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Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Apr 23, 2014 6:35 am

Fort Kent’s Theriault lands Nationwide Series deal with JR Motorsports
By Larry Mahoney

Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault has landed a three-race Nationwide Series deal with JR Motorsports. He will drive the No. 5 Chevrolet for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s race team at Iowa Speedway on May 18, New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 12 and Kentucky Speedway on Sept. 20. The two, full-time Nationwide …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue May 13, 2014 8:46 am

The car kept ‘getting faster and faster’: Fort Kent driver preps for his first NASCAR Nationwide race
By Larry Mahoney
Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault took his first laps in a NASCAR Nationwide Series car for the JR Motorsports team last week at Iowa Speedway in preparation for his Nationwide debut on Sunday in the Get to Know Newton 250 at Iowa Speedway. The 20-year-old Theriault and 18-year-old Chase Elliott, the …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon May 19, 2014 6:43 am

The Hot Corner: Theriault's turn Maine-ly worth your appreciation
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A well-known, Maine-raised basketball coach once told me that natives of our state have an “inherent inferiority complex.” Being an ideal candidate and guilty as charged, I recoiled in horror at first, or at least rolled my eyes and furrowed my brow in objection. Then I realized it was said out of deep affection. That it was the kind of thing we could safely say about ourselves, even if only God could help an outsider who uttered those same words...

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue May 20, 2014 6:27 am

Fort Kent driver learns from experience after 15th-place finish in NASCAR Nationwide Series debut
By Larry Mahoney
For some, placing 15th in their first-ever race on NASCAR’s Nationwide Series would supply a healthy measure of satisfaction. But that isn’t how Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault assessed his finish in the Get to Know Newton 250 at Iowa Speedway on Sunday. “To be fully honest, I’m a little bit …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:46 am

Fort Kent driver races to first-place finish in ARCA race

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Fort Kent auto racing driver Austin Theriault won his debut race in the ARCA Racing Series Friday at Michigan International Speedway. The 20-year-old Theriault finished first in the Corrigan Oil 200 in his first race on a track longer than one mile and also became the first …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:47 am

‘Our average speed was 185-190 mph’: Fort Kent driver relishes biggest career victory
By Larry Mahoney

Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault was still basking in the afterglow Monday after a remarkable Friday night in which he won an Automobile Racing Club of America Series race at Michigan International Speedway in his ARCA debut. He was the first driver to win in his ARCA debut since Alex Bowman …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:31 am

Fort Kent’s Theriault gearing up for NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Loudon
By Larry Mahoney

There will be pressure on Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault Saturday afternoon, when he will drive his second of three NASCAR Nationwide Series races for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s JR Motorsports team at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In addition to having plenty of friends and family on hand to watch him, Theriault …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:33 am

Fort Kent’s Theriault finishes 21st in NASCAR Nationwide race after fuel gamble fails
By Alex Barbe
LOUDON, N.H. — Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault was looking for a strong run in his second start behind the wheel of the No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevrolet on Saturday. He got the strong run, just not the strong finish. The 20-year-old rookie started 15th and ran as high as 12th …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Jul 19, 2014 5:15 am

Fort Kent driver looking to take checkered flag in 41st annual TD Bank Oxford 250

By Larry Mahoney..In the past three TD Bank Oxford 250s, Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault hasn’t finished any lower than fourth. The 20-year-old was fourth a year ago after consecutive third-place finishes in 2011 and 2012. He is looking to reach the top step of the podium at the TD Bank 250 on …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:40 am

AUTO NOTES: Theriault his own biggest critic
The 20-year old is determined to get better, after finishing runner-up in Sunday’s Oxford 250.

BY EVAN CRAWLEY..OXFORD — Austin Theriault put himself in some elite company Sunday at Oxford Plains Speedway, although it was not quite the group in which he wanted to be included. In the 41-year history of the race now known sans sponsorship as the Oxford 250, only three drivers — Ralph Nason, Mike Rowe and Theriault — have ever had four consecutive top five finishes. Nason won the race from 1998-2000 and then finished third in 2001, while Rowe was runner up in 2002, fourth from 2003 to 2004 and won in 2005...

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