There is an increasingly likely scenario that could see Jimmie Johnson in an arm-wrestling contest with Tony Kanaan to determine who gets the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 48 in the 106th Indianapolis 500 next May. “Maybe I could use two arms to try to beat him,” Johnson conceded.
Waterbury, VT & Naples, ME — American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials have announced partnerships with Sunoco and Twisted Tea to present the 59th World Series of Speedway Racing at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. The three-day auto racing festival is scheduled for Friday, October 8 through Sunday, October 10 and is highlighted by the return of the $20,000-to-win Thompson 300.
Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway it was a night to remember a Late Model legend in Paul McElearney with a 60-lap Memorial race that saw defending champion Jeremy McDermott turn in a a dominating performance setting fast time and leading all 60-laps in route to his second win of the season.
N. Woodstock, NH — St. Johnsbury, VT’s Stacy Cahoon finally snapped out of a season-long skid with a victory in the New Hampshire Governor’s Cup at White Mountain Motorsports Park on Saturday, July 24. The reigning Foley Oil & Propane Late Model champion inherited the lead following a crash just past the quarter-pole in the 100-lap special and went on to his first victory of the year.
From the day local businessman Wilford Cronk opened the gates to his new race track on July 27, 1969, and ever since, Wiscasset Speedway has carried the title as “Maine’s Fastest Track”. Fast forward to this past Saturday night where the current ownership celebrated the track’s 52nd birthday with an evening of racing action, past champions, Hall of Fame drivers, and fireworks.