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eStafford Speedway Continues to Provide New Winners

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For Immediate Release  Contact:  Scott Running (860) 684-2783 eStafford Speedway Continues to Provide New Winners (Stafford Springs, CT)---eStafford Speedway is set to host another round of the iRacing Series presented by All Phases Renovations tonight with a 60-lap Late Model feature event.  The first four Friday night events were run with SK Modified® cars while last Friday night saw Street Stocks take to the virtual half-mile.  There was also a mid-week event presented by Truex Management and Burton Klingerman eSports that paired Stafford drivers with drivers from NASCAR’s Xfinity Series, Gander Outdoors Truck Series, ARCA Menards Series, Whelen Modified Tour,…

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National Series Drivers to Compete against Stafford Drivers on iRacing in LiUNA! 100: Grand National Tour, Wednesday, April 29th

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For Immediate Release Contact:  Paul Arute (860) 684-2783 National Series Drivers to Compete against Stafford Drivers on iRacing in LiUNA! 100: Grand National Tour, Wednesday, April 29th (Stafford Springs, CT)---More iRacing is coming to eStafford Speedway Wednesday, April 29th. The LiUNA! 100 presented by Truex Management Group and Burton Klingerman eSports will feature local Stafford Speedway drivers and iRacers against a long list of drivers from the NASCAR national series. The 100 lap event will be run with ARCA (formerly K&N) cars using fixed setups. The story line is unique to sim racing, Stafford Speedway drivers to square off against…

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eStafford Speedway iRacing Series Looking for 5th Winner in 5 Events

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For Immediate Release   Contact:  Scott Running (860) 684-2783 eStafford Speedway iRacing Series Looking for 5th Winner in 5 Events (Stafford Springs, CT)---With Stafford Speedway set to host the fifth round of the eStafford Speedway iRacing Series presented by All Phases Renovations tonight at 7pm, the series will be looking to add a fifth different winner in five events.  Stafford regulars have won three of the first four races with Teddy Hodgdon, Bryan Narducci, and Michael Christopher, Jr. each recording a victory while Matthew Kimball scored an upset win on April 10.  Kimball had to earn a starting spot in the Friday night…

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Additional Dates Announced for Stafford Speedway iRacing Series Presented by All Phases Renovations

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For Immediate Release  Contact: Paul Arute (860) 684-2783 Additional Dates Announced for Stafford Speedway iRacing Series Presented by All Phases Renovations (Stafford Springs, CT)---New events have been added to both Stafford Speedway’s driver and fan iRacing leagues including a new invite only Tour Type Modified Invitational set for Friday, May 15th. All Phases Renovations has stepped up as the presenting sponsor of the four event series that will include three different types of cars as well as weekly payouts for the top-3 finishers. The 4-race schedule is set to include a Street Stock race, Late Model race, and two Tour-Type Modified races.…

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All Phases Renovations to Sponsor Stafford iRacing Series; Purse Posted for Drivers

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For Immediate Release Contact:  Paul Arute (860) 684-2783 All Phases Renovations to Sponsor Stafford iRacing Series; Purse Posted for Drivers After the second event, the excitement for Stafford Speedway’s new iRacing series continues to grow. All Phases Renovations has partnered with Stafford Speedway to serve as the presenting sponsor of the next two iRacing events scheduled for April 10th and April 17th. In addition, All Phases has posted a $250 purse for each event including $150 for 1st, $75 for 2nd, and $25 for 3rd. “I’ve always had a passion for racing and I thought it would be fun to…

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Stafford Speedway Launches Multi-Event iRacing Series; Fans Can Race Their Way In

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For Immediate Release Contact:  Paul Arute (860) 684-2783 Stafford Speedway Launches Multi-Event iRacing Series; Fans Can Race Their Way In (Stafford Springs, CT)---After a successful launch last Friday night, eStafford Speedway is set to return with a multi event iRacing series starting Friday, April 3rd. The Stafford Speedway eSeries will be similar to last Friday’s event with weekly live stream broadcasts on the Stafford Speedway YouTube channel at 7pm. Event dates include April 3rd, 10th, and 17th. The eSeries will also give iRacers that are not Stafford Speedway competitors a chance to compete through the eStafford Speedway Open, a preliminary…

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Stafford Speedway is set to join the list of tracks and series that have moved online since the season delays relating to coronavirus.

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For Immediate Release Contact:  Paul Arute (860) 684-2783 Stafford Speedway is set to join the list of tracks and series that have moved online since the season delays relating to coronavirus. The first Stafford Speedway iRacing event is set for Friday, March 27th at 7pm and will stream live on Stafford Speedway YouTube channel.  Participants will include Stafford Speedway drivers who competed in an event in 2019 or have registered to compete in 2020.  “Unfortunately the start to our 2020 season has been delayed, but we are making the best of the situation,” explained Paul Arute of Stafford Speedway. “We…

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Stephen Kopcik Focused on Wins in 2020 SK ModifiedsR at Stafford

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Contact:  Scott Running (860) 684-2783 Stephen Kopcik Focused on Wins in 2020 SK Modifieds® at Stafford (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stephen Kopcik enters the 2020 season at Stafford Speedway coming off of the best season of his 4-year SK Modified® career.  The 2019 season saw the Newtown, CT native and driver of the #21 Hocon Industrial Gas Chevrolet post career highs across the board with 2 wins, 8 top-5, and 12 top-10 finishes en route to a career best 6th place finish in the points standings.  Kopcik is looking to pick up in 2020 right where he left off in 2019 and go…

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Tom Fearn Files Entry For Call Before You Dig Pro Late Model 81 at Stafford

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 Contact: Scott Running    (860) 684-2783 Tom Fearn Files Entry For Call Before You Dig Pro Late Model 81 at Stafford (Stafford Springs, CT)---Tom Fearn has been a dominant force in Stafford Speedway’s Late Model division.  In the last five years dating to the start of the 2015 season, the East Longmeadow, MA native has won 3 track championships and notched 40 wins out of a possible 97 races, a winning percentage of 41.2%.  With Fearn filing an entry for the Call Before You Dig Pro Late Model Open 81, scheduled for May 29, it would be safe to assume that he…

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Meghan Fuller Ready to Challenge for Street Stock Championship at Stafford

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Contact: Scott Running (Stafford Springs, CT)---Meghan Fuller is ready to once again challenge for the Street Stock championship in 2020 at Stafford Speedway.  Fuller will return to the Street Stock division behind the wheel of the same #2 Propane Plus Chevrolet that she has piloted to back to back second place finishes in the points standings.  Fuller finished runner-up to George Bessette, Jr. by 58 points in 2018 and finished 26 points behind Zack Robinson in 2019.  Fuller has her eyes set on equaling her 5 wins from a year ago as well as challenging for the championship. “I think…

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Todd Patnode Ready to Bring the Heat to Stafford’s SK Modifieds®

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Following a 2-race stint in Stafford’s SK Modified® division during the 2019 season, Swanzey, NH native Todd Patnode will make a full-time move for 2020.  Patnode will pilot the #42 SPAFCO Chassis car owned by Ken Barry and the 7-time Monadnock Speedway champion is looking forward to his first full-time season at Stafford. “I first watched the SK Modifieds® at Stafford 4 or 5 years ago and I remember thinking that I wanted to one day be part of the show,” said Patnode.  “I’m looking forward to it.  If the SK’s at Stafford aren’t the best weekly show…

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Bert Ouellette Looking to Compete and Win in Stafford’s SK Lights

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Bert Ouellette Looking to Compete and Win in Stafford’s SK Lights Story By: Scott Running(Stafford Springs, CT)--- The 2020 NASCAR Weekly Racing season will mark the realization of a dream for Ellington, CT native Bert Ouellette as he will compete full time in the SK Light division behind the wheel of the #51 Polar Beverages car owned by Harold Burdick. “I’ve been waiting a long time and now I finally have the opportunity to say that Stafford is going to be my hometrack for a season,” said Ouellette.  “Stafford is right in my backyard and I’m pretty stoked to get started racing this season.  We have great…

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Josh Carey Ready to Challenge for SK Light Rookie Honors in 2020 at Stafford

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Story By: Scott Running (Stafford Springs, CT)---With rosters at Stafford Speedway starting to take shape for the 2020 season, East Longmeadow, MA native Josh Carey is one of currently 13 SK Light rookie drivers signed up for the new season.  Carey is a second generation driver who comes to Stafford with 2 seasons of experience in the Pure Stock and Street Stock classes at Monadnock. He will not only have to learn the ins and outs of driving a modified, but he will also have to learn the nuances of the Stafford half-mile facility behind the wheel of his #69 J…

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Ray Christian, III Looking Forward to First Stafford Speedway Experience in Call Before You Dig Pro Late Model 81

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Ray Christian, III Looking Forward to First Stafford Speedway Experience in Call Before You Dig Pro Late Model 81 Story By: Scott Running (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway has added two more cars to the entry list for its Inaugural Call Before You Dig Pro Late Model 81, scheduled for May 29.  KB Motorsports has entered the #93ct Parkway Pavilion Health and Rehab Center car for Ray Christian, III and the #93 Crazy Horse Racing car for SK Modified® veteran Todd Owen.  While Owen is a seasoned veteran of over 20 years at Stafford, Christian has never raced at Stafford and the 29…

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Doug Coby Finds His Way Back To Victory Lane at Stafford

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Doug Coby Finds His Way Back To Victory Lane at Stafford Story By: Kyle Souza/NASCAR Home Tracks Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com STAFFORD, Conn. — Doug Coby was not going to be denied on Friday night at Stafford Motor Speedway. The five-time and defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion was sliding through the grass early on, and had to pass more than a handful of cars in his efforts to charge back to the front of the field. However, when it mattered most, the Milford, Connecticut, pulled back into Victory Lane for the first time in nearly one year. The victory…

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Starrett 150 Set for August 3rd at Stafford

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Starrett 150 Set for August 3rd at Stafford Story By: Scott Running/Stafford Motor Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com                                                                                                                     (Stafford Springs, CT)---The L.S. Starrett Company, a global leader in precision measuring tools, has officially announced title sponsorship of the August 3rd NASCAR…

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Stafford Speedway Releases 2018 Schedule of Events

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Stafford Speedway Releases 2018 Schedule of Events Story By: Scott Running/Stafford Motor Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway is proud to announce the 60th season of NASCAR weekly racing in Northeast Connecticut with a 22-race schedule.  The 2018 season will kick-off on April 28 & 29 with arguably the biggest Modified race in the country, the 47th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler dubbed “The Greatest Race in the History of Spring”.  The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will run 200 laps and will be joined by Stafford’s 5 weekly divisions, the New England Truck Series, and new for 2018, the…

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Eric Goodale Wins From 18th At Stafford

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Eric Goodale Gets First Stafford Win In Whelen Mod Tour NAPA Fall Final 150 Story By: Travis Barrett Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com STAFFORD, CT — Eric Goodale never thought his moment would come at Stafford Motor Speedway, not after more than 30 career Whelen Modified Tour starts at the track and certainly not when an untimely caution flew less than 40 laps from the finish of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour NAPA Fall Final 150. But just as he’s had second chance after second chance at Stafford over the years, he got yet another on Sunday and didn’t let it slip by. Goodale…

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Coby Heading Back To Stafford In Championship Lead

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Whelen Modified News & Notes: Stafford Coby Heading Back To Stafford In Championship Lead Story By: Kyle Souza/NWMT Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- When it comes to NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour competition at Stafford Motor Speedway, it's been hard to bet against Doug Coby in his career. The Milford, Connecticut, driver has 10 career wins at the half-mile, along with nine Coors Light Pole awards. 2017-fall-final-logo_2In the last two years, Coby won the Fall Final at Stafford and went on to capture the championship in the season finale at Thompson. And this season, he is heading back…

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Preece Returns To Winning Form At Stafford Sizzler

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Preece Edges Coby For Whelen Modified Victory At Stafford Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR HOMETRACKS MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM STAFFORD, Conn. - May 1, 2017-Returning to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour full-time this year, Ryan Preece was itching to get back into Victory Lane. He accomplished that goal Sunday in the 46th running of the NAPA Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway. He took the lead from race leader Doug Coby with 13 laps to go and drove away with his first career Spring Sizzler victory behind the wheel of his No. 6 TS Haulers Chevrolet.…

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Whelen Modified News & Notes: Stafford

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Pennink Heads To Sizzler Hoping To Keep Hot Streak Going Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR WMT SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –April 28, 2017-  For the first time since 2009, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will head to a track coming off the heels of a win by Ole Blue and the iconic Boelher family No. 3. Rowan Pennink captured the victory in the Icebreaker 150 at Connecticut's Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on April 9, helping return the iconic team to Victory Lane for the first time since Ryan Preece won in…

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Mayhew Tools To Sponsor Woody Pitkat On Modified Series Events

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Woody Pitkat will carry Mayhew Tools Sponsorship on Modified Series Events For 2017 Title Chase Press Release & Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Stafford Springs CT. -April 18, 2017- Woody Pitkat of Stafford Springs, Ct is rarely at a loss for words but when the three time champion at the Stafford Motor Speedway found out that Mayhew Tools would be sponsoring his Modified Racing series, Tri-Track series and The Modified Touring series efforts, Woody was extra chatty. “I am so excited with the addition of Mayhew Tools to our 2017 racing schedule. It’s awesome to see what they have done with…

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Max Zachem Looks For Continued Momentum At Stafford

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Max Zachem Looking To Drink The Milk At NAPA Spring Sizzler® Story By: SCOTT RUNNING / STAFFORD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Stafford Springs, CT - March 25, 2017- The 2017 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season kicked off in Myrtle Beach and Preston, CT native and driver of the #20 Lu-Mac’s Package Store Chevrolet Max Zachem, opened with a fifth place finish. Zachem is looking to continue his momentum at the 46th Annual NAPA Spring Sizzler® on Sunday April 30. Stafford has not been one of Zachem’s best tracks in his short career, but with a top-10 finish…

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Stafford Speedway Releases 2017 Event Schedule

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Modified Touring Series Event Replaces TSI 150 WMT Race Story By: SCOTT RUNNING / STAFFORD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Stafford Springs, CT- November 18, 2016—With just over 5 months until the 2017 season kicks off at the 46th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler, Stafford Speedway is proud to announce the 22 event 2017 schedule. “We are excited about the 2017 season, we have our marquee events and have added 4 new shows to the schedule,” explained Stafford COO/GM Mark Arute. “Stafford’s key focus remains to have a strong weekly program for the fans and race…

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Doug Coby Continues Stafford Roll

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Doug Coby Continued His Dominance of Stafford Motor Speedway  With Another NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Victory. Story By: JASON CUNNINGHAM / NASCAR SERIES MEDIA Photoos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE & GETTY IMAGES STAFFORD, Conn. –October 10, 2016- Doug Coby is the modern day dominator of Stafford Motor Speedway. Nothing that happened Sunday changed that fact. Despite a delay of a week, and nearly seven more hours during a rain-drenched Sunday, Coby still reigns supreme with a victory in the NAPA Fall Final 150. Coby rolled to his 10th career victory at the historic half-mile – now trailing only Ted Christopher’s…

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Rowan Pennink, Michael Bennett, Stephen Kopcik, Al Saunders, Frank L’Etoile, And Devin O’Connell Honored As 2015 Stafford Speedway Track Champions

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Rowan Pennink, Michael Bennett, Stephen Kopcik, Al Saunders, Frank L’Etoile, And Devin O’Connell Honored As 2015 Stafford Speedway Track Champions (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Motor Speedway welcomed a guest list of nearly 500 people consisting of teams, drivers, sponsors, and employees this past Friday night, November 20 at Maneely’s in South Windsor to officially honor Rowan Pennink, Michael Bennett, Stephen Kopcik, Al Saunders, Frank L’Etoile, And Devin O’Connell as the 2015 Stafford Motor Speedway NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track champions. With Stafford Motor Speedway broadcasters Darren Ayotte and Matt Buckler serving as the Masters of Ceremony, the 46th annual…

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Tyler Hines Wins SPAFCO SK Modified® Rookie of the Year Award at Stafford Motor Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Tyler Hines Wins SPAFCO SK Modified® Rookie of the Year Award at Stafford Motor Speedway (Stafford Springs, CT)---After collecting a win and a top-10 finish in the points standings in Stafford Speedway’s SK Light division, North Haven native Tyler Hines made the move into Stafford’s premier SK Modified® division for the 2015 season. Hines was joined from the SK Light ranks by 2014 track champion Jeremy Sorel and Mike Christopher, Jr. for what had all the promise of a great fight for the SPAFCO Rookie of the Year honors in 2015. The three SK Light drivers didn’t disappoint…

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NAPA Walks for Heroes at Stafford Motor Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] NAPA Walks for Heroes at Stafford Motor Speedway (Stafford Springs, CT)--- When NAPA stores of Connecticut and Southern New England joined Stafford Speedway as marketing partners in 2015 they also decided to take the opportunity to bring awareness and raise funds for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. NAPA and Stafford Speedway held the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Track Walk on Friday, July 17th, which helped raise $7,500. The check presentation was made as part of the Fall Final Weekend pre-race festivities. This group of 59 stores led by General Manager Geoff Watson, District Manager Kevin Hess, CT District…

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Rowan Pennink Wins 2015 SK Modified® Championship at Stafford Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Rowan Pennink Wins 2015 SK Modified® Championship at Stafford Speedway (Stafford Springs, CT)---For Rowan Pennink and the #99 Van Wickle NAPA Auto Supply team, the foundation to winning the 2015 SK Modified® track championship at Stafford Motor Speedway was forged through an incredible second half of 2014. After a slow start in 2014, Pennink and the #99 team rattled off 5 wins in the final 10 races and carried that high level of performance into the 2015 season. In 2015 Pennink and the #99 team served notice right out of the gates that they would be championship contenders…

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Doug Coby Looking to Recapture Stafford Magic in NAPA Fall Final 150

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Whenever the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour visits Stafford Motor Speedway, Doug Coby is usually among the favorites as to who will take the checkered flag.  Of his 14 career NWMT wins, 6 of them have come at Stafford, including his very first win in the NAPA Spring Sizzler in 2006.  But the 2015 season has been a bit of a mixed bag for Coby and the #2 Dunleavy’s Truck & Trailer Repair team with finishes of third in the NAPA Spring Sizzler back in April, thirteenth in the June TSI Harley-Davidson 125, and second in the…

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Stafford Speedway Hosting 2015 Legend Cars Asphalt Nationals Qualifier As Part of NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final Weekend

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---When the checkered flag is displayed to the Legend Cars field at Stafford Speedway’s season ending NAPA Fall Final Weekend on Sat., Oct. 3rd, it will not only bring to an end the second season of Legend Cars competition, but it will punch a direct ticket to the 2015 Legend Cars Nationals for the lucky feature winner. The 2015 Legend Cars Asphalt Nationals will be held at Anderson Speedway in Anderson, South Carolina, November 12-14.  The 3-day Legend Cars extravaganza will give competitors a final chance to accumulate points for the 2015 season to determine their…

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Ryan Preece Looking to Continue Stafford Success in NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final 150

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---With the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season drawing ever closer to its conclusion, fans are in the midst of one of the closest championship races in series history.  Ryan Preece currently leads Woody Pitkat by a single point and Doug Coby is third in the standings, 25 points behind Preece.  Only twice before in the 30-year history of the NWMT has the championship race been won by a single digit margin with Tony Hirschman beating Steve Park by 3 points in 1995 and Mike Stefanik beat Reggie Ruggiero by 6 points in 1989.  Preece has…

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From the North to the South, No Race is too Far for Ryan Preece

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Point Pleasant, NJ Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT made the 12 hour trip to compete at the historic Bowman Gray Stadium’s Southern Modified tour race after competing Friday night at Stafford. Preece tells us his strategy for the 199 lap modified feature. "I think the big thing is qualifying up front. If you can qualify at the bullring, and have a car that can stay pretty consistent it’s pretty much up to the driver to keep it up there", said Preece. "This is the mad house anything can happen." Preece left a…

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Williams, Fearn, Ferrigno, Hayes, Evans, & O’Connell Score July 31st NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with a Five-Star Series event on July 31st.  Taking down NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly feature wins on the night were Ronnie Williams in the 40-lap SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn in the Late Model feature, Joey Ferrigno in the SK Light feature, Andrew Hayes in the Limited Late Model feature, Phil Evans in the DARE Stock feature, and Devin O’Connell in the Legend Cars feature. In the 40-lap SK Modified® feature event, Todd Owen took the lead at the green but Ted Christopher was all…

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Tom Butler Returns to Victory Lane 6 Years After Last Win at Stafford

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---For hometown driver Tom Butler, driving to NAPA Victory Lane at Stafford Speedway in the Late Model division was something that race fans were accustomed to seeing on a regular basis.  Butler recorded 23 wins between his first Late Model win in May 1993 through the 2009 season, which was an average of better than a win per season.  But the past 6 seasons had seen some lean times for the driver of the green #4 that he has made famous among Stafford fans with no wins in that time frame.  Butler put those lean times…

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Doug Coby Primed to Chase Checkered Flag in Call Before You Dig 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---In what has been a hotly contested championship fight during the first half of the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, defending series champion Doug Coby is primed to kick off the second half of the year in the Call Before You Dig 150 at his home track of Stafford Motor Speedway. Coby has been among the championship contenders all season long following his season opening victory at Thompson, but a mid-race crash at New Hampshire two weeks ago left the #2 Dunleavy Truck & Trailer Repair team facing a hole to climb out of to…

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Todd Szegedy Prepared for Call Before You Dig 150 at Stafford Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---While 2003 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Champion Todd Szegedy has always looked forward to racing at Stafford, he is especially looking forward to coming back to the Connecticut half-mile facility after picking up not only his first win of the 2015 season at Loudon, but his first win together with the Bob Garbarino owned #4 Mystic Missile team. “Stafford has always been a good track for me and my goal for this year was to get four top-5 finishes and we’re halfway to achieving that goal,” said Szegedy.  “It’s a good racing track and it’s a…

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Stafford Drivers Jockeying For Position in Call Before You Dig 811 Challenge Points Standings

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---With only three more races before the conclusion of the 2015 Call Before You Dig 811 Challenge, drivers will be scrambling to accumulate as many points as they can without going over 811 to receive an $811 bonus from Call Before You Dig. The CBYD 811 Challenge is a competition open to all NASCAR Whelen All-American Series drivers at Stafford where drivers accumulate a point total based on a points system that awards 100 points for a victory and 5 points less for each subsequent position.  The goal is to be one of five drivers who…

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Preece, Bennett, Kopcik, Saunders, Rufrano, & DiMatteo Score July 17th Girls Night Out Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with Girls Night Out / Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Track Walk program with all 6 divisions in action plus a track walk that raised money for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.  Taking down feature victories were on the night were Ryan Preece in the SK Modified® feature, Michael Bennett in the Late Model feature, Stephen Kopcik in the SK Light feature, Al Saunders in the Ltd. Late Model feature, Marcello Rufrano in the DARE Stock feature, and Dana DiMatteo in the Legend Cars feature. In the…

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Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Track Walk This Friday at Stafford Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)--- On Friday, July 17th NAPA Auto Parts and Stafford Motor Speedway will unite forces for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Track Walk.  All in attendance are invited to get an up close, personal, and unique look at the famous half-mile layout at Stafford Speedway by participating in the Track Walk. The donation for the Track Walk is $10 which includes a NAPA tee-shirt or hat.  NAPA Auto Parts will also be distributing NAPA goodie bags to everyone who participates in the track walk.  Participants can access the track through the gate which is located behind…

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Ryan Preece Wins 2nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k; Takes Record $12,875 Winners Share

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT left Stafford Speedway this past Friday night with the largest winner’s purse in the history of the SK Modified® division with his victory in the 2nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k.  Preece’s win entitled him to a winner’s share of $12,875 from the over $37,000 in total posted awards.   Preece and his #6 East-West Marine had to overcome a leaky radiator that relegated them to the tail end of the field with 75 laps left in the 100-lap race and he navigated his way back to the front on…

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Returns to Stafford August 7th for Call Before You Dig 150

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will return to Stafford Speedway on August 7th for the Call Before You Dig 150, the third of four NWMT races to be held at Stafford this season.  2-time NWMT Champion Doug Coby is currently tied atop the points standings with 2013 NWMT Champion Ryan Preece with NAPA Spring Sizzler winner Woody Pitkat only 2 points behind. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will make stops at New Hampshire and Monadnock before coming back to Stafford on Aug. 7.  With the Call Before You Dig 150 just 3 weeks away, here is…

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Penalty Announced From July 10, 2015 NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k At Stafford Motor Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] (Stafford Springs, CT)--- Following the July 10 NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k feature events, Stafford Motor Speedway officials have announced the following penalty: #21 SK Modified®, driver Justin Bonsignore- Infraction- Post race minimum weight violation. Penalty- Placed to ninth position in the finishing order (loss of one position per pound, as described in the 2015 SK Modified Rule Book). For more information, contact the Stafford Motor Speedway track office at 860-684-2783 or visit us on the web atwww.staffordspeedway.com. ### New Finishing Order from July 10, 2015 NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k 100-Lap Feature SK MODIFIED® (100) 1) Ryan Preece, Berlin…

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Ryan Preece Wins 2nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k at Stafford Speedway

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Ryan Preece Wins 2nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k at Stafford Speedway   (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the 2nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k, which paid the winner $5,000 out of a purse of over $30,000.  With the Dunleavy’s Truck and Trailer Sales Gambler’s Challenge bonus of $7,500, which included a contribution from Rayner Real Estate, the total posted awards were over $38,000.  The Gambler’s Challenge was voted on by the fans on how it would be paid out and the top-3 choices were put into a hat in…

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Joey Cipriano Looking For First SK Modified® Victory in NAPA SK 5k

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---After winning 7 races in 2 seasons of SK Light competition at Stafford Speedway, Waterbury native Joey Cipriano is still in search of his first victory in the track’s premier SK Modified® division.  Cipriano has had several other close calls, such as last Friday night when he was dueling with Ryan Preece for the win before the two cars ended up in the turn 4 wall coming to the white flag.  Cipriano and his #84 AVI International team have been busy at their shop this week, putting their car back together and Cipriano says that a…

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Rowan Pennink Ready to Defend NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k Title

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Racing can be a fickle game and one needs to look no further than Rowan Pennink and the #99 Van Wickle NAPA Auto Supply SK Modified® team at Stafford Motor Speedway to see how fortunes can change in the course of a calendar year.  Pennink joined the #99 team prior to the start of the 2014 season and things couldn’t have gotten off to a worse start.  In 7 races, Pennink’s best finish was 18th and he missed two of those races completely.  But their fortunes turned for the better starting with their win in last…

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Stafford Speedway’s Gambler’s Challenge Continues to Grow

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---With the green flag just around the corner for Stafford Speedway’s NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k feature event this Friday night July 10, the anticipation and excitement continues to grow.  This year’s edition has the added twist of the Dunleavy Gambler’s Challenge.  The Gambler’s Challenge requires SK Modified® drivers to put up $100 with the total driver amount being matched by Doug Dunleavy from Dunleavy’s Truck & Trailer Repair. The match grew last Friday night when three race fans from Rayner Real Estate came into the Speedway Office and offered to join Doug Dunleavy in matching…

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Pennink, Fearn, Henry, Bren, Trott, & DiMatteo Score July 3 Independence Day Celebration / SK Light Xtra Mart Xtra D Feature Wins at Stafford

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the SK Light Xtra Mart Xtra D program on Friday, July 3rd.  Xtra Mart Convenience Stores put up a $500 bonus that was split evenly among the top-5 finishers in the extra distance SK Light feature event.  Rowan Pennink scored his fifth win of the season in the SK Modified® feature in what turned out to be a thrilling finish, Tom Fearn also scored win #5 of the season in the Late Model feature, Payton Henry was a first time winner in 2015 by taking…

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Matt Galko Looking for First SK Modified® Win at Stafford

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---For Meriden native Matt Galko, his open wheel modified experience at Stafford Motor Speedway has been a tale of two divergent paths.  Galko burst onto the modified scene by winning the SK Light championship as a rookie in 2010 and he followed that up with another championship in 2011.  Galko moved up to the SK Modified® division in 2012 and in the three plus seasons since then, he is still in search of his first SK Modified® victory.  Although the 2015 season is only approaching its midway point, Galko has enjoyed his best season and what…

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Stafford’s NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k Gamblers Challenge Grows

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---The 2nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k at Stafford Motor Speedway takes center stage next Friday, July 10th featuring the biggest race of the season for the SK Modified® division.  Over $30,000 in total posted awards is up for grabs and the drama for the race continues to build.  The SK Modified® feature events have consistently recorded non-stop competition this season, with side by side and wheel to wheel action. This year’s edition has the added twist of the Dunleavy Gambler’s Challenge.  The Gambler’s Challenge will be determined by the NAPA SK 5k Fan Vote…

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