SATURDAY, AUGUST 27th
Payea wins ACT Late Model
43rd Annual HP Hood Oxford 250
Nocella best in Modified
Racing Series on
Dave's Small Engines / Ferris Mower
Oxford, Maine - Scott Payea of Milton, Vermont
prevailed in Saturday night's Dave's Small Engines /
Ferris Mowers 100 at Oxford Plains Speedway, an
unusually good American-Canadian Tour Late Model race.
Payea and three other drivers swapped the race lead
thirteen times, and eventual second-place finisher Eddie
MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts never got to the
front despite swapping spots with the leaders throughout
the century grind.
Dillon Moltz of Waterford,
Connecticut finish third after starting the race from
19th position. Windham's Brad Babb led the race on five
occasions before settling for a fourth-place finish.
Barre, Vermont's Nick Sweet rounded out the top five.
Anthony Nocella of Woburn, Massachusetts aced the
100-lap race for the Valenti Modified Racing Series.
Series points leader Jon McKennedy of Chelmsford,
Massachusetts was closest to Nocella at the finish line.
Todd Patnode of Richmond, New Hampshire was the
third-place finisher. Early Modified Racing Series race
leader Dave Schneider of Northport, New York and Donnie
Lashua of Canaan, New Hampshire were fourth and
fifth-place finishers, respectively.
of New Gloucester raced to an impressive victory in a
40-lap feature race for PASS Mods. Tinker got by early
race leader Bruce Helmuth of Wales, then held off 2015
OPS Mods champion Ryan Robbins of Dixfield.
Robbins chased Tinker under the checkered flag, while
Helmuth claimed a third-place finish. Dana Reed of
Shapleigh and reigning PASS Mods champion Andy Shaw of
Center Conway, New Hampshire rounded out the top five.
Calvin Rose, Jr., of Turner, returned to the top of
the Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Street Stock
championship battle with a 30-lap victory on Saturday
night. Rose used a three-wide move to set up his winning
Kurt Hewins of Leeds led a good chunk of
the race before Rose went by, and held on to post a
second-place finish. Guy Childs of Sabattus had a
season-best third-place run. Peru's Dan Brown and Skip
Tripp of South Paris filled out the top-five rundown.
Ryan Kuhn of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts romped
to victory in the 25-lap finale for Legends Cars racers.
Buxton's Colby Meserve was the runner-up, with points
leader Austin Teras of Windham third. Casey Call of
Pembroke, New Hampshire and Westbrook's Jon Peters
rounded out the top five.
Mark Theriault of
Rumford charged to the front of the Wicked Good Vintage
Racing Association Late Model/Early Modified race and
held on to win despite overheating issues. Bobby Symonds
of Casco was the runner-up, in front of Boothbay
Harbor's Parker Long. Kevin Waterhouse of West Paris and
Freeport's Neil Martin rounded out the top five.
Arthur Hannaford of Hollis outran Lisbon's Gary Dwinal
to the checkered flag in the Wicked Good Vintage Racing
Association Outlaw main event. Gary Byington of
Unionville, Connecticut claimed the third-place trophy,
in front of Monmouth's Bob Guyon and Sid Smith of Mount
Eric Skofield of Plaistow, New Hampshire
romped to victory in the 20-lap race for Northeast
Classic Lites. Sam Gilman of Sandown, New Hampshire
posted a career-best second-place finish. Eric Boucher
of Lebanon was third across the finish line.
43rd Annual HP Hood Oxford 250 Super Late Model classic
is scheduled for Sunday, August 28, with qualifying heat
races set for 1:30 p.m. For more information visit
oxfordplains.com or call (207) 539-8865.
Unofficial results from
Dave's Small Engines / Ferris Mowers night, Saturday,
August 27 at Oxford Plains Speedway showing
finishing position, car number, driver's name, driver's
American-Canadian Tour Late Model
(100 laps) 1 37 Scott Payea, Georgia, VT; 2
17 Eddie MacDonald, Rowley, MA; 3 5 Dillon Moltz,
Waterford, CT; 4 15 Brad Babb, Windham; 5 40 Nick Sweet,
Barre, VT; 6 61 Ryan Olsen, North Haverhill, NH; 7 28
Rowland Robinson, Steuben; 8 9 Emily Packard, East
Montpelier, VT; 9 16 Scott Dragon, Milton, VT; 10 30
Rich Dubeau, Lebanon, NH; 11 1 Devin O'Connell, Madison,
CT; 12 23 Dave Farrington, Jr., Jay; 13 04 Shawn
Swallow, Stark, NH; 14 54 Mike Ziter, Barre, VT; 15 5
Bobby Therrien, Hinesburg, VT; 16 50 Spencer Morse,
Waterford; 17 22 Mark Jenison, Warwick, RI; 18 11 Claude
Leclerc, Lanoraie, QC; 19 2 Brandon Atkins, AuSable
Forks, NY; 20 93 Raymond Christian III, Norwich, CT; 21
1 Corey Mason, Groveton, NH; 22 10 Bryan Mason, Stark,
NH; 23 3 Mike Kenison, Lancaster, NH; 24 82 Mark Hudson,
Norton, MA; 25 97 Walter J. Hammond, Canaan, NH; 26 77
Jim Linardy, Somerville, MA.
Valenti Modified Racing Series
(100 laps) 1 92 Anthony Nocella, Woburn, MA;
2 29 Jon McKennedy, Chelmsford, MA; 3 24 Todd Patnode,
Richmond, NH; 4 19 Dave Schneider, Northport, NY; 5 117
Donnie Lashua, Canaan, NH; 6 15 Chris Pasteryak, Jewett
City, CT; 7 33 Rob Richardi, Easton, MA; 8 55 Joe
Doucette, Framingham, MA; 9 16 Colby Fournier, Berkley,
MA; 10 93 George Sherman, Framingham, MA; 11 52 Woody
Pitkat, Sturbridge, MA; 12 04 Branden Dion, Taunton, MA;
13 33 Billy Dixon, North Waterboro; 14 38 Mike Willis,
Grantham, NH; 15 81 Josh Cantara, Alfred; 16 77 Matt
Mead, Richmond, NH.
PASS Mods (40 laps) 1
19 Ben Tinker, New Gloucester; 2 36 Ryan Robbins,
Dixfield; 3 25 Bruce Helmuth, Wales; 4 60 Dana Reed,
Shapleigh; 5 0 Andy Shaw, Center Conway, NH; 6 34 David
Vaughn, Naples; 7 05 Ron Henry, New Gloucester; 8 85
Jarriet Harrison, Freeport; 9 6 Scott Dorr, Portland; 10
4 Nik Coates, Turner; 11 28 Mark Lundblad, Jr., Albany,
NH; 12 29 Mark Lundblad, Sr., Albany, NH; 13 64 Matty
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy
Street Stock (30 laps) 1 8 Calvin Rose, Jr.,
Turner; 2 2 Kurt Hewins, Leeds; 3 5 Guy Childs,
Sabattus; 4 83 Dan Brown, Peru; 5 21 Skip Tripp, South
Paris; 6 63 Matt Williams, Brownfield; 7 77 Bryce Mains,
Naples; 8 58 David Whittier, West Poland; 9 42 Kim
Tripp, Oxford; 10 23 Zach Emerson, Sabattus; 11 4 Jordan
Russell, Norway; 12 36 Richard Spaulding, Lisbon; 13 04
Zachary Bowie, Greene; 14 24 Jonathan Emerson, Sabattus;
15 0 Dave Cameron, Alfred; 16 61 Matt Dufault, Turner;
17 42 Dylan Varney, Windham; 18 27 Patrick Thorne,
Standish; 19 06 Craig Coolidge, Auburn.
Legends Cars (25 laps)
1 72 Ryan Kuhn, East Bridgewater, MA; 2 92 Colby
Meserve, Buxton; 3 29 Austin Teras, Windham; 4 90 Casey
Call, Pembroke, NH; 5 29x Jon Peters, Westbrook; 6 129
Kyle Hewins, Leeds; 7 4 Thomas Everson, Gilmanton, NH; 8
39 Nick Lascuola, Brockton, MA; 9 18 Parker Varney,
Windham; 10 27 Roger Edgecomb, Hiram; 11 4 Peter Craig,
Poland; 12 67 Zack Godbout, Mount Vernon; 13 52 Colby
Benjamin, Belmont; 14 7 Kayla King, Buxton; 15 3 Justin
Stacey, Hiram; 16 63 Nicholas Packard, Bridgwater, MA;
17 43 n/a; 18 34 Nolan Pope, Harrisonville, MO.
Wicked Good Vintage Racing
Association Late Model/Early Modified (25 laps)
1 73 Mark Theriault, Rumford; 2 82 Bobby Symonds, Casco;
3 7 Parker Long, Boothbay Harbor; 4 2 Kevin Waterhouse,
West Paris; 5 1 Neil Martin, Freeport; 6 0 Dean Grant,
Detroit; 7 59 Greg Inman, South Paris; 8 420 Keith
Smalley, Warren; 9 35 Dennis Fish, Livermore Falls; 10
48 George Harding, Benton; 11 25 Mark Hughes, Milton
Mills, NH; 12 128 Aaron Heath, Oxford; 13 97 Brian
Wicked Good Vintage Racing
Association Outlaw (25 laps) 1 71 Arthur
Hannaford, Hollis; 2 55 Gary Dwinal, Lisbon; 3 7 Gary
Byington, Unionville, CT; 4 1 Bob Guyon, Monmouth; 5 15
Sid Smith, Mount Vernon; 6 79 Scott Tucker, Winthrop; 7
16 Dwight Picard, Lisbon Falls; 8 01DoDo Brockman,
Freeport; 9 1 Norm Judkins, Fairfield.
North East Classic Lites (20 laps)
1 18 Eric Skofield, Plaistow, NH; 2 01 Sam Gilman,
Sandown, NH; 3 7 Eric Boucher, Lebanon; 4 30 Duane
Skofield, Plaistow, NH; 5 19 Chris Waites, Haverhill,
MA; 6 29 Justin Harris, Lee, NH; 7 25 Chris Sullivan,
Barrington, NH; 8 85 Tom Harton, Barnstead, NH; 9 24 Dan
Poliquin, Plaistow, NH; 10 27 Adam Giacomozzi,
Marshfield, MA; 11 99 Craig Lambert, Windham, NH.