The ACT opening event at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH
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Sanair turns to night racing for first time ever
For the first time since July of 2006, American Canadian Tour officials have announced a return to the historic Sanair Super Speedway in St-Pie, QC on Saturday, August 11. To add to the event, the 7/8 mile triangular oval will present the race under the lights for the first time in history.
O’Donnell, Adams and Woodard lock up Thunder Road Championships
Eight-time ACT Late Model Tour Champion Brian Hoar of Williston, VT claimed his third career People’s United Bank Milk Bowl win at Thunder Road in Barre, VT on Sunday, October 9. Hoar claimed the 49th running of the Milk Bowl by winning two segments, while holding off a hard charging Nick Sweet over the final 15 laps of the third and final segment. Hoar and his Rick Paya Motorsports team will cash a check of over $10,000 including lap money.
The event, which has a purse of over $122,000, is part of the IZOD Indycar Series weekend.
Over 70 teams from nine (9) different states and provinces have entered the American Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model All-Star Challenge at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13.
American Canadian Tour (ACT) first ever appearance
The American Canadian Tour (ACT) will make its first ever appearance at the fast ½ mile Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT this Sunday afternoon. The 38th running of the Spring Green 111 is expecting to have over 30 teams converge on the scenic, newly paved speed plant, built and operated by the Richards family since 1967.
Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. dominates Waterford 150
Hudson, NH’s Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., a.k.a. Joey Pole, continued his American Canadian Tour hot streak with a dominating win in the final ACT Late Model Tour event of the 2010 season. Pole led 137 laps of the Waterford 150 at Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, CT. The 21 year old has now won his last three ACT events including the ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September and the Milk Bowl at Thunder Road last week (Oct. 3).
The American Canadian Tour will next appear at Lee USA Speedway
Officials from the American Canadian Tour (ACT) and Airborne Speedway announced today that the makeup date for the highly- anticipated Tour date will be Saturday, July 10, 2010. The Furniture World of Vermont Spring Green was scheduled to be run on May 8, but became the third rain-out on the early ACT schedule.
“We can reward the teams with some financial awards at the end of a long season of racing” -Darla Hartt
The American Canadian Tour (ACT) will celebrate twenty-five years of sanctioning and managing stock car races in 2010, and the quarter century old sanctioning body will award its race teams with over $100,000.00 in post-season awards. This will mark the first season the various point funds have topped the century mark.
“It’s really tough to get the handle on Thunder Road for Tour teams that did not grow up racing there”
Over fifty (50) American Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model teams are expected to battle the high banks of Thunder Road for thirty (30) qualifying spots in the $25,000 Merchants Bank 150 opening event on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at the “Nation’s Site of Excitement”, Barre, Vermont’s Thunder Road.
For 2010 season at Thunder Road
It has been a decade since Tracie Bellerose from Gorham, NH made history at Thunder Road International Speedbowl (TR) in Barre, VT. She became the first woman to win a major championship at one of the nation’s most famous and toughest short tracks. In a surprise today, Bellerose announced that she would be returning to full time racing with the same crew chief and team that brought her to national prominence in 2000.
Rick Paya will celebrate his sixth ACT title
The American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced that the total point fund awards for the 2009 season will total over $85,000. The annual Banquet of Champions will be held at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in So. Burlington, VT on January 16, 2010.