Oxford Championship Series
SATURDAY, JUNE 2nd
Rookie Austin Teras Races to First Super
Late Model Victory at Oxford Plains Speedway
Oxford, Maine - Super Late Model rookie Austin
Teras of Gray raced to an impressive, career-first
victory in the main event for the premiere class at
Oxford Plains Speedway on Saturday night.
the 50-lap score was the first in a Super Late Model for
the Cushman Competition driver, the 15-year-old is no
stranger to victory lane at the historic Route 26
speedplant, where he was a frequent winner and a
three-time track champion in Legends Cars competition.
Teras took the lead away from early frontrunner Ryan
Deane of Winterport, then outran former track champion
Scott Robbins of Dixfield to the checkered flag.
Robbins, who has been quick all season, claimed
runner-up honors, with four-time track champion Timmy
Brackett of Buckfield earning the final trophy in the
Gabe Brown of Center Conway, New
Hampshire, like the race winner a 15-year-old Super Late
Model rookie, unofficially took over the Budweiser
Championship Series Super Late Model points lead with a
fourth-place finish. Defending Oxford Plains Speedway
Super Late Model champion Alan Tardiff of Lyman rounded
out the top-five in the ultra-competitive contest.
Zach Bowie of Turner wasted no time getting to the
front of the Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Street
Stiock field, taking the lead away from Andrew Breton of
Greene, and then fending off all challenges throughout
the extended, 50-lap race distance.
Bowie under the checkered flag was Turner's Matt
Dufault, whose runner-up finish kept him atop the
championship standings in both the Allen's Coffee
Flavored Brandy Street Stock division as well as the
six-race Honey Badger Bar & Grill Series of
extra-distance races for the class. Tyler King of Gray
picked up the third-place trophy. Garry Babineau of
Hollis and Lisbon's Rick Spaulding filled out the top
Patrick Sullivan of Poland earned his
second career PASS Mods victory in an entertaining
40-lap race for the open-wheel division. Sullivan took
the lead back from defending series champion and current
points leader Ben Tinker of New Gloucester when lapped
traffic forced the division kingpin from the top spot.
Tinker then battled back to claim runner-up honors,
just ahead of the previous PASS Mod winner, Gary
Shackford of Center Conway, New Hampshire. Matty Sanborn
finished in fourth position aboard his Dad's car,
followed by Freeport's Jariet Harrison.
Whittier of Poland was best in an unusually-competitive,
20-lap Bandits main event that saw the top half-dozen
cars finish under the proverbial blanket after swapping
positions throughout the affair. Whittier's stiffest
test came from his car owner and teammate, runner-up
Kyle Hewins from Leeds.
Minot's Rob Crepeau rode
the high groove to a third-place finish. Poland's Dustin
Salley unofficially stayed atop the Bandit division
championship standings after finishing in fourth
position. Kurt Hewins of Leed rounded out the top five ,
just in front of the previous week's winner, Chad Wills
Kyle Kilgore of South Paris stayed
atop the championship standings with his second win of
the season in the Figure 8 race. Oxford's Kyle Glover
earned a career-best second-place finish in the wild
20-lap event. Dale Lawrence of Lisbon was third under
the checkered flag, followed by Greg Durgin of South
Paris and Poland's Larry Lizotte. Minot's Eric Hodgkins
and David Smith of South Paris had a hard crash at the
intersection during the race.
Thomas Brackett of
Auburn prevailed over Waterford's Brady Heath to post
his his fourth win of the year in the 15-lap Rookie
The Budweiser Championship Series
at Oxford Plains Speedway resumes this Saturday night,
June 9, with all five weekly divisions in action,
including the Super Late Models. Post time is 7:00 p.m.
For more information please visit oxfordplains.com or
call (207) 539-8865.
Budweiser Super Late Model (50 laps) 1 29
Austin Teras, Gray; 2 72 Scott Robbins, Dixfield; 3 60
Tim Brackett, Buckfield; 4 47 Gabe Brown, Center Conway,
NH; 5 9 Alan Tardiff, Goodwins Mills; 6 54 Ryan Deane,
Winterport; 7 01 Andy Saunders, Ellsworth; 8 61 TJ
Brackett, Buckfield; 9 94 Shawn Martin, Turner; 10 14
Scott McDaniel, Livermore; 11 78 Ivan Kaffel, Raymond;
12 03 Scott Moore, Anson; 13 09 Justin Drake, Burnham;
14 77 Bryce Mains, Bridgton; 15 36 Ryan Robbins,
Dixfield; 16 1 Milo Washer, Norway; 17 54 Johnny Clark,
Farmingdale; 18 11 Steven Chicoine, Portland.
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy
Street Stock (50 laps) 1 21 Zach Bowie,
Turner; 2 61 Matt Dufault, Turner; 3 11 Tyler King,
Gray; 4 2 Gary Babineau, Hollis; 5 36 Rick Spaulding,
Lisbon; 6 33 Andrew Breton, Greene; 7 56 Mike Rand,
Bridgton; 8 12 John White, Auburn; 9 4 Jordan Russell,
Norway; 10 62 Skip Stanley, Oxford; 11 52 Mike Nichols,
Livermore Falls; 12 09 Mark Turner, Norway; DNS 97 Gary
(40 laps) 1 16 Patrick Sullivan, Poland; 2
19 Ben Tinker, New Gloucester; 3 60 Gary Shackford,
Center Conway, NH; 4 2 Matty Sanborn, Windham; 5 85
Jariet Harrison, Freeport; 6 25 Bruce Helmuth, Wales; 7
9 Jeff Moon, New Gloucester; 8 48 Brian Treadwell,
Hancock; 9 14 Mark Napolitano, Notrh Yarmouth; 10 10
Kate Re, Lovell; 11 15 Wayne Allard, Stetson.
Bandits (20 laps) 1 53
David Whittier, West Poland; 2 51 Kyle Hewins, Leeds; 3
77 Rob Crepeau, Minot; 4 18 Dustin Salley, Poland; 5 54
Kurt Hewins, Leeds; 6 52 Chad Wills, Buckfield; 7 1
Brandon Varney, Mechanic Falls; 8 8 Jeremy Lauzier,
Rumford; 9 2 Shaun Hinkley, Oxford; 10 12 Adam Sanborn,
West Paris; 11 91 Jamie Heath, Waterford; 12 1x Kevin
Varney, Mechanic Falls; 13 2 Shawn Knight, South Paris;
14 6 Cody White, South Paris; 15 4 Tyler Libby, Auburn;
16 05 Gerard Cote, Oxford; 17 44 Jeff Libby, Auburn; 18
55 Dean Jordan, Jay; 19 14 Brandon Caston, Casco; 20 68
Mike Rand, Bridgton; 21 71 Chris Foster, Lisbon; 22 24
Travis Verrill, South Paris.
Figure 8 (20 laps) 1 4 Kyle Kilgore,
South Paris; 2 07 Kyle Glover, Oxford; 3 2 Dale
Lawrence, Lisbon; 4 41 Greg Durgin, South Paris; 5 00
Larry Lizotte, Poland; 6 97 Eric Hodgkins, Minot; 7 54
David Smith, South Paris.
Rookie (15 laps)
1 3 Thomas Brackett,
Auburn; 2 91 Brady Heath, Waterford.