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    In a joint announcement Dennis Fleury Owner/Promoter of Twin State Speedway and Jack Bateman president of the True Value Modified Racing series announced that on Sunday Sept. 28th the True Value Modified Racing Series will make their 1st appearance at the Claremont , N.H. 1/3 mile oval. Twin State becomes the third new venue on the 2008 True Value Modified Racing Schedule, increasing the number of races for the upcoming season to 19. The 100 lap race will be held on Sunday, Sept. 28 and will be a one day event. It will be part of an exciting two day weekend racing festival to close out the season at Twin State.
    “We are pleased to add Twin State Speedway to our schedule,” said True Value Modified Racing Series President Jack Bateman. “After a long period of time and planning, and looking at race dates, we were finally able to put it together. Hopefully this is the 1st step in a long working relationship between Twin State and TVMRS. The track has a rich history for modified racing and the drivers on our series will certainly look forward to this event.”
    “The True Value Modified Racing Series is a perfect fit for Twin State , “said track President Dennis Fleury .“Many of the competitors currently on the series have raced at Twin State in their careers. It will be a homecoming for some them. Our fans will be looking forward to the return of multi-time track champion Dwight Jarvis. It will be fun to watch Dwight come back to Twin State where he cut his teeth in modified racing. As well as Kirk Alexander, Les Hinckley, Sean Bodreau, Peter Jarvis, Rob Goodenough, Todd Patnode, all these guys have many years of experience at the Thrasher road oval.”
    This will be the first visit to the 1/3 mile track for the series and will be the fourth speedway in New Hampshire scheduled to host an event in 2008. The True Value Modified Racing series will compete in five of the six New England states, the only touring modified series which encompasses all of New England .
    “With the addition of Twin State Speedway our series is scheduled to race at 11 different speedways in New England ,” said Bateman. “We are excited about bringing our series to the great venues in this part of the country which has so many modified fans.”
    The event will be a part of Twin State ’s 2nd Annual Fall Classic. There will be racing all weekend long and as of press time the weekend will be divided up into to separate shows. Saturday’s portion will host all the full fendered divisions including Late Models, Super Streets, All Star Race Trucks, Legacy Cars, Strictly Stocks, Youth Sportsman and our Wildcat (4cyl Enduro) Division. Then on Sunday it will turn into Open Wheel Madness as just open wheel divisions will take to the speedway. The True Value Modifieds will be headline of day, but also on tap will be the ultra fast NEMA Midgets, the NEMA Lite’s, and Twin State Speedway’s own Pepsi Modifieds. The Speedway is still in talks with additional open wheel series to complete the day. More info will be announced over the coming months about this event.
    The first “official” event for the True Value Modified Racing Series is scheduled for Feb. 8, 9 and 10 at the annual Frank Maratta Show of Dreams. The series will have a display, featuring the cars of Jeff Pearl and Jack Bateman, at the 49th annual show currently held at the Connecticut Expo Center
    The 2008 True Value Modified Racing Series will open at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester , N.H. on April 12. For More Information Contact: True Value Modified Racing Series Office 800-254-9524.


Source: John H Spence Sr / TVMRS PR
Posted:  February 1, 2008

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