Tag Archive: Jean-Paul Cyr

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 »

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 »

Apr 28

Hoar steals second Merchants Bank 150

Dave Pembroke finished second, Jean-Paul Cyr took thrird place

Brian HoarThe sun shone on eight-time American Canadian Tour Champion Brian Hoar, as his trademark patience brought him his second Merchants Bank 150 in as many years on a beautiful afternoon on Sunday, April 28. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Merchants Bank 150 opens 54th Season at Thunder Road

Car show returns to Barre

ACT - Merchants Bank 150 at Thunder RoadThe snow is finally melting as race teams and fans prepare for the first real sign of springtime: The 15th Annual Merchants Bank 150 at Barre’s Thunder Road on the weekend of April 27/28. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

ACT returns to Sanair Super Speedway

Sanair turns to night racing for first time ever

Sanair Super Speedway - Randy PotterSanair logoFor the first time since July of 2006, American Canadian Tour officials have announced a return to the historic Sanair Super Speedway in St-Pie, QC on Saturday, August 11.  To add to the event, the 7/8 mile triangular oval will present the race under the lights for the first time in history.

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Oct 10

Brian Hoar claims 49th Annual People’s United Bank win (+result)

 O’Donnell, Adams and Woodard lock up Thunder Road Championships

Brian HoarACT logoEight-time ACT Late Model Tour Champion Brian Hoar of Williston, VT claimed his third career People’s United Bank Milk Bowl win at Thunder Road in Barre, VT on Sunday, October 9. Hoar claimed the 49th running of the Milk Bowl by winning two segments, while holding off a hard charging Nick Sweet over the final 15 laps of the third and final segment. Hoar and his Rick Paya Motorsports team will cash a check of over $10,000 including lap money. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Nine different States/Provinces entered in ACT All-Star Challenge at NHMS

The event, which has a purse of over $122,000, is part of the IZOD Indycar Series weekend.

ACT logoNHMS LogoOver 70 teams from nine (9) different states and provinces have entered the American Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model All-Star Challenge at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Devil’s Bowl Spring Green 111 up next for ACT US

American Canadian Tour (ACT) first ever appearance

ACT logoDevil's Bowl SpeedwayThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) will make its first ever appearance at the fast ½ mile Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT this Sunday afternoon. The 38th running of the Spring Green 111 is expecting to have over 30 teams converge on the scenic, newly paved speed plant, built and operated by the Richards family since 1967.

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Apr 16

ACT looks for 9th different winner at Lee opener

No driver has been able to repeat
  
ACTCastrolDonald TheetgeThe American Canadian Tour will look for its ninth different Lee USA Speedway winner in this Sunday’s (April 17) 2011 New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 season opener. No driver has been able to repeat in the eight events held at the 3/8ths mile speedway since 2003. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Lee Governor’s Cup brings out the best of ACT Teams

Everybody likes opening days in any sport

ACT logoLee USA Speedway logoThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model teams are no different. It doesn’t matter if you are running for points or not, new teams and veteran teams all look forward to opening a new race season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Brian Hoar claims Seventh ACT Tour title

Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. dominates Waterford 150

2010 American Canadian Tour - ACTHudson, NH’s Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., a.k.a. Joey Pole, continued his American Canadian Tour hot streak with a dominating win in the final ACT Late Model Tour event of the 2010 season. Pole led 137 laps of the Waterford 150 at Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, CT. The 21 year old has now won his last three ACT events including the ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September and the Milk Bowl at Thunder Road last week (Oct. 3). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. wins 48th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl

Patrick Laperle completed the event in sixth place

Joey “Pole” Polewarczyk, Jr. earned his second big American-Canadian Tour win in a month at the 48th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

ACT announces July 10 Airborne rained out Spring Green date

The American Canadian Tour will next appear at Lee USA Speedway

2010 American Canadian Tour - ACTOfficials from the American Canadian Tour (ACT) and Airborne Speedway announced today that the makeup date for the highly- anticipated Tour date will be Saturday, July 10, 2010. The Furniture World of Vermont Spring Green was scheduled to be run on May 8, but became the third rain-out on the early ACT schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

ACT 2010 post season awards top $100,000

“We can reward the teams with some financial awards at the end of a long season of racing” -Darla Hartt

2010 American Canadian Tour - ACTThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) will celebrate twenty-five years of sanctioning and managing stock car races in 2010, and the quarter century old sanctioning body will award its race teams with over $100,000.00 in post-season awards. This will mark the first season the various point funds have topped the century mark. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

ACT newcomers give a new look to 2010 tour

Five former ACT regulars from the past rejoin the 2010 Tour

2010 American Canadian Tour - ACTFans at the opening events on the 2010 American Canadian Tour (ACT) will see a host of veteran returning drivers, along with lots of new teams—the most diverse group the popular regional Tour has seen since it started touring in 1996. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

12th annual Merchants Bank 150 opens Thunder Road

“It’s really tough to get the handle on Thunder Road for Tour teams that did not grow up racing there”

Thunder RoadOver fifty (50) American Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model teams are expected to battle the high banks of Thunder Road for thirty (30) qualifying spots in the $25,000 Merchants Bank 150 opening event on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at the “Nation’s Site of Excitement”, Barre, Vermont’s Thunder Road. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Albany-Saratoga Speedway to open the ACT season

“With the new asphalt, it should be a great show”

2010 American Canadian Tour - ACTThe rain postponement at the Lee USA Speedway has opened the door for the first race of the 2010 American Canadian Tour (ACT) season to be held next weekend (April 25) at the Albany Saratoga Speedway located in Malta, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Bellerose and Laquerre team up again

For 2010 season at Thunder Road

Tracie BelleroseIt has been a decade since Tracie Bellerose from Gorham, NH made history at Thunder Road International Speedbowl (TR) in Barre, VT. She became the first woman to win a major championship at one of the nation’s most famous and toughest short tracks. In a surprise today, Bellerose announced that she would be returning to full time racing with the same crew chief and team that brought her to national prominence in 2000. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Race Basics and Bassett renew ACT contingency programs for 2010

2010 will be the twelfth season of the partnership

Race Basics Chassis and Bassett Racing Wheels have recently announced the renewals of their contingency programs with the American Canadian Tour (ACT) for the 2010 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

American Canadian Tour pays out $85,000 point fund for 2009

Rick Paya will celebrate his sixth ACT title

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced that the total point fund awards for the 2009 season will total over $85,000. The annual Banquet of Champions will be held at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in So. Burlington, VT on January 16, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

New faces take on Chittenden Milk Bowl

47th Annual Chittenden Milk Bowl

Lots of new names will be at Barre’s Thunder Road this weekend for their first Chittenden Milk Bowl experience. These “outsiders” will invade the Barre highbanks to take on the Thunder Road and American Canadian Tour regulars in the 47th Annual Chittenden Milk Bowl on Sunday, September 27. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

ACT Invitational announces more invitees

A few drivers from the province of Quebec

The much anticipated ACT INVITATIONAL list is just one spot from completion with today’s announcement of the next seven drivers to be asked to join the field of 28 teams that have already accepted invitations to participate at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) ‘Magic Mile’ on Saturday, September 19, 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Hoar Joins RPM Motorsports for 2009 ACT title run

Brian Hoar (#45) and Jean-Paul Cyr (#32) will be teammates next year

The two most dominant drivers in American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model stock car history will team up in 2009 under the RPM Motorsports banner for car owner and crew chief Rick Paya of Georgia, VT. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Racer Jean-Paul Cyr to pull Memorial Day Double-Duty

At Home Milton, VT driver will race ACT, Modified events at Thunder Road

Champion stock car driver Jean-Paul Cyr of Milton, VT will attempt his second double-duty effort of the 2008 racing season at his home track, Barre, VT’s Thunder Road, with this weekend’s 46th Annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic on Sat./Sun., May 24/25.

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May 18

Jean-Paul Cyr ends ACT winless streak at Airborne Speedway

American-Canadian Tour Late Model stock car driver ended a winless streak that dated back to August 2006

 Thrilling victory in the 34th Annual Furniture World of Vermont Spring Green 100 at Plattsburgh, NY’s Airborne Speedway on Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Rolfe Holds Cyr Off for Oxford ACT Victory

 “We lapped a lot of cars early” Rolfe 

Home track stock car favorite Ricky Rolfe of Albany Twp., ME held off a fast-closing Jean-Paul Cyr to win the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) New England Dodge Dealers 150 at Oxford Plains Speedway on Saturday.

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Apr 17

Lee USA Speedway Champion Baril to take on ACT invaders

“I plan on giving those ACT guys all I’ve got,” – Baril

Lee USA Speedway Late Model stock car champion J.R. Baril will defend his home turf against the invading stars of the American-Canadian Tour as he attempts to break into the ACT win column at Sunday’s New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 200.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

ACT champion Cyr to race True Value Modifed at Lee USA, Thunder Road

Cyr will run both halves of the “New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 200”  

Seven-time and defending American-Canadian Tour Late Model stock car champion Jean-Paul Cyr of Milton, VT will trade in his fenders at Lee USA Speedway on Sunday, April 20. Read the rest of this entry »