PASS RacingOxford ME (7/23) Kyle Busch powered past Patrick Laperle on a lap 112 restart in Saturday nights’ Pro All Stars Series (PASS) 150 at Oxford Plains Speedway to claim his first PASS North super late model race win. Cassius Clark came up to challenge Busch late in the race but settled for second with Lonnie Sommerville third.

Busch and Laperle led the thirty four car field to the green and the first 92 laps ran caution free with Laperle out front. Busch and Joey Pole were never more than a couple of car lengths away.

Steve Legendre showed his muscle on the night’s first restart, taking a shot at the top three but Busch’s three wide move on the bottom gave him second and he raced hard under Laperle, looking for the lead. The pair ran side by side for five laps until Laperle took control once again. Cassius Clark used the restart to race by Legendre for third and Pole was shuffled back to fourth.

Legendre was fading and on lap 112 his flat right front brought out the second caution, setting upan opportunity for Busch to challenge Laperle. Busch got the job done, and Joey Pole got by Clark for third.

Clark raced past and Laperle three laps later and tried to mount a challenge on Busch. The third and final caution of the night flew on lap 143, giving Clark one last shot at victory.
Clark gave it his all but Busch kept the point and raced home under the checkers to claim his first PASS driver’s win by a margin of .676 seconds. Lonnie Sommerviille put on a charge to beat Laperle for third and Johnny Clark snuck by Pole to claim a top five spot with three to go.

Busch joins Lonnie Sommerville and Gary Smith as a first time PASS North race winner in 2011. Busch already has a PASS South car owner’s Championship to his credit; that title came in 2008 with Alex Haase at the wheel.

Seventeen of the thirty four starters completed all 150 laps in a race that took just under an hour to complete. Patrick Laperle posted the fastest race lap, a 15.601 at 86.533 MPH.

Busch, Laperle and Donnie Whitten won the qualifiers.

PASS North takes a weekend off before traveling to the “Action Track of the East”, Seekonk (MA) Speedway on Saturday August 6th.

All the latest standings, news and photos can be found at Seekonk Speedway’s web address is .


Unofficial Results – PASS North 150 – Oxford Plains Speedway – Oxford ME 7/23

1 51 Kyle Busch Las Vegas NV 2 8 Cassius Clark Farmington ME 3 48 Lonnie Sommerville St. John NB CA 4 91 Patrick Laperle St. Denis QC 5 54 Johnny Clark Farmingdale ME 6 97 Joey Polewarczyk Hudson NH 7 2x Mike Rowe Turner ME 8 37VT Brian Hoar Georgia VT 9 4 Ben Rowe Turner ME 10 73 Joey Doiron Berwick ME 11 84 Scott Mulkern Falmouth ME 12 77 Scott Chubbuck Dresden ME 13 7 Donnie Whitten Wells ME 14 4S Jay Fogleman Durham NC 15 75 Gary Smith Bangor ME 16 27QC Alex Gingras, Quebec City QC 17 17 Travis Benjamin Morrill Me 18 10 Scott Dragon Colchester VT 19 28 Kirk Thibeau Fort Fairfield ME 20 20 Steven Legendre St. Johnsbury VT 21 14M Matt Frahm N Salem NH 22 4X Brad Babb Windham ME 23 0 Bill Penfold Oxford ME 24 17A Scott Alexander Orrington ME 25 88 Kyle DeSouza E. Providence RI 26 84QC Martin Latulippe QC 27 12 John Dabrowski W. Bridgewater MA 28 16 Kevin Roberge Levis QC 29 2 Matt Matheson Geary NB CA 30 14G Tracy Gordon Strong ME 31 47 Kelly Moore Scarborough ME 32 27X J F Dery Quebec City QC 33 53 Alan Wilson Hebron ME 34 21 David Oliver Standish ME

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