Naples, ME – Following a rare off weekend, the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North Super Late Models and PASS Modifieds return to action this Sunday afternoon at Speedway 95 for the Hopkins Milling & Paving 150. The speedway known as “Maine’s Family Fun Track” will host the next “Road To The Oxford 250” qualifier for New England’s top Super Late Model stars. And, courtesy of Hopkins Milling & Paving, adult tickets will only be $15.
By virtue of his second PASS win of the season at Oxford Plains Speedway, Scarborough, ME’s Garrett Hall has shot to the top of the standings over 3-time PASS North champion, DJ Shaw, ad rookie competitor, Gabe Brown. Heading back to Speedway 95 on Sunday, Hall is familiar with the Hermon, ME track, having won there in 2016.
“The track is bumpy, fast and fun,” says Hall, driver of the Norm’s Used Cars Toyota #94. “The high side has a little more banking on it and you can keep your momentum going up there.”
With a 24-point cushion over Shaw in the standings, Hall believes this weekend at Speedway 95, and the races leading up to the 46thAnnual Oxford 250 in August, are pivotal if he wants to challenge for his first PASS North Super Late Model title later this year.
“It’s really important because the competition is so tough and there’s 10 cars that can win every week,” says Hall. “We’re hoping to keep the momentum going and get another win on Sunday at Speedway 95.”
While much of the attention will be on the points leaders, the leading PASS winner at Speedway 95 with three wins, Ben Rowe, will be looking to return to victory lane there for the first time in 16 years. In addition, former North champions, Johnny Clark and Travis Benjamin are entered, along with defending PASS National champion, Derek Griffith. Current PASS National Championship leader and Richmond winner, Mike Hopkins, has filed an entry, while Gabe Brown, Scott Chubbuck, Chad Dow, Andy Saunders, Gary Smith, and Bobby Therrien have also filed entries as they look to join the 2019 group of PASS North race winners.
All the action gets under way on Sunday morning at Speedway 95 with rotating practice for all competing divisions from 11 AM – 12:55 PM, followed by heat races and features beginning at 1:30 PM for the PASS North Super Late Models, PASS Modifieds, and Honey Badger Street Stocks.
PASS Super Late Model entry forms for upcoming events at Speedway 95 and New Hampshire Motor Speedway, along with the 46thAnnual Oxford 250, can be found at ProAllStarsSeries.com.
The Pro All Stars Series is recognized as North America’s premier sanctioning body for asphalt Super Late Models and boasts such marquee events as the legendary Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway, the Easter Bunny 150 at the historic Hickory Motor Speedway, and the PASS Commonwealth Classic at Richmond Raceway. For technical information concerning all PASS divisions please send questions to [email protected]. For media or marketing questions, please contact Alan Dietz at 704-231-2039 or [email protected]. And, don’t forget to “Like” the Pro All Stars Series on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @PASSSLM14 to keep up with breaking news as it happens.
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