2017 PASS North Super Late Model Schedule Highlighted By Return To Canada
– Oxford Plains Speedway To Host 5 Events Including The 44th Annual Oxford 250, Paying $25,000 To Win On Sunday, August 27
– PASS North Season Opener To Be Part Of Prestigious Icebreaker Weekend At Thompson Speedway In April
– PASS Returns To Quebec On May 21 and New Brunswick On June 3, Oxford 250 Spots Up For Grabs
NAPLES, ME (December 8) – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials announced today the release of the 2017 schedule for the PASS North Super Late Models. The Northeast’s top short trackers will once again compete at some of the best speedways in New England and Canada, highlighted by the 44th Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway. The season will begin for the second year in a row at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut as part of the Icebreaker weekend on April 1-2. After a year hiatus, PASS will return to Canada in 2017 with events in the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick. The PASS North Super Late Models will compete on 10 different speedways in 4 states and 2 Canadian provinces in 2017.
Ingles Performance announces plans for 2016-2017 snocross season
PHOENIX, N.Y. (Nov. 4, 2016) – After fielding riders in both national and regional snocross competition the past two winters, one of New York’s top snowmobile race teams is focusing its efforts on the big stage for 2017.
Multi-time champions Ingles Performance will race full-time on the International Series of Champions’ (ISOC) AMSOIL Championship Snocross (ACS) series in 2016-17. The team notched its third straight Pro Open title last winter on the New England-based East Coast Snocross series. (more…)
Lee, NH – Lee USA Speedway closed out the regular Friday night season for the weekly competitors in the five NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions at “New Hampshire’s Center of Speed”, with all 16 of this year’s scheduled events making it into the record books dating back to opening night on May 27.
The 2016 champions were crowned in all divisions, with second-generation racer Dave “Hollywood” Helliwell of Pelham taking down the title in the Supermodifieds to close out his first year competing in the track’s headlining NASCAR Whelen All-American Series division.
USAC Dirt Midget Association
Ellington, CT: Bradford Vermont racer Adam Pierson, who races with the USAC Dirt Midget Association, is on the verge of matching a USAC record that has stood the test of time since 1995.
During the 1995 USAC race season, well known driver Billy Boat won eleven straight Western Midget races and that all-time single season record has been in the USAC history book ever since Boat accomplished it.
Now twenty one years after Boat made USAC racing history, Pierson is in range to join Boat in accomplishing the same record. With only two races left in the USAC Dirt Midget Association season, Pierson has nine wins and is aiming for that magic number of eleven.
photo by Norm Marx
NAPLES, ME (August 9) – Ever since the first HP Hood Oxford 250 was held at Oxford Plains Speedway in 1974, it has attracted not only the best short track racers from New England, but from across North America. In that first event won by Joey Kourafas, the precedent was set that short track racing’s best would assemble at Oxford for the 250. In addition to the talented group of drivers from New England in the field that day, Southern aces Bosco Lowe and 1963 Daytona 500 winner Tiny Lund competed along with a strong group of Canadian drivers led by Jean Paul Cabana. In fact, the early years of the HP Hood Oxford 250 were dominated by Southern drivers such as Butch Lindley, Bob Pressley, and Tommy Ellis. The first Canadian to taste HP Hood Oxford 250 glory was Don Biederman in 1977.
This year, the tradition continues at the HP Hood Oxford 250 with drivers from outside the Northeast coming into challenge New England’s best on their “home” field. With several weeks remaining before the race, the entry list has grown to over 50. Among those who have already entered are Pacific Northwest legend Garrett Evans, who will be attempting the HP Hood Oxford 250 for the first time in his illustrious career. Since first competing with PASS in “The Race” at North Wilkesboro Speedway in 2011, the Wenatchee, WA native has made several PASS South starts, but this will be only his second time ever competing at Oxford Plains. Defending PASS Pro Late Model champion and current PASS South Super Late Model championship contender, Kodie Conner, will make the trip from Kannapolis, NC for his first attempt at the 250.
photo by RPM 360
By: Dick Casey
If you are lucky enough to be one of forty drivers taking the green flag in a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, you know all your hard work, sacrifice, and determination has paid off. For the third year in a row, Eddie MacDonald has been one of the fortunate forty as the driver of the Go Fas Racing #32 Ford Fusion owned by Old Orchard Beach resident Archie St. Hilaire. Eddie Mac’s participation again in the New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 17 is the result of a number of New England businesses pooling resources to sponsor the ride for the Rowley, Mass. veteran racer.
“This is an incredible experience for me to be able to compete on racing’s biggest stage and I am forever grateful for the local businesses that made this possible,” said Eddie Mac. “Archie St. Hilaire has been a long-time friend and does everything he can to get me on the track. He and his son Mason gave me my first Xfinity experience a number of years ago and are responsible for my three years running in the Cup series at Loudon. You could not ask for better people and they make it so much fun.”