermon rounded out the top five.

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