MODIFIED RACING SERIES GEARS UP FOR SEEKONK
three different winners in the first three races of
the new season, the Valenti Modified Racing Series
rolls into Seekonk Speedway, Seekonk, MA. this
Saturday night for another green flag 100-lap
Reigning champion Woody Pitkat, of Sturbridge, MA,
has a 22-point lead over Grantham, New Hampshire’s
Mike Willis Jr., heading to the famed Massachusetts
oval. Pitkat is a two-time race winner with the
series. Willis is looking for his first career win
Saturday's entry list features a mix of veteran
drivers with loads of Seekonk experience
and several series newcomers.
Two time series champion Chris Pasteryak, of Jewett
City, CT.; will be at Seekonk, a track he has
conquered in the past. Second-generation driver Todd
Annarummo, of Swansea, MA, winner of two VMRS races
at his ‘home’ track announced this week he’ll be in
the field on Saturday.
Two-time Seekonk VMRS winner, Richard Savary, of
Canton, MA. has indicated he plans to enter the
Seekonk event. Savary always runs well at Seekonk.
Seekonk veteran, Dick Houlihan, of Bridgewater, MA,
Todd Patnode, of Richmond, NH. fresh off a strong
runner-up finish at Groveton, NH, last weekend, and
Russ Hersey, of Swanzey, NH., who also ran well last
week is expected.
Young drivers entering the program include, Dave
Schneider, Nick Ladyga, Ryan Kuhn, Rob Richardi,
Branden Dion, and Troy Talman.
Saturday’s race program starts at 6:00 pm. Seekonk
Speedway is located on Rte 6.
John Spence / Valenti Modified Racing Series
June 1, 2016