Scarborough, ME – The Northeastern Midget Association moves on to Maine’s Beech Ridge Motor Speedway Saturday to take part in The PASS 400 Weekend at the historic facility. It will be the series’ 20th race at Beech Ridge and 900th feature for the 56 year old club.

Driver Randy Cabral and owner Tim Bertrand will take the point leads into the unique afternoon race. Cabral has a 217-point edge on Joey Payne Jr. while Bertrand leads Bob Santos Jr. by 87 as the season heads into the stretch drive.

Jeremy Frankoski, now a Cabral teammate, will be looking for two straight at Beech Ridge. He beat Aaron Wall and Joey Payne last year in the Power Point #99 car. Jeff Horn (1993) and Payne (2004) are the only other active drivers with wins at “The Ridge.”

A five-way battle rages behind Cabral and Payne for the lucrative top-five spots in the final driver standings. Bobby Santos III ( Santos 98), Adam Cantor (Cantor 7ny), Erica Santos (Breault 44), Greg Stoehr (Stoehr) and Frankoski are all involved. All have won or flirted with victory this year.

PASS 400 Weekend actually kicks off on Thursday September 18th with racing for 350’s 305’s, four cylinders, mini trucks and outlaw trucks. Heat racing gets the green at 5:45 P.M.
Friday is a practice day for all PASS 400 Weekend divisions, from noon until six in the evening. The grandstands will be open to the public free of charge.
The action heats up on Saturday, September 20th with qualifying races for all divisions, including the PASS super late models, PASS Mods and Pluffybilt Racing Tractors Sportsman. Saturday’s card will be highlighted by the winged warriors of the Northeastern Midget Association, making their first appearance with the Pro All Stars Series. Plus there are features for the Roadrunners, Wildcats and NEMA Lite open wheelers on tap too.
Then on Sunday September 21st, it’s the 300 for the PASS Super Late Models, a 100 lap PASS Pluffybilt  Sportsman feature and 50 laps for the PASS Mod division.
Grandstands open at 10:00 AM both Saturday and Sunday, and the on track action gets underway at noon. A detailed schedule for the entire PASS 400 weekend is available at and . Beech Ridge Motor Speedway’s address is 70 Holmes Road in Scarborough Maine; the speedway is on line at .