HOPES TO REPEAT AT OXFORD WITH TWIN-50'S ON TAP
last time Chris Pasteryak raced at Oxford Plains
Speedway in Oxford, Maine, he drove around the famed
oval like he owned the place dominating the 100-lap
modified race. The second generation driver would
like to pick up where he left off last August, and
notch his second win of the season when the Valenti
Modified Racing Series heads to Oxford Saturday
night, June 18.
This time itís twin 50-lap races, a popular concept
with fans and drivers alike.
The race, the fifth of the year for the VMRS, will
be the first of two events for the series at the
historic Maine racetrack, the second scheduled in
August, on Oxford 250 weekend.
Pasteryak, of Jewett City, CT, is one of four
different series winners this season. Rowan Pennink,
Jon McKennedy, and Anthony Nocella, have also paid a
visit to victory lane.
Reigning VMRS Champion, Woody Pitkat, of Sturbridge,
MA, has a 28-point lead in the current standings
with former 3-time champion Jon McKennedy, of East
Chelmsford, MA, thanks to his recent victory at
Groveton, NH now second in the early standings.
Mike Willis Jr, of Grantham, NH, Todd Patnode, of
Richmond, NH, and Russ Hersey of Swanzey, NH, make
up the top five in points. The three New Hampshire
competitors have indicated they plan to compete at
Richard Savary, of Canton MA, Colbey Fournier, of
Berkley, MA, Rob Richardi, of Easton, MA, 18-year
old Branden Dion of Taunton, MA, Dan Meservey Jr, of
Chatham, MA, and Northport, NYís David Schneider
Maine drivers, Bill Dixon, of Waterboro and Bruce
Haley of Minot have advised they plan to compete.
For The Record --- Former Series winners at Oxford Ė
Kirk Alexander in 2007, Maineís own David Pinkham in
2008, McKennedy in 2009, Andy Seuss in 2010, Joe
Doucette in 2011, Rowan Pennink in 2013, and
Pasteryak in 2015.
Qualifying starts at 6:30 PM. Oxford Plains Speedway
is located on Route 26, Oxford, ME.
John Spence / Valenti Modified Racing Series
June 15, 2016