Tag Archive: ACT

Oct 01

Theriault enters 52nd Thunder Road Milk Bowl

Theriault began his Late Model racing career with the American Canadian Tour (ACT) in 2010

ACT - Austin Theriault The latest entry in the People’s United Bank Milk Bowl, to be held on Sat-Sun, October 04-05, 2014 at Thunder Road in Barre, VT, is Austin Theriault from Fort Kent, Maine.

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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 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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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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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 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 »

Jul 17

Veterans head for International 300

Patrick Laperle started his racing career at Airborne

ACT International 300 logo The twenty-five thousand ($25,000) to win International 300 has a record number of American Canadian Tour (ACT) winners headed to the summer spectacular.

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Jul 16

International 300 to showcase ACT rising stars Hebert, Therrien, Welch, Packard, Atkins

Vermonters Jimmy Hebert and Bobby Therrien are both former Thunder Road Tiger Sportsman Champions

ACT International 300 logo The International 300 this weekend (July 20, 2014) at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, New York will be full of ACT young stars who are making big statements on the American Canadian Tour (ACT) short tracks around the region.

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Jul 07

Strong contingent of Quebec stars ready for International

The best of the Quebec series will attempt to claim the $25,000 winner’s payday.

ACT International 300 logo A strong contingent of Série ACT stock car racing stars from Quebec have filed entries for the ACT International 300 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY to be held on Sunday, July 20.

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Jun 15

Brian Hoar captures ACT Spring Green 114 win

It was Hoar’s fourth Spring Green win

ACT logo Williston, VT’s Brian Hoar earned his 40th career American Canadian Tour feature win with his Spring Green 114 victory at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT on Sunday, June 15.

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Jun 05

American Racer Tire receives Rave Reviews at ACT

Specialty Tires of America is one of the nation’s oldest tire manufacturers

American Racer There was a big question mark surrounding the beginning of the 2014 season for the dozen weekly tracks and two touring series of the American Canadian Tour. After nearly a decade of racing with the specially designed Goodyear Eagle slicks, a change was mandated at the end of the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

ACT Announced $100,000 Point Funds

“We believe that the difficult recessionary times are behind us” – Tom Curley

Frères Larue - Tom Curley ACT The American Canadian Tour (ACT) today announced 2014 point funds for its two touring series, the ACT US and the Série ACT in Quebec, and Thunder Road International Speedbowl, that will total over one hundred and three thousand dollars ($103,000.00) to the competitors of ACT. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Ray Parent battles to ACT Airborne win

Parent edged Quebec’s Jonathan Bouvrette by half a car length

ACT logo Rhode Island’s Ray Parent battled through an intense final six laps to claim his first career American Canadian Tour point counting event victory in the Airborne 100 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY on Saturday, May 17.

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May 12

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) will head for one of their favorite tracks, Airborne Speedway, on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

ACT heads to Airborne Speedway

ACT logoThe fast, progressively banked one-half mile speedplant has seen some of the most competitive events in the long history of ACT racing. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Valérie Chiasson to contest the Grand Prix du Canada with Lombardi Honda Racing

First female driver confirmed for GP du Canada 2014…

2011-07-16_0006 After several successful seasons in karting, one runner-up Rookie title for her road racing debut (Toyota Cup Series) and another runner-up Rookie title in the Quebec ACT series, Québec driver Valérie Chiasson will realize her Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) debut at the Grand Prix du Canada, on the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit. She is presently the first female driver confirmed to contest the prestigious event on June 6, 7, and 8. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Helliwell leads ACT to Devil’s Bowl

Helliwell is fresh off a $5,000 victory at Thunder Road last weekend

ACT - Wayne Helliwell Jr Two-time and defending American Canadian Tour Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. of Dover, NH finds himself atop the ACT Standings as the Tour heads into its third event of the season, the Spring Green 114 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway this Sunday, May 4.

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Apr 15

Thunder Road enters 55th season with ACT Merchants Bank 150

The Merchants Bank event has been the season opener since 1999

ACT logo Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT will enter their 55th season of stock car racing with the 16th annual Merchants Bank 150 on Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27.

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Apr 13

Eddie MacDonald’s strategy leads to ACT Lee win

New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150

ACT logo Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA claimed the American Canadian Tour win in the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 at Lee USA Speedway (Lee, NH) on Sunday, April 13.

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Apr 09

ACT Late Models enter 23rd season with Lee opener

2014 season gets under way with the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150

ACT - 2013 Lee Opener The American Canadian Tour Late Models are set to enter their 23rd season of competition with their season opener at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH this Sunday, April 13.

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Apr 03

Canadian teams head for ACT Lee USA opener April 13

Labbé, Theetge, Bouvrette

ACT logo Several Quebec teams are set to help kick off the 2014 American Canadian Tour season at Lee USA Speedway on Sunday, April 13.

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Mar 25

ACT Veterans look for first Lee Gov Cup win

The ACT season opens at Lee NH

ACT logo There are a number of veteran American Canadian Tour (ACT) stock car drivers looking for their first wins in the traditional spring opening event at the Lee USA Speedway’s New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

ACT young guns look to challenge in 2014

The ACT season opens at Lee USA Speedway in Lee

ACT logo The best group of young talent in nearly 30 years has emerged to challenge some of the biggest stock car racing stars in the Northeast during the 2014 American Canadian Tour (ACT) upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

ACT Lee opener looks for another new winner

The ACT opening event at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH

ACT logo American Canadian Tour (ACT) teams look at Lee USA Speedway’s annual New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 to kickstart their race season on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Feb 10

Fan support earns ACT and Thunder Road Speed51 Awards

Alan Ward snaps Best Action Photo of 2013

ACT - Alan Ward Thunder Road Photographer Alan Ward’s photo of Brooks Clark (68VT), Jamie Fisher (18VT), Jean-Paul Cyr (32VT) and Wayne Helliwell, Jr. (27NH) racing off turn two earned him the award for Best Action Photo from the Speed51 Awards. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

ACT Serie Quebec announces management change

Sylvain Brouillette and Jean-François Fredette will take over the day-to-day promotion

ACT logo The U.S.-based American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced a management change for its Canadian Late Model stock car series, beginning in 2014.

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Jan 11

Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Jean-François Déry Take top ACT honors

Quebec’s Larue brothers accept prestigious MacTavish Award

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour (ACT) held its annual Banquet of Champions at the Doubletree Inn in Burlington, VT on Saturday, January 11.

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Dec 02

ACT 2014 schedule released

The schedule includes a total of twelve (12) events

ACT logoThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) released its 2014 schedule which is highlighted by visits to nine (9) different Northeast tracks.

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Nov 27

ACT Serie Quebec 2014 schedule released

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced a nine-race schedule for the Série ACT 2014 season.

ACT logo Entering the eighth (8th) year of championship stock car racing, both the opening ACT event to be held May 24, 2014 and the final event, September 14, 2014 will be held at the Autodrome Ste Eustache (ASE) outside of Montreal. ASE will also host a third event on July 05, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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