SATURDAY, JUNE 1st
BUDWEISER Oxford Championship Series
SLMs, Street Stocks, Bandits, Figure 8s & Rookies
Curtis Gerry is season's first
winner at OPS
Oxford, ME - Curtis Gerry of Waterboro became
the first repeat winner of the Budweiser Championship
Series Super Late Model season at Oxford Plains Speedway
Saturday night, driving from ninth starting position to
victory lane in yet another non-stop 50-lap main event.
Gerry, the 2017 Oxford 250 champion, padded his lead
atop this year's championship standings in the premiere
division at the historic Route 26 oval track. He
finished the race 2.75-seconds ahead of Connecticut
invader Ray Christian III, who had lined up in 13th
position on the starting grid.
much of the race battling local NASCAR legend and 1984
Oxford Plains Speedway champion Kelly Moore of
Scarborough, making his first appearance of the season.
Moore spent most of the race running the outside groove
and looked strong, posting a third-place finish despite
a souring powerplant.
Ivan Kaffel of Raymond led
briefly en route to a fourth-place finish. Turner's
Shawn Martin completed the top-five rundown. TJ Brackett
of Buckfield led a good chunk of the race before
dropping back in the late stages of the 50-lapper.
Kurt Hewins of Leeds won his third consecutive
30-lap Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Street Stock
division main event, taking the lead away from 2017
division champion Billy Childs, Jr., also from Leeds on
the event's final restart.
Reigning Street Stock
champion and current points leader Matt Dufault of
Turner was closest to Hewins under the checkered flag.
Childs, who claimed Hewins jumped the restart, ended up
with the third-place trophy. Norway's Mark Turner was
fourth across the finish line, followed by Oxford's Skip
Defending Bandits division champion
Dustin Salley of Mechanic Falls stayed on top of the
championship standings by racing to his third 20-lap
victory of the year in the Bandits division's main
event. Turner's Tyler Green led most of the race and
ended up with runner-up honors. Hometown racer Chad
Wills was third under the checkered flag, followed by
the previous week's winner Alex Mowatt of Norway. The
Tornado, Travis Verrill of South Paris, rounded out the
Larry Lizotte of Poland just held off
Oxford's Chachy Hall in the 20-lap Figure 8 race.
Lizotte broke a tie with Hall atop the championship
standings second win of the season. Minot's Eric
Hodgkins drove Kyle Klgore's machine to a third-place
finish, ahead of Oxford's Kyle Glover and Dale Lawrence
Brady Childs of Leeds won for the
fourth time this season after an outstanding, race-long
battle with runner-up Owen Stuart of Naples in the
15-lap Rookie division feature race. Norway's Maddy
Herrick earned a third-place trophy on her 12th
Pro All Stars Series
Super Late Models race 150 laps to top a special racing
card to be presented on Sunday, June 2 at 2:00 p.m. PASS
Mods and Legends Cars will also compete.
The Budweiser Championship Series Super Late Models,
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Street Stocks, Bandits,
Figure 8s and Rookies are in action next on Saturday
night, June 8. Oxford Plains Speedway is located at 877
Main Street (State Route 26) in Oxford, Maine. For more
information please visit oxfordplains.com or call (207)
Results from the Saturday, May 25, 2019 Budweiser
Championship Series program at Oxford Plains Speedway
showing finishing position, car number, driver's name,
Super Late Model (50 Laps)
1 7 Curtis Gerry, Waterboro; 2 93 Ray Christian III,
Uncasville, CT; 3 47 Kelly Moore, Scarborough; 4 78 Ivan
Kaffel, Raymond; 5 94 Shawn Martin, Turner; 6 54 Ryan
Deane, Winterport; 7 72 Ashton Tucker, Lyttleton, NB,
Canada; 8 7 Glen Luce, Turner; 9 61 TJ Brackett,
Buckfield; 10 60 Tim Brackett, Buckfield; 11 19 Ben
Tinker, New Gloucester; 12 8 Calvin Rose, Jr., Turner;
13 59 Rusty Poland, Windham; 14 53 Alan Wilson, Hebron;
15 44 Kyle Treadwell. Buckfield; 16 Richie Brown,
Coffee Flavored Brandy Street Stock (30 laps)
1 55 Kurt Hewins, Leeds; 2 61 Matt Dufault, Turner; 3 1
Billy Childs, Jr., Leeds; 4 09 Mark Turner, Norway; 5 64
Skip Stanley, Oxford; 6 25 Shawn Knight, South Paris; 7
99 George HASKELL, Casco; 8 12 John White III, Auburn; 9
95 Conrad Childs, Auburn; 10 52 Mike Nichols, Livermore
Falls; 11 6 Brian Dolloff, Jr., Jay; 12 27 Patrick
Thorne, Standish; 13 36 Richard Spaulding, Lisbon.
laps) 1 18 Dustin Salley,
Mechanic Falls; 2 26 Tyler Green, Turner; 3 52 Chad
Wills, Oxford; 4 11 Alex Mowatt, Norway; 5 24 Travis
Verrill, South Paris; 6 55 Dean Jordan, Jay; 7 04 Caleb
Proctor, Casco; 8 44 Jeff Libby, Poland; 9 34 Bobby
Doherty, Norfolk, MA.
Figure 8 (20 laps) 1 00 Larry Lizotte,
Poland; 2 12 Charlie 'Chachy' Hall, Oxford; 3 4 Eric
Hodgkins, Mechanic Falls; 4 07 Kyle Glover, Oxford; 5 2
Dale Lawrence, Minot; 6 41 Greg Durdin, South Paris.
Rookie (15 laps) 1
1 Brady Childs, Leeds; 2 8 Owen Stuart, Naples; 3 95
Maddy Herrick, Norway; 4 29 Sophie Green, South Paris.