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Land Speed Races Are Underway

| July 21, 2014

The Loring Runway was a busy place on Friday¬† as cars and motorcycles were looking to set some new speed records. The annual Loring Land speed event got underway this afternoon and Race Director Joe Daly says conditions were very good   Daly:”Conditions are very good. We have a cross wind about 8 miles an […]

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Bicyclists Tour the County

| July 15, 2014

More and more people are touring the County on bicycles. This week eight riders from the Merry Meeting Club in the Brunswick area are spending time in the County enjoying the potato blossoms and the views. Bob Bruce has organized four trips to the County over the years.   Bruce:” This is our fourth trip […]

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Racing Hall of Famer Has Advice for Austin Theriault

| July 14, 2014

A Racing Hall of Famer visited with Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault over the weekend. Bobby Allison a member of the Alabama Gang and winner of 84 Cup races has some advice for Theriault.   Allison: ” It takes a lot of effort a lot of good luck along the way. but for a young man […]

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Theriault Prepares for Loudon

| July 9, 2014

Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault will climb into a Nationwide Series car again on Saturday at Loudon. This will be his second race in a three race deal with JR Motorsports. I caught up with¬†Theriault on the phone from North Carolina as he made final preparations for his return to New England and what he considers […]

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Busy Weekend at Spud Speedway

| July 8, 2014

It will be a busy week at Spud Speedway in Caribou. Four days of events to celebrate the tracks 50th birthday. Events start on Thursday night with a bomber race and end on Sunday with a battle of the bands. Thursday night owner Troy Haney teams up with two area organizations to raise some much […]

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