SPUD SPEEDWAY NEWS ARCHIVE

Weekend Update

last updated on 7/19/2013

This weekend the Canadian Atlantic Open Wheels will not be racing at Spud Speedway. Unfortunatly the do the questionable weather forecast many of the racers traveling from as far away as Nova Scotia are not going to make the trip. We are going to work close with the tour to reschedule at a later date in this season to have them race. We still plan on having a great night of racing with all of our regular weekly classes and our Motorcycle parade to start the night off!

Weekend Race Schedule

last updated on 7/19/2013

Maine Bureau of Highway Safety Bike Night at Spud Speedway Practice Schedule for July 20th Pits Open at 2:30 Grandstands open at 5:00PM 3:00-4:00 Open Practice for all classes 4:00-4:10 Northern Lights & Challenger 4:10-4:20 Fast Fours & Street Stocks 4:20-4:30 Outlaw Sportsman 4:30-5:00 Open Practice All Classes 5:00-5:30 Kart Practice 5:25-5:35 Driver’s Meeting 5:50 Race line up for Motorcycle Parade Outside the pit gate Race Schedule Races start @ 6:00pm Motorcycle Parade (bring your bike and be part of the show!) Heat Races (2 sets of Heats) - 10 Laps each Kart Heats –Kids Class (5 laps), Jr. Champ, Sr. Champ (10 laps) Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Percy's Auto Sales Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman Features 20 Laps each Kart Feature Races – Kids Kart (7 laps), Jr. Champ Kart, Sr. Champ Kart (15 laps) Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Percy's Auto Sales Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman 25 laps

Come Send the Warner Family Some County Support

last updated on 7/16/2013

Saturday night we are starting the show with a motorcycle parade. We are going to try to have bikes parked all the way around the track to hold a moment of silence in memory of Bill Warner's life and his dedication to racing and motorsports. Please join us with your bike if you have one to help us make this memorable. We will look to take photos of this moment and send them on to the family of Bill Warner to show them a little support from the County, in this difficult time. By the way, you do not need to buy a ticket and attend the races in order to participate in this portion of the show. We will begin the night with this and bikes will enter the track and then leavae the track area before racing begins. If you would like to stay and watch the show, buy a ticket come on in and enjoy. If you just want to come and be part of sending some county spirit to the Warner family please by all means come and join us with your bike at 5:50 outside of the pit gate. Thank you

July 13th Results

last updated on 7/14/2013

Speed Weekend in the County Top 3 Finishing results for July 13th at Spud Speedway Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsmam 1st – Connor Thibeau, Fort Fairfield 2nd – Dillon MacDougal, Fort Fairfield 3rd Glenn Rasmussen, New Denmark NB Wicked Good Vintage Racers 1st – Caleb Willette 2nd – Scott Tucker 3rd – Wally Henderson Percy’s Auto Sales Fast Fours 1st – Keith Thibeau Jr., Fort Fairfield 2nd – Nate Haney, Limestone 3rd – Matt Llyod, New Denmark, NB Caldwell’s Auto Challengers 1st – Matt Reynolds, Presque Isle 2nd – John Craig, Ashland 3rd Doug Donovan, Presque Isle Peterson’s Septic Street Stocks 1st – Ben Corey, Monticello 2nd Matt Pellitier, Grand Falls, NB Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights 1st – Shawn Dewley, Presque Isle 2nd – Wayne Fox Jr., Caribou 3rd – Matt Llyod, New Denmark, NB Aroostook Federal Savings and Loan Kart Divisions Sr. Champ 1st place Tyler Raymond, Caribou Kids Kart 1st place Gage Theriault, Limestone Next event – Saturday, July 20th at 6pm Canadian Atlantic Open Wheel Tour along with a full card of racing Points and a full field finishing order will be posted later in the week.

Wicked Good Vintage Tour Results

last updated on 7/14/2013

1st - #60 Caleb Willette 2nd - #64 Scott Tucker 3rd - #155 Wally Henderson 4th - #86 John Rice 5th - #38 Bob Guyon 6th - #82 Bobby Symowits 7th - #151 Rosey Gerry 8th -#0 Dean Grant The following racers did not compete in the feature but made the trip. #48 Geo Harding #420 Mark Collins

Bill Warner, Mr. 311

last updated on 7/14/2013

Spud Speedway, the staff, the drivers and their crews, would all like to give our most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Bill Warner, also known as Mr. 311. Bill was killed today in a tragic accident at the Loring Land Speed Races while trying to make a record breaking 300 MPH run within 1 mile. This is a sad day for all in the world of motorsports.

Speed Weekend Race Schedule

last updated on 7/12/2013

Speed Weekend in the County! Practice Schedule for July 13th Pits Open at 2:30 Grandstands open at 5:00PM 3:00-4:00 Open Practice for all classes 4:00-4:10 Northern Lights & Challenger 4:10-4:20 Fast Fours & Street Stocks 4:20-4:30 Outlaw Sportsman 4:30-4:40 Wicked Good Vintage 4:40-5:00 Open Practice All Classes 5:00-5:30 Kart Practice 5:25-5:35 Driver’s Meeting 5:50 Race line up for Wicked Good Vintage Race Schedule Races start @ 6:00pm (sharp) Heat Races (2 sets of Heats) - 10 Laps each Kart Heats –Kids Class (5 laps), Jr. Champ, Sr. Champ (10 laps) Wicked Good Vintage Tour Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Percy's Auto Sales Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman Features 20 Laps each Kart Feature Races – Kids Kart (7 laps), Jr. Champ Kart, Sr. Champ Kart (15 laps) Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Percy's Auto Sales Fast Fours Wicked Good Vintage Tour Dave MacDougal Memorial Presentation Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman 35 laps

Wicked Good Racing This Weekend!

last updated on 7/10/2013

For racers with in the reach of Spud Speedway we offer Outlaw Sportsman as a weekly class. This weekend we will be hosting at 35 lap Dave MacDougal Memorial Outlaw Race. We expect the return of a few racers back to our track which will make the show very interesting. We will also have the Wicked Good Vintage tour there as well as a full card of racing in all classes. This weekend is also the Land Speed Races at Loring and there is a classic car show at the base to support the Hemophilla foundation for kids. We have paired up with the two other promoters of those events to offer a speed weekend package for all 3 days events for one low price of only $20.00. Come to the County this weekend for your complete speed fix with ablend of classic cars on display, vintage race cars racing, and see some of the wildest hot rods break land speed records all with in two miles of each other. We hope to see everyone at the track this week to celebrate one of our local racers that spent more than 30 years of his life at this track putting on a show for fans to see.

Speedway 95 Invitational Make up Event

last updated on 7/10/2013

Earlier this year we tried to host a Speedway 95 Invitational which was hindered by rain. So in place of this we have decide to make the same offer this weekend since Speedway 95 is off this Saturday night. Any Speedway 95 racer that makes the trip north this Saturday will get free admission with his or her race car. We will be offering racing in all divisions along with a 35 lap Outlaw race which is open to all Sportsman and Late Models from Speedway 95. This will be a Memorial Race in memory of a 30 year racer,Dave MacDougal. We also will be hosting the Wicked Good Vintage Tour and don't forget this is Speed Weekend in the County! You can go to the old Loring Air Force Base just a mile from our track and check out the Classic Car Show and the Land Speed racing on Saturday and Sunday. You can purchase a weekend speed pass for only $20.00 for all three events! If your looking for speed this weekend make the trip north and have a great time!

Speed Weekend in the County This Weekend!

last updated on 7/10/2013

Remember to clear your schedule for this weekend, It's Speed Weekend in the County! Land Speed Racing on Friday, Saturday, And Sunday, a Classic Car Show on Saturday at Loring AFB, and circle track racing at Spud Speedway featuring the Wicked Good Vintage Tour with all divisions racing at 6:00pm. All events organizers came together to offer a weekend pass for all events for only $20.00. Three days of speed for one low price that you won't want to miss. You can purchase you weekend pass at the entrance of any of the events. See you at the races!

Day of Destruction Canceled

last updated on 7/7/2013

Due to some strong weather cells forming over the race track area that are expected to have thunder and lightning . We have postponed our Aroostook Technologies Day of Destruction to a later date that will be announced. We are very sorry that this decision had to made in the interest of fan safety. We hope to see you all at next Saturdays races at 6:00pm.

Aroostook Technologies Day of Destruction Schedule

last updated on 7/6/2013

Race Schedule for Aroostook Technologies Day of Destruction Pits Open at 10:00 Grandstands open at 12:00 10:00 – 12:00 Race Registration in Pits 12:35 Driver’s meeting at Tech Shed 1:00 Sharp - Races begins Race Schedule Tuff Trucks Race & Side by Side UTV races Chain Race 10 laps (laps depend upon car count) Race Your Neighbor Bag Race 10 Laps Burn Out Contest Bomber Race (Regular Bomber race ½ the laps each direction) Direction will be determined at the time of race Farm Truck racing Intermission (set up time for demo derby) Demolition Derby Demo Derby 1st place $300.00, 2nd $200.00, 3rd $100.00 Tuff Trucks 1st place $150.00, 2nd $100.00, 3rd $50.00. Bomber Race 1st place $300.00, 2nd $200.00, 3rd $100.00. Bag Race $100.00 to the winner. We will also have a chain race during the day events as well. The $20.00 pit entry fee will include an entry into any one event. There will be a $10.00 entry fee for any other event you enter. All of the action gets under way at 1pm and is sure to be a great time. Adults are $10.00 kids 5 to 16 are only $5.00 and we have a family pass with 2 adults and 2 kids for just $25.00 We hope to see you all there. Pits will open at 10am and the grandstands will open at 12:00. Racers must be registered by 12:00 in order to compete in the days events. You can register at the event

POP Chips Fireworks Show This Wednesday!

last updated on 7/2/2013

Practice Schedule for July 3rd Pits Open at 4:00 Grandstands open at 6:00PM 4:00-5:00 Open Practice for all classes 5:00-5:15 Northern Lights & Challenger 5:15-5:30 Fast Fours & Street Stocks 5:30-5:45 Outlaw Sportsman 5:45-6:15 Open Practice for all classes 6:15-6:45 Kart Practice 6:25-6:35 Driver’s Meeting 6:50 Race line up for Northern Lights 7:00pm Race begins Race Schedule Heat Races 1st - 10 Laps each Kart Heats – 10 laps Kids Class, Jr. Champ, Sr. Champ Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Percy's Auto Sales Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman Features 24 Laps each Kart Feature Races – Kids Kart, Jr. Champ Kart, Sr. Champ Kart (15 laps each class) Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Percy's Auto Sales Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman 50 laps Pop Chips Fireworks Spectacular! Don't miss all the fun and your chance to get free samples of POP Chips at the races this Wednesday! Be sure to take the time to taste a new healthier snack that is never fried. never baked.think popped!

Day of Destruction is Coming!

last updated on 6/28/2013



Weekend Race Schedule

last updated on 6/28/2013

Double Points Racing Schedule Practice Schedule for June 30th, Pits Open at 9:30 Grandstands open at 12:00 10:00-11:00 Open Practice for all classes 11:00-11:15 Outlaw Sportsman 11:15-11:30 Northern Lights & Challenger 11:30-11:45 Fast Fours & Street Stocks 11:45-12:00 Open Practice for all classes 12:00-12:20 Kart Practice 12:15-12:30 Driver’s Meeting 12:35- 12:45 Kart Racer meeting 12:50 Race line up for Northern Lights 1:00pm Race begins Race Schedule Heat Races 1st & 2nd Round - 10 Laps each Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Percy's Auto Sales Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman Kart Heats – 10laps Kids Class, Jr. Champ, Sr. Champ (Between 1st & 2nd round of heat races) Features 20 Laps each Kart Feature Races – Kids Kart, Jr. Champ Kart, Sr. Champ Kart (15 laps each class) Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Percy's Auto Sales Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman 25 laps

Upcoming Shows to Watch For!

last updated on 6/27/2013

Check out what's happening at Spud Speedway over the next few weeks! Lot's of great shows for all to enjoy! Sunday June 30th at 1:00 - Double Points Sunday racing in all divisons! Wednesday, July 3rd at 7:00 - We will be returning to night racing for the 1st time this season along with one of the best fireworks shows you can see in the County. Come and enjoy a great night of racing and then finish the night with fireworks that are up close and personal unlike any show you will anywhere else! Sunday, July 7th at 1:00 - Our 1st Day of Destruction event of 3 this year. This is always a fan favorite with Bag races, Chain races, Bomber racing, Tuff Trucks, Demo Derby, Race Your Neighbor, Burn Out Contests, and this year a new event Farm Truck Racing! Saturday, July 13th at 6:00 - Dave MacDougal Outlaw Memorial Race with the Wicked Good Vintage Tour. Come watch race cars from the 1940's-1970's take us back for a chance to watch where racing has come from. We will have a full card of racing in all divisions along with a 35 lap race in the memory of Dave MacDougal a long time racer and supporter of Spud Speedway.

Aroostook Technologies Day of Destruction!

last updated on 6/27/2013

Sunday, July 7th at 1:00, is a great day of motorsports mayhem at our Aroostook Technologies Day of Destruction. this will be the first of three events throughout the season. At the end of the three events we will crown champions in each of the classes.We will be having Race your Neighbor and a Burn out Contest for anyone that wants to enter. Tuff Truck racing and Side by Side UTV races on our new off road coarse, a Bag race where the driver has a bag over his head and the passenger tells them where to drive. New this year will be Farm Truck Racing! Also we will have a Bomber race where anything can happen. Last but not least the Demo Derby where we let all of the cars go all at once. No heats just an all out old fashioned demolition derby. Racers will be competing for prize money and points towards the 2013 Triple Crown Championship. Demo Derby 1st place $300.00, 2nd $200.00, 3rd $100.00 Tuff Trucks 1st place $150.00, 2nd $100.00, 3rd $50.00. Bomber Race 1st place $300.00, 2nd $200.00, 3rd $100.00. Bag Race $100.00 to the winner. We will also have a chain race during the day events as well. The $20.00 pit entry fee will include an entry into any one event. There will be a $10.00 entry fee for any other event you enter. All of the action gets under way at 1pm and is sure to be a great time. Adults are $10.00 kids 5 to 16 are only $5.00 and we have a family pass with 2 adults and 2 kids for just $25.00 We hope to see you all there. Pits will open at 10am and the grandstands will open at 12:00. Racers must be registered by 12:00 in order to compete in the days events. You can register at the event or preregister by emailing us at thaney@maine.rr.com Pits Open at 10:00 Grandstands open at 12:00 10:00 – 12:00 Race Registration in Pits 12:35 Driver’s meeting at Tech Shed 1:00 Sharp - Races begins Race Schedule Tuff Trucks Race & Side by Side UTV races Chain Race 10 laps (laps depend upon car count) Race Your Neighbor Bag Race 10 Laps Burn Out Contest Bomber Race (Regular Bomber race ½ the laps each direction) Farm Truck racing Direction will be determined at the time of race Intermission (set up time for demo derby) Demolition Derby

Help Support the Red Cross Aug. 24th

last updated on 6/24/2013

Dear Friends, As some of you may know, Aroostook County Branch of the American Red Cross, has seen one of its most difficult years in local fire disasters. FY 2013 ends this June 30 and we have provided immediate emergency disaster services to 48 families thus far to over 150 individuals needing shelter, food, clothing, infant supplies, medical supplies and equipment and mental health support. All of these services are provided by Aroostook County donors. Your support is needed to help us in FY 2014. The 3rd annual RACING TO SAVE A LIFE event and raffle is underway. All proceeds will assist Aroostook County families. We are thankful to our event sponsors: WAGM TV, Star City IGA, Thompson-Hamel, LLC, The County Federal Credit Union, United Insurance, Social Envy Image and Event Consulting, Griffeth Ford -Lincoln-Mitsubishi-Honda, and raffle donors: Dead River Company, Hampton Inn, The Crow's Nest, Clukey's Auto Supply, Walmart, The Ski Shop, Caribou/Presque Isle Inn & Convention Centers, Caribou Country Club, Jill Kalata, LMT, Big Rock Ski Resort, Lonesome Pine Trails, Inc., Natalie St.Pierre, Loring Job Corps Masonry Students, Café Sorpreso and Napoli's Restaurant. This support will hopefully help us generate at least $5,000 towards Red Cross disaster services. PRIZE worth $1,000!! Tickets are 3 for $5.00. Prizes are as follows: Grand Prize - SURVIVE and THRIVE Package ($1,000 Value) including $300 in groceries donated by Star City IGA, 100 gallons in heating oil from Dead River Co.; $250 certificate for Bangor Hydro/Maine Public Service; $150 gasoline card from Daigle Oil Company • Two tickets to NASCAR Sprint Cup's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September ($200 value) • Date Night Package including an overnight stay at Hampton Inn in Presque Isle and dinner for two at The Crow's Nest ($200 value) • $125 Walmart Gift Card • Tubb's Snow Shoes donated by the Ski Shop in Van Buren • 3 month fitness membership to Caribou or Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center • 2 massages by Jill Kalata, LMT • Caribou Country Club Golf Package • 4 Big Rock Day Passses • 4 Lonesome Pines Ski Passes • Mary Kay Beauty Package • Beautiful cement bird bath from Loring Job Corps Masonry Students • Gift certificates to local restaurants including Café Sorpreso and Napoli's The drawing will be held Saturday, August 24 at Spud Speedway in Caribou. Winners will be notified the following week or at the race. If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please let me know. I have tickets in my office or I can get them to you. Thank you in advance for your generous support! All the best, Joyce K. Knorr, MSB Aroostook County Branch Manager, Pine Tree Chapter American Red Cross 7 Hatch Drive, Suite 250 Caribou, ME 04736 (207) 493-4620, ext. 108 (p)

Atlantic Open Wheels Ready to Roll!

last updated on 6/20/2013

AOW Modifieds are open wheeled, IMCA style, asphalt stockcars racing on 10 inch wide slicks. With 305 cu.in. smallblock Chev engines making approximately 300 horsepower, the AOW Modifieds are the second fastest class of stockcars in Atlantic Canada. Check out the tour when they visit Spud Speedway this Sunday! When the green flag drops, the thundering sound of the AOW Modifieds is amazing! Visit our facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/AOWModifieds

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