MODIFIED RACING SERIES
OPENS OCTOBER AT WATERFORD
races remain on the Valenti Modified Racing Series
and the series championship could go right down to
The first event takes place this weekend, Saturday,
October 4, and Sunday, October 5, at Waterford
Speedbowl, Waterford, CT. The two-day event sets the
stage for another season ending showdown for the
Point leader, Justin Bonsignore, of Holtsville, NY,
winner of his first series race September 7, at
Plattsburg, NY, holds a slim 6-point lead over
reigning champion Rowan Pennink of Huntingdon
Valley, PA, heading to Waterford. Pennink is a
former winner at the famed speedway.
Two-time series champion, Chris Pasteryak, of Jewett
City, CT, sits third in the standings and has won at
his home track twice. The second-generation driver
would like nothing more than to nail down a victory
and get closer to the top of the standings.
Max Zachem, of Preston, CT, is having his finest
season yet. Still looking to garner his first
victory, Zachem is ranked fourth and has a two-point
lead over three-time winner Richard Savary of
The top five point men are pre-race entries for
Sunday’s 100-lap race.
Additional drivers expected include Stafford
Speedway champion, Ted Christopher, of Plainville,
CT, who claimed the August race at Waterford.
Tommy Barrett, of Millis, MA, a two-time series
winner this season is entered.
Keith Rocco, of Berlin, CT, is entered. Rocco won
the series opener at the Shore Line oval, and would
like to close out the Waterford Finale with a win.
Woody Pitkat, of Stafford Springs, CT, returns to
action after a crash that sidelined for several
events. Also expected are Mike Willis Jr. of
Grantham, NH, currently sixth in points and the
leader of the Mr. Rooter Rookie of the Year point
Veterans Norm Wrenn of Nashua, NH, and Charlie
Pasteryak, of Lisbon, CT, is also entered.
Qualifying races take place Saturday at 2:30 PM. The
speedway’s popular pit party is scheduled for 9:30
AM, Sunday, with feature races to follow at Noon.
Source: John Spence Sr / Valenti Modified Racing Series
October 1, 2014