SATURDAY, MAY 18th
BUDWEISER Oxford Championship Series
SLMs, Street Stocks, Bandits, Figure 8s & Rookies
NORTH EAST MINI STOCK TOUR
Glen Luce wins Super Late Model
race at Oxford
Oxford, ME - Glen Luce of Turner led all 50 laps
in Saturday night's Budweiser Championship Series Super
Late Model main event at Oxford Plains Speedway, scoring
his first triumph of the 2019 racing season. Several
drivers kept the action close to Luce for most of the
night's biggest race before the 2015 Oxford 250 champion
pulled away from the competition during the event's
Jeff Taylor of Farmington, who won
the previous week's main event, drove from 12th starting
position to a second-place finish in the caution-free,
non-stop race. It was the third straight top-three
finish for the nine-time Oxford Plains Speedway track
Two-time Super Late Model track
champion TJ Brackett of Buckfield earned third-place
honors. Rusty Poland of Windham raced with the leaders
throughout the 50-lapper and crossed the finish line in
fourth position. Ryan Deane of Winterport was fifth
under the checkered flag, posting his fourth straight
Kurt Hewins of Leeds led all 30
laps en route to his first win of the season in the
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Street Stock division.
Hewins, who is closing in on the 50 career win mark at
Oxford Plains Speedway, held off a determined Jordan
Russell to post the victory.
Russell, of Norway,
settled for runner-up honors, with reigning champion and
current points leader Matt Dufault of Turner third.
Billy Childs, Jr. of Leeds was fourth, followed by Leeds
native Kyle Hewins, now calling Oxford home.
Matthew Kimball of Bennington, New Hampshire won his
first-ever North East Mini Stock Tour race in a special,
50-lap test Saturday night. Kimball outran NEMST points
leader Jimmy Childs of Leeds to the checkered flag.
Childs, who won the NEMST points opener last month at
Oxford Plains Speedway, unofficially remains atop the
series' rankings. Massachusetts racer Jarrod Soucy was
third, followed by Granite Staters Jacob Rheaume and
Chad Wills nailed down his first
victory this season in the 20-lap main event for Bandits
division competitors. Wills, a hometown racer, outran
reigning champion Dustin Salley of Mechanic Falls to the
checkered flag. Tyler Green claimed the third-place
trophy, finishing ahead of Auburn's Josh Dube and 'The
Tornado,' Travis Verrill of South Paris.
Kilgore of South Paris drove from last starting position
to victory lane in the Figure 8 race to claim his second
consecutive victory. Charlie 'Chachy' Hall of Oxford led
the first half of the race and earned runner-up honors.
Greg Durgin of South Paris held off Dale Lawrence of
Minot for the third-place trophy. Poland's Larry Lizotte
rounded out the top five.
Owen Stuart of Naples
earned his first victory of the year in the 15-lap
Rookie feature race. Stuart held off a determined
challenge by Brady Childs of Leeds to post the victory.
Stuart's win snapped a three-race winning streak for
Childs. Sophie Green of South Paris was third, followed
by Maddy Herrick of Norway.
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, May 25.
Post time is 7:00 p.m. A special
Memorial Day program, Motor Mayhem 1, is scheduled for
Monday afternoon, May 27 at 2:00 p.m., with all of the
Oxford Acceleration Series divisions getting their 2019
racing season underway. Spectator Drags, endure racing
and other events are planned. Oxford Plains
Speedway is located at 877 Main Street (State Route 26)
in Oxford, Maine. For more information please call (207)
Results from the Saturday, May 18, 2019 Budweiser
Championship Series program at Oxford Plains Speedway
showing finishing position, car number, driver's name,
Super Late Model (50 Laps)
1 7 Glen Luce, Turner; 2 88 Jeff Taylor, Farmington; 3
61 TJ Brackett, Buckfield; 4 44 Rusty Poland, Windham; 5
54 Ryan Deane, Winterport; 6 7 Curtis Gerry, Waterboro;
7 36 Ryan Robbins, Dixfield; 8 78 Ivan Kaffel, Raymond;
9 8 Calvin Rose, Jr., Turner; 10 19 Ben Tinker, New
Gloucester; 11 28 Mark Lundblad, Jr., Conway, NH; 12 20
Richie Brown, Wentworth, NH; 13 53 Alan Wilson, Hebron;
14 60 Tim Brackett, Buckfield.
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Street Stock (30
laps) 1 55 Kurt Hewins, Leeds; 2 4 Jordan
Russell, Norway; 3 61 Matt Dufault, Turner; 4 1 Billy
Childs, Jr., Leeds; 5 51 Kyle Hewins, Oxford; 6 12 Skip
Tripp, Norway; 7 64 Skip Stanley, Oxford; 7 36 Richard
Spaulding, Lisbon; 9 27 Patrick Thorne, Standish; 10 52
Mike Nichols, Livermore Falls; 11 1x Brandon Varney,
Mechanic Falls; 12 25 Shawn Knight, South Paris; 13 09
Mark Turner, Norway.
(20 laps) 1 52 Chad Wills, Oxford; 2 18
Dustin Salley, Mechanic Falls; 3 26 Tyler Green, Turner;
4 9 Joshua Dube, Auburn; 5 24 Travis 'Tornado' Verrill,
South Paris; 6 44 Jeff Libby, Poland; 7 04 Caleb
Proctor, Casco; 8 55 Dean Jordan, Jay; 9 20 Brian
Hiscock, Turner; 10 11 Alex Mowatt, Norway; 11 77 Rob
Crepeau, West Paris; 12 34 Grady Doherty, Casco; 13 06
Thomas Enghart, Claremont, NH.
Figure 8 (20 laps) 1 4 Kyle Kilgore,
South Paris, 2 12 Charlie 'Chachy' Hall, Oxford; 3 41
Greg Durgin, South Paris; 4 2 Dale Lawrence, Minot, 5 00
Larry Lizotte, Poland; 6 07 Kyle Glover, Oxford.
Rookie (10 laps) 1 8
Owen Stuart, Naples; 2 1 Brady Childs, Leeds; 3 29
Sophie Green, South Paris; 4 95 Maddy Herrick, Norway.
North East Mini Stock Tour (50
laps) 1 50 Matthew Kimball, Bennington, NH;
2 10 Jimmy Childs, Leeds; 3 42 Jarrod Soucy,
Marlborough, MA; 4 18 Jacob Rheaume, Rochester, NH; 5 71
Matt Boucher, Andover, NH; 6 04 Justin Faford,
Westminster, MA; 7 90 Desmond Skillings, Antrim, NH; 8
85 Mike Viens, Seekonk, MA; 9 93 Tim Paquette,
Bennington, NH; 10 34 Phil Rondeau, Baltic, CT; 11 33
Erin Eiken, n/a; 12 95 Cale Skillings, Antrim, NH; 13 54
Mitch Bombard, Willimantic, CT; 14 55 Nick Anderson,
Oxford, MA; 15 33 Matthew Sonnalter, East Thetford, VT;
16 69 Louis Maher, North Brookfield, MA; 17 43 Dana
Shepard, Putney, VT; 18 40 Nadine Coates, Hillsboro, NH.