Archive for May 14th, 2011

Rocco back in Victory Lane for the SK Modifieds®; Andronaco, Puleo, Cembruch other NWAAS winners while Dimatteo and Martin also claim wins

Waterford, CT — NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action was back at the Waterford Speedbowl Saturday evening. Six divisions were in competition on the night, with Wallingford’s Keith Rocco, the defending division champion, returning to the winner’s circle in the SK Modifieds®.

Brian Andronaco Jr. of Wilton was the winner in a very exciting Bob Valenti Auto Mall Late Model race, his first on the season. Ed Puleo of Branford went back-to-back, winning another Street Stock feature on the year, his third overall. A first time winner took the checkered flag in the Mini Stock feature with third generation racer Jeffrey Cembruch of Wallingford capturing the event. Rounding out the night’s winners were Farmington racer Dana Dimatteo in the Legends Cars and Taylor Martin of Windham, NH, who won the Bandolero feature.

Rocco wasted no time making moves to get out front in the 35-lap SK Modified® feature. Glenn Pressel was the early leader, taking command at the initial start of the race. Tom Abele Jr., Tucker Reynolds Jr., and Rocco bolted by the inside of Joe Perry to make up the top-four positions as the field completed lap-3.

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LRRS Invades NHMS This Weekend

Loudon, NH — The roar of motorcycles can be heard this weekend as the Loudon Road Race Series returns to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for its second event of 2011, today through Sunday.

At speeds of up to 175 mph, the series two-wheeled stars will tackle the tricky 12-turn, 1.6 “Magic Mile” road course.

Motorcycle fans can check out all of the local LRRS riders including: Shane Narbone of Tyngsboro, Mass., Brent Lyskawa, Loudon, N.H. native Christian Cronin, Scott Greenwood of Dunbarton, N.H. and Sandown, N.H., native Rick Doucette.

New England’s U.S. Legends Car Series, the Amsoil Nelcar Legends Tour, will be on track again today, beginning approximately at 5:15 p.m. The Legend races will feature two practices, two heat races and two main events.

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