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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning the rain delayed Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Sunday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

Harvick rolls to win in rain-delayed Bristol race

By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange on Aug. 21, 2016, at 8:43 p.m.
BRISTOL, Tennessee — After multiple rain delays, the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway was completed a day late on Sunday, and Kevin Harvick claimed his second win of the 2016 season, Harvick, who also captured the event at Phoenix International …

TV, radio schedule for August 20-21, 2016

on Aug. 19, 2016, at 5:43 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR, Sprint Cup, 8 p.m., Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, NBCSN-TV BASEBALL, LITTLE LEAGUE World Series International elimination game, noon, 6 p.m., ESPN-TVStory continues below advertisement. US elimination game, 3 p.m., ABC-TV; 8 p.m., ESPN-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE NY METS at SAN FRANCISCO, 4 p.m., FS1-TV …
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Betts earns first RoadRunner victory

on Aug. 18, 2016, at 7:27 p.m.
HERMON | Bradley’s Sam Betts picked up his first win of the season in the RoadRunner division at Speedway 95 on Wednesday night after stealing the lead from Jason Hyde of Glenburn late in the event. Hyde had been leading, but was spun sideways while overlapping a slower car. …
Fort Kent native Austin Theriault waits with his truck during a practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in a file photo.

Fort Kent driver enters Sunday’s Oxford 250

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 18, 2016, at 7:23 a.m.
“The Oxford 250 has a lot of history. I took a year off but I’m looking forward to coming back and having some success.”

Local sports results for Aug. 15, 2016

on Aug. 15, 2016, at 10:20 p.m.
  Golf MSGA 2016 Match Play Championship At Brunswick GC Tuesday’s Pairings, Round of 32 7 a.m. — No. 1 Matt Hutchins (Woodlands Club) vs. No. 32 Jon Hardy (Samoset Resort); 7:09 — 16. Curtis Jordan (Woodlands Club) vs. 17. Mark Plummer (Augusta …

Six Tenths of a Foot Separate First and Third

on Aug. 14, 2016, at 11:41 p.m.
Episode 118 August 14, 2016 You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me…Six Tenths of a Foot? Sometimes in motorsports competition fractions of an inch or second means the difference between a win or a loss. Former Spud Speedway Senior Champ Kart Points Champion Tyler Raymond of Caribou experienced that in a …

Golding claims second feature win at Wiscasset

on Aug. 14, 2016, at 8:53 p.m.
Michael Golding of Pownal passed Logan Melcher of Fayette for the lead on the 10th lap and maintained the upper hand the rest of the way on Saturday night to win the Thunder Four Mini 30-lap feature at Wiscasset Raceway. It was Golding’s second win of the …
Brothers Ryan (left) and Josh St. Clair pose for a photo in victory lane after a feature race on Aug. 6 at Wiscasset Speedway. Josh St. Clair finished first and Ryan St. Clair finished third but moved up to second after the second-place finisher was disqualified.

Patriarch sets the pace racing against grandsons at Wiscasset

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 12, 2016, at 11:12 a.m.
A typical race week for the St. Clair family begins when they get together to work on their Late Model Sportsman race cars while some good-natured ribbing ensues as they fine-tune their cars. A barbecue for friends and family follows before the race at Wiscasset Speedway. That is followed by …

TV, radio schedule for August 12, 2016

on Aug. 11, 2016, at 5:26 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, XFINITY, qualifying, 6 p.m., USA-TV BASEBALL, LITTLE LEAGUE Midwest Regional semifinal, 11 a.m., ESPN-TV New England Regional semifinal, 1 p.m., ESPN-TV Northwest Regional semifinal, 3 p.m., ESPN-TVStory continues below advertisement. Great Lakes Regional semifinal, 5 p.m., ESPN2-TV Mid-Atlantic Regional semifinal, 7 p.m., ESPN-TV West Regional semifinal, 9 …

Romance, Racing, and Fast Times at Loring

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 2:29 a.m.
Episode 117 August 7, 2016 Cumberland Motor Club Hosts Largest Autocross in Northeast The Cumberland Motor Club hosted their 7th Annual Autocross at the former Loring Air Force Base this past weekend. The venue is the largest of its type in the Northeast with plenty of room for the .club …

Holden driver holds on for narrow victory at Speedway 95

on Aug. 07, 2016, at 8:01 p.m.
HERMON, Maine — In only his second time racing in the Dysart’s Late Models at Speedway 95, Steve Kimball of Holden started on the outside pole of the 40-lap feature and led all 40 laps to post his first career win in the division Saturday night. Kimball held off a …
 Sprint Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin (11) makes a pit stop during the Cheez-It 355 Sunday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International.

Hamlin holds on to win at Watkins Glen

By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange on Aug. 07, 2016, at 6:24 p.m.
WATKINS GLEN, New York — Denny Hamlin held off Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr. on the final lap of the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International on Sunday to claim his first career road course victory. It was Hamlin’s second win of the 2016 …

Overlock Jr. wins 95’s Enduro race

on Aug. 04, 2016, at 7:22 p.m.
HERMON | Jeff Overlock Jr. of Hermon added his name to the list of first-time winners for the 2016 racing season at Speedway 95 Wednesday night when he won the 20-lap Modified Enduro feature event. Starting on the pole after winning one of the two qualifying races held earlier …

Former Ferrari driver Amon dies aged 73

By Reuters on Aug. 03, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.
Former Ferrari driver Chris Amon, often described as one of the best in Formula One never to have won a race, has died at the age of 73 after a battle with cancer, family of the New Zealand motorsport great said Wednesday.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Chris Buescher celebrates in victory lane after winning the Pennsylvania 400 Monday at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Weather aids Buescher in win at Pocono

By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange on Aug. 01, 2016, at 5:37 p.m.
LONG POND, Pennsylvania — Weather was Chris Buescher’s friend Monday, as it paid an assist in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to help him claim his first career win in the rain and fog-shortened Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway. “That’s pretty awesome,” Buescher said. “Wild circumstances here at Pocono. This …

Gearhead Tour 2016

on Aug. 01, 2016, at 12:36 a.m.
Episode 116 July 31, 2016 Hale Brothers on Gearhead Tour The first annual Hale Brothers Gearhead Tour began Thursday evening at one of my sponsors venue, Maine Indoor Karting, Scarborough. It was an off week for racing at Spud Speedway so we met up with Team JRT who were on …

Ellsworth driver captures Boss Hogg 100

on July 31, 2016, at 8:32 p.m.
WISCASSET, MAINE – Andy Saunders of Ellsworth dominated the Boss Hogg 100 with over a five-second lead en route to victory in the pro-stock race Saturday night at Wiscasset Speedway. Saunders collected in $4,600 in prize money — $3,000 for first place and $1,600 for the laps he led — …
The car of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson is reflected in a puddle of water near the garage area prior to the Pennsylvania 400 Sunday at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. The race was postponed to Monday due to rain.

Pennsylvania 400 postponed until Monday

By The Sports Xchange on July 31, 2016, at 5:42 p.m.
LONG POND, Pennsylvania — For the second consecutive NASCAR race weekend at Pocono Raceway, the Sprint Cup Series race has been postponed until Monday because of rain. The Pennsylvania 400, originally scheduled to get underway at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sunday, is scheduled to take the green flag shortly after 11 …
Fort Kent native Austin Theriault waits in the garage area during a practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire, Sept. 25, 2015.

Fort Kent driver cruises to 3rd-place finish in K&N pro race

on July 31, 2016, at 12:47 p.m.
Fort Kent native Austin Theriault raced to a third-place finish in a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West race Friday night at Iowa Speedway.

TV Radio schedule for July 30-31, 2016

on July 29, 2016, at 7:40 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One, German Grand Prix, qualifying, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR, Camping World Truck, The Pocono Mountains 150, qualifying, 9 a.m., race, 1 p.m., FS1-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio NASCAR, Sprint Cup, The Pennsylvania 400, practice, 11 a.m., NBCSN-TVStory continues below advertisement. IndyCar, qualifying, 2 …