Archive for August 14th, 2007

Kobyluck Has Edge In Experience At Lime Rock

nascarbes.jpgDaytona Beach, FL — The NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch East Series makes its only road course appearance at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn., this week with the Mohegan Sun NASCAR Busch East 200 Saturday, August 18.

This year’s edition of the 82 lap, 200 kilometer (125.45 miles) event marks the 15th annual appearance by the series at the 1.53-mile course.

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Cyr Looking to White Mountain for First ACT Win of Season

jeanpaulcyr1.jpgSix-time American-Canadian Tour (ACT) stock car racing champion Jean-Paul Cyr of Milton, VT is searching for his first main event victory of the 2007 season, and is a prime candidate for victory in the Kancamaugus 100 at New Hampshire’s White Mountain Motorsports Park on Saturday night. A four-time winner at the beautiful ¼-mile oval track, Cyr has been “oh-so-close” to the winner’s circle in nearly every race this season.

Through eight events, ACT Late Model Tour point leader Cyr has an amazing statistic of seven top-five finishes, including six in the second- and third-place positions. In his last outing at White Mountain in June, Cyr’s machine was heavily damaged in a qualifying crash. With the help of many of his ACT Late Model Tour competitors and his own Rick Paya-led Ehler’s RV/Sticks & Stuff team, Cyr was able to not only return to action later in the evening and qualify for the main event, but he rode the tough outside lane from 27th starting position to finish third. The performance has been regarded by many veteran observers as the comeback of the decade.

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