Valenti Modified Racing Series, after a two week layoff, returns to action
Friday night, September 9, at Stafford Springs (CT) Motor Speedway. The
series will compete in the 2nd annual “Shark Cycle 80.”
Friday’s race will feature a hotly contested battle for the series
championship between Les Hinckley, of Windsor Locks, CT., and Chris
Pasteryak, of Lisbon, CT.
12-points separate the two drivers with only four races remaining on the
2011 schedule. Hinckley and Pasteryak are the only two-time winners this
Ted Christopher, of Plainfield, CT., last years winner of the race, has
confirmed he plans to shoot for his second series win.
Recent Stafford VMRS winner, Keith Rocco, of Wallingford, CT., is expected
to enter the 80-lap shootout. Rocco is one of four first time series winners
Also expected are Mike Stefanik, Coventry, R.I., Rowan Pennink, Huntingdon
Valley, PA., Louie Mechalides, of Tygnsboro, MA., Dave Etheridge, of
Portland, CT., and Doug Coby, of Milford, CT.
Max Zachem, Preston, CT., Norm Wrenn of Nashua, NH., Rob Goodenough, of
Swanzey, NH., Todd Owen, of Somers, CT., Jack Bateman, Canaan, NH., and Jeff
Malave of Manchester, CT., are expected.
Heat races begin at 6:15 PM with features races at 7:00 PM.