Valenti Modified Racing Series Kicks Off Holiday Weekend At Stafford
Canaan, NH -- With two race dates on the calendar in September, and two remaining in October, the Valenti Modified Racing Series kicks off this month at the famed Stafford Springs Motor Speedway, Friday night, September 2,
the third and final appearance in 2016.
Rowan Pennink of Huntingdon Valley, PA, and Ted Christopher, of Plainville, CT, has visited the Stafford / VMRS
winner’s circle this season.
As of Tuesday, close to 25 other drivers would like to lay claim to a win at the Connecticut half-mile. The VMRS 80-lap
race will give them the opportunity.
The winner of last years race, Chris Pasteryak, of Jewett City, CT, will return to Stafford, looking for this third victory there. Pasteryak is fourth on the all-time win list with 12 victories.
Five-time winner Jon McKennedy, of E. Chelmsford, MA, enjoys a 114-point lead over Mike Willis Jr, of Grantham, NH, entering Stafford. Only three points separate Willis and
Pasteryak in the fight for second place.
Christopher won his fourth VMRS race in June at Stafford. Two of those victories were at Stafford. He will again
drive the Brady Bunch # 00.
Woody Pitkat, a two-time series winner at Stafford, is expected to compete as is Monadnock winner two weeks ago,
Todd Patnode, Swanzey, NH.
Keith Rocco, David Schneider, Richard Savary, Dave Etheridge, and Donnie Lashua, are all expected.