LEE, NH:  The mighty modifieds return to Lee USA Speedway in a rare appearance and a Memorial Day Weekend special event this Saturday afternoon offering race fans an entirely new race format.

Drivers from throughout New England are entered for Saturday’s “Lee 125” event starting at 2 pm, with practice at noon.

The open-wheel modifieds will run in three 25-lap qualifying heats, each paying $500 to the winner and $1,400 to the top five. Heat races will determine starting spots in the 24-car 50-lap feature event paying $3,000 to the winner.

A star-studded field includes Todd Szegedy, Ridgefield, CT, in the Kevin Stuart No. 85 from Lowell. Woody Pitkat, a multi-time champion from Sturbridge, Charlie Pasteryak, the former Valenti Modified Series champion from Lisbon, CT, and Todd Annarummo, a top Seekonk Speedway competitor.

The modifieds will be joined by Pro-4 modifieds, National Legend cars,Northeast Classic Light stocks and Bandoleros. The four divisions also will run qualifying heats plus feature races.