VMRS RETURNS TO
FOR ANOTHER 80-LAP SHOOTOUT
month, the Valenti Modified Racing Series rolled
into Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford, CT, for the
first of three events this season, and if that first
race was any indication, fans of the open-wheel
modifieds could be in for another treat Friday
night, June 26, when the series visits Stafford. The
question, could it be as good as that first one?
The most competitive VMRS race run at Stafford could
be a tough act to follow.
13 lead swaps, 11 of them in the first 50-laps
between Keith Rocco and Ryan Preece highlighted the
race and the players in that one are expected
entries in Friday night’s event.
Woody Pitkat, of Stafford, winner of the May event,
Todd Szegedy, of Ridgefield, CT, Ted Christopher, of
Plainville, CT, and Todd Patnode of Richmond, NH,
are all expected entries. Szegedy won the 80-lap
race last June.
Chris Pasteryak, fresh off his first win of the year
last week at Lee, NH, hopes to find his way back to
Stafford’s winners circle a second time.
Steve Masse, of Bellingham, MA, is also targeting a
second Stafford win.
Richard Savary, of Canton, MA, currently fourth in
the point standings, is entered. Kirk Alexander, of
West Swanzey, NH, is ranked fifth heading to
Rowan Pennink, David Schneider, and Donnie Lashua,
currently in the top-10 in points are expected
Dylan Kopec, of Palmer, MA, Mike Willis Jr, of
Grantham, NH, and Matt Mead, of Richmond, NH. are
Grandstand and Ticket Booths open at 4:15 PM.
Qualifying heats for VMRS competitors begins at 6:15
John Spence / Valenti Modified Racing Series
June 23, 2015