Bryan Lancaster of Skowhegan and the Bosworth brothers of Cornville were top winners in the Saturday afternoon’s Long John racing card at Unity Raceway. Other victories were posted by Eddie Gilblair Jr. of Skowhegan, Jamie Henderson of Litchfield, Kenny Robinson of East Machias, Tim Robinson of Clinton and Samantha Letourneau of Benton.

Qualifying races were also held to set the field for Sunday’s three main events (see information below). Late Model heat races were won by Ed Drake of Vassalboro, Nick Hinckley of Wiscasset and Gary Thorne of Sidney.

Racin’ Paper Super Street heat winners were Nate Weston of Madison and Mike Landry of Oakland. The three Keystone Automotive Wildcat heat races went to Andrew McLaughlin of Harrington, Corey Morgan of Lewiston and Carl McAlpine of Burnham.

Lancaster prevailed in dominant fashion, leading all but a few brief seconds of the Uncle Henry’s Late Model Pro Four main event. Aaron Adams made his debut in the division aboard Corey Walker’s championship-winning race car and finished in second position, with Jerry Robbins driving his newly-acquired mount to a third-place finish. Alex Fernald of Benton moved up from the Enduro Division he championed this season to claim a fourth-place finish, with Brent Chase of Burnham ending in fifth position.

Brad Bosworth of Cornville survived a last-lap charge by Kyle Hewins of Leeds to prevail in Aable Auto Parts Flyin’ 4 Division competition. Jeff Hebert of Auburn ended up with second-place hardware, with third claimed by Hewins after rebounding from a late spin. Cole Robinsion of Clinton was fourth, followed by Kyle Treadwell of Auburn.

Jayson Bosworth of Cornville continued his late-season run of good fortune in the Geo & Sons Teen Thunder class with another feature event victory. Recent first-time winner Ricky Pease of Detroit was second under the checkered flag, with Emma Libby claiming a third-place finish in her first Unity Raceway appearance. Ryan Modery of Hermon and Kyle Robinson of Clinton rounded out the top five.

Eddie Gilblair Jr. of Skowhegan carried the checkered flag after a wire-to-wire win in a 15-lap invitational event for weekly Unity Raceway Wildcat competitors. The winner’s father, Ed Gilblair of Skowhegan, who finished in second position, just an inch or two ahead of Ed Sleeper of Vassalboro.

Samantha Letourneau of Benton romped to victory in the Waterville Oaks Ladies Division, easily outdistancing runner-up Christie Foster of Norridgewock and third-place finisher Alica Goodwin of Clinton.

Tim Robinson of Clinton won the Enduro race after apparent victor Lance Chapman was disqualified for technical infractions. Mickey Landry of Norridgewock ended with a second-place finish, with third-place hardware awarded to Kayla Allen of Bucksport. Daymon Dodge of Troy and Jamie Knight of Vassalboro rounded out the top 10.

Jamie Henderson of Litchfield made a late charge to the front to win Wicked Good Vintage Racing Association Late Model feature race. Wally Henderson of Litchfield was the runner-up, with George Cantwell of Hermon, Keith Smalley of Warren and Dick McPhail of Fairfield rounding out the top five.

Kenny Robinson of East Machias prevailed in the main event for Wicked Good Vintage Racing Association Outlaws, taking the lead from Kris Watson of Hermon on the final lap. Greg Veinote of Newburgh was third across the line, followed by Tim Reynolds of Bradley and Duane Dunifer of Hermon.

Sunday results

On Oct. 10, Long John Sunday brought the curtain down on the 2010 season. Late Models race 100 laps, with 75-lap event on tap for Super Streets and Wildcats. Three other main events rounded out the card.

Andy Saunders of Ellsworth, in just his third race since ending an absence of several years from the cockpit of an oval track race car, showed the rust was gone with a win in the 33-car, 100-lap Long John Late Model Division race.

Saunders, who quit driving for years to help his daughter’s drag racing efforts, patiently awaited his opportunities — many of which were brought about by one of the event’s many restarts — to get by pole sitter and early leader Ed Drake of Vassalboro after an entertaining battle up in front of the field.

Once in front, Saunders maintained a comfortable advantage as he negotiated lapped traffic almost flawlessly until the checkered flag. Drake spent much of the last half of the century grind locked in a battle for runner-up honors with Poncho Darveau of Chelsea. Drake won that battle, with Darveau claiming the final podium finishing position. Brenton Parritt of Steuben charged back from early difficulties to cross the line in fourth position, with Palmyra racer Ajay Picard rounding out the top five.

Nick Huff of Orrington got by pole sitter, and reigning track champion, Nate Weston of Madison to earn a trip to victory lane following the 75-lap feature for the Racin’ Paper Super Street Division. Shane Tatro of Levant made it through most of the field and into second place as the checkered flag, but he never mounted a serious challenge to winner Huff, who finished second to Weston in the final 2010 championship standings at Unity Raceway. Mike Landry of Oakland was an early contender for the lead, and ended up with a third-place finish. Weston rebounded from several pit stops to claim a fourth-place finish. Kris Watson of Hermon rounded out the top five.

Justin Trombley of Winter Harbor easily wired the field in a caution-free 35-lap main event for the Monster Energy Drink Monsta Mini Division. Reggie Bickford of Oakland was the best of the rest throughout the race, while Dylan Lancaster of Skowhegan prevailed in a race-long battle against reigning division champion Mike Wilson of Chelsea for third position. Jonathan Smith was the fifth driver to cross under the checkered flag.

Ryan Chadwick of Wiscasset outran Donny Silva of Hudson in the Enduro race. Daymon Dodge of Troy claimed the third-place trophy.

Ed Sleeper of Vassalboro claimed victory in the final race of the season at Unity, a five-lap Ramp Race. Ben Clark of Clinton got the second-place trophy, in front of Donny Silva of Hudson.

Unity Raceway’s champions and other notable racers will be honored at the track’s annual awards banquet, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 19 at the Winslow VFW. The ticket deadline is Friday, Nov. 12. For more information call, 453-2021 or visit online at

The individual results from Saturday’s racing were:

Uncle Henry’s Late Model Pro Four (30 laps) — 1. Bryan Lancaster, Skowhegan; 2. Aaron Adams, Avon; 3. Jerry Robbins, Liberty; 4. Alex Fernald, Benton; 5. Brent Chase, Burnham; 6. Adam Polvinen, Oxford; and 8. Tim Robinson, Clinton.

Aable Auto Parts Flyin’ 4 (30 laps) — 1. Brad Bosworth, Cornville; 2. Jeff Hebert, Auburn; 3. Ryan Hewins, Leeds; 4. Cole Robinson, Clinton; 5. Kyle Treadwell, Auburn; 6. Kris Matchett, Skowhegan; 7. Zach Audet, New Sharon; 8. Mike Fernald, Benton; and 9. Chuck Robbins, Montville.

Waterville Oaks Ladies — 1. Samantha Letourneau, Benton; 2. Christie Foster, Norridgewock; and 3. Alica Goodwin, Clinton.

Geo & Sons Teen Thunder — 1. Jayson Bosworth, Cornville; 2. Ricky Pease, Detroit; 3. Emma Libby, Glenburn; 4. Ryan Modery, Hermon; 5. Kyle Robinson, Clinton; 6. Chad Wills, Leeds; 7. D.C. Alexander, Carmel; 8. Mike Fernald, Benton; and 9. Emily McAlpine, Burnham.

Wildcat Invitational (15 laps) — 1. Eddie Gilblair Jr., Skowhegan; 2. Ed Gilblair Sr., Skowhegan; 3. Ed Sleeper, Vassalboro; 4. Andy Turbovsky, Winslow; 5. Chris King, Burnham; 6. Carl McAlpine, Burnham; and 7. Mike Moore, Smithfield.

Wicked Good Vintage Racing Association Late Models — 1. Jamie Henderson, Litchfield; 2. Wally Henderson, Litchfield; 3. George Cantwell, Hermon; 4. Keith Smalley, Warren; 5. Dick McPhail, Fairfield; 6. Steve Kaler, Warren; 7. Mark Golden, Palermo, 8. Jeff Willett, Winslow; 9. Roger Raymond, Hartland; 10. Norris Willett, Winslow; and 11. Driver’s name unavailable.

Wicked Good Vintage Racing Association Outlaws — 1. Kenny Robinson, East Machias; 2. Kris Watson, Hermon; 3. Greg Veinote, Newburgh; 4. Tim Reynolds, Bradley; 5. Duane Dunifer, Hermon; 6. Mike Millett, Bradley; 7. Lyle Turtelotte, Lagrange; 8. Bub Wilcox, Levant; and 9. Paul Pierce, Hope.

Enduro (top five of 15) — 1. Tim Robinson, Clinton; 2. Mickey Landry, Oakland; 3. Kayla Allen, Bucksport; 4. Daymon Dodge, Troy; and 5. Jamie Knight, Vassalboro.

The individual results from Sunday’s racing were:

Late Model (100 laps) — 1. Andy Saunders, Ellsworth, 2. Ed Drake, Vassalboro; 3. Poncho Darveau, Chelsea; 4. Brenton Parritt, Steuben; 5. Ajay Picard, Palmyra; 6. Chuck Colby, Newcastle; 7. Will Collins, Appleton; 8. Mike Hodgkins, Jefferson; 9. David Folsom I, Skowhegan; 10. 54 Ryan Deane, Winterport; 11. 18 Gary Smith, Bangor; 12. 28 Rowland Robinson Jr., Steuben; 13. Mike Hopkins, Hermon; 14. Steve Rackliff, Starks; 15. Nick Hinckley, Wiscasset; 16. Dean Smart, Bradley; 17. Dale Swoboda, Hermon; 18. Markus Lowe, Jackson; 19. Milo Haney, Connor; 20. Willy Pelotte, Oakland; 21. Richard Jordan, Kingfield; 22. Scott Pooler, Vassalboro; 23. Frank Moulton, Burnham; 24. Dylan Turner, Freedom; 25. Gary Thorne, Sidney; 26. Kris Watson, Hermon; 27. Josh St. Clair, Liberty; 28. David Folsom II, Skowhegan; 29. Louis Picard, Palmyra; 30. Joey Doyon, Winterport; 31. Danny Smart, Buxton; and 33. John Rideout, Washington.

Racin’ Paper Super Street (75 laps) — 1. Nick Huff, Orrington; 2. Shane Tatro, Levant; 3. Mike Landry, Oakland; 4. Nate Weston, Madison; 5. Kris Watson, Hermon; 6. Allen Moeller, Sr., Dresden; 7. Brad Bellows, China Village; 8. Allen Moeller Sr., Dresden; 9.  Dean Smart, Bradley; 10. Duane Seekins, Stockton Springs; 11. Jeremy Glasier, Appleton; 12. Brian Fortin, Winslow; 13. Cody Brassburg, Frankfort; 14. Artie Maguire, Bucksport; 15. Steve Moulton, Holden; 16. Bobby Seger, Frankfort; and 16. Anthony Milano, St. Albans.

Keystone Automotive Industries Wildcat (75 laps) — 1. Carl McAlpine, Burnham; 2. Corey Morgan, Lewiston; 3. Jim Shorey, Lebanon; 4. Bryan Robbins, Montville; 5. Mac Hannan, Union; 6. Bradley Norris, Ellsworth; 7. Ian Bresnahan, West Bath; 8. Shawn Hamel, Bangor; 9. Jim Carr Jr., Clifton; 10. Ed Gilblair, Sr., Skowhegan; 11. Mike St. Germain, Auburn; 12. Nate Yeaton, Lisbon Falls; 13.Ryan Robbins, Dixfield; 14. Vanna Brackett, Buckfield; 15. Dave Langlais, Springvale; 16. Kurt Hewins, Leeds; 17. Andrew McLaughlin, Harrington; 18. Andy Turbovsky, Winslow; 19. Chris King, Burnham; 20. Ed Sleeper, Vassalboro; 21. Skip Tripp, South Paris; 22. Chuck Harmon, Amity; 23. Mike Moore, Smithfield; 24. Scott Collins, Jay; 25. Zach Bowie; Lisbon; and 26. Jordan Pearson, Glenburn.

Monster Energy Drink Monsta Mini (35 laps) — 1. Justin Trombley, Winter Harbor; 2. Reggie Bickford, Oakland; 3. Dylan Lancaster, Skowhegan; 4. Mike Wilson, Chelsea; 5. Jonathan Smith, Sidney; 6. Lance Chapman, Benton; 7. Tim Robinson, Clinton; 8. John Fortin, Vassalboro; and 9. Kyle Gallant, Veazie.

Enduro (top three of 18) — 1. Ryan Chadwick, Wiscasset; 2. Donny Silva, Hudson; and 3. Daymon Dodge, Troy.

Ramp Race — 1. Ed Sleeper, Vassalboro; 2. Ben Clark, Clinton; and 3. Donny Silva, Hudson.

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