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ACT American Racer Challenge Cup at New Smyrna

ACT Returns to New Smyrna Speedway in 2015

In a joint announcement between Robert Hart, owner and promoter of the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) and Tom Curley, President of the American Canadian Tour (ACT), the popular ACT Late Models from throughout New England, New York, and Quebec will return to the annual World Series of Asphalt Racing in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on February 16-17, 2015. The teams of ACT will compete in the American Racer Cup, a two feature event, over two nights of racing.

“We are very happy to welcome the ACT teams back this February to our World Series of Asphalt Racing at New Smyrna Speedway. The teams that were here several years ago put on some of the best racing we have seen in a long while. We had many fans ask us to try and bring them back to New Smyrna. We are very pleased that they will return to New Smyrna Speedway in 2015,” said Hart.

Speed51 Milk Bowl Replay

Speed51 Milk Bowl Replay

Re-live all the excitement of the 52nd Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl (VT) now on 51 TV.  From the hair-raising crashes to the thrilling battle throughout each segment between Eddie MacDonald, Derrick O’Donnell, and John Donahue, the Milk Bowl was action-packed from green flag to checkered.

The entire 51 TV broadcast of the exciting American-Canadian Tour event from October 12 is now available on demand to both the fans that purchased and viewed it live on 51 TV or for those who missed the live broadcast and would like to experience the action now.

Fans who purchased the pay-per-view event on or before October 12 have access to the replay of the Milk Bowl for free.  All you have to do is sign in to your Speed51.com account and click this link to watch the archived broadcast: http://speed51.com/51-replay-tv/

The replay of the Milk Bowl is available for new viewers for just $7.99.  To purchase and view, click this link: http://speed51.com/replaymilkbowlppv1012/


Milk Bowl Stats and Facts

Milk Bowl Stats and Facts

Not quite ready to let go of the 2014 Thunder Road and ACT season’s yet? Here are some statistics and facts from the 52 Milk Bowls run to date.

  • Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts became the 35th different Milk Bowl winner.
  • It was also MacDonald’s first career Thunder Road win. It was also his second career top ten finish at Thunder Road and only his second Milk Bowl start.
  • Four of the top five finishers earned their first career Milk Bowl top five. MacDonald (1st), Derrick O’Donnell (2nd), Scott Dragon (4th), and Cody Blake (5th). John Donahue earned his third top five with a 3rd place effort.
  • Scott Dragon with father Bobby Dragon and Cody Blake with father Greg “Burger” Blake became the fourth and fifth pair of father and son drivers to both earn at least one career top five in the Milk Bowl. Mike and Ben Rowe are the only father/son combo to finish in the top five in the same Milk Bowl (2007). The other two pairs are Beaver and Brent Dragon and Joey and Jay Laquerre.