SPRING DASH FOR
VALENTI MODIFIED RACING SERIES SATURDAY
the Valenti Modified Racing Series rolls into
Monadnock Speedway, Winchester, NH., Saturday April
20, the New England based organization returns to
it’s roots where the series debuted 10 years ago.
The Bond Auto Parts ‘Spring Dash 100’ will be the
second event of a 19-race schedule. A strong field
of cars is expected to enter the Monadnock program.
Five competitors from the first ‘Dash’ in 2004 are
slated to compete. All are still involved with the
Popular Dwight Jarvis, of Ascutney, VT., local
favorites Rob Goodenough of Swanzey, NH., and Jim
Boniface, of Winchester, are entering the 10th
Two retired drivers from the first event will field
cars. Gary Casella for Rowan Pennink of Huntingdon
Valley, PA., and series founder Jack Bateman, for
Todd Owen, of Somers, CT.
Following the season opening win at Waterford, CT.,
a week ago, Steven Masse, of Bellingham, MA., takes
a slim point-lead into Monadnock over Todd
Annarummo, of Swansea, MA., and second year
competitor, Anthony Nocella, of Woburn, MA.
Newcomer Mike Willis Jr. made his presence known at
Waterford and is expected to enter his first VMRS
race at ‘Mad Dog.’
Chris Pasteryak, of Lisbon, CT., and Louie
Mechalides, of Tyngsboro, MA., are expected entries.
Saturdays race program begins with qualifying races
at 5:00 PM.
VMRS NOTES -- All-time series winner Kirk
Alexander, and Les Hinckley, III, share three
‘Spring Dash’ victories. Goodenough, Jarvis, and
last year’s winner Jon McKennedy each have one win.
Source: John Spence / Valenti Modified Racing Series