The PASS North tour’s Sportsmen Division rolls in for a 75-lap race Friday night at Oxford Plains Speedway.

It will be the third leg of the eight-race series for the regional tour’s second-tier division, which features 17 Maine drivers.

After the first two tour events, Corey Martin of North Bridgton is in first place with 190 points. Dan Mckeague of Gorham is six points behind in second place, and Dick Burgess of Waterville is third with 180 points.

Mckeague and Joe Pastore, who also is from Gorham, each have picked up a win this season.

The Oxford Championship Series continues with a 25-lap feature in the Outlaw Sportsman, a 30-lap feature in Mini Stocks, a 30-lap feature in Street Stock and a 40-lap feature in Pro Late Model divisions.

It also will be fan appreciation night at Oxford Plains.

Normally, admission is $12 per person for adults.

Friday night, adults can get in for $5 per person and it will cost $1 for children between the ages of 6 and 12.

On Saturday night, the Amsoil NELCAR Legends Tour returns to Oxford Plains for the second time this year with a 25-lap feature as a part of Motor Mayhem Night.

NEARLY 700 FANS watched opening-day races at Unity Raceway last Monday afternoon.

“Originally we were going to open Sunday afternoon, but we knew it was going to rain so we switched it to Memorial Day,” said track manager Jere Humphrey. “The car count was a little lower than anticipated.”

Harry Saunders, a driver from Ellsworth who was the points champion at Speedway 95 in Hermon last season, finished first in the 67-lap Late Model feature.

Jeff Burgess, a driver from Fairfield who was Unity’s point champion in 2010, finished second in that feature. After winning the first three Pro Stock features this season at Wiscasset Speedway, he converted his Pro Stock into a Late Model.

Rowland Robinson Jr., a regular on the American Canadian Tour’s Late Model circuit, finished third.

The regular schedule resumes Sunday afternoon at Unity with a 35-lap feature in the Strictly Stocks division and the first race of the season in the Little Rascals Division, which is open to drivers 8 to 16 years of age.

IT DOESN’T LOOK like the 150-lap race for PASS North’s Super Late Models originally scheduled for last Sunday at White Mountain Motorsports Park in North Woodstock, N.H., will be made up.

“They had four inches of rain over three days,” PASS North president Tom Mayberry said. “I think everybody was building an ark.”

On Sunday, two inches of snow was added to the mix in that part of the White Mountains.

“I don’t think we’re going to make it up,” Mayberry said. “The only date we would have been able to make it up was this (coming) weekend, and we couldn’t get everybody together to do it.”

PASS North’s SLMs are scheduled to race Aug. 4 and Aug. 31 at the New Hampshire track.

THE SEASON OPENER for weekly racing at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough has been rescheduled to Saturday night.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series comprises a 40-lap feature in Pro Stocks, a 35-lap feature in Sports Series, a 30-lap feature in Wildcats and a 20-lap feature in Roadrunners.

If more than 21 racing teams sign up for the Pro Stock race, the final will be extended to 50 laps.

THE NOR’EASTER washed out last Saturday’s race card at Wiscasset Speedway.

Racing resumes Saturday night with the track’s Pro Stock, Super Stock, Thunder 4s, Mini-Trucks, Outlaw Minis and four-cylinder Pro Stock divisions. In addition, women will be able to race in a beginner division for Thunder 4 and four-cylinder Enduro-style cars and an advanced division including Outlaw Mini ad Strictly Street-style cars.

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