OXFORD PLAINS NEXT STOP FOR TRUE VALUE
For the second consecutive year, the True Value Modified Racing
Series, will be part of the prestigious “TD Bank North Oxford 250”
as the 600 horse-powered open-wheeled race cars will compete in the
“Maine-Ly Action Sports 100,” Saturday night, July 19. The race is
also a guaranteed starter event for the 3rd annual Sunoco Race Fuels
Modified Mania weekend at Thompson , CT. , Sept 6 & 7.
Three-time series champion Kirk Alexander, will look to duplicate
his performance of a year ago, when he won the first modified race
staged at the famed 3/8 mile oval in16 years. Last years TVMRS
inaugural was hotly contested by Alexander and Les Hinckley to the
finish. Alexander passed Hinckley with only six laps remaining to
win the 100 lap race. Hinckley , coming off a solid second place
finish at Lee, NH., last Friday, will try to add Oxford Plains to
his win total. Alexander has already won four races this season.
Hinckley has notched one win this season ( Waterford ) and has 10
career victories with the series.
Expected entries for the 100 lap green flag race Saturday include,
2006 series champion Dwight Jarvis, a third place finisher last
year, 2007 Rookie of the Year, Peter Jarvis, present point leader
Chris Pasteryak, Waterford CT., winner David Pinkham, Koszela Speed
Rookie of the Year contenders, Kenny White Jr. and Joe Doucette, and
Eddie Dachenhausen, winner of his first TVMRS race at Lee.
Former tour winners Jack Bateman, Jimmy Dolan. Dale Evonsion, and
Tony Ricci, and are expected entries. Jon McKennedy, who also
competes with the ISMA super modified tour, is planning to make the
trip to Oxford Plains.
12 lap qualifying heats will determine the starting lineup for the
100 lap green flag race.
Starting time is 6:30 PM
John H Spence Sr / True Value Modified Racing Series PR
July 15, 2008