Tag Archive: Wayne Helliwell Jr

Jun 05

Nick Sweet wins duel with Wayne Helliwell Jr. at Devil’s Bowl (updated)

Sweet grabbed the lead on the start from polesitter Bobby Therrien and led the 29 laps

ACT logo Nick Sweet came out on top of a race-long duel with defending American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. to take the People’s United Bank 100 at West Haven, VT’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, June 4, becoming the first repeat winner of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

Therrien, Helliwell open Thunder Road on Top

Thunder Road’s 57th season-opening weekend begins on Saturday

ACT logo Hinesburg, VT’s Bobby Therrien heads to the “Nations Site of Excitement” as the American Canadian Tour (ACT) points leader this weekend for the 57th season opener of Barre, VT’s Thunder Road.

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Aug 09

Babb gets redemption with Beech Ridge 150 win

“I knew it was going to be tough on the restart being stuck on the bottom” – Babb

ACT logo Windham, ME’s Brad Babb got the upper hand in a battle two-time American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Champion Wayne Helliwell Jr. to take his second ACT Tour win of the season in the Beech Ridge 150 at Scarborough, ME’s Beech Ridge Motor Speedway on Saturday, August 8. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Sweet caps “Rollercoaster” weekend with ACT International win

Alex Labbé 2nd – Patrick Laperle 3rd in PASS super Late Models

ACT - Nick SweetNick Sweet showed why he’s one of the top American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model drivers in the Northeast on Sunday, July 19, capping a whirlwind two days by winning the ACT International at Plattsburgh, NY’s Airborne Park Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

With no practice, Sweet on pole for ACT International

Patrick Laperle, Alex Labbé, and Wayne Helliwell Jr. earned victories in the ACT qualifying heats

International 500 logoSweet almost didn’t make it to qualifying for the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) International 500 at Airborne Park Speedway on Saturday – but he arrived just in time to win the pole for the ACT Late Model 200-lap, $10,000-to-win feature on Sunday, July 19. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Point leader Helliwell gets 3rd win of season in White Mountain 150

“This is one of the toughest races we’ve had on the Tour in a long time” – Helliwell

Wayne Helliwell Jr Wayne Helliwell Jr. showed that it’s best to be lucky and good on Saturday night, winning the White Mountain 150 at White Mountain Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Polewarczyk takes third win of season (updated)

In People’s United Bank 100

Joey Polewarczyk Jr. checkered Defending American-Canadian Tour Champion Joey Polewarczyk Jr. captured his third win of the season in the People’s United Bank 100 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, June 6. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Helliwell takes second win of season in rain-shortened Generation Next 151

Helliwell unofficially retakes the point lead from Polewarczyk

ACT logo Champion Wayne Helliwell Jr. was in the right place at the right time on Saturday night, taking his second win of the season in the rain-shortened Generation Next 151 at Speedway 51 in Groveton, NH. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Helliwell, ACT Tour take on local stars in Merchants Bank 150

Wayne Helliwell Jr. will be going for his second straight win in the event

ACT logoThe American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will help Barre, VT’s Thunder Road open its 56th season of competition on Sunday, May 3 with the 17th Annual Merchants Bank 150.

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Apr 26

Helliwell shows the way at Lee USA Governor’s Cup

“We were able to cool our tires down and just crowd (MacDonald) down on that restart” – Helliwell

ACT logo Wayne Helliwell Jr. came out on top of a battle with fellow home track driver Eddie MacDonald to win the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 09

Wayne Helliwell Jr. looks to reclaim ACT title in 2015

“I think the competition is going to be even stronger than it has been” – Helliwell

ACT - Wayne Helliwell Jr. - Brian Hoar The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will see the return of one of the Northeast’s most accomplished drivers this coming season. Wayne Helliwell Jr., the 2012 and 2013 ACT Champion, recently stated that he will be competing full-time on the Tour in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Two-time ACT Champ Wayne Helliwell, Jr. wins Bond Invitational

The race was called complete on lap 44 due to darkness.

Bond Auto ACT Invitational Two-time American Canadian Tour Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. claimed the win in the 6th annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Saturday, September 20. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 29

Helliwell leads ACT to Devil’s Bowl

Helliwell is fresh off a $5,000 victory at Thunder Road last weekend

ACT - Wayne Helliwell Jr Two-time and defending American Canadian Tour Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. of Dover, NH finds himself atop the ACT Standings as the Tour heads into its third event of the season, the Spring Green 114 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway this Sunday, May 4.

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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 »

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Mar 25

ACT Veterans look for first Lee Gov Cup win

The ACT season opens at Lee NH

ACT logo There are a number of veteran American Canadian Tour (ACT) stock car drivers looking for their first wins in the traditional spring opening event at the Lee USA Speedway’s New Hampshire Governor’s Cup 150 on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Jan 11

Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Jean-François Déry Take top ACT honors

Quebec’s Larue brothers accept prestigious MacTavish Award

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour (ACT) held its annual Banquet of Champions at the Doubletree Inn in Burlington, VT on Saturday, January 11.

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Sep 29

Labbe Wins Fall Foliage 200

Helliwell wins second consecutive ACT Championship by 16 points

Alex LabbéAlex Labbe of St. Albert, Quebec won the 39th annual American Canadian Fall Foliage 200 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY on Sunday, September 28, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Eddie MacDonald wins 3rd Bond Auto ACT Invitational; pockets $8,300

He fended off ACT Champions Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Brian Hoar

Bond Auto ACT InvitationalEddie MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts claimed his 3rd Invitational win in the 5th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 21. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

ACT title battle heats up heading into Labor Day

35th annual VT Foodbank Labor Day Classic 200

Wayne Helliwell JrDefending American Canadian Tour Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. of Dover, NH holds a 36-point lead over Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. as the Tour returns to its home track, Thunder Road in Barre, VT this Sunday, September 1.

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