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65 Laps at Wiscasset Speedway Net Another Top 10 for Coy Racing

Posted on September 29, 2017Comments are off

The team headed back to Wiscasset Speedway this past Saturday. It was a NEMA Lites only and it was the big 65 lap race! The team unloaded and the car was decent, in fact the car was decent all day. Richie started 3rd in his heat race. He quickly jumped out to the lead and lead the first couple of laps. He was passed around halfway, but would come home 2nd. In the NEMA Lite division, the previous event winner must start 12th in the next event. Since Richie won at Waterford, he had to start 12th in the feature.… Read More »

Coy Racing Captures 1st Midget Win!

Posted on September 11, 2017Comments are off

The guys loaded up this past Saturday and headed to New-London Waterford Speedbowl for the 3rd and final time this year. Fresh off their latest top 5 at Monadnock, the guys were pumped and ready to duplicate that top 5 again. The car unloaded pretty quick and Richie was just outside the top 5 on the speed charts in both practices. Handicapping put Richie starting on the outside pole in his heat race. On the start, He quickly jumped out to the lead. He was able to hold the lead until just past halfway when he would get past and… Read More »

Mid Summer Stretch Ends with a Top 5

Posted on September 5, 2017Comments are off

It’s been a while since our last update. We’ve had two trips to Waterford, a trip to Star and a debut at Monadnock in that time. Here is a quick synopsis of those races… New-London Waterford Speedbowl – August 12th Excerpt from Richie Coy’s post: “We had a decent car all day at Waterford. I learned a lot behind the wheel. We also learned that we’re down quite a lot in the horsepower department. It doesn’t show at the smaller tracks, but it showed at Waterford big time yesterday. We’ve got a plan to try and close the gap over… Read More »

Coy Racing snags first Top 5 of the Season

Posted on July 31, 2017Comments are off

The guys had a 6.5 hour ride to Speedway 51 this past weekend, so they left on Friday night. They drove about 4 hours and stayed in Springfield, VT. This left them 2.5 hours on Saturday morning. In true racer fashion, they left at 9 am to head to the track. The gates opened at 2 pm, so they got there a bit early and were the first hauler in line. No one on the team had been to the track before, so they used the time to walk the property and the track. The track is a high banked… Read More »

Coy Racing Snags Another Finish in NEMA Lite Division

Posted on July 17, 2017Comments are off

This past Saturday, the Coy Racing team headed back to Seekonk Speedway for a Lites only race. The team was expecting a fight with the weather, but it turned out to be an awesome day for racing. The #19 Mach-1 Performance midget unloaded and performed all day. It was the first race all season that the car started, ran and came back to the pits with no mechanical issues for all sessions! The team is very happy with that. The on track performance wasn’t quite what the team was looking for, but they did put another finish in the books… Read More »

Top Ten Caps Up and Down Day at Star

Posted on July 13, 2017Comments are off

The guys loaded up and headed to Star Speedway this past Saturday. It was round 8 for the NEMA Lite series. After a week and half off and a lot of changes, the team was ready to have a good night and they did, sort of! The day started with a quick monsoon as teams started to sign in the track. “This is the first time I can remember ever signing into a race track while it drizzled,” Richie laughed. “It all worked out though and we got all our racing in for the night.” The track dried almost instantly… Read More »

Laps lead and another DNF for Coy Racing at Seekonk

Posted on June 30, 2017Comments are off

The team loaded up and headed to Seekonk Speedway this past Wednesday for the 21st Annual Boston Louie Memorial Race and the Dave Steel Tribute Race. The day brought ups and downs again for the #19 Mach-1 Performance Midget. Richie took to the track in practice and it was the fastest the car has been all season in the first two rounds. The car overheated in the 3rd round of practice, which the guys were able to fix. The heat races saw a complete invert of the fastest times in practice to the slowest times. Richie turned the 24th fastest… Read More »

The Tale of Two Races

Posted on June 19, 2017Comments are off

The team hit two tracks this past week…Thompson Speedway on Wednesday and Star Speedway on Saturday. With the run the team had at Riverhead Raceway, last time out and all the changes that came from it, the team headed to Thompson Speedway with high hopes. The 2 practice sessions went well, with the car performing good and no issues. However, it wouldn’t last. Richie started on the pole for heat race number 1 and when he came in for the start, the motor didn’t go. He started first and was last by the end of the front stretch. He managed… Read More »

Coy Racing finally takes a checkered flag in 2017!

Posted on June 5, 2017Comments are off

It’s been a struggle so far for the Coy Racing team in 2017. The transition to the Midget class has been an uphill struggle. While Saturday was another day of struggles, Richie took the first feature checkered flag of the season! The day started off with the final piece of the new power steering being delivered Saturday morning at 9:45am. The team wanted to leave for the track at 10am! That of course did not happen and then team didn’t leave until 12:45. When the guys got to the track, they were able to unload and go directly out for… Read More »

Star and Wiscasset Speedway update

Posted on May 22, 2017Comments are off

The 2017 racing season is 3 races in for Coy Racing. After Thompson Speedway, the guys traveled to Star Speedway for race #2 on May 13th. The day did not go well as Richie only got 3 laps in competition during the event, due to motor issues. The guys had a quick turn around to go to Wiscasset Speedway this past Saturday. They found an issue with the fuel pump during the week. This is what the issue was at Star. A new fuel pump was installed before they left for Wiscasset and the guys headed north to Maine for… Read More »

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1 month ago

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Here are some video from Wiscasset Speedway.

Heat Race - youtu.be/pXeErKHoWpI
Feature Part 1 - youtu.be/LzV6t7wft40
Feature Part 2 - youtu.be/KRfbTJp3RCk
After Race Interviews - youtu.be/qQ_7L1dOvAAyoutube.com
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2 months ago

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A couple weeks ago NEMA took the action to Star Speedway for the Marvin Rifchin Memorial Race. In the NEMA series Jim Chambers took home the checkers, and Avery Stoehr in the Lites.

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