Archive for February 1st, 2008
Homecoming for the True Value Modifieds Set for Sept. 28th
Canaan, NH — In a joint announcement Dennis Fleury Owner/Promoter of Twin State Speedway and Jack Bateman president of the True Value Modified Racing series announced that on Sunday Sept. 28th the True Value Modified Racing Series will make their 1st appearance at the Claremont, N.H. 1/3 mile oval. Twin State becomes the third new venue on the 2008 True Value Modified Racing Schedule, increasing the number of races for the upcoming season to 19. The 100 lap race will be held on Sunday, Sept. 28 and will be a one day event. It will be part of an exciting two day weekend racing festival to close out the season at Twin State.
“We are pleased to add Twin State Speedway to our schedule,” said True Value Modified Racing Series President Jack Bateman. “After a long period of time and planning, and looking at race dates, we were finally able to put it together. Hopefully this is the 1st step in a long working relationship between Twin State and TVMRS. The track has a rich history for modified racing and the drivers on our series will certainly look forward to this event.”
Modified Driver Earned Two Titles In 2007
W. Babylon, NY — Whether he is gripping the steering wheel of a 600-horsepower ride on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, or a remote at his RC race track, Donny Lia enjoys racing on any scale.
In his fifth full season on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in 2007, Lia collected six victories en route to becoming the 60th champion in the Modified division’s long and storied history with NASCAR. But before he was ever a NASCAR champion, the Jericho, N.Y., resident had already piloted his RC (remote-controlled) car to a national title.
Naples ME — Historically the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) has offered up some of the best pay offs for super late model racers in the southeast, and the series’ expanded fourteen race 2008 schedule is dotted with extra distance, big purse events.
While all PASS South 150 lap events pay a minimum of $5,000.00 to win and $500.00 to start, three extra distance races will see the winner’s share double to $10,000.00.
Naples, ME — Pro All Stars Series (PASS) President Tom Mayberry announced today that Sunoco Race Fuel will return as the official fuel of the Pro All Stars series as well as the spec fuel for both the PASS Super Late Model North and South series. 2008 will mark the eighth season that PASS has been fueled by Sunoco.
“I’m particularly pleased to welcome Sunoco Race Fuel back to the PASS family of sponsors, “said Mayberry.” Their northeast distributors, New England Racing Fuel stepped up to the plate and supported this series before we’d even run a single race. PASS has grown a great deal from our ten race series in 2001. In 2008 we will sanction over fifty races in five divisions from