SERIES HEADS TO
SEEKONK SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT
competing in New York and Vermont the last three weeks, the Modified Racing
Series, sponsored by BobValenti AutoMall.Com, returns to familiar territory
Saturday night, June 12, 2010, when the touring division featuring
open-wheel modified race cars invades the famed Seekonk, Speedway, Rte 6,
Seekonk, MA. for the first of three race dates at the popular oval.
The New England based series, now in its seventh season, has seen five
different winners in five races to date.
Last years June winner, Jon McKennedy, E.Chelmsford, MA., leads the list of
expected entries for this weekend’s race. McKennedy is the defending series
champion and is still looking for his first win of the 2010 season. Drivers
already victorious this season and expected to enter are Dwight Jarvis, the
2006 champion, Rowan Pennink, Huntingdon Valley, PA., Les Hinckley, Windsor
Locks. CT., and Stephen Masse, Bellingham, MA.
In addition, Richard Savary, Canton, MA., son of New England Hall of Fame
driver George Savary, is also planning to compete. Veteran drivers, Eddy
Spiers, Beacon Falls, CT., Mike Holdridge, Madison, CT., and Rob Goodenough,
W.Swanzey, N.H. are all expected entries. Super-modified hot shoe Mike
Ordway Jr., Fremont, N.H., has indicated his intention to compete driving
for veteran car owner, Nils Linstedt, of Connecticut
Wading River, N.Y. driver Eric Goodale, Koszela Speed Rookie of the Year
contenders, Max Zachem, Preston, CT., Joey Jarvis, Ascutney, Norman Wrenn,
Nashua, NH., Todd Annarummo, Swansea MA., 2008 & 2009 top rookies, Kenny
White Jr, Weare, NH., and Jacob Dore, Sanford, ME., are planning to compete.
Hinckley takes a slim eight point lead (138-130) into the Seekonk race over
Thunder Road Speedbowl winner Masse. Dwight Jarvis is next with 126 followed
by Pennink (124) and Ken Barry, Preston, CT with 120. A total of 46
competitors have received points after five race events.
Saturday night’s race program begins at 6:00 PM. For additional information
log on to
Source: John H. Spence Sr.
/ Modified Racing Series