ACT Late Model Tour Challenge
Eddie MacDonald and Joey Laquerre Take ACT Late Model Challenge Front Row at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Massachusetts and Joey Laquerre of East Montpelier, Vermont will sit on the front row in the first segment of the American Canadian Tour Late Model Challenge at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, August 13. MacDonald earned a +14 and Laquerre picked up a +11 in ACT’s unique plus/minus handicap system.
Wayne Helliwell, Jr., Austin Theriault, and Donald Theetge will fill the 3rd through 5th positions. Brian Hoar, Alex Labbé, Tom Carey, Jr., Mark Lamberton and Donnie Lashua will complete the top ten starting positions.
Heat winners were Brian Hoar, Eddie MacDonald and Aaron Fellows. The Last Chance races were won by John Donahue and Patrick Laperle. The two ACT Late Model Tour provisionals were awarded to Brent Dragon and Rowland Robinson, Jr., while the two Série ACT Castrol provisionals were taken by Patrick Hamel and Marc-Andre Cliche.

The ACT Late Models completed a total of 100 laps of qualifying between three heats and two last chance events. A total of 55 cars attempted to qualify for the forty-four car field. Those not qualifying were Patrick Floyd, Patrick Cliche, Ken Baird, Tommy Ricker, Guy Caron, Yannick Tremblay, Jimmy Hebert, Matt Anderson, Ricky Roberts, Jimmy Linardy and Ben Lynch.
The forty-four car field is set for the first segment of the ACT All-Star Challenge at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, which will roll off at 10:30am on Saturday, August 13. The top 36 in the segment #1 finish will be inverted for segment #2. The losest combined score will claim the ACT Late Model Challenge win.
ACT Late Model Challenge Segment #1 Line-up
Pos. Car # Driver, Hometown +/- Value
1. 17MA Eddie MacDonald, Rowley, MA +14
2. 15VT Joey Laquerre, East Montpelier, VT +11
3. 27NH Wayne Helliwell, Jr., Dover, NH +10
4. 57ME Austin Theriault, Fort Kent, ME +9
5. 80QC Donald Theetge, Boischatel, QC +9
6. 37VT Brian Hoar, Williston, VT +8
7. 36QC Alex Labbé, St-Albert, QC +8
8. 07MA Tom Carey, Jr., New Salem, MA +8
9. 16NY Mark Lamberton, Mooer's Forks, NY +8
10. 08NH Donnie Lashua, Canaan, NH +7
11. 21QC Jean-François Déry, Quebec, QC +7
12. 22NY Mike Bruno, Castleton, VT +6
13. 4ME Brad Babb, Windham, ME +6
14. 51ME Ricky Rolfe, Albany Twp., ME +5
15. 97NH Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., Hudson, NH +4
16. 40QC David Michaud, Ste-Annes, QC +4
17. 29NH Aaron Fellows, Croydon, NH +3
18. 48QC Karl Allard, St-Felicien, QC +3
19. 24NH Jeffrey Labrecuqe, Rochester, NH +3
20. 02NH Randy Potter, Groveton, NH +2
21. 15ME #Ben Ashline, Pittston, ME +2
22. 94ME Shawn Martin, Turner, ME +2
23. 72VT Jacob McGrath, North Claredon, VT +2
24. 55NH Brad Leighton, Center Harbor, NH +1
25. 89VT Scott Payea, Milton, VT +1
26. 19QC Dany Trepanier, St-Edouard, QC +1
27. 17RI Ray Parent, Tiverton, RI 0
28. 41VT Jamie Aube, N. Ferrisburgh, VT 0
29. 91QC Patrick Laperle, St-Denis, QC -1
30. 57VT Mike Stefanik, Wilbraham, MA -1
31. 40VT Nick Sweet, Barre, VT -2
32. 21MA #Pete Yetman, Peru, MA -2
33. 18VT Jamie Fisher, Shelburne, VT -3
34. 17ON Justin Holtom, Dunrobin, ON -3
35. 26VT John Donahue, Graniteville, VT -6
36. 3NH Mike Kenison, Lancaster, NH -7
37. 07ME Scott Luce, Strong, ME
38. 7ME Glen Luce, Turner, ME
39. 23ME #Dave Farrington Jr., Jay, ME
40. 3ME Dennis Spencer, Jr., Oxford, ME
41. 51QC Patrick Hamel, St-Croix, QC
42. 8QC Marc-Andre Cliche,  Vallee-Jct., QC
43. 55VT Brent Dragon, Milton, VT
44. 28ME #Rowland Robinson, Jr., Birch Harbor, ME