LEE USA SPEEDWAY PORT CITY 100 FRIDAY
Valenti Modified Racing Series returns to New
Hampshire Friday night, June 27, when the series
invades Lee USA Speedway, a mainstay on the series
schedule since 2004.
The “Port City 100” will be the 22nd appearance by
the open wheel
Modifieds at the Granite State oval, featuring a
strong a battle for the series points title and six
different winners in six races to date.
Drivers from throughout the Northeast are expected
to head to Lee including former winners at the Rte
Reigning champion Rowan Pennink, of Huntingdon
Valley, PA, two-time Champion Chris Pasteryak, of
Lisbon, CT., and crowd favorite Steve Masse, of
Bellingham, MA., are expected entries. All have
visited the Lee winners circle.
Current point leader Todd Szegedy, of Ridgefield,
CT, fresh from his first win of the season at
Stafford, CT, last Friday, will enter the race.
A former NASCAR champion, Szegedy who excels on
large race tracks but has a VMRS win on the bullring
Monadnock Speedway, feels he needs to do better on
“ I want to start mastering and get better at the
short tracks. A little bit of a weak area. I got a
little bit of work to do there but we are close.
Seekonk is one of my worst tracks and we ran very
well there last time so I’m starting to get a hang
of these short tracks. Just a matter of time before
I get wins on them,” said Szegedy. Lee is a 3/8th
Holtsville, NY, driver Justin Bonsignore will make
the trip to Lee. Richard Savary, of Canton, MA,
Anthony Nocella, of Woburn, MA, and Max Zachem, of
Preston, CT, will enter the annual race.
Grantham’s Mike Willis, Nashua’s Norm Wrenn,
Richmond’s Matt Mead,
and Sunapee’s Dana Smith will represent New
Qualifying races start at 7:00 PM.
Source: John Spence Sr / Valenti Modified Racing Series
June 24, 2014