A Rap Board for Race Fans
Welcome to Race Rap! A Rap Board for Race Fans
Top News
The Plain Truth News
Aug 19, 2018 -
HEADLINES & STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Bowman Gray Stadium News
Aug 17, 2018 -
Bowman Gray Points

Bowman Gray Stadium News
Aug 17, 2018 -
Tomorrow's SEASON FINALE

OTHER News
Aug 17, 2018 -
Chick Scores Ninth-Place Result at Berlin Raceway With JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour

Nascar Series News
Aug 16, 2018 -
Mark Martin has the best take on the decline in NASCAR attendance, ratings

Nascar Series News
Aug 16, 2018 -
Kyle Busch talks Brian France situation, NASCAR gambling and reveals new paint scheme for Bristol

Nascar Series News
Aug 16, 2018 -
Kasey Kahne announces retirement from racing in NASCAR full-time

Nascar Series News
Aug 16, 2018 -
NASCAR Cup race-winner and Xfinity star Sadler to retire after 2018

Advertisement For RaceRap Customer News
Aug 16, 2018 -
PHOTOS: Top Helmet Painter (Does Blackhawks, Olympics and many other Helmets) NOW USING TAMCO

Wake County Speedway News
Aug 16, 2018 -
August 12 writeup

OTHER News
Aug 14, 2018 -
Danny Thompson, 69, sets the land speed record by traveling at 448mph in the same car his late father used

Langley Speedway News
Aug 12, 2018 - Mark Rogers
Racing Rescheduled

The Plain Truth News
Aug 11, 2018 -
Speeders Vs Cops -More Government scamology

The Plain Truth News
Aug 11, 2018 -
Speed Only Kills Your Pocketbook

Advertisement For RaceRap Customer News
Aug 11, 2018 -
TAMCO PRODUCTS- Updated

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Aug 11, 2018 -
Rocco, Gambacorta, Rufrano, Provost, & Hopkins Score August 10th Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

Bowman Gray Stadium News
Aug 11, 2018 -
Winston-Salem police officer points gun at Bowman Gray racing driver--VIDEO

Nascar Series News
Aug 8, 2018 -
NASCAR CEO Takes Leave of Absence After DUI Arrest

The Plain Truth News
Aug 6, 2018 -
Today in The Plain Truth

The Plain Truth News
Aug 6, 2018 -
GET A FREE COPY of Shocked By the Bible 2 in HARDCOVER

Wake County Speedway News
Aug 6, 2018 -
Solid Rock Carriers Friday Night Under The Lights At Wake County Speedway This Friday Night

Hickory Motor Speedway News
Aug 5, 2018 -
2018 Oval Track Points Standings As of 8/1/2018

Hickory Motor Speedway News
Aug 5, 2018 -
"Gage Painter wins the Throwback 52"

Langley Speedway News
Aug 5, 2018 - Mark Rogers
Thomas Roofing, Night at the Races RECAP

Driver & Team Press Releases News
Aug 5, 2018 -
Justin Bonsignore Heading Into Starrett 150

OTHER News
Aug 5, 2018 -
F1 legend Niki Lauda hospitalized for lung transplant surgery

Nascar Series News
Aug 5, 2018 -
Martinsville track president: We're working on a NASCAR night race

Nascar Series News
Aug 3, 2018 -
NASCAR driver Greg Biffle 'secretly filmed his wife and mother-in-law with hidden cameras

Langley Speedway News
Jul 30, 2018 -
Reinhart Food Service Night at the Races Recap

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jul 30, 2018 - Scott Running
Burt Myers Set to Make Stafford Speedway Debut on Aug. 3 in Starrett 150

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Jul 30, 2018 -
Darne Wins Twins On Summertime Showtime 305 Night At Southern National Motorsports Park

ARCA Remax Series News
Jul 28, 2018 -
Toyota Clinches ARCA Manufacturer's Crown

Nascar Series News
Jul 28, 2018 -
NCMA TO HONOR DALE EARNHARDT JR

Nascar Series News
Jul 28, 2018 -
CRAFTSMAN joins Joe Gibbs Racing as a sponsor for 2018 season

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jul 28, 2018 - Scott Running
Berndt, Fearn, Molleur, Provost, Lafayette, & Sullivan Score July 27th Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

South Boston Speedway News
Jul 22, 2018 - Mike Smith
From Farm Fields To South Boston Speedway, Jason Barnes Has Been The Late Model Surprise Of 2018

Carteret News
Jul 22, 2018 - Andy Marquis
Carteret County Speedway to Host Davey Allison Memorial on July 28th

Dirt Racing News News
Jul 22, 2018 -
53,000 Silver Dollars for Davenport

Langley Speedway News
Jul 22, 2018 - Chuck Hall
10th Annual Hampton Heat 200 Postponed Due To Weather Rescheduled for August 18th


Please patronize our sponsors!
Danny


Tamco Paint.Com NOW ONLINE

Legend
  5:32am   Past Hour
  4:32am   1-4 hrs old
  1:32am   4-12 hrs
  5:32pm   12-24 hrs
  5:32am   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
Burt Myers Set to Make Stafford Speedway Debut on Aug. 3 in Starrett 150
Jul 30, 2018 - updated Jul 30th, 2018 4:35am
Web posted by Scott Running

--

(Stafford Springs, CT)---When the green flag is unfurled for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on Friday, August 3 for the Starrett 150, it will mark the Stafford Speedway debut of 2-time Southern Whelen Modified Tour Champion and 8-time Bowman Gray Modified Track Champion Burt Myers. Myers will be piloting the #1 Dunleavy’s Truck and Trailer Repair / Cirtusafe Chevrolet for car owner Eddie Harvey and while Myers is short on experience at a track that is known for favoring drivers with experience, his enthusiasm hasn’t dampened one bit.

“I’m really excited about the race,” said Myers. “Stafford is one of the main tracks on my list that I’ve always wanted to race at. Growing up in the South and racing at Bowman Gray weekly, the Southern Modified Tour, and other series, I’ve never had the opportunity to race at a lot of the northern tracks that I’ve heard about. This is a great opportunity for me to team up with Eddie [Harvey] and knock some of these northern tracks off of my bucket list.”

Despite having zero experience under his belt at Stafford, Myers is looking to take the Starrett 150 winner’s trophy with him back to his hometown of Walnut Cove, NC.

“We’re coming to win the race,” said Myers. “Eddie and I have talked about it. We finished 14th at Riverhead and a lot of people told us that keeping the car together and finishing 14th was a good run for our first time ever going there. We don’t go to races to have a good showing, we want to win races. I don’t mean to sound arrogant but God blessed me with the ability to drive race cars and I think I’m pretty good at it. Eddie has the equipment and knowledge for his cars to win races so the key will be adding up all the numbers and coming up with the equation that puts us where we need to be. Being realistic, if we can be competitive and run in the top-5 all night without any issues, that would be a big step forward for us. If we can learn some things that will help us for when we come back for the fall race I think we’d consider that a victory but our main goal is to bring a trophy home.”

In order to help bridge the gap to the front running teams at Stafford, Harvey and Myers have enlisted the assistance of LFR and Rob Fuller for a baseline setup to work with when they unload the #1 machine. The setup that LFR is putting in the #1 car is the same setup that Chase Dowling utilized in April for the NAPA Spring Sizzler when he qualified on pole with a new track record and finished second in the 200-lap race.

“We brought the car to LFR and Rob Fuller and his guys are setting the car up for us, so hopefully we’ll be very close when we show up,” said Myers. “We know there’s some adjustments that we’ll have to make but we’re going to dive right in. They told us it was the same setup that the 15 car [Chase Dowling] ran in the last race at Stafford. Everyone’s driving style is different so it won’t be like taking a magic pill to give us a setup that will win the race but we know we’ll at least be close. Knowing the car should be really close when we get there will give me more time to get used to the track and less time having to work on getting the car dialed in.”

For Myers, the two rounds of practice prior to group qualifying will be of ultra importance. With qualifying set for 6:35pm when the sun is still heating up the track and the race scheduled for an approximate starting time of 9:15pm when the sun has set, the trick for Myers and the #1 crew will be to figure out a car balance that will be fast for both qualifying and the race.

“What usually hurts us when we come up north is not being familiar with how the tracks change,” said Myers. “I’ve run several races at Thompson where you both practice and race during the day and we were pretty good. The last time we went to Thompson we were pretty good in practice and then we weren’t very good for the race because we weren’t sure what the track was going to do once the sun went down. It was the same thing for us at Riverhead and that’s what we’re looking to change by getting some help from the LFR guys with the car setup.”

Tickets for the August 3 Starrett 150 are available and on sale now at the Stafford Speedway Box Office. Tickets are priced at $35.00 for adult general admission tickets, $5.00 for children ages 6-14, and children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge when accompanied by an adult. Reserved seat tickets are $37.00 for all ages. All ticket prices include 10% CT Admission Tax. Stafford Motor Speedway offers plenty of free parking along with overnight parking available for self contained Recreational Vehicles. Stafford’s five NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions will join the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour cars in feature action.

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


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

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