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Last Updated: Monday, 8-4  - 10:40am

American-Canadian Tour Late Models - Inclement afternoon forecasts and possible flooding have forced the postponement of the White Mountain 150 stock car race for the American-Canadian Tour at White Mountain Motorsports Park in North Woodstock, NH on Saturday, August 2.  The race has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 16 with a rain date of Sunday, August 17.

ACT Quebec Series - The Montmagny 100 stock car race for the American-Canadian Tour’s Serie ACT Castrol at Autodrome Montmagny
Speedway in Quebec has been washed out for a third time by rains.  The Montmagny 100 had already been postponed on May 31
and June 29 by rain.

The Montmagny 100 will now be run as part of a doubleheader weekend on August 23 and 24.

ARCA RE/MAX Series -  From open wheel cars to stock cars, Justin Allgaier had won on short-tracks all across the nation, but never on a superspeedway. That all changed Saturday afternoon at Pocono Raceway where the Springfield, Illinois driver held off Scott Speed in the closing laps of the Pennsylvania 200 to earn his fifth career ARCA RE/MAX Series victory, and first ever on a superspeedway.  1)  Allgaier  2) Scott Speed  3) Chase Miller  4)  Matt Carter  5) Robb Brent

ASA Late Model Series South - Jimmy Lang has won the ASA Late Model Series Southern Division 125 at Orange County Speedway. After a thrilling battle with Colt James, Lang was able to claim his 4th event win of the 2008 season. 1) Jimmy Lang  2) David Odell  3) Dustin Dunn  4) Jeremy Gerstner  5) Blake Lehr

Carquest Maritime Tour - Rain halted the Lucas Oil 150 at Centre for Speed, near Shediac, NB on Sunday afternoon. A cloudy afternoon resulted in fast times on the 1/3 mile oval during practice.

Before the rain came, Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS won the Dash for the Pole, featuring the top nine finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials. Dave O'lenis of Boundary Creek, NB had the fastest time on the 1/3 mile oval, with an average speed of nearly 84 miles per hour.

The two completed heats were won by Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB and Jonathan Hicken of Montague, PE.

The event will still be on the 2008 schedule; however, the make up date for the event has not yet been announced.

CRA SeriesJR Roahrig led most of the Crown Online 100 before his handling went away allowing Johnny Van Doorn to get the lead and Scott Hantz to pull around as the laps wound down at Toledo Speedway (Friday).  Hantz had to work around lapped traffic to get under and pass Van Doorn on the 98th lap coming out of turn 2.  Van Doorn while trying to get under Hantz got into him and only a great save kept Hantz off the wall.  Giving Van Doorn the victory.  JR Roahrig recovered to finish second, Hantz third, Boris Jurkovic fourth and Aaron Pierce fifth. 

Georgia Asphalt SeriesNick Potts won at Watermelon Capital Speedway (GA) in the GAS event on Saturday.  1) Potts 2) Max Gresham  3) Ronnie Sanders   4) Russell Fleeman  5) Ryan Sieg

Lanier Super Six Series - Paul Kelly and Shane Sawyer put on one of the best finishes of the season at Lanier National Speedway Saturday night in a 100-lap Pro Late Model race during the annual Saturday of Speed at the 3/8ths mile oval.

Kelly and Sawyer traded the lead three times in the final five laps before Kelly took the final lead on Lap 98 and then used a high groove to nip Sawyer in a near photo-finish.

There were seven lead changes over overall and five cautions in the race.

In the other 100-lap feature Saturday, Cleveland's Jason Hogan took the lead on Lap 5 and then cruised to an easy win in the Super Late Model event.

Only four cars finished on the lead lap in a race that was run entirely under the green flag.

Dwayne Buggay took second, Shane Sawyer, who logged 200 laps on the night, was third, and Joey Senter was fourth as the only drivers to not get lapped by Hogan.

NASCAR Camping World West Series - Todd Souza won a wild scramble to the finish on the road course at Miller Motorsports Park on Saturday to capture his first career victory in the NASCAR Camping World Series West.

Souza dashed into the lead on the final lap, as race leader Jim Inglebright suddenly ran out of fuel and slowed going around the back portion of the 3.06-mile course.

Inglebright had stopped early for fuel, but his plan of making it to the finish came up short as a late-race caution led to the race distance being extended for a green-white-checkered finish. Inglebright was not the only leader to suffer misfortune late in the race, however, as the first and second-place cars of Jason Bowles and David Mayhew both had to pit with flat tires just a few laps from the finish. The final lap also featured several cars spinning off track and a couple of drivers limping to the finish line with flat tires.

Mike David was able to avoid the trouble to take the runner-up spot, followed by Austin Cameron in third. His teammate, Moses Smith had a career-best fourth-place finish, with Daryl Harr coming home fifth. Rounding out the top 10 were Jeff Jefferson, Jim Warn, Mayhew, Tony Toste and Bowles.

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series - After narrowly missing the victory a season ago, Andrew Ranger sealed the deal this season in the NAPA 100 after passing J.R. Fitzpatrick on the white flag lap for his first win of the 2008 season.

Ranger (No. 27 Wal-Mart/Tide Ford) got to Fitzpatrick’s (No. 84 Fitzpatrick Motorsports Chevrolet) rear deck lid going into the Turn 8 and 9 combination at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio event when Fitzpatrick left a small opening and Ranger was able to drive his Ford through it.  1) Ranger  2) Scott Steckly  3) Kerry Micks 4) D.J. Kennington  5) Don Thomson, Jr.

NASCAR Whelen Modified TourJimmy Blewett registered his third career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory Saturday night when he took the checkered flag in the Miller Lite 140 at Riverhead Raceway.

Blewett, of Howell, N.J., was strong throughout the evening as he led three times for 80 laps, including the final 46. After qualifying fourth-fastest, Blewett took the win in the second of two 25-lap heat races that preceded the 140-lap main. He was then able to parlay his qualifying success into front-running in the feature.

After staring on the outside pole, Blewett led the first 10 circuits and swapped the lead with pole-sitter Bill Park twice in the early going. He would take his third and final lead of the night on a restart on lap 102.

The win was the third of Blewett's career and his first at Riverhead. He had previously won at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and Wall Township (N.J.) Speedway.  1) Blewett  2)  Ronnie Silk  3) Donny Lia  4) Ted Christopher  5) Ryan Preece

NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Brian Loftin won the Advance Auto Parts 199 at Bowman Gray Stadium (NC) on Saturday night.  1) Loftin  2) Burt Myers  3) Tim Brown 4) Bobby Hutchens 5) Andy Seuss

PASS South – Braving the hot temperatures and a rain delay that pushed the race start to the next day, Justin Wakefield drove his #98 Super Late Model to victory in the South Carolina Clash on Sunday at Dillon Motor Speedway (SC).  Alex Fleming, Perry Brown, Jay Fogleman and Corey Williams rounded out the unofficial top five

Pro Challenge Series Clint King won the Pro Challenge event at Lanier National Speedway.  Nick Stroupe was credited with second.

RoC Asphalt Mod TourJan Leaty won Friday night's race at Spencer Speedway (NY).  1) J. Leaty  2) Billy Putney  3) Mike Leaty 4) Pete Brittain  5) Matt Hirschman

SLM - Gary Lewis continued his winning ways Sunday claiming the 2008 running of the NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 200 at Stateline Speedway. Lewis, winner of last year’s event,  becomes the first back to back victor of the race since John Gamble in ’01-’02.

Lewis seized the lead from Montana’s Bodie Morton on lap 67 of the first segment to lead a dominating, unchallenged 133-laps to the finish.  1) Lewis  2) Erick Hargraves  3) Craig Bell  4) Dave Garber  5) Tom Hill

SLM - Nathan Haseleu and Nick Neville each picked up a win in the Weaver Auto Parts Super Late Model Twin 50’s Friday night at Madison International Speedway (WI) in front of a large crowd on Laborer’s Union Local 464 Night.

Sunbelt Series – Some came because they love Lakeland, others came because they wanted to race Lakeland one last time, and a few just wanted to say they had raced at USA International on its closing night.  In the end it was David Rogers taking the checkered flag first.  1) David Rogers  2) Jeremy Colangelo  3) Travis Cope  4) Billy Mowery  5) Wayne Anderson

True Value Modified Racing Series - Saturday night's True Value Modified Racing Series event at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway (ME) was rained out.  No TVMRS rain dates are left for the 2008 season, so the event will not be made up.

UARA-STARS – In Friday night racing action at Ace Speedway (NC), it was Jason York taking the checkered flag first, beating Richard Boswell, II to the line to score the victory after timing in fourth fastest.  BJ Mackey crossed the line third, followed by Darrell Wallace, Jr. and Rodney CookJamey Caudill, who was second in the points to Jake Crum, was credited with 24th after completing just 30 laps of the event.  Crum finished twelfth, which should extend his points lead.

USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series - On Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway, Hunter Robbins joined Joey Logano, Brian Vickers and Trevor Bayne in the Hooters Pro Cup record books by becoming just the fourth driver to win in a race before their 17th birthday.

Robbins, a 16-year-old rookie, swept past Wade Day with 47 laps remaining in the 4 Brothers 250 presented by Galaxy Food Centers and checked out by 3.650 seconds to win his first Hooters Pro Cup event in just his seventh start.  1) Robbins  2) Wade Day  3) Billy Bigley Jr.
4) Trevor Bayne  5) James Buescher