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09/18/06


Can-Am to Host Fall 100 Enduro

LaFargeville NY…
Can-Am Motorsports and Entertainment Park will host a Fall 100 Enduro on Saturday, October 14, 2006. The event will also play host to Street Stocks, IMCA, 4 Wheeler Drags and One on One Spectator Races.
The enduro will be 100 laps open to all 4 and 6 cylinder hardtop cars, minivans or station wagons. The winner of the enduro will be up a cool $1,000 with second place getting $500 and third place receiving $300. There is a $50 entry fee for all Enduro drivers before October 7th, after the 7th it is a $65 entry fee. The entry fee does include one pit admission.
“This is something new we are trying and if it is a success then we will build this up to be on a regular basis,” stated Race Director Chip Burdick. “We are also hoping this to be a prelude for us to have bigger events in the winter and spring, making Can-Am a year around entertainment facility.”
The IMCA 20 lap feature will be an open event with the purse determined by car count. The Street Stock division will be an open event and race for $500 to the winner in their 20 lap main event. Street Stock drivers are asked to bring a copy of their home track rules. There will be 4 Wheeler Drags, hosting 4 different divisions and the winner of each division will pick up $150. One on One spectator events will also highlight the evening. The first man across the line will pick up $50 and the first female across the line will pick up $50. Those looking to participate in the One on One spectator event will have to hold a valid drivers license, have a registered car, and also have a helmet.
The October 14th event will begin at 4pm, with pit gates opening at 1pm and grandstands at 2pm. There is an October 15th rain date. Rules for the Enduro and also entry forms for the event can be found on the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com. For more information on the Fall 100 Enduro and other events at Can-Am Motorsports and Entertainment Park, contact Chip Burdick at (315) 405- 2559.


Alan Johnson takes Mr. DIRT 358 Series Win at the Battle of the Border

LaFargeville NY…
Danny O’Brien and Alan Johnson would lead the field to green with Danny taking the early command on the field. O’Brien would command the field for the first five laps but Alan was hot on his bumper. Alan would slide under Danny in turn two and come out on top of the field. On lap 11, Tim Fuller moved by O’Brien to take over the second position while Danny Johnson was knocking on O’Brien’s back bumper. The man on the move was Frankie Caprara who started in the 22nd position and by lap 16 had entered the top five. On lap 18, Tim Fuller flew high around Alan Johnson to take over the top spot as the leaders worked their way through lap traffic. Fuller would command the field as the moved in and out of lap traffic while Alan Johnson, Danny O’Brien, Frankie Caprara and Danny Johnson filled out the top five. Caprara moved under Danny O’Brien to take over the third position but Pat O’Brien made his presence known by taking the third position from Caprara. On lap 45, while maneuvering in and out of lap traffic, Alan Johnson was able to move under Fuller while going three wide into the second turn for the lead. Fuller fell back to second while he tried to use the same tactics as Johnson by using lap traffic to his advantage. Brothers Pat and Danny O’Brien staged a battle for the third and fourth position while Frankie Caprara sat and watched from his fifth place position. Danny O’Brien would come out on top of the battle while Caprara then moved under Pat O’Brien for the fourth position. With two yellows coming out in the few remaining laps of the race, Tim Fuller found himself on Alan Johnson’s back bumper. On the restart Fuller looked to move high around Johnson coming for the checkered flag but it was not enough as Alan Johnson took the Mr. DIRT 358 Series win at the 2006 version of the Battle of the Border.

In the 25 lap IMCA Feature event, Jeromy Cramer and Chris Taylor led the field to green with Cramer taking the early advantage into turn one. Larry Bezner took quick advantage and moved into the lead by moving under Cramer. Jake Rabetoy moved high around Ryan Scott and Brian Hudson to take over the third position while Jon Dumas was looking to take over the fifth position. The red flag flew on lap three when Bobby Thurston hopped the front tire of Brian Holder and rolled. Thurston was able to walk away from the incident. Larry Bezner lost control of his machine and spun high in turn three allowing Cramer to take over control of the car with Chris Taylor and Jon Dumas rounding out the top two. Jon Dumas moved under Ryan Scott and Jeromy Cramer to take the lead on the field. Tom Conlkin moved under Chris Taylor to take over the fifth position, while John Mason followed Conklin to take over the position. Mason was able to move under Conklin to take over the fourth position while Jon Dumas, Jeromy Cramer and Ryan Scott commanded the field. When the checkered flag flew, Jon Dumas would pick up the feature win.

In the 20 lap Street Stock Feature, Phillip Walker and Dave Mannise led the field to green with Walker taking the early lead on the field with Mannise, Todd Raabe, Sid Harmer and John Eiss rounding out the top five. Sid Harmer moved high around Raabe and Mannise to take over position number two while Mannise settled back into the fourth position. Todd Rabbe moved back under Walker and Harmer to take over the lead on the field. Harmer then took the opportunity to move high around Philip Walker to take over the second position while John Eiss took over position number five by moving under Dave Mannise. John Eiss and Philip Walker spun out on the backstretch allowing Steve Rookey and Josh Verne to inherit positions four and five. Josh Verne moved high around Steve Rookey to take over the fourth position while also swiping the third position by moving around Mannise. Steve Rookey then moved under Dave Mannise to take over the fourth position and began to challenge Verne for the third position and was able to take the spot. When the checkered flag flew, Todd Raabe picked up the feature win with Sid Harmer Jr. and Steve Rookey rounding out the top three.

Quick Results
Mr. DIRT 358 Modified Super DIRT Series (75 Laps)- ALAN JOHNSON, Tim Fuller, Pat O’Brien, Frankie Caprara, Danny O’Brien, Todd Stewart,
Kyle Dingwall, Lance Willix, Carey Terrance, Brian McDonald, Jeff Sykes, Mike Adderly, Scott Parliament, Kyle Jacobs, Andy Bachetti, Roger Chrysler, Eric Gavrueau, Jeff Marshall, Tim Kerr, Franciso Pierre, Danny Johnson, Rick McCready, Dave Reilley, Brett Hearn, Kevin Bates, Randy Chrysler, Justin Mason, Roy Tarbell, Adam Moore, Dale Planck

IMCA Feature (25 Laps) – JON DUMAS, Jeromy Cramer, Ryan Scott, John Mason, Chris Taylor, Tom Conklin, Lance LaLonde, JJ Courcy, Brian Hudson, Tom Docteur, Dale Jewett, Keith Doxtater, George Catanzano, Jake Radley, Brian Holder, Dan Hilts, Larry Bezner, Jake Rabetoy, Bobby Thurston, Eric Nier (DNS)

Street Stock Feature (20 Laps) – TODD RAABE, Steve Rookey, Sid Harmer Jr., Dave Mannise, Dana Aikins, Nathan Peckham, Ken Hamm, John Eiss, Chad Vallance, Adam Turner, Sid Harmer Sr., Eric Stores, Phillip Walker, Jeff Hunter, Troy Bennedict, Zeke McKeown, Al Doxtater Jr., Kevin Fetterly, Dave Pope, Jay Montour, Phil Marsden, Shawn Kirby, Preston Forbes, Mike Minutolo, Steve Gilmore, Dave Fetterly, Jack Johnson, Josh Verne


Can-Am Crowns Track Champions

Can-Am Motorsports and Entertainment Park has crowned their 2006 track champions for the Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman, Purestock and Thunder Car divisions. With Mother Nature washing out the final points night for 2006, making August 26th the final points night for the season.
Frankie Caprara picked up the Modified track championship with a slim ten point lead over Billy Decker. Caprara only picked up one win in the 2006 season, but with his consistent 12 top ten finishes in 12 starts allowed him to pick up the championship. Billy Decker finished a mere ten points behind Caprara with his three wins, and 11 top tens. Pat O’Brien finished two points behind Decker with three wins and 11 top tens. Billy Dunn finished in the fourth position with 546 points while big block rookie Kenny Stafford finished in fifth points with 510 points with his first career big block win coming at Can-Am in 2006. In the 358 Modified division, Billy Gill picked up the track championship with his nine solid top 358 finishes in 2006. Gill was followed by Andrew Howard, Bob Henry, Justin Mason and Adam Roberts.
In the DIRT Sportsman division, Chris Higgins picked up the 2006 Track Championship. Higgins finished the season with 770 points, six wins, and 14 top ten starts. Jack Meeks finished in the runner up position trailing Higgins by 16 points. Meeks held 4 wins to his credit in 2006 with 14 top ten starts. Robby Bellinger filled out the third position with 728 points and three wins to his credit. Billy Eisele finished in the fourth position while Mike Mandigo rounded out the top five.
Former Can-Am go-kart standout, Ryan Scott took home the 2006 IMCA track championship. Scott led the division with 525 points, three wins and 14 top ten finishes. Former track champion Dale Caswell took home position number two with 519. Caswell led the division with 6 wins this past season and 13 top ten finishes. John Mason took home the third position with 513 points, while Larry Bezner and Dan Hilts rounded out the top five.
Josh Verne picked up the 2006 Street Stock Championship in his rookie year with the purestocks. Verne finished out the season with seven career wins, 760 points and 13 top tens in 14 starts. Dave Pope held position number two with 724 points, five wins and 12 top tens. Jack Carr took home position number three with 14 top ten finishes. Ken Hamm filled out position number four with 602 total points and Philip Walker grabbed position number five with 466 total points for the 2006 season.
In the thunder car divisions, JR Durham took the 4 cylinder foreign division with 694 total points. Durham had ten wins in 13 starts in 2006. Mike Durham finished in the second position with 650 points and three wins. OJ White finished in the third position with a total of 628 points, with Nelson Bice and Mike Parker rounding out the top five.
In the 4 cylinder domestic division, Ray Bechler took the 2006 championship with 694 points. Bob Teft finished in the second position with 652 points and one win. Brian McConnell took the third spot with 512 points and Larry Teft and Rick Petrie rounded out the top five for the domestic division.
In the 6 Cylinder division, Verne Harris took first place honors with 682 points. Scott Lampson filled out the second position with 632 points and Matt Zira rounded out the top three. In the 8 Cylinder division, Al Harris took the championship with 672 points. Bill Youngs and Clint Middlemiss rounded out the top three.
In the Truck division, Mike Durham took the honors with 776 total points for 2006. David Blair filled out the second position with 682 points and Kris Bice rounded out the top three for the truck division.
While Can-Am has crowned their 2006 Track Champions, two major dates still remain on the 2006 schedule. Can-Am Motorsports and Entertainment Park will play host to two Mr. DIRT 358 Modified Series Races. The first will be at the Battle of the Border which will take place on September 10 at 6pm. The second will be apart of Super DIRT Week 2006 on Wednesday October 4th. For more information on both of these races along with a complete list of the 2006 Point standings check out the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com, or contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431.


Can-Am to Host Third Annual Battle at the Border

Can-Am Motorsports and Entertainment Park will play host to the 358 Super DIRT Series on September 10, 2006 as part of the Track’s Third Annual Battle at the Border. This event originally appeared on the track’s schedule to be run on September 9, 2006. However it was moved to Sunday, September 10, 2006 so as not to conflict with racing at Lebanon Valley Speedway.
The race will be the third stop on the Mr. DIRT 358 Series Schedule and will be the first of two Mr. DIRT 358 events that will be hosted at Can-Am, with the other event being held during Super DIRT Week 2006 on Wednesday October 4th at 7:00 PM.
The 358 DIRT Modified division will race for 75 laps with the winner picking up a cool $3,000. Last year, hometown favorite Tim Fuller picked up the checkers. This year, Fuller has made it to the speedway twice in 2006 and both times has taken the checkers, once in a 358 modified and once in a big block modified. Fuller’s way to victory lane will be contested by Brett Hearn, Alan Johnson and other series regulars along with track regulars Pat O’Brien, Bill Gill and Frankie Caprara.
An IMCA open event will also be part of the action of the Battle at the Border with the winner picking up $700 for the 25 lap feature main. The street stocks will also be on tap. Rules for the Street Stocks will be open to the drivers home track 2006 rules. The feature will be 20 laps with $500 going to the winner of the event.
Admission to the speedway for this event will be $20, students from the ages of 11 to 15 will be $10 and 10 and under will be free. Pit admission will be $25 for those that hold a DIRT/IMCA License and $30 for non-license.
Racing will begin promptly at 6 PM. Pit gates will open at 3 PM, with general admission gates opening at 4 PM. The drivers meeting will take place at 5 PM with hot laps following. Time Trials will begin at 5:45 with heat and feature action immediately afterwards.
For more information on the Battle at the Border 2006 please visit the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com or call the track office at (315) 658-4431.


Kenny Stafford Takes First Modified Career Win at Can-Am

LaFargeville NY…
Can-Am Motorsports and Entertainment Park kicked off their first full night of racing action under new ownership. Car Freshener Corporation was on hand to grace victory lane in the final regular points show of the 2006 season at the speedway.
In the 30 lap Modified feature, Scott Webb and Ryan Bartlett led the field to green with Webb grabbing the early lead. Tim O’Brien moved under Kenny Stafford to take over the third position. Frankie Caprara moved under Billy Dunn to take over the sixth position, while Justin Haers and Billy Decker were knocking on Dunn’s back bumper. Frankie Caprara moved under Tim O’Brien to take over the fifth position on the field while Scott Webb kept command of the pack. O’Brien fought back as he was able to take back the fifth position and also take over the third position from Tyler Bartlett and Bill Gill. Kenny Stafford moved under Scott Webb with six laps to go in the feature event to take over the lead on the field. Frankie Caprara continued to battle with Ryan Bartlett, Justin Haers, Billy Dunn and Pat O’Brien to round out the top ten. When the checkered flag would fly, Kenny Stafford would pick up his first career big block modified feature event.
Brandon Sweet and Josh Van Brocklin led the field to green in the 20 lap feature event, with Sweet taking command of the field. Robby Bellinger moved high around Van Brocklin to take over the second position while Billy Eisele and Chris Higgins rounded out the top five. Eisele moved under Van Brocklin to take over the fourth position while Scott Goodrich and Jack Meeks applied pressure to the top five. Robby Bellinger moved under Brandon Sweet to take over the lead on the field , while Billy Eisele also took advantage to take over the second position. When the checkered flag flew, Robby Bellinger picked up win number three this season.
In the 20 lap IMCA feature, Dale Jewett and Tom Docteur led the field to green with Jewett taking the early lead. Paul Calhoun wasted no time as he moved under Jewett to take over the top spot while Dale Caswell and John Mason filled out the top three. Dale Caswell moved high around Calhoun to take over the top spot, pushing Caswell back to the second position. Larry Bezner moved high around current point leader, Ryan Scott to take over position number five. When the checkered flag flew, Dale Caswell would pick up his sixth win in 2006.
In the 15 lap Purestock feature, Jack Carr and Phillip Walker led the field of 21 cars to the green flag. Walker took over the early lead on the field while Carr filled up second, Ken Hamm, Steve Rookie and Brandon Warner rounded out the top five. Josh Verne moved quickly into the top five as he moved under Jack Carr to take over position number five. Ken Hamm took over the lead on the field as he moved high around Walker for the lead, Josh Verne followed Hamm and took over the second position. Verne wasted no time by moved around Hamm to take over the top spot on the field. Dave Pope moved under Todd Raabe and Phillip Walker to take over position three and he began to apply pressure to Ken Hamm. Pope was able to slide under Hamm to take over the second position, with Kelly Pope and Steve Rookie rounding out the top five. When the checkered flag flew, Josh Verne would pick up win number seven at Can-Am in 2006.
In the Thunder Car division, Ray Bechler and JR Durham picked up the four cylinder domestic and foreign feature wins. In the 6/8 cylinder division, Scott Lampson and Bill Youngs were victorious and Mike Durham took home the truck checkered.
Next week Can- Am will host their final night of points in which the track champions in all divisions will be crowned. To spice up the action, the night will host double points for all divisions except for the IMCA division. The points chase is so tight that it could be anyone’s game.
Gates open at 5pm with racing beginning at 7pm. For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (30 Laps) – KENNY STAFFORD, Scott Webb, Tim O’Brien, Bill Gill (SB), Frankie Caprara, Justin Haers, Billy Decker, Pat O’Brien, Ryan Bartlett, Billy Dunn, Willy Decker (SB), Mike Adderly, Zach Aubertine, Tyler Bartlett, Cricket Mandigo (SB), Jason Potter, Andrew Howard (SB), John Ramsey

Sportsman (20 Laps)- ROBBY BELLINGER, Billy Eisele, Scott Goodrich, Chris Higgins, Mark Webb, Josh Van Brocklin, Jack Meeks, Jeff Stevenson, Mike Mandigo, Brad Winters, John Mason, Jeff Robinson, Dana Aikins, Brandon Sweet, Larry Lamb, Jeff Bannister (DNS)

IMCA (20 Laps)- DALE CASWELL, Paul Calhoun, John Mason, Larry Bezner, Tom Conklin, Ryan Scott, Brian Holder, Lance LaLonde, Dale Jewett, Dan Hilts, Chris Thurston, Aaron Jacobs, Rick Duskas, Jon Dumas, Tom Docteur, Rush Walts, Brian Hudson (DNS)

Purestock (15 Laps)- JOSH VERNE, Dave Pope, Brandon Warner, Kelly Pope, Ken Hamm, Chuck Cushman, Jeff Hunter, Preston Forbes, Shawn Kirby, Jack Carr, Phillip Walker, Ronnie White, Steve Rookie, Todd Raabe, John Eiss, Sid Harmer Jr., Dana Aikins, Craig Collier, Sid Harmer Sr., Tiger Chapman, Charles Barkley (DNS)

4 Cylinder Domestic- RAY BECHLER, Jim Quinn, Dan Way, Chuck Monica, Bob Teft, Larry Teft, Brian Merkley, Brian McConnell, Rick Petrie, Randy Bowman, Jock Symonds (DNS)

4 Cylinder Foreign- JR DURHAM, Nelson Bice, Mike Durham, Michael Stewart, OJ White

6/8 Cylinder- Scott Lampson, Verne Harris – Bill Youngs, Al Harris, Russell Bice, Sue Harper

Truck- MIKE DURHAM, Kris Bice, Kevin Bice, David Blair Jr., Mike Thomas, John Van Tassel


Decker, Higgins, Duskas, Caswell and Verne Take Can-Am Checkers

LaFargeville NY…
John Ramsey and Jason Potter led the field of 17 cars to the green flag in the 30 lap Modified feature. Ramsey took over the early lead on the field while Potter, Stafford, Adederly and Billy Gill rounded out the top five. Billy Decker moved high around Billy Gill to take over the fifth position while Pat O’Brien moved right in behind Decker in the sixth position. Billy Decker moved high around Adderly to take over the fourth position and then moved under Kenny Stafford to enter the top three. Pat O’Brien followed Decker as he took over position number four. Tim O’Brien and Frankie Caprara moved into the top eight positions and began to battle their way to the front, meanwhile Decker took over position number two. Billy Decker made the power moved around Ramsey to take over the top position, while Pat O’Brien took advantage by moving under Ramsey to take over position number two. Frankie Caprara moved by Tim O’Brien and Mike Adderly to enter the top five. Caprara moved under Stafford to take over the fourth position as Caprara set his sights on the top three. Justin Haers moved high around John Ramsey and Frankie Caprara to take over position number three while Billy Decker and Pat O’Brien led the field. Decker would go on to collect win number four in 2006 at Can-Am.
In the 20 lap Sportsman Feature, Josh Van Brocklin and Mark Webb led the field to green with Van Brocklin leading the field out of turn four to complete lap one. Brandon Sweet slid under Chris Higgins to take over third but Higgins fought back to take over the third position. Chris Higgins moved under Mark Webb to take over second and then took over the lead from Josh Van Brocklin. Jack Meeks moved into the top four by moving by Billy Eisele while Robby Bellinger applied pressure to the top five. Jack Meeks moved under Mark Webb to take over the second position while Robby Bellinger moved under Billy Eisele for fourth. Meeks and Webb would try and track down Higgins but would be unsuccessful as Chris Higgins picked up win number six on the season.
In the first IMCA Modified Feature event, Dale Jewett and Keith Doxtater led the field to green in the Tyler Mason Memorial feature. Jewett jumped out to the early lead on the field while Rick Duskas and Dan Hilts followed. Duskas slid under Jewett to take over the lead while Hilts, Calhoun and Bezner filled out the top five. Dan Hilts and Calhoun moved back into the top three. Paul Calhoun moved under Dan Hilts and took over second while John Mason took advantage and took over the third position. John Mason moved under Paul Calhoun to take over the second position, Mason would look at the back of Duskas but it wasn’t enough as Duskas would pick up win number two in 2006.
In the second IMCA Feature event, Keith Doxtater and Steve Hall led the field to green while Hall took over the early lead on the field. Jon Dumas moved under Hall to take over the lead on the filed while Larry Bezner followed Dumas to command the second position. Dale Caswell moved under Larry Bezner to take over the lead while Dumas, Ryan Scott and John Mason rounded out the top five. Ryan Scott moved high around John Dumas to take over third while Paul Calhoun was looking on the back of Rick Duskas’s bumper for the fifth position. When the checkered flag flew, Caswell picked up the win over Ryan Scott and Larry Bezner.
Charles Barkley and Jack Carr commanded the field in the 15 lap purestock feature. Barkley took over the early lead on the field but it was short lived as Ken Hamm moved into the lead by lap two. Josh Verne, Todd Raabe and Tiger Chapman rounded out the top five. Phillip Walker moved underneath Ken Hamm to take over the lead while Josh Verne watched from his third place position. Josh Verne moved under Ken Hamm to take over the lead while Tiger Chapman also moved under Hamm to take over the second position. Walker take a lesson from the top two as he took over position number three. Chapman and Raabe were later disqualified in post race inspection.
Bob Teft picked up the 4 cylinder domestic feature with Steve Malbouf and Ray Bechler rounding out the top three. JR Durham, Nelson Bice, and Mike Durham were the top three in the 4 cylinder foreign feature. Jiggs Jones and Bill Youngs won the 6/8 Cylinder Feature event while Mike Durham picked up the truck feature event.
Next week at Can-Am, the track will host $20 a car load night. There will also be Twin 15’s for the Sportsman division along with a regular points night for the Modified, IMCA and Purestock division. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (30 Laps) – BILLY DECKER, Pat O’Brien, Justin Haers, Frankie Caprara, Billy Dunn, John Ramsey, Kenny Stafford, Tim O’Brien, Mike Adderly, Jason Potter, Ryan Bartlett, Bill Gill (SB), Perry Francis, Andrew Howard (SB), Scott Webb, Tyler Bartlett, Zach Aubertine

Sportsman (20 Laps)- CHRIS HIGGINS, Jack Meeks, Mark Webb, Robby Bellinger, Billy Eisele, Scott Goodrich, Mike Mandigo, Josh Van Brocklin, Brad Winters, John Mason, Brandon Sweet, Jeff Bannister, Jeff Stevenson, Larry Lamb

Tyler Mason M emorial IMCA Feature 1 (15 Laps) – RICK DUSKAS, John Mason, Dale Caswell, Ryan Scott, Dan Hilts, Jon Dumas, Larry Bezner, Steve Hall, Keith Doxtater, Tom Docteur, Lance LaLonde, Brian Holder, Chris Taylor, Paul Calhoun, Dale Jewett, Rush Walts, Brian Hudson (NS), Neal Edgar (NS)

Tyler Mason Memorial IMCA Feature 2 (15 Laps)- DALE CASWELL, Ryan Scott, Larry Bezner, Paul Calhoun, Rick Duskas, Steve Hall, Tom Docteur, Dan Hilts, Dale Jewett, Brian Holder, Chris Taylor, Rush Walts, Jon Dumas, John Mason, Keith Doxtater, Lance LaLonde (DNS), Brian Hudson (DNS), Neal Edgar (DNS)

Purestock (15 Laps) – JOSH VERNE, Phillip Walker, Ken Hamm, Steve Rookie, Sid Harmer Sr., Jack Carr, Sid Harmer, Jeff Hunter, Charles Barkley, John Eiss, Steve Wood, Dave Pope, Tiger Chapman (DQ),Todd Raabe (DQ), Steve Vaadi (DNS), Shawn Kirby (DNS)

4 Cylinder Domestic – BOB TEFT, Steve Malbouf, Ray Bechler, Chuck Monica, Jim Quinn, Brian McConnell, Dan Way, Randy Bowman, Larry Teft

4 Cylinder Foreign- JR DURHAM, Nelson Bice, Mike Durham, OJ White

6/8 Cylinder- Jiggs Jones, Verne Harris, Scott Lampson – Bill Youngs, Al Harris, Clint Middlemiss

Truck – MIKE DURHAM, Kris Bice, Mike Thomas, Russell Bice, David Blair Jr.


Caprara, Bellinger, Caswell and Verne Take Checkers

LaFargeville NY… On a beautiful night in LaFargeville NY, Can-Am Motorsports Park had featured regular racing for all divisions with a special show for the Modified division as many DIRT tracks did not feature modifieds.
In the 30 lap Modified Feature, John Ramsey and Jason Potter led the field of 19 cars to the green flag. Ramsey took over the early lead while Mike Adderly worked into the third position. Billy Dunn moved from his tenth place starting position to take over position number four on lap four by moving high around Tim O’Brien and Jason Potter. Scott Webb moved low under John Ramsey to take over the led on the field while Mike Adderly looked to track down the top two. Frankie Caprara and Tim O’Brien entered the top six while Mike Adderly moved under Ramsey for second position. Tim O’Brien moved around Adderly to take over the second position while Justin Haers, Adderly, Caprara and Pat O’Brien rounded out the top six. Frankie Caprara moved high around Haers to take over the fourth position and also took Adderly for third. Tim O’Brien moved under Webb to take over the lead while Caprara moved right up on their back bumper. Caprara flew by O’Brien on the bottom while Pat O’Brien moved into the top three. When the checkered flag flew Caprara would pick up win number two on the season while Tim O’Brien and Pat O’Brien would round out the top three.
Josh Van Brocklin and Mark Web led the field to the start in the 20 lap Sportsman Feature. Webb took over the early lead while Billy Eisele and Chris Higgins filled out the top three. Robby Bellinger moved into the lead when Chris Higgins and Mark Webb made contact sending both to the back of the pack. Jack Meeks moved under Billy Eisele and Jordan Bennett to take over the fourth position. Meanwhile Robby Bellinger and Scott Goodrich had a solid lead on the rest of the field. Chris Higgins moved from sixth to third as he moved under Meeks, Mandigo and Eisele. Meeks used this to his advantage as he moved under Mandigo and Eisele for the fifth position. Higgins moved under Goodrich on a lap 16 restart, while Jack Meeks moved high around Mandigo for fourth. When the checkered flag flew, Robby Bellinger took the win over Chris Higgins and Scott Goodrich.
In the IMCA Feature Tom Docteur and Nicolas Bradt led the field to green with Docteur taking the lead on the field. Ryan Scott moved into second while Bradt filled out third. Tom Conklin and John Mason moved under Bradt to take over the third and fourth position, meanwhile Ryan Scott moved under Docteur for the lead. John Mason and Dale Caswell moved under Tom Conklin to take over the second and third position while Dan Hilts entered the top five. Caswell moved under Mason and Scott to take over the lead while Lance LaLonde moved past Hilts for fifth. Caswell would go on to collect win number five on the season, while Ryan Scott and John Mason rounded out the top three.
Francis White and Jack Carr led the purestock feature to green with Todd Raabe entering the top spot from his fourth place starting post. Dave Pope moved high around Ken Hamm to take over the fourth position while Josh Verne took over the lead of the field. Eiss moved high around Philip Walker to take over the third position on the field and began to set his sights on Raabe and Eiss. Verne would go on to pick up win number five on the season with Raabe and Eiss rounding out the top three.
Jim Quinn took the 4 cylinder domestic feature, while JR Durham took the 4 cylinder foreign feature. Bill Youngs and Scott Lampson took the 6/8 cylinder win and Mike Durham took the truck win.
Next week at Can-Am Motorsports Park, the speedway will host the Tyler Mason Memorial event with a special Twin 15 event for the IMCA Modifed. All other divisions will be in action for a regular night of racing. For more information contact the speedway office at 315-658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (30 Laps) – FRANKIE CAPRARA, Tim O’Brien, Pat O’Brien, Justin Haers, Scott Webb, Billy Gill (SB), Mike Adderly, Billy Dunn, Zach Aubertine, Tyler Bartlett, Ryan Bartlett, Justin Mason (SB), Andy Howard (SB), Jason Potter, Cricket Mandigo (SB), Adam Roberts (SB), John Ramsey, Bob Bennett, Scott Parliament (DNS)

Sportsman (20 Laps) – ROBBY BELLINGER, Chris Higgins, Scott Goodrich, Jack Meeks, Billy Eisele, Mike Mandigo, Mark Webb, Jeff Stevenson, Josh Van Brocklin, Brad Winters, John Mason, Henery Desormeau, Jordan Bennett, Brandon Sweet, Larry Lam

IMCA Modified (20 Laps) –DALE CASWELL, Ryan Scott, John Mason, Tom Conklin, Lance LaLonde, Paul Calhoun, Jon Dumas, Dan Hilts, Tom Docteur, Keith Doxtater, Rick Duskas, Brian Holder, Nicolas Bradt, Larry Bezner, Chris Taylor, Brian Hudson (DNS)

Purestock (15 Laps)- JOSH VERNE, Todd Raabe, John Eiss, Dave Pope, Ken Hamm, Jack Carr, Philip Walker, Steve Vaadi, Steve Rookie, Francis White, Jeff Hunter, Sid Harmer Sr., Charles Barkley, Shawn Kirby

4 Cylinder Domestic – JIM QUINN, Ray Bechler, Jake McConnell, Ben Van Tassel, Brian McConnell, Bob Teft, Rick Petrie, Larry Teft, Chuck Monica, Jock Symonds, Dan Way

4 Cylinder Foreign – JR DURHAM, Nelson Bice, Michael Stewart, Mike Durham, Robert Martin, Mike Parker, Jeff Cronk, OJ White, William Law

6/8 Cylinder – Bill Youngs, Clint Middlemiss, Al Harris – Scott Lampson, Verne Harris

Trucks – MIKE DURHAM, Russell Bice, David Blair Jr., Kris Bice, John Van Tassel


Fuller, Meeks, Scott and Eiss Grab Can-Am Checkers

LaFargeville NY…
This past Saturday Can-Am Motorsports Park honored its fans with fan appreciation night, along with an autograph session. All regular divisions, Modified, Sportsman, IMCA Modifieds, Purestocks and Thunder Cars were in action with the evening being sponsored by Sherwin Williams and Hi-Lite.
In the 20 lap Sportsman Feature, Josh Van Brocklin and Mike Mandigo led the field to green with Van Brocklin jumping out to the early lead. Billy Eisele moved over Jack Meeks to take over the fifth position. Bellinger moved under Eisele for third while Meeks followed to pick up fourth. Bellinger moved under Mandigo to take over the second position, and Meeks followed Bellinger pushing Mandigo back to fourth. Meanwhile, Josh Van Brocklin was holding a commanding lead over the field. Chris Higgins brought out the yellow flag spinning in turn four, which bunched the field up. Meeks moved under Bellinger to take over the second position while Bellinger tried to challenge back for the position. With one lap to go, Jack Meeks slid under Bellinger to take over the lead and picked up the win.
In the Modified Feature, Jason Potter and Ryan Bartlett led the field to green with Bartlett taking the early lead. Billy Gill slid under Bartlett to take over the second position while Jason Potter to over the lead. Gill then moved by Potter to take over command of the field. Justin Haers moved under Potter to take over position number two while Frankie Caprara moved around Ryan Bartlett to take over fifth. Tim Fuller powered high around Decker and Caprara to take over the fifth, while Mike Adderly commanded the third position. Justin Haers slid under Bill Gill while Tim Fuller tried to put his number 19 at the front of the field. Haers and Fuller slid under Gill for the lead; Fuller then took control as he powered under Haers to take over the lead on the field. Pat Ward moved under Frankie Caprara to take over the fifth position and set his sights on his teammate, Billy Decker. Ward moved under Decker to take over the third position while Tim Fuller sailed onto to take the win.
In the IMCA feature, Dale Jewett and Brian Hudson led the field to green with Hudson taking the early lead on the field. Mark Webb moved his car to the front of the field and pushed Hudson back to second. By lap five, Larry Bezner moved into the lead from his seventh place starting position while Ryan Scott worked into the second position. By lap 11, Scott moved into the lead while Bezner moved back to second and Caswell filled out the top three. When the checkered flag flew, Scott would pick up win number three on the season.
Ken Hamm and Todd Raabe led the field to green in the purestock feature with Raabe taking the early lead on the field. Hamm took back over the lead on lap two while John Eiss moved into the second position. Eiss’s second place status was short lived as Dave Pope moved into the second position, leaving Eiss to take over the lead on the field. Eiss would go on to collect the win over Tiger Chapman and Dave Mannise.
Next week at the Speedway, we will offer a salute to Correctional Officers, as they will enjoy a special $5 admission price with ID. All regular divisions will be back in action, Modifieds, Sportsman, IMCA, Purestocks and Thunder cars. Racing begins at 7pm with gates opening at 5. Can-Am is located off I-81 at exit 49 on Route 411. For more information contact the Speedway office at (315) 658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (30 Laps) – TIM FULLER, Justin Haers, Pat Ward, Billy Decker, Frankie Caprara, Pat O’Brien, Ryan Phelps, Bill Gill (SB), Mike Adderly, Paul Kinney (SB), Scott Parliament (SB), Scott Webb, Kenny Stafford, Ryan Bartlett, Zach Aubertine, Jason Potter, Andy Howard (SB), DJ Forbes, Todd Van Tassel (SB), Justin Mason, Adam Roberts (SB),  Billy Dunn, Tim O’Brien, John Ramsey, Steve Bilow (SB), Cricket Mandigo (SB)

Sportsman (20 Laps) – JACK MEEKS, Mike Mandigo, Billy Eisele, Chris Higgins, Mark Webb, John Mason, Brandon Sweet, John Behron, Robby Bellinger, Josh Van Brocklin, Matt Janczuk, Scott Goodrich, Larry Lamb (DNS)

IMCA (20 Laps) – RYAN SCOTT, Larry Bezner, Dale Caswell, Brian Holder, Brian Hudson, John Mason, Paul Calhoun, Keith Doxtater, Chris Thurston, Dan Hilts, Dale Jewett, Rick Duskas, Jon Dumas, Tom Docteur, Tom Conklin, Neal Edgar

Purestocks (15 Laps) – JOHN EISS, Tiger Chapman, Dave Mannise, Curt Prevo, Jack Carr, Todd Raabe, Charles Barkley, Philip Walker, Francis White, Josh Verne, Ken Hamm, Brandon Warner, Shawn Kirby, Dana Aikins, Dave Pope, Steve Vaadi (DNS)

4 Cylinder Foreign- JR DURHAM, Nelson Bice, Mike Durham, Michael Stewart, OJ White, Colby Goodale, Russell Bice

4 Cylinder Domestic – DAN WAY, Ray Bechler, Brian McConnell, Steve Malbouf, Bob Teft, Chuck Monica, Randy Bowman, Jim Quinn, Larry Teft, Rick Petrie

6/8 Cylinder – Scott Lampson, Verne Harris – Al Harris, Bill Youngs (DQ)

Trucks – MIKE DURHAM, David Blair Jr., Russell Bice, Kris Bice, John Van Tassell


Fuller, Van Dusen, and Duskas Grab Wins In Can-Am “Shootout”

LaFargeville NY…
The “Shootout” was back at Can-Am Motorsports Park, as the ESS Sprint Group, the 358 DIRT Modified’s and IMCA’s brought the tradition back to Can-Am. Danny O’Brien and Tim Fuller led the field of 28 of DIRT’s famous and best drivers to the green flag. Tim Fuller used his longtime track history to put his number 19 machine at the head of the field. Danny O’Brien swung back to attempt to move under Fuller to take the lead but Fuller fought back and commanded the field. Pat O’Brien moved quickly to the front and moved under Danny Johnson to take over the third position. Brett Hearn and Paul Kinney staged a heavy battle for the fourth and fifth position, meanwhile Pat O’Brien moved under younger brother, Danny to take over the second position. With six laps remaining in the feature, Paul Kinney slowed while running in the fifth position. On the restart, Alan Johnson diced through the field moving past his brother Danny and Danny O’Brien to break through the top three. Brett Hearn took the high lane over Danny O’Brien to take over the fourth position, as Tim Fuller sailed on to pick up the victory.
In the ESS Sprint Group feature event, Bobby Podolak and Luke Erikson led the field to green with Jeff Van Dusen taking the lead from his fourth place starting position. Luke Erikson filled into the second position while Jeff Cook, Podolak and Alain Burgeron filling out the top five. Burgeron moved into the fourth position by getting past Podolak as Nick Fratto filled out the top five. Jessica Zemken worked her way into the top five but lost the position to Dan Kaszubinski as he entered the top five. Erikson and Burgeron tried to track down Van Dusen but were unsuccessful as Van Dusen picked up the checkered flag.
In the 25 lap IMCA Modified event, Keith Doxtater and Rick Duskas led the field to Matt Burdick’s green flag. Duskas took over the lead while Chris Thurston moved into second and Neal Edgar into third. Ryan Scott worked his way into the fifth position by moving under Larry Bezner from his 11th place starting position. Tom Conklin followed Scott’s lead by moved under Bezner to take over sixth. Jeremy Cramer found his groove as he moved around Dale Caswell to take over the fifth position while Ryan Scott advanced his position by moving under Jon Dumas for third. Rick Duskas continued to sit out front while he held off charges from Cramer and Scott to take his first IMCA win.
Racing action continues this coming Saturday night, July 29th with Fan Appreciation night. Modifieds, Sportsman, IMCA, Purestocks and Thunder car divisions will be in action. The track will also host a autograph night with a special admission for $5. For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431 and www.can- amspeedway.com

Quick Results
ESS (25 Laps – Top 10): JEFF VAN DUSEN, Alain Bergeron, Luke Erikson, Jeff Cook, Dan Kaszubinski, Jessica Zemken, Justin Barger, Jason Barney, Lance Yonge, Steve Poirier

Modified (35 Laps) – TIM FULLER, Pat O’Brien, Alan Johnson, Brett Hearn, Danny O’Brien, Danny Johnson, Willy Decker, Jeff Sykes, Kyle Dingwall, Pat Ward, Bill Gill, Todd Stewart, Mike Adderly, Wallace Steacy, Larry Welling, Justin Mason, Frankie Caprara, Mark Webb, Jeff Marshall, Mike Mandigo, Tim Kerr, Lance Willix, Paul Kinney, Brian Rogers, Mark Hitchcock, Perry Francis, Adam Moore, Cricket Mandigo

IMCA Modifieds (25 Laps)- RICK DUSKAS, Jeremy Cramer, Ryan Scott, John Mason, Dale Caswell, Jon Dumas, Chris Thurston, Tom Conklin, Dan Hilts, Dale Jewett, Brian Holder, Brian Hudson, Keith Doxtater, Aaron Jacobs, Larry Bezner, Jim Cramer, Neal Edgar


O'Brien, Meeks, Catanzano, and Pope Pick Up Checkers

La Fargeville NY….
It was a victorious weekend for Pat O’Brien as he picked up the win at Can-Am Motorsports Park after winning the previous night at Thunder Alley. Scott Parliament and Jason Potter led the field of cars to green with Potter taking the led on the field. Justin Haers wasted no time getting to the front as he slid under Parliament and Potter to take over the lead. Bill Gill put his 358 Modified under Parliament to take over the third position. Pat O’Brien made the power moved shooting under Ryan Bartlett, Frank Caprara and Billy Gill to take over the second position while Pat’s brother Tim moved under Bartlett to take over fifth. Billy Decker took his number 91 Gypsum machine in the fifth position by moving under Tim O’Brien. Decker then moved under Bill Gill to take over the fourth position. On lap 25, after many unsuccessful attempts, Pat O’Brien put his car under Justin Haers to take the lead and the win.
In the 20 lap Sportsman feature, Josh Van Brocklin and Brandon Sweet led the field to green with Van Brocklin taking the early lead. Robby Bellinger moved under Mark Webb to take the fourth position. Jack Meeks moved over John Mason to take over the fourth position. Meeks then moved under Robby Bellinger and Brandon Sweet to take over the second position. Bellinger then moved high around Sweet for the second position, with Billy Eisele following in suite high around Mason for the fifth poisiton. On lap 13, Meeks moved high around Van Brocklin to take over the lead. Bellinger moved under Van Brocklin and took over second. Bellinger applied pressure to Meeks but was unsuccessful as Meeks picked up the win.
Brian Hudson and Rick Duskas led the field to green, with Duskas taking over the early lead on the field. George Catazano moved under Chris Thurston to take over the lead from his tenth place starting position. John Mason brought out the yellow while running in the fifth position; which allowed Bob Banks to sit in the fifth position. Jon Dumas moved under Chris Thurston to take over the second position. Ryan Scott and Dan Hilts moved under Bob Banks to take over the fouth and fifth position. Dumas and company would charge ahead but would be unsuccessful as Catanzano would pick up the win.
In the 15 lap pure stock feature, Jack Carr and Ken Hamm led the field to green with Hamm taking the early lead on the field. Josh Verne and Dave Pope moved under Carr to take over the fourth and fifth position. Todd Raabe moved under Ken Hamm to take over the second position, Dave Pope and Verne followed taking over the third and fourth position. Sid Harmer moved under Hamm to take the fifth position. Todd Raabe and Dave pope moved under John Eiss to take over the second position. Pope and Verne moved under Todd Raabe to take over the first and second position. Pope would take the lead and the win.
In the Thunder Car divisions JR Durham picked up the win over Nelson Bice and Mike Durham in the 4 cylinder foreign division. Brian McConnell won the 4 cylinder domestic over Ray Bechler and Bob Teft. Mike Durham won the truck division, while Scott Lampson and Bill Youngs picked up the 6 and 8 cylinder wins.
Next week at Can-Am, all divisions will be back in action. The Modified division will present a special Twin 20 event. The Sportsman, IMCA, Pure stock, and thundercar divisions will be back in action. For more information contact the speedway office at 315-658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (30 Laps) – PAT O’BRIEN, Justin Haers, Frankie Caprara, Billy Decker, Bill Gill (SB), Scott Parliament (SB), Tim O’Brien, Mike Adderly (SB), Billy Dunn, Jason Potter, Kenny Stafford, John Ramsey, Justin Mason (SB), Ryan Bartlett, Andrew Howard (SB), Tyler Bartlett, Kyle Jacobs, Scott Webb

Sportsman (20 Laps)- JACK MEEKS, Robby Bellinger, Brandon Sweet, Chris Higgins, Billy Eisele, John Mason, Mike Mandigo, Mark Webb, Rick McCready, Brad Winters, Jeff Robinson, Scott Goodrich, Josh Van Brocklin, Jeff Stevenson (DNS)

IMCA (20 Laps) – GEORGE CATANZANO, Jon Dumas, Rick Duskas, Chris Thurston, Ryan Scott, Dan Hilts, Bob Banks, Tom Conklin, Larry Bezner, Dale Caswell, Brian Hudson, Brian Holder, Lance Lalonde, Aaron Jacobs, John Mason, Keith Doxtater, Ronnie White, Dale Jewett, Chris Taylor, Neal Edgar

Purestock (15 Laps) – DAVE POPE, Josh Verne, Todd Raabe, Dana Aikins, Ken Hamm, Chuck Cushman, Sid Harmer Sr., Jack Carr, Bill Woodward Jr., Sid Harmer Jr., Steve Vaadi, John Eiss, Francis White, Shawn Kirby, Brandon Warner, Charles Barkley

4 Cylinder Foreign – JR DURHAM, Nelson Bice, Mike Durham, Michael Stewart, Mike Parker, OJ White, Russell Bice

4 Cylinder Domestic – BRIAN MCCONNELL, Ray Bechler, Bob Teft, Jock Symonds, Rick Petrie, Larry Teft, Alan McConnell, Travis Sprague, Jim Quinn

6/8 Cylinder – Scott Lampson, Verne Harris – Bill Youngs, Clint Middlemiss, Al Harris

Trucks – MIKE DURHAM, Kris Bice, David Blair Jr., Russell Bice, John Van Tassell


Billy Dunn Wins Emotionally Charged Modified Main at Can-Am

LaFargeville NY…
After an emotionally charged week for Billy Dunn, with the passing of his mother, this past Saturday evening proved to be even more emotional as Dunn picked up his first Modified Victory ever. “This week has been tough, and I know my mom would have wanted to be here to see it. She was defiantly in the car with me as I drove tonight,” stated a emotional Dunn in victory lane. Dunn would hold off a hard charging Frank Caprara and Billy Decker to put his number 49 in victory lane, and ironically his mother was 49 when she passed away.
Justin Haers and Billy Dunn led the field of 23 cars to Matt Burdick’s green flag in the 35 lap – double point main event. Dunn would take over the early command of the race. Frank Caprara quickly moved up into the top five by moving under Kyle Jacobs and Scott Webb to take over the third position. By lap 5, Dunn held the field at bay while Frank Caprara, Justin Haers, Billy Decker and Kyle Jacobs rounded out the top five. Billy Decker wasted no time moving under Jacobs to take over the fourth position and began to wage a heavy battle with Justin Haers. Decker slid under Haers on lap 15 to take over the third position while Stewart Friesen entered the top five by moving under his teammate Kyle Jacobs. While Caprara and Decker did close it, they ran out of time, allowing Dunn to claim the emotional victory.
In the 25 lap Sportsman Feature which was entitled the Kevin Flemming Memorial event, Larry Lamb and Josh Van Brocklin led the field to green with Lamb taking over the early lead. By lap 2, Billy Eisele had taken over control while Josh Van Brocklin slid into the second position. By lap 16, Chris Higgins had successfully taken over second while Jack Meeks worked his way back into the top five. Meeks would take over the third position while Robby Bellinger would apply pressure to Meeks. Meeks would lose the third position, only to gain it back on the last lap. Billy Eisele would pick up the checkers, but in post race tech the win was given to Chris Higgins.
In the 20 lap IMCA feature event, Rick Duskas and Brian Hudson led the field to green with Duskas taking the early lead. Tom Conklin worked his way into the lead by lap five while Neal Edgar, Ryan Scott, Duskas and Chris Thurston would round out the top five. On lap 13, Ryan Scott moved into the second position and began knocking on Conklin’s back bumper. Scott quickly moved his way into the lead and held of a hard charging Conklin to pick up a win in the IMCA feature, Neal Edgar, Rick Duskas, and Dale Caswell rounded out the top five.
In the 15 lap purestock feature, Charles Barkley and Ken Hamm led the field to green with Hamm picking up the early lead. Dave Pope wasted no time entering the top three as he moved under Jack Carr to take command of the field. Mike Cousins moved into the lead by lap three while Hamm, Pope, Carr and Josh Verne rounded out the top three. Dave Pope moved high around Hamm to take over the second position while Cousins continued to lead the way. By lap 8, Verne had taken over the top spot but had Dave Pope right on his back bumper. On lap ten of the feature event Pope was able to slide under Verne to take home the win.
Next week at Can-Am Motorsports Park, we will host our solute to all firefighters. Firefighters are allowed into the speedway for $5 with their ID. Racing will be back in action for all regular divisions and the thundercars. For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431, or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (35 Laps)- BILLY DUNN, Frank Caprara, Billy Decker, Justin Haers, Stewart Friesen, Pat O’Brien, Dale Planck, Bill Gill (SB), Kyle Jacobs, Kenny Stafford, Tim O’Brien, Scott Webb, Zach Aubertine, Ryan Bartlett, Andrew Howard (SB), John Ramsey, John Mason (SB), Jason Potter, Ryan Jacobs, Mike Adderly, Tyler Bartlett, Bob Henry (SB), Scott Parliament (DNS)

Sportsman (25 Laps) – CHRIS HIGGINS, Jack Meeks, Robby Bellinger, Mike Mandigo, John Mason, Kevin Phillips, Brandon Sweet, Jeff Stevenson, Brad Winters, Mark Webb, Josh Van Brocklin, Larry Lamb, Billy Esele

IMCA (20 Laps)- RYAN SCOTT, Tom Conklin, Neal Edgar, Rick Duskas, Dale Caswell, John Mason, Jeff Shannon, Jon Dumas, Keith Doxtater, Dan Hilts, Chris Thurston, Brian Hudson, Paul Calhoun, Larry Bezner, Lance Lalonde, Brian Holder

Purestock (15 Laps) - DAVE POPE, Josh Verne, Ken Hamm, Kelly Pope, Todd Raabe, Sid Harmer Sr., Jack Carr, Steve Vaadi, Jeff Hunter, Francis White, Mike Cousins, Kevin Warren, Charles Barkley, Phillip Walker, Sid Harmer, Shawn Kirby (DNS), Steven Gilmore (DNS)

4 Cylinder Foreign – JR DURHAM, Nelson Bice, Mike Durham, OJ White, Michael Stewart, Mike Parker, Russell Bice

4 Cylinder Domestic - RAY BECHLER, Steve Malbouf, Bob Teff, Rick Petrie, Jock Symonds, Brian McConnell, Ben Van Tassel, Randy Bowman, Dan Way, Larry Teff (DNS), Jim Quinn (DQ)

6/8/Truck Feature – Verne Harris, Scott Lampson – Bill Youngs, Al Harris – Mike Durham, John Van Tassel, Kris Bice, David Blair, Jr.


Barger, Meeks, Caswell and Verne Pick Up Checkers

LaFargeville NY… In celebration of America’s birthday, the Can-Am Motorsports Park brought out the famous ESS Super Sprints as well as a full cart of racing in celebration. In the 20 lap Sportsman Feature, John Mason and Mark Webb led the field to green with Webb taking the early lead on the field. Chris Higgins would quickly make his presence known by slipping under John Mason to take over the fourth position, while Robby Bellinger followed moved around Mason to take over fifth. By lap 5, Webb had a solid lead on the field while Jack Meeks, Billy Eisele, Chris Higgins and Robby Bellinger followed in pursuit. Meeks looked high and low around Webb to find the grove to take over the lead and ultimately Meeks moved high around Webb take the lead. On lap 16, Higgins moved under Webb and Eisele to take over the second position. Higgins would follow Meeks in hopes to take the lead but was unsuccessful, as Meeks would pick up the win.
In the 20 lap IMCA Modified feature, Rick Duskas and Paul Calhoun led the field to green with Rick Duskas taking the early lead on the field. Dale Caswell moved under Thurston to take over the second position while Chris Thurston, Paul Calhoun and Larry Bezner rounded out the top five. Caswell moved high around Duskas to take over the lead while Paul Calhoun threatened to take over third. Calhoun slid under Duskas to take over the lead and set his sights on Caswell. Calhoun powered under Caswell and took command of the field while Larry Bezner moved around Ryan Scott to take over the fourth position. Caswell fought back and took the lead while Calhoun fought back. When the checkered flag flew it was Caswell who picked up the win.
In the 15-lap purestock feature, Ken Hamm and Dana Akins led the field to green with Mike Cousins jumping out to the lead from his third place starting position. Josh Verne and Dave Pope split Cousins for the lead but Cousin’s stayed control of the field. Josh Verne and John Eiss charged to the front of the field with Verne taking over the lead. John Eiss moved into the second position pushing Cousins back to third. When the checkered flag flew, Josh Verne took home the win.
For the complete finish of the ESS Super Sprint, please see the ESS Release. Next week at Can-Am Motorsports Park, all regular divisions will be in action. It is the Midpoint of the season and we will hold a double points night for all divisions. For more information contact the speedway office at (315)628-4431 or see the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
ESS Sprint Group (Top 5) – Justin Bargon, Dan Kaszubinski, Jessica Zemken, Chuck Hebing, Nick Fratto

Sportsman (20 Laps) – JACK MEEKS, Chris Higgins, Mark Webb, Bill Eisele, Rob Bellinger, Matt Janczuk, Jeff Stevenson, Rick McCready, Brandon Sweet, John Mason, Mike Mandigo, Larry Lamb, Jeff Robinson, Kevin Philips, Josh Van Brocklin

IMCA (20 Laps) – DALE CASWELL, Paul Calhoun, Larry Bezner, Rick Duskas, Ryan Scott, John Mason, Steve Hall, Tom Conklin, Brian Holder, Neal Edgar, Nicolas Bradt, Dan Hilts, Chris Thurston, Scott Webb, Keith Doxtater, Jon Dumas

Purestocks (15 Laps) – JOSH VERNE, Brandon Warner, Dave Pope, Mike Cousins, Jack Carr, Phillip Walker, Todd Raabe, Steven Gilmore, Steve Vaadi, John Eiss, Shawn Kirby, Ken Hamm, Dana Aikins, Tiger Chapman, Kevin Warren, Charles Barkley

4 Cylinder Foreign – MIKE DURHAM, Colby Goodale, Mike Parker, Michael Stewart, OJ White, Travis Rivers, Nelson Bice, Don Woodworth, Robert Martin, JR Durham

4 Cylinder Domestic – RAY BECHLER, Bob Teft, Mike Brierton, Rick Petrie, Jim Quinn, Larry Teft, Brian McConnell, Dan Way, Jock Symonds, Dave Travis (DNS), Jake McConnell (DNS)

6/8/Truck – Scott Lampson, Matt Zira, Dale Snyder, Verne Harris – Bill Youngs, Al Harris – Mike Durham, David Blair Jr., Kris Bice


O’Brien, Higgins, Caswell and Verne Pick Up Can-Am Checkers

LaFargeville NY…
A jammed packed crowd and beautiful weather graced Can-Am Motorsports Park, as all four regular divisions along with the thunder cars graced the nights racing action. In the 20 lap Sportsman Feature, Josh VanBrocklin and John Mason led the field to green with Mason taking on the early lead of the field. Brandon Sweet quickly moved into second from his third place starting position. Chris Higgins moved high around Robby Bellinger to take over the third position while Jeff Stevenson moved under Jack Meeks for sixth. On lap four, Sweet moved under Mason and took over the command of the field. Higgins moved high around Mason to take over the second position. On lap later Higgins moved around Sweet and took the lead of the field. Higgins would hold off Robby Bellinger and Mike Mandigo to pick up a win.

In the 30 lap Modified feature, Tyler Bartlett and Scott Parliament headed up the field with Parliament taking the lead on the green. Stewart Friesen quickly raced his way into the top five by lap two. Justin Haers moved under Billy Dunn to take over the third position, while Friesen followed to take over the fourth position. Pat O’Brien moved high around Dunn to take the fifth position; while watching Justin Haers moved high around Parliament to take the lead. On a restart, Haers and Parliament made contact knocking both cars out of contention, which inherited the lead back to Pat O’Brien. Billy Decker moved high around Frankie Caprara for the fifth starting position from his 14th place starting spot. Decker would quickly move under Dunn and high around Friesen to enter the top three. On a restart Decker would lose two positions to Friesen and Caprara while they watched Pat O’Brien pick up another win on the season.

In the 20 lap IMCA Feature, Brian Holder and Keith Doxtater led the field to green with Holder taking the lead on the field. Paul Calhoun quickly moved under Holder to take over the lead but his lead was short lived as Calhoun brought out a yellow on lap three. When the racing resumed, Dale Caswell slid by Brian holder to take the led on the field. Chris Thurston moved high around John Mason to take over the fourth position while Larry Bezner also used the high groove to his advantage to take over the second position from Keith Doxtater. Ryan Scott would charge under Thurston to take over position number five, while John Mason would moved under Doxtater to take over position three. Dale Caswell was able to keep the field at bay as he would check out to pick up the race win.

In the 15 lap purestock feature Kevin Warren and Dana Aikins led the field to Matt Burdick’s green flag with Warren taking command of the field. Dave Pope moved high around Sid Harmer Jr. to take over the third position. Mike Cousins and Kenny Hamm used the high grove to take over the second and third position. By lap four Josh Verne moved under Dave Pope to take over the third position. Cousins kept control of the field when on lap 8, Josh Verne was able to slide under Cousins to take over the lead. Verne was able to hold off the charge of Cousins and Brandon Warner to pick up the race win.

Next week at Can-Am Motorsports Park, the speedway will host our salute to America’s Birthday. There will be no Modifieds on this night as the Empire Super Sprints will take to the “Nasty Track of the North.” The Sportsman, IMCA, Purestock and Thundercar divisions will be in action. We will also have a Fireworks Spectacular. For more information contact the speedway office at 315-658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com

Quick Results
Modified (30 laps) – Pat O’Brien, Tim O’Brien, Stewart Friesen, Frankie Caprara, Billy Decker, Bob Henry (SB), Kenny Stafford, Billy Dunn, Bill Gill (SB), Mike Adderly, Zach Aubertine, Andrew Howard (SB), Kyle Jacobs, Scott Webb, Ryan Bartlett, Tim McCreadie, Jason Potter, Adam Roberts (SB), Justin Haers, Scott Parliament, Tyler Bartlett

Sportsman (20 laps) – Chris Higgins, Rob Bellinger, Mike Mandigo, Jeff Stevenson, Mark Webb, Jack Meeks, Rick McCready, John Mason, Brad Winters, Josh VanBrocklin, Larry Lamb, Jeff Robinson, Kevin Phillips, Brandon Sweet, Billy Eisele

IMCA (20 laps) – Dale Caswell, Larry Bezner, John Mason, Ryan Scott, Tom Conklin, Keith Doxtater, Rick Duskas, Chris Thurston, Paul Calhoun, Brian Holder, Jon Dumas, Dan Hilts, Rob Smith

Purestocks (15 laps)- Josh Verne, Mike Cousins, Brandon Warner, Dana Aikens, Dave Pope, Sid Harmer Sr., Jack Carr, Sid Harmer Jr., Steven Gilmore, Steve Vaadi, Ron White, John Eiss, Kevin Warren, Charles Barkley, Kenny Hamm, Shawn Kirby (DNS), Francis White (DNS)

4 Cylinder Domestic/Foreign – Jock Symonds, Ray Bechler, Randy Bowman, Larry Teft, Bob Teft, Dan Way – Mike Durham, JR Durham, OJ White, Mike Parker

6/8/Truck- Scott Lampson, Verne Harris – Bill Youngs, Al Harris – Mike Durham, David Blair Jr., John VanTassel


Decker, Higgins, Scott and Verne Grab Checkers

LaFargeville, NY… A beautiful, but warm evening graced the Can-Am Motorsports Park. In the Modified Feature, Ryan Jacobs and Tyler Bartlett led the field to green with Jacobs taking the early lead. Tyler Bartlett and John Ramsey would fill out the top three while Bob Henry and Stewart Friesen would begin to challenge. Friesen quickly moved up through the field and on lap 5 took command of the field. Perry Francis would challenge Stewart but in turn would lose the second position to Ryan Bartlett. Stewart would lead the field until lap 22 when his machine would slow up. Billy Decker, who started 16th, would then move into the lead with Frankie Caprara hot on his bumper. Caprara would then break the front end of his car and fall off the track on the backstretch. Ryan Bartlett would challenge Decker for the lead but was unsuccessful; as Decker would pick up win number 2 on the season.
In the Sportsman Feature, Josh Van Brocklin and John Mason led the field to green with Mandingo taking the early lead. Robby Bellinger quickly moved into the second position from his sixth place starting position. Bellinger and Mandingo battled with Bellinger slipping to the inside and taking the lead away from Mandingo. Chris Higgins quickly followed as he moved under Mandingo to take over the second position. Russ Hefti quickly moved into the top five and took over the third position on a lap 8 restart. Hefti began to apply pressure to Bellinger as he moved along side Bellinger on lap 12. Hefti took over the lead as they slid into turn one taking command of the field. Chris Higgins and Jack Meeks applied pressure to Hefti but were unable to catapult as Hefti collected the win. In a post race inspection, Hefti failed to comply with officials, therefore Chris Higgins inherited the win.
In the IMCA Modified division, Keith Doxtater and Brian Holder led the field to green with fourth place Dan Hilts taking the early lead on the field. Dale Caswell split Ryan Scott and Dan Hilts to take the lead on the field. Scott fought back to take the lead while Caswell and Hilts battled for second and third. Hilts and Mason battled for third and fourth position while Scott, Caswell and Mason commanded the field. Caswell would apply pressure to Scott but would be unable to capture the win as Scott would pick up the checkers.
In the Streetstocks, Kevin Warren and Jeff Hunter led the field to green while Dana Aikins took the lead from his third place position. Dave Pope moved high over John Eiss to take over the second position and set his sights on Aikens. Dave Pope would move under Aikins to take the lead away while Steve Rookey and Jack Carr would fill out the top three. Josh Verne moved under Carr and John Eiss on lap 13 to take away the lead from his seventh place starting position. Verne would go on to pick up the win.
In the four cylinder foreign and domestic feature, Mike Parker and OJ White led the field to green with Parker taking the early lead. Mike Durham moved to the high side of Parker to take over the lead, while Rick Petrie followed to take over second. When the checkered flag flew, Durham would pick up the win over Jake McConnell and Steve Malbouf.
Next week at Can-Am Motorsports Park, The Mid State Vintage Stock Car Club will make it’s annual appearance at the speedway. It will join the Modifieds, Sportsman, IMCA, Purestock and Thunder Car divisions for a regular night of racing. For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (30 Laps) – BILLY DECKER, Ryan Bartlett, Kyle Jacobs, Bob Henry (SB), Kenny Stafford, Scott Webb, Justin Mason (SB), Perry Francis, Billy Dunn, Andrew Howard (SB), Frank Caprara, Stewart Freisen, Cricket Mandigo (SB), Tyler Bartlett, Bill Gill (SB), Jason Potter, Tim O’Brien, Pat O’Brien, John Ramsey, Scott Parliament, Dale Planck, Ryan Jacobs, Justin Haers, Lance Willix (SB), Zach Aubertine

Sportsman (20 Laps) –CHRIS HIGGINS, Jack Meeks, Billy Eisele, Mike Mandigo, Brandon Sweet, John Mason, Jeff Robinson, Mark Webb, Robby Bellinger, Josh Van Brocklin, Kevin Philips II, Larry Lamb, Rick McCready, Russ Hefti, Brad Winters (DNS)

IMCA (20 Laps) – RYAN SCOTT, Dale Caswell, John Mason, Larry Bezner, Dan Hilts, Jon Dumas, Neal Edgar, Paul Calhoun, Nicolas Bradt, Chris Thurston, Keith Doxtater, Steve Hall, Brian Holder, Rush Walts, Chris Taylor, Rick Duskas (DNS), Dean Mitchell (DNS), Lance LaLonde (DNS)

Purestocks (15 Laps) – JOSH VERNE, Jack Carr, John Eiss, Dave Pope, Steve Rookey, Phillip Walker, Mike Cousins, Kenny Hamm, Dana Aikens, Steven Gilmore, Francis White, Joe Dote, Charles Barkley, Jeff Hunter, Kevin Warren (DNS), Chuck Cushman (DNS), Shawn Kirby (DNS)

4 Cylinder Foreign – MIKE DURHAM, Mike Parker, OJ White, Nelson Bice (DNS)

4 Cylinder Domestic – JAKE MCCONNELL, Steve Malbouf, Rick Petrie, Jim Quinn, Brian McConnell, Bob Teft, Randy Bowman, Jock Symonds, Ray Bechler, Dave Travis, Mike Brierton, Ben Van Tassel, Larry Teft

6/8/Truck Feature - Verne Harris - Al Harris, Bill Youngs – Mike Durham, Kris Bice, John Van Tassel, Kevin Bice, David Blair Jr.


O'Brien, Higgins, Bezner and Pope Take Checkers

LaFargeville, NY…
After a week off due to Mother Nature, Can-Am Motorsports Park was back in action with a full cart of action. While mother nature did grace us with cool temperatures, the racing was at its best at the half mile “Nasty Track of the North.”
In the 30 lap Modified Feature; Justin Mason and Ryan Jacobs led the field of 29 cars to green, with Mason jumping out to the early lead. John Ramsey and Ryan Jacobs quickly followed into second and third. John Ramsey slid under Mason to take over the lead while Ryan Bartlett entered the top five. Pat O’Brien moved under Mason and Jacobs to take over the third position while Mike Adderly and Stewart Friesen battled for the 5th and 6th positions. Dale Planck pushed his way into 5th from his 21st place starting position by lap 8. Ryan Bartlett and Pat O’Brien split Ramsey to take over position one and two while Planck and Scott Parliament staged a battle for fourth and fifth. Planck slid under Ramsey to take over third while Parliament moved around Ramsey for fifth. Billy Decker moved under Ramsey on lap 13 to take over fifth while Frankie Caprara followed Decker to take over sixth. Pat O’Brien moved high around Ryan Bartlett to take over the lead. Dale Planck followed O’Brien by splitting Bartlett to take over the second position while Frankie Caprara and Justin Haers filled out the top five. Ryan Bartlett slide under Planck as Planck bobbled in turn two to take over the second position. Justin Haers slide under Dale Planck and around Ryan Bartlett to take over the second position. Justin Haers slid around Pat O’Brien to take over the lead. O’Brien fought back and slide under Haers to take over the lead. Ryan Bartlett pushed under Haers to take over second as Haers quickly slowed due to a left rear flat. When racing continued Ryan Bartlett and Dale Planck applied pressure to O’Brien but it wasn’t enough as Pat O’Brien picked up the checkers.

In the 20 lap Sportsman Feature, John Mason and Billy Eisele sat on the front row with Chris Higgins jumping out to the lead from his third place starting position. Robby Bellinger quickly followed Higgins into second while Billy Eisele moved to third, Russ Hefti and Mark Webb rounded out the top five. Jack Meeks began to apply pressure to Webb and moved under Webb in turn four to take the fifth position. Russ Hefti heard Meeks on his back bumper and began to apply pressure to Eisele for that third position; while Higgins and Bellinger stretched out their first and second place reigns on the field. Hefti slid under Eisele and took over the third position. Eisele fought back with heavy contact, but Hefti was able to retain the position. With five laps to go, Bellinger applied pressure to Higgins and tried to swing high around Higgins but it would not be enough as Higgins went on to collect his first win in 2006.

In the 20 lap IMCA Modified Feature, Rick Duskas and Chris Taylor led the field of 17 cars to the green. Dan Hilts jumped out to the early lead on the field while Paul Calhoun and Chris Taylor filled out the top three. On lap four, Larry Benzer took over command of the field while Dale Caswell and John Mason followed. Mason moved under Caswell as he drifted high and took over the second position from Caswell. Dan Hilts and Paul Caswell moved under Ryan Scott to take over position four and five on lap 14. Caswell drifted high in turn two, which allowed Hilts to get underneath him, while Calhoun quickly followed. Mason and Hilts applied the pressure but were unable to take the win away from Larry Bezner.

In the 15 lap Purestock feature, Jack Carr and Sid Harmer led the field to green with Harmer taking over the lead. Carr quickly took the lead back, while Josh Verne moved around Carr to take over the lead from his eight place starting position. Carr followed behind him until Sid Harmer moved into the second place position. On lap 14, Verne hit a tire in turn four giving Harmer back the lead. Dave Pope and Mike Cousins positioned themselves into second and third to apply pressure to Harmer. Dave Pope was able to clinch the victory coming across for the checkered flag.

In the 4 Cylinder Foreign Feature JR Durham held off Mike Parker to pick up the checkers. While in the 4 Cylinder Domestic Feature, Steve Malbouf held off Mike Brierton for the win. Verne Harris picked up the win in the 6 cylinder division, Bill Youngs picked up the 8 cylinder feature, and Kevin Bice picked up the win in the truck division.

Next week at Can-Am Motorsports Park all regular divisions will be in action. The track will host a solute to fathers and all fathers will pay a $5 admission with their families. Next week the track will also give all the proceeds from the 50/50 to track regular Bob McCreadie who was injured in a motorcycle accident a few weeks ago.

For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (30 Laps) – PAT O’BRIEN, Dale Planck, Ryan Bartlett, Frank Caprara, Bill Gill (SB), Jason Potter, Adam Roberts (SB), Tim O’Brien, Lance Willix (SB), Kenny Stafford, Scott Webb, Cricket Mandigo (SB), Billy Dunn, Perry Francis, Justin Haers, Andrew Howard (SB), Terry Knoblock, Ryan Jacobs (SB), Tom Jock Jr. (SB), Billy Decker, Scott Parliament, Bob Henry (SB), John Ramsey, Kyle Jacobs, Mike Adderly, Stewart Friesen

Sportsman (20 Laps) – CHRIS HIGGINS, Robby Bellinger, Russ Hefti, Billy Eisele, Jack Meeks, Mark Webb, Josh VanBrocklin, John Mason, Brad Winters, Rick McCready, Brandon Sweet, Jeff Robbinson, Mike Mandigo

IMCA (20 Laps) – LARRY BEZNER, John Mason, Dan Hilts, Ryan Scott, Paul Calhoun, Dale Caswell, Chris Thurston, Nicolas Bradt, Jon Dumas, Tom Conklin, Keith Doxtater, Mark Webb, Chris Taylor, Brian Holder, Rush Walts, Rick Duskas, Brian Hudson (DNS)

Purestocks (15 Laps) – DAVE POPE, Sid Harmer Sr., Mike Cousins, Philip Walker, Jack Carr, Steven Gilmore, Josh Verne, Tiger Chapman, Jeff Hunter, Sid Harmer Jr., Ken Hamm, Kevin Warren, Dana Aikins (DNS), Shawn Kirby (DNS)

Thunder Cars:
4 Cylinder Foreign – JR DURHAM, Mike Parker, OJ White, Nelson Bice
4 Cylinder Domestic – STEVE MALBOUF, Mike Brierton, Mike Trapp, Rick Petrie, Bob Teft, Larry Teft, Brian McConnell, Ray Bechler, Jim Quinn (DNS)
6,8, Trucks Feature- Verne Harris, Scott Lampman, Bill Youngs, Al Harris, Kevin Bice, Mike Durham, David Blair Jr., Kris Bice


Meeks, Caswell and Verne Pick up Checkers

LaFargeville NY…
Can-Am Motorsports Park kicked off an exciting Memorial Day Weekend with a tribute to our military. The Sportsman division began our racing action with Rick McCready and John Mason leading the field to Tom Neddo’s green flag with Mason taking the lead going into turn one. Three wide going into turn three with Mike Mandigo moving into the lead pushing McCready and Mason back to second and third. Jack Meeks moved under Mason to take over the third position. Robby Bellinger followed suite moving under John Mason to take away fourth. Chris Higgins set up a three-way battle with Billy Eisele and Russ Hefti for the sixth through the eighth positions. Eisele moved under Mason to take over the fifth position while Hefti and Mason put on a battle for seventh. By half way Meeks had moved under McCready for the second position while running high around the speedway in attempt to take the lead. Meeks moved into the lead in a three-way battle of Mandigo and McCready. By lap 15 of the 20-lap feature, Jack Meeks had a solid straight away lead on McCready and Mandigo while Robby Bellinger and Billy Eisele round out the top five. Meeks would go on to pick up his first win at Can-Am in 2006.
In the IMCA Modified Feature, Chris Taylor and Paul Calhoun sat on the front row with Taylor jumping out to the lead. Chris Thurston moved into third from his sixth place starting position as he moved high around Calhoun to take over second while Calhoun, Caswell and Bezner round out the top five. Thurston moved under Taylor on lap three and took command of the field while Calhoun battled with Taylor. Caswell moved high over Ryan Scott and Paul Calhoun to take over the third position. Caswell then staged a battle with Taylor, finally taking over the second position. Ryan Scott and Paul Calhoun split Chris Taylor to take over the third and fourth position. On a lap 10 restart Caswell moved under Thurston while Thurston switched to the bottom side in attempts to taking the lead. John Mason, Paul Calhoun and Chris Taylor waged a heavy and heated battle for fourth, fifth and sixth position. Ryan Scott moved under Chris Thurston to take over third while john Mason moved under Chris Taylor for fifth. Paul Calhoun moved under Chris Thurston to take over the third position on lap 16 as Calhoun set his sights on Ryan Scott. Calhoun moved right under Scott to take over second and set his sights on Caswell. John Mason followed Calhoun and took over the fourth position from John Mason. A yellow on lap 19 set up a green-white-checkered scenario as Calhoun applied pressure to Caswell but when the checkered fell was unsuccessful as Caswell picked up the win with Calhoun and Ryan Scott finishing one, two and three.
In the fifteen-lap purestock feature, Jack Carr and Josh Verne lead the field to green with Josh Verne jumping out to the lead. Mike Cousins moved into second from his fourth place starting position. Mike Cousins powers over Verne in turn three to take over the commend of the field while Jack Carr moved into fourth by powering over Dana Aikens. Dave Pope puts his nose under Dana Aikens and moves into the top five by lap 4. Tiger Chapman splits Dave Pope and Dana Aikens to take over fifth while also moving high over Jack Carr to take fourth. On a lap six restart Tiger Chapman moved under Sid Harmer, while Dave Pope follows placing them in third and fourth. Josh Verne sneaks under Mike Cousins taking over the lead while Tiger Chapman follows under, but Mike Cousin’s battles them both for the top three. Dave Pope watches from his fourth place position and makes it a four-way battle. Tiger Chapman moved under Mike Cousins and Josh Verne to take the lead. Dave Pope follows moving under Cousins for the third position. When the checkered flag flew, Tiger Chapman picked up the win with Josh Verne and Dave Pope finished second and third. A late race infraction inherited the win back to Josh Verne.
For more information on the ESS Sprint Feature, please see the ESS Release. Next week at Can-Am, all four divisions will be back in action along with the Thunder Car divisions. It will also be $20 a car load night at the speedway as well as one-on-one spectator races. For more information call the speedway office at (315) 658-4331 or visit the speedway’s website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
ESS Sprint Cars (Top 5) JESSICA ZEMKEN, Justin Barger, Lance Yonge, John Smith III, Jeff Cook

Sportsman (20 Laps) – JACK MEEKS, Rick McCready, Billy Eisele, Robby Bellinger, Mike Mandigo, Chris Higgins, Russ Hefti, Mark Webb, Brandon Sweet, Brad Winters, John Mason, Jeff Robbinson, Josh VanBrocklin

IMCA (20 Laps) DALE CASWELL, Paul Calhoun, Ryan Scott, John Mason, Chris Thurston, Larry Bezner, Chris Taylor, Dan Hilts, Nicholas Bradt, Jon Dumas, Bob Bradt, Keith Doxtater, Mark Webb, Heath Metzger, Tom Conklin, Brian Hudson, Brian Holder, Dean Mitchell, Rick Duskas (DNS)

Purestocks (20 Laps) JOSH VERNE, Dave Pope, Mike Cousins, Dana Aikens, Sid Harmer Sr., Sid Harmer Jr., Philip Walker, Jack Carr, Kenny Hamm, Jeff Hunter, John Eiss, Shawn Kirby, Kevin Warren (DNS), Tiger Chapman

Thunder Cars:
4 Cylinder Foreign – JR DURHAM, Mike Durham, Nelson Bice, OJ White,
Michael Stewart, Mike Parker, Bob Martin
4 Cylinder Domestic – JAKE MCCONNELL, Larry Teft, Bob Teft, Jim Quinn,
Randy Bowman, Ray Bechler, Dave Trann, Jock Symonds, Dan Way,
Chuck Monica, Brian McConnell, Rick Petrie, Russell Bice
6 Cylinder – Joel Hall, Verne Harris, Scott Lampman, Matt Zira
8 Cylinder – Al Harris, Bill Youngs
Truck – Mike Durham, David Blair Jr., Kris Bice, Dave Ellis, Kevin Bice


Can-Am to Host Thunder Cars for Rest of 2006 Season
LaFargeville, NY…

Can-Am Motorsports Park, General Manger Will Cagle along with the Caprara family has decided to run the Thunder Car Divisions at Can-Am for the remainder of the 2006 season. The thunder cars which are the 4 Cylinder Domestic, 4 Cylinder Foreign, 6 Cylinder, 8 Cylinder and Truck division were already on the 2006 schedule for a once a month visit.

“The thunder cars had a monthly series last year, and were already visiting Can-Am once a month,” commented Will Cagle. “They put on such a great show for us that we felt that we should have them at the speedway every week in addition to our regular divisions.”

The thunder car division are already part of the weekly racing card at Can- Am’s sister track, Thunder Alley in Evans Mills, NY. The Thunder cars will run a format identical to the one they run at Thunder Alley, which includes heats and features for all divisions.

“We will begin this next week on May20th,” Cagle continued. “We are really excited about having the thunder cars join us at Can-Am. They are a great division and put on some really great racing.”

The thunder cars are added to the program which already includes Modifieds, Sportsman, IMCA Modifieds and Purestocks.

Can-Am will host a regular schedule including this coming Saturday evening. For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431 or at the tracks website www.can-amspeedway.com.


Caprara, Hefti, Conklin and Chapman Take Can-Am Checkers

LaFargeville, NY…
Frankie Caprara, Russ Hefti, Tom Conklin, and Tiger Chapman picked up the checkers at Can-Am Motorsports Park, on Cole Muffler Night at the speedway.
In the 30 lap Modified feature, Justin Mason and Ryan Jacobs led the field to the green. Mason did not fire when the green flew, as a broken rear end was the culprit. Jacobs took over the lead while Scott Parliament followed him to second. By lap three, Frankie Caprara entered the top five and wasted no time getting into the lead. By lap five he had taken over command of the field. Teammates Kyle Jacobs and Stewart Friesen waged a heavy battle for second and third, swapping the positions continuously. Bill Gill entered the top five from his 12th place starting position. Gill would join the Friesen and Jacob’s battle. A late race yellow caused Friesen, Jacobs, and Gill to be on Caprara’s back bumper. While they tried, they were unable to pass Caprara who went on to win the event.
In the 20 lap Sportsman feature, John Mason and Mike Mandigo started on the front row. Russ Hefti, who started in the sixth position jumped out to the lead above Mandigo to lead lap one. Mason moved back to the third position, while Chris Higgins moved from his fifth place starting position up to fourth. Robby Bellinger, who won the even on opening night; moved into the top five by lap twelve. Bellinger would battle with Jack Meeks for the fourth and fifth position. On the races closing laps no one could catch Hefti as he went on to collect his first win at the speedway in 2006.
In the 20 lap IMCA Feature, Chris Taylor and Eric Nier led the field to green. Going into turn one on the opening lap, Dale Caswell, Larry Bezner, Brian Holder and John Mason would get involved in an accident. It would end Caswell’s night as he would leave the track being cradled. When racing continued, Taylor took the lead while Nier was in second. Nier would quickly move into the lead while Dan Hilts and John Mason would move to second and third. On lap five, Mason moved under Hilts to take over the lead while Nier, Taylor and Jon Dumas rounded out the top five. On lap seven, Dumas would move under Nier and Taylor to take over third. By lap 13, Tom Conklin would move under Dan Hilts to take second. Dumas and Taylor followed in suit by splitting Hilts to take over third and fourth. On lap 17, Conklin moved under John Mason to take the lead. Chris Taylor followed and moved around Mason for second. When the checked flew, Conklin picked up the win with Mason and Dumas rounding out the top three.
Steven Gilmore and Josh Verne led the field to Matt Burdick’s green flag in the purestock feature. On the opening lap, Dana Aikens and Jack Carr split Steven Gilmore to take over second and third while Verne jumped out to the lead. By lap four, Aikens would take over the lead of the field pushing Verne back to second while John Eiss, Mike Cousins, and Carr rounded out the top five. Tiger Chapman would enter the top five by lap 6, while Verne would move back under Aikens to take the lead. Under yellow, Aikens would duck into the pit area and not return to the racing surface. By lap 11, Chapman would move around Verne and take over the lead. Chapman would go on to collect the checkered flag while Verne, Cousins, Dave Pope and Carr would round out the top five.
Next week all four regular divisions will be back in action. The thunder car divisions will now be run weekly at Can-Am in 2006 and they will begin their racing action weekly beginning next week. For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431, or check out the speedways website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified (30 Laps) – FRANKIE CAPRARA, Stewart Friesen, Kyle Jacobs, Billy Decker, Bill Gill (SB), Justin Haers, Pat O’Brien, Ryan Bartlett, Billy Dunn, Bob Henry (SB), Scott Parliament, Bob McCreadie, Kenny Stafford, Tim O’Brien, Lance Willix (SB), Zach Aubertine, Perry Francis, Adam Roberts (SB), Terry Knoblock, Ryan Jacobs, Mike Adderly, Tyler Bartlett, Jason Potter, Andrew Howard (SB), Cricket Mandigo (SB), John Ramsey, Scott Webb, Justin Mason

Sportsman (20 Laps) – RUSS HEFTI, Mike Mandigo, Chris Higgins, Jack Meeks, Robby Bellinger, John Mason, Billy Eisele, Josh VanBrocklin, Mark Webb, Brandon Sweet, Rick McCready

IMCA Modified (20 Laps)- TOM CONKLIN, John Mason, Jon Dumas, Larry Bezner, Dan Hilts, Mark Webb, Ryan Scott, Eric Nier, Johnny Hill, Bobby Thurston, Nicolas Bradt, Chris Taylor, Rush Walts, Brian Holder, Dale Caswell, Steve Hall, Wayne Martin (DNS), Tom Docteur (DNS), Rick Duskas (DNS), Paul Calhoun (DNS), Keith Doxtater (DNS)

Purestocks (15 Laps) – TIGER CHAPMAN, Josh Verne, Mike Cousins, Dave Pope, Jack Carr, Charles Barkley, Jeff Hunter, Philip Walker, Kenny Hamm, Steven Gilmore, Dana Aikens, John Eiss, KevinWarren, Steve Rookey (DNS)


Caprara’s Can-Am Motorsports Park, LTD
LaFargeville NY
315-658-4431

LaFargeville, NY….

“I was defiantly nervous,” stated Billy Decker as he stood in Victory Lane at Caprara’s Can-Am Motorsports Park after picking up the opening night checkers. “This place has such a high level of competition with such great competitors that even though I was starting from the pole it still made it a bit nerve racking.”

Billy Decker and Frankie Caprara led the field of 33 Modified to Matt Burdick’s green flag with Decker taking the early advantage over the field. Caprara would quickly fall in line behind Decker as the bottom grove was the preferred lane for many. Caprara would maintain the second position until lap 6 when he would enter a heated battle with former track champion Pat O’Brien. O’Brien and Caprara would battle for second and third while Stewart Friesen was quietly making his way through the field from his 12th place starting spot. Friesen would enter into the top five by lap 13 and battle with Caprara and O’Brien for positions three through five. Meanwhile Decker checked out on the field, as he entered lap traffic, O’Brien, Caprara and Friesen would apply pressure but it wasn’t enough as Decker would go on to capture opening night victory.

In the 20 lap Sportsman Feature, Robby Bellinger and Chris Higgins would start on the front row leading the field to the green. Bellinger would hop out to lead the field with Higgins and Russ Hefti following in line. Hefti would take advantage of Higgins on lap three and move into the top position. Higgins would work the bottom of the speedway trying to get under Hefti while Jack Meeks applied pressure to Higgins. Robby Bellinger watched all this from his rearview mirror. With five laps to go Hefti and Meeks applied pressure to Bellinger as Meeks tried to get underneath him while Hefti worked the middle part of the speedway trying to find the easiest route around Bellinger, but had no such luck. Bellinger would go on to pick up his first sportsman win with Hefti and Meeks rounding out the top three.

In the IMCA Modified division, Dale Caswell and Jon Dumas would lead the field of 17 to the green with Caswell jumping out to the early advantage. Dumas would find a challenge from John Mason and Ryan Scott. Paul Calhoun would fall from his third place starting position back to seventh. Caswell would defend the field as he would go on to lead the 20 lap IMCA Feature from green to checkered.

Dana Aikens and Tiger Chapman would lead the field to green with Aikens taking the lead on the field. Aikens would lead the initial laps until Chapman moved into the lead in the races opening laps. Dave Pope moved around the outside of Aikens to take second away setting his sights on Chapman, but was unable to do so as Chapman would take the win. Chapman would later be disqualified after not passing tech, inheriting Dave Pope with the win. Dana Aikens and Jack Johnson would round out the top three.

In the 4 cylinder foreign division, JR Durham moved from his 9th place starting position to take the checkered flag over Bob Martin and Mike Durham. In the 4 cylinder foreign division, Mike Trapp lead from green to checkers holding off Jim Quinn and Steve Malbouf. Cole Murphy would pick up the 6 cylinder checkers while Kevin Smith picked up the 8 cylinders. In the Thunder Truck Division, Mike Durham grabbed the win over David Blair, Jr. and Kris Bice.

Next week at Can-Am Motorsports Park, it will be a regular night of racing for the Modified’s, Sportsman, IMCA and Purestock divisions. Gates open at 4 with racing beginning at 6pm for the whole month of May.

Caprara’s Can-Am Motorsports Park is located at exit 49 off I-81 in LaFargeville NY.
For more information contact the speedway office at (315) 658-4431 or the tracks website at www.can-amspeedway.com.

Quick Results
Modified Feature (40 Laps) – BILLY DECKER, Pat O’Brien, Stewart Friesen, Frankie Caprara, Danny O’Brien, Billy Gill, Kyle Jacobs, Billy Dunn, Scott Webb, Mike Adderly, Kyle Dingwall, Zach Aubertine, John Ramsey, Bob Henry, Brian McDonald, Pierre Berthium, Perry Francis, Jason Potter, Larry Welling, Adam Roberts, Jeff Cook, Martin Gugne, Justin Mason, Ryan Jacobs, Billy Cook, Robbie Grant, Ryan Bartlett, Scott Parliament, Tyler Bartlett, Andrew Howard, Bob McCradie, Terry Knoblock, Kenny Stafford

Sportsman Feature (20 Laps) – ROBBY BELLINGER, Russ Hefti, Jack Meeks, Chris Higgins, Billy Eisele, Robby Herrington, Brad Kirkland, Mike Mandigo, Rick McCready, Ryan Poole, John Mason, Brandon Sweet, Josh VanBrocklin (DNS)

IMCA Feature (20 Laps) – DALE CASWELL, John Mason, Ryan Scott, Jon Dumas, Larry Bezner, Chris Thurston, Paul Calhoun, Tom Conklin, Mark Webb, Dan Hilts, Brian Holder, Rush Walts, Eric Nier, Wayne Martin (DNS), Nicolas Bradt (DNS), Chris Taylor (DNS), Brian Hudson (DNS)

Purestocks (15 Laps) - DAVE POPE, Dana Aikens, , Jack Johnson, Rob Cardell, Mike Cousins, Kenny Hamm, Jack Carr, Jeff Hunter, Kevin Warren, Charles Barkley, Steven Gilmore, Josh Verne, Carl Burdick, Sid Harmer Jr. (DNS), Sid Harmer Sr. (DNS), Dave Fetterly (DNS), Tiger Chapman, (DQ), Todd Raabe (DQ)

Thunder Cars & Trucks:
4 Cylinder Domestic – Mike Trapp, Jim Quinn, Steve Malbouf, Ray Bechler,
Randy Bowman, Chuck Monica, Bob Teft, Larry Teft, Dave Trann, Jake
Jake McConnell, Johnny LaFaver

4 Cylinder Foreign – JR DURHAM, Bob Martin, Mike Durham, Dustin Martin,
Josh Verne, Michael Stewart, Mike Parker, Travis Rivers, OJ White, Don
Woodworth

6,8 Cylinder &Truck – Cole Murphy (6 Cyl), Kevin Smith (8 Cyl), Mike
Durham, David Blair, Jr., Kris Bice


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