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2020 Seekonk Speedway Schedule

75th ANNIVERSARY TO INCLUDE MIX OF MID-WEEK SPECTACULARS, WEEKLY RACING SLATE & SPECIAL EVENTS 
By Kyle Souza 


SEEKONK, Mass. — The 75th anniversary season of racing at Seekonk Speedway is going to be one to remember. The return of a staple Wednesday night show is joined by two new mid-week events, Fast Friday and NASCAR Saturday weekly racing, and multiple special events that have been part of Seekonk’s schedule for decades, helping to fill a packed season for 2020. 


Seekonk’s goal while celebrating this historic landmark in Massachusetts short-track racing is to trace back to racing roots created throughout the last seven decades – bringing in multiple staple touring series divisions, like Modifieds, Supermodifieds, and fendered Late Models – to join a stable base of weekly racing, including the Pro Stocks, a division started in 1978, and seven other weekly classes. As part of NASCAR Saturday, fans will be treated to extra-distance races worth extra cash, while also having the opportunity to visit the track with mid-week events that are sure to draw cars from across the country, and Canada. 


Outside of Open Wheel Wednesday (July 1 — Tri Track Open Modified Series, NEMA Lite Dave Steele Memorial & 350 Supers), two other events, spread between July and August, will help headline the schedule. Wednesday, July 29, will be the innagural  Bay State Classic, as the Pro All Star Series returns to Seekonk for a 150-lap feature, while the American Canadian Tour also joins the show for a 100-lap race – bringing some of New England’s top fender talent to Seekonk in the middle of the summer. On Wednesday, August 12, the ISMA Supermodifieds headline a night for 100 laps, while the Boston Louie Seymour Classic for the NEMA Lites and NEMA Midgets joins the show. 


Outside of these marquee events, there will be 16 Fast Friday nights, 17 NASCAR Saturday nights and five Thrill Shows throughout the season, which begins in May, and cumulates in October. The 2020 season will also include extra distance events for each of the NASCAR and Fast Friday divisions, including the return of the Phil’s Propane Triple Crown Series, and the debut of a Diamond Anniversary slate of events. 


“We wanted to put together a schedule that fans would remember the 75th anniversary season,” Ed St. Germain, Director of Business Development for Seekonk Speedway, said. “In addition to our eight-action packed weekly divisions on Friday and Saturday nights, fans get tour races with PASS, ACT, Tri Track, NWMT, ISMA, NEMA and more. Bonus races and big shows are happening all summer long at the Action Track of the East, thanks to our great sponsors, fans and race teams. I would also like to thank the Venditti family for keeping short track racing alive and thriving in Southern New England!”


The NASCAR program begins on Sunday, May 3, with the Pro Stocks, Everett’s Auto Parts Late Models, Helger’s Southcoast Power Equipment Sportsman and Sport Trucks running five extra laps, and the Troy City Tactical Spectator Drags opening their own 10-event schedule. 


The Fast Friday schedule opens on Friday, May 29, with the Nick’s Pit Stop Legends, Helger’s Southcoast Power Equipment Pure Stocks, Sport 4 and Seekonk Grand Prix Bandolero Bandit, and Outlaw divisions set for action. They will compete throughout the summer, with their championship battles concluding on September 18. 


NASCAR Saturday championship battles will take on a new look for 2020. The Pro Stock championship will end on Saturday, September 19, while the Late Models, Sportsman and Sport Trucks will see their title holder crowned as part of the D.A.V. Fall Classic on September 26. The Phil’s Propane Triple Crown Series returns for three special events in each division on both nights. This is a three-race series that includes extra laps, extra cash and its own championship points bracket-style battle. For 2020, the bracket championship format will move to Friday night as well. All Phil’s champions will be crowned during Phil’s Propane weekend, August 21 & 22. 
Phil’s Propane Triple Crown Series Races: 

  • Pro Stocks: June 13, July 25, August 22 
  • Late Models: June 6, July 11, August 22 
  • Sportsman: May 30, June 27, August 22 
  • Sport Trucks: May 16, June 20, August 22 
  • Pure Stocks: June 19, July 17, August 21 
  • Legends: June 26, July 31, August 21 
  • Sport 4: June 12, July 24, August 21 
  • Bandolero: June 5, July 10, August 21 

New for 2020, Seekonk will also celebrate their 75th anniversary season with Diamond Anniversary races in all Saturday night divisions, adding extra purse money, and extra laps, for all classes. These races will be proudly presented by Everett’s Auto Parts in the Pro Stock and Late Models, and Helger’s Southcoast Power Equipment in the Sportsman and Sport Trucks. 
Pro Stocks and Late Models will have three events, while the Sportsman and Sport Trucks will have one each, all slated for 50 laps. Although the Pro Stocks and Late Models are no strangers to this distance, it will be a trek into unknown waters for drivers in the Sportsman and Trucks, which will surely provide storylines for fans to follow. 

  • Pro Stock: 50 laps, $1750 to win, June 27, July 25 & August 15 
  • Late Model: 50 laps, $1000 to win, June 20, July 18, August 15 
  • Sportsman: 50 laps, $600 to win, August 8 
  • Sport Trucks: 50 laps, $550 to win, July 18 

The Power 5 races also return for Saturday night, with five extra laps planned for each division on select nights.  


Modified events include the return of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour for a 175-lap race on June 6, helping to celebrate their 36th season of racing, along with the two annual Tri Track Open Modified Series shows: Wednesday, July 1, as part of Open Wheel Wednesday, and Saturday, October 24, with the third annual Haunted Hundred. The Haunted Hundred will wrap the overall season, with the Pro All Star Series and Late Models also scheduled. 
Fans will have the opportunity to watch thrills and spills during Thrill Shows at the third-mile five times, starting with the annual Memorial Day event on Saturday, May 23. The Independence Day event hits the nation’s birthday next year, on Saturday, July 4, while August 1 marks the return of Monster Trucks. The season wraps with the Labor Day show on September 5, and the October 12 finale. 


The weekly divisions season ends on September 26, with the Granite State Pro Stock Series returning for the second straight year to headline the DAV Fall Classic with a 100-lap main. The Late Models, Sportsman and Sport Trucks will join them. Although Pro Stock points will end the weekly before, track regulars will join the touring class like they did in 2019. 


Prior to the beginning of the season, teams will have three opportunities to practice leading into opening day: April 18, April 25, and May 2. The season will also include Wednesday night practice sessions throughout the summer, with the exact schedule to be announced. 


Other special event nights for the season include: 

  • Military Night: May 16 
  • Wall of Fame Night: June 13 
  • Youth Sports Night/Schools Out & SYSCO Boston: June 20 
  • INEX Bandolero National Qualifier: July 10 
  • Senior Tour Auto Racers: July 11 
  • Pit Party Autographs & Solar Therapeutics: July 18 
  • Shriner’s Night & Trike Races: July 25 
  • INEX Legend Qualifier: July 31 
  • New England Antique Auto Racers & Southcoast Power Equipment Night: August 8 
  • Fans On Parade & Everett’s Fan Appreciation: August 15 
  • Kids Back to School Blast: August 29 
  • Scout Night: September 12 
  • Fast Friday Championship Night: September 18 
  • NASCAR Pro Stock Championship Night: September 19 
  • DAV Fall Classic (Championship Event For Late Models, Sportsman, Trucks): September 26 

Adding to a list of countless sponsors for 2020, the following will return: Everett’s Auto Parts, Phil’s Propane, Helger’s Southcoast Power Equipment, Pepsi, Miller/Coors, Seekonk Grand Prix, SYSCO, Farnum Fence, Shriners, Troy City Tactical, Chaz Auto Body, Bristol Toyota, First Ford, Elmwood Dodge, PLP Sealcoating, KC’s Classic Burger Bar, Chick Fil A, WCTK Cat Country 98.1, Four Town Farms, Fear Town and American Racer. 
Sponsorship packages for the 2020 season are available by contacting the office at 508-336-9959. 
The schedule for the 2020 season is subject to change. Please visit seekonkspeedway.com for the latest updates throughout the offseason and follow the track on social media. As a note, tickets for the 2018 banquet, scheduled for Saturday, January 18, at the Venus De Milo in Swansea, Massachusetts, are currently available.

DOWLING CAPITALIZES ON WILD FINISH TO SCORE TTOMS VICTORY AT SEEKONK; WILLIAMS CROWNED SERIES CHAMPION

Photo Noah Watts/Myracenews

Rookie Gluchacki Cashes in For LM Win; Hopkins PASS Winner

Seekonk, Mass. (October 26, 2019):  Like any good Halloween haul, there was a mixed bag following the second annual Haunted Hundred for the Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) at Seekonk Speedway on Saturday. Chase Dowling of Roxbury, CT, received the biggest treat with the victory in the Modified main event while Ron Silk, Matt Hirschman and Matt Swanson tasted disappointment. Ronnie Williams of Ellington, CT, was the big winner scoring the 2019 Series championship.

In companion races Derek Gluchacki of N. Dartmouth, MA, took down his first career late Model win at Seekonk Speedway in spectacular fashion. Mike Hopkins, of Herman, ME, was victorious in Pro All Star Series (PASS) North competition with DJ Shaw of Center Conway, NH, winning his second straight Series championship.

Coming from fourth to the lead exiting the last corner on a wild final lap, Chase Dowling secured his second straight TTOMS victory. Despite damage to his ride and a dismal finish, Williams was able to secure the championship. The controversial finish that involved leaders Ron Silk and Matt Hirschman and collected Matt Swanson could not overshadow the victory celebrations.  

Woody Pitkat and Matt Galko led the 29-car field to green for the Haunted Hundred. Pitkat edged out to the early lead with Chris Pasteryak taking over second.  The lead trio of Pitkat, Pasteryak and Galko immediately ran out to a three-car breakaway over fourth running Les Hinckley. Hirschman ran in fifth, just two spots ahead of point leader Williams.  Silk began his methodical march toward the front; quickly making his way into the top ten.

Williams got alongside Hirschman on lap 15; to no avail as Hirschman was able to use the outside groove to his advantage to retain the position. On lap 19, Hirschman was able to get by Hinckley for fourth. The top three was enjoying a sizeable but now shrinking advantage over Hirschman.

Kirk Alexander spun on the backstretch on lap 20 to bring out the event’s first caution. Andy Jankowiak was also collected. Both were able to continue. Under the caution, leader Pitkat stalled in turn four. He could not re-fire and was pushed to the pit area. A handful of cars including Keith Rocco and Richard Savary headed pit side for service; relinquishing top-ten positions in the running order.

 Pasteryak inherited the lead for the restart following Pitkat’s misfortunate. He got a great restart to easily retain the lead. Hirschman got a run on Galko on the inside to take second. Williams was able to get around Hinckley on lap 25 and Galko a lap later. Pasteryak continued to lead the championship contending duo.

Swanson had been meticulously working his way through the field and into contention before lap 30. Swanson drove by Hinckley on lap 31 and into the top-four. He immediately went to work on Williams. Silk and Dowling were making their presence known as well.

Pasteryak continued to carry a slight advantage over Hirschman in second. Williams, Swanson, Hinckley, Silk, Dowling and Cam McDermott ran nose to tail. The second caution of the event flew on lap 44 when Joey Mucciacciaro came to a halt in turn four.  Under the caution, several cars headed to pit road including leader Pasteryak, Silk, Dowling and others. Also under the caution, Seekonk regular Rob Murphy, who was having a strong performance, saw his solid run end on lap 44; requiring a push into the pit area. Pitkat returned to the field many laps down.

The restart saw Hirschman and Williams side-by-side on the front row. Hirschman was able to take the lead with Williams jumping in line behind. Swanson and Hinckley ran third and fourth. By virtue of pit strategy, Russ Hersey, who started scratch on the field, now ran inside the top-five.

Third caution flew on lap 48 when the machine of Derek Robbie came to a stop on the racetrack. Just two laps shy of halfway, the field went back to green with Hirschman and Williams once again showing the way.

A skirmish deep in the field shuffled the running order at lap 53 but kept the track green. The caution would fly; however, a pair of laps later as Joey Cipriano came to rest trying to exit the speedway. Cipriano, making his TTOMS debut, was also having a solid run before being sidelined. Under the caution, Hinckley relinquished his top-five position to head to pit road for service.

The lap 55 restart was much of the same for Hirschman and Williams. Hersey was able to make the top groove work for a few laps getting alongside Swanson. He eventually had to settle back in line in the fourth spot. Hirschman continued to lead Williams, Swanson, Hersey, Savary and Silk.

On lap 64, Silk got by Savary and into the top-five for the first time all day. Any further progress was slowed when the fifth caution of the event flew for a single-car spin by Calvin Carol.

Hirschman was once again up for the challenge on the ensuing restart. Swanson got inside Williams to take over second. Silk took fourth from Hersey. Tommy Barrett had worked his way into sixth position. Rocco and Dowling were working their way back into contention following their earlier pitstops.  Both got by Savary and now ran eighth and ninth, respectively. Pasteryak was back inside the top-ten with 20 laps to go.

Hirschman had several car lengths over Swanson with Williams getting heaving pressure from Silk for third. Hersey ran comfortably in fifth.  The sixth caution of the event flew for a spin by earlier leader Pasteryak on lap 85.

Hirschman now had the hungry Swanson lined up to his outside for the restart with 15 laps remaining in the Haunted Hundred. Williams, Silk, Hersey, Rocco, Savary, Anthony Sesely and Hinckley completed the top-ten for the restart.

Hirschman got the advantage with Swanson slowing slightly to get behind the leader in hopes of making the cross-over move.  The 27x of Derek Robbie slowed on the speedway to bring out the caution to thwart Swanson’s bid.

Swanson got a great restart to get up alongside Hirschman but once again had to settle back in line. Silk was a bit more successful in the outside groove; getting by Williams and into third. The eighth caution of the event saw Hersey go spinning on lap 87; ending his bid for a strong finish.

Silk now restarted third behind Hirschman. Hirschman resumed the lead and Silk got by Swanson to grab second. Silk was glued to the back bumper of Hirschman. He was beginning to apply pressure to Hirschman for the lead when the ninth caution flew on lap 90 for an incident that involved Sesely and Hinckley.

On the restart with 10 laps to go it was Hirschman, Silk, Swanson, Williams, Dowling, Barrett, Rocco, Savary, Jankowiak and Austin Kochenash inside the top ten. Silk was alongside Hirschman on the restart but could not muster a real challenge. Swanson took advantage of a third-place restart position to, in turn, challenge Silk for the runner up spot. Both Dowling and Rocco edged ahead of Williams.

Undaunted, Silk got back by Swanson and immediately ran down Hirschman. Exiting turn two on the white flag lap, Silk got underneath Hirschman to take the lead. After settling in line briefly, Hirschman dove low and into the grass in an effort to make the cross-over coming out of four toward the waving checkers. With sparks flying, the two made contact. Swanson was collected. Dowling and Rocco were able to miss the melee as Williams, who ended up across the line backwards, was also collected.

Hirschman was able to continue and drive under the checkers ahead of Dowling; however, TTOMS officials issued an immediate disqualification to Hirschman giving Dowling the win. Rocco came home second followed by an exuberant Jankowiak. Barrett and Galko completed the top five.

Swanson was able to salvage a sixth-place finish over Savary. An eventful day ended with Pasteryak posting an eighth-place finish over Dylan Izzo, who started deep in the field by provisional. Michael Gervais rounded out the top-ten when the dust settled on the Haunted Hundred.

Earlier in the day, modified heat race victories went to Robbie, Williams, Galko and Dowling. Consolation races went to Robie and Sesely.

The Tri-Track Open Modified Series community is keeping Mike Holdridge in their thoughts as the veteran campaigner was taken to the hospital following a scary incident in the consolation rounds.

In full-fendered action, Mike Hopkins won the companion Pro All Star Series 150. Seekonk Speedway’s own Ryan Kuhn finished second followed by Reid Lanphear. DJ Shaw was crowned the PASS Northeast champion. Visit ProAllStarSeries.com for a complete race report.

Rookie Derek Gluchacki displayed some veteran moves in taking down the victory in the $2,000 to win 50-lap Late Model event. It was a bold three-wide pass for the lead that got the teenager his first Late Model victory at his home track.

Rey Lovelace led the 26-car field to green for the start of the 50-lapper but quickly relinquished the top spot to Ryan Lineham. He continued to backslide giving way to Vinnie Arrenagado and Charlie Rose. Arrenagado immediately applied heavy pressure to Lineham. The two went door-to-door for several laps, before Arrenagado settled back in line.

Kuhn, doing double-duty on the day, had been shuffled back on the opening lap; falling as far back as tenth from his second starting position. He recovered quickly fighting his way back to fourth position before the first caution of the event flew on lap 13 for pole sitter Lovelace.

On the restart, Lineham was able to take the lead once again over Arrenagado. Kuhn continued his march to the front taking third from Rose. A three-car battle for fifth between Gluchacki, Mark Jenison and Ryan Morgan saw three-wide racing. Gluchacki came out of the fray with the position. A brewing battle between Gluchacki and Rose cooled when the second caution flew on lap 18 for a multi-car incident that involved Jerrame Lillie, Nick Uhrig and Mark Hudson.

Behind a side-by-side battle for the lead between Lineham and Arrenagado on the restart was a three- wide spar for third featuring Rose, Kuhn and none other than Gluchacki. Before things could get sorted out, the caution waved again on lap 18 for Uhrig and Lillie. After a failed attempt at a restart, Lineham was able to retain his lead once back under green. Arrenagado and Kuhn were locked into a heated battle for second; allowing Gluchacki to join the fray. Rose ran in fifth.

Gluchacki was making it difficult on Arrenagado, who was working over leader Lineham. The hungry young driver peeked inside a couple of times looking to make it three-wide for the lead. Less than a lap later Gluchacki was able to take second from Arrenagado. A single-car incident on lap 27 brought out the fourth caution.

On the restart, with Lineham still on the point and Arrenagado in second, Gluchacki, from third, dove underneath Lineham making it three-wide for the lead. He settled back in line before, trying the move once again on lap 29. 

Arrenagado backed out letting Gluchacki and Lineham fight for the lead. Lineham lost the lead to Gluchacki on lap 30; bringing Arrenagado along for the ride. Rose and Kuhn continued to battle door to door for fourth. Kuhn took over the pot on lap 33. Stuck on the outside, Rose continued to slip back.

Up front Gluchacki began to stretch his advantage slightly over Arrenagado. Kuhn had reeled in Lineham. He got alongside Lineham on ap 38 and took the spot a lap later. Morgan had worked his way into the top five. Late in the race, Gerry DeGasparre had quietly moved into contention with less than 10 laps to go.

The fifth and final caution of the event flew on lap 44; setting up a late race dash to the checkers. Gluchacki and Arrenagado were wheel-to-wheel several laps. At the stripe, each time it was Arrenagado by mere feet. The heated battle for the lead allowed Kuhn to join the fight.

Arrenagado and Gluchacki made contact heading out of turn four on the final lap. The contact caused Arrenagado to get out of shape just enough to allow Gluchacki to edge ahead for the win coming under the checkered flag. Kuhn capped off a solid day with another podium finish.  Morgan and DeGasparre Jr. rounded out the top five. Paul Lineham, Rose, Tommy Adams and Uhrig completed the top-ten in the Late Model main event.

Tri-Track Open Modified Series -Haunted Hundred -October 26, 2019, Seekonk Speedway. Official Finishing Order:  1. Chase Dowling, Roxbury, CT; 2. Keith Rocco, Berlin, CT; 3. Andy Jankowiak, Tonawanda, NY; 4. Tommy Barrett, Millis, MA; 5. Matt Galko, Meriden, CT; 6. Matt Swanson, Acton, MA; 7. Richard Savary, Canton, MA; 8. Chris Pasteryak, Lisbon, CT; 9. Dylan Izzo, Monroe, CT; 10. Michael Gervais, Wolcott, CT; 11. Jon Kievman, Deerfield Beach, FL; 12. Calvin Carroll, Andover, NJ; 13. Kirk Alexander, W. Swanzey, NH; 14. Austin Kochenash, Danielsville, PA; 15. Cam McDermott, Canterbury, CT; 16. Les Hinckley, Windsor Locks, CT; 17. Anthony Sesely, Matawah, NJ; 18. Russ Hersey, Swanzey, NH; 19. Geoff Rollins, Groton, MA; 20. Ronnie Williams, Ellington, CT; 21. Ron Silk, Norwalk, CT;  22. Joey Cipriano, Waterbury, CT; 23. Brian Robie, Sunapee, NH; 24. Woody Pitkat, Bellingham, MA; 25. Derek Robbie, Bellingham, MA; 26. Dana DiMatteo, Farmington, CT;  27. Rob Murphy, Rochester, MA; 28. Joey Mucciaccaro, Wolcott, CT. DQ: Matt Hirschman, Northampton, PA. DNQ: Andrew Charron, W. Greenwich, RI; Colbey Fournier, Berkley, MA; George Brunnhoelzl, III, Mooresville, NC; Carl Medeiros, Jr., Westport, MA; Ryan Doucette, Framingham, MA; Les Rose, Southbridge, MA; Andy Shaw, Center Conway, NH; Mike Holdridge, Madison, CT; George Sherman, Framingham, MA. 

TTOM -October 26, 2019, Seekonk Speedway- Late Model. Official Finishing Order: 1. Derek Gluchacki, N. Dartmouth, MA; 2. Vincent Arrenagado, Warren, RI; 3. Ryan Kuhn, E. Bridgewater, MA; 4. Ryan Morgan, N. Franklin, CT; 5. Gerry DeGasparre Jr., Pawtucket, RI; 6. Paul Newcomb, Plymouth, MA; 7. Ryan Lineham, Coventry, RI; 8. Charlie Rose, Tiverton, RI; 9. Tommy Adams, E. Providence, RI; 10. Nick Uhrig, Warwick, RI; 11. Joshua Hedges, New Bedford, MA; 12. Mark Jenison, Warwick, RI; 13. Tyler Tomassi, W. Greenwich, RI; 14. Woody Pitkat, Bellingham, MA; 15. Mike Benevides, Westerly, RI; 16. Jason Larivee, Jr., W. Greenwich, RI; 17. Jeramme Lillie, W. Warwick, RI; 18. Mike Duarte, Dighton, MA;  19. Brendon Hammann, N. Smithfield, RI; 20. Dane Saritelli, E. Providence, RI; 21. Allan King, Jr., Hampton, CT; 22. Rey Lovelace, Coventry, RI;  23. Denny Stampfl , Norwood, MA; 24. Mark Hudson, Norton, MA. DNS: Dylan Cabral, Richmond, RI; Stephen Potter, Warwick, RI. 

STACKED ROSTERS FOR TTOMS HAUNTED HAPPENINGS AT SEEKONK TO FEATURE NEW FACES & OLD FAVORITES

Photo Noah Watts/Myracenews

Seekonk, Mass. (October 24, 2019): A stacked field of series regulars will be joined by some new faces when the Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) heads to Seekonk Speedway in Seekonk, MA, this Saturday, October 26 for the 2019 season finale. The Haunted Hundred will see the chase to the championship come down to Ronnie Williams of Ellington, CT, and Matt Hirschman of Northampton, PA. Ron Silk of Norwalk, CT, looks to end the season on a high-note with a victory and Matt Swanson of Acton, MA, will be looking for his first series win. Newcomers to the series like veteran George Brunnhoelzl III of Mooresville, NC, and young gun Joey Cipriano of Waterbury, CT will look to score an upset.

Featuring the 100-lap main event for the ground pounders, this event has quickly become a Halloween tradition. Joining the $6,000 to win Haunted Hundred for the Modifieds is the Pro-All-Star Series (PASS) for a 150-lap Super Late Model feature event and a 50-lap Late Model race paying $2,000 to win.

Grandstands open at 11am on Saturday, October 26 with racing starting at 1pm. General admission is $30. Children under 12 are admitted free.  Pit admission is $40 with gates opening at 8am for morning practice.  A rain date has been set for Sunday, October 27.

Four-time NASCAR Southern Modified Tour champion, Brunnhoelzl of Mooresville, NC, a Long Island native, is no stranger to the bullrings of the northeast. He ran three Modified tour races in 2019 for car owner Ed Harvey. But, this will be the successful Modified veterans first start at the track they call the cement palace.  

Fresh off his first foray into Whelen Modified Tour racing in 2019, Cipriano is making his first TTOMS start at Seekonk on Saturday. Cipriano, too, made three Modified Tour starts this year. The young driver has logged many laps at Stafford Speedway having competed successfully in the SK Lite and SK Modified divisions. Cipriano has also competed in Stafford’s Open 80 Modified races this season.

Fellow Stafford Motor Speedway regular Keith Rocco of Berlin, CT, will be making only his second TTOMS start of 2019. The first was in the Open Wheel Wednesday event, also held at Seekonk Speedway; where he finished fourteenth.

Rocco scored his seventh SK Modified championship earlier this month during Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park’s World Series of Speedway Racing. Rocco is also a three-time Stafford SK Modified® Champion and former SK Champion at the Waterford Speedbowl. He was the 2010 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National® Champion.  Among his accomplishments in Tour –type Modified competition are wins in the Valenti Modified Racing Series including two at Stafford. Rocco also has starts at Seekonk Speedway in a Late Model.

The car count expected for the Haunted Hundred is expected to exceed 35 entries.  Other notables include Woody Pitkat, Tommy Barrett, Andy Jankowiak, Les Hinckley, Brian Robie, Anthony Sesely, Austin Kochenash, Chris Pasteryak, Kirk Alexander, Russ Hersey and Richard Savary.

Pitkat will be pulling double-duty on Saturday, piloting both a Modified and a Late Model. He will be joined by a strong line-up of young up-and-comers like Ryan Kuhn, Derek Gluckacki, and Tyler Tomassi and cagey veterans like Charlie Rose, Jr. Mark Jenison, Ryan Lineham, Gerry DeGasparre and others.

The Late Model rules for the event will be the same as those in effect for Seekonk’s own prestigious D. Anthony Venditti Fall Classic and can be found on the track’s website seekonkspeedway.com.  All ACT legal Late Models are all welcome.

Late model registration is available race day or online by visiting http://tritrackmods.com/registration/

Full entry lists for both the Modifieds and Late Models can be found on the Tri-Track Open Modified Series Facebook page.

There will be an open-practice on Friday, October 25 from 1pm to 5pm. For more information contact Seekonk Speedway at 508.336.9959.

To learn more about the Tri-Track Open Modified Series, visit TriTrackMods.com or find the series on Facebook and Twitter.