Stafford Springs, CT — Stafford Motor Speedway’s SK Light Modified division will add another new car to its roster for the 2009 season, but with a hitch; the new driver won’t be a rookie. John Montesanto, who drove Late Models at Stafford in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, will return to the Connecticut half-mile after a nearly 20-year layoff to try his luck in the SK Light Modified division.
“Some friends of mine and I decided that we needed to add some excitement to our lives on Friday nights,” said Montesanto. “I began racing Late Models at Riverside and I’ve also raced at Waterford and Stafford. I’ve always wanted to race a modified at Stafford, so after almost 20 years off we’re going racing again. With the cost effectiveness of the SK Light package, we decided that the time was right for us to finally jump into modified racing.”
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Naples ME — It’s called the Cement Palace, a track steeped in auto racing history and tradition. It’s the birthplace of Pro Stock/Super Late Model racing in New England, and on Saturday August 15th the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North will make its inaugural visit to the storied Seekonk (MA) Speedway for 150 green flag laps of super late model excitement.
“Adding Seekonk to the PASS North super late model schedule has been a goal of ours for quite some time, “said series president Tom Mayberry in making the announcement. “It’s the kind of short track where experience counts, and the southern New England racers that call Seekonk home will give the touring pros all they can handle. Our Seekonk stop is sure to be one of the highlights of the 2009 PASS season.”
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