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10th Anniversary PASS North
Banquet of Champions
Friday, January 14th
SLM Champion - Johnny Clark
PASS MODS Champion - Andy Shaw
Sportsman Champion - Dan McKeage
PASS North Celebrates 2010
at Banquet of Champions
NAPLES ME (1/15) A full house of PASS drivers, car owners, team members and fans gathered Friday night to celebrate the 2010 season and honor the racers who make the three PASS North touring series some of the best short track racing in the east.
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Johnny Clark Completes his Drive for Five
Three consecutive PASS North titles for the Farmingdale, Maine short track star
Naples ME   Johnny Clark’s 2010 season ended quietly in the White Mountain Motorsports Park pit area, the rear axle housing of his Clark’s Car Crushing/Port City Race Cars Impala cocked to one side with a rear suspension failure that ended his night early in the PASS North super late model season finale. It was supposed to be Clark’s night to celebrate an unprecedented fifth Pro All Stars Series title, his team’s third consecutive championship. But Clark didn’t get to make a flashy burn out or receive congratulations from his many fans in attendance.

While it wasn’t the sort of celebration that a racer dreams of, the facts remained the same. Clark’s five win season, with 10 top five and 12 top ten finishes, was one of the strongest in the ten year history of the Pro All Stars Series and further secured his status as one of America’s top super late model racers.

Clark’s year started off with a solid sixth at Beech Ridge, but he was about to go on a tear. He followed up with a win at White Mountain Motorsports Park, a track that Ben Rowe and, more recently Richie Dearborn have owned and Clark has tried to conquer for nearly twelve years. The team went on to dominate the month of June with wins at New Brunswick’s Speedway 660 and Maine’s Unity Raceway. Only his perennial title nemesis Ben Rowe could foil Clark’s shot at the consecutive win record when he chased Rowe to the checkers at Canaan Fair Speedway.

Rowe and his new Mulkern Racing team made it interesting during the heart of the schedule, winning at Canaan and Thompson (CT) International Speedway. Clark snared win number four in Caribou Maine at Spud Speedway in late August but Rowe was still nipping at his heels. The points were tight heading to Beech Ridge for the PASS 300 and the title was far from decided, less than 20 markers separating the two PASS stars. But Rowe never challenged and he was forced to park his Community Pharmacies Chevy with engine woes. Clark drove the fifty four to victory lane for the fifth and final time in 2010, collecting a ten thousand dollar pay day and guaranteeing his team a fifth title when he took the green at White Mountain.

A talented race team and a slew of sponsors make the wheels turn for Johnny Clark Motorsports. Bobby Clark, Robert Green, Tim Clark, Terry Downes, John Clark, Paul Rice, Diane Clark, Craig Smiley, Bill Marshall and Heidi Marshall are the ones that make the wins and titles possible. Primary sponsorship is provided by Clark’s Car Crushing, Port City Race Cars,
ARBodies and DNK Select Used Cars; associates include Bondos Garage, Cen-Pe-Co Oil, Yankee Communications, KDT Towing & Repair and 54 Grafix.

Although the PASS North’s tenth anniversary campaign has ended. Clark still has one more title to chase. The PASS 300 was round four of the five race 2010 PASS National Championship Series and Clark’s win catapulted him to second in the National standings, just eleven behind point leader Preston Peltier and twenty in front of Jay Fogleman. Clark will make the trip south for the Mason-Dixon Meltdown, the PASS South and National finale set for Newport (TN) Speedway on Saturday October 16.

Visit the 2010 PASS super late model champions at www.johnnyclarkmotorsports.com .
Joey Doiron Wins PASS North Series Rookie Of The Year
BERWICK, Maine -- When the PASS North Series season rolled to an end last weekend at White Mountain Motorsports Park in North Woodstock, N.H., there was one celebration nobody witnessed in front of the main grandstands.

That celebration took place in a tiny corner of the tiny track's sprawling pit area.

Joey Doiron completed his season as the series' Rookie of the Year.

"It feels pretty good," Doiron said. "For going into this season having only run these (Super Late Model) cars a couple of times ever in my life, I think it was a pretty good accomplishment for us."

Doiron posted one Top-5 and four Top-10 finishes in 12 starts this season, and he finished ninth overall in the final PASS North standings. With his efforts, he was able to check off two of his biggest goals heading into the season -- winning Rookie of the Year and finishing in the Top-10 in the standings.

It marked Doiron's second straight Rookie of the Year award in a major touring series, having done the same in 2009 while competing on the ACT Late Model Tour.

"The hardest thing was that we didn't have a lot of information on so many tracks I'd never been to before," said the 19-year-old Doiron. "We were good at Spud Speedway, Speedway 660 (in New Brunswick) and Seekonk Speedway.

"There was really only one place that we struggled badly, and that was at (Riverside Speedway) -- but we found out after that race that we'd bent the front end. Really, we can't be upset about that."

The obvious goal, Doiron said, missing from his wish list was a trip to Victory Lane.

"We've got to get better at running our new car with the (built) motor," said Doiron, who switched from an older car with a crate engine to a newer chassis with the built engine midway through the season. "We learned a lot in the last two races with that car. It's important to learn how to drive that car without burning up the tires too early, because it's a big asset to have that big power with that car."

With his Top-10 points finish, Doiron laid the foundation for a good start to the 2011 season -- both literally and figuratively. The Top-10 in the PASS North and PASS South standings this season are guaranteed starting spots in the lucrative 300-lap event scheduled for next April a North Wilkesboro (N.C.) Speedway.

"That's a big deal," said Doiron, who plans to compete full-time in PASS North again next year, while also attempting some of the bigger PASS South Series events, including any PASS National Championshp races.

Having experience with the cars and tracks should help Doiron going forward.

"We ran a lot better than what our stats show from this year," he said. "But you can't change luck, per se. You can only make your own luck for so long."
Friday, September 17th
WMMP Top Three: L to R - Travis Benjamin #17, 2nd;
Winner Richie Dearborn #33; & Cassius Clark #8, 3rd.
Dearborn Ends His Season on a High Note
with WMMP PASS North Win

Johnny Clark Claims Unprecedented
Fifth PASS North Championship
Naples ME –Hollis Maine’s Richie Dearborn got the better of Travis Benjamin on a late race restart to capture Friday night’s 150 lap Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North super late model feature at White Mountain Motorsports Park in North Woodstock New Hampshire. Travis Benjamin, who had led from the green flag, held off Cassius Clark to finish second, .743 seconds behind the winner.

The victory was Dearborn’s first since PASS visited White Mountain in the fall of 2009 and his fifth in PASS super late model competition. It was the third time Dearborn and his Chadwick-BaRoss/Dayton Sand and Gravel team earned the win in the fall PASS visit to the fast quarter mile nestled at the foot of Franconia Notch.
Cassius Clark, Johnny Clark, & Bill Rodgers
Johnny Clark Scores PASS 300
Scarborough ME (9/12) Johnny Clark got his shot at the lead late in Sunday’s Pro All Stars Series (PASS) 300 at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway and he led when it counted to earn his second win in PASS North’s longest and richest super late model race. Clark passed Bill Rogers with forty to go and held off Cassius Clark by less than three tenths of a second to earn 2010 victory number five for the Clark’s Car Crushing team.

Cassius Clark took his EJ Prescott mount to the front several times throughout the event and looked like the man to beat, but a long battle over third with Richie Dearborn delayed him from catching the front pair until the day’s final restart with nineteen to go. Cassius got to Johnny’s rear bumper cover but the second generation Farmington Flyer raced the leader hard and clean to the checkers, settling for second.

Long stretches of green flag racing and plenty of lead changes highlighted the afternoon. Seekonk Speedway regular Tom Scully led from the pole to lap 30 when Cassius Clark took over and ran off to a straightaway lead. Scully took back the top spot on a restart and then it was Scott Chubbuck using the outside line to take a turn up front. Beech Ridge regular David Oliver led next, putting defending and three time race winner Mike Rowe a lap down just before the 100 lap mark.

Caribou, ME
August 21st
Top Three SLM at Spud: L to R - Trevor Sanborn #44, 2nd,
Winner Johnny Clark #54; and Scott Chubbuck #77, 3rd.
Limestone, Maine – Farmingdale, Maine’s Johnny Clark took another step toward winning his fifth Pro All Stars Series North Super Late Model championship with his victory in the first-ever trip to Spud Speedway for PASS racers last Saturday night, August 21st.

Clark’s step toward the title was a small one, as his chief rival for the 2010 title, Ben Rowe of Turner, Maine, finished in fifth position after winning his heat race. Clark suffered a flat tire in his qualifier and finished in sixth position aboard his Clark’s Car Crushing/Port City Race Cars #54.
L to R: Derek Ramstrom, Dave Darling, and Trevor Sanborn
Darling‘s the PASS North Kingpin at Seekonk
NAPLES ME – (8/15) Seekonk Speedway regular David Darling took over the lead from Derek Ramstrom on lap 107 of Saturday night’s Pro All Stars Series (PASS) 150 at Seekonk Speedway and fought back a challenge from Trevor Sanborn to defend his home turf and join the list of PASS Super Late Model feature winners. Trevor Sanborn was three car lengths back at the finish, followed by Ramstrom, Ben Rowe and Johnny Clark.
PASS SLM TOP THREE AT RIVERSIDE SPEEDWAY ON 7/31: L to R - Richie Dearborn #33, 3rd; Winner Trevor Sanborn #44; and Travis Benjamin #17, 2nd.
Sanborn Seals the Deal at PASS Summerfest 150
NAPLES ME (8/31) Trevor Sanborn found a way to get by team mate Travis Benjamin on lap 83 of Saturday nights Pro All Stars Series (PASS) super late model feature at Groveton NH’s Riverside Speedway, earning his first career PASS North win. Sanborn and Benjamin gave the Richard Moody Racing team a sweep of the top two spots. Richie Dearborn crossed the line third.

Sanborn has been fast all season long, leading 262 laps prior to the Summerfest 150. But despite several podium finishes, the two time PASS South race winner had been unable to drive under the checkers first in the northern series until Saturday night.
SLM TOP THREE - L TO R: Preston Peltier #26, 2nd;
Winner Ben Rowe #48; and Johnny Clark #54, 3rd.
Ben Rowe Rumbles to PASS Win at Thompson on 7/22
NAPLES ME (7/23) Ben Rowe found a way to get around Preston Peltier with four laps to go in Thursday night’s Thompson (CT) International Speedway Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North super late model feature to capture the victory in race number three of the 2010 PASS National Championship Series.  PASS South and National point leader Peltier settled for second after leading most of the seventy five lap sprint and PASS North point leader Johnny Clark claimed third.  Jay Fogleman and Lonnie Sommerville raced home fourth and fifth.
SLM TOP THREE - L TO R: Cassius Clark #8, 2nd;
Winner Bill Rodgers #53; and Trevor Sanborn #44, DQ.
With the DQ of #44, Scott Mulkern #84 moves to 3rd.
Rodgers Rocks PASS Regulars at Beech Ridge
NAPLES ME (7/18) Beech Ridge Pro Series racer Bill Rodgers took advantage of a green-white-checker finish to beat Trevor Sanborn in Saturday night’s PASS 150 at Scarborough Maine’s Beech Ridge Motor Speedway . Cassius Clark, Scott Mulkern and Johnny Clark chased Rodgers and Sanborn to the checkers.

Update: With the DQ of #44, Scott Mulkern #84 moves to 3rd.

SLM TOP THREE - L TO R: Johnny Clark #54, 2nd;
Winner Mike Rowe #2;
and Ben Rowe #48, 3rd.
Mike Rowe Captures PASS Bastille 200
Naples ME (7/14/10) Mike Rowe stole the lead from Johnny Clark on a restart with twelve laps to go to capture the Pro ALL Stars Series (PASS) Bastille 200 at Lee (NH) USA Speedway Tuesday night. Clark had to settle for second; Ben Rowe raced under the checkers third. DJ Shaw and Richie Dearborn completed the top five.
PASS North: Ben Rowe Reigns,
Breaks Johnny Clark’s Skein
Naples ME (7/3/10) Ben Rowe has run up front in all four Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North races to date and Saturday night the four time series champ took Scott Mulkern’s Community Pharmacies 48 to victory lane, a first in the win column for the new team led by journeyman crew chief Seth Holbrook.

SLM TOP THREE - L TO R: Trevor Sanborn #44, 2nd;
Winner Johnny Clark #54; and Ben Rowe #48, 3rd.
PASS North Hat Trick for Johnny Clark
Naples ME (6/21) Johnny Clark returned to home turf Sunday for the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Fathers� Day 150 at Unity (ME) Raceway and he wasted little time getting to the front of the field to earn his third PASS North Super Late Model victory in a row. Starting 11th on the gird, Clark took the lead on lap 36 and kept the pack in his rear view mirror the rest of the way.

2010 Points HERE
200 Laps for the Super Late Models
on Saturday, June 12th
Top Three at 660: L to R - Lonnie Sommerville #23, 3rd;
Winner Johnny Clark #54, and Cassius Clark #8, 2nd.
Johnny Clark PASS North Winner at Speedway 660
Naples ME (6/14) Johnny Clark to advantage of a lap 61 restart to power past Cassius Clark for the lead in Saturday night's Pro All Stars Series 200 and the defending series champ stayed there all the way to the checkers to score his second win of the young season.

Cassius Clark led a big chunk of the race from the pole but had to settle for second, his best result of 2010. Saint John New Brunswick's Lonnie Sommerville was the top Canadian with a strong run to third. Scott Chubbuck and defending race winner Ben Rowe came home fourth and fifth.

2010 Points HERE
Johnny Clark Wins WMMP 150
150 Laps for the Super Late Models
Saturday, MAY 22nd - 4 PM
No. Woodstock, NH

Top Three: L to R - Louies Mchalides # 80. 2nd; Winner Johnny Clark #54;
and Trevor Sanborn #44, 3rd; with Braxton Rowe.
Johnny Clark Conquers White Mountain
(Naples ME 5/24/10) Johnny Clark charged from deep in the field and made his way past race leader Richie Dearborn on lap 111 to capture the win in Saturday night's Pro All Stars Series 150 at North Woodstock New Hampshire's White Mountain Motorsports Park. The defending series champion started the event in 17th and did a masterful job of working his way to the front without much help from the caution flag. It was Clark's first ever win at White Mountain, a track that he has tried to conquer for twelve seasons.

Louie Mechalides made a successful return to PASS with a second place run and early leader Trevor Sanborn had to settle for third. Mike and Ben Rowe were fourth and fifth respectively.


2010 Points HERE
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Ben Rowe, 3rd; Winner Mike Rowe, & Adam Bates, 2nd
Mike Rowe Scores Back-to-Front
PASS North Win at Beech Ridge
Mike Rowe didn't look like a winner during qualifying for Saturdays Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North opening day at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway. Rowe started the 150 lap super late model feature in the 28th position, but the defending Pro Series Champion at the immaculate Scarborough Maine oval picked his way through the field to put his PT Watts Chevrolet on race leader Trevor Sanborn's back bumper at the half way mark..

Sanborn kept Rowe at bay for nearly 50 laps, but the Maine motorsports legend found an opening under Sanborn on lap 120 and led the final thirty circuits to capture his sixteenth PASS North Super Late Model feature and two in a row at Beech Ridge. Rowe's margin of victory was .526 seconds.

Sunoco Signs
Multi-year Agreement
with the
Pro All Stars Series
Naples ME (3/4/2010) Pro All Stars Series (PASS) President Tom Mayberry and Sunoco Race Fuels have announced a multi-year agreement making Sunoco Supreme and Standard racing gasoline the official spec fuel for all five PASS touring series through 2010 and beyond.

The Pro All Stars Series sanctions and promotes five racing series in the eastern United States and Canada. 2010 marks the series' tenth anniversary.

"Sunoco has been with us from day one," said Mayberry in making the announcement. "Mike Joy, John Holland, Charlie Holland and the entire crew at New England Race Fuels have played a major role in the growth of our organization from a single northern New England based tour to five individual series with races from Florida to Maritime Canada. As we expanded to the southeast we have had tremendous support from Sunoco distributors such as Hank Thomas Performance, and the fact that most every race track where we compete pumps Sunoco Race Fuel makes it a perfect partnership, one that we hope will continue for many years to come."

The Pro All Stars kick off their southern Super Late Model season on Friday and Saturday March 12 and 13 with the South Carolina Clash at Dillon (SC) Motor Speedway. All three PASS North Series will go green for the first time in 2010 at Speedway 95 in Hermon Maine on Sunday April 18.
Ford Racing and
Pro All Stars Series
Announce 2010
Contingency Program
Dearborn, Michigan - Ford Racing has announced a posting of $8,250 in contingencies for the PASS North and Pass South Super Late Model race programs for the 2010 race season. The contingency is posted for use of any Ford Racing Sealed Racing Engine, engine block or cylinder heads. Race winners using Ford Racing engine components will earn $200 for a race win. Each of the PASS North and PASS South Super Late Model points champions will be eligible for a $1,000 contingency award as well. Ford Racing will also have a bonus posting for the PASS 400 Weekend event with a $500 to win, $250 for second and $100 for third.

"The PASS North and South Super Late Model rules package has struck a competitive balance between built and Sealed Racing Engines and makes it one of the most exciting asphalt short track series from Florida to Maine. There is a place for a Ford Racing engine or engine components no matter what type of engine program the PASS Race Team likes best," said Mike Delahanty, Program Manager-Sportsman Circle Track Racing for the Ford Racing.

PASS President Tom Mayberry welcomed Ford Racing to the series. "PASS is very pleased to have Ford Racing on board with their contingency program for our race teams. We look forward to building a long term relationship."

PASS approved the Ford Racing D347SR Sealed Racing Engine for competition this year, increasing the Ford engine choices available to short track racers that want to run Blue Oval power. Vermont native Steven Legendre was one of the first PASS racers to make the switch to Blue Oval Power and will be competing in the PASS North and South Series with a D347SR Sealed Racing engine.

Ford Racers are should sign up for the Ford Racing contingency online at www.fordracingparts.com/Register/Contingency.asp

For more information on the Ford Racing Short Track racing Programs, log into www.fordracingparts.com/circletrack
PASS Teams Out in Full Force for Racin' Preview 2010

Naples ME - Florida racing has come and gone and  that means it's time to kick off the 2010 northern New England  racing season in earnest at  Racin' Preview 2010, scheduled  for Friday and Saturday February 19-20 at the Portland (ME) Expo. The popular show always fills every square inch of the floor with every sort of race car imaginable, and the Pro All Stars Series will once again be well represented.

Johnny Clark's Super Late Model and Sally Grave's immaculate PASS Sportsman racer are but two of the many PASS touring series race cars scheduled to be on display, and the four time Champ will meet and greet his fans on Friday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Clark got his 2010 season off to a solid start at PASS Florida Winterfest, leading the most laps before chasing race winner Brad Leighton to the line in round one of the 2010 PASS National Championship series.

Doors at the Portland Expo open at 4:00 PM on Friday, February 19, with several autograph opportunities and other activities ongoing through 10:00 PM. Saturday s show hours are 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM.

Along with today's racers and their machines, an excellent display of Maine's racing past will be presented by the Maine Vintage Race Car Association, with a salute to late NEAR and MVRCA Hall of Famer Homer Drew featured.

The PASS South Super Late Models get their season underway in just under a month when the South Carolina Clash returns to Dillon (SC) Motor Speedway on March 12 and 13. All three PASS North divisions will be in action at Speedway 95 in Hermon Maine on April 17 and 18.

For further information on Racin' Preview 2010, please call (603) 447-4251 or email racinpaper@racinpaper.com

On display in the PASS booth at the Augusta Northeast Motorsports EXPO were the #54 SLM of Johnny Clark and the PASS Sportman racers of David Vaughn #00 and Billy Childs Jr. #60. Ben Rowe received one of the 1st Annual "Mainely's" for Driver of the Year in a Touring Series in 2009. The "Mainely's" were presented from Mainely Motorsports TV by the show's co-host Amanda Leach. For more photos from the Northeast Motorsports Expo, visit their web site www.northeastmotorsports.net.

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