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Stafford Speedway NAPA Fall Final 150 entry list

      NBR Driver Owner Car Crew Cheif
1 01   Melissa Fifield   Kenneth Fifield Chevrolet   Kenneth Fifield   Truck Stop Northeast
2 1   Burt Myers   Eddie Harvey Chevrolet   Eddie Harvey   Dunleavy Truck and Trailer
3 2   Doug Coby   Mike Smeriglio III Chevrolet   Phil Moran   Mayhew Tools
4 3   Matt Swanson   Jan Boehler Chevrolet   Greg Fournier   Starrett / Mosquito Free
5 7   Jon McKennedy   Tommy Baldwin Chevrolet   Glenn Dixon   Accell Construction
6 14   Blake Barney   Richard Barney Chevrolet   Robert Barney   Atlantic Sprinkler
7 15   Chase Dowling   Rob Fuller Chevrolet   Steven Kopcik   15-40 Connection / S&S Paving
8 16   Timmy Solomito   Eric Sanderson Ford   Stanley Szaban   Starrett
9 18   Ken Heagy   Robert Pollifrone Ford   Desmond Gorman   Buoy One Seafood
10 20   Max Zachem   Ken Zachem Chevrolet   Timothy Armbruster   Lu-Mac?s / Spafco
11 21   Ronnie Williams   Joseph Bertuccio Chevrolet   Michael Bologna   Empower Financial
12 22   Kyle Bonsignore   Kyle Bonsignore Chevrolet   Bobby Foley   Chalew Performance
13 24   Andrew Krause   Diane Krause Toyota   John Cooke   Supreme Mfg
14 25   Calvin Carroll   Joe Carroll Chevrolet   Joe Carroll   Power With Prestige / Cruising With Betty
15 26   Gary McDonald   Sean McDonald Chevrolet   Gary McDonald   Lakeland Landscaping Supply / TRC Electric
16 33   Wade Cole   Wade Cole Chevrolet   Richard Rodenbaugh   Performance Engines / Kendal Oil
17 35   Andrew Molleur   Mike Molleur Ford   Rob Fuller
18 36   Dave Sapienza   Judy Thilberg Chevrolet   Tommy Grasso   DSR Racing
19 38   Dave Salzarulo   Richard Rodenbaugh Chevrolet   Robert Bourne   Performance Engines / Kendal Oil
20 44   Bobby Santos III   Sully Tinio Chevrolet   Bob Santos   Sully Tinio / Olivas Market
21 46   Craig Lutz   Russell Goodale Chevrolet   Douglas Ogiejko   Riverhead Building Supply
22 51   Justin Bonsignore   Kenneth Massa Chevrolet   Ryan Stone   Phoenix Communications Inc.
23 54   Tommy Catalano   Amy Catalano Chevrolet   Dave Catalano   Catalano Motorsports
24 58   Eric Goodale   Edgar Goodale Chevrolet   Jason Shephard   GAF Roofing
25 64   Rob Summers   Mike Murphy Chevrolet   Steve Lemay   Hoosier Tire East / FastTrack Electrical
26 75   Chris Pasteryak   Charles Pasteryak Chevrolet   Nick Walsh   Dawley’s Collision & Custom
27 76   Jimmy Blewett   John Blewett Sr. Chevrolet   Rob Ormsbee   Starrett
28 78   Walter Sutcliffe, Jr.   Steven Sutcliffe Chevrolet   Kevin Anderson   Last Minute Racing
29 82   Woody Pitkat   Pamela Hulse Chevrolet   Jarod Zeltmann   Horton Ave. Materials
30 85   Ron Silk   Kevin Stuart Chevrolet   Kenny Stuart   Stuart Automotive
31 89   TBA   John Swanson Ford   John Swanson   Starrett Tools
32 92   Anthony Nocella   Anthony Nocella Chevrolet   Steve Murphy   Nocella Paving / Airgas / A&D Associates

Savary Fulfills Dream With Valenti Modified Racing Series Win At Stafford

Stafford Springs, CT. — Canton, MA, race driver Richard Savary, after many years trying, scored his first ever tour-type modified win at Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford, CT, Friday night August 31. Savary dominated the Valenti Modified Racing Series sanctioned ‘Lincoln Tech 80’ to win not only his first at the famed speedway, but his first VMRS race of the 2018 season. Savary last won June 6, 2015. Savary is the seventh different winner this season.

Driving the Alloy Wheel Repair / Holstein Roofing # 99, the 54-year old Savary passed race leader Chase Dowling, of Roxbury CT, on lap-26 and was never headed.

Said Savary, “The guys did a great job – had a great car under me. Just tried to pace ourselves. My spotter did a great job slowing me down. I thought there would be cautions so I really was saving as best I could in case there would be cautions.” Savary recognized engine builder Bob Bruneau, Chassis man Joey Kourafas, and the entire crew for their efforts.

Savary admitted a win at Stafford in a tour-type modified was on his bucket list. Something he’d been chasing for a long time.

“We talked about it today. We’ve come close- been fast but never finished the deal so this feels great.”  Savary has won in Pro-4 modified competition at Stafford.

A solid run, his best of the season saw, Jeffrey Gallup, of Feeding Hills, MA, finish second, with Portland CT’s, Dave Etheridge finishing third.

Eric Goodale, of Riverhead, NY, and Woody Pitkat, of Bellingham, MA, rounded out the top five.

Ron Silk, Mike Willis Jr, Joey Cipriano, Sammy Rameau, and Andrew Moeller, finished sixth through tenth.

Cipriano, Dowling, and Etheridge won qualifying races.  Steve Masse won the consi race.

Reigning champion Anthony Nocella was sidelined with mechanical issues. Sammy Rameau, who entered the race 18-points behind Nocella in the chase for the series title finished ninth.

Andrew Molleur made an impressive showing in Ted Anderson’s # 1 car finishing 10th; his best VMRS finish to date,

14 of the 26 drivers finished on the lead lap. Only one caution flag was needed on lap-9. The race was completed in 34 minutes 39 seconds.

The next event is the rescheduled race on Saturday September 8, at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway, Scarborough, ME. The race was rained out last month.

Race Summary

Stafford Motor Speedway

Stafford Springs CT

August 31, 2018

Race # 10

Entrants: 31

Distance: 80-laps

Lap Leaders:  Dowling (1-25) Savary (26-80)

Cautions Flags: (1) Lap- 9

Margin of Victory: 0.622

Best Lap: Jeff Malave

Best Lap Time: 19.013

Best Speed: 94.672

DNS: Nocella

Unofficial Order of Finish: (1) Savary, (2) Gallup, (3) Etheridge, (4) Goodale, (5) Pitkat, (6) Silk, (7) Willis, (8) Cipriano, (9) Rameau, (10) Molleur, (11) Meservey, (12) Rocco, (13) Patnode (14) Malave, (15) Perry, (16) Rock, (17) Lashua, (18) Schneider, (19) Bolton (20) Sontag, (21) Robbie, (22) Dowling, (23) Doucette, (24) Flannery (25) Masse (26 DiMatteo

Points Races Heating Up In Valenti Modified Racing Series / Stafford Next

Canaan, NH. –    It’s that time of year. School bells ringing, five races remain on the Valenti Modified Racing Series schedule. Labor Day weekend and Stafford Springs Motor Speedway. The point’s battles are shaping up for the fall season run but first things first. The annual ‘Lincoln Tech 80’ happens this Friday, August 31, at Stafford and it looks like the classroom could be full.

Close to 30-cars are expected to compete in the annual event. The roster is filled with top names in modified racing.  Drivers from throughout New England are expected to compete. A point’s battle, as in the last few seasons, has tightened for the championship.

Sammy Rameau, the 16-year old driver from Westminster, MA, has worked his way into second place in the standings and is 18-points behind current leader and reigning champion- Anthony Nocella, of Woburn MA.

The battle for third heading to Stafford finds Grantham, New Hampshire’s Mike Willis Jr. and Bellingham, MA, driver Woody Pitkat, the 2015 series champion, are a point apart.

Richard Savary, rookie Cameron Sontag, Todd Patnode, and rookies Derrick Robbie, and Jacob Perry make up the top ten in points following last weeks event at Monadnock.  All have indicated they plan to be at Stafford.

Additionally, Ron Silk, series winner at Loudon, NH, in June, Keith Rocco, recent series winner at Waterford, CT, Les Hinckley, 19-time series winner, Eric Goodale, Max Zachem, Dylan Izzo, and Dave Etheridge are also expected.

Donnie Lashua, Jeff Gallup, Dan Meservey Jr, Johnny Kay, Dave Schneider, and Jeff Malave, have indicated their intention to enter the Stafford event.

Main grandstand and ticket booths open at 5:15 pm with qualifying heats at 6:30 PM.