Archive for August 28th, 2008

Action Heating Up at Seekonk Speedway

Seekonk, MA — As the weather starts to cool, the action is heating up at Seekonk Speedway.

As the summer starts to dwindle down, the excitement is hitting its hottest level of the season. With only four weeks remaining on the 63rd season at the Action Track of the East, fans can look forward to all kinds of events. This weekend, the True Value Modifieds come to town for their second of three events on the schedule. With Lisbon CT native Chris Pasteryak leading the points for the open wheel modifieds, this event will have an effect on the season long championship run.
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Blewett Dominates Sunoco Mod 50

Gentes, Sundeen, Oliveira, & Michalski Score Wins at Thompson

Thompson, CT — Jimmy Blewett of Howell, NJ, comes up big when big races are on the line at Thompson International Speedway. Blewett took the lead in the early going of the Sunoco Modified 50-lapper; going on to score a dominating win. Earlier in the season, Blewett swept twin events for the Sunoco Modifieds. The victory earned Blewett a guaranteed starting spot SK-Type Modified event of the 6th Annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout scheduled for November 7&8, 2008. Blewett is the defending champion of the event.

George Bessette of Danbury, CT, also took a commanding victory in the Pro Stock division during Thursday Night Thompson Thunder. Rick Gentes of Woonsocket, RI, made it two in a row in the Late Models. Scott Sundeen of Douglas, MA, took top honors in the Limited Sportsman feature. Scott Michalski of South Killingly, CT scored a victory in Mini Stocks while Leo Oliveira of Raynham, MA, triumphed in the TIS Modifieds.
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Camping World RV Rental & Winnebago Industries Go Truckin at New Hampshire

Loudon, NH — Camping World RV Rental and Winnebago Industries have joined together to sponsor the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 13.

The Camping World RV Rental 200 Driven By Winnebago Industries will be a part of the SYLVANIA 300 event weekend and will feature some of NASCAR’s biggest stars competing at the only appearance by the Craftsman Truck Series in New England this season.

“Adding another asset to the current partnership with New Hampshire Motor Speedway was an easy decision,” said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO, Camping World, “We enjoy our participation in the NASCAR Truck Series both on and off the track, and we’re happy to be part of one of the most exciting races of the year.
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Modified Champion Rick Fuller To Be Honored At Thompson

NASCAR To Recognize 1993 Modified Champ On Sept. 7

Daytona Beach, FL — As part of a season-long celebration of 60 Years of Modified Champions, 1993 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour titlist Rick Fuller will be honored at the Sunoco Modified Mania 150 on Sunday, Sept. 7 at Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway.

A consistent championship contender throughout his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour career with top 10 points finishes in 17 seasons; Fuller broke through in 1993 and earned a 93-point victory over Reggie Ruggiero for the title.
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