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.
The ARCA race at Elko Speedway was a great example of short track racing at it’s best. Okay NASCAR put the Camping World Trucks and Xfinity Series cars at theses type tracks and watch the fans fill the grandstands.
What a busy weekend of motorsports events! Whew, I think I will need a few days to recover and I wasn’t racing!
Learn about another award for Maine Motorsports Hall of Fame member, latest on Austin Theriault, Canadian teen age racer Ryan Messer, Formula SAE with Philip LaPointe, and more…