Parent Returns to New Smyrna World Series of Asphalt Racing

actParent Returns to New Smyrna World Series of Asphalt Racing

Waterbury, VT –In 2011, Ray Parent from Tiverton, Rhode Island, decided to start his full-time American Canadian Tour (ACT) career at the inaugural event to be held at the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) during the World Series of Asphalt Racing in February of that year. Parent had raced primarily at the famous D.A. Vendetti “Cement Palace”, Seekonk Speedway, a typical ¼ mile bullring that New England racing is known for.

Parent had been successful racing in what was known as a Pro Stock (Super Late Model) race car for years in the southern New England market. The ACT Late Model program, with its innovative cost-conscience crate motors, sealed Koni shock absorbers, and 8” restricted tire usage program, had booked a winter race at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida during the February race activities in the Daytona Beach area. Parent decided it was time for a change with his Amtrol sponsored race team.
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Granite State Pro Stock Series Releases 2015 Schedule

granite state prostock seriesGranite State Pro Stock Series Releases 2015 Schedule

Walpole, NH- With the New Year just a few weeks away, the Granite State Pro Stock Series (GSPSS) has been hard at work in preparing for the 2015 season. The result is an eleven-race, diverse schedule, with a return to two different speedways, formerly on the young touring series schedule.

The beginning of the 2015 will be under familiar settings, with a return to the Icebreaker at the historic Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) in Thompson, CT. TSMP will be celebrating their seventy-fifth year in existence, and will run the Icebreaker on April 10-12. This will be the third time in four years TSMP has been the opening act for the GSPSS.
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PASS To Offer Dual Championships For Northern SLM Competitors In 2015; 4 PASS National Races Announced

300-PASS-North-Logo-copyPASS To Offer Dual Championships For Northern SLM Competitors In 2015; 4 PASS National Races Announced

NAPLES, ME (December 15) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials announced today a unique championship format that will be awarded to Northeastern and Canadian Super Late Model competitors in 2015. PASS Super Late Model competitors will have the opportunity to race for an overall PASS North championship, which will encompass all 16 events on the 2015 schedule, or the PASS Northeast Super Late Model championship, which will only include the 12 events scheduled in New England.

“Allowing our racers the option to compete for the overall PASS North championship or the new PASS Northeast Super Late Model championship is a big step forward for the series,” said PASS President Tom Mayberry. “This will allow racers who don’t have the funds or time to compete in the Canadian events a chance to still race for a championship. Likewise, the 2015 PASS North titlist will truly be able to call himself short track racing’s international champion.”
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2015 NEMST Technical Rules Bulletin – NEMST Teams Encouraged To Use Innovation

2015 NEMST Technical Rules Bulletin – NEMST Teams Encouraged To Use Innovation

Over the past few seasons many new teams have joined the North East Mini Stock Tour, mixing well with the veterans that have been with us from the early seasons. It is by far the most satisfying feeling seeing different makes and models of cars from all over an entire region competing with one another and continuing to raise the bar week after week and year after year.

Since the inception of the NEMST is has been designed and planned to be By Racers, For Racers. Many people will see numerous areas within the rule books season after season that leave many levels of interpretation up to the teams running. This is not considered cheating, or bending, or trying to ‘pull the wool’ over technical officials eyes.
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New Smyrna Speedway to Host Second ACT Race

ACTDefending Champions File Entry for American Racer Challenge
New Smyrna Speedway to Host Second ACT Race

Waterbury, VT –The entry list for the American Racer Challenge event to be held at the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) during the 2015 World Series of Asphalt Racing in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, on Monday and Tuesday, February 16 and 17, is filled with ACT Champions from both the ACT US and Quebec tours.

Defending New Smyrna Challenge Champion, and 2014 American Canadian Tour (ACT) Champion, Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. (Pole) from Hudson, New Hampshire won the first event held at New Smyrna in 2011. “I can’t think of a better way to start the new season off than to win again at New Smyrna. I really like the race track, and we had a blast there a few years ago. Our goal is to use this as a springboard for defending our Championship on the Tour (ACT) this year,” said Pole.
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2015 Oxford 250 Entry Forms, PASS Registrations Now Available Online

OPS Oxford Plains Speedway2015 Oxford 250 Entry Forms, PASS Registrations Now Available Online

NAPLES, ME (December 10) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials have announced that entry forms for the 42nd Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway are now available online at ProAllStarsSeries.com. The 42nd Annual Oxford 250 is slated for August 28-30, 2015 and will once again continue its distinction as the richest single day motorsports event in the world with over $25,000 going to the winner of the PASS Super Late Model race.
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NASCAR Set to Honor Local Drivers in Charlotte

IMG_3120CHARLOTTE, NC – Four local stock car drivers are headed to Charlotte, NC to be honored at the annual NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards on Friday, December 12. Racers from Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT and Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY will stand on stage at the NASCAR Hall of Fame as they collect track, state, and national honors for their performances in 2014.

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Banquet Report

BONSIGNORE & BARRY PHOTOManchester, NH – A full house of racers, crews, officials, and fans from the Lee USA Speedway gathered at the Executive Court to wine, dine, and celebrate the annual Banquet of Champions honoring their achievements for the 2014 season at New Hampshire’s Center of Speed.

A year after being awarded Rookie of the Year in the Supermodified division, Jake Stergios of Candia spent the evening at the head table and took home the hardware commemorating his first career championship title in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, EKeys 4cars-sponsored division.

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Bonsignore & Barry Crowned 2014 VMRS Champions

vmrslogo1Manchester, NH. – Justin Bonsignore, of Holtsville, New York, completed his goal Saturday night, December 6, when he officially became the 2014 Valenti Modified Racing Series champion at the 11th annual VMRS Awards Banquet at Best Western Executive Inn, Manchester, NH.

The 26-year-old driver shared the podium with car owner Art Barry.

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Ben Rhodes to Join All-Star Lineup in JRM’s No. 88 Chevrolet Rhodes to drive 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series races with Alpha Energy Solutions

asjfaskfasMOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 5, 2014) – JR Motorsports announced today that Ben Rhodes, the reigning K&N Pro Series East champion, will drive 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series races in the No. 88 Chevrolet in 2015. The 17-year-old Rhodes joins an all-star lineup of drivers for the No. 88 team that includes Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne in select races. Alpha Energy Solutions will sponsor the Rhodes-driven races.

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