ACT kicks off new beginning for Speedway 51
Although the ACT Late Model Tour has been to Groveton 12 times previously, the 13th visit will hold a greater meaning, as it marks a new beginning for the ¼-mile oval formerly known as Riverside Speedway.
A perfect day for racing and a spirited battle between friendly rivals
The tradition of the Spring Green, which began in 1974 at Catamount Stadium in Milton, VT, has moved around over the years from track to track. It has been run at Plattsburgh, NY’s Airborne Park Speedway on 21 occasions, the most of any track.
Brad Babb came into the season looking for his first career American-Canadian Tour victory.
He and his Joey Laquerre–owned team earned it in perhaps the most dramatic way possible on Sunday, May 3. Babb took the lead from Scott Dragon with 18 laps to go and went on to win the Merchants Bank 150 at Barre, VT’s Thunder Road.