With the dust settled on an emotional season at Stafford Motor Speedway, Keith Rocco and the No. 88 Wheelers Auto team were able to celebrate as half-mile’s SK Modified track champions once again.
The 2017 SK Modified season at Stafford Motor Speedway has been one of the most competitive in recent memory, but when it comes to drivers who have racked up checkered flags, two drivers lead the list of winners and have been at the front of the pack time and time again.
It’s been about 48 hours since the passing of one of the all-time great modified drivers in the country, let alone in New England, and I still haven’t figured out the words to use to describe how I feel about it.
Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with Five-Star Series program on Friday, July 28th with the Senior Champs from the Monday Night Wild Thing Kart Series joining Stafford’s five NWAAS divisions in action.
After taking two-years off from full-time SK Modified competition to compete on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Chase Dowling has returned to Stafford Motor Speedway with a vengeance.
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park returns to action on Wednesday evening, with their third oval track race of the season. Headlining the night will be the third annual Thompson 125 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, their fifth race of the season and second on the 0.625-mile high-banks.
When the green flag falls on the 2017 SK Modified® season at Stafford Motor Speedway, Huntingdon Valley, PA native, Rowan Pennink, will be looking to make history behind the wheel of the Bob Hitchcock and Kelly Iverson owned #99 Independent Wheel machine.
When the final checkered flag of the 2016 season was unfurled at the NAPA Fall Final, it brought an end to a season that awarded Stafford drivers over $55,000 through the track’s Contingency Program Partners.
When Stafford Motor Speedway opens its 2017 season on April 29-30, there will be a brand-new pairing searching for title glory in the ultra-competitive SK Modified division.
With over $30,000 in total posted awards, Stafford Speedway’s NAPA SK 5k, on Friday, July 8th is one of the biggest races of the 2016 season. The starting grid will now welcome former 3-time Stafford SK Modified® champion Bo Gunning, who will be bringing his #22 Tick Free Organic Tick Control machine back to Stafford for his first SK Modified® start since the 2012 season.
It will be a busy night at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Wednesday night as six divisions and a drifting exhibition will all take on the 5/8 mile oval. The Whelen Modified Tour is the headliner with Timmy Solomito attempting to duplicate his efforts from Icebreaker weekend and get back to victory lane.
Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the SK Modified® Xtra Mart Xtra D program on Friday, June 10th. Xtra Mart Convenience Stores put up a $1,500 bonus that was split evenly among the top-5 finishers in the extra distance SK Modified® feature event. Woody Pitkat was the big winner of the night, taking his second win of the season in the 45-lap SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn scored his third win of the year.