Waterford, CT — Scoring an extremely popular first-ever win in the 35-lap SK Modified feature at Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday evening was Jay Miller.
Other feature winners were Tim Jordan (Late Model), Walt Hovey (Sportsman), Raymond Christian III (Mini Stock), and Shaun Buffington (Legends).
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Rain has forced the postponement of the American-Canadian Tour’s White Mountain 150 at White Mountain Motorsports Park in North Woodstock, NH on Saturday, June 28, and the Serie ACT Castrol’s Montmagny 100 at Autodrome Montmagny Speedway in Montmagny, QC on Sunday, June 29.
Qualifying heats were completed at White Mountain Motorsports Park before inclement weather swept in. Heats were won by Brad Leighton, Pete Potvin, III, and rookies Nick Sweet and Jonathan Urlin. The White Mountain 150 has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 2. No make-up date has been announced for the Montmagny 100.
The American-Canadian Tour is back in action on Saturday, July 13 at Kawartha Speedway in Fraserville, ON. The Serie ACT Castrol is at Autodrome St-Felicien in St-Felicien, QC on Saturday, July 5. For more information, call (802) 244-6963, or visit www.acttour.com or www.laserieactcastrol.com.
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Earns His Seventh Career Victory
Loudon, NH — Chuck Hossfeld led just one lap in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race Saturday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but it was the one that counted the most as he took the checkered flag in a photo finish in the New England 100.
Hossfeld battled Ted Christopher for a number of laps down the stretch, making the pass for the lead in Turns 1 and 2, but falling back to second in Turns 3 and 4. On the final lap, he made a move entering Turn 3 on Christopher and won the drag race out of Turn 4 to the finish by .001 seconds.
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Lee, NH — After three restart attempts, Bobby Santos III had “had enough.” Driving the family #98, Santos powered past Jeremy Frankoski heading into lap nine and went on to a convincing Northeastern Midget Association victory Friday night at Lee USA Speedway.
After the restart problems, the feature went 17 green laps to the checker and Santos took full advantage. He was a quarter lap in front of point leader Randy Cabral at the checkered. Joey Payne Jr. was third.
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Stafford Springs, CT — The Late Model division took center stage at Stafford Motor Speedway this past Friday night with the first of two extra distance 100-lap feature events of the 2008 season. Dillon Moltz drove to his third consecutive Late Model feature victory of the season in the 100-lapper, with Woody Pitkat winning the 40-lap SK Modified® feature, Mark Bakaj winning the 20-lap SK Light Modified feature, Joey Ferrigno winning the 20-lap Limited Late Model feature, and Robert Thompson winning the 15-lap DARE Stock feature event.
The 100-lap Late Model feature saw Dillon Moltz continue his hot streak by recording his third straight Late Model feature victory. Scott Cook took the early race lead from the pole and led the first 18 laps before contact from Brian Chapin sent him spinning in turn 4. Corey Hutchings took over the race lead and he led the race to lap-27 when Joe Rzeszutek took over the top spot. Rzeszutek held the lead under a long green flag stretch of the race until Moltz ran him down and took the lead on lap-67. From that point to the finish, Moltz was never seriously challenged as he scored his third consecutive feature win. Rzeszutek finished second, with Hutchings, Ryan Posocco, and Scott Foster, Jr. rounding out the top-5.
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