Category Archive: Stock Car

Apr 17

ACT Tour Oxford event postponed to April 19

Post time is 2:00pm, with the pit gates opening at 7:30am and front gates at 9:30am.

ACT logo The ACT Late Model Tour event at Oxford Plains Speedway scheduled for Saturday, April 18 has been postponed to Sunday, April 19 due to inclement weather forecast. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Emily Packard readies for Oxford Plains Speedway ACT race

It’s been 2 long months since Emily Packard had her car out on a race track, and she cannot wait to hit the track this weekend. 

2014-07-20_0189 The team has spent the last couple of months working on fine tuning from what was learned during Florida Speed Weeks in February.  “New Smyrna was a great opportunity for us to shake down the car and find any issues that we needed to work out prior to the first points race of the season,” said Packard.

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Apr 15

Strong start critical for ACT championship hopes

A strong start to the season is essential for any driver who hopes to capture the ACT Championship

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model Tour begins its 24th year of competition on Saturday, April 18 at the Oxford Plains Speedway in Oxford, ME. The event is the first of three events in 16 days – a critical early stretch in determining who will contend for the 2015 championship and the $10,000 prize that comes with it. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Série ACT gears up for Airborne Triple Crown

ACT will visit Airborne three times in 2015

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Airborne Park Speedway have announced a new “Triple Crown” program for the Canada-based Série ACT Late Model Tour.

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Apr 09

Wayne Helliwell Jr. looks to reclaim ACT title in 2015

“I think the competition is going to be even stronger than it has been” – Helliwell

ACT - Wayne Helliwell Jr. - Brian Hoar The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will see the return of one of the Northeast’s most accomplished drivers this coming season. Wayne Helliwell Jr., the 2012 and 2013 ACT Champion, recently stated that he will be competing full-time on the Tour in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

ACT and Bond Auto Parts expand new Champions Program

Bond Auto Parts New Champions program will now be open to drivers in Série ACT

Bond Auto Parts logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Bond Auto Parts, Inc. have expanded the recently announced New Champions program for the 2015 season.

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Apr 07

Polewarczyk Jr., Stearns lead ACT drivers looking to do Double Duty at Oxford

More than 70 combined cars are expected at the Oxford Plains Speedway

Oxford Plains Speedway One of the biggest seasons in American-Canadian Tour (ACT) history launches on Saturday, April 18 as part of the first ever doubleheader between the ACT Late Model stock cars and the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models.

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Apr 01

ACT/PASS doubleheader to open 2015 season at Oxford Plains

The much-anticipated ACT/PASS doubleheader program will go to post on Saturday, April 18

ACT logo The announcement last November that there was an alliance between the American-Canadian Tour (ACT), a Northeast regional Late Model stock car division, and the Pro All Star Series (PASS), a Super Late Model Series that competes throughout the Northeast with PASS North and the Southeast with sister series PASS South, came as welcome news to many race fans and teams in New England and Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

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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