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Last Updated: Monday, 8-18, 11:30am ET

ACT Quebec Series - Late Model stock car driver Karl Allard won an exciting Luminaire Napert 150 for the Serie ACT Castrol at Autodrome Chaudiere in Vallee-Jct., QC on Saturday night.  Allard, of St-Felicien, QC, started in eighth place and was working the outside of leader Jacques Poulin at the front of the pack on lap 102 before spinning out.  Allard then restarted at the rear of the field and made his way to the front, taking the lead from Alexandre Gingras with seven laps remaining.

The win was an emotional one for Allard and his Larue Industrial Snow Blowers & Paving Equipment team, as they dedicated their win to crew chief Andre Beaudoin, who is recovering from a recent heart attack.  Allard’s victory was the third of his Serie ACT Castrol career, and his first since July 2006.

Gingras, of Val-Belair, QC posted his best result of the season in second place, just ahead of Terrebonne, QC’s Martin Lacombe.  Rookies Patrick Hamel of St-Edouard-de-Lotbiniere, QC and Spencer MacPherson of Carleton Place, ON earned their best finishes of the year in fourth and fifth, unofficially.

ACT Late Models - Eric Williams benefitted when leader Scott Payea and Patrick Laperle made contact late in the ACT race at White Mountain Motorsports Park (NH).  Payea spun, Laperle got sent to the rear and Williams went on to win the race.  1) Williams  2) Brent Dragon 3) Jean-Paul Cyr  4) Joey Polewarczyk, Jr.  5) Brad Leighton

ACT-Spec Late Models - Cris Michaud claimed his fourth victory of the season at Thunder Road Speedbowl (VT) on Thursday night, winning the 50-lap Vermont ACE Hardware Dealers Trophy Dash.  Michaud started 15th on the 26-car  grid, and sliced his way through the field during the early laps.  Once he reached the outside lane, he was able to pass leader Brooks Clark on lap 34 and cruise to the win.

Clark had a career night as he ran second for much of the remainder of the event.  Defending track champion Dave Pembroke and current point leader Eric Williams tried for several laps to get past Clark, and were only able to with four laps left.  Pembroke and Williams finished second and third, respectively, with Clark coming home  fourth, his career best result.

Former champion Jamie Fisher was fifth.  Fisher was the race’s only other leader, nosing in front of Clark on laps 21 and 22. Chip Grenier, Joey Becker, American-Canadian Tour point leader Scott Payea, Robbie Crouch, and Gary Caron completed the
unofficial top ten in order.

ARCA RE/MAX - Nine-time ARCA RE/MAX Series champion Frank Kimmel cleaned up Sunday afternoon at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield where the Clarksville, Indiana driver ended a year-long winless streak with a victory in the 46th Allen Crowe 100.  1) Kimmel  2) Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.  3) Brian Tyler  4) Matt Carter  5) Tayler Malsam

ARCA Trucks - Nick Gullatta fought off Norm Weaver for much of the way, then, turned back a late-race charge from Steve Christman to win the ARCA Lincoln Welders Trucks Series Best Western Challenge Saturday afternoon at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. 1) Gullatta  2) Christman  3) Weaver  4) Mark Otting  5) Paul Hahn

Blizzard Series (SLM) - Grant Enfinger and Eddie Mercer went door-to-door for the top spot in the closing laps of the four round of the Blizzard Super Late Model Series at Five Flags Speedway.  Mercer lost control while going for the lead and set off a five car wreck that wiped out several drivers.  Pole Sitter Mitch Cobb, Josh Hamner and Alex Haase were also collected.  That paved the road for Bubba Pollard who was running fourth when the wreck took place. Pollard then held off Donnie Wilson on the final restart for his first career Blizzard Series win.   1) Pollard  2)  Wilson  3)  Donald Long   4) Mercer   5) Hasse


Brighthouse Challenge Series - Jeremy Colangelo won Saturday night's Brighthouse Challenge Series Super Late Model race at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  1) Colangelo  2) Tim Russell  3) David Rodgers  4) BJ McLeod  5) Dustin Skinner

Carquest Pro Stock Tour - Craig Slaunwhite won the Scott Kelly Memorial 100 presented by Parts for Trucks at Riverside International Speedway, located near Antigonish, NS on Saturday night.  Slaunwhite, from Terrence Bay, NS and Lonnie Sommerville of Saint John, NB swapped the lead several times until a heavy mist finally halted the event on lap 77 of the race.  Slaunwhite, an EIT Race Radio Rookie of the Year contender became the seventh different driver to take the Halcraft Print checkered flag of the season.  Sommerville finished second, ahead of Shawn Tucker from Fredericton, NB. Wayne Smith of Timberlea, NS and Donald Chisholm of Antigonish, NS rounded out the top five.

CRA Super Series - Chuck Barnes, Jr. decided to race at Salem Speedway (IN) on Wednesday put together a deal for sponsorship and raced to the win on Saturday in the CRA Super Series Jay C Food Stores 100. JR Roahrig took the lead from the pole position and held on for the first 37 laps until Barnes made a move around him on the backstretch to take the lead after hounding Roahrig every lap always right in his shadow.  1) Barnes  2) Zach Taylor  3) John VanDoorn  4) Keith Gardner  5) Scott Hantz

GAS -  TJ Reaid won the Georgia Asphalt Series event at New Senoia Speedway in Georgia on Saturday.  1) Reaid  2) Nick Potts   3) Beau Slocumb  4) Kyle Mitchell  5) Bobby East

Mid-American Stock Car Series - Jake Finney added his name to the Vercauteren Memorial Trophy Saturday night by topping a fast field in the Tisler Salvage Blue Race at Wisconsin International Raceway.  Finney stole the lead from Kenny Smart at the start/finish line on lap 14 and ran away from the field to pick up his second career MASCS feature win at the same venue where he picked up his first this past June.  1) Finney  2) Smart  3) Kyle Shear  4) Tom McClintock  5) Troy Shear Jr.

Miller Lite Series (SLM) -  Once again the rain was the winner at Mobile International Speedway, (AL).  Around 25 Super Late Model drivers were on hand for the race.  No make-up date has been announced yet.  Mobile has already had several races canceled this season due to the weather.

Modifieds - With a busy scheduled that is centered around the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Eric Beers doesn’t often get the time to come to his home track of Mahoning Valley Speedway (PA) to race.

When those rare occasions do occur you can always bank on him doing well. With a Saturday night free and Beers wasn’t hesitant to come to Mahoning for the Hot Summer Night Modified 100 and the end result was a $3000 victory.

Starting 12th after a redraw, Beers took the lead from John Bennett on lap 54 and never looked back as he scored his 24th career Mahoning win and for the fourth time in a 100-lapper.

NASCAR Camping World East Series - Matt Kobyluck arrived at Lime Rock Park (CT) for the NASCAR Camping World Series East Mohegan Sun 200 Saturday afternoon carrying the series point lead for the first time in two years. He asserted his leadership by posting his fourth win of the season and more than doubling his point lead.

Kobyluck led 41 of 82 laps in the No. 40 Mohegan Sun Chevrolet, and relaxed during a 75-minute rain delay 51 laps into the event.

Marc Davis matched his career best finish of second place, followed by Peyton Sellers, Jesus Hernandez and two-time series champion Mike Olsen.

NASCAR Camping World West Series - Jason Bowles led the Pipe Careers 200 wire-to-wire for the win at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, California on Saturday night, giving him a sweep of both NASCAR Camping World Series West events at his home track this season.  1) Bowles  2) Jeff Barkshire  3) Jason Patison  4) Brett Thompson  5) David Mayhew

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour - For the second time this season NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour driver Ronnie Silk reached Victory Lane at Thompson International Speedway (CT) on Thursday night. Silk led 35 laps en route to the checkered flag Thursday night in the New England Dodge Dealers 150 presented by Budweiser.

For Silk, the win brought his career total to three, all at Thompson. The Norwalk, Conn., driver was a winner at the northern Connecticut oval earlier this season on June 19.

Matt Hirschman, who led nine laps on the evening, came home second for his best career finish at Thompson. Bobby Santos, Ted Christopher and Mike Stefanik rounded out the top five.

Glen Reen came home sixth and was followed in the top 10 by Rowan Pennink, Danny Sammons, Jamie Tomaino and Bobby Grigas III.

PASS Modifieds -

PASS North Super Late Models - Johnny Clark claimed the $30,000 winner's purse for Sunday night's Toyota Tundra 250 at Wiscasset Raceway (ME).  Clark led throughout the middle stages of the race and pitted late for tires, but still made it back through the field to hold off early leader Corey Williams for the victory.  1) J. Clark  2) Williams  3) Steve Knowlton  4) Scott Chubbuck  5) Randy Turner

Pro Challenge - Clint King has been on a tirade this season in Pro Challenge Series racing action.  He continued his strong runs Saturday by winning the feature at Dillon Motor Speedway (SC).  Top three: 1) King  2) Stephen Bergh  3) Devon Haun

True Value Modified Racing Series - TVMRS point leader Chris Pasteryak broke through to earn his first career series victory on Saturday night.  The win fittingly came at his home track of Waterford Speedbowl (CT).  1) Pasteryak  2) Kirk Alexander  3) Jeff Malave  4) Dwight Jarvis  5) Ted Christopher

UARA-STARS - Alex Yontz started on the pole position for the UARA-STARS UniFirst 150 at Franklin County Speedway (VA), but it was Brandon McReynolds taking the checkered flag first (Yontz finished sixth). 1) McReynolds 2) Darrell Wallace Jr. 3) Richard Boswell II  4) Jamey Caudill  5) Jamie Yelton

USPRO - Andy Marchiniak was victorious in USPRO competition at Dixie Motorspeedway (MI)  and claimed Rookie of the Year honors as well. After starting on the outside of the front row, Gentile would manage to score a 6th place finish and clinch the 2008 USPRO Series Championship.  1) Marchiniak  2) Scott Melan  3) Preston Walker  4) Josh Nelms  5) Barry Hartwell