OXFORD ACCELERATION SERIES
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14th
& 4 Cyl. Figure 8s
Varney Wins 2 Outlaw Features In A Row
OXFORD - Brandon Varney of Mechanic Falls stole
the show Wednesday night winning both outlaw features.
Rebels, Outlaws and 4 Cyl. Figure 8s had bonus races
this week during the Oxford Acceleration Series event to
make up the ones that got rained out two weeks ago.
Jason Cyr made his debut in the 4 Cyl. Figure 8s and
won the first feature barely edging out Dustin Salley at
the line. Salley settled for 2nd with Dale Durgin of
Norway getting 3rd. Points leader Dustin Salley of
Mechanic Falls took the win in the 2nd feature with Cyr
getting 2nd and Kevin Bishop picking up 3rd.
Chris Foster of Bridgton captured his first career win
in the first Runnin' Rebels feature. John Childs took
the early lead with AJ Smith challenging by lap 4. While
they battled Foster was making his way to the front
passing both Nate Dubuc and Addie McDaniel for 3rd
place. Foster continued up the outside to attempt to
pass Smith. Smith moved to the inside of the leader and
took the lead from Childs on lap 7. Foster looked every
way to take the lead before finally getting past Smith
on lap 15. AJ Smith of South Paris settled for 2nd while
Addie McDaniel of Bridgton picked up 3rd place.
John Childs of Leeds won his 2nd Rebel race of the
season during the 2nd caution filled race. Childs once
again got the early lead and held it for all 20 laps and
5 cautions. Cam Childs of Leeds finished 2nd after
working his way up from the middle of the pack, while
Nate Dubuc of Lewiston took home 3rd after Doug Degroat
was DQ'd in tech.
Chuck Estes of Lewiston led all
20 laps of the Sport Truck feature to win his 2nd of the
season. Rick Dobson moved into the top 3 early on taking
2nd on lap 2 before jumping a curb and losing his spot
to Ryan Farrar. Farrar fell back and Dobson regained his
2nd on lap 5. Max Rowe took over 3rd but was passed by
Randy Green on lap 8. Green moved on to pass Dobson for
2nd but ended up sliding off turn 2 on lap 11. Rowe
regained 3rd and looked to take 2nd from Dobson. Green
spun on the back stretch bringing out a caution with
only 4 laps to go.The caution was followed by a caution
on the restart. After the last restart Rowe took over
2nd. Max Rowe of Turner finished in 2nd while Rick
Dobson of Hartford rounded out the top 3 in 3rd.
Breeanna Spaulding of Lisbon won her 10th Ladies feature
of the season. Spaulding took the early lead with Jenna
Webster in 2nd. Deanna Bisbee raced up the outside
taking 2nd on lap 3 and managed to catch up to Spaulding
lap 9. Bisbee moved to the outside and it looked like
she was going to take the lead but lost control and went
off the top of turn 2. Webster moved back up to 2nd with
Chloe Kiley in 3rd. Bisbee wasn't able to make it back
up to the front. Jenna Webster of Standish took home 2nd
place while Chloe Kiley of South Paris picked up 3rd.
William Dunphy Jr of New Glouester picked up his 5th
win in the Cruisers Division this season. Dunphy took
over 2nd place on lap 1 before finally getting by Matt
Hiscock on lap 7 to take the lead. Gerard Cote raced in
3rd with Phil Knowlton on his bumper. Knowlton made
contact with Cote bringing out a caution on lap 9.
Knowlton was sent to the rear because of the incident.
Dunphy kept the lead after 2 restarts with Hiscock and
Luke Decoster behind him. Dunphy took the checkered, but
unfortunately Matt Hiscock and Luke Decoster were DQ'd
in tech so officially Gerard Cote of Oxford got 2nd with
Carl Conant of Lewiston getting 3rd place.
Brandon Varney of Mechanic Falls took home the win in
the first Outlaw feature of the night on Wednesday. John
Lizotte Jr. started pole but after a caution on lap 1
Calab Emerson-Mains took the lead. Cody Childs and JC
White were racing side by side for 3rd when Varney
joined in to make it 3 wide. White passed Lizotte on lap
3 with Childs and Varney following right behind him.
Childs and Varney soon passed White for 2nd and 3rd.
After a caution lap 9, Mains kept the lead and Varney
passed Childs for 2nd. Childs was all over Varney's
bumper before Varney moved to the outside to take the
lead from Mains. Childs moved to the
made contact with Mains, causing him to spin. Varney
took the lead and a caution came out for Mains on lap
17. Childs wasn't done trying to get the win. On the
restart he got into Varney which only caused him to get
loose and fall back. Childs front fender ended getting
hooked to Hinkley's rear fender, and they stayed hooked
from the backstretch all the way to turn 4 where they
spun off the track. Brandon Varney took the win with JC
White of Norway taking home 2nd and John Lizotte Jr. of
Lewiston getting 3rd.
Brandon Varney went 2 for 2
winning the 2nd Outlaw feature. Rick Thompson took the
early lead with JC White in 2nd. Varney moved up the
inside taking 2nd on lap 2. Varney and Thompson battled
side by side for the lead until lap 16 when Varney was
finally able to pull away. Richard Thompson of Naples
settled for 2nd while JC White of Norway managed to get
PHOTOS BY ORIANA LOVELL
4 Cylinder Figure 8s #1:
1. 8 Jason Cyr, 2.
18 Dustin Salley, Mechanic Falls, 3. 6 Dale Durgin Jr,
Norway, 4. 08 Kevin Bishop, 5. 08x Michael Mckinney,
1. 71 Chris Foster, Bridgton, 2.
50 AJ Smith, South Paris, 3. 56 Addie McDaniel,
Bridgton, 4. 11 Cam Childs, Leeds, 5. 6 Cody White, West
Paris, 6. 15 Nate Dubuc, Lewiston, 7. 84 Doug Degroat,
8. 9 Nick Odgen, 9. 69 John Childs, Leeds, 10. 19 Gregg
Norton, Lewiston, 11. 00 Chris Giguere, Lisbon, 12. 12 Chris
Lavanway, Auburn, 13. 21 Ralph Green, Auburn, 14. 7
Howie Roberts, Jay, 15. 10 Corey Roussel, South
Paris, 16. 30 Nathan Williams, Turner, 17. 6g David
Getchell, Cornville, 18. 08 Michael Mckinney, Bryant
Pond, 19. 18x Matt Chamberlain, Bethel
Outlaws #1: 1. 1 Brandon Varney, Mechanic
Falls, 2. 26 JC White, 3. 27 John Lizotte, Lewiston, 4.
4 Calab Emerson-Mains, Richmond, 5.3 9 Gerald Freve,
Buckfield, 6. 30 Matthew Veinott, Greene, 7. 74 Richard
Thompson, Bridgton, 8. 94 Cody Childs, Auburn, 9. 2
Shaun Hinkley, Oxford, 10. 07 Richard Thompson Sr.,
Naples, 11. 29 Dean Hanscom, Gray
4 Cylinder Figure 8s #2: 1. 18 Dustin
Salley, Mechanic Falls, 2. 8 Jason Cyr, 3. 08 Kevin
Bishop, 4. 6 Dale Durgin, Norway, 5. 08x Michael
Mckinney, Bryant Pond
Sport Trucks: 1. 17 Chuck Estes, New
Glouester, 2. 12 Max Rowe, Turner, 3. 05 Rick Dobson,
Hartford, 4. 51 Mike Mayberry, Greene, 5. 39 Gale
Williams, Lewiston, 6. 49 Jake Dobson, Hartford, 7. 2
Randy Green, West Paris, 8. 9 Ryan Farrar, Oxford
Ladies: 1. 21 Breeanna Spaulding, Lisbon, 2.
25 Jenna Webster, Standish, 3. Chloe Kiley, South Paris,
4.1 Deanna Bisbee, Greene, 5. 28 Susan Veinott, Greene,
6. 82 Brandi Libby, Porter, 7. 01 Mckalla Pulk, Richmond
Cruisers: 1. 4 William Dunphy Jr, New
Glouester, 2. 50 Gerald Cote, Oxford, 3. 7 Carl Conant,
Lewiston, 4. 3 Charlie Hall Jr,Oxford, 5. 28 William
Barker, 6. 41 Dean Hayward Jr, New Glouester, 7. 72
Phil Knowlton, Lisbon, 33 Matt Hiscock, Turner DQ, 26x Luke
Decoster, Greene DQ, 17 Mickel Martin, Auburn DQ
Rebels #2: 1. 69 John Childs, Leeds, 2. 11
Cam Childs, Leeds, 3. 15 Nate Dubuc, Lewiston, 4. 6 Cody
White, West Paris, 5. 19 Greg Norton, Lewiston, 6. 71
Chris Foster, Bridgton, 7. 00 Chris Giguere, Lisbon, 8.
69x Dana Cook, Naples, 9. 50 AJ Smith, South Paris, 10.
10 Corey Rousel, South Paris, 11. 08 Michael Mckinney,
Bryant Pond, 12. 56 Addie McDaniel, Bridgton, 13. 6g
David Getchell, Cornville, 14. 9 Nick Odgen, 15. 21
Ralph Green, Auburn, 16. 148 Don Smith, Oxford, 17. 26
Gardner Lavalley, 18. 7 Howie Roberts, Jay, 19. 30
Nathan Williams, Turner, 20. 18x Matt Chamberlain,
Bethel, 21. 48 Keegan Meserve, 84 Doug
Outlaws #2: 1. 1 Brandon Varney, Mechanic
Falls, 2. 74 Richard Thompson, Naples, 3.2 6 JC White,
4. 4 Calab Emerson-Mains, Richmond, 5.2 Shaun Hinkley, Oxford, 6.
30 Matthew Veinott, Greene, 7. 3 Dean Hanscom, Gray, 8.
27 John Lizotte, Lewiston, 9. 25 Jenna Webster,
Standish, 10. 39 Gerald Freve, Buckfield, 94 Cody
Childs, Auburn, DQ