Archive for November 21st, 2007

Wall Township Speedway’s Turkey Derby XXIV Sure to Make Racing History

Wall Township, NJ — Jamie “The Jet” Tomaino will be teaming up with Martinelli Motorsports for this years season ending Turkey Derby XXXIV. That will be just one of the exciting things you will get to see this weekend at Wall Township Speedway in Wall, N.J. starting at 8am Friday the 23rd. Longtime friends, Tomaino and car owner Joe Martinelli are teaming up for this one race deal to take home the coveted title. Jamie will be driving one of the Martinelli Motorsports stables 3 powerful #22 modifieds, normally driven by Zane Zeiner on the ROC Tour and winner of the 2007 Mountain Speedway Track Championship. Zane will not be competing this year at Turkey Derby.

1990 NASCAR Modified National Champion Tomaino has 2 wins in the Turkey Derby, 1975 in Sportsman, and 1981 in Modifieds. Jamie also has 10 top 5 finishes in the 23 Turkey Derbies he has entered since 1974, 3 in the last 4 TD events. “The Jet” as he has been known for years, also finished 9th in this seasons NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Points Standings. The combo of Tomaino and Martinelli are expected to be strong competition for the rest of the Open Tour Type Modifieds in Saturday’s 100 lap event.

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CARQUEST Auto Parts Brings SK Modified 150 Back to Stafford for 2008 Season

Stafford Springs, CT — As CARQUEST Auto Parts enters into its 23rd season as a Stafford Motor Speedway track partner, they are continuing a tradition of bringing events back to the Connecticut half-mile. After a four-year absence, CARQUEST Auto Parts is bringing the SK Modified® 150 back to Stafford on Friday, July 25, 2008.

The SK Modified® 150 follows in the footsteps of the Whelen Modified Tour, which CARQUEST was instrumental in returning to Stafford in 1989 and the Busch East Series, which CARQUEST first brought to Stafford in 1991. Since then, CARQUEST has been a charter member of the Stafford Motor Speedway Contingency Program as well as bringing the ISMA Supermodifieds and NEMA Midgets to Stafford with CARQUEST Extreme Tuesday. CARQUEST Auto Parts also was responsible for bringing the PRA Big Car Series to Stafford for The Big One in 2006, a program that saw Bobby Santos, III win a $50,000 bonus.

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Stafford Releases an Electrifying 2008 Event Schedule

Stafford Springs, CT — Stafford Motor Speedway has released its 2008 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series event schedule which will showcase the track’s SK Modified® and Late Model divisions in two extra distance events as well as four Whelen Modified Tour events. SMS will host a total of 23 racing events, with the 2008 NASCAR season kicking off with the 37th Annual Tech-Net Spring Sizzler presented by CARQUEST April 25-27, and concluding with the 36th annual CARQUEST Fall Final Weekend on September 26-28.

Stafford’s Friday night NASCAR Whelen All-American Series programs will once again consist of five divisions, the SK Modifieds®, Late Models, SK Lights, Limited Late Models, and DARE Stocks. Headlining the weekly divisions is the return of the SK Modified and Late Model 150 events to the schedule after a 4-year absence. The 5th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts SK Modified® 150 will be run on Friday, July 25th and the 4th annual Late Model 150 will be run on Friday, August 22nd. Both the SK Modified® and Late Model divisions will also run 100-lap feature events with the 14th annual Late Model 100 scheduled for Friday, May 9th, and the 35th annual Coors Light SK Modified® 100 scheduled for Friday, June 6th.

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection. A time to look at all we have and humble ourselves before a gracious God. We don’t always get what we want and we don’t always understand the plans God has for us, but we can be confident that he loves and cares for us. How has God cared for you this past year? Greetings, in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Thanksgiving is a time for sharing. I see it in the lives of others as they give of themselves to help those less fortunate. As I helped out in the coffee shop on Saturday, a family; husband, wife, son and daughter picked up some hot drinks and muffins for the road. They were headed to pack up their Suburban and deliver Thanksgiving baskets to those in need. It’s not what it seems.

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“Restructured” American-Canadian Tour Stock Car Schedule Gives Racers Options in 2008

A completely redesigned championship format will be used for the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model stock car racing season in 2008. A diverse slate of twelve events at seven speedways in the northeastern United States and Canada will comprise the schedule, while also giving race teams several options during the course of the April-to-September campaign.

The ACT driver and owner championships will be decided using the best ten results for each individual during the 12-race season, thus giving teams the benefit of dropping their two worst outings of the year. ACT President Tom Curley says that offering teams options like this will help raise the level of competition across the board.

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