Lee, NH. – – Jeffrey Gallup, of Feeding Hills Mass, passed race
leader Mike Willis Jr of Grantham, NH, late in the race, to win the
first of two 50-lap events in Sunday’s “May Madness” at Lee USA
Speedway, Lee, NH. The victory was Gallup’s first win with the
Valenti Modified Racing Series.
Gallup, the son of former modified racer Richie Gallup, chased
after early race leader Mike Willis Jr. When Gallup took
command of the race on lap-25, it was Willis who chased the
leader to the checkered flag. Dylan Rock, of Enfield NH, finished
third, with Conway, NH’s, Andy Shaw fourth, and Anthony,
Nocella, of Woburn, MA, rounding out the top five. Cameron
Sontag, C.J Bolton, Carl Medeiros Jr, Tony Ricci, and George
Sherman finished sixth through tenth.
One caution flag slowed race on lap-45 followed by a restart
In the second race, Andy Shaw overcame a first race incident when
his crew got him race ready to become the class of the field until
Nocella had other plans. The former serious champion passed
Shaw with two laps remaining in the race. The win was Nocella’s
first of the season and his 11 th VMRS victory.
Dylan Rock scored his second podium finish in the Jack Batema
The second race was also slowed by one caution flag.
The next event for the Valenti Modified Racing Series will be
Saturday June 8, at Monadnock Speedway, Winchester, NH.