Poirier Victorious in Mini Stock Classic, McGraw Survives to Win Road Rage 50!

Rob Poirier has a knack for 50 lap Mini Stock features in Miramichi. On Saturday, Rob led from wire to wire to win the Miramichi Mini Stock Classic, his second consecutive win in Miramichi 50 lap Mini Stock races. But he didn’t stop there. After a race time decision to add semis, Rob also scored a grand slam, one of 3 grand slams earned on Saturday. 10 cars started the 50 lap Mini Stock Classic. The entire race was a battle between Poirier, Michael Savoie, Guy Basque, and Chris Garnett, who ran bumper to bumper for much of the 50-lap race. Lapped traffic came into play at times, creating some intense moves by some of the top 4 drivers in an attempt to maintain position. In the end Savoie cro

Demo Driver Turned Mini Stock Standout - Meet Guy Basque!

With the Miramichi Mini Stock Classic just hours away, this time we sat down with Guy Basque! Driver of the #27 Mini Stock, Guy has found success ever since starting to compete at Speedway Miramichi. At first Guy was a demo competitor for several years, before deciding to give Mini Stock racing a try. It paid off in a big way, as Guy finished 2nd in points in 2017! So far in 2018, Guy sits in a tie for 2nd in points, as he looks to chase down his first career championship! We sat down with Guy to discuss his racing career, and the upcoming Mini Stock Classic! Thanks for taking part in this interview Guy! Why don't you start off by telling us a bit about yourself? Guy: Well I'm a car guy, sin

Road Rage 50, Mini Stock Classic On Tap For Speedway Miramichi

Speedway Miramichi’s 50th Anniversary Season marches on this Saturday, with the second stock car event of the year taking place. It promises to be a thrilling afternoon, highlighted by the Miramichi Mini Stock Classic, and the Road Rage 50 Demo / Enduro, with action getting underway at 2pm! The Mini Stock class at Speedway Miramichi will contest one of their biggest events of the year this Saturday, with the first ever 50 lap Mini Stock Classic! In May, JR Lawson came through the field and made a late race pass on Rob Poirier to score the victory in what was a 30 lap feature. After 1 event, Poirier holds a 2 point lead over Lawson, and Guy Basque, who finished 3rd in May. These 3 drivers dis

Playing With The Big Boys - Meet Travis Conroy

At the young age of 15, Travis Conroy is currently the youngest driver competing at Speedway Miramichi. After making his debut last year at the age of 14, Travis has continuously improved every time he's hit the track. As he will mention in the interview, Travis started after buying Chris Sickles old Mini Stock. Travis ran Chris's famed #03 on the side of his car during his rookie season, but over the off-season Travis bought a new car, which now has a new number - number 7. Just 2 weeks ago Travis headed down the 126 to Petty International Raceway for the first time ever, where he scored an impressive top 10 finish. Travis is currently busy - both finishing the school year, and preparing hi

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