Archive for May 4th, 2008

Rocco Scores First Speedbowl SK Victory

Waterford, CT — Keith Rocco recorded his first-ever Speedbowl SK Modified win Saturday evening, narrowly defeating Dennis Gada and Ron Yuhas Jr. With 10-laps remaining, Rocco slipped by Yuhas, battling right down to the wire with Gada before pulling ahead following a late-race restart. Ron Silk and defending champion Rob Janovic Jr. completed the top-5.

Other feature winners were Ed Reed Jr. (Late Model), Chris “Moose” Douton (Sportsman), Jeff “Soup” Civardi (Mini Stock), and, Dave Pinkham (True Value Modified Series).

In the closing circuits, Rocco survived a dramatic outside-bid by 6-time champion Gada, who was seeking his third victory of the season.

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Mulkern, Lucas & McKeage Speedway 95 Victors

Despite the best efforts of the Pro All Stars Series and Speedway 95 officials, Saturday’s Pro All Stars (PASS) North Community Pharmacies 150 super late model main event was lost to rain. John Fleming, D.J. Shaw and Adam Bates all earned heat race wins.

The weather held off long enough for three of the four PASS divisions to complete their programs.

In PASS Mod action Marc Lucas came out on top over Tom Oliver and  Gary Norris Junior;  Steve Bennett Jr. and Ron Gooden Jr. ran fourth and fifth. The Mod feature was cut short at 27 laps in an effort to get the PASS Super Late Model feature underway. Lucas and Steve Bennett earned heat race wins.

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