10 Things to Know: Boss Hogg 150

Just one week removed from the Oxford 250, it’s time for another big race in the state of Maine.  This time, it’s the Boss Hogg 150 at Wiscasset Speedway.  To learn more about this Labor Day classic, here are 10 Things to Know about the Boss Hogg 150.

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1 – Kevin Douglass and Josh St. Clair are tied for the lead in Wiscasset Speedway’s Pro Stock track championship with 504 points heading into the Boss Hogg 150 this weekend.  Each driver has three wins and this weekend’s race would be the biggest of the season.

 

2 – This race has been going on now for over 30 years.  Despite not being run every year, the event has become widely popular with the racers and the fans.

 

3 – The name Boss Hogg comes from Dave St. Clair, who was the track promoter for many years.  St. Clair was known as and marketed as “Boss Hogg” when he was racing.  Even old newspaper clippings would say come see “Boss Hogg”.

 

4 – Wiscasset Speedway is a 1/3-mile oval with high banks. The track was opened in 1969 and is still running strong today.

 

5 – Scott Chubbuck, a five-time track champion, is expected to race this weekend in the Boss Hogg 150. He is in the top 10 in points at the track.

 

6 – One year ago, Trevor Sanborn won the Boss Hogg 150 for the first time in his career.  This year, he comes in after winning the last chance qualifying race at the Oxford 250 before posting a top 10 finish.

 

7 – The first Boss Hogg event was a 100-lap Late Model race held back in 1991, when Tracy Gordon went to victory lane.

 

8 – Stan Meserve was the first driver to win back-to-back races in the Boss Hogg event in 1994 and 1995.

 

9 – The race will be 150 laps, unlike the early years where it was 100 laps. This is the second major Late Model event of the year at Wiscasset, as they also host the annual Coastal 200 in the spring.

 

10 – Speed51.TV will be the place to watch the live coverage of the Boss Hogg 150.  Speed51.TV subscribers can watch the race here.

 

-Story by: Elgin Traylor, Speed51 Correspondent

-Photo credit: Speed51 Photo

10 Things to Know: Boss Hogg 150