Category Archive: Stock Car

Feb 24

Josh Demers led all newcomers at Florida American Racer Challenge

“For me, the complete effort from the Demers Florida trip was total validation for the rules work we have put in for the past 15 years.”

ACT logo American Canadian Tour (ACT) sophomore driver Josh Demers of East Montpelier, VT graduated from the Bond Auto Tiger division in 2013, an intermediate division at his home track Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Emily Packard leaves Florida with a 16th place finish in the American Racer Challenge

“We have never been racing down south with the ACT car and New Smyrna was a different track than what we have up north”

2014-07-20_0159 Excited to be back in the race car, Packard rolled the 9x Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels car out of the hauler for the first practice of the 2015 American Canadian Tour season.

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Feb 19

Eddie MacDonald completes the sweep at New Smyrna

Alex Labbe 5th

ACT logo Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA completed the sweep by winning all three American Canadian Tour events at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, FL.

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Feb 17

New Smyrna postpones ACT event

New Smyrna Speedway has postponed tonight’s event due to rain.

ACT logo The second leg of the ACT American Racer Challenge Cup 100 will run tomorrow night (Wednesday, February 18) at 7:30pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Eddie MacDonald doubles up at New Smyrna

Alex Labbe finished third

ACT logo Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA claimed his second win in two nights of ACT competition at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, FL on Monday, August 16. MacDonald followed up his Sunday night win with another trip to victory lane in the first leg of the American Racer Challenge Cup. His second win, however, didn’t come so easy. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Eddie MacDonald goes Flag-to-Flag in caution free ACT event

American Canadian Tour 100 at New Smyrna Speedway

ACT logo “Outlaw” Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA led flag-to-flag in the caution free American Canadian Tour 100 at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, FL on Sunday, February 15. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

ACT Teams ready to head to New Smyrna Speedway

The ACT teams from eight states and the Province of Quebec will compete in a three-day race program

ACT logo The bitter cold and snow during the winter of 2014-15 will be just a memory for the twenty-nine (29) ACT teams beginning this week as they caravan down the East Coast to the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) at New Smyrna Beach in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Eddie MacDonald readies for Florida

The Cup Challenge is slated to take the green flag for two 100 lap events on Monday, February 16 and Tuesday, February 17.

Eddie MacDonald portait The American Canadian Tour opener at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida will feature three nights of racing as part of the World Series of Asphalt Racing with Eddie MacDonald ready to participate in the inaugural American Racer Challenge Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Serie ACT Officials create Tom Curley Award

Jonathan Bouvrette Honored as First Recipient

ACT - Tom Curley Award - Jonathan Bouvrette Serie ACT officials announced the creation of the Tom Curley Award during their annual Banquet of Champions at the Complexe des Seigneuries in St-Agapit, QC on Saturday, January 24. The award was created to honor those who have made great contributions to stock car racing in the province of Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Alex Labbe honored for 2014 Série ACT title

Labbe earned his first career Série ACT title with the help of three feature wins during the 2014 campaign

2014-07-06_0096 Alex Labbe of St-Albert, QC was honored for his 2014 Serie ACT Championship during the annual Banquet of Champions at the Complexe des Seigneuries in St-Agapit, QC on Saturday, January 24.

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Jan 22

Thunder Road stars ready to head South

The American Canadian Tour will run three 100-lap events at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach Florida

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour roster for the events at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on Sunday through Tuesday, February 15-17 features several drivers from Barre’s Thunder Road International Speedbowl.

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Jan 21

Canada’s Top Short Track racers to be honoured on stage

At Motorama, the biggest custom car and motorsports show

Motorama logo

Asphalt and dirt champs will be in the spotlight on Saturday, March 14. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

ACT announces Third Race scheduled at New Smyrna Speedway

The newly announced event will be held as a stand-alone 100-lap event on Sunday, February 15, 2015.

ACT logo Robert Hart, Promoter and Owner of the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) and Tom Curley, President of the American Canadian Tour (ACT) made a surprise announcement today by scheduling a third event for the ACT Late Model teams.

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Jan 14

Laperle brothers enter ACT New Smyrna February Challenge Cup

That brings the ACT field for the winter showdown at the World Series of Racing to a total of 28 entrants

ACT logo The Laperle Brothers race team from Montreal, Quebec have entered the ACT American Racer Challenge Cup to be contested at the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on Monday and Tuesday, February 16-17, 2015.

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Jan 11

Champion Joey Polewarczyk Jr. honored at ACT Banquet of Champions

The 25-year-old Polewarczyk captured his first career ACT title in his 9th season

Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. wins the ACT season finale at Airborne Speedway (Plattsburgh, NY). Photo by Leif Tillotson. American Canadian Tour staff, officials and teams honored their 2014 ACT Champion Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. from Hudson, NH with the Banquet of Champions at the Doubletree Inn in South Burlington, VT on Saturday, January 10, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

ACT Young Stars look forward to New Smyrna

Atkins, Packard, Welch, Stearns, Robinson all enter American Racer Challenge Cup

ACT logo The first trip to New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) in 2011 ended up with 28 very diverse teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Hebert, Helliwell, MacDonald look to New Smyrna for First 2015 win

Over 25 cars have entered the New Smyrna Speedway event

ACT logo Many of the long time race chasers in the Northeast have talked about the big half-mile at New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) in Florida being just like an extra-large Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH.

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Dec 23

Keith Rocco enters ACT American Racer Challenge

Rocco has won some races in the Modified division at New Smyrna over the years

ACT logo Keith Rocco from Meriden, CT is a 2010 NASCAR National Champion, has three (3) NASCAR SK Modified championships at the Waterford Speedbowl, two (2) ACT type Late Model Championships at the Speedbowl, and too numerous feature event wins in the heart of Modified country, Connecticut, to list.

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Dec 18

Ray Parent returns to New Smyrna World Series of Asphalt Racing

Ray Parent of Tiverton, RI celebrates his ACT win at Airborne Speedway back in May.

Ray Parent He is one of over 20 drivers signed up to return to New Smyrna Speedway this February for the American Racer Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Defending champions file entry for American Racer Challenge

New Smyrna Speedway to host second ACT race

Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. wins the ACT season finale at Airborne Speedway (Plattsburgh, NY). Photo by Leif Tillotson. The entry list for the American Racer Challenge event to be held at the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) during the 2015 World Series of Asphalt Racing in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, on Monday and Tuesday, February 16 and 17, is filled with ACT Champions from both the ACT US and Quebec tours. Read the rest of this entry »

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