Dexter's WSC Radar Runs and Dance a huge success
The Wassookeag Snowmobile Club hosted a radar run and dance during Dexter's 2004 Winter Festival on Saturday, February 14th. This was a record breaking year for WSC as they far exceeded the amount of entries by almost double. The racers came from 34 different towns across the state.
Listed were : Dexter, Newport, Ripley, Sangerville, Garland, Harmony, St. Albans, Guilford, Skowhegan, Phillips, Windham, New Vineyard, Gardiner, Lagrange, Pittsfield, Burnham, Arundel, Orrington, Wales, Atkinson, Abbott,
Plymouth, Bangor, Hartland, Corinna, Stetson, Carmel, Cornville, Canaan, Brewer, Cornith, Pownal, Ellsworth and Millinocket.
By the day’s end, 81 adult racers and 19 junior racers made their way down the Little Lake Wassookeag’s 1000 foot ice track, resulting in 261 trips from the starting line.
The first and second place trophy winners were:
Stock Classes - 0-440cc: Dan Whitney 83.3 and Alex Greeley 79.8
441-500cc: Gary Foss 86.1 and Dan Whitney 83.8
501-600cc single: Gary Fletcher 100.1 and Mike True 97.3
501-600cc multi: Jeremy Goulette 98.3 and Mike True 98.1
601-700cc single: Stacy Castonguay 105.8 and Jamie Corson 105.3
601-700cc multi: Ken Mclaughlin 106.5 and Stacy Castonguay 105.8
701-800cc single: Ken Mitchell 100.5 and Kory Martin 95.4
701-800cc multi: Stacy Castonguay 105.7 and Ken Mclaughlin 104.4
801-900cc: Stacy Castonguay 104.6 and Ken Mclaughlin 104.4
901-1000cc: Bill Sawyer 108.2 and Kevin Bailey 102.4
Improved Classes - 0-440 No Entries
441-500cc: Kenny Clark 88.2 and Loney Parrilla 82.1
501-600cc: Mike True 98.1 and Gerald Blocker 95.4
601-700cc: Scott Brace 107.6 and Ken Mclaughlin 105.4
701-800cc: Scott Brace 108.9 and Danielle Gilbert 107.2
801-900cc: Chris Wyman
110.5 and Scott Reed 109.5
901-1000cc: Roscoe Noble 109.3 and Rusty Jackson 107.5
Open Class - Bill Sawyer 131.2 and Steve Berry 120.9
Mini Class - Levi Stedmen (3 years old) 18.0 and Mackenzie Mckusick (7 years old) 15.0
Classic Class- Randy Nye 86.8 and Deb Nye 83.2
Antique Class - Randy Nye 82.4 and the 4 Stroke Class - Brent Whitney 95.6 and Jeff Merrill 80.0
The “Top Speed of the Day” trophy and $100 cash award went to Bill Sawyer with his 131.2 mph!
A special thank you to: Dexter Football Boosters, Norm Steeves Antique Snowmobile Display, Steve Wilbur, Bill Sawyer, the Town of Dexter Staff and the Wassookeag Snowmobile Club Committee.
Following the Radar Runs, the Wassookeag Snowmobile Club hosted Dexter’s 2004 Winter Festival “Valentine’s” Dance at the K of C Hall. DJ’s Neal Scannell and Chris Libby settled in for the 140 people that filled the hall and danced the night away. The evening held the largest attendance on record for the event.
A special thank you to: Just Ask Rental, Bob Titus, the Wassookeag Snowmobile Club Members and friends.