I am thankful for many things this Thanksgiving season plus Maine native, Tom Patsis, plays a role in Earnhardt Junior’s NBC Sports tribute, electric trucks, Truex fans, and more.
Harvey, New Brunswick teenager and his family change their mind and will contest the Pro Stock championship at Speedway 660 at Geary Woods. Plus some bicycle racing and cross country adventures.
Tom Peters of Presque Isle is the first snowmobile racer to be selected for the Maine Motorsports Hall of Fame. The Maine Vintage Race Car Association announced his induction along with five other racers Sunday.
Speed shops in Maine are a rare site. Baxley’s SpeedShop in Windham is one thriving in southern Maine. Thank you to Bob Alexander for his help in providing the background research for this episode.
A look at Austin Theriault’s ARCA championship and his roots in Aroostook County racing. Theriault dedicated his win to the team, family, and fans.
Forty seven year-old Curtis Gerry, Waterboro, takes his second major PASS event at Oxford Plains Speedway this year. Travis Benjamin earns second PASS North Points Championship. Local County kart racer featured in MaineRacing.com and yes we’re talking “ploughing” today.
County racers were busy this past weekend. Crouseville drag racer Gene Cyr was in Winterport, Caribou’s Jesse Michaud was vintage stock car racing at Wiscasset, and Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault was at Maine’s largest agriculture fair, the Fryeburg Fair for truck & tractor pulls with the family-owned Ground Pounder II 4 wd truck.
Harvey, New Brunswick’s RYAN Motorsports announces they will compete in the Late Model Sportsman Division at Speedway 660 in 2017. The team will once again go for the championship in LMS unless opportunity arises in Pro Stock. Engine builder Dick McNeal’s scale model engines plus two County kart racers lock up track championships.
Austin Theriault wins number seven in ARCA race at Kentucky Speedway essentially clinching the championship. USAC Silver Crown champion Kody Swanson takes a tumble at Eldora in the final. Photos are right here in this episode.
An ARCA racing championship has become a distinct possibility for Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault. Hardly anyone wants to say that he has clinched, probably not wanting anything negative to hamper the young man’s efforts. USAC Silver Crown points leader, Kody Swanson is running a parallel track with Theriault this season, often racing at the same venue during the same race weekend. Swanson’s 105 point lead practically assures him of the ppoints championship.