Canaan, NH – The Valenti Modified Racing Series
returns to Connecticut, Friday night, Aug 31, when the Stafford
Motor Speedway plays host to the 3rd annual ‘Shark Cycle 80’ for
open-wheel modified racers.
Former Stafford winners and a strong points battle add to the race,
a popular stop on the series schedule.
Inaugural winner Ted Christopher, of Plainville, CT., will compete
as will last year’s winner, Chris Pasteryak, of Lisbon, CT.
Christopher has a series win this season at Thompson, CT. Pasteryak
is a six-time series winner.
Jon McKennedy, of E.Chelmsford, MA., and Rowan Pennink, of
Huntingdon Valley, PA., are separated by 16 points entering the
80-lap event. Norman Wrenn, of Nashua, NH., Pasteryak, and Louie
Mechalides, of Tyngsboro, MA., round out the top five point
Todd Owen, Somers, CT., 17-year-old Tommy Barrett, Jr, of Millis,
MA., Doug Coby, of Milford, CT., and Timmy Jordan, of Plainfield,
CT., are expected entries.
Main grandstand gates open at 4:15 PM with VMRS qualifying races
slated for a 6:15 PM start. An autograph session for fans with VMRS
drivers will be held at 7:00 pm.
Additional info is at www.staffordmotorspeedway.com.