5:45
That concludes our Speed51.com coverage of the 2012 Milk Bowl from Thunder Road Speedbowl (VT). Thank you for logging in and good night! 
5:44
The Milk Bowl winning team. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:43
Milk Bowl winner Dave Pembroke kisses the cow in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:41
Race Results
2012 Milk Bowl
Thunder Road Speedbowl (VT)

1. Dave Pembroke – 16
2. Brian Hoar – 19
3. Glen Luce – 29
4. Wayne Helliwell, Jr. – 31
5. Jean Paul Cyr – 32
6. Brent Dragon – 32
7. Jimmy Hebert – 33
8. Cris Michaud – 33
9. Nick Sweet – 34
10. Phil Scott – 36
11. Chip Grenier – 37
12. John Donahue – 38
13. Scott Payea – 38
14. Brooks Clark – 39
15. Austin Theriault – 40
16. Patrick Laperle – 42
17. Stacy Cahoon – 44
18. Jeff Taylor – 44
19. Cody Blake – 45
20. Ricky Rolfe – 51
21. Jamie Aube – 57
22. Travis Fadden – 61
23. Mike Bailey – 63
24. Joey Polewarczyk – 63
25. Luke Hinkley – 64
26. Trampas Demers – 64
27. Quinny Welch – 71
28. Eric Chase – 72
29. Ray Parent – 86
30. Grant Folsom – 92 

5:36
There were a few light hearted stories after Dave Pembroke’s victory. First was when the trophy queen cow did not want to go willingly to victory lane. Ken Squier played the role of cow handled and coaxed the animal to victory lane where race winner Dave Pembroke gave it a big kiss.

Later on, Pembroke was being interviewed by a local TV station when Patrick Laperle walked into the shot and planted a large kiss on Pembroke’s cheek to throw the interview off. A laughing Laperle then offered his congrats to the winner. 

5:33
We are back from victory lane and will have a few photos, a few stories and the finishing order posted shortly. Stay tuned. 
5:04
Comment From Lisa 

Didn’t Know Glenn was there GO GLEN !! 

5:04
Comment From Guest 

Congrats to Dave Pembroke and Team ! 

5:03
Brian Hoar finished second in the third segment while Patrick Laperle finished third. 
5:03
Dave Pembroke wins the Milk Bowl! 
5:03
Glen Luce wins segment three. 
5:03
Lap 74 – Glen Luce pulls away. 
5:02
Patrick Laperle comes alive to battle for third! 
5:02
Nick Sweet is battling Brian Hoar for second. 
5:02
Dave Pembroke is now seventh. 
5:02
Four laps to go. 
5:01
Patrick Laperle moves up to fourth. 
5:01
Lap 69 – Glen Luce leads by a fender. 
5:01
Glen Luce into the lead. 
5:01
Restart – Brian Hoar leads into turn one. 
5:01
For the restart, it appears that Glen Luce will lead Brian Hoar, Nick Sweet, Wayne Helliwell and Patrick Laperle. 
5:00
Dave Pembroke is now eighth and we haven’t even had any green flag racing. 
5:00
Cody Blake is back on the track. 
5:00
That will not put Brian Hoar into the lead though. Rules call for the inside lane to advance, so Glen Luce now leads. 
4:59
Cody Blake has pulled off the track and out of the lead. 
4:59
Another restart was called off. 
4:59
The restart was called off again. John Donahue and Jimmy Hebert were disputing a restart position. 
4:58
Comment From Chris Meunier 

here we go, buisness is about to pick up 

4:58
There will be a second attempt at a restart. 
4:58
A false start was called. 
4:58
But…. 
4:58
Restart – Cody Blake was slow to the line and Brian Hoar leads. 
4:57
Brooks Clark is back on track, but will restart in the rear of the field. 
4:57
If Brian Hoar can pass Cody Blake and Dave Pembroke does not advance any positions, the standings will be tied. 
4:57
There will be seven laps to go after this restart. 
4:56
Thank you for logging in. 
4:56
Comment From curtis 

i want to thank speed51 for all the cover today 

4:56
Clarks’ demise puts Pembroke back into the Milk Bowl “lead”. 
4:56
Brooks Clark has pulled off the track while running third. 
4:55
Dave Pembroke has been moved back to tenth. With Brian Hoar in the second spot, that means that the Milk Bowl standings are tied again. 
4:55
Comment From Gofastrnlft 

Great Job Speed 51….Thanks 

4:55
Dave Pembroke might have been the big winner on that restart as he is now lined up in the eight position. That would win the Milk Bowl by one point if the race ended now. 
4:54
Cody Blake will restart in the lead again. 
4:54
The caution is out again on lap 68 for that incident. 
4:53
Eric Chase was also involved. 
4:53
Scott Payea has spun in turn one. 
4:53
Retsart – lap 68 – Brian Hoar goes into the lead. 
4:53
This caution could be good for Dave Pembroke as he was nearly a half straightaway behind the next car ont he track when it came out. 
4:52
Just outside the top ten are Ricky Rolfe, Jimmy Hebert, Jamie Aube and John Donahue. 
4:52
Currently, Cody Blake leads Brian Hoar, Brooks Clark, Glen Luce, Wayne Helliwell, Nick Sweet, Austin Theriault, Patrick Laperle and Dave Pembroke. 
4:51
Everyone except for Quinny Welch was able to drive away from that wreck. 
4:51
Thank you for logging in. 
4:51
Comment From Mike Harnish 

As always thanks for bringing such great coverage into our homes! 

4:50
We understand that and love the support divisions. I’ve personally driven a Street Stock here and loved it. But since we have one person on hand to gather post race photos and quotes for this week, we just do not have the resources available to cover that feature. Milk Bowl Sunday is big for all divisions, but the winner of the Milk Bowl deserves his due this coming week as it is one of the biggest short track events of the season. 
4:50
Comment From Chris Meunier 

Some of the best racing at Thunder Road was in the Street Stocks this year 

4:50
Comment From Chris Meunier 

bummer, but I understand that the LMS race is more important to MOST people just not me 

4:49
Caution – Jeff Taylor, Quinny Welch, Phil Scott, Travis Fadden and Stacy Cahoon have wrecked in turn three. 
4:48
We are now at lap 69. 
4:48
Brian Hoar is outside Cody Blake for the lead. 
4:48
Comment From Alison 

Go Glen Luce!! 

4:48
Dave Pembroke and Brian Hoar would be tied if the race ended now. There are 10 laps to go. 
4:47
Dave Pembroke is now back to the tenth position. 
4:47
We are now at lap 63. 
4:47
Austin Theriault is falling through the pack and out of the top five. 
4:46
Dave Pembroke has passed Jimmy Hebert for 11th. 
4:45
Glen Luce is under Austin Theriault for fourth. 
4:45
No. We will have our hands full with getting post race material for this week on Speed51.com
4:45
Comment From Chris Meunier 

are you guys going to stick around and broadcast the Street Stock race? 

4:44
Brian Hoar is up to second. 
4:44
Restart – Cody Blake still leads. 
4:44
Just outside the top ten are Patrick Laperle, Dave Pembroke, Jamie Aube and Jeff Taylor. 
4:43
Cody Blake leads Brooks Clark, Brian Hoar, Austin Theriault, Glen Luce, Wayne Helliwell, Ricky Rolfe, Nick Sweet, Jimmy Hebert and Jean Paul Cyr. 
4:42
Currently, Brian Hoar would win the overall race over Dave Pembroke. 
4:41
Quinny Welch spun off turn three. 
4:41
Caution – Lap 52 – Spin in turn three. 
4:41
We are now at lap 52. 
4:41
Comment From Chris Meunier 

Glad you guys finally got the weather to get this in b4 the snow starts falling 

4:41
Dave Pembroke has slipped a few spots and now sits outside the top ten. 
4:40
Jean Paul Cyr and Dave Pembroke just made contact while batlting for ninth. Pembroke continues to hold down that spot. 
4:39
Nick Sweet has passed Dave Pembroke for ninth. 
4:39
Dave Pembroke is now up to ninth. 
4:39
Cody Blake is still comfortably out front at lap 42. 
4:38
Brian Hoar is looking to the outside of Brooks Clark for second place. 
4:38
Nick Sweet has now joined the battle for tenth. 
4:38
We are now working lap 39. 
4:38
Dave Pembroke and Jeff Taylor are fighting hard for tenth. 
4:37
Brian Hoar is now third. 
4:37
Brooks Clark is settled into second while Austin Theriault and Brian Hoar battle side-by-side for third. 
4:37
Cody Blake is still pulling away. 
4:37
Dave Pembroke has passed Jeff Taylor for tenth. 
4:36
Dave Pembroke is flirting with the top ten. 
4:36
Wayne Helliwell, Jr. is up to sixth and Ricky Rolfe is settling into seventh. 
4:36
Glen Luce is now up to fifth. 
4:35
Brian Hoar is now up to fourth. 
4:35
Brooks Clark is now battling for second. 
4:35
Restart – Cody Blake still leads. 
4:33
Dave Pembroke had an eight point lead over Brian Hoar, Phil Scott and Scott Payea entering this final segment. 
4:33
Comment From Guest 

What is the number that Hoar and Pembroke have for standings? 

4:32
Stacy Cahoon has spun in turn two to bring out the caution at lap 25. 
4:32
Stacy Cahoon is now up to third. 
4:31
Comment From Lisa 

Go Austin & Ricky……The Maine Men !! 

4:31
Cody Blake is pulling away with the lead at lap 19. 
4:30
Dave Pembroke is now up to 13th. 
4:30
Brian Hoar has now slipped to seventh. Hoar and Dave Pembroke would be tied in the standings if the race ended now. 
4:30
Dave Pembroke is up to the 15th position. 
4:29
Restart – Cody Blake still leads at lap 14. 
4:29
Under caution, Cody Blake currently leads Austin Theirault, Ricky Rolfe, Jamie Aube, Stacy Cahoon, Brian Hoar, Brooks Clark, Jeff Taylor, Glen Luce and Travis Fadden. 
4:28
Patrick Laperle has pitted and come back out. 
4:28
Concrete or granite…We are not sure as it is painted in the track colors of green and yellow. Granite would make sense though as Barre, Vermont is well known as the “Granite Capital of the World.” Legend also has it that the track races on Thursday nights because that was payday at the local quarries and it meant that workers had cash to spend at that point in the week. 
4:28
Comment From Jesse 

Is the front stretch wall still made of Granite? 

4:26
Patrick Laperle has driven away, but Luke Hinkley has heavy damage. Laperle did pull alongside Hinkley’s damaged racecar though and appeared to show his displeasure before being moved along by a track official. 
4:25
Luke Hinkley and Patrick Laperle got together in turn four. Laperle spun while Hinkley rode the top of the wall and got airborn. Eric Chase was also involved and now has heavy front end damage. 
4:25
Caution – Lap 14. 
4:24
Brian Hoar is up to sixth. 
4:24
Austin Theriault settles into second while Ricky Rolfe runs third. 
4:24
Restart – Cody Blake takes the lead. 
4:24
After a lengthy caution, we are set to go back green. 
4:23
Comment From Guest 

Come on Ricky ……kick some butt in this third segment….you can do it….. 

4:19
Mike Bailey was walking down the track as the field circled under caution. When Jimmy Hebert went by, Bailey put both of his palms up towards the air in an apparent “what happened?” motion. 
4:18
Mike Bailey is walking away from this wreck and down the banking of turn four. He appears to be fine. His car probably is not. 
4:17
The caution is out at lap nine for a car against the turn three foam barrier – well off the track. We cannot see the car, but are told it belongs to Mike Bailey. 
4:16
Ricky Rolfe, Jamie Aube and Stacy Cahoon round out the current top five. 
4:16
Lap eight – Austin Theriault has settled into the lead over Cody Blake. 
4:15
Dave Pembroke is stuck in heavy traffic deep in the field. At this point, Brian Hoar would take the victory as he is currently running seventh. 
4:14
Austin Theriault leads again at lap two. 
4:14
Ricky Rolfe fight back for the lead. 
4:14
Austin Theriault has used the outside to move into the lead. 
4:14
Start – Ricky Rolfe and leads Austin Theriault into turn one. 
4:13
Brooks Clark stands by his #68. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:12
Cody Blake’s team at work. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:11
The cow chip throwing contest is over and the Late Models are hitting the track for the pace laps for segment three of the Milk Bowl. 
4:09
While many teams were working on their cars feverishly between segment breaks, Dave Pembroke’s car sat quietly. So far, Pembroke is in command of this event. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:07
Dave Pembroke looks fairly relaxed in the back of his hauler. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:06
During this break, we talked to Milk Bowl leader (after two segments) Dave Pembroke who has a very sizable eight position lead entering the third segment. Pembroke isn’t counting this as a victory yet though.

“We’ve still got a race to go,” said Pembroke. “We have put ourselves in a good position to win, but it’s not over yet. Hopefully, we can pull this off.”

4:04
Comment From Jimi 

Congrats Travis !!! 

4:04
Comment From BChildsjr 

Way to go Trav! 

4:04
Earlier today, we were trying to get to the pits to get photos and notes from between segments of the Milk Bowl when the Street Stocks were on track for their feature. With a nine car wreck on lap one, we thought we had plenty of time. However, the race went quiet a short time later and we scurried back to the press box. We thought that the race went awfully quick, but that wasn’t exactly the case. The reality was that the race was very rough and a “time out” was called for the division. They will now finish their feature race after the rest of the Milk Bowl races are run later this afternoon. 
4:02
Comment From Matty sanborn 

Yay!! Go stearnsy!!!! Kiss that cow!! 

4:01
Travis Sterns got to kiss a (small) cow in victory lane. Ken Squier just described the bovine as “attractive”. The cow was led to victory lane by the grand daughter of the late Annie Burke of Harvest Hill Farms – who appeared throughout the 50 years of the Milk Bowl as the handler of the victory lane cow. Burke passed away in the year since the 2011 Milk Bowl. 
3:59
Wait…there’s more….a baby cow is being pulled over to victory lane. The little girl is shy, but is getting ready to be kissed by Mini Milk Bowl winner Travis Sterns. 
3:58
Travis Sterns didn’t get to kiss a cow in victory lane for winning the Mini Milk Bowl – but he was given a big glass bottle of milk to down in victory lane. 
3:55
Joey Becker has won segment two of the Mini Milk Bowl, but it will be Travis Sterns who takes the overall victory of the race over Dave Farrington. 
3:55
Joey Becker now leads Travis Sterns, Joey M. Laquerre, Dave Farrington and Dave Whitcomb. 
3:54
Dave Farrington gets shuffled back to fourth with four laps to go. 
3:54
Three-wide! Travis Sterns now moves to second. 
3:54
Travis Sterns is now up to third. 
3:54
Dave Farrington has cleared Joey M. Laquerre for second place. 
3:53
Lap 40 – Joey Becker leads a dead heat for second with Dave Farrington on the inside and Joey M. Laquerre on the outside. 
3:52
Dave Farrington is battling for second. 
3:52
Joey Becker leads Joey M. Laquerre and Dave Farrington. 
3:51
We are now at lap 37 of 50 in the second segment of the Mini Milk Bowl. 
3:50
Comment From Guest 

go becker 

3:50
As they run right now, Dave Farrington and Travis Sterns would be tied for the lead in the Mini Milk Bowl as a result of their two segments of racing. Currently, Farrington runs third on the track with Sterns in fourth. 
3:50
Comment From J5 

Helliwell has simular tires issues from qualifying as well. 

3:47
Joey Becker is running away with the lead of the Mini Milk Bowl segment two. He has nearly a straightaway on second place runner Joey M. Laquerre. 
3:47
The Laperle camp told us that they had to run the tires from their qualifying race here several weeks ago in segment one. This was especially bad for them because Laperle spun in that race. The car did not handle very well at all in that segment as a result. The car was much better in the second segment according to the team. 
3:47
Comment From Roger 

Any news of patrick laperle ? what happen with the car … they must be very mad 

3:45
Before this race, the Tiger Sportsmen raced and Bobby Therrien was the big winner – even though he finished second. That was because while combined with the first place finish in segment one of the Sportsman event, he came away with the overall victory. Therrien was also crowned as the 2012 Tiger Sportsman champion of Thunder Road Speedbowl (VT). 
3:44
We are in the midst of segment two of the Mini Milk Bowl. 
3:44
Lap 13 – Joey Becker now leads. 
3:42
Joey Becker is now up to second at lap nine. 
3:42
Restart – Norm Andrews takes the lead. 
3:38
Sam Caron has spun his #22 in turn four to bring out a caution at lap three. 
3:38
The second and final segment of the Mini Milk Bowl is underway. This race is for the non qualifiers of the 50th Milk Bowl. Pat Floyd leads at lap two. 
3:37
Jeff Taylor’s #88. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:36
Ricky Rolfe at work. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:36
Ricky Rolfe’s #51 looks more like a Modified than a Late Model at this point. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:35
Jamie Aube at work. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:34
Austin Theriault’s team at work. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:33
Pat Floyd and Jimmy Linardy will start on the front row of the Mini Milk Bowl second segment. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:32
Comment From Gofastrnlft 

Keep Diggin AT57!!!!!! 

3:32
Comment From Gofastrnlft 

Speed 51 on one screen, Martinsville on the other! 

3:20
We will try to go and get some photos and pit notes during this short break between Late Model segments of the Milk Bowl. The Tiger Sportsmen are now on track. 
3:20
Thank you everyone for logging in. 
3:19
Comment From Mike 

Nice job on the details !! 

3:19
Comment From Nancy 

As usual, you are giving us awesome coverage of the Milk Bowl….thank you! 

3:19
The #57 team of Austin Theriault have not withdrawn from the race and are slated to start on the outside pole of segment three. 
3:19
Comment From Gofastrnlft 

Will Austin Theriault get repaired for seg 3? 

3:19
Comment From Kaffel racing 

Is Theriault done? Where did he finish segment 2? Thanks 

3:18
Overall Current Results
After Two Segments

1. Dave Pembroke – 9
2. Phil Scott – 17
3. Scott Payea – 17
4. Brian Hoar – 17
5. Brent Dragon – 19
6. Chip Grenier – 22
7. Cris Michaud – 22
8. Brooks Clark – 23
9. Jean Paul Cyr – 24
10. Jimmy Hebert – 24
11. Jeff Taylor – 24
12. Wayne Helliwell, Jr. – 26
13. Stacy Cahoon – 27
14. Cody Blake – 27
15. John Donahue – 28
16. Glen Luce – 28
17. Nick Sweet – 30
18. Joey Pole – 32
19. Trampas Demers – 33
20. Austin Theriault – 34
21. Mike Bailey – 38
22. Luke Hinkley – 38
23. Travis Fadden – 38
24. Patrick Laperle – 39
25. Ricky Rolfe – 39
26. Jamie Aube – 43
27. Quinny Welch – 47
28. Eric Chase – 50
29. Ray Parent – 55
30. Grant Folsom – 61 

3:13
While we wait for second segment results, here are the results of the first segment:

Milk Bowl
Segment One
Finishing Order

1. Brian Hoar
2. Dave Pembroke
3. Nick Sweet
4. Cris Michaud
5. Trampas Demers
6. Cody Blake
7. Joey Polewarczyk
8. Brooks Clark
9. Scott Payea
10. Stacy Cahoon
11. Austin Theriault
12. Jeff Taylor
13. Phil Scott
14. Glen Luce
15. Ricky Rolfe
16. Brent Dragon
17. Chip Grenier
18. Travis Fadden
19. John Donahue
20. Wayne Helliwell, Jr.
21. Quinny Welch
22. Jimmy Hevert
23. Jean Paul Cyr
24. Jamie Aube
25. Luke Hinkley
26. Ray Parent
27. Mike Bailey
28. Eric Chase
29. Patrick Laperle
30. Grant Folsom

3:11
Comment From Marvin 

Thank you speed 51 for broadcasting this race. great job to all !!!!! 

3:11
Comment From Mike 

Who won segment 1 

3:11
Brian Hoar won segment one over Dave Pembroke, Nick Sweet, Cris Michaud and Trampas Demers. 
3:08
We will have more complete results of the second segment as soon as they become available. 
3:08
The first segment was 50 laps. The second segment was 75 laps. The third segment will be 75 laps. 
3:07
Comment From jeff 

I thought the first segment was only 50 laps?? 

3:07
Finish – Jean Paul Cyr wins segment two over Jimmy Hebert and Brent Dragon. 
3:05
Dave Pembroke is now up to seventh. 
3:05
Phil Scott is now up to fifth. 
3:05
We are working lap 67. 
3:04
Jimmy Hebert is chasing down leader Jean Paul Cyr. 
3:04
What appears to be the hauler for Trampas Demers is also leaving the track. 
3:03
Yes, the field is inverted between each segment. 
3:03
Comment From GS 

I forget, how does milk bowl scoring work, for those who were a lap down in segment 1? Do they simply get a reset in segement 2? 

3:03
Brent Dragon is now up to third. 
3:03
Brooks Clark just made a great save in turn two. 
3:03
Ray Parent is officially out of the race. His hauler is now leading for his homestate of Rhode Island – a state that is expected to get some damage from Hurricane Sandy this week. 
3:02
Lap 54 – Jimmy Hebert is up to second. 
3:01
Jean Paul Cyr inches into the lead. Jimmy Hebert has made the battle a three-way one with Cyr and Chip Grenier. 
3:01
Restart – Jean Paul Cyr and Chip Grenier fight for the lead. 
3:01
Austin Theriault might have a broken panhard bar. 
3:00
Ricky Rolfe’s car is missing most of its right side bodywork. The spectators can see right into the driver’s compartment. 
3:00
Austin Theriault has just slowed on the track under caution. 
3:00
Ricky Rolfe is back on track. 
2:59
Six of the top seven drivers from the first segment have had major issues in this segment. Only Dave Pembroke, who runs eighth, has had any luck so far this time around. 
2:58
No. Brian Hoar has been caught up in two incidents and has nose damage. 
2:58
Comment From Jesse 

Could he be sandbagging to get a good spot for Seg. 3? 

2:57
Eric Chase might have gotten a piece of that incident two. He has moderate front end damage. 
2:57
The caution is out at lap 49. 
2:57
Cris Michaud spins in turn two and slid back down the track. Ricky Rolfe had no luck and got tagged. The impact ripped the entire right side off Rolfe’s car. 
2:56
Brian Hoar is the second to last car running on the track right now. He won the first segment and then the field got inverted. 
2:55
Lap 45 – Three way battle for third with Jimmy Hebert, Brent Dragon and Wayne Helliwell, Jr. 
2:55
Brian Hoar gets sideways and heads through the infield. He is running very deep in the pack. 
2:55
Jimmy Hebert is giving the fans a great show as he goes sideways around turn four every lap, but still keeps the third spot despite a bad handling car. 
2:54
Lap 40 – Jean Paul Cyr still leads. 
2:54
Hebert dirt tracks it off turn four! He maintains the third spot though. 
2:54
Jimmy Hebert edges up to third. 
2:53
Wayne Helliwell, Jr. is back to fifth. 
2:53
Austin Theirault is now up to fifth. 
2:53
Restart – Second Segment – Lap 32 – Jean Paul Cyr maintains the lead. 
2:52
Joey Pole is the reason for the latest caution. He took a wild ride off turn one and needed a tow truck to get back to the pit area. 
2:50
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2:49
We are now under caution at lap 34 of segment two – Jean Paul Cyr leads Chip Grenier, Brent Dragon, Jimmy Hebert, Wayne Helliwell, Austin Theriault, John Donahue, Travis Fadden, Scott Payea and Dave Pembroke. 
2:48
While we were away, Trampas Demers was involved in a wreck where he rode the frontstretch wall. Cody Blake, Nick Sweet, Jeff Taylor and Brian Hoar were also involved. Sweet had later problems. Patrick Laperle, Blake and Mike Bailey would later get into another incident. Bailey and Eric Chase also got together in a seperate incident. 
2:46
We are now at lap 30, Jean Paul Cyr has a sizable lead. 
2:45
Here is the earlier coverage from today’s Milk Bowl…http://www.speed51.com/2012_Stories/ACT/Trackside_Now_Milk_Bowl_10-28.html
2:44
We are working lap 25 of the Second Segment. Jean Paul Cyr now leads over Chip Grenier, Brent Dragon, Jimmy Hebert and Wayne Helliwell, Jr. 
2:14
Travis Sterns finished second. Dave Farrington took third coming out of turn four as Dave Whitcomb went high and bounced off the fronstretch wall. Whitcomb, who caught a little bit of air in the incident, finished fourth. 
2:13
Finish – Joey Laquerre wins 
2:13
Travis Sterns just got very sideways in second. 
2:13
Lap 48 of 50. 
2:12
Dave Farrington is up to fourth. 
2:12
Travis Sterns is now up to second. 
2:12
Joey Laquerre has come back to lead. 
2:12
Restart – Dave Whitcomb has a beautiful outside restart that took the lead. 
2:11
We are at lap 44 of 50. 
2:11
Matt White had to be towed off the track. 
2:11
Bryan Mason and Dave Farrington are now fourth and fifth. 
2:11
Travis Sterns will restart third. 
2:11
Dave Whitcomb is getting moved to second place. 
2:10
It appears that Joey Laquerre will be back to the lead. 
2:10
The lineup is being reset. 
2:10
Matt White got the worst of that damage. 
2:10
Lap 44 – Joey Laquerre spins on the frontstretch. Several other cars were collected. The caution is out. 
2:09
Sterns and Laquerre got together two more times. This time, Sterns wasn’t as nice. Laquerre still leads. 
2:09
Travis Sterns got a fender inside Joey Laquerre for the the lead. The two competitors touched. Laquerre got sideways, but Sterns backed off and let him save the car. Laquerre still leads Sterns. 
2:07
Restart – Joey Laquerre takes the lead. 
2:05
Sam Caron has looped his #22 on the backstretch at lap 35. 
2:04
Lap 30 – Travis Sterns is running away with the lead of the Mini Milk Bowl. 
2:03
Travis Sterns has retaken the lead. 
2:02
Restart – Lap 22 – Mini Milk Bowl – Joey Laquerre edges into the lead. 
2:00
The caution is out on lap 22. 
1:59
Two tow trucks have been dispatched to clean up Fisher’s car. 
1:59
Jamie Fisher just spun sideways off the turn one dirt banking. His car caught air under it, but is said to have landed on all four wheels. The line of sight to where it landed is blocked by the banking. 
1:58
Joey M. Laquerre is now up to fourth. 
1:56
We are still on lap 15 of the Mini Milk Bowl. 
1:56
We have just confirmed that the car off track is Pat Floyd. He was able to drive away from the incident. 
1:56
The caution is out for a car that went over the dirt banking of turn one. We could not see what car it was. 
1:55
On lap 15 of the Mini Milk Bowl, Travis Sterns still leads Bryan Mason, Joey Laquerre, Jamie Fisher, Joey M. Laquerre, Dave Farrington, Dave Whitcomb and Spencer MacPherson. 
1:54
Milk Bowl
Segment One
Finishing Order

1. Brian Hoar
2. Dave Pembroke
3. Nick Sweet
4. Cris Michaud
5. Trampas Demers
6. Cody Blake
7. Joey Polewarczyk
8. Brooks Clark
9. Scott Payea
10. Stacy Cahoon
11. Austin Theriault
12. Jeff Taylor
13. Phil Scott
14. Glen Luce
15. Ricky Rolfe
16. Brent Dragon
17. Chip Grenier
18. Travis Fadden
19. John Donahue
20. Wayne Helliwell, Jr.
21. Quinny Welch
22. Jimmy Hevert
23. Jean Paul Cyr
24. Jamie Aube
25. Luke Hinkley
26. Ray Parent
27. Mike Bailey
28. Eric Chase
29. Patrick Laperle
30. Grant Folsom

1:54
We had a quick restart and then Emily Packard spun on lap 15 of the Mini Milk Bowl. 
1:51
Joey Becker has spun on the fronstretch at lap 12 of the first segment of the Mini Milk Bowl. 
1:50
Bryan Mason runs second in the Mini Milk Bowl. Joey Laquerre, Jamie Fisher and Joey Becker round out the top five. 
1:48
The first segment of the Mini Milk Bowl is underway. At lap two, Travis Sterns leads. 
1:30
The Street Stocks are on track now, but they managed to see at least nine cars get collected in a first lap wreck…so we will use this time to head to the pits and get a few notes and photos from the Milk Bowl Late Model competitors. Stay tuned! 
1:29
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1:27
Brian Hoar to Ken Squier – “The car was awesome…the guys did an aweosme job this morning with the engine change. We got it in just in time and they are just awesome.” 
1:25
Finish – Brian Hoar wins the first segment over Dave Pembroke, Nick Sweet, Cris Michaud, Trampas Demers, Joey Pole, Austin Theriault, Cody Blake, Scott Payea and Brooks Clark. 
1:24
Trampas Demers is up to fifth. 
1:23
We are now at lap 45. 
1:23
Brian Hoar is pulling away. 
1:23
Nick Sweet runs third, but is stuck high and in very tight lapped traffic. 
1:23
About a half dozen lapped cars are between leader Brian Hoar and second place Dave Pembroke. 
1:22
Restart – Lap 40 – Brian Hoar leads. 
1:22
Wayne Helliwell, Jr. is missing his left front fender. 
1:22
John Donahue, Travis Fadden, Wayne Helliwell, Jr. and Patrick Laperle have pitted and come back out. 
1:21
One of the front cars is making a high-pitched squeal under caution. We cannot tell if it is coming from leader Brian Hoar or lapped competitor Jimmy Hebert. 
1:21
Those are the lead lap cars on the racetrack. A few lead lap cars have pitted under caution. 
1:20
Just outside the top five currently are Trampas Demers, Cody Blake, Austin Theirault, Brooks Clark, Glen Luce, Scott Payea, Brent Dragon, David Avery, Chip Grenier, Phil Scott and Ricky Rolfe. 
1:19
Brian Hoar currently leads Dave Pembroke, Nick Sweet, Cris Michaud and Joey Pole. 
1:19
Fadden appears to have had some help in spinning down the frontstretch, but we could not see who tagged him. 
1:19
Caution – Lap 41. 
1:18
Travis Fadden has spun. 
1:18
A trio is big guns – Wayne Helliwell, Phil Scott and John Donahue are next in line to be lapped. 
1:18
Jimmy Hebert has gone one lap down. 
1:18
Quinny Welch has gone one lap down. 
1:17
Wayne Helliwell, Jr. isn’t far from going a lap down. 
1:17
We are now at lap 35. 
1:17
It looks like Quinny Welch just put two tires off in the dirt on the backstretch. 
1:17
Chip Grenier just got sideways in turn three, but saved it. 
1:16
Jamie Aube has gone one lap down. 
1:16
Dave Pembroke runs second, but is stuck in two-wide lapped traffic. 
1:16
Jean Paul Cyr has gone one lap down. 
1:16
We are working lap 29. 
1:16
Ray Parent has gone one lap down. 
1:15
Deep in the field, Mike Bailey and Eric Chase have made contact – but without a spin. 
1:15
The leader is in heavy lapped traffic. 
1:15
Luke Hinkley has gone one lap down. 
1:15
Luke Hinkley just got completely sideways in turn four, but saved it and did not spin. 
1:15
Eric Chase has gone one lap down. 
1:14
We are now at lap 22. 
1:14
Mike Bailey has now gone one lap down. 
1:14
Laperle fought hard, but went one lap down at lap 19. 
1:13
Brian Hoar has caught last-place runner Patrick Laperle. 
1:13
Lap 17 – Brian Hoar is pulling out to a sizable lead. His car appears to be on rails it is handling so well. 
1:13
Laperle isn’t far from being lapped. 
1:13
Patrick Laperle is now battling for the 28th position – an uncommon place for the two-time Milk Bowl winner to be. 
1:12
Travis Fadden is under Austin Theirault in a battle for fifth. 
1:12
We are working lap 12. 
1:12
Nick Sweet, Cris Michaud and Austin Theriault complete the top five currently. 
1:11
Brian Hoar has a carlength lead on Dave Pembroke. 
1:11
Patrick Laperle is back to the 26th position. 
1:11
Nick Sweet has settled into third. 
1:11
Brian Hoar has taken the lead at lap six. 
1:11
Patrick Laperle is fighting a very evil handling racecar at the moment. We are not sure if he might have a tire going down. 
1:10
Patrick Laperle sailed off the backstretch in a cloud of dust, but kept his car mostly straight and going in a forward direction. He dropped back slightly but is still trucking along. 
1:09
Brian Hoar settles into seocnd place. 
1:09
Green Flag – Dave Pembroke leads the first lap. 
1:09
Dave Pembroke got very sideways in turn four on the first attempt at a start of the race. A false start was called. 
1:09
The light are off on the pace car…. 
1:07
The battle flags have been put away, the crew members are out of the infield and the final pace laps are underway. The start of the Milk Bowl’s first segment will be in a few moments. 
1:06
Brian Hoar is driving his regular #37 for car owners Rick and Michelle Paya. 
1:06
Comment From Jesse 

Is Hoar in the 37 or 45? And why is he in the 45 if he is… 

1:06
Despite this being the second rain date, the crowd is very strong here for the 50th running of the Milk Bowl. 
1:03
Brian Hoar barely makes it on the track in time for the pace laps. He will start second. 
1:03
Pace laps are starting. 
1:03
Drivers have started their engines. Brian Hoar is not yet on the grid. The engine change might have run too long and Hoar might miss the start of the first segment. If that happens, he will be out of contention for the overall victory. 
1:01
Comment From Kaffel racing 

Thanks for the coverage. 

1:01
The window nets are up. Hoar is still not on the grid. 
1:00
The skies are clear and the Milk Bowl lineup is set. (Speed51.com)
1:00
Brian Hoar has still not made it to the starting field. 
12:59
The Canadian and American national anthems have been sung. Europe’s “The Final Countdown” is playing over the PA system – ACT fans know that means that racing will be coming up very soon. 
12:51
After their introductions, all of the drivers are getting the chance to shake hands with the former winners of the Milk Bowl who are here today. When Patrick Laperle got to Jean Paul Cabana though, he didn’t just shake hands. He had a short conversation with the Canadian legend. Cabana has brought the Milk Bowl winner’s trophy North of the border on two occasions. Laperle (so far) has also done the same thing twice. 
12:49
The pits at Thunder Road. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:48
As the drivers line up for their introductions, we couldn’t help but notice that Jeff Taylor and Wayne Helliwell spent a lot of time talking. They have a lot to discuss as both men build winning racecars during their time away from the track. Helliwell builds his own racecars while Taylor owns Distance Racing Products in Central Maine. 
12:46
Driver introductions are now underway on the frontstretch of Thunder Road. The drivers are all getting a chance to walk on stage to an introduction by Thunder Road co-owner and legendary race announcer Ken Squier. 
12:45
Ray Parent pulls his #17 in after practice earlier on. Parent broke through by winning the ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway earlier this fall. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:43
In 1981, there was not a Milk Bowl race. In 1978 and 1980, the event was not held at Thunder Road – it actually took place at the now-closed Catamount Speedway in Milton, Vermont. 
12:42
Comment From Mike Ray 

Great day for the Milk Bowl;Good Luck,thanks Speed51.com for today’s coverage! 

12:42
This race is split into three 50-lap segments. Between each segment, the race lineup is inverted. A driver’s finishing position from each segment is added up and at the end of the day, the driver with the lowest score wins the race. Only three times has a driver swept all three segments. That was accomplished by Larry Demar in 1967, Dave Dion in 1975 and Robbie Crouch in 1986. 
12:39
Most of the field is now pulling out to the infield area of the track to stage for the first segment of the Milk Bowl. Missing so far is Brian Hoar – whose team is rpelacing the engine in his car. 
12:38
Johnny Gammell, Harold Hanaford and Jean Paul Cabana have been introduced to the crowd as previous winners of the Milk Bowl. Hanaford won the first ever Milk Bowl in 1962 and backed that up again in 1964. Gammell won the race in 1964. Canadian Cabana, always one of the most popular drivers of his era, won the Milk Bowl in 1973 and 1987. 
12:35
50th Annual Milk Bowl
Starting Lineup

1. Dave Pembroke
2. Brian Hoar
3. Nick Sweet
4. Austin Theirault
5. Cris Michaud
6. Cody Blake
7. Travis Fadden
8. Joey Polewarczyk
9. Trampas Demers
10. Brooks Clark
11. Glen Luce
12. John Donahue
13. Quinten Welch
14. Chip Grenier
15. Jimmy Hebert
16. Stacy Cahoon
17. Scott Payea
18. Patrick Laperle
19. Jeff Taylor
20. Luke Hinkley
21. Brent Dragon
22. Wayne Helliwell, Jr.
23. Ricky Rolfe
24. Grant Folsom
25. Jamie Aube
26. Phil Scott
27. Eric Chase
28. Mike “Beetle” Bailey
29. Ray Parent
30. Jean-Paul Cyr 

12:31
Today’s Order of Events
Post Time – 1pm

Milk Bowl Segment One
Street Stocks – Final Segment
Mini Milk Bowl Segment One
Milk Bowl Segment Two
Tiger Sportsmen – Final Segment
Mini Milk Bowl Segment Two
Cow Chip Throwing Contest
Milk Bowl Segment Three 

12:26
The truck containing Brian Hoar’s new engine arrives at the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:24
Brian Hoar has won the Milk Bowl three times, but he almost did not get a chance to go after victory number four today. Earlier this morning in practice, Hoar’s #37 RPM Motorsports entry had an engine issue – a rare occurance for an ACT-spec crate engine. His team went back to their shop North of Burlington, Vermont to get a replacement engine. Just at the Noon hour, a white Dodge pick-up truck returned to the track with the engine in its bed. The team is now replacing it before the first segment of the Milk Bowl. 
12:20
Welcome to Thunder Road Speedbowl in the Green Mountains of Vermont – where today marks the third attempt at running the 50th Annual Milk Bowl. This three segment, big-money race is for ACT-legal Late Models. It was rained out twice, but today is clear and partly sunny. Despite being late October in New England, it is close to being short sleeve weather. Hurricane Sandy is knocking on the door of the Northeast today, but that should not cause any issues on getting today’s race in. Sit back and enjoy!

Trackside Now: 50th Running of the Milk Bowl – Thunder Road Speedbowl (VT) – 10/28/12