Seekonk, MA — Seekonk Speedway announced that Phil’s Propane of Tiverton RI, the official propane distributor of Seekonk Speedway, has joined the 2009 Contingency Awards program for the Late Model division. For ten events, the winner of the Late Model main event will win and extra $100.00, while the second and third place finishers will receive an additional $50.00 each for those same events.
Phil Viveiros, owner of Phil’s Propane, has been a longtime supporter of the racing at Seekonk Speedway. For over a decade, Phil’s has been sponsoring many a competitor at the 1/3 mile oval. For the past 6 years, he has been the major partner with Kevin Casper, who has picked up several wins in the Late Models over the past 5 years, and continues to be a championship contender.
In addition to the ten events that have been added to the Late Model contingency, Phil’s will also present the annual Phil’s Propane 50 lap Late Model event on Saturday, June 27. Dates for the contingency are Sunday May 3, May 16, May 30, June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, August 8, August 22 and September 5. These dates may change due to weather conflicts. To be eligible for the Phil’s Propane contingency, each driver must carry a Phil’s Propane decal on their car.
Sources: Kevin Boucher/Seekonk Speedway PR