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UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS... by Tom Hale

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon May 12, 2014 6:32 am

UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS (blog)
By Tom Hale ( note: About Tom Hale
For the past 14 years, Tom has written freelance for the Bangor Daily sports covering motorsports in Maine.)

My Motorsports Heroes Part One, Austin Update, and Pitcrew Challenge

Episode 4 May 11, 2014

Heroes, a term used nowadays for many who may simply be doing ordinary things which they are expected to do in the course of everyday life. I want to talk about one of my motorsports heroes who, at least in my opinion, is not simply just doing his job.
I have traveled fairly extensively covering motorsports events with an emphasis on Indianapolis. During all those trips to Indy I have yet to meet one of my heroes, Dan Gurney.
Dan started his racing …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun May 18, 2014 7:54 am

Theriault Third in Practice!

Episode 5 May 17, 2014 Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault is third in practice today in case you have not heard! Qualifying to come soon with a tight field making Theriault’s debut a challenge to say the least. As soon as I know anything about qualifying I will post! Let’s Go …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue May 20, 2014 6:24 am

Austin Update, Maine Man Skills Keep Top Fuel Driver Safe, Brothers 1st and 2nd, and Death of A Motorsports Legend

It has been a long time since a Mainer has raced in the top levels of NASCAR. Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault raced his way to 15th place in Sunday’s Get To Know Newton, Iowa 250 at Iowa Speedway. Theriault was running in 9th place with 22 laps remaining when he …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue May 27, 2014 5:24 am

Wounded marine amputee wins in IMSA; another motorsports legend dies; and the biggest motorsports weekend of the year

Episode 7 May 26, 2014 Marine Staff Sargent Liam Dwyer formerly from Litchfield, Connecticut celebrated the third anniversary of his “Alive Day” with a first place finish in the International Motor Sports Association’s Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge’s Street Tuner class at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut. Dwyer and …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:42 am

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Another Motorsports Legend Dies, Bangor Man to Race at Mt. Washington Hillclimb, Penske Connection, and Spud Speedway Updates

Episode 8 June 1, 2014 It seems like every week lately I am reporting to you about a legend in motorsports passing away. This week it was the founder of Speedway Motors, Bill “Speedy” Smith 84 of Lincoln, Nebraska. Smith’s company is known as the supplier of top quality parts, …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jun 09, 2014 4:21 am

18 Days to the Climb to the Clouds for Bangor Team and More Motorsports News

Episode 8 June 8, 2014 With eighteen days to go before the beginning of the 2014 edition od the Climb to the Clouds Rally America race at Mt. Washington, Bangor’s John Cassidy and team are getting light. That’s right, light. The race up Mt. Washington requires a light race car...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:40 am

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Theriault Wins In ARCA Debut, 11 Days before Climb to the Clouds for Bangor Based Last Ditch Racing, and more motorsports news

Episode 8 June 15, 2014 Cassidy Crew Final Preparation Continues With the help of his son John Cassidy Junior, Bangor’s John Cassidy removed the engine from his Subaru Imprezza WRX and sent it to Cullin Gillis for a pre-race freshening. When disassembled, no major damage was spotted and the engine …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jun 23, 2014 5:49 am

Top Gear USA Features Spud Speedway, Climb to the Clouds This Week, Spud Speedway Opens

Episode 9 June 22, 2014 Top Gear USA, featuring Spud Speedway and Loring Commerce Center will air Tuesday June 24, 2014 at 9 pm on the History Channel. This past March during some of the coldest days this spring Danny Raymond of Caribou and I had the opportunity to be …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:23 am

Bangor Team Places Third in Mount Washington Climb to the Clouds 2014

Episode 10 June 30, 2014 I apologize for the late post. My goal is to have a new post every Monday morning. I covered the Climb to the Clouds at Mt. Washington yesterday (Sunday) and was too tired to put coherent sentences together. Bangor Team Places Third in Class at …

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Re: UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS... by Tom Hale

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:10 am

Exciting Motorsports Week Ahead

Episode #11 July 6, 2014 This week and the next will feature this summer’s busiest motorsports calendar of July. More to be said about that as we go along. Austin Places Second Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault utilizing his family-owned #57 Super Late Model placed second in the Southern Maine Chrysle...

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