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Notable names NASCAR champions who have competed in the Oxford 250:

Sprint Cup Bobby Allison Jeff Gordon Dale Jarrett Bobby Labonte Terry Labonte Rusty Wallace Darrell Waltrip Matt Kenseth Kurt Busch

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Camping World East Series Jamie Aube Ricky Craven Dave Dion Joey Kourafas

Brad Leighton Dick McCabe Kelly Moore Mike Olsen Dale Shaw

Bobby Allison Davey Allison Geoffrey Bodine Jeff Gordon Ernie Irvan Dale Jarrett Tiny Lund Darrell Waltrip

Allison, Bobby Allison, Davey Bessey, Joe Bickle, Rich Bodine, Brett Bodine, Geoffrey Bodine, Todd Bouchard, Ken Bouchard, Ron Bown, Chuck Burton, Jeff Burton, Ward Busch, Kurt Busch, Kyle Craven, Ricky Dennis, Bill Gant, Harry Gordon, Jeff Green, David Grissom, Steve Hamilton, Bobby Hamlin, Denny

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Military (with ID) $15

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Pit – Licensed $30

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TD Bank 250 Fast facts Multiple winners 3, Dave Dion (75, 85, 92) 3, Ralph Nason (98, 99, 00) 3, Mike Rowe (84, 97, 05) 2, Geoff Bodine (80, 81) 2, Chuck Bown (86, 90) 2, Jamie Aube (87, 89) 2, Ben Rowe (03, 04)

Largest winners purse $52,150, Dave Whitlock (1995)

Smallest winners purse $4,500 Joey Kourafas (1974) $4,500 Dave Dion (1975)

Most career earnings

Most career earnings for non-winner $66,420, Tracy Gordon

First Maine winner

Only driver to win after finishing last the previous year Larry Gelinas (1996)

Last Maine winner

Only driver to win after finishing second the previous year

Jeremie Whorff (2006)

Scott Robbins (2002)

Multiple runner-up finishes

Only driver to win last chance race and 250 in same year

Mike Rowe (1984)

3, Butch Lindley (77, 80, 82) 3, Robbie Crouch (81, 84, 86) 2, Tommy Houston (90, 91) 2, Tracy Gordon (97, 98) 2, Ben Rowe (99, 00)

$187,715, Ralph Nason

Mike Rowe (2005)

Most Times Qualified 30, Mike Rowe (missed 1975, 1977, 1987, 2007)

Youngest winner Tom Rosati, 19 (1979)

Oldest winner Ralph Nason, 60 (2000)

Only woman to start Karen Schulz, started and finished 42nd (1989)

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Smallest field

Most positions gained from start to finish

36 (1978-1981)

Winners from the pole position

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Experience, Integrity and Dedication

Geoff Bodine (1981) Larry Gelinas (1996) Gary Drew (2001) Ben Rowe (2003)

Allison, Bobby & Davey Babb, Bob & Bobby Babb, George & Jerry Brackett, Tim and T.J. Clark, Billy and Cassius Cusack, Ralph & Glenn Darveau, Dave Sr.& Dave Jr. Demers, Dennis & Trampas Dragon, Beaver & Brent Drew, Homer & Gary Fraser, Frank & Scott Gerry, Bob and Brockie Lynch, David & Derek Maietta, Mike Sr. & Mike Jr. Pressley, Bob & Robert Ripley, Doug & Daren Rowe, Mike, Ben & Tom Shaw, Henry Jr. & Andy Tripp, John & Bob Whorff, Bill & Jeremie

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1974 - History in the making

1982 - Don’t you forget about me

1985 - The one that counts

Al Grinnan leads the very first lap in Oxford 250 history. Joey Kourafas wins the 200-lap event when George Summers runs out of gas three circuits from the finish.

Mike Barry comes back after being a lap down to win.

Dave Dion wins by leading only the final lap.

1983 - Junkyard dog

1987 - Marathon, not a sprint

1975 - What’s your price? Dwayne “Tiny” Lund starts the race by buying a starting position from a previously qualified driver. Lund starts at the rear, 37th position, and finishes 22nd.

1976 - Bicentennial bash Butch Lindley beats Maine’s Ralph Nason in a result that’s still disputed by some to this day.

1978 - Makin’ it look easy Bob Pressley leads 213 laps en route to victory.

1979 - Where’s Junior?

Tommy Ellis drives from 26th starting position to win. In his victory lane interview, “Terrible Tommy” decries the local “junkers” he was forced to pass.

1984 - Lucky 6

Jamie Aube makes his move over the final 50 laps, taking the lead when OPS weekly racer Billy Clark stops for fuel, and picks up the first of his two 250 titles.

Mike Rowe becomes the only driver to win with a V-6 under the hood. Chuck Bown was the first to qualify with the engine in 1983; he finished 22nd.

He Ain’t Heavy...

1984 - Who’s In Front?

1989 - Movin’ on up

The race featured 17 lead changes between Geoff Bodine, Robbie Crouch, Morgan Shepherd Dick McCabe and race winner Mike Rowe.

Ricky Craven finishes sixth after starting 43rd.

Junior Hanley qualifies on the pole, but does not compete. Hanley was unable to make the show after the race was rained out and rescheduled for the following week. Tom Rosati became the youngest race winner.

The Dragon brothers, Beaver & Bobby, competed in the same TD Banknorth 250 ten times. (74, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84, 85)

grandson to qualify for the race. Stub finished 25th, Mike 17th.

1990 - Bown and determined Chuck Bown outlasts Tommy Houston to win his second 250 en route to a NASCAR Busch Series championship.

1991 - On his way

boycott of NASCAR and compete in the 250. Dion shows up and holds off Dale Shaw to become the first three-time winner.

1996 - Larry Who? Relative unknown Larry Gelinas wins the pole, then wins the race when rookie Ben Rowe runs out of gas with two laps remaining.

Ricky Craven, future NASCAR Cup and Busch Series Rookie of the Year, wins his home state’s biggest race.

1997 - Lucky 13

1992 - Glad he came

1998 through 2000 King Ralph

Dave Dion gets a phone call from track owner Michael Liberty, encouraging him to end his

Thirteen years after his first victory, Mike Rowe sets a new record for most years between 250 triumphs.

Ralph Nason is the first driver to win three consecutive 250s.

1989 - Generation Gap Stub Fadden and Mike Olsen become the only grandfather and

1980 - When gas cost $20,000 a gallon Geoff Bodine and Butch Lindley duel for the win. Lindley runs out of fuel on the final lap. Bodine’s tank goes dry on his victory lap.

1981 - Show me the money Lap money is offered for the first time in the race’s history.

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Advertising Supplement to the Sun Journal, Lewiston, Maine, Thursday, July 15, 2010

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