Archive for September 19th, 2008

Stafford 09/19/08

10:55 PM – Woody Pitkat won the last SK Modified feature of the Friday night NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action.  Keith Rocco, Zach Sylvester, Ted Christopher and Chris Jones rounded out the top-5 finishers.

10:38 PM – Lap 36 -  A crash off of turn 2 collected Todd Owen, Wade Mattesen, Steven Reed, Kirk Zervas, and Donny Travaglin.  Two flat tires for Frank Ruocco.  Mattesen’s #6 is stopped near the crash and the tow truck is pushing the car trying to get it refired.
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Rocco, Gentes, Michalski & Boss Win Again at Thompson; Macedonio & Puleo Get Season Firsts

Thompson, CT — The win list at Thompson International Speedway saw some familiar names on Thursday Night. Another dominating performance gave Keith Rocco of Wallingford, CT, a handful of wins (5) in the Sunoco Modified division. Rick Gentes of Woonsocket, RI, resumed his late season mastery of the Late Models and Scott Michalski of S. Killingly, CT, continued his hot streak in Mini Stock competition. Glenn Boss of Danielson, CT, turned his luck around with a dominating TIS Modified win. Both Jay Macedonio of Somerset, MA in the Pro Stocks and Ed Puleo of Branford, CT, in the Limited Sportsman division enjoyed their  first wins of the season.

Keith Rocco motored by surprise Sunoco Modified championship contender Danny Cates to take the lead near midway and the eventual victory. Cates took the early lead with a stout pack of cars battling from second position on back. When things shuffled out by lap five, Cates continued to lead Ceravolo and Rocco. Jimmy Blewett had made tracks to the front and into the fourth position. Cravenho rounded out the top five.
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