SPEEDWAY 95 NEWS RELEASE August 9th , 2008

By Bill DaButler


(Hermon, Me) Points leader Brenton Parritt of Steuben flipped over three laps into the Pro-Limited feature, the weekend at Maine’s family fun track, Speedway 95, Saturday, April 9th, drawing out the red flag. Parritt wasn’t injured, but left the race, allowing Duane Seekins of Stockton Springs to close the gap in the points standings with a win in the Pro-Limited race. Dale Swoboda of Hermon finished second, Dean Smart of Bradley took third.

          Kris Watson took the lead at the second lap of the Super Street race to add to his impressive collection of wins this season. Shane Tatro of Dixmont, taking advantage of the new rules to join the field, took second. Artie McGuire finished third.


            Mechanical issues thinned out the field for the Strictly Street feature, with Jordan Pearson  of Glenburn unable to start, and Travis Poulin back in pits early on with steering issues. Wayne Parritt, Jr. of Steuben dominated the field grabbing the win, Brad Norris of Ellsworth, finished second, Shane Hamel of Bangor took third.


            The streak of wins for Jason Trundy of Old Town continued in the Sport-Four division, despite 6 caution flags, at laps 11, 12, the restart of lap 12, 13, 14, & 16, Rick Grant of Lagrange finished  second, and Steve Moulton of Glenburn finished in third.


            Points leader  Jordan Pearson of Glenburn found his truck in the front of the field at the checkered flag, holding off a hard charging Dana Harlow of Orrington who finished in second. Andrew Crosby of Hermon took the third spot.



Dysart’s Pro-Limited

Finish  #            Driver                                      Town

1.         19            Duane Seekins                      Stockton Springs

2.         0            Dale Swoboda                          Hermon

3.         24            Deane Smart                           Bradley         

4.         28            Rowland Robinson, Jr.           Steuben

5.         21            Shane Clark                            Winterport                             


Super Streets  

Finish  #            Driver                                      Town

1.         35            Kris Watson                          Hermon

2.         7            Shane Tatro                            Dixmont

3.         47            Artie Maguire                        Bucksport       

4.         54            Donnie York                         Knox

5.         21            Ben Clark


Strictly Streets

Finish  #            Driver                                      Town

1.         27            Wayne Parritt, Jr.                     Steuben

2.         8            Brad Norris                                Ellsworth                                

3.         55            Shawn Hamel, II                     Bangor

4.         77            Melanie Judkins                      Orrington

5.         9            Travis Poulin                              Holden


Sport Four

Finish  #            Driver                                      Town

1.         02            Jason Trundy                        Old Town

2.         41            Rich Grant                             LaGrange

3.         77            Steve Moulton                      Glenburn

4.         23            Lewis Batchelder                   Dixmont

5.         46            David Shorey                         Old Town



Finish  #            Driver                                      Town

1.         06            Jordan Pearson                     Glenburn

2.         3            Dana Harlow                         Orrington

3.         6            Andrew Crosby                     Hermon

4.         60            Anthony Moore                   Brewer

5.         62            Brett Crosby                        Hermon


            Maddi Cormier was this weekend’s bike winner, picking up the bike courtesy Shawn Hamel, Melanie Hamel, and & Shawn Hamel, II.

Catch the action on Wednesday August 13th at 7pm for Varney GMC Wacky Wednesday, featuring the Little Enduro Series finale, and then come out to the track on Saturday August 16th at 7pm for racing presented by Dennis Paper & Food Service including the final race in the 35-lap Coca Cola Strictly Street Series! There will be a free kid’s bike given away at each event this season at Maine’s Family Fun Track…. Speedway 95!