Eastport’s Drew Greenlaw wins his second Late Model Sportsman race of 2017. Noted snowmobile legend passes away. Swanson wins in USAC Silver Crown. “The Flying Farmer” back in tractor pulling action and Thunder Road recap.
The Cumberland Motor Club lived up to it’s reputation for putting on top notch autocross events at the former SAC base at Loring in Limestone, Maine. Average daily entries for the two day event was over 100 per day.
Wyatt Alexander of Ellsworth finished his season on a high note placing on the podium at the Boss Hogg 150 at Wiscasset Speedway. Jon Peters Pro Stock #51 crashed heavily on lap 21 was checked and released at an area hospital. The race was won by Nick Jenkins with Cody Tribbett second, and Alexander third. Mega-Autocross coming to the County at Loring next weekend.
Despite roadside boulders, Travis Pastrana survives to win the New England Forest Rally at Newry, Maine. Team-mate David Higgins makes to finish line despite severe damage that could not be fully repaired. A tribute to a couple fine drivers and Vermont Sports Cars who built the cars.
Battle Between Keselowski and White for top speed for automobiles at Loring Speed Trials features 250 mph action. New Hampshire’s emerges as King of Top Speed for automobiles. Scott Davis top speed for motorcycles at 260 plus mph.
Travis Pastrana comes through at Mount Washington with record after team-mate David Higgins crashed. Climb to the Clouds 2017 featured many unique personalities and race cars.
Teenager Logan Longley makes his tractor pulling debut and Wyatt Alexander makes his debut racing at the “Magic Mile” at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Two stories this week about hard working racers from Maine competing on the national stage, Austin Theriault from Fort Kent in ARCA and John Cassidy from Bangor in Rally America.
Fort Kent, Maine’s Austin Theriault has a first and a second in the two races he has run in the “Irish Hills” of Michigan. Plus action from USAC, Speedway 660 in Canada, Le Mans and more.
This is why good safety equipment and proper use in motorsports allows drivers to walk away.