Tag Archive: Jr

Jun 25

Thompson wants to end one streak

To start another at Watkins Glen

J.Colin Thompson Porsche 14 Arriving at Watkins Glen International with the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama point lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Wayne Helliwell Jr. celebrates his ACT Merchants Bank 150 win in victory lane at Thunder Road on Sunday, April 27

Wayne Helliwell Jr. wheels his way to Merchants Bank win

Wayne Helliwell Jr Wayne Helliwell, Jr. of Dover, NH used a cross over move on Jimmy Hebert with about 15 laps to go to claim his first career Thunder Road win in the 16th annual Merchants Bank 150 on Sunday, April 27. Hebert held on for second while 17 year old Emily Packard came home third. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

ACT teams test and tune at Lee

Rhode Island’s Ray Parent set the fastest time of the day

ACT logoA total of 39 American Canadian Tour Late Models took advantage of a test and tune session at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH in preparation for tomorrow’s (Sunday, April 13) 2014 ACT season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial postponed

The team is working on restructured financial arrangements for a 2015 race

Grand Prix of America logoThe Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial, a Formula One World Championship race slated for June 2014 on the streets of Weehawken and West New York, N.J., has been postponed.

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Sep 13

Field for 5th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational announced

The field will be led by 12 drivers who have won an Invitational qualifier event

Bond Auto ACT InvitationalThe 43-car field for the 5th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been announced. The biggest names in American Canadian Tour Late Models will be on hand for the event on Saturday, September 21. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

5th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational posts $7,500-to-Win

At New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Bond Auto ACT InvitationalWhen the forty-three American Canadian Tour Late Model teams hit the track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 21 for the 5th annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational, they will battle for the $7,500 winner purse. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Roush Performance Team cruises to Second-Straight Victory in BMW Performance 200 at Daytona

GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge drivers battled to the finish line

2011-02-18_0647GA 200Jack Roush, Jr. and Billy Johnson combine for another season-opening win in GS Class, while Lara Tallman becomes first woman to win in Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge since 2011 in ST Class

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Sep 29

Dave Pembroke claims 50th Milk Bowl pole

 Therrien and Hodgdon claim Tiger and Street segment wins

Dave Pembroke (44) and Mike Bruno (72) at Devils Bowl in 2010 - Photo by Eric LaFlecheMilk Bowl 2012Two-time Thunder Road Late Model Champion Dave Pembroke of Middlesex, VT claimed the Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Pole Award and will lead the 30 car field to green in the 50th People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. dominates Oxford 250

ACT veteran pockets one of the biggest checks in 250 history

Oxford Plains SpeedwayACT logoAmerican Canadian Tour star Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH dominated the 39th Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford (ME) Plains Speedway on Sunday, July 22nd. The ACT veteran wheeled his Ford-powered Pole’s Automotive machine to one of the biggest paydays in Oxford 250 history at $45,500, while leading over 200 laps.

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Jul 17

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Heads North of the Border

For the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoCanadian Tire Motorsport Park logoThe IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series has completed half of its eight stops throughout the 2012 season at some of the most famous race courses across North America. If the first half is any indication, the championship battle in the second half of the season will go down to the wire. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Helliwell’s lead trimmed

Competition stirs

ACT - Joey Polewarczyk, JrACT logoEight-time American Canadian Tour Champion Brian Hoar started off his title defense with convincing victories in 2012, beating out four-time Lee USA Speedway Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. by a collective car length in each of the first two events. The pair soared far above the field and looked to be gearing up for a two car battle for the 2012 ACT Championship. Last Sunday, May 20 at Oxford Plains Speedway it all changed.

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May 09

Polewarczyk picked Top 25 in Speed 51 Short Track Draft

This marks the third year in a row that Polewarczyk has made the prestigious list.

ACT - Joey Polewarczyk JrACT logoSpeed51.com, a national racing news site, has named American Canadian Tour star Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH one of the top 25 short track drivers in the country according to their 2012 Short Track Draft.   Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Brian Hoar wins Second straight NH Governor’s Cup

Hoar escaped a late race assault

ACT logoBrian HoarEight-time American Canadian Tour Late Model Champion Brian Hoar of Williston, VT claimed his second straight NH Governor’s Cup 150 season opener at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH on Sunday, April 15. Hoar escaped a late race assault from multi-time Lee USA Speedway Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. of Dover, NH to earn the win. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Mills wins wild GT3 Cup Challenge By Yokohama race

Opening Sebring weekend good to Benitez, Jr. in Gold Cup 

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoIt’s fitting for Michael Mills that he drives for Effort Racing in the the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series, because his win Friday at Sebring (Fla.) International Speedway was a result of an impressive effort behind the steering wheel.

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Feb 02

ACT Veteran Randy Potter Files First Season Entry

The 2012 will kick off with the traditional NH Governor’s Cup 150 at Lee USA Speedway

Randy Potter -Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. ACT logoVeteran American Canadian Tour (ACT) stock car racer Randy Potter of Groveton, NH filed the first full season entry for the 10-event 2012 ACT Tour. Potter and his Lancaster Auto Sales/Speedway Sports Park Chevrolet team were recently honored at the ACT Banquet of Champions for their 5th place finish in the 2011 standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Brian Hoar and Patrick Laperle crowned ACT Champions

Jimmy “Scruffy” Linardy receives MacTavish Award

ACT Castrol logo2011-07-16_0002The American Canadian Tour (ACT) crowned Brian Hoar of Williston, VT and Patrick Laperle of St-Denis, Quebec as the ACT Tour and Série ACT Castrol stock car racing champions respectively, at the ACT Banquet of Champions on Saturday, January 21 at the Double Tree Inn in Burlington, VT. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Day Three: NASCAR preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway

NASCAR And Teams Continue Data Collection On Final Day Of Testing

2011-02-19_03052011-02-18_0647As the final day of Preseason Thunder wrapped, there was certainly no shortage of information NASCAR and the teams gathered during this three-day test as speeds continued to stand close to the 200-mph mark.

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Jan 12

Day One: NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway

New rules, new year and beards among highlights of driver media availability

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesDaytona International Speedway There was no shortage of conversation – or anything off-limits – during Day 1 of Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway. From spoilers to drafting to beards – all were topics du jour. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Oct 09

Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. steals Rent-A-Wreck Fall Foliage win

 Bobby Therrien takes Bond/WIX Tiger Tour 100 victory!
 Hoar, Laperle, O’Donnell claim ACT titles

Joey Polewarczyk, JrACT Castrol logoHudson, New Hampshire’s Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. claimed the American-Canadian Tour Rent-A-Wreck Fall Foliage 200 win at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, New York on Saturday, October 8. Polewarczyk claimed his first ACT point race win of the season in the combination ACT Tour and Série ACT Castrol event. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

ACT wraps up season with doubleheader weekend

For the first time in American Canadian Tour Late Model history

ACT Castrol logoAirborne SpeedwayThe season will come to a close with a doubleheader weekend. The ACT Tour, Série ACT Castrol and Bond/WIX Tiger Tour point battles will conclude on Saturday, October 8 with the Rent-A-Wreck Fall Foliage 200 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

ACT Teams ride high into Milk Bowl

The buzz still lingers following the third annual ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Thunder Road International Speedbowl - People’s United Bank Milk Bowl Joey Polewarczyk Jr2011 Spring Green 111 win at Devil’s Bowl Speedway - Brian Hoar American Canadian Tour Late Model teams are riding high as they prepare for the 49th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road International Speedbowl on Sunday, October 2. The buzz still lingers following the third annual ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, which is considered by many as the best event of the tripleheader this past Saturday, September 24.

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Aug 13

Brian Hoar wins second segment and overall ACT All-Star Challenge at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Eddie MacDonald wins Segment #1 , Patrick Laperle on the podium

ACT logoNHMS LogoWilliston, Vermont’s Brian Hoar claimed the overall ACT All-Star Challenge title after winning the second segment at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, August 13. Hoar was running third on a lap 36 restart when segment one winner and leader at the time Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts had ignition troubles and had to retire from the event.

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Aug 12

Eddie MacDonald and Joey Laquerre take ACT Late Model Challenge Front Row

At New Hampshire Motor Speedway

ACT logoNHMS LogoEddie MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts and Joey Laquerre of East Montpelier, Vermont will sit on the front row in the first segment of the American Canadian Tour Late Model Challenge at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, August 13. MacDonald earned a +14 and Laquerre picked up a +11 in ACT’s unique plus/minus handicap system.

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Jul 28

Beech Ridge has become a favorite stop for ACT teams (+photos)

ACT young guns Polarczyk, Thériault and Babb lead the way

Beech Ridge Motor Speedway logoACT logoBeech Ridge Motor Speedway (BRMS) in Scarborough, ME is perhaps the most neutral track the American Canadian Tour (ACT) visits during the season-long touring campaign. 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 01

Nick Sweet takes second Merchants Bank 150 in a row

The defending track champion started 8th

Thunder RoadACT logoBarre, VT’s Nick Sweet claimed his second straight Merchants Bank 150 win at Thunder Road International Speedbowl on Sunday, May 1. The defending track champion came from his 8th starting position to take the lead from Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. on lap 91. Sweet would work his way through lap traffic with ease and never relinquished the lead for the remainder of the event. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Thunder Road regulars defend turf in Merchants Bank 150

Divisional Champions lead 2011 Thunder Road Rookie Class

Thunder RoadACT logoThe 13th annual Merchants Bank 150 will open the new season at Thunder Road International Speedbowl on Sunday, May 1, 2011. There is no track on the American Canadian Tour (ACT) schedule that presents a bigger challenge to the ACT regular touring teams than Thunder Road and its regular teams. As many as eight (8) former Thunder Road “King of the Road” champions are expected to be at the opening event. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Feb 19

NASCAR, International Speedway Corporation and Cie Games

Facebook partnership gives ‘Car Town’ players the green flag at Daytona International Speedway

In_game Daytona Challenge2011-02-18_0647In-Game ‘Daytona Challenge’ lets fans pick their favorite car, assemble a pit crew and take the ultimate virtual victory lap on Facebook. Read the rest of this entry »

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