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    May 31, 2021

    Mother Nature wins at Wiscasset Speedway as Coastal 200 postponed

    In the world of auto racing, the old adage of “you win some, you lose some’ still applies. Unfortunately, Sunday afternoon, May 30 Mother Nature won out over a hopeful contingent of racers and fans who gathered for the annual Coastal 200 at Wiscasset Speedway. With the threat of rain, track officials made the decision to bump up the start time of the afternoon’s action by an hour, with a start time of 1 p.m. and …

  • Published
    September 4, 2019

    Ashline makes history at Wiscasset Speedway

    Wiscasset Speedway has spent much of the season celebrating its 50 years of racing history. More history was made over the weekend as Ben Ashline put his name in the record books by doing something no other driver had done. Near-perfect weather greeted fans as they packed the stands on Sunday, Sept. 1 for the Boss Hogg 150. The race was the highlight of a busy doubleheader weekend. Aug. 31 showcased Group 2 …

  • Published
    August 16, 2019

    Pinkham ends winless drought at Wiscasset Speedway

    Just a few years ago Wiscasset Speedway’s Super Street Division was a class on life support, on the verge of being eliminated. Fast forward to 2019 and the Maxwell’s Market Super Streets have not only rebounded and flourished, but have become one of the track’s most competitive divisions. That continued on Saturday night, Aug. 17, as Group 1 classes took to Wiscasset’s high banks for a regular race program. Bill …

  • Published
    August 8, 2019

    St. Clair tops large Late Model Sportsman field at Wiscasset Speedway

    While some divisions have struggled to maintain respectable car counts, Wiscasset’s Wood Pellet Warehouse Late Model Sportsman Division remains one of the largest and most competitive in the state as group two was in action on Saturday night, Aug. 3 at Wiscasset Speedway. Twenty-seven cars pitted for the night’s 50-lap main event, and Josh St Clair charged up from his 10th starting position and took the lead from …

  • Published
    July 24, 2019

    Wiscasset Speedway to celebrate 50 years July 27-28

    A special weekend approaches for Wiscasset Speedway, a weekend 50 years in the making. The track will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its opening with a pair of special events on Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28. The track, built by Wiscasset entrepreneur Wilford Cronk, held its first race on Sunday, July 27, 1969, and from that day has enjoyed the distinction of being Maine’s “fastest track.” The track has seen …

  • Published
    May 16, 2019

    Thorne wins Late Model opener, other drivers battle at Wiscasset

    A sunny, but blustery and cold night did not deter a large contingent of eager fans hungry for racing action on Saturday, May 11 as group 2 finally got the chance to get their season going along with the first appearance of 2019 for the Wicked Good Vintage Racers at Wiscasset Speedway. Zach Audet appeared to have a dominant win in his grasp in the spotlight feature for the Outlaw Minis until an electrical issue …

  • Published
    May 6, 2019

    Finally on track: Whorf wins Pro Stock thriller at Wiscasset Speedway

    April showers bring May flowers, but it also brought frustration to anxious race fans and drivers who waited to get the 2019 racing season started. After losing the first two races to weeks of persistent rain, Wiscasset Speedway finally was able to get in a show on Saturday, May 4. Group 1 got the call for their season-opener, plus the first of three Enduros on the schedule. Veteran racer Jeremie Whorff took home …

  • Published
    July 26, 2018

    Wiscasset Speedway celebrates 49th birthday

    Wiscasset Speedway celebrated 49 years on Saturday night, July 21, with a full card of race action, capped with a fireworks display. Group 2 had center stage with Late Models, Modifieds, Outlaw Minis and Strictly Streets, plus an annual appearance by the Senior Tour Auto Racers. The show also featured a special preview test session by the 350 SMAC Super Modifieds in advance of their historic appearance on …

  • Published
    July 17, 2018

    Reno, Harrison steer to victories at Wiscasset Speedway

    The names Reno and Harrison are ones fans are used to hearing at tracks throughout southern and central Maine, especially Wiscasset Speedway. Third-generation racer Nick Reno and second-generation driver Michael Harrison picked up key victories on Saturday night, July 14, to further cement their family legacy in the history of the track. Harrison picked up his first career Super Street win in the 25-lap feature …

  • Published
    July 11, 2018

    McLaughlin takes charge of Wiscasset Speedway Late Models

    Wiscasset Speedway rolled out a full card of action for a packed house on Saturday night, July 7. With the season turning to the second half, some division points battles tightened up while others became a bit more clear. Fans were treated to action in the Wood Pellet Warehouse Late Model Sportsman, Kennebec Equipment Rental Outlaw Minis, the Norm’s Used Cars Strictly Streets, the K&A Property Services Modifieds, …

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