Stafford Springs, CT — Stafford Motor Speedway took to the track with its Final Friday Night Shoot-Out program on September 17th. Ryan Preece outdueled last week’s winner Woody Pitkat to score his first career SK Modified® feature victory in the 40-lap SK Modified® feature, Ryan Posocco scored his fourth win of 2010 in the 30-lap Late Model feature, Tommy Barrett, Jr. scored his 10th win of 2010 in the 20-lap SK Light Modified feature, George Nocera, Jr., won his second consecutive feature of 2010 in spectacular fashion by crossing the start/finish line sideways in the 20-lap Limited Late Model feature, and Jeff Jolly scored his third win of the 2010 season in the 15-lap DARE Stock feature.
In the 40-lap SK Modified® feature event, Chris Jones took the early lead as Curt Brainard got loose in turns 3+4 and slid back from the lead to outside the top-10. Jeff Baral took a ride through the infield grass on lap-5 while battling for second place with Frank Ruocco but was able to keep going and the race stayed green. Jones got sideways on lap-6 in turn 4 which allowed Ruocco to move out front. Ted Christopher moved into second behind Ruocco with Ryan Preece moving into third. Jones fell back to fourth place and Zach Sylvester was fifth.
Christopher spun into the infield with 10 laps complete to bring the caution out. Back under green Ruocco and Preece were side by side for the lead and Preece was able to move by Ruocco in the outside groove on lap-12. Woody Pitkat was third behind Preece and Ruocco with Zach Sylvester and Jones dueling side by side for fourth place. Keith Rocco moved by Mark Bakaj for sixth on lap-14 and began to close in on Sylvester, taking fifth place on lap-15. Just ahead of Ruocco, Pitkat moved by Ruocco to take over second place.
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