Zuidema & Palmisano Share Late Models Wins; Boss, O’Sullivan Also Victorious
Thompson, CT — Early evening rain could not dampen the spirits of the Thompson faithful and the strong field of competitors that gathered on Thursday Night. Woody Pitkat of Stafford, CT, made it two in a row in the Sunoco Modified division. Danny Fields of Deep River, CT, scored the victory in an ultra-competitive extra-distance event for the Mini Stocks. Jeff Zuidema of N. Brookfield, MA, and Marc Palmisano of Hadley, MA, shared Late Model victory lane in the division’s doubleheader. The likes of Mike O’Sullivan of Springfield, MA in the Pro Stocks; Larry Barnett of Ledyard, CT in the Limited Sportsman; and Glenn Boss in the TIS Modifieds; turned their luck around with victories in their respective divisions.
Woody Pitkat of Stafford, CT, scored his second straight victory in the Sunoco Modified division at Thompson Speedway on Thursday night. The feature was slowed almost immediately for an opening lap incident that involved Paul Supernant. Point leader Kerry Malone had problems under the caution getting towed to pit road. Bobby Grigas led the opening three laps before giving way to the charge of Keith Rocco. Tommy Cravenho ran in the third position. Bert Marvin, Jimmy Blewett, and Woody Pitkat were making tracks to the front.