Claremont, NH — Chelmsford, MA., racer Jon McKennedy became the fourth different winner in four races Friday night June 5, winning the True Value Modified Racing Series sanctioned “Granite State Harley-Davidson 100″ at Twin State Speedway, Claremont, NH. It was McKennedy’s first win this season and his third career TVMRS victory. He also regains the lead in the series point standings.
The 100 lap race, highly competitive from the start, featured nine lead changes among five different drivers.
Rowan Pennink, Huntingdon Valley, PA., from his pole starting position, took the lead at the drop of the green flag and held it until lap 19 when three-time series champion Kirk Alexander, Swanzey, NH., snuck by. Pennink regained the lead three laps later, lost it to defending champion Chris Pasteryak, Lisbon, CT., regained it again on lap 27, before turning it over to Alexander on lap 29, at which point the series all time winning driver took control until the mid-way mark.
Dwight Jarvis, Ascutney, VT., who started 24th on the field, worked his way to the front to contest for the lead. Jarvis and Alexander tossed the lead back and forth between laps 51 and 70.