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    Preece charges to a win in Thompson 125

    Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park continued its oval racing season on Wednesday, June 14 with the Whelen Modified
    Series making its second appearance of the year at the track for the main event of the evening, the Thompson 125. The
    race featured the second group qualifying for the Whelen Modified Tour this season and saw Donny Lia take the pole, but
    it would be another familiar name that would come out on top at the end with Ryan Preece claiming his second win of the
    season and second career Whelen Modified win at Thompson.
    Preece certainly had to work to claim his victory as he led multiple times over the course of the event, enduring a hard
    fought battle with sophomore driver Chase Dowling, a lengthy red flag period, and battling Rowan Pennink for the lead in
    the closing laps to come out on top. Preece outran Pennink and Bobby Santo, III to cross the line first adding to his
    already extensive Whelen Modified Series resume.
    After the race Preece thanked his team, specifically owner Eddie Partridge and his wife Connie, for taking a chance to
    welcome him back to the Whelen Modified Tour fulltime in 2017 and giving him the equipment he needed to get a win. “It’
    s definitely special. I have a great bond with everybody on that time. A couple guys have been with me sense I was a
    little kid,” Preece said. “My mother gave me a great piece of advice earlier in the year before things started and said
    ‘Ryan you’re not going to have a perfect car every race, so if it’s close you need to just deal with it and do what you’ve
    been trained to do all your life.’ I’ve kind of lived by that motto now and it seems to be working out alright.”
    Rowan Pennink held on for a second place finish and credited his team for giving him a car he could compete with,
    admitting he just didn’t have the equipment to overpower a hard charging Preece in the final laps. “I had a good lead out
    there and he ran me down. When he got to me he went right by me. He had a really good car. We were just a little bit
    tight towards the end of the race there. Can’t be more proud of this team. We brought a brand new car here - (My team)
    did an awesome job preparing this thing and giving me the shot to win the race tonight,” said Pennink.
    Finishing third, Bobby Santos, III said he too felt he had a good day and was proud his team was able to get him to a top
    three finish by the end of the day. “The guys did a good job. We were just a little too tight to start the race. We pitted
    early to work on it and made some good adjustments that gave us a better racecar. Our strategy with the tires really
    seemed to work out for us tonight,” said Santos.
    The NEMA Lites made their second stop in Thompson in 2017 with a first time winner taking the top spot at the end of
    the 20-lap feature that kicked off the day’s lineup of events. Part-time driver Chad Labastie, who also happens to be a
    crew member for Whelen Modified driver Bobby Santos, wrestled away the lead in the first half of the event and never
    looked back holding on to collect his first NEMA Lite win.
    “It feels pretty good. We’ve only run a handful of races and to get one this quick is great. We used the handful of races
    last year as a learning curve and this year we’ve come out flying. We have two third place finishes and a win already in
    three races so I think we’re doing pretty good,” Labastie said.
    In the Late Models Ray Parent took home his second Thompson win in a car painted different shades of green to resemble
    Tom Cruise’s vehicle from the popular film “Days of Thunder”. Parent took the lead after a hard fought three-way battle
    following a caution with five laps remaining, beating Tom Carey, III and Buddy Charette to the finish line in epic fashion.

    Parent said he felt like he may have waited too long to make his move when the caution flew with five laps remaining in
    the 25-lap feature. However, when the green flew for the final time he said it was no holds barred all the way to the end.
    “It was a slugfest. It really was. I mean I was sideways every corner the last five laps,” Parent said. “It was really good
    racing up front. I’m glad I made the commitment to come here and race.” Carey and Charette held on for second and third
    respectively while William Wall and Matt Lowinski-Loh, who led much of the early half of the race, rounded out the top
    five.
    The Limited Sportsman saw a fan favorite finally make his return to victory lane with Larry Barnett, the winningest driver
    in series history at Thompson, claiming his first win in at least three years at the Big-T. Barnett said his team made
    several changes leading into the 20-lap feature, adjusting springs and the transmission after the qualifying heats, and was
    happy it paid off.
    “We rolled the dice and changed a spring before the heat race and another three after the heat race – It worked. I think
    my last win was in 2014 so it’s been a long haul since,” Barnett said. “It’s a tremendous weight off my shoulders. You
    work so hard and try to figure out if you could still do it and I wasn’t sure of the answer anymore. I guess it happens at
    every level from the (Monster Energy) Cup series on down and you start to wonder if the car is bad or if it’s just me and
    you’re not really sure.” Shawn Monahan, points leader Scott Sundeen, Ryan Waterman, and Brent Gleason rounded out the
    top five in the Limited Sportsman feature.
    Eric Bourgeois made a statement with a dominant win in the Mini Stocks, leading the most laps and beating
    championship rival Wayne Burroughs, Jr. to the checkered flag. Bourgeois admitted he was hoping to have a successful
    night at Thompson as he was considered stepping away from full-time driving duties to focus on his son’s career in mini
    stocks. With his win putting him back in contention for the title he said he would continue to take to the track at
    Thompson in an effort to grab the championship.
    “It’s a very special win. The car was on a rail. We got to the front and took off. If I did good I said I was coming back,”
    Bourgeois said. “Hopefully this is a momentum builder toward the championship at the end – (Wayne) Burroughs is very
    consistent. I think if I stay consistent and he has a bad night we’ll all be in the hunt one way or another. It’s all with the
    weeks to come.”
    The final event of the night was a 30-lap feature for the Sunoco Modifieds where a new face found his way to victory lane.
    In only his second start driving for fellow Sunoco Modified driver Keith Rocco, Troy Talman claimed a dominant win at
    Thompson and said he hopes to continue that success to cement his own legacy in the Sunoco Modified series.
    “It’s unbelievable. I didn’t think I’d win the second time out. I grew up at this track, watching racing here with my family.
    It’s cool to be out here racing,” Talman said. “I think it’s great to put my abilities to the test with the best drivers in this
    series and I want to put my name up there eventually and build a career up.”
    Coming up next for Thompson Speedway in the exciting return of the K&N Pro Series East after and eight-year absence
    from the Big-T for the Busch North Throwback 100 on Saturday, July 8. The inaugural throwback event will feature cars
    painted to resemble historic paint schemes from the history of the NASCAR Busch North Series. The night will also
    feature the Sunoco Modifieds, the Late Models, the Limited Sportsman series, the Lite Modifieds, and the Mini Stocks all
    racing for championship points over the course of the afternoon.

    Whelen Modified Tour Thompson 125 Top-10 Finish: 1. Ryan Preece (Berlin, CT); 2. Rowan Pennink (Huntington Valley, PA)
    3. Bobby Santos (Franklin, MA); 4. Doug Coby (Milford, CT); 5. Eric Goodale (Riverhead, NY); 6. Jon McKennedy
    (Chelmsford, MA); 7. Ted Christopher (Plainville, CT); 8. Timmy Solomito (Islip, NY); 9. Andrew Krause (Holmdel, NJ); 10.
    Max Zachem (Preston, CT)

    NEMA Lites Feature Top-10 Finish: 1. Chad Labastie (Uxbridge, MA); 2. Ryan Bigelow (East Hampton, CT); 3. Randy Cabral
    (Plymouth, MA); 4. Dan Cugini (Marshfield, MA); 5. Jim Chambers (Atkinson, NH); 6. Todd Bertrand (Sturbridge, MA); 7.
    Anthony Payne; 8. Paul Scally (Raynham, MA); 9. Ryan Locke (Raymond, NH); 10. Ben Mikitarian (Northborough, MA)

    Late Model Feature Top-10 Finish: Ray Parent (Tiverton, RI); 2. Tom Carey, III (Orange, MA); 3. Paul “Buddy” Charette
    (Woodstock, CT); 4. William Wall (Shrewsbury, MA); 5. Matt Lowinski-Loh (Milford, MA); 6. Rick Gentes (Burriville, RI); 7.
    John Lowinski-Loh (Millville, MA); 8. Woody Pitkat (Sturbridge, MA); 9. Nick Johnson (Rehoboth, MA); 10. Ryan Morgan
    (Pawcatuck, CT)

    Limited Sportsman Top-10 Finish: 1. Larry Barnett (Moosup, CT); 2. Shawn Monahan (Waterford, CT); 3. Scott Sundeen
    (Sutton, MA); 4. Ryan Waterman (Danielson, CT); 5. Brent Gleason (Griswold, CT); 6. Jason Chicolas (Sutton, MA); 7. Jack
    Aquilina (Oakdale, CT); 8. Steve Kenneway (Lowell, MA); 9. Troy Waterman (Danielson, CT); 10. Kevin Bowe (Smithfield,
    FI)

    Mini Stock Feature Top-10 Finish: 1. Eric Bourgeois (East Haddam, CT); 2. Wayne Burroughs, Jr. (Oakdale, CT); 3. Doug
    Curry (Groton, CT); 4. Mike Anzalone (Plainfield, CT); 5. Jacob Perry (Pawcatuck, CT); 6. Mitch Bombard (Willimantic, CT);
    7. Steve Michalski (Brooklyn, CT); 8. Nick Matera (Warwick, RI); 9. Jared Roy (Sterling, CT); 10. Dave Trudeau, Jr.
    (Mansfield, CT)

    Sonoco Modified Feature Top-10 Finish: 1. Troy Talman (Oxford, MA); 2. Keith Rocco (Berlin, CT); 3. Ryan Prece (Berlin,
    CT); 4. Woody Pitkat (Sturbridge, MA); 5. Timmy Jordan (Brooklyn, CT); 6. Rowan Pennink (New Egypt, NJ); 7. Tod Owen
    (Somers, CT); 8. Steve Masse (Bellingham, MA); 9. John Studley (Framingham, MA); 10. Andrew Charron (East Greenwich,
    RI)-

    (Press Release from NorthEast Race Cars Tri-Track Open Modified Series)
    The Northeast Race Cars Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) announced today the 2017 schedule of events. The now
    traditional four-race schedule is a combination of mid-week and weekend shows that kicks-off at Seekonk Speedway in
    Seekonk, Ma. followed by a stop at Star Speedway in Epping, N.H. and culminates with a pair of races at the New London
    Waterford Speedbowl in Connecticut.
    “The schedule was a strong one to begin with,” said Wayne Darling, managing partner. “The goal simply was to ccontinue
    doing what works. The partnerships that we enjoy with these three race track is, in large part, why this format has been
    successful in the past.”
    The TTOMS season will commence on June 28 at Seekonk Speedway with the running of Open Wheel Wednesday. This
    popular event has attracted the biggest names in racing including the newly crowned NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
    champion Doug Coby, who was last year’s winner of the event. It was his third Open Wheel Wednesday victory.
    “Seekonk Speedway is excited to have the Tri-Track series back again for the 14th annual Open Wheel Wednesday
    featuring the $10,000 to win main modified event,” said Ed St. Germain, director of business development for Seekonk
    Speedway. “We look forward to working with the organizers and helping the series grow in years to come.”
    The second race on the schedule is the SBM VI at Star Speedway on Saturday, July 29. This two-groove bullring has been
    the site of many great Modified battles. With championship drivers like Jon McKennedy calling Star Speedway home, the
    competition is always fierce.
    “Since its inception the SBM event has been an important race to us here at Star Speedway,” said owner and promoter
    Bobby Webber, Jr. “We are happy that we were able to keep it going strong through the affiliation with the Tri-Track Open
    Modified Series over the last few years. My family and I are proud to work with a group that, like us, believes in the
    grassroots of racing.”
    The Seekonk Speedway races from the first Sunday in May till Columbus Day weekend every year.
    D. Anthony Venditti, “The Godfather of New England Auto Racing,” began construction of Seekonk Speedway in 1945. On
    May 30, 1946, the gates were opened for the first time. D. Anthony owned, operated, and promoted the Speedway until his
    death in 1991. Anthony received the promoter of the year award in 1978. His wife Irene continued till her passing in 2014,
    her son Francis, and grandson David continue the tradition of operating the speedway. Know as the “Action track of the
    East” Seekonk Speedway has been family owned, operated, and promoted for over 70 consecutive years.


                                 Scores First Career GSPSS Victory in Seekonk 100

    SEEKONK, Mass. – Seekonk Speedway regular David Darling captured his first career Granite State Pro Stock Series win
    on Saturday night. At his home track of Seekonk, Darling dominated the inaugural 100 lap main event on the third-mile
    oval and wheeled the Bristol Toyota No. 52 into Victory Lane. The victory was his third of the season at Seekonk overall --
    he had won two of the weekly shows before invading on the GSPSS Saturday night.  
    “It’s huge,” Darling said. “I have to thank Mike Parks and the whole Granite State crew, they have a neat series here. It’s
    pretty cool to be able to travel around and still save some money. Thanks to Seekonk Speedway and all the fans for
    coming out.”
    He started fifth in the 21-car field, but quickly worked his way around some of the top contenders. On lap seven, Darling
    slid to the bottom of polesitter Bobby Pelland and took over the lead for the first and only time. Darling would never
    relinquish the point in route to the victory, but had some hard chargers attempting to give him a run.
    Defending Seekonk Pro Stock champion Tom Scully Jr. was the fastest challenger Darling faced all night, keeping him on
    his toes on most of the restarts. Although Scully Jr. could keep with Darling for a few laps on a restart, he ultimately had
    to settle for second at the 100-lap mark  
    “We weren’t that great tonight on the long runs, just a bit tight” Scully Jr. said following the race. “Hats off to David and
    those guys, they were stout all day. I’m happy with a second place finish.”
    Darling knew over the final few restarts that his path to victory wasn’t exactly going to be easy. He knows how hard that
    No. 2 of Scully Jr. is to beat.  
    “We’ve raced year after year here since I came back to race Pro Stocks,” Darling said. “He was the champion here last
    year and that says a lot. We have a good group of competitive guys here.”
    Former Oxford 250 champion Travis Benjamin sat behind the wheel of the No. 14 and came home with a third place finish
    after starting back outside the top-10.  
    “We have to be a little bit better,” Benjamin said. “We had a flat tire on the way here tonight, so we showed up at least
    an hour late and everyone kind of scrambled to get things going. I can’t thank these guys enough.”
    Angelo Belsito and Rookie of the Year contender Devin O’Connell rounded out the top five. Regulars Cory Casagrande and
    Mike O’Sullivan were scored sixth and seventh at the end, with Wyatt Alexander, Larry Gelinas and Rick Martin rounding
    out the top-10.  
    Bobby Pelland, Cory Casagrande and Angelo Belsito were victorious in the three, 12-lap heat races on Saturday night.


























          BEN SEITZ DRIVES TO ISMA VICTORY AT STAFFORD IN ONLY THIRD APPEARANCE IN LOCKE 37
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    ISMA Stafford 17 8368Stafford Springs, CT (June 23, 2017) – At the end of the 2016 ISMA season, Bourne, Mass. driver
    Ben Seitz found himself without a ride for the 2017 year. Along came car owner Ken Locke who just happened to have a
    vacant supermodified that needed a driver and a new team was born. And, to date, Seitz has acclimatized himself quite
    well and the union has been quite productive. Seitz started out with a fifth place at the ISMA opener at Oswego in his
    first run in the car and followed that with a twelfth at Lancaster.
    Friday night at Stafford Motor Speedway, Ben started outside front row in the 22-car field , took the initial lead and easily
    fled from the competitive field behind him, leading the entire 60 laps. A late race challenge by Timmy Jedrzejek was the
    only close call for the talented former 4-time NEMA champion. Only two yellows slowed the way with Seitz picking up his
    7th career ISMA win, his first in the Locke 37 at a track he ran as early as age 16 when he competed with the Legends
    class.
    Seitz described his feat with characteristic gratitude. “The car was great. We had a tough time in time trials. But we
    made the save in the heat race. We were a little tight in the heat, but the car was flawless all day. We got loose in traffic
    in the feature but other than that the car was really, really good in clean air. I need to thank Ken Locke and the whole
    family for putting me in the car. I think there is a lot of potential. I need also to thank Brian Allegresso and the crew.
    They did a lot of work to this car from Lancaster to here. I can't thank them enough. It was really cool that my family and
    kids were here to see this. Thanks to Locke Crane Service, Shawmut Equipment and my old sponsor who is helping us
    out, Sam Lorruso and Cape Cod Aggregates. It was just a good day all around.”
    ISMA Stafford 17 8333Jedrzejek also had a big smile after his closing laps showed what the new Lane Racing 97 could do
    in only its first outing.
    “It was a very good run for us. We'll take that. We didn't run really well the first two races. And to come back and
    rebound with the new car here is great. We had to make a decision to race it and jump in and commit to it today. It was
    pretty stable earlier. We didn't have the best times out there but we knew we had a good race car. The heat race went
    well. We made a few adjustments for the feature and finished second. With that last caution, I thought I could creep up
    with him but we got real tight. I had to search for a different line. Toward the end lap traffic slowed him down a little bit.
    We dragged raced to the finish line. I have to hand it to all the guys who work on these cars. Now they have to prepare
    two. And, they did a great job. Thanks to Dr. Mom Says School is Cool, Essex Seafood, Enerco-Mr. Heater, EGI, Howie and
    Debbie Lane, and everybody that puts the effort and finances into this team. It is really a joy. Congrats to the 37. I really
    respect their team and Ben as a driver. It takes the sting away a little bit when you respect the guys who beat you. Of
    course we want to win, but tonight we roll it back in the trailer and head for Jennerstown in a few weeks.”
    ISMA Stafford 17 8312Oswego non-wing champ Otto Sitterly, jumped behind the wheel of the Bodnar 96 for only the
    second time and brought home a podium finish for the team.
    “It was a good run," said the Canajoharie, NY driver, “I hadn't been here for years. The car was good. I have to thank Jim
    Bodnar, DJ Shullick and the guys for doing this deal. These guys are tough. They run with a wing every race and we only
    do it here and there. Going to different venues is really challenging. That 96 car goes really good. It's the only second
    time I've driven it. Both those cars are obviously good ones. If anything, going back, knowing what we know now, we
    were just a little bit loose. But, the guys up front tonight were going good too. Hats off to them. Glad to see Ben and
    Kenny win. Overall it was a good night.”
         
                                           
                                                                                  
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    BARRETT PARAMOUNT IN EXIT REALTY MODIFIED TOURING SERIES 125


    Tommy Barrett’s overarching performance in the Modified Touring Series 125-lapper went beyond what is usually expected: experts in conversation during
    the feature agreed that Barrett was driving beyond his norm in this event. One way or another, he performed above and beyond his two-dozen competitors
    in grabbing the win. Considering the top five as among those, you find second going to Woody Pitkat, followed by John McKennedy, Rowan Pennink and
    Eric Goodale. Not to mention that he stole the lead from local expert Todd Annarummo, who has a fistfull of wins at Seekonk, his home track.

    Annarummo nosed into the lead away from Barrett on the outside pole, who ended up third after Keith Rocco got in underneath at the green. Mike
    Holdridge ventured into the infield on lap 2, and Barrett got the outside pole back because Rocco passed on the lap leading to the caution. Annarummo
    went to the front again and Barrett stayed outside to battle. Rocco was under McKennedy, debating third and succeeded into the spot.

    By lap five, the field was stretched out at the front. Barrett crossed under Anarummo into the lead on lap seven and Rocco went to second.

    By lap 10, Barret still led Rocco with Annarummo third, followed by Goodale. Barrett was setting a demanding pace and fifteen cars up on the field by lap
    12. Annarummo had fallen to sixth. but was trying to pick his way past Pitkat and succeeded on lap 15. Rocco began to narrow the lead a bit, down to 12
    cars with another six cars back to Annarummo, who had made his way past Goodale. Annarummo was able to get back into second on on lap 31. The lead
    wavered between 15 and 12 cars until Barrett encountered Holdridge as a lapped car on the thirty-third circuit. With Holdrige now between him and
    Annarummo visual contact was broken but Todd journeyed on.

    Barrett dived into a crowd of lapped cars on lap 38. He was temporarily stuck behind John Kay on lap 40, but the latter moved up to let him pass. By lap
    46, Barrett was coming up to lap Holdridge for the second time. He was working off a straightaway lead on the rest of the field. Annarummo was running
    second, a straight ahead of McKennedy, who had Rowan Pennink on his bumper.

    Lap 56 saw Richard Savary spin off turn for onto the front straight and Barret lost his joyride over Annarummo. The duo lined up for the restart with
    Pennink and Goodale behind them. A host of competitors pitted for new rubber with still more than half the race to run.

    Once again, Barrett was away in a flash. Pennink got under Annarummo but Todd pushed back into . Goodale started around Pennink but was unable to
    complete the pass. Kirk Alexander came up behind him, followed by Dylan Kopec and by lap 60 the field was again single file.

    At the midway point, Barrett was up on Annarummo by two lengths with Pennink and Goodale in pursuit. Behind them, Alexander was coming around
    Kopec. But Kopec accelerated back into fifth.

    Lap 68 saw Pennink look under Annarummo and charge into second. There was a moment’s bumper tag as Goodale punted Todd into Pennink, who spun.

    On the restart, Barrett was loathe to return the lead to Annarummo and quickly nabbed the lead down the front stretch. Annarummo dropped in, slamming
    the door on Goodale.

    Again, by lap 72, they were single file. On the following lap, TJ Bleu dirt-tracked across the infield on turn four. He retired to the pits.

    The restart had the same cast of characters and Barrett again escaped Annarummo quickly. Goodale got under Annarummo and into second and Kopec
    then came in underneath.

    By lap 80, power was moving up the string and Pitkat was going under McKennedy for fifth. Annarummo tried to drop under Kopec but did not succeed .

    Savary bounced off the back wall and began trailing sparks. He retreated to the pits and Annarummo followed him for adjustments. Now Barrett faced off
    with Goodale for the restart. Pitkat succeeded Kopec to third and began to trouble Goodale.

    Brandon Dion spun to the infield on the backstretch, bringing out caution on lap 89 and retired. On the restart, Barrett was unassailable and pulled away
    from Goodale and Kopec swung in under him. Goodale held him off, but he fell back and tried again, this time pushing Kopec back to third. By lap 96,
    Pennink had worked his way back to eighth.
    Lap 100 saw Barrett with a ten car lead over Goodale, Pitkat, McKennedy and Les Hinckley. Carl Medeiros, Jr. brrushed the front stretch wall sending up
    a shower of sparks, recovered then spun onto the infield in turn two, through the grass and back onto the track, finally heading for the pits.
    On the restart, Barrett went back to his lead.

    By lap 110, Barret had a full straightaway on his competition. Goodale followed with Pitkat door to door with McKennedy. Pitkat succeeded to third then
    went after Goodale and edged him out of second.

    With six lapsto go, McKennedy began to work around Goodale for third and they went wheel-to-wheel. He won the position on lap 120 and Pennink
    shuttled Goodale back one more to fifth. Barrett went on nearly a half-lap ahead while the pursuers battled it out to the line.

    Completing the top ten were: Les Hinckley, sixth, then Kirk Alexander, Annarummo, Rocco and Kopec.



         Trying to track down a few teams for an early attendance check. Will you be coming to our first NorthEast Race Cars Tri Track Open Modified Series
    race at Seekonk on Wednesday, June 28? Please, let me know the name of owner ( or whoever owner chooses) to get the free pit pass. Also, you can call
    Dan at Hoosier Tire East starting on June 15 to pre order tires. ((860) 646-9646) If you haven't filled out paper work , please submit this form ( no payment
    needed) so you can get paid. http://tritrackmods.com/registration/ Ryan Preece Racing , Eddie Connie Partridge , Jeff Preece , Dylan Kopec, Melissa Kopec
    , Dwight Jarvis , Dwight Jarvis Modified 28 Racing , Kyle Trayner, David Salzarulo, Kenneth Massa , Justin Bonsignore , Danielle Paules, Any team that did
    not pre register for the series, and plans to attend the Seekonk race, please contact me ASA

         STELLAR FIELD OF CARS SLATED FOR TTOMS OPEN WHEEL WEDNESDAY AT SEEKONK ON JUNE 28
     
          Seekonk, Mass (June 1, 2017): Over 45 teams have filed pre-entries to compete in the Northeast Race Cars & Parts Tri-Track Open Modified Series
    (TTOMS) events in 2017 beginning at Seekonk Speedway on June 28 for Open Wheel Wednesday. Now in its 14th year, the $10,000-to-win event has
    become one of the more prestigious and certainly one of the most lucrative races in New England.

    The entry list for the upcoming event includes Modified champions like Ryan Preece, Ronnie Silk, Jon McKennedy, Chris Pasteryak, Rowan Pennink and
    possibly the odds-on favorite Matt Hirschman. The always-exciting Tommy Barrett and hometown hero Todd Annarummo will have to contend with former
    Seekonk winners including Anthony Nocella and Richard Savary. Modified Tour standouts Justin Bonsignore, Woody Pitkat and Eric Goodale will also vie
    for the $10K purse.

    Riding the momentum of a strong start to the 2017 season in sprint car action in the Midwest, Bobby Santos III will take part in the event at Seekonk.
    With the likes of Blake Barney, Jimmy Zacharias, Andy Jankowiak, and Earl Paules the ‘invaders’ will be well-represented during Tri-Track Open Modified
    Series competition. Fans can expect to see competitors from throughout New England and beyond.

    The event promises plenty of excitement with $10,000 on the line and a roster that features some of the best Modified racers in the country in 100-laps of
    green flag racing. Also on the racing card is the prestigious Boston Louie Memorial for the Northeastern Midget Association and the NEMA Lites.

    Pit gates open at 10am. Grandstands open at 4pm with racing scheduled to go green at 6:30pm. Entry to Seekonk Speedway’s pit area is $35. Grandstand
    admission is only $25. Tickets are available online by visiting SeekonkSpeedway.com or by calling the Speedway office at 508.336.9959 Monday through
    Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. A rain date has been set for Thursday, June 29.

    Teams that are pre-registered for the Northeast Race Cars & Parts Tri-Track Open Modified Series are eligible for the lucrative point fund and bonus plan
    for the 2017 season.

    Teams that have not pre entered and wish to enter the June 28 event at Seekonk Speedway can visit http://tritrackmods.com/registration/

    To learn more about the Tri-Track Modified Series, visit tritrackmods.com.

    TRI-TRACK OPEN MODIFIED SERIES-2017 PRE-ENTRY LIST
    0 – Mike Holdridge
    00 – Brady Bunch Racing – Driver TBA
    06/52 – Les Hinckley
    3 – Troy Talman
    4 – Jeff Gallup
    5 – Calvin Carroll
    6 – Ryan Preece
    M6 – Dylan Kopec
    7 – Rich Parker
    7MA – Kurt Vigeant
    8 – Earl Paules
    9- Tommy Barrett
    12 – Todd Annarummo
    13 – Steve Masse
    14 – Blake Barney
    15 – Chris Pasteryak
    15 – Karey Stular
    15 – Trevor Bleau
    16 – Ceravolo Racing – Driver TBA
    17 – Roger Coss
    21 – Kyle James
    22 – Sean Foster
    23 – Mike Douglas Jr.
    25 – Rowan Pennink
    27 – Kluth Motorsports – driver TBA
    28 – Dwight Jarvis
    29 – Jon McKennedy
    40 – Kyle Trayner
    43 – Ron Frees
    44 – David Salzarulo
    48 – Jon Kievman
    50 – Ron Silk
    50 – Carl Medeiros Jr
    51 – Justin Bonsignore
    52 – Woody Pitkat
    58 – Eric Goodale
    58 – Sal Accardi Jr.
    60 – Matt Hirschman
    71 – Jimmy Zacharias
    73x – Andy Jankowiak
    76- Dennis Perry
    92 – Anthony Nocella
    95 – John Markovic
    99 – Richard Savary