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Oxford 250 ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Sunday in the Park

OXFORD — The first time fate rang Steve Park’s telephone, he left it on the hook. On the answering machine — “voice mail” was a foreign expression in 1996 — was a voice claiming to be that of Dale Earnhardt. The NASCAR legend wanted Park, then a r...

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Live coverage of Oxford Plains 250

We are live at the the Oxford Plains Speedway today sharing what's happening on and around the track. 1

Gearing up for the Oxford 250

Rob Henderson and Gene Smith, both of Oxford, work Saturday on the Late Model car driven by Dale Verrill at Oxford Plains Speedway during Oxford 250 weekend. "If we win tonight, we might change the tires and race tomorrow," Henderson said. The 250 takes place Sunday.

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Oxford 250: Six parts that wield unseen power

Oxford 250 Eve: Ashline wins, pockets $4K, returns free pass

OXFORD — It's an Oxford 250 tradition old as the race itself. At the end of a non qualifier's race — or in the case of Saturday night, a long-distance late model event — the driver is given a choice. Take a big chunk of money and run, or take a smaller chunk and run in th...

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The Hot Corner: It's Theriault's turn at 250

I’m the target of much abuse about my Oxford 250 forecast over the years. If I fail miserably, which was mostly the case from 1990 to 2007, I look like a fool. If I hit the winner four consecutive years, instead of being hailed as Nostradamus and Confucius in a blender, I hear that p...

Ready for the big race

Oxford 250: Morgan warms up with Street Stock victory

OXFORD — Corey Morgan quietly was the 52nd car to enter Sunday's Oxford 250 when he rolled through technical inspection late Friday afternoon. Only four years ago, Morgan finished third in the midsummer showcase and went home with a career-high $7,500 paycheck. If he has the chance t...

In the swing of summer

Dominic Valiente, 12, of Oxford, left, plays tetherball Friday afternoon at Pismo Beach in Oxford with Landen Herrick, 4, of West Paris.

'Dunk Your Kicks'

Connor Rouze, 11, of Westminster, Colo., gets a boost from the Max Cure Foundation mascot as he dunks a sneaker on the basketball court at Kamp Kohut in Oxford on Thursday morning. The Maine Camp Experience teamed up with the Max Cure Foundation in a "Dunk Your Kicks" event to help raise money fo...