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Mar 26

Winter of 2015 forces postponement of ACT Lee NH Governor’s Cup

Historic Oxford Plains ACT/Pass Twin 150’s to open ACT Season

ACT logo The never-ending winter of 2015 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 11 and Sunday, April 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Lee, Oxford, Thunder Road openers challenge ACT teams

The New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 is the traditional opening event for ACT teams

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will compete in three 150-lap events on three completely different tracks in all three northern New England states to open the 2015 season.

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Mar 19

A trio of 21-and-under drivers are aiming to step up to the plate in 2015 and make their mark on the American-Canadian Tour (ACT)

Rising stars of ACT look to make a statement in 2015

ACT logo Emily Packard, Kyle Welch, and Brandon Atkins all experienced success during their first full seasons on the ACT Tour in 2014, and are looking to emerge as title contenders this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Special events highlight 2015 ACT schedule

The 2015 American-Canadian Tour (ACT) schedule is shaping up to be one of the biggest in recent memory.

ACT logo The U.S. Tour will hold 13 point-counting events and three special events at 12 different tracks throughout the northeastern United States and Canada, featuring a variety of long-standing events, new tracks, and new alliances. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

ACT Lee USA opener historically unpredictable

In the ten years running the NH Governor’s Cup, there has only been one repeat winner.

LEE USA Speedway logo American Canadian Tour (ACT) fans attending the annual New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 opening events at the Lee USA Speedway are generally the real winners at the seacoast oval on opening day. Sunday, April 12 will be no exception. History shows that there are many surprises in opening events at the fast 3/8 mile oval. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

ACT-PASS twin bill to open Oxford Plains Speedway

Working alliance for the 2015 season

Helliwell-Hebert A joint announcement between the American Canadian Tour (ACT) and the Pro ALL Stars Series (PASS) last November came as great news throughout the short track industry, particularly in the Northeast.

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Mar 04

Michael Stridsberg appointed New Media Director for ACT

He will replace Nick Bigelow

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour (ACT) announced the appointment of Michael Stridsberg of Berlin, VT as the new Media Director for both the US touring series and Thunder Road International Speedbowl.

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Feb 24

Josh Demers led all newcomers at Florida American Racer Challenge

“For me, the complete effort from the Demers Florida trip was total validation for the rules work we have put in for the past 15 years.”

ACT logo American Canadian Tour (ACT) sophomore driver Josh Demers of East Montpelier, VT graduated from the Bond Auto Tiger division in 2013, an intermediate division at his home track Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Eddie MacDonald completes the sweep at New Smyrna

Alex Labbe 5th

ACT logo Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA completed the sweep by winning all three American Canadian Tour events at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, FL.

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Feb 17

New Smyrna postpones ACT event

New Smyrna Speedway has postponed tonight’s event due to rain.

ACT logo The second leg of the ACT American Racer Challenge Cup 100 will run tomorrow night (Wednesday, February 18) at 7:30pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Eddie MacDonald doubles up at New Smyrna

Alex Labbe finished third

ACT logo Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA claimed his second win in two nights of ACT competition at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, FL on Monday, August 16. MacDonald followed up his Sunday night win with another trip to victory lane in the first leg of the American Racer Challenge Cup. His second win, however, didn’t come so easy. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Eddie MacDonald goes Flag-to-Flag in caution free ACT event

American Canadian Tour 100 at New Smyrna Speedway

ACT logo “Outlaw” Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, MA led flag-to-flag in the caution free American Canadian Tour 100 at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, FL on Sunday, February 15. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

ACT Teams ready to head to New Smyrna Speedway

The ACT teams from eight states and the Province of Quebec will compete in a three-day race program

ACT logo The bitter cold and snow during the winter of 2014-15 will be just a memory for the twenty-nine (29) ACT teams beginning this week as they caravan down the East Coast to the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) at New Smyrna Beach in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Young ACT Champions lead 29 teams to New Smyrna Speedway

Quebec leads the list with seven (7) teams

ACT logo American Canadian Tour (ACT) Champions Alex Labbe, (21 years old), of St-Albert, Quebec and Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. (Pole), (25 years old), from Hudson, New Hampshire, have both been celebrated by their peers for their championship runs last season.

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Jan 14

Laperle brothers enter ACT New Smyrna February Challenge Cup

That brings the ACT field for the winter showdown at the World Series of Racing to a total of 28 entrants

ACT logo The Laperle Brothers race team from Montreal, Quebec have entered the ACT American Racer Challenge Cup to be contested at the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on Monday and Tuesday, February 16-17, 2015.

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Jan 05

Hebert, Helliwell, MacDonald look to New Smyrna for First 2015 win

Over 25 cars have entered the New Smyrna Speedway event

ACT logo Many of the long time race chasers in the Northeast have talked about the big half-mile at New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) in Florida being just like an extra-large Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH.

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Dec 23

Keith Rocco enters ACT American Racer Challenge

Rocco has won some races in the Modified division at New Smyrna over the years

ACT logo Keith Rocco from Meriden, CT is a 2010 NASCAR National Champion, has three (3) NASCAR SK Modified championships at the Waterford Speedbowl, two (2) ACT type Late Model Championships at the Speedbowl, and too numerous feature event wins in the heart of Modified country, Connecticut, to list.

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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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