Tag Archive: Patrick Hamel

Sep 01

Patrick Cliche hangs on for Montmagny 150 win

Cliche battled with Donald Theetge during the first half of the event

Patrick Cliche - Une équipe souriantePatrick Cliche edged out Alex Labbe at the line for his second win of the season in the Montmagny 150 at Autodrome Montmagny on Saturday, August 31.

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Sep 16

Patrick Laperle claims second straight Castrol title with St-Eustache 300 win

The Série ACT Castrol is done for 2012

ACT Castrol logo2012-09-16_0448St-Denis, Quebec’s Patrick Laperle claimed his second straight Série ACT Castrol Championship with his fourth win of the season in the St-Eustache 300 at Autodrome St-Eustache on Sunday, September 16. Laperle cruised to the win leading the final 50 laps of the event after getting by Jonathan Bouvrette who held on for second.

(Memorial Tony Trubanio  ACT T.T.300 photo album)

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Jul 15

Dery Stays Hot, Capitalizes in Riverside 150

The race was completed in 2 hours 2 minutes and 27 seconds, and was slowed by 13 cautions.

Riverside speedway 001-2010ACT logoQuebec City’s Jean Francois Dery dominated the field on the way to his second victory in a row in the Riverside 150 at Circuit Riverside Speedway in St-Croix, QC on Saturday, July 14. Dery battled all race long with hometown heroes Dany Trepanier and Patrick Hamel who came home second and third respectively.

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Jul 01

Laperle claims first ACT Serie Castrol win of 2012 at Montmagny

The Serie ACT Castrol returns to action this Saturday, July 7 at Autodrome St-Eustache

ACT Castrol logoAutodrome MontmagnyDefending Serie ACT Castrol champion Patrick Laperle of St-Denis, QC stole the late victory in the Montmagny 200 at Autodrome Montmagny on Sunday, July 1. Laperle had a mirror full of Quebec City’s Jean-Francois Dery and ACT Serie Castrol point leader Donald Theetge when he crossed the finish line to take his first checkered flag of 2012.

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Jun 28

Série ACT Castrol point lead changes hands

Theetge capitalizes on Déry’s troubles

ACT Castrol logo2011-07-16_0024With a fast car and a little luck, Boischatel, QC’s Donald Theetge has taken over the point lead on the Série ACT Castrol. With two championships already in hand, Theetge seeks a record third Série ACT Castrol title in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Taylor wins Beech Ridge Battle for first ACT victory

The 150 lap event saw just three cautions

ACT logoBeech Ridge Motor Speedway logoFarmington, ME’s Jeff Taylor claimed his first career ACT win after a race long battle with Wayne Helliwell, Jr. in the Beech Ridge 150 at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, ME on Saturday, July 30. Taylor and Helliwell, both in Ford powered rides, swapped the lead seven times from lap 44 to the checkers. The two battled not only themselves but also heavy lapped traffic during long green flag runs.

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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 »

Jul 17

Patrick Laperle takes third Series ACT Castrol win of the season (+photos)

At Autodrome St-Eustache

2011-07-16_00022011-07-16_0162Patrick Laperle of St-Denis, QC held off defending Série ACT Castrol Champion Karl Allard for his third Série win of the season in the 200 lap event at Autodrome St-Eustache on Saturday, July 16.

Flagworld’s photo album

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Jun 19

Patrick Hamel scores first career Série ACT Castrol win at Riveride Speedway

Patrick Hamel earns an invitation to the ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

ACTCastrolRiverside speedway 001-2010St-Edouard’s Patrick Hamel earned his first career Série ACT Castrol win after inheriting the lead with just seven laps remaining in the Hamel Construction 100 at Riverside Speedway in Ste-Croix, QC.

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Jun 05

Daniel Descoste wins first career Série ACT Castrol feature in St-Eustache 100

Descoste was never seriously contested in the last half of the race

ACTCastrolAutodrome St-Eustache logoVeteran Série ACT Castrol competitor Daniel Descoste of St-Joseph-du-Lac, Quebec earned his first career win on the series in the St-Eustache 100 at Autodrome St-Eustache in St-Eustache, Quebec. Descoste worked his way by 2010 Série ACT Castrol Champion Karl Allard on lap 66 and was never seriously contested in the remainder of the 100 lap event.

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Feb 15

Joey Polewarczyk Jr. claims Goodyear Speedweeks Cup title (+ results)

Brian Hoar wins second 100 lap event

Goodyear Speedweek CupNew Smyrna SpeedwayHudson, New Hampshire’s Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. worked his way through heavy traffic from his 18th starting position to finish 5th in the second round of the Goodyear Speedweeks Cup at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna, Florida on Monday, February 14. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

ACT Canadian stars to invade New Smyrma Speedway in February

 The two 100-lap main events will be held on Sunday, February 13th and Monday, February 14th

ACT logoNew Smyrna SpeedwayQuebec City racer Donald Theetge might have been the first Canadian to enter the American Canadian Tour (ACT) Goodyear Speedweek Cup event to be held at the New Smyrna Speedway in Florida, but the Canadian competitor list continues to lead the way toward the first-ever ACT events to be held during the World Series of Asphalt Short Track Racing in New Smyrna. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

HMS ACT Invitational announces more 2010 invitees

Two more Quebecers among the new invitees

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced another round of invited teams who have been invited to participate in the second ACT Invitational to be held at the regions largest sporting complex, the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) on Saturday, September 18, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Allard wins fourth Serie ACT Castrol Edge event at Riverside

He started in the 10th position

St-Felicien’s Karl Allard won his fourth Serie ACT Castrol Edge event of the season at Circuit Riverside Speedway in Ste-Croix, QC on Monday, July 26. Allard started in the 10th position and took the lead from Jimmy Cormier after a lap 28 restart. He then held off Patrick Laperle through five more restarts and led the remaining 72 laps.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

ACT Teams head to Coors Showdown at Chaudière

Montreal’s Patrick Laperle won first place in the inaugural Showdown at Chaudiere held in 2008

The best eleven (11) teams from the ACT US TOUR and the best eleven (11) teams from the Série ACT Castrol will race each other, and they will also race as ‘teammates’, in the 2nd annual Coors Showdown at Chaudiere on Saturday, August 29th. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Donald Theetge wins Riverside 150

Theetge scored his second win of the season

At the Riverside 150 at Riverside Speedway in St-Croix, Quebec. Theetge is now the all-time win leader for the Serie ACT Castrol with 14 career wins. Theetge was chased to the line by Sylvain Lacombe and Patrick Hamel, the only other two on the lead lap. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Jean-Francois Dery wins Red Bear 100 (+results)

Jean-François Déry was impeccable

Autodrome MontmagnyJean-Francois Dery of Quebec, QC wins the Red Bear 100 at Autodrome Montmagny after a fierce battle with eventual third place finisher Donald Theetge.

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Nov 16

Série ACT-Castrol 2009 schedule

A nine-event Late Model stock car racing schedule has been released

For the 2009 Série ACT-Castrol season in Québec and Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

American-Canadian Tour: Sweet and Hamel take ACT top rookie honors

Hamel won the 2007 Série Super Sportsman

ACT American-Canadian TourTwo freshman Late Model stock car drivers have earned 2008 Rookie of the Year titles in the premier touring divisions of the American-Canadian Tour, as Barre, VT’s Nick Sweet and Patrick Hamel of St- Édouard-de-Lotbinière, QC earned their laurels on the ACT Late Model Tour and the Série ACT-Castrol, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »