Unbuckled: Getting to Know Mike Foster

Unbuckled: Getting to Know Mike Foster

Hometown: Williston, VT

Division: Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Models

Car: Delairs Carpet Barn/K. Bellavance Hauling & Aggregate/Alluring Weddings & Events #7VT Ford Fusion

2018 Season: Finished 18th in Late Model points

What are your favorite hobbies outside of racing?

Pretty much all I do is work, ski, and race. I started skiing when I was high school, and I typically go four or five times a year -- I like to ski at Bolton in particular.

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Thunder Road Sending Large Contingent to ACT Commonwealth Classic

Thunder Road Sending Large Contingent to ACT Commonwealth Classic

The inaugural American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Commonwealth Classic 65 at Virginia’s Richmond Raceway will have a distinct Thunder Road flavor when it rolls to the grid on Saturday, March 30. A big part of the current entry list is made up of current or former Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Models regular at the Barre, VT track who are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to race on one of the biggest stages in motorsports.

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Unbuckled: Getting to Know Kyle MacAskill

Unbuckled: Getting to Know Kyle MacAskill

Hometown: Williamstown, VT

Division: Burnett Scrap Metals Road Warriors

Car: Blakeman’s Towing & Recovery/Jewett’s Auto Body #07 Chevy Cavalier

2018 Season: 2 feature wins & 4 top-5 finishes

 

What are your favorite hobbies outside of racing?

My number one hobby would be R/C racing. I’ve been R/C racing in Barre since I was six. Most recently I’ve been running CoT, which is the cars with the 4th-gen body that they raced in NASCAR. They’re 1/12-scale cars. Other than that, I pretty much just work on cars all day when I’m not actually working.

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Thunder Road, Barre Granite Association Announce 60th-Season Celebration for Championship Night

Thunder Road, Barre Granite Association Announce 60th-Season Celebration for Championship Night

Thunder Road is ready to celebrate its 60th season of competition in style. The track has set its official 60th-anniversary bash for Saturday, September 14 at 5:00pm as part of Championship Night at “The Nation’s Site of Excitement”. The event will be presented by the Barre Granite Association (BGA), a fitting partnership for the high-banked oval that sits atop Quarry Hill.

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Unbuckled: Getting to Know Tyler Austin

Unbuckled: Getting to Know Tyler Austin

Hometown: E. Calais, VT

Division: Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers

Car: Creative Visions/Leahy Press #5 Chevy Monte Carlo

2018 Season: Finished 6th in Flying Tiger points; 2 feature wins

 

What are your favorite hobbies outside of racing?

I like to work on cars, ride snowmobiles, and deer hunt. I enjoy just being out in the woods and hanging out with my friends and family.

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