Articles by Tom Hale


Patient Martin picks spots, waits for openings, and wins

By Tom Hale on Sept. 28, 2010, at 9:26 p.m.
The stands are empty and the roar of racing engines has faded as the second annual Spud 150 is in the books. This year's edition was dedicated to the memory of John Phippen Jr., driver of Late Model Stock car No. 59, who passed away earlier this summer. The pole …

Speed thrills thousands at Loring timed races

By on Aug. 02, 2010, at 1:41 a.m.
LIMESTONE | Aroostook County again became the focal point of speed in the nation as the Loring Timing Association hosted 105 land speed racers and nearly 4,000 spectators at the former Loring Air Force Base.

Haney ready to roll

By on Aug. 06, 2009, at 10:05 p.m.
CARIBOU | With moist eyes, Spud Speedway owner Greg Veinote recently handed ownership of the racetrack to Troy Haney of Caribou.

Organizers revving up to idea of Loring land racing

By on Aug. 25, 2008, at 9:29 p.m.
LIMESTONE — The road sign entering Limestone may need to be changed next summer to read “the Home of the Fastest Cars” when Land Speed Racing comes to Aroostook County.