WISCASSET — Racing was underway at Wiscasset Speedway on Saturday, June 19 when the clouds came in and rain soaked the track. However, nothing could keep Group 1 racing from the track. After a one-hour delay, and track drying, the drivers got back on the 3/8-mile speedway.

Group 1 also was joined by the NELCAR Legends for racing Saturday night.

Fathers and sons perhaps are the tightest of bonds in the racing world. It is a time-honored tradition for dads to pass along their knowledge of racing to their sons and someday “pass the torch.”

It is an extra special occasion when fathers and sons get to race together on the track head to head for a win.

That opportunity came on Saturday night on Father’s Day weekend at Wiscasset Speedway when Michael and Kenny Harrison lined up side-by-side on the front row for a midrace restart in the Maxwell’s Market Super Street feature. In the end, it was the student who beat the teacher as Michael took the checkered flag in the 30-lap feature and left his dad Kenny to claim third.

It was the first time in Michael’s eight-year racing career he shared victory lane with his dad — a veteran of nearly 30 years in the sport.

Bobby Mesimer of Woolwich turned in his best performance of the season top finish second.

The Harrison family reunion wrapped the Saturday night program that also saw action in the Pro Stocks, 4-Cylinder Pros, and Thunder 4 Minis, plus the first appearance of the year for the NELCAR Legends.

In the Schooner Bay Taxi Thunder 4 Mini’s 35-lap spotlight feature, David Cook of Jay took advantage of a handful of cautions to charge from the back of the pack to take the win. It was his track-high third win of the season. Jeff Farrington of Alna also had a good run through the field to claim second. Following a midrace spin by co-points leaders Doug Degroat and Michael Golding, Shane Webber of New Vinyard moved in and took the third-place trophy. In doing so, he took over the points lead in the competitive division.

The Norm’s Used Cars Pro Stocks saw action all over the track in their 40-lap feature. Several cautions for minor spins shook up the running order and kept the action level on high. Nick Reno of West Bath set the early pace, as he built a nearly full straightaway lead. But the handle went away on the #77 car as the race approached halfway. Two-time reigning champ Nick Hinkley took advantage and finally managed to take the lead from Reno on lap 30. From there he cruised to his second victory of the season. While the battle for the lead went on up front, a pair of cars charged their way from the back of the pack. Kevin Douglass of Sidney made a late run up the outside and secured the second-place finish. He was followed across the stripe by Garrett Hall of Scarborough, who made his second appearance of the season.

The NELCAR Legends were the next class on the track and managed to get in the first seven laps of their 25-lap feature when a passing shower put a temporary halt to the action. The rain delay and subsequent track drying lasted nearly an hour, but the Legends picked up where they left off. The battle up front was heated as young guns Trevor Krause, Luke Lebrun and Coly Meserve tangled for the top spot. Krause took charge of the race and cruised to the victory. Meserve took home the second-place trophy and third went to veteran racer Bob Weymouth of Topsham. For Weymouth, it was a strong run, as he withstood challengers on a pair of late-race restarts to claim the final spot in victory lane

The Brackett’s Market 4-Cylinder Pro 25-lap feature went caution-free as veteran Ryan Hayes of Jefferson took the win, his second of the season. Chasing him across the line just a couple of car lengths behind was 11-year old Daniel Harding of Fairfield for the first trophy of his rookie campaign. Ben Burgess of Hartford picked up his second trophy of the season, as he finished third.

The results from June 19 racing were:

Schooner Bay Taxi Thunder 4 Minis (35 laps) – 1, David Cook, Jay; 2, Jeff Farmington, Alna; 3, Shane Webber, New Vinyard; 4, Doug Degroat, Oxford; 5, Hunter Dodge, Freeport; 6, Jeff Davis, Woolwich; 7, Jeff Atherton, Athens; 8, Paul Hopkins, Camden; 9, Michael Golding, Pownal; 10, Brody Badeau, Wayne; and 11, A.J. Jordan, Clinton.

Norm’s Used Cars Pro Stocks (40 laps) – 1, Nick Hinkley, Wiscasset; 2, Kevin Douglass, Sidney; 3, Garrett Hall, Scarborough; 4, Kevin Morse, Woolwich; 5, Jamie Wright, Woolwich; 6, Josh. St. Clair, Liberty; 7, Rodney Brooks, Warren; 8, Logan Melcher, Fayette; 9, Shane Lane, North Anson; 10, Scott Chubbuck, Borodin; 11, Nick Reno, West Bath; and 12, Joey Peaslee, Thomaston.

Brackett’s Market 4-Cyl. Pro (25 laps) – 1, Ryan Hayes, Jefferson; 2, Daniel Harding, Fairfield; 3, Ben Burgess, Fairfield; 4, Kaden Neptune, Mount Vernon; 5, Cole Binette, Lyman; 6, Nicole Benincasa, Buxton; 7, Andy Kaherl, Saco; 8, Taylor Lane, Phillips; 9, Josh Hall, Mount Vernon; and 10, Jett Decker, Chesterville.

Maxwell’s Market Super Streets (30 laps) – 1, Michael Harrison, Durham; 2, Bobby Mesimer, Wiscasset; 3, Kenny Harrison, Durham; 4, Jason Oakes, Boothbay; 5, P.J. Merrill, Canton; 6, Matt Beers, Farmingdale; 7, Mike Hodgkin, Jefferson; 8, Devin Curit, Saco; 9, James Orsmond, Wiscasset; 10, Colby Peacock, Yarmouth; 11, Darick Barker, Durham; 12, David Greenleaf, Westport; 13, Glen Reynolds, Turner; 14, Mike Wallace, Wiscasset; 15, Dan Nessmith, Chelsea; 16, Dominic Curit, Saco; 17, Dan Trask, Chelsea; and 18, Derek Pearson, Glenburn.

G.O. Motorsports NELCAR Legends (25 laps) – 1, Trevor Krause, Gorham; 2, Colby Meserve, Buxton; 3, Bob Weymouth, Topsham; 4, Zack Godbout, Mount Vernon; 5, Eric Williams, Hudson, Mass.; 6, Frankie Sweeney, Weymouth, Mass.; 7, Peter Craig, Poland; 8, Jack Kelly, Weymouth, Mass.; 9, Ed Getty, Windham; 10, Noah Alexander, Orrington; 11, Luke Lebrun, Newton, Mass.; 12, Conner Holderback, Walcott, Conn.; 13, Ryan Rice, Biddeford; 14, David Kinney, Skowhegan; 15, Nate Alexander, Orrington; and 16, Aliyah Neale, Royalston, Mass.

Ken Minott of Wiscasset Speedway provided information for this story.