Milton, Vermont’s veteran race driver, Brent Dragon and Hudson, New Hampshire’s young star Joey Polewarzcyk (‘Pole’) were the first to file full season entries to race for the American Canadian Tour (ACT) Championship during the 2009 thirteen race campaign. Dragon has finished either 2nd or 3rd during half the dozen years he has raced on the TOUR. Joey “Pole” has finished in the top 10 in points since joining the TOUR full time in 2005, at the age of sixteen.
Dragon, a multi-time Airborne Speedway Champion considers the addition of a 300-lap race at Airborne this September a favorable windfall for his 2009 effort to capture the ACT Championship. Dragon said, “I think it is about time we finally get a championship on the American Canadian TOUR. Having a second race at my favorite track (Airborne) hopefully will work in our favor. Dragon went on the say, “We were so proud to win the prestigious MacTavish Award at this year’s banquet, I can’t think of a better way to back it up than by winning the ACT title in 2009.” Dragon knows that it won’t be easy. The competition at ACT seems to get deeper and deeper each season. Maine veterans Glen Luce and former Oxford champion Ricky Rolf, along with 5-time ACT champion Brian Hoar from So. Burlington, VT, as well as the veteran team of Randy Potter from New Hampshire have all thrown their hats in the ring as title contenders to spoil Dragon’s bid.
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Tickets Now on Sale
Lexington, NC — Over the last six years, C&C Racing Promotions has become widely recognized as the promoters of the highly-regarded Annual North-South Shootout TM Modified racing event. In 2009, the group looks to build on those successes as they expand to host the first annual Frostbite Modified Winter Nationals on March 6 & 7 at Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, NC.
The event’s owner Charles Kepley of Lexington, NC, has long been synonymous with Modified racing in the South. As an avid supporter of the former Southern Modified Auto Racing Tour (SMART), the decision to expand his efforts to include another event was a simple one.
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LENOX Announces Top 10 Finalists for Public Voting
LENOX, a leading manufacturer of premium power tool accessories, hand tools, torches, solder and band saw blades, announces the top 10 finalists in the LENOX Extra Mile Hero Contest.
In 2008, LENOX officially kicked off the LENOX Extra Mile Hero Program with NASCAR driver Jeff Burton, driver of the No. 31 LENOX Industrial Tools RCR Chevrolet, by asking customers to submit stories of people they considered heroes; users and suppliers of industrial tools who go the extra mile for their community. A professional and VIP judging panel read through more than 600 nominations before selecting the 10 finalists. Each of the 10 finalists won $3,100 with a matching gift going to their charity of choice.
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