Archive for May, 2009

A Hat Trick For Wrenn At Waterford

Waterford, CT – The Pro Four Modifieds of New England (PFMNE) took to the Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday, May 30, for an evening of crowd-pleasing action. The night was kicked off with a pity party, where fans flooded the track to see the stars and cars of the PFMNE. Just as the sun began to set, the 4-cylinder mods rolled out for their main event before a packed grandstand. In the end it would be the #1m of “Stormin’ Norman” Wrenn who took home the victory, notching his third consecutive win.

Ten PFMNE racecars were signed into the paddock area for competition.  After an aborted start, the 25-lap feature got underway with #07 of Phil Lausier on the pole and the #12 of Rob Richardi, Jr. to his outside. Coming off of turn two, Richardi powered by on the high side, moving into the lead as the #4 of Cory Cleary and the #10 of Brian Vincent raced side-by-side for the third position. Meanwhile, Wrenn drove his Bot-L-Gas Inc. machine from his ninth starting position into the top five.
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Twin State Speedway Hosting True Value Modifieds Friday

Claremont, NH — The True Value Modified Racing Series returns to action this Friday night June 5, when New England’s premier modified touring division visits Twin State Speedway, Claremont, NH., for the running of the “Granite State Harley- Davidson 100.” The feature race will be a 100 lap green flag shootout for the popular ground pounding modifieds.

The event, sponsored by the Lebanon, NH., motorcycle dealership, is the first of two TVMRS events at Twin State this year and the fourth race on the series 15 race schedule for 2009.

Expected entries include many former weekly competitors that raced at Twin State prior to the start of the TVMRS over 5 years ago.
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DeGasparre wins Dusty Young Memorial, Darling and Martin Repeat, Mitchell wins Thriller

Seekonk, MA — On Saturday, May 30, Gerry DeGasparre picked up his first win of the season in the 2nd Annual Dusty Young Memorial. With $1,100 up for grabs for the winner, 18 Late Models came out for this event. Somerset’s Tyler Thompson brought the field down, and found himself leading the first several laps. Matt Breault jumped underneath Thompson, but threw the 7th Sign Graphics Ford too hard into the corner and had to chase it up, giving up the inside to DeGasparre and Kyle Casper.

On lap 7, DeGasparre put the A-1 Custom Auto Body Chevy into the outside and took over the lead. The first caution came out on lap 9, when Thompson spun, gathering Jon Dickerman and Bill Bernard. All would continue. Matt Breault would not be able to hang with Gerry, as Kyle Casper fought with him for second. Ryan Vanasse, fresh off two consecutive victories, was working his way through the field, but could only get as high as second through the middle stages. While racing with Kevin Casper on lap 15, Casper spun his Phil’s Propane Toyota in turn one to bring out the second caution. Frank Duquette slapped the turn one wall, ending his night.
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Marc Curtis, Josh Galvin, Ken Cassidy Jr. and Norm Wrenn other Budweiser Modified Nationals Event winners

Waterford, CT — With Ron Yuhas Jr. taking the big payday and the focus of the 13th Annual Budweiser Modified Nationals with his SK-150 win, the Speedbowl support divisions put on great racing of their own for the large Speedbowl crowd and the Scouts that gathered for a night of racing.

The Bob Valenti Auto Mall Late Model 50-lap feature began with Bruce Thomas Jr. and Tim Jordan taking off from their front row starting spots to pace the field.  The pair would distance themselves from the rest of the pack under green flag conditions.  Jordan remained on Thomas’ bumper as they opened up a straightaway lead by halfway, looking for any mistake the multi-time winner may make.   Jordan shadowed Thomas through lapped traffic while Rich Staskowski raced in third, Marc Curtis fourth and Jeff Smith in fifth.
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Joey Polewarczyk to Race Pro Stock at Seekonk Speedway

Hudson, NH — #97 ACT Standout Joey Pole will be trying his hand in the Pro-Stock ranks at Seekonk Speedway in Seekonk, Massachusetts on June 20th 2009.

Pole, who sits currently tied for 2nd place in points in the American-Canadian Tour, has been contact by Car Owner Eric DeSouza to drive a Pro-Stock for him in the 75 Lap Pro-Stock Special to be held at the 1/3rd mile track; also known as “The Cement Palace”
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Ron Yuhas Jr. winner of 13th annual Budweiser Modified Nationals at Speedbowl

Waterford, CT — Beautiful weather and a large crowd showed up for conclusion of the 13th annual Budweiser Modified Nationals.  So did Groton, CT native Ron Yuhas Jr.  Yuhas prevailed in a caution filled SK-150, but mastered every restart thrown his way to win the $5,000 jackpot for the first time in his storied Speedbowl career.

The Budweiser Modified Nationals SK-150 got underway with Frank Ruocco and Jeff Paul leading the star-studded 26-car field to green.  The pair spent the first five laps side-by-side with Paul inching his way to the lead when caution waved for debris on lap five.  Yuhas made his presence felt early, moving to second on the restart.  The outside lane was working for Doug Coby who had advanced to the top three by lap 26 from his eighth starting spot.  Yuhas would take the lead from Paul in the outside lane on lap 32 following a restart.  Cautions in the early portions of the event prevented the field from settling in and took their toll on the second half of the pack.
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SK Team Has Big Plans for Kids at Waterford Pit Party

Groton, CT — When the Waterford Speedbowl Budweiser Modified Nationals were postponed back in March, so to was the popular Speedbowl Pit Party. The KLM Motorsports Team for driver Ron Yuhas, Jr. hopes to make the wait worthwhile for the fans.

Victory Lane Designs, a full-service screen printing and embroidery company located in Norton, MA, proud sponsor of Ron Yuhas, Jr. and the KLM Motorsports Team, has something special for the young fans at the Waterford Speedbowl. The first 40 kids to bring any item depicting the numeral four to the #4 SK Modified during the Pit Party will receive a free Ron Yuhas, Jr. t-shirt while sizes and supplies last.
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Rain Cancels May 29th Whelen All-American Series Event at Stafford Speedway

Stafford Springs, CT — Tonight’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series program at Stafford Speedway has been cancelled due to rain. Stafford returns to racing next Friday night, June 5th with the 36th Annual Coors Light SK Modified® 100.

The CARQUEST Dealer Night event has been rescheduled to Friday night, June 19th.
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Guaranteed Builders Adds Support to Thompson’s Mini Stocks

Thompson, CT –Guaranteed Builders, Inc. (GBI) has joined with Thompson International Speedway to provide additional money to the track’s Mini Stock division. The Douglas, MA based builder will present an additional $100.00 to the Mini Stock division winner on ten selected race dates during the 2009 racing season.

“We are very pleased to become a part of the excitement of the NASCAR racing program at Thompson and to be able to provide additional money to the Mini Stock division. This is an extremely exciting and competitive division and to become a part of all of this is a special opportunity for our company,” said CEO Louis C. Tusino.
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Sponsor Obligations

Many of us have sponsors that help pay for the expense of racing. We represent them and their companies. How about our representation of Jesus? Do we represent our sponsors better than we represent Jesus? Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

We all know that the more money we receive from sponsors the more that is expected from us. There are promotional events, autograph signings and appearances.  We owe our sponsors something besides just having their name on our car, we also have the responsibility to act in a manner that would please our sponsors. Without their finances many of us would not be racing.
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Weather Forces “TNTT” Cancellation at Thompson

Thompson, CT — A persistent drizzle and the forecast of heavier showers caused the management of the Thompson International Speedway to cancel the Thursday Night Thompson Thunder race program for Thursday, May 28th. Track management chose to make the call early so that race teams and fans could make changes in their plans for the day.

The track was to play host to residents  of Thompson as a way of saying thank you to its friends and neighbors. The opportunity for Thompson residents to be guests of the track will now be held next week, June 4th.

The June 4th schedule is for six exciting NASCAR Whelen All American Series divisions to be in competition. Thompson’s “Super Six” will compete in qualifying races and feature races beginning with the qualifying races slated to start at 5:15 PM.
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Late Models set for 2nd annual Dusty Young Memorial 50 lapper

Seekonk, MA — The Late Models gearing up for their first special of the season, and speedway management announced today that the 2nd Annual Dusty Young Memorial will have an increase in distance. Originally scheduled for the regular 30 laps, Race Director Dave Alburn announced that the event will go 50 laps. In addition to the extra distance, the event will pay the winner up to $1,100.

This annual Late Model event is in memory of Dusty Young, father of former Late Model standout Glenn “Fireball” Young, and could be seen around the speedway either hanging around the race car or the Team 99 bus that frequented speedways throughout New England. Dusty passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer in 2008. Dusty was not only a team owner, he had previously been an official at Norwood Arena.
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Palmer continues Legends Streak; Corey, Voglesong, Brouwer, Civardi win

Waterford, CT — The Waterford Speedbowl raced against Mother Nature on a damp, chilly May evening but got the full Wild ‘n Wacky Wednesday race program in, concluding shortly after 9pm.  Taking down wins were Jason Palmer who continued his string of four straight Legends Car victories, while it was Brad Voglesong returning to the winner’s circle in the Super X- Cars, and Rob Corey, Bubby Brouwer and Kathy Civardi all picking up their first wins of the year.

The Super X-Car race started with Ken Dowling III out to the early lead while the field battled behind.  Two and three wide racing abound ended with Charles Beal, winner the past two weeks, making contact into the turn 3 wall forcing him to retire from the race.  On the restart Dowling again would jump out to the lead with Rob Corey chasing him down and making an inside pass with five laps to go.  Caution waved again for a spin between turns three and four.  John Yagmin and Jon Porter moved into contention on the restart, both taking a turn challenging Corey on the outside but neither could make the pass.  Corey would go on to win by two car lengths over Yagmin.
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Dick Mills Killed in Vermont Accident

Dick Mills of West Haven, Ct. was killed when his vehicle struck a Moose early Sunday on Interstate 95 in Vermont while returning from the True Value Modified Series race at Thunder Road Speedway. Dick was at the Thunder Road Speedway helping out on Shelly Perry’s True Value Modified Series Modified.

Dick was a fixture at Waterford Speedbowl and other area tracks helping out Ed Gertsch and many other drivers in the area. One of the nicest guys around the track, Dick started out as a crew member while in his teens in the 60′s helping out “Wild Bill” Greco and Johnny Cambino at the old West Haven and Riverside Park Speedways. Dick and Billy Greco have remained close friends over the years. Dick was also a long time member of the New England Antique Racers (NEAR).
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WMUR Project Economy Job & Career Fair II Scheduled at NHMS

Loudon, NH — Ladies and gentlemen…..start your job search. New Hampshire Motor Speedway, New England’s largest sporting facility and home to two annual NASCAR races, has been announced as the site of the WMUR Project Economy Job & Career Fair II scheduled to take place Thursday, August 27th from 10:00  a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

“It gives us great pleasure to partner with the State of New Hampshire and WMUR to be able to help local job seekers take the next step in their career journey,” said New Hampshire Motor Speedway General Manager Jerry Gappens. “New Hampshire Motor Speedway has always placed great emphasis on service to our community and this effort is in great keeping with our mission of giving back to those who’ve helped us become so successful.”

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Dave Pembroke Becomes Sixth NHMS ACT Invitational Qualifier By Winning the Memorial Day Classic Monument Thunder Road

Loudon, NH — Dave Pembroke of Montpelier, Vt. takes home the win in the 47th Annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic. Pembroke chased leader Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. for the first 82 laps before Polewarczyk lost control off the top of turn 3. Polewarczyk ran the high groove while Pembroke attempted to get by on the inside. Polewarczyk broke away from the field while working through lap traffic. After the caution on lap 82 for Polewarczyk, Pembroke couldn’t be touched.

The Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic was slowed by only four cautions including a multi-car wreck in turn one on lap 64. The last caution was the one that claimed Polewarczyk on lap 82. After the lap 82 restart Pembroke checked out while Brian Hoar and Scott Payea battled for the second spot. Hoar came out on top with Payea, Cris Michaud and Randy Potter rounding out the top five.

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NHMS Offers Fans the Opportunity to Experience NASCAR Racing for Just 13 Cents a Lap

Loudon, NH — New Hampshire Motor Speedway is offering fans the unique opportunity to experience NASCAR racing for approximately 13 cents a lap with their MegaTicket package and LENOX Speed Zone during the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 weekend from Thursday, June 25 to Sunday, June 28.

The LENOX Speed Zone is a special seating section that offers a $39 ticket for the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 on Sunday, June 28.  Fans will have the chance to see Dale Earnhardt, Jr.; Jeff Gordon; Jimmie Johnson; Tony Stewart; Kyle Busch; and all the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Tom Scully Jr visits Victory Lane in Pro Stock Action. Vanasse repeats while Martin and Lineham earn season firsts

Seekonk, MA — Ken Spencer and Rob Murphy brought the field down for the green with Spencer getting the early jump over Murphy. The Pub 76 Chevy set the pace for the first lap but was overtaken by lap two by the Wheelock NAPA Auto Groups Chevy of Tom Scully Jr that overtook and set the pace for the remainder of the event. While Scully led the race, the quest for second was heating up early. Rochester’s Rob Murphy was using the inside lane to get back toward the front. LM winner Ryan Vanasse followed through into third. Spencer had mechanical problems forcing the Pub 76 Chevy out of the event early.

Acushnet’s Mike Brightman was using the inside to his advantage and worked himself into the top six by the time the first caution came out on lap nine for the Somerset Federal Credit Union Chevy of Kyle Casper as he spun in turn three.

As the field crossed at the halfway point, Scully continued to set the pace. Murphy had his hands full as Vanasse continued to knock on the door, while Dave Darling was up to third, using the outside lane. Fred Astle had just moved into fourth with Vanasse rounding out the top five.

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Masse Scores First Win In Crash Filled Thunder Road Race

Barre, VT — What a difference a year makes. Last May, the historic Thunder Road International Speedbowl, Barre, VT., was tough to conquer for Steven Masse. Sunday afternoon, mission accomplished.

The 19 year old racer from Bellingham, MA., in only his second year of competition with the True Value Modified Racing Series, passed race leader Chris Pasteryak on lap 87, and went on to win the 100 lap Memorial Day Classic at the famed Vermont speedway before a huge holiday weekend crowd. Not only was it Masse’s first win, the victory moved him into first place in the point standings.
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Memorable Memorial Day Monday at Lime Rock Park

Hand Prevails in KONI GS Battle with Lally at Lime Rock Park; Gleason Wins Third at Connecticut Circuit, Remains Series’ Oldest Winner

Memorial Day itself was the third of three beautiful race days at Lime Rock Park for the Road Racing Classic. The morning saw qualifying for the second of the two F2000 Championship races, plus a warm-up session for the Historic Grand Prix F1 cars and a final practice session for the Grand-Am KONI Challenge Grand Sport division.

The race action went green with the F2000 Championship series race, an exciting 30-minute mad dash won by Remy Audette, with Chris Miller second and Matthew Inge third. The Masters Division winner was John Dole, who finished fifth overall, behind Fabio Orsolon.
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Change in May 23 Street Stock division finish order

Waterford, CT — Waterford Speedbowl has announced a change to the finishing order of May 23′s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series 20-lap Street Stock race. Following post-race technical inspection the original first and second place finishers, Josh Galvin and Jim Procaccini, were disqualified from the event moving New Haven’s Al Stone III to the event win. Stone edged Brandon Plemons in a tight battle on the racetrack, one which proved to be the winning move after the change in finish order. Continue reading ‘Change in May 23 Street Stock division finish order’

Dave Pembroke Captures Second Career Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic Victory

Dave Pembroke of Montpelier, VT takes home the win in the 47th Annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic. Pembroke chased leader Joey Polewarczyk for the first 82 laps before Pole lost control off the top of turn 3. Pole ran the high groove while Pembroke attempted to get by on the inside. Pole broke away from the field while working through lap traffic. After the caution on lap 82 for Pole, Pembroke couldn’t be touched.

The Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic was slowed by only four cautions including a multi-car wreck in turn one on the 64th lap. The last caution was the one that claimed Pole on lap 82. After the lap 82 restart Pembroke checked out while Brian Hoar and Scott Payea battled for the second spot. Hoar came out on top with Payea, Cris Michaud and Randy Potter rounding out the top five.

Pembroke etches his name into the new Memorial Day Classic Memorial at Thunder Road for the second time and receives the sixth ticket to the ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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Storms Postpone Eve of Destruction at Thompson

Thompson, CT — Severe weather throughout northeastern Connecticut forced the postponement of the Eve of Destruction at the Thompson International Speedway.  The storms brought heavy downpours and severe lightning causing speedway management to postpone the event until Monday, Memorial Day.

The Family Fun Night, known as the Eve of Destruction, features car and school bus demolition derbies, world famous dare devils, a jet spectacular, trailer trash race, fireworks and much more.
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Rain forces Seekonk Speedway to postpone their Army National Guard Thrill Show

Seekonk, MA — With a steady rain falling, and a forecast of thunderstorms, Seekonk Speedway was forced to postpone their Memorial Day Celebration presented by the Army National Guard. The show will run on Monday, May 25 with a new time. General admission gates will open one hour earlier at 1:20pm, with the show also starting one hour earlier at 4:00pm. For further updates, please check out seekonkspeedway.com.

Sources: Kevin Boucher/Seekonk Speedway PR

Dave Shullick Jr. Starts ISMA Season with Win at Waterford

Waterford, CT -Dave Shullick Jr. took the Clyde Booth 61 out front at the initial green Saturday at the ISMA season opener at Waterford. When the checkered dropped 50 laps later, Shullick was still in that spot for the win. The Amherst, OH driver had to survive an unusual number of yellows and reds along the way to his first win of the season and his career fourth in ISMA. Standing with him on the podium were his two nearest challengers, defending champion Chris Perley and Lou Cicconi, the August 2008 winner at the “Bowl.”

Said Shullick in victory lane, “The car was excellent. Clyde and I talked before the race and tried to come up with the right package. Earlier in the day we weren’t really good. We hit it right before the heat race. The car was even better than the last time we were here. That means we are gaining on it. To come back after a big crash at Concord last fall and be this strong is even better. It’s really encouraging.”

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Cabral Grabs NEMA Opener At Monadnock

Winchester, NH –  Powering into the lead on a lap 17 restart, defending champion Randy Cabral won the 2009 Northeastern Midget Association season opener Saturday night at Monadnock Speedway. Coming from the ninth starting spot, Cabral passed William Wall, the only other leader, and won going away.

Cabral, in the Bertrand #47, was sitting third when Wall (Wall #5) and Russ Stoehr (Angelillo 45), battling for the lead, tangled coming out of two, Stoehr  winding up in the wall. The incident, which Cabral called “a racing accident” was “the turning point” of the race.

Sitting second when the green flew, Cabral, who scored his second straight season-opening win, pulled away heading down the backstretch. Two circuits later Cabral turned a 12.301, the fastest lap of the race.

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Ron Yuhas Jr. grabs first SK Modified checkered flag of 2009; Dave Shullick Jr. wins ISMA SuperModified event; Thomas Jr., Galvin, Leonard win

Waterford, CT –  Groton native Ron Yuhas Jr. nearly won the Waterford Speedbowl’s opening Saturday night event in April before Keith Rocco stole the win by mere inches, but on Saturday night Yuhas would not be denied going on to win the 35-lap SK Modified main event.  Ohio native Dave Shullick Jr. won the 50-lap ISMA SuperModified special in a caution filled event, Bruce Thomas Jr. the Late Model event, Josh Galvin in the Street Stocks, and Bill Leonard was the Mini Stock winner.

The SK Modifieds kicked off a great night of racing with their 35-lap main event.  Corey Hutchings jumped to the lead over Jeff Pearl on the initial green, and the field would stretch out over an extended period of green flag racing.  Hutchings would pull a straightaway lead over the competition as laps clicked away.  By halfway, Ron Yuhas Jr. and Keith Rocco were asserting themselves working through traffic.  Yuhas jumped to the outside lane to move his way through the top five and into the top three.  The event’s first caution flew on lap 28 when Jeff Paul, running second, went up in smoke in turn three ending his strong run to that point.   Paul turned in the event’s fastest lap.
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Wrenn Leads the Way at Lee

Lee, NH – The Pro Four Modifieds of New England (PFMNE) took to the seacoast oval, Lee USA Speedway, for the second event of their 2009 campaign on Friday, May 22. The event was also the first race of the Triple Crown Series presented by Bot-L-Gas and RF Logic. The race was slowed only once on lap-23, but there was plenty of side-by-side racing throughout the field with several lead changes. The #1m of Norm Wrenn found himself in victory lane for the second time as he fought his way back from the last position.

Eleven cars were signed into the paddock area, but mechanical failure kept the #13 of George Sherman and the #49 of Joe Lemay from starting the 25-lap main.  Cory Cleary and Brian Vincent brought the nine-car field to post.  At the drop of the green, the #10 of Brian Vincent claimed the lead as the #12 of Rob Richardi, Jr. and the #07 of Phil Lausier battled for the third position.  Damage sustained from contact with another car forced Richardi, Jr. into the pits on lap five, parking his family-owned ride in the infield for the remainder of the event.”

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Christopher, Bennett, Membrino, Gambacorta & Membrino Score May 22nd TSI Harley-Davidson 100 Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

Stafford Springs, CT —  Friday night, May 22nd was the 19th Annual TSI Harley-Davidson 100 at Stafford Motor Speedway. With the Whelen Modified Tour in town, weekly feature winners were Ted Christopher in the 40-lap SK Modified® feature, Michael Bennett in the 30-lap Late Model feature, Tommy Membrino, Jr. in the 20-lap SK Light Modified feature, Kevin Gambacorta in the 20-lap Limited Late Model feature, and Tony Membrino, Jr. in the 15-lap DARE Stock feature.

The 40-lap SK Modified® feature took the green flag with Curt Brainard taking the early lead. Brainard had Matt Gallo all over his back bumper looking to move to the front. After several laps of trying both the high and low grooves, Gallo was able to make a move into the lead on lap-6. Gallo’s pass brought Frank Ruocco past Brainard and Ruocco moved by Gallo on lap-9 to move to the front.

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Blewett Returns To Victory Lane

Led wire-to-wire at Stafford for 5th career win

Stafford Springs, CT – Jimmy Blewett was able to slow down Ted Christopher’s dominant start to the 2009 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season when he took home the checkered flag in the TSI Harley-Davidson Classic Friday night at Stafford Motor Speedway.

Christopher (No. 36 Al-Lee Installations Chevrolet) had won the first two races of the season, and earned his third-consecutive Coors Light Pole Award earlier on Friday, but Blewett (No. 12 TS Haulers/Snake Pit Enterprises Chevrolet) started on the front row on the redraw and led flag-to-flag for his fifth career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory.

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