Category Archive: Stock Car

Jul 02

Quebec drivers seek to keep International Prize North of the Border

Alex Labbé is among the challengers to Patrick Laperle’s bid for another International win

International 500 logo The third annual American-Canadian Tour (ACT) International 500, Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19 at Plattsburgh, NY’s Airborne Park Speedway, is sure to see some the best racing in the history of the fast 1/2-mile oval.

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Jul 02

Northeast late model standouts set sights on ACT International 500

The two-day event on Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19 is setting up as the summer showpiece

ACT logo American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model drivers throughout the northeast United States and Canada are now gearing up for the third annual ACT International 500 at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

ACT Oxford Plains 150

The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 25.

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Oxford Plains 150 at the Oxford Plains Speedway in Oxford, ME has been postponed due to impending inclement weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Packard eager as ACT returns to Oxford Plains Speedway

Earlier this season, Packard and her 9ME Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels car got a fourth place finish

2014-07-20_0159 This weekend marks the return of the American Canadian Tour to Oxford Plains Speedway, and the 18-year old Emily Packard is eager to return to the track.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Stearns, Ziter look to ride momentum into Oxford Plains

Travis Stearns and Mike Ziter are both coming off season-best runs at White Mountain Motorsports Park

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) makes its second visit of the 2015 season to Oxford Plains Speedway in Oxford, ME on Saturday, June 27 for the Oxford Plains 150. The ongoing championship duel between Wayne Helliwell Jr. and Joey Polewarczyk Jr. will be the featured storyline at the 3/8-mile oval, but a number of drivers are eager to steal the spotlight. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

ACT names Three Stars of White Mountain 150

NH was an intense affair right from the start

ACT logo The American Racer Three Star program is designed to recognize three teams in no particular order of performance that had outstanding races at American-Canadian Tour (ACT) U.S. Tour events.

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Jun 21

Point leader Helliwell gets 3rd win of season in White Mountain 150

“This is one of the toughest races we’ve had on the Tour in a long time” – Helliwell

Wayne Helliwell Jr Wayne Helliwell Jr. showed that it’s best to be lucky and good on Saturday night, winning the White Mountain 150 at White Mountain Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

ACT Tour takes on White Mountain Stars as season hits halfway mark

Many of the weekly White Mountain Late Model stars will take on the Tour’s best

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) makes its annual visit to the White Mountain Motorsports Park in N. Woodstock, NH for the WMMP 150 on Saturday, June 20. The event will be the seventh on the Tour’s 13-race schedule and officially mark the halfway point of the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

ACT Awards Three Stars for People’s United Bank 100 at Devil’s Bowl

Devil’s Bowl Speedway People’s United Bank 100

ACT logo The People’s United Bank 100 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, June 6 saw one of the most diverse fields of the 2015 ACT Tour season so far. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Polewarczyk takes third win of season (updated)

In People’s United Bank 100

Joey Polewarczyk Jr. checkered Defending American-Canadian Tour Champion Joey Polewarczyk Jr. captured his third win of the season in the People’s United Bank 100 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, June 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Packard excited for return

To Devil’s Bowl Speedway

Devil's Bowl Speedway After making history at Devil’s Bowl Speedway back in July 2014, Packard and the Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels team have been looking forward to the race here. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

ACT field looks to topple Helliwell/Hoar dynasty at Devil’s Bowl

Many Tour drivers will be looking for their first win at a track that two ACT Champions have had a firm grip on.

ACT logo The stars of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will visit Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT for the People’s United Bank 100 on Saturday, June 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Speedway 51 Generation Next 151 Three Stars awarded

The grand opening of the newly refurbished Groveton, NH ¼-mile oval was a great success.

ACT logo Thirty-seven ACT teams came to support the Laquerre family’s effort to restore one of the region’s oldest tracks, which had fallen on hard times over the past decade Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Helliwell takes second win of season in rain-shortened Generation Next 151

Helliwell unofficially retakes the point lead from Polewarczyk

ACT logo Champion Wayne Helliwell Jr. was in the right place at the right time on Saturday night, taking his second win of the season in the rain-shortened Generation Next 151 at Speedway 51 in Groveton, NH. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Up next for Packard: Generation Next 151 ACT

Emily and the team head to Speedway 51 on Saturday May 30th

2014-07-20_0189 Flashback one year to the former Riverside Speedway in Groveton, Packard starts last in the final heat and drives her way to the front capturing her first American Canadian Tour pole.  A few hours later, the 18 year old East Montpelier Vermont driver has led the most laps and has a 5th place finish.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) travels to Speedway 51 in Groveton, NH on Saturday, May 30 for the Generation Next ACT 151

ACT kicks off new beginning for Speedway 51

ACT logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

O’Donnell begins Threepeat Quest with Memorial Day Classic triumph

“We were saving for most of the race” – O’Donnell

Derrick O'Donnell Two-time defending Thunder Road “King of the Road” Derrick O’Donnell began his quest for a threepeat in dominating fashion with a win in the Mekkelsen Memorial Day Classic 100 on Sunday, May 24. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Pit Notes: PASS takes to Thunder Road in open practice

The four-hour open practice session was held in preparation for the Mekkelsen Memorial Day Classic on Sunday, May 24.

Pro All Star Series PASS logo The Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North took to Barre, VT’s Thunder Road on Saturday, May 23, marking the first time since 1995 that Super Late Models had been on the high banks. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Airborne Spring Green 115 Three Stars awarded

A perfect day for racing and a spirited battle between friendly rivals

ACT logo 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.

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May 17

Polewarczyk wins “Battle of the Border” with Laperle at Airborne Spring Green

Defending ACT Late Model Tour Champion “Joey Pole” took the lead from Laperle on lap 82

ACT logoNH’s Joey Polewarczyk Jr. came out on top of a battle with St-Denis, QC’s Patrick Laperle to win the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Spring Green 115 at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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