Category Archive: Stock Car

Apr 15

Thunder Road enters 55th season with ACT Merchants Bank 150

The Merchants Bank event has been the season opener since 1999

ACT logo Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT will enter their 55th season of stock car racing with the 16th annual Merchants Bank 150 on Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27.

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Apr 13

Eddie MacDonald’s strategy leads to ACT Lee win

New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150

ACT logo Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA claimed the American Canadian Tour win in the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 at Lee USA Speedway (Lee, NH) on Sunday, April 13.

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Apr 09

ACT Late Models enter 23rd season with Lee opener

2014 season gets under way with the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150

ACT - 2013 Lee Opener The American Canadian Tour Late Models are set to enter their 23rd season of competition with their season opener at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH this Sunday, April 13.

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Apr 03

Canadian teams head for ACT Lee USA opener April 13

Labbé, Theetge, Bouvrette

ACT logo Several Quebec teams are set to help kick off the 2014 American Canadian Tour season at Lee USA Speedway on Sunday, April 13.

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Apr 03

Cheever-Flammini: A new chapter starts at Monza

Eddie Cheever III, son of former F1 and Indicar star Eddie Jr, set for EUROV8SERIES debut

 
Eddie Cheever III He has the same name of his father, who endured a long Formula 1 career between 1978 and 1989 before heading for more success in the USA. Eddie Cheever III is ready to make his EUROV8SERIES debut and, at just 20 years of age, he has a legacy to continue. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

ACT Veterans look for first Lee Gov Cup win

The ACT season opens at Lee NH

ACT logo There are a number of veteran American Canadian Tour (ACT) stock car drivers looking for their first wins in the traditional spring opening event at the Lee USA Speedway’s New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

ACT young guns look to challenge in 2014

The ACT season opens at Lee USA Speedway in Lee

ACT logo The best group of young talent in nearly 30 years has emerged to challenge some of the biggest stock car racing stars in the Northeast during the 2014 American Canadian Tour (ACT) upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

ACT Lee opener looks for another new winner

The ACT opening event at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH

ACT logo American Canadian Tour (ACT) teams look at Lee USA Speedway’s annual New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 to kickstart their race season on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Mar 13

Senna and Pizzonia join forces in Brazilian Stock Car

Former Williams drivers to pair in the special opening round

Bruno Senna Former Williams drivers Bruno Senna and Antonio Pizzonia will pair in a Prati-Donaduzzi sponsored car in the opening round of the Brazilian Stock Car Championship on Sunday (23) at Interlagos circuit.

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Mar 03

DJ Kennington kicks off season

Kennington in Arizona

NPP Late Model Series logo Canada’s DJ Kennington was all smiles at Phoenix International Raceway Thursday night after driving the Northern Provincial Pipelines/Clark Construction #81 Dodge to a top-five finish.

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Feb 27

Alex Guénette shines at New Smyrna

Pole position and a fighting second place finish

Alex Guénette - JimJonesPhotography Alex Guénette returned to New Smyrna this past week with a full year’s experience in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series.

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Feb 18

Veteran Aaron Fellows ‘All-In’ for 2014 ACT U.S.

Fellows has compiled an impressive ten championships

ACT logo Veteran stock car driver Aaron Fellows, from Croydon, New Hampshire, is the first to file a full season entry for the 2014 American Canadian Tour season.

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Feb 10

Fan support earns ACT and Thunder Road Speed51 Awards

Alan Ward snaps Best Action Photo of 2013

ACT - Alan Ward Thunder Road Photographer Alan Ward’s photo of Brooks Clark (68VT), Jamie Fisher (18VT), Jean-Paul Cyr (32VT) and Wayne Helliwell, Jr. (27NH) racing off turn two earned him the award for Best Action Photo from the Speed51 Awards. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

ACT Serie Quebec announces management change

Sylvain Brouillette and Jean-François Fredette will take over the day-to-day promotion

ACT logo The U.S.-based American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced a management change for its Canadian Late Model stock car series, beginning in 2014.

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Jan 11

Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Jean-François Déry Take top ACT honors

Quebec’s Larue brothers accept prestigious MacTavish Award

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour (ACT) held its annual Banquet of Champions at the Doubletree Inn in Burlington, VT on Saturday, January 11.

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Nov 27

ACT Serie Quebec 2014 schedule released

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced a nine-race schedule for the Série ACT 2014 season.

ACT logo Entering the eighth (8th) year of championship stock car racing, both the opening ACT event to be held May 24, 2014 and the final event, September 14, 2014 will be held at the Autodrome Ste Eustache (ASE) outside of Montreal. ASE will also host a third event on July 05, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

American Canadian Tour introduces KONI Shock Option in 2014

Approved ACT shock program is the new KON 30-7499

ACT logoThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced that they have entered an agreement with KONI, one of the largest suppliers of shocks around the world, to introduce an additional shock option beginning in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Nick Sweet takes first Milk Bowl victory

Shawn Fleury and Bunker Hodgdon earn track titles

Milk Bowl - Nick Sweet (1)Barre’s own Nick Sweet claimed his first career Milk Bowl in the 51st running of the People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road on Sunday, October 6.

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Oct 05

Quebec’s Alex Labbe scores Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Pole Award

Racing stateside is becoming very agreeable with 2013 Série ACT Runner-up Alex Labbe of St-Albert, QC.

Alex Labbe - Booth Bros.H.P. Hood Pole Award PhotoOne week after winning the ACT Fall Foliage 200 at Airborne Park Speedway, the 20-year-old Canadian racer won the Booth Brothers/HP Hood pole award at Thunder Road and will start on the point in Sunday’s (October 6) 51st Peoples United Bank Milk Bowl.

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Oct 04

Pit Notes: 51st Milk Bowl Practice

Practice was delayed and started around 1:30pm due to some showers.

ACT logoA total of 46 American Canadian Tour Late Models were in attendance at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT for Friday’s (October 4) practice session in anticipation of the 51st People’s United Bank Milk Bowl.

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