Bear Ridge Speedway’s 15th event of 50th season of racing.

Bear Ridge Speedway’s 15th event of 50th season of racing.

Richie Simmons gets the win from the rear in the DIRTcar Sabil & Sons Sportsman Modifieds
Earl Maxham grabs the Brass Ring Booty as he crosses the line 1st in the first Green to Checkers DIRTcar Wells River Chevrolet Sportsman Coupes event
Bear Ridge Speedway’s 15th event of 50th season of racing.

For Immediate Release BRS-081917-1
The 50th year of racing celebration sponsored by Sabil & Sons Inc brought cars of yester year and today from far and wide for the fans to see with the regular 99ROCK racing series divisions putting on some of the best racing excitement of the season August 19, 2017.
Things were much calmer for the DIRTcar Sabil & Sons Sportsman Modifieds this night with mishaps at a minimum, meaning if you were coming from the back to set a challenge for the win you had to be on your toes and ready. Richie Simmons was just that coming from the second to last row he methodically worked his way to the front, picking up Adam Pierson along the way. Pierson would be unable to get past Simmons who went on to score his win of the season. Pierson crossed the line in second with Terry Williams grabbing third. Stephen Lary with his best finish of the season crossed the line in fourth with Mike Ryan taking fifth.
It has taken 16 weeks plus madness night to see the Wells River Chevrolet DIRTcar Sportsman Coupes make it thru the event without a caution-going green to checkers. It was thought it would never happen but tonight it did and the man who capitalized was Earl “Squirrel” Maxham. He might not have led all the laps but he led the most important one the final which earned him an extra $800.00 to take home on top of his feature win earnings. Thomas Placey would end up the short man on stick crossing the line in second with Brian Chaffee coming home in third. Tanner Siemons and Matt Ellsworth rounded out the top five.
The Laquerre’s Sports USAC DMA Midgets were off and will return on 8/26/17 for their next regular scheduled event.
Car count was up in the C.A. Miller Limited Late Models, making the win a bit more challenging. Wayland Childs would benefit from being in the right line to get by and to the front as he takes the win over Ryan Christian. Dougie Boucher claimed the third victory lane spot. Bryan Campbell and Travis Smith completed the top five.
Jesse Durkee gets another win in the Weglarz Property Service beating out Jason Porter who crossed behind him and second and Kelly Miller in third. Steve Bell and Buddy Welch were the lucky ones to complete the top five
The WYKR Sprint Cars of New England were on hand once again to put on a show for the fans. When the checkers waived Jacob Williams was declared the winner with Tyler Austin crossing in second and Ryan Avery in third. Clay Dow and Kevin Chaffee rounded out the top five.

Bear Ridge Speedway’s 50th season of dirt car racing continues Saturday, August 26th with a full card of racing for the 99Rock weekly racing series, with the Sabil & Sons DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds, Wells River Chevrolet DIRTcar Sportsman Coupes Laquerre’s Sports USC DMA Midgets C.A. Miller Inc Limited Late Models, and the Weglarz Property Service Four Cylinders. Plus the Granite State Mini Sprints. All sponsored by Dead River Co. General admission for the 99Rock Weekly Racing Series is $10 for adults (age 18-61), $8 teens (12-17) and seniors (62+), and $2 for children; Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Racing begins at the famous “6:00-ish” start time.
Bear Ridge Speedway is as an alcohol free family friendly entertainment spot, with our goal to make each experience at the Ridge better than the last. Remember “Dirt where every lap is the last lap” we continue to offer the best source of good inexpensive high quality entertainment for families.
Bear Ridge Speedway is located off exit 16 of I91 on to Rte 25 west 1 mile to South Road up the hill to Kidder Rd. The green will wave every Saturday at 6:00 pm(ish). Be sure to check the web Questions can be sent to
UNOFFICIAL RESULTS – 50th Season of Racing Sabil & Sons Old Times night
99ROCK Weekly Racing Series
Bear Ridge Speedway — Bradford, VT
Saturday August 19, 2017

Sabil & Sons DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Madness (40 Laps)
1 34 Richie Simmons
2 15 Adam Pierson
3 97 Terry Williams
4 8 Stephen Lary
5 86 Mike Ryan
6 10s Ryan Christian
7 631 Todd Buckwold
8 98 Walter Hammond
9 10 Derek Graham
10 1D Wayne Stearns
11 40 Steven Flint
12 9 Michael Dunn
13 187 Tim Aldrighetti
14 81vt Dan Johnston
15 77 Chris Clark
16 87 Todd Fenoff
17 42T Robert Tucker
18 4 DJ Robinson
19 12c Jamie Ferland
HEAT one: Stephen Lary
HEAT two: DJ Robinson

Wells River Chevrolet Sportsman Coupe Feature (30 laps)
1 2 Earl Maxham
2 96 Thomas Placey
3 16 Brian Chaffee
4 5 Tanner Siemons
5 21 Matt Ellsworth
6 56 Chris LaForest
7 24 Jeremy Beckley
8 15 Gene Pierson
9 18 Jason Colbeth
10 20 Todd Hayward
11 3 Jason Horniac
12 50 Tyler Stygles
13 71 Josh Harrington
14 77 Robert Kilburn
15 23 Derrick Stearns
16 33 Melvin Pierson
17 63 Mike Stender
HEAT one: Earl Maxham
HEAT two: Tyler Stygles

Laquerre’s Sports USAC DMA Midgets Feature (25)
Off returning 8/26
HEAT one:
HEAT two:

C.A. Miller Limited Late Model Feature (20 laps
1st o2 Wayland Childs
2nd 10c Ryan Christian
3rd 91 Dougie Boucher
4th 12 Bryan Campbell
5th 5T Travis Smith
6th 21 Kevin Dickinson
7th 52 Corey Kennison
8th 15 John Neddo
9th o4 Kelly Miller
HEAT one: Ryan Christian

Weglarz Property Management 4-Cylinder Feature (20 laps)
1st 88 Jesse Durkee
2nd 13 Jason Porter
3rd 0vt Kelly Miller
4th 12 Steve Bell
5th 65 Robert Welch
6th 8 Sean Perron
7th 14 David Durkee Jr. (R)
8th 71 Rodney Davis
9th 62 Wayne LaBree ®
10th 17 Shane Stygles
11th 31 Don Reynolds
12th 121 Rand Grey
13th 2 Tim Davis
14th 30 Nicholas Comeau
15th 29J Justin Stockman
16th 6x Chris Cole
17th 66 Robert Audet
18th 77 Pete West
19th 24 Bobby Bell
20th 83 Mike Sherburne
21st 21 Harry Davidson
22nd 82 Peter Putney
HEAT one: Wayne LaBree®
HEAT two: Bobby Bell


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