SATURDAY, JULY 18th
SPECTATOR DRAGS, SMOKEY DONUT SHOW, FLAG POLE RACE,
ENDURO, AND TRUCK TUG- O-WAR
OXFORD ACCELERATION SERIES
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Ladies,
Macdonald Motors Bridgton Runnin' Rebels,
Sport Trucks, Crusiers, & Figure 8s
AT OPS MOTOR MAYHEM
GERMAIN VICTORY ENDS LIZOTTE FIGURE 8 STREAK
Oxford, ME - Josh Knoll of Mechanic Falls
claimed victory in the 25-lap Enduro race, highlighting
the special Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Motor Mayhem
racing card Saturday night at Oxford Plains Speedway.
Knoll raced with the leaders throughout the event
and crossed under the checkered flag with an apparent
third-place finish, but both drivers finishing ahead of
him ran afoul of technical inspectors after the race to
hand him the victory.
Mike St. Germain of Auburn
ended up with a second-place finish, with Kurt Whiting
of Ossipee, New Hampshire third in the rundown. Billy
McIntyre of Windham and Brunswick's William Barker
rounded out the top five.
Enduro runner-up St.
Germain became the first driver to beat Jon Lizotte in a
Figure 8 race in the 21st century, picking up his
first-ever victory in the Wood Pellet
Eric Hodgkins of
Auburn nailed down a runner-up finish, with Geoffrey Low
of Minot bouncing back to finish third after riding the
wall early in the 15-lapper. Points leader Jon Lizotte
of Mechanic Falls was fourth, followed by Allen Higgins
Gerry McKenna of Wilton made a
bold, last-lap move to the lead and was triumphant in
the 20-lap feature race for the Sport Truck division.
West Paris competitor Daniel Vachon, who won his
first heat race earlier in the evening, led the first
19.9 laps. His second-place finish was a career-best.
Corey Williams of Sumner, Mark Grantham of Casco and
Sumner's Herb Farrar rounded out the top five.
Shaun Hinkley of Oxford led wire-to-wire in what was a
hotly-contested race for supremacy in the 20-lap main
event for MacDonald Motors Runnin' Rebel division
Matthew Mahar of Buckfield made it
interesting before settling for runner-up laurels.
Calvin Rose, Jr. of Turner, Cam Childs of Leeds and
current points leader Nathan Dubuc of Lewiston rounded
out the top five.
Michael Haynes of Livermore
Falls cruised to victory in the 20-lapper for Outlaw
division racers. Turner's Matt Dufault put on a show,
passing most of the field to finish in second position.
Points leader Steve Moon of Gray was third, with the top
five filled out by Andy King of Portland and Casco's
Rick Thompson of Naples scored an
impressive victory in the Cruisers class. Enduro winner
Knoll was the best of the rest, with John Childs of
Leeds earning third-place hardware. Mikel Martin of
Auburn and Poland's Dale Clark, Jr. completed the
Maggie Ferland of Poland
dominated the Ladies division 20-lapper. Shelby
Shurtleff of Dixfield claimed runner-up honors. Shelby
Lawrence of Lisbon Falls was third in a borrowed ride.
Carleigh Vaughn of Naples and Greene's Susan Veinott
filled out the top five.
Jason LaValley of Auburn
was declared the winner of the Flagpole race after the
apparent victor did not meet posted technical
spefications after the event. Troy Smith of Bridgton and
Auburn's Mike St. Germain filled out the podium.
Mark Pennell topped 15 other competitors in Spectator
Drags competition. Billy Dixon of Ossipee, New Hampshire
prevailed in the Smoky Donut Show. Gerald Parlin of
South Paris was best in the tough truck tug of war.
Saturday night (July 25) Dave's Small Engines
presents Ventrac Night, featuring the return of the ACT
Late Model Tour along with the weekly Budweiser
Championship Series divisions led by the Super Late
Models. Oxford Plains Speedway is located on Route 26 in
Oxford, Maine. For more information visit
oxfordplains.com or call (207) 539-8865.
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Motor Mayhem
Plains Speedway; Saturday, July 18, 2015
position, car number, driver, driver's hometown).
by Joseph Johnson -
Warehouse Figure 8 (15 laps) 1
777 Mike St. Germain, Auburn; 2 97 Eric Hodgkins,
Auburn; 3 6 Geoffrey Low, Minot; 4 27 Jon Lizotte,
Mechanic Falls; 5 71 Allen Higgins, Brunswick; 6 57
Wayne Ambrose, Brunswick; 7 54 David Smith, South Paris;
8 27jr John Lizotte, Mechanic Falls.
MacDonald Motors Runnin' Rebel (20
laps) 1 2 Shaun Hinkley, Oxford; 2 0 Matthew
3 8 Calvin Rose, Jr., Turner; 4 11 Cam
Childs, Leeds; 5 15 Nathan Dubuc, Lewiston; 6 18 Dustin
Salley, Poland; 7 5 Matt Thibeault, Poland; 8 6 Cody
White, Buckfield; 9 52 Mike Nichols, Livermore Falls; 10
94 Cody Childs, Auburn; 11 71 Brent Freve, Livermore; 12
29 Robert Landers, Norway; 13 7x Albert Smith, Jr.,
South Paris; 14 48 Don Smith, Oxford; 15 13 Richard
Kimball, Mechanic Falls; 16 56 Adrianna McDaniel,
Bridgton; 17 66 Joel Butterfield, Winthrop.
Outlaw (20 laps)
1 67 Michael
Haynes, Livermore Falls; 2 77 Matt Dufault, Turner; 3 19
Steve Moon, Gray; 4 1 Andy King, Portland; 5 99 George
Haskell, Casco; 6 4 Caleb Emerson, New Gloucester; 7 18
Parker Varney, Windham; 8 39 Gerry Freve, Buckfield; 9
35 Dale Brackett, South Paris; 10 33 Jonah Farrington,
Minot; DNS 36x Jeremy Decoster, Lewiston.
Cruiser (20 laps) 1 74 Rick
Thompson, Naples; 2 8 Joshua Knoll, Mechanic Falls; 3 69
John Childs, Leeds; 4 72 Mikel Martin, Auburn; 5 55 Dale
Clark, Jr., Poland; 6 20 John Poulin, Auburn; 7 14 Shawn
Berry, Livermore Falls; 8 41 Ronnie O'Brien, New
Gloucester; 9 56 Cam Childs, Leeds; 10 2 Jeremy
Decoster, Lewiston; 11 04 Will Dunphy, New Gloucester.
Sport Truck (20 laps)
1 12 Gerry McKenna, Wilton; 2 77 Daniel Vachon, West
Paris; 3 39 Corey Williams, Sumner; 4 07 Mark Grantham,
Casco; 5 14 Herb Farrar, Sumner; 6 69 Alfred McKenna,
Rumford; 7 18 Adam Farrar, Oxford.
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Ladies
1 8 Maggie Ferland, Poland; 2 3 Shelby
Shurtleff, Dixfield; 3 39 Shelby Lawrence, Lisbon Falls;
4 34 Carleigh Vaughn, Naples; 5 28 Susan Veinott,
Greene; 6 29 Shannon Wheeler, Oxford; 7 35 Janice
Bryant, Otisfield; 8 44 Annie Charter, Mexico; 9 36
Christina Spaulding, Lisbon.
Drags: 1 Mark Pennell, 2 Kyle Curtis.
Smokey Donut Show: 1 Billy
Dixon, 2 Corey Higgins.
Tug of War: 1 Gerald Parlin, South Paris; 2 Dan
Wade, New Gloucester.