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Hot stuff: Racing at Wiscasset Speedway heats up with temperatures

By Staff | Jun 07, 2021

Wiscasset — The temperatures have risen and heat turned on at Wiscasset Speedway.

Competition among the Group 1 racers sizzled on the track on Saturday, June 5 as three races saw first-time wins from drivers.

The Wicked Good Vintage Racers also took to the track for a 30-lap event, as Keith Smalley of Warren finished first.

Cole Bennett of Lyman became the second youngest driver in the history of the track to win a feature race at 12 years and 16 days old. Bennett took the win in the Brackett’s 4-Cylinder Pro 25-lap feature.

Logan Melcher of Fayette took his first pro stock win in the Norm's Used Car Pro Stocks 40-lap event. Rodney Brooks of Warren finished third.

Shane Webber of New Vineyard pulled into the winner’s circle in the Schooner Bay Taxi Thunder 4 Mini 25-lap race.

The results from June 5 racing were:

Maxwell’s Market Super Streets (40 laps) — 1, James Osmond, Wiscasset; 2, Sean Johnson, Oakland; 3, Devin Curit, Saco; 4, Michael Harrison, Durham; 5, P.J. Merrill, Canton; 6, Mike Hodgkin, town unavailable; 7, Dominic Curit, Saco; 8, Dan Nessmith, Chelsea; 9, Glen Reynolds, Turner; 10, Darien Barker, Durham; 11, Matt Beers, Farmingdale; 12, Jason Oakes, Boothbay; 13, Colby Peacock, Yarmouth; 14, David Greenleaf, Westport; 15, Mike Wallace, Wiscasset; and 16, Nate Pearson, Turner.

Schooner Bay Taxi Thunder 4 Mini (25 laps) — 1, Shane Webber, New Vineyard; 2, Michael Golding, Pownal; 3, Jeff Farmington, Alna; 4, Doug Degroat, Oxford; 5, Jeff Davis, Woolwich; 6, Jeff Atherton, Athens; 7, Brayden Pearson, Turner; 8, Paul Hopkins, Camden; 9, Ches Williams, Hope; 10, Kyle Moore, Frankfort; 11, Adreonna Dodge, Freeport; 12, Hunter Dodge, Freeport; and 13, A.J. Jordan, Clinton.

Norm's Used Cars Pro Stocks (40 laps) — 1, Logan Melcher, Fayette; 2, Kevin Douglass, Sidney; 3, Rodney Brooks, Warren; 4, Nick Reno, West Bath; 5, Nick Hinkley, Wiscasset; 6, Josh St. Clair, Liberty; 7, Ryan Ripley, Thomaston; 8, Scott Chubbuck, Borodin; 9, Kevin Morse, Woolwich; 10, Jamie Wright, Woolwich; and 11, Shane Lane, North Anson.

Brackett’s Market 4-Cyl. Pro (25 laps) — 1, Cole Bennett, Lyman; 2, Nicole Nenincasa, Buxton; 3, Jett Decker, Chesterville; 4, Daniel Harding, Fairfield; 5, Ryan Hayes, Jefferson; 6, Ben Burgess, Hartford; 7, Kaden Neptune, Mount Vernon; 8, Andy Katherine, Saco; 9, Taylor Lane, Phillips; 10, Josh Hall, Mount Vernon; 11, Marissa LaPointe, Peru; and 12, Callahan Cox, Strong.

Wicked Good Vintage Racers (30 laps) — 1, Keith Smalley, Warren; 2, Ben Overlock, Warren; and 3, Parker Long, Boothbay Harbor.

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