FRIDAY, JULY 6th
BUDWEISER Oxford Championship Series
Street Stocks, Bandits, Figure 8s, & Rookies
$500 to WIN Street Stock 50
Tardiff gets his first OPS
Super Late Model win this
for defending track champ worth
$2000 with track’s
new loyalty bonus
Oxford, Maine - Reigning track champion Alan
Tardiff of Goodwins Mills picked a good night to break
his current victory drought, scoring a $2000 payday for
his 50-lap Super Late Model triumph Friday night at
Oxford Plains Speedway.
Tardiff became the first
winner to earn the maximum $800 bonus awarded to a
feature race winner who has appeared in all of the eight
most recent Budweiser Championship Series racing
programs. Several other drivers remain eligible to match
Tardiff's nice payday in future weeks.
who ranks third in the Oxford Plains Speedway Super Late
Model championship standings, raced past early leader
Scott Moore of Anson, then outran Gabe Brown of Center
Conway, New Hampshire to the checkered flag. Brown
remained second in the title race with his performance.
Tracy Gordon of Strong, hot off a 100-lap PASS Open
score at OPS last Sunday night, made a late bid to get
by Brown but settled for third position, his third
top-five Super Late Model run in less than a week at the
historic Route 26 oval track.
titlist TJ Brackett remained atop the current
championship standings with a fourth-place finish. Moore
led a healthy portion of the race, eventually crossing
the finish line in fifth position.
Street Stock champion, Billy Childs, Jr. of Leeds ended
up with his second win of the season in a special,
50-lap Honey Badger Restaurant Series race for the
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Street Stock division.
Childs bounced back from an assisted spin to earn his
second win in just two attempts after apparent winner
Kenny Harrison of Durham couldn't pass a post-race
Childs crossed the finish
line in front of current championship points leader Matt
Dufault of Turner. Zach Bowie of Greene bounced back
from a first-lap crash to claim a third-place finish.
Gary Babineau of Hollis Center and Gray's Tyler King
rounded out the top five.
division champion Brandon Varney of Mechanic Falls
claimed his first victory of the season in Budweiser
Championship Series action, prevailing in a
hotly-contested event. Waterford's Jamie Heath, another
former champion in the four-cylinder-powered class,
stayed right on the winner's rear bumper most of the
20-lap race distance. Chad Wills of Buckfield picked up
the third-place trophy. Oxford's Jake Hall led most of
the race before ending up in fourth spot, just ahead of
Oxford's Shaun Hinkley.
Kyle Kilgore of South
Paris extended his lead atop the standings in the 20-lap
Figure 8 race, posting his fourth win of the season.
Oxford's Kyle Glover led the first half of the event,
claiming his third runner-up trophy of the campaign. The
previous week's winner, Dale Lwrence, charged from the
back of the field to finish in third position. Greg
Durgin of South Paris and Poland's Larry Lizotte filled
out the top-five rundown.
Jud Derbyshire claimed
the first win in several years by a Rambler-bodied
racecar at Oxford Plains Speedway in one of two 20-lap
main events for the Wicked Good Vintage Racing
Association. Freeport's Neil Martin rebounded from a
spin to earn runner-up honors in a tribute car to
legendary OPS and Maine Hall of Famer Al Hammond. Kevin
Waterhouse of West Paris was third under the checkered
flag aboard his 1955 Studebaker. Sid Smith of Mount
Vernon was best in Wicked Good Outlaw division action.
Scott Tucker of Monmouth was the best of the rest,
followed by Arthur Hannaford of Hollis.
Budweiser Championship Series continues this Saturday
night, July 14 at 7:00 p.m. The Oxford Acceleration
Series is in action every Wednesday night through the
end of August, with racing action beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Oxford Plains Speedway is located at 877 Main Street, on
State Route 26 in Oxford, Maine. For more information
visit oxfordplains.com or call (207) 539-8865.
Unofficial results from the
Friday, July 6 Budweiser Championship Series racing card
at Oxford Plains Speedway; Oxford, Maine; showing
finishing position, car number, driver's name, driver's
Budweiser Super Late Model (50
1 9 Alan Tardiff, Goodwins Mills; 2 47
Gabe Brown, Center Conway, NH; 3 41 Tracy Gordon,
Strong; 4 61 TJ Brackett, Buckfield; 5 03 Scott Moore,
Anson; 6 8 Calvin Rose, Jr., Turner; 7 72 Scott Robbins,
Dixfield; 8 54 Ryan Deane, Winterport; 9 94 Shawn
Martin, Turner; 10 60 Timmy Brackett, Buckfield; 11 21
Shane Clark, Winterport; 12 77 Bryce Mains, Bridgton; 13
25 Shawn Knight, South Paris.
Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy
Street Stock (Honey Badger Series race, 50 laps)
1 1 Billy Childs, Jr., Leeds; 2 61 Matt Dufault, Turner;
3 21 Zach Bowie, Greene; 4 2 Gary Babineau, Hollis
Center; 5 11 Tyler King, Gray; 6 36 Richard Spaulding,
Lisbon; 7 4 Jordan Russell, Norway; 8 Michael Haynes,
Livermore Falls; 9 58 David Whittier, West Poland; 10 52
Mike Nichols, Livermore Falls; 11 99 George Haskell,
Casco; 12 56 Addie McDaniel, Bridgton; 13 33 Andrew
Breton, Greene; 14 09 Mark Turner, Norway; 15 5 Guy
Childs, Sr., Lewiston; 16 12 John White III, Auburn; DQ
85 Kenny Harrison, Durham
Bandits (20 laps) 1 1
Brandon Varney, Mechanic Falls; 2 91 Jamie Heath,
Waterford; 3 54 Chad Wills, Buckfield; 4 5 Jake Hall,
Oxford; 5 2 Shaun Hinkley, Oxford; 6 08 Mike McKinney,
Berlin, NH; 7 18 Dustin Salley, Poland; 8 12 Adam
Sanborn, West Paris; 9 8x Josh Knoll, Mechanic Falls; 10
77 Rob Crepeau, Minot; 11 44 Jeff Libby, Auburn; 12 6
Cody White, South Paris; 13 55 Dean Jordan, Jay; 14 24
Travis Verrill, South Paris; 15 14 Brandon Caston,
Casco; 16 8 Jeremy Lauzier, Rumford; 17 42 Nick Ogden,
Figure 8 (20 laps) 1 4
Kyle Kilgore, South Paris; 2 07 Kyle Glover, Oxford; 3 2
Dale Lawrence, Lisbon; 4 41 Greg Durgin, South Paris; 5
00 Larry Lizotte, Poland; 6 40 Robert Morey, Lisbon; 7 3
Chachy Hall, Oxford.
Wicked Good Vintage Racing
Association 1 (20 laps) 1 92 Jud Derbyshire,
Mount Vernon; 2 1 Neil Martin, Freeport; 3 2 Kevin
Waterhouse, West Paris; 4 18 Nick Overlock, Warren; 5
420 Keith Smalley, Warren; 6 19 Ben Overlock, Warren; 7
32 Jim Kinney, Warren.
Wicked Good Vintage Racing
Association 2 (20 laps) 1 22 Sid Smith,
Mount Vernon; 2 79 Scott Tucker, Winthrop; 3 71 Arthur
Hannaford, Hollis; 4 4 Dave Alexander, Standish; 5 64
Bob Guyon, Monmouth; 6 78 Jon Pillsbury, Monmouth; 7 1
Norm Judkins, Casco; 8 110 Curt Snow, Warren, MA.
Rookie (10 laps) 1 3
Thomas Brackett, Auburn; 2 91 Brady Heath, Waterford.