Big Weekend In Store For New England Race Fans At Oxford Plains

Big Weekend In Store For New England Race Fans At Oxford Plains

NAPLES, ME (April 17) – For Maine race fans the wait is finally over as short track racing returns this weekend to Oxford Plains Speedway. Following a weekend off due to bad weather, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Models will make their first stop of the season in Maine on Sunday for the Honey Badger Bar & Grill 150. And if that’s not enough, a full slate of weekly racing at Oxford Plains Speedway will kick off on Saturday afternoon at 4 PM, featuring the Super Late Models
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Icebreaker 2018 100 Results

Unofficial results from Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model National Championship Series Race #2, Icebreaker 2018 100;

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park; Thompson, Connecticut; Sunday, April 8, 2018 showing finishing position, car number, driver’s name, driver’s hometown:

1 12 Derek Griffith, Hudson, NH;
2 60 DJ Shaw, Center Conway, NH;
3 28 Jared Irvan, Charlotte, NC;
4 59 Reid Lanpher, Manchester, ME;
5 1 Todd Stone, Middlebury, VT;
6 17 Eddie MacDonald, Rowley, MA;
7 93 Ray Christian III, Uncasville, CT;
8 27 Wayne Helliwell, Jr., Dover, NH;
9 14 Travis Benjamin, Belfast, ME;
10 94 Garrett Hall, Scarborough, ME;
11 00 Jimmy Renfrew, Jr., Candia, NH;
12 7 Glen Luce, Turner, ME;
13 5 Dillon Moltz, Waterford, CT;
14 80 Trevor Sanborn, Parsonsfield, ME;
15 4 Ben Rowe, Turner, ME;
16 28 Greg Nanigian, Braintree, MA;
17 01 Sammy Gooden, Jr., Whitefield, NH;
18 21 Brandon Turbush, Manorville, NY;
19 35 Derek Ramstrom, Worcester, MA;
20 59x Kodie Connor, Kannapolis, NC;
21 40 Nick Sweet, Barre, VT;
DNS 2 Nick Cusack, Scarborough, ME.

PASS North Set To Begin Sunday At Thompson’s Icebreaker

PASS North Set To Begin Sunday At Thompson’s Icebreaker

NAPLES, ME (April 5) – After a long winter break, that has seen some venture south to compete, Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Model drivers from across New England and Canada are ready to tackle Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park this weekend for the first race of 2018.

In addition to being the first action of the season for New England’s top short trackers, the 44th Annual Icebreaker also serves as the second race of the PASS National Championship Series. Following the first event held at South Carolina’s Dillon Motor Speedway in February, race winner, Derek Griffith, finds himself leading 5-Time PASS National Champion, Ben Rowe, by just two points heading to Thompson.
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The Benjamin Motorsports team decided to run one more race this season and it was in Hickory North Carolina.  It was a non points race but paid $15,000 to win and was a national race so that meant there would be cars from the north and the south battling for the big pay day.

This would also be the first race on the teams brand new car.  The first practice there where a few little problems the team would have to solve but after that the car was good.  In the PASS south series they use time trials to set the field for the feature race.

The team would qualify 2nd out of 35 cars.  On the PASS south series they also do a redraw for all the cars in the top 10.  Travis would redraw 8th.  So the 7 car would have to start in the 8th position for the 300 lap main event.
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The benjamin Motorsports team went into the final race of the season at Oxford last weekend with a 25 point lead.  That meant Travis had to finish less than 12 positions behind Glen Luce of Turner.  With 46 cars in attendance that wasn’t going to be an easy race.

After practice the team was very happy with the car posting the fast time of the day.  Than the team won there qualifying race and the team was excited to start the 150 lap feature.
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Mark Lyden Crew Chief
Todd Graffam Mechanic
Peter Petit Owner
Ron Benjamin Father/Owner
Bruce Benjamin Spotter
Scott Reed Mechanic
Mike Hurkes Mechanic
Buster Bean Tire Specialist
Jim Hayes Mechanic
Ryan Leadbetter Mechanic/Co crew chief
Greg Courmier Marketing manager