Category Archive: Stock Car

May 21

Joey Polewarczyk Jr. returns to ACT Victory Lane at New London-Waterford Speedbowl

American Canadian Tour 100 Unofficial Results

ACT logo Hudson, NH’s Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. returned to American Canadian Tour action and victory lane at New London-Waterford Speedbowl with his win in the first event of the Southern New England Tripleheader on Saturday, May 21. Polewarczyk claimed his third straight New London-Waterford Speedbowl ACT win dating back to the last two times the tour visited the track in 2010.

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May 21

Emily Packard heads to New London-Waterford Speedbowl for Race #1 of the Southern New England Triple-header

“It’s been four or five years since I last raced at Waterford”

Emily Packard Emily Packard is no stranger to the New London/Waterford Speedbowl, having raced her Allison Legacy cars there early on in her racing career and even has a win there. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

MacDonald beats Sweet, weather for Spring Green win (updated)

Patrick Laperle 3rd, Alex Labbe 6th

ACT logo Eddie MacDonald beat the best of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and the weather to boot on Saturday, May 14, passing Nick Sweet in the closing laps to win the 42nd Spring Green 116 at Plattsburgh, NY’s Airborne Park Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

42nd Spring Green 116 heads to Airborne Park Speedway

Race began in 1974 at Catamount Stadium

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour (ACT) will travel to Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY for the annual Spring Green Championship Stock Car race this Saturday night, May 14.

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May 09

Nick Sweet holds off Hebert for Merchants Bank 150 win (updated)

Thunder Road “King of the Road” was able to come back

ACT logo Local racer Nick Sweet fended off Williamstown’s Jimmy Hebert on a trio of late restarts to win the 18th American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Merchants Bank 150 at Barre’s Thunder Road on Sunday, May 8.

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May 03

Local stars looking to make some noise at Thunder Road on Sunday

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) race is expecting well over 40 Late Models

ACT logo With the 18th running of the Merchants Bank 150 rescheduled for Sunday May 8, there are plenty of local race teams with hopes of carrying the checkered flag around the high banked ¼ mile oval.

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Apr 30

Weather forces postponement of Merchants Bank 150

The dismal forecast for Sunday May 1 has forced Thunder Road Speedbowl to postpone the Merchants Bank 150

ACT logo The race has been rescheduled for Sunday May 8, post time set for 2:00pm. More than 40 ACT Late Model teams were expected to try and qualify including defending  2015 ACT Champion Wayne Helliwell Jr. of Dover, NH, along with 2015 Merchants Bank champion Brad Babb and multi-feature winner Nick Sweet. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Emily Packard set to tackle Thunder Road in the Merchants Bank 150

Packard’s best finish here in the American Canadian Tour spring race was a third place back in 2014

2014-07-20_0189 Coming off her sixth place finish at Lee USA Speedway this past weekend, Emily Packard and her 9x Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels team are ready to tackle the quarter mile high banked oval of Thunder Road.

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Apr 27

Therrien, Helliwell open Thunder Road on Top

Thunder Road’s 57th season-opening weekend begins on Saturday

ACT logo Hinesburg, VT’s Bobby Therrien heads to the “Nations Site of Excitement” as the American Canadian Tour (ACT) points leader this weekend for the 57th season opener of Barre, VT’s Thunder Road.

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Apr 26

Lee USA American Racer Three Stars Announced

The American Racer Three Star program will continue in 2016

ACT logo The program is designed to recognize three teams in no particular order of performance that had outstanding races at ACT US tour events.

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Apr 22

Emily Packard set to race in the Governor’s Cup 150 at Lee USA Speedway

“After Oxford we talked it over and decided that we would benefit from running the Lee race” – Packard

Lee USA Speedway logo After leaving the American Canadian Tour season opener last weekend with the car relatively unscathed, Emily Packard and the 9x Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels team made a mid-week decision to add the Governor’s Cup 150 to their season schedule.

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Apr 21

Oxford American Racer Three Stars announced

The American Racer Three Star program will continue in 2016

ACT logo The program is designed to recognize three teams in no particular order of performance that had outstanding races at ACT US tour events. There are no specific criteria for deciding who might receive the award of a free American Racer Tire (value $125.00), but a special effort by a team, exceptional race, just plain old hard luck, or other accepted reason to give the award is used to decide the recipients. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Therrien leads charge into Lee USA Speedway

The NH Governor’s Cup, which was postponed due to weather in early April to start 2016 racing season

After a convincing victory at Oxford Plains Speedway last Sunday, Bobby Therrien is looking to continue his hot start as American-Canadian Tour (ACT) takes the green flag this Sunday, April 24 at Lee USA Speedway with the annual New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Emily Packard and the 9x Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels team is ready to get this season rolling this weekend at Oxford Plains Speedway

Emily Packard kicks off 2016 in the American Canadian Tour 100 at Oxford Plains Speedway

2014-07-20_0159 For the second straight year, thanks to the New England weather, the American Canadian Tour kicks off at OPS and Packard and the team are more focused and better prepared this season than ever.

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Apr 14

ACT youth look to come of age at Oxford

The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) head to Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway

ACT logo The opening race of 2016 racing season will have several young guns looking to make a good first impression competing against the top Late Model drivers in the Northeast. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Eddie MacDonald races in his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season opener at Bristol

Eddie Mac has achieved great success on “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile”

2014-07-20_0198 Eddie MacDonald and the Grimm Racing Team will open the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season in the 5th annual Pittlite 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 16. Eddie Mac will pilot the Grimm Construction/Multiple Sclerosis Chevy in the first of the five race partial schedule the team will compete in this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Weather forces postponement of ACT Lee NH Governor’s Cup

Oxford Plains ACT/Pass Twin 150’s To Open ACT Season

LEE USA Speedway logo The unique Winter-Spring of 2016 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 9 and Sunday, April 10. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Eddie MacDonald will open ACT season at Lee USA Speedway April 10

“We are really looking forward to this race and hope to win in front of all our families and friends” – Eddie Mac

LEE USA Speedway logo Eddie MacDonald will take the green flag at Lee USA Speedway, his family-owned track, on Sunday, April 10 in the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 American Canadian Tour’s 25th season opener.

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Apr 01

ACT and VP Racing Fuels extend contingency program

VP Racing Fuels is entering its fifth season as the official fuel of ACT

ACT logoAmerican-Canadian Tour (ACT) and VP Racing Fuels officials announced today they have agreed to a three-year extension of their current partnership.

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Mar 29

Helliwell seeks Fourth ACT title as new challengers emerge

A talented field is getting ready for the 13-race 2016 season

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) kicks off its 25th season of Late Model competition on Sunday, April 10 with the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 at Lee USA Speedway.

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