9 winners in 10 races, a three-way battle developing for the series
championship, and eight races remaining on the 2010 schedule, the Modified
Racing Series, sponsored by Bob Valenti AutoMall.Com, heads to Scarborough
Maine, Saturday night, Aug 7, to the historic Beech Ridge Motor Speedway for
the sixth annual “Beech Ridge 100.” for modified race cars.
Defending series champion, Jon McKennedy, of East Chelmsford, MA., takes a
slim seven-point lead into Beech Ridge, a race he won a year ago, with 2006
champion Dwight Jarvis, Ascutney, VT, hot on his heels. Windsor Locks, CT.,
veteran Les Hinckley has slipped to third, 18 points back. All three are
Maine race fans can expect to see two local drivers compete in this
David Pinkham, Buxton, ME., winner of the Beech Ridge race in 2005, is
expected to enter driving for Auburn, ME., car owner Tom Greeley. Sanford,
ME., driver, Jacob Dore, the 2009 Koszela Speed Rookie of the Year, is also
entered, driving his family owned and prepared racer.
Recent winner Eric Goodale, Wading River, NY., has entered the event. It
will be Goodale’s first time at Beech Ridge. He’ll be joined by veterans Rob
Goodenough, Swanzey, NH., Carl Pasteryak, Jewett City, CT., Jack Bateman,
Canaan, NH., Mike Holdridge, Madison, CT, and Eddy Spiers, Beacon Falls, CT.
Young hot shoes Steven Masse. Bellingham, VT., Geoff Gernhard, Salem, CT.,
Todd Annarummo, Swansea, MA., Max Zachem, Preston, CT., and Joey Jarvis,
Ascutney. are expected. Zachem and Jarvis both graduated from high school in
Race Time is 6:00 PM. Beech Ridge Motor Speedway is located on 70 Holmes Rd