UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS... by Tom Hale

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:39 am

Paul Cyr, the Racer/Innovator Part I & Spud Speedway Announces

Episode 47 March 22, 2015 The Beginnings of the story Part I I will update the Paul Cyr part of this weeks’s blog when I hear back from Paul. I agreed to have him review what I wrote about him prior to publishing. I sent the draft version Sunday night ...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:08 am

Paul Cyr Innovator/Racer Part II & Motorsports Hall of Fame

Episode 48 March 29, 2015 Part II It is a special privilege to interview County natives who have excelled in some part of motorsports. One example is Paul Cyr a native of the St. John Valley in Northern Aroostook County now living in Presque Isle. In Part I we covered …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:06 am

County Man Inducted into Maine Motorsports Hall of Fame

Sometimes the events in life mess with your plans. I had planned to be at the Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday. Those plans had to altered on Friday morning when I had to be admitted into …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon May 04, 2015 4:31 am

County Men Do Battle on the RaceTrack and Preparing for Battle in Kansas!

Episode 53 May 3, 2015 County Racers Makes the Trek to Speedway 95 Season Opener Presque Isle’s Jeff Willette, Jon Dixon and Castle Hill’s JR Howlett went south with their street stock cars and crews to take part in Speedway 95’s 2015 season opener Saturday in front of an estimated …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon May 11, 2015 5:02 am

County Racetrack Making a Comeback in 2015

Episode 54 May 10, 2015 Spud Speedway New Management Unveils Plans for 2015 Season Thirty five interested racers and fans attended an informational meeting at the Caribou Recreation and Wellness Center. Promoter John Albert convened the meeting to drum up interest in stock car racing at the Caribou racetrack. Albert …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon May 18, 2015 4:37 am

Flipping at Indy, Slipping at Wiscasset, and Debuting at Thundering Valley

Episode 55 May 17, 2017 Flipping Caused Clipping at Indy Qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday was altered due to the third IndyCar flipping in mid-air after an on-track incident. During Sunday morning practice Ed Carpenter in his Carpenter, Fisher, Hartman (CFH) Racing Chevy flew into the air in a …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon May 25, 2015 4:35 am

Busiest Race Days of the Spring

Episode 56 May 24, 2015 Analysis of Hinchcliffe Crash With IndyCars pounding the walls at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for time trials and in practice, many were blaming the new aero kits for the flips experienced by Helio Castroneves, Josef Newgarden, and Ed Carpenter. I am not sure of …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jun 01, 2015 4:40 am

The Smell of Racing

Episode 57 May 31, 2015 Thank You Lord for a Sense of Smell As I was mowing my large lawn at home the other day I was pretending to be practicing driving my racing kart. I was making as precise turns and “hitting my apex” (the road where I turned)

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jun 08, 2015 6:35 am

Did You See That Racing Action?

Episode 58 June 7, 2015 Wow! Action Everywhere This Weekend This weekend in motorsports for me started Friday night when I made the late evening trek to my brother’s home in Caribou. I do not get Fox Sports 1 and Bob convinced me that I would be disappointed if Austin ...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:30 am

Youth Racers Make Their Season Debuts

Episode 59 June 14, 2015 New Guys in County Motorsports I have not been to a truck or tractor pull in over a decade, however, I came across a couple of story ideas about two young men building pulling trucks. Their stories intrigued me necessitating a trip to the Central …

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