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BOUNTY PLACED ON UNBEATABLE HIRSCHMAN FOR TTOMS HAUNTED HUNDRED AT SEEKONK

Seekonk, Mass (October 21, 2017): Officials of the Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) have announced a bounty on Matt Hirschman of Northampton, PA, in the upcoming Haunted Hundred at Seekonk Speedway on Saturday, October 28.  Hirschman is undefeated in TTOMS competition thus far in 2017; scoring victories in the lucrative Open Wheel Wednesday and SBM IV events at Seekonk and Star Speedways respectively as well as the most recent event at Star.  Any competitor who dethrones Hirschman will receive a $1,500 bonus (should Hirschman also be on the lead lap).  If Hirschman out-duels the competition yet again, he will take home the $1,500 bonus.

There are plenty of contenders who can earn themselves the $1,500 bounty.  The likes of newly crowned champions Anthony Nocella, the 2017 Modified Racing Series (MRS) Champion, and Jon McKennedy, 2017 International Supermodified Series (ISMA) Champion, top the list of red-hot competitors.  Ryan Preece, Rowan Pennink, Woody Pitkat, Ron Silk and Tommy Barrett have to be among the favorite drivers having filed early entries for the Haunted Hundred.

After securing the pole at the Modified Tour event during World Series Weekend at Thompson, Chase Dowling will undoubtedly take a shot at Hirschman for the victory and the bounty.  Fresh off his win in the MRS finale at Lee USA Speedway, Russ Hersey will be looking to put his prowess at the Cement Palace to the test.  Hersey is a former Pro Stock winner of the prestigious D. Anthony Venditti Memorial.

You can never count out the likes of the hometown heroes Vinnie Annarummo and Ryan Vanesse.  Dark horses to score the bounty include Chris Pasteryak, Derek Ramstrom, Jon Kievman and Richard Savary.

A total of 34 teams have filed entries thus far for the Haunted Hundred.

Pit gates will open at 8am on Saturday, October 28. Grandstands will open at 11am with racing starting at 1pm. Pit admission is $35. Adult general admission is $25 and children 12 and under are admitted free.  Also on the racing card is a 50-lap main event for Late Models and a 30 lapper for the INEX Legends. Building on a Seekonk Speedway Halloween tradition, prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Children and adults alike are invited to participate in the costume contest. The rain date for the Haunted Hundred is Sunday, October 29.

Tickets are available online by visiting SeekonkSpeedway.com or by calling the Speedway office at 508.336.9959 Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. To learn more about the Tri-Track Modified Series, visit tritrackmods.com.

TTOMS READIES FOR TALENT-LADEN THRILLER AT SEEKONK SPEEDWAY

Haunted Hundred Set for October 28

The racing community simply loves this time of the year with the fanfare of title chases and big year-end races. With Stafford’s Fall Finale, Lee’s Oktoberfest and Seekonk’s D. Anthony Vendetti Memorial in the books, a couple of outstanding events still remain on the schedule including the prestigious Thompson World Series of Speedway Racing. With over three weeks and other season-ending events still set to run, 26 teams have already filed entries for the Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) Haunted 100 at Seekonk Speedway.

While children are counting down the days until Halloween, race fans are counting down the days to the Haunted Hundred at Seekonk Speedway. Racers are hoping to be counting the winner’s purse of $6,000.

Matt Hirschman’s prowess has been well-documented throughout the season with his domination of the Tri-Track Open Modified Series and Evergreen Raceway Park and his success with the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series and other local tracks in the Northeast. While Hirschman has been undefeated in TTOMS competition this season, his fellow competitors have quite impressive accolades themselves during the 2017 season.

Among the stout roster of drivers already entered for the Haunted Hundred are winners from every Modified racing series in the northeast.

The likes of Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT, and Rowan Pennink of Huntingdon Valley, PA, have found victory in the ultra-competitive NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Pennink also has a Modified Racing Series (MRS) victory to his credit in 2017. Of course, Preece has also racked up a win in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for Joe Gibbs Racing. He has been victorious on the Modified Touring Series (MTS) this season as well.

Other TTOMS regulars with MRS wins include Woody Pitkat of Stafford, CT and Anthony Nocella of Woburn, MA.  With four MRS victories so far this season, Nocella has already wrapped up the series championship with one race to go. He is also a past winner at Seekonk Speedway and will be considered one of the favorites in the Haunted Hundred.

Jon McKennedy of Chelmsford, MA, scored a victory during 2017 in MTS competition at Stafford Speedway. The talented young driver is also the International Supermodified Association (ISMA) point leader going into the final race at Thompson next weekend. McKennedy was disappointed with his runner-up finish in the TTOMS Open Wheel Wednesday race at Seekonk in June and will be looking for redemption.

Other notable drivers having filed entries for the Haunted Hundred include Calvin Carroll of Andover, NJ and Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, NY. Carroll is the leader in the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Standings for the Whelen Modified Tour. Jankowiak has duked it out with the likes of Hirschman all year in the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour. Back on September 24, Jankowiak bested not only Hirschman but a full-field of strong competitors to capture the series victory in the U.S. Open 125 at Lancaster National Speedway. With multiple feature wins with the Race of Champions this season, Jankowiak hopes to ride the wave of success to Seekonk.

The current roster – which will undoubtedly grow over the next few weeks – features drivers representative of eight states and Canada. In fact, from Alberta Canada, Karey Stular of Ardrossan, has got be the sentimental favorite and a favorite among his fellow competitors.

On Saturday, October 28 when the Tri-Track Open Modified Series takes to the track for the final time in 2017 at the Seekonk Speedway, the roster will include a tremendous amount of talent; not only of the winners from the four modified touring series but many up-and-comers as well.

Pit gates will open at 8am on Saturday, October 28. Grandstands will open at 11am with racing starting at 1pm. Pit admission is $35. Adult general admission is $25 and children 12 and under are admitted free.  Also on the racing card is a 50-lap main event for Late Models and a 30 lapper for the INEX Legends. Building on a Seekonk Speedway Halloween tradition, prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Children and adults alike are invited to participate in the costume contest. The rain date for the Haunted Hundred is Sunday, October 29.

Tickets are available online by visiting SeekonkSpeedway.com or by calling the Speedway office at 508.336.9959 Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. To learn more about the Tri-Track Modified Series, visit tritrackmods.com.

WILL HAUNTED HUNDRED BE A TRICK OR TREAT FOR TTOMS COMPETITORS AT SEEKONK SPEEDWAY?

Final TTOMS race of the Year Scheduled for Sat. Oct 28

Seekonk, MA (September 18, 2017): It could be said that Matt Hirschman of Northampton, PA, puts the fear into the competition when he arrives for a NorthEast Racecars Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) event. Hirschman has yet to be defeated in TTOMS competition this year; winning the opener at Seekonk Speedway in June and sweeping the two Star Speedway races. The drivers of TTOMS will have one final chance to break Hirschman’s spell at the Haunted Hundred at Seekonk on Saturday, October 28.

Hirschman hopes to take the witches broom and sweep not only the Seekonk events but the entire Tri-Track Open Modified Season. Slated to be the final event in the northeast for the 2017 racing season, the roster of drivers looking to play spoiler should be extensive and impressive. The 100-lap Modified race will pay $6,000 to the winner.

Also on the racing card is a 50-lap main event for Late Models and a 30 lapper for the INEX Legends.

Pit gates will open at 8am on Saturday, October 28. Grandstands will open at 11am with racing starting at 1pm. Pit admission is $35. Adult general admission is $25 and children 12 and under are admitted free. The rain date for the Haunted Hundred is Sunday, October 29.

Building on a Seekonk Speedway Halloween tradition, prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Children and adults alike are invited to participate in the costume contest.

Tickets are available online by visiting SeekonkSpeedway.com or by calling the Speedway office at 508.336.9959 Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Seekonk Speedway and the Tri-Track Open Modified Series have collaborated to create a fun and festive shirt to commemorate the Haunted Hundred. The limited edition shirt is available for preorder online untilOctober 7, 2017 for $15.00 for sizes small through extra-large. Larger sizes are priced at $20.00. A small quantity will available for sale at the track. To check out the design or to preorder, visithttp://tritrackmods.com/merchandise/

To learn more about the Tri-Track Modified Series, visit tritrackmods.com.