KNPSE: Gragson Delivers at Stafford; Scores First Career K&N East Win at Connecticut Track

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STAFFORD, Conn. — official series release by Brooke Franchesini, NASCAR — Adam Glanzman/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Noah Gragson picked up his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win at Stafford Motor Speedway Saturday night. An exciting finish to the Stafford 150 propelled the 17-year-old, Las Vegas, Nevada, native to fourth in the series standings with 255 points. Gragson powered …

NEW ENGLAND: Stafford Motor Speedway Cancels Friday Night Shootout Program

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — official track release — Stafford Motor Speedway has cancelled its NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing program that was scheduled for August 21. The fireworks that were supposed to accompany the on track action will be postponed to Sept. 18, the Final Friday Night Shoot-Out of the season. Stafford Speedway returns to racing action next Friday, August 28 with the …

VMRS: Woody Pitkat Cruises to Second-Straight Valenti Modified Victory at Stafford

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — official track release — Alina Bryden photo — The Valenti Modified Racing Series made its second of three visits during the 2015 season to Stafford Motor Speedway on Friday night, with  Woody Pitkat taking the checkered flag to make himself two-for-two in 2015 at the famed half-mile in VMRS feature action. At the drop of the …

NWMT: Make it Two; Preece Wins Second Straight Whelen Modified Tour Event With Dominant Stafford Drive

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STAFFORD, Conn. – official series release by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Darren McCollester/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Ryan Preece captured his second straight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory Friday night in the TSI Harley-Davidson 125 at Stafford Speedway. The 24-year-old from Berlin, Conn. earned his first win of the season last Saturday at New London-Waterford Speedbowl, when he edged past Doug Coby for …

NWMT QUALIFYING: Coby Takes Top Spot; Earns Sixth Career Pole At Stafford

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — official series release by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Darren McCollester/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Doug Coby won the Coors Light Pole Award in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour qualifying Friday at Stafford Speedway. Coby earned his sixth career pole and his third at Stafford, and will lead the TSI Harley-Davidson 125 to green Friday night. The No. 2 Dunleavy’s …

NWMT PRACTICE: Preece Quickest At Stafford; Paces TSI Harley-Davidson 125 Session

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. – official series release by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Darren McCollester/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Ryan Preece hopes his fast history at Stafford Speedway continues. Preece was the fastest at practice Friday prior to the evening’s TSI Harley-Davidson 125, and will look to break his 2012 track qualifying record. Preece’s No. 6 TS Haulers/East West Marine Chevrolet had a …

NORTHEAST: 2015 Preview — Stafford Motor Speedway

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Dick Ayers photo — One of New England’s oldest and most famous Speedway’s is ready to rock and roll once again in 2015. The Stafford Motor Speedway is now just a month away from being back in business for what looks to be an action-packed …

Souza’s Spotlight: Best of the Best — 2014 New England Modified Awards

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Seekonk Speedway photo — With the 2014 racing season in the books in New England and 2015 quickly on the horizon, Race Chaser Online takes a look back on who excelled in their class and who will need to do some work for the 2015 season. …

Souza’s Spotlight: Roland “Rollie” Lindblad Continues New England and Seekonk Success

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza- Seekonk Speedway Photo– If you have been around racing for a while in New England, the name Ronald “Rollie” Lindblad brings back some old memories.  Rollie began his career in the 1960’s and has never lifted his foot off the pedal in route to success. From full-fendered …

NORTHEAST: DMS Racing Photos Returns to Stafford Motor Speedway Contingency Program for 2015

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — official track release — Stafford Motor Speedway has announced that John and Andrea Driscoll of DMS Racing Photos have renewed their participation in the track’s Contingency Program for the 2015 season. DMS Racing Photos will provide a weekly $50 bonus to the second place finisher from each Limited Late Model feature during the 2015 season. “We’re …

NORTHEAST: Stafford Season Set to Conclude With NAPA Fall Finale Weekend

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Rich Schultz/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — With the 2014 Northeast racing season winding down, the Stafford Motor Speedway fires up one more time, with the annual NAPA Fall Finale on tap this weekend beginning on Friday and culminating Sunday with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 150-lapper. The season finale will …

NWMT: Pitkat Powers To First Modified Tour Win; Whelen Tour Veteran Scores Victory At Stafford

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STAFFORD, Conn. – By Tim Southers, NASCAR — Darren McCollester/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — After winning 71 times at Stafford Motor Speedway in weekly modified competition, there was never any doubt that Woody Pitkat knew his way around his home track. Now Pitkat can add a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win to his resume. The veteran driver dominated the Call Before …