Category Archive: Stock Car

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 »

Nov 29

Serie ACT announces 12 event 2015 schedule

The 12 event schedule features events at six (6) different tracks

ACT logo American Canadian Tour officials have announced a twelve (12) event schedule for the 2015 Serie ACT Quebec season, including several combination events with the ACT U.S. series.

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Nov 26

ACT will visit 11 different tracks in 2015

The ACT Late Models visit two new tracks in 2015

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour Late Models will visit 11 different tracks throughout New England, New York and Quebec during the 13 event 2015 season.

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Nov 24

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announces ACT will join World Series Event

2015 ACT Champion to be crowned

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park logo Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) in Connecticut and the American Canadian Tour (ACT), based in Waterbury, VT have agreed that the 2015 ACT Championship Late Model stock car season will crown the ACT Champion at the famed Thompson World Series event on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

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Nov 14

Airborne & Chaudiere will host ACT/PASS doubleheaders in 2015

A combination event at Chaudiere join both Oxford Plains and Airborne is spectacular

ACT logo Another agreement between the Pro All Star Series (PASS) and the American Canadian Tour (ACT) adds more welcome news for Late Model race fans and teams in the Northeast. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

PASS Coming to Thunder Road in 2015

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Star Series (PASS) are working together

Pro All Star Series PASS logo Thunder Road International Speedbowl officials announced that the Pro All Star Series (PASS), based in Naples, Maine, will make their first ever appearance at Thunder Road in Barre, VT during the 53rd Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic on Sunday, May 24, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Eddie MacDonald wins Fall Brawl

At Riverside Speedway

2014-07-20_0258 The three-time postponed Fall Brawl at Riverside Speedway in Groveton, N.H. finally took the green flag on a 25 degree day with Eddie Mac dominating most of the way to secure the win in Team Peterson’s final race of the season. The scheduled event for the $5,000 win was 200 laps but was shortened to 150 laps for a $3,000 win. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Eddie MacDonald wins 52nd Milk Bowl at Thunder Road

Alex Labbe 15th

ACT - Eddie MacDonald 52nd Milk Bowl at Thunder Road The “Outlaw” Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts held off two-time and defending Thunder Road Track Champion Derrick O’Donnell to claim the victory in the 52nd running of the People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Barre’s Thunder Road on Sunday, October 12.

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Oct 11

ACT Champions take Milk Bowl front fow

Starting on the outside pole will be 2014 Serie ACT Champion Alex Labbe of St-Albert, QC

ACT - MilkBowlFrontRow 2014 American Canadian Tour Late Model Champion Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH claimed his fourth career Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Pole Award as he set the fast time of the day with a 13.114 second lap at Barre’s Thunder Road on Saturday, October 11.

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Oct 10

Nearly 40 ACT Late Models attend Milk Bowl practice day

Teams were dialing in their cars for tomorrow’s (Saturday, October 11) Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Qualifying Day.

ACT logo Nearly 40 American Canadian Tour Late Model teams were on hand for the full day of practice at Barre’s Thunder Road in preparation for the 52nd Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl on Friday, October 10. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Milk Bowl favors Thunder Road regulars

The depth of the TR teams seems to give an edge to the Thunder Road regulars.

Mil Bowl - Thunder Road Regulars The 2014 People’s United Bank Milk Bowl has the makings of a battle between the Thunder Road (TR) regular teams and the American Canadian Tour (ACT) teams.

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Oct 05

Packard to miss the 52nd Annual Milk Bowl at Thunder Road

Opportunity to showcase her talents at the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

2014-07-20_0159 Emily Packard was looking forward to running the 52nd Annual Milk Bowl this weekend at Thunder Road, but Mother Nature has a way of changing plans. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Thunder Road Milk Bowl weekend postponed

“The Milk Bowl is a two-day show”

Thunder Road The 52nd running of the People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road in Barre, VT has been postponed due to forecasted rain. The entire weekend schedule from Friday, October 3 through Sunday, October 5 has been postponed and rescheduled for Friday, October 10 through Sunday, October 12. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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