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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 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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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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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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Dec 02

ACT 2014 schedule released

The schedule includes a total of twelve (12) events

ACT logoThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) released its 2014 schedule which is highlighted by visits to nine (9) different Northeast tracks.

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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 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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Sep 30

Laperle and MacDonald enter 51st Milk Bowl

ACT Champion Helliwell Withdraws Entry

Thunder RoadQuebec’s Patrick Laperle and the “Outlaw” Eddie MacDonald from Rowley, MA are the latest entries in the 51st Peoples United Bank Milk Bowl, to be held at Thunder Road International Speedbowl on Saturday and Sunday, October 5-6, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

American Racer Tire debuts at 2013 Milk Bowl

The American Racer tire will become the tire of choice beginning in 2014

ACT - rian Hoar (37VT) wins the 2011 Milk Bowl with Nick Sweet (88VT) following him to the line in the closest finish in Milk BoOne of the country’s most unique events, billed as the ‘toughest short track race in America’, Thunder Road’s Milk Bowl just got tougher. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

The 2013 ACT Championship battle has been narrowed down to three contenders

ACT Champion to be Crowned in Fall Foliage 200

ACT logoThe American Canadian Tour rolls into Airborne Speedway this Saturday, September 28 for the Fall Foliage 200 season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

51st Milk Bowl Returns to 50-Lap Segments

“The 50-lap segments were always more volatile”

Thunder Road

The 51st Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl will return to its historic three (3) 50-lap segment format on Sunday, October 6 at Barre’s Thunder Road. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

American Racer tire choice of ACT through 2019

The American Canadian Tour is a 28-year old short track sanctioning body

ACT logoThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced that its tire of choice for the next six (6) years will be the American Racer brand from Race Tires America, located in Indiana, Pennsylvania.

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Sep 17

Nick Sweet invited to Bond Auto ACT Invitational

Sweet will replace Donald Theetge of Quebec City

Bond Auto ACT InvitationalNick Sweet from Barre, VT capped off his Vermont State Championship title win at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway, in Fair Haven, VT on Sunday, September 15, 2013 with an invitation to the 5th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) today.

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Sep 15

Jean-François Déry holds on for 2013 Série ACT Championship

Jonathan Bouvrette earns frst Série ACT victory in St-Eustache 200

ACT logoJonathan Bouvrette of Blainville, QC won the St-Eustache 200 at Autodrome St-Eustache on Sunday, September 15 in dominant fashion.

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