The American Canadian Tour (ACT) released its 2014 schedule which is highlighted by visits to nine different Northeast tracks, including the Bond Auto Parts ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 20.
Eddie MacDonald (Rowley, Mass.) drove away from the field over the final 10 laps of the 50-lap Bond Auto Parts ACT Invitational, joining 15-year-old Cole Custer (K&N Pro Series East) and Todd Szegedy (Whelen Modified Tour) as Saturday's winners.
Cole Custer survived an accident-filled affair to become the youngest driver to win a NASCAR sanctioned race in Magic Mile history, taking the checkered flag in the North American Power 100.
A warm, but blissfully comfortable day allowed for nearly flawless conditions for Wednesday's American-Canadian Tour test session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. More than 30 teams from across New England, New York and southeast Canada showed up for the practice session.
Thunder Road officials announced this morning that NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Clint Bowyer will be participating in the Vermont Lottery Commission Governor's Cup at Barre VT's Thunder Road on Thursday, July 11.
Plattsburgh, NY - Two weeks ago at Devil's Bowl Speedway, Eight-time American Canadian Tour Stock Car Champion Brian Hoar lost the race by .028 of a second - the closest margin of victory in ACT history. The ACT 100 at Airborne Speedway on Saturday, May 18 was decided by the exact same margin, but this time it was all Hoar, earning the victory with an epic last lap pass of ACT Point Leader Jimmy Hebert, leaving rival Wayne Helliwell, Jr. to round out the podium in third.
Waterbury, VT - After 113 laps (56.5 miles) of American Canadian Tour Championship Stock Car racing at West Haven, VT's Devil's Bowl Speedway on Sunday, the victory in the Spring Green 113 came down to a flip of the coin: a margin that gave reigning ACT Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. a critical early-season win, and left ACT Point Leader Jimmy Hebert's advantage at just three points.
Barre, VT - The 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. Middlesex, VT's Dave Pembroke came home a stout second, and 7-time ACT Champion Jean-Paul Cyr brought home a third place finish.
Lee, NH -- American Canadian Tour Rookie of the Year Jimmy Hebert disproved any ideas of a sophomore slump by earning his first-career ACT victory in style at the New Hampshire Governor's Cup 150 at Lee USA Speedway on Sunday, April 14th. North Haverhill, NH's Travis Fadden and Rowley, MA's Eddie Macdonald finished out the podium for the season opening event.
Barre, VT – The 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.
2013’s American Canadian Tour Season Opener on April 13/14 will mark the 23rd ACT event at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH – and the 14th Season opener at the track – giving today’s drivers a chance at being a part of a storied history at Lee USA Speedway with the American Canadian Tour.
After its resurgence in 2012 following a 25-year hiatus, the Vermont State Late Model Championship Series will be back in 2013 for a four-race schedule split evenly between Barre, VT’s Thunder Road and West Haven, VT’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway.
As the American Canadian Tour’s 28th season shifts into full gear, teams prepare for the opening race on April 13/14 at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH.