NORTHEAST: Dream Come True; Taylor Therrien Fired Up to Join Seekonk Speedway Track Staff for 2015

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COVENTRY, R.I. and SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Taylor Therrien photo — For one college youngster, a dream of a lifetime is starting to come true. Seekonk Speedway announced last Monday via their Facebook page that 21-year old Taylor Therrien, of Coventry, Rhode Island, will be joining the track staff full-time …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Seekonk Championship Hits Home for Bobby Pelland III

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CRANSTON, R.I. — Story and audio by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Francis Venditti photo — The name Pelland has been in the Seekonk Speedway history books for a long, long time. The Pellands have won multiple races and championships over the years and have always been a threat in the track’s top classes. The family’s youngster, however, …

Northeast Spotlight: Mike Brightman Continues Pro Stock Success at Seekonk

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England and Modified Correspondent Kyle Souza — Seekonk Speedway photo — It’s rare that one sees a bunch that is quite as exciting as the family and friends of Mike Brightman at Seekonk Speedway. Every year, the track holds the annual “Fans on Parade,” where fans are asked to support their favorite …

Northeast Spotlight: Career Growth Continuing for Seekonk, SK Mod Driver Branden Dion

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TAUNTON, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast and Modified Correspondent Kyle Souza — Stafford Motor Speedway photo — They say the change from full-fendered cars to no fenders can be difficult in New England, not only for the driver, but also for the crews.  The hard-work and energy that is required to nail down a setup and then …

Northeast Spotlight: Lineham and Lindblad Team Shines in Seekonk Pro Stocks

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Lester Gray/Seekonk Speedway photo — The name Rollie Lindblad has made headlines in the Northeast going back to the 1960s. Back then, Rollie raced his self-built dragster at Connecticut Dragway, but that was only the beginning of the Lindblad story. Rollie moved on from dragsters to …

Northeast Spotlight: Kyle Casper Solid in Seekonk Pro Stocks

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Tracy Strohmier photo — From the days of old to the days of the present at Seekonk Speedway, the family name Casper has always been competing on the historic third-mile oval. Back in the day it was Kenny Casper, winning races in the Sports Trucks and making …