Tag Archive: Late Model

Mar 29

Helliwell seeks Fourth ACT title as new challengers emerge

A talented field is getting ready for the 13-race 2016 season

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) kicks off its 25th season of Late Model competition on Sunday, April 10 with the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 at Lee USA Speedway.

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Oct 18

Hoar goes out on top in World Series 100 while Helliwell takes Third title

Meanwhile, Dover, NH’s Wayne Helliwell Jr. added another notch to his belt by clinching his third ACT Tour Championship in four years.

Hoar Goes Out on Top in World Series 100 while Helliwell Takes Third Title Williston, VT’s Brian Hoar perhaps ended the most accomplished career in American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model history on top once again by winning the World Series 100 at Connecticut’s Thompson Motor Speedway on Saturday, October 17.

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Oct 14

Opportunity to make an impression

NASCAR Drive For Diversity candidates hit the track at Langley Speedway

NASCAR logo It wasn’t long ago that Darrell Wallace Jr. was in this place, a teenager with Late Model experience looking to make a positive impression that would make him stand out in a crowded field of young, talented drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

ACT Champions take Milk Bowl front fow

Starting on the outside pole will be 2014 Serie ACT Champion Alex Labbe of St-Albert, QC

ACT - MilkBowlFrontRow 2014 American Canadian Tour Late Model Champion Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH claimed his fourth career Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Pole Award as he set the fast time of the day with a 13.114 second lap at Barre’s Thunder Road on Saturday, October 11.

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Oct 10

Nearly 40 ACT Late Models attend Milk Bowl practice day

Teams were dialing in their cars for tomorrow’s (Saturday, October 11) Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Qualifying Day.

ACT logo Nearly 40 American Canadian Tour Late Model teams were on hand for the full day of practice at Barre’s Thunder Road in preparation for the 52nd Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl on Friday, October 10. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 13

Modifieds set to roll at International 500

The Inaugural ACT International 500 will roll off on the weekend of July 20/21.

International 500 logoAirborne SpeedwayAs American Canadian Tour Late Model teams from across New England and Eastern Canada prepare for the biggest showdown of the summer at the International 500 at Airborne Speedway on Sat/Sun, July 20/21, another division prepares for battle: Airborne Speedway’s own Ernie Tool’s Modified division. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Bow Motorsports to expand product and services

Constantly striving to develop newer, faster and better products to the end user

Bow Motorsports - 1Bow Motorsports - 2After a successful first year of operation supporting NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCTS) competitors, BOW MOTORSPORTS will expand its chassis building and repair business to include Late Model and Super Late Model competitors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

Late Model teams prepare for 50th Milk Bowl

Post time for Sunday’s (September 30) 50th People’s United Bank Milk Bowl is also 1:00pm.

Milk Bowl 2012Thunder Road International Speedbowl - People’s United Bank Milk Bowl Joey Polewarczyk JrOver 30 American Canadian Tour Late Model teams took advantage of a Late Model only practice session at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT on Friday, September 28. Competitors dodged the rain drops to get in valuable laps in preparation for Saturday’s (Sept. 29) Booth Bros./H.P. Hood Qualifying day for the 50th People’s United Bank Milk Bowl on Sunday (Sept. 30). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Final 6 invited to Bond Auto ACT Invitational

With the big race just over a week away, the final 6 competitors to fill out the 43-car starting grid have been announced.

Bond Auto ACT InvitationalNHMS LogoAs invitations rolled out for the 4th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational this week, Late Model teams watched as their competitors and friends were called to the big stage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Emily Packard, four more invited to Bond Auto ACT Invitational

ACT Teams will be on the big stage at the Bond Auto ACT Invitational

Bond Auto ACT InvitationalNHMS LogoThis week, ACT Late Model teams across the northeast held their breath hoping for the call: an invitation to the 4th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 22. No one may have been more satisfied than Vermont teen sensation Emily Packard.

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Mar 26

Ford Blue Oval Cup Program enters Third season in 2012

The Ford Blue Oval Cup expects continued growth entering its third season in 2012.

ACT logoAmerican-Canadian Tour Ford RacingThe program has awarded over $30,000 to American Canadian Tour Late Model teams around the Northeast U.S. and Eastern Canada since its inaugural 2010 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Aug 11

78 ACT teams head for New Hampshire Motor Speedway

For the second annual ACT Invitational

ACT InvitationalThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) has confirmation from seventy eight (78) Late Model teams that are scheduled to test and tune at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) Tuesday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 18 in hopes of getting an invitation back for the second annual ACT Invitational to be held September 18, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Senator Phil Scott takes race to Rutland County

Over 25 ACT race teams are expected to attack the new asphalt this Sunday

Thunder RoadSenator Phil Scott from Middlesex is a three-time Thunder Road Champion. Scott is running for the Vermont Lt. Governor’s office in the coming election, his first state-wide political effort. When the American Canadian Tour (ACT) announced that the Late Model division from Thunder Road would be opening the new Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT, Scott was the first to applaud the decision. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Apr 28

Devil’s Bowl Speedway opens Thunder Road chamsionship chase

It will be the first point-counting event of the season for the Thunder Road Late Models.

2010 American Canadian Tour - ACTThere will be a new challenge for the American Canadian Tour (ACT) Thunder Road Late Model teams when they begin pursuit of the 2010 “King of the Road” title in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Apr 09

Lee USA Late Model teams ready for ACT opener

The New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 used to have a decided edge to the touring teams, but not anymore.

2010 American Canadian Tour - ACTOpening season excitement returns to Lee USA Speedway on Sunday, April 18, 2010. The traditional opening event of the race season for the American Canadian Tour (ACT) at Lee USA presents a special challenge for the ACT teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Helliwell looks to jump start Ford Blue Oval cup Challenge

At Waterford

Lee USA Speedway 2009 Champion, Wayne Helliwell, Jr. is looking to get a head start on the other ACT Ford team members in the 2010 season-long campaign. It was announced today by car owner Bruce Bernhardt that the team will head to Waterford Speedbowl for the opening event at the ‘Bowl’ over the weekend of March 27-28. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

ACT announces 2010 Castrol Series schedule change

The race in Ottawa cancelled

The Série ACT Castrol event scheduled for Capital City Speedway in Ottawa, ON has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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