Category Archive: Stock Car

Sep 29

Packard finishes 15th in the Fall Foliage ACT season finale

Packard finishes off the season this weekend at the 52nd Annual Milk Bowl at Thunder Road.

2014-07-20_0189 Heading into the last American Canadian Tour race of the season at Airborne Speedway, Emily Packard, the 17 year old East Montpelier native was fifth in the points just 8 points out of the runner up position in the championship battle and knew that she was going to have to avoid trouble at all cost to gain valuable points.

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Sep 27

Polewarczyk caps off ACT ritle with Fall Foliage win

Polewarczyk used the high lane to get around Quebec’s Patrick Laperle on the final restart

ACT logo Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH capped off his 2014 American Canadian Tour title with a win in the season finale Fall Foliage 200 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY on Saturday, September 27. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

52nd Thunder Road Milk Bowl full of ceremony

The Milk Bowl is run in three 50-lap segments

Thunder Road The People’s United Bank Milk Bowl is full of ceremony, tradition, and exceptional stock car racing. The fall season in Vermont is the perfect backdrop for one of America’s greatest closing short track events of the race season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Emily Packard chosen for the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

Packard Finishes 20th in the Bond Auto Parts ACT Invitational at NHMS

2014-07-20_0159 Emily Packard, the 17-year old East Montpelier Vermont late model driver, has been chosen as one of the 20 finalists to compete in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (#NASCARD4D) Combine being held this October at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia.

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Sep 23

Purchase Milk Bowl live video access now on Speed51.com

One of the most historic short track events in New England

Thunder Road As the leaves begin to change their colors and the crisp Autumn air fills the hills of New England, the anticipation of the 52nd Annual Milk Bowl at Barre, Vermont’s Thunder Road International Speedbowl is ramping up. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Two-time ACT Champ Wayne Helliwell, Jr. wins Bond Invitational

The race was called complete on lap 44 due to darkness.

Bond Auto ACT Invitational Two-time American Canadian Tour Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. claimed the win in the 6th annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Saturday, September 20. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Stearns & Packard to lead 6th Bond ACT Invitational to Green

Emily Packard will start on first row

Bond Auto ACT Invitational For the second consecutive year, Auburn, Maine’s Travis Stearns will lead the 43-car Bond ACT Invitational field to green at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Saturday, September 20.

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Sep 18

Speed 51 TV to air 52nd Thunder Road Milk Bowl live PPV

The famous event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 4-5, 2014.

Thunder Road The nation’s leading short track racing internet supplier, Speed51.com, owned and operated by NASCAR television broadcaster Bob Dillner from Charlotte, North Carolina, has entered into an agreement with Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT to have the 52nd annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl broadcast on the 51 TV pay-per-view schedule of events. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

ACT’s new breed looks to upset veterans at NHMS Invitational

Includes full Bond ACT Invitational roster

ACT logo The starting field for the 6th annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) on Saturday, September 20, 2014 has been set.

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Sep 10

Sweet, Hoar, Laperle look for first Invitational win

A field of 43 teams will compete in the 50-mile event

Bond Auto ACT Invitational The starting field for the 6th annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 20 has been established.

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Aug 24

Joey Polewarczyk Jr. claims first ACT win of season in Can-Am

Alex Labbe and Jean-Francois Dery completed the podium

ACT logo Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH solidified his American Canadian Tour point lead with his first win of the season in the ACT Can-Am 200 at Circuit Riverside Speedway in St-Croix, QC on Saturday, August 23.

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Aug 22

Joey Polewarczyk Jr , Eddie MacDonald and Kyle Welch first to enter Invitational

Two former winners and a new young gun were the first to accept invitations to the 6th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational

Bond Auto Parts ACT logo The Bond ACT Invitational at NHMS has become known for its side-by-side action all the way around the track including three and four-wide. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Nick Sweet Snags ACT Victory at Beech Ridge

Sweet led for the majority of the event, but not without fierce contention

ACT logo Barre’s Nick Sweet became the 7th different American Canadian Tour winner in the 7th event of the 2014 season when the tour visited Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, ME on Saturday, August 9.

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Aug 06

Mechanical woes stop Alex Guénette at Autodrome Chaudière PASS race

Brake problems intervened after a great start to the race

2014-08-05 - Alex Gu Alex Guénette had a promising start to this one-evening event and was headed towards a strong finish this Tuesday evening at the Pro All-Stars Series (PASS) event held at the Autodrome Chaudière near Quebec City. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) will next appear at the Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, ME on Saturday, August 9.

Polewarczyk, Jr. favorite to win ACT 150 at Beech Ridge

ACT logo The Hudson, New Hampshire native, Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. (Pole) has to be considered a favorite to win the race. In the 2014 ACT Championship standings Pole has a comfortable 56 point lead over second place racer Jimmy Hebert, from Williamstown, VT. He is also winless so far during the 2014 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Packard scores top-10 in ACT International 300

The time paid off

2014-07-20_0189 Instead of spending valuable time at Airborne Park Speedway dialing the car in for the American Canadian Tour International 300 race, Emily Packard and her team spent all of Saturday in the race shop repairing the car from the previous night at Devil’s Bowl.

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Jul 22

Mechanical issue eliminates Eddie MacDonald at Airborne

ACT International 300 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh

2014-07-20_0198 Eddie MacDonald “struggled” with the Hancock Electric Motor Chevy for most of the 2nd annual ACT International 300 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, N.Y. posting a 13th place finish.

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Jul 20

Quebec’s Laperle battles to $26,800 ACT International win

The former ACT and Serie ACT Champion battled by Nick Sweet over the final 20 laps

2014-07-19_0023Patrick Laperle of St-Denis, Quebec has won nearly every big event the American Canadian Tour sanctions, but none match his $26,800 ACT International win at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, New York on Saturday, July 20.7

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Jul 20

ACT International 300: Jean-François Déry and Alex Labbe in the frontrunners

ACT International Pit Notes

2014-07-20_0171 Hometown favorite Brandon Atkins of Au Sable, New York led the way with the fastest time of the day during the American Canadian Tour’s practice in preparation for tomorrow’s (Sunday, July 20) ACT International 300 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY.

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Jul 18

Hoar and Cyr renew rivalry at International 300

Flagworld will be there this week-end to cover the ACT International 300

ACT International 300 logoEight-time ACT Champion, Brian Hoar from Williston, VT and seven-time Champion Jean-Paul Cyr from Milton, VT will renew their rivalry at the ACT International 300 on Sunday, July 20 at the Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh. Read the rest of this entry »

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