JARVIS BROTHERS CARRY HOME
TORCH TO THUNDER ROAD SUNDAY
Two long time racers from Ascutney, Vermont would like nothing more than
to win in front of their home state crowd this weekend when the ground
pounding True Value Modified Racing Series
rolls into Barre, Vermontís., historic Thunder Road International Speed
bowl, Sunday May 24, as part of the 47th annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day
Classic Doubleheader. The race is the third event of a 15 race schedule and
the second appearance there by the sixth year series. Last years race was
highly competitive in front of the largest crowd ever to see a TVMRS event.
Dwight Jarvis, 2006 TVMRS champion, and Brother Peter, 2007 TVMRS
Rookie 0f the Year, will lead a strong contingent of open wheeled modified
race cars to the legendary race track for the special holiday weekend
In last years inaugural race, the first for modified race cars in
over 40 years, Dwight finished second with Peter third, behind
winner Kirk Alexander, W. Swanzey, NH. Alexander will return to T-Road to
defend his race title.
Additional expected entries include 2008 series champion, Chris
Pasteryak, Lisbon, CT; Monadnock Speedway winner
Rob Goodenough, W. Swanzey, NH; Ed Dachenhausen, Danbury, CT; Mike Douglas
JR, Auburn, NH; Rowan Pennink,
Huntington Valley, PA; current point leader Jon McKennedy, E. Chelmsford,
MA; Mike Holdridge, Madison, CT; and
Sean Bodreau, Claremont, NH. to name a few.
This yearís race will be a one day event. 12 lap qualifying heats
and a 15 lap consolation race will determine the
starting lineup for the 100 lap feature.
The ACT Late Models will also compete in a 100 lap event. Gates
open for fans at 10:00. Post time is 1:30. Admission will be
$20 Adult; $5 for children (6-12); and $40 for a family of four.
Spence Sr / True Value Modified racing Series