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    Dennis Quinn of Scarborough, followed by Fred Yerxa of Sanford, lean into a turn during the featured race for modified lawnmowers at the Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club in Saco Quinn placed second in the race and Yerxa, first.

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    Jacob Dore waves the checkered flag during a qualifying heat on a go-cart race at the Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club.

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    Darrell Moulton, left, and Phillip Bowley work on Moulton's modified mower in between races.

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    Men on modified lawnmowers compete in a race at the Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club. The club holds the races every other Friday through the summer and early fall. This view is from a camera mounted on the helmet of Norm Dakin of Gorham. Fred Yerxa, directly in front of Dakin, won the race.

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    Aaron Fletcher, left, and Fred Yerxa push their lawnmowers off the track after the modified lawnmower feature race. Fletcher came in third place, Yerxa in first place in the race.

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    Danielle Deering, right, sits on Norm Dakin's modified lawnmower as Dakin works on it after breaking a rocker arm during a practice run at the Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club. Dakin took the rocker arm to a friend's house nearby, welded it together and fixed the mower in time for the modified lawnmower feature race. Deering is the daughter of Dakin's fianceé, Jackie Farrar.

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    Todd Keenan of Buxton does a hasty wheel exchange after his son Kyle broke a wheel during the stock lawnmower feature race. Kyle Keenan was able to get back on the track and finish the race.

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    Men compete in the stock lawnmower class during a race at the Saco Pathfinders Snowmobile Club in Saco. In the stock class, the only lawnmower modification allowed different size pulleys to try and increase their speed.

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    Spencer Barth pulls on a glove while preparing for a go-cart race.

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    Blake Berry holds the checkered flag after winning a go-cart race.

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    Spectators watch a go-cart preliminary heat.

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