Category Archive: Stock Car

Mar 30

Dragon, RGR Team ready for Thunder Road title run

The 56th season of racing at Thunder Road will begin Saturday, May 2

Thunder Road Second-generation racer Scott Dragon is about enter his second full season of Late Model competition at Thunder Road International Speedbowl, and after a year of working with the Richard Green Racing (RGR) team, is ready to contend for a title in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Winter of 2015 forces postponement of ACT Lee NH Governor’s Cup

Historic Oxford Plains ACT/Pass Twin 150’s to open ACT Season

ACT logo The never-ending winter of 2015 has forced officials of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and the Lee USA Speedway to postpone the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Lee, Oxford, Thunder Road openers challenge ACT teams

The New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 is the traditional opening event for ACT teams

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will compete in three 150-lap events on three completely different tracks in all three northern New England states to open the 2015 season.

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Mar 19

A trio of 21-and-under drivers are aiming to step up to the plate in 2015 and make their mark on the American-Canadian Tour (ACT)

Rising stars of ACT look to make a statement in 2015

ACT logo Emily Packard, Kyle Welch, and Brandon Atkins all experienced success during their first full seasons on the ACT Tour in 2014, and are looking to emerge as title contenders this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Special events highlight 2015 ACT schedule

The 2015 American-Canadian Tour (ACT) schedule is shaping up to be one of the biggest in recent memory.

ACT logo The U.S. Tour will hold 13 point-counting events and three special events at 12 different tracks throughout the northeastern United States and Canada, featuring a variety of long-standing events, new tracks, and new alliances. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

ACT Lee USA opener historically unpredictable

In the ten years running the NH Governor’s Cup, there has only been one repeat winner.

LEE USA Speedway logo American Canadian Tour (ACT) fans attending the annual New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 opening events at the Lee USA Speedway are generally the real winners at the seacoast oval on opening day. Sunday, April 12 will be no exception. History shows that there are many surprises in opening events at the fast 3/8 mile oval. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

ACT-PASS twin bill to open Oxford Plains Speedway

Working alliance for the 2015 season

Helliwell-Hebert A joint announcement between the American Canadian Tour (ACT) and the Pro ALL Stars Series (PASS) last November came as great news throughout the short track industry, particularly in the Northeast.

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Mar 06

Senna-Prost together again after 26 years! (video)

Bruno Senna and Nicolas Prost will team up at Prati-Donaduzzi in Brazilian Stock Car opening round

Bruno Senna - Nicolas Prost Twenty six years after, the outstandings brands Senna and Prost will be reunited again in the same team. Bruno Senna, nephew of three times Formula 1 champion Ayrton Senna, and Nicolas Prost, son of four times F1 king Alain Prost, will race for Prati-Donaduzzi squad in the opening round of Brazilian Stock Car series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Who can beat the “Outlaw” at his home track?

This year is no exception– Eddie MacDonald “The Outlaw” of Rowley, MA has only won the race one time; that was in 2014.

2014-07-20_0198 Lee USA Speedway will present the American Canadian Tour (ACT) opening event on Sunday, April 12, 2015. The 150 lap New Hampshire Governor’s Cup ACT race has traditionally been one of the most exciting and unpredictable events of any race season on the popular tour. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Michael Stridsberg appointed New Media Director for ACT

He will replace Nick Bigelow

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour (ACT) announced the appointment of Michael Stridsberg of Berlin, VT as the new Media Director for both the US touring series and Thunder Road International Speedbowl.

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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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