STARS TO BATTLE
SERIES ORIGINALS AT MONADNOCK
the Valenti Modified Racing Series rolls into
Monadnock Speedway, Saturday August 23rd, Justin
Bonsignore of Holtsville, NY, fresh off another
solid run last weekend where he wheeled Art Barry’s
Spear Point Racing/Spafco #21 Modified to a third
place finish, takes a 30-point lead in the series
standings to the Winchester, NH, oval, for the
annual ‘Victor Johnson Memorial 100,’ presented by
Reigning Champion Rowan Pennink, of Huntingdon
Valley, PA, winner of the April race at Monadnock
and currently nestled in second place in the
standings, will enter the series final Monadnock
appearance wheeling the Gary Casella Monk Mechanics
Hand Cleaner #25. Pennink has two Monadnock wins.
Two-time series Champion Chris Pasteryak, of Lisbon,
CT, will enter his family owned Dawley Collision and
Custom 5 CT.car
Woody Pitkat, of Stafford Springs, CT, his car
rebuilt after a crash at Waterford, CT, two weeks
ago, returns in the Patterson Farm’s # 42.
Richard Savary, of Canton, MA, winner of the July
5th race, will enter the Alloy Wheel Repair
Specialists # 21.
Seekonk winner Norm Wrenn, of Nashua, NH, will enter
the Advanced Gas Distributors # 53 in the 100 lap
Four drivers, who competed in the first series event
eleven years ago, will attempt to qualify. All four
bring a combined total of 57 career victories to
Monadnock and 27 total series wins at the popular
Kirk Alexander, of Swanzey, NH, the all-time series
winner with 31 trips to victory lane, 16 of those at
the Monadnock track, will compete.
Les Hinckley, of Windsor Locks, CT, a 17-time series
winner and 4-time Monadnock winner, Dwight Jarvis,
of Ascutney, VT, a 5-time Monadnock VMRS winner, and
Rob Goodenough, of Swanzey, NH, twice a series
winner at his home track, will enter his second race
Russ Hersey, of Swanzey, driving the Warren Mordenti
Gary’s Claremont Tire sponsored # 51, will also join
the Monadnock locals.
Racing begins at 6:00 PM.
Source: John Spence Sr / Valenti Modified Racing Series
August 20, 2014