Category Archive: Stock Car

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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Mar 22

Propane Plus to sponsor ACT event at Seekonk

The Propane Plus 150 will mark ACT’s return to the ¼-mile speedway for the first time since 2007

ACT logo American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Seekonk Speedway officials have announced an agreement with Propane Plus to sponsor the ACT Late Model Tour event at Seekonk on Saturday, July 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Southern New England Tripleheader highlights 25th season for ACT Late Models

Among the highlights of the silver anniversary is the debut of the Southern New England Tripleheader

ACT logo The 25th season of the ACT Late Model Tour will see a number of exciting new events that showcase the best of Late Model racing in the Northeastern United States.

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Mar 16

Lee USA opener sets tone for ACT season

The traditional ACT season opener often sets the tone for what to watch throughout the season

ACT - Lee USA opener sets tone for ACT seasonThe American-Canadian Tour (ACT) opens its 25th season of ACT Late Model racing, along with the 33rd season of racing at Lee USA Speedway, with the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 on Sunday, April 10.

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Mar 16

Kendra Adams launches new website powered by Tyger Shark

The 16 year-old Grade 11 student who will be stepping up to the Super Stock division this season

Kendra Adams launches new website powered by Tyger Shark Kendra Adams, driver of the #2 SE Telecom Chev, is proud to share her new Tyger Shark powered website located at: www.kendraadamsmotorsports.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

ACT set to embark on milestone seasons

The annual event will kick off a milestone season for ACT in both the United States and Canada

ACT logo The 2016 American-Canadian Tour (ACT) season begins in just a month’s time on Sunday, April 10, when the ACT Late Model Tour travels to Lee USA Speedway for the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150. Read the rest of this entry »

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