It will be ACT’s first return to the track since 2005
Helliwell used his second-place starting position to his advantage
Reigning American Canadian Tour Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. sent the message loud and clear to his competitors on a beautiful Sunday (May 5) afternoon at West Haven’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway, taking his second victory in-a-row in the Spring Green 113 by just .02 of a second over Williston’s Brian Hoar.
He currently races on the K&N East Tour as well as ACT
Eddie MacDonald, a two-time New Hampshire Motor Speedway winner with the American Canadian Tour (ACT), has entered the Merchants Bank 150 at Thunder Road this Sunday, April 28, adding to a star-studded entry list for Thunder Road’s season opening event.
Airborne Speedway Promoter Mike Perrotte can’t wait to get the weekend started.
American Canadian Tour officials have announced that the Inaugural ACT International 500 to be held at Airborne Speedway on the weekend of July 20/21 will exceed a total purse of $140,000, making it the richest event in ACT’s 28-year history.
Constantly striving to develop newer, faster and better products to the end user
After a successful first year of operation supporting NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCTS) competitors, BOW MOTORSPORTS will expand its chassis building and repair business to include Late Model and Super Late Model competitors.
Therrien, Pilotte Claim 2012 Championships
Two-time Thunder Road Champion Dave Pembroke persisted through a wild 50th Milk Bowl to kiss the cow on a payday worth over $10,000 for the second time in his career. Eight-time ACT Champion Brian Hoar came up just short through a day of major adversity to finish second, and Maine’s Glen Luce earned third overall. 2012 ACT Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. battled to fourth, and 7-time ACT Champion Jean Paul Cyr rounded out the top five.
With championship titles across the region completed, American Canadian Tour Late Models will take the gloves off one last time in 2012.
After two attempts at the 50th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl, racers and fans have received word of a good forecast for this Sunday, October 28th to run the $160,000 event. Two-time Thunder Road Champion Dave Pembroke will take another shot at starting from the pole, with 8-time ACT Champion Brian Hoar as his dancing partner in second.
Grudge matches settled at historic race
The biggest race of the year, The 50th People’s United Bank Milk Bowl, has become the primetime focus for ACT teams across the region. 51 ACT Championship cars will enter Barre, VT’s Thunder Road, in an attempt to earn the lion’s share of a purse worth over $160,000.
The ACT season will conclude this Sunday
The Rent-A-Wreck Fall Foliage 200 at Plattsburgh, NY’s Airborne Speedway scheduled for Saturday, October 6 has been postponed due to rain, and will be run the next day, Sunday, October 7th. The race, which is the final event of the 2012 American Canadian Tour season, will have a post time of 1:00pm.
Laperle, Polewarczyk Battle to Finish Second and Third
Tiverton, RI’s Ray Parent took his “feel good” story to another level with a payday worth over $6,000 on Saturday, September 22 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, picking up his first-ever ACT victory in the 4th Annual Bond ACT Invitational. Parent upset Serie ACT Castrol Champion Patrick Laperle, and former Invitational winner Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. for the emotional win.
Déry, Laperle faceoff for the title
When the checkered flag drops this Sunday, September 16 at Autodrome St-Eustache, a Champion of the Série ACT Castrol Series will be crowned. The epic championship battle has morphed into a two-car war between defending Champion Patrick Laperle and top talent Jean-Francois Déry who will put everything on the line in hopes of a title this weekend.
US teams take on Canada in Showdown at Chaudière
Championship point battles will go on hold this Saturday, September 8, when American Canadian Tour and Série ACT Castrol teams go head-to-head at Autodrome Chaudière. The “Showdown at Chaudière” will pit the US Tour’s best versus the elite of the Série ACT Castrol in an epic 200-lap battle for ultimate bragging rights.
Gonyaw, Pilotte pick up feature wins
Eight-time Champion Brian Hoar made it clear his championship defense was far from over on Sunday afternoon at Thunder Road, claiming the clutch victory in the 34th Annual Bond Auto Labor Day Classic. Current point leader Wayne Helliwell, Jr. made him earn it, finishing a close second, and three-time Thunder Road track champion Cris Michaud rounded out the podium finishers.
43 ACT competitors prepare for Labor Day Classic
Multi-time Thunder Road Champion Cris Michaud returned to the winner’s circle in the Aubuchon Hardware Late Model 100 for the third time in 2012 after a high-flying duel with 2012 King of the Road Nick Sweet. Sweet closed out his remarkable championship campaign with a second place finish, and Essex Junction’s Dave Whitcomb rounded out the podium with third.
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