A Rap Board for Race Fans
Welcome to Race Rap! A Rap Board for Race Fans
Top News
Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jun 17, 2018 -
Team Effort Puts Brandon Michael in Street Stock Victory Lane at Stafford

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jun 17, 2018 -
Christopher, Fearn, Molleur, Provost, & Beyer Score Whelen Event Night Feature Wins at Stafford

Wake County Speedway News
Jun 17, 2018 - Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod
Jefferys Wins Solid Rock Carriers Night At Wake County Speedway

Langley Speedway News
Jun 17, 2018 - Mark Rogers
Post Race Recap 6-16-2018 from Larry King Laws Langley Speedway

Victory Junction News
Jun 14, 2018 -
Richard Petty auctions hundreds of racing items for $750,000

Nascar Series News
Jun 12, 2018 -
Mark Martin: Here's how NOT to fix NASCAR's attendance woes

Obituary Notice News
Jun 12, 2018 -
Legendary Drag Racer Tom (Mongoose) McEwen, DIES 81

The Plain Truth News
Jun 11, 2018 -
HEADLINES & STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Plain Truth News
Jun 11, 2018 -
Today in The Plain Truth

Nascar Series News
Jun 11, 2018 -
Kyle Busch: Ford teams had superior straightaway speed at Michigan

Driver & Team Press Releases News
Jun 11, 2018 -
Stewart-Haas Racing earns first 1-2-3 finish in team history

Langley Speedway News
Jun 10, 2018 -
Wertz Wins First LMSC race of thew Season

Dominion Raceway News
Jun 10, 2018 -
Grad Night Races Results

Virginia Motor Speedway News
Jun 10, 2018 - Dave Seay
Virginia Motor Speedway Falls to Rain for the Third Time This Season

South Boston Speedway News
Jun 10, 2018 -
MORRIS SWEEPS SBS LATE MODEL TWINBILL

South Boston Speedway News
Jun 9, 2018 -
Morris Leads National Points By Almost 100 Points, But South Boston Speedway Lead Only 11

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jun 9, 2018 - Scott Running
Tommy Barrett, Jr. Wins Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 At Stafford Speedway

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jun 9, 2018 -
Williams, Fearn, Narducci, Fearn, & Michael Score Twisted Tea Open Mod 80 Feature Wins at Stafford

NHRA Drag Racing Series News
Jun 9, 2018 -
Dom Lagana In Second CatSpot Car For Virginia Nationals

Bowman Gray Stadium News
Jun 9, 2018 -
Toughness is a good quality to have as a driver at Bowman Gray Stadium

Nascar Series News
Jun 9, 2018 -
NASCAR drivers must undergo new neurological baseline test

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jun 8, 2018 - Scott Running
Woody Pitkat Chasing the Twisted Tea in Twisted Tea Open Mod 80 at Stafford

Stafford Motor Speedway News
May 31, 2018 - Scott Running
Eric Goodale Looking to Get Back On Track in Stafford Speedway’s Twisted Tea Open Modified 80

Stafford Motor Speedway News
May 27, 2018 - Scott Running
Marcello Rufrano Wins Dunleavy’s Modifiedz Night at Stafford

Driver & Team Press Releases News
May 27, 2018 - Langley Austin
Mini Tyrrell Looking to Build on 4th Place Effort at Carteret

South Boston Speedway News
May 27, 2018 -
MORRIS TOPS FIELD AT SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

Wake County Speedway News
May 27, 2018 - Mike Ray and Mrs. Hotrod
Winslow Wins Memorial Weekend Friday Night Lights At Wake County Speedway

Langley Speedway News
May 27, 2018 -
Langley Results May 26

Stafford Motor Speedway News
May 25, 2018 -
Stafford Speedway’s Open Modified 80 Just Got Twisted

Driver & Team Press Releases News
May 24, 2018 -
Cole Bruce Progressing in Transition to Dominion Racer Class, Hoping to Score First Win

Anderson Motor Speedway News
May 23, 2018 - gerald harris
Houser Makes It Three In A Row At Anderson

Hickory Motor Speedway News
May 23, 2018 -
Hickory Points 5/13

Driver & Team Press Releases News
May 21, 2018 -
Chick Confident Going Into Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway

Stafford Motor Speedway News
May 21, 2018 - Scott Running
Rowan Pennink Scores Valenti Modified Racing Series Victory in 5th Annual VMRS 80 At Stafford Speedway

Stafford Motor Speedway News
May 21, 2018 - Scott Running
Keith Rocco Sets Stafford SK Modified® Record With 6th Consecutive Win


Please patronize our sponsors!
Advertise on RaceRap


Tamco Paint.Com NOW ONLINE

Legend
  1:03am   Past Hour
  12:03am   1-4 hrs old
  9:03pm   4-12 hrs
  1:03pm   12-24 hrs
  1:03am   Over 24 hrs
     Registered Key
     Referred Key
RaceRap News & Messageboard  Page topnews: Viewing Top News Article
   Viewing Top News Article
Stafford Motor Speedway

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Pennink & Bennett Score Napa Auto Parts Spring Sizzler Sunday Feature Victories At Stafford
Apr 25, 2016 - updated Apr 25th, 2016 7:51am
Web posted by

--

(Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Motor Speedway’s 45th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler Weekend continued on Sunday, April 24  with feature events for the SK Modified® and Late Model divisions.  It was déjà vu all over again on Sizzler® Sunday as Rowan Pennink scored the win in the 40-lap SK Modified® feature and Michael Bennett took the checkered flag in the 30-lap Late Model feature event.  Both drivers repeated their Sizzler victories from 2015.

In the 45-lap SK Modified® feature, the field took the green flag with Cam McDermott and Brian Sullivan side by side for the lead.  They ran three laps side by side before McDermott got clear to the lead.  Once McDermott got clear of Sullivan, Jeremy Sorel moved into second and he then took the lead from McDermott on lap-4.  Todd Owen was now up to third behind Sorel and McDermott with Eric Berndt and Sullivan in fourth and fifth, just in front of Woody Pitkat.

The positions continued to shuffle as Pitkat moved into fifth and Rowan Pennink was right behind him moving into sixth when the caution came out with 6 laps complete for spins in turn 2 by D.J. Burnham, John Catania, Joey Mucciacciaro, and Mike Christopher, Jr.

Owen got a great restart and powered his way by Sorel to take the lead.  Berndt settled into third behind Sorel with Pennink fourth and McDermott fifth.  Pitkat was still sixth with Glen Reen right behind him in seventh.  Sorel was applying heavy pressure to the back bumper of Owen and they touched on lap-11 but kept on racing.  Berndt moved around Sorel on lap-12 to move into second and he took over from Sorel in applying heavy pressure to Owen for the lead.  Pennink went around McDermott to take over third just before the caution came out for a spin coming out of turn 4 by Nick Salva.

Owen took the lead back under green while Pennink was able to slide in front of Berndt to take over second.  Pitkat was fourth behind Berndt with Sorel, Reen, and McDermott lined up behind Pitkat.  Pennink stalked behind Owen until lap-20 when he made his move coming out of turn 4 to take over the lead.  Berndt spun in turn 2 to bring the caution out with 20 laps complete.

Pennink continued to lead the race on the restart while Tom Bolles did a quick 360 through the frontstretch grass but was able to continue and the race stayed green.  Pitkat moved into second on lap-22 and both Reen and Ted Christopher followed him past Owen to drop Owen back to fifth before Bolles brought the caution out with 23 laps complete.

Pennink again took the lead on the restart while Pitkat was able to hold off a challenge from Reen to maintain second.  Owen and Reen were side by side for third with Christopher, Sorel, and McDermott lined up behind them.  Matt Galko was now up to 8th place after starting in  26th due to an engine issue in his qualifying heat.  

With 15 laps to go, Pennink held the lead over Pitkat, Reen, Owen, Ted Christopher, Sorel, McDermott, Galko, Ronnie Williams, and Mike Christopher, Jr.   The caution came back out with 32 laps complete for spins in turn 4 by Salva and Michael Gervais, Jr. and Dan Avery spun in turn 2.

Pennink took the lead back under green with Reen again challenging Pitkat for second.  They rode side by side for second before the caution came out with 33 laps complete when Galko spun in turn 3 and several others spun.

On the restart, the cars of Sullivan and Ronnie Williams came together and went into the turn 1 wall and McDermott ended up spun into the backstretch wall to bring the caution out.  On the restart, Mike Christopher, Jr. spun through the infield and Jeff Fialkovich and Salva got together and came to a stop against the frontstretch wall to bring the caution right back out.

Pitkat was able to hang with Pennink until turn 3 on the restart before Pennink got clear into the lead.  Reen moved up to second with Pitkat falling back to third.  Christopher, Jr. spun on the frontstretch and collected the car of Keith Rocco to bring the caution back out with 35 laps complete.  With the caution displayed to the field, Owen’s car came to a stop in turn 4 out of gas to end his great run.

Pennink took the lead back under green with Reen taking second.  Sorel and Pitkat were side by side for third with Joey Mucciacciaro moving into fifth.  Dan Avery had worked his way back through traffic after his earlier spin and was up to sixth with Burnham falling back to seventh.  Sorel was working Reen over in a fight for second and he was able to make a pass stick on lap-40 as he took over second.  Pitkat followed him through to move into third and the caution came back out with 40 laps complete as Gervais, Bob Charland, and Tommy Membrino, Jr. all spun in turn 3.

On the restart, Mucciacciaro spun in turn 2 to bring the caution right back out.  On the next restart attempt, Pennink resumed the lead while Pitkat and Sorel were side by side for second and Avery and Reen were side by side for fourth.  Sorel took second while Avery moved to the inside of Pitkat before Berndt spun in turn 2 to bring the caution out with 43 laps complete and set up a green white checkered finish.

Pennink resumed his place at the front of the field while Pitkat got by Sorel for second.  Pennink led Pitkat back to the checkered flag to repeat his Sizzler victory of one year ago.  Sorel finished third, with Sorel and Ted Christopher rounding out the top-5.

In the 30-lap Late Model feature, Tom Fearn streaked into the lead at the drop of the green flag with Chase Cook, Josh Wood, and  Jim Mavlouganes giving chase.  Wood made a move to the inside of Cook on lap-4 to move into second and he brought Mavlouganes with him by Cook.  Andy Marchese spun on the backstretch to bring the caution out with 3 laps complete.

Fearn resumed his lead back under green with Wood and Bennett locked in a side by side duel for second.  Bennett took the spot from Wood on lap-6 and Michael Wray tried to follow him by, but he settled into line in fourth behind Wood.  Glen Reen was up to fifth with Tom Butler right on his bumper in sixth.  Scott Cook spun in turn 2 with 8 laps complete to bring the caution back out.

Butler spun on the restart in turn 2 to bring the caution right back out.  The next restart saw Fearn power into the lead with Bennett slotting immediately into second right behind him.  Michael Wray made a move around Glen Reen to take third and on lap-10 Fearn spun in turn 1+2 with a flat left rear tire as the action at the front was three-wide between Fearn, Bennett, and Reen to bring the caution out.

Bennett and Wray ran side by side for a full lap after the restart before Bennett got clear into the lead.  Mavlouganes was third with Kevin Gambacorta up to fourth and Wood was fifth.  Fearn was quickly charging his way back towards the front of the pack as in only five laps he was already back up to sixth place.  He took fifth from Butler on lap-18 as Bennett continued to lead Wray, Mavlouganes, and Wood.

Wray was staying glued to the back bumper of Bennett, but he couldn’t make a pass.  As the two cars came to the line for two laps to go, Wray nearly spun coming out of turn 4 he was trying so hard to get around Bennett.  Wray’s slip gave Bennett all the margin he needed as he took the checkered flag.  Mavlouganes finished third with Fearn and Wood rounding out the top-5.

For more information, contact the Stafford Motor Speedway track office at 860-684-2783 or visit us on the web at www.staffordspeedway.com.

###

SK MODIFIED® (45)

1) Rowan Pennink, Huntingdon Valley, Pa

2) Woody Pitkat, Stafford Springs

3) Jeremy Sorel, Westfield, Ma

4) Glen Reen, Wilbraham, Ma

5) Ted Christopher, Plainville

6) Dan Avery, Somers

7) Tom Bolles, Ellington

8) Matt Galko, Meriden

9) Brian Sullivan, South Windsor

10) Keith Rocco, Berlin

11) D.J. Burnham, East Hartford

12) Eric Berndt, Cromwell

13) Danny Cates, Chaplin

14) Joey Mucciacciaro, Wolcott

15) Tyler Hines, North Haven

16) Michael Gervais, Jr., Southbury

17) Ronnie Williams, Tolland

18) David Salzarulo, Monson, Ma

19) Mike Benevides, Westerly, Ri

20) Mike Christopher, Jr., Wolcott

21) Tommy Membrino, Jr., Prospect

22) Bob Charland, Stafford

23) Todd Owen, Somers

24) Jeff Baral, Southington

25) Jeff Fialkovich, Shelton

26) Nick Salva, Prospect

27) Cam McDermott, Canterbury

28) Stephen Kopcik, Newtown

29) Frank Ruocco, Cheshire

30) John Catania, Agawam, Ma

LATE MODEL (30)

1) Michael Bennett, Willington

2) Michael Wray, Northford

3) Jim Mavlouganes, Bethany

4) Tom Fearn, East Longmeadow, Ma

5) Josh Wood, Palmer, Ma

6) Tom Butler, Stafford Springs

7) Kevin Gambacorta, Ellington

8) Rich Hammann, Tolland

9) Joel Monahan, Whately, Ma

10) Scott Cook, Oakdale

11) Tyler Leary, Hatfield, Ma

12) Glen Reen, Wilbraham, Ma

13) Bobby Stirk, III, Naugatuck

14) Andy Marchese, Tolland

15) Chase Cook, Oakdale


Home  |  Contact

(c) Copyright 2018 RaceRap, LLC

[ Go To Top of Page ]

Tracksdie Weather


Driver Web Sites - Click Here

Advertisers








Tracks

Click Here for entire list of tracks and series

yarrraaaaaakkk
yarrraaaaaakkk

RaceRap News & Photo Page
RaceRap News & Photo Page

Dillon Motor Speedway
Dillon Motor Speedway

Caraway Speedway
Caraway Speedway

Hickory Motor Speedway
Hickory Motor Speedway

Driver & Team Press Releases
Driver & Team Press Releases

Florence Motor Speedway
Florence Motor Speedway

Coastal Plains Raceway Park
Coastal Plains Raceway Park

Richmond International Raceway
Richmond International Raceway

Myrtle Beach Speedway
Myrtle Beach Speedway

Southside Speedway
Southside Speedway

Southern National Motorsports Park
Southern National Motorsports Park

Mountain View Speedway
Mountain View Speedway

Editorial

Lonesome Pine Raceway
Lonesome Pine Raceway

ACE Speedway
ACE Speedway

Wake County Speedway
Wake County Speedway



Series

Click Here for entire list of tracks and series

Pass Series Racing
Pass Series Racing

UARA Series
UARA Series

MiniStock Mayhem Series
MiniStock Mayhem Series

South East Limited Late Models Series
South East Limited Late Models Series


RaceRap, LLC

RaceRap