Oxford, Maine –
Benjamin nailed down his second consecutive Pro All
Stars Series North Super Late Model victory Sunday night
at Oxford Plains Speedway.
Benjamin, in the Petit Motorsports
7, needed most of the race distance to mount a challenge
to Cassius Clark of Farmington, who dominated most of
the race driving the Nova Scotia-based King Racing
entry. Benjamin moved alongside Clark for a
late-race restart and was able to prevail from the
Glen Luce of Turner also got by
Clark in the waning laps to earn a second-place finish
after a couple of disappointing weeks saw him ousted
from the series championship lead. Clark ended up
with a third-place finish and some optimism about
returning with the car for the 44th Oxford
250 coming up on Sunday, August 27.
Waterboro’s Curtis Gerry was the
fourth-place finisher, with Auburn’s Travis Stearns
earning his first top-five Pro All Stars Series finish.
Joey Doiron of Berwick was sixth, followed by Derek
Griffith of Hudson, New Hampshire. Massachusetts
racer Derek Ramstrom was eighth, followed by Dave
Farrington, Jr. of Jay and Pittsfield’s Chad Dow.
Clark, Stearns and Benjamin posted victories in 15-lap
Andy Shaw of Center Conway, New
Hampshire prevailed in the 40-lap feature race for the
PASS Mods. Shaw, a five-time champion in the
class, quickly worked his way through traffic from his
11th starting position to get by early leader
Mark Lundblad, Jr. of Conway, New Hampshire. It
was Shaw’s second consecutive win and his second win
Current PASS Mods championship
leader Ben Tinker of New Gloucester earned runner-up
honors, his second straight runner-up performance after
winning the first five races this season. Tinker
started the race from 12th position.
Scott Alexander of Glenburn started 10th and
finished up in third spot. Lebanon’s Mike Carignan
and Lundblad rounded out the top five.
Jamie Heath of Waterford aced the
first round of a special triple crown series for the
Oxford Plains Speedway Bandits division.
Heath, the reigning track champion in the class, waged a
race-long battle with another former champion, Shaun
Hinkley of Oxford, who had to settle for runner-up
Kyle Hewins of Leeds was a distant
third-place finisher in his Joe Dirt 52. Auburn’s
Scott Jordan and Chachy Hall of Oxford rounded out the
top five. Hinkley and Heath won heat races prior
to the 20-lap main event.
Defending track champion Austin
Teras of Windham outran Peter Craig of Poland in the
Legends Cars 15-lapper. Gray’s Kevin Oliver beat
out Colby Benjamin of Belmont for third-place honors.
The next Pro All Stars Series North
Super Late Model race is scheduled for Friday, August 4
at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, New Hampshire. For
more information please visit proallstarsseries.com or
call (207) 539-8865.
Results from the Pro All Stars
Series Super Late Model and Mod races at Oxford Plains
Speedway; Oxford, Maine; Sunday, July 30, 2017 showing
finishing position, car number, driver’s name, driver’s
Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model 150 (150 laps)
1 7 Travis Benjamin, Morrill, ME; 2 7 Glen Luce,
Turner, ME; 3 13 Cassius Clark, Farmington, ME; 4 7
Curtis Gerry, Waterboro; 5 16 Travis Stearns, Auburn,
ME; 6 73 Joey Doiron, Berwick, ME; 7 12 Derek Griffith,
Hudson, NH; 8 35 Derek Ramstrom, West Boylston, MA; 9 23
Dave Farrington, Jr., Jay, ME; 10 2 Chad Dow,
Pittsfield, ME; 11 59 Reid Lanpher, Manchester, ME; 12
24 Mike Rowe, Turner, ME; 13 60 DJ Shaw, Center Conway,
NH; 14 4 Ben Rowe, Turner, ME; 15 48 Bobby Timmons,
Windham, ME; 16 27 Wayne Helliwell, Jr., Dover, NH; 17
97 Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., Hudson, NH; 18 54 Johnny
Clark, Farmingdale, ME; 19 03 Joe Squeglia, Derry, NH;
20 47 Kelly Moore, Scarborough, ME; 21 8 Calvin Rose,
Jr., Turner, ME; 22 50 Jeff White, Winthrop, ME; 23 73
Adam Polvinen, Hebron, ME; 24 71 Gary Drew, Casco, ME;
25 10 Kyle DeSouza, Williamstown, SC; 26 72 Scott
Robbins, Dixfield, ME; 27 41 Tracy Gordon, Strong, ME;
28 61 TJ Brackett, Buckfield, ME; 29 0 Scott Luce,
Strong, ME; 30 20 Mike Landry, Oakland, ME.
PASS Mods (40 laps) 1 0 Andy Shaw, Center
Conway, NH; 2 19 Ben Tinker, New Gloucester; 3 17 Scott
Alexander, Glenburn; 4 21 Mike Carignan, Lebanon; 5 25
Bruce Helmuth, Wales; 6 28 Mark Lunblad, Jr., Conway,
NH; 7 60 Gary Shackford, Center Conway, NH; 8 14 Jon
McCarron, Etna; 9 16 Patrick Sullivan, Poland; 10 64
Matty Sanborn, Windham; 11 2 Randy Sanborn, West
Baldwin; 12 5 Devin Curit, Saco; 13 12 Jimmy Emerson,
Windham; 14 44 David Grystwicz, Standish; 15 85 Jariet
Harrison, Freeport; 16 27 Henry Sirignano, Abington, MA.
Bandits Triple Crown (20 laps) 1 91 Jamie
Heath, Waterford; 2 2 Shaun Hinkley, Oxford; 3 52 Kyle
Hewins, Leeds; 4 36 Scott Jordan, Auburn; 5 3 Chachy
Hall, Oxford; 6 51 Adam Sanborn, West Paris; 7 08 Mike
McKinney, Berlin, NH; 8 24 Travis Verrill, South Paris;
9 53 Dustin Salley, Poland; 10 23 Eric Parlin, Mechanic
Falls; 11 39 Randy Henderson, Buckfield; 12 4 Dave
Brennan, Winthrop; 13 1 Brandon Varney, Auburn; DNS 29
Mike Gooden, Whitefield, NH; DNS 777 Mike St.Germain,
Legends Cars (15 laps) 1 29 Austin Teras,
Windham; 2 4 Peter Craig, Poland; 3 28 Kevin Oliver,
Gray; 4 52 Colby Benjamin, Belmont.