Eddie MacDonald Runs Tenth in the Dixieland 250 at WIS
With 15 laps to go in the 250 lap event, Eddie MacDonald appeared headed for a top five finish in the ARCA Midwest Tour’s Dixieland 250 at the Wisconsin International Raceway before a flat tire cost him the solid finish. Driving the Joe Wood owned Pathfinder Chassis house car, Eddie Mac drove from deep in the field to post the tenth place finish on the 5/8 of a mile oval on Tuesday, August 6.
LOUDON, NH: The North East Motor Sports Museum (922 Rt 106, Loudon, NH 03307) will host the third annual Legends Day celebration and banner raising, this time to honor three outstanding supermodified race car drivers on October 27th.
This year’s museum feature exhibit is supermodified racing. The museum floor features supers that go back to the early 1960s and includes those driven by this year’s Legends Day honorees. Shea Concrete Productssponsors the event and the exhibit.
Ollie Silva, a four-time winner of New England’s most important race for supers, the Star Classic, is an honoree. He won the Classic race four times and was a four-time New England Super Modified Racing Association (NESMRA) Champion. Silva won feature races from California to Florida, from Ohio to Canada. His style was hard on the gas with his elbows up. He is the all-time top NESMRA feature winner with 179 victories. Silva is deceased.