Hebert Gets Away Late to Win Summer Kickoff Thriller at Thompson

Hebert Gets Away Late to Win Summer Kickoff Thriller at Thompson

Waterbury, VT – Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert pulled away late to win a barnburner in the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Thompson 75 at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway on Saturday, June 15. Hebert got the top spot for good from E. Bridgewater, MA’s Ryan Kuhn on lap 67 after multiple lead changes during the closing stages and held on from there to earn the $5,000 victory in round two of the Summer Kickoff Series.

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Hebert Gets Away Late to Win Thompson Summer Kickoff Thriller

Hebert Gets Away Late to Win Thompson Summer Kickoff Thriller

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Thompson, CT – Williamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert pulled away late to win a barnburner in the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Thompson 75 at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway on Saturday, June 15. Hebert got the lead for good from E. Bridgewater, MA’s Ryan Kuhn on lap 67 after the two had swapped the lead multiple times during the events closing stages. He then took advantage of a slugfest for the runner-up spot to earn the $5,000 victory in round two of the Summer Kickoff Series.

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Ryan Preece Wins Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 At Stafford Speedway

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway hosted the 2nd Annual Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 with tour style modifieds taking center stage for an 80-lap race around the Connecticut half-mile.  NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Ryan Preece took the checkered flag by driving through the field after being the last of the lead cars to pit for fresh tires during the 80-lap race.

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Owen, Fearn, Bakaj, Clement, & Robinson Score Twisted Tea Open Mod 80 Feature Wins at Stafford

Owen, Fearn, Bakaj, Clement, & Robinson Score Twisted Tea Open Mod 80 Feature Wins at Stafford

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action on Friday, June 14th as part of the Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 program.  Scoring feature wins were Todd Owen in the SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn in the Late Model feature, Mark Bakaj in the SK Light feature, Matt Clement in the Limited Late Model feature, and Zack Robinson in the Street Stock feature.

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Cam McDermott Primed for Twisted Tea Open 80 at Stafford


(Stafford Springs, CT)—When Stafford Speedway hosted the Open Modified 80 back on May 24, Cam McDermott drove his #8 Maybury Material Handling car to a solid seventh place finish.  McDermott was making his first start of the 2019 season in a brand new car. The new car didn’t slow McDermott down at all as he made the transition to a Tour-style modified car after spending multiple years running in the SK Light and SK Modified® divisions.  McDermott is looking to build on his 7th place finish from the May Open Mod 80 in this Friday night’s Twisted Tea Open 80 at Stafford.

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