ANNOUNCES NEW MARKETING PARTNERS FOR 2014
the 2014 season opener fast approaching, the Valenti
Modified Racing Series welcomes new marketing
partners, long-time racing supporters Vinny Beedle
and Mr. Rooter Plumbing of South Central,
Connecticut, and Shawn Waddell of Waddell
Beedle owns and operates Mr. Rooter Plumbing, a
24-hour service headquartered in New Haven and
committed to providing high quality plumbing
services for the New Haven area and beyond.
Three drivers have committed to the 2014 schedule
and will vie for the ‘Mr. Rooter Rookie Of The Year’
Mike Willis, of Grantham, New Hampshire, intends to
compete full-time. Willis tested the VMRS waters in
2013, competing in four races with three top-ten
finishes for his efforts. Willis was the 2013 Canaan
Fair Speedway Modified \Champion, is a 3-time Crate
Modified Champion at Canaan and Twin State
Speedways, and a 500cc Mini Sprint Champion.
Rob Richardi, Jr. of Easton, Massachusetts, will
compete for the Mr. Rooter title. Richardi was the
2012 New England Pro 4 Modified Champion and last
year won five of the ten races he entered. Richardi
made one start last season at Thompson, Connecticut.
2013 NEMA Lites champion Carl Medeiros, Jr. of
Westport, Massachusetts, intends to compete
full-time with the VMRS. Medeiros has a long resume
in kart racing with multi wins and titles, and joins
fellow NEMA Lites competitor Anthony Nocella
on the New England series.
The new Waddell Communications ‘Lap Leader
Challenge’ award recipient will receive $1,000 at
seasons end if they tally the most laps led for the
year. Waddell, headquartered in Plainville,
Connecticut, provides superior radio communication
service and diagnostics for the regions top touring
series and race facilities.
Long-time marketing partner John Holland will
present ‘New England Sunoco Race Fuels Top Qualifier
Awards’ to qualifying heat and consi winners, Art
Barry and SPAFCO Engineering will again support the
‘Most Improved Driver Award’ and Sherwood Racing
Wheels of Owego, New York, will again support the
series contingency program.
The 2014 VMRS season opens at Waterford Speedbowl,
Waterford, CT, March 28,29,30, with the running of
the ‘Blastoff 100’.
Source: John Spence Sr / Valenti Modified Racing Series