MODIFIED RACING SERIES
RETURNS TO WATERFORD SATURDAY
a new driver sitting atop the point standings, and a
roster full of competitors eager to get back to
racing, the Valenti Modified Racing Series returns
to action this Saturday night, August 9, when the
series visits the famed Waterford Speedbowl,
Waterford, Connecticut for the 7th annual Wings and
Wheels race program.
The series has been idle since July 18.
The special open-wheel event features the NEMA
Midgets, the winged ISMA Supermodifieds, the tracks
SK and SK Light Modifieds, and the Valenti Modified
Racing Series. The VMRS will race in a 100-lap green
Holtsville, New York’s Justin Bonsignore takes a
1-point lead (363-362) over reigning champion Rowan
Pennink, of Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, to
Waterford and the series 10th race of the year.
With only seven races to follow, the championship
chase is really heating up with two-time champion,
Chris Pasteryak, of Lisbon Connecticut, 9-points out
of first place, and Todd Szegedy, of Ridgefield,
Connecticut, right behind.
Richard Savary, of Canton, MA, a three-time winner
this season is an expected entry. Woody Pitkat, of
Stafford Springs, CT., recently appointed driver of
the Kulessa Farms # 42, is another expected entry.
Veteran Charlie Pasteryak, of Lisbon, Eric Goodale,
of Wading River, NY, Nashua, NH’s, Norman Wrenn, and
Millis, MA, hotshoe Tommy Barrett are all expected.
Dave Etheridge, of Portland, CT, Anthony Nocella, of
Woburn, MA, Mike Willis Jr. of Grantham, NH, and Max
Zachem, of Portland, CT,
are also expected at Waterford.
Practice commences at 2:00 PM for one hour.
Qualifying begins at 5:00 PM. An autograph session
will follow with feature races slated at 6:35 PM.
Saturday’s race is the VMRS second appearance this
season. The series opened the season at Waterford on
Source: John Spence Sr / Valenti Modified Racing Series
August 4, 2014